Makalu Base Camp Trek - 22 days

Makalu Base Camp Trek - 22 days

Trek starts with a flight from Tumlingtar. The trail follows the sub-tropical area of the Arun-river and leaves it near Sedua. After crossing the river you climb the hill to Tashigaon. Make further steep ascend to Shipton pass (4126m). Cross the pass and enter into the other world. The pass is usually covered by snow. On the other side you descend to Barun Khola (river) through rhododendron forest, streams and grassy fields and traverse to the base camp of Makalu. Retrace the trail back to Tumlingtar. Fly to Kathmandu.

Day 01: Arrive Kathmadu, tranfer to hotel
Day 02: In Kathmandu-sort out equipment and last minute shopping
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar,  Drive to Num (1490m)
Day 04: Sedua (1460m)
Day 05: Tashigaon (2200m)
Day 06: Trek to Kauma, below Shipton pass (4126m)
Day 07: Cross Shipton Pass (4126m). Camp at Mumbuk (3570m)
Day 08: Kharka (2646m)
Day 09: Sherson (4614m)
Day 10: Makalu Base camp (4800m)
Day 11: Exploration day
Day 12.:Extra day for weather
Day 13: Retrace the trail to Nhe Kharka (3000m)
Day 14: Mumbuk (3570m)
Day 15: Tashi gaon (2200m)
Day 16: Bhotebas (1720m)
Day 17: Khadbari
Day 18: Tumlingtar
Day 19: Fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 20: In Kathmandu-free day
Day 21: In Kathmandu, free day
Day 22: Transfer to airport, depart Kathmandu

2  pax:     US$3365 p/pax 
3-5pax:    US$3030 p/pax 
6-9 pax:   US$3155 p/pax 
10-15pax: US$2590 p/pax
SGL supp:US$ 120

Cost includes:
01. All meals and full camping trek arrangement, all camping gears
02. Cooking and eating utensils
03. Service of sardar (guide), cook, kitchen and sherpa assistants.
04. Porters to carry personal baggage (each 15 kg.), food and camping equipment
05. Warm clothing, shoes, blankets and dark goggles for high altitude porters as required
06. Accident insurance for staffs and porters
07. Domestic Airfare according to programme
08. Nationalpark/conservation entry permit as per programme
09. Arrival and departure transfers
10. Local / Public transport as shown in the programme for staffs
11. Hotel accommodation in Kathmsandu on BB using 3 star hotel 

Cost does not include:
01. Personal clothing and and sleeping bag
02.Personal accident and health insurance
03. Emergency evacuation and and medical-box.
04. Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
05. Sightseeing tours and major meals in Kathmandu
06. Any other services and expenses that are not specifically mentioned in the programme.
07. Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies 

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  • Price : USD 2590
  • Destinations : Dhaulagiri region
  • Max Elevation : 4800 m.
  • Weather : Spring and Autumn are good time to visit this area
  • Trip Duration : 22 days
  • Trip Grade : Streneous
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