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Makalu Base Camp Trek

Trip Overview

  • 22 days
  • Nepal
  • Spring - March To May And Autumn- September To November
  • 6000m
  • Moderate to Strenuous

Makalu Base Camp Trek lies in the Makalu Barun National Park in the eastern part of Nepal. This trek covers Mt. Makalu (8463m), the world's fifth-highest peak. Chamlang Himal and Barun Valley are the main jewels in this trekking region. With a wide climatic variation, the Makalu Barun area offers rich flora and fauna. Trekking in the Makalu Base Camp region is also an exceptional opportunity to experience the high terrains, snow-capped mountain setting, and the traditional Himalayan lifestyle.

Makalu Base Camp trek is an ideal choice for passionate trekkers and nature enthusiasts who love to explore the natural habitat. This trail is also famous for its scenic beauty of abundant rhododendron forests, cliffs with hanging glaciers and waterfalls.

The best time for Makalu Base Camp trekking is between September to November and March to May.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar then drive to Chichira (1,980m) (4hours)

Day 04: Trek from Chichira to Num (1,560m) (6-7 hours)

Day 05: Trek from Num to Seduwa (1,500m) (6-7 hours)

Day 06: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon (2,100m) (4-5 hours)

Day 07: Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma Danda (3,500m) (6-7 hours)

Day 08: Acclimatization/Rest

Day 09: Trek from Khongma Danda to Dobate (6-7 hours)

Day 10: Trek from Dobate to Yangri Kharka (3,557m) (6-7 hours)

Day 11: Trek from Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka (4,410m) (5-6 hours)

Day 12: Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp:(4,870m) (6-7 hours)

Day 13: Explore Makalu Base Camp

Day 14: Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka (6-7 hours)

Day 15: Trek from Yangri Kharka to Dobate (6-7 hours)

Day 16: Trek from Dobate to Khongma Danda (5-6 hours)

Day 17: Trek from Khongma Danda to Tashigaon (4-5 hours)

Day 18: Trek from Tashigaon to Seduwa (4-5 hours)

Day 19: Trek from Seduwa to Num (5-6 hours)

Day 20: Trek from Num to Tumlingtar (6-7 hours)

Day 21: Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Day 22: Departure from Kathmandu