27°53′0″ N 87°05′00″ E
J. Franco's French Expedition, the climbers Jean Couzy and Lionel Terray, 1955
Late spring (traditionally less hazardous) and autumn
32 days (typically)
02-15 person per Group
Maklu is the fifth-highest mountain among the above 8,000 meters mountains with 8,485 meters. Mt. Makalu lies between the border of Nepal and Tibet. Mt. Makalu 19 km southeast of Mount Everest whose shape is looks like a four-sided Pyramid.
Mt. Makalu was first climbed by a party of French in 1955. In 1921 British Everest reconnaissance was a first who mapped and photographed from the Tibetan side of Mt. Makalu. Hillary and Shipton photographed mount Makalu in 1951. They approached the peak a year after the failure of their mount Cho Oyu expedition. In 1954 US team was the first to attempt on mount Makalu and they trekked all the way from the Indian border to near Biratnagar. At the same time, the British team advanced the mountain, but this expedition was dropped when Hillary became suddenly seriously ill and had to be left. In the autumn of 1954, a French team tried the peak. In the following spring they successfully climbings were made by three teams of French climbers on successive days.
The routes are divided into 4 parts to go Mt. Makalu. The lower parts begin from the base of the West Face at 5,800 meters and climb to the hanging ice-fall at 6,100 meters to the right part of the ice-fall. The second part expands from the plateau above the ice-fall along 35 to 45 degrees steep and that extends up to 6,500 meters height.
The third section is an ice-rock wall, along with the 50 to 55 degrees steep and that expands to 7,400 meters height. The fourth or final section begins from 70 to 75 degrees elevation’s rock pillar which leads to the west ridge at 8,000 meters height till to the top of the mountain. From 5,800 meters to 6,100 meters rope is typically fixed.
Upon your arrival at Kathmandu Airport, our member will greet you with Namaste! And drive you to your hotel. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After finishing your morning meal you will be given a briefing and told you the necessary materials required to the summit of Mt. Manaslu. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After your breakfast, you will head toward the Kathmandu Airport for the flight to Tumlingtar via domestic Airlines. And then you will drive to Num located at an altitude of 1560 meters. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After your breakfast, your trail to Shedwa will start which is located at the altitude of 1510 meters. Overnight stay at a camp.
After finishing your breakfast at your camp, you will head toward the beautiful village known as Tashi Gaun. After trek for about 500 meters upward you will reach Tashi Gaun (i.e. 2,070 meters). Overnight stay at a camp.
Today you will do not much but rest for next day trek. On your stay to Tashi Gaun, you can explore this beautiful village. Overnight stay at a camp.
After your breakfast, today you will head for a long trek from 2,070 meters to 3,760 meters. Overnight stay at a camp.
After your breakfast, you will descend toward the Mumbuk located at an altitude of 3,520 meters. Overnight stay at a camp.
After packing is complete you will head toward the Nehe Kharka from Mumbuk located at an altitude of 4,320 meters. Overnight stay at a camp.
After finishing your breakfast, you will head toward the first base camp of Makalu located an altitude of 4,870 meters. Overnight stay at a camp.
For two days you will take as much as rest to restore energy in body because after that you have a very long journey awaits you. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After two-day-long rest, you will head to a higher base camp from lower base camp. Overnight stay at a camp.
You will just trek till you will reach Makalu Summit from Base Camp followed by camping and resting. Overnight stay at a camp.
After having enough day in Mt. Makalu you will return from thereby cleaning the camp and pack your things. Overnight stay at a camp.
After sunrise, you will pack your thing and head to Yangle Kharka. Overnight stay at a camp.
After your breakfast, you will head toward the Khongma from Yangle Kharka. Overnight stay at a camp.
After your breakfast, you will pack your things by cleaning the campsite and return to Sheduwa. Overnight stay at a camp.
After a cup of tea in your camp, you will head toward the Num and completing your meal you will drive to Khadbari. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After your breakfast, you will drive toward the Tumlingtar Airport and from there you will head back to Kathmandu by Domestic Airlines. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After your breakfast, you can rest or can visit some places in Kathmandu before going back to your home. Overnight stay at a hotel.
After packing your thing our team will offer a small farewell ceremony and drive you to International Airport for your Final Departure.
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