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Makalu Base Camp Treks

Duration : 21 Days
Makalu Bace camp
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An exclusive adventure tour is Makalu Base Camp Trek. Makalu Base Camp Trek & Arun Valley Trek Conservation Area in the heart of Eastern Nepa.which is a demanding, and an outstanding trek. The experienced trekkers who would like to venture deep into the high Himalayas can take the Makalu Base Camp Trekking. The main focal point of this trek is Makalu Barun National Park in Solukhumbhu and Sankhuwasabha district.  offers the most breathtaking scenes of the Himalaya. We can view the giant Makalu above them, which is the fifth highest mountain in the world at (8468)m. The other mountains that are in the view are the Baruntse, Everest, nepalLhotse and etc,.2 rivers (Arun valley and Barun)lead to the Makalu base camp exploring verity of flora, geographic and fauna diversity. The best time to schedule Makalu trekking is between September-November and March-May when the passes are less likely to be covered in snow. This Makalu Base Camp trekking is another popular trek in Nepal.
The scenic beauty of the surroundings how we cannot be described in a words. Plants of all major ecological zones: tropical, sub-tropical, temperate, alpine and sub-alpine are found here. The park is the home to a rich variety of wildlife also. The highlights of this rich natural paradise include beautiful mountains, pristine forest, and a wide variety of plants, animal life and the simple and warm-hearted local people with rich and varied customs This region is  Due to its isolation and lack of tea houses this area still receives few trekkers. Sherpa, Rai, and Limbus are main habitats in this area. They are farmers.They hold the key to the preservation of the unique biological and cultural treasures of the Makalu-Barun area.
The Makalu Base camp trekking which is in Makalu region can be organized only for Camping trek. Snowy Horizon arranges you to sleep in tents on a camping trek.our all trekking staff included guide, Itinerary Sherpa, cook and porters to carry all your trekking gear. We provide all of you The tents are roomy, the sleeping pads/mattresses are comfortable and international style food of a high standard freshly prepared and served in the camp. On all of our camping treks, Snowy Horizon manages a bathroom tent as well as a dining tent with tables and camp stools, providing a cozy, comfortable atmosphere to eat and chat with fellow trekkers during each evening. Even if you have never camped before, there is no need to worry that you won't enjoy the experience
Day:-01> Arrival in International airport Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Day:-02> Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (518m), treks then  Trek to Khadbari (1025m).
Day:-03> Khadbari t - Chichile (1,8Treks by walk.
Day:-04> By walk Trek from Chichile to Num (1,500m) wonderful journey.
Day:-05> Our Trek Num to Seduwa (1,493m)by walk.
Day:-06> Bye Bye Seduwa well come Tashi Gaun (2,200m).
Day:-07> Trekking from Tashi Gaun to Kahuma Danda (3,500m).
Day:-08> Kahuma Danda to Mumbuk (3,400m) Trek by walk.
Day:-09>Bye Mumbuk to come to Nehe Kharka (3,750m)by walk.
Day:-10> Trek by walk from Nehe Kharka to Sherson (4,600m).
Day:-11>  Rest Day  Sherson, day excursion.
Day:-12> Trek Sherson to Yangri Kharka (3,645m) by walking.
Day:-13> From Yangri Kharka to Mumbuk (3,400m) Trek by walk.
Day:-14> Trek  Mumbuk - Kahuma Danda (3,500m)by walking.
Day:-15> Kahuma Danda - Tashi Gaun to Navagaun (2,500m).
Day:-16> From Navagaun to Seduwa to Num.
Day:-17> Trek from Num to Chichile (1,800m) by walk.
Day:-18> From Chichile to Khadbari by walking.
Day:-19> Khadbari to Tumlingtar (400m) by walk.
Day:-20> Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight.

Day:-21> Final Departure International Airport Kathmandu.
Day:-01> Arrival in International airport Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Today welcome you our assistance by  Snowy representative at the Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu and transfer to star hotel by our private vehicle.take a rest at Hotel and briefing about our trip.Overnight at hotel.

Day:-02> Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (518m), then  Trek to Khadbari (1025m).
Today is the beginning day of your trek.In the morning after breakfast you'll be transferred to domestic airport fly to Tumlingtar observing the range of snow-capped peaks from Ganesh Himal to Mt. Everest, Makalu and Mt. Kanchenjunga. After 40 or 45 minutes we will arrive at Tumlingtar.Now we start our journey with our crew heading upward through the Kumal village to the Khadbari in the midst of the sub-tropical forest of Sal tree (Shorea-Robusta) and more farm fields along the way, as we come to a town of Khadbari a major town of the Makalu region and from Khadbari with up and down walk lead to the camp at Mani Bhanjyang.stay overnight at hotel or camp as you like.

Day:-03> Khadbari t - Chichile (1,800m) Treks by walk.
Tn the morning after our breakfast at first start our journey with few flat then ascending to the ridge on a wide and well-used trai.we will reach Bhotebas,this is our lunch place.we will taking our lunch then start our journey again from Bhotebas to front   the trail goes to through fertile land and forested path brings you to the top of the small ridge at Chichile village.we will stay overnight here in ChiChila with happy mood intent. take our dinner and sleeping well.

Day:-04> By walk Trek from Chichile to Num (1,500m) wonderful journey.
Take our healthy breakfast like same days before and start our journey by walk from Chichile to Num. our journey leads us through the cool and serene forest of rhododendron, hemlocks, and oaks as we climb to the top of the ridge.after we will walk almost downhill for two hours to the Num-.On the way, we fell happy mood by watching Natural shine.The Num is a small village, is the area fifteen houses and a primary school on the large flat ground. where we have a good view of our route for the next couple of days from our campsite.we will stay here overnight.have a good night: :))

Day:-05> Our Trek Num to Seduwa (1,493m)by walk.
Today we extremely steep head down and terraced slopes towards the Arun River, nearly 800 meters below.On the way, we can see the beautiful forest. The lower slopes of this narrow valley are densely forested and the paths are quite slippery, after reaching the bottom we cross the suspension bridge across the torrential Arun River.(Arun Khola) Then we climb back out of the rainforest, reaching our lunch place and take our lunch .again start our trek further steep climb takes us up to Seduwa a village with a small health post and a primary school Seduwa.we will stay here overnight.

Day:-06> Bye Bye Seduwa well come Tashi Gaun (2,200m).
In the morning we will take our breakfast and start our trek to say bye bye Seduwa and have pleasant easy short walk about 3:15 to 4:00 hours takes you to countryside farm villages, again it is gradual trail and an uphill climb for an hour through the millet and rice fields takes you the to the Tashi Gaun.we can see wonderful village here.our 07 days trek is rest here.

Day:-07> Trekking from Tashi Gaun to Kahuma Danda (3,500m).
After our Morning tea and breakfast.  we leave the human settlement for our destination. After Tashi Gaun we walk through the refreshing beautiful shade of the rhododendron and oaks forest. the wonderful forest we can’t forget.By walk leaving the dense forest coming to summer pastures with traces of temporary made shepherd hut.Your Guide will tell you about the wonderful forest and another while on trek. From here onwards to Kahuma ridge is the strenuous uphill climb, where tree lines also decline for the bushes of juniper and rhododendron.Now we will here Kahuma Danda, Todays night here.

Day:-08> Kahuma Danda to Mumbuk (3,400m) Trek by walk.
With our morning breakfast start our journey for today's Kahuma Danda to Mumbuk. This is a superb view of snow-capped mountains and the surrounding landscapes. Our journey follows a gradual trail with few ups and down pass through the big pond (thulo pokhari) and the small pond (Sano pokhari). The path from here can be quite misleading and it will be difficult to find the trail sometime by the heavy snowfall. We walk further to cross the pass of Keke La pass (4230m) Tutu-la (4,200m) where there is a chorten.your guide will tell you there about Keke-la and Tutu-la. we walk all downhill back to vegetation, a small clearing place for camping in the middle of the woods of pines, hemlock, birch, and rhododendrons to reach Mumbu.Mumbuk is our today's sleeping place where we can take rest at overnight in tent.

Day:-09>Bye Mumbuk to come to Nehe Kharka (3,750m)by walk.
Like the same day's activities after our breakfast, we will start the trek. The day begins with a sharp descent down a wooden narrow valley and continues on to cross the Barun river (Barun hola) just beyond Tamatan Kharka it can take about 6-6:45hrs.After tamatan kharka, the trial goes unclear along much of the route.  It can also be slippery with numerous and rock falls often, so you have to walk carefully on the way. A northern bank you will reach Barn river (Barn Khola). The trail goes through the seasonal settlement of Yangri Kharka and a little ahead is the Nehe Kharka.have Good night everyone here in Nehi Kharka.have nice sleep.

Day:-10> Trek by walk from Nehe Kharka to Sherson (4,600m).
Have a good morning with sweet breakfast we will ready for trek.our trek begins crossing the wooden bridge on the Barun River (Barun Khola)and walk on the boulders, where a large prayer wall is can be seen.we will walk 3 to 4 hours  the vegetation gets thin, although the rhododendron, barberries, cotoneaster and juniper bushes keep on for some time. With a pleasant walk, we will get nearer to Sherson, where we have sight of the lower Barun glacier and the towering majestic Mountain Makalu.this is lower Makalu base camp.There are the number of stone enclosures at this high grazing ground with the outstanding view of the host of peaks, including the upper part of Makalu south face, and Mt. Baruntse (7,220m) and at Sherson.overnight stay in Sherson.

Day:-11>  Rest Day  Sherson, day excursion.
This is our full day rest.we need rest while on the trek so we should take one day rest here in the camp.You can visit around some interesting hike and viewpoints to explore, take the picture, sing-song with dance etc activities. The most scenic walk would be taking a hike on the right side of the camp above for the closer view of Mt. Makalu, Barun Pokhari and the view of the rare face of Everest the Kanshung face with Lhotse.when a one hours steep up brings you to the large meadow you can walk farther up to have a greater view of the mentioned peaks and more other peaks of this area and beyond.then come back to camp and take our dinner and sleep nice.

Day:-12> Trek Sherson to Yangri Kharka (3,645m) by walking.
After our wonderful exploration of the surrounding valley, we trek back to end of the Barun valley named Yak Kharka about 6 - 7 hours for the Yangri Kharka.overnight here.

Day:-13> From Yangri Kharka to Mumbuk (3,400m) Trek by walk.
Take our breakfast after  we continuing journey trek back about 5 to 5:45 hours to Mumbuk, after leaving the Barun Valley it is all uphill to the overnight camp in the midst of the alpine forest at Mumbuk and enjoy the day stroll back from trek..: J))Good Night

Day:-14> Trek  Mumbuk - Kahuma Danda (3,500m)by walking.
Need to take breakfast? Yes, of course, we are hungry so after take breakfast We retrace the journey about 5 to 5:50 hours back to Kahuma Danda (ridge) via Shipton-la and big pond (Thulo Pokhara) for the overnight camp. Enjoy the scenic picturesque spot and evening rest at the camp.it's our 15days going to end.

Day:-15> Kahuma Danda - Tashi Gaun to Navagaun (2,500m).
With our breakfast Today, we trek back to Tashi Gaun and continue walk towards Navagaun on the upper trail for another 2 to 3 hours through the cool shade of the forest after leaving the forest area, beautiful forest, coming towards the farm terraces and eventually to the village of Navagaun, another Sherpa village which is much larger than Tashi Gaun, situated right above the Seduwa village.our overnight here.

Day:-16> From Navagaun to Seduwa to Num.
After breakfast, we will fallow downhill track through the farm fields for 1 to 2 hrs to Seduwa village. From Seduwa retrace the journey to Num, within 2-2:55 hrs downhill and after the bridge, another 2 to 3 hrs brings you back to Num for the overnight camp. Enjoy the walk during the re-track to Num village.we remember before we ware in Num.how sweet our dinner J)).

Day:-17> Trek from Num to Chichile (1,800m) by walk.
In the morning after our breakfast Today, we trek back to Chichile, the first 2 to 3 hours is all uphill and reach at the top of a ridge, from here onwards it is almost downhill all the way to the overnight camp at Chichile. Enjoy exploring the village.take a rest and after dinner good night all of you.

Day:-18> From Chichile to Khadbari by walking.
Like before days morning after tea and breakfast start out journey.This is the pleasant walk through this route back to Khadbari about 5 to 6 hrs, the forest, farmlands and small villages passing and the further walk to a gradual path, leading you to the large village town of Khadbari, Our tonight is here.
Day:-19> Khadbari to Tumlingtar (400m) by walk.
Good Morning, This is our last day walk leads an easy 3 to 4 hrs downhill walk brings you back to Tumlingtar for lunch and the last overnight camp of this great memorable adventure journey and this will be your last night with the trekking staffs and porters as well. We celebrate evening after completion of the long trek.make wonderful and memorable evening today with your guide and porters.you can sing and song and dance with your guide and porters because today is last day for your this trip with porters.

Day:-20> Tumlingtar to Kathmandu flight.
Today We fly to Kathmandu via Biratnagar or direct flight Tmlingtar to Kathmandu depends on the flight schedule and season. We will come to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel and remaining time simply rest and relax at the hotel or explore around Thame.If today is your last tour day in Nepal so we would like to offer you farewell dinner in Nepali typical Restaurant and hand over your Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for the memory of your Nepal Trekking.

Day:-21> Final Departure International Airport Kathmandu.
G.K.Majestic Trek
 missing you always.Today is free or last minute shopping for souvenirs or gift to your family, friends or relatives for you until departure flight/drive. Our assist will be transferred to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination by private vehicle.good bye JJ))miss you forever,

Cost Included

  • Airport to a hotel to airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Star hotel  nights’ hotel accommodation in Kathmandu Breakfast and bed
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the  trekking period
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in Teahouse/tent camp.
  • Map for Mt. Makalu Base Camp, one in a group
  • Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing An experienced Government licensed holder Guide with entry fees and Transportation
  • Trekking porter to carry your bags during the trekking 2:1, max 15 KG baggage/porter and Sherpa.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment, transportation, local tax for Porter and Guide.
  • Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu Flight Tickets/ ground transport for Clients and Trekking Crews.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • National Park entry permits fee.
  • Trekking Permits for Makalu Restricted Area.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System).
  • All government taxes and our service charges.

Cost Exclude

  • All expenses of personal nature (Personal Activities Cost)
  • Your Personal Travel insurance (PTI)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Pokhara (without Breakfast)
  • Rescue in case needed Helicopter (you emergency situation) 
  • Medicine and water as well as while in trekking
  • International Airport taxes (Kathmandu and another airport)
  • Tips for trekking staff Guide and Porters
  • telephone calls, Laundry, haircut, saving
  • Mineral water, Sweety, candy, Bar bills, (Hard drinks and soft drink)

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 21 Days
Accomodation: Camping and teahouse
Seasons : March - jun,September - November
Type: Fairly Strenuous
No. of Pax : Any
Maximum Access : Any
Starts From : Tumlingtar
Ends at : Tumlingtar

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