Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek

Trip At Glance

Destination Makalu Base Camp
Name of Trail Makalu Base Camp Trek
Grade Modorate to Challanging
Maximum Altitude 5000m

Outline Itinerary

Day Acitivity
Day 1 Arrival to Nepal (1360M)
Day 2 Preparation and Acculturation Day (1360M)
Day 3 Kathmandu to Tumlintar Flight, Trek to Num (1519M)
Day 4 Trek to Ambrak (1065M)
Day 5 Trek to Mayum (1870M)
Day 6 Mayum to Taklung La - Trek (3424M)
Day 7 Taklung to Allandale (2800M)
Day 8 Allandale to Dukpukharka (3375M)
Day 9 Dukpukharka all the way to Tashi Zongtar - Trek (3600M)
Day 10 Tashi Zongtar to Isuwa the high camp (4700M)
Day 11 High Camp to Malaku Base Camp (5000M)
Day 12 Makalu base Camp to Yagle Kharka (3700M)
Day 13 Acclimatization day at Yagle Kharka
Day 14 Yagle Kharka to Mumbuk (3350M)
Day 15 Mumbuk to Kauma (3560M)
Day 16 Kauma to Tashigoan (1864M)
Day 17 Tashigang to Num (1519M)
Day 18 Trek to Tumlingtar - Expore around Tumlingtar (860M)
Day 19 Tumlingtar to Kathmandu (1360M)
Day 20 Departure Day

Overview And Highlights

Makalu base camp trekking is an adventurous trek compared to all other treks. This trek takes you to Makalu Base Camp (5250 m), recently designated as Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area. Makalu ranks in 5th in the top mountains of the world.

Makalu base camp trekking is an adventurous trek compared to all other treks. This trek takes you to Makalu Base Camp (5250 m), recently designated as Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area. Makalu ranks in 5th in the top mountains of the world. This region is well blessed by the nature and comprises of so much of beauty that you can fail to hold. The trek begins with a flight to Tumlingtar which leads us to the Arun River valley to Sedua and Num, after crossing Shipton La Pass which takes us to dazing  upper Barun river valley for a which we will be able to view Makalu and Chamlang Himal very closely and rejoice yourself in that panoramic view. This region is less crowded since it is a remote area which results to less number of trekkers compared to other trekking region in Nepal. But this trekking route has no any other natural charm left for this earth.

Commencing this trek you can experience various culture and life style of people in the remote region of Nepal. The most of all Mt.Makalu is a dream view that you cannot take your eyes away. You’ll have completely different adorable placement between the mountains.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival to Nepal

Welcome to Kathmandu valley (1360m). We assist you from international airport to our hotel. Rest overnight.

Elevation

1360

Day 2

Preparation and Acculturation Day

Half day sightseeing tour to Kathmandu valley and prepare for the trek. Rest overnight.

Elevation

1360

Day 3

Kathmandu to Tumlintar Flight, Trek to Num

Today early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and then trek to Num. rest overnight.

Elevation

1519

Day 4

Trek to Ambrak

Today we trek from Num walking for 5-6hours all the way to Ambrak (1065m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

1065

Day 5

Trek to Mayum

Today we trek from Ambrak walking for 5-6hours all the way to Mayum (1870m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

1870

Day 6

Mayum to Taklung La - Trek

Today we trek from Mayum to Taklung La (3424m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3424

Day 7

Taklung to Allandale

Today we trek from Taklung to Allandale (2800m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

2800

Day 8

Allandale to Dukpukharka

Today we trek from Allandale to Dukpukharka (3375m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3375

Day 9

Dukpukharka all the way to Tashi Zongtar - Trek

Today we trek for 5-6hours from Dukpukharka all the way to Tashi Zongtar (3600m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3600

Day 10

Tashi Zongtar to Isuwa the high camp

Today we trek from Tashi Zongtar to Isuwa the high camp (4700m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

4700

Day 11

High Camp to Malaku Base Camp

Today we trek for 5-6hours all the way from Isuwa High Camp to Makalu base camp. Explore around and rest overnight.

Elevation

5000

Day 12

Makalu base Camp to Yagle Kharka

Early morning trek back from Makalu base Camp to Yagle Kharka (3700m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3700

Day 13

Acclimatization day at Yagle Kharka

Acclimatization day at Yagle Kharka. Explore around to visualize some of the beautiful natural scenic view and cultural experience. Rest overnight.

Day 14

Yagle Kharka to Mumbuk

Today we trek from Yagle Kharka to Mumbuk (3350m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3350

Day 15

Mumbuk to Kauma

Today we trek from Mumbuk to Kauma (3560m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

3560

Day 16

Kauma to Tashigoan

Today we trek from Kauma to Tashigoan (1864m). Rest overnight.

Elevation

1864

Day 17

Tashigang to Num

Today we trek from Tashigang to Num. rest overnight.

Elevation

1519

Day 18

Trek to Tumlingtar - Expore around Tumlingtar

Today we trek from Num to Tumlingtar. Explore around and rest overnight.

Elevation

860

Day 19

Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Early morning scenic flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu. Rest overnight.

Elevation

1360

Day 20

Departure Day

Whether it's a quick flight or a breathtaking drive, the trip back from Makalu to Kathmandu signifies the end of an incredible discovery of Nepal's varied terrain. Choosing to take a leisurely journey gives you the chance to enjoy the visual grandeur as you weave through quaint villages, terraced farms, and breathtaking scenery. Alternatively, a quick flight gives a new perspective of the grandeur of the Nepalese countryside by giving you a bird's-eye view of the towering Himalayan peaks and the scenic valleys below. Whichever kind of transportation is used, the return trip to Kathmandu is an opportunity to pause and consider the amazing sights seen, the rich cultural diversity seen, and the remarkable experiences obtained. When the thriving capital city appears, with its historic With its temples and energetic alleys, the trip back captures the spirit of a Nepalese experience and leaves visitors with enduring memories of a well-traveled path.

If you have time and you want to explore more then you can visit our other trekking activities as well. We have lots of tours and travel activities for our guests so that they can explore Nepal according to their wish and their interest. We have trekking itineraries like Annapurna base camp trek 13 Days, Everest Base camp trek, and adventure tours like Rafting.

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pick up and drop service. 
  • Sightseeing tour around.
  • All accommodation and meals throughout the trek.
  • All national transportation cost. 
  • Trekking permit.
  • National park permit cost. 
  • Experienced guide and potter.
  • Potter equipment and potter insurance cost.

What's Not Included?

  • Visa cost
  • International airfare
  • Excluded meals and accommodation. 
  • Drinks and beverage cost.
  • Insurance cost. 
  • Trekking equipment.
  • Additional potter or equipment cost. 
  • Personal expenses, tips and shopping cost

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