Makalu Base Camp Trek

Trek to the Mount Everest base camp and enjoy the grandest walk in the land of the Himalayas

Makalu base camp trekking is gaining repute as one of the finest trekking route in Nepal. It provides you with the breathtaking views of majestic mountain ranges as well as of beautiful deep valleys. The combination of nature, adventure and culture is what you can expect from Makalu base camp trek.

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Trip Overview

Located in Makalu region and traversing through the famous Makalu BarunNational Park and Conservation Area. Makalu base camp trekking is gaining repute as one of the finest trekking route in Nepal. It provides you with the breathtaking views of majestic mountain ranges as well as of beautiful deep valleys. The combination of nature, adventure and culture is what you can expect from Makalu base camp trek.

The starting point for Makalu  base camp trekking is Tumlingtar which lies just at the altitude of 460 meters above the sea level, and the highlight of the trip is Makalu base camp, situated at the attitude of 5250 meters above the sea level. You’ll come across Shipton la Pass en-route to the basecamp.  The area boasts the habitation of around 3000 species of flowering plants, around 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered Clouded Leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer. During the Makalu trek you can have the look of spectacular mountains, peek into simple yet fascinating settlements of community. Once you reach the base camp, you’ll be welcomed by fascinating south face of Makalu along with the amazing view of mighty Mt. Everest and Lhotse.

Blaze mountain adventure has prepared the itinerary for this trek based on our extensive experience of trekking to Makalu base camp trek. But it is not the only option available. To best suit your needs and requirements, the trekking schedule can be adjusted accordingly. Our highly qualified guides will be there for your assistance, allowing you to enjoy the trail to the optimum level.

Trip Hightlight

  • The combination of nature, adventure and culture is what you can expect from Makalu base camp trek.
  • The starting point for Makalu base camp trekking is Tumlingtar which lies just at the altitude of 460 meters above the sea level, and the highlight of the trip is Makalu base camp, situated at the attitude of 5250 meters above the sea level
  • The area boasts the habitation of around 3000 species of flowering plants, around 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered Clouded Leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer.
  • Once you reach the base camp, you’ll be welcomed by fascinating south face of Makalu along with the amazing view of mighty Mt. Everest and Lhotse.

Itinerary

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What's Included

  • Airports pick up and drop by private vehicle.
  • Deluxe Hotel in Kathmandu at twin sharing with breakfast.
  • Full day guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Domestic flights and airport taxes.
  • All meals and accommodation during the trekking period.
  • An experienced English speaking guide trained by government of Nepal.
  • Highly experienced trekking staffs.
  • All governmental procedure permits fees and local taxes.
  • Down jacket, sleeping bag, duffel bag, medical kit etc.
  • Travel and rescue arrangements.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner at typical Nepalese restaurant.

What's Excluded

  • Visa fees/ international airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost.
  • Hot and cold shower, battery recharge during the trek.
  • Personal expenses phone calls, bar bills, extra porters etc.
  • Personal trekking equipments/gears.
  • Tips for guides, porters and driver.
  • All others expenses not mentioned on price includes section.

Cost & Date

Blaze Mountain is a small group and a personalized adventure & travel company. All our dates are 100% guaranteed to run until and unless there are no political unrest, natural disaster or epidemic in the destination.

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4.8 - Excellent Based on 2571 customer reviews

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

wonderful experience

Daniel O'Keeffe O'Donovan From Ireland At Nov 03 2018

“This was an amazing trip. Was well organised by Upendra, and the guide Lal and his team were absolutely superb. They did an amazing job to ensure all 16 of us made it to EBC and back safely, and made sure we all had fun along the way.”

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