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Makalu To Sherpeni West Col Trekking

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Makalu Sherpeni col treks starts at Tumlingtar where the trekking trails enter the highest valley in the world to begin your journey to the base of Mt. Makalu, the fifth highest mountain of the world (8,481m).This is an outstanding trek in eastern Nepal. The trek to Makalu Base Camp visits one of the most remote and unfrequented areas in Nepal. Sherpini col is considered as one of the adventurous trek in high Himalaya, only suitable for experienced hikers or climbers. The cloud-forest jungle, high alpine terrain, orchids and rural farm and market villages and cross along the Pass yak pastures towards the endless ice fields of Mt. Makalu, Baruntse and Sherpani col are the attractions of this trekking region.The Thiarea Pass offers the massif views of mount Makalu, Kanchanjanga, Everest, Lotse, Ammadablam, Cho yo etc. The communities of Kiranti, Sherpa, and Shingsawa(Bhotia) farmers are the preserver of unique biological and cultural resources of the area. The forest of the region is the home for the endangered red panda and musk deer, ghoral, Himalayan thar and leopard and more than 400 bird species, at least 16 of which are extremely rare.


The length of this trek and the unspoiled terrain it explores makes the Sherpani Col La trek a true classic.  One has to be physically fit as this trek is graded adventurous, reaching as high as 6,110m. Magnificent landscapes, imposing & prestigious peaks, tapering ridges & colourful villages contribute to turning this trek into an unforgettable experience. High Mountain pastures often dotted with turquoise lakes combined with deep gorges & glacier ice make you feel like you are on 'top of the world'.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet by out team and transfer to your hotel, overnight hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparations for the trek, overnight same hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar one hour and drive to Num 4 hrs and overnight Camp.
Day 04: Num -to-Sheduwa 6 hours walk about (1650m.)
Day 05: Sheduwa -to- Tashigau 5 hours walk (2000m.)
Day 06: Tashigau -to- Khongma 6 hours walk (2950m.)
Day 07: Khongma -to- Dobate 7 hours walk kekela, Shiptonla4127m.andTutula4075m. Pass and about 3250m. Camp.
Day 08: Dobate -to- Yangri kharka 5 ½ hours walk.(2245m.)
Day 09: Yangrikharka -to- Sher shong 6 ½ hours walk (4650m.)
Day 10: Shersung -to- Italy Bc. 5 hours walk.(4950M.)
Day 11: Italy b.c. –to- Dhar camp 6 hours walk.(5235M.)
Day 12: Dhar camp -to- Sherpeni high camp 5 hour’s walk.(5450M.)
Day 13: Sherpeni Col high camp Rest day.
Day 14: Sherpeni col high camp to sherpeni col pass 5800m. and west cold camp at 6165m. about 8 hours walk.
Day 15: west col---- to--- Baruntse Bc. About 8 hours walk and pass.(5460M.)
Day 16: Barunche Bc. To-- Pachpokhari 6 hour’s walk.(5260M.)
Day 17: Pachpokhari to Hanggu khola 6 hours walk(4970m.)
Day 18: Hanggu Khola to Khongma dingma 5 hours walk.(4948m.)
Day 19: Khongma dingma to Mera high camp 5 hours walk (5250m.)
Day 20: Mera high camp to climbing (6461m) summit of Mera and enjoy the panoramic view around and back to High camp 8/9 hours.
Day 21: Mera high camp to Mera la 5415m. And Thangnag 6 hours walk (4356m.)
Day 22: Thangnag to Chhotre 6 hours walk (4500m.)
Day 23: Chhotre to ChhuThyanga 6 hours walk with a pass, and camp (3500m.)
Day 24: Chhuthyanga to Lukla 3 Hours walk (2840m.)
Day 25: Lukla to Kathmandu by air plane 30 minute and rest day at hotel in kathmandu.
Day 26: Sight seeing tour around in kathmandu, patan,Bhaktapur.
Day 27: Departure transfer to airport and farewell.


 

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, meet and greet by out team and transfer to your hotel, overnight hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and preparations for the trek, overnight same hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar one hour and drive to Num 4 hrs and overnight Camp.
Day 04: Num -to-Sheduwa 6 hours walk about (1650m.)
Day 05: Sheduwa -to- Tashigau 5 hours walk (2000m.)
Day 06: Tashigau -to- Khongma 6 hours walk (2950m.)
Day 07: Khongma -to- Dobate 7 hours walk kekela, Shiptonla4127m.andTutula4075m. Pass and about 3250m. Camp.
Day 08: Dobate -to- Yangri kharka 5 ½ hours walk.(2245m.)
Day 09: Yangrikharka -to- Sher shong 6 ½ hours walk (4650m.)
Day 10: Shersung -to- Italy Bc. 5 hours walk.(4950M.)
Day 11: Italy b.c. –to- Dhar camp 6 hours walk.(5235M.)
Day 12: Dhar camp -to- Sherpeni high camp 5 hour’s walk.(5450M.)
Day 13: Sherpeni Col high camp Rest day.
Day 14: Sherpeni col high camp to sherpeni col pass 5800m. and west cold camp at 6165m. about 8 hours walk.
Day 15: west col---- to--- Baruntse Bc. About 8 hours walk and pass.(5460M.)
Day 16: Barunche Bc. To-- Pachpokhari 6 hour’s walk.(5260M.)
Day 17: Pachpokhari to Hanggu khola 6 hours walk(4970m.)
Day 18: Hanggu Khola to Khongma dingma 5 hours walk.(4948m.)
Day 19: Khongma dingma to Mera high camp 5 hours walk (5250m.)
Day 20: Mera high camp to climbing (6461m) summit of Mera and enjoy the panoramic view around and back to High camp 8/9 hours.
Day 21: Mera high camp to Mera la 5415m. And Thangnag 6 hours walk (4356m.)
Day 22: Thangnag to Chhotre 6 hours walk (4500m.)
Day 23: Chhotre to ChhuThyanga 6 hours walk with a pass, and camp (3500m.)
Day 24: Chhuthyanga to Lukla 3 Hours walk (2840m.)
Day 25: Lukla to Kathmandu by air plane 30 minute and rest day at hotel in kathmandu.
Day 26: Sight seeing tour around in kathmandu, patan,Bhaktapur.
Day 27: Departure transfer to airport and farewell.

Included in the Cost

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Kathmandu-Tumlingtar/ Lukla-Kathmandu Flight
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Himalayan Wild Treks trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Not Included in the Cost

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Cold Drinks and Alcohol
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and drivers

What to Bring ?

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum. The packed weight of your trek bag while trekking should be no more than 15 KG.

  • Waterproof overtrousers / rainpants
  • Baselayer Hiking boots Socks
  • Trekking trousers / pants
  • shirts
  • Casual shirt and/or T-shirts
  • Fleece jacket or warm jumper/sweater
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Sunhat Warm hat
  • Sunglasses
  • Thermal gloves
  • Warm and waterproof over gloves or mittens
  • Headtorch/Headlamp with spare bulb and batteries
  • Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
  • Water bottles 1 L. Antibacterial handwash
  • Small towel Daypack,25/30Litres
  • Trekking poles
  • Sleeping bag 4 or 5 season * (rated down to – 20ºC)
  • Warm jacket (down)*

 

Medical

  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (Simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc.
  • Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  •  Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies.

Note: Walking pole, down jacket, sleeping bag, etc available on hire in Kathmandu or request we will provide it. NOTES Trip cost will vary depending on numbers of travelers, duration/days of trek, standard of hotel in Kathmandu before & after the trip. Please contact us to GET a Custom Quote.

 

Trip's Quick Facts

Duration: 27 Days
Accomodation: Guest House / Tenting
Seasons : Spring and Autumn
Type: Moderate / challenging
Activities : Hiking- Trekking - Sightseeing -climbing
No. of Pax : 2-15 person
Maximum Access : 6461m Mera peak
Starts From : Tumlingtar
Ends at : Lukla

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Posted By Jasmin G The best guide and Trekking company in Nepal!
I was lucky to meet Ganesh when I was traveling in Nepal in October 2017. I went on the Annapurna Basecamp trekking with him and his porter Noresh for 11 days. Before we started the trek I had a lot of questions and Ganesh would always answer all of them patientely and immediately. We met 1 day before the trek and all the questions were answered and we were ready to go. Everything was well organized and also during the trek everything was perfect.... Read More

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