Mera Peak Trek & Climb
" Climbing Mera Peak is an exciting journey in Nepal, offering the chance to conquer the summit at over 6400m above sea level. "
Mera Peak Climb, an adventure on the hidden areas of Everest region which leads far eastern zone of Khumbu areas that connects near Makalu and Baruntse Himal, an interesting journey on hidden trail where trekkers and adventurer hardly ventures around beautiful Inkhu valley towards Mera Peak base camp.
Mera Peak stands at 6,470 m high, one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya located within Khumbu area just south of Everest enclosed within giant peaks of Ama Dablam-Amphu Labtsa-Baruntse and Kusum Khanguru.
Walk to Mera Peak an exciting trek into pristine wilderness away from main trekking trails where few visitors often explore where you have full opportunity to enjoy its magnificent scenery and mountains in complete tranquil and ambiance.
Mera Peak climb grade is just F to PD means Facial (easy) to Per Difficule used from popular grading system of French / Swiss Climbing Classification as used worldwide on this type of day climb of strenuous 7-8 hrs up and down to and from the summit top.
Starting this wonderful adventure with a flight from Kathmandu to land at Sherpa town in Lukla, a popular place where various treks and climb begins and ends.
Walk leads past Lukla and beyond human settlement with a climb over high scenic passes of Naulekh ridge line to enter a hidden area of Inkhu with time for rest and acclimatization and some exercise and practice climb then heading towards at the foot of Mera Peak base camp.
The climb is straightforward with not much of technical effort however full climbing gear required ice axe-crampons and ropes for safe descend, where our expert guides will support you all the way to the summit top.
Reaching at the top summit, enjoy grand panorama of Everest and other adjoin peaks as far to Makalu-Barun and Kanchenjunga range, feeling on top of the world heading back to Lukla where a panoramic short flight brings you into hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu, after a fantastic and marvelous adventure of lifetime experience on Mera Peak Climb.
Highlights Of Mera Peak Trek & climb
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The next details will provide you with a basic understanding of what you should carry for the trek. It's crucial not to overlook the necessary items, as they will impact your comfort and safety during the hike. It's just as vital not to weigh yourself down with unnecessary gear during the trek.
Morning transfer to domestic airport as per your flight time for short panoramic flight to land at Lukla, getting into a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) with 30 minutes on air with great views of Himalayan peaks and Mt. Everest.
On reaching at Lukla on its unique airstrip known as Tenzing - Hillary airport, from here a slow start with few hours of walks past Lukla town and several Sherpa farm villages with well tended fields and terraces facing views of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru peaks.
After 3-4 hours on first day walks reaching our overnight stop in a nice lovely spot at Chutanga surrounded by green forest of rhododendron and pines trees.
With first night camping, morning walk leads to a climb towards Kalo Himal heading to a high ridge line of Nau Lekh high rocky areas, which separates Khumbu and Hinku valley then trek further east towards Inku valley.
A tough climb to reach at Zatrwa Og, and over Zatrwa-La above 4,600 m with views across Dudh Kosi River valley with views of Karyolung and Lumding Himal, and then descend to camp at Thuli Kharka a summer pasture area.
Morning walks lead downhill with views of Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru peaks, then reaching at Hinku valley on the least trekked areas by other visitors and adventurer offers views of Mera Peak South Face walk continues into dense rhododendron and pine trees forest to a grazing area at Mousom Kharka for overnight camping.
Adventure continues towards north east after leaving tree lines and green vegetation, as the walk progress reaching into a wide open valley within grazing land around scattered cattle herders shades at Gondishung 4,350 m near to our overnight stop at Tagnag.
Gondishung houses more than 200 years old small Gompa, walk continues for an hour to Tag-Nag for overnight stop, a temporary place with huts and shades houses a small lodge as tea house.
An ideal and perfect place for rest day and as well for acclimatization before walking towards higher areas towards Mera Peak, this place offers several high hills for best views of surrounding mountains and valley.
After Tagnag with pleasant rest day, morning walk leads on moderate trail for few hours and then climb over moraine, damming Charpatti Tal (lake), that leads to a high area lined with rocks and cairns and small glacial lake, from here climb for a while and down downhill walk to Dig Kharka, and over boulder strewn hillside to Khare.
Morning walk leads over Mera glacier, and to icy area for a while then descend to reach at Mera Base Camp after a good walk of 4 hours, with afternoon free at leisure.
Today a necessary rest day for acclimatization and as well for preparations for the climb of Mera Peak, here having time to marvel beautiful surrounding views, rest before the big climb next day for the final assault on top Mera Peak.
From base camp with one more camp to make the climb much safe and approachable, morning walk follows across Mera la to reach Mera High Camp within tranquil environment, afternoon free with lunch and preparation for next early morning climb on top Mera Peak, while our guides will scout the area for best routes and to make the path much safe with ropes where necessary to safe guard from incidental accidents.
Starting our actual adventure at early morning walk leads towards main highlight of the adventure, as climb gains with steady climb without any technical difficulties, as the route to the summit is straight forward however safety measures should be well taken equipped with crampons, ice axe, helmets and positive attitude.
After strenuous climb reaching on top Mera Peak summit offers mind blowing views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu and all the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga in eastern horizon with array of peaks, after a great climb descend back to base camp using the same route after feeling exhausted but feeling great to have done this marvelous adventurous climb on Mera peak.
From Mera Peak base camp return journey leads to pleasant walks without any problem of altitude gain, although the trail leads you with few ups and downs and then back into green surrounding within rich vegetations and tall trees on reaching at Khothy for overnight stop, a small cattle herder camp and shelter.
Morning walk continues leading into forest then with a steep climb on hills and continue walk on nice grassy meadow on the gradual path to reach our last camp of this trek at Thuli-Kharka.
After a pleasant stop at Thuli Kharka with a climb up to Kalo and Naulekh Himal and then downhill to Chhutang to reach a good well defined trail back to Lukla, walking few ups and downhill with last and final climb of an hour to reach at Lukla for last overnight in Khumbu and Everest region.
Morning as per our flight time transfer to Lukla air terminal and then board in the small plane for exciting half hour flight to reach the hustle and bustle of city life in Kathmandu.
Rest of the day free and relax your body and muscles from the great adventure on Mera Peak Climb and trek.
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