One of the most popular trekking destinations among solitary trekkers, Makalu Base Camp offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. Our journey begins with an hour-long flight to Tumlingtar whereas the real trek starts from Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by himalaya destiny, overflowing with waterfalls. The 19-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an ideal choice for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu trek preparation day.
Day 03: Fly from Ktm to Tumlingtar(518m) then drive to Num (1,560m): 50 mins flight, 5-6 hours drive
Day 04: Num to Seduwa (1,500m): 5/6hrs
Day 05: Seduwa to Tashigaun (2,100m): 3/4hrs
Day 06: Tashigaun to Khongma Danda (3,500m): 6/7hrs
Day 07: Rest day at Khongma
Day 08: Khongma to Dobato (3570m)
Day 09: Dobato to Yangle kharka (3535m)
Day 10: Yangle Kharka to Sherson
Day 11: Sherson to Makalu Base Camp (4,870m):
Day 12: Explore Makalu Base Camp (5600m).
Day 13: Makalu Base Camp to Dobato(3570m):
Day 14: Dobato to Khongma la (3500m):
Day 15: khongma la to Seduwa(1500m):
Day 16: Seduwa to Num(1980m):
Day 17: Num to Tumlingtar(518m): by drive
Day 18: Flight Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.
Day 19: Final Departure.
16 nights 17 days in mountains which includes accommodations and 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner )
3 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
Flights for Kathmandu-Tumlingtar -Kathmandu.
Airport pick up and drop off.
Makalu National Park trekking permit and a Tourist Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
Government-licensed, English speaking Guide.
All government and local taxes
Nepal entry visa at Immigration at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) (approx. $40 USD cash in hand) per person.
Travel Insurance (must require) which covered up to 5000m
Trekking gear rental like sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles, etc.
Unforeseen costs due to health, flight cancellation, weather conditions, etc.
All kinds of drinks and snacks.
Tips for the Guide and Porter after the trek.
Anything else not mentioned in the included costs above..