“In the worlds 5th higest mountain amidst perfect wilderness”
You enter the lowest valley in the world to start your Makalu base camp trekking to the base of Mt.Makalu (8481m), which is the world’s fifth highest mountain. On the way to makaly trekking first you will have great chance to visit cloud-forest jungle, high alpine terrain, orchids, countryside dairy farm and bazaar villages where from you will follow the ridge above the Arun River, proposed site for the largest hydroelectric plant in Nepal. Pass through yak territories towards the never-ending ice fields of Mt. Makalu. View the Kanchenjunga massif, Everest, Lhotse, Baruntse and Chamlang as well as the rarely seen Kangshung face of Everest. Return through isolated Sherpa villages back to Tumlingtar for your picturesque return flight below the Nepalese Himalaya. This Makalu base camp trek offers one of the most fantastic, marvelous outlook from lush tropical green of Arun Valley up to the high remorseless ice fields of Mt. Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world, situated in the north east of Nepal.
The Makalu trekking starts from Arun Valley following the countryside areas, through fascinating medieval traditional markets and farm villages, this walk-in follows picturesque and rarely trekked route, offering views of Mt. Makalu and Kanchenjunga all the way, more stunning views of the Mt. Khumbakarna Range as you enter the Barun valley of Makalu basin. From here, the trek passes over the yak pastures beneath the Makalu’s towering south face along with the great view of one of the rare east (Kanshung) face of Mt. Everest.
This exploratory, unforgettable Makalu base camp trekking ends at Tumlingtar with a comprehensive picturesque flight back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu.1,300m. via respective airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu ½ day tour.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar (950m) 50 minutes flight and camp.
Day 04: Trek to Mani-Bhanjyang (1,200m) Approx: 5 – 6 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Chinchilla (1,800m)Approx 5 – 6 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Num (1,500m)Approx 5 – 6 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Sedua (1,493m.) Approx: 5 hours.
Day 08: Trek to Tashi Gaon(2,200m)Approx 3 – 4 hours.
Day 09: Trek to Kohma Danda. Approx 3,500m. 5 – 6 hours walk
Day 10: Trek to Mumbuk (3,400m) 6 hours walk
Day 11: Trek to Nehe Kharka(3,750m) 6 hours.
Day 12: Trek to Sherson (4,600m) 6 hours walk.
Day 13: Free day for a day hike.
Day 14: Trek to Yangre Kharka(3,645m) 6 hours. O/N Camp.
Day 15: Trek to Mumbuk, 5 hours.
Day 16: Trek to Kohma Ridge, 5 hours.
Day 17: Trek to Sedua, 6 hours.
Day 18: Trek to Num. 4 – 5 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Mane-Bhanjyang via Chichele, 6 – 7 hours.
Day 20: Trek to Tumling tar via Khadbari, 4 – 5 hours.
Day 21: Fly back to Kathmandu. Meet & transfer to hotel.
Day 22: Free day at leisure guided tour on request.
Day 23: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.
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