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Mount Makalu - Makalu expedition

Makalu expedition in Himalayas
Makalu expedition summit Nepal or climbing Mount Makalu popularity is increasing in recent years. Mount Makalu 8,463 meters is the 5th highest peak of the world. Mt. Makalu located along the border of Nepal and China situated at eastern Nepal about 20 km east of world highest peak Mount Everest.

Its size alone is impressive, but its structure, that of a perfect pyramid with four sharp ridges, makes this mountain all the more spectacular. First climbed of  Mt. Makalu was made in May 15, 1955 by Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy of a French expedition led by Jean Franco.

Makalu trekking is formerly a controlled trekking area of eastern Nepal, it extent five major ecological zones where can be found the lush, tropical Arun valley, dense forests or rhododendron, fir and alpine meadows that lead to the mighty Barun glacier.
Mount Makalu is protected by Makalu barun national park which covered 2330 sq km. Main summit route of Mount Makalu is South east face, World class adventure travel agent operator proudly offers mountaineering trip in the Himalayan region. Basically we operates two types of Makalu expedition services like trekking service up to base camp, base camp service  and high camp full summit support service.

Makalu expedition  cost  depend on group size, trip  types (full board/ up  to base camp service), budget, tailored itinerary,  accommodation (budget to luxurious), level of service above  base camp, number of climbing guide,  porter, other support staffs, mode of transportation  and other factors.

In this way price range for the Makalu summit trip widely different, if you would like to discuss your requirements please e-mail us for up to date detail for Makalu Expedition.
Makalu (8,463) is an isolated peak, It has proved to be a challenging climbing, as only five of its first sixteen attempts were successful. Makalu trek starts with a flight to Tumlinngtar then we ascend through Sherpa villages and cultivated fields with views of the Chamlang range in the distance and walk up the lush and beautiful Arun valley.

Makalu Expedition itinerary has been carefully designed to allow for gradual ascend and proper acclimatization by our expert climbing guide Sherpa. Best season for Makalu expedition is spring and autumn. Remember us to arrange private Makalu Expedition in season. If you need even more information or interested to book this trip fell free to contact us.

Makalu expedition itinerary

Day 01: Welcome to Nepal; upon your arrival at Nepal our representative welcome and assists to transfer hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing, preparation for Makalu expedition.

Day 03: Official works and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism.

Day 04: Flight to Tumlingtar then trek to Khadbari (1040m).

Day 05: Trek from Khadbari to Bhotebas (1730m).

Day 06: Trek from Bhotebas to Chichira.

Day 07: Trek from Chichiara to Num.

Day 08: Trek from Num to Kuwapani (1560m).

Day 09: Trek from Kuwapani to Tashi Goan (2100m).

Day 10: Rest at Tashi Goan for acclimatization.

Day 11: Trek fromTashi Goan to Kauma (3760m).

Day 12: Trek from Kauma to Dobato(3700m).

Day 13: Trek from Dobato to Nebe Kharka (4320m).

Day 14: Trek from Nebe Kharka to Sherson (4630m).

Day 15: Trek from Sherson to Makalu base camp.

Day 16: Climb Makalu High Camp.

Day 48: Climbing Period of Mt. Makalu.

Day 49: Trek from Makalu base camp to Yak Kharka.

Day 50: Trek from Yak Kharka to Mumbuk.

Day 51: Trek from Mumbuk to Tashi Goan.

Day 52: Trek from Tashi Goan to Num.

Day 53: Trek from Num to Chichira.

Day 54: Trek from Chichira to Khandbari.

Day 55: Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel.

Day 56: Free day in Kathmandu shopping and exploring, overnight farewell Diner.

Day 57: After Makalu Expedition adventure if you are interested for other activities like Safari, Rafting, Biking, Tours, Peak climbing and trekking, we can organize as your desire. If you decide to leave Nepal we will transfer to airport for your onward destination.

Service include

#Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast (hotel 4 star 3 Nights)
#Domestic flight Tumlingtar round trip with 60 KG cargo per member
#Two porters per climbing member to carry cargo
#Trekking from Tumlingtar, base camp to Tumlingtar camping basic
#Food and fuel for trekking and climbing period in Manaslu base camp
#Per person per tent north face brand or Similar
#All camping equipment like member tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, chairs, tables, toilet tent, mattresses etc
#Liaison officer’s allowances equipment, flight ticket, insurance, daily wages sharing with other group
#Expedition Crew’s allowances, transportation, insurance, daily wages.
#Makalu Peak permit
#All transfer airport-hotel-airport.
#Base camp guide, cook, kitchen boy and Kitchen helper sharing with other member
#Emergency Oxygen – Mask and regulator (If use, pay it full cost)
#Satellite phone (Pay call)
#Gamow bag sharing with group member
#Solar panel for light and charges batteries
#Company service charges

Service exclude

Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
High altitude climbing food, fuel, Gas
Expedition personal climbing gears above Makalu base camp
Personal accident insurance and emergency rescue operation
Emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue if required
International airport departure tax
Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal
Bar bills and beverage
Air cargo custom clearance duty fee US$ 100 per person
Personal Satellite phone with e-mail and internet permit
Wake talkies permit
Extra expenses for personal
Filming permit
Oxygen and Mask regulator for member and Sherpa
Ice fall fees
Garbage Deposit (Sharing with other member)

Trip note

Base Camp Excursion, Kathmandu, Nepal always thinking about guest’s safety; it is our paramount concern whilst traveling with us. Mountaineering is an adventure tour we reach remote mountain region and high altitude. Sometime health condition of member, natural disaster, and weather condition of mountain region changed unexpectedly we cannot guarantee it. Please note that trekking / climbing guide/ climbing leader Sherpa has the authority to cancel any part of Makalu Mountaineering itinerary if it is necessary due to safety concerns, be prepared to be flexible if required, otherwise adventure crews follow the above itinerary.

Additional information

Content of this site provide you the information as possible about Makalu Expedition summit Himalayas. If you need extra information and wish to discuss any aspect of Makalu mountaineering trip or your suitability for it please contact us; If you would like to speak with a reservations consultant, feel free to make a call at 977 9843051359

Holiday Trip Fact

Price: On request
Grade: Expedition
Season: Autumn / Spring
Duration: 57 Days
Operation: Camping
Activities: Trekking / Expedition
Group Size: Min 2
Highest access: 8,463 m
Start From: Kathmandu
Ending at: Kathmandu