- duration 15 days
- tour type Private
- age requirement 18+ years old
- max group size 15
- guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
- Maximum altitude 5100 meters
- Varieties of culturally and ethnically rich people like Brahman, Chhetri and Many more.
- Eye Catching view of including Mt. Everest, Makalu,
- Camping at alpine meadows at the base of Mt. Makalu viewing neighbouring peaks.
- The trek therefore passes through a wide diversity of ecosystems and cultures.
The Makalu Base Camp trek is a remote trekking route that starts from the lowlands of Tumlingtar and follows the Arun River. The region is especially notable for its ethnic variety. Many ethnic groups such as Brahman, Chhetri, Rai, Limbu, Gurung and Tamang live here.
The Arun valley offers some rare species of birds, some of which are only found in Nepal. After crossing the Arun River, you follow the Kasuwa Khola and scale the Shipton Pass (4,500 m). Trekking along the upper Barun River valley, you then reach the Makalu Base Camp (5000 m), from where you get some incredible views of the picturesque south face of Makalu, with Everest and Lhotse in the background.
After many days of hard trekking, the steadfast trekkers are rewarded with panoramic views of the eastern Himalayas, including Chamlang, Peak 6, Peak 7 and of Makalu itself, the world’s fifth highest mountain. The experience and serenity of camping in alpine meadows at the base of Mt. Makalu, while sitting back and enjoying the Himalayan panorama is absolutely spectacular. In fact, this trek is generally spectacular!
Day 1: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Khandbari (1,067m)
Day 2: Trek from Khandbari to Sakurate (1,893m)
Day 3: Trek from Sakurate to Num (1,524m)
Day 4: Trek from Num to Seduwa (1,700m)
Day 5: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon(2,063m)
Day 6: Trek from Tashigaon to Kauma (2,500m)
Day 7: Trek from Kauma to Mumbuk (3,500m)
Day 8: Trek from Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka (3,660m)
Day 9: Trek from Nehe Kharka to Sherson (4,720m)
Day 10: Trek from Shershon to Makalu Base Camp (4,853m)
Day 11: Trek from Nehe Kharka to Shipton La Camp
Day 12: Trek from Shipton La Camp and back to Seduwa
Day 13: Trek from Sedua to Mure
Day 14: Trek from Mure to Khandbari
Day 15: Khandbari to Tumlingtar & fly back to Kathmandu
- All airport pick-up and drop.
- Ticketing, trekking permit and all needed document.
- All surface transportation to the starting point and from the ending point of the trek ( Local).
- Flight to Tumlintar and Back ( both way )
- Basic Lodges during the trek as accommodation.
- Three meals a day , Breakfast, Lunch and Diner with tea or coffee during the breakfast.
- Necessary insurance for trekking staff
- First Aid kit.
- Emergency Rescue assistance, if needed.
- A profession English speaking guide.
- Equpment like sleeping bags, down Jacket, Duffle bags, Walking pols, if you dk not. have your own ( refundable)
- Seasonal fruits.
- Normal Medical Kits with oximeter and pulse meter.
- Personal expenses
- All meals and hotels in Kathmandu..
- Activities in Kathmandu like hotel and sightseeing tour.
- International airfare
- Travel insurance (compulsory)
- Porter if you require
- Earn US$ 60+ in travel credits.
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Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.
How much money do I need to bring with me?
Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.
- How does it work with a porter?
Is a visa on arrival available?
Typically, yes. However, in response to the current Covid situation, rules for arriving visitors may change frequently and sometimes without notice. It may be necessary to obtain a tourist visa in your own country before travel. For updated information on visas, please check the Nepal Tourism Board and the Government of Nepal Immigration websites.
- Is quarantine in Nepal in effect for arriving visitors?
- What happens if someone gets altitude sickness, does the rest of the group continue on?