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Makalu Region Trekking

Picture from Makalu Base Camp Mt. MakaluEastern part of Nepal Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation area is lies in the Solukhumbhu and Sankhuwasabha district.Established in 1992, it covers 2330 sq km. Among the 16 mountains in the park, it is home to Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world (8463m/ 27,766ft).Formerly a restricted area, it spans five major ecological zones where can be found the lush, tropical Arun Valley, dense forests or rhododendron and fir and alpine meadows that lead to the might Barun glacier. From the base camp, any one can view the spectacular Mt. Makalu.The sub-tropical valley floor of the mighty Arun River is in places densely forested, contrasting with the terraced slopes higher up, which are farmed by villagers of diverse tribal groups. High pastures typify the upper slopes, which border on the Makalu-Barun National Park, an important conservation area for many threatened species.

Having a wide range of altitudinal and climatic variations, the Makalu Barun area offers a remarkable and diverse habitat for a rich variety of flora and fauna. Plants of all major ecological zones: tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, alpine and sub-alpine are found here. The park is the home to a rich variety of wildlife also.

Popular Trekking in Makalu Region

Arun Valley TrekArun Valley Trek

The Arun Vally trek name come from Arun River,still very untouched and an irregular trekking area in Makalu region.It is very famous for


Makalu Base Camp TrekMakalu Base Camp Trek

The very remote area Makalu Base Camp trek start from Tumlingtar after mountain flight.This remote terrain elongates east from Sagarmatha National ...