Makalu Base Camp Trek - 19 Days

Makalu base camp Challenging trek of Nepal

Having a few valleys radiate from Makalu. Near the starting of the trek, there is also a valley called Arun. Barun Valley is along the trek where it has some of last remaining of pristine forest in Nepal. What makes Makalu attractive? The isolated area and the wilderness will be attracting those who want to stay out of the crowd. The livelihood of the people depends on the forest resources for medicine, housing, and food. You will hardly find a modern facility.

You will able to see plants of major ecological zones like tropical, temperate, and alpine. Along the trek, you will be able to meet some simple local people and learn their custom. Their culture has been well preserved due to the isolated area. At the lower section of the trek, the local people are mainly Rai. The Sherpa people mostly stay in the higher area.

To reach Makalu, you will be flying from Kathmandu to Tumlingar and trek to Khadbari. As you trek along the way, you will be passing through a few picturesque villages. You will be able to have a chance to see bamboo groves and rhododendron forest. After arriving at Nhe Kharka, you will be turning back to Tumlingar. Along the trek, you will be crossing through rocky ridges.

This trek won’t be easy as there won’t be much flat walking section. This will be a challenging trek, but it will be worthwhile. You will see stunning mountain view, and wildlife like a snow leopards. You may not have a chance to see this once in your lifetime. It will be a great experience and an adventure for you. It’s also an opportunity to explore snow-clad landscapes and high-altitude terrains.

Day 1
Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar & Drive to Chichira(1,980m) – 5 hour.

Day 2
Day 02: Trek to Num(1,560m) – 7 hours.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek to Seduwa(1,500m) – 7 hours.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Tashi Gaon(2,100m) – 5 hours.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to Khongma Danda(3,500m) – 7 hours.

Day 6
Day 06: Acclimatization Day at Khongma Danda – 5 hours.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Dobato(3,510m) – 7 hours.

Day 8
Day 08: Trek to Yangri Kharka(3,557m) – 7 hours.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Langmale Kharka(4,410m) – 6 hours.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Makalu Base Camp(4,870m) – 7 hours.

Day 11
Day 11: Explore Makalu Base Camp – 3 hours.

Day 12
Day 12: Trek to Yangri Kharka(3,557m) – 7 hours.

Day 13
Day 13: Trek to Dobato(3,510m) – 7 hours.

Day 14
Day 14: Trek to Khongma Danda(3,500m) – 6 hours.

Day 15
Day 15: Trek to Tashi Gaon(2,100m) – 5 hours.

Day 16
Day 16: Trek to Seduwa(1,500m) – 5 hours.

Day 17
Day 17: Trek to Num(1,560m) – 5 hours.

Day 18
Day 18: Trek to Chichira & Drive to Tumlingtar – 7 hours.

Day 19
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu(1,400m) – 50 minutes.

Trip Cost Includes

  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available guest houses accommodation during the trek (mainly in twin sharing).
  • A local government licensed English speaking trekking guide during the trek.
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all our staff.
  • All necessary trekking permits, National Park entry permit, and fees.
  • All necessary land transport as per the itinerary.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and a duffel bag(to be returned after your trek complete).
  • Makalu Base Camp Trek Route map.
  • First aid medical kid.
  • Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • Domestic airfare(Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu) and airport departure tax.
  • All the Official expenses and government taxes.

Trip Cost Excludes

  • Your travel insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staffs(necessary).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price includes section.

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is the Hotel not included in Kathmandu in your package?

Kathmandu is a city where you can find all category hotel from budget to high-level star hotels as well as bed and breakfasts too. We don’t want you to force stay on the hotels we are included in our package. Instead, you can choose your hotel to stay in Kathmandu according to your interest & budget. If you need any help in choosing a hotel in Kathmandu, Feel free to ask, we are ready to help you.

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Trip Facts

  • Makalu Base Camp, Makalu Region, Nepal
  • Minimum 2, Maximum no limit
  • 4,870 m / 15,975 ft, Makalu Base Camp
  • Anywhere from Nepal
  • Private Vehicle to & from Chichira, Private vehicle airport transfer & Normal domestic Flight
  • Best available Guesthouse during trekking
  • Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner during trekking