Deluxe Makalu Base Camp Trek

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Activities
  • Total 22 days in Nepal
  • 18 days best Lodge trek
  • 1 day KTM tour
  • FREE cultural dinner
  • FREE body Massage
Accommodation
  • 3 nights 3 star deluxe hotel in Kathmandu
  • 18 nights Best eco Lodge in Trek with hot shower
Meals
  • 21 Lavish Breakfast
  • 18 Healthy Lunches
  • 19 Goodnight Dinners
Price From $2,600

USD 2,410

22 days

Trip Overview

Deluxe Makalu base camp trek-22 days

The Deluxe Makalu Base Camp trek is a less visited but very beautiful remote trekking region in mid-eastern Nepal. This 22-day trek leads you toward the base camp of the 5th highest mountain in the world—Mount Makalu(8485m). There is only one domestic airport where you will fly in and out for the Makalu base camp trek. A local tea house and homestay are available on this trek, so a tent trek is not necessary. During the trek, you will explore the flora and fauna of Makalu Barun National Park. There are a few optional high-altitude trekking trails to Kanchenjunga or Everest from the Makalu region.

The Makalu base camp trek is ideal for experienced trekkers who seek nature, hidden cultures, including Rai and Sherpas and their cultures, farmland, rhododendron trees, and many 8000m peaks, including different faces of Mount Everest.

Is this trekking for me? How difficult is the Deluxe Makalu base camp trek?

The Deluxe Makalu Base Camp Trek is a moderate to challenging trek as it leads you up to the base camp of Makalu (5250m). Geographically, it is not very challenging, but previous trekking experience can add more value. However, previous trekking experience is not really needed. So, if you're physically fit and want to trek in a remote hilly region of Nepal, with plenty of ups and downs, this is the trek for you. The tea houses are not facilitated like in other developed trekking regions, but you can enjoy the local homestay and its culture. This is also a less popular trekking area, so you can enjoy fewer crowds and more remote nature.

The best season for the Deluxe Makalu base camp trek:

The best months for this trek are October-November in the autumn season and March-May in the spring season. June and September are early and ending monsoon seasons, so weather can change at anytime. December is a very nice month for this trek in early winter.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Safe flight to Nepal, welcome to Kathmandu, meet and greet in Airport and transfer to hotel>>Deluxe Hotel( D)

Deluxe Hotel( D)

FREE welcome Dinner

Private Car transfer to Hotel

1400m

Day 02: After healthy breakfast at Hotel, around 8 am, you will start 7-8 hours cultural tours of Kathmandu city, 4 tours places is included as sightseeing>>Deluxe Hotel( B+B)

Deluxe Hotel( B+B)

Lavish Breakfast

Private Car tour in Kathmandu

1400 m

Day 03: After breakfast at Hotel,You will take a flight to Tumlingtar (25 minutes)-518m and Drive to ChiChira( 1980m) by local Jeep- Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner( B+L+D)

1980 m

Day 04: after breakfast trek from Chichira to Num( 1560m)>> 6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B+L+D)

6-7 hours trekking

1560 m

Day 05: After breakfast from Num to Seduwa(1500m)->>6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B+L+D)

5-6 hours Trekking

1500 m

Day 06:after breakfast,Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon(2100m)>>4/5 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B+L+D)

4-5 hour Trekking

2100 m

Day 07:After breakfast,Trek from Tashigaun to Khongma Danda( 3557m)>> 6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B+L+D)

6-7 hours trekking

3557 m

Day 08: Today is rest day or Acclimatization day at Khongma Danda( 3557m), we hike around local village or hill for exercise- Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B+L+D)

2-3 hours trek

3557 m

Day 09: After breakfast, we trek from Khongma Danda to Dobato>> 6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

6-7 hours trekking

Day 10:Today we Trek to Yangri Kharka( 3557m)>> 6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

6-7 hours trekking

3557 m

Day 11: after breakfast,Trek from Yangri Kharka to Langmale Kharka( 4410m)>> 5/6 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

5-6 hours Trekking

4410 m

Day 12: after breakfast, we Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu base camp( 5250m)>> 6/7 hours>>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

6-7 hours Trekking

5250 m

Day 13: Today is Exploration day at Makalu base camp region, we hike to the high hill to take nice photos>>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

2-3 hours trek

5250 m

Day 14: from today we return to Kathmandu slowly: Trek back to Yangri Kharka->>7/8 hours>>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

7-8 hours trekking

Day 15: After breakfast, we will Trek back to Dobato>> 6/7 hours>>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

6-7 hours trekking

Day 16: After breakfast, Trek back to Khongma Danda->>5/6 hours->>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

5-6 hours trekking

Day 17: After breakfast, today we Trek Back to Tashigaon>> 4-5 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

4-5 hours trekking

Day 18: After breakfast, we Trek back to Seduwa>> 4-5 hours>>Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

4-5 hours trekking

Day 19: After breakfast, today we Trek Back to Num>>5/6 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

5-6 hours trekking

Day 20: After breakfast, we Trek back to Tumlingtar>> 6/7 hours>> Lodge( B+L+D)

Lodge( B+L+D)

Breakfast + lunch + Dinner(B/L/D)

6-7 hours trekking

Day 21: after breakfast, we are ending our Makalu BC trek here, fly to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel- Deluxe Hotel( B+B)

Deluxe Hotel( B+B)

Breakfast

25 min flight

1400 m

Day 22: You will drive to TIA and fly home today, your Nepal Makalu base camp trek ends here.. see you again- B

Breakfast

Car transfer to Airport

1400m

Cost Details

What is included?

 

Comfortable, deluxe accommodations and hygienic meals

  • Deluxe 3 or 5-star (depending on the package) Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin share with breakfast (3 nights).
  • 18 nights at the best selected lodge or guest house with a common bathroom including hot and cold showers.
  • There are 3 hygienic vegetarian or non-vegetarian meals per day: breakfast, lunch, and dinner (you can choose meals from all over the Lodge every day).
  • Tea/coffee or other hot beverages during breakfast, lunch, and dinner (5–6 cups per day).
  • seasonal fruits and additional biscuit/cookies snacks 

 

Private transportation that is comfortable

  • private, comfortable vehicle tour of Kathmandu city as specified in the itinerary.
  • All airport transfers by private, comfortable vehicle (international and domestic airport pick-up and drop-off as included in the itinerary).
  • Tumlingtar- Chichira Jeep drive

 

baggage allowance and domestic flights.

  • Kathmandu-Tumlingtar-Kathmandu flight tickets
  • The baggage allowance on the Tumlingtar flight is 15 kg, and we include 5 kg extra for free, for a total of 20 kg per person.

 

Professional Private Sherpa guides & porters

  • professional English-speaking tour guide for sightseeing in the city as specified in the itinerary.
  • A professional English-speaking guide for the trek
  • Porter who is professional, dependable, helpful, and friendly (1 porter for every two people sharing)
  • Daily wage, lodging, meals, and guide and porter insurance.

 

Trekking permits and entrance fees

  • Entrance fees to all UNESCO heritage sites during city sightseeing
  • Makalu National Park Fee
  • The local government fee
  • Trekker’s information management system (TIMS) fee

 

Free information or guest services.

  • guide to purchasing trekking clothing or equipment, as well as any other required wholesale shopping in Kathmandu.
  • Support in the case of baggage loss or delay in Kathmandu from international flights to Nepal
  • Support to exchange money, get a local SIM card
  • 24/7 emergency call support.
  • Free safe baggage storage service during the trek

 

Free welcome dinner & farewell professional body massage after the trek

  • We offer a free welcome Nepalese dinner with authentic Nepalese cultural dances on arrival day, or if you arrive late on arrival night, this will be provided on the second day.
  • After the trek, you will receive a FREE 1-hour Ayurvedic full-body massage as a treatment for your tired body.

 

Other free services include:

  • A down sleeping bag and a down jacket are provided at no cost.
  • Free use of water bottles
  • Free use of trekking poles
  • Free use of porter duffel bags (you can take them after the trek if you like).
  • First Aid Kit
  • Trekking certificate
  • Trekking Map
  • The company's gift

What is not included?

  • Nepal Visa-US $ 50
  • International Flight to/from Kathmandu/home
  • Travel and Emergency Helicopter Evacuation Insurance
  • Meals (Lunch and Dinner) and other expenses while in Kathmandu (breakfast included at hotel)
  • Any soft drinks or alcoholic drinks during the trek, drinking water, battery charges, internet bills, dessert items, Except for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, extra tea/coffee or foods
  • Laundry or personal expenses like internet WIFI, unforeseen costs due to natural disasters, sickness, flight delays, bad weather, urgent helicopter evacuation etc.
  • Trekking gear and clothing
  • Tips for guides and porters

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