Mera Peak
The Mera peak trek (6476m) is famed for the being the biggest trekking peak in Nepal, though there is little technical difficulty required to climb. Mera Peak rises to the South of Everest and dominates the beautiful and remote valleys of Hinku and Hongu. The ascent of Mera Peak is made from the Mera La pass (5415m) on the Northern Face, which connects the unpopulated valley of Hongu to the Hinku valley. The late Jimmy Roberts and Sen Tensing were the first climbers to do the Mera Peak Trek, following this very route on 20th May 1953. The Mera Peak Trek begins in Lukla (after a short flight from Kathmandu). From Lukla six days of trekking will see you through fascinating Sherpa Villages to Mera Base Camp (5099m) situated at the base of an immense glacier leading to the Mera La Pass.
As the ascent of Mera Peak continues two more High Base Camps are set up at 5385m (a little below Mera La) and a higher one at 5800m, from where the summit ascent can be attempted. Mera Peak has two distinct summits, the main one being the Northern Summit (6476m), which is reached by skirting the Central Summit (6461m) and following a classic snow ridge to the top. Even though the Mera Peak climb is technically straightforward, there are some crevasses to manoeuvre around, and the route can be long and demanding after a fresh snowfall. The climb from Mera La to the Summit is gradual with an outstanding mountain panorama of the Eastern Nepal Himalayas always in sight. The peaks visible include Mt. Everest (8848m), Cho-Oyu (8201m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Kangchenjunga (8586m), Nuptse (7855m) and Chamlang (7319m) amongst many others.

Fact of the Trek


Mera Peak Climbing Map


Trekking Related Info

Place Covers

Lukla/ Namche/ Zatrawala Pass/Mera La/Mera summit/Chutanga/Lukla

Group Size

Min.1, Max. 9

Min. altitude


Max. altitude

6654 m

Grade info

Fairly strenuous


Aero plane (Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu)

Trek Duration

19 Days

Age Limit

17 to 65

Altitude Sickness

Equipment list

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Details itinerary

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Outlined Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport. Upon your arrival our representative transfers you to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.

Day 02: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m.). Trek from Lukla to Chutanga (3050m.).

Day 03: Trek from Chutanga to Zatrawala Pass (4610m.) to Zatrabok (4704m.).

Day 04: Trek from Zatrabok to Kothe (m.).

Day 05: Trek from Kothe to Tangnang (4356m.) (Sabal Tsho-Lake) following Hinku Valley (4600m.).

Day 06: Rest day at Thangnang.

Day 07: Trek from Tangnang to Dig Kharka (4659m.).

Day 08: Trek from Dig Kharka to Khare (5045m.).

Day 09: Rest day at Khare. This is an acclimatization day as you can prepare yourself for the Mera Peak climb.

Day 10: Trek from Khare to Mera La (Pass) (5350m.).

Day 11: Trek from Mera La (Pass) to Mera Peak High Camp.

Day 12: Climb High Camp (5780m.).

Day 13: Climb Mera Peak and return to Khare and you camp at Khare.

Day 14: Trek from Khare to Kothe and it takes about eight hours.

Day 15: Trek from Kothe to Zatrabok which takes about six hours.

Day 16: Trek from Zatrabok to Chutanga and it takes approximately five hours.

Day 17: Trek from Chutanga to Lukla and it takes about four hours.

Day 18: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu and it takes about 35 minutes. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.

Day 19: Day at leisure in Kathmandu. There are many choices of how you may spend your leisure time on this last day, whether it be shopping and sightseeing or just relaxing around the hotel and its terrace pool. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basis.
Day 20: Fly out from Kathmandu.
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Cost includes:

Camping Trek
1. Airport pick up and drop off services
2. 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with 3 star bed & breakfast
3. Permit fee of Mera Peak 6654 m
4. Equipment: Trekking tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table and chairs, Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing period
5. Food: Food for trekking & Peak climbing (Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
6. Staff: 1 Base Camp Guide, 1 Cook, 1 Kitchen, 1 climbing guide & necessary porters
7. Local transportation
8. Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight
9. Park fees of Everest region
10. Trekking crews of insurance
11. Trekking allowance, food allowance for trekking crews
12. Our service charge
Lodge Trek (Tea House)
1. Airport pick up and drop off services
2. 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu with 3 star bed & breakfast
3. Permit fee of Mera Peak 6654 m
4. Meal: All meal during the trek best available hotel/lodges or teahouse
5. One experience trekking guide/Climbing Guide & necessary porters
6. Park fees for Everest conservation
7. Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight
8. Insurance for Guide & Porters
9. All accommodation during the trek best available hotel/guesthouses
10. All land transportation
11. Our service charge

Cost does not includes:

1. PERSONAL equipment for climbing
2. Personal Insurance for travel to Nepal
3. Climbing food
4. Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
5. Emergency Rescue evacuation
6. Trekking Sleeping bag
7. Personal expenses
8. Tipping (Tips)
9. Bar bills and Beverage
10. Departures taxes