Book This TripMakalu Sherpani Col Trek

Duration: 26 Days
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Best Season: March - May, Sept - Nov

The trek starts from Tumlingtar either by fixed wing or by Helicopter depending upon the weather conditions. The trail leads upstream along the Arun Koshi across the terraced fields and villages to reach Chichira. We leave the main trail and across the Arun River to Tashi Gaun. We go upstream to Makalu Base Camp. Then we cross the 3 difficult passes of the Sherpani Pass (6,110m), West Col (6,135m) and Mingbo La (5,817m).

This trek, being One of the most strenuous in Nepal, we need to be well acclimatized to across the posses. During this trip you will have the wonderful views of the mountains such as Kanchanjunga, Makalu I, Makalu II, Jannu, Baruntse, Lhotse, Everest, Ama Dablam, Pumori and Thamserku. From Baruntse Base Camp, the trek will continue through difficult passes like Mingbo La for which we need at least 300m. fixed rope to descend to enter the classic route of Everest via Ama Dablam base camp, Tyangboche, Namche and trek ends at Lukla and fly back to Kathmandu.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu city tour
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar
Day 04: Trek to Mane Bhanjyang
Day 05: Trek to Chichila
Day 06: Trek to Num
Day 07: Trek to Seduwa
Day 08: Trek to Tashigaun
Day 09: Trek to Khongma La
Day 10: Trek to Mumbuk
Day 11: Trek to Yangle Kharka
Day 12: Trek to Jak Kharka
Day 13: Trek to Makalu BC
Day 14: Trek to Hillary Camp
Day 15: Trek to High Camp
Day 16: Trek to West Col
Day 17: Trek to Baruntse BC
Day 18: Trek to Amphu Laptsha BC
Day 19: Trek to Below Pass
Day 20: Trek to Chukhung
Day 21: Trek to Tyangboche
Day 22: Trek to Namche
Day 23: Trek to Lukla
Day 24: Fly to Kathmandu
Day 25: City tour in Kathmandu
Day 26: Departure