Makalu Expedition

Makalu-Expedition

Makalu Expedition the titan mountain Makalu has been consisting its majestic meaning in Nepali as, massive black one, so called due to its dark considering appearance. Makalu Expedition is one of the most onerous mountains in the world and is fifth tallest mountains for its 8463 meters of elevation. Mount Makalu Expedition is nearby to Mt. Everest and to be found at the northeast vicinity of Nepal. Makalu Expedition is occupied with both guts and confronts. Thus Makalu Expedition is the soaring Mountain expedition of the Everest region.

While standing on top of Everest, I looked across the valley, towards the other great peak, Makalu, and mentally worked out a route about how it could be climbed… it showed me that, even though I was standing on top of the world, it wasn’t the end of everything for me, by any means. I was still looking beyond to other interesting challenges.” Edmund Hillary

Makalu Expedition is world’s fifth highest mountain standing proud at 8,463 meters. It is appear as an idiosyncratic with a shape of a pyramid and has two ridges in the South East and North West. ‘Makalu’ means the ‘great black one’ names after its dark brooding look. It’s one of the minimal endeavored mountains, its total climbers number ranges to only 300+ since it’s first soared in 1954. Therefore, your gigantic effort to Makalu Expedition is both challenging and arduous venture; it exigency should prior mountaineering experience as well at least your one eminent sortie of the other 8000 meter peaks.

Mount Makalu Expedition has dizzy routes and knife-edged ridges. The last ascend of the pyramid shaped Makalu count in a technical ice and rock climbing.

While Skyline Treks try our level best to follow through the itinerary, the adventure trek out-of-the-way mountain region is unpredictable and involves high risk. Therefore, our expedition leader has great capacity to make changes the itinerary if he thinks it’s necessary due to safety concerns.

Please, Skyline Treks would like to urge do pursuing through the detailed itinerary and get back to us for any further assistance! We hope if you are for the bide time to your Makalu expedition then Skyline Treks would be your out and out adequate mentor.


Outline Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
Day 2 Preparation for Expedition.
Day 3 Official work for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 4 Kathmandu – Biratnagar by flight then drive to Hile 1850m.
Day 5 Hile – Mangmaya.
Day 6 Mangmaya – Surtibari.
Day 7 Surtibari – Tumlingtar 3900m.
Day 8 Tumlingtar – Khandbari 1036m.
Day 9 Khandbari – Bhotebas.
Day 10 Bhotebas – Gogone 2185m.
Day 11 Gogone – Num.
Day 12 Num – Tashi Gaon.
Day 13 Tashigaon – Khongma – La.
Day 14 Khongma-La – Makalu Base Camp 5000m.
Day 15-32 Climbing period of Mt. Makalu 8,463m.
Day 33 Trek back to Numbuck.
Day 34 Numbuk – Khongma-La.
Day 35 Khongma-La – Seduwa.
Day 36 Seduwa – Chichira.
Day 37 Chichira – Tumlingtar and transfer to Tented Camp.
Day 38 Tumlingtar – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 39 Free in Kathmandu. Rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program.
Day 40 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport
Day 1 Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu. Welcome with bunch of flower assistance at the Airport and meet with our staff (One of our company staff will be waiting you at the Airport with display your name ".................." which is print on our company white board and pick up by our private vehicle and than 20 minutes drive to the Hotel. After few minutes rest in hotel, Visit in our office and have hot/cold drinks (Tea/Coffee) waiting to serve and have join together, One of our staff will brief you regarding the trip and introduction with your Mountaineering guide. O/N at hotel.
Day 2 Preparation for Expedition.
Day 3 Official work for expedition and briefing at Ministry of Tourism.
Day 4 Kathmandu – Biratnagar by flight then drive to Hile 1850m.
Day 5 Hile – Mangmaya.
Day 6 Mangmaya – Surtibari.
Day 7 Surtibari – Tumlingtar 3900m.
Day 8 Tumlingtar – Khandbari 1036m.
Day 9 Khandbari – Bhotebas.
Day 10 Bhotebas – Gogone 2185m.
Day 11 Gogone – Num.
Day 12 Num – Tashi Gaon.
Day 13 Tashigaon – Khongma – La.
Day 14 Khongma-La – Makalu Base Camp 5000m.
Day 15-32 Climbing period of Mt. Makalu 8,463m.
Day 33 Trek back to Numbuck.
Day 34 Numbuk – Khongma-La.
Day 35 Khongma-La – Seduwa.
Day 36 Seduwa – Chichira.
Day 37 Chichira – Tumlingtar and transfer to Tented Camp.
Day 38 Tumlingtar – Kathmandu by flight then transfer to Hotel.
Day 39 Free in Kathmandu. Rest of the time for shopping. Join us for the farewell dinner at Nepali typical restaurant in the evening at 07:00 PM with culture program.
Day 40 Onward departure to your destination by our private vehicle. 3 hrs before you have to be airport
Abbrebiations: B, L, D means : Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Price Includes

-All land transportation by Car, Van, Hiace or, tourist Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up & drop).
-5 Nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu at 3 star Hotel on Bed & Breakfast plan (before & after expedition).
-Schedule flight KTM/Biratnagar/Tumlingtar/KTM for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
-Schedule flight Kathmandu/Tumlingtar/Kathmandu for member, Liaison officer & Expedition staffs.
-Transport of food supply & expedition equipments to Base Camp & back.
-Full board in lodges during trekking to base camp & back.
-Base Camp single sleeping tent & Mattress for each member, BC staffs & Liaison officer.
-All kitchen tent, store tent, dining tents, toilet tent, table, chairs & cooking utensils for BC.
-Food and fuel at Base Camp.
-Service of Government Liaison officer.
-Service of cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp.
-Equipment allowance, daily wages of cook, kitchen boys & Liaison officer.
-Insurance of cook, kitchen boy, Liaison officer and porters.
-Peak Permit fee of Mt. Makalu.
-Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area entrance fee.
-Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels allowed for expedition till Base Camp.
-Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or, barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
-2 Expedition duffel bag or Barrel for each member. -Generator or Solar panel at Base Camp for light and charging.
-Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
-Emergency medical Oxygen at Base Camp. -Visa extension fee. -Our service charge.

Price Excludes

-International airfare from/to your country. -Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport at upon arrival).
-Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
-Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
-Personal climbing gear and equipment above Base Camp.
-High Tents above Base Camp.
-High altitude food and fuel above Base Camp.
-Oxygen & Mask and regulator (will be provided as per request).
-Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
-Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie Talkies communication equipment & commercial filming.
-International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport. -Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
-Tips and bonuses. -Garbage deposit.

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