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Mera Peak Climbing


Trip Introduction

Duration : 23 days
Difficulty Level : Alpine Climbing

Mera Peak (Imjatse) is officially the highest (6,476m/21,246ft ) & easiest of Nepal’s permitted trekking peaks, rises to the south of Everest and dominates the watershed between the wild and heavily wooded valleys of the Hingu andHongu Drankas is truly a part of the Khumbu Himal. J.O.M Roberts and Sen Tenzing first climbed it on 20th May 1953, by now the standards of the route through Mera La. This highest trekking peak boasts an absolutely stunning summit panorama that includes 5 of the world’s 8000m peaks: Kangchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-Oyu and Everest and other many smaller mountains.

Mera peak climb trip starts after a panoramic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla then after meeting our staffs and porters we begin the journey down Lukla towards the beautiful lower Everest region to Barun national park to Mera La which is also referred as Mera Base camp and then ascend to the summit. The climbing route takes the north face glacier in a steady rise to the summit ridge, which leads, in an exposed and exciting situation, to the top. After the mountain has been climbed, we return via the classic Everest route to Lukla and then fly to Kathmandu. The best period for climbing Mera peak are March thru May and September thru December.

Mera Peak (6,476m/21,246ft) Climbing Facts
Ascent of Nepal’s highest trekking peak, trek through the beautiful Hinku & Hongu valley
Starting from: Lukla
Ending at: Lukla    
Grade:     Alpine grade F
Location: Longitude 86° 53' 15'', Latitude: 27° 42' 00''
Highest access of the trek/climb: Mera La (5415m), Mera peak summit (6,476m)
Culture: Sherpa Buddhism
Himalayan sights: Mt. Baruntse, Makalu, Everest, Kusum Kanguru, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kwangde, Island Peak etc.
Mode of trekking/Climbing: Camping
Most attraction of the trek/climb: Trek through the beautiful Hongu valley, ascent of Nepal’s highest trekking peak.

1     Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
2     Fly to Lukla (2880m) and trek to Payun (2,794m).
3     Trek to Pangkongma (2,850m).
4     Nashing Dingma (2,600m)
5     Chalem Kharka (3,600m)
6     Chunbu Kharka (4,200m)
7     Rest day at Chunbu Kharka
8     Descent into the Hinku Valley, camp around 3000m
9     Thangnak (4,350m).
10     Acclimatization day in Thangnak.
11     Trek to Khare (5,100m).
12     Acclimatization day in Khare.
13     Trek to Mera La (5,415m).                                                      
14     Trek to High Camp (5,800m).
15     Mera Peak Ascent (6,476m/21,246ft) and return to Khare.
16     Contingency day.
17     Descend to Tagnag (4350m)
18     Descend to Kothe (4120m)
19     Trek to Thuli Kharka (4300m).
20     Trek to Lukla (2880m).                            
21     Fly Lukla/Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
22     At leisure in Kathmandu.
23     Transfer to airport for international departure.

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  -  Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
  -  Internal flight tickets,
  -  Mera peak Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits,
  -  Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) & assistant Sherpas depending on number of member backed by full crew member of kitchen staffs,
  -  Summit bonus for climbing sherpas,
  -  Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
  -  Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
  -  Complete camping equipments & all common climbing equipments: snow-bar, ice-screw, ropes, snow shovel,
  -  Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
  -  Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
  -  First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
  -  O2 or hyperbaric chamber for emergency use,
  -  Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,

 

  -  Air travel to/from Nepal,
  -  Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
  -  Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
  -  Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
  -  Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose.

 

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