Mount Makalu (8463 meters) is the fifth highest mountain in the world. Mount Makalu is situated in Makalu Barun National Park. Makalu Barun National Park is one of the most spectacular national parks in Nepal for its wildlife, jungle and the mountains. Trekking Experts designed Makalu Base Camp Trek to bring you to the base camp of world fifth highest mountain. Makalu Base Camp Trek is newly established lodge based trekking in Makalu region which takes you deep into the high Himalaya while the giant of Makalu, The Great Black looms above you and Everest, Lhotse and Baruntse are all right in front of you . The verdant Arun and Barun river valleys lead to Makalu base camp. The trail starts from Tumlingtar and while ascending or descending there are no flat walking sections, which make for quite arduous trekking. However, the natural surroundings are so beautiful that you will forget all the hardship and let the scenic view soak in.
As you walk up the river valleys, immense mountain vistas will unfold before you, including the massifs of Makalu, Everest and Lhotse. While on this trek you will encounter the indigenous groups of Rai, Limbu, Sherpa and Lhomi people you reside lower down. One of the most popular trekking peaks of Nepal, the Mera Peak (6654m), also lies in the Makalu Barun region. A large variety of common as well as endangered flora and fauna are protected in this region including rhododendrons, orchids, Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Yak, Himalayan Thar, and more than 420 varieties of bird species. Some believe the area is also home to the elusive Himalayan giant, the Yeti. Trekking Experts offers Makalu Base Camp Trek in both tea-house trek and tented camp trek. Lodges/tea houses in this area are very basis which some may not meet your expectation and there are very less choices of meals during the trek. So we offer Makalu Base Camp Trek in tented camp.
World’s fifth highest mountain Mount Makalu (8,463m)
Off-the-beaten trekking trail and local tea houses
Takes you deep into the high Himalaya
Giant mountains Everest, Lhotse and Baruntse are all in view
Stunning Arun and Varun river valley
Encounter with indigenous groups of Rai, Limbu, Sherpa and Lhomi
Various flora and fauna with the colorful forest of rhododendron
Can be seen endangered animals like Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar and more 420 varieties of birds