Nepal: 23d Makalu Base Camp Trekking

  • Moderate
  • 5,000 M

Makalu is the 5th Highest mountain in the world and this is nearby the top of the world (Mt. Everest). This region is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty and culture. Due to its isolation and lack of tea houses this area still receives few trekkers. Gurung, Rai & Sherpa are the main habitats in this area. Walking north of the Arun River to Sedua and then crossing Barun La (4110m.) into the upper Barun Khola valley for a close look at Makalu. This trek is not difficult until till Makalu base Camp and same way return to Tumlingtar.

Sherpani col, west col is highest trekking rote 6100m. You need to experience sirdar and sherpa for this trekking because the west col and Amphulapcha 5800m. is a very challenging pass. But you will have a fantastic view of Mountain, Glacier Lake, and Hungu valley. Then you trek continues Khumbu region and you will pass throw sherpa village and Lukla. Also, you can do Hungu valley, via Mera-la and Mera peak to Lukla. For this trip, you need a fully camping trek, Sardar, Sherpa, cook, and porter. Also, you need fully climbing gear. Like, plastic shoes, crampons, Ice-Ax, Rope, Ice-scru, snow-Va.

Route Highlight

  • Duration: 23 days
  • Best season: Apr-May & Sep – Nov
  • Trekking grade: D+(Challenging)
  • Altitude:5000 m.
  • Trek Starting Point: Tumlingtar
  • Ending Point: Tumlingtar
  • Culture: Different Community with the majority of Rai, Limbus Chetry
  • Mode of Trekking: Fully organized camping trek
  • Himalayan Sights: Makalu, Everest Himalayan ranges
  • Highlight: Makalu(8,481m), the fifth highest mountain of the world lying in Nepal, considered as one of the non-tourist areas is famous for its unique flora and fauna not for Nepal but also for the world

Note: B=Breakfast, L= Lunch, D=Dinner

Day to day schedule to Nepal: 23d Makalu Base Camp Trekking

  • Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu, o/n in a hotel (D)

    Arrival and pick up from the international airport in Kathmandu, after some refreshment we will invite you for a traditional Nepali dinner.

  • Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley o/n in a hotel (B)

  • Day 3: Fly to Tumlingtar and trek to Khadbari (3hrs, 1036m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 4: Trek to Chichila (6/7hrs, 2160m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 5: Trek to Num (6hrs, 2600m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 6: Trek to Shedwa (7hrs, 2600m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 7: Trek to Tashigaon (5/6hrs, 2650m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 8: Rest day in Tashigaon o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 9: Trek to Kouma Pain (7/8hrs, 3500m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 10: Trek to Kharkela (4hrs, 4100m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 11: Trek to Yangle Kharka (5/6hrs, 4300m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 12: Trek to Mera (5/6hrs, 4700m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 13: Trek to Makalu base camp (7hrs, 5000m) and trek back to Mera o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 14: Trek back to Yangle Kharka (5/6hrs) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 15: Trek to Kumlapani (5/6hrs) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 16: Trek to Tashi Goun (6/7hrs) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 17: Trek to Shedwa (7hrs, 2600m) o/n camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 18: Trek to Num (6hrs, 2600m) o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 19: Trek to Chichila (6/7hrs, 2160m) o/n camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 20: Trek to Tumlingtar o/n in camp (B,L,D)

  • Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu o/n in a hotel (B)

  • Day 22: Free day in Kathmandu o/n in a hotel (B)

  • Day 23: Transfer to the international airport (B)

What is included?

  • Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Government licensed trekking guide and porters during trekking
  • 3 meals a day during trekking (B, L, D)
  • All the necessary kitchen equipment, member, dining, kitchen and toilet tent during trekking
  • Government licensed guide with privet transport during sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Accommodation in hotel and camp
  • Conservation fee and TIMS

What is excluded?

  • Travel insurance incl. Repatriation by helicopter rescue in case of emergency
  • Personal expenses and tips for staff
  • Monument entrance fees during sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
  • Nepal visa fee USD 40 for 30 days and 4 passport sized pict
  • International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu

Best Seasons Listing

Best Season
Apr - May & Sep - Nov

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