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Makalu-barun 24 Days 0

Tour overview

Makalu-Barun Valley Trek is  one more of our  remarkable trekking packages that lets you to explore the Makalu-Barun National Park and conservation area  compass over the area of over 1500 square kilometers which enlarge  from low  space at 500m to the high Nepal Himalayas at over 8000m.literally, this devious ground area east from Sagarmatha National Park, between the high  stage of Tibet and deep subtropical  canyon carved by Arun River You can joy the marvelous views of rugged Himalayan It’s the home of over  species of flowering plants, 75 species of mammals, and many kind of   birds as well as the threatened  Clouded Leopard, Musk Deer and Red Pandas. And this remarkable biodiversity is considered to be of global connotation.Really  Makalu-Barun Valley is going to be one of the most amazing treks in Nepal

 

DETAIL ITENIRARY

Our tour leader will be at the airport with our company’s logo. Once you will met the leader you will be warmly welcomed and will be transferred via chartered vehicle to the hotel in Kathmandu which will require approx. half an hour’s drive through roads and intricate streets. And after check-in at the hotel and refreshing, you will be briefed regarding your hotel, its surrounding areas and your wonderful tour itself.
Today after breakfast, we shall commence our sightseeing at four must see UNESCO World Heritage Sites namely SwayambhuNath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, BoudhaNath Stupa and PashupatiNath Temple where each has the history of Kathmandu Valley’s establishment. Kathmandu, also known as ‘The City of Temples’, is vibrant and has many histories and mythologies.SwayambuNath Stupa: Located in the eastern outskirt of Kathmandu and atop a foothill, SwayambhuNath Stupa; the oldest stupa in Nepal, is a drive of approx. 15 minutes. The main entrance to the stupa is at the base of the foothill and is facing east from where 365 stone-steps (each represents a day of the year) lead all the way up to the top. The scared area of the stupa comprises monasteries, Ajima (Hindu Temple with goddess) and the white dome itself right in the centre. Since the stupa is atop the foothill, it offers wonderful views of Kathmandu Valley and amazing Langtang mountain range up in the north. The stupa is also known as Monkey Temple amongst foreigners as holy monkeys dwell there. Kathmandu Durbar Square: Located right in the centre of Kathmandu city, Kathmandu Durbar Square is a drive of approx. 10 minutes eastwards from SwayambhuNath Stupa and was the palace for Malla Kings and even for some Shah Kings. The area comprises many pagoda styled artistic Hindu temples built between 12th to 18th centuries as well as the temple namely Kasthamandap, which was built with the wood from a single tree and also where Kathmandu derived its name from. The area also houses Living Goddess Kumari (A young virgin girl from Shakya clan who is selected as the goddess Kumari via tough competition. Once she reaches her puberty or receives heavy loss of blood due to wounds/cuts, she is replaced with the other young virgin girl who will have to go through the same tough completion). 
Today, after having breakfast, we will check in to airport for taking the available morning flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. We will stay overnight in Tumlingtar.
we go to Kumhalgaon from tumlingtar and follow the trail that passes to the east. We then start an ascent between Arun, Koshi and Sabha Khola observing the wonderful view of the huge Chhamlang massif. And at the top of the ascent, you will visit to Dhunge Dhara. After walking for a while, you will get to Khandbari. We stay overnight at Khandbari.
Climbing to Nayabazar, after a while you  arrive Mani Bhanjyang and further climb in the bamboo forest along the ridge to Arun Than and then transverses across the hillside, still climbing through fields and bamboo groves you will get to Sheka. Keep climbing to the Tamang village of Bhotebas which offers a spectacular view of Chhamlang, Makalu and Jaljale Himal. Then finally, we reach at Chichila.
Passing the small settlement of Baisake and Kuwapani, you will reach to Hururu. The route climbs and then drops down into the deep oak forest before arriving at Mure village inhabited by Sherpa and Rai people. Descending on a rocky trail, you will reach to Num.
The trail descends steeply through the fields of Lumbang and from here the trail becomes steeper through jungle to suspension bridge over the Arun Koshi. From the bridge, the trail climbs to Sedua.
The trail today climbs and then passes the National Park Forest Project and reaches Manigaon. From Manigaon, the trail turns west and makes a gradual climb to Chyaksadanda and Ropesa. The route crosses meadows and several streams before coming to the Sherpa Village of Tashigaon which is a large way to Makalu Base Camp.
Climbing over the ridge and ascending through the forest, you will reach Chipla. The route now becomes steeper and joins the ridge and before reaching Khongma, a flat altitude meadow.
From Khongma, we will climb up all the time having beautiful views of Chhamlang peak 6 and peak 7. The trail climbs over a ridge to Ghungru La and descends to a small lake and then climbs steeply up to Shipton La. Descending to Keke La and making a further descend through a forest of firs, you will get to Mumbuk.
From Mumbuk, the trail descends down steeply and turns westwards along the bottom of the Barun Valley, and passes a small cave, crosses several streams and finally Barun River on the long bridge before reaching Yangle Kharka, a large meadow. 
Climbing gently from Yangle Kharka, you will pass Nghe Kharka. Following the Barun valley, you will pass Riphuk Kharka and making a short climb, you will reach Jhak Kharka and the meadow of Yak Kharka. The traili climbs over a ridge beyond Yak Kharka and ascends alongside a moraine formed by the lower Barun Glacier. From here, you will have an excellent view of peak 3 and peak 5 which finally brings you to Merek.
From Merek, the trail climbs up and you will reach to Shersong where there is a small stone hut. In shersong, you will also find a good camp site in the Yak pasture. You may even get to interact with some of the locals.
From Shersong, the trail climbs gradually to a minor pass above Makalu Base Camp. You will have an excellent view of Makalu, Peak 6 and Peak 7, Baruntse, and the complete panorama of Everest and Lhotse. 
Today, we will trek back to Yangle Kharka. We will stay overnight at Yangle Kharka.
we will trek back to Mumbuk from Yangle Kharka, and stay there overnight.
we will track back Khongma from Mumbuk, and stay there overnight.
we will trek back to Tashigaon and stay there overnight.
We will trek back to Num today and stay there overnight.
we will return back to Chichila from Num and stay there overnight.
We will trek back to Mani Bhanjyang today and stay there overnight.
This will be the final day of actual trekking today. We will trek back to Tumlingtar from Mani Bhanjyang and stay overnight at Tumlingtar.
after having breakfast, we will check into the airport and catch the available flight to Kathmandu. In the evening, you will explore the Kathmandu city and enjoy the farewell dinner.
You will be transferred to the airport according to your flight schedule.                                              Mode of transport: Chartered vehicle

 

 

Tips for Trip

Essential Equipment:

1 pair strong, comfortable hiking boots

1 Medium/Large rucksack/ backpack 

(max weight when loaded & carried by porter- 15 kg.)

1 sleeping bag- down-filling to zero cent or lower depending on trip altitude

1 day pack: +/- 10 litters

1Down jacket or all –weather Anorak-long(not short) with hood

1 Warm wooly hat

Gloves- quality and warmth subject to altitude and season

Sun-glasses-essential above snow –line

Sun-block/ Sun –Screen lotion(30-50 SPF) –essential for light-skinned people

1 Fleece or warm sweater

1 Sweat –shirt/light sweater

Towel-cotton, medium

Torch/flash-light-with additional batteries

Shirts- long-sleeved, cotton and/ or thermal  Tshirts

Trousers-2 pairs( warm or light –weight depending on trek altitude)

Short- 1 pair, cotton ( easy-dry)

Socks-2 pairs thick wool, 2 pair thin cotton

Underwear- various (& pracal)

Wind/water – proof zip-up jacket( nearly knee-length with hood)

Sport –shoes/sandals- light-weight

Personal toiletries/washing kit-item bio-degrade where possible

Basis band –Aid / moleskin/ blister kit

Water purifying tablets

Toilet paper ( for day-time- use)

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Includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop
  • welcome dinner
  • accommodation in a 3 star hotel 2 night (in kathmandu
  • all ground transportation as per the itinerary.
  • all necessary staff with experienced english speaking leader(guide)assistant and sherpa porter to carry luggage including their salary insurance food and lodging during trekking
  • all necessary paper works trekking permits conservation permits
  • Camping Equipment and food and drinks During the trekking
  • Domestic flight as per itinerary mention
  • all goverment tax

Excludes:

  • nepal visa fee
  • international airfare
  • extra night accommodation in kathmandu because of early arrival late departure early return from mountain (due ta any reason)than the scheduled itinerary
  • travel insurance and rescue
  • personal expenses(phone call laundry bar bill extra porter)
  • tips for guide and porters

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Trip Highlights

Start from: Kathmandu
Finished: Kathmandu
Country: Nepal
Trip Duration: 24 Days
Trip Code: EXMB
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Group Size: 2-12
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Best Season: Oct-Dec/Mar-May

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