Makalu region 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 mighty Barun glacier. From the base camp, anyone can view the spectacular Mt. Makalu.
Makalu region trek had include High & low altitude trek is high elevation Makalu base camp to 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 framed 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. The trails rise from 400 meters to 5000 meters above from the sea level.
Makalu Base Camp Trekking : This region is blessed with an incredible diversity of natural beauty and culture. Due to its isolation and lack of tea houses. this area still receives few trekkers. Sherpa, Rai and Limbus are the main inhabitants of this area. Walking north up the Arun river to Sedua and Num, then […]