Makalu Base Camp Trek

Trip Introduction

The trek to the world’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu (8481) is a work of a wonder. Makalu Base camp trek is situated in one of the Nepal’s most popular National Park- Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area. The tranquility of the nature and the placid beauty of the beautiful mountain peaks along with the alpine valley is what awaits the travelers on their journey to Makalu Base Camp Trek in their journey to the Eastern Himalayas.

 

The Adventure starts from the Tumlingtar to the Village of Num from where they trek down to the Arun River. After witnessing the beautiful Nepalese villages and other gorgeous location including Tashigaon (2057 m), Shipton-La pass and Barun Glacier, travelers definitely won’t be finding any time to get weary. Nature keeps them company and the excitement will have their adrenaline running the whole time.  Ascend to the Makalu Base Camp takes around 10 days and descending down takes around 9.

 

Estimated time for completion of the entire journey is up to 3 weeks including 7-8 hours of daily trek and few days of acclimatization process. The Base camp at the height of 5250m really takes quite a toll on the body without adaptation to the height. However, the trek can be completed by moderated trekkers. The 10 days journey to the Base Camp is filled with the excitement of the trek and the serenity of nature, blend of which keeps the trekkers wanting for more. We, at Bomjan Treks and expedition ensures that trekkers will enjoy their trek to the fullest without worrying about food an accommodation.

Detail Itenerary

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  • Day 01

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

  • Day 02

    Kathmandu Sightseeing.

  • Day 03

    Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drive to Chichira (1,980m/6497ft): 50 mins flight, 3-4 hours drive

  • Day 04

    Chichira to Num (1,560m/5119ft): 6-7 hours

  • Day 05

    Num to Seduwa (1,500m/4922 ft): 6-7 hours.

  • Day 06

    Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m/6890ft): 4-5 hours.

  • Day 07

    Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m/11,483 ft): 6-7 hours.

  • Day 08

    Acclimatization/Rest.

  • Day 09

    Khongma Danda to Dobate: 6-7 hours.

  • Day 10

    Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m/11,670 ft): 6-7 hours.

  • Day 11

    Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka: (4,410m/14,468ft): 5-6 hours.

  • Day 12

    Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp: (4,870m/15,978ft): 6-7 hours.

  • Day 13

    Explore Makalu Base Camp.

  • Day 14

    Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka: 6-7 hours.

  • Day 15

    Yangri Kharka to Dobate: 6-7 hours.

  • Day 16

    Dobate to Khongma Danda: 5-6 hours.

  • Day 17

    Khongma Danda to Tashigaon: 4-5 hours.

  • Day 18

    Tashigaon to Seduwa: 4-5 hours

  • Day 19

    Seduwa to Num: 5-6 hours

  • Day 20

    Num to Tumlingtar: 6-7 hours

     

  • Day 21

    Tumlingtar to Kathmandu: 50 mins flight

     

  • Day 22

    Final departure

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