Makalu Base Camp Tea House Trek 2022/2023



See Everest from a unique angle, it’s eastern Kangshung face
Gain views of eastern Nepal, as far away as Kangchenjunga
Pass from green terraced farmland to glaciers and waterfalls
Witness the rural life of Nepal’s distinct Rai and Sherpa culture
Spot some of the rarest wildlife in Nepal, including the Red Panda

Makalu Base Camp Trek  

The Makalu Base Camp Trek is a trekking adventure going to Mount Makalu of 8463 meters residing in the Makalu Barun National Park. The Mount Makalu is the 5th highest mountain of the world and the Makalu Barun National Park is the region of outstanding nature exquisiteness that has been recognized globally. The Makalu Base Camp resides inside the Makalu Barun National Park in the elevation of 5250 meters dominated by beautiful nature. The Mountains seen during the trekking adventure are Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Chamlang, Baruntse e.t.c. The trekking trail to Makalu Base Camp is inhabited by diverse ethnic races of Nepali tribes mainly brahmins, chhetris, damai, dalits in the lowlands and in the highlands the region is inhabited by ethnic Bhotia races of Gurung, Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, Magar, Tamang e.t.c. The traditional villages of Makalu region are remote and untouched from modern day civilization following the traditional lifestyle of mountain culture. The civilization living at Makalu region relies on farming and animal rearing for their livelihood.

The trekking trail to Makalu Base Camp starts from Tumlingtar village of Sankhuwasabha District of Nepal. The travelers starting trekking from Tumlingtar village traverse through various traditional villages and resting places until they reach the Makalu base camp. The travelers traverse through villages of Khandbari, Chichila, Num Camp, Seuda, Tashi Gaon, Kauma, Mumbuk, Neha Kharka, Sherson and after Sherson the travelers finally land on Makalu Base Camp. The travelers take rest and stay sometime on Makalu Base Camp. While returning from Makalu Base Camp the travelers traverse through resting places and traditional villages of Neha Kharka, Mumbuk, Shipton La Pass, Kauma, Tashi gaon, Pakuwa, Bumling, and from Bhumling the travelers finally land on Tumlingtar village. The Travelers rest at Tumlingtar village and take air-flight or land vehicle to Kathmandu. Makalu Base Camp Trek Guide – Tea House (Solo, Cost ,Permit,Short itinerary )

About Makalu trekking Permit:

Special trekking permit must be acquired from the Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, and Kathmandu Makalu Rural area :First 4 weeks per week per person US$ 10 and After 4 weeks per week per person US$ 20, or equivalent convertible foreign currency (A Makalu Barun National Park Conservation Area permit (US $30 per person)
A Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) card (US $20 per person)

Best Season for Makalu Base Camp Trek & adventures:

Spring (March first to end a May): You can see the national flower of Nepal rhododendron, green forest, best Mountain View, typical culture, typical Nepali food,

Autumn (15th August to November end): You can view green forest as well as the best Himalayan View

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

where is mount makalu located?

Mount Makalu is located in the Himalayas, 22 km (14 mi) east of Mount Everest, on the border between Nepal and China. Is the fifth highest mountain in the world. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid.

Makalu has two notable subsidiary peaks. Kangchungtse, or Makalu II, 7,678 m (25,190 ft), lies about 3 km (2 mi) north-northwest of the main summit. Rising about 5 km (3.1 mi) north-northeast of the main summit across a broad plateau, and connected to Kangchungtse by a narrow, 7,200 m saddle, is Chomo Lonzo, 7,804 m (25,604 ft).

How difficult is Makalu Base Camp Trek?

This is a challenging and adventures treks in Nepal ,  It is a best suited to experienced mountain trekkers. Comfort levels are more basic than on some popular Nepal treks, as the lodges in this area are of a lower standard than some other places. However, as a couple of rest/acclimatization days are built into the itinerary, this trek is not extremely challenging.

The alternative route from Makalu Base Camp on wards to Everest and Lukla requires mountaineering experience, so could be categorized as very challenging Nepal Guide info organized this trek ,Spring (March first to end a May) Autumn (15th August to November end)

What is the maximum altitude that we can reach in Makalu Base Camp Trek?

Makalu Base camp Trekking Altitude: 4,600 Meters from sea leave.

About Tea house in Makalu Base Camp Trail It open when :

Yes they have tea house during a Makalu base camp trek but the lodge can’t open winter, it open early March and still end November.

Tea house or Camping trekking :

You can found tea house during a Makalu base camp but it is typical nepali guest house but if you are interested camping trail I well manage camping trek and during a trek We can fine a best food as well as lodging too.




Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel and welcome dinner
Day 02: Full day Kathmandu valley Guided Tour 
Day 03: By Plane: Kathmandu to Tumlingtar (410m). Trek to Khadbari (1,040m, 4hrs)
Day 04: Khadbari to Chichila (1980m, 5/6 hrs)
Day 05: Chichila to Num (1490m, 5hrs)
Day 06: Num to Sedua (1560m, 5/6hrs)
Day 07: Seuda to Tashi Gaon (2100m, 5hrs)
Day 08: 
Tashi Gaon to Kauma (3470m, 6hrs)
Day 09: Acclimatization
Day 10: Kauma to Mumbuk (3520m, 5hrs) 
Day 11: Mumbuk to Neha Kharka (4320m,  6hrs)
Day 12: Neha Kharka to Shershon (4630m, 7hrs)
Day 13: Shershon to Makalu Base Camp (4870m, 4/5hrs) 
Day 14: Explore Makalu Base Camp
Day 15: Makalu base camp to Neha Kharka (4320m) 
Day 16: Neha Kharka to Mumbuk (3520m)
Day 17: Mumbuk to Kauma (3470m)
Day 18: Kauma to Tashi Gaon (2100m)
Day 19: Tashi Gaon to Num (1560m)
Day 20: Num to Mane Bhanjyang (1100m)
Day 21: Mane Bhanjyang to Tumlingtar (410m) 
Day 22: By Plane: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 23: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping and other activities
Day 24: Departure.


Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car or van. It is depend of the group.
  • Two nights standard accommodation in 2/3 star category hotel in Kathmandu located tourist center, or up to you.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the in trekking
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • An experienced Government licensed holder guide and porter to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipments, transportation, local tax for Guide and porter
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • If you need we will provide you sleeping bag, down jackets, Duffle bag and, if necessary etc.
  • All necessary Government paper works and national park entry permits and TIMS Card etc.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes and Vat.

Cost Excludes

  • Meals your self Kathmandu (L+D).
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • International airfare.
  • Nepal entry visa ( You can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Nepal’s Airport in Kathmandu).
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks)
  • Personal shopping and laundry etc.
  • Personal trekking Equipments.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory)
  • If do any tour and sightseeing and other activities etc.

Equipment List

Makalu Base Camp Trek – Spring and Autumn 2022/23 Gear List :
Jeans or slacks
Towel and toilet kit
Gloves or mittens
Sleeping bag, warm to 20 degrees F, either down or fibrefill (or you can rent one in Kathmandu)
Parka, down or fibre fill; a ski jacket is ok
Sweater, wool shirt or acrylic pile jacket
Duffel bag, canvas or nylon, without a frame (for porters to carry)
Daypack or rucksack, waterproof, for you to carry
Water bottle 1 liter or 1 quart; be sure that it does not leak
Walking Boot

Health and Insurance 2023 Recommended By Nepal Guide Info

We INSIST that an appropriate insurance policy is taken out which covers travel in isolated and mountainous areas, and which also includes helicopter rescue. We recommend that you consult a reputable travel agent or insurance specialist. Health Issues We recommend that all clients consult their doctor to discuss the health issues associated with their trek. We also recommend that clients bring their own personal first aid kit to supplement the comprehensive first aid kit carried by the Trek Leader Vaccinations Required Please ensure that you allow at least 1 month to complete a course of vaccinations. Whilst your personal doctor will be the final authority, We recommend the following Poliomyelitis Tetanus Typhoid Rabies Meningococcal Immunoglobulin (for Hepatitis A) – See more at:

This exceptional Nepalese trekking holiday takes us on a Trekking to the base camp for Makalu (8481m), the world’s fifth highest summit. Makalu base camp is situated at Sherson (4700m), a lovely high grazing area close to the tip of the Barun Glacier, which is surrounded by an awe-inspiring array of Himalayan peaks. The return trek into this remote alpine world is one of the finest in Nepal and is accessed by way of a short flight to the airstrip at Tumlingtar above the Arun River. From here, our trekking route takes us through pretty terraced farmland and a number of delightful villages, before climbing to cross the Shipton La (4229m). At the high points of this classic trekking holiday, the views extend from Makalu to distant Kangchenjunga. We have a full day to explore above Sherson, gaining surprising views of the Kangshung (east) Face of Everest as well as close-up perspectives of the impressive Chamlang and of Makalu’s towering South Face. It is important to note that this is a holiday for the connoisseur of Himalayan trekking and those with an adventurous spirit. Tea houses are not as common place in this region and the lodge accommodation we will be using is of a more basic standard than that found in the popular trekking areas, such as the Khumbu. This is one of the only disadvantages of trekking in such a pristine, remote and little visited area. If you are not open to ‘roughing it’ in this way, we would suggest that this may not be the holiday for you. Nepal guide info organized focused this trek because thus trekking aera less busy and naturally beautiful .

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