Mera Peak Climbing

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Trip Overview

Nepal, renowned for its towering mountains and breathtaking landscapes, beckons to every adventurer’s dream. At the heart of the Himalayas lies Mera Peak, an unrivaled adventure waiting to be explored. Soaring at 21,247 feet above sea level, Mera Peak offers a formidable challenge to climbers worldwide for climbing. Surrounded by towering mountains and pristine glaciers, this snow-capped summit stands as one of Nepal’s highest peaks, nestled in the Khumbu (Everest) valley.

Conquering Mera Peak not only tests your physical prowess but also presents a unique opportunity to witness the grandeur of Nepal’s landscapes and immerse yourself in its rich Sherpa culture. Join Leaf Holidays Treks and Expeditions for an unforgettable journey, starting from the vibrant capital city of Kathmandu and culminating at the summit of Mera Peak. In this guide, we will delve into the essential equipment and gear required for this challenging climb and provide you with a detailed itinerary for your adventure.

Equipment and Gears:

Climbing Mera Peak is a formidable challenge, demanding meticulous preparation and the right gear to ensure climbers’ safety and comfort. Here’s an overview of the essential equipment and gear:


  1. Base Layers: Long-sleeved tops and bottoms suitable for varying temperatures.
  2. Insulation Layers: Down jackets to provide essential warmth.
  3. Outer Shell: Waterproof pants and jacket to shield against rain.
  4. Trekking Pants: Lightweight, easily packable trekking pants.
  5. Gloves: Waterproof gloves designed for cold temperatures.
  6. Headwear: Sun hat and neck warmer to protect against sun and wind.

Camping Gears:

  1. Sleeping Bag: Suitable for sub-zero temperatures.
  2. Tent: Designed for high-altitude camping


  1. Mountaineering Boots: Cold and high-altitude-ready boots.
  2. Trekking Shoes: Lightweight and comfortable for acclimatization days.

Climbing Gears:

  1. Crampons, Ice Axe, Harness, Helmet.

Other Miscellaneous:

  1. Climbing Accessories: Sunglasses, Headlamp, Trekking Poles, Water Bottles, Water Purification.
  2. Personal Items: Passports and permits, Cash, Camera, Toiletries, Trekking Towels, Repair Kit.

Brief Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city
Day 03: Fly to Lukla and explore around Lukla (2730m/8954ft)
Day 04: Trek to Chutanga (3,430 m/11,250 ft): 3-4 hours
Day 05: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft) via Zwatra la (4600 m/14720 ft): 5-6 hours
Day 06: Trek to Kothe (3600 m, /11808ft): 5-6 hours
Day 07: Kothe to Thaknak (4,350m/14,270ft): 3-4 hours
Day 08: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 2-3 hours
Day 09: Acclimatization at Khare
Day 10: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17,384ft): 3-4 hours
Day 11: Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 4-5 hours
Day 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours
Day 13: Reserve Day for Contingency
Day 14: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours
Day 15: Kothe to Thuli Kharka: 5-6 hours
Day 16: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: 6-7 hours
Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 18:Transfer to the airport for the final departure

mera peak climbing map

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drop-offs in our own vehicles.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with rooms and breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek Climbing guide for climbing peak.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed holder Guide and Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including salary, insurance, equipment, domestic air fee, food, and accommodation
  • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, or early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Emergency expenses like rescues, and emergency medical treatment.
  • Personal insurance charges.
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)

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Trip Facts

Destination : Nepal

Duration : 18 Days

Price : USD 1900

Difficulty Level : Tough

Minimum Altitude : 1300m

Maximum Altitude : 6480m

Group Size : 2-15 People

Permits : sagarmatha national park permit, Tims card

Activities : Trekking, Hiking, Sightseeing & climbing

Transportation : Flight, Car & Jeep

Best Season : March, April, may, September, October & November

Accommodation : 3-4 star hotel in kathmandu, Normal hotel in Trekking

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