Mera Peak (6,476m), the highest trekking peak on Everest region is one of the most demanding and challenging but technically an easy climbing peak so one can have an excellent first peak climb without other climbing experience. For this, we provide the necessary training and workout before climbing the peak. The other attraction of this trekking is we can have a magnificent summit view of Mt Everest (8,848m), Mt Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Mt Makalu (8,463m), Mt Cho Oyu (8,201m) and Mt Lhotse (8,516m).
Duration: 18 days Max Elevation: 6461m Group Size: 1 to 20 People
Accommodation: Hotels/ Tent Meal: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
Trip Routes: Lukla-Paiya-Pangkongma-Nashing Digma-Thaknak-Khare-Mera Peak High Camp-Mera Peak Summit-Zatrwa La Pass
Price Range: Price varies from the group of size. Please send us the email for further inquiry.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Our tour guide or any representative team from Great Vision Trek and Expedition will pick you up and drop to your hotel. You have to book a hotel before your arrival.
Day 2: Preparation day for the trip
You take rest and relax today and prepare for trekking.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya, Chutok (2,730m): 5-6 hours trek
We will take the early morning flight from Kathmandu (1400m). There are many flights for Lukla (2840 m). The flight duration from Kathmandu to Lukla is approximately 35 minutes. While you taking rest our tour guide and local porters prepare for the trek. First, we head towards Surke passing the jungle which is known for its rich forest of fir, birches, pine, and rhododendron. After reaching our destination Paiya we stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 4: Trek from Paiya to Pangkongma (2,846m): 5-6 hours
Pangkoma is the destination set for the day. We’ve got our breakfast and departure Paiya, we walk all the way down to the wood bridge that continues on a slippery path up to Kari La Pass. After crossing the pass, the slim trail in the course of the forest of bush and bamboo and also the stunning mountain views of the mountain takes us to the village of Pangkoma. The night will be spent at a populate Pangkoma.
Day 5: Trek from Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma (2,591m): 4-5 hours
Nigmsa is the destination set for the day. After a decent breakfast, we follow the rocky path that 1st leads us to the forest of rhododendron and continues through the hills and ridges, past a Mani wall, enjoying the south face of Mera Peak. We then walk right down to the village for lunch and continue on a zigzag path through the forest of pine and bush and descend to urge to the destination, Nigmsa. The night will be spent in a tented camp at Nigmsa.
Day 6: Trek from Nashing Dingma to Chhatra Khola (2,800m): 7-8 hours
To reach Chhatra Khola we need to go through a lot of difficulties as we enter the forest of rhododendron and bamboo and also the landslide space to urge to the clear stream. As we reach the stream, we walk straight ahead, through the shrub forest, where lucky ones will encounter some wild animals. We then walk right down to pass a pleasant stone cave by the river, create our approach through the bamboo forest and continue until Chhatra Khola. The night will be spent in a tented camp at Chhatra Khola.
Day 7: Trek from Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m): 6-7 hours
Kothe is the destination set for the day. Early morning chirping birds’ song will wake us up and then we quickly grab a beautiful breakfast and depart for Kothe. As the walk continues, we reach one of the most effective vantage points of the Hinku valley that presents us the grandeur of Mother Nature. We continue on a slender path through the forest of pine and bamboo that shelter mountain wild animals like bear, and jungle cat. On Tashing Dingma we stop for tea house accommodations so we can continue our tail towards Kothe. After passing Tashing Dingma, we stop for lunch at one among the teahouses on the route and so continue on the ridge of the river all the high to Kothe. The night will be spent at a domiciliate Kothe.
Day 8: Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m): 3-4 hours
Tanknak is an excellent place for enjoying and exploring the views of beautiful peaks as well as Mera North. Tanknak is a summer village with primitive lodges a couple of tea homes and is barely 3-4 hour aloof from Kothe. Leaving Kothe, we reach Hinku river and stop for lunch at Gondishung. we view the two-hundred-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa on the way to Tankian. We pay it slow exploring the monastery. After a brief walk from the monastery, the trail takes us to Tanknak. The night will be spent at a populate Tanknak.
Day 9: Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045m): 2-3 hours
Khare is the destination set for the day. We currently head east towards Khare, following the lateral moraine of the Dig glacier to a pasture known as Dig Kharka. The rugged path then passes through the lateral earth up to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar glacier. From here ahead, we follow a way vessel path until we reach the camping area at Khare. Each the path and therefore the camping area gift the unforgettable views of the cover mountains. The night will be spent in a very tented camp at Khare.
Day 10: Acclimatization and pre-climb training in Khare
Today, we will rest and explore Khare area. Next day is going to be the tough one so we will have necessary climbing training so that we gain confidence and have an easy climb coming a day.
Day 11: Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m): 6-7 hours
Mera Base Camp is the destination of the day. Leaving Khare behind, we march forward following Mera glacier up to the Mera La Pass. Its associate exciting climb and therefore the excellent read from the pass is just rewarding. We then create a brief descent to line up our camp. Upon reaching the bottom camp, we've got our lunch and depart to attend climbing training provided by our climbing guide. After the training, we pay the remainder of the time quiet and making ready the muscle for succeeding day’s walk. The night will be spent in a tented camp at the Mera Peak Base Camp.
Day 12: Trek from Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m) and walk back to Khare (5045m): 8-9 hours
Today is the summit day and is the most anticipated day of the whole trip. We begin early, like around 2:30 am in the morning, have our breakfast, prepare with crampons and rope and begin off towards the height. After concerning 4-5 hour walk, we reach the highest of the height that greets us with a grand view of a number of the foremost in style peaks rising higher than six thousand meters. We pay your time taking snaps and hike all the way down to the high camp for lunch then continue down until Khare. Overnight in a very tented camp at Khare.
Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency
Weather within the Himalaya Mountains is quite dodgy. Sometimes, due to the unfavorable atmospheric phenomenon, we would not be able to submit the height as per the planned day. Not just the atmospheric condition, but also the health condition of the group member would possibly stand as the associate obstruction to succeed in the summit on the planned date as we need to delay the ascend. Therefore, this is spare days are added to the itinerary if just in case we are unable to submit the height as per the itinerary. If everything goes well, this day will be stopped from the itinerary.
Day 14: Trek back from Khare to Kothe (3600m): 4-5 hours
The trail gets back from Khare and walking for about 4 to 5 hours leads us to Kothe enjoying beautiful views of the glacier, valley, pasture, rocky paths, etc. We will stay overnight here enjoying and celebrating our success.
Day 15: Trek back from Kothe to Zatrwa La pass (4600 m): 5-6 hours
We walk the early morning after having breakfast. After walking for about 5 to 6 hours through rocky path, we will reach Zatrwa La pass (4600m). We will get chance to see beautiful Zatrwa La pass. We stay overnight here.
Day 16: Trek from Zatrwa La pass to Lukla: 6-7 hours
Leaving mountains behind, we departure from Zatrwa La pass and head towards Lukla that takes about 6 to 7 hours. We will take rest and stay overnight at Hotel.
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu
In this day, we will have a flight to Kathmandu before that you can have shopping, collect souvenirs as per your wish and head to Kathmandu.
Day 18: Final Departure
This is the day of your departure so you can have shopping and celebrate your successful trekking journey. Our representative with driver will take you to an airport on time.
- Domestic and international pick up and drove.
- Three meals during the trek like breakfast, lunch & dinner.
- An experienced and English speaking trekking Guide.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- Farewell dinner at the last night in Kathmandu
- Applicable government and local taxes
- Official T-shirt
- Necessary porters (1 porter for 2 people) each porter carries 25 kg
- Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, domestic flight & Insurance of our trekking guide.
- Nepal entry visa fees.
- International airfare and airport tax.
- Your Travel/Medical insurance
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara
- Hot shower while on the trek.
- Single supplements in hotels in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Optional trips not specified in the itinerary
- Tipping to guide and porter
- Battery Charges (Available during the trek with Extra cost)
- Personal trekking equipment
- Drinks (including tea) and Bar Bill (beverage)
- Laundry service
- Helicopter evacuation/rescue in case of emergency