Makalu Base Camp Trekking
The Mt. Makalu, member of the Khumbu region is centered in this particular trekking. Distinctive on its own this three weeks long trekking in Nepal takes us through beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal.
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Activity Level Challenging
Group Size Large Group
Makalu Base Camp Trekking is another popular trekking adventure in Nepal. The Mt. Makalu, member of the Khumbu region is centered in this particular trekking. Distinctive on its own this three weeks long trekking in Nepal takes us through beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal. Home to the world’s tallest mountain, the Mt. Everest, Khumbu region has something special for every trekker. We explore the Khumbu region, the Mt. Makalu Base Camp and the surroundings to the fullest in this trekking journey. In the panoramic reflection of sunlight from snowy White Mountains to the Himalayan geography, Makalu Base camp trekking gives the best of it with Asian Adventure Trips
- Airport transfers-Pickup and Drop
- All meals during trek in Local Lodge
- Accommodation during trek available every day in en-route lodges.
- English speaking guide & porters
- All necessary trekking permit fees
- Trekkers' Information Management System fees [TIMS]
- All airfare and bus transfers en-route.
- 3 nights' accommodation at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing on BB plan.
- All guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu and entry fees.
- Equipment clothing for porter & staffs
- Insurance for all staff & porters
- International airfare, Visa fees
- Meals in Kathmandu before and after trek
- Personal Travel Insurance Personal clothing and footwear
- Personal equipment, Personal medical supplies and vaccinations
- Other Personal expenses and all kind of bottle drinks
- Tips to guides, porters and drivers
- Expenses incurred during emergency evacuation due to any reason
- Optional tours, excursions and activities
- Any item not mentioned in the “What Is Included”
International Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300 m)
After your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be addressed and welcomed by representatives from Asian Adventure Trips. You will then be transferred to the hotel booked for your comfortable accommodation.
Kathmandu: Sightseeing and Trek Preparation
We start the day with sightseeing of popular destinations around Kathmandu valley. After the half day sightseeing, pre discussion of the trek is done in the presence of trek leader, crew and other participants of the trek. Asian Adventure Trips will delightfully brief more about the trek and your queries will be answered.
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar & drive to Chichira (1,980m)
Our beautiful adventure in Nepal starts with an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar. Tumlingtar is our trekking starting point, 50 minutes of adventurous flight away from Kathmandu. We drive to Chichira from Tumlingtar for overnight stay.
Chichira to Num (1,560m)
Our trek starts early in the morning from Chichira towards Num. Trekking trail is moderate with a lot of sceneries around. We are welcomed by panorama of beautiful mountains throughout the way. We finally reach Num village for our overnight stay.
Num to Seduwa (1,500m)
We continue the trek from Num village towards Seduwa village. A descending trekking trail leads us through beautiful nature to Barun River. We yhe ascend toMakaluBarun National Park area and after registration of tourist permits, we reach Seduwa village for overnight stay. Total walking time is around 6-7 hours.
Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m)
We climb towards Tashi Gaon on our trekking trail. Tashi Gaon offers exciting views of Himalayas around the area. We trek for 4-5 hrs to reach Tashi Gaon from seduwa and arrange our overnight stay in Tashi Gaon.
Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m)
Today’s trek is comparatively harder as we have to ascend through steep path for around 6-7 hrs. We enjoy beautiful sceneries all the way though. We finally reach Khongma Danda for our overnight stay.
Acclimatization / Rest Day
After a hard trek, we take a rest and acclimatization break day in Khongma Danda. We explore the areas surrounding Khongma Danda and enjoys the Scenic landscapes.
Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6/7 hours
We continue our trek with new energy after the rest day. Our trekking trail is ascending and takes us towards Shipton La summit. We pass through Kalo Pokhari, KeKe La and cross the Ke Ke La pass. Finally, a descend takes us to Dobate valley, our overnight stay destination.
Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m)
Our trek today is steep and dangerous in the start from Dobate. Trek should be done under guidance and precautions provided by experienced crew. The trail slowly goes flat on reaching Yangri Kharka. Overnight stay is arranged in Yangri Kharka. Our trekking hours sum upto around 6-7 hrs today.
Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m)
Pleasant valleys and pastures are what we find on our trekking trail today. 5-6 hrs through moderate trekking trail takes us to Langmale Kharka, our overnight stay destination.
Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4870m/15978ft): 6/7 hours
We trek to Makalu Base camp today, completing the major objective of our trekking. We pass Shershong to reach Makalu base camp from LangmaleKharka. Exotic sceneries and magnificient views of Mt. Makalu can be seen from Shershong. Himalayan beauties gives us divine energy throughout the 6-7 hours of trek. We stay overnight at Makalu Base Camp.
Explore Makalu Base Camp
Our beautiful day is spent today exploring the Makalu base camp area. We can observe scenic panoramas of Makalu, Everest and Lhotse. We can opt to hike to Makalu Base Camp itself or roam around to enjoy the lakes and glaciers. Overnight stay is in Makalu Base Camp.
Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka
Our Descend starts today as we move along the trekking trail. Shershong, Langmale Kharka, Merek and Yangri Kharka is what comes on descending path of 6-7 hours. Overnight stay is arranged in Yangrikharka.
Yangri Kharka to Dobate
Descend continues as we head from Yangri Kharka passing through enjoyable landscapes. We reach to Dobate in around 6-7 hours. Overnight stay is in Dobate.
Dobate to Khongma Danda
Trek starts today from Dobate in steep trail. Our trek is around 5-6 hrs long today. Crossing beautiful sceneries of Ke Ke La, Tu Tu La and Kauma La we return back to Khongma Danda and stay there for overnight stay.
Khongma Danda to Tashigaon
Destination today is renowned Sherpa village of Tashigaon. Trekking trail to Tashigaon is around 4-5 hours long from Khongma Danda. Overnight stay is arranged in Tashigaon.
Tashigaon to Seduwa
We return back today descending from Tashigaon through Makalu Barun National park. Trekking trail is gradual and crosses different villages of this region. Further descend takes us to Seduwa village, our overnight stay destination. Our trek is 4-5 hrs long today.
Seduwa to Num
Trekking continues as we head towards Num from Seduwa village. Trail is gradual and rather easy. Passing through Sherpa villages and forests we reach Num in around 5-6 hrs of walk. Overnight stay in Num.
Num to Tumlingtar
We return back to Chichira from Num finally heading back to Tumlingtar. Majestic views of Mt. Makalu can be enjoyed from here. 6-7 hrs of trek takes us to Tumlingtar. Overnight stay is arranged in Tumlingtar.
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 50 minute flight
After successfully completing our adventurous trip around the Makalu Base Camp region, we return back to Kathmandu via 50 minutes flight. Our flight continues to amaze us with magnificent Himalayan landscapes. Free time in Kathmandu can be spent in souvenir shopping and roaming around the capital.
Before your planned return from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips Organizes farewell dinner for the whole trekking team including guides and porters. We share our experiences with each other and also have an opportunity to plan our next trip to Nepal with Asian Adventure Trips. As per your departure schedule from Kathmandu, Asian Adventure Trips will provide airport transport facility from your hotel.
We always work on to provide our guests a “Happy Stay” during their journey through best available Accommodation option!!