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Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp TrekMakalu (8465m.) is the fifth highest mountain of the world located close to Everest region in the central part of Nepal. Makalu base camp trek is the adventurous trek that offers the large diversity of ecosystem, mountain vistas, pristine nature as well as the unspoilt ethnic culture. Makalu base camp trek is the off the beaten trek which is less visited by the mass trekkers. The trekking trail of the Makalu base camp trek is utterly marvelous, still untouched and an irregular. This trekking region is protected by the Makalu Barun national park. In this trek you can observe the superb panoramic view of the mountains like Everest- the highest of the world, Makalu, Lhotse, Kutumsang, Baruntse, Chamlang etc which are really regal and fantastic. This region offers the pristine ecosystem and the bio diversity. While trekking you visit different villages of the Rai, Limbu, Sherpa which provides you the chance to get insight into their lifestyle, culture, religion etc.

The remote adventurous Makalu base camp trek begins with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar airstrip. In this trek you walk through the Arun River valley traversing the quaint villages of Rai, Limbu, and Sherpa like Sedua and Num, Makalu Barun national park with view of the mountains and river valleys. Arun valley- the deepest valley of the world is the main attraction of the Makalu base camp trek. Arun valley is famous for the wide range of bird’s species where you can see more than 600 species of the birds including the rare spiny babbler which is found only in Nepal. During the Makalu base camp trek you can explore various types of flora and fauna and encounter the endangered Clouded Leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer etc. in this trek you cross the Shiptin Col to the south side of the Mt. Makalu. The best season to go for Makalu base camp trek are autumn and spring when the weather is clear and you can have the clear view of the mountains as well as the natural scenery.


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Day 01: Kathmandu arrival, transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sight around Kathmandu valley, Pre-trip meeting.
Day 03: Flight: Kathmandu - Tumlingtar (860m.), trek to Khadbari.Tented Camp
Day 04: Khadbari to Chichila (1,830m.). Camp
Day 05: Chichila to Num (1,490m.). Camp
Day 06: Trek to Sedua (1,460m.). Camp
Day 07: Trek to Tashi Gaon (2,070m.). Camp
Day 08: Tashi Gaun to Kauma (3,470m.). Camp
Day 09: Rest / Exploration day at Kauma.
Day 10: Kauma to Mumbuk  (3,570m.). Camp
Day 11: Trek to Nhe Kharka  (3,000m.). Camp
Day 12: Nhe Kharka to Sherson (4,615m.). Camp
Day 13: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (5,000m.). Camp
Day 14: Explore Makalu Base Camp.
Day 15: Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka (3,000m.). Camp
Day 16: Nhe kharka to Mumbuk (3,570m.). Camp
Day 17: Trek to Kauma (3,470m.). Camp
Day 18: Kauma to Tashi Gaon (2,070m.). Camp
Day 19: Tashi Gaun to Pukuwa (1,520m.). Camp
Day 20: Pukuwa to Bumling (1,160 m.). Camp
Day 21: Trek Bumling to Tumlingtar (860m.) camp.
Day 22: Flight Tumlingtar-Kathmandu.
Day 23: Free day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu.
Day 24: Transfer to airport for departure.

Price Includes
All land transportation as required for trip,airport pick up-drop.
Hotel in Kathmandu as mentioned itinerary.
Foods and accommodation(tented camp) during the trek.
Local flight cost KTM-Tumlingtar-KTM.
Well equipped trekking guide,Sherpa,Camping special cook and necessary porters.
All kind of permits for trekking.
Allowances for Nepali crews and their insurance.
Emergency evacuation service in case....

Price Excludes
Personal trekking gears and expenses
Foods in Kathmandu
Emergency rescue fee if in case
Tip to guide and porters

Trip Summary   : Tumlingtar-Tashi Gaun-Makalu Base Camp-Nhe Kharka-Bumling.

Grade Info           : Strenuous

Mode of Trek      : Camping / Tented Camp.

Trip duration       : 24 days / 20 days trek

Highest elevation    : 5000 meters / Makalu base camp.

Sleeping bag, Down jacket, Trekking boots and some pairs of socks, Ice-X, Crampons, Trekking poles, Thermos, Sunglasses, Sun and cold cream, Sun hat and warm cap, daily using trekking cloths.......

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