Mera Peak climbing is officially the highest trekking peak climbing among all the peaks open for climb. Mera Peak climbing offers a real mountaineering adventure with thrilling experience inside the very popular Khumbu region of Nepal. The peak rises to the south of Everest and dominates the watershed between the uninhabited valleys of Hinku and Honku.
Mera Peak was first climbed in 20 May 1953 by J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenzing. However, the proper ascend of Mera Peak was made in 1975 by French climbers Marcel Jolly, G. Baus and C.Honnis following the same route as Roberts but traversing along the connecting ridge to the further summit.
Massive number of climbers choose Mera Peak climbing because it offers unlimited climbing adventure as well as stunning scenery of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Amadablam and many other snow-capped peaks inside Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park.
Mera Peak Climbing is an excellent option for those seeking an adventurous climbing and memorable trekking experience in Everest region. All in all one gets to experience the highland Sherpa cultural villages and explore Buddhist monasteries, mountain glaciers and the rich flora and fauna of Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park.
Mera Peak Climbing Route
Mera Peak Climbing begins with a scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Also Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region of Nepal. After landing at Lukla, Mera climbing route start our trek over an ascending trail towards untouched and less crowded valley. Our trek passes through several charming villages, frozen waterfalls, dense forests and agricultural farmlands with spectacular scenery until we reach Mera Peak Base Camp. At the Base Camp, we will spend some time for acclimatization and preparation for Mera Peak Climbing. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the necessary climbing gears, we will follow the guidance of our experienced climbing expert.
Tackling several technical climbing sections on the route, we head towards Mera Peak summit. Also our tiring climb to the summit is reward with sensational views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Amadablam and many other peaks within Everest region. We will spend short quality time at the summit and descend down following the same route. For our return journey we will retrace our steps back to reach Lukla. Our memorable Mera Peak Climbing trip ends with a scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
Mera Peak Climbing Permit
Climbing over Mera Peak requires climbing permit. You must have the permit for climbing the Mera Peak.
Mera Climbing Itinerary
|1||Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.||1345m|
|2||Sightseeing at Kathmandu and preparation for Trekking & Climbing||1345m|
|3||Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla [45 minutes] and Trek to Chhuthang[4-5 hrs Trek]||2800m-3020m|
|4||Trek from Chhuthang to Tuli Kharka via Zatrawala Pass [5-6 hrs Trek]||4100m-4600m|
|5||Trek from Tuli Kharka to Kothe [6-7 hrs Trek]||4182m|
|6||Trek from Kothe to Thangnak [4-5 hrs Trek]||4326m|
|7||Trek from Thangnak to Khare [5-6 hrs Trek]||5000m|
|8||Rest at Khare||5000m|
|9||Trek to Mera Base Camp [3-4 hrs Trek]||5300m|
|10||Trek to Mera High Camp [3-4 hrs Trek]||5700m|
|11||Summit Mera Peak and descend to Khare||6461m|
|12||Reserve day in case of bad weather|
|13||Trek back from Khare to Kothe [5-6 hrs Trek]||4182m|
|14||Trek from Kothe to Tuli Kharka [5-6 hrs Trek]||4600m|
|15||Trek from Tuli Kharka to Lukla via Zatrawala Pass [6 hrs walk]||2800m|
|16||Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel||1345m|
|17||Free day at leisure|
|18||International departure from Kathmandu|