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 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.
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