Trekking in Makalu
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Makalu trekking in eastern Nepal is protected by the Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Project. Established in 1992, it covers 2330 sq km. Among the 16 mountains in the park, it is home to Makalu, the fifth highest mountain in the world (8463m/ 27,766ft).The world's fifth highest mountain. Formerly a restricted area, it spans five major ecological zones where can be found the lush, tropical Arun Valley, dense forests or rhododendron and fir and alpine meadows that lead to the might Barun glacier. From the base camp, any one can view the spectacular Mt. Makalu.This mainly low altitude trek is centered on the Arun Valley, in eastern Nepal. The sub-tropical valley floor of the mighty Arun River is in places densely forested, contrasting with the terraced slopes higher up, which are farmed by villagers of diverse tribal groups. High pastures typify the upper slopes, which border on the Makalu-Barun National Park, an important conservation area for many threatened species.

Feature Trips of Makalu Region

Makalu Trekking

Duration: 22 days | Grade: ***

This extended and strenuous trek, circling the Manaslu range was opened to trekking in 1992 along with Mustang. Going north, up the river valley of the Buri Gandaki and then behind....

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Tsum Valley Trek

Duration: 21 days | Grade: ***

Tsum valley, unknown and undiscovered to everybody and finally hatched with exploration under initiation from Trekking Agent Association of Nepal.....

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Helambu Trekking

Duration: 10 days | Grade: ***

Helambu Trekking is popular among the trekkers for its scenery and favorable climate. Located about 72 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu, it extends from north of Taramarang..

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Tamang Heritage Trekking

Duration: 13 days | Grade: **

Tamang Heritage Trail is the newest trekking route in the Nepal Himalaya. We have been researching this region since 2004 and it is by far our ‘favourite little spot for a walk’.

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Shivapuri Trek

Duration: 07 days | Grade: **

Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek is one of the finest trekking routes around Kathmandu valley. Shivapuri Nagarkot Trek starts from Budhanilkantha, sleeping Bishnu with snake ..

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