Makalu Base Camp Trek |19 Days

Trip Highlights

The makalu barun valley National Park is the eight largest parrk in Nepal ,habitat for rare species of flora and fauna over 20 species of rhododendrons wild alpine exotic flowers rare wild lives like endangered Red Panda snow leopard musk deer wild boar , over 400 species of birds Barun glacier a living laboratory as a scientists call it .Dudhpokhari at MBC is the origin of barun river .There is a different trek route for Barun Valley from Num village . While MBC route move upward to Sedua . This untenanted trail offers dense rhododendron forest covering mist of the trail . You also witness giant waterfall beautiful landscapes and dense lush green forest along the trail .Breath-taking views of kangshung faces of Everest neve seen before .Gufa danda or khembalung cace is a sacred and mystic Buddhist cave nera saisia .This trek gives us the oppertnity to explore the local traditional and cultural aspect of the rai limbu and sherpa enthenic group tumlingtaar (285m an airport near khandbari between Arun and Sabhariver .It is also the deepest valley and largest buttle in Nepal the Four hight passes khongma la Shipton la keke la and tutu laon the way to yangley kharka are simply amazing .Shiva dhara in Yangley kharka referred to as kailashof the east os a pilgrimage site of hindus   

Trip Overview

Makalu (8463) is the fifth highest mountain peak in the world located in Sankhuwasabha District, Province No 1 which has the majority of highest peaks of the world . It is a four sided Pyramid in shape . Despite its Flory and uncrowded trekking routes , Makalu region remain underrated from the rest of the world due to intense physical exertion and changing weather conditions . It is considered one of the most challenging and thrilling climbs unlike other base camp trekking . But it’s indeed the heaven for trekkers visiting Nepal to leave their footprints behind . Makalu base Camp (5000m) offers the unique and magnificent views of several 8000m meter plus highest mountain peaks of Nepal like Mt. Everest (8848) ,Mt Kanchanjunga (8586).Mt lotse (8516m) Mt . Chamlang (7319) Mt Baruntse (&129m) & meera Peak (6654M).

Outline Itinerary

Itinerary for Makalu Base Camp Trek 

Day 1: Arrive at TIA 

Day 2: Fly from ktm to tumlingtaar 285m 35 min Drive to Num (1500M) 5hrs Trek to sedua 1540m (6 hrs )

Day 3 : Sedua and Tashigaanu (2200m) 6 hrs 

Day 4: Tashigaon to khongam  Danda (3560m)7 hrs 

Day5:  Khongama to Nhey Kharka (3600m)(Yangley kharkha ) 7 hrs 

Day 6: Acclimatization Day 

Day 7: Nhey kharka to Makalu Base camp (500m)7 hrs 

Day 8: Makalu Base camp review 

Day 9: Makalu Base camp to Nhey kharkha 7 hrs 

Day 10: Nhey kharka to khongama danda 7 hrs 

Day 11 : Khongam danda toTashigaon 7 hrs 

Day12 : Tashigaon to Nurbu Gaon ( village ) 5 hrs 

Day 13 : Nurbu gaon to Walung 6 hrs 

Day 14 ” Walung to Dawadak 6 hrs 

Day 15: Dawadak to Gauthala 3 hrs

Day  16 : gauthala to Tamku 6 hrs 

Day 17: Tamku to Tumlingraar Ariport 5 hrs Fly to Kathmandu 35 min 

Day 18 : Kathmandu Tour 

Day 19 : Departure 

Cost Included

= All the ground transportation by tourist bus, preferred flights will be charged accordingly.

= Hotel in Kathmandu B/B

=Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trekking for you. (You can choose any food from the Menu’s main course)

=Twin sharing, comfortable and clean private room during the trek.

=Trip Map.

=Trekking porter /Sherpa who will carry your bags during the trekking.

=An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking
trekking guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek (2 trekkers: 1 porter).

= Nepali staff insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter.

=Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).

=Four season sleeping bag, and which need to be returned after the trek).

=All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.

=Travel & Rescue arrangement.

=TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).

=All our government taxes, vat, tourist service charge and Our Company T-shirt and certificate.

= Free Dinner before departure


Cost not Include

=Meals whilst in Kathmandu allow US$ 15 – US$ 20 per day.

=Entry fee while sightseeing in Kathmandu and pokhara

=Personal equipment

=Nepal Visa fee (visa charge USD 40 and 4 passport photographs for the visa and permit).

⇒International airfare to and from Kathmandu.

⇒Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.

⇒Travel and rescue insurance.

⇒All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic).

⇒Personal shopping and laundry shower etc.

⇒Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).

⇒Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.


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  • Trip Duration: 19 Days
  • Trip Grading: Moderate
  • Max Altitude: 5000m
  • Best Time: Sep/Oct/Nov -March-April-May-June
  • Group Size: 4-20
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