| Duration: 22 days
|| Country: Nepal
| Max. Altitude: 6,461m/21,198ft.
|| Walking Per Day: 5-6 hrs
|| Grade: Fair Strenuous
| Best Season: Autumn and Spring
|| Group Size: 1-10
| Mode: Tea-House/Tent-Camp
|| Culture: Sherpa Culture, Tibetan Influenced Culture, Mixed Culture
Amphu Lapcha Pass with Mera Peak Climbing is an enthralling and spine-tingling adventure package with a series of adrenaline experiences on the high Himalayas. For a travel enthusiast keenly waiting to test their limits and deal with challenges to get to the top, it will be one of the epic and rewarding experiences of a lifetime. In short, it’s a long and satisfying journey nestled with adventure, fun, experiments, exploration, and achievement.
The program for Amphu Lapcha Pass with Mera Peak Climbing could be totally tailor-made as per the specification of our client. However, as per our experience, our recommended itinerary is prepared for those who don’t have much idea about the route. So as to promote the isolated and virgin trails of Nepal.
Amphu Lapcha Pass with Mera Peak Climbing begins with an exciting and scenic flight to Lukla from Tribhuvan Intl Airport, Kathmandu. As soon as we land at Lukla, we continue our journey towards Chutang and start exploring the rural lifestyle and culture of Nepal. We shall cross Zatrwa La Pass (4,600m/14,720ft) the very next day to reach another village, Thuli Kharka. You will be passing through lush vegetations admiring the mountain panoramas and the soothing touch of air from buddhis prayer flags.
Nevertheless, this trek occurs in the Everest region of Nepal, home to the brave and courageous Sherpas. Their Tibetan alike lifestyle and culture, as well as a deep understanding of their tribe, bring more excitement to this remarkable journey. Whereas, Mera Peak (6,654m) is the renowned and highest official trekking peak in Nepal. Amphu Lapcha Pass with Mera Peak Climbing allows witnessing the eye-catching mountain panoramas of peaks above 8000 meters including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyo, and Kanchenjunga. Besides, the soothing and enthralling vistas of lakes, rivers, the distant Hinku and Hunku valley also contribute their part on making this journey one of the finest.
Moving ahead on the journey, you shall pass through various small settlements and Yak Kharkas as your overnight destination. Whereas, walk through the typical Nepali trails and various streams, rivers as well as jungles. Henceforth, after reaching and acclimatizing on the Mera La Pass, you will be experiencing the tent-camp accommodation for a couple of days. It is because there is no other accommodation on the high altitudes; base camps, and high camps.
Physical Fitness and Best Time
Almost three weeks of duration shall be spent to enjoy the best of this itinerary. If you are interested in this activity, it would be highly recommended for you to have more than three weeks willing to be spent on it. There might be some buffer days in case of unfavorable weather for flight as well as for the trek. Moreover, since it is an arduous trek, the trekkers must be physically fit enough as well as mentally stable along with a strong will towards success. And it would be an added merit for you if you have the know-how of using climbing gear and equipment. The best-fitted time frame for this amazing and demanding trek plus peak climbing is the months of autumn and spring.
Equipment lists for 22 days Amphu Lapcha Pass with Mera Peak Climbing
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Suncreams(40+) and Lip Balms
Cotton t-shirts and thermals
Lightweight cotton pants (long)
Thin inner socks (3 pairs)
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Comfortable hiking boots
Gloves (Cotton and Waterproof)
Sleeping bag rated to (-20F/-30C recommended)
Trekking bag (Rucksack)
Large plastic bags (for keeping items dry inside trek bag)
Trekking poles (optional, recommended)
Water bottle or camel bag
Toiletries and Tissue Papers
First Aid Kits
Personal Regular Medicines
Medicines: We recommend you to bring your regular medicines; we will provide first aid kit from our side.
Passport and extra passport photos
Water Purifying Iodine Tablets, Drop or Sterilizer
Day Pack (35-45 L)
Crocs (evenings & washing)
Gloves (lighter & heavier for passes)
Trekking Poles (optional, recommended)
Down Booties (optional, recommended)
Bladder (optional, recommended)
Yak Trax (for treks with icy passes)
Camp Washing Bowl (optional, collapsible for clothes)
Laundry Detergent (Kathmandu) or Bio-degradable Clothes Soap
Small Solar Panel (optional, recommended for iPods, iPhones, camera batteries, Kindles)
Zip-Lock | Plastic Bags
Rehydration | Electrolytes
Personal Medical Supplies
We strongly suggest bringing Western meds with you as there are a lot of Indian fakes on the market!
Suggested: Diamox, Azithromycin, Ciprofloxacin, Tinidazole or Flagyl & Augmentin. Bring COMPEED for covering blisters & good tasting electrolytes &/or rehydration salts (Emergen-C is a good American brand). The local versions aren’t very appealing.
We also recommend bringing strong knee & ankle supports & braces, ACE bandages for sprains & strains, Tegaderm &/or other would coverings. Duct tape is always useful. We’re happy to take excess medical supplies off your hands when you leave if you won’t need them and pass them on to others. We use lots of the large amount we have with us to treat locals we meet when trekking.