Makalu Base Camp Trekking

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Makalu trekking is also one of the popular trekking destinations in Nepal. Mt. Makalu (8463m) is the fifth highest peak in the world. During the trekking to the area, one cannot only see the Mt. Makalu but also various other mountains such as Mt. Chamlang (7319 m), Mt. Baruntse (7129m) to name a few stretching over 40 km along with Mt. Makalu, which lies at the eastern part of the country and is protected by the Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Project. The park was established in 1992, which covers altogether 2330 sq km. Makalu trekking does not only offer a remarkable sceneries of the mountains but also the varieties of flora and fauna, the plants of all major ecological zones, tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, alpine and sub-alpine that are found in the national park, is considered the home to a rich variety of wildlife.

This trekking is considered to be the natural paradise as that includes the beautiful mountains, pristine forest, and a wide variety of plants, animal life and the simple and warm hearted people local people with rich and varied customs. This is considered to be the low altitude trekking, mostly centered at Arun Valley, the eastern part of Nepal. The valley that holds a mighty Arun River and dense forest that is contrasted with the terraced slopes, where you also can see that diverse tribal groups residing in unity and the Makalu-Barun National Park, an important conservation area of many species, which are on the verge of extinct. Makalu trekking is a well-loved trekking routes among the clients of Shin Haru Treks & Expedition.

The trekking to Mt. Makalu begins from Tumlingtar, where we reach by direct flight from Kathmandu. From Tumlingtar we head to Manebhanjyang Crossing Tumlingtar, we reach at valleys, where many ethnic communities inhibit who have long preserved their culture. Trekking route passes through the lush forest, sub-tropical valley, flora and fauna, natural showcase and scenic views of the majestic Himalayas. Subsequently to proceed the out journey to chinchilla and then to Num, Seduwa, Tashingaon, Khongma, Mumbuk and we finally reach at Neh Kharka and take a rest for acclimatization, once we are ready with the altitude, we proceed our trekking to Yak Kharka and then finally we reach at Makalu base camp, where we rest and explore the scenes of this less explored areas and then after all we return back to Neh Kharka and then to Mumbuk, subsequently to Khogma, Seduwa, and then at Num, Chichilla and Manebhanjyan and finally we come back to Tumlingtar and fly back to Kathmandu.



Day 1: Arrival at Kathmandu (1350m).

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing.

Day 3: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Chichila 1,825m, 8/9 hrs.

Day 4: Trek to Num 1,510m, 6/7 hrs.

Day 5: Trek to Seduwa 1,545m, 5/6 hrs.

Day 6: Trek to Tashigaon 2,080m, 4/5 hrs.

Day 7: Trek to Khongma 3,560m 6/7 hrs.

Day 8: Acclimatization day

Day 9: Cross Shipton La than trek to Debotay 3,660m, 7/8 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Yangle Kharka 3,610m5/6 hrs.

Day 11: Trek to Merek 4,500m, 4/5 hrs.

Day 12: Trek to Shersong 5/6 hrs

Day 13: Tour to Makalu Base Camp 5,000m, 5/6 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Yangle Kharka, 7/8 hrs.

Day 15: Trek to Mumbuk, 6/7 hrs.

Day 16: Trek to Khongma, 6/7 hrs

Day 17: Trek to Tashigaon, 5/6 hrs.

Day 18: Trek to Num, 4/5 hrs.

Day 19: Trek to Chichila, Transfer to Tumlingtar, 9hrs.

Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 21: Final Departure.

Cost Includes and Excluded

Cost Includes:

  1. Welcome at Airport.
  2. Airport pickups and drops via cab/taxi.
  3. Accommodation in bnb hotel in Kathmandu or Pokhara.
  4. Sightseeing and Trek Preparation in Kathmandu.
  5. All land transportations.
  6. City tours with a guide.
  7. Entrance fees and all permit fees (ACAP, TIMS).
  8. Accommodation in Tea houses during trek.
  9. All meals (3 times) during trek.
  10. Domestic flight tickets.
  11. Experienced Guide and Porter
  12. Mountain Amantes Trek Day Pack.
  13. All government taxes and fees.
  14. First Aid Medical Kit.

Additional Services on demand. (to be returned after trek)

  1. Down jacket
  2. Sleeping bag
  3. Trekking bag
  4. Trekking poles


Cost Excludes:

  1. Airfares for International Flights
  2. Visa Fees for Nepal Entry
  3. Travel Insurance
  4. Lunch and Dinner during Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  5. Extra night accommodations and foods.
  6. Drinking water, tea and coffee, hot water, hot shower, deserts, soft and hard drinks during trek.
  7. Personal expenses. (Telephone, Internet, Laundry, etc.)
  8. And any other cost not mentioned in include section.


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 Number ticket  × $1,065.00
Total = $1,065.00


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