Makalu Base Camp Trek is famous among the travelers who love to travel solo, observe nature, and experience unique culture at the same time. This trekking trail leads you to the lap of the world’s 5th highest mountain, Mt. Makalu (8,481 m) crossing unfamiliar and secluded villages where you will see rich traditions and culture along with a daily lifestyle of locals. Though this region is economically poor and isolated, however successfully preserved their thousands of years old customs & values along with rare wildlife and flora for years. The lower part of the valley is the home of Sherpa, Rai, and Shingsawa (Bhotia) farmers. Makalu region comes under the restricted areas of Nepal, therefore to go on this trek you will also need to get restricted area permits from the Nepal government.
Makalu Base Camp Trek takes goes along the Makalu Barun National Park, which makes the journey wild and adventures. The trail passes through the lush green area, which is the habitat of numerous species of birds including some of the rare birds in the world like Wren-Babbler. Moreover, you will find 75 species of mammals including snow-leopard, red panda, and musk deer. The lower region of the park is spread with beautiful rhododendron forests, while the upper region is constitutes of stunning waterfalls, wonderful hanging glaciers, and superb granite cliffs. This blend of natural elements presents you with the distinctive appearances of the Himalayan landscapes and Makalu Base Camp. Likewise, you will see panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8,586 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Chamlang (7,319 m), Mt. Baruntse (7,129 m), and many other snow-capped mountains.
During the Makalu Base Camp Trek 21-days, you will reach Arun Valley, which is acknowledged as the last strongholds of the eastern Himalayan eco-system. With numerous steep ascends & descends, passing by alpine lakes, glaciers, and valleys, you will reach high up in one of the extremely remote areas of Nepal. This region is a paradise of nature and natural wonders. Spread in the vast area with cold weather and gorgeous views of wildlife and nature had made this trek more adventurous and thrilling. We, Snowland adventure has professionally designed our Makalu Base Camp Trek itinerary with steady ascents and enough acclimatization days between the trek to make the journey easy and joyful. We part of this thrilling adventure with us. We are the team of experienced and caring members and assures you that with us you can complete this trip with no hassle.