Makalu Base Camp Trek
Trip Duration: 21 Days
Trek Duration: 18 Days
Max. Elevation: 4,820 Meters
Trek Grade: Hard
Trek Style: Tea House Trek/camp
Best Season: Feb – May, Sept. – Dec.
Journey Starts/Ends: Kathmandu, Nepal
Accommodation: Comfortable hotels in Kathmandu and local lodges or tent on the trek.
No of pax: – 02 minimum
Cost: – on request
Makalu base camp trek, the home of world’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu, is renowned destination among the adventure lovers. If you admire the natural beauty and snowy peaks beside the wilderness this is the place you have wished for. The most isolated and exhilarating in the nation, the Makalu base camp trek is one of the most popular trekking routes. Featuring the fifth highest peak in the world, Mt. Makalu, the trail passes through serene jungle and village in the mid-hills taking us up to the sacred alpine landscape of Makalu-Barun National Park. The neighboring regions are Sagarmatha National Park and Khumbu region the most see regions in the Himalayan Kingdom.
After a short flight to Tumlingtar airport from Kathmandu, the journey ascends along the Arun Khola (river) and eventually mounts to Makalu Base Camp. Trekkers enjoy magnificent biodiversity and cultural diversity along the trail that rises from 500m to 5000m.
Trekkers will have the chance to observe verities of rhododendron (national flower of Nepal) forests on the way. Jaw-dropping cliffs, glaciers, and waterfalls offer lifetime experience. The region is home for indigenous ethnic communities of Nepal including Tamang, Rai, and Sherpa among others. The trek takes 5 days to reach the base camp, and it requires a park entry permit and a TISM card to enter Makalu-Barun national park.
Arrive at Kathmandu International Airport.
City sightseeing in and around Kathmandu valley.
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (510m.) takes about 45 minutes.
Maney Bhanjyang Trek to Chilchile (1830m.) about five hours walking.
Chilchile Trek to Num (1500 m.) about four and a half hours walking.
Num Trek to Seduwa (1510m.) about four and a half hours walking
Seduwa Trek to Tashigaon (2070 m.) about four and a half hours walking.
Tashigaon Trek to Khongma la (3560m.) about five hours walking.
Khongma la Trek to Mumbuk (3550m.) about six and a half hours walking.
Mumbuk Trek to Yangle Kharka (3600m.) about four and a half hours walking
Yangle Kharka Trek to Yak Kharka (4810m.) about five hours walking.
Yak Kharka Trek to Makalu Base Camp (4812m.) about five hours walking.
A day for Rest at Makalu Base Camp. You will enjoy the whole day in the base camp.
Makalu Base Camp Trek to Yangle Kharka (3600 m.) about five hours walking.
Yangle Kharka Trek to Dobato about five hours walking.
Dobato Trek to Tashigaon (2070m.) about five and a half hours walking.
Tashigaon Trek to Num (1490m.) about five hours walking.
Num Trek to Maney Bhanjyang (1158m.) about five hours walking.
Maney Bhanjyang Trek to Tumlingtar about five hours walking.
Fly out from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.
Transfer to the Airport for final departure. (Fly out from Kathmandu)
Note: Above itinerary can be customized at your request.
* Accommodations in Kathmandu with breakfast.
* Twin sharing basis hotel in Tumlingtar.
* All meals during the treks.
* Clients Airfare Kathmandu Tumlingtar /Kathmandu.
* Necessary Permit & National Park fees.
* TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) Fee.
* Necessary land transportation tourist bus/ car.
* During the trek and required staffs.
* Meals, accommodation, salary, insurance, for the trekking guide and potter.
* All pickup and drop services.
* Sightseeing in Kathmandu.
* Breakfast Lunch and dinner during Kathmandu Stay.
* Clients’ travel insurance.
* Personal expenses such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, and mineral water etc.
* Personal trekking gear.
* Tips for trekking staffs and driver etc.
* All expenses which are not mentioned in price include a section.