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Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

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Makalu Base Camp Trek

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Makalu Base Camp Trek - 20 days | Makalu Base Camp Trek 20 days Cost / Price: $2399.00 per person
Price 2399 USD
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  • Overview
  • Duration 20 days Days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
    Grade difficult Max Altitude 4519m
    Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
    Accommodation 3***based Hotel in Kathmandu with B.B plan, and during the trekking teahouse.
    Meals Three meals a day and tea/ Coffee during the trek.
    Transportation Airport Pick up drop by private vehicle on your arrival in Kathmandu Nepal.

    Makalu Base Camp Trek

    Makalu Base Camp Trek cost: $2399.00 per person - *Minimum Pax. 02

    Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world and 3rd highest in Nepal. Makalu Base camp Trek is one of the most popular but still unexplored trekking destinations in the western region of Nepal. Makalu Base Camp offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes, and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle.

    The journey begins with an hour-long domestic flight to Tumlingtar whereas the real trek starts from Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. The 20-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an ideal choice for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquillity in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds.

    Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.

    Outline Itinerary - Makalu Base Camp Trek

    Day 01
    Arrival in Kathmandu1,300m/4290ft
    Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to the hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

    Day 02
    Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num1,505m/4,96,65ft.
    Flight time 35 min’s
    Drive time 3 to 4 hrs

    Day 03
    Num to Sheduwa1,530m/504,9f.
    Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 04
    Seduwa to Tashigoan2,065m/68 1,45f.
    Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

    Day 05
    Tashigoan to Khongma3,562m/1,175,46ft.
    Trekking times 5 to 6 hours

    Day 06
    acclimatization day at Khongma Danda3,562m/1,175,46f.

    Day 07
    KhongmaDanda to Dobate 3,650m/1,204,5f.
    Trekking times 6 to 7 Hrs

    Day 08
    Dobate to YangriKharka3,557m/1,173,8 1f.
    Trekking times 5 to 6 hours

    Day 09
    YangriKharka to LangmaleKharka;4,410m/1,455,3f.
    Trekking times 4 to 5hrs

    Day 10
    Long male Kharka to Makalu Base Camp4,870m/1,607,1f.
    Trekking times 6 to7 hrs

    Day 11
    Explore Makalu Base Camp4,870m/1,607,1f.

    Day 12
    Makalu Base Camp to YangriKharka3,557m/1,173,8 1f.
    Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 13
    YangriKharka to Dobate 3650m/1,204,5ft.
    Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

    Day 14
    Dobate to Khongma Danda3562m/1,175,46ft.
    Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

    Day 15
    Khongma Danda to Tashigaon2065m/681,45ft.
    Trekking times 4 to 5 hrs

    Day 16
    Tashigaon to Seduwa1,530m/5,049ft.
    Trekking times 4 to5 hrs

    Day 17
    Seduwa to Num1,505m/4,966,5ft.
    Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

    You are completing this trek by leaving Seduwa going through the woods heading for the Num. The switch back like a trail through dense forests and Sherpa villages as we move downwards that takes you to Num.

    Day 18
    Num to Tumlingtar400m/1320ft.
    Driving time 4 to 5 hrs

    Day 19
    Tumlingtar to Kathmandu1300m/4,290ft.
    Flight time 35 mins

  • Detail Itinerary
    • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1'300m/4'290ft.

      Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to the hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

    • Day 02 Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num: 1,505m/496,65ft.

      After 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu, we land at Tumlingtar and then a drive to Num to Gurung village. You will be taking a rest at num as we need to be prepared for the next day’s trek. Overnight at Num.

    • Day 03 Num to Seduwa (1'530m/504.9ft.

      Trekking times: 5 to 6hrs

      Today you are heading down towards the Barun river walking a steep trail through terraced fields. You then cross it using suspension bridge before making to the checkpoint where you will do the entry for the Makalu Barun National park. Now you will hike piercing through the forest all the way up to Seduwa.

       

    • Day 04 Seduwa to Tashigoan (2'065m/6'814.5ft.

      Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs

      Today’s walk leads to you to a Sherpa village of Tashigoan. As you head upwards through the ridge in between the river namely Ipsuwa Khola and Rasuwa Khola respectively to the west and east. The trail crosses pastures and several brooks and lastly hiking up to the destination with amazing bird eye fields of vision.

    • Day 05 Tashogoan to Khongma Danda (3'562m/1'175.46ft.

      Trekking times: 5 to 6 hours

      As of today, you got to walk on a nearly vertical trail in heading towards higher elevation. You will make that ascend right through the jungle to a rivulet which after that will lead you to the ridge. From here on the route gets even steeper, passing the grasslands and ascending a stone laid stairs to the top of the ridge after which a brief climb down will take you to Khongma Danda.


       

       

    • Day 06 acclimatization day at Khongma 3'562m/1'175.46ft.

      Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
       you take this day off for a rest or you can explore the nearby area as it can serve as acclimatization for the upcoming day. 

    • Day 07: Khongma Danda to Dobate (3'650m/ 1'204. 5ft.

      Trekking times 6 to 7 Hrs

      En route to the Shipton La pass, after a few hours of the less steep climb, you come to a lake called KaloPokhari at an altitude of 3930m, walking through the Keke La at 4,170m.  You get to experience the marvelous views of Chamlang (7321m), Peak 6 (6,524m) and Peak 7 (6,758m). Having crossed the Keke La pass, you move down through the beautiful valley to Debate.

    • Day 08 Dobate to YangriKharka (3'557m/1'173.8 1ft.

      Trekking times: 6 to 7 hours.

      Today the first part of the trek amidst the rhododendron forest leads you down to the watercourse and the trail is defined as steep and difficult due its sloppy mud and rocky at places. The other part is you take a slow and easy step in a gradual elevation until you reach the Yangri Kharka. 

       

    • Day 09 YangriKharka to LangmaleKharka (4'410m/1'455.3ft.

      Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

      In the wake of a gentle hike to the canyon, you march through yak Kharka (grazing field), lush green wood and rocky grounds. The valley walls tower to a great extent above us initially at the trek.  We go through Merek as you spring up and notice yourself gazing at the scenic Himalayan walls.

    • Day 10 Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4'870m/1'607. 1ft.

      Trekking times: 6 to7 hrs

      Today you are trekking towards Makalu base camp. As you kick off from Langmele Kharka, crossing Shersong through the plain but icy glaciers in the lap of the Himalayan giants, you will then reach the Makalu Base camp while adoring the Mt. Makalu as you stomp the icy ground.

       

    • Day 11 Explore Makalu Base Camp 4'870m/1'607. 1ft.

      Rugged desert land with a huge Barun Glacier on the other side, the Base Camp is all about. South of Makalu and an entire panoramic vision of Everest and Lhotse will greet us as we tread that barren land of Base Camp. You can take a short hike around and explore the region to honor the achievement that you made.

    • Day 12 Makalu Base Camp to YangriKharka (3'557m./1'173'8 1ft.

      Trekking times: 6 to 7 hrs.

      You now walk down from the base camp and taking the last impression of Makalu before turning the corner and find a way back. You cross over Shershong, LangmaleKharka, and Merek while moving your way down. Now you make a descent to the lowland taking a break at Yangrikharka for a day.

    • Day 13 YangriKharka to Dobate :3'650m/1'204.5ft.

      Trekking times: 6 to 7 hrs

      You trace back to Dobate through rock falls section, lush vegetations, valleys while following the Barun River along its bank. 

    • Day 14 Dobate to Khongma Danda (3'562m/1'175. 46ft.

      Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

      Today as you start the trek you will be greeted by a step towards a place called Nambuk and you have to walk through a forest of firs and rhododendrons. You will then have to cross the Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass) and Kauma La on the way before finally descending to Khongma Danda.

       

       

    • Day 15 Khongma Danda to Tashigaon (2'065m/68 1.45ft.

      Trekking times: 4 to 5 hrs.

      The hillside trails go on to be a never-ending steep descent trek which will make you walk in the middle of pines and firs that will definitely take you to the Sherpa village of Tashigaon.

       

    • Day 16 Tashigaon to Seduwa 1'530m/5'04.9ft.

      Trekking times: 6 to7 hrs

      While recalling the previous stomped steps you make the exit from Makalu Barun National Park and stumbling down to the Barun River. You then cross the hillside while walking past villages and settlements as you keep moving down additionally to a stoppage called Seduwa.

       

    • Day 17 Seduwa to Num 1'505m/4'96.6 5ft.

      Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

      You are completing this trek by leaving Seduwa going through the woods heading for the Num. The switch back like a trail through dense forests and Sherpa villages as we move downwards that takes you to Num.

       

    • Day 18 Num to Tumlingtar: 400m/1'320ft.

      Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs.

      Again you relive the moments of walking from Chichila only this time of going back to it. As you complete the trek you can savor the glorious vista of Mount Makalu for the one last time. The ultimate walk you are to make will see you overnight at Tumlingtar. 

    • Day 19 Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 1'300m/4'290ft.


      Flight time: 35 min’s

      Congratulations! You have successfully completed one of the most thrilling treks our beautiful and peaceful Himalayan country has to offer.  
      Fly back to Kathmandu with an as early as possible flight.

    • Day 20 Resday in Kathmandu: 1,365/4,290ft.


      Congratulations!! You have successfully completed one of the most thrilling treks our beautiful and peaceful Himalayan country has to offer.  
      Fly back to Kathmandu with an as early as possible flight.

  • Trip Includes/Excludes
  •     Include

    Makalu entry Permit
    Makalu special permit
    TIMS Card
    Kathmandu to Tumlingtar flight ticket
    Tumlingtar to Num by land transport
    Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight ticket
    Num to Tumlingtar by land transport
    Fluent English speaking trekking guide
    1 Porters between 2 trekkers to carry your luggage
    porter will carry 15kg 7.5 kilograms each and his own top of that
    Food, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
    Accommodations during the trekking part
    Transport by land all private
    Airports pick up and drop 
    First aid kit for emergency 
    Hotel 1 Night in Kathmandu 3*** standard hotel

     

        Exclude

    Personal equipment for trekking gear
    Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
    Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    Emergency rescue evacuation
    Personal expenses
    Gratuities (tips)
    Bar bills, mineral water on the trek
    Hot shower/battery charge for the camera during trek 
    Wifi and donation in monastery and temple, school, etc. 

     

  • Departure Dates
  • No departure dates as of now
  • Tour Notes
  • Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.
    Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated.
    If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. 

    Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

    Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.

  • Equipment List
  • Trekking Equipment:
    The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camping & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Given this list as a guideline, most of the trekking equipment can be hired or bought in many adventure shops in Kathmandu as well. The majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.

    The following basic equipment list helps you with your packing. Please, remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum level. Before starting the trek your packed trek bag should weigh no more than 33 pounds or 15kg.

    Trekking equipment checklist.
    Fleece jacket or Pullover.
    Fleece wind-stopper jacket. 
    Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) Shell jacket.
    Down Jacket.
    Down sleeping bag.
    Lightweight gloves.
    Sun hat or scarf.
    Sunglasses. 
    Sun cream.
    Extra T-shirts.
    Underwea.r
    Lightweight cotton long pants
    Fleece or wool pants.
    Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.
    Thick warm wool hiking socks.
    Hiking boots. 
    Sneakers or sandals.
     Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries.
     Basic first aid kit for an emergency.
     Large plastic bags for keeping an item dry inside trek bag.
     Day pack.
     Water bottles.
     Shower towel. 
     Walking stick.

     

  • Reviews
      • 2019-06-25 05:30:06
      • Renza and Claudio

      Agenzia affidabile, ottima organizzazione e disponibilità

      Trek del Makalu base camp trek: il responsabile dell’agenzia ha organizzato ogni cosa al meglio, sempre disponibile a modificare le proposte in base alle nostre richieste. La guida Prakash Raj si è dimostrato ottimo conoscitore del territorio, della cultura e delle tradizioni. Una persona competente e professionale ma anche aperta e ricca dal punto di vista umano. Anche il portatore ci ha assistito al meglio, tenendo conto dei nostri ritmi ed esigenze soprattutto di documentazione fotografica come amanti della natura.

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Overview - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

Duration 20 days Group Size Min. Pax. (02) - Max. Pax. (14)
Grade difficult Max Altitude 4519m
Starting Point Kathmandu Ending Point Kathmandu
Accommodation 3***based Hotel in Kathmandu with B.B plan, and during the trekking teahouse.
Meals Three meals a day and tea/ Coffee during the trek.
Transportation Airport Pick up drop by private vehicle on your arrival in Kathmandu Nepal.

Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek cost: $2399.00 per person - *Minimum Pax. 02

Makalu is the 5th highest mountain in the world and 3rd highest in Nepal. Makalu Base camp Trek is one of the most popular but still unexplored trekking destinations in the western region of Nepal. Makalu Base Camp offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes, and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle.

The journey begins with an hour-long domestic flight to Tumlingtar whereas the real trek starts from Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. The 20-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an ideal choice for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquillity in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds.

Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.

Outline Itinerary - Makalu Base Camp Trek

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu1,300m/4290ft
Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to the hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

Day 02
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num1,505m/4,96,65ft.
Flight time 35 min’s
Drive time 3 to 4 hrs

Day 03
Num to Sheduwa1,530m/504,9f.
Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

Day 04
Seduwa to Tashigoan2,065m/68 1,45f.
Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

Day 05
Tashigoan to Khongma3,562m/1,175,46ft.
Trekking times 5 to 6 hours

Day 06
acclimatization day at Khongma Danda3,562m/1,175,46f.

Day 07
KhongmaDanda to Dobate 3,650m/1,204,5f.
Trekking times 6 to 7 Hrs

Day 08
Dobate to YangriKharka3,557m/1,173,8 1f.
Trekking times 5 to 6 hours

Day 09
YangriKharka to LangmaleKharka;4,410m/1,455,3f.
Trekking times 4 to 5hrs

Day 10
Long male Kharka to Makalu Base Camp4,870m/1,607,1f.
Trekking times 6 to7 hrs

Day 11
Explore Makalu Base Camp4,870m/1,607,1f.

Day 12
Makalu Base Camp to YangriKharka3,557m/1,173,8 1f.
Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

Day 13
YangriKharka to Dobate 3650m/1,204,5ft.
Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs

Day 14
Dobate to Khongma Danda3562m/1,175,46ft.
Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

Day 15
Khongma Danda to Tashigaon2065m/681,45ft.
Trekking times 4 to 5 hrs

Day 16
Tashigaon to Seduwa1,530m/5,049ft.
Trekking times 4 to5 hrs

Day 17
Seduwa to Num1,505m/4,966,5ft.
Trekking times 5 to 6 hrs

You are completing this trek by leaving Seduwa going through the woods heading for the Num. The switch back like a trail through dense forests and Sherpa villages as we move downwards that takes you to Num.

Day 18
Num to Tumlingtar400m/1320ft.
Driving time 4 to 5 hrs

Day 19
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu1300m/4,290ft.
Flight time 35 mins

Detail Itinerary - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1'300m/4'290ft.

    Upon our arrival in Kathmandu, a representative from Malung Treks will pick you up from the airport and drive to the hotel. You will then have a meeting with a co.’s manager and your guide for all the necessary formalities and preparation of the trek.

  • Day 02 Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num: 1,505m/496,65ft.

    After 30 minutes flight from Kathmandu, we land at Tumlingtar and then a drive to Num to Gurung village. You will be taking a rest at num as we need to be prepared for the next day’s trek. Overnight at Num.

  • Day 03 Num to Seduwa (1'530m/504.9ft.

    Trekking times: 5 to 6hrs

    Today you are heading down towards the Barun river walking a steep trail through terraced fields. You then cross it using suspension bridge before making to the checkpoint where you will do the entry for the Makalu Barun National park. Now you will hike piercing through the forest all the way up to Seduwa.

     

  • Day 04 Seduwa to Tashigoan (2'065m/6'814.5ft.

    Trekking times: 4 to 5hrs

    Today’s walk leads to you to a Sherpa village of Tashigoan. As you head upwards through the ridge in between the river namely Ipsuwa Khola and Rasuwa Khola respectively to the west and east. The trail crosses pastures and several brooks and lastly hiking up to the destination with amazing bird eye fields of vision.

  • Day 05 Tashogoan to Khongma Danda (3'562m/1'175.46ft.

    Trekking times: 5 to 6 hours

    As of today, you got to walk on a nearly vertical trail in heading towards higher elevation. You will make that ascend right through the jungle to a rivulet which after that will lead you to the ridge. From here on the route gets even steeper, passing the grasslands and ascending a stone laid stairs to the top of the ridge after which a brief climb down will take you to Khongma Danda.


     

     

  • Day 06 acclimatization day at Khongma 3'562m/1'175.46ft.

    Trekking time: 6 to 7 hrs
     you take this day off for a rest or you can explore the nearby area as it can serve as acclimatization for the upcoming day. 

  • Day 07: Khongma Danda to Dobate (3'650m/ 1'204. 5ft.

    Trekking times 6 to 7 Hrs

    En route to the Shipton La pass, after a few hours of the less steep climb, you come to a lake called KaloPokhari at an altitude of 3930m, walking through the Keke La at 4,170m.  You get to experience the marvelous views of Chamlang (7321m), Peak 6 (6,524m) and Peak 7 (6,758m). Having crossed the Keke La pass, you move down through the beautiful valley to Debate.

  • Day 08 Dobate to YangriKharka (3'557m/1'173.8 1ft.

    Trekking times: 6 to 7 hours.

    Today the first part of the trek amidst the rhododendron forest leads you down to the watercourse and the trail is defined as steep and difficult due its sloppy mud and rocky at places. The other part is you take a slow and easy step in a gradual elevation until you reach the Yangri Kharka. 

     

  • Day 09 YangriKharka to LangmaleKharka (4'410m/1'455.3ft.

    Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

    In the wake of a gentle hike to the canyon, you march through yak Kharka (grazing field), lush green wood and rocky grounds. The valley walls tower to a great extent above us initially at the trek.  We go through Merek as you spring up and notice yourself gazing at the scenic Himalayan walls.

  • Day 10 Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4'870m/1'607. 1ft.

    Trekking times: 6 to7 hrs

    Today you are trekking towards Makalu base camp. As you kick off from Langmele Kharka, crossing Shersong through the plain but icy glaciers in the lap of the Himalayan giants, you will then reach the Makalu Base camp while adoring the Mt. Makalu as you stomp the icy ground.

     

  • Day 11 Explore Makalu Base Camp 4'870m/1'607. 1ft.

    Rugged desert land with a huge Barun Glacier on the other side, the Base Camp is all about. South of Makalu and an entire panoramic vision of Everest and Lhotse will greet us as we tread that barren land of Base Camp. You can take a short hike around and explore the region to honor the achievement that you made.

  • Day 12 Makalu Base Camp to YangriKharka (3'557m./1'173'8 1ft.

    Trekking times: 6 to 7 hrs.

    You now walk down from the base camp and taking the last impression of Makalu before turning the corner and find a way back. You cross over Shershong, LangmaleKharka, and Merek while moving your way down. Now you make a descent to the lowland taking a break at Yangrikharka for a day.

  • Day 13 YangriKharka to Dobate :3'650m/1'204.5ft.

    Trekking times: 6 to 7 hrs

    You trace back to Dobate through rock falls section, lush vegetations, valleys while following the Barun River along its bank. 

  • Day 14 Dobate to Khongma Danda (3'562m/1'175. 46ft.

    Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

    Today as you start the trek you will be greeted by a step towards a place called Nambuk and you have to walk through a forest of firs and rhododendrons. You will then have to cross the Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass) and Kauma La on the way before finally descending to Khongma Danda.

     

     

  • Day 15 Khongma Danda to Tashigaon (2'065m/68 1.45ft.

    Trekking times: 4 to 5 hrs.

    The hillside trails go on to be a never-ending steep descent trek which will make you walk in the middle of pines and firs that will definitely take you to the Sherpa village of Tashigaon.

     

  • Day 16 Tashigaon to Seduwa 1'530m/5'04.9ft.

    Trekking times: 6 to7 hrs

    While recalling the previous stomped steps you make the exit from Makalu Barun National Park and stumbling down to the Barun River. You then cross the hillside while walking past villages and settlements as you keep moving down additionally to a stoppage called Seduwa.

     

  • Day 17 Seduwa to Num 1'505m/4'96.6 5ft.

    Trekking times: 5 to 6 hrs.

    You are completing this trek by leaving Seduwa going through the woods heading for the Num. The switch back like a trail through dense forests and Sherpa villages as we move downwards that takes you to Num.

     

  • Day 18 Num to Tumlingtar: 400m/1'320ft.

    Trekking times 6 to 7 hrs.

    Again you relive the moments of walking from Chichila only this time of going back to it. As you complete the trek you can savor the glorious vista of Mount Makalu for the one last time. The ultimate walk you are to make will see you overnight at Tumlingtar. 

  • Day 19 Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 1'300m/4'290ft.


    Flight time: 35 min’s

    Congratulations! You have successfully completed one of the most thrilling treks our beautiful and peaceful Himalayan country has to offer.  
    Fly back to Kathmandu with an as early as possible flight.

  • Day 20 Resday in Kathmandu: 1,365/4,290ft.


    Congratulations!! You have successfully completed one of the most thrilling treks our beautiful and peaceful Himalayan country has to offer.  
    Fly back to Kathmandu with an as early as possible flight.

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Departure - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

No departure dates as of now

Trip Includes/ Excludes - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

    Include

Makalu entry Permit
Makalu special permit
TIMS Card
Kathmandu to Tumlingtar flight ticket
Tumlingtar to Num by land transport
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight ticket
Num to Tumlingtar by land transport
Fluent English speaking trekking guide
1 Porters between 2 trekkers to carry your luggage
porter will carry 15kg 7.5 kilograms each and his own top of that
Food, Breakfast, lunch, dinner and tea coffee during the trekking part
Accommodations during the trekking part
Transport by land all private
Airports pick up and drop 
First aid kit for emergency 
Hotel 1 Night in Kathmandu 3*** standard hotel

 

    Exclude

Personal equipment for trekking gear
Personal insurance for travel to Nepal
Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
Emergency rescue evacuation
Personal expenses
Gratuities (tips)
Bar bills, mineral water on the trek
Hot shower/battery charge for the camera during trek 
Wifi and donation in monastery and temple, school, etc. 

 

Tour Notes - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

Altitude, distance and trekking times are all approximate.
Daily trekking times will normally be between 5 and 7 hours unless stated.
If you are interested to go Pokhara and paragliding, boating or cycling let us know. 

Also, if you would like to see Lumbini, the birthplace of Buddha, go rafting or visit Chitwan National Park. Please, tell us your desires and we will do our best arrange it for you.

Departure dates and itinerary arrangements can be custom-tailored to your needs, so please contact us with your inquiries regarding your tour departure date.

Equipment List - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

Trekking Equipment:
The following equipment lists are suggested and essential for both camping & teahouse treks in the Himalayas. Given this list as a guideline, most of the trekking equipment can be hired or bought in many adventure shops in Kathmandu as well. The majority of gear is locally manufactured (hence a lot cheaper) although it is becoming more common for gear to be imported from China and therefore of better quality.

The following basic equipment list helps you with your packing. Please, remember that you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum level. Before starting the trek your packed trek bag should weigh no more than 33 pounds or 15kg.

Trekking equipment checklist.
Fleece jacket or Pullover.
Fleece wind-stopper jacket. 
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) Shell jacket.
Down Jacket.
Down sleeping bag.
Lightweight gloves.
Sun hat or scarf.
Sunglasses. 
Sun cream.
Extra T-shirts.
Underwea.r
Lightweight cotton long pants
Fleece or wool pants.
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants.
Thick warm wool hiking socks.
Hiking boots. 
Sneakers or sandals.
 Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries.
 Basic first aid kit for an emergency.
 Large plastic bags for keeping an item dry inside trek bag.
 Day pack.
 Water bottles.
 Shower towel. 
 Walking stick.

 

Reviews - Makalu Base Camp Trek - (20 days)

    • 2019-06-25 05:30:06
    • Renza and Claudio

    Agenzia affidabile, ottima organizzazione e disponibilità

    Trek del Makalu base camp trek: il responsabile dell’agenzia ha organizzato ogni cosa al meglio, sempre disponibile a modificare le proposte in base alle nostre richieste. La guida Prakash Raj si è dimostrato ottimo conoscitore del territorio, della cultura e delle tradizioni. Una persona competente e professionale ma anche aperta e ricca dal punto di vista umano. Anche il portatore ci ha assistito al meglio, tenendo conto dei nostri ritmi ed esigenze soprattutto di documentazione fotografica come amanti della natura.

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