Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Today, upon your arrival Tribhuvan International Airport, our representatives from Nepal Himalayas Trekking will welcome you and transfer the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
With the help of our experienced tour guide, you will spend this whole day for Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing. The main places will be: Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square and Patan Durbar Square among others.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Tumlingtar Flight and drive to Chichila
We catch our morning flight to Tumlingtar from Katmandu. The flight takes around 50 minutes to reach Tumlingtar and from there, we drive about 3 hours to reach Chichila. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 04: Trek from Chichila to Num
Today we walk through the picturesque villages and lush mountain forests. And a ridge line with great views on both sides and perched on the end is Num. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 05: Trek from Num to Seduwa
Today, we steeply descend down through the forests and terraced plots of land that takes to Arun Khola. En route the forest on the valley sides offers a bit shade. And while we reach Makalu National Park, we register our permits and set up the camp right at the top of the village. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 06: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon
Today, we ascend the ridge bounded by the Ipsuwa Khola on the west and Kasuwa Khola to the east. After crossing the hillside through quiet villages and passing by small paddy fields, we reach the village of Tashigaon where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 07: Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma
Today, we trek towards the Khongma, which is the last stop before crossing the Shipton La and dropping down into the upper sections of the remote Barun Valley. Here the green forests are replaced by scrub and rhododendrons that cover the lower reaches of the mountains.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day at Khongma
This day will be the rest day for proper acclimatization. The acclimatization will allow our bodies to catch up with us before gaining more height. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 09: Cross Shipton La and Trek to Debotay
Today, we climb towards the summit of Shipton La which takes a few hours to reach. Then, we reach the lake of Kalo Pokhari and pass over the Keke La. We will get to observe the marvelous views of Chamlang as well as Peak 6 and Peak 7. We cross the Keke La Pass and we then descend through the beautiful valley to Debotay. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 10: Trek from Debotay to Yangle Kharka
Today, we pass through the rhododendron forests from Debotay, which leads to the Baruni River and the upper reaches of the valley. Gradually, we arrive at Yangle Kharka which is situated at the base of the valley. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Trek from Debotay to Merek
Today, we trek to Merek and stay overnight at tented camp. Since we are gaining height beyond 4000m, be sure to allow your body the necessary time for acclimatization.
Day 12: Trek from Merek to Shersong
From Merek, now we climb up the valley through yak pastures and boulder fields. WE can witness the south east ridge of mountain Makalu on reaching Shersong. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 13: Trek from Shersong to Makalu Base Camp and return back to Shersong
Ensure that you acclimatize well before walking up to the Makalu Base Camp today. We will enjoy the superb views of Himalayan Mountains throughout the day. We eventually return back to Shersong where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 14: Trek from Shersong to Yangle Kharka
We descend back down the valley and take our last glimpse of Makalu before turning the corner and eventually reaching Yangle Kharka. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 15: Trek from Yangle Kharka to Mumbuk
Today, we continue with our descent through the rockfall. We then climb up the rock gully to Mumbuk and again descend to Khongma where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 16: Trek from Mumbuk to Khongma
We initially climb from Mumbuk steeply through a forest of rhododendrons. We then cross the Keke La as well as Shipton La and Ghungru La. Eventually we descend to Khongma La again where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 17: Trek from Khongma to Tashigaon
We continually descend down to Tashigaon today. After cutting across the hillside, we eventually reach the Sherpa town of Tashigaon where we stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 18: Trek from Tashigaon to Num
Today, we are retracing the same path that we came by. On reaching Num, we setup the camp and spend overnight.
Day 19: Trek from Num to Chichila to Tumlingtar
We again retrace our steps to Chichila. The final return leg of the trek will see us overnight at Tumlingtar. We transfer to Tumlingtar and stay overnight.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu from Tumlingtar
After completing Makalu Base Camp Trekking, we catch our flight back to Kathmandu today. We stay overnight at tented camp.
Day 21: Leisure Day at Kathmandu
Today will be the final day in Kathmandu and you can take your time exploring the city or go for the last-minute shopping or simply take rest at the hotel. You stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 22: Final Departure
Today, after having breakfast, we will accompany you to the airport for the returning flight. We bid you farewell at the airport hoping to see you again!