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Mera Peak Climbing and Ama Lapcha Pass

Destination: Nepal

Region: Everest

Trip Facts

Duration
22
Difficulty
Challenging
Country
Nepal
Activity
Trekking and Climbing
Max-Altitude
6461m
Accomodation
Hotel, Lodge and Camp
Best Season
Meals
Lunch, Dinner and Breakfast

Overview


Nepal has become the premier destination for the mountain climbers all over the world. Are you novice and beginner although interested in expedition and peak climbing? If so, Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha pass trek is the best choice where you go through the highest altitude (6461m) peak climbing destination in Nepal. This trek is the perfect acclimatization peak climbing. You can gain experience of peak climbing, mountaineering gears and working as a team. It helps you accomplish the difficult peak climbing like Mt. Everest and other highest mountains of the world.

After you start your journey ahead from the ice point, you are provided with the climbing gears starting from boots and crampons as the path is covered by thick snow and ice. The mesmerizing and unique experience is to stay on the tent and camping for an overnight stay in this region. Amphu Lapcha pass and Honku Valley region are the remote regions of the Himalayan region where you can find the different lifestyle of the people and unique ecological and topographical regions. This trek covers the phenomenal Mera range besides the Khumbu region and exploring the routes of Khumbu region itself after you reach Chhukung Valley. Yak pastures, Yak farm, gigantic monasteries in the Khumbu region, shadow forests with rhododendron and alpine forests and panoramic views of some of the highest mountains of the world are the awe-inspiring aspects of this wonderful trek.

From the top of the Mera peak, you can observe the stunning and mesmerizing sky rocketing and towering mountain ranges including Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188m), Mt. Lhotse (8516m), Mt. Makalu (8463m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6856m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m) and other famous and popular mountain ranges of Nepal.

Mera Peak climbing and Amphu Lapcha Pass trek adds phenomenal experience of crossing the difficult and technically challenging Amphu Lapcha Pass which needs more technical aspects to accomplish it. Though Mera peak climbing is considered to be the easiest peak climbing among others, you have to be aware of the high altitude that might cause you AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). To mitigate this problem, you are provided with an experienced team members who have got 15+ experience in peak climbing and safety measures are taken into serious consideration for making this challenging journey the most memorable and enjoyable one. Our company has successfully organized various peak climbing and expeditions related to it. And, Mera peak climbing is the beaten path whereas the Mera peak climbing and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek is the challenging and difficult one who needs precautions and proper guidance to accomplish this beautiful and adventurous event.

It is believed that reaching the summit is not only the achievement one can desire but how one reached the top is the most important factor. Thus, to make this journey more enjoyable, you are provided with the best team members who are vastly experienced in this sector and your safety regarding your health and overall condition is highly monitored by the climbing leader. With this beautiful team, you can accomplish this wonderful journey with an ease and create once in a lifetime experience which you can share with your loved ones.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • The highest altitude peak climbing in Nepal which is 6461m
  • Stunning and awe-inspiring close up views of mountain ranges including Mt. Everest, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam and other sky rocketing and towering Himalayan range
  • Exploring Remote Village and Honku valley with Sherpa Community culture, tradition and lifestyle of Himalayan people
  • The biggest and the oldest monastery in Everest Region, Lush forests with aroma and warm hospitality from the Himalayan people
  • Crossing over the difficult and technically challenging Amphu Lapcha Pass (5778m) with splendid Himalayan panorama
  • Honku glacier, frozen lakes and beautiful highland villages like Thaknak, Dingboche, Lobuche, Tengboche, Chhukung and Namche Bazaar
  • Scenic mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Various flora and fauna including the view of Makalu Barun National Park
  • 200-year-old Lungsumgba Gompa monastery with the stone calligraphy depicting the map of Mera Peak

Itinerary

Day 1

After your arrival at the TIA (Tribhuwan International Airport), Kathmandu, you are received with warm and hearty welcome by our friendly and accommodating staff along with welcoming banner stand sign outside the arrival terminal. Meanwhile, it is followed up by short welcoming procedure in a typical Nepali tradition and you are escorted to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu. During this time period, you can feel the vibes of the bustling lifestyle of Kathmandu city. Various cultural heritages and ancient sculptures with magnificent monasteries are the center of attraction in Kathmandu city.  Furthermore, you are provided with pleasantly brief details regarding your stay in hotel. A comfortable and luxurious stay in hotel of Kathmandu for this night.

 

An overnight stay at Kathmandu

Accommodation: Hotel

Drive duration: (20 minutes)

Day 2

One of the explorative days begins with your breakfast between 6 to 9 am in the morning. Meanwhile, our city guide provides you the brief details of the city tour allocated for this day and you are provided with the grounded private transportation for this particular tour. Kathmandu, also known as the ‘ City of Temples’ has lots of ancient monasteries, unique sculptures, important religious and cultural sites, delightful culture, customs and unique lifestyle of people living in the capital city of Nepal. Kathmandu city has become the dwelling place for people from all over the country. Hence, this is the perfect sample for unity in diversity. People of different religion, culture and unique lifestyle have collaborated to unite in this wonderful city. Some of the important tourist destinations of this city are Pashupatinath Temple (one of the most holiest places for Hindus), Syambhunath and Boudha Stupa (two major Buddhist monasteries), Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square (Ancient sculptures and architectures with Pagoda style Temples), Newari culture, customs and cuisine (Indigenous and traditional community of Kathmandu city).

Your exploration occupies some space for you to recap all those beautiful memories and understand the lifestyle and history of Kathmandu. After this beautiful journey, you are escorted back to hotel and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Note: Depending upon your flight schedule, the trip meeting is held either on the same day you arrived or after the completion of city tour. In this meeting, you meet with our managing director, city guide and other staffs who are participating for the accomplishment of your wonderful journey.

 City Tour: Entire day

Accommodation: Luxurious hotel in Kathmandu

Day 3

In this day we take early morning flight Lukla and  after breakfast at Lukla, your first day of the trek begins with a hike to Paiyan. Landing on the famous and widely known airport known as “Tenzing Hillary Airport” you hike towards Paiya for an overnight stay there. For the first one and half hour, you hike steep downwards to Surke Village popular for Sherpa community. You can find lots of Tea houses on the way that makes this trip more familiar with the people living in this region. And, this village has the iconic feature as the famous personality, Pasang Lhamu Sherpa was born there, the first female to climb the highest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. After reaching Surke Village and exploring the Sherpa community, you hike steep upwards for about three hours towards Cheubas hiking through lush forest, several tea houses and unique topography. At the top of this hike, you can have the phenomenal view of the Lukla village which is the luring part of this hike. In this region, you can find mules and yaks carrying the necessary goods to Lukla and upper village. And, with all these memories you reach to Paiya making this trip as one of the memorable trips of your lifetime.

 

An overnight stay at Paiya

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

Hike duration: Around 5-6 hours

 

Note: As the flight schedule might change due to current system made by the airline companies. The flight might be from Ramechap, the eastern part of Nepal, around 131 km from Kathmandu. Weather forecast is also another factor for fight delay. If there is delay in the flight, another suitable alternative taken into consideration.

 

Day 4

After breakfast at Paiya, your destination for this day is Panggom. The trip from Paiya to Panggom is also exciting as you hike through Paiya River Bridge and dense forest with aroma and beautiful surrounding around you. Passing through Kari La Pass is also another excitement where you pass through beautiful rhododendron, bamboo and pine forests. The phenomenal and mesmerizing highlight of this particular journey is you can have the majestic and amazing Dudh Koshi Valley that blends your soul to its natural beauty. Eventually, you reach to Panggom village with the warm hospitality of the people who basically depend upon farming, agriculture and trading business.

 

An overnight stay at Panggom.

Hike duration: Around 5-6 hours

                                               

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

 

Day 5

After breakfast at Panggom village, your destination for this day is Ningsow village. This hike begins with the plain terrain for a while and you pass through Panggom La Pass after which you have to ascend a while to reach Peseng Kharka Khola. During this hike, you can go through different places where you can find the true essence of natural beauty and various kinds of aromas around the surrounding. On the steady and solid track from Peseng Kharka Khola, you hike towards the Peseng Kharka Danda which lies in the northern part of Peseng Kharka Khola. On this hike duration, you can find various rivers and streams that makes your trip more refreshing and pleasant. After crossing the Ningsow Khola or the stream, you reach to Ningsow village, the final destination for this day.

 

An overnight stay at Ningsow Village.

Hike duration: Around 4-5hours

 Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

Day 6

After breakfast at Ningsow, you hike towards Ramailo Danda which is the best platform to capture the panoramic and stunning views of Mera Peak and Salpa Pass which is the well-known pass in the Khumbu region taking you to the holy lake Salpa Pokhari. On the way to this journey, you pass through the Makalu Barun National Park which is the habitat of various flora and fauna and is one of the famous National Parks among 12 other national parks of Nepal. The endangered red panda is the key animal to be explored in this region. After this wonderful scenario, you hike through Pasang Lhamu trial eventually taking you to your final destination of this day, Chhatra Khola.

 

An overnight stay at Chhatra Khola.

Hike duration: Around 7-8 hours

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

Day 7

After breakfast at Chhatra Khola, your destination for this day is Kothe. To reach Kothe, you pass through various small rivers and streams that is well observed during this hike. While you go through these rivers and streams, your path merges with another one besides the Hinku Khola, one of the famous streams around this region. On the way, you find Tashing Ongma, the famous destination for tea houses and tea stores. Eventually, you cross the Sanu Khola Bridge to reach Kothe with all the beautiful memories on the way with unique ecological and topographical beauty.

 

An overnight stay at Kothe.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

 

Day 8

After having breakfast at Kothe, you hike towards Thagnak which resides at an altitude of 4358m. Meanwhile on the way to Thaknak, you find the rocky and dirt trials that makes this trip a bit challenging regarding your strength to walk on this trial until you reach the place where you stop for lunch known as Godnishung. The main exciting and majestic views starts to appear from here onwards as you move forward. The widening of the trial and the declining tree lines make this trip the most memorable and amazing with the views of Mera Peak, Charpati Himal, Kusung Kanguru and Thamserku. As the views gets widening and you can clearly view the panoramic mountain views the more you move forward towards Thaknak. Along this way, you can also find the 200 old Gumba known as Lungsunmgma Gumba. Here you can blessings from the Lamas also known as the “Priest of the Himalayas”. The calligraphy on the rocks of this Gumba reflects and depicts the map of Mera Peak and the overall path and routes to reach to Mera Peak which is astonishing and surprising for the new visitors to this place. And, eventually you reach to Thanknak.

 

An overnight stay at Thaknak.

Hike duration: Around 4-5 hours

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

 

Day 9

After reaching to this point at an altitude of 4358m, this day is allocated for acclimatization. It is advised to stay at Thaknak for acclimatization because it’s tough for the beginners to cope up with the altitude and the continuous days of long hikes in the difficult trials of the Himalayan Region. For this day, you can have the scenic breakfast in the morning and enjoy the sunrise with an amazing view of the surrounding making your early morning refreshing and full of excitement that makes you forget all the pain and tiredness during the hikes from Lukla to Thagnak. After breakfast, you go for a short hike that makes your day even more refreshing and making your body cope up for the next mission which is to reach the Mera peak or Mera summit to gain once in a lifetime experience.

 

An overnight stay at Thaknak.

Hike duration: Around 2 hours

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

Day 10

After breakfast at Thaknak, you start your journey ascending gaining the altitude thus reaching to Dig Glacier crossing pass the Charpati Tal, the amazing glacial lake of this region which has the historical background behind forming this glacial lake. This lake was formed after the breakage of the Hinku valley glacier. After reaching to this amazing lake, you descend to reach the Dig Kharka where you can find the green pastures and meadows along with the herders reaching out to graze the Yaks and Himalayan Sheep. With this, again you ascend up to Hinku Nup and Shar glacier before reaching to your final destination of this day which is Khare. And, after reaching Khare, you go for lunch and take some rest with the mesmerizing views around the place. After this, you set out for a pre-training campaigns held by the Sherpa and trekking leader regarding mountaineering skills and information about mountaineering gears that becomes helpful for you to stay safe in the difficult time you might face during mountain climb. The important factor is you learn to use the climbing gears and the rope during the time you climb the Mera Peak.

 

An overnight stay at Khare.

Hike duration: Around 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Lodge / Tea house

Day 11

After breakfast in the morning, you go for a look around the surrounding of Mera Base Camp. Thus, after you explore this amazing place you set out for a lunch. Meanwhile, the team prepares the climbing gears and the staffs associated for the peak climbing and camping during this time period. The hike from Khare to Mera Base Camp is only about 2 hours and is done after lunch. It is done so because the journey from Khare to Mera High camp is a bit exhausting and its difficult to climb the Mera summit the very next day. Thus, creating this one day stay at Mera base camp provides you the extra strength to climb Mera summit with an ease. Gradually with the scenic view, you eventually reach to Mera Base Camp from where the camping starts with the tents built by the experienced team members.

 

An overnight stay at Mera Base Camp.

Hike duration: Around 2-3 hours

Accommodation: Camping

 

Day 12

This morning is one of the exciting mornings of this journey where you start your hike after breakfast to Mera High Camp. Mera Base Camp lies below the ice point where you can observe the rocky terrains and the base of the Mera Peak. You start your trek for a while (15 minutes) on the rocky terrain and you reach to the ice point from where you start to use the climbing gear and equipment (Boots and Crampons). This moment is the most awaited moment as you hike ahead crossing the thick ice. You feel like you are blended within the white snow and protected by the mountain ranges that surrounds you providing the majestic panoramic views of Mera range, Charpati Himal, Thamserkhu and Kusung Kanguru. On reaching Mera La Pass, you feel like you accomplished the best hike during this journey. On the way to Mera High Camp, you pass through the flat thick ice covered routes. Your mission for this day is to reach high camp which is surrounded by the snowcapped mountain ranges and Mera High Camp is itself the rocky terrain where the team members prepares the tent for an overnight stay at Mera High Camp.

 

An overnight stay at Mera High Base Camp.

Hike duration: Around 4-5 hours

Accommodation: Camping

Day 13

This hike starts early in the morning after having a light warm breakfast where the team leaves Mera High Camp at 2am for the mesmerizing and stunning panoramic view from the summit of the Mera Peak. The reason you start to climb Mera Peak early in the morning is because it’s very difficult to climb the summit after the sun gets warmer and the windy condition that might create obstacles on your way. Meanwhile, you climb the summit, you are provided with the connected rope and the full climbing gear and equipment for your safety. Though to climb this summit is an ease and doesn’t require more technical aspect compared to other peaks somehow due to the high altitude you must be aware of the AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness). For this, you must be well hydrated and well energized using energy bar when you feel you are exhausted throughout the journey. You must be very careful with the words from your climbing leader and you must focus on your natural pace so that you don’t have to rush that might bring obstacles during the journey. On reaching the top, you feel like you won the war and accomplished once in a lifetime experience that you can share with your loves ones in future. Along with this, you can capture the stunning and towering panoramic mountain ranges like Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and many other mountain peaks surrounding you. When you look down you can see the mesmerizing valley that you came from which looks pretty awe-inspiring. You can do photography so that you can capture some of the best moments in your life to recall and share with your closed ones.

And, after that, you descend downwards to High Camp for Lunch and take a rest for a while and hike down to Kongma Dingama.

 

An overnight stay at Kongma Dingma.

Hike duration: Around 9-10 hours

Accommodation: Camping

Day 14

After late morning breakfast, this day is allocated as the rest day after the long journey to reach the summit of the Mera Peak. You can do a small walk around on yourself to explore your surrounding or you can rest the whole day to regain your energy. This day you can recall all the memories you had while reaching the top of the peak.

 

An overnight stay at Kongma Dingma.

Hike duration: Around 1 hour

Accommodation: Camping

Day 15

After breakfast at Kongma Dingma, you set out for a hike to Seto Pokhari which is one of the holy glacial lake in this region. First, you ascend upwards towards the green pastures where you can find Yak farms and explore the herders’ lifestyle living in this region known for the remote valley. The most exciting and the stunning factor of this hike is you find the amazing and phenomenal view of Mt. Chamlang on the left and Mt. Buruntse a bit further to your sight that makes you awe-inspiring with its beauty and unique topography and landscape. Considered as the epicenter of the mountains, you are surrounded by towering mountains. You head towards Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse to reach to your final destination of the day, Seto Pokhari.

 

An overnight stay at Seto Pokhari

Hike duration: Around 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Camping

Day 16

After breakfast at Seto Pokhari, you start your journey towards Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South) which starts by ascending high up to the Honku Valley which is considered to be the most remote valley of the Himalayan trekking trials. At the top of the valley, you can observe the awe-inspiring panoramic views of the mountain ranges that makes your soul free of hectic and busy life you usually go through your working days. With all these beautiful memories, you reach to your final destination of the day, Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South).

 

An overnight stay at Amphu Lapcha Base Camp.

Hike duration: Around 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Camping

Day 17

 

After having breakfast, this day is allocated for one of the challenging and technically difficult Amphu Lapcha Pass trek located at an altitude of 5854m. As this pass is covered with snow and ice, you have to be careful regarding your movement and you should move on your natural pace with one short step at a time. After you reach the top of this pass, you are surrounded by some of the highest mountains of the world that makes you feel amazing and the phenomenal view of the panoramic mountains leads you to gain once in a lifetime experience. During this journey, you have to be fully equipped with the climbing gears and equipment being attached with the connecting rope for your safety throughout the climbing and descending period. With this, you descend downwards towards the Chhukung valley for the overnight stay at lodge.

 

An overnight stay at Chhukung Valley.

Hike duration: Around 9-10 hours

Accommodation: Lodge/Tea house.

 

Day 18

After breakfast at Chhukung, your hike begins in the Khumbu valley which is considered to be one of the famous and widely renowned trekking trials in the entire globe. You descend to Dingboche, which is the walking route to reach the highest mountain of the world, Mt. Everest. There you can visit a big village, Dingboche, which is the inhabitant of Sherpa community especially the people involved in trading and farming. After crossing various streams on the way, you hike downwards to Pangboche where you find the green pastures, Yak farm and also the tree line on the way. Crossing the Pangboche Village, you can find the mountain goats, spotted deer and other flora and fauna including different kinds of birds. After crossing the suspension bridge, you go through the shadow forest covered with alpine trees and rhododendron that makes the surrounding aromatic ultimately reaching to Tengboche. In Tengboche, you can explore the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region and get the blessings form the Lamas who are considered as the “Priest of the Himalayan Region”.  With this, you descend downwards towards Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Mt. Everest. It is also considered to be the trading center in the Khumbu region and you can find the mountaineers and trekkers all the way who are preparing to reach to the base of the highest mountain of the world or the peak of the Mt. Everest. You can interact with the people and explore the lifestyle of the Himalayan region that makes you feel the warm hospitality and welcoming culture of Himalayan people.

 

An overnight stay at Namche Bazaar.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Lodge/Hotel/Tea Houses.

 

Day 19

After an early morning breakfast, you set out for a hike to Lukla for an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. During descending down to Lukla, you cross the Hillary Suspension Bridge and the route of the Dudh Koshi River Valley. This is the final day of your trek and after this day, your trekking is over and you can have the best memories to share with your loved ones in the future. With all the memories from this trek you ultimately aim to reach Lukla, the final destination of this trek.

 

An overnight stay at Lukla.

Hike duration: Around 6-7 hours

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Lukla.

 

Day 20

After early morning breakfast at Lukla, you set out for a flight to Kathmandu. During this flight, you can have the bird view of the sky rocketing mountains and hills. The 40 minutes fight duration will be your best time ever spent as you can all those memories circling in your mind and view the amazing landscapes out of the window making this trip the most memorable one. After landing on International Airport of Kathmandu, you are escorted back to the Hotel.

An overnight stay at Kathmandu.

Flight duration: 40 minutes

Drive Duration: 30 minutes

Accommodation: Tea house/Lodge at Lukla.

 

Day 21

After you arrive in Kathmandu with all the beautiful memories captured in your inner soul, you are set to recap all those memories and relax in Kathmandu on this day. Visit around Kathmandu city, shopping, relaxing and spending quality time in Kathmandu will be the pleasure of another dimension after this wonderful trek.

 

Accommodation: Kathmandu (Luxurious Hotel)

Day 22

You have to check out at your regular time before 3 hours of your flight schedule. You are dropped off to the airport after successfully accomplishing the exciting and thrilling trekking trial in Nepal.

 

Drive duration: 30 minutes.

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What's Included

  • Transportation includes both grounded and aerial transportation including domestic airport transfers

  • Four nights’ accommodation with breakfast in a luxurious hotel in Kathmandu

  • Kathmandu city tour, including all entry fees, tour guide, and private transportation

  • Domestic airport transfers for Lukla
  • Full board meals breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee during the trek

  • Best available twin sharing lodge for accommodation

  • Snacks of seasonal fruits during the trek (optional)

  • Sightseeing tours in the areas covered by the trek.

  • One highly experienced, helpful, and friendly guide and experienced climbing Sherpa. Porter and his insurance, food, accommodation, salary, and equipment.

  • Camping equipment including staffs for camp installation

  • Camping staffs, food and equipment

  • Round trip flight Kathmandu-Lukla and Lukla-Kathmandu

  • Sleeping Bag, Down jacket and Duffle bag for porters

  • Trekking map and trip achievement certificate

  • First aid medical kit

  • Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee

  • Khumbu Region entry permit

  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System

  • All government taxes and office service 

What's Excluded

  • Non-bio degradable materials are not allowed to dispose in the trekking route randomly.

  • Proper follow of the guidance provided by the leader/guide of the trek.

  • Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating substances are highly discouraged.

  • There might be the chances of bad weather so be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the unpredictable weather.

  • Try to be mentally and physically prepared before this trek with few short hikes before this trek is highly recommended

Equipments

What to Bring?

Everest Region is considered to be the most thrilling and spectacular trekking region, well renowned all over the globe. This region’s trek starts from the easy level to elite level where you have to be equipped with all the necessary and appropriate gears and equipment to ensure your safety, comfort, and pleasure during your trek. When trekking in the Everest region, you should bring the following items, among others:

  1. Trekking boots: As you reach to various landscapes including the rocky difficult trials in this region. Therefore, the sturdy trekking boots is required with an ankle support to make your trek safer and risk free.
  2. Hand Gloves: Another important trekking equipment is hand gloves. Basically, hand gloves is used to prevent your hands from frostbite and the possible numb situation due to snow.
  3. Snow Goggles: It is mostly used trekking equipment in order to prevent your eyes from snow reflection and the scorching sunlight. Basically, snow goggles is important during windy situation during the trek.
  4. Hat: It is the equipment that is used to prevent yourself from severe coldness. Basically, hats that covers your ears are highly preferable in order to keep you warm.
  5. Backpack: A roomy backpack is necessary for you to carry the electronics equipment like mobile and camera with water bottle and other necessary personal equipment.
  6. Clothing: The weather in the Everest Region is unpredictable. Thus, you have to be prepared for the sudden change in the weather. Thus, you have to take thermal undergarments, layered clothes and trekking trousers to make yourself cozy and warm. Fleece and down jacket with a scarf, hat and mittens are also very useful during this trek.
  7. Sleeping bag: In Everest region, the weather might reach below zero. Thus, a quality sleeping bag is necessary which can keep you warm and safe during the trek.
  8. Trekking poles: While walking in the rocky and steep grounds, you have to be careful whereas trekking poles help your ankle and knees to prevent you from the possible mishaps.
  9. Headlamp: For Navigating early in the morning and evening time, you need the headlamps while moving though the lodge and tea houses in the lush forests.
  10. Sunglasses: UV protected and a quality Sunglasses is required to prevent yourself from the glare of the snow and intense mountain sunshine.
  11. Water container and purification tablets: The water during the trek is most essential. Healthy and pure water makes your trek full of energy whereas polluted water might hamper your health. Thus, water container and purification tablets are really necessary.
  12. First aid box: The first aid equipment like bandages, antiseptic cream, pain relievers, and altitude sickness medication is crucial. The trekking leader of the trek also carries first aid medical kit for your safety.

Access the Asia Treks offers its customers a thorough packing list, equipment rental choices, and guidance on the best supplies for their trekking requirements. In order to complete their trek to the Everest region securely and comfortably, we want to make sure that our clients have all the required supplies.

                   

ADVISORY

  • Non-bio degradable materials are not allowed to dispose in the trekking route randomly.
  • Proper follow of the guidance provided by the leader/guide of the trek.
  • Alcoholic beverages and other intoxicating substances are highly discouraged.
  • There might be the chances of bad weather so be prepared for the inconvenience caused by the unpredictable weather.
  • Try to be mentally and physically prepared before this trek with few short hikes before this trek is highly recommended.
                   

IMPORTANT THINGS REQUIRED

  • Passport
  • Few passport size photos for TIMS and other official documents
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Personal handbag and luggage
  • Snacks and sweets like chocolate bar (if required)
  • Warm clothes, down jacket and multilayered clothes
  • Trekking shoes
  • Some personal items and sunscreen/sun cream
  • Water bottle and hat
                   

PRELIMINARY AND KEY NOTES

  • Greeting ‘Namaste’ (your palms held together) is the most respectful and attractive way to greet somebody and is practiced profoundly.
  • Accessibility of internet and phone calls can be made efficient using the mobile SIM Card provided by the company itself or you can buy easily in the local market. All you need is one passport sized photo and a photocopy of your physical passport in either case.
  • There are lots of major cultural heritage sites in Kathmandu along with the ancient monasteries and sculptures. Photos are not taken unless you have asked for the permission.
  • The nightlife in Kathmandu is mostly safe and concentrated in Thamel area, one of the busiest destinations for foreigners to hang out with varied options of bars, restaurants and other places to choose from. Somehow, other areas including small towns are closed before 10pm.
  • Nepalese people are friendly, truly kind and incredibly welcoming as there is a phrase in Nepali culture ‘Guests equal Gods’. Out of the blue moon, there are several chances of being cheated. Saying this, you are somehow prone to possible travel scams. Keep yourself and your belongings safe, if you are travelling solo. It is highly recommended to have one experienced guide, taking safety into consideration.
                   

Why choose Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass Trek?

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass trek is the most perfect destinations in Nepal for the novice peak climber or the climbers who want to gain the mountaineering experience. You get to know the Highland Sherpa community peoples’ culture, custom, tradition and lifestyle. You can explore the oldest and the biggest monastery, remote villages, Honku Valley and other splendid villages all around. The panoramic views from the top of the Mera peak is really mesmerizing and phenomenal.

                   

Is Mera peak climbing and Amphu Lapcha pass trek difficult?

For physically sound and the person who has the ability to walk 8 hours per day can easily do Mera peak Amphu Lapcha pass trek. There are few difficulties in the high altitude and the chances of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) increases but the acclimatization point at different places makes you adapt with the altitude and make this journey the beautiful one.

                   

Why choose Access the Asia Treks for this trek?

Access the Asia Treks has the eminent personalities with a rich background in peak climbing since a long time (15+ experience). With the team collaboration, Access the Asia Treks have lunched many successful expeditions, peak climbing and other mountain climbing events. Thus, our team is reliable and vastly experienced to make this challenging trek the most wonderful and the easy one.

                   

What is the perfect season for this trek?

The best season of this trek is Spring season and  Autumn season is also highly preferable. You can also do this trek during summer season but it is not highly preferable as the windy and scorching sun might bring obstacles during the trek. Besides this, winter season is highly discouraged as there is continuous snowfall and the surrounding becomes very difficult to cope up with for making this trip the successful one. Therefore, Spring, Autumn and Summer season are likable whereas winter season is not applicable for this trek.

                   

What is the accommodation and other facilities available?

In this trek duration, accommodation available are lodges and tea houses. For some days, we do camp and stay there with the availability of normal food and amenities. Besides that, hot water, WIFI, device charging and laundries are available for a fee. The highly standard hotels with many facilities are not available somehow tea houses and lodges with simple amenities are available with normal food.

                   

Is there chance of altitude sickness and AMS?

This trek is well renowned and famous for its high-altitude peak climbing for the novice climbers. And, this destination is the perfect platform for the climbers to gain experience to climb other higher peaks and do other expeditions. Somehow, due to the high altitude 6461m, there is a chance of AMS and altitude sickness. For this reason there are certain stoppage days for the acclimatization so that you can cope with the altitude and you are provided with the best climbing leader who monitors you every moment about your body condition and act accordingly to reduce the chances of AMS and altitude sickness which helps you to make this trek a successful one.

                   

Is Amphu Lapcha Pass among the difficult passes?

Comparatively, Amphu Lapcha Pass is considered to be the difficult and technically challenging pass among others passes. Thick snow, ice covered landscape and steep path make this pass more challenging and difficult. To overcome this challenging trek, you are provided with the full mountaineering gears and equipment for your safety and connecting ropes are available that makes you connected with the team and make your trip safer and more comfortable. You are provided with the useful instructions from your climbing leader to move with a smaller step at a time with your natural pace so that you won’t run out of breath. You can also take energy bars to energize yourself during the time you are exhausted and the important factor is you have to be hydrated every time so that it helps you boost your energy and keep you fit to accomplish this trek successfully.

FAQ

Mera Peak and Amphu Lapcha Pass trek is the most perfect destinations in Nepal for the novice peak climber or the climbers who want to gain the mountaineering experience. You get to know the Highland Sherpa community peoples’ culture, custom, tradition and lifestyle. You can explore the oldest and the biggest monastery, remote villages, Honku Valley and other splendid villages all around. The panoramic views from the top of the Mera peak is really mesmerizing and phenomenal.

For physically sound and the person who has the ability to walk 8 hours per day can easily do Mera peak Amphu Lapcha pass trek. There are few difficulties in the high altitude and the chances of AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) increases but the acclimatization point at different places makes you adapt with the altitude and make this journey the beautiful one.

Access the Asia Treks has the eminent personalities with a rich background in peak climbing since a long time (15+ experience). With the team collaboration, Access the Asia Treks have lunched many successful expeditions, peak climbing and other mountain climbing events. Thus, our team is reliable and vastly experienced to make this challenging trek the most wonderful and the easy one.

The best season of this trek is Spring season and  Autumn season is also highly preferable. You can also do this trek during summer season but it is not highly preferable as the windy and scorching sun might bring obstacles during the trek. Besides this, winter season is highly discouraged as there is continuous snowfall and the surrounding becomes very difficult to cope up with for making this trip the successful one. Therefore, Spring, Autumn and Summer season are likable whereas winter season is not applicable for this trek.

In this trek duration, accommodation available are lodges and tea houses. For some days, we do camp and stay there with the availability of normal food and amenities. Besides that, hot water, WIFI, device charging and laundries are available for a fee. The highly standard hotels with many facilities are not available somehow tea houses and lodges with simple amenities are available with normal food.

This trek is well renowned and famous for its high-altitude peak climbing for the novice climbers. And, this destination is the perfect platform for the climbers to gain experience to climb other higher peaks and do other expeditions. Somehow, due to the high altitude 6461m, there is a chance of AMS and altitude sickness. For this reason there are certain stoppage days for the acclimatization so that you can cope with the altitude and you are provided with the best climbing leader who monitors you every moment about your body condition and act accordingly to reduce the chances of AMS and altitude sickness which helps you to make this trek a successful one.

 

 

Comparatively, Amphu Lapcha Pass is considered to be the difficult and technically challenging pass among others passes. Thick snow, ice covered landscape and steep path make this pass more challenging and difficult. To overcome this challenging trek, you are provided with the full mountaineering gears and equipment for your safety and connecting ropes are available that makes you connected with the team and make your trip safer and more comfortable. You are provided with the useful instructions from your climbing leader to move with a smaller step at a time with your natural pace so that you won’t run out of breath. You can also take energy bars to energize yourself during the time you are exhausted and the important factor is you have to be hydrated every time so that it helps you boost your energy and keep you fit to accomplish this trek successfully.

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    April 22, 2019

    star ratingHighly recommend Access the Asia. Will definitely trek with them again! - Excellent service all around. Tailored itinerary which was great for us. Comprehensive service from the day we arrived to the day we left. Arjun runs a tight ship, and is... read more

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    star ratingI did the Everest Base Camp trek and returned for the Mera Peak Climbing with Access The Asia. Mountain Guide Arjun was superb! Great organization, local knowledge of the region... read more

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    star ratingFantastic service, fantastic people!! - Access the Asia are a great company - I was well looked after from the moment I contacted them. Arjun helped me tailor a trek to suit what I wanted... read more

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