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Kanchenjunga Range from Pashupatinagar

Makalu Base Camp Camping Trek

Makalu

This is one of the most remote and unfrequented trekking areas of Nepal. This region is the home to Makalu Barun National Park which was established in 1992 as Nepal's eight national park. 

 

 

 

 

 

Trip Facts

Makalu RegionCode: MK 01
Duration: 26 Days
Max. Elevation: Makalu Basecamp (4,870 m)
Walking Hours: 3 ½ - 6 hrs per day
Difficulty: 4boots
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 4 people
Best Season: Feb-May & Sept-Dec

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Swayambunath, Durbar Square), Welcome Dinner in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Sightseeing Kathmandu (Pashupatinath, Boudanath), overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 04: Airport drop, domestic flight from Kathmandu to Biratnagar and domestic flight from Biratnagar to Tumlingtar,, overnight stay in Camp
Day 05: Walk from Tumlingtar to Khandbari (1,040 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 06: Walk from Khandbari to Hururu (1,975 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 07: Walk from Hururu to Num (1,560 m) (6 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 08: Walk from Num to Sinduwa (1,500 m) (5 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 09: Walk from Sinduwa to Tashigaon (2,100 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 10: Walk from Tashigaon to Kauma (3,500 m) (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 11: Walk from Kauma to Mumbuk (3,540 m) (5 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 12: Walk from Mumbuk to Neh Kharka (3,700 m) (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 13: Walk from Neh Kharka to Serson (4,630 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 14: Walk from Serson to Makalu Basecamp (4,870 m) (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 15: Rest day in Makalu Basecamp. Excursion in the surrounding area, overnight stay in Camp
Day 16: Walk from Makalu Basecamp to Neh Kharka (3,700 m) (4 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 17: Walk from Neh Kharka to Mumbuk (3,540 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 18: Walk from Mumbuk to Kauma (3,500 m) (5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 19: Walk from Kauma to Tashigaon (2,100 m) ( 5 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 20: Walk from Tashigaon to Balung (910 m) (6 h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 21: Walk from Balung to Phukuwa (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 22: Walk from Phukuwa to Bumling (450 m) (3 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 23: Walk from Bumling to Tumlingtar (410 m) (4 ½ h), overnight stay in Camp
Day 24: Domestic flight from Tumlingtar to Biratnagar and domestic flight from Biratnagar to Kathmandu, Airport pick up, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 25: Free day in Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 26: Drive to airport, departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • Discover  Nepal’s capital city Kathmandu (UNESCO World Heritage)
  • 19 days Camping trek in Makalu region
  • Makalu Basecamp 4,870 m

Tour details:

This is one of the most remote and unfrequented trekking areas of Nepal. This region is the home to Makalu Barun National Park which was established in 1992 as Nepal's eight national park. 

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle) according to tour plan (incl. transport during sightseeing)
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room / two-man-tent) in Kathmandu and during the camping tour *)
  • Entrance fees in Kathmandu, Special Trekking permit for Makalu Region
  • English speaking travel/city guide in Kathmandu
  • English speaking guide, porter, cook, staff during the camping tour
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camping tour
  • Camping equipment (two-men-tent, mattress, chairs, toilet tent, kitchen tent, etc. EXCEPT SLEEPING BAG)
  • Domestic flights Kathmandu – Biratnagar - Kathmandu
  • Domestic flights Biratnagar - Tumlingtar - Biratnagar
  • Airport tax
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome- in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the camping tour
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • Other domestic flights
  • Excess baggage charges domestic flights
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the camping tour
  • Personal Travel- and health insurance
  • Emergency transport / emergency evacuation
  • Tips (especially for driver, city guide, trekking guide porter, cook, staff)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.