Makalu Trekking

This is an outstanding trek in the eastern region of Nepal which offers a combination of rich culture heritage, unsurpassed beauty and biological diversity. The trail takes you from the steamy lowlands of Tumlingtar on the Arun River, through one of the least frequented areas of Nepal, to the base camp of Makalu [8475m]. The trail follows the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, crossing Shipton pass at 4127 meter before arriving at Makalu Base Camp [5000m], from here views of the south face of Makalu, as well as Everest and Lhotse are truly spectacular. The Arun valley is also a home of rare species of various Birds which are now only found in Nepal.

Anyone in good shape and has previous experience of trekking can make this fairly challenging trek anytime in March to May and September to early December.
People living in this remote place depend on cattle herds, farming and small - time trade. The number of population is 32000. Various castes and ethnic groups from this population, they are: Sherpa in the higher elevation, Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Newar, Brahmins, Chhetris and the others in the rest, The tour to those places have many attractions because of the cultural reasons too.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Sight-seeing of Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (400m) -30 to 35 munities
Day 04:  Tumlingtar to Khandbari (1020m)
Day 05: Khandbari to Chichila (1840m)
Day 06: Chichila to Num (1500m)
Day 07: Num to Sedua (1540m)
Day 08: Sedua to Tashigaon
Day 09: Tashigaon to Khongma (3560m)
Day 10: Khongma to Mumbuk (3550m)
Day 11: Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600m)
Day 12: Yangle Kharka to Merek (4570m)
Day 13: Merek to Shersong (4660m)
Day 14: Day Trip to Makalu Base Camp (5000meters)
Day 15: Shersong to Yanle Kharka 
Day 16: Yangla Kharka to Mumbuk
Day 17: Mumbuk to Khongma 
Day 18: Khomgma to Tashigaon 
Day 19: Tashigaon to Num
Day 20: Num to Chichila
Day 21: Chichila to Mani Bhanjyang
Day 22: Manibhanjyang to Tumlingtar 
Day 23: Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu(30-35 mins.)
Day 24: Explore day in Kathmandu (1,350m)
Day 25: Transfer to International airport for final departure