Makalu Trek

Makalu trekking is an exploration of the Shangri la land. The trekking get its name from Makalu (8475m) which is fifth highest mountain in the world. Arun River valley, Barun valley, Makalu Barun National Park, Nubri and Tsum ethnic communities are some of the highlights of this trekking. The peak lies southeast of Mount Everest bordering Nepal and China. Makalu trekking continues within the Makalu Barun National Park. Makalu trekking trekking follows various routes which are classified as Makalu and Arun Valley Trek, Makalu Base Camp Trek.
Makalu  Base Camp

Duration: 23 Days

Destinations : Makalau  region   

Best Seasons :Feb to June. and Sep to Dec.

Highest Altitude :5250m.

Detail Itinerary


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)

Our representative will be at the airport to pick you up to your hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing

After having breakfast you will be taken to historical and spiritual site of Kathmandu (The historic Durbar Square, The sacred Hindu temple of Pashupatinath, The famous ‘Monkey Temple’ (Swayambhunath) and Buddhist shrine (Bouddhanath), which are also listed as UNESCO World Heritage sites.

Day 03:Kathmandu toTumglintar; Tumlingtar to Khandbari

It’s an energizing morning as you set off on the main authority day of the trek! You’ll jump a speedy 40 minute flight to Tumlingtar, the beginning stage of our climb, while being dealt with to overhead perspectives of Ganesh Himal, Everest, Kanchenjunga, and Makalu. We make the primary strides of our trek heading upward through the town of Kumal, and after that a subtropical timberland of sal trees that in the long run offers path to the farmlands of Khandbari. You’ll make camp adjacent at Mani Bhanjyang, and utilize the rest of the day to either unwind or investigate the town.

Day 04:Khandbari to Chichile

The street is sensibly wide and level as yoyu begin your first entire day of trekking, and it in the end rises to an edge before our lunch stop at Bhotebas. After that, your trail brings you through fruitful land and forest ways to the little edge over the Chichile village where you’ll pitch your tents. The village is little, however offers delightful perspectives of Makalu and Kumbhakarna.

Day 05: Chichile to Num

Cool, quiet and picture-like-forests of rhododendron, oak, and hemlock outline your way today as you scale the highest point of the edge. By then, it’s a two-hour downhill stroll to the Num village which comprises of only fifteen little houses and an elementary school and the vast, level ground where we’ll make camp. From here, you have an amazing vantage point on the course you’ll be going in the following couple of days.

Day 06: Num to Seeduwa

Soak downhill ways over terraced inclines welcome you at the beginning of the day as you head towards the Arun River, about 800 meters underneath. The lower slants of this limited valley are thickly forested, and the ways are very elusive! In the event that all the unstable trekking toward the beginning of the day presently can’t seem to get your heart dashing, there’s as yet a suspension bridge traverse the heavy waterway. We scale and out of the valley by method for the rainforest, and stop for lunch after a bustling morning. The evening comprises of a precarious move towards Seeduwa, which is exceptionally small. Our campground is close-by, permitting us the opportunity to unwind.

Day 07: Seeduwa to Tashi Village

Wide open, farmlands, and little towns speck the trail at the beginning of the day as we trek tough. The scene gives path bit by bit to fields of millet and rice, flagging our vicinity to Tashi Gaun. You will have sufficient energy to stroll around the town subsequent to setting up camp.

Day 08: Tashi Gaun to Kahuma Danda

After Tashi Gaun, you trek underneath the shade of the amazing rhododendron and oaks woods for quite a while, before touching base at summer pastures scattered with little, fleeting shepherd cabins. Our resulting climb to Kahuma Ridge is steep and strenuous, but lined in blooms and scented by juniper. You’ll camp underneath the moonlight today around evening time with pictorial mountain looks as a background.


Day 09: Kahuma Danda to Mumbuk

You start the day with remarkable perspectives of cold pinnacles and encompassing scenes. The trek takes after a slow trail with some here and there goes through the Thulo Pokhari (Big Lake) and Sano Pokhari (Little Lake). On the off chance that the snowfall has been especially extraordinary, the way from here can be very deceptive and it can be hard to discover the trail. We walk further to cross the ways of Keke La promotion Tutu-la, the last of which is finished with a little chorten. It’s all declining a short time later, making a beeline for vegetation and a little clearing place for outdoors amidst the forested areas.

Day 10: Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka

The day starts with a sharp plunge into a restricted valley, and after that we proceed to cross the Barun Khola just past Tamatan Kharka. This takes around six to seven hours, and things unquestionably get testing on the last end. The trail gets hard to take after, things are tricky, and shake falls are a typical risk. We finish our irregular trail the regular settlement of Yangri Kharka and after that on to Nhe Kharka.

Day 11: Nhe Kharka to Sherson

You traverse the Barun River as you commence today’s walk, and afterward cross rocks, along which an extensive prayerwall can be seen. The vegetation is beginning to become thin following a couple more hours, even as the rhododendron, barberries, cotoneaster and juniper shrubberies continue for quite a while. Moving toward Sherson, we have sight of the lower Barun icy mass and the towering Mt. Makalu. This is likewise the lower base camp of Mt. Makalu, bearing exceptional perspectives of the encompassing pinnacles and ranges.

Day 12: Sherson Acclimation Day

It’s been an exciting trek up until this point, and amongst effort and the requirement for acclimation, the opportunity has already come and gone for a day of unwinding! You wait in Sherson today, and you have free rein to rest at camp or climb about the valley for some phenomenal perspectives. Come very close with Makalu, Barun Pokhari, and the uncommon Kangshung face of Everest. The courageous willing to walk a hour off the beaten path will achieve a huge, level glade with shockingly better perspectives of the pinnacles, and past.

Day 13: Sherson to Yangri Kharka

We trek six or seven hours today through the finish of Barun Valley to land at Yangri (Yak) Kharka for the night’s rest.

Day 14: Yangri Kharka to Mumbuk

After breakfast, you proceed with your trek! It’s in the vicinity of five to six hours to Mumbuk and in the wake of leaving the Barun Valley, it is all tough! The overnight camp is settled amidst an elevated forest, making for some lovely courses for a walk once we camp outside Mumbuk.

Day 15: Mumbuk to Kahuma Danda

You backtrack your means by five to six hours in the way back to Kahuma Danda through Shipton-la and Thulo Pokhari. Once more, the landscape is lovely and the climate gentle as we set up for our overnight rest underneath the stars.

Day 16: Kahuma Danda to Tashi Gaun; Tashi Gaun to Nava Gaun

You come back to Tashi Gaun today on the way to your next stop, and after that walk the upper trail for a couple of hours through cool timberland shade. At the point when the trees offer approach to homestead patios, you will be near the bigger Sherpa town of Navagaun, which is arranged high above Seeduwa.

Day 17: Navagaun to Seeduwa; Seeduwa to Num

It’s declining you experience huge farmlands for the principal voyaging part after breakfast. You’ll touch base in Seeduwa village inside an hour or two. It’s in the vicinity of six to eight hours to Num, a few of which are downhill, and afterward an equivalent measure of time spent trekking past a suspension bridge. It’s a wonderful and pretty walk, and general a significant agreeable day.

Day 18: Num to Chichile

It’s around a 50/50 part amongst tough and downhill strolling today, with the initial few hours being the harder part. We achieve a high edge around the midpoint of our street to Chichele, and after that get a break and less demanding strolling. Chichele is a fun village to investigate, and you’ll make it to camp with a lot of time to glance around.

Day 19: Chichile to Khandbari

The strolling is sweet today as you take the continuous downhill way to Khandbari, a trip of five to six hours. You’ll go through timberlands, farmland, and minor villages before touching base at the bigger Village of Khandbari for your overnight camp.

Day 20: Khandbari to Tumglintar

The last trekking day is a simple one. You trek three to four hours downhill to land in Tumlingtar for lunch and then set up camp. This is your last night to camp, and your last one with your aides and doormen. It’s an ideal opportunity to commend the finish of a long, troublesome trek and our approaching come-back to progress.

Day 21: Fly to Kathmandu

You will fly back to Kathmandu. It’s either a direct flight or with a transit at Biratnagar. Then,you are transferred to Hotel.

Day 22: Free day

Day 23: Final Departure

Our representative will drop you off you at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight.

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu  with breakfast
  • Accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • All  transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Government-licensed trek leader and  guide according to group size .
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits .
  • Medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu ,Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)


All accommodations are on twin-shared basis.


Best available during  Trek,