Makalu trek – Himalayan Friendship Trek

Makalu trek


Makalu Trek is a trekking adventure going to the Mount Makalu region of Nepal which is one of the untouched and unspoiled region from modern day civilization. The Mount Makalu is the fifth highest mountain of the world with the proud height of 8483meters. The Makalu region is an independent region which can be reach by a 30 minutes airplane ride from Biratnagar to Tumlingtar Airport. The Tumlingtar region lies in the Sankhuwasabha District of Eastern Nepal and is the one of the deepest valley of Nepal. The travelers after landing at Tumlingtar go towards the Makalu-Barun National Park traversing through Makalu Barun Buffer Zone, farming lands, forests of rhododendron and magnolia, traditional villages, lush mountains and valleys. The Mount Kanchenjunga lies in the eastern side of Mount Makalu while Mount Everest lies on the Western side. The Makalu region is a village development committee with the population of more than 36000 people of various ethnicity like Brahmin, chhetri, Rai, Limbu, Gurung, yakkha, Lohorung, kulung, and other ethnic tribes of Nepal.

The Makalu region is incorporate of Makalu VDC and Makalu Barun National Park. The Makalu Barun National Park is the 8th national park of Himalayan Region of Nepal with the area of 1500km covering two districts of Nepal known as Solukhumbu District and Sankhuwasabha District. The Makalu Barun National Park has the forests and natural vegetation to the altitude of 8000 meters which Is the one of kind in the whole world. The Makalu Barun National Park is the home to all floral and faunal species like deer, red panda, monkeys, butterflies, snow panther, Himalayan wolf, leopard, red fox, musk deer, Himalayan serow and others. The travelers will encounter a wonderful region called YangleKharka uses as yak pasture dominated by beautiful nature and a waterfall along with beautiful views of Mount Yupa and ChamlingHimal towards the Tibetan borders. The travelers can further travel up to Makalu Base Camp traversing through Shershong Village. The travelers can also visit the Swiss Base Camp traversing through banks of Barun River. In the end of the travel adventure the travelers return to Tumlingtar Airport to return back home to Biratnagar Airport and finally to Kathmandu Airport.

Day 01 Arrival pick up / transfer hotel / tour briefing / introductory evening meal 
Day 02 A full days sightseeing within the Kathmandu valley 
Day 01 Fly, Kathmandu / Tumlingtar // trek to Khandbari 
Day 02 Khandbari / Chichila 
Day 03 Chichila / Num camp 
Day 04 Num camp / Nabagaon 
Day 05 Nabagaon / Utise 
Day 06 Bumgkim / Utise 
Day 07 Utise / Khongma gaon 
Day 08 Utise / Khongma-La 
Day 09 Rest at Khongma-La 
Day 10 Khongma-La / Rephuk 
Day 11 Rephuk / Chehere Kharka (Sarsing Kharka) 
Day 12 Chehere Kharka / Makalu lower base camp 
Day 13 Excursion to Makalu base camp / return to lower camp 
Day 14 Lower camp / Kharta Chhu 
Day 15 Kharta Chhu / Thulo Pokhari 
Day 16 Thulo Pokhari / Tashigoun 
Day 17 Barun pass / Khongma gaon 
Day 18 Khongma gaon / Sheduwa 
Day 19 Sheduwa / Tuhure 
Day 20 Tuhure / Gogane 
Day 21 Gogane/ Tumlingtar 
Day 22 Tumlingtar / Kathmandu 
Day 22 Kathmandu at leisure 
Day 24 Transfer Airport / Depart for onward destination

What is included?

  • Airport pick up and drops in a private vehicle.
  • Hotel in kathmandu with bb plane.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle.
  • All trekking permits.
  • Guide and porters.
  • Insurance for guide and porters.
  • Foods: lunch breakfast and dinner.
  • All camping gear.Tent,kitchen equipment,fuel.
  • All government and local tax.

What is not included?

  • Bar bills: cold drinks/hard drinks.
  • Travel and Rescue insurance.
  • Helicoper Rescuein case.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bags.
  • Tips for guide and porters.