Makalu base camp trekking offers prodigious opportunity to explore high altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes & fabulous ethnic Himalayan lifestyle, culture and tradition too. Mount Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world lies at the elevation of 8463 Meters above from the Sea Level. Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, Kanchenjunga Makalu are the stunning Himalayan ridges you can see during the Makalu Base Camp trek. A fabulous trekking will commence after 50 minutes scenic flight to Tumlingtar.
The trail to Makalu Base Camp Trekking envelops plain, the 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. Makalu Base Camp trekking takes into the foothill of the fifth highest mountain in the world located nearby the popular Barun Glacier. Exploring Hungu valley, Barun Glacier, blooming rhododendron forest, Barun Glacier with polished granite cliffs, fabulous waterfalls are the highlights of Makalu Base Camp trek. We are also able to explore ancient cultural tradition and culture about Gurung, Rai and Sherpa religion.
The month of March to May(Spring season) and September to November(Autumn season ) are called as the best trekking time to conquer Makalu Base Camp trekking in Nepal.
Day 1: Fly to Tumlingtar (45 minutes) and drive to Chichira (1,980m/ 3-4 hours drive)
After breakfast, we catch the plane to Tumlingtar. It will take 45 minute`s scenic flight to reach Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. After reaching Tumlingtar we will take another scenic drive to Chichira for overnight.
Day 2: Trek to Num (1,560m/ 6-7 hours) from Chichira (1,980m)
Today, after breakfast we are ready for Num(1560 M) from the Chichira(1980 M). It will take about 7 hours to reach Chichira from Num. The journey to Chichira passes through several traditional but beautiful Village and dense forest.
Day 3: Trek to Seduwa (1,500m/5-6hours trek) from Num (1,560m)
The Stunning Seduwa is our today destination from Num(1560 M). A journey to Seduwa(1500 M) will take about 6 hours gentle walking from Num. The trail from Num descent through forest and crosses the Barun river. From there it ascends up and will get to Seduwa for overnight.
Day 4: Trek to Tashi gaon (2,100m/4-5 hours) from Seduwa (1,500m)
The cultivating land and traditional settlement, diverse landscape are the major attraction of this day. A fabulous village Tashi Gaon is our today destination for Overnight. We can embark breathtaking view of snow-capped mountains from the Tashi gaon.
Day 5: Trek to Khongma Danda (3,500m/ 6-7 hours) from Tashi gaon (2,100m)
After breakfast, we will start our strive trekking to Khongma Danda (3500 m) from Tasi Gaon (2100M). From Tashi gaon, we will take ascending trail through dense forest to stream. It will take about 7 hours to reach Khongma Danda (3500m) for overnight.
Day 6: Acclimatization day at Khongma Danda (3,500m)
A lingering day help us a lot to acclimatize with high altitude. We will get chance to explore around the Khongma Danda(3500 M).
Day 7: Trek to Dobate (6-7 hours ) from Khongma Danda (3,500m)
Today is our tough trekking day because we are going to pass Shipton La Pass and the Kele La Pass. After crossing Kele La pass we will further trek to Dobate for overnight. The journey to Dobate will takes about 7 hours gentle walk.
Day 8: Trek to Yangri Kharka (3,557m/5- 6hours) from Dobate
Trekking through dense blooming rhododendron forest will be amazed. We need to trek ascending trail from Barun Khola to Reach Yangri Kharka (3557 m) for Overnight.
Day 9: Trek to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m/ 5-6 hours) from Yangri Kharka (3,557m)
Lanmale kharka (4410 M) is our today`s destination for Overnight. We start walking from Yangri Kharka and cross the Yak meadows and dense rhododendron, oak, pine forest before reaching Langmale Kharka.
Day 10: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (4,870m/6-7 hours) from Langmale Kharka: (4,410m)
After 7 hour strives walking, we will at Makalu Base Camp(4870 m). It is our ultimate destination of our trek. From Makalu base camp we will start descending towards Tumlingtar. Makalu south , Mount Everest, Mount Lothse are the spectacular Himalayan ridge we can see from the Makalu Base Camp.
Day 11: Acclimatization day at Makalu Base Camp
A free day when we will actually get busy with exploring around Makalu Base Camp. We can enjoy the superb views of south face of Makalu, Everest and Lhotse mountains and can also explore the glaciers, lakes.
Day 12: Trek back to Yangri Kharka(6-7 hours trek) from Makalu Base Camp
Yangri Kharkha is our today`s destination for Overnight. The descending journey to Yangri Kharka from Makalu Base Camp will take about 7 hours.
Day 13: Trek to Dobate( 6-7 hours trek) from Yangri Kharka
This day we take early breakfast and will start our trekking where we take descent trail through rocks, foress and Barun River to reach Dobate for overnight.
Day 14: Trek to Khongma Danda(5-6 hours trek) from Dobate
The 6 hours journey will pass through Kele La and Kauma la pass before reaching Khongma Danda for Overnight.
Day 15: Trek to Tashi gaon(4-5 hours trek) from Khongma Danda
A traditional village Tashi gaon is our today`s destination. The journey to Tashi Gaon will take 5 hours and Overnight at there.
Day 16: Trek back to Seduwa(4-5 hours) from Tashi gaon
Today`s journey leads to Seduwa passes through the bang of Barun river and fabulous local settlements. It will take about 5 hours gentle walk to reach Seduwa for Overnight.
Day 17: Trek to Num (5-6 hours ) from Seduwa
Today`s journey passes through glorious dense blooming forest and beautiful Sherpa village before reaching Num for overnight from Seduwa. It will take about 6 hours to reach seduwa.
Day 18: Trek back to Tumlingtar(6-7 hours) from Num
Tumligtar is our today`s destination to take 50 minute`s scenic flight to Kathmandu. Overnight stay at Tea House.
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu(50 mins flight)
Today is our ultimate day of Makalu Base Camp trekking. We will take 50 minute`s scenic flight to Kathmandu to back homeland. In Kathmandu, you can do some last minute shopping before joining farewell dinner with Trek Nepal Himalayas. Overnight at Hotel.
Note: Almost branded trekking and Peak Climbing gears are available in Kathmandu to Purchase. Please do not hesitate to ask us if you would like some advice about where to go to get any trekking and climbing gears.
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