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  • June 01, 2021

Trekking in Makalu base camp

Makalu base camp trek, Very isolated trekking, located in the northeast of Nepal, the Makalu region (8463 m) is little frequented. However, the locals gladly welcome trekkers. And one can, for a few rupees, share the daily life of the inhabitants, in a rustic but cordial framework. Because of its isolation, few trekkers take this superb route, where you can see Mount Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and the Khumbakarna (Jannu) region all along


Makalu is the fifth world’s highest mountain (8481m). One of the famous destinations of Nepal for trekking and expedition. Makalu base camp trekking is located in the Mahalangur Himalayas southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and Tibet china. it is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid .this peak was first submitted by the French expedition team on May 15, 19955. therefore, this base camp is a less frequent route due to its relative inaccessibility. However, It’s not easy to reach as their daily flight to tumlingtar. Makalu base camp is difficult and expensive to organize and the most challenging trek that can do in Nepal.

where is Makalu base camp?

Makalu base camp situated at the base of Makalu Himalayan glacier in the Barun national park of Sankhuwasabha district of Nepal.  in addition, this trek offers a true wilderness experience in the rugged uninhabited terrain of  Barun National Park. now For trekking, you do not need to carry camping equipment, tent, food, and fuel like before. however, there is a lodge and tea house until the base camp. However, sometimes the teahouse may not have enough blankets for trekkers, so every trekker sleeping bag is compulsory.  The trails to Makalu base camp are difficult to follow at some places. So we provide you strong local guide for your successful trip.

how do you get to Makalu base camp?

Trekking to Makalu base camp starts after flight tumlingtar with warm terraced farming land, ethnic group. this is an ideal trek for nature-loving trekkers. Who wants to experience a variety of landscapes and cultures, as well as uncommon views of some of the world’s tallest mountains, including Everest. others, As the trail ascent you will award by high waterfall into deep gorges, craggy rock rise from Hugh green forest and colorful flower with different above 6000m snow peak.

Makalu base camp trek

the region is rich in flora fauna and biodiversity  Barun national park area contains over  440species of birds,3,000 species of flowering plants, including 25 species of rhododendron, 47 types of orchids, and 56 rare plants. And, 75 species of mammals, including the endangered clouded leopard (Snow leopard), red panda, musk deer, wild boar, have been recorded.

how high is the Makalu base camp trek?

trekking area lies in the eastern part of Nepal inside the scenic Makalu Barun conservation area.  It lies at an altitude of 5000m. obviously, this trek is the location for adventure and nature lover trekkers.  Mt. Makalu (8463m) is regarded as the 5th highest mountain on the earth. Additionally, it is one of the most important attractions of this trek with splendid perspectives of Everest (8848M), Cho Oyu (8152m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), and Ama Dablam(6456m). because of the difficult nature of the trek and the remote area, the trek sees restrained visitors.

how difficult to get to the Makalu base camp?

Makalu Base Camp gives a brilliant possibility to explore excessive-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes, and the ethnic Himalayan lifestyle of people. Our journey starts with an hour-lengthy flight to Tumlingtar while the real trek starts from num village. The trek goes through numerous panorama and thrilling cultures of Rai, Gurung, Magar, Chettris, Tamang, and Sherpas passing through beautiful woodland, floras, and fauna. this trip is suitable for anybody with good physical and mentally prepared.

Makalu base camp trek is a remote trail that offers quiet routes, colorful terraced farmland, rural cultures, rhododendron forests, rare wildlife, a waterfall, and several 8,000-meter peaks. Most of the places in this area have limited tea houses and lodges which is why we highly recommended camping in this region. The 18-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an excellent desire for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who are trying to find solace and calmness in pristine herbal habitats and those who want to keep away from crowds.





During October and November, the sky is normally a deep blue, the sun often bright, and the view of the mountains mostly crystalline, the temperature during the day is rather pleasant. It is an excellent time for tourism and trekking, although temperatures can be cold, especially at night in the Everest region.


From March to May, the days are sunny and the temperatures increasingly mild. The view of the mountains gets worse and worse as the monsoon approaches, but it is also the flowering period of the rhododendrons, absolutely magnificent, especially in the Annapurna region.






cost of the Makalu base camp trek

Start Date                                   End Date                               Price

 SEPTEMBER  5 2021              26 /  2021                                 $ 1975

OCOTBER 15 2021                      6 /  2021                               $ 1975

NOVEMBER  19 2021                10 /  2021                                $ 1975



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