Makalu Base Camp Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek – 19 Days

Makalu Base Camp Trek is a physically challenging trek that surely brings out your spirit of adventure.It is an ideal trek for those seeking solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and

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Makalu Base Camp Trek Highlights

Grade Duration Trek Style Best Time Group
3 19 Days Tea House Trek Mar – May / Sep – Nov SGL / GRP / FM / STU

SGL = Single, GRP =Grouping, FM= Family, STU = Students

Makalu Base Camp Trek can bring out your spirit of adventure

Makalu Base Camp trek provided by Royal Mountain Trekking is one of the most popular trekking destinations which offers an adventure of a lifetime. Additionally, this Makalu Base Camp Trek put forwards the wonderful opportunity for the trekkers to explore the rarely unexplored high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle.

Makalu Base Camp Trek offered by Royal Mountain Trekking is a physically challenging trek that is guranteed to bring out your spirit of adventure. It can be an ideal trek for those who are seeking solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds. Walking upon the most rugged terrain on earth, relishing the unparalleled natural beauty of the Makalu region and marveling at the ecological diversity are some of the wonderful treats of the Makalu Base Camp trek which can never be experienced in any other part of the world other then Nepal.

Makalu Base Camp Trek offers trekkers with the chance to explore the Makalu-Barun National Park. It is a nearly isolated national park with an area of 1500 square kilometers in the Eastern part of Nepal. This remote terrain stretches east from Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, between the high plateau of Tibet and the deep subtropical gorge carved by the Arun River. There are spectacular views of rugged Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Makalu (8463m), fifth highest in the world, Mt. Chamlang (7319 m) and Mt. Baruntse (7129m). Within 40 km, these high peaks descend to the Arun River at 670m. The Makalu-Barun Valley provides stunning contrasts, where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks.

Makalu Base Camp Trek offered by Royal Mountain Trekking begins from half an hour of flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. Then the real trek begins from Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls.

Short Itinerary Makalu Base Camp Trek

Day Activity Destination Altitude Time
1 Fly Tumlingtar 518m ¾ hr
Chichira 1980m 8 hrs
2 Trek Num 1560m 7 hrs
3 Trek Seduwa 1500m 6 hrs
4 Trek Tashigaon 2100m 5 hrs
5 Trek Khangma Danda 3500m 6 hrs
6 Expedition Rest Day
7 Trek Dobate 2545 m 6 hrs
8 Trek Yangri Kharka 3557m 6 hrs
9 Trek Langmale Kharka 4410m 5 hrs
10 Trek Makalu Base Camp 4870m 6 hrs
11 Trek Explore Makalu Base Camp
12 Trek Yangri Kharka 3557m 6 hrs
13 Trek Dobate 2545m 6 hrs
14 Trek Khongma Danda 3500m 6 hrs
15 Trek Tashigaon 3500m 6 hrs
16 Trek Seduwa 2100m 5 hrs
17 Trek Num 1500m 5 hrs
18 Trek Tumlingtar 518m 5 hrs
19 Fly Kathmandu 1300m ¾ hr

Trip Information for Makalu Base Camp Trek

Trekking part:

Basic lodge accommodation on trek

2 nights 3 star hotel accommodation in Pokhara – on twin sharing with breakfast

Meals (Breakfast, Lunch and dinner) as per above program during the trekking

All domestic transport as listed in itinerary by tourist bus and taxi

Annapurna conservation entrance fees

Trekking permit (TIMS)

Porter to carry personal gear

15kg luggage allowance while on trek

English speaking trekking guide

The Cost Does Not Include:

Cost for extra usage of vehicle, other than scheduled & mentioned in the itinerary.

Cost for any other service not mentioned under the “Cost Includes” Head

Cost for Insurance.

Additional cost arising due to mishaps, political unrest, natural calamities like – landslides, road blockage, etc. In such case extra will have to be paid on the spot by the guest directly.

Payment for service provided on a personal request.

Personal expenses such as laundry, bottled water, soft drinks, incidentals, porter charges, tips etc.

Lunch and dinner in Pokhara

Airfare

Prices for Makalu Base Camp Trek :

  • The given price is in US dollars.

Visa for Information for Makalu Base Camp Trek:

You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu Nepal.

  • Multiple entry 15 days US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 30 days US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
  • Multiple entry 90 days US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency

Note: Please bring 2 copies of passport-size photos to issue visa.

Insurance for Makalu Base Camp Trek:

Guide / Porters  : RMT (Royal Mountain Trekking) provides insurance facility to our guides and porters as per state law.

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