Makalu Base camp Trekking


TRIP FACTS

Trek Duration:
18
Trip Start/End:
kaathmandu
Trip Grade:
Moderate
Best Season:
September - November/ March - May
Per Day Hiking:
6-7 hours
Accomodation:
Hotel/Lodge/Tea Houses
Transportation:
Private vehicles

Makalu base camp trekking is the one of the most popular trekking destinations among trekkers. This trekking offers an opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. This 22-day Makalu Base Camp Trek are designed for those trekkers who wish to avoid crowds.During trek,one can observe picturesque villages and lush mountain forests, small paddy fields and exotic village of local people. You can also get chance to see rhododendron forest and the surrounding lakes, glaciers and panorama views of Mt.Everest.


Itinerary

Upon arrival, a representative from Mountain Leaders will receive you at the Airport and transfer to the hotel. Depending upon your arrival time, we will arrange for activities for the day. In the evening, you will enjoy the welcome dinner alongside a lovely cultural performance program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

After breakfast, our guide will pick you up from the hotel and start a day with full day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu Durbar Square which is the old palace square. Next we will proceed to Swayambhunath temple- one of the oldest Buddhist Shrines .We will then processed to Visit Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu temple and Boudhanath- one of the biggest and holiest stupas. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Early morning after breakfast, we drive to Chichira – small Gurung settlement via Tumlingtar. We rest at Chichira to prepare for the next day’s trek. Overnight stay in Chichira.

On this day we headed towards Num . we will walk through the picturesque villages and lush mountain forests and we reach Num. Overnight stay in Num.

Today we cross the river which will takes us to Barun River. There is a forest on the valleys where Makalu National parks begins and where we can register our permits. Overnight stay in Seduwa.

On this day we will cross hillside through quiet villages and pass through small paddy fields and we reach exotic village of Tashi Gaon. We can see beautiful views of Himalayan. Overnight stay in Tashigaon.

Early morning after breakfast, we will step to Khongma Danda through forests and we passes a Kharka and we follows a series of rough stone stairs and small lakes. Finally we reach down to Khongma Danda. Overnight stay in Khongma Danda.

On this day, we will take rest in Khongma Danda. Overnight stay in Khongma Danda.

On this day after after breakfast, we will climb the summit of the Shipton La. On the way we will see Kalo pokhari and pass over the Keke La . We also can see the views of Chamlang. After crossing the Keke La pass we descend to Dobate. Overnight stay in Dobate.

On this day, we pass through the rhododendron forest which leads to the Barun river and after a pleasant walk we reach at Yangri Kharka. Overnight stay at Yangri Kharka.

On this day we will pass through yak pastures, lush forests and boulder fields. We will then pass Merek and we can see scenic Himalayan views. Overnight stay in Langmale Kharka.

We will step towards Makalu Base camp from Langmale Kharka. The trail pass through snow clad mountains. On the way we can see Beautiful views of Himalayas. Overnight stay in Makalu Base camp.

On this day, we can explore the surrounding lakes, glaciers and panorama views of Everest and Lhotse. Overnight stay in Makalu Base camp.

On this day, we pass through Shershong, Langmale Kharka, Merek and descend down the valley. We reach Yangri kharka. Overnights stay in Yangri Kharka.

Early morning after breakfast, we will make our way back to Dobate from Yangri kharka. Overnight stay in Dobate.

From Dobate we will descend through a forest of rhododendron. We will cross the keke la, Tutu La and kauma La en route. We will then make our way back to Kongma Danda. Overnight stay in Kongma Danda.

On this day we make our way back to Tashigaon from Kongma Danda. Overnight stay in Tashigaon.

On this day we will step towards Seduwa from Tashigaon. Overnight stay in Seduwa.

Today we will trek through lush forests towards Num. Overnight stay in Num.

We will return back to Tumlingtar from Num. Overnight stay in Tumlingtar.

On this day, we drive back to Kathmandu from Tumlingtar. Overnight stay in Tumlingtar

A representative from Mountain Leaders will drop you off at the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.


What are included?

  • Airport pickup and drop by private transportation.
  • All private transportation as per the itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast.
  • Government Licensed holder city tour guide in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking guide and necessary porters
  • All meals during the trek ( Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Tea house accommodation in trekking
  • Government tax.

What are not included?

  • Travel Insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Entrance fees during the city sightseeing.
  • Any International and Domestic air fare and tax.
  • Tips for guide, driver and other staff.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Any expenses of personal nature like any hard and soft drinks, snacks, laundry, telephone expenses, etc.
  • Any additional cost due to natural calamity and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Anything not included in the cost includes section.


Trip Enquiry

The itinerary listed is a guideline and standard pattern which we provide you. This trekking can be modified according to your time and requirements. We will be pleased if you provide every minor details about your trip.

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