Makalu Base Camp Trekking
Makalu Base Camp Trekking is famous as one of the most remote treks in all of Nepal. It take you to the world's fifth highest mountains and deep into the North eastern Himalaya. This trek is located inside the Makalu-Barun National Park which provides some of Nepal's most unseen and amazing scenery ranging from the sweeping Arun river valley, over the Barun La (4200m.) to the remorseless ice fields surrounding Makalu (8463m.). This is an extremely isolated area, surrounded by some of the most impressive scenery with Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse and Chamalang, dominating a very impressive mountain scale. The access to this area is a road link to the town of Hile or a flight to the village of Tumlingtar. Length of Trek: Tumlingtar - Tumlingtar 18 days Hile - Tumlingtar 22 days / average hiking per day 5-6 hrs Maximum elevation reached 5000m.
Duration: 33/25/27 Days
Activities: Camping Trekking Package
Maximum altitude: 5150m
Best season: Sep-Oct-Nov/ Apr-May
Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)
Accommodations: Eco Camping organized inclusive breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
Transport: Necessary as per package you have required depends on group size – car /van/bus/flight/ to and from starting and ending point and drive or flight from gateway town
Makalu Base Camp Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Fly to (Kathmandu) - Tumlingtar and trek to Khandbari/ camping.
Day 02: Khandbari to Fururu and O/n at tented camp.
Day 03: Fururu to Num and O/n at tented camp.
Day 04: Num to Sindua and O/n at tented camp.
Day 05: Sindua to Tashi Gau (village) and O/n at tented camp.
Day 06: Tashi Gau to Kauma and O/n at tented camp.
Day 07: Kauma to Mumbuk and O/n at tented camp.
Day 08: Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka and O/n at tented camp.
Day 09: Nhe Kharka to Sherson and O/n at tented camp.
Day 10: Sherson to Makalu Base camp and O/n at tented camp.
Day 11: Explore Makalu Base Camp and O/n at tented camp.
Day 12: Trek back to Nhe Kharka and O/n at tented camp.
Day 13: Nhe Kharka to Mumbuk and O/n at tented camp.
Day 14: Mumbuk to Kauma and O/n at tented camp.
Day 15: Kauma to Tashi Gau and O/n at tented camp.
Day 16: Tashi Gau to Balung and O/n at tented camp.
Day 17: Balung to Phukuwa and O/n at tented camp.
Day 18: Phukuwa to Bumling and O/n at tented camp.
Day 19: Bumling to Tumlingtar and O/n at local lodge.
Day 20: Fly back Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.
Cost: Please contact us.
Minimum Group size: 4
Season: Sep-Oct-Nov/ Apr-May
Departure date: as per your convenience.
- Daily itinerary as described,
- all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters,
- all meals on trek,
- all fees and land transportation,
- camping gear such as twin sharing tent,
- toilet tent, dinning/kitchen tent,
- necessary staff.
- Bottled beverages,
- items of a personal nature,
- delay due to weather,
- equipment failure or situations beyond our control.
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