MAKALU BASE CAMP TREK

Description: Trip Cost: US$2667

Makalu B.C. trek is an extra adventure; the professional trekkers who would like to venture deep into the high Himalayas can do this trek. This trek offers the most breath taking scenes of the Himalaya. The trekkers can view the giant Makalu above them, which is the fifth highest mountain of the world at 8468m. The other mountains that are in the view are the Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse and more peaks. Both of the river valleys Arun and Barun lead to the Makalu base camp exploring verity of flora, Fauna and geographic diversity. The scenic beauty of the surroundings cannot be described in words. At the upper portion of the trail one can see granite cliffs with glaciers and enchanting waterfalls keep them over flowing. The Makalu base camp 4870 m lies in Makalu Barun National park established in 1992, after flying to Tumlingtar the trekkers proceed to Arun river valley and then to Num. This region has the natural beauty and the diversity among the surroundings is incredible. National Park host 3000 species of flowering plants, 440 species of birds and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Yak and Himalayan Goat etc.

Researchable biodiversity of this area considered as a global significance, and a living laboratory for international scientific research; in this way it is necessary to touch the Makalu’s the living laboratory and superb Himalayan Shangri-La, before die. The local communities are Sherpa, Limbus and Rai.. The trekking trail passes through dense forests. It is not a low altitude trek; it is centered on Arun River valley which is in eastern Nepal. While the most remote as well as unfrequented areas make this trekking highly demanding, the scenic beauty and adventure aspect make it an unbeaten as well as outstanding trek. Since the trekkers can enjoy natural beauty throughout, they never get tired. This is a camping trek because of the isolation of this region and the absence of tea houses. Those who are physically strong and have a passion for adventure will enjoy the trips to M.B.C.

Trip Highlights: 

Duration

22Days 

 

Max. Elevation 

5150m. 

 

Destination 

Nepal 

 

Fitness Level 

Hard

 

Category 

Camping Trek 

 

Group Size 

2-10 People 

 

Best Season 

Sep-Nov, Mar-May 

Itinerary:

Day 1 : Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 2 : Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 3 : Fly to Tumlingtar, trek to Khandbari 1040m./4hrs.
Day 4 : Trek to Chichila 1840m./7hrs.
Day 5 : Trek to Num 1500m./6hrs.
Day 6 : Trek to Seduwa 1540m./6-7hrs.
Day 7 : Trek to Tashigaun 2100m./6hrs.
Day 8 : Trek to Khongma 3500m./6-7hrs.
Day 9 : Trek to Mumbuk 3550m./5-6hrs.
Day 10 : Trek to Yangle Kharka 3650m./5-6hrs.
Day 11 : Trek to Merek 4550m./6hrs.
Day 12 : Trek to Sersong 4630m./2hrs.
Day 13 : Trek to MBC 5150m./4hrs.-Back to Sersong
Day 14 : Trek to Yangle Kharka 3650m./7hrs.
Day 15 : Trek to Mumbuk 3550m. 7-8hrs.
Day 16 : Trek to Khongma 3500m./6-7hrs.
Day 17 : Trek to Tashigaun 2100m./6hrs.
Day 18 : Trek to Num 1500m./7-8hrs.
Day 19 : Trek to Manibhanjyang 6hrs.
Day 20 : Trek to Tumlingtar 5hrs.
Day 21 : Fly to Kathmandu 40 minute, overnight hotel

Day 22: Extra Day in Kathmandu
This day is an extra day for relaxation and shopping. Farewell dinner with official staff is provided and the travellers have a complete rest at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 23: Final Departure

Company representatives drop the guests to the airport safely on time and see them off.  

NATURALLY NEPAL; ONCE IS NOT ENOUGH!!

Note: Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update.

Includes:

Airport picks up and drops by tourist car
Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant
Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle
3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast
One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide
Trekking Permit and TIMS permit
Trekking Porters, Kitchen boy, cook, sherpas
Necessary of mules, food and Kitchen/dining /camping gears
Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks
First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters
Sleeping tent, Kitchen tent, dinning tent, toilet tent
Necessary of camping foods (tourist style), gas, stove
Tented accommodation during the trek (2 people=1 tent)
All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles
Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.
Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)
Government Taxes and paper works.

Excludes:

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee
Food in Kathmandu and pokhara accept Breakfast
Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, bar bills)
Temple/Monastery entrance fees
Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek
Travel Insurance and rescue flights
Late arrival and late departure extra night
Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)
Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Equipments:

Day pack for your personal important things
Good Trekking Boots & Camping shoes/sandal
Socks-polypropylene, Down Jacket
Fleece-shirts, trekking trousers
Shorts, Swim wear, Sun Hat, Woolen cap
Nylon Windbreaker, Gloves, Snow Gaiters
Sleeping Bag, Rain cost
Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
Toiletries/soap, Toilet paper, Sun block
Travel Towel, Wet-wipes
Personal Medication, Sunglasses
Camera & lenses, Memory cards
GPS Tracking Units may be helpful, Altimeter
Book/music player/pack of cards
A plastic bag for waste, Energy/snack bars
Trekking stick and, water bottle

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