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Makalu trekking

Makalu trekking

Makalu Barun National Park is the Conservation Area in the heart of eastern Nepal. Makalu trekking is a nice trekking route for a trekkers who wishes to trek in long days Himalayan Adventure. The park covers altogether 2330 sq. km. among the several mountains which 830 are in Nepal.This trek follows the Barun Valley. The altitude climbs from the Arun Valley at only 435 meters above sea ...See more

Makalu Barun National Park is the Conservation Area in the heart of eastern Nepal. Makalu trekking is a nice trekking route for a trekkers who wishes to trek in long days Himalayan Adventure. The park covers altogether 2330 sq. km. among the several mountains which 830 are in Nepal.This trek follows the Barun Valley. The altitude climbs from the Arun Valley at only 435 meters above sea level to Makalu at 8463m,just 40 km.away from the valley.It's diversity it is a fantastic venue for more adventurous nature lovers.More than 3000 species of flowering plants have been recorded.The wildlife includes the endangered red panda,musk deer,Himalayan black bear, clouded leopard and possibly the snow leopard as well.Over 400 species of birds also thrive here. The best time to schedule Makalu trekking is between October-November or March-April when the passes are less likely to be covered in snow.

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Trip Highlights

  • Rewarding views of the Kanchenjunga, Makalu and Everest himalayan range and surrounding peaks
  • Trekking adventure through insightful Tibetan villages
  • Sightseeing around UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu
  • Spectacular sunrise views from Hilary base camp over the Himalayas

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1350m, Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 03: After breakfast by flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 04: Tumlingtar trek to Mane Bhanjayang. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 05: Mane Bhanjayang trek to Chichila. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 06: Chichila trek to Num. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 07: Num trek to Sheduwa. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 08: Sheduwa trek to Tashigaon. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 09: Tashigaon trek to Khongma. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10: Khongma trek to Dobate. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11: Dobate trek to Yangle Kharka. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 12: Yangle trek Kharka to Jar Kharka. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Jar Kharka- Rest day. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Jar Kharka trek to Base camp (5000m). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 15: Base camp trek to Yangle Kharka. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 16: Yangle Kharka trek to Thulo pokhari. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 17: Thulo pokhari trek to Tashi Gaon. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 18: Tashi Gaon trek to Num. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 19: Num trek to Bhote bas. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 20: Bhote bas trek to Tumlingtar. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 21: Tumlingtar by flight back to Kathmandu. overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 22: Sightseeing of Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 23: Eco Trip Nepal representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward destination.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu 1334m,

Eco Trip Nepal representative will transfer to hotel, Makalu trekking briefing with officially arrangements. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Services

Included

  • Airport transfers
  • 4 night’s comfort hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • 18 nights 19 days Makalu trek full board basis
  • All meals and accommodation in lodge, during the trek on full board basis
  • Service of trek guide, sherpa and Porter assistants
  • Accident and evacuation insurance for staffs and porters
  • Transportation by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees, necessary permits
  • Local guide and representative throughout the tour
  • Cell phone during tour/trek with free calls to emergency hot line
  • All meals marked as included in the itinerary

Excluded

  • Nepal Visa fee $ 35 (obtained at the airport immigration upon arrival – bring exact USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfare
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Emergency evacuation and oxygen cost, and medical-box
  • Alcoholic and bottled beverage, laundry, and tips
  • Expenses due to flight delay, sickness other contingencies
  • Extra night in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any unforeseen reason)
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from Mountain)
  • Travel and rescue insurance

 

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What makes this trip different?

Eco Trip Nepal has been working hand to hand with nonprofit social organization SWAN Nepal (Social Welfare Association of Nepal) from its initial years. We provide continuous support to SWAN financially as well as by organizing charity and volunteering tours in the remote village of Baglung district. Organizing your holiday through Eco Trip Nepal will not only provide the chance to explore the natural grandeur of Himalayan country Nepal but also you will be playing a vital role in bringing positive changes in the lives of local community.

Financial support to direct beneficiaries:  In all our programs, we strive to ensure that we only use local operators and try to source all provisions from local businesses, so you can be sure that some part of the money paid to us for arranging your holiday goes to the needy people of Nepal. The money you pay for touring and trekking through Eco Trip Nepal directly benefits the local people through SWAN as we provide them certain percentage of our profits from each and every trip on regular basis. Our guests experience true satisfaction together with enjoyment from Nepal holiday.

Local development through tourism: Eco Trip Nepal along with SWAN has been working together in discovering new routes, making plans into action and constantly working on how it can positively impact on local community development through tourism. In this way we have developed the Eco-tourism Project which focuses to flourish local tourism preservation of nature and cultural heritages.

Community Tourism: We help experience the best of Nepal through the eyes of the local Nepalese community. We enhance community based tourism to help our guests discover local habitats and wildlife; celebrate and respect traditional cultures, rituals and wisdom. In this way community will be aware of the commercial and social value placed on their natural and cultural heritage through tourism, and this will promote community based management of these resources.

For more details, visit SWAN Nepal's website www.swannepal.org