Mera Peak is one of the famous peaks of Nepal which is popular for climbers due its scenic view. It is located in the Makalu Barun National Park on upper inkhu valley which starts from Lukla and ends at the same place. The panoramic view seen from Mera High Camp is truly breathtaking and probably one of the best of its kind. The climbing summit day starts early in morning and we can see lovely view of Khumbu range while ascending.The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalayas with five spectacular 8000 meter peaks visible. Mt.Everest (8848m), Cho-Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Kanchenjunga (8586m) as well as Nuptse (7855m) which makes your trekking unforgettable.
Outline Itinerary: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu After your arrival, our airport representative will assist you further with warm hospitality and transfer to the hotel. Day 02: In Kathmandu to prepare for trekking Today, you will be taken to the trekking office and given short briefing about the trekking and then you can prepare for the trekking. Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Punya On the third day, we will take an early flight to Lukla(35minutes flight) and then trek to Punya which takes around 4-5 hours. Day 04: Paiya to Pangkongma (6-7 hours) From here the trails is goes through jungle, gently ascend and gets on top of Kare la from where you can see some parts of the Khumbu region. From here the trails constantly descends down through jungle with the nice views of countryside about 2 hours and then climbs up through a small village. At the end of the day, we will get to Pangkongma and stay a night there. Day 05: Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma (4-5 hours) After having spent a night there, the way climbs up approximately 2 hours and then descends down through sibuche village with the picturesque scenery of Mera peak, crosses a stream through a long suspension bridge. From here the trails climbs up through a small village and jungle and finally arrives at Gaikharka. We spend overnight there. Day 06: Nashing Dingma to Cholima (5-6 hours) On the next day, we starts our journey after breakfast. The trails is flat at the beginning and then climbs up through small jungle and arrives at a small village called Chhada kharka from where the ways departs to Arun valley and Mera peak. From here the route ascends through pasture and jungle with the view of Arun valley trek and finally arrives at Cholima where we spend a night. Day 07: Cholima to Khola Kharka (6-7 hours) Cholima is a small place where only few lodges are available. From here the trails ascends through bush with the smell of himalyan incense. This day is one of the difficult day due to high and uphill. After 4 hours of ascending, the way goes through rocky trail and crosses the Five holy pond which is called Panch Pokhari in Nepali Language. It has its own religious values and finally arrives at Khola Kharka and spend a night there. Day 08: Khola Karka to Kothey (5-6 hours) From here, the trails again climbs up first,then descends down through rock trail and finally arrives at Kothe where we spend a night Day 09- Kothey to Tangnag (4-5 hours) We climb up the Hinku valley through summer pastures, near Lungsamba the valley narrows wedged between the Kusum Kangru 6369 meters and the west summit of Mera Peak 6255 meters. Day 10- Acclimatization and Rest day at Tangnag. Spending a day here in order to acclimatize and adjust to the thinning of the air. Day 11- Tangnag to Khare (4 hours) Climb up along the lateral moraine of the Dig Glacier, providing interesting views of the Mera Peak. Day 12- Trek to Mera La (5415meters) and Base Camp (5300m) 5 hours. Progressing along the snowy glacier, we approach the pass the slope becomes steep. Overnight at tented camp. Day 12- Climb Base Camp to High Camp (5800meters) 5 hours. One of the best parts of the trek. Stunning panoramas of giant mountains rising above 7000meters, among the highest on earth: Chamlang (7290meters), Makalu (8475meters) and Baruntse (7220meters) to the east, Everest (8848meters), Lhotse (8501meters) and Nuptse to the north. Continuing westward the peaks of Ama Dablam, Cho Oyo (8153meters) and Kantega fill our view. Overnight at tented camp. Day 13- Summit to Mera peak and then return to Khare (10 hours). Start early in the morning depending on the weather condition. Day 14- Spare day in case of bad weather. Overnight at tented camp. Day 15- Khare to Khothey (5-6 hours). Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us through Tangnag before continuing back to Khothey and spend a night there. Day 16- Kothe to Chhatare La(5- 6 hour). From here the trails slowly climbs up through pine forest with the superb views of Mera Peak and green side of the hilly region and finally arrives at Chhatare La where we spend a night. Day 17- Chhatare La Tshutanga (5 hours) Today, the way is uphill at the beginning and then crosses Chhatare La and descends down to Tshutanga which takes around 4 to 5 hours and we spend a night there. Day 18: Tshutanga to Lukla (4-5 hours) This is last day of our trek. From here the we descend down to Lukla through dense forest of pine an finally gets to Lukla where we celebrate the last day of our successful trek with guide and porters. Day 19- Thirty five minutes flight to Kathmandu from Lukla early in the morning. Enjoying your last glimpse of the mountains you have recently visited for one last time on the 35 minute Scenic flight back to Kathmandu. On arrival in Kathmandu we are met and transferred back to our starting hotel. Overnight at hotel. Day 20- Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure. The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu international airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
What is Included in the Cost
Arrival and departure transportation,3 night hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan, Kathmandu/Lukla/Kathmandu flight tickets, trekking permits, peak climbing permits, tims card, guide. climbing Sherpa, porters, their foods, salary, equipments and insurance, in trekking your accommodation and foods (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
What is Excluded in the Cost
Personal insurance, rescue flight, personal expenses such as bar bills, tips, any loss arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as accidents, road blocks, landslides, strikes etc.