Nepal Adventure Trip

Makalu Base Camp Trekking

Makalu Base Camp TrekkingMakalu (8463m) is one of the beautiful mountains and it is 5th highest mountain in the world, lies near by the top of the world Everest that is challenging and an outstanding camping trekking in eastern Nepal. The mout likes Chamlang Himal and Barun Valley are the major jewels of this area. The main focal point of this trek is Makalu Barun National park and conservation area, which lies in the Solukhumbhu and Sankhuwasabha district, established in 1992 and formally inaugurated in 1992. This trek is offers a remarkable and diverse habitat for a rich variety of flora and fauna. Plants of all major ecological zones: tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, alpine and sub-alpine are found here.

Due to its isolation and lack of Teahouse this areas still receives few trekkers. Sherpa, Rai and Limbus are the main habitants of the region

Trek starts with a flight from Tumlingtar. The trail follows Arun-river and leaves it near Sedua. After crossing the river you climb the hill to Tashigaon. Make further steep ascend to Shipton pass (4126m). Cross the pass and enter into the other world. The pass is usually covered by snow. On the other side you descend to Barun Khola (river) through rhododendron forest, streams and grassy fields and traverse to the base camp of Makalu. Retrace the trail back to Tumlingtar. Fly to Kathmandu

Trek Features

Duration day in Nepal: 25 days

Total duration treks: 21 days

Trek style: Fully: Camping Trekking

Trek starts/ends: Tumlingtar / Tumlingtar

Max elevation: 4800m.

Trek grading: Moderate/Demanding

Best season: March-May, October-November

Accommodation: 4 nights in hotels in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast and 21 nights in camping with breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Trip highlights: Extremely pristine and isolated region, Breathtaking mountain views, Diverse moutain flora and fauna

Trip Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, transfer to airport

Day 02: In Kathmandu- free day, sort out permit & equipment

Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar, trek to Khadbari

Day 04: Khadbari trek to Bhotebas

Day 05: Chichila trek to Num

Day 06: Num trek to Sedua

Day 07: Sedua trek to Tashigaon

Day 08: Tashigaon trek to Kauma,

Day 09: Kauma trek to Cross Shipton Pass (4126m). Camp at Mumbuk

Day 10: Mumbuk trek to Kharka

Day 11: Kharka trek to Sherson

Day 12: Sherson trek to Makalu Base camp

Day 13: Rest Day

Day 14: Extra day for weather

Day 15: Makalu Base camp trek to yak Kharka

Day 16: yak Kharka trek to Mumbuk

Day 17: Mumbuk trek to Kauma La Tashi gaon

Day 18: Kauma La trek to Tashi gaon

Day 19: Tashi gaon trek to Sedua

Day 20: Sedua trek to Bhotebas

Day 21: ChichilaTrek to Khadbari

Day 22: Khadbari trek to Tumlingtar

Day 23: Tumlingtar fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel

Day 24: In Kathmandu, free day

Day 25: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu