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Mt. Makalu (8463m/27,7598ft.) BooK Now Print


Your Makalu Expedition has a climbing route that traverses the North West Ridge, which is not technically easy, but is more accessible than other routes. In order to begin your expedition, first, you have to fly to Tumlingtar 330m/1083ft, a sub-tropical town situated near the Arun River. Your base camp will be set up at 5300 m/17384ft. Your expedition also includes acclimatization days at this base camp, as well as on the climbing routes.
Advance base camp is set up at 5700m/ 18700ft, which is followed by Camp I at 6300m/20664ft, Camp II at 6750m/22140ft, Camp III at 7400 m/24272ft on Makalu La respectively. From Makalu La, you gain access on the NW Ridge and set up the final camp at 7700m/25250ft. Onward, there is a final camp, from where, the climbing become technical and difficult.

Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 2:
Day 3:
Fly Tumlingtar – jeep ride to Khandbari
Day 4-14:
Approach march to the base camp
Day 14-44: Climbing
Day 45: Clean BC
Day 46-54: Return march to Tumlingtar
Day 55: Fly Tumlingtar to Kathmandu

Included in the expedition service cost:

  • Hotel in Kathmandu 3 star standard for 3 nights in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis,
  • Airport transfer to hotel and domestic airport
  • Sherpa support (1 climbing Sherpa per climber) four climbers),
  • cook, kitchen boy, porters and pack animals, food for trek, BC and climb;
  • Group equipment for the climb, Camping Service including tents for BC and
  • climb, kitchen/dinning tent, toilet tent, chair/tables
  • Flights Kathmandu – Tumlingtar – Kathmandu,
  • Oxygen (3 cylinder for climber and 1 cylinder for climbing Sherpa),
  • wages / allowances, personal insurance coverage for the liaison officer,
  • climbing Sherpas, kitchen staff and porters.

Not included in the expedition service cost:

  • Meal during Kathmandu
  • Clients personal equipment,
  • High tents
  • High foods
  • Clients personal insurance
  • Emergency evacuation if needed
  • Tips and bonus