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Makalu Expedition - 53 Days

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Duration: 53 Days

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle / Aeroplane

Accommodation: Camping

Trek Style:

Group Size: Minimum 1, Maximum 20

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Makalu is the most spectacular mountain with the acute pyramid shape with the four sharp ridges. Be the Backpacker team of expedition and scale this neighboring mountain to the Mount Everest Just 22 km east of Mount Everest & Situated between Everest and Kanchenjunga, on the Nepali-Tibetan border lies the Makalu Mountain. Its size alone is impressive, but its structure, that of a perfect pyramid with four sharp ridges, makes this mountain all the more spectacular. It has proved to be not only a beautiful peak but also challenging and potentially dangerous mountain climb, as only five of its first sixteen attempts were successful. Previously, it had been admired and studied by several Everest parties, but like so Mt Makalu route map many other giants in the Khumbu region, it was not attempted until the summit of Everest had been attained in 1954. it was first climbed by the French in 1955 Our expedition well trek from Tumlingtar, just above the ARUN River to Makalu Base Camp at approximately 5100 meters. Well ascend via the Northwest Ridge establishing 4 high camps on the mountain. Our strong  professional high altitude climbing sherpas will fix ropes as required. Depending on our fitness, well be moving up and down the mountain several times, acclimatizing and stocking the higher camps. This expedition is fully supported with all the base camp & high camp services. The team work is most important factor to scale the summit of Mt Makalu. Chomo Lonzo (7,818 m/25,650 ft.) is a subsidiary peak of Makalu, rising just north of the higher summit, separated by a narrow saddle Itineraries.

Backpacker is the most popular trekking and expedition organizing Travel Company of Nepal as it has conducted more than 100 expeditions and trekking in this region annually. Come join the team of Backpacker and be the part of bravery tales of mountaineers.

Cost Details

Cost Include

  • Peak permit, all govt. taxes & garbage deposit.
  • 6 (four) nights hotel in Kathmandu on BB basis.
  • Round trip airfare and domestic airport taxes
  • Timlingtar-BC-Timlingtar en-route trek with necessary accommodation
  • Custom clearances, excess baggage's and airport taxes
  • Liaison officer
  • One head Sardar/Guide
  • Cook(s) and kitchen boy(s)
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa (One Sherpa per two clients).
  • Necessary number of porters
  • All necessary climbing hardware gears
  • All base camp meals + high altitude food (Back pack brand)
  • All necessary camping and kitchen gears
  • High quality tents for both base camp and high camps
  • Gamov bag for medical propose
  • Oxygen with regulator set for medical purpose
  • Walkie-talkie set with radio base
  • Necessary EPI gas with burner
  • Solar panel with batteries/ generator with fuel for power supply
  • Northface jackets/sleeping bags for BC, if required.
  • Insurance of climbing Sherpa and local team members
  • All airport/hotel transfers.
  • City sightseeing before the expedition

Cost Exclude

  • Medical and personal high risk insurance
  • Major meals in KTM
  • Personal natures of expenses
  • Cost of electronic appliances
  • Cost of emergency evacuation
  • Tips & Summit bonus to the local staff & sherpas
  • International air tickets & departure taxes

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Pickup from Airport to Hotel

Day 02Briefing at Ministry of Tourism

Day 03Flight Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive to Khadabari (1280 m)

Day 04Trek Khadabari Drive to Num (1560 m)

Day 05Trek Num to Sheduwa (1500m)

Day 06Trek Sheduwa to Tashi Goun (2100m)

Day 07Trek Tashi Goun to Khongma (3760m)

Day 08Trek Khongma to Mumbuk (3520m)

Day 09Trek Mumbuk to Nebe Kharka (4320 m)

Day 10Trek Nehe Kharka to Makalu BC

Day 11Rest day at BC

Day 12Makalu Base Camp to ABC

Day 13Day 13 to Day 44 is climbing period

Day 45Trek BC to Merak

Day 46Trek Merak to Mubuk

Day 47Trek Mubuk to Tashigau

Day 48Trek Tashigau to Num

Day 49Trek Num to Khadbari

Day 50Trek Khadbari to Tumlingtar

Day 51Flight Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Day 52Free Day In Kathmandu

Day 53Final Departure Back to Home

Upon Arrival 

Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.

Lodging 

Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.

Meals and drinking Water

The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.

Visa requirement 

 You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.

International flight accessibility to Nepal

Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.

Customs Formalities 

Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.

Inexperienced Channel

The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.

Import

tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.

Export

Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons.  So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.

Currency and Foreign Exchange

 At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee.  1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.

Journey insurance

We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.

High Altitude sickness

You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.

Equipment

Discover the list of the advocated equipment right here on our internet site: www.Backpackertreks.Com

Booking method

To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu.  We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com 

Required Equipment:

Down suits (dangri) 1 , Summit shoe , Walking shoe 1, Crampon 1,Summit Glove (Mitten) 1,Normal gloves 2,  Summit Snow goggles 1, Glacier glasses 1, Ice axe 1, Harness 1, jumer 1,Carabiners (normal) 3, Sleeping bag (-40C) 1,Down filled Mattress 1, Summit socks , Normal socks 3, Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1,  Helmet 1, Down jacket 1, Down trouser 1, 8 finger / descender 1,  Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1,Gore-tex jacket 1, Gore-tex trouser 1,Fleece jacket 1,Fleece trouser 1, Fleece liner gloves 3,Screw Gate Carabiner 1, Balaclava (windstopper), Thermos bottle 1, Base layer (woolen) 2 (set), Water bottle normal 1

Climbing Gears
S/No Particular
(1) Ice crews
(2) Fix rope
 

 

Trip Note

If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.  

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