Situated in the Everest region to the east of the main Khumbu trekking trails, Mera Peak stands at 6654 m. The original trail into Mera follows the Everest expedition route from the roadhead at Jiri, following the footsteps of Sir Edmund Hillary. There are high ridges and spectacular deep river gorges to negotiate along the way. To avoid this, most groups fly into the mountain airstrip at Lukla nowadays .
Mera is the highest trekking peak in the Nepal Himalaya, it provides without doubt some of the best high mountain scenery in the region. Rising south of Everest, the peak was first scaled on the 20th May 1953 by J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenjing.
The ascent of Mera is technically straightforward, crampons and ice axes are needed and ropes are fixed where necessary. After the flight into Lukla, the track heads southeast .There are many high rocky ridges and dense forests and streams to negotiate before reaching a pass that takes you into the remote and largely uninhabited Honku Valley. A rest day is taken at Tangnag for exploration and acclimatization with time enough to explore the huge moraine and the beautiful glacial lake north of the village.
The next day we trek on to Khare (5,099m) at the base of Mera and set up camp. The ascent follows the glacier that leads to Mera la (5,415m) and then on to high camp (overnight to around 2 a.m.) to prepare for an early morning summit. From high camp there is a sweeping vista of Kanchanjangha, Chamlang and Makalu to the east, Everest and Lhotse to the north and Amadablam and Cho-Oyu to the west. This view has to be one of the best experiences of high mountains anywhere in the world. Providing the weather conditions are good the summit of Mera makes the following morning, before returning to base camp the same day. The route back retraces the route into finally arrive at Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu. This is an ideal trekking peak for people with little climbing experience although you do need to be in reasonably good shape to attempt it.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu pick up and transfers hotel climbing Sherpa briefing your trip overnight.
Day 02:Full day sightseeing tour , Paperwork and preparation for next day trip.
Day 03:Early in the morning drive to the airport take domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla trek to Phakding overnight at local lodge.
Day 04:Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar it takes 06 hours overnight mountain lodge.(3440m)
Day 05:Rest day for acclimatization; you may hike three hours to the famous Everest View Hotel and back to Namche visit Hilary and Day 06:Sherpa museum overnight same place.
Day 07:Trek Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche normally 06 hours walk you see Buddhist Monastery mountain lodge accomodation (3850m)
Day 08:Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche five hour walking this day lodge accomodation (4350m)
Day 09:Acclimatization day at Dingboche; enjoyable and beautiful Sherpa village
Day 10:Trek Dingboche to Chhukung normally 03 hours accomodation at local lodge (4730m)
Day 11:From Chhukung to Island Peak Base Camp four hours trek accomodation on tent camp (5087m)
Day 12:Climb to Island Peak (6189m); back to base camp camping
Day 13:Island Peak Base Camp to Chhukung trek four hour accommodation in lodge.
Day 14:Chhukung to Pangboche trek four hours with Sherpa culture lodge accomodation (3985m)
Day 15:Pangboche to Khumjung it takes 06 hours accomodation in lodge (3790m)
Day 16:Trek From Khumjung to Lukla it takes 07 hours accomodation in lodge (2800m)
Day 17:Domestic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu it takes 25 minute pick up and transfer hotel free day for shopping relax.
Day 18:Half day Bhaktapur city tour back to the hotel and rest.
Day 19:Onward departure. transfer hotel free day for shopping relax
Cost: USD 2499.00 Per person
Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu three stars with breakfast
Pick up and drop from Kathmandu airport by private car
Three meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch & Dinners ) and including tea , coffee all your trekking and climbing period.
Accommodation in Lodges or Guesthouses in Twin Sharing Bases during the trekking and tent will be provided during the climbing period
All camping equipment in Base camp
Domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Round trip including our staff
30kg baggage allowance in flight and during trekking (with porter or yaks);
20kg baggage allowance returning from Base Camp;
Trekking Permit means the National park fee
Mera Peak Climbing Permit
Experience Guide Porter during the trekking as well as experience Climbing guide
Staff salary, accommodation, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
The First Aid medical kit will be available
A satellite phone will be available to guide but the charge is U$4 per minute
One tent for 2 people on a shared basis
High altitude food and all climbing crew will be available above base camp.
Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes will be available during the climbing period
Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator will be provided
All compulsory document works, agency Service charge and Government Taxes
Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
Personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.
Any kind of Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot shower.
Alcoholic beverages, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, internets.
Personal climbing equipment
Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
Personal Climbing Gears: Ice axe, Crampons, Harness, Tape Slings (2), Screw gate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock), Descended/Abseil Device, Plastic Mountaineering Boots, Ascender
Group Climbing Gears: Snow bar, Rope, Ice Hammer, Ice Screw
Other Personal Equipment List:
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket, Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
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