Makalu Expedition

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

Remarkably beautiful but very challenging and complicated, Makalu has been climbed by comparatively less number of mountaineers. 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.

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Trip Overview

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 attempt 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. 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, Kanchanjunga, 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. Blaze mountain adventure will also provide handy tips on climbing before making the ascent. The itinerary will be prepare with intensive research and experience, and is aim at ensuring 100 percent success rate. All the logistical and documentary arrangements will 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.

Trip Hightlight

  • 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.

Itinerary

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What's Included

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

What's Excluded

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

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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