Mera Peak (6,476m)
The highest trekking peak in the Himalayas, with panoramic views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu.
Day 2: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 3: Fly to Lukla, Trek to Chutok
Day 4: Trek from Chutok to Pangkongma
Day 5: Pangkongma to Nashing Dingma
Day 6: Nashing Dingma to Chalem Kharka (3600m)
Day 7: Chalem Kharka to Chunbu Kharka (4200m)
Day 8: Acclimatisation in Chunbu Kharka (4200m)
Day 9: Trek to Khote (3600m)
Day 10: Trek to Tangnag (4350m)
Day 11: Trek to Dig Kharka (4650m)
Day 12: Trek to Khare (5100m)
Day 13: Trek to Mera Peak Base Camp (5400m)
Day 14: Acclimitisation day at Mera Peak Base Camp
Day 15: Move to high camp (5800m)
Day 16: Summit Mera Peak (6476m) and trek to Khare (4900m)
Day 17: Spare day
Day 18: Trek from Khare to Khothey (3600m)
Day 19: Trek from Khothey to Thuli Kharka (4200m)
Day 20: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla (2860m)
Day 21: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 22: Fly Home
1. What is included?
- Porters and guides
- Airport transfers and internal flights
- Accommodation in Kathmandu and on the trek
- Permit and entrance fees
- Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
- Filtered water on the trek
- Food at base camp and high camp
The course excludes:
- International flights
- Food - we recommend you allow $250-350 for food on the trek.
- Warm showers in the tea houses (usually c.$4)
- Tips for guides and porters
- Any visa fees
- Personal travel and rescue insurance
2. What are the visa requirements?
Please note it is your responsibility to arrange visas before you travel. Currently, all foreign nationals (except Indians) require a visa to enter Nepal. Visas are obtainable from embassies abroad or on arrival at Kathmandu's Tribhuvan airport. If getting the visa at the airport be prepared for long queues. You will also need to provide one passport photo and the following fees in US dollars cash only: single entry visa valid for 15 days - US $25: Single Entry Visa for 30 days - US $40 and multiple entry visa valid for 90 days - US $100
3. Do I need immunisations?
We can't advise you on this, but we recommend you check at http://www.fitfortravel.nhs.uk/home.aspx .
4. Am I fit enough?
Mera Peak requires you to trek at altitude for sometimes up to 8 hours per day, with a small 10kg rucksack on. We recommend you train with long hikes and/or a sport of your choice (e.g. running).
5. How old do I need to be?
The minimum age for this trek is 18.
6. Do I have the required skills?
The skill level is Intermediate. Ice axe and crampon experience is essential. No ropework skills are required.
7. What equipment do i need?
You will need clothing suitable to -20C and appropriate mountaineering equipment (Crampons, Ice Axe, B3 mountaineering boots etc). We can rent these to you in Nepal if needed. A full kit list is provided within the course PDF.
Provided by Freedom Adventure
Skyhook Adventure is an Authorised Agent of Freedom Adventure. Please familiarise yourself with the Freedom Adventure Terms & Conditions and Skyhook Adventure's Terms & Conditions. This trip has been checked by our experienced UK-based team of guides for quality, safety and ethical treatment of all local workers.