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Makalu Base Camp Trek - 15 Days

Makalu Base Camp, the trek is a heavenly journey for peace lovers. Barun National Park is one of the richest and deepest national park of Nepal. Explore the flora and fauna in every step of this trek with cultural diversity and ethics of this region. We can explore the many lakes and wildlife like Yak, Bear, Musk deer, Red Panda, Snow Leopard, many species of birds during this trek.

per adult from

$2,568

AUD

Duration

15 days

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • 15x Breakfast
    • 14x Dinner
    • 14x Lunch
    • Accommodation included: 15 nights
    • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports.
    • All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
    • All government and local taxes.
    • Necessary insurance for trekking staff
    • Domestic flights Kathmandu – Tumlintar – Kathmandu
    • Guesthouse and Teahouse accommodation during the trek
    • Three Times meals during the trek
    • All surface transportation to the starting point and from the ending point of the trek
    • An experienced English speaking guide trained by the government of Nepal
    • Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after the trek)
    • Hotel in Kathmandu for 2 nights, in twin-sharing room with breakfast
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • Staff Insurance
    • Trekking Map
    What's excluded :
    • Alcohol, laundry and other personal expenses
    • Travel, accidental/ health insurance (mandatory).
    • Beverage bills, bar bills, and personal expenses
    • International airfare and airport tax and visa fee.
    • Emergency evacuation
    • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
    • Tips for staffs

  • Day 1: DAY1:KATHMANDU – TUMLINGTAR – NUM 1,560M

    Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    We fly to Tumlingtar after breakfast and meet the rest of the crew members who will also be joining us for the trek. A moderately paced walk through the picturesque villages and lush mountain forests will take us to Num. A ridgeline with great views on both side and perched on the end, this is Num for us.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/Lodge


    Day 2: DAY2: NUM – SEDUWA (1,500M)

    Pass By: Num 56900, Nepal
    A steep descent through forests and terraced farms takes us to Barun River. We cross the river and follow an equally steep ascent up the other side again. Often quite hot – the forest on the valleys offer a bit of shade. This is where Makalu Barun National Park begins and where we register our permits. We camp right at the top of the village.



    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/Lodge

    Day 3: DAY3: SEDUWA – TASHIGAON (2,100M)

    Pass By: Seduwa 56900, Nepal
    Ascend the ridge bounded by the Ipsuwa Khola on the west and Kasuwa Khola to the east. Crossing the hillside through quiet villages and passing by small paddy fields, we reach the exotic village of Tashi Gaon.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel/Lodge

    Day 4: DAY4: TASHIGAON – KHONGMA DANDA (3,500M)

    Pass By: Tashi Gaon 56900, Nepal
    We will ascend through forests to a stream and then onto a ridge. From here the trail gets even steeper and passes a Kharka (grazing land) and finally follows a series of rough stone stairs and small lakes ascending to the top of the ridge. From here it’s a short way down to Khongma.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Lodge/Tea house

    Day 5: DAY5: KHONGMA DANDA – DOBATE (3862 M)

    Pass By: Khongma Danda, 56900, Nepal
    We ascending towards the summit of the Shipton La (pass) which takes a few hours to reach. After the lake Kalo Pokhari (3930m), pass over the Keke La at 4,170m. We can see the marvelous views of Chamlang (7321m), Peak 6 (6,524m), and Peak 7 (6,758m). After crossing the Keke La pass, we descend through the beautiful valley to Dobate.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/lodge

    Day 6: DAY6:DOBATE – YANGRI KHARKA (3,557M)

    Pass By: Dobate, Lakuridanda, Nepal
    Today we pass through the rhododendron forest which leads to the Barun River and the upper reaches of the valley. We should be very careful during the first two hours of the trek as the trail is steep and arduous. We then take a pleasant walk, slowly gaining altitude until we arrive at Yangri Kharka situated at the base of the valley.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/Lodge

    Day 7: DAY7:YANGRI KHARKA – LANGMALE KHARKA (4,410M)

    Pass By: Ainselu Kharka 56200, Nepal
    The valley, we pass through yak pastures, lush forests, and boulder fields. The valley walls tower imposingly above us during the start of the trek. We pass Merek as we make our way further up and notice a significant rise in the scenic Himalayan views.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/Lodge

    Day 8: DAY8:LANGMALE KHARKA – MAKALU BASE CAMP (4,870M)

    Pass By: Shershon, 56900, Nepal
    Today is the day we make it to the Base Camp. From Langmale Kharka we make our way up to Shershong and eventually to Makalu Base Camp. The trail is flat with icy glaciers and snow-clad mountains accompanying us. Mount Makalu comes into view as we approach Shershong. As we make our way to the camp, we get to soak in the majestic Himalayan panorama surrounding us.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/Lodge

    Day 9: DAY9: EXPLORE MAKALU BASE CAMP

    Pass By: Makalu Base camp, 56900, Nepal
    The Base Camp is a rocky barren place with the large Barun Glacier beyond it. From here we can see the magnificent south face of Makalu and the complete panorama of Everest and Lhotse. We can explore the surrounding lakes, glaciers, and go for a short trek up where we may celebrate our accomplishment at the camp itself.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House /Lodge

    Day 10: DAY10:MAKALU BASE CAMP – YANGRI KHARKA

    Pass By: Makalu 56900, Nepal
    We descend down from the base camp and take our last glimpse of Makalu before turning the corner and heading back. On our way down, we pass through Shershong, Langmale Kharka, Merek, and descend down the valley finally stopping at Yangri Kharka.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea House/Lodge

    Day 11: DAY11:YANGRI KHARKA – DOBATE

    Pass By: Dobate, Lakuridanda, Nepal
    Yangri Kharka we descend through rock falls, green forests, and valley, making our way towards Dobate. We follow the river banks of Barun as we descend down the trail.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/Lodge

    Day 12: DAY12: DOBATE – KHONGMA DANDA

    Pass By: Dobate, Lakuridanda, Nepal
    We start the trek with a steep climb from Dobate to Mumbuk (Nambuk) and through a forest of firs and rhododendrons. We then cross the Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass), and Kauma La en route. Next, we descend to Khongma Danda again.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house/Lodge

    Day 13: DAY13:KHONGMA DANDA – SEDUWA

    Pass By: Seduwa 56900, Nepal
    The trek continues with frequent long and steep descent cutting through the hillsides. We then cross the hillside and come across villages and settlements as we move further down finally stopping at Seduwa again.


    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Tea house /Lodge

    Day 14: DAY14:SEDUWA – NUM – TUMLINGTAR

    Pass By: Num 56900, Nepal
    We leave Seduwa and trek through lush forests towards Num. after num we drive to Khatbari Along the tumlingtar approx 5 hour

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
    Accommodation included: Hotel


    Day 15: DAY15:TUMLINGTAR – KATHMANDU

    Pass By: Kathmandu, Kathmandu, Kathmandu Valley, Bagmati Zone, Central Region
    We fly back to Kathmandu after our long trek in the mountains. We can rest and relax throughout the day at our hotel or get in touch with our loved ones.

    Meals included:
    • Breakfast
    Accommodation included: Hotel
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    clients Hotel and Office Airports
    • Tribhuvan Airport, Kathmandu Nepal
    Departure Time :
    7:15 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide, English - Written, English - Audio

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

6

Organised by Mount8850

Activity ID: V-62674P18

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