Arun Valley to Mera Peak Climbing is one of best walking opportunity for any travelers to begin the journey from the deepest valley towards the highest trekking peak at 6476m to witness the diverse beauty of people, culture, vegetation and landscapes lying in low and high altitude along with the magnificent view of the Himalayas.
Makalu Arun Valley to Khumbu Mera Peak climbing is great chance for any traveler to grab the ultimate chance of experiencing a beautiful moderate walk amid gorgeous landscapes and then strenuous climb to reach the summit — all adventure in one go. In clear day with blue sky, the view from Mera Peak summit is unmatchable, it is regarded as one of the best panorama of the Himalayas including more than 20 mountain peaks and 5 eight thousanders — Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Makalu (8486m) and Mt. Cho Oyu (8201m) — world 1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th highest.
Tumlingtar to Mera Peak Climbing begins with a scenic flight to Tumlingtar and follows the Arun River before entering Salpha Valley to cross Salpha Bhanjyang and walk past beautiful mountain lakes, mixed forest and remote villages with grand adventure of Mera Peak summit (6476m / 21241 ft) to finally complete the journey at Lukla.
Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu : Picked Up from the airport and transfer to the Hotel Drive: 30 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Welcome Dinner
Day 2Free Day in Kathmandu Optional: Join our free walking tours – starts at 10am – Walk to Monkey Temple (Rs 200 Entrance Fee) – Visit National Museum (Rs 500) – Kathmandu Durbar Square (Rs 1000) – finish at 4pm
Walk: 2 – 3 hours | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 3Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (860m) and trek to Katike Ghat (457m / 1499 ft)Flight: 1 hour | Walk: 4 - 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 4Trek from Katike Ghat to Gothey Bazaar (750m / 2460 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 5Trek from Gothey Bazaar to Salpha Phedi (1680m / 5511 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 6Trek from Salpha Phedi to Guranse Bhanjyang (2920m/ 9580 ft)Walk: 4 - 5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 7Cross Salpha Bhanjyang and trek to Guidel (2230m / 7316 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 8Trek from Guidel to Khiraula (2759m /9051 ft)Walk: 4.5 – 5.5 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 9Trek from Khiraula to Cholem Kharka (3280m/10761 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 10Trek from Cholem Kharka to Khola Kharkha (3345m/10974 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 11Trek from Khola Kharka to Mosom Kharkha (3500m/11482 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 12Trek from Mosom Kharka to Thangnak (4358m / 14279 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 13Trek from Thangnak to Khare (5000m / 16404 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 14Rest and acclimatization day at KhareWalk: 3 - 4 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 15Trek from Khare to Mera Base Camp (5300m / 17388 ft)Walk: 3 - 4 hrs | Accommodation: Tent | Meals: B, L, D
Day 16Climb from Base Camp to High Camp (5780m /18963 ft)Walk: 4 – 5 hrs | Accommodation: Tent| Meals: B, L, D
Day 17Mera Peak Summit (6476m) and back to KhareWalk: 8 - 9 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 18Trek from Khare to Kothe (3600m)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 19Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka (3440m / 11286 ft)Walk: 5 - 6 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 20Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla (2840m/9317 ft)Walk: 6 - 7 hrs | Accommodation: Local Teahouse | Meals: B, L, D
Day 21Morning Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to HotelFlight: 25 min. | Drive: 30 min | Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Dinner
Day 22Free Day in Kathmandu (Contingency Day)Accommodation: Hotel | Meals: Breakfast
Day 23Final Departure | Other Travel Plan
PERSONAL CLIMBING GEARS AND EQUIPMENTS:
These are the basic personal items needed for your journey to Mera Peak. You can bring your own gears from home or buy/rent in Kathmandu.
FREE WALKING TOUR: This is an optional walking adventure on the outskirts of Thamel area, which will surprisingly take you to popular Buddhist shrine – Monkey Temple (original name Swayambunath Stupa) and Kathmandu Durbar Square (House of Virgin Living Goddess) after a quick peek at the National Museum. It is around 6km walk, takes 1.5 hrs walk starting and ending from/to Thamel. It is a guided tour; however the entrance fees to these heritage sites must be pay by travelers themselves. [Monkey Temple – Rs 200, Kathmandu Durbar Square – Rs 1000, National Museum – Rs 150]. We start at 10am in the morning (after breakfast) and finish before 4pm (time can vary).
SAFETY CONCERN: Your safety is our top concern while organizing outdoor and adventure plans. Our leaders and crew members are experienced professionals who will make sure that the trip is safely in course. We truly understand the need of information flow and risk management to provide the best experience. Our trekking arrangement includes the proper clothing, supplies of equipment and gears, high altitude prevention measures and remedies to provide the carefree adventure in the Himalayas.
STANDARD TRIP: Standard itinerary and route plans are typically designed considering the necessary number of days to complete the trek for average fit travelers and level of altitude gain on the trek (and multiple other factors) which can be modified as per the interest, time, experience and budget plan of travelers. On the given adventure plan, we have included the most important items necessary for the trip and the cost for it and quoted to provide a general idea of the cost of the trip with minimum number of days required to complete the trip.
CUSTOMIZE TRIP: We can organize a trip to every style and provide our service as required by the travelers. There are few items like leader, permits etc, which are mandatory to provide from the agency whereas there are also several alternatives to design the trip as suited. Any customization of the standard itinerary will change the trip price accordingly. We always like to hear what you have to say. We are always happy to assist your valuable travel holidays in your manner with the best information that suits your way of traveling.
ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU
We need to have 4 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu (before and after the trip) for preparation, rest, and contingency. We provide twin sharing room at Hotel Nepalaya on BB Plan for your trip. If you choose to book your own accommodation in Kathmandu, 50 USD per person is discounted from trip price.
If you prefer to select your own accommodation, then you are free to do so and find a place suitable to your interest. Alternatively, you can suggest a name, and we shall book that place for you.
GROUP SIZE: All of our adventure trips are accompanied by specialized local leaders, guides, porters and assistant guides (as required) who will always ensure your safety and comfort at every part of the journey. We found that the group size of 8 is the optimal size to run these trips, however we can organize a trip plan for any group size upon the request.
Group of More than 8: We also have a good experience of handling big groups of volunteers, employees, students, and able to organize a trip plan upon request. Please kindly submit your group size information, and we will garnish a proper trip plan and price for you.
It is your travel plan; you can choose what you want to do, of course with a lot of information first. Feel free to submit and share your travel ideas, and we shall get back to you with more thoughts in no time.