Arun valley, Makalu Base Camp Trekking

Everyday more less 6 to 7 hours Trek.

Day 01 : Kathmandu- Biratnagar : Fly or drive to Biratnagar and drive to Hille ( three hours drive ).

Day 02 : Hille- Tuttse : A gentle uphill to Tuttse.

Day 03 : Tuttse-Dandagaon : Walk to Tinjure Phedi and reach Dandagaon for the overnight stay.

Day 04 : Dandagaon-Chainpur : And follow the ridge down to Piluwa Khola and reach Chainpur.

Day 05 : Chainpur- Khandbari : Start early morning across Hinwan and Sabha Khola & to Khandbari.

Day 06 : Khandbari-Chichila : early morning trek to Bhotebas for 3 hours and trek further for 2 hours and reach the tiny ridge top village of Chichila.

Day 07 : Chichila- Seduwa : After views of Makalu at down start trekking slowly. It’s an enjoyable walk for a day. Arrive to the village Num where a beautiful view can be seen and reach Seduwa for the overnight camp.

Day 08 : Seduwa-Dhari Kharka : Start walk after breakfast to Tashigaon for about 3 hours and climbing for another 2 hours to reach Dhari Kharka for the overnight stay.

Day 09 : Dhari Kharka- Mumbuk : Start walk on a fine trail through passes and descend to turquoise lake. We walk through Shipton Pass of Kongua-La ( 4,127 m ). Kanchenjunga and Jannu can be seen at a distance to the east. Camp at Mumbuk.

Day 10 : Mumbuk- Nehe Kharka : Start walk to Barun Khola and climb gently to the beautiful valley. camp nehe Kharka ( 3650 m. ).

Day 11 : Nehe Kharka : Rest day.

Day 12 : Nehe Kharka- Sherson : Cross the Barun Khola and walk to Ramara ( 4250 m ) and reach Sherson for overnight camp through pine and rhododendron forests with beautiful summit of Makalu .

Day 13 : Sherson- Makalu Base Camp :

Day 14 : Makalu Base Camp- Nehe Kharka : Back to Nehe Kharka overnight camp there.

Day 15 : Nehe Kharka- Shipton- La Camp : Trek through Mumbuk and ascend Shipton- La camp for the beautiful sunset views of Makalu and Chamlang.

Day 16 : Shipton- La Camp- Sedua : Get up early and have the sunrise panorama & walk towards to Kanchenjunga and walk Sedua for the camping.

Day 17 : Sedua- Mure : Across Arun and through Num , camp at Mure.

Day 18 : Mure- Khandbari : Along the ridge and walk down to Khandbari.

Day 19 : Khandbari walk to -Tumlingtar & flight Kathmandu

Trip Cost Includes:

  • Arrival & Departure transfers from Airport .
  • Accommodation at 4 star hotels in Kathmandu on a twin share in 3 meals a day basis     
  • Full board meals while on DURING THE trek.
  • Accommodation & all food will be tea House in Trekking ( local guest house ).
  • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points to Kathmandu.
  • Professional local trekking group leader well-trained in Wilderness First Aid
  • First Aid Kit.
  • Trekking  guides and other support staffs like porters , Sherpa.
  • 1 Porter  carry 2 back pack  ( personal Baggages ) . Not allowed to carry suitcase ,, backpack about 15 kg per bag x 2  = 30 kg maximum.
  • Trekking Permit, conservation entry fees and TIMS cards. / all momument entry fee.
  • Boild drinking water during the Trekking one bottle a day.

Trip Cost Excludes:

  • Nepal entry Visa fees from International Airport.
  • International Airfare and Airport Tax
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Drinks and Soft drinks
  • Alchohal
Do you have high blood presser ? If yes , then inform to your guide.

Important things to bring:

  • Flash light 
  • Sun cream   
  • Sun Glass  
  • Normal medicine for personal use  
  • Sandal  
  • Sun Hat 
  • Small  baggage's ( backpack )  
  • Hiking shoes hiking socks 
  •  Water bottle  
  • Trekking stick  
  • Battery charger for camera  
  • If possible small oxygen cylinder for people who may have altitude sickness  ( a nose mask )     
  • A warm Jacket 
  •  Trouser 
  • Lip Balm 
  • Pain reliever 
  • Rain coat ( Plastic one ) 
  •  Pencil  Sharpener 
  • Chocolate  for children to donate 
  • Altimeter if some body like  
  • Soplica a few bottles 
  • Towels

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Electricity, if there is availability to charge batteries to cameras during trekking part?
     Not very often, But normally yes,first day evening we can have electricity. so they can charge the batteries. They may carry extra batteries also .
  2. Towels, do they need to take their own towels ?
    In the tea house better to carry yourselves  own towels, it will be an excellent idea. 
  3. How we should understand name of accommodation: "tea house"
    Okay ! great, these guest houses are not clean enough .Not very good bed with out  electricity. Not a big restaurant. "'Tea house " means cooking, eating, heating, sitting, singing, Sleeping,dancing,,thinking ,drinking, walking, talking, cleaning , looking, all together in one . They have to carry their own small back pack. 
  4. Is there a possibility to buy oxygen bottle?
    It is possible to buy in Kathmandu or bring from your country, The cost is Rs 1000.per cylinder here. ( approx : USD 10.00 per one )
  5. How long tourists will trek during the day ?
    Tourist must walk as they can walk, but they must walk 7 hours a day.