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Mera Peak Climb Via Zatra La Pass

18 days

Trip Highlights

Conquer Mera Peak, standing at a majestic height of 6,476 meters, and unlock a realm of achievement, with breathtaking vistas of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Kanchenjunga inspiring you to embrace life’s grandest adventures.

Stand atop Mera Peak’s summit and witness a mesmerizing symphony of the world’s highest peaks, igniting a fire within you to embrace challenges fearlessly, knowing that the most magnificent rewards await those who dare.

Gaze upon the majestic beauty of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and Kanchenjunga, an unparalleled sight that amplifies the essence of life’s extraordinary journeys, inspiring you to scale greater heights and leave a legacy of courage and perseverance.

Trip Facts

Region Makalu Region
Max Elevation 6654m
Mode of trek Teahouse and Camping
Full Board
Best Season
March to June and September to November
Trekking and Mountaineering

Trip Overview

‘When everything feels like an uphill struggle, just think of the view from the top.’

Conquer the Mera peak and rewrite the name on the history books of mountaineering alongside legendary climbers like Hilary, Norgay and Scott Fischer etc. it becomes a more challenging trek than other treks due to its elevation. Walk through the beautiful Nepalese wilderness and quaint villages which gives you a glimpse into the rich culture of the locals. This is your trip towards the base camp passing by places like Khare, Khartitang, Thangang from Lulka. This is a tiring and challenging trek but the rewards you get after you conquer the peak are going to outshine your effort. Once you are on the top of the peak the spectacular Himalayas views as far as Everest will make you fell worth of every penny spent for the peak climbing in Nepal. Gaze to the towering mountains up close like Amadablam, Makalu, Khang Tega, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest and other Himalayas.



Mera Peak Itinerary Outline

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 – Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 – Morning fly to Lukla (2800 meters) trek to Chutang (3020meters) 4 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 04 – Trek to Khartitang (3900meters) via Zatra La Pass (4610meters) 6 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 05 – Trek to Kothe (4095meters) 5 hours. Overnight teahouse.

Day 06 – Trek to Thangnag (4,350meters) 6 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 07 – Rest and acclimatization day at Thangnag, visit Sabal Tsho Lake, acclimatization hike to the cairn (5271m) on the flank of Kusum Kangaroo peak. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 08 – Trek to Khare (4900meters) 4 hours. Overnight at tented cam teahouse.

Day 09 – Trek to Mera La (5415meters) and Base Camp (5300m) 5 hours  train to become familiar with using crampons, rope and ice axe, camping.. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10 – Climb Base Camp to High Camp (5800meters) 5 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11 – Summit to Mera peak (6454meters) and then return to Khare (4900meters) 10 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 12 – Spare day in case of bad weather. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 13 – Trek to Khothe(3600 meters). 6 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 14 – Trek to Thuli Kharka(4200 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 15 – Trek to Lukla (2804 meters) 7 hours. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 16 – Morning flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.

Day 17 – Leisure in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.

Day 18 – Transfer to international airport for your final departure.

Dear Trekkers, In our commitment to providing personalized service, please note that the Mera peak climbing’s itinerary and cost can be customized to suit your preferences and requirements. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we are flexible to accommodate changes for an optimal trekking experience.

Feel free to discuss your expectations and preferences with our team, and we will tailor the itinerary and cost accordingly. We are dedicated to ensuring your mera peak climbing is not only breathtaking but also perfectly aligned with your aspirations.

Important Notice: Lukla Flight Details and Itinerary Impact

Dear Traveler, We wish to update you on Lukla flight details that may impact your itinerary. During peak seasons (March, April, May, October, and November), flights to Lukla will operate from Ramechhap/Manthali, approximately a 5 to 6-hour drive from Kathmandu. Conversely, in non-peak seasons (January, February, June, July, August, September, and December), flights are from Kathmandu. Please note that the airline determines flight operations based on traveler volume each month. Flight decisions are beyond our control.

Lukla flights are subject to delays or cancellations due to adverse weather, airport congestion, runway conditions, and topographical challenges. For Everest region treks, we recommend allocating an extra one or two days in your schedule to account for potential flight disruptions. This precaution ensures timely boarding of your pre-planned international flight. Thank you for your understanding and preparedness.

Price Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in three/four star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included (3 nights)
    Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • Stander meal Lunch , Dinner, and Brekfast.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
  • Shagarmatha National park permit, and all necessary permits.
  • Flight fare from Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla.
  • Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
  • We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, vat.
  • Official expense :

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
    Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (US$ 30 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue.You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Dear guest, should you require additional accommodation in Kathmandu, we are pleased to offer the following rates: US$60 per person per night for a single room and US$35 per person per night for a double (twin sharing) room, both inclusive of breakfast.

Why you’ll love Mera peak climbing ?

Start your trip with mountain flight from Kathmandu which offers you the fantastic glimpses of Himalayan Range, Green Hills and valleys ending the flight with dramatic landing.

Witness not only the towering peaks but also the glacial plains, alpine lakes and valleys covered in pink blossoms.

Get to know about the lifestyle, culture and traditions of the people in Nepalese mountain.

You’ll be accompanied by an experienced guide who’ll not only support you but also provide you the knowledge about the place.

Is Mera peak climb right for you?

The teahouses that we stay in during the trek are very simple with basic facilities. Access to electricity points may cost extra.

Excellent level of fitness and mentality is required to complete this trip.

There is a genuine risk of being affected by Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as this trip includes one or more overnight stays over 3500 meters.

All the travelers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Mera Peak climbing Equipment check list

Climbing boots



Ice axe



Ice screws

Snow bars


Rock pegs

Crash hat


Day bag

Kit bag




Lip salve

Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts

Wool long underwear

Long cotton hiking shorts

Warm climbing trousers

Lightweight fleece

Fleece/wool for climbing

Down high altitude sleeping bag

Sleeping pad (karrimat) or thermarest

Light cotton athletic socks and wool climbing socks

Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves

Head torch/batteries/bulbs

Water proof climbing jacket

Down jacket/trousers/vest

Climbing sunglasses

Sun screen

Sun hat


Note:- Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.

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