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Makalu Region Milke Danda Trek - 12 Days

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.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 1750

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel

Day 2
Day 02 : Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley, overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Basantapur (2200m.), drive 16 hours. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek from Basantapur to Chauki (2700m.), walk 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 5
Day 05 : Trek from Chauki to Gupha Pokhari (2900m.), walk 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek from Gupha Pokhari to Milke Danda (3124 m.), walk 6-7 hrs. Overnight at Tent camp.

Day 7
Day 07 : Milke Danda Exploration Day walk 3 – 4 hrs. Overnight at tent camp.

Day 8
Day 08 : Trek from Milke Danda to Bhalukhop, walk 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 9
Day 09 : Trek from Bhalukhop to Pokhari, walk 5-6 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek from Pokhari to Chainpur and drive to Tumlingtar (405m.), walk 4-5 hrs. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11
Day 11 : Flight from Tumlingtar to Kathmandu, 1 hours and transfer to Hotel.

Day 12
Day 12 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu by private AC vehicles as per group size
  • All ground transportation by private Jeep
  • Tumlingtar - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • Restricted Area trekking permit and National park fees
  • An experience trekking guide (trained by Ministry of tourism), trekking cook, kitchen helper, Sherpa.
  • Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, transportation, salary, insurance, equipment’s are included in Cost.
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups.
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Your personal entrance fees for Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Helicopter rescue
  • Staff tips

Makalu & Kanchenjunga Region; Milke Danda Trek – 12 Days: (Lodge/Camping)

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Trek Cost for 1 Person: Eur 1750
All inclusive Trek Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 1650 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 1600 per person
All inclusive Trek Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 1550 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
CLOTHING:
Warm jacket (down jacket, if possible)
Water and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a poncho or umbrella)
Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material, if possible)
Thermal underwear
Hat or Cap, pair of gloves and scarf
Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
Shorts and trousers, or skirt
2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
Proper hiking boots
Running shoes and flip-flops
2-3 t-shirts
Underwear
Light and expedition weight thermal bottom
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Sun Glasses


During winter season, additional clothing’s may include:
The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during winter season
Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
Snow gaiters


TREKKING GEARS:
Pair of polarizing sun-glasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
Map of the trekking route,
Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
Sleeping bag and silk liner
Miscellaneous


TOILETRIES:
A small light weight and quick drying towel
Bar of soap
Sunscreen (SPF +20)
Earplugs
Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
First aid kid
Water purification tables or a water filter
Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
Toilet paper


OPTIONAL ITEMS:
Camera, battery etc
Books/magazines
Trekking poles
GPS unit
Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
Day pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottles (2 bottles recommended)
Sewing/repair kit
Pocket knife
Dairy or notebook plus pencil/pen

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Makalu Region Milke Danda Trek
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Trip Facts

  • 12 Days
  • Easy
  • 3124 Meter
  • March - April
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private AC Vehicle & Flight
  • Hotel/Lodge & Camping

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