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Mera and Island Peak with Amphu Laptcha Pass


Day 01 - Arrival in Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

Day 02 - Exploration of Kathmandu and climb preparation [1,350m/4,430ft]

Day 03 - Fly to Lukla and trek to Poyan (2,800m/9,184ft)

Day 04 - Trek to Pangoma (2,850m/9,348ft)

Day 05 - Trek to Nashing Dingma (2,600m/8,502ft)

Day 06 - Cross Surke La (3,030m/9,940ft)) and trek to Chalem Kharka (3,550m/11,645ft)

Day 07 - Trek to Chungbu Kharka (4,200m/13,776ft)

Day 08 - Rest and acclimatization day

Day 09 - Trek to Khote [3,600m/11,812ft]

Day 10 - Trek to Tagnag [4,356m/14,292ft]

Day 11 - Rest and Acclimatization day [4,356m/14,292ft]

Day 12 - Trek to Khare [5,045m/16,552ft]

Day 13 - Pre Climb training [5,045m/16,552ft]

Day 14 - Trek to Mera La [5,415m/17,765ft]

Day 15 - Trek to High Camp [5,800m/19,029ft]

Day 16 - Summit Mera Peak [6,476m/21,247ft] and trek to khongma Ding [4,840m/15,180ft]

Day 17 - Trek to Seto Pokhari [5,000m/16,405ft]

Day 18 - Trek to Amphu Lapcha High camp [5,400m/17,717ft]

Day 19 - Island Peak Base Camp [5,200m/17,060ft] via Amphu Lapcha Pass [5,700m/18,701ft]

Day 20 - Contingency day for any delays

Day 21 - Trek to Island peak High Camp [5,345m/17,537ft]

Day 22 - Summit Island Peak [6,189m/20,305ft] and trek to Chukhung (4,730m/15,518ft)

Day 23 - Trek to Pangboche [3,985m/13,075ft]

Day 24 - Trek to Namche Bazar [3,450m/11,319ft]

Day 25 - Trek to Lukla [2,800m/9187ft]

Day 26 - Fly back to Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

Day 27 - In Kathmandu [1,350m/4,430ft]

Day 28 - International departure

Trip Includes

  • Fully guided climb with experienced climbing guides on 1:3 ratio (Guide to client ratio)
  • Meals and Accommodation at Tea Houses/Lodges during trekking period
  • Meals and High-quality mountain tents during climbing period
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu guest house or similar category for 4 nights with breakfast
  • All peaks permits with garbage deposits. 
  • National Park Fees
  • KTM-LUKLA-KTM Airfare
  • Kathmandu airport transfers and escorts
  • Comprehensive first aid kit with supplementary oxygen system
  • Personal/Group climbing gears
  • Porterage of equipment required during trekking and climbing
  • Waterproof Duffel bag, Sleeping bag and Down Jacket (Sleeping bag and down jacket must be returned after completion of trek)
  • Peak climbing certificate issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association
  • Staff summit bonus, insurances and allowances

Trip Excludes

  • International airfare
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Custom for bringing any expedition goods
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Personal clothing
  • Insurance/Emergency evacuation and VISA
  • Gratuities for staff