Khongma Tse (Mehara Peak) Climbing

Khongma Tse Peak Climbing is called Mehra Peak with an elevation of 5,849 m above the Khumbu glacier opposite to the Lobuche peak. It is regarded as the one of the many summits involving Pokhalde that makes up the south-west ridge of Nuptse within the Nuptse and Khumbu glaciers. It is also called Mehra peak but it is known as Khongma Tse Peak due to avoid uncertainty with one of the most famous peaks of Mera peak (6,461m). Khongma peak is a diamond shaped summit, that is specifically easy but the heavy snow on the other hand a maze of crevasses will make the path lengthy to reach the summit.

Hence the pleasant climbing of Khongma Tse peak will start from scenery flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, and then the tour moves to its Base Camp together with the thickly forested highlands. Khongma Tse peak can be viewed from Gorakshep, a hanging glacier above a vertically sloped rock wall that makes up the mountain North face. The ascent of Khongma Tse peak is much more achievable from its south. The significant highlight of this route is the Pokhalde peak that provides the climber an amazing landscape of the massif mountain ranges; correspondingly the climbers can have exceptional landscape from the Northwards against Pumori and the Lho La too.

Khongma Tse (Mehara Peak) Climbing is one of the amazing and adventurous trekking peaks in Mahalangur Himalayan Range of Sagarmatha region. Exactly located in Solukhumbu district, Khongma-tse was formerly famous as Mehra peak. The peak has been inexcusably isolated for climbing purposes as only some numbers of climbers have been stated to approach it. Through the height of 5849 meters above the sea level, the peak is categorized as group “B” climbing peak by Nepal Mountaineering Association. To the north of Kongma La pass, the peak appears as an erupting snow settlement above the Khumbu glacier. Khongma-tse literally settles as a small body of Mt. Nuptse’s southwest ridge.

Through the aspect to raise the height of 5859 meters, the climbs plunge into the isolated and wild spread of Khumbu area. The peaceful and beautiful natural occupancy of Everest region will quickly fill the traveler’s heart with a pleasant and tranquilizing feel. The scenic views of Himalayas like Everest, Nuptse, Lotse, Makalu, Baruntse, Pumori, and Ama Dablam are charming. The glacier and rock slopes make this attempt impressively adventuresome. So, this is an excellent take to condiment the ultimate alpine expedition on the lap of mountain ranges.

Mehra peak (Kongma Tse 5849m) peak climbing tour begins from Lukla following the Everest base camp trail route up to leaving to lmja valley or Chhukung valley located east of Kongma La pass.


Equipment needed for Khongma Tse (Mehara Peak) Climbing

Climbing Gears (Personal)

Ice axe



Tape Slings (2)

Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)

Descender/Abseil Device

Plastic Mountaineering Boots


Helmet (optional)

Climbing Gears (Group)

Snow bar


Ice Hammer

Ice Screw

Clothing (Head)

Sun hat or scarf

Light balaclava or warm fleece hat

Sunglasses with UV protection

Clothing (Lower Body)


Hiking shorts

Lightweight cotton long pants

Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms

Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants


Thin, lightweight inner socks

Thick, warm wool hiking socks

Hiking boots with spare laces

Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp


Upper Body


Light and expedition weight thermal tops

Fleece jacket or pullover

Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)

Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

Down vest and/or jacket 


Lightweight gloves

Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)


Sleeping bag rated to -30 degree centigrade and below (depends on season)

Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries

Trekking Bags/Duffel bag *

Basic First Aid Kit

Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag

Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)

Trekking Poles

Water bottle (2) or camel bag

Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)

Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)


1 medium sized quick drying towel

Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)

Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)


Nail clippers

Face and body moisturizer

Feminine hygiene products

Small mirror

Personal Hygiene

Wet wipes (baby wipes)

Tissue /toilet roll

Anti-bacterial hands wash

Extras / Luxuries


Reading book

Trail Map/Guide book

Journal & Pen


Pencils and small notebooks

Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

Swimming customs (for Kathmandu)


Additional information Khongma Tse (Mehara Peak) Climbing

Khongma Tse (Mehara Peak) Climbing is a famous peak in the Everest region. It is achievable and provided a permit for climbing peaks from 2002. This Kongma trail is a new trekking route in Everest three pass trekking with three summits. This is also one of top challenges peak climbing traverses three peaks which involves East, Kongma Tse, and island peak.

Consequently, for Kongma Tse peak climbing requires stable and healthy physical and psychological fitness. As practical capabilities also need to pass the summit. So that is why climbers will have to bring climbing gears and important things.

The tour begins at the world heritage place from Kathmandu to Lukla. Lukla is the primary entrance of the tour route. Then the tour ascends from Lukla to the base camp of Kongma La peak. At the time of the trail the climbers will be viewing the glaciers, landscapes, waterfalls and beautiful jungle with rhododendron flowers. This is not sufficient; climbers will explore varieties of animals and vegetation and visit Buddhist monasteries at the time of long trekking.

The ascent and descent trekking route experience makes it prosperous to reach the summit. This peak combines to view the amazing mountain Phokalde, Island Peak, or Lobuche East. The trekking trail includes the Chola pass into the Gokyo valley. Therefore the best time of the year to climb the summit is during the spring season, March to May and autumn season, September to December.



Author: sanjaya

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