Makalu Base Camp Trek - 18 Days

Makalu Base Camp Trek is in high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes, and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. On a solitary trek to Makalu base camp (5250 m), now designated as Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area. Mt. Makalu (8463 m) is the fifth highest peak in the world.

Makalu Base Camp Trek is a true adventure with scenery so beautiful that it will never tire you. The landscape of the Makalu regions constitutes forests, rivers, glaciers, and hills. As well as rich wildlife, and unique local culture.

Makalu Base Camp Trek is a truly intrepid expedition to a remote and wild region of the Great Himalayas. The Makalu Trek route traverses the lesser-known trekking trails of Nepal. And comes head to head with three high mountain passes; Sherpani Col (6135m), West Col (6143m), and Amphu Laptsa (5850m).

We will also reach Makalu Base Camp (5250m) which offers superb and spectacular views. Like, Everest (8850m), Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Makalu (8463m), Chamlang (7319m), and Baruntse (7220m) among others.

Makalu Base Camp Trek trail runs along Makalu-Barun National Park, one of the newest and well preserved national parks in Nepal. The park is home to an amazing 3000 species of flowering plants, 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals. Including the Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Yak, and Himalayan Thar. Trekkers will enjoy climbing hills, crossing rivers, and appreciating the beauty of one of the remotest corners of the Himalayas.

The inhabitants of this region are of Tibetan ancestry and this fact is clearly evident in their attire, speech, and customs. We will be able to learn more about their Buddhist culture by interacting with them and visiting Buddhist monasteries.

Makalu Trek with Sherpani Col, Makalu Base Camp trek, Makalu with three highest passes is some of the trekking choices that exist in this region.

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Our trips are fully supported and offered personalized service to our guests. If you’re interested to involve in these trips by your interest, time, and physical and mental preparation it’s fine.

Besides this, Hot Spring Trek, Trek near Kathmandu, Panchase Trek, Ghalegaun Trek, Chepang Hill Trek, Chisapani Nagarkot Trek, Ghorepani Ghandruk Trek are available.

Similarly, Annapurna Circuit Trek – 14 Days, Annapurna Base Camp Trek – 14 Days, and many more are in Annapurna Region.

Other hands, Everest Base Camp Trek – 12 Days, Everest Three Pass Trek – 17 Days are in Everest Region

In Langtang Region Holy Gosainkunda Trek – 6 Days, Langtang Valley Trek – 9 Days, Langtang Gosainkunda Chisapani Trek – 13 Days are available.

Manasalu Area Trek – 15 Days, Upper Mustang Trek – 14 Days, Nar Phu Valley Trek – 12 Days, Rara Lake Trek – 11 Days are in Restricted Region.

As well as Ganesh Himal, Kanchanjunga, Makalu Trek, and furthermore programs are organized by Robinson Crusoe Holidays.

Among the cultural programmed; Honeymoon Tour Package – 10 Days, Nepal Pleasure Tour – 8 Days, Adventure Package Tour – 14 Days, Historical Nepal Tour – 10 Days, Spiritual tour Package – 12 Days, Kathmandu Unique tour – 5 Days, Historical Gorkha Village Tour 9 Days, Nepal India Cultural Tour – 10 Days, Nepal Bhutan Tibet Tour – 12 Days.

If you are interested to plan your tour and trek yourself according to your interest we manage it. According to your time duration and schedule, please go to our Plan Trip or Customize Trip.

Robinson Crusoe Holiday is always ready to provide excellent services for our guests. Based on our cultural motto “Matri Debo Bhaba, Pitrii Debo Bhaba, Atithi Debo Bhaba.” Mother as a God, Father as a God, and Guest as a God.


The Makalu Base Camp trek takes you on an adventurous journey into the heart of Mt. Makalu. Standing at 8463m, The trekking trail partly runs through Makalu-Barun National Park, one of the newest and well preserved national parks, recognized for its place in the global ecological hotspot. The trek can be done for a different duration depending on the entry and exit points. The first option is to drive to Hile, trek to Makalu Base Camp, and then trek back to Hile and again drive back to Kathmandu from Hile. The second option is to fly to Tumlingtar, trek to Makalu Base Camp and trek back to Tumlingtar and again fly back from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu. The third option is to either fly to Tumlingtar or drive to Hile, trek to Makalu Base Camp, and then cross over the Sherpani Col to enter the Everest region. Further, you will trek down to Lukla and finally fly out of Lukla back to Kathmandu.

Trip Highlight

  • The jaw-dropping natural beauty of the forests, rivers, and flora in the Manaslu region.
  • Friendly people, rich culture of the region which includes both Nepalese and Tibetan ethnic groups (mostly Sherpas).
  • Larky La Pass (5167 meters), the highest point on the trek.
  • Stunning view of some of the highest peaks in the world- Manaslu, Cheo Himal, Himlung Himal, Nemjung, Gyaji Kang, Kang Guru, and Annapurna II.
  • Abundant wildlife including Tahr (Mountain Goat), Agali (Blue Sheep), Pika (Highest living Mammal), Himalayan Marmots, and, if you are lucky Snow Leopard.
Day 1
Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (510m.) takes about 45 minutes.

Day 2
Trek from Maney Bhanjyang to Chilchile (1830m.)

Day 3
Trek from Chilchile to Num (1500 m.)

Day 4
Trek from Num to Seduwa (1510m.)

Day 5
Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon (2070 m.)

Day 6
Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma la (3560m.)

Day 7
Trek from Khongma la to Mumbuk (3550m.)

Day 8
Trek from Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600m.)

Day 9
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Yak Kharka (4810m.)

Day 10
Trek from Yak Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4812m.)

Day 11
A day for rest at Makalu Base Camp. You will enjoy

Day 12
Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Yangle Kharka (3600 m).

Day 13
Trek from Yangle Kharka to Dobato

Day 14
Trek from Dobato to Tashigaon (2070m.)

Day 15
Trek from Tashigaon to Num (1490m.) takes about five hours.

Day 16
Trek from Num to Maney Bhanjyang (1158m.) takes about five hours

Day 17
Trek from Maney Bhanjyang to Tumlingtar takes about five and half hours. Stay overnight at camp in Tumlingtar.

Day 18
Fly out from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu.


  • Trekker's information management system. (TIMS Card)
  • You’re Meal in During the Trekking as Your standard meals (3 times a day Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • All Trekking Permit and Local Permit.
  • Accommodation in Trekking: All accommodations in lodge/tea houses during the treks.
  • Trekking Guide: An experienced, helpful, friendly, and English speaking Trekking Guide. His well- paid salary, meals, accommodation insurance, etc.
  • Trekking Porter: porters (1 porter for 2 peoples). Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation.
  • After the Success Trip, Provide Adventure Certificate.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.


  • Meals and Extra Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Charge for Rusticated Area:
  • All Hot and Cold drinks
  • Single Trekker & Solo Trekker (Porters Extra Charge)
  • Special Table Menu/Bakery Cafe
  • The additional size of Pots Hot Drinks
  • Electronic device re-charge
  • Hot shower
  • On the trekking Wi-Fi
  • Personal expenses any type
  • Travel insurance and evacuation insurance
  • Tipping for Guide and Porter


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Makalu Base Camp Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 4812m
  • Minimum 2 persons
  • Nepal
  • Difficult
  • April-may, Sep- Nov


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