Makalu Base Camp Trekking Itinerary
Day 01: Kathmandu-Tumlingtar 45min.510m-Maney Bhanjyang 5hrs.
Once you landed in Tumlingtar then trek will started. Walking about 5hrs through the rain forest,passing local village of Rai people. Mane Bhanjyang is the on the top of the hill side inhabited by local people. Over night at the tented camp.
Day 02: Maney Bhanjyang-Chilchile 1830m.505hrs.
After you serve the breakfast the trail leads you to ascends for few hours then flat trail leads to Gurung village where you will serve lunch by our staffs. Then explore the local community’s village. Overnight at camp.
Day 03: Chilchile-Num 4hrs. 1500m.
The trails ascend about 2.5hrs and soon descend to Small River and almost flat trail to Num. This is a small village with modern facilities. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 04: Num-Seduwa 5hrs. 1560m.
First steep downhill about 2hrs and cross the suspension bridge and ascends through the Rhododendron forest and local village where you can experience the farming paddy, millet, corn and potatoes depending on the season. Check in the police check post and over night at camp.
Day 05: Seduwa-Tashi Gaun 5hrs.2050m.
Tashi Gaun is the most inhabited village in the Makalu National park area. The way is mostly flat and easy comparatively. Visiting many Mane, Tibetan prayer flag and Chorten which was built by local for the remembrance of the depart soul. Tashi Gaun is the perfect place to have camp and to see the local culture. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 06: Tashigaun-Khongma la 6hrs. 3550m.
Most of the time we are ascending through the Rhododendron forest and listen the birds singing makes your trek very enjoyable. Overnight at camp.
Day 07: Khangma la- Mumbuk 7hrs. 3490.
You are walking through rugged trail to reach Kalo polhari 4020m. which will takes 3 hrs. and down to Mumbuk for over nights.
Day 08: Mumbuk-Yangla Kharka 7hrs. 3585m.
This day will be more difficult comparatively but worthy due to the Barun River and through the forest. Of course, massive Mountain encounters in front of you Peak 6 and peak 7. Both are above the 7000m. Stay overnight at camp.
Day 09: Yangla Kharka-Yak Kharka 6hrs. 4780m.
Walking through the grass land and facing to mountain peak. Over night at camp.
Day 10: Yak Kharka-Makalu Base Camp 5hrs. 4810m.
The trail is flats for the first part and descend to a small river and goes to Makalu Base camp which will memories you by the Mt.Makalu 8463m. the 6th highest mountain.
Day 11: Makalu Base camp Exploration day.
This is an exploration day to you go further to Glacier and Baruste Base camp and back to camp.
Day 12: Makalu Base Camp-Yangla Kharka 5hrs. 3600m.
We start to go downhill and again uphill through the forest and giant bolder. Overnight at camp.
Day 13: Yangla Kharka-Dobato 4.5hrs.
Descending and ascending to go Dobato through the Jungle. Please walk together as wild animals might be encounter.
Day 14: Doban-Tashigaun 6.5hrs.
You will be descends steeply to Khongma via Kali Pokhari through the dense forest and downhill to Tashi Gaun. Over night at camp.
Day 15: Tashigaun-Num 5hrs.
Mostly descends through the bamboo forest which local people used for making mats and roofs of the house. Overnight at camp.
Day 16: Num-Maney Bhanjyang 1160m. 5hrs.
This is an easy day of your trek to Mane Bhanjyang through the jungle.
Day 17: Maney Bhanjyang-Tumlingtar 5hrs.
We will be Walking about 5 hrs. the trek end at Tumlingtar. Over night at camp.