Mera Peak climbing is one of the most thrilling and adventurous expedition journeys in the Khumbu Region. The journey is popular for the adventurous ascending on the top of the peak, sneak around the up-close view of the majestic Himalayas including the world’s highest mountains namely Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and numerous stunning Himalayas range nearby along with incredible landscapes, a unique culture of legendary Sherpa community, rich biodiversity and amazing hospitality during the climbing.
Mera peak (6,476 m) is the highest peak 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 peak for climbing in the country. Located to the south of the Mt. Everest, the Mera peak climbing trip is one of the frequently organized peak climbing trips among Footprint Adventure. This peak for the first time is said to have been explored and ascended successfully by the British team in the 1950s. Following their successful ascend, Mera peak has been one of the most demanded peaks in Nepal for climbing in the Khumbu region.
The entire journey is filled with adventure, excitement, and amazing guidance from the crew team. This amazing journey takes you across to the off-the-beaten paths of the Hinku valley. Crossing beautiful alpine forests, streams, meadows, and magical terrain along with beautiful villages makes this trip even more beautiful. You’ll be staying at guesthouses most of the time and we’ll acclimatize in higher elevations. The trail to Meera peak is undoubtedly filled full of ice, slippery rock, sloppy hills, the fog keeps enfolding while climbing up, but when you reach the top of the Mera peak beating the fog and all the arduous trials, you will undoubtedly be wrapped up with amazing sceneries of dozens of majestic mountains including the world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, Cho Oyu along with Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku along with numerous beautiful snowy peaks. The reason why Mera Peak is touted to be the paradise for the adventure seeker.
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 continuing to Gnashing Dingma, Chalem Kharka, Chunbu Kharka, where you will have a rest for one day for acclimatization. You will enjoy greenery sceneries all across the areas and then you will continue trekking through 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 meters height. You will have acclimatization. Once you are ready, you will move to a 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.
We have a carefully and specially devised itinerary in order for you to allow optimum options of building fitness and acclimatization so that you will easily be able to cope with the high altitude sickness. The peak is technically a bit difficult and challenging for climbing, which means you need to have adequate preparation and have climbing equipment such as ice ax, crampons, and other related peak climbing equipment apart from the adequate clothing like down jackets/mitts, boots, sleeping bag, etc.
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.
Highlights of Mera Peak Expedition
- UNESCO World Heritage Site excursion in Kathmandu.
- The short, scenic and adventurous flight to the world’s most dangerous airport is Lukla Airport.
- A pleasant and amazing off-the-beaten trek in the Mera Peak valley.
- Explore rich Sherpa other ethnic communities and their culture.
- A glimpse of Numbur and Nupla mountain when you land at Lukla Airport.
- Enjoy the acclimatization at the traditional village of Tangnang and explore the stunning views of mountains and glaciers.
- Summit is the highest peak climbing in Nepal as well as in Everest Region.
- Explore the night landscapes of green forests, Buddhist shrines, village settlements along with rich biodiversity.
- Enjoy the mouth-watering views of the world’s highest mountains such as Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Kanchenjunga.