Mera Peak (6,654 m) is the highest permitted trekking peak in Nepal. Mera Peak, in the heart of the Everest region, is ideal for those looking to join their first Himalayan Climbing expeditions. Thought Technically and easy climb it is a real challenge to reach the Summit of Nepal’s Highest Trekking Peak. It stands to the south of Everest and dominates the watershed between the heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangkas. J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenzing made the first successful ascent of Mera Peak on 20 May 1953. The route they used is still the standard route. The summit of Mera Peak provides one of the finest viewpoints in Nepal, offering a panoramic view of Chamlang, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, and Baruntse in the east and the peaks of Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam and Kangtega to the west. Everest can be viewed to the north over the massive unclimbed south face of Lhotse and the Nuptse/Lhotse ridge. Under favorable conditions, it is possible to climb the peak and descend back on the same day.
Duration: 16 Days
Mera Peak climbing and trek over Amphu Lapcha pass 5800 mt. to Chukhung/Everest base camp/Kalapathar trek
Trekking Peak Equipment List :
Himalayan RST will provide the technical climbing equipment, including: harness, axes, helmets, crampons, Carrabin's, ropes and base camp camping and cooking equipment. You will need to supply the following personal equipment. If you do not have the following equipment you can rent it when you arrive in Kathmandu. Our office staff will take you to one of several quality trekking rental stores.
You will need to supply the following personal equipment. If you do not have the following equipment you can rent it when you arrive in Kathmandu. Our office staff will take you to one of several quality trekking rental stores
-Plastic Boots (Climbing Boots)
-Thermal bottoms / top
Personal Equipment List
-Trekking Boots/ shoes
-Sleeping Bag (4 season)
-Down Jacket (can be rented in KTM or Namche Bazaar)
-Fleece Pant / Jacket
-Flashlight (extra batteries)
-Thermal Underwear Top / Bottoms
-Trekking polls (optional)
-Sun Hat / Visor
-Sunglasses (UV protected. Imperative to have quality eye wear)
-Wool- fleece / Hat with ear protection
-Small First Aid
Pre-departure information and trekking tips
Insurance: Expedition members are responsible for having their own travel insurance including helicopter evacuation.
Age: Age is an attitude and not a problem, but we do require that group members be at least 18 years old.
Vaccination: Nepal has no official vaccination requirements for entry. However we recommend that you visit a doctor for the latest recommendations and protect yourself accordingly.
Visa: Visa can be obtained at Tribhuvan International Airport upon arrival. You will need 2 passport size photographs.