Mera Peak ClimbingMera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak Climbing

  • Duration14 Days
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude 6400m
  • Group Size 2
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking and Climbing
  • Best Season Se-Dec, March- June

Mera Peak climbing expedition is a thrilling adventure in Nepal, allowing both experienced climbers and novices with good fitness levels to conquer this non-technical mountain. It is an ideal choice for adventure enthusiasts seeking entry into the world of mountaineering.

The journey begins with a trek to Thuli Kharka (4,300m) via the captivating Zatrawala Pass. After an overnight stay in Thuli Kharka, the trek continues to Kothe. From Kothe, an early morning departure leads to Thangnak (4,326m). After spending a night in Thangnak, the next destination is Khare.

The trekking trail to Mera Peak offers a delightful mix of terrains, including river banks, picturesque valleys, enchanting forests, alpine landscapes, glacial lakes, glacier moraines, and a snow climb with an elevation of less than 30 degrees. Compared to many other mountain climbs, the ascent is relatively easier.

Upon reaching the summit of Mera Peak (6,476m/21,247ft), adventurers are rewarded with a breathtaking panorama that includes five of the six highest mountains on earth: Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516m), Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Makalu (8,463m), and Mt. Kangchenjunga (8,586m).

At Mera Base Camp (Khare), the climbing leader provides instruction on ice climbing techniques, rope techniques, crampon usage on ice, and climbing gear. Prior experience in ice climbing or technical climbing knowledge is not mandatory for ascending Mera Peak.

  • Embark on an unforgettable adventure by climbing the highest trekking peak in Nepal, Mera Peak, accompanied by a skilled and experienced local Sherpa crew. This carefully crafted itinerary spans 14 days, making it the shortest route to conquer Mera Peak.
  • Your journey will take you through the captivating landscapes of the Khumbu Valley, renowned for its rich Sherpa culture, and the rarely explored Hinku Valley, offering a unique and off-the-beaten-path experience. Along the way, you will encounter the breathtaking Zatrwa La high mountain pass, as well as several awe-inspiring glaciers that dot the route.
  • The ascent to Mera Peak follows a straightforward path with minimal technical climbing, allowing you to focus on the sheer beauty of the surrounding environment. Upon reaching the summit, you will be rewarded with close-up views of five of the world's highest peaks: Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. This remarkable sight is sure to leave an indelible mark on your memory.
  • To ensure your safety and success, your climbing guide is a highly experienced mountaineer, having summited Mount Everest and possessing over two decades of mountaineering expertise. With their guidance and support, you can embark on this exhilarating journey with confidence and peace of mind.

Embark on an exhilarating adventure in Nepal and conquer the summit of Mera Peak, soaring 6,400 meters above sea level.

Mera Peak Climb Overview

Short Mera Peak Climb, the tallest trekking peak in Nepal, is a highly sought-after destination for climbers from around the world. Located in the majestic Everest region, Mera Peak has been a popular choice for mountaineers since its inception. It lies in the Mahalangur section of the Himalayas, the northernmost part of the Solukhumbu region in Nepal. Mera Peak comprises three main summits: Mera Central (6,476m), Mera North (6,476m), and Mera South (6,065m).

Renowned climbers Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary, the first to conquer Mount Everest, set the trend of climbing Mera Peak before and after their Everest ascent. Since then, its popularity has continued to grow, attracting climbers from all over the world. Mera Peak climbing is often seen as a stepping stone to prepare for an Everest climb.

Each year, thousands of climbers flock to Nepal specifically for Mera Peak climbing, with a significant portion being beginners in mountaineering. The climbing and technical aspects of Mera Peak make it an ideal choice for novice climbers to embark on their climbing journey. It is widely regarded as the best mountain to start one's climbing adventure.

Amateur climbers have the opportunity to learn how to use crampons, ice axes, and other mountaineering gear for the first time during the Mera Peak climb. However, the experience is not solely focused on the ascent and descent. The journey to Mera Peak is a long but breathtaking exploration of one of the most beautiful regions in the world.

Reaching the summit of Mera Peak offers an up-close view of four of the world's eight-thousanders: Mount Everest (8,848m), Mount Makalu (8,643m), Mount Cho Oyu (8,201m), and Mount Lhotse (8,586m). Being surrounded by these majestic peaks throughout the day is a dream come true for any mountain lover.

The journey to Mera Peak takes you through the iconic Khumbu region, which offers a blend of unique Sherpa settlements, lush forests, picturesque suspension bridges, traditional gompas (monasteries), prayer flags, and much more. It is difficult to capture in words the array of experiences this Mera Peak climbing expedition has to offer.

If you're considering booking the Mera Peak expedition, we, Peak Climbing Nepal, assure you that you won't miss a single thing in this region when you choose us as your guide. However, before making the booking, it is important to familiarize yourself with several aspects of Mera Peak climbing. This article provides detailed information about the route, the best time to climb, challenges, a comprehensive itinerary, and frequently asked questions. Take the time to read this article thoroughly before contacting us for the booking.

Mera Peak Climbing Difficulty

Short Mera Peak Climbing is a challenging expedition, and climbers should be aware of the potential difficulties involved. As you ascend toward the summit of Nepal's tallest trekking peak, the risk of altitude sickness becomes significant. The journey covers approximately 78 miles of rugged terrain in the Everest Region, which includes rough, steep, snowy, and straightforward sections. These varied trail conditions can be demanding for climbers. It's important to note that the entire expedition is completed in just 12 days, which leaves less time for acclimatization compared to other Mera Peak Climbing itineraries that typically include two acclimatization days. The reduced acclimatization time can pose a challenge and increase the risk of altitude-related illnesses.

While Mera Peak is not considered highly technical, it is graded as a PD Alpine Graded peak, indicating that it does have some technical sections and requires basic mountaineering skills. Climbers without these skills may find certain parts of the climb more challenging. Additionally, like any mountain expedition, extreme weather conditions are expected. In the higher regions of the Everest Region, you will encounter low temperatures and strong winds. As you gain elevation, the weather conditions tend to worsen. Throughout the journey, you will be living in tented camps, exposing yourself to the elements.

In summary, Short Mera Peak Climbing presents challenges such as altitude sickness, rugged terrain, limited acclimatization time, technical sections, and extreme weather conditions. Proper preparation, acclimatization, mountaineering skills, and suitable equipment are crucial for a safe and successful climb.

Route to Mera Peak Climbing 

The Short Mera Peak Climbing journey begins in Kathmandu, where you will catch an early morning flight of approximately 35 minutes to Lukla, providing an escape from the bustling streets of the city. Upon landing in Lukla, you will join the trekking trail that leads towards Chhutang. Your first overnight stop will be in Chhutang, allowing you to acclimatize to the altitude.

The following day, you will continue your trek towards Thuli Kharka, located at an elevation of 4,300 meters. Along the way, you will pass through various settlements in the Everest Region, including Kothe, Thangnak, and Khare. It is in Khare that you will take a rest day to further acclimate to the higher altitudes, preparing your body for the ascent.

Once your body is acclimatized, you will head towards Mera Base Camp, navigating the snowy trails and enjoying the stunning mountain vistas. From Mera Base Camp, the trail becomes steeper and more challenging as you make your way to Mera High Camp at an altitude of 5,780 meters. This part of the climb involves technical sections and the use of mountaineering gear and fixed ropes.

Finally, from Mera High Camp, you will embark on the summit push, aiming to reach the top of Mera Peak. The route to the summit is primarily straightforward, but it requires careful navigation and the application of your mountaineering skills. Once you reach the summit, you will savor the experience and spend some time taking in the incredible views. Afterward, you will gradually descend, retracing your steps back to Lukla through the same route you took during the ascent. Over the course of a few days, you will make your way back to Lukla, bidding farewell to the Mera Peak's foothills. From Lukla, you will catch a flight back to Kathmandu, concluding this extraordinary expedition.

Best Time to Climb Mera Peak

The best times for Short Mera Peak climbing are Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to early December) in Nepal. These seasons offer favorable weather conditions with stable temperatures, clear views, and lower chances of snowfall. Spring is known for its warm weather and low snowfall, while Autumn provides comfortable temperatures and clear skies.

Both Spring and Autumn are popular seasons for climbing Mera Peak, and many adventurers choose these times for their expeditions. The landscapes in Autumn may appear more distinct due to being post-monsoon, and the late Autumn season can be colder compared to Spring. However, overall, both seasons are suitable for climbing the peak.

It's worth noting that Winter and Monsoon are considered off-season for climbing in Nepal. While experienced climbers may opt for these times, they come with higher risks, as they are characterized by extreme weather and challenging conditions. Climbing during these off-seasons is typically recommended for individuals with extensive experience and expertise. In conclusion, if you're planning to undertake a Short Mera Peak climbing expedition, it is advisable to choose either Spring or Autumn for the best climbing conditions and overall safety.

Why Nepal Nomad

Nepal Nomad is a trusted adventure company that has been catering to the needs of adventurers for more than 21 years. Whether you're looking for trekking, climbing, or travel experiences in Nepal, we aim to fulfill your desires. With a team of experienced and professional guides and porters, Nepal Nomad ensures that you have exceptional experiences throughout your journey.

The guides and porters of Nepal Nomad are well-trained in various essential skills, including evacuation procedures, map-reading, and first-aid services. Our expertise and knowledge contribute to the safety and well-being of travelers during their trips. The company prioritizes excellence in all aspects of its services, and its commitment to providing exceptional experiences has resulted in the satisfaction of nomads from around the world who have chosen to travel with them. With Nepal Nomad, you can expect a reliable and dedicated team that is focused on making your adventure in Nepal memorable and fulfilling.


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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted with a warm welcome and treated to a delicious dinner featuring the flavors of Nepali cuisine. Following the meal, you will be provided with comfortable accommodation for the night, allowing you to rest and prepare for the upcoming adventure.

The next day, before commencing the trek, there will be a comprehensive pre-trek briefing. During this briefing, you will receive detailed information about the trekking program, including the itinerary, safety guidelines, and other essential details. This is also the ideal time to address any last-minute arrangements or ask any questions you may have.

While in Kathmandu, at the early stage of the trek, you have the opportunity to explore the city and its surroundings. Taking short hikes through the local streets allows you to immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, interact with the friendly Nepali people, and become acquainted with the surroundings. This experience will provide you with a deeper understanding of the local atmosphere and authenticity.

The day concludes with your first overnight stay in the Kathmandu Valley. This allows you to fully embrace the local atmosphere, indulge in the cultural richness, and experience the warm hospitality of the Nepali people. It sets the stage for the exciting journey ahead, as you embark on your trek with a sense of anticipation and appreciation for the beauty of Nepal.

  • Max. Altitude:1300m
  • Accommodation:Hotel
  • Time:1 hour
  • Meals:welcome dinner
  • Walking Distance:2km

We embark on our journey to Lukla. If we are fortunate enough to secure tickets for the first flight, we will have the privilege of flying directly from Kathmandu to Lukla, which offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan landscape. However, if we are unable to obtain tickets for the initial flight, an alternative plan is in place.

In such a scenario, we will drive to Rammechhap from Kathmandu and then proceed to Lukla by flight from there. Although this involves a longer route, it allows us to continue with our adventure without delay.

Once we arrive in Lukla, we will gather with the rest of the crew and sort out our luggage. Lukla serves as the gateway to the Everest region and is a bustling hub for trekkers and climbers. After finalizing our preparations, we begin our trek to Chatunga.

The trail to Chatunga takes us through enchanting forests and picturesque fields, showcasing the natural beauty of the region. As we ascend, we will be surrounded by awe-inspiring cliffs and majestic mountains, creating a truly awe-inspiring atmosphere. Upon reaching Chatunga, we will find a couple of stone houses nestled amidst this rugged terrain.

For our overnight stay, we will be accommodated in a local teahouse, providing us with a glimpse into the unique mountain culture and hospitality of the region. It will be an opportunity to rest, rejuvenate, and soak in the tranquility of our surroundings before continuing our trek to further destinations. Remember to take in the mesmerizing vistas and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance of the Himalayas as we begin this remarkable journey toward our ultimate destination.

  • Max. Altitude:3,100m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea

Leaving Chatunga behind, our trek continues towards our next destination, Thuli Kharka, taking us through the remarkable Zatra La Pass. As we set off, we traverse through captivating rhododendron forests and the serene grazing pastures where yaks roam freely. The ascent to the pass is challenging, and the effects of altitude become palpable as we climb higher.

Ascending the Kalo Himal ridge, adorned with stones and fluttering prayer flags, we can't help but marvel at the rugged beauty that surrounds us. After a few minutes, we reach the majestic Zatrwa La Pass, which serves as a demarcation between the Khumbu Valley and Hinku Valley. It's a perfect spot to pause, capture the breathtaking vistas with our cameras, and fully immerse ourselves in the awe-inspiring scenery.

After taking in the mesmerizing views and preserving them in photographs, we resume our trek, following a stony path that leads us to Thuli Kharka. As the name suggests, Thuli Kharka translates to 'big meadow,' and upon arrival, we discover a landscape dotted with large boulders and adorned with stubby grass and shrubs. This serene setting is often utilized as a campsite by yak herders, further adding to the rustic charm of the area.

Thuli Kharka is sparsely populated, with only a couple of teahouses providing basic accommodations. After the challenging trek and the exhilaration of crossing the pass, we head to one of these teahouses, where we can finally unwind, relax, and rejuvenate our weary bodies. It's a well-deserved opportunity to rest and recharge, allowing us to appreciate the tranquility of the surroundings and reflect on the remarkable journey we've undertaken so far. Take this time to savor the peaceful atmosphere and revel in the sense of accomplishment, as we prepare ourselves for the adventures that await us in the days ahead.

  • Max. Altitude:4,300m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:9 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:11km

From Thuli Kharka, our journey continues as we make our way downhill towards Kothe. As we descend, we are treated to awe-inspiring views of the picturesque Hinku Valley, with prominent peaks such as Kusum Kanguru, Peak 43, and the majestic south face of Mera Peak dominating the horizon. These breathtaking vistas serve as a constant reminder of the magnificent Himalayan landscape surrounding us.

The trail winds its way through a beautiful forest adorned with towering pine trees and vibrant rhododendron blooms. If you are fortunate enough to embark on this trek during the spring season, the rhododendrons will be in full bloom, painting the trail with a riot of colors and creating a truly heavenly ambiance.

As we descend further, the tranquility of the Hinku Valley envelops us, providing a serene backdrop for our journey. Upon reaching Kothe, a charming village in the heart of the Hinku Valley, we seek refuge in a local teahouse. Here, we can find respite and enjoy a well-deserved night's rest, surrounded by the peaceful ambiance of this Himalayan haven.

Take this opportunity to recharge your energy, reflect on the remarkable sights witnessed thus far, and prepare for the upcoming adventures that lie ahead. Kothe's welcoming teahouse provides a comfortable and cozy atmosphere, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings and savor the unique experience of being amidst the grandeur of the Hinku Valley. Relish a good night's sleep, knowing that you are well on your way to exploring the wonders that this extraordinary region has to offer.

  • Max. Altitude:3,691m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

As we continue our journey into the Upper Hinku valley, the landscape becomes more rugged and the altitude takes its toll on the vegetation. The treeline gradually disappears, giving way to vast Kharkas or grazing meadows where yaks roam freely. The absence of major villages at this altitude enhances the sense of wilderness and remoteness.

During our trek, we make a delightful stop at Gondishung, a resting place where we can enjoy a cup of tea and refreshments. From this point, we are treated to breathtaking panoramic views of prominent peaks such as Mera Peak, Charpati Himal, Kusum Kanguru, and Thamserku. The sight of these majestic mountains is a true feast for the eyes and a source of awe-inspiring inspiration.

One of the notable highlights of our journey is the visit to Lungsumgba Gompa, a Buddhist shrine that has stood for two centuries. This ancient monastery holds deep spiritual significance for the locals, and our dedicated crew takes the opportunity to offer prayers for the well-being of the team and the success of our ascent. The tranquil and serene atmosphere of the gompa provides a moment of reflection and connection with the rich cultural heritage of the region.

After an hour of walking from Lungsumgba Gompa, we reach Thaknak, where our teahouse awaits. From this comfortable resting place, we are treated to an up-close view of Charpati Himal. The sight of this towering peak, seemingly within arm's reach, is a humbling experience that reminds us of the grandeur and power of the Himalayas.

As we rest and replenish our energy in Thaknak, surrounded by the rugged beauty of the mountains, we can't help but feel a sense of anticipation for the adventures that lie ahead. The Upper Hinku Valley promises to be a remarkable journey, filled with stunning vistas, cultural encounters, and the challenge of reaching new heights in the Himalayas.

  • Max. Altitude:4,358m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

Our trek today leads us to Khare, which marks a significant milestone as we steadily gain altitude and approach the Mera Peak region. Although the hike is short in distance, the increasing elevation poses a challenging endeavor for us. The path takes us up the rugged terrain of the Dig Glacier, navigating our way past the mesmerizing glacial lake known as Charpati Tal.

Descending from the lake, we continue our journey through the picturesque surroundings of Dig Kharka. This location offers us a truly magnificent spectacle, with panoramic views of the Kyeshar Glacier, Mera Peak, and Charpati Himal captivating our senses. The beauty and grandeur of these natural wonders leave us in awe, reinforcing our connection with the majestic Himalayan landscape.

Our ascent continues as we climb up the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers, carefully traversing their icy expanses. The path demands our focus and determination as we make our way through this challenging terrain. With each step, we inch closer to our ultimate destination, Khare, also known as the Mera Peak Base Camp.

Arriving in Khare, we are greeted by a couple of teahouses that provide us with much-needed shelter and sustenance. Additionally, there are outlets offering climbing gear and equipment, catering to the needs of mountaineers preparing to conquer Mera Peak. After checking in at a lodge, we take a moment to absorb the incredible view of Mera Peak's north face, which dominates the landscape and serves as a constant reminder of the adventure that lies ahead.

Khare serves as our resting point and acclimatization hub before we embark on the final stages of our Mera Peak expedition. As we settle in and prepare ourselves mentally and physically, the anticipation and excitement build, knowing that we are about to undertake a remarkable and challenging ascent to the summit of Mera Peak.

  • Max. Altitude:5,045m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea

The acclimatization day before your climb is designed to prepare you for the upcoming ascent. During this day, the guides will provide pre-climb training to familiarize you with the necessary climbing skills. You will have the opportunity to practice ascending and descending on a rocky slope using a harness and climbing equipment.

One crucial aspect of the training is learning how to make knots correctly. Knots play a vital role in ensuring your safety while climbing, and understanding the proper techniques will be essential during the expedition. Additionally, you will be taught the correct methods of belaying and rappelling, which are important techniques for controlled descent and ascent.

If this is your first Himalayan peak, the training will be particularly beneficial. The experienced climbing guides will share practical knowledge and provide valuable tips to help you have a safe and successful climb. They will likely draw from their extensive experience to guide you through the challenges you may encounter on the mountain.

Before setting off on the ascent, there will be a final gear and equipment check. It is crucial to ensure that you have all the necessary gear in good working condition. If you don't have specific climbing gear, there are rental outlets available where you can rent personal equipment. However, it's important to note that climbing boots in sizes 12 and above are not readily available in Nepal. If you require boots in this size, you will need to bring them from home. Overall, the acclimatization day and pre-climb training are essential components of your preparation for the Himalayan peak climb. They provide an opportunity to refine your climbing skills, gain practical knowledge from experienced guides, and ensure that your gear is in order for the summit push.

  • Max. Altitude:5,045m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

Continuing our expedition, we traverse the icy expanse of the glacier, carefully navigating the increasingly steep terrain. As we ascend, we become more conscious of the altitude and its impact on our bodies. To ensure a safe and successful climb, we dedicate this day to acclimatization.

Allowing ample time for rest and adjustment, we embark on a short but invigorating hike towards a small peak on the west side of the Hinku Nup Glacier, reaching an elevation of approximately 5500 meters. From this elevated vantage point, we are rewarded with a breathtaking panorama that unveils stunning views of Mera La and the majestic Mera Peak.

The grandeur of the Mera La pass reveals itself, with the imposing presence of Mera Peak capturing our attention. Standing at this altitude, surrounded by awe-inspiring vistas, we develop a deeper appreciation for the magnitude of our undertaking.

With Mera La and Mera Peak before us, a sense of anticipation and excitement builds within us. The challenges that lie ahead are daunting, but we draw strength from the beauty and majesty that surround us. This acclimatization hike not only prepares our bodies for the physical demands of the climb but also nurtures our spirits, fueling our determination to conquer the summit of Mera Peak. As the sun sets, casting its warm hues over the mountains, we settle into our campsite, cherishing the tranquility of our surroundings. Resting and rejuvenating, we prepare ourselves mentally and physically for the exhilarating ascent that awaits us in the days to come.

  • Max. Altitude:5,415m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

Our perseverance leads us to the top of the rock band, a notable landmark marked by a large cairn. We are filled with a sense of accomplishment and motivation as we take in the panoramic views of majestic peaks such as Mount Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, the south face of Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, and Baruntse. The magnificence of these towering giants serves as a reminder of the remarkable beauty that surrounds us.

We set up our campsite at the Mera High Camp, creating a temporary shelter amidst the mountain wilderness. We take a moment to absorb the tranquility of our surroundings and reflect on the immense natural splendor that envelops us. The serenity of the high camp allows us to connect deeply with nature and find solace in the rugged yet enchanting environment.

As night falls, we settle in at the Mera High Camp, surrounded by the vastness of the Himalayas. The crisp mountain air and the distant twinkling of stars above create a serene ambiance. We rest, replenishing our energy for the final push towards the summit of Mera Peak, eagerly anticipating the extraordinary experiences that lie ahead. We find comfort and solace in the embrace of the mountains, preparing ourselves mentally and physically for the exhilarating ascent to come.

  • Max. Altitude:5,780m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

We prepare ourselves and set out at 2 AM, with our headlights illuminating the way as we rope up and walk securely, connected by a man-rope. Crossing the Mera glacier, we make a gradual ascent. The terrain is relatively manageable, but the cold air and low oxygen levels slow our progress. The final 40-50 meters to the summit proved to be the most challenging and demanding part of the climb. Scaling a steep incline, we rely on fixed ropes and jumars to ascend to the snowy dome of the Mera Peak summit.

By 9-10 AM, we finally reach the summit. We celebrate our triumph while marveling at the close-up views of Mount Everest (8,848m), Makalu (8,481m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,516m), and Cho Oyu (8,201m). After capturing this historic moment through our cameras and perhaps leaving mementos behind if we brought any, we begin our descent towards High Camp. We only spend a brief 5 to 10 minutes at the summit.

Upon our arrival at High Camp, the local crew warmly greets us with a hot brew of tea or coffee, along with some comforting soup. We rest for a while, regaining our energy, and after lunch, we embark on a swift descent. Climb down to Khare, we make our way to a teahouse where we will spend the evening. Here, we celebrate our remarkable achievement, relishing in the accomplishment of our goal. Finally, we retire for a well-deserved night of rest.

  • Max. Altitude:5,045m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:11 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:13km

Filled with pride and joy, we bid farewell to Khare as we begin our journey back to Kothe, retracing our steps along the same trail. On this day, we gradually descend in altitude, going from 5,045m to 3,600m. The trek lasts for approximately 5 to 6 hours and is mostly downhill, making it a relatively easy and enjoyable hike. As we make our way down, we have the opportunity to once again soak in the serene surroundings and marvel at the breathtaking scenery. Passing through dense forests and remarkable landscapes, we steadily make our way toward Kothe, our destination for the day.

  • Max. Altitude:3678m
  • Accommodation:Tent
  • Time:9 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:9km

After spending the night in Kothe, we resume our journey by retracing our path back to Thuli Kharka. This particular day proves to be the most challenging of our retracing trek, as we will be gaining altitude instead of descending. The day entails numerous uphill sections as we make our way through the stunning Hinku Valley. Departing from Kothe, we will immerse ourselves in the ethereal beauty of the Hinku Valley for around 5 to 6 hours, trekking onward and onward. Thuli Kharka awaits us at the end of the valley, perched on a hill. As we exit the valley, we finally reach Thuli Kharka for the second time during our trek. Here, we can find respite in the teahouse, where we can rest and recharge while basking in the expansive panorama of the surrounding mountains.

  • Max. Altitude:4200m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:7km

Continuing our trek from Thuli Kharka, we embark on the journey to cross the Zatrwa La pass once again, situated at an altitude of 4,600m. After approximately 2 hours of trekking, we arrive at the pass, greeted by an incredible view that encompasses the trail we had previously traversed. The sight of the magnificent Hinku Valley, Numbur Himal, Kongde, Dudh Kunda, and Khumbila leaves us in awe. Taking in the breathtaking scenery, we continue our descent toward Lukla along a downward trail.

Upon reaching Lukla, we eagerly indulge in the comforts of a hot shower and a satisfying meal. In the evening, we gather for a small celebration to commemorate the success of our expedition. Our local crew joins us, creating a memorable and festive atmosphere for our last evening in the mountains.

  • Max. Altitude:2800m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:7 hour
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 dinner with coffee/tea

Our expedition concludes as we board a flight back to Kathmandu. Once we arrive in the city, we make our way to our hotel, eager to rest and rejuvenate. The remainder of the day is yours to spend as you please. You can opt to relax at the hotel, allowing your body and mind to unwind after the rigorous trek. Alternatively, you may choose to venture out and explore the city. A stroll through the vibrant streets of Thamel presents an opportunity to shop for souvenirs, immersing yourself in the bustling local markets that are conveniently located within walking distance from Thamel.

  • Max. Altitude:1,400m
  • Accommodation:Lodge
  • Time:35 minute
  • Meals:1 breakfast, 1 lunch, 1 farewell dinner with coffee/tea
  • Walking Distance:2300km
What's Included
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on a bed and breakfast (BB) basis.
  • Round-trip flight from Kathmandu to Lukla for both the members and climbing crews.
  • Special climbing peak permits are required for the expedition.
  • One climbing guide (Sherpa) for every two members.
  • Everest National Park entrance permit.
  • Ground transportation as per the itinerary.
  • All meals during the trek and camping, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • A cup of tea or coffee during breakfast.
  • Lodge accommodation during the trek and basic camping arrangements during the climbing portion.
  • Porters are to carry member baggage, with each porter carrying 15 to 18 kg of weight.
  • Accident insurance for the staff.
  • Trekking and climbing maps.
  • Emergency rescue arrangements (to be covered by your travel insurance if required).
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket, and duffel bag, which can be returned after the trip if you don't have your own.
  • Medical kit box with essential medicines.
  • Seasonal fruits.
  • Medical supplies, including a first aid kit box, oximeter, and pulse meter checker.
  • Emergency helicopter service arrangement (to be paid by your travel insurance if required, only in worst-case scenarios).
  • Walking poles (to be returned after the trip if you don't have your own).
  • All applicable government taxes.
  • Official expenses.

Please note that the provision for emergency rescue and helicopter services is dependent on your travel insurance coverage and would only be utilized in extreme cases. The package also includes necessary gear such as sleeping bags, down jackets, and duffel bags, which can be returned after the completion of the trip.

What's not Included
  • Personal clothing: You are responsible for bringing your own personal clothing for the expedition, including base layers, mid-layers, outer layers, hiking boots, socks, hats, and gloves.
  • Personal climbing equipment: You are also responsible for bringing your own personal climbing equipment, such as harnesses, helmets, crampons, ice axe, ropes, and any other specialized gear required for the climb.
  • Personal accident insurance, emergency evacuation cost, oxygen, and medical box: It is recommended that you arrange your own personal accident insurance that covers emergency evacuation costs, as well as any necessary oxygen and medical supplies. These items are not included in the package.
  • Alcoholic beverages, laundry, and tips: Expenses related to alcoholic beverages, laundry services, and tips for guides, porters, and staff are not included in the package and should be covered separately.
  • Extra night hotel accommodation and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu: If you wish to extend your stay in Kathmandu or engage in additional sightseeing tours, these arrangements and expenses would be separate from the package and can be organized based on your preferences.
  • Please ensure that you have personal clothing, climbing equipment, insurance coverage, and a budget for additional expenses not included in the package.