This is the highest trekking peak of Nepal Mountaineering Association according to altitude point 6470m. It is located to the south part of Mount Everest and lies the watershed landscapes between the heavy wooden forest valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangnas. J.O.M. Roberts and Tenzing Sherpa had climbed Mera Peak on 20 May 1953 for the first time. There are so many trekking routes to get in Mera valley. Some of them require crossing very high, difficult and massif passes too. The almost climbers follow the route from Lukla to Mera peak Base Camp to economize the time and budget.
The summit 6470m of this peak offers a panoramic splendid views of Chamlang peak, Kangchenjunga peak, Makalu peak and Baruntse peak in the east and Cho-Oyu peak, Ama Dablam peak and Kangtega peak to the west. Mount Everest can be viewed to the north side over the massive south face of Lhotse peak also Nuptse peak and Lhotse ridge. According to technical aspects and difficulties level, this is easy climbing peak on the plain snow slopes. At the beginning part, we walk simply on snow with crampons in the support of main rope but near the top we have to hang on fixed rope to climb and to cross the ice crevasse in 45 degree.
Trip summery in facts: Trip Title: Mera Peak Maximum Elevation: 6470m Walking Level: 5-7 hours per day. Trip Duration: 19 Days Mode of Operation: Tea House Lodge + Camping Trek. Best Season: Mar, Apr, May & Sept, Oct, Nov, Dec. Trip Grade: Moderate and Strenuous Group size: Minimum: 2 people to Maximum: 12 people
Outline Itinerary: Mera Peak Climbing Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport 1300m, welcome by ART member and transfer to hotel 2 star at Thamel touristic city. Bed and breakfast included. Day 02: Rest day in Kathmandu for the formality of trek and peak permits. Hotel 2 star with breakfast. Day 03: Flight 45 minutes from Kathmandu to Lukla 2860m.Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 04: Trek from Lukla to Chuthanga 3000m. 4 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 05: Trek from Chhuthanga to Tuli Kharka 4100m via Zatrawala Pass 4600m. 6 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 06: Trek from Tuli kharka to Kothe 3800m. 5 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 07: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak 4600m.6 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 08: Acclimatization day at Thangnak.Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 09: Trek from Thangnak to Khare (Mera Peak Base Camp) 5000m. 5 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 10: Rest day acclimatization at Khare to visit around.Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 11: Trek to Mera high camp 5700m.5 hours Overnight tented camping. Day 12: Summit to Mera Peak 6470m,descent to Mera high camp and trek down to Khare.9 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 13: Extra summit day if there will be weather problem. Overnight tented camping. Day 14: Trek back from Khare to Kothe.6 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 15: Trek from Kothe to Tuli Kharka.5 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 16: Trek from Tuli Kharka 4100m to Lukla 2800m via Zatrawala Pass 4600m 6 hours Overnight at tea house Lodge. Day 17: Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu 45 minutes and transfer to hotel 2 star bed & breakfast included. Day 18: Reserve day in Kathmandu if weather problem in Lukla to Kathmandu flight. Hotel 2 star bed & breakfast included. Day 19: Airport transfer and international departure from Kathmandu.
Price Per Person According to Group Size:
2300 Euro (2-4 persons)
2100 Euro (6-8 persons)
1900 Euro (10-12 persons)
-Kathmandu International airport & Kathmandu domestic airport - hotel transfers by private car or tourist mini bus according to group size.
-4 nights 2 star hotel bed and breakfast in Kathmandu.
-Trekking permits of Makalu Barun National Park, TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System) and Mera peak climbing permits.
-Accommodation in tea house lodge + Tented Camping in twin basis.
-Camping equipment: tents, mattress, kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent, porter's tent, utensils, tables, chairs etc.
-Climbing equipment: main rope, fixed rope, snow bar, rock piton, ice crew etc.
-Food (breakfast, lunch & dinner with hot drinks: tea, coffee, milk, lemon etc.) during the trek.
-Salary, medicail & helicopter insurance for staffs, transport, food and accommodation for climbing guide and porters.
-Kathmandu to Lukla round flight tickets as mentioned in above itinerary.
-Internal airport tax in Kathmandu & Lukla.
-13 % VAT compulsory Nepal Government tax and other local taxes.
-An experienced & professional English speaking trekking and climbing guide, assistant guide, cook and porters.
-Nepal visa fee 40 $ for a month. Nepal visa can be obtained upon arrival.
-International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
-Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain due to any reason than the scheduled itinerary.
-Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary.
-Travel, Trekking and Helicopter Rescue insurance.
-Cold and alcoholic drinks
-Personal high altitude medicines, sleeping bags, first aid kits, equipment, gears, cloths etc.
-Personal expenses: phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge of camera or mobile and gas shower in mountain.
-Tips for climbing guide, cook and porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal.
Member Personal Equipment: S/No Particular Qty.
(01) Down suits 1
(02) Summit shoe 1
(03) Walking shoe 1
(04) Crampon 1
(05) Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
(06) Normal gloves 1
(07) Special sun glasses for snow.
(08) Iceaxe 1
(09) Harness 1
(10) Jumer 1
(11) Carapina (normal) 3
(12) Sleeping bag (-20 Degree Celsius ) 1
(13) Down filled Mattress 1
(14) Summit socks 1
(15) Normal socks 2
(16) Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
(17) Safety Helmet 1
(18) Down jacket 1
(19) Down trouser 1
(20) 8 finger / descender 1
(21) Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
(22) Gore-tex jacket 1
(23) Gore-tex trouser 1
(24) Fleece jacket 1
(25) Fleece trouser 1
(26) Fleece liner gloves 3
(27) Screw Gate Carapina 1
(28) Balaclava (wind stopper) 1
(29) Thermos bottle 1
(30) Base layer (woolen) 1 (set)
(31) Water bottle normal 1
(32) Travel bag solid North Face/Quechua 60 liter 1