Mera Peak is a mountain which is in the Sagarmatha region of Nepal. At 6,476 metres (21,247 ft) it is classified as a trekking peak. Mera Peak has been one of the popular destinations for peak climbing. The first successful ascent was made by Col. Jimmy Roberts and Sherpa Sen Tenzing on May 20, 1953. From the summit of Mera Peak, other Himalayan peaks like Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Cho. And other can be seen easily.
It is the more popular among 33 peaks of Nepal. Beside the panoramic views at Mera it is also the highest peak. In fact it’s probably fair to say that the summit of Mera Peak is the highest point in the entire Himalaya.
-Porter (for two guest one Sherpa porters to carry baggage)
Day 01:Arrival at the Airport (1345m/4428ft)
Airport representative from our company pick you up from airport upon your arrival. Then transfer you to the hotel for short briefing about the trip. In the meantime, you can roam around the city to get familiar with new city or take a rest and relax.
Day 02:Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m/9186ft)- 35 min
After breakfast in the morning, we take flight to Lukla. This is 35 minute of astounding flight offering marvelous views of Everest range. In Lukla, you meet our supportive team and start trek to Phakding.
Day 03:Lukla to Chutanga (3050m/10006)- 4/5 hrs
From Lukla we trek to Chutanga. It is an easy trek and we trail through thick forest of silver fir, birch, pines and rhododendron trees. Then continuously descending to the pristine Rhododendrona & Pine sceneries, we reach Chutanga. Chutanga have many small streams and is a summer pasture.
Day 04:Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (3900m/1275ft)- 6 hrs
We pass through Zwatra La, climb and cross Kalo Himal Ridge in the Nau Lekh. Climbing uphill to the ridge with Buddhist prayer flags, we traverses across a boulder slope. We can view great scenery of Himalaya across Dush Koshi. And after viewing an impressive view, we walk for about half an hour and reach Thuli Kharka.
Day 05:Thuli Kharka to Kothe (4095m/13435ft)- 5 hrs
Today we leave Thuli Kharka and descend down to Hinku Valley.The trek is fascinating as we cross three ridges: Hinku River, Hinku Valley and Kothe. Plunging to the Hinku River and rambling toward Kothe, the trail possesses rhododendron forests and is full of tall Himalayan pines. We also happen to admire and view Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru.
Day 06:Kothe to Thangnak (4350m/14271ft)- 4 hrs
Our walk for today starts from the shadow of Mera Peak and along the ridge of Hinku River. Strolling couple of hours we reach Gondi hung and observe 200 year old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. Then after a short walk we reach Thangnak – Thangnak is situated in a wide U-shaped valley, dwarfed by surrounding mountains.
Day 07:Rest day at Thangnak
For acclimatizing in high altitude, we rest in Thangnak. It is very gorgeous place to make oneself surrounded with mountains from all side and we visit Sabal Tsho Lake. We also have to take acclimatization hike to cairn (5271m) which is on the flank of Kusum Kangguru (6367m).
Day 08:Thangnak to Khare (5045m/16551ft)- 3 ½ hrs
Moving slowly from east side of Thangnak, we follow to Dig Kharka from Dig Glacier and get to be amazed by stupendous view of Charpate Himal. As we trail further, we approach Hinku Nup and Shar Glacier. From here we reach khare for a lovely evening and to witness a beautiful north face of Mera Peak.
Day 09:Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17388ft)- 3 / 4 hrs
Walking through steps full of boulder, we reach Mera Base Camp. In the Camp our Guide will give you basic instructions and cautions you have to take in the ascent. You will learn climbing techniques, about different gears and information. Later in the evening, we talk with experienced climbers and gain some useful insights.
Day 10:Mera Base Camp to High Camp (5780m/18963ft)- 4 / 5 hrs
Today we initiate our trek from Base Camp and climb about 400 meters before reaching High Camp. High Camp is located right at the Base of Big rock making us feel warm and getting an opportunity to view great sunrise and sunset. Along the trek we can see stupendous views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Mr. Cho Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Kanchenjunga and others.
Day 11:Mera High camp to Summit and Return to Khare (6476m/21246ft)-
Mera Peak is asserted as the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Today is going to be our unforgettable day because we are going to ascend Mera. We usually wake up very early in Morning (around 2 am) and take our climbing equipments to summit. As we ascend, the first ray of sun hits the mountain and we can enjoy full view of amazing Mountain View from above. Spending some time in the summit, we take journey back to Khare.
Day 12:Khare to Kothe (3600m/11811ft)- 5 hrs
Rewinding our trip, we return back to Kothe for another wonderful evening and you can enjoy local wines and other treats.
Day 13:Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft)- 6 / 7 hrs
From Kothe, we ascend through thick and lush forest of rhododendron. After enjoying the hills full of rhododendrons, we reach Thuli Kharka - where we once more enjoy views of Mera North, Mera Central and South Face.
Day 14:Thuli Kharka to Lukla: via Zatrwa La Pass (2800m/9186ft)- 7 hrs
Leaving Thuli Kharka we ascend to Zatrwa La Pass making it the last day of trekking. From there we can view stunning view of Lukla valley and further trailing down, we reach Chutanga. We trek further from Chutanga till we reach Lukla village and conclude our climbing.
Day 15:Lukla to Kathmandu Flight – 35 min
Leaving mountains behind, we take flight to Kathmandu. Flights are scheduled in the morning and after we arrive at the Kathmandu airport, you are escorted to hotel and to witness the diverse culture in of Nepal – we do shopping & half day sightseeing (Swayambhunath-“Monkey Temple”). Later in the evening, you attend a dinner program as complementary from Sunrise Adventure Trek and celebrate successful summit.
Day 16:Transfer to Airport
After breakfast, we exchange our last good-bye and our airport representative drops you to the airport. You are dropped three hours prior to your scheduled flight for custom check out. Hopefully this will be a lifetime memory for you and never forget our gifted country, Nepal. Have a safe journey!