2 days 1 nights
availability: jan 16' - dec 16'
pokhara
kathmandu
min age: 18+
max people: 12

course overview

Mt. Makalu stands tall on a rise of 8485m above the sea level. It is the fifth most elevated mountain on the planet. Lying on the border of Nepal and China, Makalu is thought to be profoundly remarkable. It is a because of its one of a kind peak resembles a four-sided pyramid. As you climb towards the top, you are offered the staggering view of the encompassing mountains of the Mahalangur range

This expedition is a unique experience. From start to the finish, you will be able to visit one of the lowest living points of Nepal (285m) to one of the highest points of the world (8485m). You will be able to travel through Arun valley, which is considered to be one of the most fertile areas of Nepal.

During this journey, you will witness the natural glory of Nepal through the Makalu-Barun National Park. Here, you will be able to take a look at the diverse range of flora and fauna the region offers you. This includes forests of pine, oak, and rhododendron. And if in luck, you will be able to witness the rhododendron forests in full blooms which is a truly exquisite sight.

Take trails that connect you from one village to another while offering you a beautiful backdrop of the mountainous terrain. Experience the view of lush green hills from the village of Num, as you also pass through meadows where the locals graze their livestock as a part of their livelihood.

Asian Adventure Trips has worked on putting together this amazing journey with experienced team members and professional preparations. With special regards given to safety and health of the travelers, Asian Adventure Trips does not compromise on the quality of the trek and is dedicated to details in order to make this a journey worth remembering all your life. We will be offering you proper advance theoretical and practical sessions on climbing so that you are fully equipped and learned to take this arduous but wonderful journey.

Departure & Return Location
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
price includes
  • All transfers to and from both domestic and international airports
  • 4/5-star category Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per itinerary
  • Climbing Guides and sherpas as per requirements
  • Domestic flight tickets for to the climbing members and guides.( If required in itinerary )
  • Complete camping setup with dining & kitchen tents, chairs and tables Base Camp
  • Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and twin sharing teahouse accommodation during trek
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permits for climbing
  • Fully paid government appointed liaison officer in the team
  • Medical, accidental, and search and rescue Insurance for all involved local staffs
  • All rope fixing and icefall management charges levied in the Expedition
  • Free assistance service for cargo and duty clearance
  • Complete pre-departure information
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)

You will arrive at the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. This place boasts a wide range of unique cultures and religions which will be evident to you on your arrival. Our agents will help you for your exchange to the lodging. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02-03 Theoretical session on Nirvana climbing course

A theoretical session on Nirvana climbing course will be taken by an expert. This session is essential as it furnishes you with the important theoretical information you will require on your climb.

Day 04 Fly to Tumlingtar (285m) (40mins)

Take a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, a city that lies in the deepest valley of Nepal. Tumlingtar is situated at a mere 285m above the sea level. Overnight in Tumlingtar.

Day 05 Trek to Mane Bhanjyang (1440m)

From Tumlingtar, you will take a trail towards Mane Bhanjyang. Mane Bhanjyang is a little town in the Eastern part of Nepal, lying on a height of 1440m. Overnight in Mane Bhanjyang.

Day 06 Trek to Chichira (1980m) (5-6 hours)

Take a trail towards Chichira from Mane Bhanjyang. Lying on an altitude of 1980m, Chichira offers you splendid views of hills and mountains surrounding the area. Overnight in Chichira.

Day 07 Trek to Num (1500m) (5-6 hours)

From Chichira, take a trail towards Num. Num is a small village which lies on lush green hills that offers you picturesque sceneries of the area. Overnight in Num.

Day 08 Trek to Sheduwa (1540m) (5-6 hours)

Take a trail towards Sheduwa from Num. This path leads you through dense forests, where you can experience the wide range of fauna and flora local to the region. Overnight in Num.

Day 09 Trek to Tashigaon (2100m) (3-4 hours)

A short trail from Sheduwa will take you to the village of Tashigaon. The path takes you through fields and villages eventually, bringing you upon this village that lies on an elevation of 2100m. Overnight in Tashigaon.

Day 10 Trek to Kauma (3760m) (6-7 hours)

Take a trail from Tashigaon to Kauma. Kauma is a hill that lies on an elevation of 3760m. This place offers you beautiful views of the rocky mountainous terrain. Overnight in Kauma.

Day 11 Trek to Dobato (3700m) (4-5 hours)

You will trek towards Dobato from Kauma. Dobato lies at an altitude of 3700m. This trail will take you around 4 to 5 hours to tackle. Overnight in Dobato.

Day 12 Trek to Jark Kharka (4800m) (7-8 hours)

Take a trail towards Jark Kharka from Dobato. Jark Kharka lies at an altitude of 4800m. Overnight in Jark Kharka.

Day 13 Trek to Hillary Base Camp

You will take a trail from Jark Kharka towards the Hillary Base Camp. Named after Sir Edmund Hillary, this construct camp lies with respect to a height of 4800m, offering mind-blowing perspectives of the mountains around the area. Overnight in Hillary Base Camp.

Day 14 Trek to Makalu Base Camp (4870m) (5-6 hours)

You will trek towards Makalu Base Camp from Hillary Base Camp. Makalu Base Camp lies at a height of 4870m. Here, you will prep for your further trip towards the top of Makalu. Overnight in Makalu Base Camp.

Day 15-17 Practical session on Nirvana climbing course

You will receive a practical session on Nirvana climbing course taken by an expert. This ensures that you have the required practical knowledge to complete your journey. This will also put your previously acquired theoretical knowledge into action.

Day 18-50 Climbing period Mt. Makalu

We have a total of 32 days set aside for climbing Mt. Makalu. The rest days, as well as the acclimatization days, are also included in this time period. You will tackle the difficult geographical terrain and climate to ascend to the peak of Mt. Makalu. The view from the top includes the exquisite views of the surrounding mountains of the Mahalangur ranges. You will likewise begin your plunge back to the Makalu Base Camp within that time.

Day 51 Trek to Yak Kharka (4010m) (5-6 hours)

As you start your journey back, you will hike towards Yak Kharka from the Base Camp. Overnight in Yak Kharka.

Day 52 Trek to Mumbuk (3520m) (5-6 hours)

From Yak Kharka, you will take a trail through forest areas to reach Mumbuk. You will pass through varieties of local nature and a few ponds along this trail. Overnight in Mumbuk.

Day 53 Trek to Tashi Gaon (2100m) (5-6 hours)

You will take a trail from Mumbuk back towards Tashi Gaon. Overnight in Tashi Gaon.

Day 54 Trek to Num (1500) (5-6 hours)

You will trek back towards the village of Num from Tashi Gaon. Once again, you will find an abundance of lush green hills in this area that makes for a picturesque sight. Overnight in Num.

Day 55 Trek to Chichira (1980m) (5-6 hours)

Hike back towards Chichira from the village of Num, all the while taking trails that offer you beautiful views of the mountainous terrain that surrounds the area. Overnight in Chichira.

Day 56 Trek to Tumlingtar (937m) (8-9 hours)

Trek back towards the city of Tumlingtar from Chichira. Overnight in Tumlingtar.

Day 57 Fly to Kathmandu

Take a flight from Tumlingtar back to the capital city, Kathmandu. You will be aided by your transfer to your hotel. You can spend the night exploring the one of a kind city of Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 58 Transfer to airport for departure

Congrats! Your excursion has reached a successful end. We trust you had a delightful time in it and will go along with us in our future endeavors also.

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