Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek- 16 Days

Key Information

  • Price: Euro
  • Duration:16 Days
  • Primary Activity:Trekking
  • Group Size:1-25 Peoples
  • Country:Nepal
  • Arrival on:Kathmandu
  • Trip Grade:Strenuous
  • Meals:Full Board during Trekking
  • Accomodation:Hotel + Lodge + Camping
  • Trip Code:
  • Max-Altitude:4,870 m.
  • Transportation:Jeep/ Flight
  • Departure from:Kathmandu
  • Culture:Gurung, Rai and Sherpa

About Makalu Base Camp Trek- 16 Days

Makalu Base Camp Trekking, the fifth highest mountain in the world, Mount Makalu lies at the height of 8463m. It is located in the Makalu Barun National Park, which covers an area of 2330 sq. around the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts of Nepal. And, the panorama of the highest mountain in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, Makalu and other mountains greets you.

Makalu base camp trek can be fairly challenging in some parts depending upon your level of physical fitness. The outstanding scenery of Makalu Base Camp Trek’s route significantly provides unique cultural heritage and incredible views of mountain peaks. The trek begins with a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar of Mid-eastern Nepal for half an hour. The trail to Makalu Base Camp Trek envelops plain, a sub-tropical valley of the Arun River basin to extraordinary temperate passes called Keke La pass (4230m) and Tutu La pass (4200m), many edges ascend up from the Barun River valley which is off the beaten mid-hill trails.

Gurung, Rai, and Sherpa are the main habitats in this area. The trails follow the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing the Shipton pass (4127 m) before arriving at Makalu Base Camp, from here views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse is really amazing. Also, you will have a fantastic view of mountain, glacier-lake and Hungu valley.       

Arrival to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel (1,400m)
Day 1
Trek preparation and sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley
Day 2
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Num (1,560m)
Day 3
Trek from Num to Sheduwa (1,510m): Camping
Day 4
Trek from Sheduwa to Tashi Gaun (2,070m): Camping
Day 5
Acclimatization at Tashi Gaun (rest day): camping
Day 6
Trek from Tashi Gaun to Khongma (3,760m): Camping
Day 7
Trek from Khongma to Mumbuk (3,520m): Camping
Day 8
Trek from Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka (4,320m): Camping
Day 9
Trek from Nehe Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4,870m)
Day 10
Trek from MaKalu Base Camp to Yangle Kharka : Camping
Day 11
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Khongma: Camping
Day 12
Trek from Khongma to Sheduwa: Camping
Day 13
Trek from Sheduwa to Num and drive to Khadbari or Tumlingtar
Day 14
Fly to Kathmandu & Transfer to the Hotel
Day 15
Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for final departure
Day 16
Note of above itinerary: B = Breakfast, B.B = Bed & Breakfast, B.L.D = Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Feature Price:

Service Included

  • All airport transfer by private a/c Car/van/bus
  • Air Transportation: (Domestic Flight) Fly from Kathmanduu – Tumlingtar – Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
    -Land Transportation: Drive Tumlingtar to Num and While Returning: Num to Tumlingtar
  • 3 nights sharing twin bed room at hotel (3 Star category) in Kathmandu on bed & breakfast Basis.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Basic Tea-house accommodation
  • Licensed English-speaking guide, Experience knows about First Aid
  • Necessary Porters
  • Meals during the trek basic
  • All necessary paper works: Makalu Barun National Park permit, TIMS Card & conservation area entry permit and its fee.
  • Sleeping bags and other necessary equipments
  • Staff insurance, medication and equipment
  • All Govt. and Local Taxes
  • First Aid Kit
  • Trekking Certificate from Destination Unlimited

Service Excluded

  • International airfares/ airport taxes
  • Travel/trekking insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fees
  • Mountain rescue charges or insurance
  • Drinks hot and cold.
  • Bottled drinks on trek (cold and alcoholic)
  • Lunches and dinners when not trekking
  • Additional food or drink on trek in addition to three standard meals
  • Personal expenses, Emergency Expenses, road blocked, snakes, desert.etc
  • Special region permit and liaison officer fees (where applicable)
  • Tips(Tipping are expected)

Book Your Trip Now


    You Might Also Enjoy These Trips

    Api Base Camp Trek- 15 Days

    For the ultimate adventure off the beaten track, Api Base Camp is a great combination ...

    Make an Enquiry View Details

    Makalu Base Camp Trek- 16 Days

    Makalu Base Camp Trekking, the fifth highest mountain in the world, Mount Makalu lies at ...

    Make an Enquiry View Details

    Khopra Danda Trek- 11 Days

    Khopra Danda trek is a newly opened route in the Annapurna region. The trek takes us on ...

    Make an Enquiry View Details

    Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek- 13 Days

    Ama Dablam Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular treks in the Everest ...

    Make an Enquiry View Details

    Nar Phu Valley Trek- 12 Days

    Nar Phu Valley is located in the popular Annapurna Region. Nar Phu Valley Trek is ...

    Make an Enquiry View Details