Makalu Base Camp Trek
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Overview

Makalu trekking in eastern Nepal is protected by the Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Project. Established in 1992, it covers 2330 sq km. Among the 16 mountains in the park, it is home to Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world (8463m/ 27,766ft).The world's fifth highest mountain. formerly a restricted area, it spans five major ecological zones the lush, tropical Arun Valley, dense forests of rhododendron and fir and alpine meadows truly stand out on the way to the mighty Barun Glacier. From the base camp there are spectacular views of Mt. Makalu, Campared to other trekking it is long but a tremendously exciting trek.We commence the trek by either taking a bus to Hille or by flight to Tumlingtar.Then comence trekking along the Arun River to the Makalu base camp. You will walk through beautiful rai and limbu settlements of num and with steep climbs to the Makalu Barun National Camp.To reach base camp we need to traverse the Sherpani Col pass which is the main pass trail to join the Khumbu valley.

Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1 Arrive Kathmandu Met Upon Arrival Transfer To Hotel.
Day 2
Day 2 Fly To Tumlingtar (950m/3,116ft). 50 Minute Flight O/N At Camp
Day 3
Day 3 Trek To Mani-Bhanjyang (1,200m/3,936ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 4
Day 4 Trek To Chichila (1,800m/5,904ft), 5-6 Hours Of Trekking O/N Camp
Day 5
Day 5 Trek To Num (1,500m/4,920ft). 5-6 Hours Of Trekking O/N Camp.
Day 6
Day 6 Trek To Seduwa (1,493m/4,897ft). 5 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 7
Day 7 Trek To Tashi Gaun (2,200m/7,216ft). 3-4 Hours Of Trekking O/N Camp.
Day 8
Day 8 Trek To Kahuma Danda (3,500m/11,480ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 9
Day 9 Trek To Mumbuk (3,400m/11,152ft). 5-6 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 10
Day 10 Trek To Nehe Kharka (3,750m/12,300ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 11
Day 11 Trek To Sherson (4,600m/15,088ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 12
Day 12 Acclimatization And Exploration Days. Camp.
Day 13
Day 13 Acclimatization And Exploration Days. Camp.
Day 14
Day 14 Trek To Yangri Kharka (3,645m/11,956ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 15
Day 15 Trek To Mumbuk (3,400m/11,152ft). 5-6 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 16
Day 16 Trek To Kahuma Danda (3,500m/11,480ft). Walking 6 Hours. Camp.
Day 17
Day 17 Trek To Navagaun (2,500m/8,200ft), Walking 7 Hours. Camp.
Day 18
Day 18 Trek To Num Via Seduwa. 6-7 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 19
Day 19 Trek To Chichila (1,800m/5,904ft). 5-6 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 20
Day 20 Trek To Khadbari. 6-7 Hours Of Trekking. Camp.
Day 21
Day 21 Trek Back To Tumlingtar (950m/3,116ft). Walking 5 Hours. Camp.
Day 22
Day 22 Fly Back To Kathmandu. Hotel
Day 23
Day 23 Departure To Onward Destination Or Rest Tour In Nepal

The Cost Include(s)

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (Bed and breakfast basis )
  • Welcome Dinner with Live Nepalese Cultural Program
  • Guided sightseeing around world heritage sites of KTM. (Includes all applicable entrance fees.)
  • All domestic airfares (Kathmandu - Tumlingtar - Kathmandu).
  • Organized Camping Trek arrangement, including all high quality camping equipments and tents such as Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dinning Tent, Toilet Tent, Tables, Chairs, Mattresses, Hot Water Bags, Pillows, Inner Sheet and etc.
  • Three times hot meals a day while trekking, which will be prepared by our very professional kitchen crew.
  • National Park / Conservation Area Permit Fees (Makalu Barun Conservation Area).
  • Guide, porters and their daily wages, insurance with all necessary lodging - fooding arrangements.
  • High altitude working crew / high altitude porters / vast experienced climbing Sherpa / guide with their daily wages, insurance and all arrangements.

The Cost Exclude(s)

  • Rescue and evacuation (helicopter operation) - if needed.
  • Personal medical and travel insurance.
  • Tips and Gratitude.

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Starting at $2,560/person
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Total USD 2,560

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Trip Facts

  • Camping
  • Hotel and Resort
  • Jeep and Flight
  • 4600 M
  • Fairly Challenging to Strenuous

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