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Makalu Base Camp Trek

Duration: 20 daysCost: USD Price on requestGrade: moderate
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Group Size: 2-10 Max Elevation: 5,100m
Fitness Level: Moderate Destination Nepal
Arrial on: Kathmandu Depature From: Kathmandu
Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during trek
Accomodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and teahouse during the trek

One of ideal trekking destination among solitary trekkers, Makalu Base Camp trek is an exceptional and classical trekking experience towards the foothill of world’s fifth highest summit (8,483/27,818ft). It offers delightful opportunity to explore high-altitude terrain, snow-clad mountain and remote Himalayan life of Nepal. The trek to Makalu Base Camp begins with the scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, a small settlement nestled above Arun River.

The trek meanders through the remote and unexplored Makalu Barun Buffer Zone and passes cultivated fields, isolated hamlets and forest before entering the National Park. From here, the need of large gain in altitude makes your days strenuous and sometimes offers official camping sites. The lower section of the trail are well-known for lushness with verdant forest whereas the upper section shares polished granite cliffs with hanging glacier and over flowing waterfalls.

At the higher ridge, the dominating view of Mount Kanchenjunga in the east, Mt. Makalu and Everest to the west captivates the heart of every trekker. Makalu Base Camp is nestled at Sherson (4,700m), an alpine high grazing area close to the tip of the Barun Glacier, which is engulfed by stunning assortments of Himalayan peaks. The unique landscapes and forest of Barun valley shelters some of last remaining pristine eco-system in the world. It is also home to many high land endangered and rare wildlife which are state of extension. This is fully camping trek that brings you so close to untamed beauty of Nepal and let you experience the cherished culture of people living in high land of Nepal.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Flight to tumlingtar 937m and trek to khadbari

Day 04: Trek to chichila 2000m

Day 05: Trek to Num 1600m

Day 06: Trek to seduwa 1650m

Day 07: Trek to Tasigaun 2200m

Day 08: Trek to Khongma 3500m

Day 09: Trek to dobato via keke-la

Day 10: Trek to yanglekharka 3520m

Day 11: Trek to langmalekharka 4360m

Day 12: Trek to Makalu Base Camp 5000m

Day 13: Rest day

Day 14: Trek back to yanglekharka 3520m

Day 15: Trek back to Tasigaun 2200m

Day 16: Trek back to Num1600m

Day 17: Trek back to chichila 2000m

Day 18: Trek back to tumlingtar937m

Day 19: Flight back to Kathmandu

Day 20: Final departure

Cost Included

  • All Ground Transportation as per itinerary
  • Guide for sightseeing at Kathmandu valley
  • Accommodation in 3-star hotel at Kathmandu and teahouseduring the trek
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
  • Necessary guides and porters including their salary, insurance, equipments, transportation andlodging
  • All necessary permits (ACAP) and Entrance fee
  • Welcome and Farewell dinner
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry Visa Fee (acceptable only in USD). Bring atleast two passport photographs’
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Lunch and Dinner at Kathmandu
  • Travel Insurance
  • Rescue Charge in case of Emergency Evacuation
  • Personal Nature Expenses like Alcoholic Beverages, Laundry,Phone Calls, Shopping etc
  • Tips from Driver and Porter

Why Travel With Us?

Our reputation is supported by the great feedback we receive from our contented clients. Because of our high quality service, experienced staff members and friendliness, we have been admired by travelers from world over.
High Pass Trekking is highly concerned with your health and safety during the entire trip. Our highly qualified staff members are well trained and experienced in their respective fields including first aid and altitude related health issues.
High Pass Trekking uses the standard equipments for trekking, peak climbing and rafting and has, no doubt the best fleet of modern vehicles in Nepal. The equipments used in expedition are more than reliable, safe and comfortable. Our vehicles are religiously maintained and renew on regular basis after certain time frame.
If you are willing to travel alone, we can carter the single supplement trip package at amazing cost.
Whether you are constrained by time or wish to add some extra days to your trip or want to change the trip, we are flexible and can customize the package as per your will. Just feel free to ask for changes.

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