Mehra (Khongma Tse) Peak Climbing

Mehra (Khongma Tse) Peak Climbing

Situated in the Khumbu region, Mt. Khongma Tse, 5,849 meters, was formerly called Mehra Peak or simply Mehra. It rises to the north of Kongma La and stands above the Khumbu Glacier opposite of Lobuje. It is one of several summits, which make up the long south-west ridge of Nuptse.

It is part of the south west ridge of Nuptse. A climb here gives splendid views of Nuptse and Pumori peaks. The route to the mountain follows the trail to Everest base camp before veering off into the Imja Valley. The climb goes up the southeast ridge and requires you to climb a glacier and scramble up broken rocks to gain the south ridge below the summit...

Trip Facts:

Destination: Mehra (Khongma Tse) Peak
Trip duration:
23 Days
Grade: Strenuous Plus
Activity: Sightseeing, trekking and climbing
Starts in: Kathmandu
Ends in: Kathmandu
Accommodation: Hotel, camping or lodge (tea house)
Transportation: Flights, private car or tourist bus

Maximum altitude: 5849m

Mehra Peak Climbing - Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport, transfer to the selected hotel.
Day 02:  Half day sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley.
Day 03:  Early Morning 40 minutes flight to Lukla, and start trek to Phakding (2652m).
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m.). (5-6 hr).
Day 05:  Rest day at Namche for acclimatization.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tyangboche (3867m.).
Day 07: Trek from Tyangboche to Dingboche (4530m.). (6-7 hr).
Day 08: Trek from Dingboche to Chhukung (4730m.) (6-7 hr). 
Day 09: Rest day at Chhukung for climbing preparation.
Day 10: Trek from Chhukung to Pokalde Base camp. 
Day 11: Climb Pokalde Peak (5745m.) and return back to Pokalde Base Camp. 
Day 12:  Trek from Pokalde Base Camp to Khongma Tse Base Camp.
Day 13:  Climb Khongma Tse Peak (5820m.) and return back to Khongma Tse Base Camp.
Day 14:  Trek from Khongma Tse Base Camp to Pokalde Base Camp
Day 15:  Trek from Pokalde Base Camp to Chhukung.
Day 16:  Trek from Pokalde Base Camp to Chhukung.
Day 17:  Trek from Chhukung to Pangboche (3985m.). 
Day 18:  Trek from Pangboche to Khumjung (3790m.).
Day 19:  Khumjung to Phakding (2652m). 
Day 20:  Phakding to Lukla. Overnight at Lukla.
Day 21:  40 minutes fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 22:  Free day in Kathmandu and evening join the fare well dinner with culture show.  
Day 23:  Transfer to airport for your final departure to home.

Note: The above information is just a guide and standard pattern of what we provide. The trip can be tailored at your request to accommodate your specific requirements. On adventure trips of this type, weather, transport or a multitude of other factors beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary. It is, however, very unlikely that the itinerary would be substantially altered; if alterations are needed the person in charge will make a decision what is the best alternative, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. Where a change does arise, we do everything we can to reduce its effect, but we cannot be liable for the results of changes or delays.

Price

The cost of each climbing differs as per the size of group, choice of hotel, client's interest of service and amendments in our itinerary. Our prices are very reasonable for the services we cater.

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Included in the price

  • All surface transfers as per itinerary.
  • Freshly cooked Full board meals prepared by our cook while climbing.
  • Properly boiled drinking water, tea and coffee while on trek.
  • Accommodation in teahouse and all meals (3 meals a day) while trekking.
  • Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing.
  • Climbing Clinic Course at base camp
  • All required Personal and Group Climbing gear: Plastic climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, carabineer etc
  • All camping equipment - 2-person member tent, dinning tent, kitchen tent, staff & porter tent, toilet tent with commode, dining table with backrest chair etc.
  • Trekking cook, kitchen staff, Trek Sherpa and other support staff.
  • TIMS / Trekking permit, National park / Conservation entry fees.
  • Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
  • Three star category hotel in Kathmandu in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis.
  • Food, lodging and other expenses of climbing crew.

Excluded in the price

Fee Structure

Group Size Rate US$ Additional P/P US$
1-4 persons 350.00 only  
5-8 persons 350.00 plus 40.00(per person)
9-12 persons 510.00 plus 25.00(per person)

Note: Maximum number of members in team is 12.

Garbage deposit for all 33 NMA Peaks

An amount of US$250.00 should be deposited to NMA as garbage deposited to get permit to all 33 NMA peaks except the Thorang peak which we have to deposit USD 500 to Nepal Bank Limited.

The refund shall be made as per the provisions made by NMA.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipments and clothing.
  • Local airfare and your insurances.
  • Cold drinks and beverages.
  • Personal expenses

Food during the trip

Freshly cook food on full board basis will be provided both on trekking and climbing sections through the best provided lodges and by our experienced and trained cook during the climbing respectively, foods are high level of balance diet, hygiene and safety. Three meals (Nepali, Sherpa, and Tibetan, Continental, Italian and Indian cusions) will be provided both in lodges and during the camp. Each day dinner and breakfast will be provided in the same lodge/camp you spend the night. Lunch camp will be fixed on a pleasant surrounding…

Trekking Equipments:-

While packing for "Peak Climbing in Nepal" certain gears are essential to be considered. Please click here for the comprehensive packing list for this trip.

Accommodation

Mehra Peak Climbing itinerary is a mixture of lodges and tents accommodations while you are on the mountain. Actually trek part we accommodate on the best lodges/guest house and has been chosen according their eco-friendliness, best location, hygiene and friendly nature. On climbing section will accommodate with comfortable two men camping tent, foam mattress, 4 season sleeping bag. We maintain standard & comfort in every means with best of our knowledge, experiences and costs. All accommodations on trekking/climbing lodge & tent is based on twin share. We provide standard hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast.

Acclimatization

Mission Eco Trek is professionals at operating at high-altitude. Each trip we run has a realistic acclimatization programme. Our entire adventure trips are designed to allow gradual height gain, spread over a number of days. High altitude is not predictable sickness, so there is no way of predicting who will suffer from altitude but, for the vast majority of people, a slow ascent to height will produce minimal effects. We can provide 'Gamow Bag' as a precautionary measure as per your request on renting basis. Acclimatizing takes time and there are no safe shortcuts. All trips to altitudes in excess of 3,000 meters carry medicines essential to the treatment of altitude sickness, and our leaders, guides and staffs are well trained to administer them and to know the symptoms.

Check out "Altitude illness" by Dr Jim Duff
http://www.treksafe.com.au/medical/altitude_illness.htm

Further Information

Our homepage contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you have any questions regarding trip, please feel free to contact us. We answer all enquiries within 24 hours. If you want to book a trip, you can send us an email or contact us directly by phone: 0977 98510 23742 (Jitendra), 0977 98510 23758 (Thakur).

Travel Insurance

Travelling is an investment and we believe that an insurance makes your investment secure. It is a condition of joining any of our adventure trips that be protected against comprehensive expenses potential to incur due to medial issues or accidents (to include helicopter rescue, air ambulance, and treatment costs). Please be noted that we do not arrange or sell insurance.

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Contact Address

Mission Eco Trek & Expedition

P. O. Box: 19795, Thamel, Kathmandu, Nepal

Tell.: 00977-1- 4442922
Fax: 00977-1- 4442944

Email: mecotrek@wlink.com.np,
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