Mt. Makalu expedition offers an unparalleled experience for those seeking adventure and inner growth alike. Its sheer beauty captivates all who set foot on its treacherous slopes while challenging them to push their limits beyond imagination. As one of the world’s highest peaks, Mt. Makalu stands as a majestic challenge to climbers from around the globe. With an elevation of 8,485 meters, this beast of a mountain is not for the faint-hearted. However, every year adventurers flock to Nepal with dreams of conquering its summit and tasting that sweet victory.
Situated between Mt. Everest and Mt. Kanchenjunga on the Nepali-Tibetan border, Mt. Makalu (8,463m / 27,767ft) is the world’s 5th highest mountain. Makalu is extremely beautiful while also being very challenging and dangerous. Till date only 200 some mountaineers have stood on the summit. Though there are several routes on the mountain to reach the summit but it is wise to choose the safest one.
Trek Himalayan expedition team will begin the trip from Tumlingtar, just above the Arun River, to Makalu Base Camp at the elevation of approximately 5100 meters. We ascend the Northwest Ridge establishing 4 high camps on the mountain. Our strong team of Sherpas fixes ropes as required. Depending on our fitness, we’ll be moving up and down the mountain several times to ensure acclimatization as well as stocking the higher camps. From the summit, we really enjoy the panoramic view of Mount Kanchenjunga in the east to innumerable peaks that include Mount Shishapangma of Tibet in the west.
We start from Tumlingtar after a short flight from Kathmandu and then hike above the Arun River towards the beautiful Barun valley, which is one of the most infrequently visited wilderness regions in Nepal.
Trek Himalayan provides very professional, supportive and friendly climbing Sherpa guide with full mountaineering logistic support up to Base Camp and for the climb and summit. We ensure that our a good quality, supportive, friendly, stress-free and comprehensive service help to maximize the chance to summit opportunity and return to Kathmandu safely.
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