Makalu Base Camp Trek

Code: NPL-TRK-MBCT
22 Days 21 Night
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Description

Makalu base camp trek-One of the remarkable treks having ultimate goal lies in eastern Nepal is Makalu Base Camp, which is situated at 5000m over the ocean level. The significant fascination is Mt,.Makalu(8643m) which is worlds fifth most elevated mountain. There now we can see designated as 2330sq.km of Makalu Barun National park and 830sq.km of Conservation Area. Makalu Barun National park where the trek is located inside it and it provides some of Nepal’s most unseen and amazing scenery ranging from the sweeping Arun river valley .This area is rich in biodiversity. You can see rare birds and animals which are less in number in your journey. Base camp trek is really a true adventure with so beautiful scenery that it will never tire you. The treks starts with a flight to Tumlingtar and heads up the Arun River Valley to Sedua and Num, then crossing Shipton La Pass (4210m)into the upper Barun River Valley for a close look at Makalu and Chamlang Himal.

The altitude variation throughout your trek initiates at an altitude of 400meters in Tumlingtar and rises up to 5500m in the south eastern ridge of Mt. Makalu. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. This trek visit one of the most remote and unfrequented areas of Nepal where we can enjoy with natural beauty gifted by god. Road link is access to this area to the town of hill area or a flight to the village of Tumling tar. This area is a remote area so few foreign trekkers receives there due to its relative inaccessibility. There are isolated villages like Sherpa, Tamang and Gurung. And the people of these village has different culture and traditions. While interacting with local people of these village on the way they will give us some insights on their culture, lifestyle and tradition. People are engaged in agriculture for their livelihood. So you can see beautiful fields as you pass through villages and the people are so friendly which make your journey more lively and homely.

Mt.Makalu trek is one of the most challenging trek. The Barun valley it is a part of a huge international protected area under the agreement between the governments of Nepal and China.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION TIA Kathmandu
DIFFICULTY LEVEL Medium/Hard
HIGHEST ALTITUDE 4600 m
COST INCLUDES
  • All the airport and hotel transfer as per the itinerary.
  • All the required domestic flights as per the itinerary.
  • Special trekking permits of Makalu region.
  • All the necessary trekking permits and official paper works.
  • All the surface transportation as per the itinerary.
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu city inclusive bed and breakfast.
  • Full board meals prepared by our expert cook during the trekking period.
  • Tented accommodation during the trek.
  • Nepal government license holder local trekking guide.
  • Required supporting porters and mules to carry your luggage, foods and camping equipments.
  • Government trained  guide  necessary no.of porters with their insurance,salary and  meals
  • National park entry fees and TIMS permit card
  • All Domestic Flights according to the itinerary in fixed wing aircraft
  • Foods, Salary, accommodation and accidental insurance of all the trekking staffs.
  • Farewell dinner in typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu.
  • A comprehensive medical kit box
COST EXCLUDES
  • International airfare
  • Alcoholic beverages, bottle mineral water, soft drinks and snack foods
  • Extra porter for the personal day bag pack
  • Monument fees of Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Riding horse along the trek
  • Restaurant food bills, if the client decide to go other restaurant during the trek
  • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu due to bad weather and earlier back to Kathmandu
  • Helicopter charter and all accommodation on flight cancellation due to bad weather
  • Cost raised by flight cancellation,emergency rescue charges,landslide,weather,political unrest,illness,re-routing etc which are not within our control
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tips to staffs

Important Note: Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Epic Adventures. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails traveling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

Itinerary

1

Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Kathmandu – 1,300m/4,264 ft

2

Day 2

Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

3

Day 3

Fly to Tumlingtar(518m)and Trek to Khadbari(1025m)/40min.fllight

4

Day 4

Trek from Khadbari to Chichila(1,800m) 5 to 6 hrs.

5

Day 5

Trek from Chichile to Num(1,500m) 5 to 6 hrs.

6

Day 6

Trek Num to Seduwa(1,493m) 5 to 6 hrs.

7

Day 7

Trek seduwa to Tashi Gaun(2,200m)/ 3 to 4 hrs.

8

Day 8

Trek Tashi Gaun to Kahuma Danda(3,500m) 4 to 5 hrs.

9

Day 9

Trek Kahuma Danda to Mumbuk(3,400m) 4 to 5 hrs.

10

Day 10

Trek Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka(3,750m)/ 6 to 7 hrs.

11

Day 11

Trek from Nehe Kharka to Sherson(4,600m)/ 2 to 3 hrs.

12

Day 12

Free day at Sherson for a day excursion

13

Day 13

Trek Sherson to Yangri Kharka(3,645m)/ 6 to 7 hrs.

14

Day 14

Yangri Kharka to Mumbuk(3,440m)/ 5 to 6 hrs.

15

Day 15

Trek from Mumbuk to kahuma danda(3,500m)/ 5 to 6 hrs.

16

Day 16

Trek from Kahuma Danda to Navagaun(2,500m) via Tashi Gaun/ 2 to 3 hrs.

17

Day 17

Trek from Navagaun to Num via Seduwa/ 2 to 3 hrs.

18

Day 18

Trek from Num to Chichile(1,800m) 2 to 3 hrs.

19

Day 19

Trek from Chichile to Khadbari/ 5 to 6 hrs.

20

Day 20

Trek from Khadbari to Tumlingtar(400m)/ 3 to 4 hrs.

21

Day 21

Fly from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu (40 minutes. Fly to Kathmandu)

22

Day 22 : Departure

Final Departure

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