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Climbing Makalu, economical option. Nepal

Climbing Makalu, economical option

MAKALU (8463 m) - the fifth highest peak in the world. Located in the Makalu-Barun National Park. Climbing it will be a real climbing achievement and adventure.
This is an isolated peak with sharp ridges. Climbing to the top follows the classic ascent path through the Makalu-La pass.

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Article:
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Country:
Nepal
Tour type:
Expeditions and ascents
Directions:
Classics, Northwestern edge
Complexity:
Maximum
Number of participants:
From 3 participants
Maximum height:
8463 m
Season:
Spring
Start of the program:
Kathmandu
Finish program:
Kathmandu
Duration:
53 days
Price:
8 500 USD
Count:
Tours dates
  
10.04.202103.06.2021
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Our terms of the expedition are chosen so that to have time to acclimatize before the end of May (usually the best time for a rise in weather) to ascend to the summit of Makalu. 

The approximate program of the Everest ascent (53 days):

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 2
Organizational day. Purchase of individual equipment. Registration of necessary documents, registration of permits. Tours in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Flight to Tumligar and then transfer to Hadabari (1280 m)

Day 4
Jeep to Num - the beginning of the track

Day 5
Trekking  Num - Sedyuva. 800 meters of discharge into the gorge of the legendary Arun River, 850 sets into the village of Sedyuva.

Day 6
Track Sedyuva - Tashigaon. Going to a pretty Sherpa village

Day 7
Track Tashigaon - Khongma. A long hot climb. For the day you need to gain 1400 meters in height.

Day 8
Khongma Track - Mumbuk (3520m). One of the most beautiful days of the track. Amazing views of the Arun valley and the eight-thousander Kanchenjunga.

Day 9
Track Mumbuk - Nehe Kharkha (4320 m) Relatively short and easy transition

Day 10
Track Nehe Kharkha - BC Makalu

Day 11
Makalu base camp, rest day

Day 12
Track BC Makalu- ABC Makalu

Day 13-44
Climbing Makalu. We work according to an agreed schedule taking into account the weather and the condition of the participants

Day 45-52
Return to Kathmandu

Day 53
Departure home

Additionally, according to the tour program

  • Our expedition starts in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal. We meet you at the airport and settle in the hotel.
  • The first 3 days we deal with organizational issues, preparation for the expedition: obtaining a permit, purchasing equipment, visiting interesting places in the capital of Nepal, etc.
  • Further we move by road Tumligar and Num.
  • From this moment, pedestrian trekking to the base camp of Makalu begins, with a good set of heights for acclimatization.
  • In the base camp the program of high-altitude acclimatization, rest and the ascent to the top of Makalu (we are waiting for a favorable period of weather) begins.
  • Then back down to Kathmandu, a gala dinner, a flight home.
  • Kathmandu
  • Moving to Num
  • Trekking: Seduwa, Tashigaon, Kongma, Addo, Yangle Kharkha, BС Makalu
  • Acclimatization and climbing
  • Route climbing Makalu: BС Makalu (5700-5800m), Camp 1 (6150-6300m), Camp 2 (6400-6800m), Camp 3 (7450-7500m), Camp 4 (7650-7800m), Climbing Makalu (8463m)
  • Descent to BC Makalu
  • Trekking: to Num
  • Transfer to Kathmandu

Price of the Economic package - 8500.00$

Price of the Full package - 19000.00$

  • prepayment for 1 participant until February 2021 - 4000.00$

THE COST OF THE ECONOMIC PACKAGE IS INCLUDED:

  • All transfers according to the program
  • Meeting and seeing off at the airport
  • Hotel in Kathmandu (4 nights) + breakfast;
  • Permit for the ascent to Makalu (8463)
  • Expenses for a liaison officer;
  • Transportation of personal equipment in BC-30kg- one person
  • 2 oxygen bottle  for  each high altitude Sherpa + mask           
  • 3 oxygen bottle for each member + mask
  • Generator in the base camp
  • 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use
  • Heater in the dining tent of the base camp;
  • Kitchen tent;
  • Kitchen equipment;
  • Dining tent;
  • Restroom;
  • Shower
  • Cook and his assistant;
  • Tents for accommodation in the base camp: one tent per participant
  • Food and accommodation in the BC
  • Meals and accommodation on the track
  • All transfers are within the program inside Nepal;
  • staff insurance

THE PRICE IS NOT INCLUDED:

  • International flight
  • Personal mountaineering insurance
  • Excursions around the city
  • Personal equipment
  • Personal first-aid kit
  • Personal oxygen and oxygen equipment
  • Summit bonus for High Altitude Climbing Sherpa - 1000 USD
  • Lunches and dinners in Kathmandu
  • Hotel stay and more then 4 nights in Kathmandu Hotel 
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • All equipment and food above the base camp
  • Railing on the route- the cost of handrails to the Summit 350 $ per person
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa  
  • Satellite phone
  • Radio 
  • Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days ( to be applied for 100 days (USD$ 100)
  • Tips

NECESSARY INFORMATION

  • Climb to the top begins at 11 am, RETURN POINT- 12: OO days
  • All instructions of the guide are OBLIGATORY TO PERFORMANCE

WE RECOMMEND THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT FOR ASCENT OF 8000+ IN THE HIMALAYA

  • Sleeping bag for BC, comfort temperature mode -25С
  • Sleeping bag for high-altitude camps, comfort - 38-45С
  • Boots for climbing type Millet Everest or Olimpus Mons Evo La Sportiva
  • Crampons
  • Ice-axe
  • Harness
  • Standard Figure Eight Descender
  • handled ascender
  • Carabiners - 5 pcs.
  • Whiskers of self-insurance
  • Down jacket
  • Downy overall
  • Thermal underwear - three sets
  • Heated trekking socks - 4 pairs
  • Sneakers for the camp
  • Gloves thin - 3 pairs
  • Fur gloves or mittens
  • Balaclava
  • Cap
  • Ski poles  
  • Self-insulating ice_screws for winter ice (4 teeth, GRIVEL ONLY!)
  • Sunglasses half-mask, degree of protection 4
  • Sunglasses ordinary mountain, degree of protection 4
  • Fleece jacket
  • Sunscreen Cream 50
  • Thermos metal 1,5L
  • Windproof mountain-tacks jacket
  • Trousers-tacks
  • Backpack (40 L)
  • Transport bag
  • Headlamp with remote battery pack
  • Rug for high-altitude camps - 2 pcs.
  • Shower slippers

IF YOU NEED, WE WILL HELP YOU TO CHOOSE ALL EQUIPMENT IN KATHMANDU

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