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Makalu expedition

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Makalu expedition is also a rewarding and challenging take similar to other expedition. The adventure, geographic phenomenon, and natural treasures blooming across the elevation of 8481 meters above the sea level will be an unmatchable treat to explore. The mountain itself is the draw of this mountaineering endeavor as it appears like a four sided pyramid towering the unparalleled mountain panorama of Khumbu & makalu region.
Neighboring the mighty Everest at about the distance of 19 km to the southeast, Mt. Makalu is still among the fairly attempted expedition mountain in Nepal. On May 15, 1955, a French expedition led by Jean Franco made a successful ascent to the summit through the northeast ridge.
Despite all the appreciation, Makalu is seriously challenging and potentially dangerous mountain to climb. The mountain possesses some technical sections which utterly require careful and courageous ascent. As the ascent is pretty strenuous, we will be camping at four high camps. From each camp site, we can relish the splendid panorama of mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Peak 38, Baruntse, Pumori, Kanchenjunga, Junnu Himal, and possibly others.
The pleasure of natural and exotic ascent is accompanied by series of complications. So, you will need to be acquainted with the knowledge of technical climbing and extreme alpine conditions. We will provide you all the necessary trainings and guidance before you approach the mount Makalu summit.

Makalu expedition itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu tour, preparation for Makalu expedition.
Day 03: Official works and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism.
Day 04: Flight to Tumlingtar then trek to Khadbari (1040m).
Day 05: Trek from Khadbari to Bhotebas (1730m).
Day 06: Trek from Bhotebas to Chichira.
Day 07: Trek from Chichiara to Num.
Day 08: Trek from Num to Kuwapani (1560m).
Day 09: Trek from Kuwapani to Tashi Goan (2100m).
Day 10: Rest at Tashi Goan for acclimatization.
Day 11: Trek fromTashi Goan to Kauma (3760m).
Day 12: Trek from Kauma to Dobato(3700m).
Day 13: Trek from Dobato to Nebe Kharka (4320m).
Day 14: Trek from Nebe Kharka to Sherson (4630m).
Day 15: Trek from Sherson to Makalu base camp.
Day 16: Climb Makalu High Camp.
Day 48: Climbing Period of Mt. Makalu.
Day 49: Trek from Makalu base camp to Yak Kharka.
Day 50: Trek from Yak Kharka to Mumbuk.
Day 51: Trek from Mumbuk to Tashi Goan.
Day 52: Trek from Tashi Goan to Num.
Day 53: Trek from Num to Chichira.
Day 54: Trek from Chichira to Khandbari.
Day 55: Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu then transfer to hotel.
Day 56: Transfer to airport for onward destination.

Best season for Makalu Expedition in Nepal are autumn (September, October and November) and spring (March, April and May). Climbing is an adventure activity; reach remote and high mountain regions, sometime health condition of mountaineer, natural disaster and weather condition changed unexpectedly. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern, note that climbing guide has an authority to cancel any part of Mount Makalu summit itinerary due to safety, be prepared to be flexible if required. Beside that you would like to discuss about map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost for Makalu expedition email us. We’d love to hear from you!