Mera and Island Two Peak Climb

USD 3,855
  • Activities
    Mera and Island Two Peak Climb
  • Max Elevation
    6,461m at Mera Summit and 6189m at Island Summit
  • Trip Duration
    20 Days
  • Trip Grade
    Technical Adventure
  • Lodging
    Eco Lodges + Tented Camp
  • Meals
    Breakfast in Kathmandu and All meals during Trekking and Climbing
  • Transportation
    Private Vehicle and Flight
  • Communication
    Available
  • Group Size
    Minimum 02
  • Best Season
    Spring and Autumn
  • Per Day Walk
    4-7 hours per day

Things You Can Experience During the Trip

  • Climb Island and Mera, two magnificent Himalayan peaks in Nepal
  • Magnificent views of the 8848-meter-high Mount Everest, Lhotse (8,500-meter-high Makalu, 8,478-meter-high Nuptse, 6,812-meter-high Ama Dablam, and 7,129-meter-high Baruntse
  • Passing the thrilling Amphu Lapcha Pass (5,780 m)
  • Discover the hospitality, customs, and traditions of the well-known “Sherpa” people.
  • Visit Seto Pokhari, a holy lake at over 5000 meters.
  • Hiking in the lovely and remote Hinku Valley

Mera and Island Peak Climbing is a multi-peak climbing expedition in Nepal. This trek involves two peaks over 6000 meters in altitude and one demanding high pass. This extraordinary high-altitude expedition is jam-packed with summits and wilderness valleys, grasslands and forests, lodges, and camping: a complete Khumbu hiking and climbing experience for adventurers.

Mera Peak is located on the outskirts of the Khumbu region in the Makalu Barun National Park. The highest trekking peak in Nepal, at 6476 meters, has breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Chamlang, and Baruntse from the summit. This peak is not technically difficult, but members must be roped together.

Imja Tse, also known as Island Peak, at an altitude of 6000 meters is a popular trek located in Sagarmatha National Park. Island Peak was called by members of the British Mount Everest Expedition in 1953 because it looks to be an island in an ice-ocean from Dingboche. The summit was later renamed Imja Tse in 1983, however, Island Summit is still the most widely used name.

For climbers looking for an unforgettable experience scaling several peaks in Nepal, the Mera and Island Two Peak Climb adventure tour with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition is an ideal choice.

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  • Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu and transfer to a Hotel

    Kathmandu altitude: 1345 meters

    On the day of your arrival, a representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be met and transferred to your accommodation in Kathmandu. Our personnel will assist you till the check-in procedure at the hotel is completed. You can either relax at the hotel or go to our headquarters to get more information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program prepared by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition, which may enable guests and hosts to get to know each other better.

  • Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu and Trekking & Climbing Preparation

    Kathmandu altitude: 1345 meters

    We will spend the day sightseeing around some of the most beautiful UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley.We will also finish today all the necessary documentation and other preparations for Mera and Island Two Peak Climbing.

    It is not possible to visit all of Kathmandu’s world heritage sites in a single day. As a result, you can visit at least three or four destinations during the day. Alternatively, one might add an extra day to complete all of the key sightseeing points.

  • Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Chhuthang

    Kathmandu altitude: 1345 meters

    Lukla altitude: 2800 meters

    Flight distance: 45 minutes

    Chhuthang altitude: 3200 meters

    Trek distance: 4 to 5 hours

    Prepare your backpacks, eat an early breakfast, and leave the hotel to catch an early morning flight to Lukla. After being picked up from the hotel, you’ll be taken to Tribhuwan International Airport’s domestic terminal where you can take a breathtaking mountain flight to Tenzing-Hilary Airport. Lukla, a little airport known as the world’s best-known airport, is also the only entry and exit point for all Everest region expeditions. Then we continue our journey, heading east, passing through various hamlets and thin forests. We continue on the trail, which leads to a little hillside below the Black Mountain (Kalo Himal) range. We continue our journey till we reach the summer grazing plains of Chhuthang, where we will have dinner and spend the night at Tea House Lodge.

  • Day 04: Trek from Chhuthang to Tuli Kharka via Zatrawala Pass

    Chhuthang altitude: 3200 meters

    Tuli Kharka altitude: 4100 meters

    Zatrawala Pass altitude: 4600 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    After breakfast, we will begin our trek by following a steady ascent trail before crossing the scenic Zatrawala pass at 4600 meters. We will be met by spectacular views of the White Mountains, including Numbir Himal, Kongde Ri, Karyolang Peak, and other snowcapped mountains after we reach the top of Zatrawala Pass. After a brief stop at the picturesque pass, we will gradually begin following an easy and gradual downhill to Tuli Kharka, where we will have dinner and spend the night at Tea House Lodge.

  • Day 05: Trek from Tuli Kharka to Kothe

    Tuli Kharka altitude: 4100 meters

    Kothe altitude: 4182 meters

    Trek distance: 6 to 7 hours

    After breakfast at Tuli Kharka, we continue our journey downhill towards the Hinku River. Once we reach the Hinku River’s bank, the trail begins to ascend gradually through rhododendron forests. We may view colorful rhododendron blooms growing along the path throughout the spring season. The trek continues along the west side of Hinku Valley until we reach Kothe, where we will eat dinner and spend the night at the tea house lodge.

  • Day 06: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak

    Kothe altitude: 4182 meters

    Thangnak altitude: 4326 meters

    Trek distance: 4 to 5 hours

    We leave Kothe and go along the Hinku River ridge until we reach Gondishung. It’s a little summer village for herders. We continue our journey towards Lungsumgba Gompa, an ancient Gompa founded roughly 200 years ago. A magnificent stone carving of Mera Peak Climbing with a complete route description can be seen at the location. After that, we’ll take an easy and gorgeous trek to Thangnak, where we’ll eat dinner and spend the night at Tea House Lodge.

  • Day 07: Trek from Thangnak to Khare

    Thangnak altitude: 4326 meters

    Khare altitude: 5000 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    When compared to the previous couple of days, it is our most difficult trekking day. After breakfast, we begin our ascent over the glacier to a Kharka. Kharka is a beautiful location from which we can see the surrounding snow-capped peaks. We continue ascending via moraines to the snouts of the Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. We then continue climbing sharply to reach Khare. Khare provides us with a tantalizing perspective of Mera Peak (North Face). We’ll have dinner and spend the night at Tea House Lodge.

  • Day 08: Trek to Mera Base Camp

    Khare altitude: 5000 meters

    Mera Base Camp: 5300 meters

    Trek distance: 3 to 4 hours

    As we depart Khare today, we gradually ascend over the Glacier of Mera in the direction of Mera Base Camp. We ascend steeply till we reach the top of the glacier. We’ll arrive at Mera Peak Base Camp after a couple of hours of climbing. Our Crew team will locate a suitable campground and establish the camps as soon as feasible. In the evening, we will make the required preparations for our next ascents to Mera High Camp and the summit. At Mera Base Camp, we will have dinner and stay in a tented camp.

  • Day 09: Trek to Mera High Camp

    Mera Base Camp: 5300 meters

    Mera High Camp: 5700 meters

    Trek distance: 3 to 4 hours

    After breakfast at Base Camp, we begin the day’s ascent towards High Camp. As we gradually follow ascends and achieve high elevations, we prefer to walk gently and steadily to avoid altitude-related difficulties. Because the trail is sometimes covered in snow and might be hazardous, rising requires extreme caution and attention. Our Sherpa team will rapidly set up the tent by selecting a safe location. We will have spectacular views of the world’s most famous mountain ranges from the camp, including Mt. Everest 8848m, Mt. Makalu 8481m, Cho Oyu 8201m, Nuptse 7861m, and other nearby high peaks. You will have plenty of time in the evening to practice and prepare before climbing Mera Peak.

  • Day 10: Summit Mera Peak and descend to Kongma Dingma

    Mera Peak altitude: 6461 meters

    Kongma Digma altitude: 4850 meters

    Trek distance: 9 to 10 hours

    The anticipation of our Mera and Island Two Peaks Climbing comes alive with today’s Mera Peak summit. Our day starts early in the morning (before sunrise) with a follow climb of snow ridges led by our experienced climbing team. We continue to climb steeply till we reach the top of Mera Peak 6461m. Mt. Everest, Cho Oye, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga Baruntse, Chamlang, and many other snow-capped peaks will be visible from the summit. After a fantastic stay at Mera Peak, our voyage safely returns along the same route of Mera High Camp and Base Camp, then continues to Kongma Dingma. Our group will set up a good campsite there for dinner and an overnight stay.

  • Day 11: Trek from Kongma Dingma to Seto Pokhari via Honku Valley

    Kongma Digma altitude: 4850 meters

    Seto Pokhari altitude: 4825 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    After breakfast, we depart Kongma Dingma and go uphill to the picturesque Honku Valley and yak-grazing open fields.We made it feasible to summit two well-known summits, including those inaccessible valley areas, by giving two peaks climbing adventure tours. The valley is a remote and less-traveled area of the Everest region, and since most climbers return by the same trail to Lukla after summiting Mera Peak. Our adventure excursion continues towards the Seto Pokhari camp, with wonderful views of the surrounding mountains and exploration of high alpine valleys. “Seto Pokhari” literally means “White Lake” in Nepali, and it is here that we may discover a series of magnificent lakes in the Upper Honku Basin.

  • Day 12: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South)

    Seto Pokhari altitude: 4825 meters

    Amphu Lapcha Base Camp altitude (south): 5650 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    Today, we continue the isolated section of our Mera and Island Two Peak Climbing expedition by trekking through rural valleys with views of popular mountains, doing multiple ascends, and descends to reach Amphu Lapcha South Base Camp. The remaining areas of Hinku Valley from the previous day can be visited during today’s journey. Our camping crew will swiftly set up comfortable lodging and hygienic food once we arrive at Amphu Lapcha South Base Camp. Prepare for our following day’s task, crossing Amphu Lapcha La Pass at 5845m, in the evening.

  • Day 13: Trek to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North) via Amphu Lapcha La Pass

    Amphu Lapcha Base Camp altitude (south): 5650 meters

    Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North) altitude: 5300 meters

    Trek distance: 6 to 7 hours

    Amphu Lapcha La Pass altitude: 5845 meters

    Today, we begin our adventurous travel before daylight to avoid snow melt from the sun and the effects of a strong wind blowing across the pass. Amphu Lapcha La Pass is one of the most difficult trekking passes in Nepal, requiring us to utilize climbing ropes and climbing equipment. To be successful, you must pay attention, be careful, and use climbing skills. The top of the pass will reward us with close-up views of mountains and high alpine valleys. After a few brief stops at the pass, the trail steadily descends to Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp.

  • Day 14: Trek to Island Peak Base Camp

    Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North) altitude: 5300 meters

    Island Peak Base Camp altitude: 5087 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    Today, we depart Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp and continue on our journey to Island peak Base Camp, the base camp of our second peak.. We continue on the trail, which offers breathtaking views of the surrounding snow-capped mountains, valleys, and glaciers. We will arrive at a Chhukung Valley for lunch after a couple of hours of steady walking. Chhukung is where our trail and the direct trail of Island Peak Climbing meet. Following that, we will ascend for another couple of hours till we reach Island Peak Base Camp. Our Sherpa team will pitch up camp at the foot of Island Peak’s southern ridge, which is a massive wall of two high summits; Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Lhotse.

  • Day 15: Summit Island Peak and back to Base Camp

    Island Peak Base Camp altitude: 5087 meters

    Summit Island Peak altitude: 6189 meters

    Trek distance: 9 to 10 hours

    We will begin our day early in the morning, feeling adequately equipped and acclimatized, and gradually rise towards tricky areas of Island Peak. The major reason for leaving base camp early in the morning is to avoid unusual winds and weather that could cause trouble when ascending. To avoid any technological issues, prefer to follow the rules and instructions provided by our professional Sherpa guide. Once at the summit, we will be rewarded with spectacular views of the world’s most famous high mountains, including Lhotse, Makalu, Lhotse Middle Peak, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Baruntse, and other high peaks in the Khumbu region.

  • Day 16: Trek from Island Peak Base Camp to Dingboche

    Island Peak Base Camp altitude: 5087 meters

    Dingboche altitude: 4260 meters

    Trek distance: 5 to 6 hours

    After successfully reaching the summits of Mera and Island two peaks, we will retrace our steps back to Chhukung through the same difficult descending pathways. We will continue our walk to Dingboche across the magnificent Chhukung valley after passing through Chhukung. Dingboche is a junction where trekkers can continue on the world’s famous route to Everest Base Camp and the Kala Patthar Trek.

  • Day 17: Trek from Dingboche to Namche Bazaar [6-7 hrs Trek]

    Dingboche altitude: 4260 meters

    Namche Bazar altitude: 3,440 meters

    Trek distance: 6 to 7 hours

    After breakfast, we proceed downhill toward the main Everest Base Camp Trekking Trail, which also serves as a return route. We will reach Tyangboche a short distance from here, where we may explore a large number of monasteries and enjoy a commanding view of Mt. Amadablam just behind the monasteries. After that, we carry on with our short, beautiful descent towards Namche Bazaar. We will get fantastic views of several snow-capped summits along the way, including Mt. Thamserku, Kwangde, and other snow-covered peaks, which we had never seen before during our Mera and Island Peaks Climbing Trip. We must stroll through Namche Bazaar’s neighborhood market in the evening.

  • Day 18: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla [6-7 hrs Trek]

    Namche Bazar altitude: 3,440 meters

    Lukla altitude: 2,860 meters

    Trek distance: 6 to 7 hours

    The final day of our trip to climb the Mera and Island Two Peaks takes us from Namche Bazaar through Monjo to Lukla. As we descend, rhododendron, oak, and pine trees cover much of the deep woodland. Except for a few brief climbs uphill and a descent to the Bhote Koshi River, which we cross three times, our journey is a lovely stroll. To get to Lukla, we will need to climb a final slope for around 45 minutes.

  • Day 19: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu

    Lukla altitude: 2,860 meters

    Flight distance: 45 minutes

    After breakfast, we will travel back to Kathmandu from Lukla on a picturesque early-morning journey. Once in Kathmandu, a transfer will be made to your hotel. You can choose to take a nap at the hotel or explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites that weren’t accessible on the second day of your vacation. Spending some time strolling through Kathmandu’s crowded streets might be enjoyable.

  • Day 20: International Departure as per your flight schedule

    Based on your flight schedule, our airport representative will drop you off at the international airport.

What's included?
  • 3 Nights stay in Kathmandu with BB Plan
  • Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu including city guide, all entrance fees and private transport
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • All ground transportation by private vehicle including airport arrival and departure transfer
  • Climbing Permits for Mera and Island Peaks
  • Required Trekking permits and national park fees
  • Tea House + Camping combined accommodation during the trek – as per itinerary
  • All meals during trek & climb– Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Experienced trekking & climbing guide
  • Required number of porters
  • All necessary climbing gears
  • Kitchen equipment and camping equipment during the climbing period
  • General first aid kids
  • Insurance, clothing and salary for staffs’
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • All government taxes and necessary paperwork
What's not included?
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Your Personal Insurance
  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Cost of personal nature expenses
  • Tips & Summit Bonus for staffs

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Best time to visit

A suitable climate is necessary for climbing Mera and Island Peak. Unpredictable weather, heavy snowfall, and strong winds can all hinder the summit ascent. Mera and Island Peak are best climbed from September to November and March to May. If you plan to climb in early March or late November, you should be prepared for freezing temperatures.

The Autumn season provides very consistent weather. This time of year offers beautiful sky and uninterrupted views of the snow-capped mountains. The region’s mild temperatures are another feature of the peak ascent. You might also embark on a cultural journey because many festivals take place in Autumn. Temperatures can fall below 0 degrees, so you should be well equipped with warm clothing and gear.

The spring months of September to November are also suitable for climbing Mera and Island Peak. The walk winds through magnificent vistas of the region, featuring slopes covered in Rhododendrons and other wildflowers. Trekking across the picturesque countryside in pleasant weather and scenic surroundings is an unforgettable experience.

Furthermore, due to frigid temperatures and significant snowfall, off-season excursions in the winter are challenging. The rainy seasons are also not the best time to trek, there are treacherous and leech-infested trails. Hence, autumn and spring are the best times for Mera and Island Peak Climbing

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Accommodation and food

Mera Peak and Island Peak is an excellent adventure filled with scenic Himalayan beauty and thrilling mountain trails. You will stay in tea houses and lodges during the trek. These tea houses and lodges serve simple meals and offer basic accommodation.

Furthermore, the rooms come with twin beds, a fresh sheet, a pillow, a mattress, and a warm blanket. The toilets along the path are mostly squat and located outside. However, you should bring toiletries with you because they are not accessible in the high-altitude teahouses. Hot water, Wi-Fi, electrical charging, and other amenities are provided at the tea houses for an additional fee.

The teahouses serve “Dal Bhat,” a traditional Nepalese cuisine consisting of rice, dal (pulses), lentils, spinach, pickles, Gundruk, and meat. It is offered for lunch and dinner twice a day. Aside from that, you’ll find Chinese and other world cuisines such as momo, Chowmein, noodles, pasta, porridge, sandwich, burger, and more.

Although food is very basic, they provide the required nutritional element required at such high altitudes. Nepal Tour Guides will take care of your logistics on the trek if you choose this beautiful destination package with us.

What to expect?

The Khumbu Region is home to some of the most stunning Himalayan peaks, including Mera and Island Peaks. These two mountain peaks are extremely close together geographically. But these two mountains are separated by a mountain range. The most breathtaking mountain views and an up-close look at two of the most isolated valleys in the Himalayas are offered by this trek and mountaineering adventure. The Amphu Labtsa Pass (5780m) crossing provides the most thrill.

Mera is technically simpler even though it is a little higher than the Island Peak. The summits of both peaks are tough, technically difficult, and physically demanding. Anyone interested in taking on this difficult adventure is advised to prepare thoroughly and adequately before setting off.

Permits

You are required to obtain the following permits to begin your Mera and Island Peak Climbing

  1. NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association) Permit
  1. Makalu Barun National Park Entry Permit
  1. Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit
  1. Local Area Permit
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The summit of Mera Peak, at 6461 meters above sea level, will be the highest point we will reach during our trek.

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Prakash Devkota

Meet with Prakash Chandra Devkota, Managing Director and Team Leader

Mr. Devkota hails from the beautiful hilly region of Gorkha District. He started his career as a guide in 1997 and quickly became a reputed figure in the Tourism Industry because of his extensive experience. He has gathered impressive experience in all Trekking and Climbing Routes, such as Mera, Island, Lobuche, Ama Dablam etc.

His success also lies in his brilliant mind and hospitable nature. He is fully dedicated to providing excellent services and introducing innovative concepts. With more than 15 years of experience in trekking and expedition operations in Nepal, Tibet, India, and Bhutan, he has earned a reputation as a renowned leader in the field. He understands the importance of personalized service for creating memorable experiences for his clients and constantly seeks innovative company operation methods.

Mr. Devkota has always been an avid practitioner of eco-friendly tourism and has always promoted environmental conservation throughout his career. He motivates his staff to embrace eco-friendly tourism through responsible tourism practices.

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