Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek

Duration: 21 Days   |   Based on 1 Review

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass trek are one of the strenuous and challenging trips in the Khumbu region. Mera is a popular peak in the Everest region and its summit offers the awe-inspiring views of Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and many others.

Amphu Lapcha pass trek is one of the remote and less-visited area treks in the Khumbu region and the trek crosses the striking Amphu Lapcha pass. While crossing the pass the views can see is breathtaking.

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha pass trek is a beautiful and isolated trek in the Khumbu region which takes us away from the more frequented trails which lead to Everest base camp and over a little-used pass to the east, through which we enter the sparsely inhabited Linkhu valley. From here we walk northwards through a beautiful high alpine environment where Mera Peak, at (6654m) the highest trekking peak in Nepal towers over the valley. Traversing around to the north, however, we find a softer side to the mountain and from here it is a nontechnical climb which anyone with ice-ax and crampon experience can attempt.

After having proper acclimatization and well prepared we can reach the summit of this beautiful Mera peak and obtain views that encompass four of the five highest mountains in the world standing proud over hundreds of lesser ones, many still unnamed and unclimbed.

The main interesting and adventure treks take us through the Amphu Lapcha high passes to Chhukung from where our trek back to Lukla.

Highlights

  • Explore the northwards through a beautiful high alpine environment where Mera Peak, at (6654m) the highest trekking peak in Nepal towers over the valley
  • Explore the summit of the beautiful Mera peak and enjoy the views that encompass four of the five highest mountains in the world
  • Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of Himalayan peaks including Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu and many others from the Mera Peak summit
  • Cross the beautiful and challenging Amphu Lapcha Pass; one of the highest trekking passes in the Everest region.
     

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01Arrival in Kathamandu (1,350m):
  • Day 02Rest and trip preparation day:
  • Day 03Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and explore around Lukla (2,880m), 35 minutes flight:
  • Day 04Trek from Lukla to Chutanga (3,430m), 4 to 5 hrs walking:
  • Day 05Trek from Chutanga to Thuli Kharka (4,320m) via Zwatra la (4,600 m),5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 06Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe (3,600m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 07Trek from Kothe to Thaknak (4,350m), 4 to 5 hrs walking:
  • Day 08Trek from Thaknak to Khare (5,045m), 3 to 4 hrs walking:
  • Day 09Rest and Acclimatization day in Khare:
  • Day 10Trek from Khare to Mera Base Camp (5,300m), 3 to 4 hrs walking:
  • Day 11Climb from Mera Base Camp to High camp (5,780m), 4 to 5 hrs climbing:
  • Day 12Mera High Camp to Summit (6,461m) and back to Khare (5,045m), 8 to 9 hours:
  • Day 13Reserve Day for any Contingency:
  • Day 14Trek from Khare to Seto Pokhara via Honku Valley (5,035m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 15Trek from Seto Pokhari to Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (5,650m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 16Trek from south base camp to north Base Camp (5,300m), 6 to 7 hrs walking:
  • Day 17Trek from Amphu Lapcha Base Camp to Pangboche (3,930m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 18Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3,445m), 5 to 6 hrs walking:
  • Day 19Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, 6 to 7 hrs walking
  • Day 20Flight back from Lukla to Kathmandu, 35 minutes flight:
  • Day 21Final departure:
Detail Itinerary

Inclusion

  • The entire airport picks up and drops.
  • Standard hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Necessary flight from Kathmandu to Lukla return trips.
  • Everest National park fee with Mera peak climbing permit.
  • Tims card (trekking information management system card).
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking period.
  • Accommodation (guest house / tented camp) during the trekking period.
  • English speaking guide and highly experienced staffs.
  • Staffs food, clothing, salary and their insurance.
  • All necessary grounded transportation.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Welcome and fare well dinner in Kathmandu host by Ram Kumar.
  • Our service charges with VAT and Local / Government Taxes.
  • Sightseeing or any extra activities except the above program.
  • Personal nature expenses.
  • Bar bill and all kind of drinks.
  • Rescue & Evacuation.
  • Gratitude (tip) for staff.

 

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Useful Information

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek is a strenuous plus expedition in Everest Region.  Please read about Acute Mountain Sickness before making a final decision to book the Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek.

While packing for Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek certain gears are essential to be considered. Please contact us for the comprehensive packing list for this trip.

Accommodation

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass trek itinerary is a mixture of lodges and tents accommodations while you are on the mountain. Actually, the trekking part we accommodate the best lodges-guest house and has been chosen according to their eco-friendliness, best location, hygiene, and friendly nature. On climbing section will accommodate with comfortable two men camping tent, foam mattress, 4 season sleeping bag. We maintain standard and comfort in every means with the best of our knowledge, experiences, and costs. All accommodations on trekking - climbing lodge and tent are based on twin share. We provide standard hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast.

Food during the trip

Freshly cook food on a full board basis will be provided both on trekking and climbing sections through the best provided lodges and by our experienced and trained cook during the climbing respectively, foods are a high level of balance diet, hygiene, and safety. Three meals (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian cushions) will be provided both in lodges and during the camp. Each day dinner and breakfast will be provided in the same lodge-camp you spend the night. Lunch camp will be fixed on a pleasant surrounding…

Acclimatization

Alpine Eco Trek is professionals at operating at high-altitude. Each trip we run has a realistic acclimatization program. Our entire adventure trips are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. High altitude is not predictable sickness, so there is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects. We can provide 'Gamow Bag' as a precautionary measure as per your request on renting basis. Acclimatizing takes time and there are no safe shortcuts. All trips to altitudes in excess of 3,000 meters carry medicines essential to the treatment of altitude sickness, and our leaders, guides and staffs are well trained to administer them and to know the symptoms.

 

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