Mera Peak Climbing
Mera Peak Climbing

About Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing is a very famous peak in Nepal that is climbed by numerous climbers every year. It is the highest trekking peak in Nepal that stands 6,654 meters from the sea level. The trail leads you to the wilderness of the eastern Khumbu region where you will traverse through picturesque villages, lush green hills, and dense forests. Likewise, you will get to explore the Hidden Valley. Very few travelers have visited this place. The trail is mostly less crowded and offers pristine views.

During Mera Peak Climbing, you will get to witness diverse flora and fauna. As you will trek through villages, you get to see the culture and lifestyle of Sherpas and other local communities. Similarly, the stunning scenery will motivate you throughout the trail to reach the summit of Mera Peak. Along with that, you will see panoramic views of the Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlan, Makalu, Cho Oyu, etc.

From lush woods to alpine zone, huge glaciers, and rocky moraines, you pass by mixed climatic zone and terrain. From the Mera Base Camp, the route straightly goes to the summit. There are very few technical sections that you have to overcome before reaching the summit. If you are fascinated by this stimulating trip, then do contact us to know more about it.

Highlights of Mera Peak Climbing

  • Scenic flight to Lukla
  • An adventurous and steep trail
  • Experience different climatic zones and observe a huge variety of vegetation
  • Trek through Sherpa village and get to see their daily lifestyle
  • The trail offers outstanding scenery
  • Reach the top of Mera Peak
  • Witness the panoramic view of the Himalayas like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlan, Makalu, Cho Oyu, etc


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You will arrive at Kathmandu airport, where one of our team members will pick you up and take you to the hotel. Later, in the day, you can explore the vibrant streets of Thamel. End your day by joining a delicious welcome dinner organized by the company.

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner

This is a free day. You will visit nearby monuments and explore the local market in the morning. During the afternoon, you will prepare for the trip and pack all the equipment & clothing. 

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

Today, you will fly to Lukla early in the morning and begin trekking towards Piyan. You will be trekking on the opposite of the trail that leads to Everest Base Camp. 

  • Lodge
  • BLD

The trail descends and crosses a small bridge. Further, you trek on a slippery path and cross Kari La Pass. Walking through bamboo and rhododendron forest, you pass by narrow mountain trail. The trail offers a stunning view of Dudh Koshi Valley and leads you to Panggom village.

  • Camp
  • BLD

After having breakfast, you ascend through lovely rhododendron and bamboo forest. You ascend and reach Pang Kongma La, and further, descend crossing a thrilling rope bridge. The trail then climbs up to Nashing Dingma.

  • Camp
  • BLD

Trekking through pasture and lush green farming land, you ascend towards Surke La. The trail further leads you to Chalem Kharka, where you will be stopping for the night. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

The trail passes through lush rhododendron forest and rugged path. You then trek through grazing land and cross a small pass to reach Chunbu Kharka. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

Today, the trail moves above Hinku Valley and descends steeply. You then trek through lovely rhododendron forest and reach Khote.

  • Camp
  • BLD

The trail moves along the ridge of Hinku Khola. Taking a small lunch break at Gondishung, a summer herder settlement, you pass by 200-years old Lungsumgba Gompa. From here, you trek and reach Thaknak

  • Camp
  • BLD

Today is a free day for you to relax and explore around. You will also prepare for climbing and sort all the gears.

  • Camp
  • BLD

Following lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, you ascend to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers. The trail offers a stunning view of Charpate Himal. Further, you ascend on a steep trail that leads to Khare. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

You will begin trekking early in the morning. The trail moves to Mera La. From here, you further ascend to Mera Peak Base Camp through snowy and rocky slopes. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

You will spend a day at base camp before moving towards the Mera High Camp. Today, you will get a short briefing from your team leader on basic climbing techniques and the proper use of gears. You will go on short excursions to nearby places. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

The trail follows the angled snow slope that leads to Mera High Camp. On the way, you get to see superb views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlan, Makalu, Cho Oyu, etc. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

Today is the big day as you will be pushing towards the summit of Mera Peak. Climbing on an open snowfield, you reach a ridge. From here, you climb 50 meters long snow slope using Jumar and reach the top of Mera Peak. After spending some time at Mera Peak. You descend to the base camp for night stay.

  • Camp
  • BLD

This is an extra day that can be used during bad weather or flight delays. Keeping an extra day will always come in handy in case of an emergency.

  • Camp
  • BLD

Following the same trail, you descend to Lukla. You will also cross Zatrwa La Pass (4,600 m) on the way and get to see stunning landscape views. 

  • Camp
  • BLD

After having breakfast, you will fly to Kathmandu enjoying the last views of the Himalayas. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will move to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore around and have a relaxing night.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only

You can use this day as per your wish. If you want we can arrange guided sightseeing tour for you or just get a map and explore around. In the evening, you will join the farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast & farewell dinner

You will return to your home today. Our team member will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport as per your flight departure time.

    Good to Know

    Mera Peak Climbing route

    Mera Peak Climbing begins with a short thrilling flight to Lukla. From here, you begin trekking on the opposite route of Everest Base Camp Trek. The trail passes through many villages like Paiya, Panggom, Nashing Dingma, Chalem Kharka, and Chunbu Kharka along with crossing many passes and dense forests. From here, you gradually ascend toward Hinku Valley and reach Khare. You will then climb to Mera Peak Base Camp via Mera La. Further, ascend to the High Camp and move to the summit of Mera Peak.

    Best time to go Mera Peak Climbing

    Spring and Autumn are the best time of the year to go on Mera Peak Climbing. March to May and October to November fall under these two seasons. Because of stable weather, moderate climate, and clear sky, trekking in these months is the peak time. You will see many fellow trekkers on the trail.

    Mera Peak Climbing difficulty

    Climbing Mera Peak is difficult. Even though the route requires basic technical climbing skills, the high altitude makes the journey more challenging. You have to walk a minimum of 5 to 6 hours a day on mixed terrain. As the altitude increases, the walk becomes more tough. You need to be in good health and physical fitness to go on Mera Peak Climbing.

    Altitude Sickness Symptoms & Prevention

    Mera Peak Climbing is a high altitude journey that involves a huge risk of altitude sickness. It is also known as AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) and can happen to anyone regardless of age and physical fitness. To make sure, you do not have to suffer from AMS, we have added adequate rest days in our Mera Peak Climbing itinerary.

    Below you can read about symptoms and prevention of altitude sickness:

    Symptoms of altitude sickness:-

    • headache
    • nausea and vomiting
    • dizziness
    • tiredness
    • loss of appetite
    • shortness of breath

    Prevention of altitude sickness:-

    • Include an adequate number of rest days during the trek/climbing
    • Avoid climbing more than 300-500 meters a day
    • Make sure you're drinking enough water
    • Eat a light but high-calorie diet
    • Avoid alcohol
    • Avoid smoking
    • Inform your guide immediately so that he can take proper action on time
    • Drop down to lower altitude and rest for a few days until symptoms getaway

    Food & Water during Mera Peak Climbing

    As it is a camping trek/climb, all the meals will be cooked and served by our crew members. Our team members are professionally trained in cooking delicious meals. We will offer you a good variety of food options during the journey and make sure you will get all the required nutrients & calories.

    Accommodation during Mera Peak Climbing

    Mera Peak Climbing involves camping throughout the journey. We will carry all the tents and the required requirements with us. We provide high-quality sleeping tents to all the team members with a common dining tent and toilet tent. The tents will be carried and set by our trained porters. As you will be traversing in one of the very remote areas of Nepal, the chances of getting decent accommodation are very low.

    Mera Peak Climbing cost

    The cost of Mera Peak Climbing involves facilities like meals & accommodation during the trip, permits, ground transportation, and expenses of guide and porters. The cost of the packages many other things that you can check our cost excludes & include a section for more detailed information. Feel free to get in touch with us anytime for further information.

    Environmental Practices

    The protection and preservation of the environment while running adventurous trips is very important for us. We take many different measures during our journey to the unspoiled Himalayas. From encouraging not to use plastic water bottles to carry our waste down to the cities to get it recycled or composted are few of the actions that we are taking.

    Likewise, we also work closely with the locals of all the regions and help them either by providing a way to earn a living or donating. While traveling with us, you will not only explore but also contribute to the protection and upliftment of the region.

    Mera Peak Climbing Packing List

    We want you to know that you can rent or buy all the gears in Kathmandu. There are several options from medium range brands to high-end brands for all budget types.

    • Clothing
    • Sun hat/scarf
    • Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
    • Waterproof shell jacket
    • Down vest and/or jacket
    • Lightweight gloves/Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
    • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
    • Fleece/wool pants
    • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
    • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
    • Hiking boots with spare laces
    • Sunglasses with UV protection


    • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
    • Trekking poles
    • Headlamp
    • Trek bag-pack
    • Basic First Aid Kit
    • Daypack
    • Thermo-rest sleeping pad
    • Water bottles

    Climbing gears

    • Climbing harness
    • Ice ax
    • crampons
    • Mountaineering boots
    • AscenderDescender/Abseil device
    • Rope
    • Snow bar
    • Ice hammer
    • Helmet (optional)


    • Quick-drying towel/Small wash towel
    • Soap (biodegradable)
    • Toothbrush/paste biodegradable)
    • Deodorants
    • Face and body moisturizer
    • Nail clippers
    • Small mirror
    • Tissue paper/toilet roll
    • Anti-bacterial Hand wash


    • Trail Map/Guide book
    • Binocular
    • Reading book
    • Journal & Pen
    • Pencils and small notebooks
    • Camera with extra batteries