Makalu Base Camp for solitary trekkers - Himalayan Glacier
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Makalu Base Camp for solitary trekkers

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A trek like no other, Makalu Base Camp is a paradise for those seeking a tranquil getaway. One of the most popular trekking destinations among solitary trekkers, this trek offers an exceptional opportunity to explore high-altitude terrains, snow-clad landscapes and ethnic Himalayan lifestyle. Makalu Base Camp trek has earned its popularity for its remoteness and wilderness as it takes us deep into the high Himalayas and remains as one of the most unfrequented trekking routes of Nepal. This is a region where we hardly find any modern facilities and amenities but the stunning natural surroundings and rich flora-fauna abound on this region will surely leave us mesmerized. For avid trekkers and nature enthusiasts who seek solace and tranquility in pristine natural habitat and those who wish to avoid crowds, Makalu Base Camp is an ideal choice.

Your journey begins with an hour-long flight to Tumlingtar whereas the real trek starts from Chichila (3-hour’s drive from Tumlingtar). The trek is arduous with either ascending or descending trails with rare flat walking sections. The lower reaches of the trail are renowned for their lushness with verdant rhododendron forests whereas the upper reaches of the trail comprise of polished granite cliffs capped by hanging glaciers, overflowing with waterfalls. As you ascend, you rise from the lowland of Tumlingtar to one of the highest base camps at almost 5000 meters. For more information on the trek please go to the following link:

https://www.himalayanglacier.com/trips/makalu-base-camp-trek/

 

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