Makalu Region

Trekking to Makalu base camp is considered as virgin wilderness. The trek starts from Tumlingtar and ends also at Tumlingtar. This remote terrain elongates east from Sagarmatha National Park, connecting to the high plateau of Tibet and the vast subtropical gorge engraved by the Arun River. The brilliant views of craggy Himalayan peaks, comprises Mt. Makalu (8463m), fifth highest in the world, Mt. Chamlang (7200 m) and Mt. Baruntse (7168m) within the remoteness of 40 kms. The Makalu-Barun Valley affords dazzling disparity, where high waterfall pour into deep gorges, craggy rocks go up from lush emerald forests, and multi-colored vegetations bloom beneath the pallid snow crests. The trail goes along the Arun, Kosi and Barun Valley escorts past yak grazing land and glaciers to the Makalu base camp from where the fantastic views of Everest, Makalu and Lhotse seems outstanding. The trek to Makalu base camp visits one of the most inaccessible and isolated areas of Nepal. This area is blessed with diversity of natural vegetation, culture and life style of local people.

Makalu Base Camp Trek
Destination: Nepal

The Makalu Base Camp Trek begins from Tumlingtar of mid-eastern Nepal, an hour's flight from Kathmandu. The real walking starts from Chichila, a 3-hour's drive from Tumlingtar.

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Mt. Chamlang
Destination: Nepal

Chamlang Mountain ( 7319 m / 24012 ft ) is a beautiful mountain lying in the Makalu region (Hongu valley, southwest of Makalu). A Japanese expedition team member  So Anma and a Nepali Sherpa Pasang Phutar Sherpa were the first to climb this mountain on the 31st May 1962 led by Takeo Okamoto.

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