Trip Code: MBC
Makalu Base Camp Trek is one of the most popular among adventure seekers. Trekking to Makalu Base Camp offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-bound landscapes and encountering with ethnic Himalayan people. The trail follows through the Makalu Barun National Park & Conservation Area which is replete with pristine forests, alpine meadows & endangered wild life of Makalu region. While trekking, we experience a wide diversity of ecosystems and different ethnic cultures and traditions at various places where we tread on. In addition, we rejoice with the spectacular sights of Mount Everest, Mount Makalu, Mount Lhotse & Mount Chhamlang. The Makalu Barun Valley inhabits very few people.. Very few foreign trekkers visit this area due to remote wilderness & inaccessibility. Trekking to Makalu Base Camp is an unforgettable experience for those wanting a true adventure in Nepal.
The journey to Makalu Base Camp begins with an hour-long flight to Tumlingtar where from we start trek to Chichila. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for its lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprises of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. The 22-day Makalu Base Camp Trek is an ideal choice for avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds.
The itinerary for Makalu Base Camp has been carefully planned to allow trekkers for proper acclimatization to the high altitude, and sufficient time in the area of "low" base camp for further exploration to high base camp at the foot of the Chago Glacier, and for those who wish, a climb to a view point at the elevation of 6170m.
For passionate trekkers and nature- lovers who desire to keep away from crowds and seek peace and solitariness in pristine natural habitat, Makalu Base Camp Trekking is highly recommended.
A challenging trek in a very remote area of Nepal, experience the ethnic culture & lifestyle of mountain people, enjoy closer panoramic views of Mt. Makalu (8481 m), hardly find any lodges en route, blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty.