Mt. Makalu, 8463m, is the fifth highest mountain in the world and lies just to the southeast of Mt. Everest, but the area is accessed from the Eastern Arun Valley. The fact that it is inaccessible only makes this region more exotic. The entire trek is within the Makalu-Barun National Park and Conservation Area, a place internationally recognized for its outstanding natural beauty and diversity of flora and fauna.
Until now, there are not enough trekkers visiting this area to warrant the establishment of tea-house trekking. Villages are few, small and scattered.
Was really impressed with the speed at which they organised a tour for me, and the quality of the tour itself. The director - Ngima - was very responsive and really helpful, meeting me the day before my tour and introducing me to my guide the day of the tour.…Phillippa
Just got back from an awesome trip to Nepal, kindly arranged by Ngima Sherpa from Annapurna Foothills Treks. The organisation of the trip was absolutely flawless, and I can't remember having any problems during my whole month long stay. My Sherpa Dendi (as featured in the new Everest movie),is a…Neil Murphy
My boyfriend and I wanted to trek in Nepal so I found Annapurna Foothills details online - they were amazing from start to finish. Ngima, the Managing Director was really helpful over email in planning the trip and flexible to help us fit in everything we wanted to. Our guide…Meriel Flint