Situating at the eastern region of Nepal, Makalu trekking is one of the beautiful trekking zone. The trekking rote goes all the way through the Makalu Barun national park. Since the route passes through the forest or conservation area, we can view several types of animals and birds which are all mesmerizing and beautiful. The national park covers an area of about 2330 sq. km. it was established in 1992. All around the national park, there are about 16 peaks. But the Makalu peak is the highest and the main attraction of Makalu region. Makalu is also the fifth highest peak of the world standing with the height of about 8463m above sea level. The trekking to this region will provide its visitors with every possible beautiful thing that may be either varieties of vegetation or different types of animals. The trekking route goes mostly through the forest of rhododendron and fir. Along with the green forest, the view of the glittering White Mountains will surely mesmerizes us in different ways. The spectacular view of the Mt. Makalu along with its several neighbor mountains will surely entertain many of the trekkers. While moving towards the Makalu region, we have to trek through the beautiful Arun valley. The Arun valley is densely forested with different types of trees like rhododendron, fir and other sub tropical plants. Walking through the low land will lead us to the beautiful and explore able Makalu Barun national park viewing different types of animals and birds along with the varieties of plants situating at the lap of the Himalayas.
The trekking to Makalu region begins from Kathmandu with the flight over to Tumlingtar. Then the trail will follows the path to Khandbari, Chichila, Num, Tashigaon, Khongma, Mumbuk, Yangle Kharka, Shersong and following the main trail to the base camp of the Makalu peak. We will return to the Kathmandu following the same trail.
Arrival to Kathmandu
After getting at the flight from your local airport, you will enter into the beautiful and of Nepal viewing the best scene of mountains from the flight. The beautiful scenario will always be there to welcomes you along with the helpful members of the Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions. The representative will guides you towards the hotel room of the Kathmandu to spend the mean time in Kathmandu.
Kathmandu to Tumlingtar to Chichila
From Kathmandu, we will flight over to Tumlingtar. The flight goes for about 35 to 40 minutes offering us great view of the mountain from the top. After landing at the airport, we will head towards the Chichila. The trekking route goes for about 5 to 6 hours through the main trail. We can view the sunset from this region. After viewing the glorious view of the sunset, we will rest the night at Chichila at the altitude of 1840m.
Chichila to Num
From Chichila, we will walk towards the Num. The lovely view of the Mt. Chamlang, Makalu will be surely gorgeous. The trekking route passes through some of the Sherpa community of the place. Walking for about 5 to 6 hours will lead us to the beautiful region of Num at the altitude of 1500m.
Num to Seduwa
From num, we will walk towards the Seduwa following the northern ad descending way. We will walk towards the Arun River to cross this river at suspension bridge. Then we will walk towards the ascending way towards the Pachowk. We will walk continuously through the ascending way to reach at Seduwa at the altitude of 1493m. The trekking goes for about 4 to 5 hours.
Seduwa to Tashigaon
From Seduwa, we will climb through the Mani walls and towards the Manigaun. Walking for about 4 to 5 hours will guide us towards the beautiful region of Tashigaon. The night will be at the altitude of 2057m above sea level.
We can use a day as the acclimatization day at Tashigaon. We will walk towards the wonderful Sherpa village of that region which will be surely exciting in the same way. The night will be the local people of Tashigaon.
Tashi gaon to Khongma
From Tashi gaon, we will walk steeply through the dense forest of rhododendron and through the yah grazing area. We will walk towards the Chipla to the elevation of 2520m and following the path continuously will leads us to the beautiful region of Khongma at the elevation of 3560m.
Khongma to Dobate
From Khongma, we will climb the ridge steep through the stony path to the altitude of 3840m viewing the great view of surrounding mountains. We will continue our trail through the stone staircases. The trail will goes ups and downs to Dobate to the altitude of 3620m above sea level. The night will be at Dobate after the trekking of about 5 to 6 hours.
Dobate to Yangle Kharka
From Dobate, we will walk towards the Yangle Kharka situating at the altitude of 3620m above sea level. The presence of nature at this region is tremendously beautiful. We will walk for about 5 to 6 hours to reach at the beautiful campsite of the place i.e. Yangle Kharka. The night will be spectacular at the Yangle Kharka at the tented camp.
Yangle Kharka to Yak Kharka
From Yangle Kharka, the trail will climb gently towards the Ngle Kharka to the altitude of 3750m. Viewing the splendid view of the mountain from the viewpoints, we will march towards the yak Kharka. But we have to cross through Rupak Kharka and Jhak Kharka. The night will be at Yak Kharka at the altitude of 4400m after the trekking of 4 to 5 hours.
Yak Kharka to Shersong
From yak Kharka, we will walk towards the Merek and then continue the trail towards the Shersong. We need to pass the night at the beautiful place of Shersong at the tented camp. The night will be enjoying at Shersong at the altitude of 4660m above sea level.
Day trek to Makalu base camp
After spending a fantastic night at Shersong, we will make a day trek towards the Makalu base camp. The view of the mountain from the base camp will surely be magnificent. While at the base cmap, we are at the altitude of 5000m which will make us little difficult to respire our actual breathe. We will return back to Shersong to stay the night at tented camp.
Shersong to Yangle Kharka
From Shersong, we will walk towards the Yangle Kharka retrieving the same path. The scenic beauty will entertains us at different points. We will continue our main trail until we will reach at Yangle Kharka to spend the night over there.
Yangle Kharka to Mumbuk
From Yangle Kharka, we will walk towards the Mumbuk. The returning way will be easier than the increasing way. We will surely enjoy the trekking. Continuing our journey for several hours will lead us to the Mumbuk to spend the night over there.
Mumbuk to Khongma
From Mumbuk, we will walk toward the Khongma following the same path. The night will be at Khongma after trekking for several hours of the day.
Khongma to Tashigaon
From the beautiful region of Khongma, we will walk towards the Tashigaon. The trekking will be interesting as we need to pass through several villages of the region. The night will be spectacular at Tashigaon with the villagers.
Tashi gaon to Num
From Tashi gaon, we will walk straightly towards the Num. the retracing way will offer us great view of the surrounding. We will continue until we will reach at Num to stay for the night. The night will be fantastic at the tented camp.
Num to Chichila
From Nu, we will wake up early in the morning and after having the breakfast, we will walk towards the beautiful region of Chichila. The scenic beauty of the surrounding will surely mesmerizes us. The night will be fantastic at Chichila.
Chichila to Manebhanjyang
From Chichila, we will walk towards the Manebhanjyang. Viewing the beautiful presence of nature we will return towards the Manebhanjyang. The night will be spectacular at the Manebhanjyang enjoying with friends.
Manebhanjyang to Tumlingtar
Today will be the last trekking day of our life. We will walk towards the main trail to reach at Tumlingtar. The scenic beauty of the surrounding will be surely something to view while making our trek to Tumlingtar. We have to walk for several hours through the beautiful trail to reach at the Tumlingtar. The night will be at Tumlingtar.
Tumlingtar to Kathmandu
From Tumlingtar, we will move towards the airport to catch the flight over to Kathmandu. The flight will goes for about 35 to 40 minutes which will be fantastic viewing the snow capped mountains from the flight. The night will be at Kathmandu celebrating with friends.
From Kathmandu, after having the early morning breakfast, we will move towards the airport to catch the flight to our respective destination. The arrangement of your departure will be arranged by the company's representative. Destination Unlimited Treks and Expeditions wishes you all the best wishes for your further journey.