The offbeat trek in Nepal to the base camp of world’s fifth highest mountain, Makalu- Makalu Base Camp Trek
The fifth highest mountain in the world, Makalu soars in the skyline of Makalu-Barun National Park. Trekking to Makalu Base Camp in the Eastern Himalayas of Nepal is practically an offbeat trekking adventure in Nepal through the least frequented trails of Nepal. Makalu Base Camp Trek takes you to the far-flung territory of that pulls out to east from Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, between the elevated plateau of Tibet and the cavernous subtropical ravine carved by the Arun River. Makalu Base Camp Trekking offers fabulous views of rocky Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Makalu(8,463m), Mt. Chamlang (7319 m), Mt. Baruntse (7129m) and many more. Trekking in Makalu Base Camp in 2018 endows with startling contrasts of high waterfalls cascading into deep gorges, craggy rocks augmenting from the verdant woodlands, and multi-colored flowers blossoming underneath the white snow-capped peaks.
The trek is demanding yet the most beautiful trek in Nepal’s eastern Himalayas. Stretched and pure landscape makes this trek a classic in its own features. Housing wide biodiversity of floral and faunal species- Makalu-Barun national park is exceptional highlights during this offbeat trekking holiday in Nepal. Additionally, the cultures of diverse ethnic groups are also the beautiful highlights of Makalu Base Camp Trek.
This offbeat and challenging trek in Nepal begins at Tumlingtar and treads the trail to Arun River Valley. Crossing over Shipton La Pass (4210 m) the trek goes into the upper Barun river valley for a closer view of Makalu and Chamlang Himal. The Makalu Base Camp (4870 m) offers fantastic panoramic view of eastern Himalayas; Chamlang (7,319m), Peak 6 (6,739m), Peak 7 (6,105m) Makalu (8,463m), Everest & Kanchenjunga.
Since the trails of Makalu Base Camp Trek are not facilitated with tea-houses and home-stays, we operate this wonderful trek based on camps.
Arrive in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Half day sightseeing around the Kathmandu Valley. Preparation for the Makalu base camp trekking.
In Morning Flight to Tumlingtar about 50 minutes fly with small aircraft. Walk around Tumlingtar. Guest house.
Trek or drive to Num 1200m 4-6 hours, local tea-house along the villages.
Trek decent to Dovan and cross Arun river than trek to Seduwa village 1500m 5 -6 hours, local tea-house.
Trek to famous Sherpa village Tashigoan 2100m about 4 hours, explore village. local Tea-house.
Uphill trek to Kauma Danda 3500m. along the pine and rhododendrons forest. Tea-house 4-5 hrs.
Trek to Mumbuk 3540m 5– 6 hours, local Tea-house
Trek to Yangle Kharka 3600m 5 -6 hours, local Tea-house.
Trek to Langmale Kharka 4410m 3– 4 hours, explore lakes around. local Tea-house. Optional tips – Morning climb to Shersong 4660m about 2 to 3 hours, local tea house, and climb next view point 5250m form there you can see a close view of Mt. Everest, 8848m, Mt. Lhoste range 8501m. and many other mountain peaks can be seen including Kanchenjunga 8585m.
Trek to Makalu Base Camp, 4870m 3 -4 hours, walk on the old glacier. Guest House.
Day explore – hiking around glacier and view point. Free afternoon. Guest house.
Trek back to Yangle Kharka along same route 5 -6 hours, local Tea-house.
Trek back to Mumbuk 3500m 5-6 hours, local Tea-house.
Trek to Tashigoan 2070m 6-7 hours, local Tea-house.
Trek to Seduwa 620m descent 1540m 5-6 hours, local Tea-house.
Trek to Num small villge. 1500m 4 hours, local Tea-house
Trek or off road jeep drive to Tumlingtar via Khandbari 5 to 6 hours on foot and by drive 4 hours. Tea-house.
Late Morning flight to Kathmandu, 1 hour, Hotel on B/B plan
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