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Makalu Circuit Trek

Makalu Circuit Trek

Located in the Northeast Himalayas of Sankhuwasabha district, Makalu base camp now designated as Makalu Barun National Park ( is the treasured land for varieties of wildlife, flora-fauna. Makalu Circuit Trek takes you to the territory of Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park from east, between the elevated upland of Tibet and the cavernous subtropical that passes through Arun River.

Mt.Makalu (8.481m) which is the fifth highest peak in the world is the only peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid among the eight-thousanders. The name “Makalu” refers to Lord Shiva, which is derived from the Sanskrit Maha Kala.

Among eight-thousanders peaks in the world, Mt.Makalu is considered as one of the most difficult mountains to climb. Similarly, Nepal’s Makalu Barun National Park and buffer zone is the only protected area on earth with an elevation gain of 8000m which offers the spectacular views of the Himalayas including Mt. Chamlang (7,319m), Mt. Baruntse (7,129m), Mera Peak (6,654m).

Mostly Rai, Limbu, Gurung community people live in this region. During this trek, trekkers will get chance to explore the beauty of mountain peaks, glaciers, high altitude lakes, pastures, forests and rivers.

As Makalu is the home for varieties of flora-fauna which includes 25 species of rhododendron, 47 types of orchids, and 56 rare plants. And also snow leopard, red panda, musk deer are some of the wildlife found here. Trekkers get to explore the climatic changes from the hills to the Himalayas region.

Thus, Makalu Circuit Trek help to explore the hospitality, cultural diversity and natural beauty of Nepal.


  • Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu 1300m Transer to Hotel
  • Day 02: Fly Kathmandu to Tumlingtar and drive Num
  • ​Day 03: Trek Num to Seduwa 1500m
  • Day 04: Trek Seduwa to Tashigaon 2100m
  • Day 05: Trek Tashigaon to Kaumadanda 3500m
  • ​Day 06: Trek Kaumadanda to Dobate 3540m via Keke La
  • Day 07: Trek Dobate to Yangla Kharka 3557m
  • ​Day 08: Trek Yangla Kharka to Langmale Kharka 4410m
  • ​Day 09: Trek Langmale Kharka to Makalu base camp
  • ​Day 10: Rest day at Makalu base camp 4870m Excursion to Peak 3 Danda.
  • Day 11: Trek MBC to Swiss base camp 5150m
  • Day 12: Trek SBC to Sherpani Col Base Camp 5688m
  • ​Day 13: Trek SCBC to Baruntse Base Camp 5443m via Sherpani col 6180m and West col
  • ​Day 14: Trek BBC to Amphu Labsta Base Camp 5527m
  • ​Day 15: Rest day at Amphu Labsta Base Camp 5527m
  • ​Day 16: Trek ABC to Chhukung 4730m via Amphu Labsta La pass 5845m
  • ​Day 17: Trek Chukung to Lobuche via Khangma La Pass
  • ​Day 18: Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep 5140m visit Everest base camp 5365m
  • ​Day 19: Trek Gorakshep to Phortse 4200m Visiting Kalapathar 5545m
  • ​Day 20: Trek Phortse to Namche 3440m
  • Day 21: Trek Namche to Lukla 2840m
  • ​Day 22: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu

Price Details 2021/2022

The cost for the overall trekking for one person is USD $3000 Discount will be considered for more than two person.

Package Includes

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Accommodation in a tea house during the trek.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the trek.
  • Licensed English speaking trekking guide.
  • All entrance fees, taxes, and tickets handle by guide .
  • Medical care in emergency.
  • Kathmandu valley guided sightseeing tour

Package Excludes

  • International flight tickets
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, phone call, battery recharge
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • Trekking insurance
  • Additional cost that may require.

Refund policy: Money will be refunded in only cases where the trekking site is closed, or the trek site is blocked by natural disasters like landslides. The money will not be refunded after the trek has started or you want to stop trekking due to your personal reasons.

Deposits: The total deposit of at least USD500 per person by the trekker should be done. All deposits shall be directly paid to Ktmguide at least 1 month before the event is scheduled.

Cancelation Policy: If you want to cancel your participation, please write to us as early as possible. If the cancelation is made before 30 days of the event, 50% of the deposit will be refunded. If the cancelation is made after full payment and event is confirmed, only 50% of the total paid amount will be refunded.

Disclaimer: In case of cancelation of the event due to unavoidable circumstances like weather and authorities involved, a notice will be published before 30 days of the event. In case of such cancelation, a full refund will be made or offset the amount against any of our upcoming skydiving packages. Ktmguide takes full liability for the recovery of your money without any loss. However, if you cancel the participation in midway, the company will not be able to refund the incurred expenses.

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