Mera Peak Climbing Details

Mera Peak climbing is a famous and beautiful mountain for climbing options. This Mera Peak climbing mountain is considered for any type of mountaineer, anyone can climb as a beginner or experienced one. This mountain is also known as the easiest mountain. The Mera Peak climbing cost is also quite reasonable compared to other mountains in Nepal.

Mera Peak climbing costs are determined by various factors, and there will be including the trip duration and the expertise of our guides and porters. The main considered part was the quality of accommodations and meals, necessary permits and gear, and more.

Mera Peak Climbing experience may vary based on group size and the chosen package. There are different categories of prices for solo climbers: USD 2500, 2 to 5 groups of people where it will cost around USD 2300, and the last larger group where there will be 6 to 10 people where it will cost around USD 2200.

For solo climbers, it is quite expensive because for solo climbers they have to do everything on their own such as accommodations, meals, necessary permits, and gear. In Group climbers the cost will be divided for each person. Another good aspect is Mera Peak Climbing provides outstanding service at a very affordable rate with Himalaya Trekking Path.

Mera Peak climb highlights

Mera Peak Climb has been classified as a climbing peak by the Nepal Mountain Association. The Mera Peak Climb journey starts from Kathmandu and Lukla. This Mera Peak climb journey starts with a very beautiful valley, mountains, and beauty through diverse climates. This Mera Peak climb is tall and it has an impressive altitude of 6478 metres.

These include Lhotse (8516 m/27940 ft), Cho Oyo (8188 m/26864 ft.), Makalu (8481 m/27825 ft), Kanchenjunga (8586 m/28169 ft), and Everest (8848.86 m/29031.7 ft). This Mera Peak has been renowned for its breathtaking beauty, it is also seeking a moderate level of challenge.

Best time/season to do the Mera peak climbing trip

For many visitors and expert climbers and their experiences, the best season for Mera Peak climbing is through spring(March to May) and autumn(September to December). This is very good for climbing and treks because these months have clear weather conditions. In this season trekkers and climbers can enjoy jaw-dropping views of beautiful mountains and mighty peaks, vales, and landscapes.

In the spring season, flowers blossom on every hill which seems like a painting. Apart from this, there is also exotic wildlife that seems to enjoy the hills. From the season of April, it starts to snow which will make the journey even more comfortable. Accordingly, the next season autumn is the best weather conditions. In this season the weather will be very clear due to waterfalls in the monsoon which sweep every dust particle from the atmosphere and nature.

Necessary permits required for Mera Peak climbing

If you’re going to climb a mountain or visit a place. Trekkers should take permits to ascend the peak and trekkers need two different permits they are; a climbing permit and a Makalu Barun National Park Permit. If you are having issues with this you may easily obtain a Mera Park climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association and a trekking permit from the Nepal Tourism Board Office which is located at Bhirkutimandap, Kathmandu. Moreover, treks can get climbing permits with the help of government-registered trekking agencies only.

Packing lists for Mera peak

1. Mera Peak Gear list – Treeing Gear

Trekking poles
Trekking boost
Light Trekking shoes
Headlamp

2. Mera Peak Gear list – Climbing Gear

Climbing Boots
Climbing Helmet
Crampons
Ascender and Descender
Ice Axes
Harness
Climbing Ropes

3. Mera Peak Gear list – Clothing

Sun and wool hat
Glacier Glasses
Liner, Insulated, and Mitten Gloves
Stretch Pants
Lightweight and Down Jacket
Liner and Woolen Socks
Gaiters

4. Travel Documents for the Mera peak

A visa
Travel Insurance
Permits
Cash

5. Travel Accessories

Camera
Water Bottle
Sleeping Bag
First Aid Kit
Miscellaneous

6. Everyday Essentials

Shampoo, conditioner, hairbrush, and soap
Hand sanitizerToothbrush, Toothpaste, and Floss
Toilet paper
Nail cutter
Feminine hygiene – Pads, Tampons, or menstrual cups as per your need
Quick dry towels

7. Medical Essentials

Electrolyte tablet
Pain killers
Diamox
Cold medicine
Water purification tablets
Neosporin, band-aids, and medical tape
Oximeter
Prescribed medications
Supplemental Vitamins

8. Accessories and Gadgets

Moisturizers / Lip Balms
Hats
Polarised Sunglasses
Sunscreen
Camera
Headlamp with extra batteries / Torchlight
Power bank
Solar panel
Cell phone
SIM card with data package

Costs for Mera Peak Climbing

Mera Peak climbing costs are determined by various factors, and there will be including the trip duration and the expertise of our guides and porters. The main considered part was the quality of accommodations and meals, necessary permits and gear, and more.

Mera Peak Climbing experience may vary based on group size and the chosen package. There are different categories of prices for solo climbers: USD 2500, 2 to 5 groups of people where it will cost around USD 2300, and the last one larger group where there will be 6 to 10 people where it will cost around USD 2200.

For solo climbers, it is quite expensive because for solo climbers they have to do everything on their own such as accommodations, meals, necessary permits, and gear. In Group climbers the cost will be divided for each person. Another good aspect is Mera Peak Climbing provides outstanding service at a very affordable rate with Himalaya Trekking Path.

Equipment and clothing costs

The cost of equipment or gear depends on the brand. There are two ways where you can buy or purchase them. In the context of Nepal, if you have materials or gears can be reused if you have already.

There are many pieces of equipment for climbers besides that there are regular equipment and gears that are most used while climbing there are written below:

Climbing Harness can cost around $40-$70
Accessory cord costs about $5 – $15 per meter
Abseil Belay device or here is another name Figure 8 costs $10 – $36
Adjustable trekking poles come around the cost is about $30 – $50
Helmet costs you about $50 – $200
Ascender where a length leash and one large mitten cost about $30 – $60
Two locking carabiners, this item will be available in two sizes one large and one small can cost you about $8 – $12 each
Ski goggles cost about $90 – $155
Four regular carabiners cost $10 – $16
Steel crampons are the most recommended equipment and are important while climbing they cost about $10 – $15
Ice axe with a leash cost range from $90 – $160
The oximeter can cost about $18 – $25
Glacier sunglasses which have side shields cost about $50 – $70

Nepal visa and flight ticket costs

There are four sections for tickets such as; one person, 2 to 3 people, 4 to 5 persons, and 6 to 10 persons have been categories in the group for flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla to KTM and there will be airport drop and pickup and tickets price are different for the season.

The flight ticket is around $2440 for 1 person in spring, accordingly in 3 seasons it is quite cheap compared to the spring season. $1840 for 2 to 3 persons for the spring season and other seasons is quite cheap. $1665 for 4 to 5 persons in the spring season. The group of 6 to 10 persons ticket prices are cheaper than other categories.

For solo climbers, it is quite expensive because for solo climbers they have to do everything on their own such as accommodations, meals, necessary permits, and gear. In Group climbers the cost will be divided for each person. Another good aspect is Mera Peak Climbing provides outstanding service at a very affordable rate with Himalaya Trekking Path.

Guide/Porter costs

In Nepal the guides are well-trained and they have a lot of information and have an experience of 4 to 5 years. While climbing, guides and porters are essential for the Mera peak climbing adventure. This trek will be for more than 20 days. The guide will lead the trekkers through the challenging terrains. Hence, a professional guide will significantly help in the whole trip.

You will have the best time with the help of a guide and have more information about your culture, natural beauty and many more. A guide will cost you around $25-$40 per day which is more affordable.

On the other hand, the important thing is that a specialist is about porters and porters aren’t compulsory but doing a trek for a long period it is very difficult to handle all the bags. They are helpful and porters can carry around 25 kg of luggage per day. Hiring a porter can make your journey more comfortable. They usually charge around USD 30-40 per day, which includes food, meals, accommodation and insurance.

Climbing guides costs

Hiring certified climbing guides in Nepal is essential for safety and they have successful climbing experience. They have been certified by mountain guides in Nepal. and are trained and licensed by the Nepal Mountaineering Association(NMA). All experience guides are supposed to meet certain standards and qualifications.

It is very important to hire a certified mountain guide in Nepal for safety, expertise, support, local knowledge, and responsible tourism. There are also several factors for hiring a certified mountain guide including the duration and a lot of difficulty of the trek, the level of required, and the guide’s experience and expertise.

Overall, a certified guide can cost anywhere from $25 to $50 per day which is a reasonable price for all trekkers. It’s not only about cost, hiring a guide may increase the overall cost of your trek. Additionally, hiring a guide can help support local communities and the Nepalese economy.

Insurance costs for Mera peak

On the other hand, the important thing is that a specialist is about porters and guides, which aren’t compulsory but doing a trek for a long period is very difficult, if something goes wrong while doing treks there might be a big or small accident for that you will also need various medical requirements and other personal costs for that is better do insurance.

Another important cost factor includes insurance for climbing such as guides, trekking guides, and porters. The climbing guide insurance cost is around $ 160, whereas the insurance cost for trekking guides and porters is around $150. Insurance also plays a vital role while doing treks and it is very beneficial for treks too. There are many insurance companies here in Nepal where they are doing insurance at an affordable price.

Lukla flight costs

Lukla flight tickets are affordable flights from Kathmandu and vice versa. There are many ticket companies here in Nepal that operate Kathmandu to Lukla flights which cost around USD 250. In the case of heavy traffic, it will be operated from Ramechhap 133 km east of Kathmandu where it takes 4 4-hour drive from Kathmandu to Manthali. There is also the possibility of a helicopter ride.

Lukla Airport is also known as Tenzing-Hillary Airport. This is a premier gateway in Solukhumbu to the Everest region. This is the most convenient way to reach Lukla and this is the starting point for trekking. There are also e-tickets for online bookings, ensuring a seamless travel planning experience.

If you want to fly on time from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu then we can offer you the affordable and best price for the helicopter flight. It takes 1 hour by helicopter and the private cost is USD 3000 and if you join a group which will cost USD 500 per person there will be a max group size and 5 persons will join in that group.

Other transportation required

Mera Peak base camp has different routes and can be reached through three distinct routes. The best for treks is by going through flights. Through road transportation, it is very hard and impossible too. The best way is to book tickets. It will start from Kathmandu airport, with a flight to Lukla and a trek to Khare.

Fooding and lodging costs

Starting on the first day, you will spend a few days in Kathmandu and you need to stay in various places in Kathmandu and you will stay in the region’s local tea houses and lodges. There are the best hotels with delicious local food and meal services.

You will get the standard food of around $5 to $30 based on the type of meal and restaurant. In these lodges, there are different varieties of Nepalese foods. The famous meal is “Dal Bhaat” consisting of steamed rice, vegetables, lentils, pulses, pickles, and many more. The meal facilities will cost you around $3-$6.

Nepal is full of beauty and you will remain in a beautiful place with a good environment where you can get basic facilities for your stay. These teahouses will cost you around $4-$8 per night which is affordable for everyone.

In Kathmandu, there are a lot of hotels small to big, and cheap to expensive. In Kathmandu and Pokhara, you will stay in hotels that cost you around $15-$250 per night which is based on the types of hotels.

Necessary permits costs

The Mera Peak permits depend on the routes that you have chosen for the treks. Moreover, the cost of the Mera Peak climbing permit varies according to the season of the year you choose to do this climb and this permit is instituted because it conserves the unique biodiversity of this region. These permits also help to protect the scenery of the surrounding area.

Mera Peak costs a specific amount of money, no matter which Mera Peak climbing route you choose. Here are the costs below:

Season = Spring(March, April and May)
Permit cost = USD 250 (NPR 4000)
Season = Autumn (September October and November)
Permit cost = USD 125 (NPR 2000)
Season = Winter(December, January, and February)
Permit cost = USD 70  (NPR 1000)
Season = Summer(June July, and August)
Permit cost = USD 70  (NPR 1000)

Mera peak Package costs from Tour operators

For solo climbers, it is quite expensive because for solo climbers they have to do everything on their own such as accommodations, meals, necessary permits, and gear. In Group climbers the cost will be divided for each person. Another good aspect is Mera Peak Climbing provides outstanding service at a very affordable rate with Himalaya Trekking Path.

For solo climbers, it is quite expensive because for solo climbers they have to do everything on their own such as accommodations, meals, necessary permits, and gear. In Group climbers the cost will be divided for each person. Another good aspect is Mera Peak Climbing provides outstanding service at a very affordable rate with Himalaya Trekking Path.

Tipping for Guide and Porters

There are no fixed tips for porters or guides but it is compulsory to give them because guides give more relevant information about where you are going along with that porters are carrying your materials very carefully. If you give a very small amount they will be happy and they will appreciate what you give. Many companies and travel agencies recommend 10% tips of the total package value you buy.

Tips also depend on the duration and difficulty of your trek. Tip your guide above USD 150 or above and USD 100 to your guide and porter. If you hire a climbing guide give a USD 250 to $ 300. If you give a tip, give them a tip separately which ensures your amount of tip goes to the guide and porter separately.

FAQ

How difficult is the Mera Peak climb?

Mountain Climbing is a dangerous activity and Mera Peak is the highest trekking peak in Nepal so it is not easy. If you’re physically fit enough and you are ready for challenges. At the same time, you have to be well-equipped and aware that Mera Peak Climbing is adventurous and is a very difficult climb in Nepal.

Fitness required to do Mera peak climb

It all depends on your power and availability and it can be organised according to your requirements to fit into you. If you meet requirements a minimum of two weeks is required to attain success with proper safety and I am pretty sure it will be more satisfying after finishing the trip.

How do I pay for the trip?

When you are going to book your trip, You can pay at the time of booking confirmation through an online platform or upon arrival. One mandatory to settle the balance before the departure date. For pay, there are many options such as online or cash( Nepali, USD, EURO, and many more

How to be safe from altitude sickness?

Altitude sickness is the term for medical conditions that can happen when you move to a higher altitude too quickly. This altitude sickness might become due to the higher up you go, the thinner the atmosphere gets. To be safe from altitude sickness; stop and acclimate, descend, Supplemental oxygen and medications which will help to minimize the risk.

Will I get a certificate after the successful completion of the trip?

Yes, you will get the official certificate of achievement after the succession of the peak climbing. Our team will provide T-shirts, trekking maps, and Nepali traditional materials. After completion and successful completion, we will click the photo for memories, one copy will be sent to you and one copy of the photo will remain attached to our office wall.

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