Mount Makalu (8463m) is the fifth highest mountain in the world. Mount Makalu is located in Makalu Barun National Park; lies 19 kilometers southeast of the Mahalangur Himalayas of Mount Everest. Located in between Nepal and Tibet border, Mount Makalu is Nepal’s fourth highest mountain which is one of isolated peak whose shape is four-sided pyramid. Mount Makalu can be climbed from South East Ridge and the Northwest Ridge. Mount Makalu is considered as one of easy 8000-meter mountain to climb in terms of technicality. Trekking Experts offers this Makalu Expedition to bring you to the top of world’s fifth highest mountain.
Makalu Expedition with Trekking Experts begins with scenic flight to Tumlingtar and trek through Makalu Barun national park. Trekking in breathtaking Makalu Barun National park to reach base camp of Mount Makalu offers you beautiful forests, villages, landscapes and breathtaking views of snowy mountains. Trekking in the national park following Num (1800m), Sheduwa (1510m), Tashi Gaon (2070m),Khongma(3760m), Mumbuk (3550m), Yangri Kharka (3600m), Sherson (4800m) and finally Makalu base camp (4870m) is one the perfect stages for acclimatization. The approach to Makalu is beautiful and elegant, the Barun Valley provides stunning contrasts where high waterfalls cascade into deep gorges, craggy rocks rise from lush green forests, and colorful flowers bloom beneath white snow peaks. This unique landscape shelters some of the last pristine mountain ecosystems on earth. Rare species of animals and plants flourish in diverse climates and habitats, relatively undisturbed by human kind. With seven valleys radiating from Mt. Makalu and it’s almost symmetrical four ridges it presents an incredible symmetrical elegance. Within this wide range of altitudes and climates, the Makalu-Barun area contains some of the richest and most diverse flora and fauna of Nepal. Diverse ethnic communities of Rai, Sherpa, and Shingsawa have inhibited the lower parts of country. From the top of Mount Makalu, you’ll have panoramic views of giant 8000-meter mountain including Mount Everest and other surrounding mountains.
Climb the fifth highest mountain in the world Mount Makalu (8463m)
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