Climbing Mera Peak (6476m)

Follow NNMGA certified mountain guide Jyamchang on this 16-day adventure and reach the summit of the Mera Peak in Nepal!

 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

16 days

Mountain Range

Himalaya

People per Guide

Trip Level

Sustained

Offer Period

Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Private

Highlights

 
     

    Mera Peak is a mountain in the Manalangur section, Barun sub-section of the Himalaya and administratively in Nepal Sagarmatha Zone of Solukhumbu District. It is located at the east of the main Khumbu trekking trail of the Everest Region. Mera Peak is 6476 meters high.

    It is classified as a Nepal’s trekking Peak it contains three main summits:
    – Mera North, 6,476 metres (21,247 ft);
    – Mera Central, 6,461 metres (21,198 ft);
    – Mera South, 6,065 metres (19,898 ft).

    The view from the summit is one of the finest in the Himalaya with five 8,000m peaks visible: Mt.Everest, Mt.Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu & Mt. Kanchanganga, Mt.Chamlang Mt. Baruntse as well as other beautiful Himalayan ranges.

    For this trip we climb Mera Central 6,461 metres (21,198 ft).The first ascent of Mera Central was on May 20, 1953 by Col. Jimmy Roberts & Sen Tenzing.

    Safety is first priority.

    The standard route from the north involves only high altitude glacier walking. At the end, we will be climbing a few meters just below the summit.

    Our cook and kitchen staff will prepare all fresh and hygienic food during the expedition. I will give instructions at Mera peak base camp ensuring all of us have the necessary climbing skills and confidence to summit the top successfully.

    Please find below the itinerary and the program of the fantastic ascent!

    If you are interested in this awesome adventure, please get in touch with me and let’s discuss about the program and the logistics details. It will be my pleasure to guide on one of the most beautiful peaks of the Himalaya.

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    Price per person

     
    Group of 1
    2480 USD

     

    Price includes

     
    • Guiding fee
    • Accommodation
    • Flight to the start of the trip
    • Transport during the trip
    • Permit and entrance fees
    • Group porters (transport of tents, cooking equipment, etc. for the group)
    • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
     Included: full board camping service from Lukla to Lukla, climbing guide, climbing Sherpa and camping staff, experienced cook and kitchen staff, all staff and porters’s insurance, Mera peak permits, National park fee, Tims card, Domestic flight. KTM/ LUKLA /KTM, All ground transportation, cook and necessary kitchen staffs, satellite phone for emergency use, emergency medical Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator, 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu Royal Singi and Manaslu With B/B, welcome and farewell dinner, Domestic Cargo clearance services, group technical equipment (fix rope, snow bar, and shovel. Ice screw, dynamic rope, assistant rope), garbage deposit fees, 3 meals a day, in trekking and base camp for member and staff. Camping equipment dining tent, kitchen, toilet, foam mattress, store tents, table and chairs and cooking utensils. Not included: Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu during stay at hotel, medical and emergency evacuation cost, telephone, internet, laundry, alcoholic beverages, all necessary personal climbing equipment, Nepal Visa fee, summit bonus and tips for Sherpa and staff.
     

    Itinerary

     
    • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1300m) & transfer to hotel
    • Day 2Permit preparation/shopping day in Kathmandu.
    • Day 3Fly to Lukla & trek to chu tanga (3,430 m/11,250 ft), overnight at camp
    • Day 4Trek to chatra la pass (4600 m/14720 ft.) overnight at Chatrala camp (4320m/13200ft) tented camp
    • Day 5Trek to kothe (3600 m, /11808ft), overnight at camp
    • Day 6Trek to Thaknak (4,350m/14,270ft), overnight at camp
    • Day 7Trek to Khare(5300m/17,384ft), overnight at camp
    • Day 8Rest day at khare, overnight at camp
    • Day 9Trek to Mera high camp (5775m), overnight at camp
    • Day 10 Every morning summit Mera peak (6454m) back to Khare, overnight at camp
    • Day 11Trek to Kothe, overnight at camp
    • Day 12Trek to chatra la, overnight at camp
    • Day 13Trek to Lukla (2730m/8954ft), overnight at camp
    • Day 14Fly to Kathmandu ,overnight at hotel
    • Day 15Leisure day in Kathmandu, overnight at hotel
    • Day 16Departure to international airport
     
     

    Other details

     
    Skill level required

    Advanced

    Fitness level required

    Fit

    Meeting point

    Kathmandu

     

    About the Guide

     
     

    I come from the East part of Nepal, between Makalu (8,470m) and Kangchenjunga (8,586m). I am IFMGA/UIAGM fully certified since 2009. I have 20+ experience of climbing in the Himalaya. I’ve climbed Mt Everest (7 times), Mt Cho Oyu in Tibet (2 times), Mt Ama Dablam (8 times), Baruntse (2 times), Island peak (15 times), Lobuche (10 times), Pokhalde (10 times), Mera peak (10 times), Mehera peak (5 times), Chulu far east (3 times), Mt Shishapangma until camp 3, Manaslu until 7200m, and Chulu West, Lhakpa ri and other another few more times.
    I also have extensive experience of climbing in Europe: France, Italy, UK and Norway (where I work for three months during the summer as a glacier guide).
    I'm also a technical mountain rescue coordinator for the 8000's.
    It will be my pleasure to guide you through your journey whether for trekking, peak climbing or any mountaineering expedition. Get in touch and let's discuss about the purpose of your trip.

     
     

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    What People are Saying about Jyamchang Bhote

     

    After a year and a half of planning, a new attempt was made on Ama Dablam. This time a third person joined the climbing party. Acclimatisation on Lobuche gave us a foretaste of what the numerous pitches on Ama Dablam\'s steep terminal slopes would feel like. Good weather conditions and a swift Alpine style climb to C1, C2 and finally the summit concluded this project. Thank you so much Jyamchang for guiding us up there! The timing of the climb (before Autumn\'s commercial expeditions), choice of porters and additional logistics were once again very professional.
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    Martin
    Excellent guide, à la fois attentionné et motivant. Il a su s\'adapter à notre rythme tout en nous stimulant suffisamment pour qu\'on atteigne nos objectifs quotidiens. Il nous faisait un briefing journalier avec le programme du lendemain et ses difficultés éventuelles et une vérification de notre adaptation à l\'altitude (pouls, saturation en oxygène). Dès le premier jour, il a tout pris en charge tant du point de vue de l\'organisation des transports que des hôtels sans faux pas.
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    Siham et Noémie
    As some famous mountaineer once said about his Sherpa climbing partner, Jyamchang belongs to a new generation of Nepali guides who really love to climb. For them, mountaineering isn’t just about business. And that’s the reason why we got along very well whilst attempting the ascent of Ama Dablam in April 2017. We were lucky enough to be able to meet beforehand in Chamonix for a thorough check-up of the equipment and a briefing on the various logistics. I found him to be that kind of straight-to-the-point, smiling and organized person I was hoping to have as a guide and partner for an ambitious climb above 6000 meters, which I had only performed once before (on Island Peak). We met at the airport in Kathmandu and joined a good friend of mine and his trekking guide, who accompanied us during the acclimatization trip across the 3 passes and on to EBC. This gave us plenty of time to get our bodies accustomed to altitude. Jyamchang and I performed a daily health check-up to monitor the effects of altitude, a routine which I found to be very professional. We had agreed during our first Skype discussions that we were going to climb alpine style. That is minimum logistics, no fixed ropes etc. The idea of climbing a difficult mountain such as Ama Dablam without these facilitating artefacts strongly appealed to me, and I appreciated that Jyamchang pushed for this approach of the climb. This was not just pulling the client to the top of the mountain and then collecting the summit bonus. Unfortunately, due to poor weather conditions the day before summit day, we were unable to reach the summit. However, I found that Jyamchang’s attitude during the difficult descent with rapidly degrading weather conditions, and another party that we had to help descend, was again showing a professional and competent approach to the mountain environment. All in all, we had a great time in the beautiful surroundings of the Khumbu valley and may be climbing together again in a future expedition. I can strongly recommend Jyamchang for trekking and climbing elsewhere in the world (Jyamchang also guides in Norway). Martin, 32 - Belgium
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