Makalu Base Camp Trek

2. Makalu Base Camp Trekking

It is the fifth highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres (27,825 ft) and is located 19 km (12 mi) southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid.Makalu has two notable subsidiary peaks. Kangchungtse, or Makalu II (7,678 m) lies about 3 km (2 mi) north-northwest of the main summit. Rising about 5 km (3.1 mi) north-northeast of the main summit across a broad plateau, and connected to Kangchungtse by a narrow, 7,200 m saddle, is Chomo Lonzo (7,804 m).Treking in this eastern region of Nepal offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The trail takes you from the steamy lowlands of Tumlingtar on the Arun River, through one of the least frequented areas of Nepal, to the base camp of Makalu [8475m]. The trail follows the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing Shipton pass at 4127 meter before arriving at Makalu Base Camp [5000m], from here views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse are truly spectacular. The Arun valley is also a home of rare species of various Birds which are now only found in Nepal. Anyone in good shape and has previous experience of trekking can make this fairly challenging trek anytime in March to May and September to early December. this treks have lot of ethnic group of people alphabet in this area.

01 Arrive Kathmandu
02 Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley
03 Fly Kathmandu – Tumlingtar [460m] & trek to Khandbari [1040m]
04 Trek to Fururu [1900m]
05 Trek to Num [1490m]
06 Trek to Sedua [1460m]
07 Trek to Tashi gaon [2070m]
08 Trek to Kauma [3470m]
09 Trek to Mumbuk [3570m]
10 Trek to Nhe Kharka [3000m]
11 Trek to Sherson [4615m]
12 Trek to Makalu Base camp [5000m]
13 Rest day – Exploration etc
14 Trek to Nhe Kharka [3000m]
15 Trek to Mumbuk [3570m]
16 Trek to Kauma [3470m]
17 Trek to Tashi Gaon [2070m]
18 Trek to Balung [760m]
19 Trek to Pukuwa [550m]
20 Trek to Bumling [370m]
21 Trek to Tumlingtar [460m]
22 Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
23 Sight seeing Bhaktapur/Patan
24 Depart to home country



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