The Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing is an excellent opportunity for adventure-seeking climbers. And it helps them to gain lifetime experience of achieving the summit of Mera Peak at 6,461 meters and Mt. Baruntse at 7,129 meters. Peak Climbing Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition has been arranging, organizing and executing the exciting and thrill-filled climbing adventure of Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak with high success rates.
In the hope that The climb of Mera Peak allows climbers to learn and tackle several technical sections. And it is essential for the Expedition of Mt Baruntse. Mostly, the technical climb of Mera Peak allows us to acclimatize, gain technical climbing knowledge. And also help to build confidence much needed for the expedition of Mount Baruntse. That demands a high level of climbing experience and commitment.
Mera Peak 6,461 meters is an attractive peak. That rises to the south of Mt Everest and dominates the wild and uninhabited valleys of Hongu and Hinku. Mera Peak is officially the highest trekking peak in Nepal. And it was first climbed in 1953 by J.O.M Roberts and Sen Tenzing. But, the proper ascent of Mera Peak was also made in 1975 by French climbers – Marcel Jolly, G. Baus and L. Honnis who climbed the North Peak following the same route as Roberts. But traversing along the connecting ridge to the further summit. The challenging and adventurous climb of Mera Peak summit offers magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding high peaks.
Mount Baruntse is an attractive mountain that is also located in the heart of Khumbu or Everest Region of Nepal. This fascinating mountain rises from the lap of Mt. Everest and Mt. Makalu and lies at the epicentre of three glacial valleys – Imja, Hunku, and Barun. Furthermore, Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing is the most accessible 7000-meter peak in this region. And it helps to offer the challenging, difficult and hard sections of 50 degree’s elevation with several sections of technical climbing and risks of an avalanche.
It was first ascended by Colin Todd and Geoff Harrow on 30th May 1954 by the South-East Ridge. In recent years, Expedition of Mount Baruntse has gained popularity among adventure-seeking climbers, along with other popular expedition mountains such as Everest, Pumori and Ama Dablam in this region. The rewards of the summit day include up-close views of Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu.
Baruntse Expedition and Mera Peak with Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition starts at Kathmandu. After spending two days of sightseeing and making climbing preparation at Kathmandu. We will take a scenic flight from Kathmandu towards the airstrip of Lukla. In like manner, Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. From Lukla we start our trek passing through densely forested areas, terraced farmlands and villages dominated by warm and friendly Sherpa people towards Mera Peak base camp and further up to High Camp.
Once at the high camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and make necessary checks on our climbing gears and health conditions. Following the directions and instructions are also given by our experienced climbing experts. In the same Fashion, We will overcome several technical sections and head towards the summit of Mera Peak at 6,461 meters. Once at the top we are also rewarded with stunning views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at the summit, we will descend retracing our steps back and head towards Khare.
Furthermore, after having the achieved summit of Mera Peak. We continue to trek on the trail. That goes along the remote mountain valleys towards the crossing of Mera La Pass at 5,415 meters and pass through Seto Pokhari to arrive at Baruntse Base Camp. With extra days of acclimatization at the base camp. We head towards Camp I at an altitude of 6,150 meters at the South-East Ridge.
From there we will have to climb 50 degree’s snow slopes with several technical sections. And it is also done by our experienced climbing experts as we head towards Camp II at 6,450 meters. From Camp II we head towards the summit of Mount Baruntse for enjoying spectacular views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other surrounding high peaks. With this Intention, We will spend short quality time at the summit before descending down to base camp.
In addition, After the achievement of Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak summit, we will retrace our steps back to Seto Pokhari. From there, our trail is a gradual climb for the crossing of Amphu Lapcha Pass at 5,845 meters. From the top of the pass we descend all the way down to Chhukung, from then we trek passing through Dingboche, Pangboche and Namche Bazaar before arriving back to Lukla. Our adventurous and thrilling climbing adventure of Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak ends with a sweeping flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
Equipment Needed During Climbing
30 min Drive Hotel/Resort
Our representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office for gathering additional information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition. Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner
Click here for detailed information about World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu We will spend our day sightseeing around some of the attractive world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. Also, today we will complete all the necessary paper works and other preparations required for Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing. Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing.
Meals: BB Plan
45 minutes flight & 4-5 hrs Trek Lodge
Today, we will take an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. After landing at the airstrip of Lukla, we claim our gears and start our trek heading east into the thick forest on the hillside below the Kalo Himal Ridge. Kalo Himal literally means ‘Black Mountain’ in the Nepali language. There are several trails that head away from the main trail on this section, so sticking to the group is the best option before we arrive at Chhuthang.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5-6 hrs Trek Lodge
After breakfast, we leave Chhuthang, and then follow the trail that is a gradual ascent which steepens as we head towards the crossing of Zatrawala Pass at 4,600 meters. Our tiring climb to the top of the pass is rewarded with magnificent views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang Peak and other surrounding peaks including the beautiful alpine valleys. Our trek from there goes along a levelled path for almost two hours before descending all the way to Tuli Kharka.
6-7 hrs Trek Lodge
From Tuli Kharka our trail descends all the way down to Hinku River. After reaching the river bed, we will make a steep uphill climb through dense rhododendron filled forest to arrive at Kothe. Kothe is located at the west side of Hinku valley and highly acknowledged for its dense rhododendron forest. In the spring season, the hills are filled with red rhododendron flowers which makes the whole area one of the most enchanting spots on the planet. We will spend our overnight in Kothe.
4-5 hrs Trek Lodge
Leaving Kothe we will follow the trail that goes along the ridge of Hinku river and heads towards Gondishung – which is a summer herders settlement. Continuing our trek from there, we will pass through Lungsumgba Gompa – built around 200 years ago. At this point, we will get to see Mera Peak along with its route scripted in the rock which is a masterpiece of rock carving. From here a rather easy and short trek will lead us towards the summer grazing settlement of Thangnak.
Leaving Thangnak we start to follow the trail that goes over the glacier to reach a Kharka with great views of surrounding high peaks. Our trail is a further ascend through moraines which eventually leads us to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. From there we climb steeply to reach Khare. From Khare, we can enjoy a magnificent view of Northern Face of Mera Peak.
By now we are 5,000 meters above sea level. Proper acclimatization is very crucial to avoid altitude sickness and to ensure a successful summit climb. Thus, we will take a rest at Khare for acclimatization and exploration. Besides, Khare offers a number of good hikes to its visitors which are remarkably best places for exploration and for acclimatization. While we spend our rest day at Khare, our Sherpa team will make necessary checks on our health conditions, climbing gears and other equipment.
3-4 hrs Trek Tented Camp
After spending a full day rest at Khare, we will follow the trail that is a gradual ascend over to Mera Glacier. Our trail climbs steeply as we head towards the top of the glacier. We will have to traverse along the glacier to arrive at Mera Peak Base Camp. As soon as we reach the base camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary preparations for further trekking towards high camp before the final summit climb of Mera Peak. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
From Base Camp, we will follow the trail that is often snow-covered and slippery. Gradually ascending on top of the rock band we head towards Mera Peak High Camp. From the high camp, we will have magnificent views of the world’s towering mountains including Everest, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Nuptse and other snow-capped mountains. Once at the high camp, our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and make necessary checks on our health conditions and climbing gears. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
9-10 hrs Climbing Mera Peak Tented Camp
Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early and follow the footsteps of our experienced climbing guides. We aim to reach the summit before midday as the strong winds afternoon can create obstacles to reach the summit. We climb up the glacier and onto an irregular ridge. From there the climb steepens as we head towards Mera Peak summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with up-close views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Nuptse, Chamlang, Baruntse and numerous snow-capped mountains. We will spend short quality time at the Mera Peak summit and then retrace our steps back to reach Kongma Dingma following the same route.
5-6 hrs Trek Accommodation: Tented Camp
After breakfast, we pack our gears and leave Kongma Dingma. Our trail leads higher into yak pasture grounds of the beautiful and remote valley as we head directly into the epicentre of the world’s towering mountains. Our trek goes along with stunning views of surrounding mountains and high alpine valleys. Soon, we arrive at Seto Pokhari for our overnight camping. Seto Pokhari literally means ‘White Lake’ in Nepali language and is the first of a series of lakes in the upper Honku Basin.
4-5 hrs Trek Accommodation: Tented Camp
After breakfast, we leave Seto Pokhari and follow a rising trail that leads to Baruntse Base Camp. it is a relatively short day of trekking but the climb can be very tiring. So, resting every now and then helps in restoring energy for trekking in higher altitudes. We can enjoy the panoramic view of surrounding high mountains while trekking towards a good campsite at 5,300 meters above the sea level. Once at the campsite our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the Base Camp and make necessary preparations of setting up additional camps at higher altitudes and following the best route to reach the summit of Mount Baruntse for a lifetime experience. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
13 days climbing towards Mt. Baruntse Tented Camp
We will spend several days doing climbing training practices and for acclimatization. Our Sherpa crew will do all the hard works from carrying the climbing gears, tents, provide healthy meals and finding an appropriate route before we climb the summit. Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the climbing gears, we will follow the footsteps and guidance of the experienced climbing experts. Taking weather conditions into consideration we will overcome several technical climbing sections and head towards the summit of Mount Baruntse. Once at the top we are rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Amadablam, Mera Peak and several snow-capped peaks in the Khumbu region. We spend a short time at the summit of Mount Baruntse and then descend following the same route that heads back to the Base Camp.
[3-4 hrs Trek] Tented Camp
After a successful climb of Mount Baruntse, we will make a relaxed start. We will retrace our steps over the same trail that heads back to Seto Pokhari. We continue our trek with stunning views of surrounding high mountains and the uninhabited Honku valley – to arrive at Seto Pokhari for the overnight camping. We will explore around Seto Pokhari before ending our day.
5-6 hrs Trek Tented Camp
After breakfast, we leave Seto Pokhari and follow the trail that passes through one of the most remote parts of the Himalayas. Our trek heads further on a rising trail over the Honku valley which offers true mountain wilderness. We will continue to trek along the beautiful Honku valley and in short time we will arrive at Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South) for our overnight camping.
6-7 hrs Trek Tented Camp
Today we start early for the crossing of one of the challenging alpine pass – Amphu Lapcha La Pass at 5,845 meters. The pass is often covered with snow and ice. Using ropes and crampons we head towards the top of the pass. Once at the top of the pass we are rewarded with amazing views of surrounding snow-capped mountains and high mountain valleys. From the top of the pass, we will descend steeply to reach Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp for our overnight camping.
From Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp, our trail is mostly downhill trekking towards Chhukung. Our trek passes through several villages inhabited by Sherpa ethnic communities. After a few hours of trekking, we will arrive at Pangboche for our overnight stay. At Pangboche, there exists a famous monastery that is believed to be the oldest monastery in the whole Khumbu region.
After breakfast, we leave Pangboche and follow the trail that descends for a while before climbing up a rising trail towards Tyangboche. We will pay a visit at Tyangboche Monastery before descending down through densely forested area towards the village of Trashinga. Our trail from there is rather pleasant and easy trekking all the way back to the Namche Bazaar. There are several souvenir shops at the Sherpa Capital where you might find something for your loved ones back home.
Today is the last day of our trek. We will follow the trail that leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. From Namche, our trail descends passing through dense forest filled with rhododendron, oak and pine trees. Our trek is a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote Koshi River crossing it three times. A final uphill climb of approximately about forty-five minutes will bring us back to Lukla. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After breakfast, we will take an early morning scenic flight from Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu. After arriving at Kathmandu, you will be transferred to the hotel. You can either have rest at Hotel or pay a visit to attraction destination (world heritage sites of UNESCO) sites that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. Walking around the busy streets of Kathmandu can be worth spending good time around Kathmandu city. We will celebrate the successful completion of Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing, and have a final meal together in the evening. Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner
Our representative will drop you at the International Airport as per your flight schedule.
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The summit of Mera Peak at 6,461 meters and Mt. Baruntse at 7,129 meters
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Most of the day's internet and telephone access is available as solar panels are installed on the trek but in case of bad weather, you will not be able to use those. It's better to carry own charging devices and extra batteries as the case is the same for electricity too.
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One porter can carry a maximum of 25 kilograms weight due to the difficulties of the trail and high altitude. Usually, we provide one porter per client.
Depending upon you the amount to carry extra money will vary. Normally you can take USD $250-$300 equivalent to Nepali rupees which will be enough to cover your personal expenses.
Baruntse Expedition with Mera peak climbing is for the climber who wants to have an extra adventure and accepts thrill challenging for mountaineering section. Mera Peak is a warm-up mountain to have some training before real Mt. Baruntse Expedition. Mera Peak and Mt. Baruntse Expedition is located in Khumbu region has a magnificent view of mountains, glaciers, flora and fauna, wildlife, frozen river, landscapes and local sherpa culture makes your adventure worth.
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Thanks to whole NGT team members for an excellent arrangement of Baruntse Expedition and Mera Peak Climbing. We made a perfect start by ascending Mera Peak summit, which gave us a lot of climbing training much needed for attempting Mt Baruntse. Our climbing guide was Ang-Dawa Sherpa. We are very grateful to have successfully reached the summit of Mt. Baruntse Expedition with Mera Peak Climbing under his guidance. He was full of technical climbing knowledge and always cooperated with us during the whole climbing duration.
Many thanks to our hardworking Sherpa crew whose efforts were very crucial behind our successful expedition. We enjoyed every part of our trip, full of technical climbing challenges and adventure-filled excitements. Breathtaking views of the world’s towering mountains including Mount Everest. We really want to express our gratitude to the whole team of Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition, special thanks to Ang-Dawa, our best man. With our open heart, we recommend this company for adventurous trekking and climbing trips in Nepal.
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