Mera Peak Climbing Overview
Mera Peak Climbing is the highest trekking and climbing peak in the Himalayas of Nepal that offers a once in a lifetime adventure and experience that stay with forever.
Mera Peak climbing is one of the most adventurous and famous peaks to climb in Nepal. The journey offers an excellent mix of trekking and climbing. Standing 6,476 meters above the sea level, Mera Peak is situated southeast of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest.
Climbing Mera Peak is technically easy, even though it is the highest climbing peak in Nepal. Mera Peak Climbing is the perfect trekking adventure for anyone who is beginner climber and wanting to experience climbing in the Himalayas.
Mera Peak climbing traverses Hinku valley, the remotest part of the Khumbu region. The trail moves along the picturesque villages and dense forests of rhododendron, pine, fir, magnolia, and birch. Hinku Valley is the home of numerous species of flora and fauna. Likewise, the trail goes opposite of the usual Everest Base Camp Trek trail, which is less crowded and unspoiled. You get to spend time with locals and observe their daily activities. Similarly, Mera Peak climbing offers breath-taking landscape and Himalayan Mountain views.
Leaving the tree line behind, you ascend to the arctic zone and continue walking through ice, glaciers, and moraines. You reach the Mera Peak Base Camp and head to the High Camp. From here, you move towards the top of the peak. Our professional climbing guide assist you during the climbing period. He fixes the ropes whenever required and also give you basic climbing training. This peak invites all seasoned & amateur climbers who dare to dream & love taking up a challenge for that special sense of something achieved.
Because of the high-altitude journey, it is very important to gain elevation while adjusting your body with the altitude as you move further. We have professionally designed our Mera Peak climbing itinerary including ample rest days in between the days. Likewise, we also offer training on how to properly use the climbing gear while climbing. Go through our itinerary and departure dates to know more about the package. Feel free to let us know if you want any changes to the package.
Things to experience during the Mera peak climbing
Take a thrilling flight to Lukla
Lukla is the starting point of Mera peak climbing. A short and thrilling flight takes you to Lukla. During the flight, you get to see aerial views of the Himalayan Mountains and landscape.
Cross challenging Zatra la Pass
On Mera peak climbing, you cross the difficult Zatra la Pass. The route to the top of the pass follows a windy rugged path. On the day of crossing the pass, you wake up early in the morning and gradually ascend towards the pass. From the top of the pass, you can see stunning views of Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru, and many other Himalayan mountains.
Experience rich culture and unique lifestyle of Sherpa
While trekking, you spend many nights in different villages, where you come across the daily lifestyle of Sherpas. Likewise, you get to see their culture, practices, and values. Different monasteries, stupas, prayer wheels, and chortens can be seen on the way as well.
Adventurous and tranquil trail
Even though Mera peak climbing traverses the Khumbu region, the trail is less-crowded and tranquil. You have to follow the opposite trail of EBC Trek, which is comparatively less traveled. The trail passes through small villages and dense forests. There are many ascends and descends. The trail can get steep and rugged in a few parts.
Climb Mera Peak
Reaching the top of the Mera peak is the ultimate goal of the entire journey. The trail is adventurous and thrilling. Following the lead of your guide, you gradually move towards the top of the peak. During the climbing period, your team leader also briefs you proper uses of gears and teaches you basic climbing skills.
Get to see the beautiful landscape and stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains
Mera peak climbing offers beautiful landscapes and stunning views of the Himalayas. The trail is extremely gorgeous and passes through picturesque villages, lovely streams, fine valleys, and moraines. You get to see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201), Mt. Baruntse (7,162 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Chamlang (7,319 m), and many other snow-capped peaks.