Makalu and Sherpani pass trek is a spectacular trekking experience and an adventurous journey. The Makalu and Sherpani pass leads you through the outstanding tropical vegetation of Arun Valley to the ice fields of Mt. Makalu in the north east of Nepal. Makalu and Sherpani pass trek offer you an adventurous trip to the Makalu Base Camp (5,250m) and close up view (Mt. Makalu 8,481).
Makalu and Sherpani pass trek takes you to the remote alpine forest in the high arctic landscapes. It is an amazing opportunity to explore the off-the-beaten-path trails in the Makalu region. Makalu and Sherpani pass is a combination of trails of the Makalu and Everest region. The trek leads you to the breathtaking views of splendid high mountains and landscapes.
You can also explore the Makalu-Barun National Park and witness the endangered animals like Red Panda and Snow leopard. You can experience the culture and tradition of the Rai and Sherpa communities inhabited in the park. The hospitality of the local inhabitants will make you feel like you’re home. The cultural and local diversity of the region will leave you awestruck.
The Makalu and Sherpani pass takes you through challenging passes like West col 6190m, Sherpani col 6180m and Amphu Laptsa Pass at 5850m. These passers are the highest passes of the Himalayan Region of Nepal. Nonetheless, you can enjoy a relaxing trek with the spectacular views of Lhotse (8516m), Baruntse (7220m), Chamlang (7319m), Mt. Kanchenjunga massif (8091m) and mt. Everest (8848 m).
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trekking Highlights
- Exploration of the remote areas of Makalu-Barun National Park.
- Opportunity to hike through the unique terrains and landscapes of the popular Everest Region.
- Experience the warm hospitality of the friendly sherpas, rai, and Gurung.
- Enjoy a scenic flight of the high mountains from Kathmandu-Tumlingtar and Lukla-Kathmandu.
- Hike across the most challenging passes of Nepal like West Col 6190m and Amphu Laptsa Pass 5850m and Sherpani Col 6180m.
Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m via respective airlines.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar (950m) 40 minutes’ flight and camp.
Day 04: Drive to Chichilla (1,800m)Approx 5 – 6 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Num (1,500m)Approx 5 – 6 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Sedua (1,493m.) Approx: 5 hours.
Day 07: Trek to Tashi Gaon(2,200m)Approx 3 – 4 hours.
Day 08: Rest day at Tashi Gaon.
Day 09: Trek to Kohma Danda. Approx 3,500m. 5 – 6 hours walk
Day 10: Trek to Mumbuk (3,400m) 6 hours walk
Day 11: Trek to Nehe Kharka 3,750m 6 hours.
Day 12: Trek to Sherson (4,600m) 6 hours walk.
Day 13: At Sherson for acclimatization.
Day 14: Trek to Higher Makalu BC 4 – 5 hours.
Day 15: Trek to Higher Camp at 5,200 meters.
Day 16: Trek & Camp near the base of Sherpani col. 5 – 6 hours.
Day 17: Rest Day for rest and acclimatization.
Day 18: Trek and camp at the moraine at an altitude of 5,640 meters.
Day 19: Trek to Panch Pokhari “Five lakes” at 5,480 meters.
Day 20: Trek to Chukhung via the Amphu Labtsa pass 6 hours.
Day 21: From Chukhung trek to Thyangboche. 5 – 6 hours.
Day 22: Trek to Monjo via Namche-Bazar 7 hours.
Day 23: Trek to Lukla for the last camp.
Day 24: Fly back to Kathmandu.
Day 25: International Departure to your respective destination.