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MAKALU BASE CAMP

Tumlingtar is the trekking gateway . Even though the trekking route is the same to go and return, it is marvelous of two valleys Arun and Barun along the Arun river, picturesque villages, Keke La 4127m and Tutu La or SHIPTON PASS 4075M, endemic flora for amateurs.

Makalu base camp trekking covers the region of the largest valley in the world, the Arun Valley, Makalu Barun Conservation Area, other high mountains and lakes are the ornaments of this region. Arun and Barun valley is home of more than 650 species of birds and over 800 species butterflies. It is also shelter of the rare and endangered animal Red-Panda. Orchids and other flowers along a pine forest trail, Swirly Buddhist prayer flags at Shipton La, walking through this picturesque Sherpa village are the attraction of this region.

 

20

5250m

Strenuous

Camping + Tea House

Before trek: Arrival in Kathmandu, we will pick up you at airport, transfer to hotel, briefing.

We can arrange for you sightseeing, day starts around 9am. Our City guide will take you to visit world heritage sites Biggest Hindu Temple Pashupati, Biggest Boudha Stupa and Swayambhu (Monkey Temple). Final preparation day for trekking, check the gears.

Day 01: Flight to Tumlingtar and trek to Khandabari (1030m)
Day 02: Chichile (1830m)
Day 03: Num (1500m)
Day 04: Sedua (1510m)
Day 05: Tashigoan (2070m) crossing 2 or 3 passes maximum 4200m
Day 06: Khongma (3560m)
Day 07: Mumbuk (3550m)
Day 08: Nehe Kharka (3600m)
Day 09: Merek (4570m)
Day 10: Shersong
Day 11: Makalu Base Camp (5250m)
Day 12: Nehe Kharka (3600m)
Day 13: Mumbuk (3550m)
Day 14: Khongma (3560m)
Day 15: Tashigoan (2070m)
Day 16: Num (1500m)
Day 17: Chichile (1830m)
Day 18: Mani Bhanjyang
Day 19: Tumlingtar (1030m)
Day 20: Flight to Kathmandu (1350m)

After trek: Free day, shopping, departure

All prices are calculated individually based on number of trekkers, choice of accommodation in city, transportation drive or fly, …

What’s usually included:
Airport transfers in Nepal
All relevant surface transfer
All hotel accommodation with breakfast – can be arrange for you as Himalayan Sunrise has negotiated extra price in some cooperating hotels or you can book it individually
All meals on trek
All internal flights (with Goma Air, Tara/Yeti Air or Buddha Air), inclusive Airport Taxes and 15kg free luggage
Permit, National Park Entrance/Conservation Fees, personnel insurance
Guide and porters on lodge trek
12 kg free luggage carried by porter
Quality service and trek equipment
Oxymeter

Not Included:
International flights
Sightseeing with entrance fees, guide and vehicle – we can arrange for you comfortable day with experienced city guide
Additional tours and meals that are not mentioned
Beverages
Personal bills
Visas
Excess baggage charge (beyond 12 Kg each)
Insurance (for cancellation, accident, health, emergency evacuation and loss, theft of or damage to baggage and personal effects)
Tips, yes, still it is common in Nepal. If you are happy with their service, we recommend around 8–10 USD for guide per day and about 6–8 USD for porter. Although our guides and porters receive a fair wage, it must be remembered that their work is seasonal.