Mt. Makalu Expedition

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  • Duration: 48 Days
  • Difficulty: Challenging
  • Tour Type: Guided Group Climbing
  • Max altitude: 8481 m.
  • Transportation: Land & Air
  • Best Time: Sep. -Oct. & April - May

Makalu (8,481) is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid. It is fifth tallest peak in the world. It is considered as one of the most difficult mountains in the world to climb. The mountain is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges. The final ascent of the summit pyramid involves technical rock and ice climbing.

In 1954 Makalu was made a first attempt by US team. In the same year of autumn of 1954 a French team attempted the peak. Later in spring successful accents were made by three teams of French climbers.After the Japanese climbed Makalu in 1970, another French team climbed it in 1971 and subsequently Yugoslav expedition in 1971 reach the summit and in 1976 Czechoslovakian and Spanish team joined the summit.

Makalu Expedition trip highlights

Expedition Duration: 48 days proposal

Climbing Period: 20 days

Height: 8481m

Climbing Route: Normal, north-west face

Location: Makalu Region, Nepal  

Range: Mahalangur Himal-Nepal

Latitude: 27º 53’ 23”N

Longitude: 87º 05’ 20”E

Expedition Season: Spring & Autumn

Mt. Makalu expedition trip itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our office repetitive and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Preparation for Expedition, official formalities work out stay hotel in BB Basis
Day 03: Official formalities work out for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Khandbari (1030m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 04: Trek Khandbari to Chichila (1830m) /overnight at tented camp.
Day 05: Trek Chichila (1830m) to Num (1500m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 06: Trek Num (1500m) to Seduwa (1510m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 07: Trek Seduwa (1510m) to Tashigaon (2070m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Tashigaon (2070m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 09: Trek Tashigaon (2070m) to Khongma (3560m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 10: Trek Khongma (3560m) to Mumbuk (3550m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 11: Trek Mumbuk (3550m) to Yangle Kharka (3660m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 12: Acclimatization day at Yangle Kharka (3660m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 13: Trek Yangle Kharka (3660m) Shersong (4650m)/overnight at tented camp
Day 14: Trek Shersong (4650m) to Makalu Base Camp (5000m)/overnight at tented camp
Day 15: Climbing Base Camp setting, preparation and overnight at tented camp.
Day 16-36: Climbing Period for Makalu 8481m
Day 37: Cleaning Base Camp and packing for departure
Day 38: Trek back Makalu Base Camp (5000m) to Yangle Kharka (3660m) /overnight at tented camp.
Day 39: Trek back Yangle Kharka (3660m) to Mumbuk (3550m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 40: Trek back Mumbuk (3550m) to Khongma (3560m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 41: Trek back Khongma (3560m) to Tashigaon (2070m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 42: Trek back Tashigaon (2070m) to Num (1500m)/overnight at tented camp.
Day 43: Trek back Num (1500m) to Mane Bhanjyangn (1100m)/overnight at tented camp
Day 44: Trek back Mane Bhanjyangn (1100m) toTumlingtar (360m)/overnight at hotel.
Day 45: Fly back Tumlingtar (360m) to Kathmandu/ transfer to hotel.
Day 46: Free in Kathmandu for personal activities
Day 47: Free in Kathmandu for personal activities
Day 48: Transfer to airport for International departure

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Inclusion in the Package


Service cost Includes up to Base Camp

  • Transportation for airport pick up & drop as per program
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 6 nights before & after the expedition
  • Flight KTM-Tumlingtar -KTM for member, Liaison officer & expedition staffs 
  • Charge of food supply & expedition equipments to Base Camp & back
  • Full board lodge stay basis during the trek to base camp and back
  • Single sleeping tent & mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison Officer
  • All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC
  • Necessary foods and fuel supply at Base Camp
  • Government Liaison Officer Service
  • Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp
  • Equipments, allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer
  • Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison Officer and porters
  • Expedition Permit fee of Makalu
  • Makalu-Barun National Park entrance fee
  • Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use


  • International airfare from / to your country
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal climbing gear and equipments 
  • High Tents, high altitude foods and fuel above Base Camp
  • Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request)
  • Personal insurance-travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost luggage
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment & commercial filming
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses for staffs
  • Garbage deposit for expedition
  • Climbing Sherpa charge


This trip is a private guided one and can be arranged on your requested date. The group size for this trip is one to above.

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