Mera Peak Climb | Miyar Adventures
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Mera Peak Climb

Himalayan Climbing Course
$3885/Person

17 Days



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Himalayan Climbing Course


PRICE PER PERSON

$3885


DURATION

17Days


Scheduled Dates
Himalayan Climbing Course

PRICE PER PERSON

$3885

DURATION

17Days

SCHEDULED DATES
Custom Dates
DETAILS

Join Us On Mera peak Climb

For a climbing enthusiast, Mera Peak is the best balcony on earth offering unrivalled views of five 8000+ meter peaks from its summit. On a clear day Mounts Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga vie for your attention against a backdrop of the majestic Himalayas. At 6576 meters (21247 feet), Mera Peak is the highest peak accessible to non-technical climbers. Situated in Makalu-Barun Region of Nepal, within the Sagarmatha National Park, Mera peak however is a challenging trekking destination that requires glacier traversal, adequate physical fitness, proper planning, and acclimatization. In addition to this longer Mera Peak Climb trek that combines training and outreach with the climb, Miyar Adventures also offers a trip to Mera Peak that combines climbing the peak with local outreach and training. Check with us for scheduling availability!

Below is an overview of some of the details for Mera peak Climb Peak:

Cost: $3,885 (covers your food, lodging, air and ground transport in Nepal, and peak permits and park entry fees)

Max Elevation: 21,247 ft.

Location: Makalu-Barun Region, Nepal

Number of Days: 17+/-

Visa Information: It is recommended that you obtain a visa on arrival to Kathmandu airport.

Duration
17 Days
Passport
Required with Nepal Visa

PRICE BASIS
PRICE INCLUDES

  • National Park entrance Fees and camping fees
  • Air and ground transport in Nepal
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (3 nights)
  • Food and lodging during the hike
  • Guide’s daily wage, insurance, and food
  • Duffle bag for clients
  • Round trip Porter day wages and insurance
  • Airport pickup and drop off in Kathmandu

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

  • Personal trekking and climbing gear (rentals or purchase options available)
  • Food while in Kathmandu
  • Extra night stay if Luka flight is delayed
  • Internet, shower, battery charger
  • Visa and travel document insurance
  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities for guides and porters

ITINERARY
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Our representative will meet you with a sign at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. This evening is a great opportunity to get acquainted with your guides and team members.
Day 2: Flight to Lukla, Trek to Chatunga

Trek start: Lukla (2862 m / 9383 ft)
Trek end: Chutanga (3020 m / 9908 ft)
Time needed: 3-4 hours

We take an early morning flight to Lukla which is the starting point of our trek. The flight itself takes only 45 minutes.

Day 3: Chutanga to Thuli Kharka via Zatrwa La Pass

Trek starts: Chutanga (3020 m / 9908 ft)
Trek ends: Thuli Kharka via Zatrwa La Pass (3670 m / 12040 ft)
Time needed: 7-8 hours

Today, you will walk along the Kalo Himal Ridge that separates Hinku Valley and Khumbu. As you walk further, the views of Dudh Koshi and Lumding Himal come into view. You may also encounter yaks and their herders. You then come across a huge boulder, which is in Thuli Kharka, and you stay overnight here in a camp.

Day 4: Thuli Kharka to Khote

Trek starts: Thuli Kharka via Zatrwa La Pass (3670 m / 12040 ft )
Trek ends: Khote (3691 m / 12109 ft)
Time needed: 5-6 hours

After breakfast, you will hit the trail that winds downhill into the Hinku Valley. En route, you get to see spectacular views of Mera Peak, Peak 43, and Kusum Kanguru. Enjoy the magnificent view as you walk through dense rhododendron and pine forests. Continue walking on the ridge to arrive at Kothe for overnight stay.

Day 5: Khote to Tangnang

Trek start: Khote (3691 m / 12109 ft)
Trek end: Tangnang (4350 m / 14270 ft)
Time needed: 5-6 hours

We now move away from the river on a steady ascent. Our destination is Tangnang which bears testimony to the earthquake catastrophe in 1998. Tangnang also offers spectacular views on a clear day, of Kyashar to north west, Mera Peak to east and Kusum Kanguru to the west.

Days 6: Tangnang to Khare

Trek start: Tangnang (4350 m / 14270 ft)
Trek end: Khare (5045 m / 16552 ft)
Time needed: 3-4 hours

We are now quite close to Mera Peak which looms above the Khare village, to the extent that it can be considered the base camp for Mera Peak. This is the edge of civilization, our last stop where we will sleep in lodges.

Days 7: Acclimatization at Khare

Trek start: Khare (5045 m / 16552 ft)
Trek highest point: Mera La / Mera Pass (5415 m / 17767 ft)
Time needed: 5-6 hours

We will take an acclimatization trek to Mera La and afterward return to Khare Lodge.

Days 8: Train & Rest at Khare

On this day, we’ll train for two hours and then take some time to rest at Khare, with one more night at the lodge.

Days 9: Khare to Mera High Camp

Trek start: Khare (5025 m / 16486 ft)
Trek end: Mera High Camp (5778 m / 18958 ft)
Time needed: 5-6 hours

We will retrace our path from Khare to Mera La and then continue further to Mera Peak Camp. We will now be at altitude and hopefully have acclimatized well. Weather permitting, the High Camp will offer glorious views all around.

Day 10: Mera High Camp to Mera Peak (Summit!) and down to Khare

Trek start: Mera High Camp (5778 m / 18958 ft)
Trek highest point: Mera Peak (6459 m / 21190 ft)
Trek end: Khare (5025 m / 16486 ft)
Time needed: 11-12 hours (big day!)

As is standard practice, we will start our summit bid early in the day around 2:00 am. We will rope up and proceed slowly, steadily. The going can be difficult on account of the altitude more than the difficulty of the trail. Steady effort for about five hours should get us to the summit. The views from the top are glorious, with five of the tallest peaks on earth (Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Kanchenjunga) in sight. After spending a while at the summit, we will descend all the way to Khare for overnight. Your body will welcome the descent of nearly 5000 feet and this descent should remedy any of the detrimental effects of altitude.

Day 11:Khare to Khote

Trek start: Khare (5025 m / 16486 ft)
Trek end: Khote (3691 m / 12109 ft)

We drop by another 4000+ feet to Khote. The jubilation (or relief) of the summit, ease on your body as you move closer to sea level, and nearing prospects of creature comforts (luxuries, they would seem by now) in your everyday life - all these factors should combine and put you in a joyous mood. Khare to Khote will take us just a day, but we will also make sure to have a reserve day on hand.

There is the option here for a helicopter ride (3 people per ride) to Lukla from Khare at $1400.

Day 12: Khote to Thuli Kharka

Trek start: Khote (3691 m / 12109 ft)
Trek end: Thuli Kharka ( 3670 m / )
Time needed: 5-6 hours

The reverse of your first lovely trek on this ridge with views.

Day 13: Zatrwa La to Lukla

Trek start: Zatrwa La (4487 m / 14720 ft)
Trek end: Lukla (2862 m / 9383 ft)
Time needed: 7-8 hours

Another walk in the park, this time from Zatrwa to Lukla. On the way we will reach the highest point of Zatrwa La (15090 ft) which offers magnificent views reminiscent of Mera Peak. Beyond this it is steady downhill till we reach Lukla, which now will appear dramatically different and seem more urban than when you flew in. We’ll stay overnight at the lodge.

Day 14 - 15: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight

No trekking is involved, but the same weather-dependent uncertainty for flights faces us. We keep a spare day to be comfortable.

Day 15 or 16: Rest, briefing and (optional) sightseeing

Spend this day in Kathmandu! If you wish, you can join us for an early morning visit to the famous Swayambhunath temple. You are also welcome to sleep in if you feel like resting. After breakfast, we will have a briefing session to go through details of the climb. We will use this opportunity for a final gear check. We can shop for or rent any items that you still need. Then, back to the hotel to pack your bags for the trip ahead. Our guides will be on hand at the hotel if you need further assistance during packing.

Day 16/17: Fly out of Kathmandu!

Adieu! Till we meet again in the glorious abode of snow!

FAQs
How do I get to Kathmandu?
Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu is well connected to all parts of the world. Once you fly in, your guides will greet you and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu.
What is accommodation like during the trip?
We will stay in a comfortable and well-appointed hotel in Kathmandu (usually Courtyard or the Hotel Himalaya). While on the trek, you will stay in traditional Nepali Tea Houses, hand-picked for hygienic standards, access to electricity, and beautiful views.
What meals are provided during the trip? What is the food like?
During the trek you will be served a variety of local foods including such items as Tibetan fried bread, soups, momo’s (steamed dumplings), daal- bhat (lentils and rice), tarkari (steamed, fried, or curried vegetables), potatoes (prepared in dozens of ways), pastas and even a version of pizza. Meats are rarely eaten although you may have canned tuna or sardines and the occasional yak stew. Breakfasts typically consist of eggs (prepared in many ways), hot porridge, muesli, toast, peanut butter and honey
Do I need travel insurance?
Travel insurance is mandatory for this trip. For more information click here.
Can I cancel my booking for this trip?
For the Cancellation Policy Click Here: Cancellation Policy
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