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Mera Peak Expedition:

Mera Peak Expedition is an iconic journey that combines trekking and peak climbing in the heart of the Khumbu region. This expedition, tailored for adventurers seeking a challenging yet rewarding experience, takes you to the summit of Mera Peak (6,470m), Nepal's highest trekking peak. Here's an in-depth overview of what awaits you:

Expedition Difficulty Level: The Mera Peak Expedition is graded as challenging, making it suitable for trekkers with prior high-altitude trekking experience. While not requiring technical climbing skills, the ascent to Mera Peak involves navigating through varied terrains and demands a good level of physical fitness and acclimatization.

Terrain: The expedition spans diverse landscapes, from lush rhododendron forests and picturesque valleys to high-altitude glaciers. Trekkers will traverse through rocky paths, traverse glacier moraines, and navigate challenging ascents, providing a comprehensive trekking experience.

Flora and Fauna: The route showcases Nepal's rich biodiversity, with vibrant rhododendron blooms in lower altitudes and alpine vegetation as you ascend. Wildlife enthusiasts can spot Himalayan Thars, marmots, and a variety of bird species, adding a touch of wilderness to the trek.

Prominent Mountain Peaks: The Mera Peak Expedition unveils breathtaking panoramas of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Cho Oyu, and Makalu. The summit day itself offers a 360-degree view of the Himalayan giants, creating a memorable and awe-inspiring moment.

Best Season: The optimal time to undertake the Mera Peak Expedition is during the pre-monsoon (spring) season from March to May and the post-monsoon (autumn) season from September to November. These periods offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and favourable temperatures, ensuring a safe and enjoyable trekking experience.

Why Trekkers Must Do This Expedition:

  1. Ultimate Summit Experience: Mera Peak, standing proudly as Nepal's highest trekking peak, provides trekkers with a taste of high-altitude achievement and panoramic views that extend from the Everest region to neighbouring peaks.

  2. Diverse Terrain and Landscapes: From lush valleys adorned with rhododendrons to the icy realms of high-altitude glaciers, the Mera Peak Expedition offers a diverse range of terrains, ensuring an ever-changing and visually captivating journey.

  3. Cultural Immersion: The trek takes you through traditional Sherpa villages, providing opportunities for cultural interactions and insights into the unique Himalayan way of life.

  4. Wildlife Encounters: Encounter Himalayan wildlife, including the elusive red panda, as you traverse through the varying ecosystems of the Khumbu region.

  5. Less Crowded Routes: Compared to some of the more popular trekking destinations, Mera Peak Expedition routes offer a quieter and more intimate experience. Trekkers can enjoy the tranquillity of the trails, fostering a deeper connection with nature and the Himalayan landscape.

Climb the Mera Peak for a transformative journey that blends the thrill of climbing Nepal's highest trekking peak with the enchanting beauty of the Khumbu region. This expedition promises a remarkable adventure for those seeking an extraordinary Himalayan experience.

19 Nights 20 Days Available on request Kathmandu
Highlights of the Trek
  • Summit Triumph: Scale Mera Peak's 6,470m summit for breathtaking Himalayan panoramas.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Trek through rhododendron forests, Sherpa villages, and alpine meadows.
  • Technical Thrills: Navigate icy slopes and steep sections in a challenging climbing adventure.
  • Cultural Dive: Immerse in Sherpa culture, exploring traditional high-altitude villages.
  • Guided Excellence: Expert guides with a 1:1 ratio and climbing proficiency ensure a safe expedition.
  • Wilderness Escape: Explore remote landscapes, escaping into pristine, untouched wilderness.
  • Visual Delight: Witness a dynamic landscape shift from lush forests to snow-capped peaks.
  • High-Altitude Adventure: Push limits with high-altitude trekking and climbing experiences.
  • Tailored Journey: Follow a well-structured itinerary with acclimatization and buffer days.
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Short Itinerary

Mera Peak Expedition itinerary in brief:

  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (1,400m)
  • Day 02: Gear Check and Preparation Day in Kathmandu (1,400m)
  • Day 03: Travel to Ramechhap from Kathmandu (1,300m) and Stay Overnight
  • Day 04: Fly to Lukla & Commence Trek to Paiya (2,790 m)
  • Day 05: Trek to Pangkongma (2,850m) (6hrs)
  • Day 06: Trek to Ning So (2,850m) (5hrs)
  • Day 07: Trek to Jungle Camp (3,160m) (6-7hrs)
  • Day 08: Trek to Khote (3,700m) (5-6hrs)
  • Day 09: Trek to Thaknak (4,350m) (6-7 hrs)
  • Day 10: Trek to Khare (5,054m) (4-5hrs)
  • Day 11: Acclimatization and Climbing Practice
  • Day 12: Trek from Khare to Mera Peak Base Camp (5,350m)
  • Day 13: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp (5,780m) (5hrs)
  • Day 14: Mera Peak Summit (6,470m) and Back to Khare (12-14hrs)
  • Day 15:  Trek Back to Khote (3,700m) (7-8hrs)
  • Day 16: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4,300m) (6-7hrs)
  • Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2,860m) (7-8hrs)
  • Day 18: Fly Back to Ramechap, Travel to Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Buffer Day
  • Day 20: Fly Back Home

Mera Peak Expedition Detailed Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (1,400m)
Altitude: 1,400m
Travel Duration: N/A
Upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representatives will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. Take the day to rest and acclimatize to the city's altitude. In the evening, you'll have a welcome briefing and a chance to meet your trekking guide and fellow trekkers.

Day 02: Gear Check and Preparation Day in Kathmandu (1,400m)
Altitude: 1,400m
Today is dedicated to preparing for the upcoming trek. Your guide will conduct a thorough gear check to ensure you have all the necessary equipment for the journey. If anything is missing or needs to be rented, there will be time to make arrangements. Spend the rest of the day exploring Kathmandu or resting as you see fit.

Day 03: Travel to Ramechhap from Kathmandu (1,300m) and Stay Overnight
Altitude: 1,300m
Travel Distance: Approx. 130km
Travel Duration: 5-6 hours
After an early breakfast, you'll embark on a scenic drive to Ramechhap, the starting point of your trek. The journey takes you through picturesque landscapes and local villages. Upon reaching Ramechap, you'll check into your accommodation and have the rest of the day to relax and prepare for the adventure ahead.

Day 04: Fly to Lukla & Commence Trek to Paiya (2,790 m)
Altitude: 2,790m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 6km
Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours
Today, you'll take an early morning flight to Lukla, a gateway to the Everest region. The thrilling flight provides spectacular views of the Himalayas. Upon landing, you'll meet the rest of your trekking team and commence the trek to Paiya. The trail leads through lush forests and offers glimpses of local Sherpa culture.

Day 05: Trek to Pangkongma (2,850m)
Altitude: 2,850m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 8km
Trekking Duration: 6 hours
The trek today takes you through diverse landscapes, from dense forests to terraced fields. You'll ascend gradually, enjoying panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. Pangkongma, a charming Sherpa village, is your destination for the day.

Day 06: Trek to Ning So (2,850m)
Altitude: 2,850m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 7km
Trekking Duration: 5 hours
Continue your journey through picturesque landscapes. The trail winds through rhododendron-filled forests and traditional Sherpa settlements. Ning So, your next stop, offers a serene atmosphere for a comfortable night's rest.

Day 07: Trek to Jungle Camp (3,160m)
Altitude: 3,160m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 10km
Trekking Duration: 6-7 hours
Today's trek involves navigating through dense forests, often referred to as the 'Jungle Camp.' The trail presents some steep sections, providing a challenging yet rewarding day of trekking. Jungle Camp is a picturesque spot surrounded by the beauty of nature.

Day 08: Trek to Khote (3,700m)
Altitude: 3,700m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 8km
Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours
As you ascend further, the landscape transforms, and you'll notice a change in terrain. The trail takes you through alpine meadows and offers breathtaking views of the mountains. Khote, a quaint settlement, is where you'll spend the night.

Day 09: Trek to Thaknak (4,350m)
Altitude: 4,350m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 9km
Trekking Duration: 6-7 hours
The trail to Thaknak presents a more challenging terrain as you gain altitude. You'll trek alongside majestic mountain views, with the air becoming crisper. Thaknak, situated in a high-altitude environment, provides a sense of remoteness and tranquillity.

Day 10: Trek to Khare (5,054m)
Altitude: 5,054m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 6km
Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours
Today marks the approach to the base camp. The trail leads to Khare, the final village before reaching the Mera Peak Base Camp. Khare is surrounded by towering peaks, setting the stage for the ultimate climb.

Day 11: Acclimatization and Climbing Practice
Spend the day acclimatizing to the higher altitude and engaging in climbing practice sessions. Your guide will provide essential training for the ascent of Mera Peak, ensuring everyone is well-prepared for the challenging climb.

Day 12: Trek from Khare to Mera Peak Base Camp (5,350m)
Altitude: 5,350m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 5km
Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours
The trek to Mera Peak Base Camp takes you through rocky terrain, and the altitude continues to rise. As you approach the base camp, the scenery becomes increasingly dramatic, with Mera Peak dominating the landscape.

Day 13: Trek from Base Camp to High Camp (5,780m)
Altitude: 5,780m
Trekking Distance: Approx. 3km
Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours
The trail to High Camp involves a steep ascent, and you'll navigate through a challenging path. As you reach High Camp, the air becomes thinner, and the temperature drops. This crucial point is where you'll prepare for the final push to the summit.

Day 14: Mera Peak Summit (6,470m) and Back to Khare
Altitude: 6,470m (Summit)
Trekking Distance: Approx. 12km
Trekking Duration: 12-14 hours
Today is the highlight of the expedition as you summit Mera Peak. The ascent is challenging and requires determination. Upon reaching the summit, you'll be rewarded with unparalleled views of the surrounding peaks. After celebrating your achievement, descend back to Khare for a well-deserved rest.

Day 15: Trek Back to Khote (3,700m)

Altitude: Starting at 5054m in Khare, the descent leads back to Khote at 3700m.

Trekking Distance: Approximately 18km.

Trekking Duration: 7-8 hours.

Descend from Khare to Khote, experiencing varied altitudes and covering approximately 18km during 7-8 hours. This day serves as a reflective journey, allowing trekkers to contemplate the triumphant summit of Mera Peak. The descent from Khare to Khote offers a transition from high-altitude icy slopes to alpine meadows. Trekkers will navigate through diverse terrains, encountering rocky paths and lush landscapes. The weather may vary, with colder conditions at higher altitudes gradually giving way to milder temperatures as trekkers descend. Breathtaking views of surrounding peaks accompany the descent, providing trekkers with a unique perspective of the terrain they conquered during the ascent.

Day 16: Trek to Thuli Kharka (4,300m)

Altitude: Starting from Khote at 3,700m, the trek ascends to Thuli Kharka, reaching an altitude of 4,300m.

Trekking Distance: Approximately 15km.

Trekking Duration: 6-7 hours.

Embark on a trek to Thuli Kharka, traversing varied altitudes and covering approximately 15km over 6-7 hours. The day promises a dynamic trekking experience with changing landscapes and diverse terrain. The trek to Thuli Kharka introduces trekkers to diverse landscapes, including rocky paths, dense forests, and high-altitude meadows. The terrain gradually changes, offering trekkers a mix of ascents and descents. Weather conditions may vary, with trekkers experiencing a combination of sunny stretches and cooler sections as they traverse through different altitudes. Panoramic views of the surrounding mountains, including Mera Peak, enrich the trekking experience.

Day 17: Trek to Lukla

Altitude: Starting at 4,300m in Thuli Kharka, the trek concludes in Lukla at an altitude of 2,860m.

Trekking Distance: Approximately 18km.

Trekking Duration: 7-8 hours.

Conclude the Mera Peak Expedition by trekking to Lukla, covering varied altitudes and approximately 18km over 7-8 hours. This final leg of the journey offers a sense of accomplishment and camaraderie as trekkers celebrate their achievements with fellow expedition members.The trek to Lukla presents trekkers with a combination of descents and flat stretches, allowing for a gradual return to lower altitudes. The terrain includes forested paths and open trails, providing a smooth and enjoyable trek. Weather conditions become milder as trekkers descend, creating a comfortable environment. The day's trek offers picturesque views of the surrounding landscapes, contributing to a memorable conclusion of the expedition.

Day 18: Fly Back to Ramechhap and Travel to Kathmandu

Fly back to Ramechhap from Lukla and travel by road to Kathmandu. The flight provides a bird's-eye view of the landscapes trekkers traversed during the expedition. As the aircraft descends, trekkers can witness the changing terrain from mountainous regions to lowland areas. Weather conditions during the flight may vary, but the short duration ensures a swift and comfortable journey back to Kathmandu.

Day 19: Buffer Day
This day serves as a buffer for any unforeseen circumstances, additional acclimatization, or an opportunity to explore more of Kathmandu.

Day 20: Fly Back Home
Departure day. Our team will assist with your transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey. Carry with you the memories of an unforgettable Mera Peak Expedition.


Terrain and Weather Overview:
Throughout the trek, you'll traverse a variety of terrains, starting from the lush greenery of lower altitudes and progressing to rocky landscapes and icy paths at higher elevations. The weather can vary significantly. In lower altitudes, you can expect milder temperatures, while higher altitudes may bring colder conditions and the possibility of snow. The panoramic views of iconic peaks such as Mera Peak, Kusum Kanguru, and Chamlang are awe-inspiring and provide constant motivation throughout the journey. Be prepared for challenging yet rewarding trekking conditions, with the terrain becoming more rugged and demanding as you approach the summit.

Mera Peak Expedition Fitness Criteria:

This trek requires a good level of fitness and compulsorily a prior 5,000m trek successfully completed. 

To register for this trek you are required to complete any of the below-mentioned fitness criteria.

5K run in 35 minutes or Cycling 10kms in 40 mins or Swimming 1 km in 40 mins or Stair climbing 50 floors (10 floors up and down 5 times) in 30 mins.

Once you do register, please share the proof of fitness criteria with your Trek Captain anytime 30 days before departure.

If you're not already following a fitness regime, you would need to follow the regime that will be shared with you. The training routine is spread over four months and you would be expected to work out at least 4 times a week. The regime is designed to help you climb smarter even in higher altitudes. The regime consists of a good combination of exercises that works on all parts of your body including - Upper Body, Core, Endurance, Lower Body, Shoulder strength and improving your breathing pattern. When followed religiously, you can be assured that you will be ready for the trek. Not only does this regime help you with the trek, but it will also help you inculcate a sense of fitness in your day-to-day life. 


Trekkers who have already trekked in the same route or have trekked at a similar altitude (highest altitude of this trek) or even higher, automatically get qualified. However, they would have to get both the Medical Certificate and Indemnity Bond singed as a mandate.

Trekkers who do not qualify the fitness criteria or fail to share the fitness criteria proof have to get both the Medical Certificate and Indemnity Bond singed with the same mentioned in the documents respectively. 

Trekkers will not be allowed to join the group if the duly filled, signed and sealed copies of the Medical Certificate and Indemnity Bond are not shared. 

Mera Peak Expedition Gradient:

The Mera Peak Expedition presents a diverse and challenging gradient, offering trekkers and climbers a dynamic adventure through varying landscapes. The journey begins with gentle ascents through lush rhododendron forests and traditional Sherpa villages, providing a picturesque introduction to the trek. As the elevation increases, the terrain transforms into alpine meadows and rocky paths, demanding a steady climb.

The transition to high-altitude landscapes introduces more challenging gradients, requiring a gradual and cautious ascent. The final push to the summit involves steep sections and icy slopes, adding an element of technical climbing. The diverse gradient of the Mera Peak Expedition caters to both trekking enthusiasts and aspiring mountaineers, making it a thrilling and achievable venture for those seeking an exhilarating Himalayan experience.

Mera Peak Expedition Risk and Liability:

While the Mera Peak Expedition offers an exhilarating adventure, it's essential for participants to understand the associated risks and TrekNomads' approach to liability. The expedition involves trekking and climbing in high-altitude and remote areas, which inherently carry certain hazards. Participants should be aware of the physical challenges, including altitude-related issues, variable weather conditions, and technical climbing aspects.

TrekNomads prioritizes safety and has experienced guides equipped with first aid training. However, participants must acknowledge the unpredictable nature of mountain environments. TrekNomads assumes no liability for injury, illness, or any unforeseen circumstances during the expedition. Participants are required to have comprehensive travel insurance covering medical emergencies, evacuation, and trip cancellations.

Climbing Mera Peak requires technical skills, and participants should adhere to the guide's instructions for a safe ascent. TrekNomads will make every effort to ensure a secure expedition, but participants must recognize the inherent risks and take personal responsibility for their health and safety.

It's crucial for participants to undergo physical fitness preparation, acclimatization, and follow safety guidelines. By acknowledging the risks and adhering to safety protocols, participants can maximize the enjoyment of the Mera Peak Expedition while minimizing potential challenges.

Do’s and Don’ts for Mera Peak Expedition:

  • We believe in leaving the mountains in a better condition, which is why we follow a no-litter policy on our treks. Each trekker will have to bring back the waste that is created during the trek.
  • Trekking is best enjoyed when you’ve worn comfortable clothes. Try and avoid wearing Jeans, bright colors and heavy apparels as much as possible.
  • A lighter backpack always helps you have a better trek, try and carry just as much as needed.
  • Always be in sight of your trek lead, if you feel the need to stop for any reason at all, please keep the trek lead informed.
  • If you do come across any reptiles, animals or even insects during the trek, please keep your calm and let it patiently pass by. Any kind of noise and panic will scare them as well.
  • Do not venture out into the forest/waterfalls on your own as it may be dangerous.
  • Trekking is a good adventure, having said that, it is our primary responsibility to take good care of ourselves and be compassionate towards fellow trekkers
  • If, at any point, during the trek, you feel uneasy or unwell, please inform the trek lead immediately
  • Tune in to the sounds of nature while on a trek and avoid carrying speakers or playing music during the course of the trek
  • To help you enjoy the trek to the fullest, we avoid smoking and consumption of alcohol, and other intoxicants during the course of the trek
Inclusions & Exclusions

What is included in the tour

  • Arrival and departure transfer to the international and domestic airport in a private vehicle
  • Ramachep / Lukla / Ramachep domestic airfares
  • Kathmandu/ Ramachep / Kathmandu transport in a private vehicle
  • 04 Nights accommodation at Kathmandu at a 3-star category hotel with breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • 01 Night accommodation at Ramechhap at a deluxe hotel or resort
  • 12 Nights accommodation in TeaHouses during the trek on twin sharing basis
  • 2 Nights accommodation in camping tents
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) a day during the trekking period (open menu to choose any one item per meal from the menu)
  • Three times tea or coffee in a day during the trekking period
  • 2 litres of mineral water or hot water
  • 11 days of climbing with an experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed guide 
  • 1 climbing guide for 1 member during climbing only
  • Porters up to the Base Camp & return from the Base Camp (30 Kg Per Member)
  • High Camp Services at Mera Peak base camp and high camp
  • Insurance, meals, transportation daily salary of guide & porter
  • Makalu-Barun National Park Fee
  • Mera Peak Climbing Permit Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekkers’ Information Management System)
  • Domestic airport taxes at Kathmandu and Lukla
  • 3 litres oxygen cylinder with mask regulator for emergency (additional charge if used)
  • First Aid Medical Kit carried out by the guide
  • Farewell dinner at Kathmandu
  • Mera Peak climbing certificate after the successful ascent of the peak
  • All government, local taxes and service charges
  • TrekNomads Fee, Trek Captain support and expertise
  • 10% discount coupon on Fast&Up products
  • 25% discount coupon on BMore products
  • Personalized Dri-Fit T-shirt
  • Expedition grade duffle bag
  • TrekNomads goodies

What is NOT included in the tour

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee
  • Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu
  • Any personal expense
  • Personal Trekking and Climbing Gears
  • Personal Adventure Insurance
  • Excess baggage charge(s), if it exceeds 15kg
  • Insurance Fee
  • Any type of soft drinks
  • Boiled hot water, shower, etc, during the trek 
  • Extra meals apart from inclusions
  • Summit Bonus for each climbing Sherpa
  • Tips to porters and guides (calculated per person at 10$ per day per person)
  • Any other activity such as Bungee Jumping/River Rafting
  • Helicopter fares
  • Transportation to and fro Ramechhap in case of early return from the trek
  • Extra days at the hotel in Kathmandu apart from the schedule
  • Any other expenses incurred apart from inclusions
  • All personal, medical, evacuation and emergency expenses like extra day stay out of itinerary, helicopter services and vehicle charges due to delays, landslides, evacuation
  • Expenses incurred for guide or porter during extra days stay, transport, flight, helicopter service, etc (divided amongst the group which utilises the services of guides/porters on extra days)
Type of Trek
Himalayan Treks, International Treks
Trek Gradient
Tough, Difficult
Treknical Details
Treknical Details

Altitude Map:

  • Lukla: 9,313 ft (2,840 m)
  • Paiya: 9,153 ft (2,790 m)
  • Pangkongma: 9,350 ft (2,850m)
  • Ning So: 9,350 ft (2,850m)
  • Jungle Camp: 10,367 ft (3,160m)
  • Khote: 12,139 ft (3,700m)
  • Thaknak: 14,272 ft (4,350m)
  • Khare: 16,581 ft (5,054m)
  • Mera Peak Base Camp: 17,552 ft (5,350m)
  • High Camp: 18,963 ft (5,780m)
  • Mera Peak Summit: 21,227 ft (6,470m)
  • Thuli Kharka: 14,108 ft (4,300m)

Other Details:

  • Trek Gradient: Difficult
  • Trek Distance: 100+ Km
  • Assembling Point: Kathmandu
  • Trek Duration: 130+ hours
  • Average Temperature: 20°C to -20°C
  • Best Months to trek: April, May, October, November

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - Mera Peak Expedition:

Q1: What is the difficulty level of the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: The Mera Peak Expedition is considered challenging, and suitable for experienced trekkers with prior high-altitude trekking experience. It involves semi-technical climbing at higher altitudes.

Q2: What is the terrain like during the expedition?
A: The terrain varies from lush forests at lower altitudes to rocky trails and glacial crossings in the high alpine region. The ascent to Mera Peak involves snow and ice-covered slopes.

Q3: What flora and fauna can be encountered during the trek?
A: Trekking through lower altitudes offers diverse flora, including rhododendron forests. Fauna includes Himalayan Thars, red pandas, and various bird species. At higher elevations, the landscape becomes more rugged.

Q4: Which prominent mountain peaks can be seen during the expedition?
A: The Mera Peak Expedition provides stunning views of neighbouring peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Cho Oyu, among others.

Q5: What is the best season for the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: The optimal seasons are spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) when stable weather conditions prevail, offering clear skies and suitable temperatures.

Q6: Why should trekkers choose the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: The Mera Peak Expedition is a unique opportunity for trekkers to experience a challenging climb to a significant altitude, providing a sense of accomplishment. The panoramic views and the less crowded trails add to the appeal.

Q7: Are there acclimatization days during the expedition?
A: Yes, acclimatization days are strategically included in the itinerary to help trekkers adjust to higher altitudes and reduce the risk of altitude-related issues.

Q8: What safety measures are in place during the expedition?
A: The expedition is led by experienced guides trained in first aid and high-altitude safety. Emergency evacuation plans are in place, and communication devices are carried for prompt assistance.

Q9: What permits are required for the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: Trekkers need permits such as the Mera Peak Climbing Permit, the Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Entrance Permit, and the Makalu-Barun National Park Fee.

Q10: Is prior climbing experience necessary for Mera Peak Expedition?
A: While prior climbing experience is beneficial, it's not mandatory. However, participants should be physically fit, have prior high-altitude trekking experience, and be prepared for technical climbs.

Q11: What is the total trekking distance and duration of the expedition?
A: The total trekking distance is approximately 100+ km, covering 130+ hours based on the selected itinerary.

Q12: Are vegetarian and vegan food options available during the expedition?
A: Yes, teahouses along the route offer vegetarian and vegan meal options to cater to various dietary preferences.

Q13: What happens in case of medical emergencies during the expedition?
A: In case of medical emergencies, the guides are trained to provide initial first aid, and evacuation plans are implemented. Trekkers are advised to have comprehensive adventure insurance.

Q14: Can the Mera Peak Expedition itinerary be customized?
A: Yes, TrekNomads offers customizable itineraries to accommodate specific preferences and time constraints. Contact our team for personalized expedition planning.

Q15: How can trekkers book the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: Trekkers can easily book the Mera Peak Expedition through the TrekNomads website. Visit the expedition page for detailed information and booking options.

Q16: What currency should trekkers bring for the expedition?
A: While major currencies are generally accepted, it's advisable to have Nepali Rupees for local expenses. ATMs are available in Kathmandu for currency withdrawal.

Q17: What fitness level is required for the Mera Peak Expedition?
A: Trekkers should be in excellent physical condition with prior trekking experience. Regular cardiovascular and strength training is recommended for preparation.

Q18: How is altitude sickness managed during the expedition?
A: Altitude sickness is managed through controlled ascent rates, acclimatization days, and prompt descent if symptoms occur. Trekkers are briefed on recognizing and addressing altitude-related issues.

Q19: Is there a minimum and maximum group size for the expedition?
A: TrekNomads aims for a minimum group size of 2 and a maximum of 10 to ensure a personalized and safe expedition experience.

Q20: What communication facilities are available during the trek?
A: Communication facilities, including satellite phones, are carried by the guides for emergency purposes. Mobile networks and satellite wifi's may be available at lower altitudes.

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