Makalu Base Camp Trek

Duration: 2 Nights 3 Days
  1.  Trek to the base camp of the fifth highest mountain in the world- Mt. Makalu (8,463m)
  2.  Diverse wildlife and vegetation of the Makalu Barun National Park
  3.  Witness three of the highest mountains in the world: the Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), and Mt. Makalu (8,463m)
  4.  Experience the unique culture and lifestyle of Sherpa people
  5.  Cross numerous high altitude passes including Kauma La Pass (3,630m), Keke La Pass (4,127m), Shipton La Pass (4,170m), and Tutu La Pass (4,080m)

Makalu Base Camp Trek is a glorious adventure along the foothills of the Himalayas to the base camp of Mt. Makalu (8,463m). The trek also explores the lush vegetation and bio-diversity of the Makalu Barun National Park. Enchanting views of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586m), and Mt. Makalu (8,463m) keep you on the edge through the trek. Exploring the outskirts of the Barun Valley, travelers explore the Sherpa villages and culture on the trek as well.

Soon after arriving at TIA, you will move to your respective hotel. On the second day, you will take a 50-minute flight to Tumlingtar enjoying the stunning views of the Himalayas to the north of Nepal. From Tumlingtar, you will take a short drive towards Chichila from where our real trekking begins. The drive will take you through the terraced farmlands and forested area. Along with occasional distant views of Makalu (8,463m), you will start your ascend through hilly trails crossing the settlement of Num. The trail passes through the village of Seduwa and proceeds towards Makalu Barun Conservation Area along with fast-flowing Barun River. Similarly, crossing the settlements such as Tashigaon, Khongma Danda, Yangri Kharka, and Langmale Kharka, you will finally reach Makalu Base Camp. Along the way, you will also cross three major passes: Tutu La Pass at 4,080 meters, Keke La Pass at 4,127 meters, and Shipton La Pass at 4,170 meters. At the base camp, you will get a glorious view of Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Mt. Everest (8,848m) and Lhotse (8516m) alongside countless other Himalayas. Following back the same time, you will now return to Tumlingtar, from where you will take a flight back to Kathmandu. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for the trek.

Makalu Base Camp Trek by Manikang is the best adventure in eastern Nepal. We offer you the company of experienced guides and provide the finest services of transportation and accommodation as well. With our careful supervision and your enthusiasm to travel, we assure you of a grand adventure.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m).
  • Day 2Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drivt,e to Chichila (1,980m) 50 mins fligh 3-4 hrs’ drive.
  • Day 3Trek from Chichila to Num (1,560m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 4Trek from Num to Seduwa (1,500m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 5Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m): 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 6Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 7Acclimatization Day.
  • Day 8Trek from Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 9Trek from Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 10Trek from Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m): 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 11Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4,870m): 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 12Explore Makalu Base Camp.
  • Day 13Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka: 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 14Trek from Yangri Kharka to Dobate: 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 15Trek from Dobate to Khongma Danda: 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 16Trek from Khongma Danda to Tashigaon: 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 17Trek from Tashigaon to Seduwa: 4-5 hrs.
  • Day 18Trek from Seduwa to Num: 5-6 hrs.
  • Day 19Trek from Num to Tumlingtar: 6-7 hrs.
  • Day 20Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 50 mins flight.
  • Day 21Final Departure from Kathmandu.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What’s Included

  •  Airport - Hotel - Airport transfer.
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu under the B/B plan as per itinerary.
  •  Best available Accommodation during trek.
  •  Three Board Meal during the trek.
  •  Entrance fees for sightseeing.
  •  One experienced guide and necessary number of porters Salary, insurance, Transportations, food and accommodation of guide and porters.
  •  TIMS Fee.
  •  Conservation Area Entry Fee.
  •  All government and local taxes.
  •  International Airfare.
  •  Nepal Visa Fee.
  •  Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  •  Travel insurance.
  •  Personal Expenses.
  •  Tips.
  •  Other expenses not mentioned in the Cost Include section.