Makalu Base camp trek takes you to the Khumbu region. Which provides the gigantic peaks of the mighty Himalayan region of Nepal. Mt. Makalu is one of the highest mountains above 8000 meters beside Mt.Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga. The Mountain region is enclosed by Makalu Barun national park. The base camp of Mt. Makalu is awesome and adventurous. Many tourists come yearly for the expedition in the Khumbu Mountains.
Peoples & Landscapes:
The scenes in the mountains unfold into alpine and tropical forests, the biodiverse and rich vistas of Arun valley, Khumbu icefall. The park is an homage to different species of animals, however, some of them are endangered and only found in the habitats of this region. Such as red panda, lynx, macaque, snow leopards, etc. along with 315 different kinds of a butterfly, 3000 plant species, 440 varieties of birds, reptiles, and amphibians along with medicinal plants and herbs. Rhododendron-covered forest iconic national flower that blooms to exuberance to be gazed at by the travelers and passers-by.
The lower belt is the dwelling of the Rai and Sherpa people. Although they were the first to climb and conquer Mt. Everest along with Sir Edmund Hillary. Shipton La pass is one of the prominent passes to the Makalu Mountain. So that travelers can stumble to different historic places and landmarks, such as Khongma, Tashi gaon, Siduwa, and Num valley, Manebhanjyang to keep them engaged to beautiful landscapes, riverbanks, and gorges, villages to keep them close to traditional Nepal and its flourishing culture. The best seasons for this trek are between May-June and September-October.
The Makalu base camp trek starts at 850 meters and wraps around 5000 meters above sea level. The climbers are challenged by the high altitude so it is essential that they have a pre climbing and trekking experience and are in good physical condition for the Makalu base camp trek.
The region of the gigantic peaks of mighty Himalayan region of Nepal
One of the highest mountain above 8000 meters besides Mt.Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga
Awesome and adventurous
Homage to different species of endangered animals such as red panda, lynx, macaque,snow leopards etc. along with 315 different kinds of butterfly, 3000 plant species, 440 varieties of birds, reptiles and amphibians along with medicinal plants and herbs
Beautiful landscapes, river banks and gorges, villages