Mera Peak Climbing (6,476m) – the highest trekking peak in Nepal has been the goal of aspiring high altitude climber is of low risk since it was first climbed in 1953. Mera peak is a non-technical climbing snowy summit but still caters to so much thrilling fun while conquering it. Located in the northeast region of the Himalayas of Nepal. Mera Peak climbing adventure gives you a great opportunity to get high altitude experience in a relatively shorter time. Few days of trekking to Mera Base Camp via challenging, Mera-La Pass, and exceptionally beautiful Hinku valley is a great trekking experience.
Main Features of Mera Peak are:
- Expedition to climb Mera Peak (6,476m), the highest trekking peak in Nepal
- Enjoy snowy scenes of Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,516m) and Cho Oyu (8,188m)
- Get nice greetings and warm hospitality from the Khumbu region (Sherpa community)
- Take a walk in the most beautiful countryside
- A culturally enjoyable journey through vague and charming villages and forests
- Great for beginner mountaineers
How to Climb Mera
Before climbing the Mera Peak, our experience Sherpa will demonstrate to you how to climb, the high altitude techniques and use the Climbing gears. That makes more confidence for you to get the summit of Mera Peak. From the summit of Mera, you will able to capture an iconic view of 8000 meters Himalayas, Mt. Everest – 8,848m, Lhotse – 8,516m, Mt. Makalu – 8,363m, Mt Kanchenjunga 8,586m and the spectacular view of other Khumbu Himalayan range.
An adventure hike to Mera Peak begins at Lukla. Once you start climbing, make sure your body can digest the altitude before entering the Hinku Valley via the 4,600m Teng La Pass. Enjoy breathtaking views of the two peaks of the Kusm Kanguru and Lumba Sumba Glaciers during a spectacular trek along the Hinku Valley wilderness to reach Ghotar via Thule Kharka. Go higher and reach the Mela Base Camp in Khare.
Adapt well before crossing the elevated Mera La Pass at 5,415m and arrive at Mera’s lower base camp at 5,300m. Head to the final camp before climbing Mera Peak near the Dig Glacier. If the weather is nice, follow the instructions of the mountaineering guide to scale the summit. Stand on Mera Peak and enjoy the most beautiful views of Everest, Makalu, and several other peaks in front of you. In the second half of the Mera Peak climbing adventure, you’ll descend to Khare and follow the path back to Lukla.
Best Time to Climb Mera Peak
March-May before the monsoon and September-December after the monsoon are the most popular trekking time to trek Mera Peak. You can climb Mera Peak during the monsoon, but it will be quieter during this time. There is excitement and atmosphere of hikers in each trekking season, but if you want to check the weather conditions during trekking, be sure to stick to the high season.
Before trekking from base camp to Mera Peak, use the Sherpa-owned local Mountain Inn for overnight and dining as a responsible local trekking agency and sustainable tourism. We stay in the tent camp with full support with mattresses and hygienic catering services in the highlands, 24/7 back support by staff, and Sherpa climbing on the base camp. For safety reasons, we always carry life-saving oxygen in a mask with a first aid kit to provide good communication service.