Day 01: Arrive at
On your arrival at Kathmandu Airport you will be met by
our representative who will take you to the hotel for
Day 02: Kathmandu City Tour
After having breakfast you take a sightseeing tour
around Kathmandu valley. You will visit many Buddhist
and Hindu temples which reflect the local culture and
tradition of Nepalese society. In the afternoon you will
be taken back to your Hotel.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Tumlingtar
Flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. O/N at Tumlingtar.
Day 04: Tumlingtar to Khandbari (1020m)
From Tumlingtar walk to Kumhalgaon and follow the trail
that passes to the east. Begin an ascent between the
Arun Kosi and Sabha Khola observing the view of the huge
Chhamlang massif, at the top of the ascent you will come
to Dhunge Dhara. After walking some times you get to
Khandbari. O/N at Khandbari.
Day 05: Khandbari to Chichila (1840m)
Climbing to Naya Bazaar, after a while you reach Mani
Bhanjyang (1100m) and further climb in the bamboo forest
along the ridge to Arun Than (1280m), and then
transverses across the hillside, still climbing through
fields and bamboo groves you will get to Sheka (1350m).
Keep climbing to the Tamang village of Bhotebas (1740m)
which offers a spectacular view of Chhamlang, Makalu and
Jaljale Himal. From Bhotebas climbing some while you
will reach Chichila. O/N at Chichila.
Day 06: Chichila to Num (1500m)
Passing the small settlement of Baisake and Kuwapani
(1870m) you will reach to Hururu (1970m). The route
climbs and then drops down into the deep oak forest
before arriving at Mure village (2000m) inhabited by
Sherpa’s and Rais. Descending on a rocky trail you will
reach to Num. O/N at num.
Day 07: Num to Sedua (1540m)
The trail descends steeply through the fields of Lumbang
and from here the trail becomes steeper, through jungle
to a suspension bridge over the Arun Kosi. From the
bridge the trails climb to Sedua. O/N at Sedua.
Day 08: Sedua to Tashigaon
The trail climbs and then passes the National Park
Forest Project and reaches Manigaon. From Manigaon the
trail turns west and makes a gradual climb to
Chyaksadanda and to Ropesa. The route crosses meadows
and several streams before coming to the Sherpa village
of Tashigaon, a large village on the way to Makalu Base
camp. O/N at Tashigaon.
Day 09: Tashigaon to
Climbing over the ridge and ascending through the forest
you will reach Chipla (2520m). The route now becomes
steeper and joins the ridge and before reaching Khongma,
a flat high altitude meadow. O/N at Khongma.
Day 10: Khongma to Mumbuk (3550m)
From Khongma you climb up all the time having beautiful
views of Chhamlang peak 6 (6739m) and peak 7 (6105m).
The trail climbs over a ridge to Ghungru La (4050m) and
descends to a small lake and then climbs steeply up to
Shipton La (4216m). Descending to Keke La (4150m) and
making a further descend through a forest of firs you
will get to Mumbuk. O/N at Mumbuk.
Day 11: Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600m)
From Mumbuk the trail descends down steeply and turns
westward along the bottom of the Barun Valley, passes a
small cave, crosses several streams, and finally the
Barun River on long bridge before reaching Yangle Kharka,
a large meadow. O/N at Yangle Kharka.
Day 12: Yangle Kharka to Merek (4570m)
Climbing gently from Yangle Kharka you will pass Nghe
Kharka (3750m). Following the Barun valley you will pass
Riphuk Kharka (3930m) and making a short climb you will
reach Jhak Kharka (4210m) and to the meadow of Yak
Kharka (4400m). The trail climbs over a ridge beyond Yak
Kharka and ascends alongside a moraine formed by the
lower Barun Glacier. From here you will have an
excellent view of peak 3 (6477m) and peak 5 (6404m).
Finally you will reach to Merek. O/N at Merek.
Day 13: Merek to Shersong (4660m)
From Merek the trail climbs up and you will reach to
Shersong where there is a small stone hut. In Shersong
you will find a good camp sites in the Yak pasture, you
may even get to interact with some of the locals. O/N at
Day 14: Day Trip to Makalu Base Camp (5000meters)
From Shersong, the trail climbs gradually to a minor
pass above Makalu Base Camp. You will have an excellent
view of Makalu, Baruntse (7220m), Peak 6 and Peak 7 and
the complete panorama of Everest and Lhotse. Please make
sure you bring along your camera for this moment. Return
back to Shersong. O/N at Shersong.
Day 15: Shersong to Yanle Kharka
Trek back to Yangle Kharka. O/N at Yangle Kharka.
Day 16: Yangla Kharka to Mumbuk
Trek back to Mumbuk. O/N at Mumbuk.
Day 17: Mumbuk to Khongma
Trek back to Khongma. O/N at Khongma.
Day 18: Khomgma to Tashigaon
Trek back to Tashigaon. O/N at Tashigaon.
Day 19: Tashigaon to Num
Trek back to Num. O/N at Num.
Day 20: Num to Chichila
Trek back to Chichila. O/N at Chichila.
Day 21: Chichila to Mani Bhanjyang
Trek back to Mani Bhanjyang. O/N at Mani Bhanjyang.
Day 22: Manibhanjyang to Tumlingtar
Trek back to Tumlingtar. O/N at Tumlingtar.
Day 23: Tumlingtar to Kathmandu
Fly back to Kathmandu. Hotel, B.B. O/N at Kathmandu.
Day 24: Transfer to Airport for your onward destination.