20 Aug 2021 Peak Climbing Nepal
Nepal is a beautiful Himalayan nation with incredible geographical diversity. Magical snow-capped mountains, green hills, serene water resources, and others are crown jewels of the country. There are loads of other travel and adventure options in the country.
Peak climbing adventure is one of the most popular activities in Nepal. There are small peaks as well as the towering Himalayas in the country that are ideal for climbing adventures. These include trekking peaks like Mera peak and the highest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest (8848.86m).
Mera Peak (6476m) is a beautiful trekking peak in the Everest region with incredible trails. These trails also pass through cultural settlements that are perfect for cultural exploration. Mera Peak climbing in September, October & November adventures are ideal for all travelers who want to trek along beautiful natural trails.
The beautiful region is home to rich, diverse flora and fauna. This includes snow leopard, Himalayan tahrs, Danphe, and others. But, the high-altitude mountain region has unpredictable weather. The weather quickly changes in a span of a few hours. Hence, offseasons are not feasible for peak climbing in the country.
Therefore, Mera peak climbing is favorable in peak seasons of either Autumn or Spring. From September to November, autumn months are perhaps the best time to take this peak climbing adventure. The weather remains stable as it is neither too hot nor too cold during this season.
Trekkers will trek in moderate temperatures and encounter fewer challenges along trails. You will also get to observe stunning sunrise and sunset views from various viewpoints along the route. The beautiful fall foliage and the light breeze make this trek quite lovely.
One of the highlights of this trek is the 360-degree panorama of Mt. Everest, Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, and others. There are icy glaciers, green hills, deep valleys, and others that you will pass along trails. We are providing this exceptional mountain climbing adventure at a reasonable cost. Read on to know more about this incredible Mera Peak climbing in Autumn and other related information in detail.
Highlights of The Trip
- Magical views of snow-capped mountains, including Mt. Everest and Ama Dablam, Nuptse, Thamserku, and others
- Exploring Sagarmatha National Park and its incredible flora and fauna
- Spotting rare and endangered wildlife, including snow leopards, Himalayan Tahrs, Danfe, and others
- Visiting Buddhist settlements and landmarks, including the Tengboche monastery
- Spectacular geographical landscapes including green hills, snow-capped mountains, and serene water streams
- Climbing the Mera Peak (6476 m) and 360-degree view of the entire region
- Incredible and warm hospitality along with these teahouses
Mera Peak Climbing Outline Itinerary for Autumn
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Climbing preparation
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla Flight and trek to Chhuthang
Day 04: Trek from Chhuthang to Thuli Kharka via Zatrawala Pass
Day 05: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Kothe
Day 06: Trek from Kothe to Thangnak
Day 07: Trek from Thangnak to Khare
Day 08: Acclimatization and rest at Khare
Day 09: Trek from Khare to Mera Base Camp
Day 10: Trek from Mera Base Camp to High Camp
Day 11: Summit Mera Peak (6476 m) and descend to Khare
Day 12: Reserve day
Day 13: Trek from Khare to Kothe
Day 14: Trek from Kothe to Thuli Kharka
Day 15: Trek from Thuli Kharka to Lukla via Zatrawala Pass
Day 16: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 17: Free day at Kathmandu
Day 18: Final departure
Weather and Temperature in Autumn
Autumn is an ideal time for a Mera Peak climbing adventure in the Everest region. There are stable weather conditions with magnificent trails along the journey. The season comes after the summer-monsoon season. Hence, you will not get heavy rainfall. The sky remains clear throughout your journey.
Moreover, there are also fewer risks of floods, landslides, blizzards, snowstorms, or other difficulties. The trekkers will get the best views of snow-capped mountains and other natural diversities.
Mera Peak Climbing in September (Weather Guide)
September is the first month of the Autumn season in Nepal. The trekkers are fewer in the early parts of this month as you can experience some monsoon effect. But gradually, the trail gets crowded and packed, especially in the middle of September. The calm weather remains stable as you reach the summit.
The September temperatures are moderate, but you can still have some warmth in the air. There are still cold and breezy conditions at higher altitudes. Trekkers can experience fall foliage along trails with exceptional views of hills and mountains.
The temperatures range anywhere between 0 to 15 degrees Celsius on average in the daytime. There are generally sunny days all around, which means that you can observe Ama Dablam and Makalu. Early September also brings some rainfall, so you need to prepare well. Hence, Mera Peak climbing in September can get quite challenging without proper preparation.
Mera Peak Climbing in October (Weather Guide)
Mera Peak climbing in October is the perfect month of Autumn for climbing peaks of Nepal. There is pleasant weather as you pass along the trail, and you can reach the summit without any hassle. October is also ideal for other trekking adventures in the region. The weather remains moderate with neither too hot nor too cold.
There is glorious sunshine along trails and incredible visibility. Moreover, you can experience some chilly winds in the early morning and at night. October is a beautiful time in the region as there are colorful and vivid trails. The forested trails get even more beautiful in this season.
Trekkers can also spot rare and endangered wildlife of the region in the sanctuary. The teahouses and lodges along the trail get packed quickly in October. Hence you should book your accommodation and meal in advance. Besides, there are various religious and cultural events in October in the country.
The locals celebrate multiple festivals, and you can join them in the festivities as well. The rich and unique culture of the region will enchant you in the area.
Mera Peak Climbing in November (Weather Guide)
November is the last month of the Autumn season. Hence, the weather remains cloudy and dull, especially in the latter part. The cold and dry weather is challenging, but you can still get sunny days along the trekking journey. The heavy snowfall is, however, unlikely so that you can trek freely in this month too.
Since the weather can get unpredictable, trekkers should check weather forecasts before trekking. The chilly nights and mornings can get challenging, but the days are sunny and warm, with temperatures reaching up to 12 Degree Celsius.
The temperatures are ideal for climbing uphill as you can trek gradually. The trees let their foliage, so the trails are not as visually appealing as in October. However, the spectacular snow-capped mountains, including Ama Dablam, Thamserku look incredible in November. Mt. Everest, however, might get covered in the clouds most of the time.
The magical views of green hills, glaciers, and mountain valleys look incredible from the mountain top. Mera Peak Climbing in November is, therefore, a great adventure with fantastic scenarios. In late Autumn, you can expect some snowfall as temperatures drop significantly.
The temperature can reach below -10 degrees Celsius with harsh winds blowing at the mountain. It is especially challenging for first-time climbers. Therefore, travelers should wear warm clothes and trekking gear to tackle high altitudes.
Difficulties of Mera Peak Climbing in Autumn
Mera Peak Climbing route passes through accessible trails. However, even Mera Peak has some difficulties along routes which are as follows.
Acute Mountain Sickness
Altitude Sickness is a significant problem in high altitude conditions. Moreover, there are high chances of trekkers getting altitude sickness along trails. It is one of the challenges of gaining altitude in a short amount of time. Hence, acclimatization is essential along trails. You should acclimatize well at various points along your trekking journey. The low oxygen conditions make this trek challenging.
Therefore, you should rest well and trek at a gradual pace. The unpredictable weather and temperature further lead to altitude sickness. Trekkers can experience mild symptoms like anxiety, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, lack of sleep, loss of appetite, and others. If the altitude sickness is not treated in time, it can even lead to hypoxemia and turn fatal.
Therefore, trekkers should not gain more than 500 meters of elevation on trekking day. Besides that, trekkers should regularly maintain a proper diet and hydrate to cope with altitude sickness.
Rugged and remote trails
The Mera Peak trails are pretty challenging, especially if you have not trekked in the region before. Trekkers have to continue their journey for 6-7 hours in remote terrains on a journey that can get quite strenuous. These unpaved trails have large rocks and boulders. Hence, you should be careful while traversing these terrains.
Trekkers need to cross the glacial moraine and climb the rocky hills. There are snowy ridges that you need to travel to reach the summit of Mera peak. Trekkers must have high endurance levels, great stamina, and proper physical strength.
Mera Peak climbing in Autumn is, therefore, quite challenging. Trekkers should get a proper training regime before they start on this incredible trek. These training regimes will help you build endurance and gain stability. It will help you achieve a positive attitude and willpower to tackle these trails.
Large number of trekkers
Autumn is a peak travel season in Nepal. Therefore, trekkers can expect many fellow adventurers while ascending Mera Peak in Autumn. Therefore, those who want to trek peacefully without the crowded atmosphere might find it difficult. Trekkers might also have to book meals and accommodation facilities in advance.
Trekkers also cannot visit all these spots in the region due to crowded trails. Besides, you might also experience traffic on the summit, which can be pretty challenging. Climbers can get stuck in the mountain for a long time. Hence, the Mera Peak climbing in Autumn has many challenges, especially for beginners.
Accommodation is another challenging factor of this Mera Peak in Autumn. The high number of tourists means that teahouses and lodges along the trail can get packed quickly. Hence, trekkers must book their meal and accommodation facilities in advance. Even if you find accommodations, you might have to share them with fellow trekkers.
You might also have to sleep in dining halls in case there are no rooms available. Hence, to avoid these situations, you should book your accommodations in advance. This way you can get the best facilities at a budget price. The Autumn season also means that you will get charged higher as it is the peak season for trekking.
Food and Accommodation during in Autumn
Autumn is the perfect time for high-altitude mountain trekkers. Hence, there is a high influx of trekkers and tourists in the region, making it difficult to find accommodation. The reservations are a must since occupancy along these tea houses and lodges are generally full.
If you cannot find rooms along the trail, you have to stay the night at a dining hall along with fellow trekkers. Mera Peak trails have many tea houses and lodges along the route. However, as you move up along these trails, these tea houses and other accommodations get depleted.
These tea houses cost anywhere between USD3 to USD5 and provide you with basic facilities. There are rooms with twin beds, mattresses, pillows, blankets, and others. There are generally shared bathrooms in these teahouses that are squat in style. But there are extra services like Wi-Fi, hot showers, electronic charging, and others at an added cost, especially in lower regions.
Trekkers will get served “Dal Bhat” along these trails, which is a typical Nepalese dish. It contains rice, vegetables, spinach, lentils, pickles, and others for lunch and dinner. For breakfast, trekkers get tea, coffee, bread, and eggs.
Some other cuisines are available in these trails, including noodles, soup, dumplings and others. All these ingredients need to get transported to a high-altitude region through a porter and yak. Hence, these facilities come at a higher cost as you move along the trail.
Why Go Mera Peak Climbing in Autumn?
Autumn is the peak season for trekking, touring, and peak climbing in the country. Mera Peak in Autumn is ideal as there are excellent weather conditions with a stable climate. Tranquil trekking conditions make this peak climbing adventure quite popular. There are some challenging sections, but these sections get easy due to proper trekking conditions and weather.
Favorable weather and climate
Autumn is generally known for beautiful weather all around the region. Mera Peak climbing is ideal in the months between September and November. The mild climate and perfect temperatures make it suitable for Mera Peak climbing in Autumn. The weather is moderate and neither too cold nor too hot. Hence, it is perfect for trekking.
September is the first month of the Autumn season. Therefore, you can experience rainfall early in the month. October is generally known for its mild weather along the trails with moderate temperatures. Trekkers can trek without any hassle as there is a great atmosphere. The temperature can range anywhere between 0 to 12 Degree Celsius in these trails.
November gets colder as it is the last month of Autumn. The Himalayan trails can experience some snowfall, especially in later parts of the month. So trekkers need to be careful of frostbite and trench foot. Travelers should carry proper trekking gear to be safe along trails.
Magnificent mountain vista
Mera Peak is a beautiful Himalayan peak with incredible views of snow-capped mountains. Other stunning landscapes offer you astonishing adventure. The Himalayan landscapes are widely known for their colorful forested trails. The mesmerizing foliage in Autumn is another highlight of this trek.
The clear blue skies and fresh, vibrant atmosphere of the region will enchant you. Trekkers can also get a magnificent view of Everest, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and others. There are stunning landscapes, glacier and glacial lakes, and mountain valleys.
Khumbu Valley in Autumn remains covered in green forested trails. Since the Autumn season comes after the monsoon, the rivers and streams are high. Hence, there are beautiful sceneries in the region.
Cultural festivities in the region
Autumn is a festive time in the Khumbu region, especially along lower region trails. Locals celebrate different festivals, and there is a chance for you to go a complete cultural exploration of this region. You can interact with locals and celebrate local festivals with them. Besides that, you can also learn more about the Tibetan cultural heritage.
Autumn is a beautiful time as people are generally busy with the celebrations of local festivals. Different ethnic groups in this region will make your trekking experience quite adventurous. Rituals, folk songs, and traditional dance are highlights of these ancient settlements in rural areas.
Incredible trekking atmosphere
There are high-altitude trails that you need to traverse in this peak climbing adventure. Since you will be trekking in a crowded atmosphere, you will have a unique group trekking experience even if you tour solo.
These fellow trekkers will provide you with an incredible trekking experience. You will feel safe and can take this trek without any hassle. Trekkers can also interact with fellow trekkers, socialize and exchange experiences. Hence, this aspect of the tour makes this peak climbing adventure quite popular in Autumn.
Mera Peak climbing is an incredible peak climbing adventure. The Autumn season with perfect weather and a serene environment is an ideal time for this adventure. This article provides you with complete details about Mera Peak Climbing in Autumn. Contact us for more information and book your trip now!