Mt. Makalu Expedition (8,463m.)

Mt. Makalu Expedition Makalu (8463m.) was first climbed by a French party in 1955. is the world's 5th highest mountain at 8,463m. Situated between Everest and Kanchanjunga, on the Nepali-Tibetan border. The peak was first mapped and photographed from the Tibetan side by the 1921 British Everest reconnaissance. It is an isolated peak, located just 14 miles east of Mount Everest. Makalu is a very beautiful but extremely challenging, and potentially dangerous mountain. Our expedition trip starts from Tumlingtar, just above the Arun River to Makalu Base Camp at approximately 5200 meters. We'll climb by way of the Northwest Ridge. Our Sherpa team will fix ropes as required. We’ll be moving up and down the mountain quite a few times, Depending on our condition.

We start from Tumlingtar by flight above the Arun River then towards the beautiful Barun valley, which is most infrequently visited valley and finally setting up Makalu Base Camp at an altitude of 4,840m. We return back via the same path and take panoramic flight to Kathmandu.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration: 60 days Expedition Duration: 56 days Grade: Mountaineering
Accommodation: Camping Season: Sept - Nov / Mar - May Activities: Expedition
Highest Point: Summit (8,463m) Price on Request

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu – Transfer to Hotel. Overnight Hotel.

Day 02 - 04: Official formalities in Kathmandu

Day 05: Fly to Tumlingtar. Trek to Khadbari (1040m).

Day 06: Bhotebas (1730m).

Day 07: Chichiara.

Day 08: Num.

Day 09: Kuwapani (1560m).

Day 10 - 11: Tashi Goan (2100m). Acclimatization

Day 12: Kauma (3760m).

Day 13: Dobato (3700m).

Day 14: Nebe Kharka (4320m).

Day 15: Sherson (4630m).

Day 16: Trek to Makalu Base Camp

Day 17: High Camp

Day 18 - 48: Climbing Period Mt. Makalu

Day 49: Cleaning up base camp

Day 50: Trek to Yak Kharka.

Day 51: Trek to Mumbuk

Day 52: Trek to Tashi Goan.

Day 53: Trek to Nun.

Day 54: Trek to Chichira.

Day 56: Trek to Khandbari.

Day 57: Trek to Tumlingtar and fly to Kathmandu.

Day 58 - 59: Kathmandu – time on own or sightseeing can be arranged.

Day 60: Transfer to International airport for departure.


  • Airport transportation
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B plan
  • All domestic airfare with the airport tax
  • Everest summiteers climbing Sherpa (01 Sherpa per 02 members)
  • Makalu Expedition peak permit fee and all government taxes
  • National Park Entrance fees.
  • Full board high altitude meal while trekking to base camp and climbing Everest.
  • Liaison officer with all his expenses.
  • Well- experience climbing guide and porters with their equipments, daily wages, food, insurance etc.
  • Base camp cook, cook helper and Base camp Leader and Manager
  • All necessary camping and kitchen equipment, including base camp tents, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, shower tent, mattress, table and chairs etc
  • Oxygen with regulator and mask for emergency or medical purpose
  • High Altitude member and Sherpa tent
  • Gamow bag / Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC).
  • Service charge and all the necessary government taxes.


  • Meals in Kathmandu.
  • Personal accident insurance and emergency evacuation, Helicopter rescue
  • International Airport Departure Tax
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods arriving into Nepal, cargo.
  • Bar bills
  • Extra expenses for personal
  • Personal Climbing equipment.
  • Walkie -Talkie
  • Tipping
Fixed Departure Dates for 2017 Fixed Departure Dates for 2018
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Note: The above itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. This is guideline showing tea house or tentative camp night stops. For price and further information contact us at our email: