Makalu Expedition

Attractions

  • World Famous Everest Base Camp
  • Amazing Himalayan views, including Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar
  • Visiting sherpa villages of Namche, Khumjung, Khunde and Dingboche
  • Visiting the biggest and oldest monastery of the region, Tengboche

Makalu (8463m.) was first climbed by a French party in 1955. is the world’s 5th highest mountain at 8,463m. Situated between Everest and Kanchanjunga, on the Nepali-Tibetan border. The peak was first mapped and photographed from the Tibetan side by the 1921 British Everest reconnaissance. It is an isolated peak, located just 14 miles east of Mount Everest. Makalu is a very beautiful but extremely challenging, and potentially dangerous mountain.Our expedition trip starts from Tumlingtar, just above the Arun River to Makalu Base Camp at approximately 5200 meters. We’ll climb by way of the Northwest Ridge. Our Sherpa team will fix ropes as required. We’ll be moving up and down the mountain quite a few times, Depending on our condition.

We start from Tumlingtar by flight above the Arun River then towards the beautiful Barun valley, which is most infrequently visited valley and finally setting up Makalu Base Camp at an altitude of 4,840m. We return back via the same path and take panoramic

Day 1: Kathmandu (1310m/4298ft)
Our airport representative will be received you at the airport and transfer to Hotel. It is 7km and takes about 10 minutes. Overnight at hotel, B.B plan

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sight Seeing
After breakfast beautiful “Kathmandu Valley” sight seeing. This day we visit Shwoyambhunath Stupa, Baudhanath Stupa, Pashupatinath Temple, Patan Durbar Square and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Overnight at hotel, B.B plan

Day 3: Stay at Kathmandu for the official procedure

Day 4: Fly to Tumlingtar. Trek to Khadbari (1040m). Stay in lodge.

Day 5: Bhotebas (1730m). Overnight Stay in lodge / camp.

Day 6: Chichiara. Overnight Stay in lodge / camp.

Day 7: Num. Overnight Stay in lodge / camp.

Day 8: Kuwapani (1560m). Overnight Stay in lodge / camp.

Day 9/10: Tashi Goan (2100m). Acclimatization

Day 11 Kauma (3760m). Overnight Stay in camp.

Day 12: Dobato (3700m). Overnight Stay in camp.

Day 13: Nebe Kharka (4320m). Overnight in camp.

Day 14: Sherson (4630m). Overnight Stay in camp.

Day 15: Makalu base camp.

Day 16: High camp.

Day 17/49: Climbing Period Mt. Makalu.

Day 50: Cleaning up Base Camp.

Day 51: Yak Kharka.

Day 52: Mumbuk. Overnight Stay in lodge.

Day 53: Tashi Goan. Overnight Stay in lodge.

Day 54: Nun. Overnight Stay in lodge.

Day 55: Chichira. Overnight Stay in lodge.

Day 56: Khandbari. Overnight Stay in lodge.

Day 57: Tumlingtar and fly back to Kathmandu.

Day 58: Kathmandu
Rest day at Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel. B.B Plan.

Day 59: Kathmandu
Rest day at Kathmandu. Surprise dinner party. Overnight at hotel. B.B Plan.

Day 60: Departure to Airport
Departure to airport for the onward destination.