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 crossing of high Sherpani and Amphu Labtsa pass towards Everest area.
Solukhumbu Treks & Expedition offers an outstanding exotic destination Makalu Base Camp & Sherpani pass, where you will be surrounded by awesome high peaks within its amazing landscapes from both side of high Barun and Imjatse Valley.
On this trek Makalu Base Camp & Sherpani pass 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, Nuptse (7,855m-25,772 ft) and Lho – La or Khumbutse peak (6,036 m – 19,992ft) Mt. Lingtren (6,749 m / 22,142 ft) Chnagtse ( 7,583 m / 25,230 ft) Mt. Pumori (7,161 m / 25,772 ft) Ama Dablam ( 6,812 m / 22,480 ft) Kangtenga (6,782 m / 22, 380 ft) Tharmarserku ( 6,623 m / 21, 855 ft) Kwangde (6,011 m / 19,837 ft) Kusum Khanguru (6,373 m / 21,030 ft) holy peak of Khumbi-la (5,761 m / 19,012 ft) and trekking peaks Island Peak / Imjatse (6,160 m / 20,328ft) Lobuje Peak (6,119 m / 20,192 ft) Pokhalde ( 5,806 m / 19,159 ft) and many other smaller unnamed peaks.
Makalu Base Camp & Sherpani pass 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 and towards Everest region traverse of Sherpani col pass.
Makalu Base Camp & Sherpani pass adventure starts from the small airstrip at Tumlingtar on the warm sub-tropic area on the shelf of Arun River, this awesome trek concludes at Lukla the gateway to Everest and Khumba area,
the trek is moderate in the beginning and to adventurous where strong hikers and trekkers and mountaineers 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 & Sherpani pass 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 heading over 5, 600 meters pass over Sherpani and Amphu Labtsa pass to reach the other side of the valley of Imjatse in Everest area and then ending this amazing adventure at scenic valley at Khumbu valley and to Lukla 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 & Sherpani Pass.