‘in the heart of world’s 5th highest peak’
Trekking around world’s fifth highest Mt. Makalu at 8,463 m / 27,766 ft from Himalayan mediterranean climate, alpine to arctic climate zone awesome scenery of world’s highest peaks around hidden valley of Barun  view the rare Khangsung (North East) face of Everest from Makalu area amazing traditional Buddhist culture of the Highlanders ‘Sherpa’  sweeping scenic flight both ways with parallel views of snow capped peaks.

Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within its amazing landscapes from both side of high BarunValley.
On this trek Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley you can marvel the scenery from Mt. Everest (8,848m / 29, 028ft) Lhotse (8,516 m-24,940 ft), world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu (8,463 m / 27, 766 ft) Baruntse (7,160 m), and as far towards world’s 3rd highest Kanchenjunga with many other smaller unnamed peaks.

Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley one of the most fascinating and adventurous trek with a traverse of high passes crossing Tutu-la and Shipton la at over
4, 200 meters passes. Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley adventure starts from the small airstrip at Tumlingtar on the warm sub-tropic area on the shelf of Arun River, this awesome trek concludes back at Tumlingtar, the trek is moderate  in the beginning and to adventurous where all types of travelers can join in this wonderful walking journey and the time duration taking just a little more than two weeks in the comfort of warm cozy camping along the route.
Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley is the least visited destination as it is located in the Far North East Himalaya of Khumbakarna range of mountains east to Everest and west from Kanchenjunga range, one of the most unique journeys leading from mediterranean of mid hills to arctic landscapes and climate zone, all these drastic change in temperature found only in the high valleys and mountains of high hills and valleys of southern Himalaya area with dramatic change in vegetations and its awesome scenery.

This trek leads through many traditional Rai, Gurung, Sherpa villages famous as mountaineers and warm hospitality and has been a high altitude porters and guides since last five decades.

This remarkable trek starts from Tumlingtar town the gateway to Makalu, Everest and Kanchenjunga area and then over to amazing Barun Valley and to Sherson, with rest day for proper acclimatization and then heading higher to Makalu Base Camp through the scenic spot at Sherson with tremendous views overlooking top world’s highest peaks from Everest, Lhotse, Makalu to Khumbukarna range of mountains then over the high Tutula and Shipton- la  to reach our destination at world’s 5th highest Mountain base camp at 5, 120 meters and then climb up to view points for more panorama, and then slowly ending this beautiful and awesome trekking at scenic valley at Barun valley and back at Tumlingtar for the scenic sweeping short flight back to Kathmandu for your international flight after a memorable time with Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition trekking Makalu Base Camp & Barun Valley.

Day 1

Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 2

Fly to Tumlingtar 950m and drive to Num 1,500m – 05 hours.

Day 3

Trek to Sedua 1,493m. – 05 hours.

Day 4

Trek to Tashi Gaon 2,200m – 04 hours.

Day 5

Trek to Kohma Danda 3,500m – 05 hours

Day 6

Trek to Mumbuk 3,400m – 06 hours.

Day 7

Trek to Nehe Kharka 3,750m – 06 hours.

Day 8

Trek to Sherson 4,600m – 05 hours.

Day 9

At Sherson for a hike to Makalu base camp 5,120 m.

Day 10

Trek to Yangre Kharka 3,645m – 06 hours.

Day 11

Trek to Mumbuk – 05 hours.

Day 12

Trek to Kohma Ridge – 05 hours.

Day 13

Trek to Nawa Gaon 2,500m via Tashi Gaon -06 hours

Day 14

Trek to Num via Sedua – 06 hours.

Day 15

Drive to Tumlingtar via Khadbari 3-4 hours.

Day 16

Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

Day 17

Free day at leisure guided tour on request.

Day 18

Transfer to airport for international departure.

Price include

  • Airport - hotel -airport pickup and drop by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
  • Four nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on BB Plan.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during trekking period.
  • Best available accommodations during the trek in teahouse.
  • Langtang valley and Helambu area Trekking map, one in a group.
  • An experienced Government license holder trekking guide.
  • Trekking porter /Sherpa to carry your bags during the trekking max 20 KG baggage/porter.
  • Wages, meal & accommodation, insurance, equipment and transportation for guide and porters.
  • Ground transportation by private vehicle from Kathmandu to trek start point and VV.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
  • All necessary paper works and Shivapuri/Langtang National park entry fees.
  • TIMS (Trekkers' Information Management System) card.
  • All government taxes and our service charges.
  • Farewell Dinner before departure.
  • Solukhumbhu Treks & Expedition T-Shirt/Souvenir.

Price exclude

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at Airport).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
  • All kind of drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
  • Personal shopping, laundry and Internet expenses etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipment/Gears.
  • Items and services not “Service Include” section.

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