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Makalu Base Camp

24 Days Trip Code NSTR231

This middle-elevation treks for great, easy-paced Himalayan experiences. The Gorkha region of north central Nepal is not well known as a trekking area yet in terms of scenery, divers and positive cultural experiences and good hiking, no area of the Himalayas is better. You begin trekking at the historical capital of the original Kingdom of Gorkha. Virtually every campsite has a good potential mountain view of Manaslu, Boudha Himal, Rupi Nala, Annapurna and friendly village nearby. You are unlikely to see other trekkers ever in the high season.


  • Day 01:Arrive in Kathmandu
  • Day 02: Fly to Tumlingtar(860m) and trek to Khandbari (1,020m)
  • Day 03: Trek to Chichila (1,840m)
  • Day 04: Trek to Num (1,500m)
  • Day 05: Trek to Sedua (1,540m)
  • Day 06: Trek to Tashigaon (2,070m)
  • Day 07: Trek to Khongma (3,560m)
  • Day 08: Rest & acclimatisation day
  • Day 09: Trek to Debotay (3,650m)
  • Day 10: Trek to Yangle Kharka (3,600m)
  • Day 11: Trek to Merek (4,100m)
  • Day 12: Trek to Mera (4,500m)
  • Day 13: Trek to Makalu Base Camp (5,000m)
  • Day 14: Exploration day on Barun glacier
  • Day 15: 21Trek back to Tumlingtar
  • Day 22: Fly to Kathmandu
  • Day 23: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Day 24: Fly back home

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