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    Above 2 person
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  • Trek to Bhairav Kunda at 4200m
  • Follow the ancient trade route trail between Tibet and Nepal
  • Enjoy spectacular views of Cho Oyu, Gauri Shankar, Rolwaling and Jugal Himalayan ranges

Makalu Barun Trek in Nepal is splendid off the beaten trekking trail. The route is within the periphery of the world’s 5th tallest mountain Mt. Makalu. Mountain is accompanied by the iconic Mt. Everest as well. The National Park is spread over 1500 square kilometers in Eastern Nepal. The valley is extended from Sagarmatha National park towards east. Moreover, it is through the Tibetan and Sub Tropical gorge of the Arun River.

The trail is within the Nepal – China agreements area. Therefore, a special permit is required for the trekking journey of these regions. The park established in 1992 stretches over two districts of Nepal the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha. 

The locale is for the Mera Peak Climbing in Nepal as well. The magnificent views of the mountains like Chamlang, Baruntse, etc. are other sights to behold on this trail. Makalu Barun Trek in Nepal has contrasting things as you will find the cascading waterfalls and high gorges. Corroded rocks and green lush forests, as well as the grassy meadows and flower beds just below the Snow Mountains, are its amazing scenes.

Apart from the mountain wilderness, the trail is known for the wildlife and vegetation as well. Orchids, rhododendrons and green bushes are its rich vegetation. Red Panda, Musk Deer, Yak, Thar, Snow Leopard, and Boar are regular wildlife of the area. There are numerous endangered birds in the area too. Among many species of the birds found in the area, Spiny Babbler is the only bird that is available in Nepal only. Altogether there are 420 species of birds in the area. 

Therefore, Makalu Barun Trek in Nepal is beyond mountain trekking. It is the surreal and pristine excursion of Mother Nature at its best. 

The journey starts from Tumlingtar after the flight from Kathmandu. Trekkers trek through places like Chichila, Num, Tashi Gaon, Kuma, Mumbuk, The Kharka, and Sherson. The Barun River Valley section of the trekking is very mesmerizing. Trekkers have to cross the high passes like Kek La Pass, Shipton La Pass and have to walk through picturesque lakes namely the Kalopokhari. 


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  • Day : 1 - Arrive in Kathmandu

    Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to hotel and welcome dinner in the evening.

  • Day : 2 - Sightseeing

    Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation for the trek.

  • Day : 3 - Drive to Jalbire

    Drive to Jalbire (1040m) by bus - 5h and commence trek to Chyandanda (1160m) - 3h.

  • Day : 4 - Chyandanda - Tinsure Danda

    Chyandanda -  Tinsure Danda (2570m) - 6h.

  • Day : 5 - Tinsure Danda - Laligurans Kharka

    Tinsure Danda - Laligurans Kharka (3415m) - 6h.

  • Day : 6 - Acclimatization day

    Acclimatization day in Laligurans Kharka.

  • Day : 7 - Laligurans Kharka - Bhairav Kunda

    Laligurans Kharka - Bhairav Kunda (4060m) - 4h. Exploration around Bhairav Kunda.

  • Day : 8 - Bhairav Kunda - Kyangsing

    Bhairav Kunda - Kyangsing (2470m) - 5h30.

  • Day : 9 - Kyangsing - Manje

    Kyangsing - Manje (1250m) - 6h.

  • Day : 10 - Manje - Jalbire

    Manje - Jalbire - 6h.

  • Day : 11 - Drive to Kathmandu

    Drive to Kathmandu by bus - 5h.

  • Day : 12 - Farewell Dinner

    Free day and farewell dinner in the evening.

  • Day : 13 - Final departure.

    Depart to the airport.

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