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This somewhat difficult yet extremely rewarding trek offers a true wilderness experience the rugged, uninhabited terrain of Makalu-Barun National Park. The Makalu Barun National Park was established in 1992 as Nepal's eighth national park.


Trip Duration: 21 days
Maximum Altitude: 5000m.
Trek Grade: D
Accommodation: Camp
Start from: Tumlingtar (flights)
End at: Tumlingtar (flight)
Best Season: April-Jun, Sept-Nov.


Day 01 Kathmandu to Tumlingtar by flight. 45 minutes. Tumlingtar (457m) to Khandbari/ Manebhanjyang (1160m) 05 hrs trekking.
Day 02 Manebhanjyang to Chichila (1920 M.) 05 hrs trekking.
Day 03 Chichila to Num (1500m.) 07 hrs trekking.
Day 04 Num to Seduwa (Murmidanda) (1510m.). Show Trekking and Park permit at police post and MBCP Sector office.
Day 05 Seduwa to Tashigaon (2060m.). Last village before entering the uninhabited Makalu-Barun National Park. 04 hrs trekking.
Day 06 Rest at Tashigaon to acclimatize.
Day 07 Tashigaon to Khongme (3500m.). Sharp elevation gains; heed altitude sickness symptoms. 08 hrs trekking.
Day 08 Khongma to Mumbuk (3400m.) Cross Shipton Pass (4800m.) and Keke Pass (41278m.) 05 hrs trekking.
Day 09 Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3540). Start early to minimize landslide risks on unstable landslide zone. 05 hrs trekking.
Day 10 Yangle Kharka to Merek (4200m.). Sharp elevation gains: heed altitude sickness symptoms. 06 hrs trekking.
Day 11 Merek to Shersong (4600m.) 03 hrs trekking.
Day 12 Shersong to Base Camp (5000m.).
Day 13 Makalu Base Camp to Nhe Kharka.
Day 14 Nhe Kharka to Mumbuk.
Day 15 Mumbuk to Kauma. Trek across the Shipton La and descend to Kauma.
Day 16 Kauma to Tashi Goan.
Day 17 Tashi Gaon to Balung (760m.)
Day 18 Balung to Pukuwa.
Day 19 Pukuwa to Bumling.
Day 20 Bumling to Tumlingtar.
Day 21 Fly to Kathmandu.
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