Mera Peak And Island Peak Climb

Duration
27 Days

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Mera peak is one of the most popular of Nepal's 18 “Trekking Peaks". From the trekker, the walk from Lukla through the Sherpa country of the remote Hinkhu valley is an unforgettable experience, offering superb scenery, and abundant wildlife -including rumored sightings of the legendary yeti. About 700 foreign visitors climb the 6654m. Mera peak each year, an achievement which requires mountaineering skills and a special permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association.

The altitude of Mera Peak is 6654m. Above sea level, Mera peak was an almost overlooked mountain to the east of the main Khumbu trekking trails. It is situated in the Everest region in a remote valley, Mera peak is a non technical mountain. It is suitable for anyone of average or above average fitness wishing to fulfill the dream of a high Himalayan summit or those with a yearning for adventure. When you stand upon the summit, spread before you will be an unbelievable panorama of peaks such as Mt. Everest, Makalu & hundreds of other beautiful mountains.
After famous Mera peak summit, our trek takes route to adventures High pass via Amphu Labtsa or Ama Labtsa (5,700m). This pass required to fix Ropes. After Pass, you will reach Chhukung (foot of island peak). This is very long day and one of hard day of this trip.
Island peak another Popular Trekking peak in Everest region which is possible to join together with Mera peak crossing Amphu labtsa pass.
Day to Day itineary

Day 01 Kathmandu- 1340M (Arrival day and Transfer to hotel) - Hotel

Day 02 Full Day sightseeing of KTM Durbar Square, Swoyambhunath, Boudhanath & Pasupatinath-Hotel (B/B)
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2856m), Trek to Chuthanga (3175m), overnight at tented camp-B/L/D
Day 04 Trek to Zatrawala Pass (4,610m) & to Zatrabok-4,704m, Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 05 Trek to Kothe (3800m), overnight at tented camp-B/L/D
Day 06 Trek to Thangnak (4600m), overnight at tented camp-B/L/D
Day 07 Acclimatization at Thangnak (4600m), Climbing Training Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 08 Trek to Khare (5000m), overnight at tented camp-B/L/D
Day 09 Rest at Khare for acclimatization (5000m) Climbing Training, Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 10 Trek to Mera La (pass 5,350m). Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 11 Trek to Mera high camp (5780m), Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 12 Reserve day (in case of Bad weather) or Trek a head, overnight at tented camp-B/L/D
Day 13 Summit Mera Peak and return to Rato Odar. Approx 8-10hours, Overnight at Tented camp-B/L/D
Day 14 Trek to Camp site [5000m] Overnight at Tented camp -B/L/D
Day 15 Trek to Kalo Pokhari [5400m] Overnight at Tented camp -B/L/D
Day 16 Trek to Panch Pokhari Overnight at Tented camp -B/L/D
Day 17 Rest day at Panch Pokhari Overnight at Tented camp -B/L/D
Day 18 Trek to camp at Amphu [5700m] [by the side of Imja glacier] & Trek to Chhukung (Lodge). -B/L/D
Day 19 Trek to Island Peak base Camp (Climbing Training) –Tent (B/L/D)
Day 20 Trek to Island High Camp-Tent (B/L/D)
Day 21 Island peak Summit & back to Chukung-Lodge (B/L/D)
Day 22 Trek to Pangboche [4000m]-Lodge -B/L/D
Day 23 Trek to Namche bazaar [3450m]-Lodge -B/L/D
Day 24 Trek to Lukla –Lodge (6/7 hrs) -B/L/D
Day 25 Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel, relax day after Long Trip- Hotel (B/B)
Day 26Reserve day (Incase flight cancelled due to Bad weather). Or tour of Patan & Bhaktapur city (consult with us for special cost) or day as your own. - Hotel (B/B)
Day 27Departure to Airport and Back to Home. (B)


Special price Offer

Group Size

  1 person( Solo Trek) US$ 2999 peson person

  2-4 person      US$  2899  Per person
  4-8 person      US$  2799  Per person
  8-12 person    US$  2699  Per person
 12-16 person    UD$ 2499  per person


Above 16 pax please contact us at: info@himalyaguide.com or tandisherpa@hotmailc.com

price includes following services:
  • KTM International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Comfortable Car/van/ Hiace
  • Total 4 Nights DELUXE Accommodations on B/B Plan Twin Sharing in Kathmandu at similar to 3 Star hotel
  • Round Trip( KATHMANDU-LUKLA- KATHMANDU) Flight fare for Guests & Guide with all taxes
  • Round Trip Land Transportation( Hotel- Domestic Airport- Hotel) by private Comfortable Car/Van/Hiace
  • English Speaking experienced Sherpa Govt. Trained/Licensed Holder Guide for whole Trek( In order to make 100% successful summit, we provide 1 Trek cum Climbing Guide for group of 1-2 Pax, 2 Climbing Guide for Group of 3-5 Pax, 3 climbing Guide for group of 6- 10 Pax, 4 Climbing Guide for group of 11-15 pax basis)
  • Sherpa Staffs Minimum: 1 Trek Sirdar, 1 Assistant sherpa, 1 sherpa cook,2 kitchen helpers from kathmandu to kathmandu or Lukla- whole trek- Lukla( this is for Group of 2-3 Pax)
  • Porters from LUKLA-Whole Trek-LUKLA(to carry tents, foods, Kitchen Items, guests Luggage, climbing gears etc as per necessary- Minimum 4-5 porters( this is for Group of 2-3 pax)
  • Full Board basis Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner- prepared by sherpa cook over 10 years experienced) as per above Itinerary
  • Comfortable tented Accommodations in Twin Sharing (single room Supplementary charge extra is compulsory for those who does not have partner to share room with) basis in Whole Trek.
  • Tents: Guest tents (two men tent), Kitchen tent, Dinning tent, Toilet Tent, Sherpa tent etc
  • Kitchen Equipments, cooking gas/kerosene, cooking Stove etc
  • Food Items: This will cover all types of International Standard of items for real best continental and Varieties of meals for our Guests
  • Plenty of Hot drinks: Tea/coffee, hot juice/Chocolates & Boiled water
  • Cargo Charges of all above Camping Gears/Equipments by flights
  • Everest National Park Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation
  • Full Board basis Meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner- Self Lodges Menu Choice) as per above Itinerary
  • Selected Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in Whole Trek
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu City on Day 02(Swayambu nath, Buddha nath Stupa, Kumari temple/durbar square & pasupati nath Temple by tour guide and car/driver( 5-6 hrs tour)
  • Entrance fees of all sightseeing Monuments/temples/stupas during sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • First Aid Kid Box( for Normal Treatment only
  • Mera peak Expedition Permit fees, island peak permit
  • Equipments Charge of Climbing Sherpa for 2 peaks
  • Garbage Clearance Deposit to NMA( we will pay our self for this Deposit)
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • Complementary from Company (to our Valued Guests)
  • Trip Certificate( for memory of Nepal trip)
  • Porter Carrying kid Bag- Trekking bag for Porter
  • sleeping bag.down jacket,walking stick.water bottel

price excludes following services:
  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa fee: Nepal entry visa (US$ 30 or equivalent foreign currency for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days & US$ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for 90 days. you will also require 2 passport size photos.)
  • Departure Airport tax: NRS 1700( if it is not included in your tickets) at International Airport, KTM
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu - keep $ 5 to 10 for per meal in Tourist Restaurant
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Tips for Guide & Porter( Not mandatory but expected)
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges( Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Unforeseen Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
  • Any Other Cost, which is not mentioned in Cost Includes Items as Above
  • Climbing Gears Full Set( Ropes, Plastic Boot, Ice- Axe, Safety belt, Caravinas, Gaiters,Jumar, 8 fingers & all necessary Equipments for Climbing)- US$ 150( if you want to Hire/rent)
Trekking Equipment  

The following is a list of clothing and accessories that we recommend for treks and climbs in Nepal. This is not intended to be a comprehensive clothing and equipment list, rather it is intended to act as a reminder of those items that we feel are essential for your comfort and convenience. However we recognize that you may have your own personal preferences for clothing which may be equally as suitable.

For Head
 
  1. Sun hat or scarf
  2. Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  3. Sunglasses with UV protection
  4. Upper Body
  5. T-shirts (2)
  6. Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  7. Fleece jacket or pullover
  8. Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  10. Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
  11.  
For Hands
 
  1. Lightweight gloves
  2. Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
  3. Lower Body
  4. Underwear (4)
  5. Hiking shorts (2)
  6. Lightweight cotton long pants
  7. Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  8. Fleece or wool pants
  9. Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  10.  
For Feet
  1. Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
  2. Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
  3. Hiking boots with spare laces
  4. Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  5. Gaiters (Optional)
  6. Accessories
  7. Sleeping bag rated -10C. to -20C (Depending on trekking region)
  8. Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  9. Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  10. Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  11. Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry inside trek bags
  12. Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  13. Thermarest sleeping pad (Only Camping Trek)
  14. Water bottles (2)
  15. Toiletries
  16. Small wash towel
  17. Optional items
  18. Binoculars
  19. Books (Highly Recommended)
  20. Compass
  21. Playing cards/backgammon/chess set
  22. Swiss Knife
  23.  
  24. Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialized items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Fleece trousers or silhouette
Additional mits and gloves suitable for climbing
Ice axe, and ski poles (note - ice axes can be rented in Kathmandu)
Climbing helmet
Alpine climbing harness.
2 x tape slings
2 x screwgate karabiners
Descender/abseil device
Ascender

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 27 Days
Accomodation: Tea house & Tent during climbing time
Seasons : Feb,March & April, may , oct,Nov,Dec jan
Type: Strenuous Plus
Activities : Trekking and climbing
No. of Pax : Above 2 pax
Starts From : Lukla
Ends at : LUkla

Trip Highlights

  • Climb Mera (6476m) & Island Peak (6189m) on a fully supported expedition led by expert climbing guides
  • Travel on a proven itinerary with ample acclimatisation and contingency days
  • Take in stunning views from the summits of two of Nepal's classic "trekking" peaks
  • Cross the technical Amphu Laptsa Pass at 5845m
  • Experience a fully serviced expedition including all meals on trek and above base camp
  • Discover warm and welcoming Sherpa Culture
  • Take in the views from a stunning Himalayan mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
  • Stroll the vibrant, life filled streets of Kathmandu

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