What are interesting facts about Phaplu to Mera Peak Trekking?
Trip duration : 21 Days
Max. Altitude : 5350 m. / 17553 ft.
Start / Finish : Kathmandu / Kathmandu
Difficulty : Moderate
Trek style : Lodge (Teahouse)
Acclimatization : Mera Peak Basecamp
Transportation : Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus
Trek Luggage : Carried by local porter
Meal : Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Best Season/ Month : Feb-May/Sep-Dec
Battery Recharge : Electricity available but need to pay minimum on hourly basis
Internet Connection : In some places
Group Size : Min. 2 Pax
Activities : Trekking, Climbing Peak, Hiking, Forest Visit
Wi-Fi : Some Days
Per day walk : 4-7 Hours
Trip Route :
One of most popular Mera Peak (6476 m.) is one of the highest peak of Nepal. It is located in next side of the main trekking route to Mt. Everest Base Camp and Gokyo Lake just above the Hinku and Hongu valleys. The peak lies in Khumbu valley so, of course all the trekkers need to have a strong stamina to reach there but the peak itself is not technically difficult to make a summit. From the top of the Mera Peak is acknowledged to be one of the finest scenic peak in the entire Nepal Himalaya, encompassing five of the world's more than 8000 m. higher peaks including Mt. Everest, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, Lhoste and Cho oyu.
A trek starts with a stunning mountain flights to Phaplu. During the trek a trekkers get the opportunity to explore the various types cultural diversities. Various caste represents with different religions. Such as a Sherpa and Tamang people hold the Buddhist, Brahmin, Chettri are with Hindu Religion similarly, Rai's are with Kirat Religions and so on. Except beauties of mountains and its ranges we can also observe various local community, peoples' life style, cultural diversities and lots of different flora and fauna.
J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenzing made the first successful ascent of Mera Peak on 20 May 1953. After making a successful summit of Mera Peak, it became continuously popular for all the trekkers and climbers who loved to make adventures trip towards mountains.
Day 01 Upon your arrival in Kathmandu,
Day 02 Kathmandu to Phaplu by flight/ Drive
Day 03 Ttrek to Ghumne (2380m), 6-7 hours walk and Camp.
Day 04 Trek to Basa, Thulodhunga (1750m.) 6-7 hours and overnight Camp.
Day 05 Rest day and excursions to village and evening welcome program with all of the villagers and overnight same Camp.
Day 06 Trek to Panggom (2850m.) 5-6 hours and overnight Camp.
Day 07 Trek to Pangkongma (2950m) 5-6 hours
Day 08 Trek to Kurke (3800m) 5-6 hours
Day 09 Trek to Thuli Kharka-4160m (2-3 hours) and acclimatization day.
Day 10 Trek to Thasidingma (3650m) 6-7 hours
Day 11 Trek Thangnak (4320m) 6-7 hours
Day 12 Trek to Khare (4870m) 6 -7 hours
Day 13 Trek to Mera Base Camp (5350m) 5-6 hours
Day 14 Trek to Mera High Camp (5800m) 5-7 hours
Day 15 Climb Mera Peak, Summit (6,476m) and return to Base camp.
Day 16 Spare day (acclimatization day)
Day 17 Trek to Thangnak (4320m) 6-7 hours
Day 18 Trek to Chhotre Kharka. (4500m.) 6-7 hours and camp.
Day 19 Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7-8 hours
Day 20 Flying back to Kathmandu and Hotel. Evening farewell dinner.
Day 21 After your breakfast drive to international airport for final departure.
What are the visa requirements to visit Nepal? Do we need any special permit to climb Mera Peak ?
Immigration of Nepal offers visa on arrival to most of the foreign nationals except few countries. The fees structure are available based on the number of stay.
Visa Fee Structure for on arrival Visa:
15 Days – 25 USD
30 Days – 40 USD
90 Days – 100 USD
Detailed information on Visa Information for Nepal is available in official Website.
You can apply for visa online via official website of Department of Immigration.
Mera Peak (6470 m. / 21227 ft.) Climbing Permit Fee
Spring (Mar-Apr-May) USD 250
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) USD 125
Winter (Dec-Jan-Feb) USD 70
Summer (Jun-Jul-Aug) USD 70
For more peaks permit fees visit Nepal Mountaineering Associations official website.
Alpine Excursion Treks and Expeditions leads Phaplu to Mera Peak Trek with a complete arrangement of professional guides and porters along with other required services. All you need is Pack your bags and all your requirements for the best trekking experience in Nepal are arranged by our professional team.
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Day 01Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, greet and meet you from representative of Alpine excursion Treks at Airport and re presentative of Alpine Excursion Treks & Expedition transfer to you at Hotel. Free day and collecting the required equipment’s & evening wel
Day 02Kathmandu to Phaplu by flight/ Drive
Day 03Ttrek to Ghumne (2380m), 6-7 hours walk and Camp.
Day 04Trek to Basa, Thulodhunga (1750m.) 6-7 hours and overnight Camp.
Day 05Rest day and excursions to village and evening welcome program with all of the villagers and overnight same Camp.
Day 06Trek to Panggom (2850m.) 5-6 hours and overnight Camp.
Day 07Trek to Pangkongma (2950m) 5-6 hours
Day 08Trek to Kurke (3800m) 5-6 hours
Day 09Trek to Thuli Kharka-4160m (2-3 hours) and acclimatization day.
Day 10Trek to Thasidingma (3650m) 6-7 hours
Day 11Trek Thangnak (4320m) 6-7 hours
Day 12Trek to Khare (4870m) 6 -7 hours
Day 13Trek to Mera Base Camp (5350m) 5-6 hours
Day 14Trek to Mera High Camp (5800m) 5-7 hours
Day 15Climb Mera Peak, Summit (6,476m) and return to Base camp.
Day 16Spare day (acclimatization day)
Day 17Trek to Thangnak (4320m) 6-7 hours
Day 18Trek to Chhotre Kharka. (4500m.) 6-7 hours and camp.
Day 19Trek to Lukla (2840m.) 7-8 hours
Day 20Flying back to Kathmandu and Hotel. Evening farewell dinner.
Day 21After your breakfast drive to international airport for final departure.
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