Among the 18 peaks in Nepal, Mera peak is gathering the popularity from the trekkers for its beautiful landscape. The trekking starts from Lukla and passes through Sherpa village called Inkhu Valley which develops and presents the offering of superb scenery, unforgettable experience, and abundant wildlife including the so-called Yeti legendry. Each year, more than 700 foreigners are climbing the peak and the numbers of the expedition are projected. About 700 foreign visitors climb the 6654m. To achieve the goal, the mountaineers need the skill and expedition permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association.
Mera Peak (6,654 m) is the highest permitted trekking peak of Nepal. It stands to the south of Everest and dominates the watershed between the heavily wooded valleys of the Hinku and Hongu Drangkas.
J.O.M. Roberts and Sen Tenzing made the first successful ascent of Mera Peak on 20 May 1953. The route they used is still the standard route. There are many other routes to the peak, but none of them are easy. Some of them require crossing very high and difficult passes. This leads to a true mountaineering experience. In the end, all efforts and hard work are paid off with spectacular scenery as Mera provides one of the finest viewpoints in Nepal.
Mera Peak offers a panoramic view of Chamlang, Kangchenjunga, Makalu, and Baruntse in the east and the peaks of Cho-Oyu, Ama Dablam, and Kangtega to the west. Everest can be viewed to the north over the massive unclimbed south face of Lhotse and the Nuptse/Lhotse ridge. Under favorable conditions, it is possible to climb the peak and descend back on the same day.