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Makalu Base Camp Trekking

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Makalu Base camp Trek lies in the lap of Mt. Makalu in the eastern region. This is the fifth highest mountain with an elevation of 8481m. This is also one of the best trekking destinations among solitary trekkers.  It gives you an opportunity to explore the high altitude Terrance, snow-clad landscape, and ethnic Himalayan people's lifestyle. We have to fly one hour to Tumlingtar and start driving to chinchilla village with the settlement of Rai, Limbu, Blacksmith, and many more. The view is super perfect from Makalu Base camp. Nepal Arun Valley Trekking

The panoramic views of snow-capped mountains can be observed. Milke danda trek and Kanchenjunga circuit trek is other trekking route in this region. In this 22 day long Makalu Base Camp Trek, the trekkers get a chance to discover the beautiful villages of Tibetan and Sherpa communities in the tranquil Himalayas. Also, the trekkers will trek along Arun Valley and Barun Valley which are two of the remotest parts of the country. Hence, they will get to learn about the struggle of living in these sorts of areas. Milke Danda Trek

Makalu Base Camp Trek also gives trekkers an opportunity to view Mt. Everest (8848 m) from a unique perspective. After a tough climb to Makalu Base Camp (4870 m), the trekkers will relish the alluring view of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Makalu (8481m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m), Lhotse (8516m), Baruntse (7129m), Chamlang (7319m), and the other Himalayas in the eastern side of  Makalu Base Camp Trek also features Makalu Barun National Park, which is home to varieties of floras and faunas. Makalu Base Camp Trek is the best trek for the trekkers who seek thrills and have the guts to explore new places. Kanchenjunga Base Camp trek

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Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu International Airport

Upon arrival on Kathmandu, Nature Trail representative will receive you and transfer you to the Hotel. Later Nature Trail tour manager will brief you about your upcoming Makalu Barun Valley trekking and will introduce trekking guide and his team. Evening you will enjoy cultural diner hosted by Nature Trail and you will learn the ethnic dance. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 02
Kathmandu Sightseeing

This full day sightseeing trip will combine various monuments, cultural and Heritage site within the valley- Boudhanath an Buddhist stupa, Pashupatinath an Hindu Temple, Swoyambunath, and more places if time allow.

Day 03
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (510m.) takes about 45 minutes.

Today, after having breakfast, one of our Nature Trail driver we will drive you airport and you will check in together with our trekking guide to domestic terminal for taking the accessible morning flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. We will remain overnight in Tumlingtar. You do lots of packing and some final shopping.

Day 04
Trek from Tumlingtar to Khandbari (1020m) 2 to 3 hours

From Tumlingtar, we stroll to Kumhalgaon and take after the trail that goes toward the east. We then start a rising between Arun, Koshi and Sabha Khola watching the brilliant perspective of the immense Chhamlang massif. What’s more, at the highest point of the climb, you will come to Dhunge Dhara. In the wake of strolling for some time, you will get to Khandbari. We remain overnight at Khandbari.

Day 05
Trek from Khandbari to Chichila (1840m) 5 to 6 hours

Moving to Nayabazar, before long you achieve Mani Bhanjyang and additionally move in the bamboo woods along the edge to Arun Than and after that transverses over the slope, as yet moving through fields and bamboo forests you will get to Sheka. Continue moving to the Tamang town of Bhotebas which offers a fabulous perspective of Chhamlang, Makalu and Jaljale Himal. At that point at long last, we reach at Chichila.

Day 06
Trek from Chichila to Num (1500m) 5 to 6 hours

Passing the little settlement of Baisake and Kuwapani, you will reach to Hururu. The course trips and afterward drops down into the profound oak timberland before touching base at Mure town possessed by Sherpa and Rai individuals. Sliding on a rough trail, you will reach to Num.

Day 07
Trek from Num to Sedua (1540m) 5 to 6 hours

The trail slides steeply through the fields of Lumbang and from here the trail gets to be distinctly more extreme through wilderness to suspension connect over the Arun Koshi. From the scaffold, the trail trips to Sedua.

Day 08
Trek from Sedua to Tashigaon (2200m) - 3 to 4 hours

The trail today ascensions and afterward passes the National Park Forest Project and achieves Manigaon. From Manigaon, the trail turns west and makes a continuous move to Chyaksadanda and Ropesa. The course crosses knolls and a few streams before going to the Sherpa Village of Tashigaon which is a huge approach to Makalu Base Camp.

Day 09
Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma (3560m)

Moving over the edge and rising through the woodland, you will achieve Chipla. The course now gets to be distinctly more extreme and joins the edge and before achieving Khongma, a level height glade.

Day 10
Trek from Khongma to Mumbuk (3550m)

From Khongma, we will move up all the time having excellent perspectives of Chhamlang pinnacle 6 and pinnacle 7. The trail moves over an edge to Ghungru La and plummets to a little lake and after that ascensions steeply up to Shipton La. Slipping to Keke La and making a further dive through a woodland of firs, you will get to Mumbuk.

Day 11
Trek from Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600m)

From Mumbuk, the trail drops down steeply and turns westwards along the base of the Barun Valley, and passes a little surrender, crosses a few streams lastly Barun River on the long extension before achieving Yangle Kharka, a vast glade.

Day 12
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Merek (4570m)

Climbing delicately from Yangle Kharka, you will pass Nghe Kharka. Taking after the Barun valley, you will pass Riphuk Kharka and making a short climb, you will reach Jhak Kharka and the glade of Yak Kharka. The traili moves over an edge past Yak Kharka and rises close by a moraine shaped by the lower Barun Glacier. From here, you will have a fantastic perspective of pinnacle 3 and pinnacle 5 which at last conveys you to Merek.

Day 13
Trek from Merek to Shersong (4660m)

From Merek, the trail scales and you will reach to Shersong where there is a little stone cabin. In shersong, you will likewise locate a decent campground in the Yak field. You may even get the chance to interface with a portion of local people.

Day 14
Day Trip to Makalu Base Camp (5000m)

From Shersong, the trail climbs step by step to a minor go above Makalu Base Camp. You will have an astounding perspective of Makalu, Peak 6 and Peak 7, Baruntse, and the entire scene of Everest and Lhotse.

Day 15
Trek from Shersong to Yangle Kharka

Today, we will trek back to Yangle Kharka. We will remain overnight at Yangle Kharka.

Day 16
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Mumbuk

Today, we will trek back to Mumbuk from Yangle Kharka, and remain there overnight.

Day 17
Trek from Mumbuk to Khongma

Today, we will track back Khongma from Mumbuk, and remain there overnight.

Day 18
Trek from Khongma to Tashigaon

Today, we further walk to Tashigaon and remain there overnight.

Day 19
Trek from Tashigaon to Num

We will trek back to Num today and remain there overnight.

Day 20
Trek from Num to Chichila

Today, we will return back to Chichila from Num and remain there overnight.

Day 21
Trek from Chichila to Mani Bhanjyang

We will trek back to Mani Bhanjyang today and remain there overnight.

Day 22
Trek from Manibhanjyang to Tumnlingtar

This will be the last day of genuine trekking today. We will trek back to Tumlingtar from Mani Bhanjyang and remain overnight at Tumlingtar. You might be thinking, I need deep bone trekkers massage when I get tomorrow Kathmandu.

Day 23
Trek from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Today, leaving nature and mountain behind and our memories front, we will register with the air terminal and catch the accessible flight to Kathmandu. A representative of Nature Trail will be at the airport to transfer you and team to the hotel, evening enjoy the farewell dinner with Nature Trail.

Day 24
Final Departure from Kathmandu

A Nature Trail airport representative will drop you airport, Nature Trail tour manager will greet you with our traditional khata and he will assume to get new email from you for your next plan to see you again soon!

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Equipment List

Nepal Trekking Equipment List

This piece info is creating data on consumer goods and equipment needs, For those that would love an extra detailed discussion for equipment for the Nepalese Himalayan Trek.
The following equipment list is required for Nepal Trekking and climbing and a list, you have to have suggested equipment just have with you, however, that you just might have your own personal first choice equipment which can be equally as appropriate


  1. Walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek, and which are waterproof.
  2. Trainer or casual shoes, for trekking and/or for travelling.
  3. Warm socks for colder areas.
  4. Gaiters, in case of rain or snow


  1. Loose, casual trousers for trekking.
  2. Thermal leggings for colder areas.
  3. Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers.
  4. Waterproof trousers


  1. Selection of T-shirts, and long-sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton.
  2. Thermal shirt for colder areas.
  3. Warm shirt, possibly fleeces, for colder areas.
  4. Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper.
  5. Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for higher altitudes.
  6. Down jacket (optional for cold nights & mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)


  1. Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava.
  2. Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking.
  3. Sunglasses or goggles.
  4. Warm gloves

Other items

  1. Strong rucksack or large hold all to be carried by porters.
  2. Daysack to be carried personally.
  3. Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag.
  4. One litre water bottle.
  5. Personal first aid kit to include essential items.
  6. Sleeping bag, 4 seasons.
  7. Torch, ideally head torch.
  8. Digital Camera and spare battery and battery charger! – For those not to be forgotten shots of the Himalayas.
  9. Toilet items and towel.
  10. Large handkerchief/bandana for neck

Optional items

  1. Binoculars
  2. Books (see Recommended Reading)
  3. Altimeter
  4. Compass
  5. Playing cards / backgammon / chess set

Recommended Mountaineering Kit

In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.

Peak Climbing

  1. fleece trousers
  2. Additional mitts and gloves suitable for climbing
  3. Ice axe, and ski poles (note – ice axe can be hired in Kathmandu)
  4. Climbing harness
  5. 2 x tape slings
  6. 2 x screw gate karabiners
  7. Descended/abseil device
  8. Ascender

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What is Included

  • Airport picks up and Drops by private car/van/bus.
  • Domestic flights (Grounded transportation and Flight Kathmandu-Tumlintar to KTM.
  • 3 nights accommodation in Kathmandu with a bed and breakfast basis.
  • Kathmandu Sightseeing by Private guide and private transportation.
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek and Camping. All meals and accommodation during the Makalu trekking period.
  • All necessary paper works and conservation entry permits.
  • Special Trekking Permit US$ 100 per person for 10 days (the above price includes 10 days valid.
  • All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes. Trekking permit for Makalu. If you would wish to stay more than 10 days in a restricted area, you are subjected to an extra charge for extra days (US$ 10 per day / per person).
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park, TIMS).
  • Trekking Information Management System Fee (TIMS Fee).
  • Lodge trek with all meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) and accommodation in tea house lodge during the Trek.
  • Services of English speaking trekking guide and porter (one porter for two people and the maximum weight carry by one porter is a total of 25kg)
  • An experienced, English-speaking, and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Accommodation, meals, insurance, equipment, and allowance of guide and porter.
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Farewell dinner with a typical Nepali restaurant.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • All government taxes.

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What is Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.

    Alcoholic beverages, personal nature expenses, Mineral water, laundry, phone calls, Internet.

    Emergency rescue evacuation if required such as personal accident insurance or Helicopter rescue.

    Extra luggage and personal trekking gear.

    Extra porter cost US$15 per person per day per 20 Kg.

    International flight tickets, date change, or re-issue If required.

    Nepal visa fee, Visa issuance is easy upon arrival.

    Tips, gifts, souvenirs.

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