About Makalu Base Camp Trek
Makalu Base Camp Trek is located in eastern part of Nepal is protected by the Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Project, established in 1992. The total area it covers is 2330 sq km. Makalu Base Camp Trek is popular among the tourists of the globe for being the fifth highest mountain in the world (8463m/ 27,766ft).
Despite being restricted area trekking trail in Nepal, it offers a great opportunity to experience tropical and alpine floras and faunas in one of the most popular Himalayan valley, Arun Valley along with might Barun glacier. In addition, one can seize the spectacular mountains view including the giant, Mt. Makalu.
As Makalu trekking trail is conserved by Makalu Barun National park and conservation, obviously, trekkers will have an encounter with hundreds of endangered species of plants and animals. Not only in the national park but Arun valley floored by mighty Arun river is a very popular fertile valley for the habitat for many other species. The subtropical dense forest including rhododendron contrasting with the terraced slopes cultivated by diverse ethnicity is breath-taking to witness.
Makalu Base Camp Trek trails rising from 850 meters (2,788ft) wraps up at 5000 meters (16,900ft) above sea level. So those adventure enthusiasts who wish to experience the thrills of adventure with natural and cultural diversity in off the beaten track, choose this trekking and find it as a rewarding trekking.