Makalu Base Camp Trekking :The fifth highest mountain in the world, Mount Makalu lies at the elevation of 8463m. It is situated in the Makalu Barun National Park, which covers an area of 2330 sq. km extending around the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts of Nepal. And, the panorama of the highest mountain in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, Makalu and other mountains greets you.
Makalu base camp trek can be fairly challenging in some parts depending upon your level of physical fitness. Outstanding scenery of Makalu Base Camp Trek’s route significantly provides unique cultural heritage and incredible views of mountain peaks. The trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar of Mid-eastern Nepal for half an hour’s. The trail to Makalu Base Camp Trek envelops plain, sub tropical valley of Arun River basin to extraordinary temperate passes called Keke La pass (4230m) and Tutu La pass (4200m), many edges ascend up from the Barun River valley which is off the beaten mid hill trails.
Gurung, Rai and Sherpa are the main habitants in this area. The trails follows the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing Shipton pass (4127 m) before arriving at Makalu Base Camp , from here views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse are really amazing. Also, you will have unbelievable view of mountain, glacier lake and Hungu valley.
Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400m)
Sight Seeing around Kathmandu Valley
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num (1,560m)
Trek from Num to Sheduwa (1,510m): Camping
Trek from Sheduwa to Tashi Gaun (2,070m): Camping
Acclimatization at Tashi Gaun (rest day): camping
Trek from Tashi Gaun to Khongma (3,760m): Camping
Trek from Khongma to Mumbuk (3,520m): Camping
Trek from Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka (4,320m): Camping
Trek from Nehe Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4,870m)
Trek from MaKalu Base Camp to Yangle Kharka : Camping
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Khongma: Camping
Trek from Khongma to Sheduwa: Camping
Trek from Sheduwa to Num and drive to Khadbari
Drive from Khandbari to Tumlingtar and Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hot
Transfer to International Airport for final departure