- Explore the Makalu Barun National Park
- Good views of Mount Makalu
- Rich variety of flora and fauna
- Unique culture with varied customs
Trip Duration: 22 days
Mode of Trek: Tea house / Camping
Grade: Moderate / Strenuous
Transportation: Flight / Bus
Best Time: Sept-Nov, Feb-May
Max. Altitude: 5000m
Makalu is located in the eastern part of Nepal offering impressive natural scenery. The main focal point of this trek is Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area, which lies in the Solukhumbhu and Sankhuwasabha district, established in 1992 and formally inaugurated in 1992. Mount Makalu (8463m), the world’s fifth highest peak, Chamlang Himal and Barun Valley are the major jewels of this area.
Having a wide range of altitudinal and climatic variations, the Makalu Barun area offers a remarkable and diverse habitat for a rich variety of flora and fauna. 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 people local people with rich and varied customs.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley
Day 03: Flight Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, and trek to Khandbari (1020m)
Day 04: Trek to Chichila (1840m)
Day 05: Trek to Num (1500m)
Day 06: Trek to Seduwa (1540m)
Day 07: Trek to Tashigaoun
Day 08: Trek to Khongma (3560m)
Day 09: Trek to Mumbuk (3550m)
Day 10: Trek to Yangle Kharka (3600m)
Day 11: Trek to Shersong (4600m)
Day 12: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (5000m)
Day 13: Rest day
Day 14: Trek back to Yangle Kharka.
Day 15: Trek back to Mumbuk.
Day 16: Trek back to Khongma.
Day 17: Trek back to Tashigaoun.
Day 18: Trek back to Num.
Day 19: Trek back to Chichila.
Day 20: Trek back to Mani Bhanjyang.
Day 21: Trek back to Tumlingtar.
Day 22: Flight back to Kathmandu.