Makalu Expedition
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Trip Highlights
  • Destination:Nepal
  • Max-Altitude:8485 metres
  • Region:East of Nepal Makalu
  • Best Season:spring Season March to till may and Autumn season -September to mid-November.
  • Accomodation: Tent Camping


Makalu –  the fifth tallest mountain in the world at  an impressive height of 8485 metres. It lies in the Everest region of Nepal bordering China. Mount Makalu lies only 20 kilometers east of the tallest mountain in the world – Mount Everest. The name “Makalu” means “Black God”. Mount Makalu Expedition, provided by Legend of Himalaya is considered one of the toughest expeditions currently offered by the Tourism board of Nepal.

Makalu is considered to be one of the most difficult and dangerous mountain expeditions to embark upon throughout the world. The mountain is filled with steep and knife-shaped jagged ridges – making it the toughest mountains to ascend. We at Legend of Himalaya, are very cognisant of our client and crew’s safety, thus we have adopted all the necessary precautions to minimize fatalities during our expedition trips. Our experienced guides with the help of cutting edge weather forecasting equipment, along with their keen intuition devise the expedition schedule – in accordance to the obtained data. All the adopted security measures allow us Legend of Himalaya Trek and Expedition, to provide a safe expedition trip  into the mountain. During this expedition you will not only be able to climb the toughest mountain – Makalu, but you will also get a chance to visit – Makalu Barun National park. The national park is filled with an assortment of different flora and fauna – any nature lover will be thrilled to experience.

The first successful ascent was completed by Lionel Terray and John Couzy on 15 May 1955. The next day, John Franco, Guido Magnone and Sardar Gyaltsen Norbu also reached the top of Mount Makalu.


  • Day 01:

    Arrival in Kathmandu,Nepal and transfer to hotel (3 or 4 star)

  • Day 02:

    Leisure Day for Rest and Document Procurement

  • Day 03:

    Flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu or Ramechhap depending on Airport traffic

  • Day 04:

    Trek to Mane Bhanjyang

  • Day 05:

    Trek to Chichira

  • Day 06:

    Trek to Num

  • Day 07:

    Trek to Shedhuwa

  • Day 08:

    Trek to Tashigaon

  • Day 09:

    Trek to Kauma

  • Day 10:

    Trek to Jark Kharka

  • Day 11:

    Trek to Hillary Base Camp

  • Day 12:

    Trek to Makalu Base Camp

  • Day 13-48:

    Climbing Period

  • Day 49:

    Rest at Makalu Base Camp. Cleaning and Disposing Wastes

  • Day 50:

    Trek back to Yak Kharka

  • Day 51:

    Trek to Mumbuk

  • Day 52:

    Trek to Tashigaon

  • Day 53:

    Trek to Num

  • Day 54:

    Trek to Chichira

  • Day 55:

    Trek to Tumlingtar

  • Day 56:

    Flight back to Kathmandu

  • Day 57:

    Leisure Day for Rest and Souvenirs. Farewell Dinner

  • Day 58:

    Departure international airport


Price included

  • Transportation Arrival and departure on domestic and international flight.

    • Standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B plan.

      • All domestic flight charges.

        • All transportation service from starting and ending point of mt Makalu Expedition.

          • Climbing sherpa guide for Makalu expedition.

            • Expedition group climbing gears like rope,ice bar etc. Permit for Expedition.

              • High altitude meal full board while on trekking to Makalu base camp and while climbing.

                • All the expenses and insurance of liaison officer-Gov.of Nepal.

                  • Cooking support crew and porter with their equipment daily wages food and insurance etc.

                    • High altitude tents and necessary gadgets like EPI gas and burner for high climb.

                      • Camping and kitchen equipment like base camp tents dining tent with table and chair kitchen tent with all member tent and toilet tent.

                        • We provide warm clothing trek gear for Nepali staff including porters.

                          • Life and medical insurance for Nepali staff and porter.

                            • Portable altitude chamber first aid kit.

                              • Communication device like satellite phone and walkie- talkie in case of emergency- use pay.

                                • Emergency oxygen with regulator and mask while on trekking to base camp-use pay.

                                  • Agency service charge. Ample farewell dinner with Nepali sing and dance

Price does not included

  • International airfare and airport tax.

  • Nepal entry visa fees. Medical and personal high risk insurance.

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Bar and beverage bills.

  • Personal equipment and climbing gears. Emergency Rescue evacuation.

  • Climbing bonus for Makalu base camp staffs tips and personal nature expenses.

  • Permit fee and customize tripom charge for sat phone communication gadget and commercial filming whole on Expedition.

  • Garbage deposit 4000.usd sharing of the total person and deposit fee will be not refunded if the client climber don’t take back their garbage to Kathmandu. this is for noly permit sharing group not for package group