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Mera Peak Trekking

Facts of the trip

Trip Code: MPT21
Trip Duration: 18 days
Max. Altitude: 5190m
Grade: Challenging
Program Type: Trekking
Trek Start Point: Lukla
Trek End Point: Lukla
Accommodation: Teahouse
Meals: Breakfast, lunch , Dinner with tea/coffee
Mode of Travel: Adventures
Transportation: Car / Flight
Minimum Pax: 05
Best season: September to November and March to May

Mera Peak Trekking  & Climb one of the most impressive trekking peak and holds as the highest trekking peak among other over 6,000 meters, Mera Peak Trek & Climb leads into absolute isolation and in wilderness with natural surroundings away from villages and human settlements, this is truly a remarkable adventure into the most wild area of Hinku valley in eastern Khumbu region, located just south east from the giant world highest Mt. Everest offering amazing scenery of beautiful landscapes, hills and valley with high snow capped mountains.

Mera Peak treking is  highest summit stands at 6,461 meters and 21,190 feet, with climbing grade rated as PD ( Peu Difficile / a little technical difficult and walking on glaciers) the grade as per Swiss / French Alpine System, this trekking leads to enclosed and well hidden Hinku valley, in perfect isolation on the remote side of Khumbu and Everest region, this whole Hinku valley enriched in flora and fauna with dense pristine forest of rhododendron, magnolia, and birch, pine trees.
Mera Peak Trekking & Climb, on leaving the forest tree lines leads to arctic zone with ice, glaciers and moraine, starting the climb from High Camp at 5,780 meters, with proper rest and acclimatization in Mera Base Camp 5, 300 meters, the approach to the summit is straight forward climb with less technical challenge than other trekking peaks.
Our expert guides will fix ropes and make the path where necessary for safe climb to the top summit, from the top of Mera Peak, offers an overwhelming panorama of surrounding high mountains from Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Mt. Makalu all the way to Mt. Kanchenjunga in the far eastern horizon.
Mera peak trekking is magnificent adventure begins and ends with a sweeping scenic short flight to and from Lukla town, the gateway to Everest and to other wonderful area of Khumbu, walk leads through high passes, tranquil forest, summer pasture, and towards moraines and glacial lakes after an adventurous climb to Mera Peak, return journey on the same route back to Lukla, from here concluding this awesome adventure with scenic short flight back to Kathmandu, after completing this fascinating journey to Mera Peak trek and climbwith Unique Holidays excellent services and caring.


Day 01: Kathmandu to Jiri  by Bus 190 km.

Day 02: Jiri to Daurali or Bhandar

Day 03: Daurali or Bhandar to Sete

Day 04: Sete to junbasi

Day 05: Junbesi to Nunthala

Day 06: Nunthala to kharikhola

Day 07: Khari Khola to Surke

Day 08: Surke to Thuli Kharke

Day 09: Thuli Kharka to Chhatra book

Day 10: Chhatra book to Kothe

Day 11: Kothe to Thangnak

Day 12: Thangnak to Khahare Bise camp

Day 13: Khahare  Bise camp Rest for acclimatization

Day 14: Khahare Bise camp to Merala

Day 15: Merala Rest day for acclimazation

Day 16: Merala to Mera top and Mera High camp

Day 17: Merala to Khahare Bise camp

Day 18: Khahare bise camp to Thangnak

Day 19: Thangnak to Kothe

Day 20: Kothe to Chhatra book

Day 21: Chhatra book to Lukla

Day 22: Lukla to Kathmandu by flight

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) we complete our custom formalities at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu. Afterwards, there is a representative waiting for us at the gate who will take us to our hotel.  We can then spend the rest of the day taking a rest. Stay overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu: trip preparation:-We rest for most of the day and unpack. Our climbing leaders will check our set of climbing equipment to make sure that they are in good condition for our coming journey. We also get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss our trip.  Stay overnight hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla, trek to Paiya (Chutok) (2,730m/8,956ft): 30 minutes flight, 5-6 hours trek

We can catch an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and begin our trek to Paiya after landing at the Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. We walk on a jungle trail, cross a bridge over the Handi Khola and reach Surke Village. From here we continue moving south and cross the Chutok La pass before reaching the small settlement of Paiyan, also known as Chutok. Stay overnight Paiya.

Day 04: Paiya to Panggom (2,846m/9,337ft): 5-6 hours:-We descend for a while and reach a small bridge. From here the trail is slippery until we cross the Kari La pass. We walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests on a narrow mountain trail. On today’s trip we also get to be in awe of the Dudhkoshi Valley. We continue our trek to Panggom Village whose settlers are dependent on farming and trading. Stay overnight in Panggom.

Day 05: Panggom to Ningsow (2,863m/9,393ft): 4-5 hours:-We begin our trek after breakfast. After trekking out of Panggom, we cross the Panggom La pass. Then we ascend, walk on a steady path and turn north. We cross Peseng Kharka Khola first then after walking for some time, reach Peeng Kharka Danda. We cross Ningsow Khola (stream) before reaching the Ningsow Village. Stay overnight in Ningsow.

Day 06: Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2,800m/9,186ft): 7-8 hoursa:-From Ningsow, we climb first then descend for a while and climb some more to reach Ramailo Danda. From here we get extraordinary views of Mera Peak and Salpa. After ascending and descending on our trail, we enter the Makalu Barun National Park. Our trail from here to Chhatra Khola is called Pasang Lhamu trail. On the way, if we are lucky, we might even come across the elusive Red Panda. Stay overnight in Chhatra Khola.

Day 07: Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3,691m/12,109ft): 6-7 hours:-We walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak. After walking on a trail next to the the Majang Khola, we merge with another trail which moves alongside the Hinku Khola. Our trail moves straight ahead towards Tashing Ongma which has seasonal tea shops. We continue our trek and cross the bridge over the Sanu Khola before us reaching Kothe. Stay overnight in Kothe.

Day 08:  Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/14,297ft): 3-4 hours:-We trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders’ settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thaknak, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Stay overnight in Thaknak.

Day 09: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours:-Leaving Thaknak, we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers, and then climbs more steeply to Khare. From here, we can see the northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. After lunch we can hike in and around Khare. Stay overnight at Khare.

Day 10: Khare: Acclimatization and pre–climb training:-We have a separate day set aside solely for acclimatization and basic training just to prepare ourselves better for the Mera Peak climb. Our climbing leader will help us polish our basic climbing techniques and demonstrate the best ways to use our climbing gears like the ice axe, harness, ascender climbing boots and crampons. The training will also include learning the best climbing technique with the rope. Stay overnight in Khare.

Day 11: Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 6-7 hours:-We walk through a boulder-strewn course on a steep trail to reach the Mera Peak Base Camp. From here, we continue further through the Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp. Our path is along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Then we set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntset Mera High Stay overnight at Camp in the camp.

Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours:-This is a really important day for the expedition. We wake up around 2 in the morning for breakfast. It’s going to be very cold in the beginning but soon we warm up as we continue up the glacier and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may use a fixed rope if the climbing leader believes it’s required. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take in spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7 ,129m) and others. Later, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khare. Stay overnight in Khare.

Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency:-There is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day for the summit. Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera on the desired day due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, this day will not be required.

Day 14: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours:-We trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. After reaching Kothe, we celebrate our success by trying out local delicacies and wines. Stay overnight in Kothe.

Day 15: Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4,300 m/14,107ft): 5-6 hours:-We begin our trek to Thuli Kharka after breakfast. We climb up and descend, cross several tributaries of the Inkhu Khola before reaching a forked trail nearby Taktho. We choose the trail on our right and continue walking. Our trail passes by a Chorten after which we walk downhill on a steep trail. Next, we ascend to Thuli Kharka and pass by another Chorten on the way. Stay overnight in Thuli Kharka.

Day 16: Thuli Kharla to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass: 6-7 hours:-We cross the Zatrwa-La pass at 4,600. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La pass we walk all the way down to Chutang and then straight forward to the Lukla village. In the evening we enjoy dinner in the Himalayas of Nepal with our crew. Stay overnight in Lukla.

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu:-We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our guides can help you with both souvenirs shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the climbers’ successful summit of the Mera Peak. Stay overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 18: Final departure transfer from Hotel to international airport

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Your Program Duration = 18 days Days
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Cost Include

Cost included Item 

• All airport, hotel airport  transfers
• National Park permit & TIMS permit ( Trekking Information Management System)
• Flight fare from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu
• Accommodation in the tea house,food,  Tea/coffee during trek
• Guide:- including salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
• Porter:- including salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
• For guest:-Down jacket, Good sleeping bag (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)
• All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

Cost does not included 

• Food in Kathmandu ( Lunch & Dinner)
• Bakery food during the trek
• Nepal Visa fee
• International airfare from your country to Kathmandu and from Kathmandu
• Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
• Travel and rescue insurance if guest get mountain sickness and need to rescue helicopter.
• Personal expenses example (phone calls, laundry service , bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
• Tips for guide and porters

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    I have had an association with Dammaru over the last three years. My first trek with Dammaru was to the solu Khumbu region where he tailored a trek to suit our…

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    I have been trekking to poonhill on jan 07 for 6 days with Mr. Dammaru. Poonhill is so beautiful, so all I can do is just taking picture on poonhill. If you were planning to…

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  • In 2004 I was a member of a group of nine friends from Northamptonshire, UK, on a trek of the Annapurna Circuit in Nepal. Apart from one member, we were all approaching or over the age of 60 and were all well aware of the…

    Philip Pomeroy  Holcot, Northamptonshire, UK.
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