Mera Peak Climbing

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Accommodation We will be staying at Standard Hotel in Kathmandu and Guest/tea houses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis.
Meal                        : During our trek, we can enjoy authentic Nepalese food as well the more common
International cuisine Breakfast and dinner will be served from the tea house.
Duration                 :  16 Days
Arrival                     :  In Kathmandu
Departure              :   From Kathmandu
Best Time to go     :   March to May & Sept to Nov
Max. Altitude           6,416 m
Group Size                3-13 people
Transportation     :   Domestic Flight/Tourist Bus

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Description

Mera Peak Climbing is a mountain in a Mahalangur section where Barun sub-section of the Himalayan and administratively in Nepal Sagarmatha zone. It takes us to sumit about (6,461m, 21,190ft). Mera Peak is the highest climbing peak of the Nepal. Nepal Trekking is the best part of Nepal where as trekking to the peak mainly trek by the sudden people. The view from the summit is one of the finest Himalayas with five different peaks such as Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga as well as other Himalaya Peaks. For the experienced climber the Mera Peak Climbing it is technically straightforward ascends and the main hurdle being proper acclimatization to the high altitude.

The trip of Mera peak climb begins with the Kathmandu valley through the Lukla where we arrive through and we will have a beautiful journey. Our Global treks make itinerary of 16 days trekking for Mera Peak Climbing where you will be flying to Lukla and start your trek from Paiya. You will admire the incredible view of the Himalayas range and many more beautiful nature. You will be walking through the hills and glacier which capture the panoramic moments of the site. Mera  peak  climbing is very famous in the Nepal as well as it is an good opportunities to experience about the Nature. By following the beautiful trail you will end your trek at the Lukla. After all again you will be back to the Kathmandu.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.(1300 m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Arrival to Lukla (2800 m) and trek to Paiya (2,730 m) 50 min Fly/5-6 hrs (BLD)
Day 03: Trek Paiya to Pangkongma(2,846 m) 5-6 hrs (BLD)
Day 04: Trek Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma(2,590 m) 4-5 hrs (BLD)
Day 05: Trek Nashing Dingma to Chhatra Khola(2,800 m) 7-8 hrs (BLD)
Day 06: Trek Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691 m) 6-7 hrs (BLD)
Day 07: Trek Kothe to Thaknak(4,358 m)3-4 hrs (BLD)
Day 08: Trek Thaknak to Khare(5,04 5m)2-3 hrs (BLD)
Day 09: Acclimatization day in Khare (5,045 m) (BLD)
Day 10: Trek Khare to Mera Base Camp(5,780 m)-7-8hrs (BLD)
Day  11: Trek Mera Base Camp to Summit(6,461 m) and Return back to Khare-8-9 hrs (BLD)
Day 12: Trek back Khare to Kothe(3,600 m)-4-5 hrs (BLD)
Day 13: Trek back Kothe to Thuli Kharka-6-7 hrs (BLD)
Day 14:Trek Thuli Kharka to Lukla-7-8 hrs (BLD)
Day 15:  Arrive back to Kathmandu (B)
Day 16:Back to your Final Destination (B)

 

Briefing Itinerary

Itinerary Details

Day-1- Arrival in Kathmandu. (1300m/4,264ft)
Our representative guide will meet you at the airport after that you will be taken to the hotel where you prefer to stay. Some hours will give you for the rest and then in the hotel our representative guide will briefing about the activities and the equipment you needed in the Mera Peak. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-2- Arrival to Lukla (2800m) and trek to Paiya(2,730m) 50 min Fly/5-6 hrs
In the morning you will receive the wakeup call from our Global treks & Expeditions Guide. You will catch an early morning flight to lukla at Tenzing Hillary airport after that you will begin your treks to Paiya by seeing the beautiful scenery. From this point your trek will start for the Mera Peak. Overnight in Guest house.

Day-3- Trek Paiya to Pangkongma (2,846m) 5-6hrs
We will walk early in the morning after our trek will starts and we will reach to small bridges. The way is very difficult and slippery up to the Kari La Pass, between your trekking period you will enjoy the walking with Bamboo forest on a narrow mountain. After all you will reach to the Pangkongma. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-4- Trek Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma(2,590m) 4-5hrs
We walk towards to start our trekking by passing the Pangkongma La Pass, walking a long time we will reach to Shibuche after all you will take some rest and you will again continue your trekking. You will be walking through downhill path where you will be passing through bridge over the Hinku khola. Our Trekking team will get opportunity to see the Gai kharka and grazing area. Finally you will reach to Nashing Dingma. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-5- Trek Nashing Dingma to Chhatra Khola(2,800m) 7-8hrs
Early in the morning your trekking will start to Chhatra Khola by passing the way Danda Kharka, Phokte village,Chalem Kharka etc. by ascending the downhill’s and cross the way of Surkie La Pass. You will cross through the Bamboo forests, medicinal plants which is very essential for you. After walking an hour you will reach to the Panch Pokhari .At the last you will reach to the Chhatra Khola. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-6-Trek Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m) 6-7hrs
Again you will start you trekking to Kothe through the path of the Majang Khola and the trail alongside through the Hinku Khola. On the way to Kothe your journey will be more enjoyable and better,in the trail the straight ahead towards Tashing Ongma where there is a seasonal tea shop for specially foreigner.Then we will reach to Kothe. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-7- Trek Kothe to Thaknak(4,358m)3-4hrs
Your trek wil begun at the early sunset to the Hinku Khola to the trail of the Mera Peak. Although your journey will be continue with the bank of the Hinku Drangka. On the way there is a Gondishung, the summer herders.You can see there 200 year old Gompa where we can find Mera Peak script in rock and after an hour we will reach to Thaknak. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-8- Trek Thaknak to Khare(5,045m)2-3hrs
After all our morning trekking will start from the Thaknak .The way is very beautiful and the wheather is very amazing. From that way we can see the North face of the Mera Peak and you will walk through the lateral morine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka. The weather was so good so this is the last stop where you go to the high camp. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-9- Acclimatization day in Khare (5,045m)
Today you will take some rest in khare and your guide will provide you some training for the Mera Peak where it is also as it is the second king day of the trekking trips. They will inform you about the technique and the instruments of it. You will get more opportunity to see the Himalayan range of Mt.Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt.Ama Doblam etc. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-10- Trek Khare to Mera Base Camp(5,780m)-7-8hrs
Today is the day where you will reach your final destination. You all need to climb on the glacier so its little bit hard for you all. In this place there is more dangerous because there will be the rock fall so you all are provided to wear helmet. The descent from the glacier to the campsite is short. After you walk between the glacier part we will get opportunity to see other peaks and mountain like Mera peak, Mt.Everest, Mt. Lhotse etc. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-11- Trek Mera Base Camp to Summit(6,461m) and Return back to Khare-8-9hrs
Finally you will be ready for the High Mera Peak Point . Our Global treks Guide will provide you all the required instrument so you can be safe in any difficult way and by reaching to the summit you will be paralyzed with the panorama view of beautiful mountains ranges and you can capture the more views of mountain. Where you can take alots of pictures after all you will return back to khare. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-12- Trek back Khare to Kothe(3,600m)-4-5hrs

After it you will be back to Kothe from the same way where you will be following the same routes to be back. Your journey from there will be more interesting . Overnight in Guest house.

Day-13- Trek back Kothe to Thuli Kharka-6-7hrs

Walking on the bank of Hinku Khola , you will pass through the Thuli Kharka. After you will enjoy your trips with the beautiful rhododendron as the entire forest . You will move to the north of Thuli Kharka and you can enjoy the incredible view of the Mera Peak. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-14- Trek Thuli Kharka to Lukla-7-8hrs

Today we will trek downwards to the lukla where there isthe beautiful lukla valley across the pass. You will walk through the Zatrwa La Pass and you will follow the track of Dudh Koshi River which the region of the Sagarmatha National Park. Then we will reach to the Lukla. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-15- Arrive back to Kathmandu
Early in the morning we will be back to the Kathmandu in flight. Above the flight you will see the Himalayan ranges and beautiful scenery. After you reach to Kathmandu you will get some time to visit Thamel area which is most attractive for the foreigner where you can have shopping and all. Overnight in Guest House.

Day-16- Back to your Final Destination

Finally today you will back to your destination. Our Global treks representative  will drop you to the airport .

Included Cost

  • Airport / Airport pick up & drop by private tourist vehicle.
  • 2 N Kathmandu Hotel accommodation sharing bases with B/B.
  • All your standard mentions Meals during the trek (B-Breakfasts, L-Lunches, D- Dinners).
  • Lodges/Guesthouses accommodation during the 13 Days trek
  • Local GLOBAL TREKS English speaking guide
  • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance and medicine for all staff.
  • All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charges
  • Official expenses.

 

Excluded Cost

  • Lunch /Dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking Equipment (See the trekking equipment page).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

 

Equipment Description

Equipment

The following gives you a general idea of the personal items that you can bring for the trek. The personal items as your individual interest, and choice. In a supported trek, heavy items are carried by porters or yaks and personal belongings that you may need for the day like money, camera, sun cream, water bottle, rain gear, and toilet paper etc. should be carried by yourself. So you are briefed to pack items in two different bags. The most important fact that one should keep on mind is that one should have enough clothes to tackle the cold weather in the mountain range.

(Note : We will supply complimentary water and wind proof duffel bag which you can use on the trek and is carried by porter/s. The duffel bag is yours to keep after the trek. You can leave your bag with your non-trek items at the hotel in Kathmandu and collect them after the trek)

Upper Body – Head / Ears / Eyes

Shade hat or baseball cap – of their head and then put a baseball cap on to hold it in place. This can be a flexible alternative while keeping the sun off your ears and neck.
Warm wool or synthetic hat that covers your ears.
Glacier glasses-100% UV protection with side shields and a hard-sided storage case (i.e. Julbo or Cebe). Regular sunglasses are not sufficient. If you wear prescription glasses, speak to your doctor about prescription glacier glasses, perhaps with transitional lenses. This is to protect your eyes from the rays of the sun due to the thinner atmosphere which can cause a painful condition known as snow blindness.
A neck warmer is another piece of gear for extra warmth if you feel you will need it .
Headlamp – Black Diamond and Petzl both make several good ones. Make sure to bring extra batteries and that they are lithium batteries so that they will last in the colder temperatures. These are indispensable for getting around at night, reading, etc.
Balaclava – lightweight, thinner variety
Some people like ear-muffs; these are optional; a good hat, balaclava, and hooded jacket should really be sufficient, but this is a personal choice for some people .

Hand

1 pair liner gloves, thin wool or synthetic, useful alone a days or as a layer inside other gloves / mitts for additional warmth.
1 pair warm gloves (heavier fleece or wool).
1 pair shell gloves or mitts; Gore-Tex is preferred for keeping hands dry.
Instant hand warmers are always nice in a pinch, but really shouldn’t be necessary on the trek. Bringing appropriate hand protection as recommended above, should be sufficient (optional).

Core Body

T-shirts (2/3
Light and expedition w)eight thermal tops.
Fleece jacket or pullover.
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket.
2 women sports bras, Synthetic, no cotton!

Lower Body – Legs

2 pairs nylon hiking shorts – Quick drying type, not cotton!
Underwear, stay away from cotton .(4/5)
1 pair soft shell pants – synthetic, full zip from top and bottom preferable.
2 pairs trekking pants, the knees so they double as shorts.
1 pair hard shell pants. Waterproof / breathable, Gore-Tex or equivalent is best. Should zip from the top and bottom – this makes it easier to put on over boots without getting undressed should the weather change once you are underway for the day.
1 pair cotton pants (loose jeans/khakis).
2 pairs lightweight long underwear – capilene or other synthetic.
All clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks or large puncture resistant plastic bags.

Feet

4/5 pairs of liner socks, synthetic or capilene.
3/4 pairs heavy weight socks to be worn over liner socks.
1 pair light weight socks, a good option for the lower / warmer parts of the treks.
1 pair light to medium weight water proof hiking/trekking boots.
1 pair light trekking shoes or sneakers. Good for around the camp/lodges and in Kathmandu.
1 pair hiking gaiters, good for keeping dust and rocks out of your shoes / boots as well as keep your feet dry as necessary (Optional).
1 pair sandals (Optional).

Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note WT guide will also carry the first aid kit bag during the trek. However we still recommend you to bring your personal first aid kit as well)

Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude related headaches.
Buprofen for general aches and pains.
Immodium or Pepto bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea.
Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness. Please discuss with us before starting to take this medicine.
1 small personal sized first-aid kit with blister treatments such as mole skin, band-aids, some waterproof tape, anti-infection ointments, etc. your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics for general use.

Most Necessary Documents/Materials

Passport and extra passport photos (4 copies).
Airline ticket (Please make a copy and leave on at our office in KTM just in case if you need to change the date of your).
Durable wallet / pouch for travel documents, money & passport.
Lip balm. At least SPF 20, 2 sticks. A string taped to the stick is helpful, to hang around your neck and some are now being sold with a cord already attached. Handy as it avoids you from having to stop and look for it.
Sunscreen. SPF 40 is recommended and should be relatively new since it loses its’ effectiveness over time.
Pocket knife or small Swiss Army type.
Water purification Iodine tablets or Polar-pure crystals.
Toiletry kit. Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag, hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.
2 bandanas.

Optional

1 pair adjustable trekking poles. Although these are listed as optional, these can be of great assistance to people who may think of themselves and generally clumsy or with bad knees, ankles, etc, especially when going downhill (Optional).
Binoculars (Optional).
Favorite snack foods, no more than 2 pounds (Optional).
Paperback books, cards, mp3 player (there are a couple of stops where you could recharge. Avoid players with moving hardware as it may not function. Remember, keep these items light weight) (Optional).
Hydration bladder with drinking tube and tube insulator (Optional).
A pee bottle for men and pee funnel for woman, some swear by them to avoid that chilly late night trip (Optional).
1 small stainless steel thermos (Optional).
1 light weight point & shoot camera or 1 large SLR. Digital cameras are ok, but you must keep the batteries warm when not in use (Optional).

Please Note: Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially to women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer, please pack something to wear on top of them.

Above This list is only a guide lines. While you are required to bring everything on this list, there are numerous options, brands, and versions of each piece of equipment. Please Use your experience and the listed features to find the best gear for you. Some of the above equipments can be easily found in stores in Kathmandu for cheaper prices.

 

1 review for Mera Peak Climbing

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    traveluser02

    Nepal have got the lots of mountains but like Mera peak I have not seen others thank you so much Global Treks & Expeditions you gave us the good opportunity to our RAMP groups.

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