Off the beaten, glimpse of panoramic Makalu Mountain View, different tribe, Gupha Pokhari, Rhododendron flower (March-April), Excellent landscape, Gurung and Limbu ethnic group, friendly people and many more
Milke Danda trek or Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Makalu is located in the Eastern part of Nepal. This is long and high forest ridge that divides the Arun and Tamor valley in the eastern Nepal. We start trek from Basantapur and make a trek of several days up to this ridge that offers views of Makalu to the west and Kanchenjunga to the east. The trekking route which endows even the view of Mt. Everest as well in a clear weather. Therefore, it can be categorized as the most exciting off the beaten trekking trail of Nepal.
Drive to Basantapur from Kathmandu is the first action on this trip. Trekkers will walk along the ridge dividing the Tamor and Arun Rivers. As trekkers ascend higher towards Milke Danda the scenery differs in every camping nights. The sight of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Makalu (8463 m) and Mt. Kanchenjunga (8586 m) will, no doubt, inspire you to trek further. The usual visuals of Sherpa villages and Tibetans as well as Yak caravans would just rejoice your eyes. During months of March – May blooming rhododendron flowers will welcome you in your every step of trekking. Alpine Trav Treks and Expedition is always ready to manage your treks as per your interests and requirements.
Outline Itinerary (Makalu Region Milke Danda Trek)
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Basantapur (2200m.), drive 16 hours.
Day 04 : Trek from Basantapur to Chauki (2700m.), walk 5-6 hrs.
Day 05 : Trek from Chauki to Gupha Pokhari (2900m.), walk 5-6 hrs.
Day 06 : Trek from Gupha Pokhari to Milke Danda (3124 m.), walk 6-7 hrs.
Day 07 : Milke Danda Exploration Day walk 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek from Milke Danda to Bhalukhop, walk 5-6 hrs.
Day 09: Trek from Bhalukhop to Pokhari, walk 5-6 hrs.
Day 10 : Trek from Pokhari to Chainpur and drive to Tumlingtar (405m.)
Day 11 : Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu, 1 hours and transfer to Hotel.
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.
Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this amazing Makalu Region Milke Danda Trek if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, or more hiking in other region’s we can organize as yours desire.
Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.