Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Our representative will pick up you at the Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and transfer you to your hotel where you can rest and be fresh. In the evening, our representative will explain the further trek. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 2 : Kathmandu sightseeing and Trek Preparation
After early breakfast, we will manage you to visit major world heritage sites in Kathmandu such as; Hanuman Dhoka Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu Temple of Pashupatinath, Monkey Temple (Swyambhunath) and Bouddhanath Stupa. In the evening, you will prepare all the essential factors needed for the further trek. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 3 : Flight from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Chichila
After breakfast, in the morning you can take a domestic flight to Tumlingtar which offers you aerial views of breathtaking snow-capped Mountains such as; Ganesh Himal to Mt. Everest, Makalu, and Mt. Kanchenjunga. After 40 minutes scenic flight from Kathmandu, we will arrive at Tumlingtar and we will drive to Chichira, a small Gurung village. Overnight at Chichila.
Day 4 : Trek from Chichila to Num
Today, after the early breakfast we start our day with an early morning hike towards Num Valley. A quiet and slow-paced walk through the beautiful and picturesque villages and lush mountain forests will take us to the beautiful Num village. We can explore this beautiful village and stay overnight over there.
Day 5 : Trek from Num to Seduwa
Today, we climb down the descent through forests and terraced farms which takes us to Barun River, nearly 800 meters below. We cross the river and follow a similarly steep ascent up the opposite side once again. Now, we enter into the Makalu Barun National Park and get the permits registered at the checkpoint. We stay at the camp overnight on the top of Seduwa village.
Day 6 : Trek from Seduwa to Tashi Gaun
After breakfast, we take a short and pleasant walk about 3-4 hours to Tashi Gaun which takes you to small villages. After we cross the hillside through quiet villages, we reach the exotic village of Tashi Gaun.
Day 7 : : Trek from Tashi Gaun to Khongma Danda
After breakfast, we leave the human settlement for our destination. This will be a bit of a tough day as we have to walk on a steep trail in higher elevations. We walk through the refreshing, beautiful shade of the rhododendron oak forest, then leaving the dense forest. The trail of Kharka is steeper. This finally follows a series of rough stone stairs and small lakes ascending to the top of the ridge. From here it’s a short distance towards Khongma Danda.
Day 8 : Acclimatization day at Khongma
The free day will allow some substantially rest before we take crossing of the Shipton La the following day. For the individuals who wish to investigate the close-by encompassing can stroll around the region. Overnight in home-stay/hold up.
Day 9 : Trek from Khongma to Dobato
After breakfast, we climb towards the peak of the Shipton La (pass) which takes a few hours to reach. After the lake Kalo Pokhari (3930m), disregard the Keke La at 4,170m. We can see the beautiful views of many mountains. After crossing the Keke La Pass, we head to the beautiful valley to Dobato.
Day 10 : Trek from Dobato to Yangle Kharka
Today, after breakfast, we head toward Yangle Kharka from Dobato through rhododendron forest which leads to the Barun River and the upper reaches of the valley. The first two hours of this trekking trail are steep and arduous, so we have to be very careful. Then after some pleasant and slow walk, we finally arrive at Yangri Kharka located at the base of the valley.
Day 11 : Trek to Langmale Kharka
Today, we pass through yak pastures, boulder fields and lush forests following a moderate walk in the valley. We limit our rate of ascent to ensure that our body has the necessary time to acclimatize because of the high altitude.
Day 12 : Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp
Today is a relatively short trekking day, we make it to the Base Camp. Today trek will offer stunning views of its south face, including Baruntse, Everest, and Lhotse. The trial surrounds flat with icy glaciers and snow-clad mountains us.
Day 13 : Explore Makalu Base Camp
The Makalu Base Camp is a rocky, barren place with the large Barun Glacier beyond it. From here we can see the glorious south face of Makalu and the complete scene of Everest and Lhotse.
Day 14 : Trek back from Makalu Base Camp to Yangri Kharka
From Makalu Base camp we climb down and take our view of Makalu before a turn on our way back to Yangri Kharka. We walk across Langmale Kharka, Shersong, Merek and finally reach Yangri Kharka.
Day 15 : Trek from Yangri Kharka to Dobato
Today we descend from Yangri Kharka to Dobato through rock falls, green forests and the valley to reach the village of Dobate. We walk alongside the Barun River for the most part of the trail.
Day 16 : Trek from Dobato to Khongma Danda
Today, we begin our trek with a steep climb from Dobato to Mumbuk and then continue through the lush forest of rhododendron and firs. We then cross Keke La, Tutu La (Shipton’s Pass) and karma La to reach Khongma Danda.
Day 17 : Trek from Khongma Danda to Tashigaon
Today, we walk along the hillside with frequent long and steep descent, cutting through the hillsides. Then enters deep into the thick forests and finally making it to the indigenous Sherpa village of Tashigaon.
Day 18 : Trek from Tashigaon to Seduwa
Today, we retrace our steps as we leave the Makalu Barun National Park behind and climb down to the Barun River. We then cross the hillside, river and walking through the hillside, we come across villages and settlements as we move further down finally stopping at Seduwa again.
Day 19 : Trek from Seduwa to Num
Today, after breakfast, we leave Seduwa behind and trek through lush forests towards Num village. The trail goes up and down and through lush forests and Sherpa villages as we move downwards.
Day 20 : Trek from Num to Tumlingtar
After breakfast, we retrace our step through the Chihira from where we can view the glorious glimpse of Mt. Makalu for the last time. The final stop of this glorious trek is Tumlingtar.
Day 21 : Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel in Thamel
Today, early in the morning after breakfast, we fly back to Kathmandu after our long trek in the mountains. We take a rest day off in the hotel. In the evening, we celebrate our successful journey to the Makalu Base Camp.
Day 22 : Rest in Kathmandu and enjoy farewell dinner.
You would surely like to see as much of Kathmandu as possible. After breakfast, you will leave for a whole day visiting around Kathmandu valley. You can visit the holy Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, incredibly old and essential enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the evening, you can also enjoy farewell dinner.
Day 23 : International departure
The tour comes to an end. A representative will help you with your final departure.