Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid. One of the most popular trekking destinations among solitary trekkers and one of the fifth highest mountains in the world, Makalu Base Camp trek offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes, and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. Our journey begins with an hour-long flight to Tumlingtar whereas the real trek starts from Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. The 22-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an ideal choice for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds. Makalu Region trekking can be organized only of Camping trek.
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drive to Chichira (1,980m/6497ft): 50 mins flight, 3-4 hours drive
Day 02: Chichira to Num (1,560m/5119ft): 6-7 hours
Day 03: Num to Seduwa (1,500m/4922 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 04: Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m/6890ft): 4-5 hours
Day 05: Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m/11,483 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 06: Acclimatization/Rest
Day 07: Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6-7 hours
Day 08: Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m/11,670 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 09: Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m/14,468ft): 5-6 hours
Day 10: Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4,870m/15,978ft): 6-7 hours
Day 11: Explore Makalu Base Camp
Day 12: Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka: 6-7 hours
Day 13: Yangri Kharka to Dobate: 6-7 hours
Day 14: Dobate to Khongma Danda: 5-6 hours
Day 15: Khongma Danda to Tashigaon: 4-5 hours
Day 16: Tashigaon to Seduwa: 4-5 hours
Day 17: Seduwa to Num: 5-6 hours
Day 18: Num to Tumlingtar: 6-7 hours
Day 19: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 50 mins flight
- All Transport
- Trekker’s Information Management System(TIMS) card
- All governmental procedure fees, permits and local taxes.
- All meals and accommodation throughout the trek.
- An experienced English speaking trekking guide and porter possessing valid license issued by the government of Nepal.
- Highly experienced trekking staffs.
- Travel and rescue arrangements.
What's not included?
- Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu
- Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
- Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during Everest base camp trek.
- Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters, beverages etc.
- Personal Everest base camp trekking equipments/gears.
- Tips for guides, porters and drivers.
- All others expenses not mentioned in “Trip Cost Includes” section