Mera peak climbing is gradually becoming popular among trekkers and novice climbers to have the feeling of hiking and climbing on snow and experiencing trekking in remote part of Khumbu region. The Peak itself rises to the south of Everest. The ascent of the peak is technically straightforward, however, the heavy snow and the maze of crevasses can make the way longer to the summit. Besides the charming of climbing Mera Peak , the trek to its base camp from Lukla is rewarding for experiencing little-visited and yet un-spoilt region of Nepal with densely forested hill sides. Mera Peak trek and climbing servers a gate way for high altitude trekking to go over Amphulaptcha Pass or Mingbo La and also for climbing on Baruntse, Chamlang and other Himalayas climbing.
There are several approaches to the base camp besides the easy and normal route which is mentioned below. The normal route for climbing Mera Peak is North Face Glacier from the Mera La. The base camp can be set up at 5,300m on the Hongu side in the moraine below the ice. Normally, high camp is set at 5,800m near a rocky outcrop on the Mera Glacier. The high camp proves to be one to the spectacular viewpoints in Nepal offering the panoramic views of Kanchanjunga, Chamlang, Makalu and Baruntse sweeping around from the east and Amadablam, Cho Oyu and Kangtega to the west. The giant faces of Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse appear in the north.
Mera Peak Climbing in Nepal Itinerary
Days 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu; transfer to the Hotel
Days 02 : Sight seeing around Kathmandu valley
Days 03 : Fly Kathmandu to lukla and trek to chutunga.
Days 04 : Rest day.
Days 05 : Chutunga – Croos Zetra Pass – Thule Kharka
Days 06 : Thule kharka – Tashing Ongma
Days 07 : Tashing Ongma – Khare
Days 08 : Rest Day
Days 09 : Khare- Mera La
Days 10 : Mera La High Camp
Days 11 : Spare Day. We Allow a spare day in case of bad weather
Days 12 : Summit back to Base Camp
Days 13 : Base camp (Khare) –Tashing Ongma
Days 14 : Tashing Ongma –Thule Kharka
Days 15 : Thule Kharka- Lukla
Days 16 : Fly Lukla to Kathmandu.