Trekking in Nepal

Trekking in Nepal Will take you between 1,000m to 4,000m

Peak Climbing

peak climbing in Nepal Nepal is exceptionally popular with mountaineers for good reason.

Nepal Expedition

Nepal Expedition With eight of the highest peaks in the world.

Mt. Makalu Expedition

Trip Facts

  • Grade : StrenuousFor trips with this rating, we strongly recommend that you have previous trekking experience, and previous experience of trekking at high altitudes. You may be required to camp in extreme weather conditions, and to do some technical climbing.
  • Trip Mode : Camping For those of you looking for a more rough-cut experience, camping is the way to go. You will trek as normal during the day, before arriving at a pre-determined campsite, where our staff will have walked ahead to in order to set up camp. Here, you’ll sleep in modern tents and eat alongside your guide, with simple food prepared by the cooks.
  • Duration : 51 Days
  • Maximum Altitude : 8,463m
  • Best Season : Spring / Autumn

    Spring (March – May)
    During Spring you will experience warm temperatures at lower altitudes and moderate temperatures higher up. The chances of clear, unobstructed mountain views are good, and it is also a good time to see Nepal’s flowers blossom.

    Autumn (September – November)
    This is the preferred trekking season in Nepal. You will be almost guaranteed excellent mountain views, but be wary – this is the peak trekking season in Nepal, so be sure to book your flights in advance and be prepared for more crowded trekking routes. During this time, you’ll also be able to see and participate in the biggest festivals in Nepal – Dasain and Tihar.

Mount Makalu, one of the harder eight-thousanders, in Nepali is the fifth highest mountain in the world and is located 22 kilometres to the east of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. This mountain is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid.

The climbing story says that major attempts were made by different groups including a New Zealand team led by Sir Edmund Hillary but none of them succeeded till 1954. In October of 1954, a French reconnaissance expedition made the first ascents of its subsidiary summits known as Kangchungtse and the main Makalu Peak was first climbed in 15 of May in 1955 by a French expedition led by Jean Franco.

Mount Makalu is considered one of the most difficult mountains in the world to climb. The mountain is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges involving a technical rock/ice climbing in the final ascent of the summit pyramid.

To the north east of Mount Makalu are the famous Kharta Valley rich with cloud forest, lovely flowering valley. The valley of Makalu lies entirely inside the Makalu Barun National Park and provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colourful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. This unique landscape is the shelter of some of the last pristine mountain ecosystems on earth both to the Nepal and Tibet side. Rare species of animals and plants flourish in diverse climates and habitats, relatively undisturbed by human kind in its both valleys.

Trip Detail

  • Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: At leisure in Kathmandu/official formality.
  • Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar & commence trek to Manebhanjang (1,160m).
  • Day 04: Trek to Chichila (1600m).
  • Day 05: Trek to Num (1,500).
  • Day 06: Trek to Seduwa (1493m).
  • Day 07: Trek to Tashi Gaon (2,200).
  • Day 08: Trek to Khongma Danda (3,500m).
  • Day 09: Cross Keke Pass (4,127 m) Shipton Pass, Tutu La Pass & trek to Mumbuk (3,500 m).
  • Day 10: Trek to Yangle Kharka (3,687 m).
  • Day 11: At rest and acclimatization.
  • Day 12: Trek to Langmale (4,100m).
  • Day 13: Trek to Shersong (4,700 m).
  • Day 14: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (5,000 m).
  • Day 15 - 41: Climb Makalu (8,463 m/27,767ft) using 4 camps above Base Camp
  • Day 42: Cleaning up Base Camp (5000m).
  • Day 43: Retrace back to Yangle Kharka (3,687 m).
  • Day 44: Trek to Mumbuk (3500m).
  • Day 45: Cross Tutu La Pass (4,000m), Shipton Pass, Keke Pass, and trek to Tashigaon.
  • Day 46: Trek to Num (1500m).
  • Day 47: Trek to Chichila (1600m).
  • Day 48: Trek to Tumlingtar (600m).
  • Day 49: Fly Tumlingtar-Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 50: At leisure in Kathmandu.
  • Day 51: International departure.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis.
  • Makalu Climbing permit fee & all other applicable permits.
  • Internal fight tickets & cargo fees.
  • Cargo clearance & duties fees.
  • Professional High altitude climbing Sherpa depending on number of members in group, 1 Government liaison officer backed by full BC cook, kitchen helpers.
  • Equipment allowance, daily wages, insurance, food and shelter for above mentioned staff, porters and Liaison officer.
  • All food, fuel and accommodation for member and Sherpa staffs throughout the expedition period at Base Camp & while approaching to/from Base Camp, Complete BC camping equipments.
  • Garbage & stool shipped off charges from BC.
  • Oxygen with mask & regulators for member & climbing sherpas.
  • All transfers: airport-hotel-airport and related transfers.
  • Agency service charge and related administrative fees.
  • Camping & group equipments above Base camp: tents, ropes, snow bar, rock piton, shovel, ice-screws etc…
  • Food & fuel above Base camp for member & climbing Sherpas.
  • 1 Gamow bag / O2 for emergency use.
  • Emergency Helicopter rescue arrangements.
  • Air travel to/from Nepal.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, tips, all items of personal nature.
  • Departure tax at Kathmandu int'l airport.
  • Extra high altitude Sherpa if needed.
  • Personal travel, high risk, accidental and medical insurance of member.
  • Emergency rescue evacuations.
  • Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the expedition due to sickness or emergency purpose.
  • Any extra service not mentioned herein cost inclusion.
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