Trip Duration
22 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
6476m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Hard
Activity
Trekking & Climbing
Best Season
Oct -Dec & March-May
Trip Duration

22 Days

  • No hidden charges
  • 100% Secure online booking
  • Daily private trip departure
Trip Duration

22 Days

  • No hidden charges
  • 100% Secure online booking
  • Daily private trip departure

Overview of Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing

The Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing Expedition (6,476m) is an adventurous journey to the highest trekking peak in Nepal. The peak climaxes at 6,467m, and the route consists of Rhododendron Forests, alpine meadows, massive mountain ranges, and a thrilling cultural value. To learn more about Sherpa culture and way of life, you’ll visit the Hongu and Hinku Valleys. The summit of Mera Peak is famous for its scenic and panoramic views.

The viewpoint gives you glances at Mount Kanchenjunga, Kumbakarna, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Cho-Oyu, Gauri Shankar, and many peaks in the surroundings. The walks and climbs are 5-8 hours a day, with some exceptions. The climbs aren’t technical, so there isn’t a need for prior mountaineering experience. Our guides will provide excellent briefings and tutorials for your adventure. This climbing package grants you a secluded and adventurous trek in Nepal.

The trekking region is isolated and untouched, providing an excellent tranquil experience. There are occasional teahouses along the way, but the cultural habitats, religious shrines, and monasteries give an authentic and remote feel. Hinku Valley lies south of the Everest region and houses exotic trekking trails and wild alpine areas. It provides a true overall experience of the Himalayas.

Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing Best Season

This 22-day journey best fits the months of October-December and March-May. The conditions are outstanding, and the clear weather compliments the lucid mountain ranges. It is an ideal trip if you prefer a secluded experience of the Himalayas.

Highlights of Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing

● Scenic Viewpoint of Mount Kanchenjunga, Kumbakarna, Makalu, Lhotse, Nuptse, Everest, Cho-Oyu, and Gauri Shankar
● Beautiful Sherpa Villages with High Cultural Value
● Stunning views of the Himalayas from the summit of Mera Peak (6,467m)
● Quality Accommodation in authentic teahouses and lodges
● Experience old monasteries and religious shrines throughout the trek
● Isolated trail with a peaceful and tranquil experience

Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing Itinerary

We will assist you to your hotel from the international airport. There will be dinner programs, and you’ll rest at the hotel for the night.

After breakfast, we’ll provide a guided tour around Kathmandu valley around some world heritage sites (UNESCO Certified). Later, we’ll travel to some sightseeing areas before a short briefing session about the trip. Rest overnight at the hotel.

We’ll travel on a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Phaplu. After some rest, we’ll start our trekking journey to the beautiful land of Phaplu. It is a beautiful mountainous area with some glances of mountain ranges. Rest overnight at a lodge in Nuntala.

After breakfast at Nuntala, we’ll traverse the wilderness and beautiful alpine sights to Kharikhola. It is a fascinating place with houses made from Sherpa architecture and culture. Rest overnight at Kharikhola.

Shortly after leaving Kharikhola, we’ll go through a gradual elevation to Pangkongma. It is a structured location with agricultural terrace farming. It offers scenic views of massive mountain ranges. Rest overnight at Pangkongma.

We have to rest for a day to get familiar with the abrupt change in altitude. Pangkongma is a natural sightseeing place with some wilderness and culture. We’ll enjoy the warm hospitality of amiable villagers and rest for another day.

After breakfast at Pangkongma, we’ll follow a steep incline toward Pangkongma La Pass. We will walk through Rhododendron Forests and awe-inspiring alpine lands. We’ll start descending towards the Hinku Khola River and follow another ascension to Narjing Dingma. Rest overnight.

After breakfast, we’ll leave Narjing Dingma and approach the scenic Surka La Pass. We’ll traverse some Rhododendron Forests and follow a rocky climb to Chalem Kharka. Rest overnight.

We’ll start by ascending across a snowy and rocky path to Chunbu Kharka. After some breaks and walking, we’ll reach Khula Kharka. It is a magnificent place with terraces and lakes. We’ll rest overnight and prepare to descend tomorrow.

After breakfast, we’ll begin slowly descending to the village of Kothe. After some ups and downs, we’ll continue to a river that leads to Kothe via a wooden bridge. It is a rocky area with pine trees and incredible scenery. Rest overnight at Kothe.

We’ll start walking from Kothe through a rocky and mountainous route to the beautiful village of Tagnak. We’ll encounter some yaks and other wilderness on our way there. We’ll rest at Tagnak overnight as we approach the summit of this trip.

We’ll rest and get familiar with the high altitude of Tagnak. We’ll rest overnight around the scenic views and sights of the glacier. Later in the day, we’ll go through some climbing drills and training to prepare for the summit.

As we resume our journey, we’ll pass through scenic sights of glaciers and lakes. The majestic Himalayan valley of Khare will welcome us for an overnight stay.

After breakfast, we’ll continue our journey to the valley glacier of Hinku. We’ll walk through a snowy path at a high altitude. We’ll trek through the strenuous path to Hinku Nup and back to Khare. Rest overnight.

Today is a special day as we traverse the Himalayan path to the lap of Mera Peak. We’ll be walking across glaciers at a slow pace for an outstanding experience. We’ll reach the Mera High Camp and rest overnight.

Today is the day we’ll summit the Mera Peak. We’ll start very early, walking for hours to reach the climax. We’ll see some peculiar ridges leading up to the summit as we prepare for our final climb. Upon reaching the top, we’ll see fantastic views of other mountain ranges. After abseiling the ridge, we’ll trek back to Khare and rest overnight.

We reserved a contingency day in the itinerary if there are any interruptions. We’ll summit the peak on this day if there are any issues.

We’ll start our journey back to the starting point as we descend toward Kothe. We’ll rest overnight at Kothe.

As we approach Lukla, we’ll take a shorter route that leads to Chetera Bu. We’ll take a break and rest overnight.

We are approaching the final stretch of this expedition. We’ll descend to the unique locality of Lukla. We’ll rejoice and rest at a cozy lodge in Lukla before our flight back to Kathmandu.

We’ll take a scenic flight from the peculiar airport of Lukla to Kathmandu. As we’ll reach Kathmandu early, you can spend some time sightseeing and roaming the city. Rest overnight at a hotel.

We’ll bid you farewell by transferring you from your hotel to the international airport.

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Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

• Airport pick up and drops internationally and domestically.
• Complete departure information, about the trek, flight ticket, Trek guide, Climbing guide, altitude sickness and reconfirmation, and extend visa service if necessary. About extra tour service before & after the trek.
• 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu
• Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu only 15 kg luggage allowed. (10kg big bag & 5kg handbag)
• Private transportation picks up and drops.
• Best Lodge/teahouse accommodation & full board meals throughout the trek.
• All Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner included are chosen from the lodge menu.
• Twin share accommodation during the trek.
• As per group size experience, government licensed holder trek guide, Climbing guide helpful and friendly strong, porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff. ( 5 trekkers 1 extra guide )
• Warm Down jacket and four seasonal sleeping bags will be provided during the Hinku Valley and Mera Peak climbing ( down jacket and sleeping bag are to be returned after the trip )
• TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport-size photos for permits)
• Mera Peak Climbing permit fee.
• Life Himalaya trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing trail map.
• Climbing Equipment for the Mera peak. (Climbing Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, Ice Hammer, Camping Tents, and Kitchen equipment)
• First Aid kits for the staff and the groups
• Services coordination for emergency and rescue operations
• Government taxes & office service charge
• Farewell dinner at a reputed restaurant

 

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.
  • Personal trekking equipment’s.
  •  Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers

Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing - Essential Information

Information About Trekking Peaks in Nepal

Trekking Peaks give a two-fold experience of climbing and hiking. Climbing in the Himalayas is a fantastic experience as the adventure isn’t strenuous and technical. Climbing packages between 5500-6500m will provide an easy and fulfilling adventure. It doesn’t require prior mountaineering and climbing experience, as our guides will provide a fast and simple tutorial. Climbers keep track and navigate the paths of low-altitude peaks, so the trail is easy and convenient.

Difficulty of Hinku Valley and Mera Peak Climbing

The Mera Peak Climbing Expedition is a strenuous journey. It is rated an Alpine Grade PD (Slightly Difficult). You don’t require prior mountaineering experience, but it is a taxing climb. The trekking route is barely strenuous, but the ascents are slightly tricky. The technical rise of the final stretch makes it a formidable summit. Our climbing guides will provide sufficient information and training to summit Mera Peak. We advise you to bring a positive and strong mentality.

Climbing Guides for Mera Peak

We provide, Mera Peak climbing guides who are exceptionally skilled and hold a government license. They will give you a short briefing before the trip and a short training session before the climb. They have been through all possible conditions and are local.

Group Discounts and Pricing

For group climbing expeditions, you can get enormous discounts. We advise you to go on this adventure with some friends or family. Contact us through email or phone number for the best rates. You may also submit a question using the website’s form. Don’t pass up the chance to enjoy a special moment with your loved ones.

Safety and Comfort

Life Himalaya Trekking prioritizes your health and safety. Our tour guides are well-versed in safety and first aid. We can also provide a rescue helicopter and appropriate medical care in the event of an accident. You can read this article to get information about all the essential equipment. The English-speaking tour guides will ensure your comfort and communicate effectively. We have seasoned female tour guides available to join the trek if female trekkers prefer that.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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