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Makalu Base Camp Trekking

Makalu Base camp trek pictureThe very remote area Makalu Base Camp trek start from Tumlingtar after mountain flight.This remote terrain elongates east from Sagarmatha National Park, connecting to the high plateau of Tibet and the vast subtropical gorge engraved by the Arun River. The brilliant views of craggy Himalayan peaks, comprises Mt. Makalu (8463m), fifth highest in the world, Mt. Chamlang (7200 m) and Mt. Baruntse (7168m) within the remoteness of 40 kms. The Makalu-Barun Valley affords dazzling disparity, where high waterfall pour into deep gorges, craggy rocks go up from lush emerald forests, and multi-colored vegetations bloom beneath the pallid snow crests. The trail goes along the Arun, Kosi and Barun Valley escorts past yak grazing land and glaciers to the Makalu base camp from where the fantastic views of Everest, Makalu and Lhotse seems outstanding.Ê The trek to Makalu base camp visits one of the most inaccessible and isolated areas of Nepal. This area is blessed with diversity of natural vegetation, culture and life style of local people.

This is a purely camping trek. The lodges are not available along the route. This trek goes high up to 5,100m. This is a region where you hardly find any modern facilities and amenities but blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty.

Trip Facts:

Duration: 23 days
Grade: Hard
Group Size: 2/ 18 pax
Activities: Trekking
Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec
Altitudes: 5000m


Day 01: Arrive in kathmandu airport & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Full day Sight seeing in Kathmandu valley with profesanel tour guide.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar & trek to Khandbari (1040 m)
Day 04: Trek to Chichira (1980 m)
Day 05: Trek to Num (1560 m)
Day 06: Trek to Sheduwa (1500 m)
Day 07: Trek to Tashigaon (2100 m)
Day 08: Trek to Kauma (3760 m)
Day 09: Trek to Mumbuk (3520 m)
Day 10: Trek to Yangri Kharka (4274 m)
Day 11: Trek to Sherson (4630 m)
Day 12: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (4870 m)
Day 13: Rest day
Day 14: Trek back to Ripok Kharka (4000 m)
Day 15: Trek to Mumbuk (3520 m)
Day 16: Trek to Kauma (3760 m)
Day 17: Trek to Sheduwa (1500 m)
Day 18: Trek to Mure (1943 m)
Day 19: Trek to Bhote Bash (1730 m)
Day 20: Trek to Tumlingtar (410 m)
Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 22: Rest day in Kathmandu
Day 23: Final departure from kathmandu to your own destination