Mt. Makalu 8,463m Lies between Mt. Everest & Mt. Kanchanjunga at north east Nepal. This is the world’s fifth highest mountain in the world. Makalu Base camp 5000m is one of the most adventurous trekking destination on Makalu Barun National park which was established in 1992. The national park covers area of Solukhumbu & sankhuwasabha districts with Barun Valley. The national park consists large scale floura & fauna including rhododendrons, orchids, Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Yak, Himalayan Thar, and more than 420 varieties of bird species.
Makalu Region trekking route start from Tumlingtar after domestic flight from Kathmandu then follows the Barun valley in Makalu Barun National park. The trail offers different high passes as Shipton La pass, Keke La and Lake Kalopokhari. The panoramic view of high Himalaya form different high passes & campsite is other great experience; the view includes Mt. Everest, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Makalu & many more mountain peak.
Weather Conditions in Nepal Himalaya
The condition of weather in Himalayas Range depends up on arrival of monsoon. For advance trek on Annapurna, Everest, Langtang, Makalu, Kanchenjunga & Manasalu regions are suggested on the dry season (March – June) & (September –November). Soft village treks & short trek around Kathmandu and Pokhara can be operated around the year. The trekking in Himalaya shadow zone like upper mustang, Upper Dolpo & Humla can be operated even in rainy season (June –October), After October the region become cold as compare with other region.
We provide hygienic foods for all trekking teams which stimulate your appetite despite frequent altitude induced loss of appetite, Breakfast includes porridge and cereal followed by eggs (fried, boiled poached or omelettes) and either bread or chapati with jam, honey, peanut butter etc. Lunch starts with juice and may include chips, rice, lentils, vegetables, salad, sandwiches, beans, tinned fish and tinned meat. Dessert is usually fresh/tinned fruit and tea. The evening meal always starts with soup (often with a healthy dose of garlic to aid acclimatization) accompanied by poppadoms, popcorn or prawn crackers. The main meal varies from local style – Dal Bhat (rice and lentils with an onion and vegetable sauce), Yak stew, momos etc. to western style – yak burgers,chips, pasta, pizza & Desserts are equally appealing and include apple pie, cake, custard etc. In T- house or Lodge trek we provide all meals from menu of locals.
Staffs and Tipping
We provide you highly experience guides with government license for mountaineering, skillful high altitude cook with helpers, assistance sherpas to settle camps, Nepali Mountain group Leader (Depends up on group size), Liaison officer (Government) & Essential porters, yaks or pony as per program. All the staffs will be well equipped & has insurance from local insurance company. We suggest our group to handover TIPS & BONUS for our staffs after the trip.
The domestic flights are dependable on weather condition, in some case we may stuck for long days in Himalayan airports Like Lukla, Jufal, Tumlingtar, Jomsom etc on that case we can arrange Helicopter but the cost will be extra. The accommodation before & after trip will be as per program so if there will be any extra cost you need to pay us directly.
We provide all private transportation in Kathmandu which depends up on the group size but if in case you want to use transportation in mountain rough road, it is not possible to arrange private transportation but we can arrange reserve local transportation as per program.