Makalu Base Camp trek

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  • duration 16 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 5+ years old
  • guiding method Live Guide/Instructor
  • Trek difficulty Hard
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu , Nepal
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The Trek begins from Tumlingtar at mid-eastern Nepal, an hour's flight from Kathmandu. The real walking starts from Chichila, a 3-hour's drive from Tumlingtar. Following the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, we cross various high passes such as Shipton La, Keke La and lakes such as Kalopokhari etc.

While trekking, we rise from lowland of Tumlingtar on the Arun River to one of the highest Base Camps on earth, the Makalu Base Camp at 5000m. While on the way to the Makalu Base Camp, you will enjoy the views of the highest mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Baruntse and other Himalayan mountains along with Makalu (8481m) itself.

The Makalu Base Camp trek is a remote trek in Nepal and we will thus be camping. It is not an easy trek (but not dangerous either) and therefore you are required to be in good physical shape.

If you have the time, money, and physical fitness, we highly recommend this trek. You will be getting a very authentic trekking experience in a very beautiful and secluded area in Nepal!
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Makalu Base Camp trek
5 - Excellent
  • Gipuzkoa
  • From Vietnam
  • On Jun 22 2015
“Soy Vietnamita pero trabajo en una agencia de españa nunca habia pasado tan bien como aqui, en el trekking: Magnifica la organizacion que ofrece esta agencia de trek. Recomienable para todos al cien por cien.”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Khandbari (1067m)
  • Day 2: Khandbari to Sakurate (1893m)
  • Day 3: Sakurate to Num (1524m)
  • Day 4: Num to sedua (1700m)
  • Day 5: Sedua to Tashigaon(2063m)
  • Day 6: Tashigaon to Kauma (2500)
  • Day 7: Kauma to Mumbuk(3500m)
  • Day 8: Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka (3660m)
  • Day 9: Nehe kharka to Shershon (4720m)
  • Day 10: Shershon to Makalu Base Camp (4853m)
  • Day 11: Return from Makalu Base Camp, go down to Tumlingtar.
  • Day 12: Tumlingtar.
  • Day 13: Tumlingtar
  • Day 14: Tumlingtar
  • Day 15: Tumlingtar
  • Day 16: Fly to Kathmandu.
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • 1 professional licensed and English speaking mountain guide
  • Airport picks up & drops by private car.
  • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by car.
  • Full board meal (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek, prepared by our cook, including Tea & coffee.
  • Shared tented accommodation and all necessary equipment during the trek.
  • Boiled drinking water during the trek.
  • All special trekking permits & fees.
  • Required number of porters, cook, and their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine, transportation.
  • Surface Transfer to and from Kathmandu.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag.
  • All our government taxes and administrative expenses.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • Your travel insurance.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver-tipping is expected.
  • Sightseeing/Monuments entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.
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