Mera peak (6,654 m) climbing trip is one of the most thrilling and adventure climbing trip in the Khumbu region, popular for adventurous ascending on the top of the peak, sneak around the up-close view of majestic Himalayas including the world’s highest mountains namely Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu and numerous other Himalayas nearby, also incredible landscapes, unique culture of legendary Sherpa and more.
Mera peak (6,654 m) is the highest peaks among the peaks opened for climbing between 6,000 to 8,000 meters in Nepal. The official record shows that it is the highest permitted peaks for climbing in the country. Located to the south of the Mt. Everest, Mera peak climbing trip is one of the frequently organized peak climbing trips among Footprint Adventure. This peak for the first time said to have explored and ascended successfully by the British team in the 1950s. Following their successful ascend, Mera peak been one of the most demanded peaks in Nepal for climbing in the Khumbu region.
We have carefully and specially devised itinerary in an order you to allow optimum options of building fitness and acclimatization so that you will easily be able to cope up with the high altitude sickness. The peak is technically a bit difficult and challenging for climbing, which means you need have adequate preparation and have climbing equipment such as ice axe, crampons, and other related peak climbing equipment apart from the adequate of clothing like down jackets/mitts, boots, sleeping bag etc.
The trail to Meera peak is undoubtedly filled with full of ice, slippery rock, sloppy hills, the fog keep enfolding while climbing up, but when you reach the top of the Mera peak beating the fog and all the arduous trails, you will undoubtedly be wrapped up with amazing sceneries of dozens of majestic mountains including the world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m) and numerous other spectacular Himalayas such as Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Amadablam (6,856 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (7,723 m), Chamlang peak (7,300 m) and other Himalayas nearby, it is therefore, Mera peak is touted to be the paradise for adventure seekers.
It is not that you will only have an opportunity to explore the majestic mountains, glacial lakes, glaciers, rocky and sloppy hills filled with snow but equally, you will also be amazed by the dramatic scenes and sceneries including the beautiful villages settled by the legendary Sherpa, explore their unique culture, every-day lifestyles, rituals, enjoy the local dishes and delicacies and also the amazing ancient Buddhist monasteries, mani, Chhortens and so forth. All these sights are worth exploring and lifetime experience.
The ultimate Mera peak climbing trekking begins with a short and exciting scenery flight to the mountain airstrip from Kathmandu to Lukla and then the trek continues alongside lovely Pangkongma, subsequently continue to Nashing Dingma, Chalem Kharka, Chunbu Kharka, where you will have a rest for one day for acclimatization. You will enjoy with greenery sceneries all across the areas and then you will continue trekking though lovely Hinku valley, Tangnag, continue trekking to Dig Kharka, Khare and then finally you will reach the base camp of Mera peak at the height of 5,300 meter height. You will have acclimatization. Once you are ready, you will move to higher base camp at 5,800 meter height and finally ascend to the Mera peak from the top of the peak, you will have awesome views of nearby Himalayas and dazzling landscapes in the bellow and exploring all around, you will retrace back down to Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu.