Makalu Base Camp Trekking
Makalu base cmap trekking facts
- Duration of Trip:20 Days
- Trekking Days: 18 Days
- Type of Trek: Teahouse / Lodge stay
- Max. Altitude: 5000m
- Grade of Trek:Medium-Hard
- Main Attraction: Makalu Base Camp
Makalu Base Camp Trekking :The fifth highest mountain in the world, Mount Makalu lies at the elevation of 8463m. It is situated in the Makalu Barun National Park, which covers an area of 2330 sq. km extending around the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts of Nepal. And, the panorama of the highest mountain in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, Makalu and other mountains greets you.
Makalu base camp trek can be fairly challenging in some parts depending upon your level of physical fitness. Outstanding scenery of Makalu Base Camp Trek’s route significantly provides unique cultural heritage and incredible views of mountain peaks. The trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar of Mid-eastern Nepal for half an hour’s. The trail to Makalu Base Camp Trek envelops plain, sub tropical valley of Arun River basin to extraordinary temperate passes called Keke La pass (4230m) and Tutu La pass (4200m), many edges ascend up from the Barun River valley which is off the beaten mid hill trails.
Gurung, Rai and Sherpa are the main habitants in this area. The trails follows the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing Shipton pass (4127 m) before arriving at Makalu Base Camp (5000 m), from here views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse are really amazing. Also, you will have unbelievable view of mountain, glacier lake and Hungu valley.
Makalu Base Camp Trek offered by Encounter Nepal lets trekkers to make an exceptional journeying which lets you enjoy views of Makalu, Baruntse, Lhotse and Everest from the base camp, a truly unforgettable moments.