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Makalu Base Camp Trekking

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
  • Permit USD30 TIMS NRS 2000

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.

Trip Itinerary:

Day 01 : Kathmandu to Tumlingtar to Khandbari: Fly, trek.
Day 02 : Khandbari to Pangma: Trek.
Day 03 : Pangma to Bhotebash: Trek.
Day 04 : Bhotebash to Fururu: Trek.
Day 05 : Fururu to Num: Trek.
Day 06 : Num to Seduwa: Trek.
Day 07 : Seduwa to Tashi Gaon: Trek
Day 08 : Tashi Gaon to Khongma pass: Trek.
Day 09 : Khongma pass to Numbuck: Trek.
Day 10 : Numbuck to Nay Kharka (a pilgrimage for local people): Trek.
Day 11 : Rest day at Nay Kharka: Acclimatization.
Day 12 : Nay Kharka to Sarsung: Trek.
Day 13 : Nay Kharka to Sarsung: Trek.
Day 14 : Makalu Base Camo to Nay Kharka: Trek.
Day 15 : Nay Kharka to Shipton~La pass (4075m): Trek.
Day 16 : Shipton~la pass to Seduwa: Trek
Day 17 : Seduwa to Mure: Trek.
Day 18 : Mure to Khandbari: Trek.
Day 19 : Khandbari to Tumlingtar: Trek.
Day 20 Fly kathmandu 

Price Includes:

  • National Park Entry Permits
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS)
  • Three Meals a Day: breakfast, lunch, dinner including tea/coffee with meals time (one per meal)
  • One Guide: English speaking, insured, registered, well-equipped, his salary, food and accommodation
  • One porter Between two person  insured registered, well-equipped, salary, food and accommodation
  • Accommodation (shared) in a tea house lodge
  • Safe drinking water
  • Emergency care service

Price Excludes:

  • Bar & beverage bills,
  • Personal expenses. bottled water, desserts, shower, insurance, rescue,  personal clothing,
  • Any additional services requested and tips to the staff.
  • Kathmandu-Tumlingtar  -Kathmandu air ticket (USD +NRS

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