Mera Peak Climbing Trip Overview:
This 21-day Mera Peak Climbing is indeed an ideal pick to prove yourself, your determination, and your life purpose. The thrill of Peak climbing in Nepal doesn’t have anything in common with regular trekking. It is indeed something out of the ordinary, something more special.
Unlike Island Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climbing offers a beautiful blend of both trekking and climbing which is interestingly startling. Among all the popular trekking peaks in Nepal, Mera Peak (6,476 m/21,247 feet) happens to be one of the highest with the most dramatic setting.
This 21-day Mera Peak Climbing itinerary takes you to the most stunning valleys, unlike Everest Base Camp which is still very untouched. Besides stunning views, the summit of Mera delivers a gorgeous view of the 5 world’s Highest mountains (Everest, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu) and its neighboring mountains.
NOTE: To make it hassle-free and less expensive we provide all the climbing gears that include twin sharing member tent, ropes, boots, Alpine Climbing Harness, Rappel device, crampons, ice-axes, etc.
Mera Peak Climbing Highlights:
Mera Peak climbing offers some of the most breathtaking and unforgettable highlights for trekkers and climbers.
- Offers spectacular views of Mount Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and Kanchenjunga, among other Himalayan peaks.
- Journey through diverse and scenic landscapes, from lush forests to high-altitude snowfields.
- Experience authentic Sherpa culture and hospitality.
- An opportunity to challenge your trekking and mountaineering abilities.
- Provides an uncrowded and serene experience.
- Allows for proper acclimatization to reduce altitude sickness.
- Serves as a stepping stone for higher Himalayan climbs.
- Experience remote wilderness, pristine from the modern world.
- Tests your physical and mental limits, leading to personal growth.
- Stunning Himalayan sunrise and sunsets from high camps.
The Cost of Mera Peak PERMITS:
To climb Mera Peak legally and safely, securing the necessary permits is critical. Permit costs vary based on seasonality and the chosen trekking agency. With changing regulations, it's best to verify current permit expenses and policies through the Nepal Mountaineering Association or reputable guides before your trek.
1. Mera Peak Climbing Permit:
As of now, the Climbing Permit cost for Mera Peak is:
- Spring Season (March to May)
USD 250 Per Person
- Autumn Season (September to November):
USD 125 Per Person
- Summer (June to August) and Winter (December to February):
USD 70 per person, regardless of group size
2. Makalu Barun National Park Entry Permit:
The Makalu Barun National Park is a protected area renowned for its abundant biodiversity and wilderness. Trekkers and climbers exploring this remote region are required to obtain a national park entry permit. Within the park's rich forests and alpine meadows reside a myriad of floral and faunal species like endangered Red Pandas, Musk Deer, Himalayan black bears, snow leopards, and over 3,000 plant varieties. The elusive yeti is also rumored to roam this isolated landscape, By obtaining the necessary permits, we can aid preservation of the Makalu Barun's delicate ecosystems.
The cost of Makalu Barun National Park Permit is USD 25 (or equivalent to NPR 3,000) for all foreign nationals. For SAARC country nationals its NPR 1,500.
These permit costs are subject to change, and other charges related to trekking guides, equipment, transportation, and other logistics might also apply.
Mera Peak Expedition Trip Summary:
Mera Peak Climbing trip begins with an arrival to the vibrant city of Kathmandu. Soon the adventure begins with a thrilling flight to the airport of Lukla. From Lukla, we skip the commercial trekking route and take the less-trodden trail towards the South. the trail progresses through lush forests and picturesque landscapes towards Panggom.
The trek continues taking you deeper into the beauty of remote villages and the serenity. Gradually our journey takes us into the most sensational setting of the stunning Hinku Valley. Soon the journey from Kothe becomes more challenging with the change in the terrain. The altitude increases, however, the view of majestic peaks ahead will keep you motivated.
Unlike the regular Mera Peak Trekking Trail, we have designed our itinerary that would provide excitement and breathtaking views. Besides, the itinerary cruises through the hidden sacred valleys of Panch Pokhari (5 Holy Lakes). In August during a full moon (Janai Purnima) a sacred festival is organized where hundreds of pilgrimages show up to worship the lakes. Walking past these religious lakes is very spiritual and the view is overwhelming. Moreover, it takes you to the very cultural settlements.
as you ascend further the dramatic landscape setting makes the journey more fascinating. Acclimatization is very crucial to the success of climbing peaks so we take a day's rest in places. The trek continues further to Base Camp where the accommodation changes to camping and camping food. The Climbing Clinical Course is conducted by your Climbing Guide along with your Group Leader. The terrain became steeper and more challenging as you ascended to Mera La, a high-altitude pass. The beauty of the landscape is both exhilarating and humbling.
Soon you will summit Mera Peak (6,476 m/21,247 feet) and descend back to Khare. The achievement of reaching the peak is sure to fill you with a profound sense of accomplishment. Eventually, you will arrive back in Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu the next day. It's indeed fun to reflect back on your incredible journey, sharing stories and memories of your Mera Peak Expedition.
Climbing Mera Peak is not just an adventure; it is a life-changing experience. The beauty of the Himalayas, the warmth of the Sherpa culture, and the sense of accomplishment at reaching the summit crafts memories that will stay with you forever.