Makalu Base Camp Sherpa Col Mera Peak Climbing

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destination Makalu
duration 27 Days
grade High Advance
start/end point Kathmandu/Kathmandu
region Makalu
max altitude 6476m
group size 2-12
meal All inclusive
activity 5-6 hours
accommodation Teahouse +Camping
season Autumn - Spring

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No. Of People Price Per Person
Pax 1 USD 4,800
Pax 2 USD 4,700
Pax 3 USD 4,600
Pax 4 to 6 USD 4,500
Pax 7 to 12 USD 4,400
Pax 13 to 18 USD 4,300
Pax 19 to 24 USD 4,200
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Makalu Base Camp Sherpa Col Mera Peak Climbing

Makalu Base Camp, nestled in the heart of the majestic Himalayas, offers an exhilarating adventure for avid trekkers and climbers. Situated in the eastern part of Nepal, Makalu Base Camp is renowned for its breathtaking landscapes, rich biodiversity, and challenging terrains.

One of the highlights of this trek is the Sherpani Col, a high mountain pass that connects the Hinku and Hongu valleys. This pass offers a thrilling and technically demanding climb, providing trekkers with a unique and unforgettable experience. The Sherpani Col offers stunning panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, including Makalu, Baruntse, and Everest, making it a dream destination for mountaineers.

Another exciting aspect of this journey is the opportunity to climb Mera Peak, the highest trekking peak in Nepal. Standing at an impressive altitude of 6,476 meters, Mera Peak offers breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan range, including five of the world's highest peaks.

The trek to Makalu Base Camp with Sherpani Col and Mera Peak climbing is a challenging expedition that requires physical fitness, endurance, and some mountaineering skills. However, the rewards are immense. As you make your way through lush forests, remote villages, and high-altitude landscapes, you will be greeted by the warm hospitality of the local Sherpa people, immersing yourself in their rich culture and traditions.

The journey to Makalu Base Camp with Sherpani Col and Mera Peak climbing is an adventure of a lifetime. It offers trekkers and climbers an opportunity to push their limits, witness breathtaking natural beauty, and create memories that will last a lifetime. So, pack your gear, lace up your boots, and embark on this incredible expedition into the heart of the Himalayas.

Highlights Of Makalu Base Camp with Sherpani Col and Mera Peak climbing

  • Ultimate Adventure: Experience the thrill of combining Makalu Base Camp trek with Sherpani Col crossing and Mera Peak climbing.
  • Remote and Untouched: Explore the secluded beauty of the Makalu region, known for its pristine landscapes and untouched wilderness.
  • Sherpani Col Crossing: Challenge yourself with a high-altitude pass crossing, offering breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Mera Peak Climbing: Conquer Mera Peak, one of Nepal's highest trekking peaks, and enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas from the summit.
  • Diverse Landscapes: Traverse through diverse terrains, from lush forests to snow-capped peaks, creating a memorable and varied trekking experience.

ITINERARY

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Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After settling in, you can take some time to rest and relax or explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu.

Today, you will spend the day preparing the necessary permits for the trek, including the Makalu-Barun National Park permit and the restricted area permit. In the meantime, you can also go shopping for any last-minute trekking gear or supplies you may need.

After an early morning flight to Tumlingtar, you will embark on a scenic drive to Num, the starting point of your trek. The drive will take you through picturesque landscapes and charming villages, offering glimpses of the local way of life.

Today, you will begin your trekking adventure as you make your way from Num to Seduwa. The trail will take you through lush forests, crossing several small rivers and streams along the way. You will also pass through quaint villages, giving you the opportunity to interact with the locals and learn about their culture.

Continuing on the trail, you will trek from Seduwa to Tashi Gaon. The path will lead you through beautiful rhododendron forests and terraced fields, offering stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Tashi Gaon is a charming village inhabited by the Sherpa community, where you can immerse yourself in their traditions and hospitality.

Today is a rest and acclimatization day in Tashi Gaon. It is essential to allow your body to adjust to the higher altitude before proceeding further. You can spend the day exploring the village, interacting with the locals, or simply relaxing and enjoying the serene surroundings.

Leaving Tashi Gaon behind, you will make your way to Khongma Danda. The trail will take you through dense forests and uphill climbs, offering panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and peaks. Khongma Danda is a scenic ridge that provides a perfect vantage point to admire the majestic Himalayan range.

Continuing your trek, you will trek from Khongma Danda to Dobato. The trail will lead you through alpine meadows, crossing several small streams and rocky terrain. As you ascend, you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the snow-capped peaks and the picturesque landscape

Today's trek will take you from Dobato to Yangle Kharka. The trail will pass through dense forests of fir and rhododendron, with occasional views of the surrounding mountains. Yangle Kharka is a scenic grazing pasture surrounded by towering peaks, providing a serene and tranquil atmosphere.

Leaving Yangle Kharka, you will continue your journey towards Langmale Kharka. The trail will gradually ascend, taking you through high altitude vegetation and rocky terrain. As you gain elevation, the views become more dramatic, with the towering peaks of Makalu and its neighboring mountains dominating the skyline.

Today's trek will take you to the highlight of the trip - Makalu Base Camp. The trail will lead you through barren landscapes and moraine ridges, offering stunning views of the glacier and the surrounding peaks. Makalu Base Camp is a spectacular location, nestled amidst towering mountains and icy glaciers, providing a truly awe-inspiring experience.

Today is a rest and acclimatization day at Makalu Base Camp. It is crucial to allow your body to adjust to the high altitude before proceeding further. You can spend the day exploring the base camp, taking in the magnificent views, and preparing for the challenging days ahead.

Leaving Makalu Base Camp, you will trek to Sendi Camp. The trail will take you across rocky terrain and icy slopes, requiring careful navigation. Sendi Camp is a high-altitude campsite, offering panoramic views of the surrounding peaks and glaciers.

Today's trek will take you to the challenging West Col. The trail will involve steep ascents and technical sections, including ice climbing practice. West Col is a high mountain pass that offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan range, making it a rewarding achievement for trekkers.

Today is a rest and acclimatization day at West Col. It is essential to allow your body to adjust to the extreme altitude before proceeding further. You can spend the day resting, acclimatizing, and enjoying the pristine beauty of the surrounding mountains.

Leaving West Col behind, you will trek to Baruntse Base Camp via East Col. The trail will involve traversing challenging terrain, including glaciers and steep slopes. Baruntse Base Camp is a remote and secluded campsite, providing a unique opportunity to experience the raw beauty of the Himalayas.

Continuing your trek, you will make your way to Seto Pokhari, also known as the White Lake. The trail will take you through rugged landscapes and rocky terrain, offering mesmerizing views of the surrounding peaks. Seto Pokhari is a pristine alpine lake, providing a peaceful and serene environment.

Leaving Seto Pokhari, you will trek to Khongma Dingma. The trail will lead you through high altitude vegetation and rocky ridges, with occasional views of the surrounding valleys. Khongma Dingma is a small settlement nestled amidst the mountains, offering a glimpse into the traditional lifestyle of the local inhabitants.

Today's trek will take you to Mera La, a high mountain pass. The trail will involve steep ascents and challenging terrain, requiring physical endurance and mental determination. Mera La offers panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, making it a memorable and rewarding experience.

Continuing your trek, you will make your way to Mera High Camp. The trail will take you through rocky slopes and glacial moraines, with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Mera High Camp is the final stop before attempting the summit, providing a sense of anticipation and excitement.

Today is the day you have been waiting for - the summit day! You will start early in the morning and make your way to the summit of Mera Peak. The climb will require technical skills and endurance, but the reward is unparalleled - panoramic views of the highest peaks in the world. After reaching the summit, you will descend back to Khare for a well-deserved rest.

Leaving Khare behind, you will begin your descent as you trek to Kothe. The trail will take you through lush forests and picturesque landscapes, offering a refreshing change of scenery. Kothe is a small village nestled in a valley, providing a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere.

Continuing your descent, you will trek from Kothe to Zatrawala La Pass. The trail will lead you through dense forests and steep descents, requiring careful footing. Zatrawala La Pass offers panoramic views of the surrounding valleys and mountains, making it a perfect spot for a break and some photography.

Leaving Zatrawala La Pass, you will trek to Chhutunga. The trail will take you through terraced fields and charming villages, allowing you to immerse yourself in the local culture and way of life. Chhutunga is a small settlement surrounded by lush greenery, providing a peaceful and serene environment.

Today is the final day of your trek as you make your way from Chhutunga to Lukla. The trail will lead you through scenic landscapes and charming villages, offering a last glimpse of the majestic Himalayas. Upon reaching Lukla, you can celebrate the successful completion of your trek and reflect on the incredible journey you have experienced.

After an early morning flight from Lukla, you will return to Kathmandu. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel, where you can rest and relax or explore the vibrant city one last time. You can also take

Today, last day in amazing Nepal with great experience and fond memories of Sherpani col Mera Peak Climbing, as per your time for an international flight, Sherpa Expedition and Trekking member transfer you to the airport for your final departure homeward bound or to your next destinations. Breakfast Included.

SERVICES

Costs included in your package.

  • Airport picks up and transports by private Car/Jeep.
  • Three night’s standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Fresh fruit every evening after dinner.
  • Trekking Lodge (Tea House) accommodation /Tent camp accommodation during the trek.
  • camping equipment and tents such as Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, Chairs, Mattresses, Hot Water Bags, Inner Sheet and etc.
  • National Park / Conservation Area Permit Fees (For Sagarmatha National Park & Makalu Barun Conservation Area).
  • All necessary paperwork including Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit & Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fees.
  • Kathmandu-Tumlingtar & Lukla-Kathmandu flight with private airport transfer and domestic airport tax.
  • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
  • Strong, helpful Sherpa porters with proper safety equipment and walking equipment, his salary, food, accommodation, and insurance (one porter for two people).
  • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Arrangement of emergency helicopter service (paid by your Travel Insurance Company).
  • Use of sleeping bag, down jacket, duffel bag and walking poles (if you don’t have your own, to be returned after trip completed).
  • Sherpa Expedition and Trekking T-shirt
  • Mera Peak Climbing Permit fee
  • Government taxes and official expenses.
  • Trip achievement certificate after successful trip completion.
  • Oxygen meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) which will ensure your health during the trek.
  • Assistant guide for groups of 8 or more people.

Costs Exclude

  • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu - lunch, and dinner.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (easy to obtain the visa on arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport – Kathmandu). $25 USD for 15-day visa.
  • Personal travel and medical insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic, soup, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, cocoa, mineral water, extra food, cold and hot drinks on trek ( i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the tea houses)
  • All desserts & sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
  • Hot shower and battery charging at the tea houses.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (tipping is expected)
  • Kathmandu sightseeing monument entrance fees($30 USD per person)
  • Excess baggage of more than 15 kg for Tumlingtar & Lukla flight.
  • NOTE: If you return earlier from the trek due to sickness or any problem, the money you paid for the flight, hotel, mountain room, food, etc. is nonrefundable, and you will need to bear the expenses for the hotel, food, etc. in Kathmandu yourself.

EQUIPMENTS

You will be carrying all of your gear and share some of the cluster gear. Keeping your pack light is important, so choose light-weight clothing and equipment. Be sure to have a range of clothing suitable for all conditions. Sudden change of weather may require layering of clothing. Three layers will meet your needs. Avoid cotton or fabrics that do not maintain heat when cold. Comfortable durable wool (or proven fabrics) that breathe and expel sweat lends itself to an additional pleasant experience!'

We will offer complimentary water and a windproof duffle that you'll use on the trek -  carried by porters. The duffle is yours to keep once at the end of the trek. You can safely leave your bag, together with your non-trekking requirements, at our office in Katmandu and collect them upon your return.

All equipment, such as base camp tents, room accessories, climbing rope, ice screws, snow bar and ice hammer is provided by Sherpa Expedition & Trekking.

Upper Body:

  • Base Layers: Moisture-wicking and quick-drying shirts and thermal tops.
  • Insulation Layers: Fleece or down jackets to provide warmth.
  • Waterproof Shell Jacket: A durable and breathable jacket to protect against wind and rain.
  • Softshell Jacket: A lightweight and water-resistant jacket for added protection.
  • Climbing Harness: A comfortable harness to secure yourself to the rope.
  • Helmet: A strong and well-fitting helmet to protect your head from falling objects.
  • Gloves: A combination of lightweight liner gloves and insulated gloves or mittens for warmth and dexterity.
  • Buff or Neck Gaiter: To protect your neck and face from cold and wind.
  • Sunglasses: Polarized and UV-protected sunglasses to shield your eyes from the sun and snow glare.
  • Goggles: Ski or mountaineering goggles for added eye protection in extreme weather conditions.

Lower Body:

  • Base Layers: Moisture-wicking and quick-drying thermal bottoms.
  • Insulation Layers: Fleece or insulated pants for added warmth.
  • Waterproof Shell Pants: Durable and breathable pants to protect against wind, rain, and snow.
  • Softshell Pants: Lightweight and water-resistant pants for added protection.
  • Mountaineering Boots: Sturdy and insulated boots designed for snow and ice.
  • Crampons: Attachable spikes that provide traction on icy terrain.
  • Gaiters: Waterproof and breathable gaiters to keep snow out of your boots.
  • Socks: A combination of moisture-wicking liner socks and thick, warm mountaineering socks.

Other Essential Items:

  • Backpack: A spacious and sturdy backpack to carry your climbing gear and personal belongings.
  • Sleeping Bag: A warm and lightweight sleeping bag that can withstand sub-zero temperatures.
  • Trekking Poles: Adjustable trekking poles for added stability and support.
  • Headlamp: Essential for climbing in low-light or dark conditions.
  • Water Bottles: Insulated water bottles to keep your water from freezing.
  • Sunscreen: High SPF sunscreen to protect your skin from the strong sun at high altitudes.
  • First Aid Kit: A comprehensive first aid kit with essential medications and supplies.
  • Climbing Snacks: Energy bars, nuts, and other lightweight snacks for quick fuel during the climb.

It is important to invest in high-quality gear and ensure that everything fits properly and is in good condition. Additionally, consult with experienced climbers or a professional guide to ensure you have all the necessary gear and receive proper training on how to use it effectively and safely.

GOOD TO KNOW

1. Physical Fitness: The trek to Makalu Base Camp with Sherpani Col and Mera Peak climbing is a challenging expedition that requires a good level of physical fitness. It is recommended to engage in regular exercise and endurance training prior to the trek to ensure you are prepared for the demanding terrains and high altitudes.

2. Altitude Acclimatization: As you ascend to higher altitudes, it is important to acclimatize properly to prevent altitude sickness. The trek is designed in a way that allows for gradual acclimatization, with rest days included in the itinerary. It is crucial to listen to your body, drink plenty of water, and follow the guidance of your guide to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

3. Mountaineering Skills: Climbing Mera Peak requires basic mountaineering skills, including the use of ice axes and crampons, rope techniques, and knowledge of glacier travel. It is recommended to have prior experience in trekking and some basic mountaineering skills. If you are a novice climber, it is advisable to undergo a training course before attempting the climb.

4. Equipment and Gear: It is essential to have the right equipment and gear for the trek and climb. This includes proper trekking boots, warm clothing, a good quality sleeping bag, a down jacket, gloves, a hat, and sunglasses. Climbing equipment such as harnesses, crampons, ice axes, and ropes will be provided by the trekking company or can be rented locally.

5. Permits and Guide: A permit is required to enter Makalu Barun National Park, and a climbing permit is necessary for Mera Peak. It is recommended to hire a licensed guide or join a reputable trekking company who will assist with obtaining the necessary permits and provide experienced guides who are familiar with the route and can ensure your safety throughout the journey.

Embarking on the Makalu Base Camp trek with Sherpani Col and Mera Peak climbing is an adventure that requires proper preparation, physical fitness, and a love for the mountains. It is a journey that will challenge you, reward you with breathtaking views, and leave you with memories that will last a lifetime.

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The entire trek usually takes around 20-30 days, including acclimatization days and the climb to Mera Peak. The duration may vary depending on the trekking company and the itinerary chosen.

The best time to undertake this trek is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons. These months offer stable weather conditions, clear skies, and favorable temperatures for trekking and climbing.

While previous trekking experience is not mandatory, it is highly recommended. The trek involves long days of walking in challenging terrains and requires a good level of fitness. Some basic mountaineering skills and experience are necessary for climbing Mera Peak.

You will need a Makalu Barun National Park permit, a Makalu Conservation Area permit, and a climbing permit for Mera Peak. These permits can be obtained through a registered trekking agency or with the help of your guide.

Accommodation during the trek is usually in teahouses or lodges along the route. These are basic but comfortable, offering a bed, blankets, and meals. However, as you ascend higher, the availability of teahouses may decrease, and camping may be required.

While it is not mandatory, it is highly recommended to hire a licensed guide and porter for this trek. A guide will ensure your safety, assist with navigation, provide information about the region, and handle any unforeseen circumstances. A porter will help carry your heavy backpack, allowing you to trek with ease.

There are no specific age restrictions, but participants should be in good health, physically fit, and capable of enduring long hours of trekking in challenging conditions. It is advisable to consult with your doctor before undertaking this trek, especially if you have any pre-existing health conditions

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Pax 1 USD 4,800
Pax 2 USD 4,700
Pax 3 USD 4,600
Pax 4 to 6 USD 4,500
Pax 7 to 12 USD 4,400
Pax 13 to 18 USD 4,300
Pax 19 to 24 USD 4,200
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