Makalu Trek is one of the chief renowned treks present in Nepal, enveloping the Eastern Region of the country. Eastern region of the Nepal is leftovers mostly inaccessible from the progress taking place in the exterior world. This is like a sanctuary for the natural world lovers. Here, Makalu Trekking is the far-fetched diversity of natural Fauna and Flora and from its structural base. Makalu is crafted with the four sided pyramid formed by the nature itself and is adjoining the Mount Everest. Makalu has been coined as the 5th elevated Mountain in the Earth, resting at an elevation with 8,481m.
Makalu Trekking is a lengthy trek and the trek set up formally seeing the popular World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu which are listed by UNESCO. After that trekkers will take into the Tumlingtar. From Tumlingtar trekkers will march to lead to Khandbari after layering a distance of 1,040m. On that day trekkers will experience the night staying in a tent. Makalu Trekking will help to visit several significant places such as Vhe Kharka, Tashi Gaon, Sedua and Kauma. Layering the massive area of 2,330 sq km, Makalu Base Camp Trek consists of the Sagarmatha National Park with uniformly cosmic area of 1.148 sq km. An additional emphasis of the Makalu Trekking is the presence of Makalu Barun Conservation Area, an essential component of the Mount Everest ecology. In that Conservation Area there exists nearly 3,000 species of blossoming plants and the scared animals like Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, and Himalayan Thar. Ecologically this area is the blessed area and thus it is very worth to travel for the Makalu Trekking.
In this area, the native people of Limbhu, Sherpa, Newars and Rai are staying with harmony which is the four chief communities of Nepal. Despite of different cultural practices they are living the easy life. Adding up to the huge Mount Makalu Trekking trekkers will have an opportunity to spectator of the highest Mountain of the world (Everest), Baruntse and Lhotse. Attractive forests and remarkable valleys mark the scenery of the Eastern area of Nepal. Layering the main remote and tranquil regions of the Eastern part of Nepal, the Makalu Base Camp Trek is for the trekkers who appear to be relish the pleasure of nature.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02-03: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 04: Flight to Tumlingtar, drive to Chichila (1850m) 5 hrs
Day 05: Trek to Num (1,505m) 5 hrs
Day 06: Trek to Seduwa (1,530m) 5 hrs
Day07: Trek to Gaon (2,065m) 5 hrs
Day 08: Khongma (3,562m) 7-8 hrs
Day 09: Acclimatization day at Khongma (4,200m)
Day 10: Trek to Mumbuk (4,200m) 6 hrs
Day 11: Trek to Yangri Kharka (3,610m) 5 hrs
Day 12: Trek to Shershong (4,650m)
Day 13: Trek to Makalu South East Base Camp 5 hrs
Day 14: Makalu North Ridge BC (4,800m) 3-4 hrs
Day 15: Acclimatization at Base Camp 6 hrs
Day 16: Trek to Mumbuk 6 hrs
Day 17: Trek to Kauma 6 hrs
Day 18: Trek to Tashi Gaoni
Day 19: Trek to Num
Day 20: Trek to Tumlingtar 5 hrs
Day 21: Trek to Khandbari
Day 22: Trek to Tumlingtar
Day 23: Back to Kathmandu
Day 24: Departure!!!!
Day 01: Arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu (1,350m)
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be received by the representative staff from Upland Adventure at the Airport. Our representative staff will transfer you to the hotel and will discuss about the further plans over there. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
On the second day we will explore the Kathmandu Valley by visiting Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath, Durbar Squares and additional cultural as well as traditional sites. We will get ready for the journey during the time, getting approval for the trek from the government agency. Stay overnight in a hotel.
Day 03: Flight to Tumlingtar, drive to Chichila (1850m) 5 hrs
Tumlingtar is a beautiful village located at the height of 400 meter above from the sea level. Tumlingtar is the foremost place from where we will begin our trekking with great interest. So, we will catch a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar. Starting from Tumlingtar, we will take a drive to Chichila (1850m) and will find out the left over days. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Num (1,505m) 5 hrs
On the following day we will move about from Chichila to Num taking nearly 1,505 meter. So, on this day we have to wake up early in the morning and set up our trekking further. After taking our breakfast we will acquire a march and will hike the trek for 5 hours. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 05: Trek to Seduwa (1,530m) 5 hrs
This is another day for setting out the trek to Seduwa from Num by moving out for the trip. After taking breakfast in the morning we will start on our trek to Seduwa (1,530m). Seduwa is actuality a gorgeous place where we will stir to like the natural prettiness of near surrounding. We have to pace for 5 hours as well on this day. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day06: Trek to Gaon (2,065m) 5 hrs
To carry on the trek further we will leave Seduwa and proceed to Gaon as per the trekking package. We will go to Gaon (2,065m) from Seduwa, arriving at Gaon we have to get steady climbing by walking for 5 hours. Most of the part of the trek on this day will amble to stretched out distance from Seduwa to Gaon (2,065m). Stay overnight at a local guesthouse.
Day 07: Khongma (3,562m) 7-8 hrs
On the following day, we will set out to Khongma (3,562m) from Gaon by trekking for 7 to 8 hours. We will set up early on for the day as we have to wrap almost 1500 meters of elevation. This looks as if the nature of this day will be extended and we may feel the sagacity of adventure too. The trek will, although, be audacious as we are approaching to plentiful amazing scene. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Khongma (4,200m) 6 hrs
This is the day for acclimatization. We will spend the day at Khongma, resting and adapting to the circumstances and the elevation. We can take a trip in the region of Khongma village and work together with the villagers and find out concerning their culture. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 9: Trek to Mumbuk (4,200m)
Today we will start the trek from different perspective as we are trekking to Mumbuk leaving Khongma. We will range Shipton La and from there we will yet again go down to Mumbak (4,200m). In Mumbuk, we will get an agreeable trek well planned as a difficult area to bypass Shipton La. We will turn up at Mumbuk (4,200m) and will take our lunch. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 10: Trek to Yak Kharka (3,610m) 6 hrs
For the trek to Yak Kharka (3,6100m), we have to move early in the morning, taking nearly 6 hours. Previous to the sunrise we have to cross the Dhampu Pass so that we can trek Yak Kharka. The sight of the whole Annapurna Range being taped by the sun with the valley sleeping below in the gloom offering astonishing view. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 11: Trek to Sherson (4,650m) 5hrs
For the trek to Shershong (4,650m), we will move early in the morning taking a breakfast in Yangri Kharka which takes 5 to 6 hours on foot from Yangri Kharka. After the few minutes of walking an authority will talk about the supplementary facts and will let us know to follow his instruction. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 12: Trek to Makalu South East Base Camp
On the 12th day, we will progress for the trek to Makalu South East Base Camp according to the setting up. Trekking in Makalu South East Base Camp is complicated in nature however we will have this trekking in a sensible way. We have to go after all the directions given by the expert. Stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 13: Makalu North Ridge BC (4,800m) 5hrs
On the following day we will rise Makalu North Ridge Base Camp (4,800m) taking 5 hours. This is an important day as we are going away to observe Makalu North Ridge Base Camp (4,800m) which is one of the chief target of Makalu Trekking. The trekking to Makalu North Ridge Base Camp is measured to be eccentric than the other trekking as trekkers to this area will be appreciated more than the others. Stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 14: Acclimatization at Base Camp 3-4 hrs
After completing the trek to Makalu North Ridge Base Camp (4,800m), this is the day allocated for the acclimation at the Base Camp. This is our second acclimatization day. This is tremendously noteworthy part of the itinerary as the couple of day’s acclimatization will assist out us to get used to the circumstances and find ready ourselves for the trip that is positioned ahead. Stay overnight in a tented camp.
Day 15: Trek to Mumbuk 6 hrs
The destination for the 15th day is Mumbuk, a small village in the region of Makalu. It will take five hours of trekking from Yak Kharka to arrive at there. We can find out the village during the hiking time of 6 hours. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 16: Trek to Kauma 6 hrs
On the 16th day we will go back to Kauma from Mumbuk. These days we will be on foot a bit longer in difference to extra days. So, we will take our breakfast and after that we will go for Kauma taking rest on the way. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 17: Trek to Tashi Gaoni 6 hrs
Once more at present our march will be extensive for 6 hours like days gone by when we moved from Mumbuk to Kauma. But the trek will be interesting as we get to identify lots of things regarding the nature, people and different vegetations. We will take your lunch on the way to Tashi Gaoni. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 18: Trek to Khandbari
On the following day we will move ahead to Khandbari from Tashi Gaoni. Khandbari is full of excited and relaxed deay which will lead us to Nun. We can snap some photographs in Khandbari. So, it is better to set out for Khandbari in an early morning. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 19: Trek to Num
The day when we are finished with walking around Tashi Gaon we will come back to Num. As we have formerly seen Num, we can go randomly but in case if we have time and keen to explore more, unquestionably there is a high likelihood for the explorations. Stay overnight at a guest house.
Day 20: Trek to Khandbari
On the 20th day we will be moving towards Khandbari from Num accurately after taking breakfast. Khandbari is comparatively an eye-catching place for the trek. Khandbari is a well-off place in contrast to other places of this way. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 21: Trek to Tumlingtar
The next day, we will reach Tumlingtar which is a different and good-looking town in the eastern region of Nepal. After the attainment of Tumlingtar, we will use up the rest of the night in a hotel, taking delight in the local food and cultural dances. Stay overnight at a guesthouse.
Day 22: Back to Kathmandu
In the early morning taking our breakfast, we will take a drive towards Kathmandu from Tumlingtar after the long and trick trail. On the way we will again feel the delighted seeing the natural beauties. Returning in Kathmandu you can take the rest and get prepared for tomorrow’s departure. Stay overnight in hotel.
Day 23: Departure
This is the last day according to an itinerary set for the Makalu Trekking Tour package where you will take a flight to your own hometown or towards another destination from Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be assisting by our representative staff from Upland Adventure. We would like to see you again for the next package.