Mera Peak

Mera Peak is a mountain which lies in the Sagarmatha region of Nepal. At 6,476 meters it is classified as a trekking peak. The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalaya with five 8,000 m peaks visible: Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kangchenjunga, as well as other Himalayan peaks linked below. The standard route from the north involves high altitude glacier walking. The ease of reaching this elevation may be its biggest danger but good weather and snow conditions are, of course, necessary for safety and success. The west and south faces of the peak offer more difficult technical routes. Climbers will need to make use of crampons to make the ascent, will carry a long iceaxe for support, and will be roped to a guide across the glacier on summit day. First time users of these aids will be given instruction on their use below base camp. The ascent from the Mera La is gradual and sustained, before reaching a short, but straightforward climb up a 40 degree slope to Mera’s central summit. Note that the slightly higher North Summit is presently heavily crevasses and expeditions currently head for the Central Summit nearby (6461 m).

Day 01:     Arrive in Kathmandu:Our office representative will Transferfrom Airport to the Hotel.

Day 02:     Kathmandu ;Explore Boudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath,Swayambunath (Monkey Temple) and Durbar Square.

Day 03:     Chutok: (Kathmandu-Lukla – Chutok): 4-5 hours hikingflight to lukla & start hiking  . You reach your destination toChutok (2,780m/9,121ft) for overnight Camp.

Day 04:     Pangkongma: 6-7 hoursAfter short smooth walking path ascending and cross over Chutok La(2,945m/9,662ft) and decent a bit to reach campsite. Overnight inPangkongma (2,850m/9,350ft).

Day 05:     Khure(Ningswa): 5-7 hoursTrek north along the ridge of the river Hinku Khola. It takes thewhole day to reach Khure but you are rewarded with fantastic views of6,500m (21,325ft) peaks, Sanu Himal, Mojang Himal and Mera Himal.Overnight in Khure(Ningswa).

Day 06/07 :    Chhatra Khola: 7-8 hoursThe path follow ascends and descent to Chhatra Khola, you will seeincredible view of Mera Range, Mojang Himal etc.

Day 08/09:     Tangnag via Kote: 4-7 hoursYou will have two short days for hiking, Ascends from Chhatra Khola toKote through forests. The following day is another short day as youtrek in the shadow of Mera Himal along the ridge of the Hinku Khola.Overnight in Tangnag (4,350m/14,272ft).

Day 10:     Tangnag: Rest day for acclimatizationIt is in a superb setting surrounded by stunning peaks. There is ahuge moraine in the north of Tangnag where a beautiful glacial lake,Sabal Tsho is dammed which is definitely worth a visit. A cairn(5,270m/17,290ft) on the flanks of Kusum Kangguru can also berewarding and beneficial for acclimatization.

Day 11:     Khare: approx. 4 hoursfollow the lateral moraine of Glacier to Kharka’s, which offersspectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through morainesand to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers and then climbsmore steeply to your camping spot, Khare (5025m/16,486ft).

Day 12:     Mera Base Camp: approx. 4 hoursShortest trek day, allowing for as much acclimatization time and aday walk as you make your way to Mera Base Camp. Reaching the passMera La (5,415m/17,766ft), then descend 100m (328ft) towards the Honguside and set the camp. Overnight in Mera Base Camp (5,350m/17,552ft).

Day 13:     Mera High Camp: 4-5 hourMaking your way to Mera High Camp can be hazardous if it has recentlysnowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. You make your way tothe top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. You set upa high camp and from here the views are outstanding, with Everest,Makalu, Cho Oyu and more piercing the skyline. Overnight in Mera HighCamp (5,750m/18,865ft).

Day 14:      Summit: Mera High Camp-Summit (6,476m/21,247ft) – Mera BaseCamp: 7-9 hoursStart early in the morning on this summit day, ascent with rope andice climbing to reach the summit, you can see stunning views of Mt.Everest Cho-Oyu, Lhotse , Makalu , Kangchenjunga , Nuptse ,Lobuche,Chamlang are really superb. Then retrace your steps to Mera BaseCamp.

Day 15:      Mera Base Camp -to trek back to thaknag

Day 16:     :thaknak to chatarbug 4-5 hours .

Day 17:     chatarbug to trek back chutanaga  5-6 hours trek .

Day 18:     chutanaga to lukla airport and celebrate  last day with staff  .Day 19:     Early morning flight back to Kathmandu and hotel .

Day 20:     Departure airport your won way .

Price: $2350







Trip Brief

Trip Duration: 20 days

Trip Grading: Strenuous & Difficult

Max Altitude: 6,476 m

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