‘a great Himalaya adventure crossing Sherpani and West Col to Everest region’
Makalu High Pass Trek with Eco Holidays Nepal leads you to scenic journey quite different to any other normal high altitude treks, where walk leads you to full of exciting adventure with memories of a life time experience.
Makalu High Pass Trek, certainly a walk of extreme thrill with enjoyable moments around Arun, Barun and Imjatse valleys a tough walk but rewarding with outmost amazing scenery of mountain range, that trekkers have never seen.
On this adventure where you will be on the highest passes of Himalaya engulfed with giant peaks that sandwich the trails for many days, truly a journey for trekkers and adventurer in search for pure wilderness as this walk leads you into arctic zone of remorseless fields of ice and glaciers for many days.
Makalu High Pass Trek a combination of scenic views with cultural aspects walking into remote and rural villages and within clouded forest, where trekkers often venture around high country of Far North Eastern Himalaya of Nepal.
Makalu High Pass Trek begins with sweeping scenic flight to land at warmer low areas of Makalu at Tumlingtar and then on high trails walking from sub-topical temperatures to cooler alpine air.
Journey continues above high hills within dense tree lines and rural farm villages of Chichila, Num, Seduwa to Tashi Gaon, the end of human settlement for more than a week till walk reaches at Chukung within Everest trekking area after a tough traverse from Makalu region.
Adventure proceeds to higher ridges of Kauma to reach at scenic Barun valley within an area where rare almost extinct plants, herbs and mammals on this planet are found around.
Where Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation area came into action to protect its valuable and exotic flora and fauna covering an area of 2,330 sq,kms all the way to Hongu valley where our treks leads to near Amphu Lapcha high pass.
Slowly adventure reaches at the far end of Barun valley within Makalu base camp with time here to explore around scenic view points with excellent views of famous Khansung the East Face of Mt. Everest( you may read our blog: Where is Mount Everest located?).
Adventure continues heading over highest pass to traverse from Makalu to Everest region via Sherpani and West Col to reach at isolated valley of Hongu and then crossing last pass of the journey of Amphu Lapcha.
Once within Imjatse valley around Everest area within close to famous Island Peak, and then walk gets easier and better with views of Everest and Amadablam to reach at large village or a town of Namche Bazaar, back into human civilization with many facilities for trekkers.
From Namche walk ends at Lukla town with last final overnight stop around high mountains of Everest and Khumbu area, where next early morning flight brings you back at Kathmandu to complete our marvelous experience on Makalu High Pass Trek.
People / Culture:
Around Arun and Barun valley of Makalu area populated by Kirat Rai tribe with ancient culture and traditional farm life, higher area of Makalu with Everest areas inhabited by Sherpa people of strong Buddhism religion with age-old heritage farm life and interesting cultures.
Best Seasons for Makalu High Pass Trek:
March to May is best time for Makalu High Pass trek for clear views. Wild flowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains at that time. This season has a pleasant day with cooler morning and night time.
October to November is yet another best trekking season for Makalu High Pass trek due to clear views of peaks. With a short sunlight days, it can be freezing cold in the morning and night time, depending upon the altitude and overnight stop.