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 hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. The 22-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: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft) and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drive to Chichira (1,980m/6497ft): 50 mins flight, 3-4 hours drive
Day 04: Chichira to Num (1,560m/5119ft): 6-7 hours
Day 05: Num to Seduwa (1,500m/4922 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 06: Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m/6890ft): 4-5 hours
Day 07: Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m/11,483 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 08: Acclimatization/Rest
Day 09: Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6-7 hours
Day 10: Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m/11,670 ft): 6-7 hours
Day 11: Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m/14,468ft): 5-6 hours
Day 12: Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4,870m/15,978ft): 6-7 hours
Day 13: Explore Makalu Base Camp
Day 14: Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka: 6-7 hours
Day 15: Yangri Kharka to Dobate: 6-7 hours
Day 16: Dobate to Khongma Danda: 5-6 hours
Day 17: Khongma Danda to Tashigaon: 4-5 hours
Day 18: Tashigaon to Seduwa: 4-5 hours
Day 19: Seduwa to Num: 5-6 hours
Day 20: Num to Tumlingtar: 6-7 hours
Day 21: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 50 mins flight
Day 22: Final Departure
Airport – hotel -airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
Four nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per category.
Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
Local fresh fruits where available.
Best available accommodations during the trek in Teahouse/tent camp.
Mt. Makalu Base Camp map, one in a group.
Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing by City Tour Guide with entry fees and Transportation.
An experienced Government license holder guide.
Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porters.
Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu Flight Tickets/ ground transport for Clients and Trekking Crews.
Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
All necessary paper works and Barun National Park entry permits fee.
Trekking Permits for Makalu-Makalu Restricted Area.
TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
All government taxes and our service charges.
Farewell Dinner before departure.
Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
Your Travel insurance.
International airfare and airport departure tax.
Nepal entry visa fee.
Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
Personal shopping and laundry etc.
Personal trekking Equipments.
Any extra activities and items not mentioned our services section.