Nepal - Trekking in Nepal - Makalu Base Camp & Sherpani Trek

Makalu is the 5th Highest mountain in the world and this is near by the top of the world (Mt.Everest).This region is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty and culture. Due to its isolation and lack of tea houses this area still receives few trekkers. Gurung, Rai & Sherpa are the main habitants in this area. Walking north of the Arun River to Sedua and then crossing Barun La (4110m.) into the upper Barun Khola valley for a close look at Makalu. This trek is not difficult on till Makalu base Camp and same way retron back to Tumlingtar. Sherpani col, west col is highest trekking rote 6100m.for this trekking you need experience sirdar and shrepa.because west col and Amphulapcha 5800m. is very challenging pass. But you will have fantastic view of Mountain, Glacier Lake and Hungu valley. Than you trek continues khumbu region and you will pass throw shrepa village and Lukla. Also you can do hungu valley, via Mera-la and Mera peak to Lukla for this trip you need fully camping trek, sirdar, Sherpa, cook and porter. Also you need fully climbing gears like, plastic shoes, crampons, Ice-Ax, Rope, Ice-screw, snow-Va.

Makalu Barun National Park:-
The specialties of the Makalu Barun National Park are the Himalayan endowments of culture and nature. One of the prime attractions for visitors to the park is its offer to experience the unique Himalayan bio diversity. The park spreads over the districts of Sankhuwasabha and Solukhumbu in northeast Nepal and is marked by the Nepal-Tibet border in the north. The vegetation ranges from sub tropical forests to sub alpine and alpine as altitude increased. The park boasts of 47 species of orchids, 67 species of medicinal herbs, 25 of Nepal's 30 varieties of rhododendron, 19 bamboo species, 15 oak species, 48 species of primrose and 86 species of fodder trees. The park also offers bird-watching opportunities with its 400 species of birds, including the rare spotted wren babbler and the olive ground warbler. Wildlife includes the endangered red panda, snow leopard, Himalayan black bear, clouded leopard, ghoral, tahr, wild boar, barking deer, Himalayan marmot, weasel, langur monkey and serow. River Arun that flows through the park has 84 varieties of fish including salmon. The best way to reach the park from Kathmandu is to fly to the airstrip nearest to the area and then trek onward. Nearby airstrips are at Lukla, Phaplu, Bhojpur, Lamidanda and Tumlingtar. The park is about 4-6 days trek from all these places.

Trip Detail

  • Trekking Region : Makalu, Everest
  • Culture : Mixed, Hindu, Rai, Gurung and sherpa
  • Starting Point : Tumlingtar
  • End Point : Lukla
  • Trek Duration : 27 days
  • Tour grade : Difficult trek
  • Highest Access : Sherpani Col (6100m) Amphulapcha (5851m.).
  • Type of trekking : Camping Only

Trip Itinerary I

Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Peppering permit and sightseeing in Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu – Tumlingtar by flight & Jeep to Num (1,560 m).Camp
Day 04: Trek Num to Sedua (1,150 m) (5/6 hrs). Camp
Day 05: Trek Sedua to Tashi Gaon (2,100 m) (5 hrs).Camp
Day 06: Rest for acclimatization. Camp
Day 07: Trek Tashi Gaon to Khongbala (3,470 m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 08: Trek Khongbala to Mumbuk (3,520 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 09: Trek Mumbuk to Nhe Kharka (3,320 m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 10: Trek Nhe Kharka to Sherson (4, 6630 m) (7 hrs). Camp
Day 11: Trek Sherson to Makalu Base Camp (4, 8700 m) (4/5 hrs). Camp
Day 12: Explore Makalu Base Camp.
Day 13: Trek Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka (4,320m) (7 hrs). Camp
Day 14: Trek Nhe kharka to Mumbuk (3,520 m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 15: Trek Mumbuk to Khongma or Tashi Gaun. (3,470m) (5 hrs).
Day 16: Trek Kauma to Tashi Gaon (2,100 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 17: Trek Tashi Gaun to Pukuwa (1,200 m) (6 hrs). Camp
Day 18: Trek Pukuwa to Bamling (370 m) (5 hrs). Camp
Day 19: Trek Bumling to Tumlingtar (410 m) (4 hrs). Camp.
Day 20: Tumlingtar - Kathmandu by flight Hotel.
Day 21: Free shopping or sightseeing Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 22: Final Departure or Annapurna centaury.

Trip Itinerary II

Day 01 : pick up from the Int'L Airport, transfer to Hotel & well come diner.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley Over night in Hotel.
Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar Lodge.
Day 04 : Trek to Drive to Shekaya and trek to Chichila Camp.
Day 05 : Trek to Num Camp.
Day 06 : Trek to Seduwa Camp.
Day 07 : Trek to Tashi Gaun Camp.
Day 08 : Rest in Tashi Gaun for acclimatization Camp.
Day 09 : Trek to khongba danda Camp.
Day 10 : Trek to Dobato Camp.
Day 11 : Trek to Yangle kharka Camp.
Day 12 : Trek Merak Camp.
Day 13 : Trek to Sersung Camp.
Day 14 : Trek to Makalu Base Camp.
Day 15 : Trek to Glacier Camp -1.
Day 16 : Trek to Glacier camp - 2.
Day 17 : Trek over sherpani & west col and camp at Barunse Base Camp.
Day 18 : Rest in Barunse Base.
Day 19 : Trek to Amphulapcha Base Camp.
Day 20 : over Amphulapcha pass and Camp at chukung Valley Camp.
Day 21 : Trek to Dingboche Lodge.
Day 22 : Trek to Tangboche Lodge.
Day 23 : Trek to Namche Bazaar Lodge.
Day 24 : Trek to Lukla Lodge.
Day 25 : Flight to Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 26 : Free day in Kathmandu Hotel
Day 27 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

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