Trekking Makalu base camp vs Tumling tar to base camp
Makalu tea house Trekking is a high-altitude terrain full of landscape and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle on a trek to base camp Makalu. The base camp is situated at the height of (5,250m) and in Makalu national park conservation area. Makalu Himal is the fifteen highest mountain in the world. This trekking is also a real adventure and beautiful trekking in Nepal. Makalu trekking itinerary can be 18 days to 23 days trekking from Makalu base camp you can continue to Sherpani col trek.
Makalu trekking itinerary begins from Tumlingtar heading up to the Arun river valley close to the Makalu Himal. This trekking region is one of the most remote unforgettable adventure areas of Nepal.
Makalu tea house trekking is a magnificent valley with denser rhododendron and Alpine forests. You can enjoy the amazing views of the Makalu, Kanchenjunga, Barunche Himal, and of course world high peak Mt. Everest (8,848,86m). Especially this trekking is not difficult trekking, anyone from 15 to 70 years old can do this trek. Rai, Gurung, Brahmans, and Bhote are living in this Makalu region.
Makalu tea house trekking is a holiday key to the preservation of the unique biological cultural treasures of the Makalu Barun areas. The Makalu Barun national park is established in 1992 as the eighth national park in Nepal. Local community who actively involved and protecting the forest and natural resources. They are conserving their own rich culture and heritage. The region will require a level of physical fitness with regular exercise and high pass trekkers. On the way, you can see more than 100 species of birds, Red pandas, Leopard, Monkeys, and Musk deer.
Makalu base camp trek is the best time from September to the 15 of December and March to the end of May. During the trekking, you can take a flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar or alternative way can take a bus from Kathmandu hele and Hele Tumling it is the possible local public bus.
Makalu circuit trek | Flight in flight out
Makalu tea house trek cost US$: 1,900: Per person minimum of 2 people in the group, Nepal Alsace trek will include Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and Necessary trekking -permits, Local transport, Experienced guide, Porters, Salary, Insurance, and hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast as per our itinerary and Plane ticket for Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu.
For a single person, the trek cost will increase by 300 US$.
If you want to hire the guide and porter only also available from our agency.
- 1Day 1 : Arrival Kathmandu (1300m).
Arrival Kathmandu airport | And transfer to the hotel.
- 2Day 2 : Kathmandu.
Free day at Kathmandu hotel includes bed and breakfast.
You can be shopping for necessary trekking equipment for the your trek.
- 3Day 3 : Kathmandu to Num (1505m).
From Kathmandu 45 minute fly to Tumlingtar and taking a Jeep to Num about 3 hours driving | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 4Day 4 : Num to Seduwa (1,530m),
We start hiking from Num (1,505.m) to Seduwa it takes almost 5/6 hours for the trekkers | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 5Day 5 : Seduwa to Tashi Gaun (2,065m) Sherpa village
From Seduwa we start to hike for Tashi Gaun it takes about 5/6 hours hike from Seduwa. From here the trail gradually starts to ascend where we walk through beautiful villages and greenery mountains >>Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 6Day 6 : Tashi Gaun to Kongma Danda (3,562m).
Hike from here is very pleasant following hiking trail to Kongma danda which takes almost 6 hours because we are going to highs altitude | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 7Day 7 : Kongma Danda to Dobate (3,650m).
Our trek start to gain altitude because we are doing pass heading for the Debate passing via Tutu-La, Ship ton-La (4,220,m) which is the 1st pass 5/6 hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 8Day 8 : Dobate to Yangle Kharka (3,610m).
From Debate to Yangle Kharka it takes 5/6 hours where the trial is gradually ascended and where you can feel refreshing where lots of cattle houses where Sheppard come with their cattle in the June to August | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 9Day 9 : Yangli Kharka to Jyak Kharka (4,510m).
From here we hike to another Kharka called Langmale Kharka it takes 5 to 6 hours which is also another favorite destination for Sheppard and from where you can see little parts of Makalu but you can feel it’s power | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 10Day 10 : Jyak-Kharka to Makalu Base Camp(4,810m).
It takes 5 to 6 hours hiking where you will be covered by Mountains the perfect mesmerizing views >> Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 11Day 11 : Rest day.
We will take the rest day here which helps to overcome the altitude and we will hike for Glacier to make the body warm | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 12Day 12 : Hike to Makalu base camp area.
Today we hike to Mt Makalu high Camp. You will enjoy a spectacular view of different mountains and peaks like Mt. Makalu (8,463m), Baruntse (7,152 m), Kali Himal (6,985m), Chamlang (7,390m), etc. You can also hike to Makalu Base camp valley | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 13Day 13 : Makalu Base Camp to Tamatan Kharka (4,120m).
From Base Camp 8 hour walking to Tematan Kharka | Stay overnight a Lodge,
- 14Day 14 : Timtan Kharka to Tashigaun.
The Timtan 8 hour walking to Tashi Gaun | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 15Day 15 : Tashigaun to Seduwa
From Tashi Gaun 6 hour walking to Seduwa | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 17Day 17 : Seduwa to Num.
After breakfast. Our trek starts to go Seduwa about 5 hours walking | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 18Day 18 : Jeep to Tumlingtar.
Today we took a jeep to Tumlingtar, Your last day on your trip with porters | Stay overnight at Lodge.
- 19Day 19 : Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.
From Tumlingtar flight back to Kathmandu | And transfer to the hotel.
- 20Day 20 : Your safety day at Kathmandu.
Today your free day at Kathmandu | And hotel includes bed and breakfast.
- 21Day 21 : Enjoy flight back to your home
After breakfast, drive to the Kathmandu airport for your scheduled flight back to the home.
Makalu tea house Trekking cost 1900 $ Per Person
- Arrival & departure transport service in Kathmandu.
- Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 nights.
- Makalu Barun park permits 3,500 Rs and Tims card 1000 rs per person.
- A day three times meals-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek.
- 3,400 rs per day per person for the meals & Lodge.
- English- speaking –Government licensed holder trekking guide.
- Over the 6 Pax group, we will provide you experience mountain Leader, who has the best trained Hotel Management (NATHM) Mountain Leader Course, Component 1-2, Navigation Course, Rock climbing Course, Mountain rescue Training and Basic Mountaineering training, etc.
- Necessary porters-Insurance, Salary and they are accommodation during the trek.
- Company paper working and Government taxes etc.
- Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu Plane Ticket More than 280 $ per person.
Makalu tea house Trekking cost Excludes
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
- Personal equipment.
- Your Travel Insurance Policy encase accident and high altitude sickness.
- Tips for Trekking staff.
- Nepal entry visa fee 15 Days 30 US$ and for the 30 Days 50 US$, you can obtain your visa in Kathmandu airport if you have not taken from your country.
- Will require 2 passport size photos
- Soft and hard drinks Such as Beer, Coke, Fanta and Mineral water.
September to November and March to May
Day time normal and during Night 4-15- degree.
Makalu Tea house trek cost US$: 1,900: Per person minimum of 2 people in the group.
Makalu National park and TIMS Permit.
Yes, If you take a Guide and porter then very safe trip all the trekking in Nepal. It is better to book your trip with an agency if something happens then easy to solve any problem and full responsibility from Trekking agency.
Tea house lodge
Chinese, Nepali, Tibetans, Indian and Italian dish.
5/8 hours of walking per day.
Yes, you can see Makalu, Kanchenjunga, and other mountain views.
20 Nights 21 Days total
Normally, you need to bring with you flowing equipment. + walking boot If possible Gore tax boot is better. + Warm socks and Gaiters in case of rain or snow. + Day carry bag and Down Jacket over 4,000 meters. + Sleeping bag and others which are not mansions here.
Arrival & departure transport service in Kathmandu. Hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast 4 nights. Makalu Barun park permits 3,500 Rs and Tims card 1000 rs per person. A day three times meals-Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner during the trek. 3,400 rs per day per person for the meals & Lodge. English- speaking –Government licensed holder trekking guide. Over the 6 Pax group, we will provide you experience mountain Leader, who has the best trained Hotel Management (NATHM) Mountain Leader Course, Component 1-2, Navigation Course, Rock climbing Course, Mountain rescue Training and Basic Mountaineering training, etc. Necessary porters-Insurance, Salary and they are accommodation during the trek. Company paper working and Government taxes etc. Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu Plane Ticket More than 280 $ per person.
Feels like hangover & Feeling not good/ Headache/ Shortness of Breath/ Loss of appetite/ Sleep not good/ vomiting/ fevers etc.
Yes, if a woman travels alone to Nepal no problem but you take a guide or porter from a registered trekking agency because the trekking company is fully responsible for trekking and Mountain climbing. Our agency staff always take care of you, and they will provide you a single room single tent during the tea house trek and during the climbing trek. But if you contact freelance Guide then you get many problems they try to make chit for a single woman. Therefore if you book guide porter with un agency then it is good safe your Holyday travel to Nepal.