Makalu Expedition - 55 Day(s)

Makalu is another famous mountain as the fifth highest mountain in the world which is first mapped and photographed from the tibetan side in 1921 by the British Everest reconnaissance. This beautiful, impressive and massive mountain is situated just 14 miles east of Everest and between Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga. It is 20 km east of Everest in the Khumbu region. This mountain looks like a pyramid with four sharp ridges from a distance. It is extremely difficult to climb and expedition the peak. Due to its dark brooding appearance the mountain is called Makalu in Nepali landguage which means “the Great Black One”.The first attempt was made in 1954 by an American Team and scaled it by the French Team in 1955. It is about 27,765 feet (8,463 meters).

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu International airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02-03: Permit preparation and shopping for expedition, short briefing.

Day 04: Kathmandu-Tumlingtar, Trek to Khadbari

Day 05: Trek to Chichila

Day 06: Trek to Num

Day 07: Trek to Sedua

Day 08: Trek to Tashi Gaon

Day 09: Trek to Kauma

Day 10: Rest day at Kauma

Day 11: Trek to Mumbuk

Day 12: Trek tonhe Kharka

Day 13: Trek to Sherson

Day 14: Trek to Makalu Base Camp

Day 15: Rest day at Makalu Base Camp (for the necessary acclimatization & arrangements for the high camp).

Day 16: Makalu (Higher) Base Camp (5600m).

Day 17-46: Climbing period for Makalu 1(8463m.)

Day 47: Makalu Bc – Mumbuk

Day 48: Mumbuk – Khongma La (Danda)

Day 49: Khongma La – Seduwa

Day 50: Seduwa – Chichila.

Day 51: Chichila – Tumlingtar.

Day 52: Tumlingtar – Kathmandu.

Day 53: In Kathmandu. (Process for the refund of garbage deposit.)

Day 54: Free Day in Kathmandu for shopping and rest.

Day 55: Departure to Kathmandu International airport and back to home.

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