On arrival at Kathmandu international airport terminal Nepal, Adventure Team staff and guide will receive you with a warm welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around the interesting area of Thamel and brief regarding Mera Peak climb with other necessary information.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
Day 2 Fly to Lukla (2,800m) begin trek to Chutanga (3,430 m) - 04 hours.
Morning transfer to domestic airport for a short scenic flight of 30 minutes to Lukla, at present called Tenzing –Hillary Airport. After rest and refreshment first day walk of this adventure starts towards to camp at Chutanga, on leaving Lukla walk passes villages and farmlands with great scenery of hills and valleys and then reaching Chutanga, a summer pasture and a grazing field surrounded with dense pine and rhododendron tree lines, afternoon at leisure for acclimatization.
Day 3 Trek to Thuli-Kharka (4,300 m) - 06 hours.
After overnight at Chutanga, the adventure continues with a climb to cross over Kalo Himal Ridge or Nau Lekh rocky mountain range, separating the Khumbu area from Hinku Valley and Makalu region. Trek over the first pass with a steep climb and then reaching top ridge festooned with many Buddhist prayer flags at the height of 4,450meters, this pass is called Zatrwa-Og, from here walking traverses over a boulder slope, then around a corner climb across Zatrwa-La at 4,600 m, with stunning views of Dudh Kosi river valley and Karyolung and Lumding Himal, after fabulous view an hour downhill to Tuli-Kharka for overnight camp.
Day 4 Trek to Mousum-Kharka (3,430m) - 04 hours.
From Tuli-Kharka, a short morning walk with an excellent view of Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru peaks, then reaching to a scenic valley at Hinku area, with views of Mera Peak and then back into rhododendron and pine forest, a nice walk through serene forest reaching a summer pasture area of Mosum Kharka to set our overnight camp near Hinku Drangka River.
Day 5 Trek to Tagnag (4,360 m)- 05 hours.
After Museum-Kharka morning trek follows north leaving forest area behind, after a pleasant walk reaching to a wide-open valley with pasture land and small Sheppard’s huts, the walk continues to a small bridge to reach at Gondishung at 4,350 m, near Tagnag area, a small place with wooden huts of a stone wall. Gondishung with an interesting 200-year-old small Gompa (monastery or shrine), from here walk continues for another hour to overnight camp at Tagnag, a small yak herder’s temporary settlement, at present there are few small lodges.
Day 6 Rest day at Tagnag for acclimatization.
At this altitude of (4,360 m) a necessary acclimatization day at Tagnag, before heading higher elevation and Mera Peak climb, short hike for the better view of stunning Peak 43 at 6,769meters.
Day 7 Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hours.
From Tagnag with good rest, morning walk starts with a moderate walk of about four hours and then climb over moraine, damming Charpatti Tal (lake), then leading to a high area lined with cairns overlooking a glacial lake, climbing for a short on a down downhill path reach Dig Kharka, from here walk for another hour across the boulder-strewn hillside to Khare for overnight camp.
Day 8 Trek to Mera Base Camp (5,300 m) - 04 hours.
Today, our journey leads to our main destination at Mera peak base camp for a classic climb, the walk follows over Mera Glacier, leading straight on ice sections for short while, and then a gentle descent reaching at Mera Base Camp for overnight camp, with enough time to relax and a short walk around and final preparation for Mera peak summit climb.
Day 9 Climb to High camp (5,780 m) - 04 hours
After Mera base camp, walk further up to set High Camp this will make it more approachable to Mera summit, normally climbers make it from base camp, but it is always better to be safe adding one more camp before the final climb, morning on leaving Mera base camp, trek across Mera La to reach Mera High Camp, after few hours of hard walk reaching Mera High Camp, for last overnight camp before the climb, afternoon our expert guides will check the route for a safe climb, fixing ropes where necessary rest of the day preparing for Mera Peak climb, this high camp offers an outstanding vista of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse peaks.
Day 10 Climb to Mera Peak summit at (6,461 m) - 08 hours
A Great Day! Starting early morning before dawn head for the summit bid, our route leads to a steep climb; with fixed ropes on necessary sections, after a strenuous climb without technical difficulty reaching at the summit of Mera peak, where you dream turns into reality with grand triumph overlooking striking views of world’s highest mountains Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu all the way towards Mt. Kanchenjunga including series of other snow-capped peaks.
After a hard climb with high spirit and impressive views descend with carefully to base camp.
Day 11 Reserve day in case of unfavorable weather condition
Nepal Adventure Team reserve an extra day as a contingency, in case of unfavorable weather conditions sometimes Himalayan weather can be unpredictable if all goes well use this space on the way back to Lukla making a short day walk enjoying great views along the way.
Day 12 Trek to Khothey (3,600 m) - 06 hours.
After an awesome time with an experience of a lifetime adventure, return back to Lukla with a pleasant trek to Kothey through Tagnag for an overnight stop.
Day 13 Trek to Thuli -Kharka (4,200 m) - 06 hours.
From Khothey morning walk leads back into the forested area of blue Himalayan pines and rhododendrons trees, then passing overgrazing area and meadows with gentle climb and views of Mera Peak to reach at Thuli Kharka for the last camp before Lukla.
Day 14 Trek to Lukla (2800 m) - 07 hours.
A long day walk today, starting earlier to reach Lukla, retrace the journey with a climb over Naulekhor Kalo Himal ridges crossing Zatrwa-Og and Zatrwa-La, then downhill into green vegetation with great scenery, after a long downhill walk reaching at Lukla for last overnight, here check-in nice and cozy lodge with farewell dinner celebration among fellow members guides, staff, and porters.
Day 15 Fly back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
The flight starts early morning, transfer to Tenzing and Hillary air terminal at Lukla airport onboarding the plane a sweeping flight of 35 minutes brings you back in Kathmandu and then transfer to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.
Day 17 International departure for homeward bound.
Last day in amazing Nepal as per international flight time our staff will transfer you to international airport for your flight back home or to the next port of call after a great enjoyable adventure to Mera Peak Climb with great service of Nepal Adventure Team and its guides and porters.