MAKALU EXPEDITION OVERVIEW
• Difficulty Level - 5 (on a scale of 5)
• Highest Altitude - 8,463 meters (27,766 ft)
• Group Size - 02 to 20 Pax
• Accommodation Type - Tent
• Duration - 2 months (Kathmandu – Kathmandu)
• Best Seasons - March - May and August – October
Mount Makalu lies in Eastern part of Nepal. Mount Makalu rises to a steady 8,463 meters above the sea level making it the fifth highest point in the face of this planet and a breathtaking climb up to the top. Mr. Jean Couzy from France scaled Mount Makalu first time on May 15, 1955 via West Face.
Mount Makalu is located some 19 kilometers to the south-east of Mount Everest. Mount Makalau is an isolated mountain with the shape of a four-sided pyramid. Outfitting Trekking in Nepal in the Makalu Region and being an outfitter in Nepal of Makalu Expedition has always been a matter of great pride for us because of the legacy the mountain carries with it and it staggering height.
MOUNT MAKALAU AT A GLANCE:
Latitude - 27°53’23”
Longitude - 87°05’20”
First Nepali climber - Mr. Ang Chepal Sherpa topped the mountain on May 1, 1978
Normal Ascent Route - North West Ridge
Caravan Route - Kathmandu – Tumlingtar – Chichila - Num-Yak Kharkha - Makalu Base Camp
Total number of Summiteers - 355 till Dec 2011
More information on this challenging and breathtaking expedition can be made available on request.
As your local Outfitter in Nepal, we will provide you with information pack regarding the expedition and trekking in Nepal in general which will include the followings:
- Complete Overview of the Mountain
- List of successful summiteers
- Route to the TOP and Trekking in Nepal Details
- Complete list of Gears Required for the expedition
- Emergency Plans and Rescue Operation overview
- Day to Day Itinerary
- Cost for the whole expedition
- Cost of permits and other un-covered expenses that you must be aware of
- Departure dates for the expedition of the season that you plan
- Any further information that you might request during your inquiry
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