• Makalu Expedition

Makalu Expedition

Trip Overview

Located in the North East part of Nepal, Mt. Makalu is the fourth highest peak in Nepal and the fifth highest peak of the world. Considered to be a bit technical in nature, this peak was first summitted by the French climbing group in 1955 A.D. Of the two most prominent route, South East and the North West, most climbers take the later route to reach the summit.


  • Summit Fifth highest peak of the world.
  • Explore the remote route of the Everest region to the Base Camp.
  • Great adventure with experience of full camping trip.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu. Permits preparation day.

Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (860m). Trek to Khadbari (1040m)

Day 04: Trek from Khadbari to Chichila (1830m).

Day 05: Trek from Chichila to Num (1560m).

Day 06: Trek from Num to Sheduwa (1510m).

Day 07: Trek from Sheduwa to Tashi Gaun (2070m).

Day 08: Rest day at Tashi Gaun.

Day 09: Trek from Tashi Gaun to Khongma (3760m).

Day 10: Trek from Khongma to Mumbuk (3520m).

Day 11: Trek from Mumbuk to Nehe Kharka (4320m).

Day 12: Trek from Nehe Kharka to Sherson (4615m).

Day 13: Trek from Sherson to Makalu Base Camp (4950m).

Day 14 - 15: Rest day at Makalu BC.

Day 16 - Day 45: Climbing period [BC to Makalu Summit (8463m) and return back to Base Camp]

Day 46: Trek from Makalu BC to Nehe Kharka.

Day 47: Trek from Nehe Kharka to Mumbuk.

Day 48: Trek from Mumbuk to Khongma.

Day 49: Trek from Khongma to Tashi Gaun.

Day 50: Trek from Tashi Gaun to Pakuwa (1520m).

Day 51: Trek from Pakuwa to Bumlung (1160m).

Day 52: Trek from Bumlung to Tumlingtar.

Day 53: Fly from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.

Day 54: Free day in Kathmandu.

Day 55: Depart Kathmandu.


55 days

Trip at a Glance

  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: Challenging
  •    Activities: Mountaineering
  •    Accommodation: Hotel, Camp
  •    Meals: City (B), Trek (B,L,D)
  •    Maximum altitude: 8463m
  •    Group size: 2 - 15
  •    Best Season: Spring/ Autumn

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