Departure from the hotel as early as possible by latest 5:30 a.m. or 6 a.m. Having breakfast, and leaving unwanted items for storing in the hotel. Our staff and guide will transfer you for the short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After checking in for security, and then proceed to an airfield to board in a small aircraft, either Dornier or Twin Otter. With a maximum of 15 to 18 seated planes, as the plane lifts off enjoy a panorama of Himalayan peaks, where the route leads North East with views of Mt. Everest as the plane makes landing at a small airfield in Lukla.
The airport is called Tenzing and Hillary, a tribute to the legendry first conqueror of Mt. Everest. In Lukla after organizing heavier baggage to be carried by porters. A short day walk leads you beyond Sherpa town of Lukla as route heads east into the serene forest of tall rhododendron and pine trees to reach a small clearing within the forest for overnight in tented camping.
As you will be trekking into remote areas of Khumbu, away from the main trekking trails, where there are no lodges, the only lodge accommodation is in Lukla at the end of the trek. The rest of the nights spending in tented camps, as we provide all camping equipment with a separate kitchen unit of cook, kitchen staff with porters to carry camping gear and foods. While Camping all food is served with a hygienic and good range of meals from breakfast, light lunch to heavy dinner course. Meals include Western, Chinese, Indian, Tibetan, and Nepalese food are served by our expert camping cook. At the end in Lukla accommodation of nice lovely lodge and a great food menu to enjoy on the final day of the trek and climb.
Communication was available in all major trekking destinations from ISTD to STD or Sat-Phone, besides mentioned communication system. Cell phones are used by all Nepalese in whole Nepal. Where you can buy a local SIM for the trek as well, the difference is where you are. Sometimes the network does not work at its best, due to bad weather or in a deep valley and gorge as well enclosed by a high mountain range. But on this trek and climb to Mera Peak, you will be in a complete wilderness for two weeks without any facilities to re-charge your electronic appliances or gadgets, where you need to carry a portable small solar panel that fits outside your day pack to catch day sun-light energy for your personal use.
Not at all, the trek and climb are safely accompanied by our expert guide with loyal staff and strong porters. The only health risk could be your personal medical problem or sudden unavoidable circumstance arising as bad weather, heavy snowfall, or rock falls which can happen any time anywhere. Our guides are experts taking care and precaution for the whole group for safety and making secure with an enjoyable holiday in Nepal.
Hiker Himalaya staff and guide as well representatives will be at the airport to receive you, welcomes you with a traditional welcome of garland, and then escort you to your hotel.