Makalu Base Camp Trek Itinerary

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Makalu base camp trek itinerary is designed by concerning the acclimatization. It is a long day trekking itinerary. The trekkers need to spend most of the nights in a tent as it is the less explored area.

The Makalu base camp trekking itinerary fits for those who have the longer vacations in Nepal,

  • Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

    Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to the hotel.

    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing

    This is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa, and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.

    In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.

    • Breakfast
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 03 : Fly to Tumlingtar (1 hr) and drive to Chichira (4 hrs)

    You will have almost one hour flight to Tumlingtar. After reaching there, you will have almost 4 hours drive to Chichira, a trekking starting point.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Chichira
    • 1840 m
  • Day 04 : Trek to Num (6 hrs)

    Today you are going to start your trek. So, you will have almost 6 hours trek to Num through the forest with enjoying the views of mountains and nearby villages

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Num
    • 1500m
  • Day 05 : Trek to Seduwa (6-7 hrs)

    Today you are going to walk on both uphill and downhill along the Barun River. Then you will reach Sedua along the Makalu Barun National Park.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Seduwa
    • 1540 m
  • Day 06 : Trek to Tashi Village (5-6 hrs)

    Today your trail will ascend the ridge. Then you will pass the village through the paddy fields and reach Tashi Village which offers stunning views of mountains.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tashi Village
    • 2070 m
  • Day 07 : Trek to Khogma (5-6 hrs)

    Your trail will ascend to the ridge through the forest and the continuation of your steep ascending will take you to the top of a ridge. Then you will descend to Khongma. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Khogma
    • 3560 m
  • Day 08 : Trek to Dobato (5-6 hrs)

    Today you will pass the Shipton La Pass at first and then to Keke La Pass along the Kalo Pokhari Lake. After reaching on top of Keke La Pass, you will enjoy the grand views of the sixth and seventh peak as well as Chamlang Himal. Then you will go down to Dobato Valley. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dobato
    • 3550 m
  • Day 09 : Trek to Yangle Kharka (6 hrs)

    Today you are going to the base of Dobate Valley. So, you will have a steep walk through the rhododendron forest at first. Then you will have a relaxed walk till Yangle Kharka. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Yangle Kharka
    • 3557 m
  • Day 10 : Rest Day

    This is the acclimatization day for you. So, you will explore the surroundings of Yangle Kharka.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Yangle Kharka
    • 3557 m
  • Day 11 : Trek to Langmale Kharka (6 hrs)

    You will have almost 6 hours walking to Langmale Kharka Valley through the yak pastures and other fields by passing Merek.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Langmale Kharka
    • 4410 m
  • Day 12 : Trek to Makalu Base Camp (5-6 hrs)

    Today you are going to meet your final destination means the Makalu Base Camp. So, you are going to walk on icy glacier and snow bypassing Shershong. The sceneries will come closer to closer with your onwards and finally, you will be surrounded by mountains. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tent
    • Makalu Base Camp
    • 5050 m
  • Day 13 : Exploring Day

    Today you will go a little bit up and enjoy the breathtaking views of surroundings such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Lhotse and other lakes and so on. Then you will come back.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tent
    • Makalu Base Camp
    • 5050 m
  • Day 14 : Trek to Yangle Kharka (5-6 hrs)

    Today you will retrace your route bypassing Shershong, Langmale Kharka, Merek and finally at Yangri Kharka.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Yangle Kharka
    • 3557 mn
  • Day 15 : Trek back to Dobate (6 hrs)

    Today also you will follow the previous route till Dobate. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Dobate
    • 3550 m
  • Day 16 : Trek back to Khongma (5-6 hrs)

    You will follow the same route as you had already passed such as Keke La, Kauma La and so on. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Khongma
    • 1560 m
  • Day 17 : Trek to Tashi Village (5-6 hrs)

    You will retrace your previous route till Tashi Village.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tashi Village
    • 2070 m
  • Day 18 : Trek to Seduwa

    You will retrace your previous route till Sedua

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Seduwa
    • 1540 m
  • Day 19 : Trek to Num (6 hrs)

    You will retrace your previous route till Num.

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Num
    • 1500 m
  • Day 20 : Trek back to Tumlingtar (6 hrs)

    You will retrace your previous route till Tumlingtar. 

    • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Tea House
    • Tumllingtar
    • 510 m
  • Day 21 : Fly back to Kathmandu (1 hr)

    Today you are returning to Kathmandu. So, you will have a flight on the same previous airways. After reaching there, you will be transferred to the hotel.

    • Breakfast and Farewell Dinner
    • 3 Star Hotel
    • Kathmandu
    • 1350 m
  • Day 22 : Final Departure

    Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and the representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

    • Breakfast