The only qualification we need to ascend Mera peak is we need to be physically fit and have an extrovert sense of adventure. The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalaya with five 8,000m peaks visible: Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga.This expedition would be suitable for a climber visiting the Himalayas for the first time or keen hill walkers with some previous experience of using crampons and ice axe . Mera Peak is the most popular trekking destination and is the highest trekking peak in Nepal. This fairly challenging trek has been designed to cater to trekkers? adventure needs to explore Mera peak from length to breadth.
Trek to Mera Peak starts from North West of Lukla crossing a high pass Zatra La. The standard route from the north involves high altitude glacier walking. Good weather and snow conditions are of great necessity for the safe and successful climbing. Mera peak trek provides the proper acclimatization to the high altitude. It has been a very popular destination to much adventure
Climbing gears like Ice axe, Crampons, Harness, Tape Slings (2), Screw gate Karabiners, (2 lock, 2 unlock) Descanter/Abseil Device, Plastic Mountaineering Boots, Ascender and Helmet (optional) are considered to have for Mera Peak climbing.
Day by day Itinerary:
Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu 1350 m and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 – Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03 – Fly to Phaplu, trek to Nuntala 2350m.
Day 04 – Nuntala to Kharikhola.
Day 05 – Kharikhola to Pangkongma.
Day 06 – Rest at Pangkongma.
Day 07 – Pangkongma to Narjing Dingma.
Day 08 – Narjing Dingma to Chalem Kharka.
Day 09 – Chalem Kharka to Khula Kharka 4120 m
Day 10 – Khula Kharka to Khote 3480 m.
Day 11 – Khote to Tagnak.
Day 12 – Tagnak glacier acclimatization day.
Day 13 – Tagnak to Khare.
Day 14 – Ridge ascent from Hinku Nup Today.
Day 15 – Khare to Mera High Camp.
Day 16 – High Camp to Mera summit then to Khare.
Day 17 – Contingency day.
Day 18 – Khare or Tagnak – Khote.
Day 19 – Khote to Chetera.
Day 20 – Chetera to Lukla.
Day 21 – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.
Day 22 – Depart from Kathmandu or do other trip with us.
Deepak Mainali – Professional Tour Guide in Nepal.