Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary - 14 days

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary - 14 days


Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary of 14 days takes you to Nepal's highest trekking peak, Mera Peak. Lying in the Hinku Valley of Everest Region, Mera Peak is a popular climbing peak with an easy route. A favorite of many climbers who come to Nepal, Mera Peak is the perfect acclimatization peak if you are planning to climb Mount Everest or any of the major peaks in the Khumbu Region.

The route to Mera Peak lies off-the-beaten-path in the rarely visited Hinku Valley. The trail is secluded, and the area is wild and pristine, with very few human settlements. Most nights, you will be sleeping at teahouses located at isolated kharkas or summer camps of yak herders.

You make your summit push after spending a night camping at Mera High Camp (5,780m). The route is easy, and very little technical climbing is involved. Thin mountain air and freezing cold are the only two issues that will make your ascent difficult. The Himalayan panorama from the summit is stunning. Mount Everest and other 8,000 meter peaks appear close to the summit. You make your descent to Lukla via the same route.

Safety of the team members while trekking and climbing are paramount and given top priority. An experienced local Sherpa climbing guide leads our Mera Peak Climbing with +20 years of climbing experience.

If you want to acclimatize more days, we have Mera Peak Climbing 18 days itinerary via Paiya, Panggom, and Ramailo Dandna. Similarly, Mera Peak Climbing and Amphu Lapcha Pass 21 days itinerary is a unique itinerary to climb Mera Peak and cross the challenging Amphu Lapcha Pass in the wild Hongu valley. You can choose to skip Lukla's flight or any mountain flight and head to Mera Peak via Phaplu, traversing a different route starting from Khari Khola.

Trip Highlights

  • Climb the highest trekking peak in Nepal with an experienced local Sherpa crew
  • Take the shortest route to climb Mera Peak. This 14 days' itinerary is the shortest Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary.
  • Trek through the Khumbu Valley and the rarely visited Hinku Valley.
  • En route cross a beautiful high mountain pass of Zatrwa La and several glaciers
  • A straightforward route to the summit with minimal technical climbing
  • Close up views of five 8,000 meter peaks from the summit - Mount Everest, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu
  • The climbing guide is a Mount Everest summiteer with more than 20 years of mountaineering experience.

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft) - Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation
Day 2 Fly to Lukla and trek to Chutanga (3,100m/10,168ft) - 35 minutes flight and 4 to 5 hours trek
Day 3 Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (4,300m/14,104ft) via Zatrwa La (4,600m/15,092ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek
Day 4 Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,691m/12,107ft) - 6 to 7 hours trek
Day 5 Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/14,295ft) - 3 to 4 hours trek
Day 6 Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,548ft) - 3 to 4 hours trek
Day 7 At Khare – Acclimatization Day and pre-climb training
Day 8 Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek
Day 9 Summit Mera Peak (6,461m/21,193ft) and trek to Khare (5,045m/16,548ft) - 11 to 12 hours trek/climbing
Day 10 Contingency Day for Mera Peak Summit
Day 11 Trek from Khare to Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4,300m/14,104ft) - 8 to 9 hours trek
Day 12 Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) via Zatrwa La Pass (4,600m/15,088ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek
Day 13 Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu(1,400m/4,593ft) - 35 minutes flight
Day 14 Depart Kathmandu

Trip Overview

Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary of 14 days is one of the few thrilling adventures that take you to one of the remotest and highest corners of the world. You climb Mera Peak, the highest trekking peak in Nepal, after trekking past the untouched and wild Hinku Valley. The valley, located in the Everest Region, is a storehouse of rare Himalayan flora and fauna. This is one of the few trails in the Khumbu which remains less crowded even during peak season. Leading the team will be a Sherpa climbing guide with more than two decades of climbing experience.

You begin your Mera Peak adventure with a scenic and memorable flight to the Sherpa town of Lukla. The flight over tall mountains and precipitous cliffs is counted as one of the world's extreme flying experiences. You start your trek after landing at the narrow airstrip.

Your first destination is Chutanga, a small Sherpa village near Lukla. In the next couple of days, you make your way past dense rhododendron forests and pine and gurgling rivers. With only a stray group or two sharing the trail, you pretty much have the trail to yourself. Enjoy the splendors of nature without getting interrupted. You cross over to the Hinku Valley after crossing Zatrwa La, a mountain pass that lies between Khumbu and Hinku valleys.

Hinku Valley is still untouched and wild, with few villages. Unlike other parts of the Kumbu Region, here you will find only a few scattered teahouses. Yak herders use these uninhabited areas to build their summer camps known as 'kharkas.' Far from civilization, teahouses along with the route offer only basic services – shelter, food, communal toilet, and a warm bed. If you are used to creature comforts and traveling in luxury, you need to think twice before booking this trip.

On Day 7, you reach Khare, where you will spend an extra day acclimatizing and attending pre-climb training. Final gear and equipment check will be done before retiring. You make your summit push after spending a night camping at Mera High Camp. Each climber will get a single tent to sleep in. The local crew will prepare food. Healthy and nutritious meals will be provided.

The final ascent to the summit will involve an early start at 2 AM when the weather is stable and less windy. The group will be secured by man-rope, and the members will walk in a single file. It is a gradual ascent with no technical sections most of the way. It is normal to feel out of breath and wheezy as the air is very thin at this altitude.

The final 40-50 meters to the summit is the most challenging. It is a steep incline where we use fixed rope and jumars to reach the Mera Peak summit. Mount Everest (8848m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho Oyu (8,188m), and Makalu (8,485m) - five of the 14 eight-thousanders can be viewed from the summit as well the trail leading to the summit.

Once you step on the summit, celebrate your victory with your teammates. You have done it! Yes, you achieved what you set to do, and it is a great moment. Take pictures and take in the views for one last time before heading back. You trek down to Khare and return to Lukla via the same route. From Lukla, you catch a flight back to Kathmandu, where your trip ends.

The best seasons to climb Mera Peak are spring and autumn when the weather is clear and dry. Graded PD (little difficult) on the Alpine Difficulty Grade, Mera Peak can be climbed by beginners provided they have high altitude (+4,000m) trekking experience. Though the route to the summit is easy and not much technical climbing is needed, the high altitude and extreme cold make it very difficult. A high level of stamina and endurance is needed, and one needs to be in top physical form.

The elevation gain on this trip is pretty serious, and you should come prepared. On the second day of your trek, you cross a high pass at 4,600m. This will leave you pretty sick if your body is not prepared for high altitude. Though our guides carry a first aid box and are prepared for any crisis, it would be better if you weigh in the pros and cons seriously before embarking on this trip. Would you please go through the essential information section for tips on training and the essential gear and equipment needed for this trip?

As this itinerary takes you to the summit of Mera Peak in a short period, this trip is recommended for those looking for an acclimatization climb before conquering a bigger mountain. Novices with high-altitude walking experience can also do it.

Accommodation on the trail will be at local teahouses. Facilities on this route are basic compared to the popular EBC trail. You spend only one night in a tented camp at Mera High Camp. Makalu Barun National Park Entry Permit, Khumbu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, and Mera Peak Climbing Permit are needed. This package includes all permits, domestic flights, accommodation, and food on the trail, plus accommodation in Kathmandu.

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m/4,593ft) - Transfer to Hotel and Trek Preparation

Upon your arrival, make your way to the airport terminal after completing the immigration formalities. Our representative will be holding a placard with your name or our company's name written on it. He will greet you and drive you to your hotel. Check-in and get some rest. Later in the evening, you will meet your guide, and a short briefing will follow.

Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Fly to Lukla and trek to Chutanga (3,100m/10,168ft) - 35 minutes flight and 4 to 5 hours trek

Chutanga Chatunga, A place with a couple of stone houses, lies surrounded by cliffs and mountains.

We take a morning flight to Lukla. If we are lucky enough to get a ticket for the first flight, we get to fly directly from Kathmandu to Lukla. If not, we drive to Rammechhap and proceed to Lukla by flight.

After reaching Lukla, we meet the rest of the crew, sort our luggage, and trek to Chatunga. The trail goes through up through forests and fields. Chatunga, with a couple of stone houses, lies surrounded by cliffs and mountains. We spend the night at a local teahouse.

Overnight at a teahouse in Chatunga.

Day 3
Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (4,300m/14,104ft) via Zatrwa La (4,600m/15,092ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

From Chatunga, we head to our next destination Thuli Kharka via the Zatra La Pass. We walk past rhododendron forests and grazing pastures of yaks. It is a tough crossing, and we can feel the altitude. We climb the Kalo Himal ridge covered with stones and prayer flags. A couple of minutes later, we come to Zatrwa La Pass. The pass separates the Khumbu Valley and Hinku Valley. We stop for a while to take pictures and soak in the views.

Later we walk on a stony path to Thuli Kharka. Thuli Kharka, which means 'big meadow,' is surrounded by big boulders and stubby grass and shrubs. Used as a camp by yak herders, Thuli Kharka only has a couple of teahouses. On reaching Thuli Kharka, we head to a teahouse and take a well-deserved rest.

Overnight at a teahouse in Thuli Kharka.

Day 4
Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,691m/12,107ft) - 6 to 7 hours trek

Kote to Thuli Kharka Kothe Village

We take the downhill trail to Kothe. En route, we enjoy outstanding views of the Hinku Valley, Kusum Kanguru, Peak 43, and the south face of Mera Peak. The trail goes through a beautiful forest of pine and rhododendron. If you are making this trip in spring, the rhododendrons will be in full bloom and the trail will look heavenly. At Kothe, you are in Hinku Valley. Make your way to a local teahouse and have a goodnight's sleep.

Overnight at a teahouse in Kothe.

Day 5
Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4,358m/14,295ft) - 3 to 4 hours trek

Head on to the Upper Hinku valley. As we get higher, the treeline disappears. There are no major villages at this altitude, only kharkas or grazing meadows for yaks. On the way, we stop at Gondishung for tea and refreshments. Stunning views of Mera Peak, Charpati Himal, Kusum Kanguru, and Thamserku delight us.

We also visit Lungsumgba Gompa, a 200-year old Buddhist shrine. The local crew will pray for the well-being of the team and a successful ascent at the shrine. After an hour of walking, we reach Thaknak. From our teahouse, we savor a close-up view of Charpati Himal.

Overnight at a teahouse in Thaknak.

Day 6
Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045m/16,548ft) - 3 to 4 hours trek

Mountain view Mountain view from Khare Village

Today's trek takes us to Khare. It is a short but difficult hike as we are steadily gaining altitude. We ascend the Dig Glacier and weave past the glacial lake of Charpati Tal. We slowly descend to Dig Kharka. From here, we get magnificent views of Kyeshar Glacier, Mera Peak, and Charpati Himal. Climb up the Hinku Nup and Shar glaciers before finally making your way to Khare.

Khare, also called the Mera Peak Base Camp, lies at the foot of Mera Peak. There are a couple of teahouses and climbing gear and equipment outlets. After checking in at a lodge, enjoy the incredible view of Mera Peak's north face.

Overnight at a teahouse in Khare.

Day 7
At Khare – Acclimatization Day and pre-climb training

An acclimatization day before your climb lets you take part in pre-climb training conducted by our guides. You will get to try out your climbing skills before making it to the mountain. Ascend and descend on the rocky slope using harness and climbing equipment. Learn to make knots and the correct way to belay and rappel. If this is your first Himalayan peak, this training will be helpful for you as our experienced climbing guides will share some practical knowledge and really helpful tips that will help you do a safe climb.

There will be a final gear and equipment check, and you will pack for your summit push. There are gear and equipment rental outlets, and you rent out personal gear and equipment if you wish.

Please note that size 12 and above climbing boots are not available in Nepal. If you wear boots of that size, you need to bring them from home.

Overnight at a teahouse in Khare.

Day 8
Trek from Khare to Mera High Camp (5,780m/18,958ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Mera High Camp Mera High Camp - Tented camp in Mera High Camp

A steep and rocky path leads us to Mera La. We can enjoy splendid views of Mera Peak's three summits – Mera South (6,065m), Mera North (6,476m), and Mera Central (6,461m) and. The summit we are trying to reach is Mera Central. A straightforward ascent up the Mera Glacier brings us to Mera Peak high camp, and It is an easy hike with a gradual incline. Up to this point, there is no technical climbing. The only issue is high altitude and cold, which makes taking each step a struggle.

At Mera High Camp, comforting hot drinks and soup will be waiting for us prepared by our local crew. Mount Everest (8,848m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Lhotse (8,516m), Cho Oyu (8,188m), and Makalu (8,485m) - five of the 14 eight-thousanders are visible from the high camp. You can also enjoy amazing views of Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m), and Gaurishanker (7,134m).

Tonight we will be camping in tents - 1 tent per climber. Have an early night as we have a long day tomorrow.

Overnight at tented camp in Mera High Camp.

Day 9
Summit Mera Peak (6,461m/21,193ft) and trek to Khare (5,045m/16,548ft) - 11 to 12 hours trek/climbing

Mera Peak Summit Day Mera Peak Summit Day

We get ready and hit the slopes at 2 AM. Our headlights are lighting the way we rope up and walk secured by man-rope. We cross the Mera glacier and climb gradually. The terrain is not that difficult to maneuver, but the cold air and low oxygen level slow us down. The last 40-50 meters to the summit is the hardest and the most challenging climb. On a steep incline, we use fixed rope and jumars to climb to the snowy dome of the Mera Peak summit.

By 9-10 AM, we reach the summit. We celebrate our conquest while enjoying 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 in our cameras and leaving mementos (if you brought any) at the summit, we head down to High Camp. We only spend 5 to 10 minutes at the summit.

At the camp, the local crew will greet us with a hot brew (tea/coffee) or soup. We rest for a while and make a quick descent after lunch. We trek down to Khare and head to a teahouse. I the evening, we celebrate our achievement and later have a good night's rest.

Overnight at a teahouse in Khare.

Day 10
Contingency Day for Mera Peak Summit

View from Khare Khare Village

This is a reserved day for the summit if our summit bid on Day 9 gets canceled due to bad weather or member health problem. If everything goes smoothly, this day can also be used for emergencies like flight delays or unforeseen events that may lead us to cancel a day during our trip. If everything rolls out as planned, this extra day can be used to go a little bit slow and explore some more places on the trail. Or you can take this extra day in sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 11
Trek from Khare to Kothe to Thuli Kharka (4,300m/14,104ft) - 8 to 9 hours trek

We return via the same route to Kothe. The mountains are no longer visible as the rocky cliffs conceal the incredible views.

We make an ascent to the west of Hinku Valley, walking down a trail covered with rhododendron trees. It is an up and down trail. We arrive at Thuli Kharka, a summer camp of local yak herders, a final hike up a path.

Overnight at a teahouse in Thuli Kharka.

Day 12
Trek to Lukla (2,840m/9,316ft) via Zatrwa La Pass (4,600m/15,088ft) - 5 to 6 hours trek

Lukla Airport Tenzing–Hillary Airport, also known as Lukla Airport

Leaving Thuli Kharka, we once again cross the Zatrwa La pass (4,600m) pass. In about 2 hours we reach the pass. The view is incredible, and we can view part of the trail that we crossed. Hinku Valley, Numbur Himal, Kongde, Dudh Kunda, and Khumbila look amazing. We walk to Lukla taking a downward trail.

At Lukla, we enjoy a hot shower and a good meal. In the evening we have a small party to celebrate the success of our trip. Our local crew join us and make our last evening in the mountains memorable.

Overnight at a teahouse in Lukla.

Day 13
Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu(1,400m/4,593ft) - 35 minutes flight

We return to Kathmandu by flight. After reaching the city, we head to our hotel and take a rest. You can spend the rest of the day relaxing at the hotel or exploring the city. You can walk down Thamel and shop for souvenirs. Local markets also lie within walking distance from Thamel.

Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 14
Depart Kathmandu

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Trip Reviews

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Casey Markle
flagsCanada
Jun 19, 2022
5-star Mera Peak
After doing EBC, AC, ABC and Mustang treks, I was keen to try for Mera Peak. The team (a big thanks to Naba, and Chhewang) and an excellent pre-climb training maximized our summit chances, and I was lucky enough to get to the top. The sparsely populated Hinku valley is a lot less developed than the Khumbu and Annapurna regions, hence the terrain is relentlessly difficult and the tea houses are basic at best with minimal showers and rustic toilets en route. The food is decent, and the team went to great lengths to ensure the group was properly nourished - especially at base camp and high camp pre-summit day.
Ava Newman
flagsAustralia
Jun 07, 2022
Dreamed and Did
I climbed 6,476 m peak in Nepal and that's a dream-come-true for me. I was fully prepared for this expedition but without the help of Naba and the climbing leader, I would never have dared to do it. I talked with Naba for days before I booked this climbing expedition. I double checked on the leader and everything. I am honored to have it done. I have promised Chewang, my mountaineering leader to do Island Peak with him. I will be back in 2 years.
Rogier Huisken
flagsNetherlands
Jun 02, 2022
Mera Peak
hoi Naba and Chhewang, Thanks to you we had a very exciting vacation adventure to Mera peak, which we will remember throughout our life. It was great adventure to the top of Mera Peak. We will never forget the adventure and your superb service
Jurian Derk
flagsNetherlands
May 28, 2022
Great Climbing Team
This was my third time time with Naba's company, after EBC trek and Mardi and like the last time, I am very satisfied with my trek and with the team. Chhewang and the other guides made my Mera Peak climb to something I always will remember. The whole team was fantastic, so helpful and service-minded. All of us managed to summit, and I am really happy about that.
Samuel Boucher
flagsCanada
May 27, 2022
Great Service.
My brother and I booked Mera Peak Climbing this season. I completed this expedition but unfortunately my brother had to return back without having ascend to the top of Mera Peak. Luckily Naba managed a quick heli service for return. He is doing fine now. I am absolutely grateful to Naba and his team for such great great service.
Dennis Albert
flagsBelgium
May 27, 2022
Mera Peak Expedtion
I took a peak climbing tour to Mera Peak in Oct/Nov. It was truly a journey of a lifetime. The trekking was very professional and well organized. There was a high level of focus on safety with an itinerary that minimized the risk of high altitude sickness. The climbing team lead by Chhewang– was competent, very friendly, and helpful. The kitchen staff produced tasty and hygienic prepared food even under difficult conditions. I had a wonderful trip to Mera Peak with the most astonishing views of the beautiful surrounding mountains. I can highly recommend “Third Rock Adventures” for peak climbing in Nepal.
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Yorick Callewaert
flagsBelgium
May 26, 2022
Great Climb!
Fantastic trip to the summit of Mera Peak above 6000m. All credit to the Naba and Chhewang, and his brilliant team of guides, cooks, and porters. Support from arrival to departure was superb. Highly recommended and hope to visit and climb again.
Sean Hughes
flagsUnited Kingdom
May 24, 2022
Mera Peak
We ascend to the top of Mera Peak without any complexities. Thanks to our friendly-professional mountaineering leader, Mr chewang sherpa. The itinerary was perfectly devised by the team and it had a pre-climb training which is a must for new climber. I still can't believe that I climbed a peak in Nepal. I am truly thankful and grateful to the team. Bravo!!!!
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Kamila Jakubowska
flagsPoland
May 24, 2022
Beautiful Expedition
Mr. Chewang a veteran climbing leader joined us for Mera Peak CLimbing and he was the one who made it happen. We successfully climbed the peak. Thanks to his years of experienced and professional touch. We enjoyed a lot. We were a bit skeptical regarding this company, but once we were off for Day 1, we enjoyed it to the last day.
Alfihar Sander
flagsGermany
May 15, 2022
Good Service
The mountain view every day, from the first day surprised me. It was beautiful. The acclimatization day really helped me get along for the climbing part. It was freezing cold at High Camp. Team did great job there managing everything. On the final climbing day, the climbing guide cheered me up and I did it. On our way back, it was much easier. in Kathmandu, we celebrated the success party with the core team.
Remi Gérard
flagsSaint Barthelemy
May 14, 2022
Summited Mera Peak
When we reached a placed called Khare, the weather turned so bad that we had to wait 2 hours doing nothing. The guide offered hot noodle soup and shared his story and many experiences of summiting the peak for many times. Whenever we had time, he would ask for things to make me feel good. The climbing part was challenging to me but I did it without any hassle. I had done mountaineering class and it came handy for this peak. Anyone with good health and fit body can do it, but they have to make sure someone is looking for their safety and comfortness. And in case of Third Rock, they nailed it. Bravo, the team.
Manuel Schiesser
flagsSwitzerland
Apr 19, 2022
Awesome climb to MERA PEAK
Just want to share and express my thank you for a great trek up to Mera Peak. The owner Naba and his team have great local knowledge.
Oriane Thayer
flagsCambodia
Apr 15, 2022
Great Team
We had an amazing expedition tothe top of Mera Peak with Naba's team. We successfully summited the peak thanks to the great planning and the perfect guiding of Chhewang. The hospitality, the impeccable planning - including many contingencies for the weather, and the friendliness of the porters, were incredible. It was a once-in-a-lifetime trip, and we couldn't have asked for a better.
Franz Thomas
flagsGermany
Mar 20, 2022
Mera Peak climbing
It was my first time with Third Rock Adventures and I loved the company. From the first day of sharing email and talking on phone to the final day of saying goodbye to Nepal, I was in safe hand, always looked after and cherished for little thing. Naba is a great man, working in this field for many years. He would share everything for the trip and make sure the team is on it until the top of the mountain and back to Kathmandu.
Mart Nijssink
flagsNetherlands
Mar 18, 2022
Loved it
I did it. The doubt I had about not being able to climb to the top was cleared when Chewang demonstrated his skill on pre-climb training day and help me hone my climbing skill. It was a productive day that helped me for the final push to the top. Although the climbing is not-so-hard, it can be challenging to someone like me. But if you are accompanied and guided by great leader like Chewang Sherpa, you can do it without any problems. This review for the climbing guide of third rock adventures
Ryder Bell
flagsAustralia
Mar 14, 2022
Great Service
The company is outstanding. Eli got a knee injury and wasn't able to walk. We had no option, but to wait for help or leave. The guide immediately called to the team in KTM and managed the quick health service. They have good contact there in the mountains as well. With quick medical service, Eli was okay to walk, but after almost 2 hours. She did climbed the peak. All thanks to the cheerful and helpful climbing guide.
Michale Rempel
flagsCosta Rica
Oct 29, 2021
Great Mera Peak CLimbing experience
The climbing was absolutely the best experience. The porter on the way got cramp and we had problem but the guide managed porter quickly. This was really impressive. The climbing guide was friendly helpful with lots of knowledge. There was not problem and we easily climbed the mera under his guidance.
Pedro Diaz
flagsColombia
Oct 27, 2021
Fantastic adventure up the Mera peak
my second time to the Himalayas, and my first trip with Third Rock Adventures They were excellent, and I enjoyed this trip even more than my previous adventure. Our Gadul was very good at setting the pace and making sure we all felt safe and comfortable. He successfully led me to the summit of Mera Peak. The trip organizer, was very responsive - answered all of my questions very quickly. Thanks, folks for a great trip!
Laurin Klimt
flagsAustria
Oct 24, 2021
Mera Peak Climbing
We are pleased with the services offered by Third Rock Adventures. All the required information was passed to us so that we could train ourselves to achieve the dream of climbing the highest trekking peak of Nepal Mera Peak. Our Climbing leader Godula was very friendly and helpful. Without his guidance, the summit wouldn't have been possible. so many many thanks to him and everyone on the team including our porter. In summit Day, we were very much fortunate to have clear weather. It was wonderful to view snow peaked mountains from the summit. Not to forget our safety was never compromised as it was our first climbing experience in Nepal. Thanks for making our trip memorable.
Reinald Boivin
flagsSaint Barthelemy
Oct 13, 2021
Great Climb
I am thankfull to Third Rock for organizing such a wonderful trip to Mera Peak. From the beginning, our queries were briefly explained and the main person called us on Whatsapp which made it easier for us to decide on anything.... From the top of Mera peak, we got an amazing view of Mount Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu and Other peaks. Overall the trip was excellent and I am very satisfied with the services. I would like to do more trekking & climbing with you in the future.
Mandy Cook
flagsUnited Kingdom
Sep 13, 2021
Challenging than expected
I did EBC in 2018 and found this tough. Suffered knee and rib injury after a fall. Overall a great trek for fit trekkers, but could be challenging to novice trekker.
Stephen Black
flagsUnited Kingdom
Jun 21, 2021
Mera climb
My partner and I booked Mera Peak CLimbing this year. We hired a climbing leader from Third Rock Adventures who would look for our accommodations and food. The team in Kathmandu would look for the logistic and operations. We had to trek up to Mera High Camp and finally summit to the top. The acclimatization day and pre-climb training was really helpful for us. The view from the top was out of this world, and the world seems so small. We have best memories.
Emerson Piers
flagsCanada
Jun 14, 2021
Mera Peak
This climb expedition was one of many mountains I have climbed around the globe. I found Naba's company to be a good operator and responsive to needs. The climbing leader was simply an amazing person. He would address to my every question and demand. Every accommodations along the route was satisfactory, some lodges had limited menu but it was unquestionable. The pre-climb training was a good start for the climb. We had beautiful stories swapped among ourselves and great time climbing the summit. Huge thanks to Chhewang for his great work out there in the mountain.
Gerard Hidalgo
flagsSpain
Apr 13, 2021
Mera Peak Climbing
I was lucky enough to be on the top of Mera on my 40th birthday this year. Thanks to Naba, and Chhewang for all their work getting me there. Accommodations in Kathmandu were very comfortable and the camp service was exceptional. The climbing leader let me have a good grip on the equipment on the training day. The final push was the unforgettable experience.
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Jonathan Foster
flagsUnited States of America
Apr 10, 2021
Amazing Experience
It was the best of the best experience for me. Had learned a lot and enjoyed a lot. Will definitely be back to summit another peak next year.
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Spencer Foster
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Nov 21, 2019
We successfully did it!
First of all, I want to thank Naba for guiding me for the preparation of the trek. I am highly grateful to him for assembling all information and a great team to climb the peak- the mountaineering leader assigned for me was not just an experienced leader but also an amazing person. He made us laugh at the high camp and he had us for the training before actual climb. He knew what next to do! Needless to say, that everyone at Third Rock was like a family. We were offered the best service, and when it comes to safety, Third Rock know their role. I am recommending you all this company for any climb in Nepal, or any trip in Nepal.
Finlay Gallagher
flagsUnited States of America
Nov 21, 2019
Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary
They know what exactly to do and how to operate. They always had our safety and satisfaction on top of their priority. When we wanted this and that, they would do it. Even when I asked if I could add a few more days, they said yes. I was so happy to see the positivity. I thanked Naba for hosting this climbing expedition. We had amazing time and great talk. He recommended us another climb, and we couldn't say not to him. I think we will be doing it in a few years.
Arlo Orr
flagsUnited States of America
Oct 27, 2019
Highly Recommended
I recommend Third Rock Adventures for climbing expedition and I am not just talking about it simply. I am taking it from my recent Mera Peak Climbing experience. They have the best team for the expedition. Chewang rocked! He had more than 15 years of experience, and we knew it when we reached the high camp, and when he operated pre-climb training. We learned a lot, not just about the climb but also the Nepali people, their culture and the mountain stories. We loved our each second in Nepal. We could embrace the awe-inspiring view from top of the peak.
Dale Walters
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Oct 19, 2019
Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary
Guys, we did the climbing and now it's your turn. If you are looking at this review now, my friend, you are doing the best choosing this company. Go for it. You may ask me why, well I got many, but for now, let me highlight three prime reasons: 1) Experienced Climbing Leader, 2) Expert Group 3) Top-Notch Service. The leader they assigned us for this climbing had more than 20 years of experience. He was friendly and decisive. He knew what next step would be best for us. Expert Group in term of managing the expedition perfectly- there was no any complication and compromisation. They did it on time and greatly. Next, they had everyone doing their task perfectly, from Travel Consultant to Porter and Guide. God, I loved them. ANd the last point-top-notch-service. Yes, they offered us the best service. Our food and room was best. Even the itinerary was well-designed. You should definitely try them.
Ethan Jones
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Sep 26, 2019
Best Climbing Experience
If you want to climb a peak in just about 2 weeks, we highly recommend this climbing for you. We did it and now relishing our memories. They have the best team, specially the climbing leader. We loved him. He made sure our safety counts the most. Even Naba at Thamel told us the same that our safety and satisfaction is their top priority and we could feel them. Highly recommended travel agency.
Paola Longo
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Sep 26, 2019
Sorprendente
di ritorno dalla mia spedizione al Mera Peak, non 18 giorni, ma 14 giorni. Third Rock organizza due arrampicate sul Mera Peak (14 giorni e 18 giorni) e siccome avevo pochissimi giorni, ho scelto 14 giorni e non me ne sono pentito. Sono contento che il nostro capo alpinista fosse di grande esperienza, la sua esperienza è arrivata a giocare. Era deciso e molto attento quando si trattava di arrampicare. Avevamo un allenamento pre-salita che ci ha aiutato molto ad affrontare gradini ad altitudini più elevate. Abbiamo trascorso una notte impegnativa al Mera High Camp, ma ce l'abbiamo fatta! Abbiamo scalato con successo la vetta e ci siamo goduti i giorni più belli della nostra vita. Rimasi in soggezione nel vedere le vette torreggianti dall'alto. Grazie, Third Rock per questa opportunità.
Koldan Morozov
flagsRussian Federation
Sep 25, 2019
Fabulous Experience
Я влюблен в Непал, его культуру и красоту природы. Я был в Непале впервые, но мне очень понравилось. Я совершал восхождение на пик Мера с Third Rock в сентябре. Мы завершили восхождение всего за 14 дней, и мне нравится, как они предлагают нам подготовку перед восхождением. Рад, что мы провели тренировку, которая очень помогла нам покорить вершину пика Мера. Это была сбывшаяся мечта, такой славный момент. Я поднимусь на Айленд Пик через два года и сделаю это с ТРЕТЬЕЙ Скалой, и я рекомендую вам это сделать.
Carl Chambers
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 20, 2019
We did it!
Third Rock Adventures made our dream come true. We climbed Mera Peak in just 14 days. They made it possible. I want to give credit to the climbing leader, who was a rockstar. He exactly knew what would be the best. We enjoyed the pre-climb training. They had the best-option for Mera High Camp. In short, everything was managed perfectly.
Gustavo Blair
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 16, 2019
Good Deal
Dealing with Third Rock was easy. They offered me lots of email sharing about the trip from the very first day. The travel consultant responded professionally and dealing with Naba made it easier. He could answer all my questions. Chewang, my climbing leader was professional and friendly. I never felt hard or any complications.My porter was amazing, he carried all the stuff on his back. I enjoyed my pre-climb training where the leader demonstrated the basic skill of climbing and introduced me with all the climbing gears and equipment. Overall, I was more than satisfied.
Israel Owen
flagsUnited States of America
Sep 16, 2019
Adventurous climb
The climb was admiteddly challenging, but with a great team it would be doable. I did the climb with the amazing team of Third Rock. Despite being shorter than usual itinerary, this climb was well-designed. I acclimatized for a day, had pre-climb training session and climbed to the top of peak. All because of the highly-experienced leader and the team.
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