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Makalu base camp trek

Video by Sherpa Heritage Trails

Posted: January 8, 2021

Makalu base camp trek is a spectacular trail that takes you through a variety of landscapes. From the warm terraced land to the 500+ mountain passes and ending at the glacier next to mighty Makalu. This one of the few base camps were you can get to the foot of the 8481 meter mountain. The views from the nearby viewpoint are spectacular with Everest and Kanchenjunga in sight. 

Highlights of the Makalu base camp trek are:
- Rural villages
- Terraced farmland
- Well preserved biodiversity in Makalu Barun national park
- Glacial valleys
- Several high mountain passes
- Locally managed teahouses