Makalu trekking is the fifth Highest Mountain in the world and which lies just to the southeast of Mt Everest, but the area is accessed from the eastern Arun Valley. This trek offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high altitude terrains, snow cloud landscapes and ethic Himalayan lifestyle. Makalu trekking offers fabulous views of rocky Himalayan peaks, Including Mt Makalu(8,463m),Mt chamlang(7319m) Mt baruntse (7129m) and many more. This trek passes through the Makalu- Barun National park that established in 1992, an important conservation area of many bird species, of which some are on the verge of becoming extinet.This trek offers Natural scenery and the Makalu is Makalu Barun national park and conservation area, which is a home to varieties of wildlife. Makalu trekking offers a remarkable and diverse habitat for a rich variety of floras and faunas and rich in natural resources including it’s beautiful mountains ,pristine forest animal life and the simple and warm hearted people local folks with their rich and varied traditions. Makalu trek crossing our shipton la pass (4210m) the trek goes into the upper barun river valley for a closer view of Makalu and chamlang Himal.
We bigan our 21 day trip in Kathmandu with visit to UNESCO world Heritage sites before heading to the most trekking trip to the Makalu base camp.
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Arrival in Kathmandu (13,45m) at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) pick up by our office representative and transfer you to your hotel, evening brief you about your trip, Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
Today we are going to sightseeing world heritage sites of Pashupatinath Temple.the holiest Hindu Temple on the bank of sacred Bagmati River, Boudhanath Stupa-the biggest Buddhist Stupa architecture in the world. Patan Durbar Square is the oldest city in the Kathmandu valley with age old tradition also called Lalitpur.the city of fine arts. The visit covers the Durbar Square, the Krishna temple, the Kumbheswore temple, the Golden temple and many more. Swayambhunath Stupa-the 2000 years old legendary stupa on the hillock also nicks named as monkey temple. Prepration for trek.
We fly to tumlingtar(50min) and drive to chichjira 3 to 4 hours it is a small gurung settlement. We take to rest and prepared for next day’s trek. Overnight at chichirer.
Today is our 2nd day we are star trek morning on the way we wake through the beautiful Villages and lush mountain forest we will stay at Num village.6 to 7 hour walking.
Today, we wake descent forest and terraced farms to rich barun river.we cross the river and wake to ascent hill we will get the Barun Nationala Park where we register our permits and we walk more and stay top of hill. 6 to 7 hour walk.
Today is our 4th day for trakking through by west ipsuwa khola on the west kasuwa khola Crossing the hillside and walk to villages and passing by small paddy fields. We will be reach the exotic village of Tashi Gaon.it is one of the best place for View. Stay at Tashigaon.4 to 5 hour walking.
Today is hard day for walking on steep trail in higher elevation. We will cross throught by ascent forest, stream passes a kharka (grazing land) and we will walk to rough stone stairs and small lakes. There is one short way down to khongma danda. 6 to 7 hour walking
The day off. Rest day .if we like to walk we can around of this area .we have to stock energy for tomorrow. We will cross the Shipton la over night at khongma danda.
Today we are going to pass shipton La (pass) it takes few hours to reach. After the lake kalo Pokhari(3930m), pass over the Keke la at (4170m). We can see magnificent view of Chamlang(7321m), Peak 6(6524m) and peak7(6758m) after crossing the pass we walk descend trail beautiful valley to Dobata. Overnight at Dobatae. 6 to 7 hour walk.
We will pass throught the rhododendendron forest which leads to the barun River. We walk first 2 hour is carefully the trail is steep and arduous. Slowly walk we will be Yangri kharka it is a base of valley. Overnight at Yangri Kharka. 6 to 7 Hours walk.
Today we are following moderate walk to the valley .On the way we cross yak pastures, lush forests and boulder fields. Scenic view of Mountains overnight in Langmale Kharka.wake 5 to 6 hours .
Today our trail is flat with icy glaciers and snow clad mountains. Before Makalu base camp from shershong we will see panorama view surrounding Makalu base camp. Overnight at Makalu base camp.6 to 7 hours walk.
The base camp is rocky barren place with large Barun glacier. From here We can see maginificent south face of Makalu and Everest and Lhotse. We will exploring around lake, glaciers and short trek..we will celebrate our achievement. Overnight at Makalu base camp.
We wake town desend trile from Makalu base camp. We pass through shershong langmale kharka merek and desend down the valley to yangri Kharka. Overnight at yangri kharka 6 to 7 hours walk.
Our trial is descending through rock falls. We pass from green forests and valley.we follows the river banks of barun. Overnight at dobatae.6 to7 hours.