On Request
AccommodationFull board camping
Best SeasonSpring, Autumn
Mode Of TravelFly in/out
Trip Start PointKathmandu
Trip End PointKathmandu
Group SizeMin. 2 - Max. 12 pax
Duration22 Days
Trekking Days18 days
Trekking Hours5-7 hours
Trip GradeModerate - Difficult

Trip Highlights

Makalu base camp trek takes you to one of the most remote and unfrequented areas in Nepal. The trail goes along the Arun Koshi and Barun Valley, protected as Nepal's newest national park renowned for its natural beauty and rich biodiversity. The Makalu region offers a most outstanding and diverse trekking route in the Himalayas. A rough trail leads past yak pastures and glaciers to the base of Makalu, the world's fifth highest Mountain, located 22 km to the east of Everest and 80 km west of Kangchenjunga.
This isolated and remote area of the Makalu has been successful at preserving the country's distinctive culture, flora and fauna. While trekking, travelers will be much impressed by high waterfalls cascading into deep gorges, craggy rocks rising from lush green forests, and colorful flowers blossoming beneath white snow peaks. Rare species of animals and plants are found in abundance in the undisturbed habitats over here. You can make an outstanding trek in eastern Nepal from Tumlingtar by walking north up the Arun Kosi to Sedua and Num, into the upper Barun Khola valley for a close look at Makalu and Chhamlang. The trek to Makalu base camp is one of the most remote and unfrequented areas in Nepal. From the vantage point above Makalu Base Camp you will be mesmerized with the views of the world's highest mountains, including Everest (8,850m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Chamlang (7,319m) and Baruntse (7,220m).

  • Mesmerizing views of Mt. Makalu, Mt. Chamlang and many other peaks
  • Experience the rural life of culturally & ethnically rich people like Rai, Limbu and others
  • The most pristine mountain ecosystems on earth
  • Wilderness and stunning natural scenery
  • A wide range of attitudinal and climatic variation

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel
Day 02: Permits preparation day
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (860m) & drive to Num (1490m) 2hrs
Day 04: Trek to Sedua (1460m) 5-6 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Tashi Gaon (2070m) 5 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Kauma (3470m) 6 hrs
Day 07: Rest / Exploration day at Kauma
Day 08: Trek to Mumbuk (3570m) 5hrs
Day 09: Trek to Nhe Kharka (3000m) 6hrs
Day 10: Trek to Sherson (4615m) 7hrs
Day 11: Trek to Makalu Base camp (5000m) 4-5hrs
Day 12: Explore Makalu Base Camp
Day 13: Trek to Nhe Kharka (3000m) 7 hrs
Day 14: Trek to Mumbuk (3570m) 6hrs
Day 15: Trek to Kauma (3470m) 5hrs
Day 16: Trek to Tashi Gaon (2070m) 5hrs
Day 17: Trek to Pukuwa (1520m) 6hrs
Day 18: Trek to Bumling (1160m) 5hrs
Day 19: Trek to Tumlingtar (860m) 4hrs
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 21: Free day to explore Kathmandu
Day 22: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination

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