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    Makalu Base Camp Trek

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    About Makalu Base Camp Trek - 18 days

    At a Glance

    • Destination
    • Durations
      18 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Activities
    • Accommodation
      Hotel/Lodge/Tea House
    • Meals
      All meals included during the trekking
    • Mx.altitude
    • Vehicle
      Flight/Tourist bus/Private vehicle
    • Max. People

    Trip Highlights

    • Trek to the base camp of the fifth highest mountain in the world, Makalu (8485m)
    • Panoramic views of Everest and Lhotse ranges
    • Observe the lifestyle of Sherpa and Kirant communities living in the Himalayas 
    • Trek through the Makalu Barun Conservation Area 


    Trip Overview

    "Makalu Base Camp Trek: A Challenging Adventure with Breathtaking Views"

    Makalu Base Camp Trek is a challenging and exhilarating journey that takes you to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world, Mt. Makalu. Located in the Mahalangur Himalayas, Makalu is a four-sided pyramid and is considered one of the toughest mountains to climb. The base camp trek offers adventure and thrill-seekers the best views of the Himalayas, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu.

    The trek starts with a scenic flight to Tumlingtar, followed by a drive to Num, the starting point of the trek. The trail leads through the picturesque Makalu Barun Valley, which is home to preserved biodiversity and endangered species. The region's tropical to alpine vegetation preserves a variety of species, including rare birds like the rose-ringed parakeet and Blyth's kingfisher, and endangered animals like the Indian leopard and red panda.

    The trek route crosses a lot of alluring Kharkas and strenuous passes, including Kauma La pass, Keke La pass, Shipton La Pass, and Tutu La Pass. The journey is quite challenging, but the magical beauty of nature makes it worth it. The trek offers the best views of the Himalayas and allows you to witness the local Sherpa culture, traditions, and lifestyle.

    The best time to do the Makalu Base Camp trek is during the spring (March-May) and autumn (September-December) seasons. These seasons offer clear views of the Himalayas, and the weather is pleasant and safe for trekking.

    In conclusion, the Makalu Base Camp Trek is a challenging adventure that rewards you with breathtaking views of the Himalayas and an opportunity to witness the local culture and biodiversity. Join us for an unforgettable trekking experience in Nepal.

    Alternative Route

    If you're seeking another thrilling trekking experience in Nepal, you might also be interested in the renowned Everest Base Camp Trek. Explore the majestic Everest region and witness the awe-inspiring landscapes that have captivated mountaineers for decades.

    The Langtang Valley Trek offers a mesmerizing journey through the picturesque Langtang region, with its charming villages and breathtaking mountain views.

    If you're looking for an alternative trek in Nepal that combines natural beauty with cultural experiences, consider the Annapurna Circuit Trek. Discover the diverse landscapes of the Annapurna region and immerse yourself in the rich local traditions.


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