Makalu To Everest Crossing via Three Cols

  • Trip duration 26 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate & Technical
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Makalu To Everest Crossing via Three Cols

The Makalu to Everest Crossing via Three Cols is a classic trekking trip of Himalaya Makalu region. Those who crave for an adventurous and challenging trekking experience can very well opt for the Makalu to Everest Crossing via Three Cols. It trail takes you from Tumlingtar in the steamy lowlands near the Arun River over the Shipton La and into the remote and beautiful Barun river valley before arriving to Makalu Base Camp. From here we cross Sherpani Pass over to Baruntse Base Camp, then cross West Col to Panch Pokhari followed by the Amphu Laptsa into the Everest.

 The Makalu to Everest Sherpani Col trek is known for the three passes – Sherpani col at 6146m, West col at 6143m and Amphu laptsha at 5845m After the Makalu base camp. These three passes are very difficult to cross and only the experienced trekkers who are physically strong can success this trek. After crossing the Sherpani col the trekkers camp at Baruntse massif. The next day they cross West col and relax at another camp. The next day they cross the most difficult Amphu laptsha. Mount Makalu is the fifth highest peak in the world. Though the Makalu Region trek is a popular adventure trek in Nepal.The trekking trails in Nepal the trekking trail that leads to the comparatively new the Makalu to Everest Crossing via Three Cols.

These twenty six days of trekking takes you to one of the most remote location on earth.  The nature and culture of the area is still untouched from modern developments and people have a simple and easy way of life very much dependent on the mercy of nature. We can see the influence of Buddhist traditions, shamanistic practices and little bit of Hinduism in here.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, 35 minutes and drive to Chiuribas (1800 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02: Trek from Chiuribas to Seduwa (1500 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03: Trek from Seduwa to Tashigoan (2100 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04: T Trek from ashigoan to Kongma Danda (3500 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Kongma Danda (3500 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06: Trek from Kongma Danda to Debotay (3650 M) via Tutu La/Shipton's Pass (4125 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07: Trek from Debotay to Yangle Kharka (3557 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08: Trek from Yangla Kharka to Langmale Kharka (4410 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09: Day 09: Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4870 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Makalu Base Camp (4870 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11: Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Swiss Base Camp (5150 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Swiss Base Camp (5150 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13: Trek from Swiss Base Camp to Sherpani Col Base Camp (5688 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14: Trek from Sherpani Col Base Camp to Baruntse Camp (6050 M) crossing the Sherpani Col (6146 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15: Trek from Baruntse Camp to Honku Basin (5500 m) crossing the West Col (6143 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16: Trek from Honku Basin to Amphu Labsta Base Camp (5527 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17: Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Amphu Labsta Base Camp (5527 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18: Trek from Amphu Labsta Base Camp to Chhukung (4730 m) via crossing the Amphu Labsta-La Pass (5848 M), 9-10 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19: Trek from Chhukung to Dingboche (4410 M), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 M), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 21: Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5140 M) with side trip to Kala Pattar (5550 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 22: Trek from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp (5364 M) and back to Lobuche (4910 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 23: Trek from Lobuche to Pangboche (4150 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 24: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazar (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 25: Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 26: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Cost Includes:

  • Airport-Hotel-Airport transfer via private vechcles,
  • Kathmandu hotel accommodations (B & B Basis),
  • Fly Kathmandu-Tumlingtar,
  • Private transport Tumlingtar-Chiuribas,
  • Makalu & Everest National Park Entry Permits,
  • Special Restricted Makalu Trekking Permit,
  • TIMS Permit (Trekker's Information Management System),
  • Camping accommodation during the trek,
  • Three meals everyday while on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Camping soft drinks like: hot water, coffee, tea, juice, soup, bakery food etc.
  • Camping equipments like: tents (dinning tent, sleeping tent, kitchen tent), mattress, kitchen items etc.
  • Experienced English speaking government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced and strong mountain trekking camping staff like: porters, kitchen boy, sarder, tent boy etc.
  • All program according to itineraries on full board,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipments, insurance and other facilities to staffs during the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local & government TAX/VAT etc.

Cost Excludes:

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whilst in Kathmandu,
  • Your Travel-Trekking insurance,
  • International airfare,
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All kind of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking equipments etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, illness which are not under our control,
  • Any others expanses which are not mentioned price include section etc.

Detail Itineraries

  • Day 01 Fly from Kathmandu to Tumlingtar, 35 minutes and drive to Chiuribas (1800 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 02 Trek from Chiuribas to Seduwa (1500 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 03 Trek from Seduwa to Tashigoan (2100 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 04 T Trek from ashigoan to Kongma Danda (3500 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 05 Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Kongma Danda (3500 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 06Trek from Kongma Danda to Debotay (3650 M) via Tutu La/Shipton's Pass (4125 M), 8-9 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 07 Trek from Debotay to Yangle Kharka (3557 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 08Trek from Yangla Kharka to Langmale Kharka (4410 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 09Day 09: Trek from Langmale Kharka to Makalu Base Camp (4870 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 10Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Makalu Base Camp (4870 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 11 Trek from Makalu Base Camp to Swiss Base Camp (5150 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 12 Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Swiss Base Camp (5150 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 13 Trek from Swiss Base Camp to Sherpani Col Base Camp (5688 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 14Trek from Sherpani Col Base Camp to Baruntse Camp (6050 M) crossing the Sherpani Col (6146 M), 7-8 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 15Trek from Baruntse Camp to Honku Basin (5500 m) crossing the West Col (6143 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 16 Trek from Honku Basin to Amphu Labsta Base Camp (5527 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 17 Acclimatize, rest and exploring day around Amphu Labsta Base Camp (5527 M), (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 18Trek from Amphu Labsta Base Camp to Chhukung (4730 m) via crossing the Amphu Labsta-La Pass (5848 M), 9-10 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 19Trek from Chhukung to Dingboche (4410 M), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 20Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910 M), 3-4 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 21Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5140 M) with side trip to Kala Pattar (5550 M), 6-7 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 22Trek from Gorak Shep to Everest Base Camp (5364 M) and back to Lobuche (4910 M), 4-5 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 23 Trek from Lobuche to Pangboche (4150 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 24 Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazar (3440 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 25 Trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla (2840 M), 5-6 hrs, (Lodging + B-L-D),
  • Day 26Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350 M), 25 minutes, (Lodging + B).

Trip Note

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes etc.
  • Price subjected to change if there are more than 3 people in a group.
  • We have got other additional programs like: Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock climbing, Ultra light, Sightseeing, Jungle safari etc. We can include you these programs on your recent trip on your request.
  • Necessary documents to book this trip (Passport’s Copy, Photographs, Insurance copy & Advance payment).

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