Trip Facts

  • Trip duration: 60 Days
  • Max Altitude: 8463m.
  • Trek start form/Ending place: Kathmandu
  • Best Season: Sep-Nov, Mar-May

Makalu (8,463) is the fifth highest mountain in the world. It is an isolated peak, located just 14 miles east of Mount Everest. Its size alone is impressive, but its structure, that of a perfect pyramid with four sharp ridges, make this mountain all the more spectacular.

It has proved to be a challenging climb, as only five of its first sixteen attempts were successful. Previously, it had been admired and studied by several Everest parties, but like so many other giants in Khumbu region, it was not attempted to the summit of Everest had been attained in 1954. A French group first climbed Makalu in the year 1955.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu & Transfer to hotel
Day 02 - 03: Day briefing Ministry of Tourism
Day 04: Fly to Tumlingtar & drive Num (1560m)
Day 05: Num- Seduwa (1200m)
Day 06: Seduwa - Tashigaun (2100m)
Day 07: Tashigaun - Khongma La (Danda) (3470m)
Day 08: Khongmadanda - Mumfuk (3520m)
Day 09: Mumfuk -Yangle Kharak (3220m)
Day 10: Yangle Khark - Sersung (4630m)
Day 11: Sersung - Makalu Base camp (4870m)
Day 12: Makalu High Base camp (5200m) 
Day 13 - 52: Climbing Period for Makalu (8463m)
Day 53: Makalu BC - Mumbuck
Day 54: Mumbuck - Khongma La (Danda)
Day 55: Khongma La - Seduwa
Day 56: Seduwa - Chichila
Day 57: Chichila - Tumlingtar
Day 58: Fly to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel 
Day 59 : Day Briefing Ministry of Tourism
Day 60 : Final Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Included

  • 4 nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed & Breakfast with Tourist Standard
  • Climbing Permit fee of Makalu 8463 meter Expedition
  • Food for Trekking and base camp of Makalu
  • B.C. Guide, Cook, Cook helper
  • Porters  Num  to Base camp & Base camp to Num
  • Kathmandu –Tumlingtar  - Kathmandu flights with Cargo 40 KG per climber
  • Equipment allowance, daily allowance for Liaison officer, expedition staff
  •  Medical and rescue Insurance for Nepali expedition staff & Liaison officer
  • 1 tent for 1 climber  for base camp and 1 tent for 2 climber for trekking north face or similar
  • Mattresses, dining tent, Toilet tent, Store tent, Table and chairs trekking & expedition B.C.
  • Pick & drop Kathmandu Airport-hotel-airport
  • Makalu Barun National park Fee.
  • Emergency Oxygen -Mask and regulator in base camp, use pay it
  • Welcome dinner with typical Nepali restaurant with song & dance
  • Solar panel for Batteries charge and lighting
  • Agency service charge
  • Walkie-talkie permit & Satellite phone permit

Cost Exclude

  • Personal equipment for trekking & climbing
  • Personal & medical Insurance of expedition climber
  • Climbing food, Gas & stove above Base camp
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter incase needed
  • fixed rope
  • Walkie Talkie permit & Satellite phone permit
  • Oxygen & Mask –regulator
  • Personal expenses
  • Bar Bills & beverage
  • Garbage deposit USD 3000 (Sharing of the total person) & deposit fee will be not refunded if the climber don't take back their garbage to base camp & Kathmandu.

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