Paknajol, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Duration: 58 days
Group Size: 5/12 pax
Trekking Duration: 17 days
Climbing Duration: 35 days
Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge, Camp
Max Altitude: 8463m.
Mt. Makalu is one of the harder, fifth tallest among the eight thousand mountains and is considered one of the most difficult mountains in the world for the climb. The mountain is notorious for its steep pitches and knife-edged ridges that are completely open to the elements. The final ascent of the summit pyramid involves technical rock climbing. Makalu is the only Nepalese 8,000m. Peak which has yet to be climbed in true winter conditions.
Makalu was first climbed on May 15, 1955 by Lionel Terray and Jean Couzy of a French expedition led by Jean Franco. Franco, G. Magnone and Sirdar Gyaltsen Norbu summitted the next day followed by Bouvier, S. Coupe, Leroux and A. Vialatteon the 17th. The French team climbed Makalu by the north face and northeast ridge, via the saddle between Makalu and Kangchungtse (the Makalu-La), establishing the standard route.
Day:1 Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
Day:4 Fly to Tumlingtar (285m-938ft) and arrange for porters.
Day:5 Trek to Mane Bhanjyang.(1440m-4724ft)
Day:6 Trek to Chichira. (1980m-6496ft)
Day:7 Trek to Num (1851m-6072ft)
Day:8 Trek to Sheduwa (1500m-4922ft).
Day:9 Trek to Tashigaon. (2100m-6890ft)
Day:10 Trek to Kauma. (3760m-12337ft)
Day:11 Trek to Dobato. (3700m-12140ft)
Day:12 Trek to Jark Kharka (4800m-15749ft)
Day:13 Trek to Hillary Base Camp (4800m-15749ft)
Day:14 Trek to Makalu Base Camp. (4870m-15978ft)
Day:15-48 Climbing period Mt. Makalu.
Day:49 Clean up Base Camp
Day:50 Trek back to Yak Kharka.
Day:51 Trek to Mumbuk.
Day:52 Trek to Tashi Gaon.
Day:53 Trek to Num
Day:54 Trek to Chichira.
Day:55 Trek to Tumlingtar.
Day:56 Fly to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
Day:58 Transfer to airport for departure.
Cost not includes