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.
I did the above mentioned trip in December 2016. The trip was perfectly planned and everything went smoothly. The itinerary allowed for perfect acclimatisation, especially having two nights at Island Peak Base Camp. Tashi, the trekking guide for the trip picked me up at the airport and helped me through…Lukas
A friend and I worked with Annapurna Foothills Treks to be guided trekking on the Annapurna circuit from Besi Sahr over the Thorong La pass to Jomsom, with a guided climb of Chulu West on the way. Our trekking guide Dawa was outstanding all the way to Pisang, and provided…Craig
Our 14 day Poon Hill and Annapurna Base Camp trek, guided by Tashi was an outstanding experience. We enjoyed his local knowledge while making the trip a joy. From the trip's booking to departure from Nepal, all aspects of the trip were carefully organized and well executed-something we appreciated very…Kathy