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Trek in Nepal - Makalu Trekking

Makalu Trekking Information

From the bottom of the Arun valley, at just 435 m above sea level, the Himalaya rise to the snow-capped tip of Makalu- 8.463 m--within a 40 km distance. Within this wide range of altitudes and climates, the Makalu-Barun area contains some of the richest and most diverse pockets of plants and animals in Nepal, elsewhere lost to spreading human habitation. Nestled in the lower reaches of these valleys are communities of Rai, Sherpa, and Shingsawa (Bhotia) farmers. Though economically poor and isolated, they retain a rich cultural heritage. They hold the key to the preservation of the unique biological and cultural treasures of the Makalu Barun area. The Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area was established in 1992 as Nepal's eighth national park and the first to include an adjacent inhabited conservation area as a buffer. A new park management approach encourages local people to become actively involved in protecting the forests and natural resources upon which their lives depend, and in conserving their own rich cultural heritage.Covering 2.330 sq km, Makalu-Barun is a vital component of the greater Mount Everest ecosystem which includes Nepal's 1.148 sq km Sagarmatha (Mount Everest) National Park to the west and the 35.000 sq km Qomolungma Nature Preserve in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China to the north. The Makalu-Barun area is little known to most tourists due to its relative inaccessibility. But those few hundred trekkers and mountaineers who visit each year come away with an unforgettable experience.

Makalu Region trekking can be organized only Camping trek. on a camping trek you will sleep in tents. The staff includes a guide, cook, Sherpa and sufficient porters to carry all trekking gear. Even if you have never camped before, there is no need to worry that you won't enjoy the experience. The tents we provide are roomy, the sleeping pads/ mattresses are comfortable and international style food of a high standard is freshly prepared and served. On all of our treks a bathroom tent is provided as well as a dining tent with tables and camp stools, providing a cozy, comfortable atmosphere to eat and chat with fellow trekkers during the evening.

Makalu Treks Itierary

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel & well come Diner.
Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu and Bhaktapur city
Day 3: Flight Kathmandu (1.400 m) - Tumlingtar (510 m)
Day 4: Tumlingtar (510 m) - Mani Bhajyang (1.180 m)
Day 5: Mani Bhajyang (1.180 m) - Chichira (1.910 m)
Day 6: Chichira (1.910 m) - Num (1.560 m)
Day 7: Num (1.560 m) - Navagaon (2.140 m)
Day 8: Navagaon (2.140 m) - Tashigaon (2.250 m)
Day 9: Rest Day.
Day 10: Tashigaon (2.250 m) - Kauma (3.610 m)
Day 11: Kauma (3.610 m) - Mumbuk (3.815 m)
Day 12: Mumbuk (3.815 m) - Nehe Kharka (3.620 m)
Day 13: Nehe Kharka (3.620 m) - Jangma Le (4.410 m)
Day 14: Jangma Le (4.410 m) - Hillary Base Camp (4.920 m)
Day 15: Hillary Base Camp (4.920 m) - Jangma Le (4.410 m)
Day 16: Explore Day
Day 17: Jangma Le (4.410 m) - Tematan Kharka (3.460 m)
Day 18: Tematan Kharka (3.460 m) - Lake near Tutu La (4.030 m)
Day 19: Lake near Tutu La (4.030 m) - Tashigaon (2.250 m)
Day 20: Tashigaon (2.250 m) - Seduwa (1.408 m)
Day 21: Seduwa (1.408 m) - Num (1.560 m)
Day 22: Num - Bhota Bass
Day 23: Bhota Bass - Khandbari
Day 24: Khandbari - Tumlingtar
Day 25: Tumlingtar - Kathmandu. Fly Out.
Day 26: Departure

Service Cost Includes:

  1. Airport pickup and drop by car/van and bus.
  2. Air and ground transportation
  3. Accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu as per itinerary  
  4. All accommodation during your trek on tent
  5. English speaking guide and b porter.
  6. Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with tea and coffee during your trek.
  7. Makalu-Baun national park entry permit
  8. TIMS card charge (Trekkers Information Management System)
  9. All government taxes.

Service Cost excludes:

  1. International air fare to Nepal.
  2. Nepal entry visa fe
  3. Travel insurance and helicopter charter in any cases
  4. Airport tax at Tribhuban International Airport Nepal.
  5. Items of personal nature.
  6. Any kinds of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, phone call, internet, laundry etc.
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