Makalu Base Camp Trek 17 Days

US$
2290
per person
  • Bharat kc Ramesh karki , Santosh sunuwar , Dawa sherpa
  • on the way to makalu bc
  • Bharat kc Ramesh karki , Santosh sunuwar , Dawa sherpa
  • on the way to makalu bc
17
Days
US$ 2290
Per Person (Group Size: 1-10)
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At a Glance

Duration

17 days

Destination

Nepal

Trip Difficulty

Extreme

Max altitude

5140m/16863 ft

Group Size

1-10 Pax.

Activity

Trekking,hiking & sightseeing

Accommodation

Hotel in Kathmandu, lodge & tea houses during the trek.

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during the trek

Vehicle

Private car/bus/jeep and flight

Overview of Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu, 5th highest mountain in the world, (Alt 8421m.) is situated between the Everest and Kanchenjunga range. it is located in the far east of Nepal and borders the trans Himalaya range. generally you will take a flight to tumlingtar or you can also go by bus drive from kathmandu . Basically you will start to walk from tumlingtar. on the way up to makalu base camp trek you will cross many local villages such as a seduwa , thasi gaoun, kauma dada and finally you will cross keke-la pass over the 4200m high then you will reach at another side of mountain landscape , After you will continue up to basecamp another few days more and celebrate to reach at basecamp and explore around then you will re- turn back to tumlingtar from different route, but you will meet same trail at dobato as you went up.

This region is surrounded by Hindus & Buddhist culture. inhabitants by Chettri, Magar, Rai in the lower part of the trek and the uphill is surrounded by Sherpa inhabitants. Early in this trek route there is a temple called Manakamana where thousands of pilgrims come to visit every year.

Cardamom farming is prosperous also in this area. On the way to base camp from Koma-La pass, you will view the whole Everest range and Makalu mountain range including many other beautiful types of scenery. The trek will be adventurous ascending and be descending steeply. From Yangri Kharka, we will see a different mountain. Makalu base camp 5,140m alt.

Our journey commences from the low altitude valley, Arun valley (400m) and mounts over to 5000m elevation. In between Makalu base camp, we will encounter through several passes and note their significance. The region is regarded as a remote area and our hike will become tough, challenging and enjoyable as we go through.


Highlights of Makalu Base Camp Trek

  • Encounter diverse flora and fauna in the Makalu Barun National Park,including rare species like red panda,Himalayan Thar and various bird species.
  • Trek takes you to Mt.Makalu which is the fifth highest peak in the world.
  • Enjoy the breathing view of Mt.Makalu,Mt.Everest,Mt.Chamlang ,Mt.Lhotse.
  • Explore Makalu Barun National Park.
  • Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar.
  • Experience the hospitality of Local Sherpa communities along the trekking route,opportunity to interact with locals

Itinerary

01

Day 01 Arrive in Kathmandu

Duration

30 min

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel

02

Day 02 Trip Preparation Day.

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast

Accommodation

Hotel

03

Day 03 Fly to Tumlingtar from Ktm,50 min(450m),drive to Num (15,60m)4-6 hrs

Duration

50 min flight,4-6 hrs hike

Max altitude

1,560m/5118 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

04

Day 04 Trek to Seduwa,(alt.1650m) 6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

1650m/5413 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

05

Day 05 Trek to Tashi Gaun,(alt,2200m),4 hrs

Duration

4 hrs

Max altitude

2,200m/7217 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

06

Day 06 Trek to Kongma Danda,(alt.3500m),5-6 hrs

Duration

5-6 hrs

Max altitude

3,500m/11482 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

07

Day 07 Acclimatization Day

Max altitude

3,500m/11482 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

08

Day 08 Trek over Keke La Pass-ascend to Tutu La pass to Dobato,(alt.3610m),6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

3610m/11843 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

09

Day 09 Trek to Yangre Kharka,(alt.3520m)5-6 hrs

Duration

5-6 hrs

Max altitude

3,520m/11548 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

10

Day 10 Trek to Langmale Kharka,(alt.4410m)5-6 hrs

Duration

5-6 hrs

Max altitude

4410m/14468 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

11

Day 11 Acclimatization day

Max altitude

4410m/14468 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

12

Day 12 Trek to Sherson (alt.4500m)6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

4500m/14,763 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

13

Day 13 Trek to Makalu Base Camp (alt.4,900m),4-5 hrs

Duration

4-5 hrs

Max altitude

4,900m/16,056 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

14

Day 14 Excursion around Makalu Base Camp,(alt.5000m)

Max altitude

5000m/16404 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

15

Day 15 Trek to Yangre Kharka,(alt.3520m)6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

3520m/11548 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

16

Day 16 Trek to Dobato(alt.3,650m)6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

3,650m/11,975 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

17

Day 17 Trek to Kongma Danda,(alt.3,500m)5-6 hrs

Duration

5-6 hrs

Max altitude

3,500m/11,483 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

18

Day 18 Trek to Seduwa(alt.1650m)6-7 hrs

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

1650m/5413ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

19

Day 19 Trek to Num,alt.1560m

Duration

5-6 hrs

Max altitude

1560m/5118 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

20

Day 20 Drive to Tumlingtar,

Duration

4-5 hrs

Max altitude

512m/1679 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

21

Day 21 Drive back to Kathmandu,alt.1300m

Duration

6-7 hrs

Max altitude

1300m/4265 ft

Meals

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation

Local Teahouse

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Inclusion/Exclusion

What's Included?

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • Three night hotel in Kathmandu 2 on arrival and one on departure B/B.
  • Three times meals on Trek (breakfast,lunch and dinner).
  • Hot drinks Tea or Coffee.
  • Fresh Fruit after dinner everyday.
  • Accommodation twin sharing room.
  • Experience English speaking guide.
  • Porter(2 person =1 porter)each carrying max 25 kg.
  • Makalu National Park fee.
  • TIMMS card.
  • Rural municipality entrance fee.
  • All ground transportation.
  • First aid kit.
  • NatureExplore Trek down jacket(refundable after the trip).
  • Duffle Bag for the trip(refundable after the trip).
  • Last night dinner at Nepali kitchen with cultural dance show.
  • Nature Explore T-shirt.
  • All the trip necessary documents.
  • Govt.Vat and Tax

What's Excluded?

  • Personal insurance.
  • International airfare
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment.
  • All types of Beverage.
  • Extra expenses like Battery charge,Wifi,Hot shower,Laundary during the trek.
  • Tipping for staff.

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