Makalu Barun trek takes you to the isolated and remote region of Makalu and Barun valley in Nepal. It will be an amazing journey towards the world's fifth highest mountain Mt. Makalu. Along with this, you will go through Makalu Barun national park. This conservation area shelters some of the rarest species in the world.
The Makalu Barun national park alone extends over 1,500 sq km. It lies by the high plateaus of Tibet and the deep subtropical gap made by the Arun River. Furthermore, it is a blessing to behold the views of rocky Himalayan peaks including Mt. Makalu, Mt. Chamlang and Mt. Baruntse. You are bound to have an unforgettable time seeing the high waterfalls cascading into deep gorges with the lush green forests and the blanket of flowers under the white peaks.
Makalu Barun region has a variety of flowers like rhododendron and orchids. Barun Valley consists of up to 3,000 flower plants which include 25 different species of rhododendron. Similarly, it shelters the plethora of wildlife like snow leopard, red panda, wild boar, musk deer, etc. Furthermore, this region consists of 440 species of birds and 75 types of mammals. It is the best place for anyone looking for rich natural biodiversity.
Makalu Barun trek takes us to the beautiful Barun river valley in Makalu Barun National Park. This trek is full of diverse landscapes. Must of the trail is unpopulated and you will need tent camping. On the amazing side, sleeping under the Himalayas adds excitement.
The best season for Makalu Barun trek is spring and autumn. Spring brings color to the trek with rhododendron forest. And the sky is clear during the autumn season. Moreover, anyone in good health can take this trek.
2 - 7
4870 m/ 15977.7ft
This trek is a blessing for those nature lovers who want to see bio-diversity in flora and fauna. This Beautiful national park has a tremendous amount of variety in vegetation, animals, and birds to those who want to see and research on it.