Makalu Trekking

Makalu Base Camp Trekking

Trip Days

22 days

Max Height




Starting Price

$ 2900

Makalu Trekking is that the fifth Highest Mountain within the world and which lies just to the southeast of Mt Everest, but the realm is accessed from the eastern Arun Valley. Makalu Basecamp Trekking offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high altitude terrains, snow cloud landscapes, and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. Makalu Trekking offers fabulous views of rocky Himalayan peaks, including Mt Makalu (8,463m), Mt Chamlang (7319m) Mt Barun Tse (7129m) and lots of more. Makalu Basecamp Trekking passes through the Makalu- Barun park that established in 1992, a crucial conservation area of the many bird species, of which some are on the verge of becoming extinct.

Makalu Trekking offers a noteworthy and diverse habitat for a chic sort of floras and faunas and rich in natural resources including its beautiful mountains, pristine forest, animal life, and therefore the simple and warm-hearted people local folks with their rich and varied traditions. Makalu Trekking offers Natural scenery and also the main point of interest of trekking is that the Makalu Barun parkland and Conservation area, which could be home to styles of wildlife. Makalu Trekking crossing our ship ton la passes (4210m) the trek goes into the upper Barun river valley for a better view of Makalu and Chamlang Himal.

We began our 22-days pleasure trip in Kathmandu with a visit to UNESCO World Heritage sites before heading to the foremost trekking trip to the “Makalu Basecamp Trekking”.

Aarohi Holiday always welcomes you for this trip and has your trip an exquisite with lots of excellent memories.

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,345m) at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA)

Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, we offer you pick up facility from the airport and manage your stay at the most comfortable hotel in the city. You get to meet the team of trekkers and together we prepare for the trek.

Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley (1,350m)

Today would be the most exhilarating day where you will be introduced to the most pious Hindu and Buddhist religious places that are listed in the UNESCO World Heritage sites and elucidate you to the entire mysticism over its existence Pashupatinath temple, Boudhanath stupa, Patan Durbar Square, and Swayambhunath stupa.

Day 3: Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drive to Chichira (1,980m)

We fly to Tumlingtar (50min) and drive to Chichira 3 to 4 hours it is a small Gurung settlement. We take to rest and prepared for the next day’s trek. Overnight at Chichirer.

Day 4: Chichira to Num (1,560m)

Today is our 2nd day we are star trek morning on the way we wake through the beautiful Villages and lush mountain forest we will stay at Num village. 6 to 7-hour walking.

Day 5: Num to Seduwa (1,500m)

Today, we wake descent forest and terraced farms to rich Barun river. We cross the river and wake to ascent hill we will get the Barun National Park where we register our permits and we walk more and stay top of hill. 6 to 7-hour walk.

Day 6: Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m)

Today is our 4th day for trekking through by west Ipsuwa Khola on the west Kasuwa Khola Crossing the hillside and walk to villages and passing by small paddy fields. We will reach the exotic village of Tashi is one of the best places for View. Stay at Tashigaon. 4 to 5-hour walking.

Day 7: Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m)

Today is a hard day for walking on a steep trail in higher elevation. We will cross through by ascent forest, the stream passes a Kharka (grazing land) and we will walk to rough stone stairs and small lakes. There is one short way down to Khongma Danda. 6 to 7-hour of walking

Day 8: Acclimatization/ Rest

The day off. Rest day. If we like to walk we can around this area. We have to stock energy for tomorrow. We will cross the Shipton la overnight at Khongma danda.

Day 9: Khongma Danda to Dobate

Today we are going to pass Shipton La (pass) it takes a few hours to reach. After the lake Kalo Pokhari(3930m), pass over the Keke la at (4170m). We can see a magnificent view of Chamlang(7321m), Peak 6(6524m) and peak7(6758m) after crossing the pass we walk descend trail beautiful valley to Dobata. Overnight at Dobatae. 6 to 7-hour walk.

Day 10: Dobat to Yangri Kharka (3,557m)

We will pass through the rhododendron forest which leads to the Barun River. We walk the first 2 hours is carefully the trail is steep and arduous. Slowly walk we will be Yangri Kharka it is a base of the valley. Overnight at Yangri Kharka. 6 to 7 hours walk.

Day 11: Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka (4,410m)

Today we are following a moderate walk to the valley. On the way, we cross yak pastures, lush forests, and boulder fields. Scenic view of Mountains overnight in Langmale Kharka. wake 5 to 6 hours.

Day 12: Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base camp (4,870m)

Today our trail is flat with icy glaciers and snow-clad mountains. Before Makalu base camp from Shershong, we will see the panorama view surrounding the Makalu base camp. Overnight at Makalu base camp. 6 to 7 hours walk.

Day 13: Explore Makalu Base camp (4,870m)

The base camp is a rocky barren place with a large Barun glacier. From here We can see the magnificent south face of Makalu and Everest and Lhotse. We will explore around lake, glaciers and short trek. we will celebrate our achievement. Overnight at Makalu base camp.

Day 14: Makalu base camp to Yangri Kharka

We wake town descend trail from Makalu base camp. We pass through shershong langmale kharka merek and descend down the valley to yangri Kharka. Overnight at yangri kharka 6 to 7 hours walk.

Day 15: Yangri kharka to Dobate

Our trial is descending through rock falls. We pass from green forests and valley. we follow the river banks of Barun. Overnight at Dobatae. 6 to 7 hours.

Day 16: Dobate to Khongma Danda

The trek today will be easier, as the trek today follows a calm trail through a woodland of firs and rhododendrons. Before we descend to Khongma Danda, we need to cross the Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass), and Kauma La en route.

Day 17: Khongma Danda to Tashigaon

Today we trek back to Tashigaon. For another 2-3 hour our trail passes through the cool shades of thick forests area, coming towards the farm terrace and finally making it to the indigenous Sherpa village of Tashigaon.

Day 18: Tashigaon to Seduwa

We retrace our steps, following the downhill track through the farm fields for an hour or two. Leaving the Makalu Barun National park and will descend down to the Barun River. As we move downhill, crossing the hillside and passing through many villages and settlements, we will reach Seduwa again.

Day 19: Seduwa to Num

After Breakfast, we will leave the wonderful Seduwa village. Before we reach the Num village we need to go through the lush forest. The trail is downhill which goes up and down passing through culturally rich Sherpa villages and dense forest, will take you back to Num.

Day 20: Num to Tumlingtar

Today is the final day of our trekking journey. Continuing our journey back, we will retrace our footsteps to Chichira. From Chichira, you can savor the glorious vista of Mount Makalu for the last time. From this point, we will take a pleasant walk until we reach Tumlingtar for an overnight stay.

Day 21: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

The last day at the Makalu Region! Wake up early to eat a fulfilling breakfast. After breakfast, we will board the plane to fly back to Kathmandu after our long trek in the mountains. On our arrival at the city of temples, you will have free time to explore the city on your own. There will be a farewell dinner (Nepali Food) to celebrate the successful completion of our journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 22: Final Departure

Your wonderful adventure in Nepal comes to an end today. We wish you all the best. A representative from Aarohi Holiday Pvt Ltd will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included ?

Pick up and drop off from and to International airport.

3 night hotel in Kathmandu (first two nights and last one night)

Makalu Conservation Park permit.

TIMS Card (Trekker’s Information Management System)

Makalu Especial permits.

One porter for each two people

Accommodation in tea houses twin sharing (private room/ Shared bathroom)

3 Meals a day – breakfast, lunch, Dinner during the trek (Anything from the munu)

Flight ticket (Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu)

Sightseeing tour car A/C, driver.

Farewell dinner at Nepalese cultural restaurant after the trek in Kathmandu.

All taxes and Company service charges

What's excluded ?

Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport size photographs)

International airfare to and from Kathmandu

Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu

Monument sites entrance fees while sightseeing in Kathmandu

Excess baggage charges

Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and earlier return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary

Travel and rescue insurance

Personal expenses (phone calls, internet / Wi-Fi, laundry, bar bills – tea/coffee, hot chocolate, juice, beer, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower etc.)

Tips for guides and porters (Tipping are expected, but not compulsory).


  • 1 Meals and drinking in Trek
  • The meals are included in our package which is taken in lodges. We will get breakfast and dinner at the lodge where we stay overnights. Our guide will choose and stop for lunch on the available place for every day on a trek. We will request you to bring water and use medicine and drink freely or therefore you can also have options of buying purification water bottled or boiled water in every place as well

  • 2 Medicines and first kits
  • Proper medicines and first aid kits are very essential for trekking. You might get physically hurt at high altitudes is easy due to the terrain and change in atmosphere. Unsuspecting trekker must always be prepared for any adversities that they could face even while walking through easiest trek some of the most essential items anyone must have in their first aid kit are below

    Pain relief spray, ointment
    Safety pins
    Crepe bandage for sprain
    And my other that are necessary which are hard to found in a rural area.

  • 3 Trekking Seasons in Nepal
  • The trekking season in Nepal is generally known best as two seasons after falls and after the winter. Ever best season of trekking in Himalayan consider in the mid of September to mid of December. Each season has its distinct attraction to offers Nepal. Trekking season is classified as below

    Autumn ( Sept- Nov)
    Winter ( Dec-Feb)
    Spring ( March-may)
    Summer ( Jun- Aug)
    Autumn (Sept-Nov)

    This season is also considered as the best trekking season for trekking in Nepal. Sep, Oct, and Nov are the fall in this trekking season in Nepal. This season offers excellent weather and tantalizing mountain views.

    Winter (Dec- Feb)

    This season is clear in Nepal. Dec, Jan, and Feb Months are a cold day in Mountain during this season Nepal is usually snowfall in the higher elevations with risks winds and colder temperatures. It will be ideal for trekking in the lower elevation.

    Spring (March-May)

    During this season different varieties of wildflowers, especially the rhododendrons make the hillside which makes higher altitude trekking more comfortable and interesting. April and May’s months are fall-in this trekking.

    Summer ( June- August)

    June, July, and August months are the main rainy season. It also involves monsoon with heavy rainfall which makes trekking conditions unfavorable. During this season, it is times are blessed for the keen botanist as the higher valley and meadows blossom with flower and lush vegetation. Desert park of Nepal like mustang Nar-Phu valley and Dolpo region are the best season to do trekking which is summer trekking a great alternative behind the Himalayan rains shadow area.

  • 4 Travel insurances
  • One of the most popular destinations in the world for the adventure trekking, Climbing and expedition is in Nepal, so most of that area is located in remote part in the Himalayan

    Travel insurances in Nepal is definitely an Important consideration:-It plays the vital role that you need to have travel insurance while doing traveling to Nepal and doing trekking, Climbing, and Expedition or any other adventure in Nepal. There are many types of travel insurance policies and which they all come with an incredible amount of fine print so, we request you need to very clear that what is covered and what is not covered on the travel insurance policy that you are going to buy in case if you need more information about travel insurances, please feel free to contact us.

  • 5 Physical fitness
  • Physical fitness is an important part of any outdoor activity. It is probably less of an issue at the start than you might think. Trek is about taking your time settling your own pace and enjoying the experience to its fullest basically they are three components of in Nepal trek preparation:- Aerobic, strength, and mental. Aerobic conditioning is important primarily because you will trek in thinner air, up to 40 percent less than at sea label how as with good aerobic conditioning you will be able to better metabolize whatever oxygen is available to you.

    Before your arrival in Nepal, you should plan on doing at least one hour of aerobic 3/4 times per week for 1 month. Jogging, hiking, cycling and walking on alley floor to ridgeline ascents with day back are some of the excellent forms of exercise so long as your strengthening ley muscles and building stamina. speed is not the essence confidence stamina and continuity are.

  • 6 personal belongings
  • We are not answerable for any damage or loss of any luggage or property belonging to you even when shouldered by porters, ponies airport or vehicles. That means your personal possessions luggage is at your risk at the times.

  • 7 how to book your tour/ how to book with us
  • We request you, before booking any tour with us, please read all the terms and conditions slowly read all the terms and conditions slowly and thoroughly. You might also call us with any questions prior to making any payments. Begin by filling out a booking form and pay the non-refundable deposit. Please fill out the form completely so as not to disrupt the expediency of the process The most important thing to understand that all aspects of the chosen trip, from what’s included and excluded and also to the level of service or even what trip may be right for your level of experience and fitness. Take as much as the time to get all questions answered so that when booking the trip/it is without trepidation.

  • 8 Acute Mountain Sickness
  • Acute mountain sickness is common at high altitudes and depends on the elevation, the rate of ascent and individual susceptibility. The symptoms tend to be worse at night and include headache, loss of appetite and lethargy, nausea, bread hopelessness, and irritability. An altitude over 3000 meters (9843 Feet) is usually defined as high altitude. Treks are designed to properly acclimatize you to change in high altitude climate and sufficient precautionary measures too are taken to take almost caution. We will also equip our staff with cell phones and satellite phones in the occurrence of any emergency cases. We are always greatly driven to keep the safety and security of our clients as our foremost concern.

  • 9 Flight delays Internal
  • The major reason for the flight delays and the cancellation is due to the climate conditions and the horal geographical setting of Nepal. The heavy rainfall the fog and unusual al winds cloud results in flight delays or sometimes cancellation airport lucks the instrument landing system for the domestic flights in case of any cancellations or flight delays do occur (highly chances of flight delays from around Kathmandu to Lukla, Everest Reagan) we will also provide service to arrange a helicopter to help you to be on your schedule on the premises of civil aviation rule of Nepal which can state that helicopters can fly if the visibility is 1500m. Therefore the cost ranges from used 350 to 650 according to the number of passengers.

  • 10 Arrival Instructions
  • Outside the arrivals hall there will be a large group of people, Agents and individuals from many companies please don’t be a hassle by their people. We request you to stop and look carefully for your name Our Aarohi Holiday representative will holding your name and encored you to the car and take you to your hotel in Kathmandu. You will also see Men/taxi drivers offering you to carry luggage at the Airport. So just ignore them and walk out the door with our airport representative and follow these instructions you also have to take care and keep an eye on your luggage and belonging to avoid any Complicacies.

  • 11 Visa Entry procedures
  • For entry into Nepal, the visitors except the Indian nationals must hold a passport and valid visa. Visa entry procedure in Nepal can be obtained at the Nepalese embassies or consulates abroad Nepal visa is an important issued at the entry points like Kathmandu international airport upon arrival. We must not pay any visa fee for under 10 years of children. If you’re willing to get Nepal visa required filling form truth passport, Photograph.

    Visa on Arrival Tourist Visa

    Visa Facility Duration Fee

    Single entry 15 days us $ 25

    Single entry 30 days us $ 40

    Multiple entry 90 days us $ 100

    Please, we request you to have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the time of entry and also have cash ready in us dolor for more information to the most up to date list of exceptions for visa on arrival or to obtain the most current visa, Visit the Nepal Department of Immigration Website.

  • 12 Trekking Day
  • We will have to walk around 6 to 8 hours per day/ 10 to 12 km per day more or less. We will have our breakfast at the tea house and begin our trekking as in the middle of long trekking we will have our lunch at the tea house and after some time we will start the trekking again. However, will end our night will dinner at tea house take rest to have some fun and remaining trek we will start it again tomorrow after breakfast.

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