Itinerary

Welcome to Nepal! We will receive you the airport and transport you to hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel


An Apex  Asia Holidays representative will organize a small pre-trip meeting at the hotel lobby before commencing the day trip. Please bring a copy of your passport, travel insurance document and three passport-size photos.

Then we head off for sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley. You will visit three main places: Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Bhaktapur Durbar Square. The Pashupatinath Temple is one of the most revered temples for Hindus. Every year thousands of pilgrims visit the temple from different countries. Bouddhanath is located in the outskirts of Kathmandu city and is a holy Buddhist monument. Meeting monks, learning about Buddhism and stupa dome is the main attractions of Bouddhanath. Finally, Bhaktapur Durbar Square large premises of ancient house and temples is a settlement of local ethnicity called Newars. Fifty-five-window Palace, golden temple, pottery house are definitely worth a visit in the tour.

After the tour, we head back to Thamel, where our guide will help you with checking gears required for the trek. There are plenty of trekking shops in Thamel, so you can rent or purchase if you’ve missed anything to bring.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


Early morning get up and prepare for the trek. After having breakfast in the hotel, the trek guide will meet you and take you to the airport to fly to Lukla. The 35 minutes scenic flight takes you the Tenzing-Hillary airport. Upon your arrival, the guide will introduce the porters/staffs of your trekking and heads to Chutol (2800m), which takes three hours walking from Lukla.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 3hrsHighest Point: 2840m (Lukla)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: Lukla (2840m) to Chhutok (2800m)

We cross Kari La pass, after which the trail goes along mountainsides through the Khari Khola valley and reach Pangkongma.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: 3081m (Kari La)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: Chhutok (2800m) to Pangkoma (2950m)

After having delicious breakfast in camp, we start walking on rocky and barren landscapes, which gives stunning views of mountain summits, and the wooded region below the trail and finally reached Kurke.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 5hrsHighest Point: 3800m (Kurke)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2950m (Pangkoma) to 3800 (Kurke)

The trail begins with ascending trail up to 4400m and descends to Thulik Kharka at 4200m.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: Thuli Kharka (4200m)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3800 (Kurke) to 4200m (Thuli Kharka)

After breakfast, the trail starts descending towards Kothey throughout blue pine forests and rhododendron with magnificent views of the south face of Mera Peak.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 5hrsHighest Point: 4200m (Thuli Kharka)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4200m (Thuli Kharka) to 3600m (Kothey)

Today the trail leads to Tangnag via Hinku Valley through summer grassland. The continuous trail between Kusum Kangaru (6369m) and the west top of Mera Peak.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: Tangnag (4350m)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3600m (Kothey) to 4350m (Tangnag)

Today is a rest day at Tangngag, to acclimatize in thin air. Explore around the town.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Head off to Khare (4900m) through the moraine of Dig Glacier.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 4hrsHighest Point: 4900m (Khare)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4350m (Tangnag) to 4900m (Khare)

Today you walk to the base camp. It takes about 5hrs, the walking trails is over the snowy glacier.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: Approx. 5hrsHighest Point: 5415m (Mera La )
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4900m ( Khare) to 5300 (Mera Base Camp)

Most amazing day of the trip, when getting to high camp you will see the soaring world’s highest mountains: Makalu (8464), Chamlang (7290m), Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m) etc.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 5hrsHighest Point: 5800m ( Mera High Camp)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 5300m ( Mera Base Camp) to 5800m ( Mera High Camp)

Today is the main goal of the trek. Wake up very early and the guide will check the weather condition and once he gives green signal then trip will start to summit. Afterward spending few hours you will descend to Basecamp and take lunch and rest for few hours and the back to Khare.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Camping


Distance: Approx. 10hrsHighest Point: Mera peak (6470m)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 5800m ( Mera High Camp) to 4900m ( Khare)

Spare day in case of bad weather.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


The descending trail takes you back to Khothey via Tangnang.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: 6470m (Mera Peak)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 5800 M ( Mera Peak High Camp) to 3600m (Kothey)

Your trek descends back the same way to Thuli Kharka.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 6hrsHighest Point: 4200m ( Thuli Kharka)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 3600m ( Kothey) to 4200m (Thuli Kharka)

Finally reach Lukla, from where the expedition was started. In the evening we celebrate successful climb of Mera Peak, definitely an adventure of a lifetime.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House / Mountain Lodge


Distance: Approx. 7hrsHighest Point: 4200m (Thuli Kharka)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 4200m (Thuli Kharka) to 2840m (Lukla)

This morning you will flight out from Lukla to Kathmandu, and upon arrival your guide transfers you to the hotel. A good rest after a long trek will be crucial. In the evening, you have leisure time to stroll around Thamel and do any souvenir shopping if you like.

Meals included: Breakfast

Accommodation: Hotel


Distance: Approx. 35m FlightHighest Point: 2840m (Lukla)
Start to Finish Elevation Change: 2840m (Lukla) to 1338m (Kathmandu)

Today is a leisure day, and you have the option of doing extra activities if you feel it. You can get more information in our Activities Page. And in the evening you will be served a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance. It is also the time of reviewing the trip with your guide.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation: Hotel


The trip concludes today. Your guide will drop you off at the international airport for your departure back home.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner