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Makalu Base Camp
Overview
Duration
20 Days
Transportation
Flight & Bus
Max. Altitude
1990 m
Duration
20 Days
Transportation
Flight & Bus
Max. Altitude
1990 m
Trip Area
Manaslu Region
Trip Start and End
Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Difficulty Level
Moderate
Trip Area
Manaslu Region
Trip Start and End
Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Difficulty Level
Moderate
The Makalu Base camp   trek is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and challenging trekking opportunities. It located in the eastern part of Nepal; it is home to Mount Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world.
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Description

The Makalu Base camp   trek is renowned for its stunning natural beauty and challenging trekking opportunities. It located in the eastern part of Nepal; it is home to Mount Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world. Trekking in the Makalu region offers breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, pristine landscapes, and rich biodiversity.

The Makalu region trek is a challenging and strenuous trek, recommended for experienced trekkers. The duration of the trek can vary depending on the specific route.  This trek takes you through remote villages, lush forests, terraced fields, and High Mountain passes. The trail offers breathtaking views of Mount Makalu, as well as other peaks like Everest, Lhotse, and Kanchenjunga.

The Makalu region trek rewards trekkers with stunning natural beauty. You will encounter diverse ecosystems, including lowland forests, alpine meadows, and high-altitude glaciers. The trek also offers opportunities to spot unique flora and fauna, including rare bird species and endangered wildlife. Along the trekking route, you will have the chance to interact with local communities and experience their unique culture and way of life. The region is home to various ethnic groups, including Sherpas, Rais and Limbus, each with their own traditions and customs.

The Makalu region trek involves gaining significant altitude, and proper acclimatization is crucial to avoid altitude-related sickness. The itinerary should include regular rest days and gradual ascent to ensure your body adapts to the increasing altitude.

Trekking Permits: To trek in the Makalu region, you will need two permits: a Makalu-Barun National Park permit and a Restricted Area Permit (RAP) for the Makalu region.