Mera Peak Climbing - 15 Days
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Mera Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Mera Peak Climbing - 15 Days

15 days
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About this activity
The Mera peak trek (6461m) is famed for the being the biggest trekking peak in Nepal, though there is little technical difficulty required to climb. Mera Peak rises to the South of Everest and dominates the beautiful and remote valleys of Hinku and Hongu. The ascent of Mera Peak is made from the Mera La pass (5415m) on the Northern Face, which connects the populated valley of Hongu to the Hinku valley. The late Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tensing were the first climbers to do the Mera Peak Trek, following this very route on 20th May 1953. The Mera Peak Trek begins in Lukla (after a short flight from Kathmandu). From Lukla six days of trekking will see you through fascinating Sherpa Villages to Mera Base Camp situated at the base of an immense glacier leading to the Mera La Pass.
As the ascent of Mera Peak continues to Mera high Camp is set up at 5800m, from where the summit ascent can be attempted. Mera Peak has two distinct summits, the main one being the Northern Summit (6476m), which is reached by skirting the Central Summit (6461m) and following a classic snow ridge to the top. Even though the Mera Peak climb is technically straightforward, there are some crevasses to manoeuvre around, and the route can be long and demanding after a fresh snowfall. The climb from Mera La to the Summit is gradual with an outstanding mountain panorama of the Eastern Nepal Himalayas always in sight. The peaks visible include Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho-Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Kangchenjunga (8586m), Nuptse (7855m) and Chamlang (7319m) amongst many others.
Highlights:
• 30 minutes scenic flight to and Lukla
• Traditional Sherpa villages and alpine forest trails of the Hinku valley
• Stunning view of worlds five 8000 meter mountains: Everest, Cho-Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu and Kanchenjunga
• Crossing the Mera-La pass over 5350m
• Climbing and summit Mera Peak at the elevation of 6461m
Itinerary:
Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1340m/4396ft) and transfer to Hotel.
Day 2: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Chutanga (3050m/1006ft)
Day 3: Chutanga to Chatrala (4710m/15453ft)
Day 4: Chatrala to Kothe (4200m/13780ft)
Day 5: Kothe to Tangnag (4358m/14298ft)
Day 6: Acclimatization day at Tangnag
Day 7: Tangnag to Khare (5100m/16732ft)
Day 8: Acclimatization at Khare
Day 9: Khare to Mera High Camp (5780m/18963ft)
Day 10: Summit Mera (6461m/21198ft) and back to Khare (5100m/16732ft)
Day 11: Khare to Kothe (4200m/13780ft)
Day 12: Kothe to Chatrala (4710m/15453ft)
Day 13: Chatrala to Lukla (2800m/9186ft)
Day 14: Fly to Kathmandu (1340m/4396ft)
Day 15: Final Departure
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Included
  • Pickup and drop from and to airport by private vehicle
  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu airfare and airport departure tax
  • All standard meal during the trek (B/L/D)
  • All twin sharing accommodation in lodges during the trek
  • Government license holder English speaking trekking guide
  • All necessary paper works and permits
  • Mera Peak Permit fees
  • Garbage Deposit Fee
  • Full board meal during camping, prepared by our cook with Tea & coffee (Camping section)
  • Twin sharing tented accommodation and equipment during the camping trek
  • Boiled and purify drinking water for the trek. (Camping section)
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek and climb
  • General Climbing equipment such as Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc
  • The required number of local staff and Porters to carry your luggage and to assist you during the trek
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipments, medicine for all trekking staffs
  • All fee of national parks and conservation areas
  • Duffle kit bag and trekking map (yours to keep)
  • Down Jacket and sleeping bag (which needs to be returned after the trek)
  • Surface transfer from and to Kathmandu
  • All our government taxes
  • All official expense
  • Farewell Dinner
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Not included
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory)
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Nepal entry visa, you can obtain easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
Additional
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Equipment Check List:
  • Mandatory Equipment
  • Which you need to have your own)
  • Down jacket
  • 4 seasons sleeping bag
  • Wind and waterproof jacket and pants
  • Fleece pullover or jacket
  • Long underwear of polypropylene or wool
  • Technical clothing which is light and dries quickly (Long and half sleeves T-shirts )
  • Light trekking pants
  • Normal t-shirts
  • Socks : cotton and woolen
  • Underwear and towel
  • Warm hat, gloves, sun hat, sun glasses, sunscreen, lip care.
  • Rain coat or poncho
  • Head lamp with spare batteries
  • Water bottle and water purifier
  • Proper fitting boots
  • Jugging shoes/sandal
  • Gaiters
  • Day pack
  • Handkerchiefs
  • Soap and shampoo
  • Tooth paste, tooth brush, nail cutter with filer
  • Hand washing gel
  • Map
  • Spare battery for camera
  • Safety pad (for women)
  • First aid kit
  • Toilet paper
  • Optional Equipment
  • Walking poles
  • Binocular
  • Reading materials
  • Swiss army knife or similar
  • Super glue and sewing needle
  • Pocket music player : iPod or mp3 or mp4
  • Ear plugs (for sleeping despite dog barking)
  • Bathing suit
  • Safety razor and its belonging
  • Pocket note books
  • GPS and Satellite phone
  • Climbing Equipment
  • 1 Pair plastic shell mountaineering boots with high altitude liners
  • 1 Pair of crampons (steel, no aluminum).
  • 1 Alpine climbing harness.
  • 1 Climbing helmet
  • 1 Mountaineering axe with leash (sized properly for your height)
  • 1 Ascender (right or left handed as appropriate)
  • 1 Belay device
  • 2 D-Shaped locking carabiners
  • 2 Non-locking carabiners
  • 1 Pair expedition style gaiters (ensure fit over your boots)
  • 1 Neck gaiter
  • Ski goggles (optional)
  • Climbing (optional gears)
  • Things that you might want to consider
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Ear Muffs
  • Neck Warmer
  • Balaclava
  • Instant hand warmers
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 14 travelers
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35% Tourism
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