25Days/24Nights
Duration
Bhotebase, Chichila, Kathmandu, Mumbuk, Num, Tashigaon, Tumlingtar
Location
Tour Highlight
  • Trek through a unique mountainous trekking route.
  • Explore the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Indulge yourself in the majestic views of the mighty Himalayas.
  • Explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna in the Arun Valley.
  • Explore challenging passes.
  • Behold the 5th highest peak in the world.
  • Immerse yourself in the culture and tradition of the people from the Himalayas.

The trek to Makalu Base Camp provides a unique experience with apt mix of divine natural beauty, bio-diversity and cultural experience. Lying with the Makalu-Barun National Park, you will be able to explore the 5th highest mountain in the world in all her majesty. Passing through some rich forests with great diversity of flora and fauna, you will also be rewarded with some awe-inspiring sights of the Everest and Lhotse. This trek is a perfect fit for all trekkers and nature enthusiast. Similarly, this trek is a bird lover’s delight. Recognized for its tremendous diversity of plants, animals and people, the area contains 25 species of rhododendron, 47 types of orchids, and 56 rare plants. Snow leopard, red panda, musk deer, wild boar, and they are among the wildlife found here.

Additional information

Hotel1 Star, 2 Star, 3 Star, 4 Star, 5 Star
Available OptionsMountain Flights, Cable Car
1

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu

You will be met and greeted with a traditional welcome by our representatives and be transferred to your hotel. A brief orientation along with the necessary documentation will be carried out by your guide.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

 

2

Sightseeing in Kathmandu

After breakfast your tour around Kathmandu will commence where you will be accompanied by a guide of your lingual preference. The tour will include a visit to the following places:
  • Boudhanath: A major Buddhist stupa located at the north eastern outskirts of Kathmandu.
  • Pashupatinath: The most revered temple by Hindus in Nepal, the temple carries a significance of mystical proportions and is a site to many important life events of Hindus.
  • Swayambhunath: Sitting atop a hill, it is the most prominent Buddhist pilgrimage site in Nepal and is one of many sites of Nepal included in UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
  • Kathmandu Durbar Square: Durbar Square or the Palace Square is ancient courtyard the then Malla Kings of Kathmandu Valley which is abundant is breathtaking architecture.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

3

Kathmandu-Tumlingtar Flight & Trek to Khadbari

After breakfast, we will take an early morning flight to Tumlingtar. After having lunch at Tumlingtar we will then trek towards Khadbari, the district headquarter of Sankhwasabha.

Overnight stay at Khadbari.

4

Khadbari-Chichila Trek

Today we will trek towards the Gurung village of Chichila which should take just over 5 hours. Along the way we will pass through the Maney Bhanjyang and will follow the path of the Arun river.

Overnight stay at Chichila.

5

Chichila-Num Trek

From Chichila we will begin our trek in earnest by heading towards Num passing through the Sherpa settlements of Baisake and Kuwapani. After a strenuous descent through some rocky eroded trail, we will then reach Num.

Overnight stay at Num.

6

Num-Sedua Trek

After a steep descent heading towards Lumbang, we will then make another steep ascent to reach Sedua.

Overnight stay at Sedua.

7

Sedua-Tashigaun Trek

On this day we make our way towards Tashigaun where along the way we will pass through the village of Manigaun and some beautiful meadows and river streams.

Overnight stay at Tashigaun.

8

Tashigaun-Unshisha Trek

On this day we will ascend throughout to reach Unshisha where along the way we will pass through some beautiful rhododendron forests.

Overnight stay at Unshisha.

9

Unsisha-Thulo Pokhari Trek

Today we will make our way towards Thulo Pokhari.  On our way we will pass through Kongma La Pass and some delightful scenery.

Overnight stay at Thulo Pokhari.

10

Thulo Pokhari-Mumbuk Trek

After an initial ascent, we will pass through Kalo Pokhari and then descend to reach Mumbuk.

Overnight stay at Mumbuk.

11

Mumbuk-Yanger Kharka Trek

Today we will make an arduous trek towards Yanger Kharka which should take around 3 hours. There you will be able to have a wonderful view of Mt Tutse and Peak 7.

Overnight stay at Yanger Kharka.

12

Yanger Kharka-Yak Kharka Trek

The trail today ascends through the grassland and forest. You can enjoy the majestic peaks such as the Mt. Tutse (Peak 6), Peak 7 Isuwa La and many unnamed mountains and peaks.

Overnight stay at Yak Kharka.

13

Yak Kharka-Jark Kharka Trek

The trail today offers the most opportunity to explore the rich diversity of flora and fauna in the region. So keep a keen eye and ready your cameras.

Overnight stay at Jark Khaka.

14

Jark Kharka-Sherson Trek

On this day we trek towards Shreson where on the way we will stopover for lunch at Ramara. The trail will be of particular interest to alpine botanist and will also offer excellent view of Mt Makalu.

Overnight stay at Shersong.

15

Shersong-Nhe Kharka Trek

On this day we will retrace our steps along the Barun valley to return to Nhe Kharka.

Overnight stay at Nhe Kharka.

16

Nhe Kharka-Mumbuk Trek

We descend to Mumbuk via Yangre Kharkha and Tematan Kharkha, both of them also grazing field of the yaks having fertile atmosphere to grow plants. We launch at Tematan Kharkah then another 2hours brings us to Mumbuk.

Overnight stay at Mumbuk.

17

Mumbuk-Khongma Trek

We will retrace our steps to reach Khongma.

Overnight stay at Khongma.

18

Khongma-Tashigaon Trek

We will make a long and steep descent to civilization to reach Tashigaon.

Overnight stay at Tashigaon.

19

Tashigaon-Sedua Trek

From Tashigaon we will descend towards Sedua where you will also find the checkpost of the Makalu Conservation Area.

Overnight stay at Sedua.

20

Sedua-Num Trek

On this day we will descend for about three hours to reach 3 hours.

Overnight stay at Num.

21

Num-Bhotebase Trek

Today we follow the Arun river the whole day pass by small settlement fururu& Chichila, on this walk we will see many tropical and sub tropical plants, rice filed and other domestic plants.

Overnight stay at Bhotebase.

22

Bhotebase-Tumlingtar Trek

Today we will trek for about 5 hours to reach Tumlingtar.

Overnight stay at Tumlingtar.

23

Tumlingtar-Kathmandu Flight

After breakfast, we will take an early morning flight to Kathmandu.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

24

A day to yourself in Kathmandu

You will have the day to yourself to indulge in activities of your preference; perhaps collecting some souvenirs to take a little part of Nepal back home might tempt you.

Overnight stay at Kathmandu.

25

Final Departure

You will be taken from your hotel to the airport as per your schedule. You will reach the airport 2 hours prior to your flight. Finally we return to Kathmandu for a farewell dinner.

Cost Includes

  • Nothing

Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
  • Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
  • Anything not specified in cost include sections