Everest Region

Mera Peak 20 Days

Mera Peak lies in the Mahalnagur section in the Sagarmath National park. Mera Peak is one of the most popular trekking mountains in Nepal. This Mera Peak Climbing package offers a culturally stimulating journey through picturesque villages and forests combined with the non technical climb to the 6476m (21,246 feet) summit.

Check our 15 Days Mera Peak Climbing package if you are looking for a shorter Peak Climbing experience.

Highlander’s Mera Peak expedition climbs through the Mera La route and completes at the end of 3 week-long trekking and acclimatization program. Our climbing programs are designed to give you aspirations to experience Himalayan expedition life. This trip will enable you to truly savor the realities of expedition and many Peak climber has been inspired to continue onto other high mountains. The views from on the Mera (and even from high camp) are spectacular – the Himalayan giants of Mt Everest, Lhotse and Makalu (ranked 1, 4 and 5 among the world highest peaks) surround you, with Cho Oyu and Kanchenjunga to either side and a multitude of intervening glaciers.

This 20 days climbing is designed for those who want to have more time in the great Himalaya and perfect in regards to acclimatization program.

  • Age Requirement

    18 above
  • Activity

    Peak Climbing
  • Duration

    20 days
  • Starting Location

  • Final Destination

  • Difficulty

  • Max. Altitude

    6461 m


Day 1: Kathmandu - Bhandar

Early in the morning we take 11 hours scenic drive to the Bhandar, the gate way to Everest.

Height: 2200m
Driving Hours: approx.12 hours

Day 2: Bhandar trek to Sete

After having breakfast we walk downhill till Kenja that takes two and half an hour. Then we walk stiff uphill walk through the village till Sete

Height: 2575m
Walking Hour: approx.6 hours

Day 3: Sete trek to Junbesi

After having breakfast we walk uphill through dense forest until Lamjura pass (3400 M.). Then by downhill walk, we will finally arrive at Junbesi.

Height: 2675m
Walking Hours: approx.7 hours

Day 4: Junbesi - Nunthala

We trek to the Everest View point and go down to the river and up to Rigmo village. Then again we trek down to Nunthala.

Height: 2200m
Walking Hour: approx.7 hours

Day 5: Nunthala - Bupsa

After having the breakfast we trek down through the village till the river Dudhkoshi. After crossing the river we trek uphill to Bupsa.

Walking Hours: approx.6 hours

Day 6: Bupsa - Lukla

Early in the morning after having breakfast, we walk uphill and continue walk through forest and walk down hill to the river then and final up hill takes us to lukla.

Height: 2840m
Walking Hours: approx.6 hours

Day 7: Lukla - Chuttange

Get a hearty breakfast and get ready for a heart starter! Today's walk is quite short but it's a 4 hours ascent through the forest to Chuttanga.

Height: Chuttanga 3050m
Trekking Time: approx.4 hours

Day 8: Chuttanga - Chattra

Feels like yesterday, except you get somedownhill as well. You start the morning with a 4 hour ascent to pass of Chattra La at 4300m (La means pass). From here you can enjoy the incredible mountain views before your 2 hour descent into Chattra.

Height: Chattra 4100m
Trekking Time: approx.6 hours

Day 9: Chhatra - Kothe

This morning you start off with something different – downhill. The trail descends for about 5 hours through mixed forest down to theriver. From here you ascend again for about 1 hour, following the river all the way to Kothe. You will see good mountain views today as well and you get your first view of Mera Peak.

Height: Kothe 3500m
Trekking Time: approx.6 hours

Day 10: Kothe - Thagnak

From Kothe the trail follows the river upward all the way to Thagnak, our stop for the night. Along the way you have amazing views of Mera Peak, Mera La Glacier as well as the surrounding mountains. Our stop tonight is a small Sherpa village and you can have fun learning more about Sherpa culture here.

Height: Thagnak 4300m
Trekking Time: approx.4-5 hours

Day 11: Rest day for acclimatization

Today is for letting your bodies rest and acclimatize. If you are feeling good you couldgo for an acclimatization walk, or explore the village.

Day 12: Thagnak - Khare

Today'strail is all aboutgoing up. Youascend for about 2hours to Di Kharka and thenyou have a steeperclimb for about 2 hours to Khare. To takeyour mind off the ascent, you have amazingviews of MeraPeak, Kusum Kangaru and many more. A goodday to enjoybeingin the alpine zone and get a good rest at yourovernight stop in Khare.

Height: Khare 5000m
Trekking Time: approx.5 hours

Day 13: Rest day in Khare for acclimatization

Today is another day to rest and let your body adjust to the altitude. Use the time to check your climbing gear or do a day hike from Khare.

Day 14: Khare - Mera La

It’s about one hour cliff walk and then ice climb to Mera La.

Height: Khare 5400m
Trekking Time: approx.5 hours

Day 15: Mera La - High Camp

From here its gradual uphill climb to high camp. On this day you could have magnificent mountain view including world highest Mt. Everest., Makalu, Lhotse, Cho-oyu etc.

Height: Khare 5800m
Trekking Time: approx.3 hours

Day 16: High Camp - Mera Peak - Khare

You start your summit bid early in the morning, with the ascent taking about 5 or 6 hours. The last 100 metres are a steep climb to the summit and then, there you are, standing on top of Mera Peak! On top of Mera Peak you will have magnificent views to the surrounding mountains. After taking your photos and getting your breath back, you return back down all the way to Khare, to make sure your body recovers the climb.

Height: Mera Peak 6461m
Trekking Time: approx.12 hours

Day 17: Khare trek to Kothe

We retrace our way and decend down to Tangnag passing the open pasture and meadows, we decend down to the river and follow to boulder path to Kote for overnight.

Height: Kothe 3500m
Trekking Time: approx.6 hours

Day 18: Kote to Chattra

Today you retrace the trail to Chattra.

Height: Chattra 3800m
Trekking Time: approx.7 hours

Day 19: Chattra to Lukla

It's the final climg of our trek to Chattrala(4610m) which offers a spectacular view and lower Dudh Koshi valley, we decend steeply down to forest for our final overnight stay at Lukla.

Height: Lukla 2840m
Trekking Time: approx.9 hours

Day 20: Lukla to Kathmandu

This morning you will board the Lukla flight again, this time bound for Kathmandu.

Height: Kathmandu 1350m, Lukla 2840m

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