Makalu Base Camp Trek

  • 23 Days
  • Nepal
  • Strenuous
  • Trekking and Tour
  • Makalu trekking is a rigorous walk that takes the world’s 7th highest peak, Mt. Makalu standing at an altitude of 8475m. This is stunning and outstanding of Makalu trekking enjoy rich cultural heritage along with unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity that lies east of Everest. From the Makalu base camp, magnificent views of the imposing south face of Makalu and panorama of Everest, Lhotse, and the Barun Glacier are truly amazing. The lower parts of the Makalu trekking is covered with the many ethnic groups of Limbu, Newar, Rai, Magar, and Sherpa while the higher elevation is dominated by the Buddhist peoples. Makalu trekking is trail winds from the steamy lowlands of Tumlingtar on the Arun River, through one of the least explored areas of Nepal, to the base camp of Makalu at the soaring height of 5000m. Makalu trek follows the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, ascending through Sherpa villages and cultivated fields with views of the Chamlang Range in the distance and walking up the lush and beautiful Arun valley before crossing the Shipton La (4127 m) through rhododendron forest into the upper Barun river Valley. The Arun Valley is also home to rare species of different Birds found only in Nepal. This fairly challenging trek is best suited for anyone in good shape with previous trekking experience is an added benefit.

    Trip Highlights

    Trekking Destination:           Makalu Trekking 
    Group Size:                           Min. 2 & Max
    Minimum altitude:
    Maximum altitude:               5000m
    Grade:                                   Moderate and Fairly Strenuous
    Season:                                 Spring & Autumn
    Accommodation:                                 Tea house and Camping 
    DDuration:                             22 Days

    Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu airport and participate in welcome dinner organized by UNO Travels and Adventures.
    • Day 02:Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley
    • Day 03:Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (45 min)
    • Day 04:Drive Tumlingtar to Num (1500m) (6:30 hours)
    • Day 05:Trek Num to Sidhuwa Bazar (m) (7 hours)
    • Day 06:Trek Sidhuwa Bazar to Tashigaun (2100m) (6 hours)
    • Day 07:Rest Day exploring Tashigaun
    • Day 08:Trek Tashigaun to Khongma La (4500m)
    • Day 09:Trek Khongma La to Mumbuk (3550m) (6 hours)
    • Day 10:Trek Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka(3600m) (6:30 hours)
    • Day 11:Trek Nehe Kharka to Merek (4610m) (5 hours)
    • Day 12:Trek Merek to Makalu Base Camp (5000m)
    • Day 13:Rest day and explore around Makalu Base Camp
    • Day 14:Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nehe kharka (3600m) (3:30 hours)
    • Day 15:Trek Nehe Kharka to Mumbuk(3550m) (4 hours)
    • Day 16:Trek Mumduk to Khompma(3560m) (5 hours)
    • Day 17:Trek Khompma to Tashigaun(2070m) (4 hours)
    • Day 18:Trek Tasigaun to Sidhuwa Bazaar (1550m) (4:30 hours)
    • Day 19:Trek Sidhuwa Bazaar to Num (1500m) (5:30 hours)
    • Day 20:Drive Num to Khandbari (1020m) (4 hours)
    • Day 21:Drive Khandbari to Tumlingtar (2:30 hours)
    • Day 22:Fly Tumlingtar to Kathmandu (45 min)
    • Day 23:UNO Travels and Adventures drop in International Airport for Home Country.

    Detail Itinerary

    • Day 1Arrive at Kathmandu airport and participate in welcome dinner organized by UNO Travels and Adventures.
    • Day 2Sightseeing Tour in Kathmandu Valley
    • Day 3Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (45 min)
    • Day 4Drive Tumlingtar to Num (1500m) (6:30 hours)
    • Day 5Trek Num to Sidhuwa Bazar (m) (7 hours)
    • Day 6Trek Sidhuwa Bazar to Tashigaun (2100m) (6 hours)
    • Day 7Rest Day exploring Tashigaun
    • Day 8Trek Tashigaun to Khongma La (4500m)
    • Day 9Trek Khongma La to Mumbuk (3550m) (6 hours)
    • Day 10Trek Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka(3600m) (6:30 hours)
    • Day 11Trek Nehe Kharka to Merek (4610m) (5 hours)
    • Day 12Trek Merek to Makalu Base Camp (5000m)
    • Day 13Rest day and explore around Makalu Base Camp
    • Day 14Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nehe kharka (3600m) (3:30 hours)
    • Day 15Trek Nehe Kharka to Mumbuk(3550m) (4 hours)
    • Day 16Trek Mumduk to Khompma(3560m) (5 hours)
    • Day 17Trek Khompma to Tashigaun(2070m) (4 hours)
    • Day 18Trek Tasigaun to Sidhuwa Bazaar (1550m) (4:30 hours)
    • Day 19Trek Sidhuwa Bazaar to Num (1500m) (5:30 hours)
    • Day 20Drive Num to Khandbari (1020m) (4 hours)
    • Day 21Drive Khandbari to Tumlingtar (2:30 hours)
    • Day 22Fly Tumlingtar to Kathmandu (45 min)
    • Day 23UNO Travels and Adventures drop in International Airport for Home Country.

    What's Includes:

    • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private Vehicle.
    • Four-night standard accommodation in star level hotel in Kathmandu.
    • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) in during trekking.
    • All accommodations during the trek.
    • Makalu trekking map.
    • Both ways Airfare Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and Same way come back airfare.
    • An experienced Nepal Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry luggage during the trek.
    • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local taxes.
    • Group medical supply (first aid kits).
    • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
    • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
    • All government taxes.
    • If you interested can available video of that route.

    What's Excludes:

    • Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 10 - US$ 12 per day.
    • Your Travel insurance.
    • International airfare.
    • Nepal entry visa (You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
    • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
    • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
    • Personal trekking Equipment.
    • UNO Travels and Adventure's sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag, and walking stick, if necessary.
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver

    Trip Note

    Makalu trekking is safety and the well being of our groups. All of our trips are led by qualified professional guides who are well trained by Nepal Government. Our responsibility is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take your holiday. In this regard, we work honestly and effectively provide you with the Himalayan experience that suits your interest. We encourage you to question us freely and contribute in the planning stages of your adventure in the trekking period.

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    Trip Facts

    • Transportation:4
    • Meals:Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation:Hotel + Teahouses + Lodges