Mear Peak is high enough to be seriously challenging but does not require serious mountaineering skills being one of the least demanding peaks of this altitude. Let Clear Sky Treks guide you to the summit of this popular peak; neck high to the famous Himalayan giants. This peak rises to the South of Everest and dominates the beautiful and remote valleys of Hinku and Hunku. The ascent to this peak is made from the Mera La pass (5,415m/17,766ft) on the Northern Face, which connects the unpopulated valley of Hunku to the Hinku valley. The late Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tensing were the first climbers to conquer Mera Peak following this very  much. Mera Peak, standing tall at 6,476 meters, magnetizes adventure enthusiasts from across the globe. Its challenging yet rewarding terrain promises an expedition of a lifetime. Mera Peak Climbing, nestled in the Khumbu region of Nepal, presents an opportunity to delve into breathtaking landscapes, serenity, and an ultimate mountaineering experience.

Understanding Mera Peak Climbing: Mera Peak Climbing isn’t just a trek; it’s a saga of determination and awe-inspiring vistas. This section unravels the essential components of this expedition. What Makes Mera Peak Climbing Unique? Venturing through virgin landscapes and remote Sherpa villages, Mera Peak offers a unique blend of cultural immersion and mountainous grandeur. The mesmerizing views from the summit include five of the world’s six tallest peaks. Embarking on this journey, climbers witness the transition from lush forests to icy glaciers, providing a diverse and captivating experience.Planning Your Mera Peak Expedition: Embarking on the Mera Peak journey requires meticulous planning. From fitness preparation to obtaining permits and assembling gear, every aspect demands attention. This section provides an in-depth guide. Mera Peak Climbing: A Thrilling Experience. The Climb: Challenges and Triumphs: Ascending Mera Peak involves facing multiple challenges, including varying weather conditions, altitude sickness, and technical climbs. Despite these hurdles, the feeling of triumph upon reaching the summit is unparalleled.

Essential Gear and Equipment: Equipping yourself with the right gear is imperative. From ice axes to high-altitude sleeping bags, ensuring the right equipment significantly enhances safety and comfort during the climb.

Safety Measures and Acclimatization: Understanding the risks and taking necessary precautions is pivotal. Acclimatization breaks, proper hydration, and recognizing symptoms of altitude sickness are crucial for a safe climb.



Duration: 18 Days

Max Altitude: 6476m

Difficulty: Hard

Cost: USD $2750.00 to USD $3300 Per person

Country: Nepal

Activity: Climbing in Nepal

Starting Point: Kathmandu

Ending Point: Kathmandu

  • 1: Arrival day in Kathmandu Overnight in Hotel BB

    Clear Sky Treks & Expedition representative will greet you in an airport & transfer you  to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days.  We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage

  • 2: Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): Sightseeing and Climbing permit Preparation B/B

    Today after breakfast, we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites. We visit the historic Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, the famous ‘Monkey Temple’ Swayambhunath and the Buddhist shrine Bouddhanath, which is also one of the largest stupas in the world. After the tour, we get our equipment checked by our climbing leader, get introduced to fellow participants, and discuss our trip at Himalayan Glacier’s office. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • 3: Fly to Lukla and explore around Lukla (2730m/8954ft) BLD

    After breakfast, we will be taken to the domestic terminal of TIA for an early morning flight to Lukla. After flying above the breathtaking green and white mountains, we reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains. We spend the remainder of the day resting and acclimatizing. We explore the nearby villages or the bustling, small town of Lukla.  Overnight in Lukla. Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 4: Lukla to Chutanga (3,430 m/11,250 ft):5 hours. BLD

    Today, as our first day trek is an easy walk which leads eastwards, the path from here is less frequented than the other main trails from Lukla, walk follows through a number of hamlets and wood yards until we reach a thick forest of silver fir, birch, pines and rhododendron trees and bushes on the hill side below Nau Lekh also known as Kalo Himal Ridge, on this portion follow the Sherpa or the group as there are many path leading away from the main trail. There are many small streams with numerous places en route, whole of this area referred to as Chutanga which is a summer pasture. Explore the surroundings of Chutanga. Overnight in Chutanga.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 5: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4320m/13200ft) via Zwatra la (4600 m/14720 ft): 6 hours BLD

    We continue our trek the next day from Chutanga, the adventure begins with a steep climb to cross the Kalo Himal Ridge in the Nau Lekh range which separates the Khumbu from the Hinku Valley. A steep uphill climb brings us to a cairned notch in the ridge with a collection of Buddhist prayer flags at 4,450m. This small pass is called the Zatrwa Og, from here the path traverses across a boulder slope, round a corner and climbs once again to the Zatrwa-La at 4,600 m. In bad weather to find the path of our route can be quite misleading, so care should be taken but with fine weather, the views across the Dudh Kosi towards Karyolung and the Lumding Himal are very impressive, as well as the scenery across the rolling foothills of the Hinku Valley. From here less than an hour we reach Thuli Karkha. Overnight at Thuli Kharka.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 6: Trek to Kothe (3600 m, /11808ft): 5-6 hours BLD

    Following breakfast we follow a delightful descending trail across three ridges, before dropping steeply down to the Hinku River and a final uphill to Kothe  through lush rhododendron forests on the west side of the Hinku Valley . Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal and on our journey we get to admire beautiful hills dotted with rhododendrons. Overnight in Kothe.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 7: Kothe to Thaknak (4,350m/14,270ft): 4 hours, BLD

    We trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders’ settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, we pass a 200 year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thaknak, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in Thaknak.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 8: Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,486ft): 3 hours. BLD

    Leaving Thaknak, we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers, and then climbs more steeply to Khare. From here, we can view the Northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. After lunch one can engage in hikes in the surroundings of Khare. Overnight at Khare.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 9: Rest day in Khare/Acclimatisation: BLD

    Today the guides will carry out the last minute checking of the gears for the climb, and then arrange if any equipment becomes necessary to rent. Thereafter, we shall provide training on peak climbing techniques and the proper ways of using climbing gears such as the ice axe, climbing boots and crampons, harness, ascender, etc. The training will also include using ropes to go up and down. Although it is not mandatory to have prior training for Mera Peak Base Camp, we strongly believe that some training experience will boost your confidence and your climbing skills to increase the chances of scaling the summit as well as to fully enjoy the experience.  Overnight at Khare.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 10: Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m/17,384ft): 4 hours, BLD

    Today after breakfast, we walk through a boulder-strewn courseon a steep trail to reach Mera Peak Base Camp. Upon reaching the base camp, we rest for a while. If anyone feels the previous training was not sufficient and wants to train more to build confidence to succeed the climb, there can be an additional training on climb provided. Rest of the day would be to rest and prepare for the next day.  Overnight at Mera Peak Base Camp.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 11: Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m/18,958ft): 4-5 hours BLD

    We take the route through Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp today. Our path is along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. We set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho-Oyu, south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse. Overnight at Mera High Camp.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 12: Mera High Camp to Summit (6,476m/21,1907ft) and back to Khare (5045m/16,547ft): 8-9 hours

    This is a really big day for us as we will be summiting Mera Peak 6476m today. We wake up around 2 in the morning for breakfast. It’s going to be very cold in the beginning but soon we warm up as we continue up the glacier and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may attach to a fixed rope depending on the conditions. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take in amazing views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7 ,129m) and others. Later, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khare. Overnight in Khare.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 13: Reserve Day for Contingency BLD

    There is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day for the summit (day 12). Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera on day 12 due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day, we can use this day to walk back to Lukla at a leisurely pace.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 14: Khare to Kothe (3600m/11808ft): 4-5 hours, BLD

    We trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. After reaching Kothe, we celebrate our success by trying out local delicacies and wines. Overnight in Kothe.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 15: Kothe to Thuli Kharka: 5-6 hours BLD

    It is an uphill trek through lush rhododendron forests on the west side of the Hinku Valley to Thuli Kharka. Rhododendron is the national flower of Nepal and on our journey we get to admire beautiful hills dotted with rhododendrons. After reaching Thuli Kharka, we enjoy remarkable views of Mera North, Mera Central and South face.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 16: Thuli Kharka to Lukla: 6-7 hours BLD

    We begin today’s trek by ascending to Zatrwa La Pass. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La Pass we walk all the way down to Chutanga and then straight forward to the Lukla village. In the evening we enjoy dinner in the Himalayas of Nepal with our crew. Overnight in Lukla.

    Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

  • 17: Fly to Kathmandu B/B

    We catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu after our long mountain journey. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or do some souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may do that today. Our guides can help you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. There will be a farewell dinner in the evening to celebrate the climbers’ successful summit of the Mera Peak. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • 18: Final Departure

    Your adventure in Nepal comes to an end today! There is nothing to do but trade emails with your travel companions and organize your photos. A representative from Clear Sky Treks will take you to the airport, approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On your way home you’ll have plenty of time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.

Tour Accomodation

What's Included

  • All airport/hotel transfers

  • Clear Sky Treks has a philosophy with trip inclusions: as much as possible is included so that customers know the total cost of the adventure trip up front.

  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu

  • Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast

  • Teahouses in Trek and tented accommodation during climbing

  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in the mountain

  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles

  • All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking climbing leader (guide), cook, assistant climbing leader and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (1 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging

  • climbing gears in rent from Khare

  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)

  • All necessary paper works; trekking permits and Mera Peak climbing permit

  • Down jacket, four seasonal sleeping bag, Clear Sky Treks duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map (down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after trip completion)

  • Group mountaineering camping and climbing equipments-very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardwear tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments for climbing part

  • Travel and rescue arrangements

  • Welcome and farewell dinner

  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag

  • All government and local taxes

  • Trip Success certificate

  • What Is Not Included

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)

  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu

  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)

  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen

  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu(and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)

  • Travel and rescue insurance

  • Personal climbing equipments

  • Personal climbing guide if requested

  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled/boiled water, shower, etc.)

  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

  • Tips for guides and porters

  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section


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  • How long does it take to climb Mera Peak?

    The standard Mera Peak climb takes about 18 days, allowing for acclimatization and gradual ascent.

  • What is the best time to climb Mera Peak?

    The ideal climbing season is during spring (March-May) and autumn (September-November) for favorable weather conditions.

  • Is previous climbing experience necessary?

    While prior climbing experience is advantageous, Mera Peak can be attempted by fit beginners under proper guidance.

  • How difficult is the Mera Peak climb?

    Considered a moderately challenging trek, Mera Peak demands physical fitness and mental endurance due to high altitude and technical sections.