Makalu Base Camp trekking
The Makalu Base Camp trekking trail starts from Khandbari and runs through the Makalu Barun National (MBC) Park and Buffer Zone area. Mt. Makalu (8,463 m), the world’s fifth highest mountain, (MBC) Park and its rich variety of flora and fauna, the culture of local ethnic groups like Sherpa, Tamang, Gurung, the green fields , the rural life, the local people’s hospitality, tea house/home stay accommodation, volunteering opportunity, local food and drinks, local guides and porters are the trek’s main attractions.
Most organizes, coordinates and facilitates Makalu Base Camp (MBC) social trek from Khadnbari with the help of local experienced guide porters.The local people welcome the guests and provide food and accommodations services to the trekkers. In return the guests pay for food and accommodation directly them
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing & trek preparation (1,300m/4,264 ft)
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu – Tumlingtar (640m/1500ft) - Chichila (1840m/6100ft) 35 min flight & 4-5 hrs drive.
Day 04: Chichila – Num (1500m/4921ft) 5-6 hrs trek
Day 05: Num – Seduwa (1493m/4898ft) 4-5 hrs trek.
Day 06: Seduwa – Tashi Gaun (2057m/6749ft) -4-5 hrs trek
Day 07: Rest and acclimatizing day in Tashigaun.
Day 08: Tashi Gaun – Khongma ( 3560m/11800ft) 5-6 hrs trek
Day 09: Khongma – Dobate (3620m/11871ft) 5-6 hrs trek
Day 10: Dobate – Yangle Kharka (3620m/11877) 5-6 hrs trek
Day 11: Yangle Kharka - Yak Kharka (4400 m/14550ft) 4-5 hrs trek
Day 12: Merek – Shersong (4660 m/155ft) 2-3 hrs trek.
Day 13: Explore Makalu Base Cam / Everest view point ridge – Shersong: 7- 8 hrs.
Day 14:Shersong – Yangle Kharka : 4-5 hrs trek
Day 15: Yangle Kharka – Dobate: 4-5 hrs.
Day 16: Dobate – Khongma : 5-6 hrs trek
Day 17: Khongma – Seduwa : 6-7 hrs trek
Day 18: Seduwa – Num : 4 hrs trek.
Day 19: Num – chichila: 5 hrs trek – Tumlingtar : 3-4 hrs Jeep drive.
Day 20: Fly Tumlingtar – Kathmandu : 35 min
Day 21: Final departure