- Picturesque view of Mountains and Himalayan Valleys
- Panoramic views of Island Peak, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam in the course of Ice Col Trek in the Himalayas
- Cross the difficult passes: Shepani Col (6180 m), West Col (6190 m), and Amphu Laptsa Pass (5850 m).
- Visit village of Khumjung the school, mounted by using Sir Edmund Hillary
- Explore Makalu-Barun National Park and the most famous Everest Region.
At a glance
The most challenging and adventurous trekking in Nepal stands at 8481metres above sea level which is the fifth highest mountain in the world. It lies in far East Nepal-Tibet broader. This trek follows the Barun Valley which has beautiful mountains. This place offers an opportunity to explore the off-beaten trails of the Makalu region combining ecological diversity and cultural heritage along with unsurpassed natural beauty. This trek follows by the Barun Valley which has a beautiful river valley through the terraced fields and dense forest filled with the national flower of Nepal, Rhododendron. However, it is quite challenging to pass through this trail but after crossing the pass, you enjoy views of the south face of Makalu as well as Everest and Lhotse which look so spectacular. The Makalu conservation area provides shelter to rare species of various birds and many endangered animals which include snow leopards and red pandas.
The approach to Makalu Base Camp has been compared to the Yosemite Valley, on a grand scale! To reach some of the most amazing mountain scenery in the Himalaya, you first have to cross the challenging Kongma Danda covered in cloud forest draped in hanging orchids. There are few villages along the approach to the fifth highest peak in the world, Mt Makalu (8485m), the summit of which stands 3km above Base Camp. The mountaineering route over the glaciated Sherpani Col (6180m), West Col (6190m) and Amphu Labsta (5845m) to the Everest region involves the highest and hardest passes in the entire Himalaya, however the rewards of such an undertaking are more than worthwhile! During this trek there will be sections where the trail is very rugged or ill-defined. Space in some camp sites will also be very limited. It may be necessary to make changes to the itinerary at any time due to unforeseen circumstances such as adverse weather, snow or trail conditions, river water levels, or group movement.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
In accordance with your flight schedule, we will be at the Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu to extend a warm welcome to you in our beautiful country for the beautiful trip. After exchanging warm welcome greetings at the arrival section, we will lead you to our vehicle to drop you off in our trip hotel. It’s a day at complete leisure, you will be on your own and you can do whatever you want to do for refreshment. But we definitely will be happy to guide you around the city. We will do sight-seeing around Katmandu valley. The vacation spot for sightseeing consist of Swoyambhunath – the oldest monument in Kathmandu valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square – to see the temple of Living Goddess and different medieval architectural wonders, Pashupatinath – to immerse into Hindu loss of life rites on the financial institution of a holy river, and Boudhanath – a large Buddhist shrine regarded as the largest in the world.
Day 02: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Num
Day 02: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Num This is the first day of your journey. In the morning you may be transferred to the home airport and fly to Tumlingtar, looking at the tiers of snow capped peaks from Ganesh Himal to Mt. Everest, Makalu & Mt. Kanchenjunga. We will arrive at Tumlingtar after forty minutes. Then we driveto the Num by using jeep three to four hours thru the Kumal village to the Khadbari in the midst of the sub-tropical wooded area of Sal tree (Sorea-Robusta) and greater farm fields alongside the way, as we come to a city of Khadbari a principal city of the Makalu location and from Khadbari . The relaxation of the day we can discover the city and remain in a single day at tented camp or Tea House.
Day 03: Trek to Seduwa
At first, we head down an extraordinarily steep and terraced slope closer to the Arun River, almost 800 meters below. The decrease slopes of this slim valley are densely forested and the paths are pretty slippery, after achieving the backside we move the suspension bridge throughout the torrential Arun River. Then we climb again out of the rain forest, attaining our lunch place. Another steep climb takes us up to Seduwa a village with a small fitness publish and a important school. Our camp will be set up nearby.
Day 04: Trek to Tashi Gaon(village)
After breakfast, we have best and quick stroll taking us to nation-state farm villages. Again it is a gradual path and an uphill climb for an hour via the millet and rice fields. This takes us to Tashi Gaon. We’ll remain in a single day at camp and relaxation for a time, earlier than taking walks round the village.
Day 05: Trek to Kahuma Danda
Today, we go away human settlements for our new destination. After Tashi Gaun we stroll via the fresh stunning color of the rhododendron and oak forests. Then leaving the dense wooded area earlier than coming to summer season pastures with traces of transient made shepherd huts. From right here onwards to Kahuma ridge is strenuous uphill climb, the place the treeline declines and th trees of rhododendron and juniper upward jostle up. We’ll remain in a single day at our tented camp with scenic mountain degrees seen in the moon light.
Day 06: Trek to Mumbuk
We have a notable view of snow capped mountains and of the surrounding landscapes. Our trek follows a gradual path with few ups and down ignore thru the Thulo Pokhari (big pond) and Sano Pokhari (small pond). In the heavy snow fall, the route from right here can be pretty deceptive and it will be challenging to locate the path sometimes. We stroll similarly go the Keke La skip (4230m) Tutu-la (4,200m) the place there is a chorten. Then we stroll downhill lower back to vegetation, a small clearing area for tenting in the center of the woods of pines, hemlock, birch and rhododendrons to attain at Mumbuk.
Day 07: Trek to Nehe Kharka
The day starts offevolved with a sharp descent down a wood slender valley and continues on to pass the Barun Khola simply past Tamatan Kharka. It can additionally be slippery with occasional rock falls so you will have to stroll carefully. After this you comply with the Barn Khola alongside its northern bank. This path goes via the seasonal contract of Yangri Kharka.
Day 08: Trek from Nehe Kharka to Sherson
Today, our trek starts crossing the wood bridge on the Barun River and stroll on boulders, the place a massive prayer wall is can be seen. After a 2-3 hour stroll the vegetation receives thin, even though the rhododendron, barberries, cotoneaster and juniper timber maintain on for some time. After a fine stroll we get nearer to Sherson, the place we will have sight of the decrease Barun glacier and the towering majestic Mt. Makalu. This is additionally the decrease base camp of Mt. Makalu. There are a range of stone enclosures at this excessive grazing floor with remarkable view of host of peaks, which includes the top phase of Makalu south face, and Mt. Baruntse (7,220m) and at Sherson we make camp for the night.
Day 09: Acclimatization Day at Sherson
Acclimatization Day at Sherson This is a relaxation day for acclimating so you will have a full day’s relaxation at the camp or, if you wish, wander round or some take a small hike. The most scenic stroll would be a hike on the proper facet of the camp for a nearer view of Mt. Makalu, Barun Pokhari and the view of the uncommon face of Everest, the Kanshung face with Lhotse. A one hour steep climb brings you to the massive meadow from the place you can stroll farther up to have a larger view of the noted peaks as nicely as other peaks. After exploring that area, stroll returned to the camp.
Day 10: Trek from Sherson to Barun-Che Base Camp
Trek Sherson to Barun-Che Base Camp (4,800m) – two to three hours From here, we have a virtually adventurous trip expecting us. We proceed from Sherson to a greater remoted vicinity at the greater base camp. This base camp is much less than a three hour trek above Sherson close by the nostril of the Barun glacier with numerous glacial ponds. We will arrive at the camp in the afternoon. Then we can make a brief hike above this camp hiking on the moraine ridge for even extra impressive views of Mt. Makalu as nicely as the typically hidden east aspects of Lhotse and Everest looming above the Barun glacier to the northwest. The relaxation of the day we will spend leisurely and put together for the subsequent huge adventure. Some of the porters will set off again with tools which we do now not want in order to mak the load as mild as feasible to overcome the traverse over Sherpani Col and beyond.
Day 11: Trek from Barun-Che Base Camp to High Camp (5,200m)
Trek Barun-Che Base Camp to High Camp (5,200m) – four to 5 hours After a warm breakfast, our ride heads westwards to a camp simply under Makalu west pillar. Gaining altitude slowly, we take our time with adequate breaks in this excessive terrain. Our stroll follows a direction which climbs an ablation valley on the west aspect of the Barun glacier. Following this valley onto the glacier we make our way over the boulder-strewn caves to a camp recognised as Puja Camp under the towering Mt. Makalau’s West Pillar. Our strenuous trek on the glacier is rewarded with special views of Lhotse and the uncommon Kangshung face of Everest. Stay in a single day at a camp on the clearing of the moraine.
Day 12: Trek to High Camp Camp at the altitude of 5,700m
Trek High Camp Camp at (5,700m) -4 to 5 hours Having had breakfast, we go away the camp taking a course which climbs the rocky slopes of the Barun’s west financial institution till a line of cairns leads us into the valley. Here two small glaciers are fed through the slopes of the Sherpani Col. We will set our camp underneath the ice.
Day 13: Camp on the Moraine (5,640m)
This is the massive day! We will be leaving the camp previously than daybreak, climb on the icy snout of the Sherpani Glacier, three separate Col’s provide get admission to to the cirque. We will pick the most super of these routes, in accordance to the prevailing local weather conditions. Our climb follows these steep snow protected slopes with a back-up of regular ropes which we had set up the previous day. From the Col we will rope ourselves up to go the glacier to the rocky crest of the West Col. This placing cirque is framed through capability of the sweep of Baruntse’s icy ridges to the north, the large cliffs of Makalu, the wall of Chamlang to the south and the shapely spire of Ama Dablam loom to the west. We will be having our packed lunch on the world’s first-rate picnic spots! In the intervening time our publications will scout the impenetrable route down the West Col. After a break, the descent from the Col on regular traces leads us to the Hongu Glacier, ending our prolonged challenging day with a gradual stroll over snow slopes down to our camp on the moraine.
Day 14: Trek Panch Pokhari to Amphu Labtsa Base Camp
Trek Panch Pokhari to Amphu Labtsa Base Camp After breakfast, we begin our trek to the Amphu Labtsa Base Camp. Here our courses will go up to the Amphu Labtsa to restoration ropes on some tough area for a secure descent closer to Imjatse Valley. We remain in a single day at Amphu Labtsa Base Camp.
Day 15: Trek Traverse Amphu Labtsa Pass and trek to Chhukung
This is some other massive day! Early in the morning we stroll 2/3 hours from the camp, then treks leads us to the pinnacle of the pass, overlooking lovely views of the incredible south face of Lhotse and Lhotse Shar and the summit of Island Peak or Imajatse Peaks, which appears as if it should nearly be even decrease than our vantage point. We descend slowly and cautiously with the assist of ropes and ice axe if required, achieving the protected facet from the ignore by means of early afternoon absolutely everyone ought to be off the snow. Once in the secure floor away from the snow and ice area, an hour plus stroll will take us to the ablation valley by means of the facet of the Imja Glacier. Now being inside the Imja-tse valley taking walks will be greater or much less less difficult in view that most of the way to Chhukung, a brief contract with 5 to 6 teahouse and lodges, is no longer terribly difficult. Overnight at tented Camp or resort at Chhukung, after eight to 9 hours of a tough adventurous trek.
Day 16: Trek to Tyangboche
Today you can experience easer heading downhill to a decrease elevation. From Dingboche the stroll is excellent all the way to Tangboche. You can see a very historic Pangboche Sherpa village. Further down to Tangboche is one of the most lovely locations in the Himalayas. The first issue that comes to your eye is the massive Monastery or Gumba. After this a giant area with campsites and teahouses, inns under the hovering majestic remarkable top like Ama Dablam, Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Lhotse Shar toward north east comes into view.
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar
After breakfast, the path goes down thru woodland with pine, juniper, rhododendron and a few magnolia and birch trees, leaving us with an awesome reminiscence after crossing the suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi River. We trek onwards to the Sanasa and to Namche Bazaar to continue to be overnight.
Day 18: Trek to Lukla
After a lengthy stroll we will have a lengthy remaining trek again to Lukla today, we descend the long way earlier than crossing the bridge and on foot to Monju and give up in Phakding for lunch. We will remind ourselves once more taking part in the lush inexperienced surroundings round and passing via the excellent mountain scenery and neighborhood Sherpa village till Lukla. You’ll have time to wander round the areas and information will re-confirm your flight ticket and experience the remaining have fun dinner with your crew and in a single day at hotel.
Day 19: Fly again to Kathmandu
Normally the flight for Kathmandu is in the morning due to wind in afternoon. Sometimes the flight time can be delayed due to awful climate and different motives past our control. Anyway we will fly lower back to Kathmandu and your information will switch you to hotel. In this great day you may additionally have full day at amusement both loosen up at resort or discover the round Thamel. Today is day of ending your journey, so we would like provide you farewell dinner in Nepali ordinary Restaurant and hand over you Trip Certificate, Trekking Permit and TIMS Card for reminiscence of Nepal trip. Today is free or ultimate minute buying for souvenirs or present to your family, pals or loved ones for you till departure flight/drive. Our aid will be switch to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onwards destination, taking with you the reminiscence of a existence time.
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