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Trek type: Camping
Trek Grade: Challenging
Duration: 22 days (17 days trekking)
Activities: Trekking, camping, sightseeing, rock-climbing (option)
Best time to go: September through to April
Departure dates: Makalu Base Campby arrangement

Utterly marvelous, still very untouched and an irregular trekking area of Makalu region is very close to the Everest region. Because of Arun River, it is known as Arun Valley too. The Arun Valley is an unimaginable area and it is famous for both the culture and nature.This area is a naturalist's paradise and it is teeming with many precious plants, animals and
Mt. Makalu (8475m.)

birds and is a significant part of the Himalayan environment and ecosystem.
People living in this remote place depend on cattle herds, farming and small - time trade. The number of population is 32000. Various castes and ethnic groups from this population, they are: Sherpa in the higher elevation, Gurung, Tamang, Magar, Newar, Brahmins, Chhetris and the others in the rest, The tour to those places have many attractions because of the cultural reasons too.

Itinerary

Day 01 : Trip commences in Kathmandu, introductions and formalities
Height : 1336m

Day 02 : Sightseeing around Kathmandu Valley

Day 03 : Fly to Tumlingtar
Height :  937m

Day 04 : Bhote Bas
Height :  1700m

Day 05 : Num
Height :  2722m

Day 06 : Tashi Goam

Day 07 : Kauma
Height :  2600m

Day 08 : Mumbuk
Height :  3800m

Day 09 : Riphuk Kharka
Height :  5000m

Day 10 : Mure
Height :  4407m

Day 11 : Makalu Base Camp
Height :  5400m

Day 12 : Rest day - with short treks

Day 13 : Jarkhark

Day 14 : Yangri Khare
Height :  2600m

Day 15 : Keke-la
Height :  3100m

Day 16 : Tashi Goam

Day 17 : Mure

Day 18 : Bhote Bas
Height :  1700m

Day 19 : Tumlingtar
Height :  937m

Day 20 : Fly to Kathmandu

Day 21 : Day in Kathmandu - sightseeing/shopping/optional rock-climbing at Ballaju cliff - additional cost.

Day 22 : Trip concludes in Kathmandu

Cost ???

Cost included : Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (as per itinerary, 3 star rating standard, B&B, twin share basis), airport transfers, full compliment of trekking crew, all meals while on trek (except alternative by choice), all necessary camping gear (including sleeping bag, down jacket), overland transportation, National Park Fees, trekking crew insurance, Domestic Air Fare, emergency first aid kit.

Cost not included : Extra hotel expenses, single room supplement where requested, any personal expenses (bottled soft drinks, telephone charges, video/camera fees, etc.), domestic and international airfares, medical costs (except medical attention given by trek leader), rescue charges, tips for crew (typically around NRp100 per trekking day), airport departure tax (currently NRp1100 for international destinations), Visas and visa extension costs, lunch and evening meals while in Kathmandu (except Namaste meal on first night)

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