Makalu Base Camp Trekking

Makalu Base Camp TrekkingThe world’s fifth highest peak Mount Makalu lies in eastern Nepal. Makalu Base Camp Trek is the challenging adventure trek in Nepal. It is one of the most remote as well as demanding trekking route for adventure seeker. Very remote area of Nepal Makalu base camp trek goes high up to 5000 m. The trail takes you from sticky lowland near Tumlingtar on the Arun River through one of the least frequented areas of Nepal to Makalu Base Camp. This trek passes with Rai and Sherpa village with their different cultures. Majestic Mountain View of South face of Makalu, Everest, Lhotse, Kanchanjunga and many other can be seen. This area covers Makalu Barun National park with wide range of wilderness, pristine forest. This area is receiving increased foreigner every year.

Fact of Trip

Duration: 24 days
Best season: Mar, Apr, May and Sep, Oct, Nov
Grade: Easy to Moderate – Adventure
Style of Trekking: Camping and Local Guest Houses
Group size: 2 people+

Trip Map

Everest Base Camp Trek
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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Full day guided tour around of the Kathmandu valley. Hotel Overnight.

Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu - Tumlingtar (860 m). Trek to Khadbari (1,040m) (4 hrs). Camp

Day 04: Trek Khadbari to Chichila (1,830 m) (5/6 hrs). Camp

Day 05: Trek Chichila to Num (1,490 m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 06: Trek Num to Sedua (1,460 m) (5/6 hrs). Camp

Day 07: Trek Sedua to Tashi Gaon (2,070 m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 08: Trek Tashi Gaon to Kauma (3,470 m) (6 hrs). Camp

Day 09: Rest / Exploration day at Kauma. Camp

Day 10: Trek Kauma to Mumbuk (3,570 m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 11: Trek Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka (3,000 m) (6 hrs). Camp

Day 12: Trek Nhe Kharka to Sherson (4,615 m) (7 hrs). Camp

Day 13: Trek Sherson to Makalu Base Camp (5,000 m) (4/5 hrs). Camp

Day 14: Explore Makalu Base Camp.

Day 15: Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka (3,000 m) (7 hrs). Camp

Day 16: Trek Nhe kharka to Mumbuk (3,570 m) (6 hrs). Camp

Day 17: Trek Mumbuk to Kauma (3,470m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 18: Trek Kauma to Tashi Gaon (2,070 m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 19: Trek Tashi Gaun to Pukuwa (1,520 m) (6 hrs). Camp

Day 20: Trek Pukuwa to Bumling (1,160 m) (5 hrs). Camp

Day 21: Trek Bumling to Tumlingtar (860 m) (4 hrs). Camp.

Day 22: Flight: Tumlingtar - Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.

Day 23: Free and rest day in Kathmadnu, Evening fare wel dinner in Typical Nepali cultural restaurant. Hotel Overnight.

Day 24: Transfer to International Airport for your final Departure.

Trip Cost Includes:

  • Airport picks up and Drop by private car/van/bus.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with breakfast (on the arrival day and after the trekking)
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking
  • All the Camping equipments (kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipments.
  • All accommodations in camp/ tent and lodge during the trek
  • All the necessary permits for trekking
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly trekking guide & porters
  • Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter
  • sleeping bag & down jackets
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit)
  • All service charge and government taxes

Trip Cost Doesn’t Includes:

  • Travel & Medical insurance
  • Food while you are in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses
  • Alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks
  • International airfare and Nepali visa
  • Tips for the guide and porter

Note: You can also include trip with some other activities such as cultural tour, jungle safari, whitewater rafting, bungee jump, paragliding etc. For further information and prices for any of the above treks please contact us.

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