Makalu Base Camp is one of the most popular trekking trails in the base camp (5,000 meters) of world’s fifth highest mountain on the earth, Mt. Makalu (8,463 meters) lying in the heart ofeastern Nepal. Trekking in Makalu and Everest Region are close to each other. A challenging and wonderful journey will take to the base camp of Makalu peak offering you great opportunity of exploring higher elevation terrains, snow-cladded landscapes and ethnic Himalayan lifestyles. The starting trail of this trek is well known for the lush and verdant rhododendron forests and the upper trail comprises of polished granite massifs cladded by hanging glaciers, overflowing with
wonderful waterfalls, allowing you to obtain unique and different experience throughout the journey. The trek will take you through challenging and thrilling trail into the unspoiled nature and lags accommodation facilities in higher elevation, tempting you to live the life of true mountain people and some struggles for keeping yourself alive in such high altitude. You will never forget the moment that has been created in this journey throughout your lifetime. Makalu Base Camp trek is mixed with adventures and wonders offering you to have some unique experience in the mountainous journey of Nepal. Chichira is the starting point of this trek. To reach Chichira, you should take two drives from Kathmandu valley, firstly leading to Tumlingtar and finally Chichira. The trekking trail from here follows the way passing through Num, Seduwa, Tashi Gaun, Khongma Danda, Dobate, Yangri Kharka, Langmale Kharka and finally Makalu Base Camp. After exploring the base camp, you can trek back to Yangri Kharka, Dobate, Khongma Danda, Tashi Gaun, Seduwa, Num and finally Tumlingtar again completing your wonderful journey. However, the main reason of trekking in Makalu Base Camp includes touching and exploring the base camp of world’s fifth highest mountain, capturing gorgeous mountain and scenic views all around, experience true mountain life and experiencing the wonderful mountainous journey to the Himalayas of Nepal.

  • Day 1 Kathmandu To Tumlingtar (Flight) Drive to Chichila 1980 m 3 – 4 hr
    Day 2 Chichila To Num 1040 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 3 Num To Seduwa 1500 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 4 Seduwa To Tashi Gaon 2100 m 4 – 5 hr
    Day 5 Tashi Gaon To Khongma Danda 3500 m 6-7 hr
    Day 6 Acclimatization Day 3500 m 5 hr
    Day 7 Khongma Danda To Dobato 3500 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 8 Dobato To Yangla Kharka 3557 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 9 Yangla Kharka To Langmale Kharka 4410 m 5 – 6 hr
    Day 10 Langmale Kharka To Makalu Base Camp 4870 m 6-7 hr
    Day 11 Explore Makalu Base Camp 4870 m 3 hr
    Day 12 Makalu Base Camp To Yangla Kharka 3557 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 13 Yangla Kharka to Dobato 3500 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 14 Dobato To Khongma Danda 3500 m 5 – 6 hr
    Day 15 Khongma Danda to Tashi Gaon 2100 m 4 – 5 hr
    Day 16 Tashi Gaon to Seduwa 1500 m 4 – 5 hr
    Day 17 Seduwa to Num 1040 m 4 – 5 hr
    Day 18 Num to Chichila to Tumlingtar (Drive) 1980 m 6 – 7 hr
    Day 19 Tumlingtar To Kathmandu (Flight) 1380 m 50 min


  • Local transfers for your international flight x 2 (arrival/ departure)
  • Local transfers for your domestic flights x 4
  • Makalu Barun National Park Entry Permit and TIMS card
  • Tumlingtar to Chichila (starting point of the trek) by private jeep
  • Num (ending point of the trek) to Chichila to Tumlingtar by private jeep
  • Kathmandu Bhadrapur Kathmandu Flight
  • Guide for 19 days
  • Porter for 21 days
  • 4 nights accommodation in a Kathmandu hotel (Hotel Holy Himalaya or similar)
  • 18 nights accommodation in mountain teahouses
  • 19 x set breakfast, 19 x set lunch and 18 x set dinner while on trek
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Staff insurance and necessary ground transport for support staff


  • International flight ticket and Nepal Entry Visa
  • Personal travel insurance (Which should include coverage for trekking)
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu, except the farewell dinner
  • Personal gear for trekking (Including any you may wish to hire in Kathmandu), any personal expenses (i.e. soft and alcoholic drinks, snacks etc.)


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