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.
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
- Sun Cap
- Dessert Cap
- Fleece Hat
- Thermo Coat
- Fleece Jacket
- Wind Proof Jacket
- Down Jacket
- Fleece Gloves
- Wind Stopper Gloves
- Down Gloves
- Long lightweight underpants
- Long mid weight underpants
- Down Pant
- Normal Socks (2-3 Pairs)
- Trekking Shoe
- Climbing Shoe
- Ice Axe
- ATC Guide
- Lock Carabineer (2)
- Unlock Carabineer (2)
- Tape Sling
- Prusik Loops
- Snow glasses
- Head Light (2 Pairs of Rechargeable Batteries)