Trip Code: MEH1104

Makalu Heli Trek

Kathmandu • Makalu Base Camp • Kathmandu
If you’ve been to the major treks of Nepal, think again! The Makalu region is one of those roads that’s less travelled by, and is an amazing opportunity to understand the Nepali culture more.
5 days
420 kgs
Upto 6

Makalu Heli Trek is perfect for those who like to explore the isolated, untouched areas of the Himalayas

Named after the 5th highest peak in the world, Makalu Heli Trek takes you to the wondrous landscapes of Makalu Base Camp, which lies at an altitude of 5000m. above sea level. One of the underrated trails of Nepal, Makalu Heli Trek is perfect for those who like to explore the isolated, untouched areas of the Himalayas, while learning about the beautiful culture and people. This trek gives you the opportunity to explore Mt. Everest from a unique perspective, while giving you panoramic view of Mt. Makalu (8481m), Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586m), Lhotse (8516m), Baruntse (7129m), Chamlang (7319m), and other ranges. Home to Makalu Barun National Park, Makalu Heli Trek is the best trek for the trekkers who seek adventure and love exploring new places.

If you’re looking for something exciting, this is the trek for you!

Trip Highlights

  • Visit the base camp of 5th highest mountain of the world.
  • Trek through diverse landscape and ethnic cultures.
  • Experience the pleasantly contrasting feature of landscape on this trek with narrow trails turning into wide pastures and green lush valleys turning into glacial moraines.
  • Experience flying in Heli to from Yangle Kharka to Lukla.

Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival.
After being picked up from the airport, our team will accommodate you to a hotel where you will be briefed about the entire heli tour. During your overnight stay in Kathmandu, you can explore the mystical alleys and the local shops of the capital city.
Day 02: Free Day in Kathmandu
Before prepping for the heli trek, you have a day to either rest in the hotel or explore the capital city, Kathmandu. With multiple UNESCO world heritage sites in walking range, it’ll be a day to cherish, but don’t tire yourself off, as it’s just the start of the journey.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar (400m) and Drive to Num (1505m)
After breakfast, we drive to Tribhuvan International Airport, for a short 50min flight to Tumlingtar where our staff will be waiting for you. We will be further driving to Num, which experiences a dramatic display of thunder and lightning, giving you a unique overnight experience.
Day 04: Trek to Seduwa (1570m – 6/7hrs trek)
Downhill from the Western Num ridge, crossing the fields of Lumbang, the trail leads through a suspension bridge, and ascends towards forests and some traditional villages. Crossing the river, the steep ascent continues through dense forest, eventually bringing us to Seduwa. Here lies the large flat camping lawn ridge above the Makalu Barun National Park check point.
Day 05: Trek to Tashigaon (2065m – 5hrs trek)
Ascending the ridge from Seduwa, encompassed by Ipsuwa Khola on the west and Kasuwa Khola on the east, it starts with an easy hike. Passing the hillside through villages and small paddy fields, we reach at tropical village of Tashi Gaon.

Includes

  • Airport/Hotel/Airport Transfer
  • 4 Nights hotel on BB Twin Room Basis
  • 8 nights Normal Local Lodge on FB Twin Room
  • Flight: KTM-Tumlingtar with airport tax
  • Heli Flight: Yangle Kharka- Lukla
  • Flight: Lukla-Kathmandu with airport tax
  • National Park & TIMS Permit Fee
  • 1 English speaking Leader
  • 1 porter-every two members
  • All staff’s insurance & daily wages & food
  • Farewell Dinner in KTM

Excludes

  • Personal Equipment & Insurance
  • Nepal Visa fee US $40 per person
  • Alcoholic Beverages, Telephone & Laundry
  • Any personal nature expenses
  • Emergency Evacuation if required
  • Tips for Staffs
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