Mera Peak Climbing

22 Days

Climbing Mera Peak is one of our favorite mountaineering adventures, and we’d love to show you around this beautiful part of Nepal.

Majestic Mera Peak (6470m) highest elevation “trekking peak” that can be climbed in the Himalayas to this day is Mera Peak in Nepal’s Everest Region.

From the top, you can see some of the most breathtaking vistas in the world, including Everest, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, and many more majestic Himalayan peaks. Mera Peak is an excellent choice for climbers of all skill levels because to its relatively easy technical aspects with our highly experienced guides who will accompany you.

First to Summit Mera Peak

On May 20, 1953, Sen. Tenzin and Jimmy Roberts became the first to reach the peak of Mera.

After a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, the Everest region’s climbers will set off on foot through dens forests filled with rhododendrons, across placid streams and yak pastures. Traditional climbers’ routes to Mera Peak base camp begin with a breathtaking valley, Sherpa people call this valley home.

Best Times for Climbing Mera Peak

March–May and September–December are the best times of year for climbing Mera Peak. There are two options for lodging: tents and charming, traditional teahouses. With the help of the guides, you will get an unforgettable cultural experience of local traditions.

The many sceneries seen throughout the walk, ranging from rocky, icy mountain slopes to lush flora, make possible an eye-pleasing and memorable excursion. Although the technical aspects of Mera Peak are often easy, the high Himalayan heights make it a physically demanding climb. Climbers should be aware that training is necessary in advance.

Nepal Everest Region is graced by the majestic Mera Peak. Our team of highly-experienced guides is here to ensure that climbers of all skill levels enjoy an unforgettable adventure : it offers the highest authorized perspective from a hiking mountain, due to the hidden, natural beauty .


From KTM to Lukla, we have a quick and enjoyable 35-minute flight. Not only will you get to take in a breathtaking panorama of the Himalayas on Incredible Himalayan Sherpa Adventure, but you’ll also get to experience the warm hospitality and fascinating customs of the Sherpa people. The importance of genuine experiences is high on our list, and our expert local guides will do just that by introducing you to their way of life.

No big, impersonal groups here; instead, you may book any of our treks as a personalized excursion. Embark on an unforgettable journey to the peak of Mera Peak with Glance Tours and Tours.

+ Route Chopping is an Option
Instead of returning to Lukla, you have the option to arrange for a helicopter flight back to Kathmandu.


If you seek an exciting and challenging adventure, the Mera Peak Climbing expedition is an ideal choice. With Glance Tours and Treks, rest assured that your trip will be smoothly and securely organized. Our travel experts and guides are always available to address any inquiries or concerns you may have about this extraordinary journey. Embark on this thrilling expedition to immerse yourself in the majestic beauty of Nepal’s peaks and create unforgettable memories.

Trip Highlights

  • Summit 6470 meters, the highest hiking peak in Nepal
  • Immerse yourself in the lively and welcoming Sherpa culture and learn about its rich legacy.
  • Extremely difficult climb suitable for climbers of all skill levels, led by an expert who will ensure that each participant has an unforgettable adventure.
  • Stunning scenery throughout the way to the peak
  • Panoramas of the majestic Himalayan peaks, including Everest, Kangtega, Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, and Nuptse, as well as many more
  • Authentic cultural experience in the comfort of a Sherpa village teahouse with the help of a knowledgeable guide

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary

Taking a plane to Kathmandu and seeing the Himalayas unfolded is an unforgettable experience. Your aircraft will arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) at 1350 meters after you have secured a Nepal entry visa, which may be obtained in advance or upon arrival. Depending on the volume of passengers in line, the visa procedure at Kathmandu TIA may take up to 45 minutes. Visit the Department of Immigration Nepal website, which is the official website of the Nepali government, for information on entrance visas. Once you pass through the gate, our representative will be waiting for you with a sign with the name of the firm. The representative gives you a Tibetan scarf as a welcome gift and drives you in a private vehicle to the hotel. Trek briefing, followed by an invitation to a welcome meal hosted by the host family.
[Meals included: Welcome Drink]
Spend the night at a hotel (1350 meters)

Having our breakfast at the hotel in Kathmandu, we go for Tribhuwan International Airport in the morning. The duration of our landing at Phaplu Airport in Nepal is 25 minutes. Next, we go to Khari Khola, which is around a 3-4 hour journey from Phaplu Airport by vehicle. The picturesque landscape of rolling hills, thriving settlements, fertile agricultural fields, and abundant crops enhances the journey's pleasure. Subsequently, we arrive at the teahouse and take respite.
[Meals provided: Breakfast] Stayed overnight in a teahouse located at an altitude of 2050m/6270ft.

Right after an early morning meal, we proceed on our hike along a challenging uphill path that leads us through Bupsa and across the Poyan Khola river. As we ascend towards Khari La, situated at an altitude of 3081m, we traverse various villages including Kharte and Nyungso, until we reach the picturesque village of Pangom.
Stay overnight in a teahouse located at an altitude of 3275 meters or 10744.75 feet.

Our journey takes us to NingSo as we climb over Nankung La (3110m), where we are treated to a magnificent view of Mera Peak. We then descend down Sibuje (2770m) and finally reach a pleasant campsite at Ning So.
Stay in a teahouse located at an altitude of 3160m/10367.45 ft. for one night.

The journey starts with a rigorous ascent to a height of 3280 m, offering breathtaking panoramas. We persist in our ascent until we reach the summit, after which we embark on a descent towards our lunch place by the river, situated at an altitude of 2850 m. We go on our journey to reach the Bamboo forest, where we will stay overnight in a lodge.
Stay in a teahouse located at an altitude of 3580m/11745.41 ft. for one night.

Today, we made progress through the thick forest teeming with Rhododendron, oak, pine, and juniper trees.Throughout our hike today, we will have the opportunity to see awe-inspiring vistas of Mera Peak and the other majestic snow-covered summits. We will descend rapidly to the Hinku River and then ascend upward to reach Kothe. Located on the western side of the Hinku Valley, this area provides hikers with an untouched natural environment characterized by abundant plant life.
Stay in a teahouse located at an altitude of 3,600 meters (11,808 feet) for one night.

The path will traverse Lungsumgba Gompa, a structure that was constructed some two centuries ago. Here, we may locate the Mera Peak together with its path depicted in rock, showcasing an impressive example of rock carving architecture. The trip continues along a straightforward path that leads to the summer grazing region of Thangnak, where one may find stores and many high-quality tea rooms.
Stay in teahouse overnight at an altitude of 4,350 meters (14,270 feet).

The day consists of a relatively brief period of three to four hours dedicated to climbing from Dig Kharka to Khare, which is the Mera Peak Base Camp situated at an altitude of 4,900m. The route ascends sharply from Tangnag to a location adorned with prayer flags, providing a panoramic view of the glacier descending from Kyeshar summit. The route becomes less challenging as we ascend the valley beyond Dig Kharka, with just one more, more steep ascent remaining to reach the lodges at Khare. We will dine in Khare and then enjoy a leisurely day without any scheduled activities. Khare offers magnificent vistas of Mera, Charpati Himal, Kyeshar Peak, and other towering Himalayan mountains.
Stay overnight in a teahouse located at an altitude of 5,045 meters (16,486 feet).

At Khare, we will have a day dedicated to acclimatization. During this day, we will have the opportunity to go up to the glacier at Mera La. This will allow us to practice our skills in using ice axes, crampons, ropes, and jumars. A comprehensive equipment inspection will be conducted in Khare, and it is really feasible to rent equipment at this location. Kindly be aware that equipment inspections and attendance at all practice sessions are mandatory prior to the ascent.
Stay overnight in a teahouse located at an altitude of 5,045 meters (16,486 feet).

Following breakfast, we traverse a path littered with large rocks to reach the Base Camp of Mera Peak. To reach Base Camp, we must traverse a difficult terrain spanning around 260 meters. This journey typically takes roughly 2 to 3 hours. Following our midday meal, we engage in a hiking activity and then make our way back to the camp.
[Meals provided: Lunch and Dinner]
Stay overnight in a tent at an altitude of 5400m (17716.54 feet).

Upon departing from Khare, we shall go towards the base camp of Mera mountain. Our route steadily ascends towards the Mera Glacier. We will ascend sharply towards the summit of the glacier before proceeding horizontally down the glacier to ultimately reach the base camp of Mera mountain. Upon leaving the camp, we will go and traverse the path that ascends over Mera La pass, continuing our walk via rugged and often snow-covered trails towards Mera Peak High Camp. The path traverses the concave area and thereafter ascends the terrain to the right of the protrusion, leading to a substantial rocky platform next to the glacier following a further cautious hike. Upon reaching the high camp, our team of Sherpas will promptly establish the camps and do essential inspections of our climbing equipment. The high camp location offers breathtaking views of Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Baruntse, and Chamlanag.
[Meals provided: Breakfast and Lunch]
Stay overnight in a tent at an altitude of 5,780 meters (18,958 feet).

Day 12 :
Spare day

The supplementary day allocated for the climbing phase includes food including breakfast, lunch, and supper, as well as a tent for overnight accommodation.

Significant day indeed! We must start our ascent of Mera Peak in the early hours of the morning. With the necessary equipment and complete acclimatisation, we begin our journey early in order to reach the peak prior to midday. Strong gusts in the afternoon may impede progress towards the top. We shall begin at around 2 am in the morning subsequent to consuming breakfast. We will begin ascending the glacier and go onto a ridge. Under the mentorship of our seasoned climbing specialist, we progress towards the pinnacle of Mera Peak.At the summit, we are granted breathtaking vistas of Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. Nuptse, and Mt. Chamlang. Upon enjoying a substantial amount of time at the summit, we will proceed to descend down the same path and return to Khare for our overnight accommodation.
The meals provided include breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Stay in a teahouse located at an altitude of 5,045 metres (16,486 feet) overnight.

Today, we will begin retracing our path from Khare and walk via Thangnak before proceeding towards Kothe.By mostly descending, we will go from elevated regions and transition into a thick sub-tropical forest abundant with rhododendron, Oak, Pine, and birch trees.
Stay overnight in a teahouse located at an altitude of 4300m (14107.61 feet).

Today, we ascend for around two hours through the verdant woodland on the western side of the Hinku Valley to reach Thuli Kharka. Walking through the red Rhododendron forest with a well-worn route in the Himalayas of Nepal is a pleasant experience. From Thuli Kharka, we can overlook the extensive array of Mera peaks, including Mera North, Mera Central, and Mera South. Stay overnight at Thuli Kharka.
Stay in a teahouse overnight, located at an altitude of 4300m/14107.61 feet.

After hiking for two hours from Thuli Kharka, we arrive at Zatrwa La pass. Upon traversing the pass, we are greeted with a breathtaking vista of the Lukla valley. Cho Yu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru, and several more peaks. We begin our descent from Zatrwa La and continue to Chutanga. From there, we go on a straightforward and effortless walk to reach Lukla settlement, where we end our trip. Tonight, we will have our last meal in the mountains with our team. Stayed overnight at a teahouse.
Stay in a teahouse overnight, located at an altitude of 2800m/9186.352 feet.

We will return to Kathmandu via air. We will reach Kathmandu after a 25-minute flight and then be transported to the hotel by a private car.
Stay at the hotel overnight, which is located at an elevation of 1350m/4429 feet.

We strongly encourage spending an extra day in Kathmandu before to your scheduled departure. The mountain weather is renowned for its capriciousness, often resulting in flight delays or postponements, even during the peak season. An alternative option is to organise for a helicopter charter between Kathmandu and Lukla, or vice versa. However, it is important to note that this would result in a substantial increase in expenses. On the free day in Ktm, you have the option to either relax or engage in activities that will make your day memorable. These activities include a sightseeing tour of UNESCO Heritage sites such as Pashupatinath, Boudha Stupa, and Swayambhu/Monkey Temple. Alternatively, you can choose to take a 1 hour and 30 minute Langtang helicopter tour or participate in a 3-4 hour rock climbing session or Chitwan jungle safari, among other options.
[Inclusive of meals: breakfast]
Stay in hotel overnight

Upon considering your travel schedule, you will be promptly transported to the airport. The check-in time at the airport is 3 hours before the scheduled departure, and the hotel requires guests to check out by 12PM. In case our flight is late evening please let us know whether you want half day usage of the hotel.
The meals provided are limited to breakfast.

Included and Not Included in Your Mera Peak Climbing

Cost Included

  • Trek with an English speaking govt licensed trekking guide
  • 1 porter (betn two clients) to carry your luggage during the trek (max 24 kg; i.e. 12kg pP)
  • Domestic flight (KTM-Phaplu & Lukla - KTM) with airport transportation and taxes
  • Private transport(Phaplu-Khari Khola & sharing transport(Manthali-KTM)
  • Accommodation during the trek in carefully selected teahouses as per the itinerary
  • Everest and Barun National Park Entry Permit
  • Khumbu Pasang Lhamu rural municipality entrance
  • Duffel bag and trekking map
  • First aid medical kit, oximeters to check pulse, heart rate & oxygen saturation carried by the guide
  • Necessary paper works, all government, and local taxes
  • Garbage Deposit and it charges
  • Base camp and high camp tent accommodation [1 tent (between two clients)]
  • Group climbing equipment, stoves, and fuel
  • High altitude freeze-dried meals
  • Kitchen Sherpa staff gratuities
  • Climbing permit and certificates(from company and NMA)
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu by the host family at Typical Nepali Cultural Restaurant

Cost Excluded

  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee for on arrival entry visa (US$ 25 or equivalent for 15 days, US$ 40 for 30 days & US$ 100 for 90 days. You also require 2 passports sized photos)
  • Insurance - The following stated things must be submitted while you do trips through (GTT)
  • You must submit a copy of your insurance certificate including standard policies that cover trekking activities up to 5000m
  • Your Insurance policy must cover accidents, medical expenses, and emergency evacuation including helicopter rescue up to 5000m, and it is excluded from the trip price
  • At the time you do Insurance you should read the policy carefully whether your requirements are included or not
  • GTT also recommends your insurance policy covers cancellation, curtailment, and loss of luggage and personal effects
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Any alcoholic beverages, cold drinks, and boiled mineral water as well as snacks, deserts etc. during the trek
  • Tipping is a culture in Nepal and is expected by your staff (guides, porters, drivers)
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available at extra cost in lodges, sometimes free)
  • Unforeseen expenses not under our control such as flight cancellations or delays, weather-related issues, illness during the trek, rescue costs, etc.
  • Any other costs not specifically included. Please feel free to ask if in doubt.

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Mera Peak Climbing
From $ 2090
/ Adult

Trip Facts: Mera and Island Peaks Climbing

  • Kathmandu
  • Tribhuvan International Airport
  • Experienced
  • 6654m.
  • Hotel/Lodge/Tent
  • Inclusive
  • April - May And Oct - Nov
  • As per Itinerary
  • Kathmandu