Makalu (8485 m)

Makalu (8485 m)

The name “Makalu” is derived from the Sanskrit Maha Kala, a name for the Hindu god Shiva that translates “Big Black.” It is in Nepal’s Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area. One of the eight-thousanders, Makalu is an isolated peak whose shape is a four-sided pyramid. This non– tourist trekking destination in eastern Nepal offers the view of the fifth highest mountain peak in the world alongside rich heritage and unseen biodiversity. This demanding trek will surprise you with a soaring view of Cho-Yo, Lhotse, Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga. The wild –Himalayas, moss-covered hills, glaciated valley, and ice hung peak truly make Makalu a daredevils paradise. From steamy lowlands and sprawling village, your travel journey will take you through the terraced hillsides and an excellent view of majestic Makalu, lakes and glaciers. Makalu will be the best trail combination for you, for providing rocky terrains to mossy hills and tiny villages and shops to keep you entertained in a while. The people around will be good too, the ancient culture and tradition preserved with its uniqueness will give you an astonishing experience.

Trips in the Makalu (8485 m)

Makalu Barun Trek

Elevation: 4870m

Season: Feb-Apr,Sep-Dec

Starts:Chichila

Finishes:Chichila

Duration:22 Days

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