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MERA PEAK 6476 M CLIMBING
Offered by Company : ID 954
Country : Nepal
Duration : 25 – 26 day(s)
Minimum Price : $1570 USD ( Per Person)
Maximum Price : $2100 USD ( Per Person)
Type : Private,Customized
Season : All Year Round
Trip Categories : Mountain Climbing, Hiking Tour
 
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MERA PEAK 6,476 M. : A remote trek and ascents of best-known trekking peak

Duration: 26 Days
Trekking & Climbing: 20 Days
Grade of Trekking: Alpine
Maximum Altitude: 6,476m,
Mode of Trekking: Camping (Tent trekking)

This is the highest trekking peak in Nepal, standing at 6,476 m, and is situated in an uninhabited and non-spoilt part of Nepal to the south-east of Everest. Whilst the summit of Mera is our ultimate goal, the outstanding feature of this trip is the trek through the Hinku valley which is one of the wildest and most beautiful in Nepal. This will allow us to sample a true wilderness experience en route to Mera. We start trekking from Jiri, which is approximately 8 hours drive from Kathmandu. We follow classical journey of Mt. Everest Base Camp till Kharikhola then slowly to the east. We eventually reach the Mera Peak High Camp just above Mera La where we install our high camp. From here we ascend to the summit. The steady climb to the north summit rewards our efforts with one of the finest viewpoints in Nepal, giving fantastic views of five 8000m peaks, Everest and Lhotse to the north, Kanchenjunga and Makalu to the east, and Cho Oyu to the west. We return to Lukla a tourist hub, from most of trekkers and climber start their journey. We take a flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu to end the trekking.
Detail Information
DAY 01: ARRIVE IN KATHMANDU.
Dinner: Arrival at Kathmandu, where our representative will meet you at the airport entrance. You will be transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu. Welcome dinner accompanied by Nepalese cultural show. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 02: KATHMANDU SIGHT SEEING.
B. B.: Morning: The Great Stupa of Swayamvu, Ananda-Kuti Vihar and Kantipur Durbar Square including Hanuman Dhoka, the Malla Palace, Home of KUMARI---the Chaste Virgin Living Goddess. Lunch break. Afternoon: Lalitpur Durbar Squire, Golden Temple, Mahaboudha Shrine, Aksheshwor Mahavihar, Ashoka Stupas, Patan Industrial Estate, Tibetan Refugee Site and Woolen Carpet Center. Overnight in hotel at Kathmandu City. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 03: KATHMANDU - JIRI (2,100 M).
A. P.: The drive normally takes 7-8 hours covering 188 km from Kathmandu. The drive allows you excellent panoramic views of the eastern Himalaya including Ganesh Himal, Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa. The road follows first Nepal and China friendship highway and then Swiss made road to Jiri. Excellence view of Gaurishankar and peaks can be seen from Charikot and Dolakha then descend to Tama Kosi valley and climbs to reach Jiri. Overnight at camping.

DAY 04: JIRI - BHANDAR (2,150 M).
A. P.: Walking through deep forests, the trail starts uphill climbing to the ridge at 2370m. Trekking through Mali, a populated Sherpa village cross the bridge to Shivalaya and come to Bhandar where you can see the police check post and two imposing shortens. Overnight at camping.

DAY 05: BHANDAR - SETE (2,575 M).
A. P.: From Bhandar descending through deep forests the trail drops into a canyon, passes Baranda and reaches Likhu Khola (1490m). Spend some time watching the grey langur monkeys playing in the lush tree tops. Continue climbing over the ridge that makes up Kenja (1570m) a small inhabited village of Newars and Magars, the ethnic groups of this area. After climbing some hours you reach Chimbu (2140m) and then Sete where you can take some time to explore the small monastery. Overnight at Camping.

DAY 06: SETE - JUNBESI (2,675 M).
A. P.: Taking the scenic route the trek heads into the mountain forest with its huge moss covered rhododendron, magnolia and birch trees. About an hour above Sete the trail reaches to Dagchu (2880m) and continues to climb to Goyom (3300m). The route descend steeply through the field and pasture land to the small settlement of Tragdobuk (2860m) and then it moves on to Junbesi a splendid Sherpa village with beautiful surrounding. Spend the afternoon here exploring the village and the way of life of its inhabitants. Overnight at camping.

DAY 07: JUNBESI - NUNTALA (2,250 M).
A. P.: The trail crosses the Junbesi khola (river) and heads to Phaphlu, the site of an airstrip and the administrative centre of the Solu Khumbu district. Climbing up the ridge at Khurtang (2980m) you can have your first tantalizing view of Everest as well as Thamaserku and Mera peak. Walking several ups and down, the trail passes the isolated monastery of Trakshindo and reaches Nuntala. Overnight at camping.

DAY 08: NUNTHALA KHARIKHOLA (2,040 M).
A. P.: Descend to the huge suspension bridge over the Dudh Kosi, which is fed from the Khumbu Glacier. This is where you swing north and head into the high mountains and climb to the pretty village of Jubing the only non-sherpa village on the route of this trekking. After all those climbs and descents you will arrive Kharikhola. Overnight at Camping.

DAY 09: KHARIKHOLA PANGKONGMA (2,846 M).
A. P.: We rise to a spur pass, Khari La (2,990m). This used to be the main path up from Jiri before the new one below was made, as witnessed by the ruins of the old bhatti (tea house). The view north and west is fantastic all the way to Cho Oyu. We can see the notch of the Pangkongma La ahead only just higher than this little eyrir. The afternoon brings us through gorgeous forests with many high waterfalls, to the handsome village of Pangkongma (2,846m). Overnight at camping.

DAY 10: PANGKONGMA - NASHING DINGMA (2,600M).
A. P.: With fine views westwards towards Takshindu monastery and Lamjura, we climb through thick rhododendron forest and bamboo leading to the Pangkongma La. From here, we have good views of the south face of Mera with its twin peaks and of its neighbour Naulekh. We then make a scenic descent with beautiful views looking south across the endless foothills rising each side of the Hinku valley. This steep descent leads down to the wire rope bridge that spans the Hinku Khola. A steep, strenuous climb on the opposite side leads to Nashing Dingma (2,600m). Overnight at camping.

DAY 11: NASHING DINGMA - CHALEM KHARKA (3,600M).
A. P.: Gaining height gradually through pasture and lush greenery, the trail steepens as we climb up to the Surke La. It is possible to take a nice, welcome cup of tea in a lodge just over the pass. Walking on, eventually, we reach an attractive campsite at a col 1km beyond Chalem Kharka (3,600m), set among fir trees and rhododendron bushes. Overnight at camping.

DAY 12: CHALEM KHARKA - CHUNBU KHARKA (4,200M).
A. P.: Climbing the side of a ridge, we emerge from the last traces of rhododendron and the terrain becomes more rugged. Passing through high grazing country and crossing a small pass, we are treated to some excellent views of Kangchenjunga and Jannu to the east. We continue climbing to Panch Pokari and then on to camp at Chunbu Kharka (4,200m). Overnight at camping.

DAY 13: REST DAY AT CHUNBU KHARKA.
A. P.: Today, we have a well-earned rest day. Whether you take it easy and relax, or scramble some of the nearby rocky outcrops, this is a rewarding day and a useful aid to acclimatization. Overnight at camping.

DAY 14: CHUNBU KHARKA - HINKU VALLEY (3,691 M).
A. P.: We set off from Chunbu Kharka and contour around the main Hinku valley before making a series of steep descents through scree and then rhododendron. We eventually arrive on the valley floor and witness the incredible devastation caused by a natural damn at the head of the valley bursting in 1998. The valley floor has been torn to pieces, leaving boulders, dead trees and silt where once there was an ancient forest. Our campsite is on a pleasant grassy patch, on the now much higher bank of the rocky riverbed. This is a short day and we can spend the afternoon exploring the rather extreme terrain. Overnight at camping.

DAY 15: CHUNBU - TANGNAG (4,360 M).
A. P.: Today, we follow the dry riverbed up the valley to Tangnag (4,360m). We have a tricky river crossing, using a fallen log to balance our way over the fast flowing water. Having crossed to the north side of the river, we continue until we can climb onto the grassy bank and easier walking! A magnificent, towering mountain, rather unimaginatively known by its survey name of Peak 39, dominates the head of the valley. The trail now leads steadily up the side of the valley through open pasture, used for the summer grazing of yaks brought up from the lower reaches of the valley. Finally, we reach Tangnag, which has grown into a small hamlet of tea-shops and a lodge since expeditions first started to frequent this region of Nepal. Overnight at camping.

DAY 16: TANGNAG - DIG KHARKA (4,650 M)
A. P.: We now walk towards the mountain as the trail swings to the east. We gain height gradually until we find ourselves at Dig Kharka (4,650m), close to the foot of the Hinku Nup Glacier. This is a pleasant, grassy camp in an impressive situation. Overnight at camping.

DAY 17: DIG KHARKA - MERA PEAK BASE CAMP / KHARE (5,045 M).
A. P.: This mornings walk up alongside the Dig glacier is easy and relaxed. This is an excellent valley opening out views to the north of the Hinku Nup glacier and the line of peaks beyond. Behind us is the dramatic spire of the less than romantically named Peak 35, which has yet to be climbed. Only the last section up to our base camp at Khare is steep and reminds us that we are gaining altitude. Its a short climb and we are there in good time for lunch. Overnight at camping.

DAY 18: ASCENT FROM HINKU NUP .
A. P.: Today we gain more valuable acclimatization and pick up some stunning views as well. Following the lateral moraine of the Hinku Nup glacier into an arena of peaks and glacial lakes, we turn to ascend a grassy ridge that rises back to the south. At the top we eat our lunch and are surrounded by an stunning panorama of peaks including Mera itself and the whole of Hinku Himal to the north right round to the south face of Ama Dablam. We take a packed lunch with us. In the afternoon we look at the principles of roping up for glacier travel, essentially different from other roped climbing. Return to Base camp. Overnight at camping.

DAY 19: MERA PEAK BASE CAMP - MERA HIGH CAMP (5,780 M).
A. P.: We return to the glacier, and this time follow it round in a wide arc, keeping close under the northern flank where there are no crevasses. The last section is almost level and Mera La (5,410m) itself is a rounded snow col that bridges south to the main sweep of the Mera glacier coming down from the peak itself. The views that open out beyond, as we pull clear of the northern flank, are really fantastic; the Hongu valley opens out in front of us dominated by the massive south-west face of Chamlang. Makalu fills the gap to the north. Other high mountain can be seen from here: Kanchenjunga, Baruntse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Cho Oyu, etc. Overnight at Camping.

DAY 20: HIGH CAMP - MERA PEAK SUMMIT MERA PEAK BASE CAMP.
A. P.: The climb to the summit of Mera starts gradually and much will depend on snow and general weather conditions. The central summit will soon appear above the head of a wide glacier flanked by two ridges. We climb the centre of this over open snowfields and avoiding crevasses. The route then swings south-east, skirting below and to the east of the left-hand ridge before turning back rightwards towards the main summit ridge of Mera. Mera actually has three summits; the highest is our objective. We reach this by following a classic snow-ridge to just below the final wall that guards the top. This short steep snow slope is easily climbed but there is a big effort required to climb this last 50 metres. Your reward, however, is a feeling of ecstatic jubilation as you survey the magnificent panorama from the top. After taking pictures and enjoying the view, we descend by the same route back to our campsite at Mera Peak Base Camp. Overnight at camping.

DAY 21: MERA PEAK BASE CAMP KHOTE (4,060 M).
A. P.: From Mera Peak Base Camp, return journey same way back to Khote. Overnight at camping.

DAY 22: KHOTE - CHETERA (4,150 M).
A. P.: A new route has now been completed which stays high on the open hillsides west of the Hinku river, rather than wind through the forests down below. This makes for a quicker return with some fantastic views back of Mera herself from a completely different angle. Chetera (4,150m) is a small pasture by an enormous free-standing rock. Overnight at camping.

DAY 23 - CHETERA - LUKLA (2,850 M).
A. P.: The trail goes over a series of rises and high plateau before we finally reach the craggy Zatrawa La (4,943 m), where we look back on the Hinku wilderness for the last time and the south face of the peak we have just climbed. A gradual descent traverses toward the rocky outcrop of the Zatr Og. Switching over to the north behind this we descend now steeply from the Kalo Himal, the black mountains, into the rocky slopes and cascading streams of the Sherpa populated Dudh Kosi valley. Tthen to farmland as we approach the tourist bustle of Lukla (2,850m), our night stop. Overnight at camping.

DAY 24: LUKLA - KATHMANDU
B. B.: Return flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. It is approximately 35 minutes flight. Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel. Free day at Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 25: KATHMANDU SIGHT SEEING
B. B: Morning: Bhadgaon for Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Golden Gate, King Malla Statue, Fifty-Five Windowed Palace, Taleju Bhawani Temple, Titanic Bell, Toumadhi Square with NYATAPOUL Pagoda, Bhairav Temple, Pottery Square, Datta-Traya Square with Pujari-Math Temple and Peacock Window, Industrial Estate. Lunch break Afternoon: Boudha Stupa at Tibet Town, Charumati Shrine at Chabahil and Pashupati Nath Temple in Devpattan by the holy Bagmati River. Overnight at Hotel.

DAY 26: DEPARTURE
B. B: Breakfast at Hotel and free time. Transfer to Airport for departure as per your departure time.

Notes
PRICE MINIMUM 4 PAX BASIS

Note: Above given price is Standard Basis. We have possibilities of other categorizes services and price for group.

PRICE INCLUDES:

- Transfers airport Hotel Airport.
- Transportation by cars during the sight seeing in the Kathmandu Valley.
- An expert tour guide during the sight seeing in the Kathmandu Valley.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu in Deluxe hotel in B. B. Plan.
- Full board basis during trekking.
- Accommodation in tents during trekking.
- Professional English speaking trekking and climbing guide.
- Serpas, Cook, Kitchen helper staffs and porters.
- Camping equipment (two men tents, dining tents, kitchen tents, toilet tents, mattresses, table, chairs)
- All necessary kitchen equipments.
- Climbing, Trekking and entry permits
- Personal insurance for Nepalese staffs
- Transportation by bus Kathmandu Jiri.
- Flight ticket Lukla Kathmandu for clients and Nepalese staffs.
- Food, trekking equipment transfer charges Lukla Kathmandu.

PRICE DOES NOT INCLUDE

- Bar bills (any alcohol drinks, mineral water, cold drinks, cigarettes, etc)
- Any unseen expenses which is occurred by circumstances, etc.
- Personal clothing and all climbing equipments.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Personal insurance.
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