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The route does transverse first climbing all the way to Neghe Kharka, crossing the BaMount Makalurun Khola flowing from Makalu. The route to Makalu Base Camp (4823m) involves a sustained period at altitude with some steep slopes, but rewards with powerful views of Mt.Makalu (8481m/27,825 ft) to the north. This is the realm of the glaciers, surrounded by the unforgettable presence of the world's mightiest mountains; and brooding above the towering bulk of Everest itself.

Mt.Makalu (8463m.) was first climbed by a French party in 1955. The peak was first mapped and photographed from the Tibetan side by the 1921 British Everest reconnaissance. Hillary and Shipton photographed Makalu during a side trip on the 1951 Everest reconnaissance. Hillary and others approached the peak a year later after the failure of their Cho Oyu expedition.

The first attempt on Makalu was in 1954 by a US team, mostly from California, who trekked all the way from the Indian border near Biratnagar. At the same time a British team approached the mountain, but this expedition was abandoned when Hillary became seriously ill and had to be evacuated. In the autumn of 1954 a French team attempted the peak. In the following spring, successfully ascents were made by three teams of French climbers on successive days.

In 1960 a large scientific and mountaineering expedition wintered at the foot of Ama Dablam, occupying the Green and Silver buts. In May 1961, the expedition trekked across the Mingbo La and other high passes to the foot off Makalu, where they planned to climb the French route, Sickness stopped the expedition, which became a heroic struggle for survival.The Japanese climbed Makalu in 1970, another French team climbed it in 1971 and a Yugoslav expedition reached the summit in 1975. In 1976 Spanish and Czechoslovakian teams joined up near the summit.


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Trek Facts

Country: Nepal

Grade: Very Hard

Area: Makalu Region

Group Size: 1/ 20 pax

Activities: Mountain Expedition

Total Duration: 60 days

Season: Mar - May, Sep - Dec

Altitudes: 8463 m

 

Day 01: Fly to Tumlingtar;

Day 02: Trek to Mani Bhanjyang; Camping

Day 03: Trek to Chichila; Camping

Day 04: Trek to Mure/Num; Camping

Day 05: Trek to Murmi Danda/Sedua Area; Camping

Day 06: Trek to Tashigaon; Camping

Day 07: Rest Day

Day 08: Trek to Unshisha; Camping

Day 09: Trek to Khongma; Camping

Day 10 : Trek to Nghe Kharka/Mumbuk; Camping

Day 11: Trek to Merek Langmale Kharka; Camping

Day 12: Trek to Makalu base camp; Camping

Day 13: Makalu base camp; Camping

Day 14-45: Climbing period for Mt.Makalu

Day 46-56: Treks back to Timlingtar

Day : Fly out from Timlingtar to KTM.

Day 58: Free Day for Shooping & Evening celebration time

Day 59: Free day for explore the City

Day 60: Depart home or Extension of trip

 

Cost Include
 
  • All surface Road transfers as per itinerary
  • Hotel in Kathmandu
  • Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the trekking staff
  • Fooding (3 meals a day ) and lodging for the clients in trek days
  • Necessary permit and national park fees
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
  • All necessary camping gears
 
Cost Exclude
 
  • Single supplement charges (if required.)
  • Climbing permit fee and garbage deposit
  • Departure tax from Kathmandu
  • Domestic airfare
  • Personal equipments and clothing
  • International airfare and your insurances
  • Cold drinks and beverages
  • Personal expenses and tips to the crew
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu