Mera Peak (6470m.) Climbing

Hunku Valley, Mahalangur Himal
Height: 6470m.
Latitude: 27°42′33″N
Longitude: 86°52′06″E
First ascent: May 20, 1953 by Col. Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tenzing
Trip Duration: 19 Days
Normal Ascent Route: Snow/Ice/Glacier Climb
Caravan Route: Kathmandu - Lukla - Paiya - Pangkongma - Chetra Khola - Kothe - Tangnag - Khare - Mera Base Camp

Mera Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climb, Mera Peak Summit, Mera Peak AscentMera Peak 6470m. is an exciting, scenically stunning mountain becoming popular among trekkers and climbers as it is the highest trekking peak in Nepal at Hunku Valley. Situated on the edge of famous Khumbu Region and dominated by Mt. Everest, climbing Mera peak expeditons is an opportunity to all the adventure seekers who are physically fit. Lifting the eyes from Mera and keep on lifting them until, above the clouds, the mighty frieze of the world's 8000 meter Mountains such as Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu and many other peaks is an unforgettable experience.

Mera Peak expedition begins following a short and exciting flight to the mountain airstrip of Lukla and after continuous trek for days through the high and lovely valleys you will get to the area of Mera. Although physically very demanding on account of the altitude, the climb on Mera Peak is not technically difficult as ascending snow slopes rarely exceed 40 degrees. The only qualification you need to ascend Mera peak is your excellent physical fitness and an extrovert sense of adventure. Our Mera peak itinerary has been carefully designed to allow gradual acclimatization for the climbers. The walk in initially through the virgin forest of the Hinku Valley is incredibly beautiful and provides excellent acclimatization for the peak itself. Our unrivalled service, quality equipment, food, trekking staff and an experienced climbing guide ensure that your Mera peak Expeditions trip will be an lifetime adventure experience.

via Hunku Valley
16 Days Trek/Climbing
Grade: Strenuous
Meals: Included except main meals in Kathmandu
Accommodation: 3 Nights Kathmandu and 15 Nights Lodges/Camping
Recommended Season: Spring & Autumn

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu (1300m.- 4264ft) airport then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Lukla and trek to Paiya (2730m.-8954ft) 3/4 hrs. O/N Lodge
Day 03: Paiya - Pangkongma (2850m.- 93,48ft). 5-6 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 04: Pangkongma - Nigmsa (2745m.- 90,003ft) 4-5 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 05: Nigmsa (Shibuche) - Chetrakhola (3150m.- 10332ft) 7-8 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 06: Chetrakhola - Kothe (3600m.-11808ft) 6-7 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 07: Kothe - Tangnang (4,350m. -14,270ft) 3-4 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 08: Acclimatization day: Hiking to Charpate glacier. O/N at Lodge
Day 09: Tangnang - Khare (5,045m.-16,486ft) 2-3 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 10: Khare-Mera Base Camp (5300m.-17,384ft) 3/4 hrs. O/N Tented Camp
Day 11: Mera BC - High Camp (5,780m.-18,958ft) 4-5 hrs. O/N at Tented Camp
Day 12: High Camp - Summit (6,470m.- 21,1907ft) and back to Khare.
Day 13: Reserve day for contingency. O/N at Tented Camp
Day 14: Khare - Kothe (3600m.-11808ft) 4-5 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 15: Kothe - Thuli Kharka. 5-6 hrs. O/N at Lodge
Day 16: Thuli Kharka - Zatrwa-La Pass 4610m. - Lukla. O/N at Lodge
Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Day 18: Frere day in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Last minute, transfer to airport for your onward journey.

Peak Climbing Cost: USD      Per Person.

Package Includes:

  • Land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace, tourist & local Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport & trekking pick up & drop).
  • 3 Night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu at Bed & Breakfast basis.
  • All 3 major meals & Accommodation: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner (by Lodge Menu) at twin sharing room during the trek en-route.
  • One professional English speaking trekking + Climbing guide, Sherpa and Porter.
  • Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
  • Climbing Guide Equipment charges.
  • Per member 15 Kg. luggage allow while in the trekking.
  • Trekking, Peak Permits, National Park permits Fees and garbage deposit.
  • Snow bars and ropes for the climbing as well as tented camp while on climbing to Mera Peak.
  • Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews, enough ropes, snow bars for trail & passes.
  • Air Ticket: Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax & cargo fees.
  • All official taxes and service charge.

Package Excludes:

  • Personal transportation except above programs.
  • Major meals lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal trekking & Peak climbing gears etc.
  • High tent, high food and sleeping bag.
  • Gammo Bag for the life saving device, incase of altitude sickness for Member.
  • Personal Nature expenses.
  • Emergency evacuation (If incase).
  • Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • Nepal entry, re-entry visa fees
  • International airport departure taxes.
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Tips for trekking crews

Cultural Treks & Expedition offers personal equipment rentals for climber, who have limited cargo allowance with their airfare or, do not wish to purchase expensive expedition grade gear but rent it instead. Climber purchasing Base Camp Services only may choose to hire or, purchase high camp equipment. Please let us know in advance prior to your arrival so that we can meet your needs. The quoted cost are for the duration of the expedition and we provide original North Face, Marmot or, Ozark company brand tent only.

Equipment Rental or Purchase Price List:

Item Rentle Cost in USD Purchase Cost in USD
Expedition Tent USD 50.00 USD 300.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Small) USD 30.00 USD 150.00
Day Backpack (Rucksack -Large) USD 50.00 USD 300.00
Gas Stove USD 20.00 USD 100.00
Oxygen Bottle USD 350.00 USD 500.00
Oxygen mask and Regulator USD 250.00 USD 900.00
Sleeping Bag USD 50.00 USD 400.00
Down Jacket USD 50.00 USD 300.00
High Camp Goose Down Jacket USD 100.00 USD 500.00