Makalu Base Camp Trek
Start/End : Kathmandu to Kathmandu
Trip Duration : 20 days
Maximum Elevation : 4,870m (Makalu Base Camp)
Best Time : October - November and March - April
Makulu Base Camp Trekking is a one of the challenging trek in eastern part of Nepal through the remote and unfrequented trekking areas. This Trekking begins at Tumlingtar after 40 munities scenic flight from Kathmandu then heads up the Arun River valley to Sedua and Num; then crossing over Shipton La Pass at elevation of 4210 meters, continues into the upper Barun valley and get in Makalu Base Camp 5,250 m. Where you have fascinated Himalaya’s panorama; Chamlang (7,319m), Peak 6 (6,739m), Peak 7 (6,105m).
This is complicated camping trekking, even though, it provides stunning contrasts of high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. Long and unspoiled terrain makes this trek a classic in its own features and rare species of animals, over 3000 species of flowering plants, with hundreds of orchid varieties, 48. Primroses and 25 of Nepal's 30 rhododendrons splash the hillsides with color, 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered Clouded Leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer inhabitant of the Makalu-Barun national park makes your trip unforgettable trip.
Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu, Pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel
Day 02 : Fly Kathmandu - Tumlingtar(457m) and drive to Khadbari (1,040m)
Day 03 : Trek Khadbari - Chichila (1,830m)
Day 04 : Trek Chichila - Num (1,505m)
Day 05 : Trek Num - Seduwa (1,540m)
Day 06 : Trek Seduwa -Tashigoan (2,070m)
Day 07 : Trek Tashigoan - Khongma (3,550m)
Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Khongma
Day 09 : Trek Khongma - Mumbuk (3,550m)
Day 10 : Trek Mumbuk - Nay Kharka (3,750m)
Day 11 : Trek Nay Kharka -Merek (4,570m)
Day 12 : Trek Merek -Makalu Base Camp (4,870m)
Day 13 : Exploration day at Makalu Base Camp
Day 14 : Trek back to Khongma
Day 15 : Trek back to Seduwa
Day 16 : Trek back to Chichila
Day 17 : Trek back to Tumlingtar
Day 18 : Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 19 : Leisure in Kathmandu.
Day 20 : Final departure, transfer to international Airport.