Makalu Base Camp Trek is one of the least crowded trekking package that takes you to the base of fifth highest mountain in the world which is enclosed by the scenic Makalu Barun National Park that is rich in alpine vegetation and wildlife. The park is stretched over 2330 sq. km. of an area covering parts of Solukhumbu district and Sankhuwasabha district.
Makalu Base Camp trekking demands physical strength as there will be challenges of big and small passes, rivers, forest and glaciated valleys. Hidden away from the outer world till 1952, Makalu region is rich in its unique culture. The fame of Makalu was heightened after the visit of Eric Shipton in 1952. Later, the pass was named after him as Shipton La.
Saribung Adventure offers this package as 19-days itinerary. Most of the trekkers take Makalu Base Camp Trek via Shipton La Pass. The route is scenic with views of Mount Everest, Lhotse Mountain, Chamlang Mountain, Makalu Mountain and other mountains.
After taking 50minutes of scenic Kathmandu to Tumlingtar flight, we will take jeep safari to Chichila from where trek to Makalu Base Camp begins. Trekking route progresses along Arun River and crosses Keke La and other Passes and valleys to Makalu Base Camp that is located at 5000m height.
Makalu Base Camp trekking allows opportunity to view culture prevalent in Sherpa community dwelling in Khumbu valley. March to May and September to November are best season for Makalu Base Camp trek. Contact us soon for participating in this trek at cheap cost.