Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world. It is an isolated peak, located just 14 miles east of Mount Everest. Its size alone is impressive, but its structure is that of a perfect pyramid with four sharp ridges, make this mountain all the more spectacular.
it has proven to be a challenging climb as only five of its first sixteen attempts were successful. Chomo Lonzo (7,814m) is a subsidiary peak of Makalu, just north of the highest summit.
DAY 01 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel
DAY 02 Drive to Gundu (2,005m) one hour drive from Kathmandu for acclimatization. Accommodation in adventure Camp's luxury tents.
DAY 03 Morning sunrise view of the mountains. During the day you can visit Phulchoki, the highest point overlooking Kathmandu Valley. Overnight at adventure Camp.
DAY 04 Drive to airport, fly to Tumlingtar. Trek to Khandbari (1,040m). Overnight in lodge.
DAY 05 Trek to Botebas (1,730m). Overnight in lodge/camp.
DAY 06 Trek to Chichira. Overnight in Lodge/ Camp.
DAY 07 Trek to Num. overnight in lodge/camp.
DAY 08 Trek to Kuwapani (1,560m). Overnight in lodge/camp.
DAY 09 Trek to Tashigaon (2,100m). Overnight in Lodge/Camp
DAY 10 Rest day at Tashigaon for acclimatization.
DAY 11 Trek to kauma (3,760m). Overnight in camp
DAY 12 Trek to Dobato (3,700m). Overnight in camp.
DAY 13 Trek to Nebe Kharka (4,320m). Overnight to camp.
DAY 14 Trek to Sherson (4,360m). Overnight in camp.
DAY 15 Trek to Makalu Base Camp.
DAY 16-49 CLIMBING PERIOD.
DAY 50 Cleaning of Base Camp.
DAY 51 Trek to Yak Kharka. Overnight in Lodge/camp.
DAY 52 Trek to Mumbuk. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 53 Trek back to Tashigaon. Overnight ,in lodge.
DAY 54 Trek back to Num. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 55 Trek back to Chichira. Overnight in lodge.
DAY 56 Trek back to Khandbari. Overnight in Lodge.
DAY 57 Trek back to Tumlingtar and fly back to Kathmandu.
DAY 58 Free day in Kathmandu.
DAY 59 Departure from Kathmandu.
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot. He did not let me feel tired and boring. I…
July 22, 2018Stephen Gray, Australia