Makalu expedition

Makalu expedition info

Mt. Makalu (8463 m) the 5th  highest mountain in the world is a true geographic wonder; with four sharp ridges it stands as a natural pyramid of Khumbu region. Lying 14 miles southeast of Mt. Everest, Makalu expedition  is one of the rarely attempted mountains of Nepal. May 15, 1955 marks the date of first successful ascent to the peak, which was made by Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy of a French expedition led by Jean Franco on. Northeast ridge was the route used by the French expedition team and hence has been established as the standard route; however we will attempt the summit from south east face.
Remarkably beautiful but very challenging and complicated, Makalu has been climbed by comparatively less number of mountaineers. The walking trip will start at Tumlingtar from where we’ll trek through the fascinating villages, lush forests, and rugged terrains to the base camp of Mt. Makalu. The splendid view of Himalayan mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Peak 38, Pumori, Barunste, Chamlan, Kanchanjung , Jannu Himal etc will certainly be a visual delight to the climbers. Natural, geographical and cultural encounter will be added rewards of the expedition.
The spectacular beauty and charm of Makalu is accompanied by the equal amount of danger, therefore technical knowledge and prior climbing experience is very essential to make an expedition attempt to this mountain. Blaze mountain adventure is a team of mountain enthusiast, our expert Sherpa guides will lead you in the expedition, and Blaze mountain adventure will also provide handy tips on climbing before making the ascent. The itinerary has been prepared with intensive research and experience, and is aimed at ensuring 100 percent success rate. All the logistical and documentary arrangements will be made by us, allowing you to enjoy the stress free trip. You can dial us or email us for booking the fixed departure trip, or to have detailed insight on trip.

Makalu expedition Itinerary

Day 01 : Namaste and warm welcome to nepal.Upon your arrival in Nepal our team member will  welcome and assists you to  your hotel, after which you will receive a welcome dinner.
Day 02 : Kathmandu, Sightseeing, shopping and preparation for upcoming expedition.
Day 03 : Official works for expedition and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04 : Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then trek to Khadbari (1040m).
Day 05 : Trek from Khadbari to Bhotebas (1730m).
Day 06 : Trek from Bhotebas to Chichira.
Day 07 : Trek from Chichiara to Num.
Day 08 : Trek from Num to Kuwapani (1560m).
Day 09 : Trek from Kuwapani to Tashi Goan (2100m).
Day 10 : Rest at Tashi Goan for acclimatization.
Day 11 : Trek fromTashi Goan to Kauma (3760m).
Day 12 : Trek from Kauma to Dobato(3700m).
Day 13 : Trek from Dobato to Nebe Kharka (4320m).
Day 14 : Trek from Nebe Kharka to Sherson (4630m).
Day 15 : Trek from Sherson to Makalu base camp.
Day 16 : Climb Makalu High Camp.
Day 48 : Climbing Period of Mt. Makalu.
Day 49 : Trek from Makalu base camp to Yak Kharka.
Day 50 : Trek from Yak Kharka to Mumbuk.
Day 51 : Trek from Mumbuk to Tashi Goan.
Day 52 : Trek from Tashi Goan to Num.
Day 53 : Trek from Num to Chichira.
Day 54: Trek from Chichira to Khandbari.
Day 55 : Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel.
Day 56 : Free day in kathmandu you can contiunue little sightseeing around kathmandu valley.overnight farewell Diner.
Day 57 : After this wonderful Makalu expedition if you have additional time you can join other program  like Hiking,Expedition,Climbing, Safari, Rafting, Tours.we arrange trip according to your wish.In case if you like to conclude your stay without  any further program we will transfer you  to airport for your departure.

Makalu expeditionSerivce Include

Mountaineering in Nepal Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (hotel 4 star 3 Nights).
Mountaineering in Nepal Domestic flight Tumlingtar round trip with 60 KG cargo per member.
Mountaineering in Nepal Two porter per climbing member to carry cargo.
Mountaineering in Nepal Trekking from Tumlingtar, base camp to Tumlingtar camping basic.
Mountaineering in Nepal Food and fuel for trekking  and climbing period in Manaslu base camp.
Mountaineering in Nepal Per person per tent north face brand or Similar.
Mountaineering in Nepal All camping equipment like member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables, toilet tent, mattresses etc.
Mountaineering in Nepal Liaison officer's allowances equipment, flight ticket, insurance, daily wages sharing with other group.
Mountaineering in Nepal Expedition Crew's allowances, transportation, insurance, daily wages.
Mountaineering in Nepal Makalu Peak permit.
Mountaineering in Nepal All transfer airport-hotel-airport.
Mountaineering in Nepal Base camp guide, cook, kitchen boy and Kitchen helper sharing with other member.
Mountaineering in Nepal Emergency Oxygen - Mask and regulator (If use, pay it full cost).
Mountaineering in Nepal Satellite phone (Pay call).
Mountaineering in Nepal Gamow bag sharing with group member.
Mountaineering in Nepal Solar panel for light and charges batteries.
Mountaineering in Nepal Company service charges.

Makalu expedition Serivce Exclude

expedition in nepal Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
expedition in nepal High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas
expedition in nepal Expedition personal climbing gears above Makalu base camp.
expedition in nepal Personal accident insurance and emergency rescue operation.
expedition in nepal Emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue if required
expedition in nepal International airport departure tax
expedition in nepal Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal
expedition in nepal Bar bills and beverage
expedition in nepal Air cargo custom clearance duty fee US$ 100 per person
expedition in nepal Personal Satellite phone with e-mail and internet permit
expedition in nepal Wake talkies permit
expedition in nepal Extra expenses for personal
expedition in nepal Filming permit
expedition in nepal Oxygen and Mask regulator for member and Sherpa
expedition in nepal Ice fall fees
expedition in nepal Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member)

Makalu expeditionnote

Blaze mountain adventure organizes safe and comfortable expedition for our guest. The experience we have had as a porter during the early stage of our career has helped us to understand the real expedition, which we use to make the trip happy and memorable. If you want to change our expedition itinerary, we can customize it to meet your needs. Otherwise we will follow the above itinerary. Blaze mountain adventure organizes both tea house expedition and camping expedition on your request.

Makalu expedition Addition Information

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Holiday Trip Fact

Price: Contact us
Grade: Climbing
Season: Spring & Autumn
Duration: 57 Days
Operation: Teahouse/ Camping
Activities: Hiking/trekking/climbing
Group Size: Min 2 pax
Highest access: 8,463 m
Start From: Kathmandu-lukla
Ending at: Lukla-kathmandu