Makalu Expedition

57 Days

Remarkably beautiful but very challenging and complicated, Makalu has been climbed by a 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 the Khumbu region.

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 encounters will be added rewards of the expedition.

The spectacular beauty and charm of Makalu is accompanied by an equal amount of danger, therefore technical knowledge and prior climbing experience are essential to make an expedition attempt to this mountain. Blaze Mountain Adventure is a team of mountain enthusiasts, 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 prepared with intensive research and experience and is aimed at ensuring a 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 to book the fixed departure trip, or to have a detailed insight into trip.

Itinerary

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Costs

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).

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Makalu Expedition