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. And Sagarmatha National Park is world heritage site national park where world highest peak Mount Everest (8848m) is located. Trekking Experts presents Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek which allows you to trek in both Makalu Barun National and Sagarmatha National Park (Everest region) in a single trek.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek also known as Makalu 3 Col trek brings you to the base camp of world fifth highest mountain and passes several throughout the trip. Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek with Trekking Experts brings 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. Makalu Sherpani Col Trek is one of longest trek in Nepal and one of the most strenuous treks which require extensive preparation and physical fitness on the part of trekkers. Glacier walking, use of ice axes, and other gears will be necessary to complete this trek. The trek presents overwhelming challenges of crossing the Sherpani Col (6120m), West Col (6143m) and Amphu Labtsa Pass (5848m), the three highest passes in the Himalayas. These three passes offers you uninterrupted views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6814m), Chonku Peak (6830m), Cho Polu (6734m), Island Peak (6189m), Kang Tega West and Kang Tega East among others. After making past Amphu Labtsa Pass, the trekking trail climbs Chukung in Everest region which straddles the Imja Tse Glacier. It normally takes few days to reach down to Lukla via the Sherpa villages of Pangboche, Phortse and Namche Bazaar. During this part of the trek you will be greeted by the majestic views of Everest, Ama Dablam and Lhotse and Phortse.
Reach at the base camp of World’s fifth highest mountain Mount Makalu (8,463m)
Off-the-beaten trekking trail and local villages
Takes you deep into the high Himalaya
Cross three great passes Sherpani Col (6150m), West Col (6143m) and Amphu Labtsa Pass (5800m)
Uninterrupted views of Mt. Ama Dablam (6814m), Chonku Peak (6830m), Cho Polu (6734m), Island Peak (6189m) and many other peaks
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