Makalu Expedition

Trip Overview Makalu Expedition

Makalu Expedition is additional challenging Peak which is positioned at an elevation of 8,463 meter and it consumes 60 days to accomplish Makalu Expedition. Makalu is counted as the 6th elevated mountain which is near to Mount Everest. Makalu geographically is situated in the northeast which symbols as ‘Great Black Mountain with its dark gloomy manifestation. In comparison to other expedition Makalu Expedition is attempted by few climbers it was American team who had initially stab Makalu Expedition in 1954. It is for sure if you are thinking to ascend Makalu Expedition then you must have prior mountaineering experiences and knowledge about mountain.
Structurally Makalu has sharp pitch and its ridges are knife-edged. The last ascend of the summit pyramid entices technical rock and ice soaring. The way to Makalu Base Camp with an altitude of 4,823 meter engross constant sharp grade with excellent observation of Makalu at 8,481 meter to that of North. Ascending Makalu is in reality a severe confronts from the Makalu Base Camp through the Chago Glacier. For Makalu Expedition Alpine Zone Treks make the use of 4 camps where its 3rd camp is at Makalu La with an elevation of 7,400 meter. The elevated camp will be at the altitude of 7,800 meter on the North Face. Makalu Expedition moreover covers adaptation and tour in Makalu Barun National Park.
Makalu Expedition engages a continued phase with several vertical slopes but the trail will rewards with influential viewpoint of Makalu. Makalu is acknowledged as the land of glaciers which is bounded by remarkable existence of world’s almighty mountains all along with broad immense mass of Everest. The apt season for Makalu Expedition is autumn and spring and one will engage in trekking and expedition. 

Day – 1- Arrival in Kathmandu international airport and transfer to Hotel.
Day – 2- Sightseeing in kathmandu and prepare for expedition.
Day – 3 -  To make preparation for expedition.
Day – 4 – Fly Kathmandu – Tumlingtaar  and trek to Manebhanjyang  overnight at tent – 5 hrs
Day – 5- Manebhanjyang – Kuwapani ( 1420 m.) – 5 hrs trek.
Day – 6 – Kuwapani – Num ( 1800 m.) – 6 hrs
Day – 7 – Num – seduwa ( 1510 m. ) – 5 hrs
Day – 8 – Seduwa – Tashigaon ( 2070 m.)  overnight at camp – 4 hrs.
Day – 9 – Tahi goan – khongma ( 3760 m. ) – 6 hrs.
Day – 10 – Khongma – Sano pokhari ( 1710 m. ) – 4 hrs.
Day – 11 – Sano pokhari – Mumbuk ( 3550m.) – 5 hrs.
Day – 12 – Mumbuk – Yangle kharka ( 3600 m.) – 4 hrs
Day – 13 – Yangle kharka – Hillary base camp ( 4800m.) – 6 hrs.
Day – 14 – Hillary base camp – Makalu basecamp ( 4870 m.) – 5 hrs.
Day – 15 – 45 climbing period  to summit Makalu 8463 m.
Day – 46 – preparing for return
Day – 47 – Base camp – Yak kharka ( 3600 m.) – 5 hrs
Day – 48 – Yak kharka – Mumbuk ( 3550 m. ) – 5 hrs.
Day – 49 – Mumbuk – Tashigaon ( 3420 m.) – 5 hrs.
Day – 50 – Tahi gaon – Num ( 1800 m.) – 5 hrs
Day – 51 – Num – chichira ( 1615 m.) – 5 hrs.
Day – 52 – Chichira – Tumlingtar  - 6 hrs. overnight at gesthouse.
Day – 53 – Tumlingtar – Kathmandu by flight
Day – 54 – leisure time inkathmandu  fare well dinner.
Day – 55 – departure.