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Mera Peak Climb

Trip code
Package name Mera Peak Climb
Duration 17
Max. elevation 6461 m
Level Difficult
Transportation Domestic flight and all ground transportation as per itinerary
Accomodation 3*** Hotel in Kathmandu and Tea House / Lodge / Camp during the trek
Starts at Kathmandu
Ends at Kathmandu
Trip route
Cost USD 0 per person



‘climb on top of Nepal’s highest trekking peaks around Khumbu region’
Mera Peak Climb with Himalayan Forever Treks, leads to enjoyable wonderful country walks, stuffed with full of exciting adventures.
Mera Peak towers high at 6,654 m / 21,825 feet, which makes as the tallest trekking peak in Nepal Himalayas. The height is mentioned as listed by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, a semi-Government body, which controls most of Nepal Trekking Peaks. Where all climbers must obtain a climbing permit and fees as garbage deposit, which is refundable after the climb. On showing the receipt after handing the garbage to Sagarmatha Pollution Control Committee in Lukla after completing the trek and climb. Mera Peak Climb, the adventure starts from Lukla after flying from Kathmandu on a small aircraft.
The trek takes you far from human habitation, away from villages and towns towards sheer wilderness; in the harmony of mountainous terrains.
The journey leads on off-beaten trails, where few groups of trekkers and climbers often venture. For the climb of Mera Peak and to Baruntse Himal or to traverse high Amphu Labtsa, reaching towards Imjatse valley.
The adventure follows to high Naulekh or Kalo Himal, crossing Zatwar-La pass to enter the hidden Hinku valley. Where the route leads to our main destination at Mera Peak base camp, the walk follows through lovely woods. Lined with rhododendron, juniper, pine, and fir trees past a few cattle herder summer camps reaching a wide meadow at Thangnag. 
A small temporary settlement with few huts serving as tea-house and shops for travelers amidst the tranquil wilderness.
The Hinku Valley lies hidden between massif peaks Kusum Khanguru, Naulekh, Peak 41 and 43 with Hongu peak. From Thangnag walk heads east as tree lines slowly disappear, for arid mountainous landscapes. Reaching close to Charpatte Tal, a four-sided glacial pond dammed by huge rocks and boulders.
The route then comes to an end reaching Khare close to Mera Peak base camp, setting overnight camp. At Khare as the base camp for the ascent of Mera Peak summit bid, adding extra High Camp. To make the climb accessible, short, and safe to make the adventure successful; as well as having ample time for practice climb and acclimatization. 
Mera Peak Climb in the past decades, it was much easier of least technical effort to negotiate. At present in the last few years, the route has changed slightly, making the climb from grade ‘F’ to ‘PD’. 
It means Facial Easy to ‘Per Difficult’ with few short technical sections due to the movement of glaciers, which have created crevices. 
The grading we have used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems, which are popular around the world; for a day or two alpine-style climb.
The climb from Khare leads to the main Mera Peak base camp and towards the glaciated valley of the moraine of rocks, and ice. 
Reaching the High Camp of Mera Peak, close to Mera-La pass which leads to another scenic Hongu valley and Panch Pokhari.
Setting High Camp right beneath the towering North Face of Mera Peak, starting the climb early morning before dawn. The climb is led by our native expert climbers and mountaineers, taking care of a few technical sections and crevices.
Following steep snowy slopes with the strenuous climb, using the support of an ice-axe, wearing crampons. Then eventually with a final push reaches you on top of the Mera Peak summit. Enjoy the jaw-dropping panorama of the surrounding giant mountain range, facing Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam. Includes views of Baruntse Himal, and Mt. Makalu as far as Mt. Kanchenjunga on the Far East horizon.   
Feeling on top of the world standing on the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalayas, descending safely to Khare. Return journey on the same scenic route to Thangnag, Kothe, and Thuli Kharka, the over Zatwar-La pass to Lukla.  
Enjoy the last overnight celebration in the comfort of a nice cozy lodge at Lukla. Next early morning a short flight brings you to Ramechap airport and then to Kathmandu. After a glorious experience and adventure on Mera Peak Climb with the grand service of Himalayan Forever Treks.

Top 10 Tips For Climbing Mera Peak

More Acclimatization on Mera Peak
More Getting Used to the Altitude on Mera Peak In order to lower the chance of altitude-related sickness, our Mera Peak climbing plan includes enough days for acclimatization at key locations during the journey. This helps climbers adjust slowly to the higher altitude, decreasing the risk of altitude sickness.

Climb With Experts
Climbing Mera Peak is a significant undertaking that requires technical expertise, local knowledge, and logistical support. Adventure Peaks offers experienced guides, well-planned itineraries, and a dedicated support team to ensure a safe and successful climb.

Challenge Mera Peak is considered a somewhat challenging trekking peak, best suited for seasoned trekkers with some mountaineering background. The ascent includes navigating glaciers, crevasses, and steep inclines, necessitating a solid fitness level and endurance.

Training for Mera Peak
Getting ready for Mera Peak requires a thorough training program that covers cardio, strength, endurance, and altitude simulation exercises. It is crucial to enhance both physical and mental capabilities to overcome the obstacles of the climb.

Mera Peak Support Team
Our experienced support team comprises skilled guides, porters, and support staff who are well-versed in the nuances of the Mera Peak climb. They ensure that climbers are well-catered for, safe, and supported throughout the expedition.

Mera Peak Emergency and Evacuation
Safety is our top priority, and our team is equipped to handle emergencies effectively. In the event of altitude sickness or other medical issues, we have protocols in place for swift evacuation and medical assistance.

What the Adventure Involves
The adventure of climbing Mera Peak includes hiking through unspoiled nature, navigating tough terrain, crossing lofty mountain passes, and ultimately reaching the peak of one of the highest trekking peaks in Nepal. It requires endurance, skill, and motivation in the midst of stunning Himalayan scenery.

Why Climb with Adventure Peaks
When it comes to climbing Mera Peak, Adventure Peaks stands out for its exceptional knowledge, tailored assistance, and top priority on safety. Our track record speaks for itself, with numerous successful climbs and happy climbers to vouch for the unforgettable adventure we provide.

Trip Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu 1,320 m and transfer to hotel.

On arrival at Kathmandu, Nepal International Airport our guide and staff will meet you with traditional welcome. After knowing the staff of Himalayan Forever Treks, a short drive to your hotels. Located in the heart of a city within an exciting Thamel area, an interesting place where most good hotels and restaurants situated. Reaching at the hotel, check your lovely rooms, after getting refreshed join in for group briefing. Provided by your guide or Group Leader, offers useful and important information of the treks, climbs, hotels and local lodge, as well of camping on treks and climb. 

Includes details of the local culture with do’s and don’ts, evening a group welcome dinner in a nice Nepali Restaurants.

Day 2 : Morning tour of Kathmandu heritage sites

Morning after breakfast, our city and cultural guide meets the group at the hotel for exciting tour. The drive leads in the heart of Kathmandu city, where interesting historical Durbar Square / Palace Courtyard located. The right spot to observe Nepalese cultures. Tour of ancient monuments listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites, next tour takes you to old Swayambhunath Stupa of more than 2,600 years history.  A Buddhist monument situated on a hillock west of Kathmandu city outskirt, the famous landmark of the country.

Kathmandu Durbar Square:

Kathmandu Durbar Square, also known as Hanuman Dhoka Square, stands as a testament to the city's royal history. Surrounded by ancient palaces, courtyards, and temples, this UNESCO World Heritage Site encapsulates centuries of Nepalese architecture. The square served as the royal palace for the Malla kings and later the Shah dynasty.

Upon entering, visitors are greeted by the magnificent Hanuman Dhoka Palace, a complex adorned with intricately carved wooden windows and doors. The Kumari Ghar, home to the living goddess Kumari, adds an air of mystique to the square. The Kumari, a prepubescent girl chosen as the living embodiment of the goddess Taleju, occasionally makes appearances at her window, captivating onlookers.

Exploring the narrow alleys surrounding the square reveals hidden courtyards, shrines, and vendors selling traditional artifacts. The combination of historical charm and vibrant street life makes Kathmandu Durbar Square an unforgettable destination.

Pashupati Nath:

A short journey eastward leads to the sacred grounds of Pashupati Nath, one of the holiest Hindu temples in the world. Nestled on the banks of the Bagmati River, Pashupati Nath is dedicated to Lord Shiva and draws pilgrims from across the globe.

The main temple, adorned with intricate wood carvings and golden spires, stands as the focal point of the complex. Only Hindus are allowed into the inner sanctum, but visitors can witness the rituals and ceremonies from the eastern bank of the river. The atmosphere is infused with spirituality as devotees perform rituals, sadhus (holy men) meditate, and the scent of incense wafts through the air.

Pashupati Nath is not only a religious site but also a reflection of Nepal's rich architectural heritage. The surrounding area, with its ancient statues, shrines, and ghats, provides a serene backdrop to this spiritual haven.


Heading northeast from Pashupati Nath, the journey culminates at the iconic Boudha Stupa, a symbol of Buddhism and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The colossal white dome, adorned with the watchful eyes of the Buddha, dominates the landscape, creating a serene and contemplative ambiance.

The Boudha Stupa is encircled by a bustling market, where locals and tourists alike peruse a plethora of shops offering Tibetan artifacts, prayer flags, and traditional handicrafts. The rhythmic prayer chants, the spinning of prayer wheels, and the fluttering of colorful flags create a mesmerizing atmosphere.

The stupa itself is a marvel of symmetry and symbolism. Pilgrims circumambulate the structure, spinning prayer wheels and offering prayers, while monks in nearby monasteries engage in their daily rituals. As the sun sets, the stupa is illuminated, casting a tranquil glow that adds to the spiritual aura. From here back to hotel for lunch, and then get ready for exciting scenic drive to Manthali town at Ramechap district for overnight halt. The next morning for short flight to Lukla.

Day 3 : Drive to Manthali, Fly to Lukla 2, 820 m and trek to Chutanga 2,645 m - 04 hrs.

Morning transfer to Manthali town small airport for panoramic flight to Lukla, board in a small aircraft. The flight heads east with stunning views of Himalayan peaks facing Mt. Everest, as the plane makes a smooth exciting landing at Tenzing & Hillary Airport in Lukla. A moderate town, first day walk starts heading north beyond Lukla towards isolated areas. The trail follows with gradual climb into deep green forest of rhododendron and pine trees. 

After few hours of pleasant trek reaching Chutanga, a place with a small hut amidst forest surrounding. Our first overnight halt in tented camp, supported by separate kitchen unit of cook, kitchen hands. Includes trekking staff, guide and porters.

Day 4 : Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m / 14, 104 feet -06 hrs.

From Chutanga, morning walks starts heading for a steep climb to a rocky ridge uphill of few hour. As the climb proceeds reaching top of Naulekh or Kalo Himal, facing grand views of Lukla town with the airstrip. Overlooking scenery of Dudh Koshi and peaks of Kongde and Numbur Himal towards south. Walk continues heading over Zatwar-La pass, above 4,700 m high pass with long descent to Thuli-Kharka for overnight camp. From here into the hidden valley of Hinku amidst lovely forest surroundings.

Day 5 : Trek to Kothe 3,691 m / 12,107 feet -05 hrs.

After a pleasant overnight in Thuli-Kharka, having good breakfast served from our camping kitchen. Walk onwards within Hinku valley enclose by high mountains and rocky hills, the area is less visited by main flow of trekkers. 

The trail follows through serene forest of rhododendron, juniper, oaks, pines and fir trees. A lovely gradual walk with few short up and down of more than 4 hours to reach Kothe. A nice spot and a temporary summer grazing place of cattle herder. Overnight camp is set on a grassy meadow within tall tree lines with time for rest and enjoy the surrounding views.

Day 6 : Trek to Thangnag 4,358 m / 14, 295 feet-06 hrs.

Today walks leads to a small settlement at Thangnag, an interesting walks in the heart of Hinku valley. Moring starts towards a wide open country past few cattle herder with temporary huts and shades. Walk follows to cross a small bridge reaching a lovely areas at Gondaishung. An interesting spot adorned with more than two hundreds old small Gompa / monastery at present is more of a shrine. 

In early days it was a retreat and meditation hermitage for many Buddhist monks and priests. From here walk leads to another hour to Thangnag, our overnight camping spot. A small temporary settlement, at present with few smaller huts serving as tea houses and shops for trekkers and porters.

Thangnag, a lovely area with wide grassy field for overnight camping surrounded by hills, facing views of high towering snow peaks.

Day 7 : Rest day at Thangnag for acclimatization and hike.

A perfect altitude and place for rest to support acclimatization at 4,356 meters high. Enjoy the leisure day taking short hike around the view point for stunning mountain scenery. Views of Peak 41 and 43 rises high above 6,769 meters with glimpse of Mera Peak in the east direction.

Day 8 : To Khare near Mera Peak base camp 5,045 m / 16, 548 feet- 04 hrs.

After an enjoyable rest day at Thangnag, walk towards our ultimate destination to Mera Peak base camp. Morning walk heads on a gentle path of few hours facing grand views that surrounds Hinku valley. As walk progresses leaving the tall tree lines and forest behind for sheer mountain wilderness.

Walk leads to arctic zone landscapes of rocky moraine of ice and glaciers on leaving the trees and vegetation behind. Reaching close to Charpatte Tal, the fresh water pond dammed by rocks and boulders, a square shaped glacial pond.

The trail leads to climb over cairns and rocky moraine, continues uphill walk for some hours, and then downhill. Reaching at Dig Kharka, walking across a big boulder strewn with high ridges to end the walk at Khare. Where our overnight camp is set to establish our base camp for the climb. The area is close to actual base camp of Mera Peak, amidst rocky and snowy landscapes. 

Day 9 : At Khare pre-climbing and acclimatization.

Another pleasant rest day at Khare for acclimatization and preparation for the climb of Mera Peak. At Khare our guide will train the member with practice and exercise on rocks, ice walls. Close from the camp, and providing information technique of using crampons and ice axe for the climb. Rest of the day preparation for next day climb to the summit Mera Peak.

Day 10 : Climb to Mera High Camp 5,780 m / 18,958 feet - 06 hrs.

A leisure morning walk towards High Camp, adding extra camp make the climb much easier and shorter. Start the climb, leaving the base camp for final summit bid, normally most climbers makes the ascent from base camp in a day. But to be safe, having higher camp will be a great advantage to reach the summit on time. 

The climb from base camp leads across Mera La pass to reach High Camp, after hours of hard walks. Finally ending the day on reaching High Camp, the tents are fixed on best available level ground.

Afternoon at leisure rest to preserve energy for next early long climb and descent. 

At High Camp our guides will gets busy checking the route for next early morning climb. Mera Peak, although does not involves technical effort, but needs to be cautious, equipped with necessary gear as per the instruction of our expert climbing guide. 

Day 11 : Climb Mera Peak summit 6,654 m / 21,825 feet back to Khare-08 hrs.

Start the climb before break of dawn, as early morning will be quiet with less wind and cold chill breeze. Follow our lead guide, heading towards a snowy slope ledge, can be quite strenuous as altitude gains rapidly. But taking slow pace having time for short stop, and being breathless will add more comfort on high altitude climb. After hours of continues uphill facing views of the summit will be like a mirage, reaching higher and higher. Then finally on top of Mera Peak summit, stop and catch your breath and then enjoy the triumph.

Feeling in high spirits standing on the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalayas surrounded by tiers of snow-capped peaks. Enjoy the dramatic scenery of giant mountains overlooking Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse in the North. 

Includes views of Ama Dablam, and Mt. Makalu with Baruntse Himal towards east, facing as far towards Mt. Kanchenjunga in the Far East direction.

After a joyful moment on top Mera Peak, descent with care, safely to High Camp and continue walk to Khare. Rest of the day relax and enjoy the views before heading back to Lukla.

Day 12 : Trek to Thangnag 4,356 m - 05 hrs.

Start packing and collecting all the garbage, leaving nothing but your footprint. Return journey will be more enjoyable after the victory climb on top Mera Peak, leaving Khare back into lush vegetation and tree lines. As walk leads to Thangnag

for overnight camp in a lovely surrounding.

Day 13 : Trek to Thuli-Kharka - 06 hrs.

Retracing the journey back to Thuli Kharka, feeling great and good spirit without the worry of altitude problem. Walk follows on pleasant trail with few short ups and down to overnight camp on a nice grassy meadow at Thuli-Kharka.

Day 14 : Trek to Chutanga via Zatwar-La pass 4,610 m - 05 hrs.

After a last overnight around the hidden valley of Hinku, morning walk leads to steep climb to the ridge of Kalo Himal / Naulekh. Cross over Zatwar-La Pass overlooking grand views of surrounding snow-capped peaks with Dudh Kosi River with green valley. From the top steep downhill to Chutanga for last overnight in tented camp before Lukla.

Day 15 : Trek to Lukla 2, 846 m - 04 hours.

Last day walk of the adventure, morning leads on pleasant forested path with short descent towards Lukla. An enjoyable final trek of the journey, then finally ending the day by afternoon time reaching Lukla for last overnight stop.

Rest of the day enjoy browsing around the street and markets of Lukla, one of the popular mountainous town of eastern Nepal. Lukla the gateway to various treks and adventure around Khumbu and Everest region.

Day 16 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu with afternoon free at leisure.

Having early breakfast, a short walk to Lukla’s Tenzing & Hillary airport as plane arrives from Ramechap or Kathmandu. Board on a small aircraft for swift short flight to land at Manthali small airstrip. After a pleasant and exciting flight, taking a scenic interesting drive back at Kathmandu. Rest of the day at leisure for individual activities and shopping souvenirs of Nepal. 

Day 17 : International departure for homeward bound.

Last day in Nepal and at Kathmandu, get ready for final departure as per your international flight time. Himalayan Forever Trek guide and staff transfer you to the airport. Bidding farewell to the guide and staff as you depart for homeward bound flight, after a wonderful experience and great adventure on Mera Peak Climb.


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