Mera and Island peak climbing - 24 Nights 25 Days
Mera and Island peak climbing in the south region of Everest Nepal. Mera peak climbing ascent preferably during autumn and spring seasons it’s the best time to climb, from the summit including views of Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Makalu, and Kusumkhangaru.
Mera and Island Peak climbing is an excellent option for trekkers with moderate mountaineering experience. it is a challenging Nepal trekking peak due to its elevation, but Mera and Island peak climbing is not much technical mountaineering skills requirement is basic.
Mera and Island Peak climbing guide will provide you that with basic mountaineering training before the actual summit Peak, Our guide will assist where are necessary ropes fix for the climbing.
High pass Amphu Laptsa pass trekking is one of the more challenging trekking in Nepal Khumbu region. Amphu Laptsa high pass trekking is through the Hingkhu valley. Amphu Laptsa pass is a quite difficult trek because of high land areas, the trail leads of barren, uninhabited, snow-covered high passes and glaciers, the views of Mt Everest, Lhotse, Chupulu, Tawache.Cho-Oyu.Pumori and Island peak.
Climbing Island peak is one of the main busy trekking peaks in the Khumbu region with an impressive and high glaciated of west face rises from the Lhotse glacier. Island peak is not a difficult undertaking for beginner climbers. After summit Peak and pass we back down to Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.
- 1Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m).
Arrival Kathmandu airport and transfer to the hotel.
- 2Day 2 : Free day at Kathmandu.
Free day at Kathmandu hotel include with bed and breakfast.
- 3Day 3 : 45 minute fly Kathmandu-Lukla and trek to Chuthanga (3,020m).
Morning flight to Lukla (2800m) The gateway of the Khumbu valley and our trek to Chhu Thanga. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 4Day 4 : Chhuthang -Tuli Kharka (4,100m).
From Chhutang we will follow the trail that is a gradual ascent which steepens as we head towards the crossing of Zatrawala Pass at (4,600) meters. Our tiring climb to the top of the pass is rewarded with magnificent views of the Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang Peak, and other surrounding peaks. Our trek goes along a leveled path for almost two hours before descending all the way to Tuli Kharka 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 5Day 5 : Tuli Kharka-Kothe (4,182m).
From Tuli Kharka our trail is a mixture of both uphill and downhill trekking through the forest filled rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper trees? During our trek today we will have magnificent views of Mera Peak and the surrounding snow-capped peaks. A steep descent to the Hinku River and a final uphill climb will lead us to Kothe. Kothe lies to the west side of the Hinku valley and offers serene wilderness with lush vegetation to trekkers 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 6Day 6 : Kothe – Thangnak (4,326m).
Our trail from Kothe goes along the ridge of Hinku river towards Gondishung. Further trekking we will pass through Lungsumgba Gompa which was built approximately 200 years ago. Here we can find Mera Peak along with its route scripted in the rock which is a fantastic piece of rock carving architecture. Our trek continues with a rather easy walking trail that leads to the summer grazing area of Thangnak, where there are shops and best tea houses 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 7Day 7 : Thangnak – Khare (5,000m).
From Thangnak goes over the lateral moraine towards Hinku and Shar Glaciers. From there, our further trekking is a steep climb all the way to Khare. We will have a magnificent view of Northern Face of Mera Peak from Khare. 6 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 8Day 8 : Rest day at Khare.
Acclimatization is very essential in higher altitudes to avoid mental and physical sickness. As we are above (5,000) meters altitude, we will spend a rest day at Khare for acclimatization and exploration. Proper acclimatization is a must for ensuring our successful summit climb of Mera Peak. Our Sherpa team will make necessary checks on our climbing gears including ropes, ice axes, crampons, harness, and other equipment before heading further to higher camps. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 9Day 9 : Khare- Mera Base camp (5,300m) 4 hours walking.
Khare we start our short but technically demanding trek towards Mera Peak Base Camp. Our trail is a gradual ascend over to Mera Glacier. We will climb steeply towards the top of the glacier before traversing along the glacier to finally arrive at Mera Peak Base Camp. Once at the base camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp overnight in the tent.
- 10Day 10 : Base camp- Mera high camp (5,700m).
From the base camp, we will follow the trail that climbs over through Mera La Pass and continues trekking along the rocky and often snow-covered trail towards Mera Peak High Camp. Once at the high camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary checks on our health conditions and climbing gears. From the high camp, we can enjoy amazing views of Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Baruntse and Chamlang about 3 hours walking overnight in the tent.
- 11Day 11 : Summit Mera Peak (6,461m).
Today is the day we all have been desperately waiting for. Properly equipped and fully acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. Strong winds after midday can create obstacles to reaching the summit. We start around 2 in the morning and after having breakfast we climb up the glacier and onto a ridge. Following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing expert, we head towards Mera Peak summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with magnificent views of five spectacular (8,000meter) peaks – Everest (8,848m), Cho Oyu (8,201m)Makalu (8,463,m) Kanchenjunga (8,586,m) as well as Nuptse (7,855,m) and Chamlang (7,319,m). After spending quality time at the Mera Peak summit we will descend following the same route and head back to reach Kongma Dingma (4850m) about 9 hours walking overnight in the tent.
- 12Day 12 : Kongma Dingma -Seto Pokhari (4,825m) via Honku Valley.
From Kongma Dingma we will follow the trail that leads higher into yak pasture grounds of the beautiful and remote valley. Our trail heads directly into the epicenter of world’s towering Mountains. Our trek along with magnificent views of surrounding Mountains and high alpine valleys. Our trek continues until we arrive at Seto Pokhari about 6 hours walking overnight in the tent.
- 13Day 13 : Seto pokhari Amphu Lapcha South Base Camp (5,650m).
From Seto Pokhari, we continue our trekking passing through one of the most remote parts of the Himalayas.Our trail is a gradual ascend journey over the Honku valley which offers true mountain wilderness. We will continue to trek along the beautiful Honku valley and in short time we will arrive at Amphu Lapcha South Base Camp (5,650m) 5/6 hours walking overnight in the tent.
- 14Day 14 : Amphu Lapch pass (5,845m) pass and trek to Chhukung.
Today we start early for the crossing of the technically difficult and challenging alpine pass – Amphu Lapcha La Pass at (5.845) meters. The pass is often covered with snow and ice, so moving one step at a time – we head towards the top of the pass. Once at the top of the pass we are rewarded with magnificent views of surrounding high mountains. From the top, we will descend vigorously to reach Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp (5,300m) at the seems day to hading to Chhukung 7/8 hours walking. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 15Day 15 : Rest day at Chhukung.
Today we are resting at Chhukung. Already 6/7 days we haven't any shower and also we are very tired from Mera Peak climbing and the Challenges pass Amalapsa. Therefore it is very important and best for acclimatize for Island peak. Stay overnight at lodge.
- 16Day 16 : Chhukung to Island Peak base camp (5,087m)
Today we will have magnificent views of Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Island Peak, and other surrounding high peaks. Our trek continues until we arrive at Island Peak Base Camp. We will have the views of Island Peak’s south ridge beneath the giant wall of Nuptse and Lhotse (5,087m), about 6 hours walking overnight in the tent.
- 17Day 17 : Day 16 : Acclimatization And Exploration
By now we are above (5,000) meters from the sea level. So to avoid any kind of mental and physical illness we will take a rest here at the base camp before making the summit climb attempt of Island Peak. Our Sherpa will check our health conditions to make sure that everyone is fit for the main summit climb, the following day. They will also make necessary checks on climbing gears such as crampons, ice axes, harness and other equipment. Overnight in the tent.
- 18Day 18 : Island Peak Summit day (6,189m).
Today is we climb Island Peak and achieve its summit. Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. The strong winds, especially after midday, can really create obstacles to reaching the summit. Following the guidance and instructions are given by our Experienced Sherpa climbers, we will tackle several technical sections and head towards the summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with breathtaking views of Mt Lhotse. Mt Makalu, Lhotse Middle Peaks, Lhotse Shar, Mt Nuptse, Mt Baruntse and other surrounding peaks. We will spend short and quality time at the top of Island Peak and then descend following the same route back to base camp. About 10 hours.
- 19Day 19 : Base Camp to Chhukung (4,730m).
From Basecamp we start our trek to Chhukung. Stay overnight at the lodge.
6 hours of walking.
- 20Day 20 : Chhukung to Tengboche (3,860m).
After breakfast, we walking slowly down to the Tengboche including views of Mt Everest, Mt Amadablam Mt, Lhot tse and many more snow peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.
6 hours the walking.
- 21Day 21 : Tengboche-Namche (3440m)
Today our trek to Namche but our lunch will be at the Snasa then after lunch trek to Namche Bazar. Stay overnight at the lodge in Lukla.
5 hours the walking.
- 22Day 22 : Namche-Lukla (2,800m).
We walking 7/8 hours the last day on your trip. Stay overnight at the lodge.
- 23Day 23 : Lukla-Kathmandu.
Today fly back to Kathmandu and trnsfer to the hotel.
- 24Day 24 : Kathmandu.
Free day at Kathmandu today hotel includines with bed and bearkfast.
- 25Day 25 : Departure.
After breakfast drive to the Kathmandu airport for yours cheduled flight back to home.
- Arrival and departure Transport Car/ Van/ Hiace.
- Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per our itinerary.
- Full board meals Lunch-dinner Such as Nepali, Indian. Chinese and Italian, much more European food. with tea or coffee during the trek.
- Tented accommodation during the trek.
- The license holder, Climbing Guide, his Insurance, Equipment, day Salary, Food, and Accommodation.
- The required number of Porters, Including Salary, Insurance, Food, Accommodation, and Equipment.
- Everest National Park permits.
- Mera and Island Peak Climbing Permit fee.
- Garbage deposit Fee.
- General Climbing equipment such as fix Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar etc.
- Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu Plane ticket.
- High and medical Insurance.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Your Travel Insurance Policy encase if the accident and high altitude Sickness Rescue operation.
- Nepal entry visa fee 15 Daya 25 US$ and for the 30 Days 40 US$, But you can obtain your visa in Kathmandu airport if you have not taken from your country.
- Tips for trekking staff.
- Your personal equipment such as Sleeping.Bag / Crampons / Harness ice ax, and ice hammer.
- Please don't forget to bring with you 2 passport of size pictures.
- Sleeping bag rental and down Jacket if needed.
- All the meals are included on the trek but we only include breakfast while you are in Kathmandu.