Mera and Island Peak Climbing

  • Duration: 28 Days

Overview

  • Difficulty LevelStrenuous Plus
  • Trip ModeCamping and Tea House
  • Best TimeApril - May, Oct - Nov
  • Max Altitude6,476 m

Mera and Island peak climbing with high altitude challenging Himalayan traverse of Amphu Laptsa

Mera and Island peak climbing trip offer the the climb of two famous trekking peaks in the Himalayas. Climbing these twin peaks of Mera and Island in Nepal combined with crossing the high spectacular and challenging Amphu Lapcha pass makes this expedition a very special and challenging one. Ultimately the best demanding trekking with trekking peaks climbing experience in Nepal. Mountain Monarch has professionally designed this expedition itinerary to allow every participant to have proper acclimatisation. Resulting the summit of these two trekking peaks over 6000 meter a is achievable goal. Further more the trek through the remote valleys of Hinku and Imja tse in Everest region. Great opportunity not to miss in the Himalayas.

Climb the Mera and Island Peaks: all climbing gear provided

Standing over 6460 metres, spectacular Mera Peak offers a great Himalayan summit thrill. A challenging long high altitude  trek to climb in the Himalaya. Island Peak at 6189 metres, though of a lesser height, is a slightly more technically demanding and exposed than the Mera. Thus it test the climbing skills you have learn on the Mera Peak and Amphu Laptsa crossing a week before. The view from the both of these peaks' summit is simply breathtaking.

We organise special climbing training course at base camp. Thus to ensures that you are capable and confident enough to summit the Mera and Island peak climbing safely. The Amphu Labtsa pass requires some technical climbing ability to cross it safely. To make the descent safe and easy our climbing guides team fix ropes for you. Therefore the abseil on the rocky crest and compact blue glacier ice sections totally safe. We provide all the personal and group climbing gear to make it hassle free and affordable climbing trip in Himalayas.

Crossing the Amphu Laptch pass with twin peaks climbing in the Himalaya

We take the longer route to Mera peak base camp through the lush forests of rhododendron and pine. While higher up there are the uninhabited alpine areas of the upper Hinku valley. After the Mera Peak summit, we head eastwards exploring the less used route towards Makalu and the wilderness of the Hinku valley. Further more we camp at Seto Pokhari, a sacred lake at over 5000 meters nestling beneath the stunning ramparts of Chamlang, Lhotse and Everest dominating the horizon. Our next challenge is crossing the tough Amphu Labtsa pass at 5700 meters on our way to Island Peak. Undoubtedly the panoramic summit views are absolutely wonderful and will stay in your memory forever.

Finally we trek down to Lukla via Thyangboche monastery. We stay at local tea houses while trekking down from Island Peak to Lukla. This change of accommodation allow you can enjoy the relatively cosy comfort of teahouse. Enjoy the dining room and sleep in a comfortable bed after many nights spent in tented camps. We expect our participants on this Mera and Island peak climbing with Amphu Laptsa expedition to have extensive outdoor adventure skills with good trekking and hiking experience. Prior climbing experience is recommended and welcome but not mandatory as we will train you in all necessary climbing skills at base camps.

Trip Inclusion

  • Private Arrival and Departure transfers on both domestic and international flights.
  • Standard Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on Twin Share BB as per the Plan.
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) on whole Mera and Island peak climbing.
  • Resposible trekking and climbing with 01 poter to 01 trekker.
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on whole Mera Island Amaphu Laptcha trip.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while on Mera and Island peak climbinb trip wigh Amaphu Laptsa pass.
  • Accommodation at teahouse for 3 nights on the way down to Lukla from Island peak
  • Welcome dinner as listed in the itinerary.
  • Half day guided city tour with world heritage entrance fees as in itinerary.
  • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek.
  • Mera and Island Peak Climbing Permit Royalty and other government tax.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at base camp
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gear: La sportiva climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc
  • All camping equipment provided including2-person member tent, dinning tent with table and chari, kitchen tent, staff and porter tent, toilet tent with commode etc.
  • Mountain Monarch gear - sleeping bag, fleece inner liner, down jacket, rain poncho etc for the use during the trip.
  • Professional and experienced trekking group leader trained in Wilderness First Aid.
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC) / Gamow Bag (A life saving device in case of Acute Mountain Sickness) along with the comprehensive First Aid Kit.
  • Well-experienced Climbing guide with all his allowance and expenses.
  • Satellite Phone in case of emergency
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff.
  • Porters to carry all personal gear and group equipment.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Warm clothing and trekking gear for staff including porters: Gortex jacket and trousers, fleece jacket and pant, trekking shoes, woolen hat, gloves, shocks, sunglasses etc.
  • Mera and Everest region trekking map.
  • Complementary duffle bag along with Mountain Monarch T-shirts.
  • Peak climbing certificates issued from the respective body of Nepal Government.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Makalu and Everest National park and all government taxes etc.
  • Nepal entry Visa fees, Your travel insurance of any kind, International Airfare
  • All Drinks and main meals in cities.
  • Tips and Items of personal expenses like hot shower, battery charge, telephone, beverage drinks etc

Cost and Dates

Mera and Island peak expedition cost and fixed and confirmed trip departure dates for 2020 to join the group trip to the Himalayas in Nepal.

Start DateEnd DateStatusPrice 
04 Apr, 202001 May, 2020AvailableUS$4250
18 Apr, 202015 May, 2020GuaranteedUS$4250

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