Makalu Base Camp

Duration: 24 days
Region: Makalu
Max. elevation: 5150 m
Grade: Strenuous
Best month: September – November // March – May
Accommodation Hotel / Tent camp
Transportation: Flight / Touristic bus / Car / Van


This is highly recommended trekking route for trekker, who wishes to trek deep in the eastern Himalayas and who looks for real adventure and amazing scenery. The Makalu world’s 3rd highest Himalayan peak is formed in the eastern Nepal. Trekkers will enjoy the exploration of people along the route as well as the natural challenges in this trek.
This adventure starts from Tumlingtar, where can be reached by 35 minutes flight and start walking toward north from here traversing up the Arun river, Sedwa and Num, crossing Shipton La (4,127m) into upper Barun Khola valley for a close look at Makalu (8,475 m) and chamlang (7,290 m). The trek to Makalu base camp visits one of the most remote and unfrequented areas of Nepal.


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The Barun Valley is part of huge international protected area under an agreement between China and Nepal. The Makalu Barun National Park was established in 1992 as Nepal’s eight National park. The park has 2,330sq km and bordered by the Arun River in the east and the Sagarmatha National Park in the west. Barun Valley is a sanctuary for wild animals such as wolves, lynx, fox and the elusive snow leopard.


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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Orientation about the trip
Day 02: Kathamandu Valley sightseeing and trek preparation
Day 03: Fly Tumlingtar – Khandbari 1040 m
Day 04: Trek Khandbari to Fururu 1900 m
Day 05: Trek Fururu to Num 1490 m
Day 06: Trek Num to Sedua 1460 m
Day 07: Trek Sedua to Tashi gaon 2070 m
Day 08: Trek Tashi gaon to Kauma 3470 m
Day 09: Trek Kauma to Mumbuk 3570 m
Day 10: Trek Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka 3000 m
Day 11: Trek Nhe Kharka to Sherson 4615 m
Day 12: Trek Sherson to Makalu Base Camp 5000 m
Day 13: Acclimatization day in Makalu Base Camp – Hiking
Day 14: Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka 3000 m
Day 15: Trek Nhe Kharka to Mumbuk 3570 m
Day 16: Trek Mumbuk to Kauma 3470 m
Day 17: Trek Kauma to Tashi Gaon 2070 m
Day 18: Trek Tashi Gaon to Balung 760 m
Day 19: Trek Balung to Pukuwa 550 m
Day 20: Trek Pukuwa to Bumling 370 m
Day 21: Trek Bumling to Tumlingtar 460 m
Day 22: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu by flight
Day 23: Leisure day at Kathmandu
Day 24: Transfer to the airport for final departure


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