Makalu West Col and Sherpani Col Trekking Highlights

makalu west col and sherpani col trekking

 “Makalu West Col and Sherpani Col trekking: In the midst of the rhododendron, alpine forest, on the least accessible isolated route, diverse vegetation, glacier and high peaks, friendly locals with superb views of the great giant mountains and dramatic landscapes, traditional villages, in the vicinity of rich Buddhist culture”.

BUNA fascinating and challenging Makalu West Col and Sherpani Col trekking with high alpine traverse starts from Arun Valley following the rural areas, through fascinating medieval traditional markets and farm villages, this walk-in follows picturesque and rarely trekked route, offering views of Mt. Makalu(the 5th highest mountain in the world) and Kanchenjunga(the 3rd highest mountain in the world) all the way, more stunning views of the Mt. Khumbakarna Range as you enter the Barun valley of Makalu basin. Makalu West Col and Sherpani Col trekking passes over the yak pastures beneath the Makalu’s towering south face along with the great view of the rare east (Kanshung) face of Mt. Everest. From here moving to a higher camp at the foot of the Barun Glacier, here making our final preparation for the traverse of the three cols.

BUNA expert guides will fix ropes on the steepest and most exposed sections of each of the passes, to safe guard the passage of the group, from this high route a spectacular view of most of the high peaks of the central eastern Himalaya, including Mt.Everest, Lhotse from the south east. As a relaxing final to this outstanding trek, after passing the last pass of Amphu Labtsa we descend towards the popular Everest trail, through the Khumbu area to Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu.If you’ve any query visit the best trekking company in Nepal.

Trip Profile:

Trip Mode: On Camping basis.
Trek Grade: Adventurous + Challenging & Extreme adventure.
Trek & Camp: 20 – 21 days.
Total Trip : 24-25 days

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu 1,300m and transfer to Hotel..

Day 02: A day in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly to Tumlingtar 950m 45 minutes flight and camp.

Day 04: Drive to Chinchilla 1,800m, 3-4 hours.

Day 05: Trek to Num 1,500m, 5-6 hours.

Day 06: Trek to Sedua 1,493m, 5 hours.

Day 07: Trek to Tashi Gaon 2,200m, 3-4 hours.

Day 08: Trek to Kohma Danda. 3,500m. 5-6 hours walk.

Day 09: Trek to Mumbuk 3,400m 6 hours walk.

Day 10: Trek to Nehe Kharka 3,750m, 6 hours.

Day 11: Trek to Sherson 4,600 m. 6 hours walk.

Day 12: Free day for a day hike.

Day 13: Trek to High Makalu Base Camp 4,800m. 2-3 hrs.

Day 14: Trek to Higher Camp 5,200m 4-5 hrs.

Day 15: Camp at 5,700m. 4-5 hrs

Day 16: Rest day.

Day 17: Camp on the Moraine 5,640m after crossing Sherpani col.

Day 18: Trek to Panch Pokhari 5,480m 4-5 hrs.

Day 19: Rest day at Panch Pokhari.

Day 20: Trek to Thyangboche 3, 867m 4-5 hrs.

Day 21: Trek to Monjo 2,820m via Namche Bazaar 3,440m 5-6 hrs.

Day 22: Trek to Lukla 2,830m 4-5 hrs.

Day 23: Fly Lukla-Kathmandu.

Day 24: Free day at leisure.

Day 25: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.

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