Mera Peak Climbing
Duration: 18 Days / 17 Nights
Mera Peak lies in Khumbu region southeast of Island Peak. With an altitude of 6,414 meters, Mera is the highest peak in its category available for summit. While access to the summit is somewhat challenging, it can be done easily with good physical fitness and a habit of walking. The journey is quite interesting and beautiful as you trek along picturesque villages, pleasant greenery and winding rivers.
The guide will equip you with the training and knowledge about the use of ropes, ice picks and crampons and other required equipment. In one instance you will cross a glacier with open crevasses using fixed lines. It gets more adventurous as you come towards the ascent of the peak. Reaching the summit takes a little more than 12 hours. As the wind and sunshine makes it nearly impossible to climb during the day, you will need to begin the ascent around midnight.
Climbing Mera Peak requires you to have strong physical fitness. It is adventurous and scenic at the same time. The peak offers rewarding views of the nearby mountain ranges in a panorama. Some prominent peaks visible from the summit are Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchanjanga and Mt. Lhotse – the scene of which will charm you and invigorate you.
Day to Day Itinerary
OPEN ALL DAYS
- Basic teahouse accommodation during the trek, tented camp during the climbing days, three star or similar hotel in Kathmandu on twin-sharing basis.
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner during the trek and climbing period; breakfast in Kathmandu
- Airport – hotel – airport transfers by car, Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight ticket for clients and guide
- Documentation: Sagarmatha National Park permit, Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card, Mera Peak climbing special permit
- Down jacket, sleeping bags, first-aid kit, water purifying solution (iodine-based). Climbing equipment such as Tent, Ice axe, Ropes, Crampons, Harness, Helmet, etc
- A professional and experienced Climbing guide (English-speaking); and porter (carrying up to 25 kg);
- All the expenses for the guide(s) and porter(s) are covered (wages, accommodation, meals, transportation, insurance, etc.). High-altitude workers special insurance.
- Bonus for the climbing guide and all the technical gears for him
- Applicable taxes, service charges or fees
What's not included
- Nepalese Visa fee
- Excess baggage charges
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain or need extra day in mountain (due to any reason) than scheduled itinerary will have to bear by client.
- Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
- Travel and rescue insurance (during adventure trip is compulsory)
- Personal expenses (phone calls, extra battery, bar bills, battery charge, extra potter, bottle or boiled water, shower etc.)
- Tips for guides, potters, and drivers
Available on request. For more information, please contact us.