Trip Highlights
  • Climb Mera & Island Peak on a completely remarkable journey
  • Explore the Makalu Barun National Park in the border of the Khumbu region
  • Cross Amphu Laptsa Pass
  • Visit the picturesque of the Namche Bazaar
  • Explore around the Tengboche Monastery

Mera Amphu Laptsa Pass Island Peak climbing, 6,189 m will carry you to an adventurous exploration of the Wilderness Mountains, letting you make a round circle while crossing the remarkable Amphu pass. With the enthusiasm of ascending to the Mera might be a tough climb to summit but the reward is equally great and divine. The Mera Amphu Laptsa Pass Island Peak trekking package offers gorgeous views which one can cherish for a lifetime. As you are led towards the Amphu Lapcha, you are presented with a breath taking and thrilling of heart pumping adventure experience. The climb is a pleasant occurrence for the mountain lovers which indeed challenge you in various trails just to see your dedication and what you can endure to accomplish it.

“Based on the splendid lofty mountain panoramas, Nepal’s most difficult and wide ranging treks comes across the AmphuLaptsa pass which adds a thrilling glory to the climb of Mera Peak.”

Mera Amphu Laptsa Island Peak Climbing details:

The amazing 25 days Mera Amphu Laptsa Pass Island Peak climb extends with the path of Mera- La, passing the Amphu Lapcha pass across the Seto Pokhari and then ultimately arriving in the Everest region of the Chukkung behind the Ama Dablam and the island peak. Located in the Makalu Barun National Park in the border of the Khumbu region, Mera Peak is the highest trekking peaks of Nepal situated at an elevation of 6476m. It guidelines the amazing sights and takes you through the panoramic sight including the gracious scenarios of Mt. Kanchenjunga, Mt. AmaDablam, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Everest, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Baruntse , Mt. Makalu and Mt. Cho Oyo. For the attainable non climbers who have an a surface level wisdom of the enthusiastic activity and are fit and capable of meeting new challenges of trekking to momentous height with the support of competent and experienced guide, Mera Peak climb is not a very tough job to summit. Across the glacier on the summit, climbers need to carry an ice axe for the support, use the crampons where the rope will be adjusted by the guide. Mera La climb is constant and gradual; it is a straightforward climb up to the 40 degree of the slope to the central summit of the Mera.

One of the most dramatic crossings in the Himalayas has to be the steep crest of the Amphu Lapcha. In this journey in the Mera and Island peak trekking route, you emerge into the well ventilated cliff as you ascend with the safety of the fixed ropes over the direct icefall and your feet simply extend away from the ground into the deep and sound Imja Khola Valley. The vast wall of Lhotse, with Everest peaks over its left shoulder roars up on the opposite side. Likewise, in the Mera and Island Peak trekking via Amphu Laptsa, the climb downhill makes the wide snow veranda a short abseil. It is trickier and exceptional to the steepness even though the pass is at the lower altitude than the Mera Peak. One can make this passage with no trouble even if they are non-experienced climbers for the Mera Trek. The whole territory changes once we are over the Amphu Lapcha as you arrive into the different valley which is the Khumbu valley binded by Sagarmatha National Park. Along with the standard approach to Everest Base Camp route, the whole nature of the territory changes again as you return to Lukla via the ImjaKhola and the Dudh Koshi river valley. As you come across the interesting arrangement in the Tengboche, you will surely enjoy the beauty of the majestic sight in the west side of the Ama Dablam (6856m) like the Tengboche monastery and the picturesque Namche Bazaar by progressively going downhill to the Lukla Via the Monjo and then to the Phakding. It is indeed certain to become one of the most astounding and memorable adventure of one’s lifetime.

To know more about this amazing peak and other trekking packages, tour packages then contact us at Nepal Nomad anytime. We can also give you customized Mera Amphu Laptsa Pass Climbing itinerary as per your wish of time and date.

Itinerary

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On the first day of your arrival, our staff member will be waiting for you at the airport, which drops you off to your hotel. Pre briefing on the climbing program will be held and any question regarding trip can be cleared. You can also go and explore some amazing alley of Kathmandu Valley.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 13oom

Today on the 2nd day we will explore religious sites of Kathmandu Valley and they are Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Bouddhanath Stupa and Kathmandu Durbar Square. These amazing places are listed in World heritage sites and have their own origination stories. Your tour guide will accompany you throughout the sightseeing.

  • Meals: 1 Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300m

On the very third day of this amazing trek, we will be heading to catch an early morning flight to Lukla which is indeed a scenic and thrilling flight. Then it is followed by the actual beginning of our amazing trek which leads us to Chutok. Similarly, after you land in the air terminal, our guide will be there to brief you about the journey before we head for the trek to Chutok La pass at 2945 meters.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chutok
  • Altitude: 2804m

Today, we will be facing various ups and downs as we head for Pangkongma via Col Khari La pass. We will be leaving Chutok after an early morning breakfast and make our way through the sloping path for time which is then followed by some extension. Then we will be crossing the amazing Khari La pass which will lead our way through the beautiful forest of rhododendrons, pines and oaks. As the trail extends, we will find ourselves among the gorgeous Dudh koshi Valley. We will be staying overnight at the beautiful village of Pangkongma.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Pangkongma
  • Altitude: 2950m

On the fifth day of our trek, we will be making our way for the amazing Kurke which is proudly situated at an elevation of 3800 meters. We will make our way through Kurke passing along with company of astounding landscapes and wonderful mountain views. We will be staying overnight at Kurke.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kurke
  • Altitude: 3800m

Today, we will be heading towards Thuli Kharka after an early morning breakfast at kurke. We will be reaching for an elevation of 4200 meters which will certainly lead our way through various ascents. We will be staying overnight at Thuli Kharka which provides us the gracious views of grassland along with the grazing yaks.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Thuli Kharka
  • Altitude: 4200m

On the seventh day of our great trekking adventure, we will be leaving Thuli Kharka after having a wonderful Breakfast. Khothey will be our destination for the day which is situated at an altitude of 3600 meters and we will certainly be facing various descents. We will be passing through beautiful forests and get the beautiful view of Mera Peak on the south.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: khothey
  • Altitude: 3600m

Today, we will be leaving Khothey in order to venture on for Tangnag situated at an altitude of 4350 meters. We will leave after having our early morning breakfast, making our way through Hinku Khola and then all the way to the Hinku Valley. We will be moving through gorgeous yak grazing grasslands. Tonight, we will be staying at Tangnag.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tangnag
  • Altitude: 4350m

Our ninth day has been separated for acclimatization purpose. You can seize this opportunity to explore the outskirts of Tangnag or its local way of life along with culture and the natural environment.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Tangnag
  • Altitude: 4350m

On the tenth day, our target is the elevation of 4900 meters where the beautiful Khare is located. We will leave Tangnag after having a warming breakfast and make our way through the majestic moraine-dammed lake known by the name of Sabal Tsho. Along the way, we can certainly explore the gorgeous Hinku Nup Glacier. We will be staying overnight at Khare

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Khare
  • Altitude: 4900m

We will be enjoying this day by resting and being properly acclimatized. You can stroll around or can even undertake short hikes. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Acclimatization at Khare
  • Altitude: 4900m

Finally on the twelfth day of our incredible trekking journey, we will be heading for the Base Camp which is situated at a great elevation of 5500 meters. That is why we acclimatized the previous day. We will be making our way through the Mera-La pass which will offer us with the astounding views of peaks like Mt. Makalu. We will be staying overnight at our camp in the Base Camp.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Base camp
  • Altitude: 5500m

Today, we will further extend our steps towards the High Camp after having an early morning breakfast at the Base Camp. We will be reaching for an elevation of 5800 meters where we will be settling the camp. Along the journey, we will be rewarded with the views of peaks above 7000 meters like Chamlang (7,290m), Makalu (8,475m) and Baruntse (7,220m) toward the east, Everest (8,848m), Lhotse (8,501m) and Nuptse towards the north. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: High camp
  • Altitude: 5800m

Today we’ll summit Mera peak, a climb of around 4-5 hours ending with a wonderful sense of achievement and excellent views. It’s a very early start today, around 3.00 am so we can start climbing during the best part of the day. After a quick breakfast it’s time to put on crampons and rope up before we set out for the summit. Before reaching to the central summit, we will ascend to the number of easy slopes and for the last steep part of the climb; we will use the fixed rope. After enjoying the views of some of the highest peaks in the world from the summit we’ll make our descent to Rato Odar, which means red cave and this is where we’ll camp and rest for the overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Rato Odar
  • Altitude: 5100m

Out from the Rato Odar, in the morning we will trek to the Jor Pokhari in the Hinku valley which comprises of the 3 valleys including the Thamserku, Thamarteka and the Kusum. It will take about 4-5 hours to take the steep ascend. At Jorpokhari we will stay for an overnight.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Jor Pokhari

Today the trail continues through the scenic Hinku valley to reach kalo pokhari where we’ll continue to enjoy stunning mountain views along the route and from our evening camp as well.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Kalo Pokhari

Today we will be heading to the Panch Pokhari as we trek for around 5 hours with the couples of ascends and descends. Panch Pokhari refers to the five lakes. It is a holy lake and is significant to the pilgrimage sites as we stay there for an overnight near one of the lakes.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Panch Pokhari
  • Altitude: 5400m

Given with the plenty of time today we will cross the high pass of the Amphu Laptsa with an early start and then reach to the Island Peak Base Camp where we will stay for an overnight. Before proceeding to the less steep area below the pass, we will be lowered with the fixed ropes. We will get the spectacular sight of the Lhotse south wall and the Mera Peak summit from the pass. We will continue to trek to the Island Peak Base Camp to relax and rest after everyone has made it safely.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Island Peak Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5200m

Day nineteen is all about preparation for the big climb on the 20th day for which we will head straight to the High Camp from Island Peak Base Camp. It will last maximum for about three hours until we reach our destination.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5600m

Leading on to the glacier, it takes about an hour to the narrow crest as we cross the gully above the camp the trail. The most interesting part of the climb starts with the glacier crossing as it is the time to rope –up and then put on our crampons. The slope leads on to the summit ridge. There are more picturesque mountain sights as the crest is beautifully fresh as we reach the summit and get the close shot of the south face of the Lhotse looming over us into the pleasant direction. Down to the base camp, we go down the hill to the same route.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Chukkung

We follow the Imja Khola valley heading to Dingboche. From there, we cross the Khumbu Khola ascending steep trail to the top of a small ridge. Then we move downhill to the small town at Shomare and Orsho and later come across the Lower Pangboche finally arriving to the suspension bridge of the Imja Khola River. 

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3876 m

In the early morning after a heavenly breakfast, we go descending to the thick and lovely timberland of rhododendron, juniper and fir to Phunkitenga. At that point after some tea, we cross the Dudh Koshi and move for the trek to Trashinga. From here the way traces the valley with Shanasa and afterward a moderate stroll to Namche bazaar where we take our lunch and go downhill to Monjo for medium-term remain

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Monjo
  • Altitude: 3440m

Today is the last day of trek, we go for brief stroll along the valley before a definitive move to the trip at the Lukla. At that point we will have our feast and toward the evening you are allowed to explore around or unwind or remain comfortable.

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 1 lunch, and 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800m

It is the second last day before the conclusion of the trip in which we will be heading to Kathmandu directly from Lukla through a thirty minutes long flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: ,1300m

Today is the last day in Kathmandu, so you can unwind until your flight or you can likewise start any advantageous outings or exercises that you may have booked. If there should be an occurrence of takeoff, you will be moved to the global air terminal for retaliate home.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu Departure
  • Altitude: 1300m

What's Included

  • 3 night's accommodations in Kathmandu on BB plan.
  • Everything on meals as specified for trek (breakfast, lunch, dinner).
  • All internal local transport as per the itinerary.
  • Internal l flights from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu for client and Trek Leader.
  • National Park entrance fees, trekking permits accommodation in twin sharing local basis lodges or best available places for accommodations, trek leader and porters-salary, insurance, food, accommodations and other allowances included in trekking arrangements.
  • Basic first aid, Trek bag kit carried by your leader.
  • None of the single supplement is required in Kathmandu or in the mountain.
  • Arrival Airport Pick and departure Drop.
  • Food (Kathmandu) - lunch and dinner, International flights from your home to home.
  • Airport Taxes, car, taxi or van, Visa fees.
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs.
  • Own Expenditure(Personal) , .all bar bills, laundry, telephone calls, hot shower in the mountain, mineral water, sweet deserts, we recommend bringing .water purifier and neutralizer tabulates to reduce your cost of traveling and to become responsible traveler.
  • Drinks or meals except 3 meals or not specified in the itinerary, Personal clothing and equipment, Travel insurance, Optional trips. Tipping in general for trek crew (driver, Trek leader and porter-tipping is not mandatory but expected).
  • Charges sustained as a result of delays beyond Nepal Nomad's control. Anything not specified in the Cost Includes section.

USEFUL INFORMATION

Experience Required:

An excellent level of fitness and experience of mountain walking is required for the Mera and Island Peak via Amphu Laptsa Pass climbing. These tend to be longer treks with some more difficult days, so the climber must be able to face all the obstacles that may arise during climbing

Pre-Trip Meeting:

Prior to starting the Mera and Island Peak via Amphu Laptsa Pass trip, we host a Pre briefing meeting to let you know more about the trip and to introduce with your experienced Climing guide who will accompany you throughout the trek.

Equipment Check List:

The specified basic equipments check lists should help you with your packing. Remember to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. At the start of the trek your packed trek bag should not weigh more than 20 kg.

Head:-

For the head protection: Sun hat or scarf - Light balaclava or warm fleece hat - Sunglasses with UV protection.

Lower Body: -

Under Garments - Hiking shorts - Lightweight cotton long pants - Light weight hiking thermal bottoms - Fleece or wool pants – Waterproof trekking trousers -

Feet: - lightweight thin inner socks - Thick, warm wool hiking socks - Hiking boots with spare laces - Camp shoes – Gaiters (optional)

Upper Body:-

As for the upper body’s shirts – Hiking and light weight thermal tops - Fleece jacket or pullover - Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional) - Waterproof shell jacket - Down vest and/or jacket - Base layer shirts - Warm jacket (down)*

Hands: - gloves that are Lightweight - Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer.

Climbing Gears:-

Climbing Gears: - Crampons - Tape Slings - Ice Axe – Harness - Ice Hammer - Ice Screw - Screw-gate Karabiners – Eight Figure / Descender - Plastic Mountaineering Boots – Ascender / Jumar– Rope ( Main / Fix) - Snow-bar - Multi-Led Head Lamp

Accessories:-

Sleeping bag (comfort rated –10ºC)*- Sleeping bag liner - Head torch with spare bulbs and batteries - Small pad or combination.

Trekking Bags: - Large bag for keeping items dry inside trek bag, Daypack 250 to 30litres. - Thermarest sleeping pad - Water bottles - Water purification tablets.

Basic First Aid Kit: - Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), altitude (Diamox), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea.

Toiletries:- 1 medium sized quick drying towel - Tooth brush/paste - Multipurpose soap - Deodorants - Nail clippers - Face and body moisturizer - Feminine products - Small mirror - Wet wipes - toilet roll/Tissue Extras - Antibacterial hand wash

Luxuries - Binoculars - Reading book - Trip Map/Guide book - Trekking poles – Camera - Repair kit: needle, thread, duct tape.

A typical day:

At 6.30 am your Sherpa knocks on your door with a cup of good morning tea. Time for the Breakfast, tight up your bag pack and head off for today's trekking hiking for the next three to four hours then at pleasant spot we shall stop for an hour along the way for a well-prepared hot lunch. Later, a walk another three hours or so before you stop for the over night. The evening can be spent reading or chatting with your fellow hikers or trekking crew about the trip of the day. An asset can be pack of games to these nights; your trekking crew love teaching various Nepali card games and learning new Western games. Eventually, it's time to bed for a well deserved night.

Accommodation:

While at the Mera Island Peak Amphu Laptsa Pass Trekking, lodging options are limited so please do not expect the Ritz! Nepal Nomad utilizes simplistic family run lodges, with a large sociable central dining area and a cozy chimney burning fire. Lodges are on a twin share basis and we recommend you use your own sleeping bag. Accommodations in the Mera Island Peak Amphu Laptsa Pass Trekking tends to have shared bathroom facilities and you may not always have access to a shower. Regardless of the lack of facilities, these lodges certainly have a rustic charm, most are blessed with spectacular views and being family run operations, they offer a great insight into the daily life of the Mountain people.

Insurance:

Nepal Nomad's booking terms & conditions of joining Mera Island Peak Amphu Laptsa Pass Trekking includes that you must be fully insured with medical, emergency rescue evacuations including trip cancellation insurance which should cover over 3000m to 6000m.

Altitude Sickness:

Itinerary of the Mera Island Peak Amphu Laptsa Pass Trekkingis designed to ensure that there is plenty of times for adequate occurs as a result of acclimatization and cases of mountain sickness are rare. The common Symptoms are headaches, nausea, irregular breathing, insomnia and the swelling of fingers and glands. Medical Treatment is to descend to a lower altitude as quickly as possible which normally results in rapid improvement and recovery.

Meals:

On Mera Island Peak Amphu Laptsa Pass Trekking, three meals on full board basis will be provided (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian, Chinese and Indian cousins). Every day dinner and breakfast will be placed and taken in the same lodge you spend over night but Lunch will be taken on your way to next village. Farewell dinner, breakfast and reception will be provided in Kathmandu.