Makalu, holding its place among mountains in world at fifth place, is
located nearly 14 miles away from Mount Everest. Structure quite similar to
a pyramid makes the mountain look unique. Nature has blessed the region with
unbelievable diversity of beauty. Attractions like Great Himalayan peaks
carpeted by snow, quaint villages, exotric villages and impressive
riversided never cease to impress tourists who have come for trek.
||8,463 m (27,765 feet)
||5th Highest Peak in the World
|Best Trek Season
||April to May & Late September to October
The Makalu Base camp trek is a true adventure with scenery so
beautiful that it never tires you. This trek trail expedition takes you to
Makalu Base Camp (5250 m), now designated as Makalu Barun National Park and
Sightseeing at the Kathmandu valley
Flight: Kathmandu - Tumlingtar (860 m), Trek to
Khadbari (1,040m) (4 hrs). Camp
Trek Khadbari to Chichila (1,830 m) (5/6 hrs).
Trek Chichila to Num (1,490 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Num to Sedua (1,460 m) (5/6 hrs). Camp
Trek Sedua to Tashi Gaon (2,070 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Tashi Gaon to Kauma (3,470 m) (6 hrs). Camp
Rest / Exploration day at Kauma. Camp
Trek Kauma to Mumbuk (3,570 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka (3,000 m) (6 hrs).
Trek Nhe Kharka to Sherson (4,615 m) (7 hrs).
Trek Sherson to Makalu Base Camp (5,000 m) (4/5
Explore Makalu Base Camp
Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka (3,000 m) (7
Trek Nhe kharka to Mumbuk (3,570 m) (6 hrs).
Trek Mumbuk to Kauma (3,470m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Kauma to Tashi Gaon (2,070 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Tashi Gaun to Pukuwa (1,520 m) (6 hrs).
Trek Pukuwa to Bumling (1,160 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Trek Bumling to Tumlingtar (860 m) (4 hrs). Camp
Flight: Tumlingtar - Kathmandu
Explore and enjoy Kathmandu
- Mt. Makalu trek visits one of the most remote and unfrequented areas
of Nepal i.e. the Barun valley.
- The Makalu-Barun area contains some of the richest and most diverse
pockets of plants and animals in Nepal.
- Chomo Lonzo (25,650 ft.) is a subsidiary peak of Makalu, rising just
north of the higher summit, separated by a narrow saddle.
- Covering 2330 sq km, Makalu-Barun is a vital component of the greater
Mount Everest ecosystem.
- More than 3000 species of flowering plants constitute the fauna of
- The Makalu forests shelter abundant wildlife, including the
endangered red panda and musk deer, Himalayan thar and leopard.
Ornithologists have identified 400 bird species, at least 16 of which
are extremely rare.