Makalu base camp trek in Nepal leads to the world’s fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu. Not so famous as other trekking routes, but Makalu base camp trek in Nepal is one for the solitary and adventurous travelers. It is the most underrated trekking route in Nepal. This journey will lead to experiencing various Himalayan landscapes as well as cultures. The low terrace farmlands of Rai inhabitants welcome the start of the journey. The best part is, what local people and culture offer you. Their warm-hearted welcome and attachment to their tradition and mountains are astounding. Though economically poor, they are rich in culture and heart.

Why Makalu Base Camp Trek In Nepal?

The lower region of the Makalu National park is covered with rhododendron forests and terraced farmlands. While the upper region of the park has scenic beauty of mountains, granite cliffs, glacier lakes and waterfalls with dense green forests. The Makalu Base Camp Trek route lies mostly in Makalu Barun National park. It’s the home to various species of birds, endangered animals, and several medicinal plants. Some of the rare species of birds like Himalayan peacock, babbler and animals like red panda, Himalayan Thar, musk deer, snow leopard, etc live in the dense green forest of Makalu Barun National park. Higher the altitude higher the challenge and higher the excitement in this trek.

The Makalu Base Camp Trek in Nepal routes are not easy, they are mostly unexplored and unblemished. The mountains breathing out cold air will also make the journey more difficult. But for adventure lovers, it’s the unreal experience. The granite cliffs and enchanting waterfalls keep the trekking flowing. As there are very few tea houses and lodges on the way, this becomes more like camp trekking. 

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While the cameras may only focus on the scenic beauty of the place, the culture and innocence of local communities like Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, and others must also be captured. This trekking is special not only in the context of a challenge but also the diversity in landscapes and culture of inhabitants. Makalu Base camp trek In Nepal Is really a Popular trekking Destination For Every trekker who wanna experience the best trekking in Nepal experience.

Makalu Base Camp Trek Underrated but Overwhelming

Through the remote valleys of Arun and Barun, the trekking routes lead its way to Makalu base camp. For the solitary adventure and nature-loving trekkers, Makalu Base camp trek is one to never miss. This Makalu Base Camp trek route is underrated but highly overwhelming. One cannot miss Makalu Base camp Trek if he or she is looking for a real adventure of trekking.

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 Cost Includes :  
•	Airport pick up and drop including domestic airport 
•	Kathmandu - Tumlingtar - Kathmandu air ticket including guide 
•	All ground transportation by private vehicles (Tumlingtar-Chichila-Tumlingtar)  by private Jeep
•	Porters transportation from Kathmandu - Tumlingtar - Kathmandu  
•	All accommodations in lodge/tents which applicable as per the places. 
•	All meal (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner with tea or coffee) at lodge and tented camp   
•	Makalu Barun National Park Fee 
•	Sleeping tent, kitchen tent & kitchen gears 
•	Guide and  porters during the trek 
•	Licensed guide and necessary number of porters during the trek.
•	Guide and porter salary, food, accommodation, transportation and insurance. 
•	Medical Kit 


Cost Excludes: 
1. International Flight and Tourist Visa Fee for Nepal
2. Meals in Kathmandu 
3. All personal expenses such as bar bills, beverage, mineral water, snacks etc.
4. Hot shower during the trek
5. Personal equipments 
6. Personal and medical insurance, emergency rescue evacuation.
7. All cost arises due to flight cancellation, natural disaster, health issue and political disturbance
8. Tips for guide and porter

Trip Highlights

Fitness Level

Trip Facts

Location: Makalu Varun region 
Total duration: 22 days
Trekking Days: 18 days
Trek Starts: Tumlingtar 
Trek Ends: Tumlingtar
Grade: Strenuous
Maximum Altitude: 4870 m. ( Makalu Base Camp) 
Trekking style: Tented Camp
Best month for Trek: Mar – June, Sep – Nov
Culture : Sherpa, Limbu and Rai
Major Attractions:  Mt. Makalu , Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang,Baruntse, Arun & Barun Valley, Ethenic Sherpa, Rai & Limbu village and their culture, free spa retreat (Massage) at Ananda Natural Therapy center

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