Makalu Trekking Nepal Info
MakaluTrekking Nepal situated in Makalu-Barun National Park, covered 2330Sp Km among the 16 Mountain the in the Park, it is home to Makalu (8463m), the fifth highest mountain in the world. A virtually uninhabited 1500-km2 area of Eastern Nepal is very close to virgin wilderness. Makalu trekking is another popular trekking destination in Nepal. Makalu trekking is formerly a restricted trekking area of eastern part of Nepal , it extent five major ecological zones where can be found the lush, tropical Arun Valley, dense forests or rhododendron and fir and alpine meadows that lead to the mighty Barun glacier. This remote land stretches east from Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park, between the high plateau of Tibet and the deep subtropical gorge carved by the Arun River. Makalu trekking region and Everest trekking region are close to each other. There are amazing views of rocky Himalayan peaks, including Mt. Makalu (8463m), fifth highest in the world, Mt. Chamlang (7319 m) and Mt. Baruntse (7129m). Within 40 kms, these high peaks fall down to the Arun River at 670m. Makalu trekking trails start from 850 meters to 5000 meters above sea level. Having a wide range of attitudinal and climatic variations, the Makalu Barun trekking offers a remarkable and diverse habitat for a rich variety of flora and fauna.
Makalu trekking region in Nepal is rich for natural paradise includes beautiful mountains, pristine forest, and a wide variety of plants, animal life and the simple and warm-hearten local people with rich and varied customs. The unique landscape shelters some of the last pristine mountain Eco- systems on earth. Rare species of animals and plants flourish in diverse climates and habitats, relatively undisturbed by humanity. Over 3000 species of flowering plants, 440 species of birds, and 75 species of mammals, including the endangered Clouded Leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer have had been recorded. This remarkable biodiversity have considered being of global significance, and provides a living laboratory for international scientific research. The Barun Valley is part of a huge international protected area under an agreement between Nepal and China. During a trekking period at Makalu region,The trek crosses several high passes as it climbs into the remote Barun Valley at the foot of Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, providing a splendid venue for more adventurous nature lovers.
Trekking in Makalu-Barun National Park is essential conservation area for many threatened species. Most of trekkers and mountaineers visit the Makalu trekking area during October-November and March-April when high passes has less snowed over. Lower elevations are temperate throughout winter and hot during April and May. Heavy monsoon rains occur throughout the region from June through September, with occasional showers during April-May. Makalu base camp trekking is one of the most remote and unfrequented trekking areas of Nepal where tourist have visited for unforgettable life experience.