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Makalu BC Trek & Arun valley (Makalu-Barun National Park)

Short description of Makalu & Arun Valley Trek

You can make an outstanding trek in eastern Nepal from either Ktm- Hile – Tumlingtar about 16 hours drive or direct 50 minute flight from Kathmandu airport, you will reach at elevation of 560m. Tumlingtar Airport . Now can 3 hrs. grabble road drive from Tumlingtar to Chichila/Kuwapani by Jeep and same day possible by walking north up to the & 40 minute trek to Hururu Kapdane Sherpa village Camp site. From next day continue trek through Num, Num is a point of two main route separate to direct Makalu Base Camp & one of the major route to upper Arun river origin valley to Tibet China border crossing point Kimathanka. For Makalu BC after Arun river crossing, go through Seduwa, then crossing Khongma Shipton La (4216m.) in to the upper Barun river valley for a close look at Mt. Makalu 8463m. and Chhamang 7319m. and all Tibet border mountains panorama view. The Makalu Barun is possible full equipped Camping trek only, there are not Lodges management yet. The tourist can find only local foods. Normally Every day walk 4 – 5 hrs slowly pas during trekking below 3000m. elevation, then above shorter walk for acclimatize, some day taking rest at good spot place. Arun Makalu region is one of the remote & very few tourist visited region so far, recently one of the major route up to upper Arun river origin valley to Tibet China border open for tourists for trekking which was restricted for tourists, needed special permit. Now open for normal trekking route. There can see many high mountains view from on the way to Makalu BC & Arun river valley. There important Wildlife Flora & Fauna area is protected by Makalu Barun Conservation project since 1992. The Makalu - Barun National park entry permit fee: 1000. Rupees, + 100. Rupees trekking permit, it is about US$15. per person, which is issue buy authorized Trekking Company.

“There are 3000 species of flowering plants including 28 species of Rhododendron & Hundreds of varieties of Orchid.” The lower part of Arun Valley MILKE DANDA ridge is the most 26 species Rhododendron flowers find in Nepal. There are other many Trekking, High pass ( crossing point) & new Mountaineering peaks route in Makalu. You can go more upper part of Arun valley & Makalu region for more experience & excellent different view ( scenery).

The Makalu - Barun region is the home of mixed of different cast (tribes). There is culture to drink Tongba which is made by wooden pot and filled with fermented millet seeds and boiling water. You can sip through a special bamboo straw, with tiny filters to keep the seeds out of drink.

#We organize safe pleasant Camping & Mountaineering trip as your wish.

Itineraries for Makalu and Arun Valley Trek

1. Makalu Base Camp ( Arun Valley ) ( By Air ) 15 days to 18 days, 5000m.

2. Arun river Valley up to Tibet Border ( By Air ) 18 days - 21 days, 4127m.

3. Milke danda Trek Along the ridge of Arun valley & Mt. Kanchanjunga 15 days, 3600m.

Arun Valley & Makalu BC alternative trekking routes:

Num - Gadi/Baklek or Yakuwa to Baule Pokhari & Makalu BC Trekking itinerary

Day Trekking Destination & Program High altitude Duration Hotel /Camp
01 50 minute flight to Tumlingtar 560m. & 5 hours drive to Kapdane Fenjung Lodge 1900m.   Lodge/Camping.
02 Trek to Num or Gadi 1200m. 4-6hrs Lodge/Camping.
03 Trek to Baklek or Ekuwa ( Yakuwa) 2200m. 3-5hrs Camping
04 Trek to Sarange danda & see Mt. Makalu view 2990m. 4-5hrs Camping
05 Trek to Deurali & see Mt. Makalu view 3200m. 3-4hrs Camping
06 Trek to Dhode, 3200m. 3 - 4 hrs. Camping
07 Trek to Dap, 3800m. 3 - 4 hrs. Camping
08 Trek to Baule Pokhari, seen very closest view ofMt. Makalu 8463m, Mt.Everest8848m,Mt.Lhotse8516m
Nepau6758m & Mt.Kanchenjunga8586m
4000m. 3 - 5 hrs. Camping
09 Trek to Khongma La 3560m. 4 - 5 hrs. Camping
10 Trek to Chesa La or Seduwa. 1540m. 5 - 6 hrs. Camping
11 Flight to Kathmandu or Trek to Num or Hururu Kapdane   6 - 8 hrs Hotel/Lodge
12 Drive to Khandbari & Hotel Arati     Hotel
13 8: AM drive to Tumlingtar & flight back to Kathmandu     Hotel

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