our client says Reise ins geheimnisvolle Königreich Mustang Am 1. Mai 2010 machten sich, 7 abenteuerhungrige Schweizer auf den langen Flug nach Kathmandu. Einerseits mit grosser Vorfreude und andererseits mit einem etwas mulmigen Gefühl, da in ganz Nepal einen Generalstreik vorausgesagt wurde und wir nicht wussten ob unser Trekking ins Königreich Mustang wirklich zustande kommen wird. Doch am Flughafen in Kathmandu wurden wir schon von Yagya unserem Trekkinguide vor Ort freundlich empfangen und er cauffierte uns mit dem Bus das erste Mal durch die Strassen von Kathmandu in unser Hotel im Stadtteil Tamel. Durch den Streik waren alle Einheimischen auf der Strasse, überall wurden Parolen gerufen , rote Flaggen und T-Shirt getragen, es herrschte ein richtiges Chaos und das richtige Leben stand völlig still, ausser wir als Touristen wurden noch in der Stadt herumgefahren. Müde und froh sind wir dann im Hotel angekommen und genossen ein par Stunden für uns bis wir uns dann gemeinsam zum Abendessen trafen. read more View All
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Makalu Base Camp Trek : 25 days
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The majestic view from the Singla Top of massif Manaslu , with Manaslu (8163m.) poking up from behind the Ganesh Himal appears before you. To the northwest is the Ganesh Himal and at other side looms Langtang Himal. Ganesh (7406m.) and her sisters jut up from the valley below like large crystals thrust out of the earth, creating a stunning panorama of glaciers, peaks, rock, snow, and ice. 
Duration:25 days
Maximum Altitude:5817m.
Minimum Pack:1 +
Itinerary Detail
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu International Airport Grace Himalayan Trekking will officially greet and meet you at Airport & transfer you to Hotel  You will have leisure time, followed by an evening welcome dinner at a typical Nepalese Restaurant called Nepali chulo. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).

Day 02: Kathmandu: Half-day guided city tours with Home language tour guide (tour includes Kathmandu Durbar Square, Syambunath Stupa, Pashupati Nath Temple - Hindu Temple & Buddha Nath - The biggest Buddha Stupa in ancient Kathmandu). Afternoon pre-trip discussion and preparation for the next day. Overnight in Kathmandu (1,000m/3,280ft).  
 
Day 03-04: Drive from Kathmandu to Hille (1860 m) which takes about sixteen hours. 

Day 05: Trek from Hille to Mangmaya which takes about six and half hours. The trek starts with gentle ascend and moves along flat trail through the jungle of pine trees, rhododendron trees. 

Day 06: Trek from Mangmaya to Surtibari which takes about six hours. The trail passes by the side of a river which is gently a flat trail with some small descends.

Day 07: Trek from Surtibari to Tumlingtar which takes about six and half hours. The trail starts with an adventurous action of hanging ropeways over the river. The trail then will ascend about 2 hours. This is a small town with an airstrip. There is a market and you find some government administrative offices and some tea houses.  

Day 08: Trek from Tumlingtar to Maney Bhanjyang which takes about five and half hours. The trail ascends all the way through forest of rhododendrons and sal trees. En route, you pass few villages. Maney Bhanjyang is a ridge inhabited by some people. It is quite surrounded by forest and this is grazing filed for local people. 

Day 09: Trek from Maney Bhanjyang to Chilchile (1830m) which takes about five hours. The trail ascends through forest of rhododendrons and sal trees for about three hours and you will ultimately walk over a flat trail and you approach Chilchile. This is a small village mainly inhabited by Gurungs and other communities as well. There is a government school where locals send their children. You will find some good tea houses. 

Day 10: Trek from Chilchile to Num (1500 m) which takes about four and half hours. The trail ascends for about 2 hours and then descends by a small perennial river and the walk on a flat trail for about 1 hour and reach Num. Num is a beautiful village which is enriched with many tea houses and telephone facilities.

Day 11: Trek from Num to Seduwa (1510 m) which takes about four and half hours. The trail descends steeply for about 2 and half hours till a big river named Neguwa Khola. The trail passes through the suspension bridge and the trail ascends through forest and few traditional villages. People of this area are mainly engaged in agriculture and the crops grown here are paddy, millet, potatoes and vegetables depending upon season. There is a check post and local office of Makalu Conservation Area. 

Day 12: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigaon (2070 m) which takes about four hours. The trail slightly ascends but major part of the trail is flat and easy through the bushes. While walking, you can villages at far distance. Tashigaon, surrounded by verdant forest is a big sherpa village. You find prayer flags fluttering in sky in and around village. The camping spot in this village is really praiseworthy.

Day 13: Trek from Tashigaon to Khongma la (3560 m) which takes about six hours. The trail ascends throughout the day and you will walk through forest of Rhododendrons and Sal trees until you reach destination. Kongma la is a ridge and there is only one tea house here. This is also perfect place for camping. There falls snow during March and April.
 
Day 14: Trek from Kngma la thoo Mumbuk (3550 m) which takes about six and half hours. The trail ascends and then following a trail you reach a beautiful lake named “Kalo Pokhari” at the height of (4004 m). Leaving this lake, you go downhill until you reach Mumbuk. It is a camping spot surrounded by green forests. 

Day 15: Trek from Mumbuk to Yangle Kharka (3600 m) which takes about four and half hours. The trail today is bit adventurous and strenuous. The trail passes for about 3 hours through a landscape which is very prone to landslides. The Barun river through the trail adds more dimensions to the trail with its spectacular views of Mt. Tutse (Peak 6) 6739 m, Peak 7 (6185 m). 

Day 16: Trek from Yangle Kharka to Yak Kharka (4810 m) which takes about five and half hours. The trail ascends through the grassland and forest. You can enjoy the majestic peaks such as the Mt. Tutse (Peak 6) 6739 m, Peak 7 (6185 m), Isuwa La (5340 m) and many unnamed mountains and peaks. Yak Kharka is a grazing field and you camp overnight here. 

Day 17: Trek from Yak Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4812 m) which takes about four hours. The trail passes through a flat trail and will descend to Perennial River. As you reach Makalu Base Camp, you will be mesmerized by the views of Mt. Makalu (8463 m), Baruntse (7152 m), Kali Himal (6985 m), Chamlang (7390 m), Makalu II (7640 m), etc.

Day 18: Rest at Makalu Base Camp. You will enjoy the whole day in the base camp. You will have a spectacular views of different mountains and peaks like  Mt. Makalu (8463 m), Baruntse (7152 m), Kali Himal (6985 m), Chamlang (7390 m), Makalu II (7640 m), etc. You can also hike to Baruntse Base Camp. 

Day 19: Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Yangle Kharka (3600 m). which takes about four and a half hours. After ascending for few hours, the trail moves along flat level path and at the end it descends to reach Yangle Kharka. En route, you walk through rocky forest path with views of green hills and huge stones at some distance. 

Day 20: Trek from Yangle Kharka to Dobato which takes about four and half hours. The trail ascends for almost three hours through the same landscape of landslide. Then you have to trek uphill passing through jungle all the way to Dobato. This is not a village but a camping place. Here, you find small bushes of rhododendrons. 
 
Day 21: Trek from Dobato to Tashigaon (2070 m) which takes about six hours. The trail descends steeply upto Khongma la via Kali Pokhari through jungle. You again walk along downhill all the way to Tashigaon.  

Day 22: Trek from Tashigaon to Num (1490 m) which takes about five hours. The trail steeply descends in the beginning and will pass through a steep ascend later on to reach Num. You pass through small forest of bamboo and small villages. 

Day 23: Trek from Num to Maney Bhanjyang (1158 m) which takes about five  hours. The trail ascends in the starting through the forest and will gently descend in the second half of the day. 

Day 24: Trek from Maney Bhanjyang to Tumlingtar and it takes about five and half hours. The trail descends all the way through forest of rhododendrons and sal trees. En route, you pass few villages.

Day 25: Departure onwards your final destination
Cost Include
  • All domestic flight, hotel/airport transfer 
  • Deluxe Hotel at Kathmandu 
  • Kathmandu to Hile by tourist bus and all ground transportation by private vehicles 
  • All accommodations in Tent and all meals during the treks 
  • Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag  on your request 
  • Welcome & farewell dinner 
  • All porterages costs 
  • All cost for a English Speaking Guide and sherpa, a sherpa assistance leader(s) and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek 
  • All necessary paper works and permits 
  • Travel & Rescue arrangements 
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag 
  • All government and local taxes 
  • Insurance for all the trekking staff

Cost Exclude
  • Visa fees/ International airfare to & from home city 
  • Excess baggage charges 
  • Lunch & evening meals in Kathmandu and Pokhara 
  • Travel and rescue insurance 
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters 
  • Tips. 
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend 
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