Makalu Base Camp Trek

  •   Destination: 22 Days
  •   Trip Grade: Moderate
  •  Group size: 2+
  •  Best Seasons: Spring, Autumn

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.

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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