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18 Days
Availability : All Season
Kathmandu (1320m)
Mera Peak Summit (6470m)
Min People : 2
Max People : 20+

Mera Peak Climbing is popular and highest trekking peaks in Nepal. Mera Peak is situated at the height of 6470m.

It has three different summits – Mera North (6470m), Mera Central (6461m) and Mera South (6065m).

On May 20, 1954, the British army officer James Owen Merion Roberts and Sen Tenzing where two climbers who successfully summited Mera Peak Central. Mera North was first summited by three Frenchmen Marcel Joly, L Honills and G Baus.

Most of the peak climbers summit Mera North due to its highest altitude among other Mera peaks.

Also Read: 2 Peaks of Nepal That Climbers Don’t Have To Pay Permit Fee

Journey to Mera Peak Climbing starts with the adventurous flight to Lukla, trekking to Mera Peak Base Camp (5400m) following the east of Lukla, and on the final day summit to Mera Peak.

Starting the trekking from Lukla, routes are covered with rhododendron flowers (in spring), silver fir, and Jennifer.

After passing the Mera Peak Base Camp, there are no teahouses for foods and accommodation.  Now, we have to set up a camp around high camp and to be prepared for accommodation in a tent.

While returning back from Mera Peak Summit, you will have two options to reach Kathmandu. One option is to follow the same route to Lukla. Another option is to trek through the Ampulaptsha pass and ascend towards Island Peak Base Camp which is best suited for adventurous lovers. 

Mera Peak Trekking

  • From Mera Peak, you can view the top of the world Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhotse, and Cho-Oyu
  • Summit Mera Peak (6470 meters height)

Mera Peak Permit Cost

You need to apply for three different permits for climbing Mera Peak.

Each permit with its cost is listed below:

Climbing Permit Cost:

  • Spring Season: USD 250 
  • Autumn Season: USD 125 
  • Winter Season: USD 70 
  • Summer Season: USD 70 

Makalu Barun National Park Cost:

  • SAARC National: USD 17 
  • Other National: USD 34 

Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Cost:

  • USD 20 

Note: Necessary Documents you need to bring for Mera Peak Climbing Permit are:

  • Valid Passport
  • PP Size Photo (4 Pieces)
  • Insurance Paper

Mera Peak Weather

The best season for climbing Mera Peak is Spring and Autumn season. 

Spring season starts from March to May. On an average, the daytime temperature is 10-degree Celsius and – 5 degree Celsius during night time. 

In spring, you can get a clear view of five mountain which stands above 8000 meters including Mt.Everest. 

In addition to, you will be able to witness Rhododendron flowers – the National flower of Nepal blooming in lower altitudes. 

Whereas talking about the autumn season, it begins from September to November month. The average temperature ranges from 15-degree Celsius during the day to minus 5-degree Celsius in the night.   

The second week of October month will let you experience the best weather with clear skies.

Besides that, watching breathtaking sunrise and sunset from the base camp is an exciting thing to do in this entire trip. 

Both seasons will have a crowd in the teahouse and routes. You will meet with lots of travelers from around the world.

Hence, pre-booking a Mera Peak Climbing will enable to book a Lukla flight, book teahouse accommodation, arrange climbing guides, and porters on time. 

Mera Peak Climbing Packing List

Clothing List:


  • Sun Cap
  • Dessert Cap
  • Balaclava
  • Fleece Hat
  • Buff

Upper Body:

  • Thermo Coat
  • Fleece Jacket
  • Wind Proof Jacket
  • Down Jacket


  • Fleece Gloves
  • Wind Stopper Gloves
  • Down Gloves

Lower Body:

  • Long lightweight underpants
  • Long mid weight underpants
  • Down Pant

Foot Wear:

  • Normal Socks (2-3 Pairs)
  • Trekking Shoe
  • Climbing Shoe

Equipment List:

  • Helmet
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Harness
  • ATC Guide
  • Jammer
  • Ascender
  • Lock Carabineer (2)
  • Unlock Carabineer (2)
  • Tape Sling
  • Prusik Loops
  • Snow glasses
  • Head Light (2 Pairs of Rechargeable Batteries)

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 1Arrival at TIA, Kathmandu (1320m)

Welcome to Tribhuvan Int’l Airport, Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal! One of the representatives from Mount Mania will be waiting to welcome you with fresh Nepali garlands and then transfer to your hotel by private vehicle. You will meet with trek guide and then brief about your trek.

Day 2Sight-seeing and trip preparation in Kathmandu

After breakfast in a hotel, we will get ready for our sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley which includes UNESCO declared world heritage sites; Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Pashupatinath Temple and Boudhanath Stupa. Your tour will be accompanied by a professional licensed guide and return to the hotel. You will have some free time to shop your trekking gear (if you need) and trek preparation. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3 Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2840m) and trek to Paiya (2700m): 25 minutes flight, 5-6 hours trek

Our representative will come to your hotel and catch an early morning flight to Lukla. After 25 minutes, we will land at Lukla. Then, we begin our trek to Paiya after landing at the Tenzing-Hillary airport in Lukla. We walk on a jungle trail, cross a bridge over the Handi Khola and reach Surke Village. From here we continue moving south and cross the Chutok La pass before reaching the small settlement of Paiyan (also known as Chutok). Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 4Trek from Paiya to Panggom (2846m): 5-6 hours

After having a breakfast, we will descend for a while and reach a small bridge. From here the trail is slippery until we cross the Kari La pass. We walk through rhododendron and bamboo forests on a narrow mountain trail. On today’s trip, we will be enjoying the wonder of the Dudhkoshi Valley. We continue our trek to Panggom Village where people are dependent on farming and trading. Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 5Trek from Panggom to Ningsow (2860m): 4-5 hours

As always we will start our trek after breakfast. After trekking out of Panggom, we cross the Panggom La pass. Then we ascend, walk on a steady path and turn north. We cross Peseng Kharka Khola first then after walking for sometime, reach Peeng Kharka Danda. We cross Ningsow Khola (stream) before reaching the Ningsow Village. Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 6Trek from Ningsow to Chhatra Khola (2800m): 7-8 hours

After having a hot breakfast, we will start out trek from Ningsow. We climb first then descend for a while and climb some more to reach Ramailo Danda. From here we get extraordinary views of Mera Peak and Salpa. After ascending and descending on our trail, we enter the Makalu Barun National Park. Our trail from here to Chhatra Khola is called Pasang Lhamu trail. On the way, if we are lucky enough, we might even encounter the rare Red Panda. Overnight in Teahouse.

Day 7Trek from Chhatra Khola to Kothe (3690m): 6-7 hours

After having a breakfast in Chhatra Khola. We will walk towards the north on the main trail to Mera Peak. After walking on a trail next to the Majang Khola, we will combine with another trail which moves alongside the Hinku Khola. Our trail moves straight ahead towards Tashing Ongma which has seasonal tea shops. We continue our trek and cross the bridge over the Sanu Khola before reaching Kothe. Overnight in Teahouse.

Day 8Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4358m): 3-4 hours

After having a breakfast in a teahouse. Today, we will trek along the ridge of the Hinku Khola in the shadow of Mera Peak. We take lunch at Gondishung, the summer herders’ settlement in the west bank of the Hinku Drangka. Beyond Gondishung, we pass a 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa where we can find Mera Peak scripted in rock along with its route to reach Mera. A short walk takes us to Thaknak, which is a summer grazing area with primitive lodges and shops. Overnight in a Teahouse.

Day 9Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5045m): 2-3 hours

After having a breakfast. Time to Leave Thaknak and then we follow the lateral moraine of Dig Glacier to Dig Kharka, which offers spectacular views of Charpate Himal. The trail climbs through moraines to the snout of the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers, and then climbs more steeply to Khare. From here, we can see the northern face of Mera Peak which will be an amazing experience. After a lunch we can hike in and around Khare. Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 10Acclimatization and pre–climb training around Khare

This day is solely for acclimatization and basic training for preparing ourselves f for the Mera Peak climb. Our climbing leader will help us train basic climbing techniques and demonstrate the best ways to use our climbing gears like the ice axe, harness, ascender climbing boots and crampons. The training will also include learning the best climbing technique with the rope. Overnight in Khare Teahouse.

Day 11Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5780m): 6-7 hours

After having a breakfast, we will walk through a boulder-strewn course on a steep trail to reach the Mera Peak Base Camp. From here, we continue further through the Mera La pass to reach the Mera High Camp. Our path is along a rocky trail, which can be hazardous if it has recently snowed, as there are a number of crevasses here. We make our way to the top of the rock band, which is marked by a large cairn. Then we set up a high camp while enjoying excellent views of Mt. Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse. Overnight at Teahouse.

Day 12Climb from Mera High Camp to Summit (6476m) and back to Khare (5045m): 8-9 hours

Today is the big day for all team who are on a mission to summit Mera Peak. It’s going to be very cold in the beginning but soon we warm up as we continue up the glacier and onto a peculiar ridge. The first rays of the sun hit the big peaks in an amazing red glow. The route is still non-technical as we slowly climb higher into the ever-thinning air. The slope steepens for a section behind the ridge and the summit comes back into view. At the foot of the final steep summit cone, we may use a fixed rope if the climbing leader believes it’s required. The summit is only a few meters away. From the summit, we take in spectacular views of the mighty Himalayas including Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kangchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m) and others. Later, we retrace our steps back to the high camp where we rest for a while before descending to Khare. Overnight in Teahouse.

Day 13Contingency Day

There is no guarantee that we will have favorable weather on our planned day for the summit. Therefore, this day is set aside as a contingency in case we are unable to summit the Mera Peak on the planned day due to bad weather conditions or any other unanticipated reason. However, if the trip goes smoothly, this day will be removed from our itinerary.

Day 14Trek from Khare to Kothe (3600m): 4-5 hours

After having a breakfast, we will start trek from Khare to Kothe along the same trail used previously. After reaching Kothe, we celebrate our success of completing summit to Mera Peak by trying out local beers and wines with an expedition team. Overnight in Teahouse.

Day 15Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4300m): 5-6 hours

After having a breakfast, we begin our trek to Thuli Kharka. We climb up and descend, cross several streams of the Inkhu Khola before reaching a forked trail nearby Taktho. We choose the trail on our right and continue walking. Our trail passes by a Chorten after which we walk downhill on a steep trail. Next, we will ascend to Thuli Kharka and pass by another Stupa (Chorten) on the way. Overnight in Thuli Kharka (Teahouse).

Day 16 Trek from Thuli Kharla to Lukla via Zatrwa La pass: 6-7 hours

After breakfast, we will cross the Zatrwa-La pass at 4,600m. As soon as we cross the pass, we are welcomed by the sight of the beautiful Lukla Valley which is surrounded by Cho Oyu, Kongde Peak, Numbur Himal, Kusum Khangru and other Himalayan peaks. From Zatrwa La pass we walk all the way down to Chutang and then straight forward to the Lukla village. In the evening we enjoy dinner in Lukla with our expedition crew. Overnight in Lukla (Teahouse).

Day 17Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

After breakfast, we will catch an early morning flight to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, we can take a rest or utilize it by going for souvenir shopping. If we want to explore any other areas of Kathmandu, we may guide you. Our professional guides can help you with both souvenir shopping or sightseeing. One of the Mount Mania representatives will invite you to attend a farewell dinner with a cultural show. Enjoy to the fullest. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 18Departure

Mount Mania representative will help you to transport to Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu by private vehicle before 3 hours to your scheduled flight.

Price Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic Flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu)
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (Climbing Permit, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Fee, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Tribhuvan Int”l Airport (TIA)
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (Wifi, phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)