Internet, Wi-Fi, hot water shower facilities during 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
During the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek, internet and Wi-Fi facilities are limited as the remote mountainous terrain often lacks connectivity infrastructure. Similarly, hot water shower facilities are scarce, and accommodations along the trail may not provide this luxury. Trekkers should rely on basic facilities and enjoying the simplicity of life in the mountains. The trek's focus is on the raw beauty of the Himalayan landscape, cultural immersion, and the physical challenge of the journey, rather than modern amenities.
Risks during 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
Makalu Base Camp Trek comes with inherent risks and challenges. It's essential for trekkers to be aware of these factors and adequately prepare. Some of the risk during 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek are as mentioned below:
- Altitude sickness
- Unpredictable weather
- Landslides and avalanches
- Challenging river crossings
- Trail conditions
- Health issues
- Limited communication
- Bump into wildlife
Preventing Altitude Sickness (AMS) during 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
Preventing altitude sickness during the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek is essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience. Here are some to reduce the risk of altitude sickness:
- Acclimatize properly
- Stay hydrated
- Trek at a moderate pace
- Consider altitude medication
- Monitor symptoms
- Descend if necessary
- Follow local guidance
- Have emergency evacuation insurance
Training for 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
Preparing for the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek involves a combination of cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and mental strength. Engage in aerobic exercises like running, cycling, and hiking to improve cardiovascular fitness. You should focus on strengthening your legs, core, and upper body. Also, include exercises like squats, lunges, and leg presses for lower body strength. Incorporate core exercises such as planks and twists to improve stability and balance.
ATM and money exchange facilities during 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
ATM and money exchange facilities during the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek is limited. The trek takes place in a remote and less-developed region of the Himalayas where banking infrastructure is scarce. Trekkers are advised to carry sufficient Nepalese Rupees in cash from Kathmandu before starting the trek, as there are minimal opportunities for ATM withdrawals or currency exchange along the trail. Cash transactions are the primary mode of payment in the local teahouses and villages along the trek.
Can I join the Group on 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek?
Welcome Nepal Treks offer 24 days Makalu Base Camp group trek packages that allow solo travelers or small groups to join a pre-organized tour with other like-minded travelers. Group tours are a popular option for those who want to explore the destinations with a group of people, share experiences, and enjoy the company of fellow travelers. When booking a group tour, you can choose from various itineraries and departure dates offered by us. The group size can vary, so you can inquire about the maximum number of participants in each group to ensure you are comfortable with the group dynamics.
Can I book Private 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek?
Yes, you can book a private 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks. We can customize the trek itinerary based on your preferences, fitness level, and time constraints. We also offer greater flexibility in terms of starting dates, pace, and the ability to adjust the itinerary as needed during the trek. With a private trek, you can receive more personalized attention and support from the trekking crew and guides. Welcome Nepal Treks provide a more comfortable and intimate experience, as you won't be trekking with a large group of strangers.
What is the Cost of the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek?
The cost of 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek can vary based on several factors, including the type of trek (private or group), the level of services and accommodation, and the season of trekking you choose. According to the service, accommodation provided by us (Welcome Nepal Treks), we offer the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek at a very reasonable price. We offer this 24 days adventurous and splendid Makalu base camp trekking package around $2500 with the quality services. The cost includes the transportation fees, guides, accommodations and everything mentioned in the package with all meals.
Booking and Payment Policies of 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
If you want to book the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek with Welcome Nepal Treks then, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance. You can pay us through different medium like cash, bank transfer, or online. We accept booking deposits through Credit Cards (Master Card or Visa and many more). You can also pay us direct cash. We also accept your last minute booking but the booking should be done at least before one day prior to the trip departure date. If you have any question regarding the trek, then feel free to contact us.
Trip extension after 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek
After completing 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek, you have several options for extending your trip and exploring more of Nepal or neighboring regions. Here are some popular trip extensions you can consider:
- Everest Base Camp Trek
- Annapurna Base Camp Trek
- Tibet and Bhutan Tour
- Langtang Valley Trek
- Upper Mustang Trek
- Ghorepani Poon Hill Trek
- Chitwan National Park Safari
- Bardia National Park Safari
- Rara Lake Trek
- Manaslu Circuit Trek
- Tansen and Palpa
- Lumbini and Buddhist Circuit
- Pokhara Adventure Activities
- Kalinchowk Temple Trek
- Gosainkunda Trek
- River Rafting
- Mountain Flight
Packing lists for Makalu Base camp Trek
For the successful trekking trip you need to pack the right trekking gears according to the season and weather. Here are some of the most necessary trekking gears needed for the 24 days Makalu base camp trek.
- Down jackets, rain coat, wind proof jacket, quick dry t-shirt
- Long sleeve shirt, trekking trousers, trekking boots, warm socks
- Hat, scarf, gloves, sunglasses, under wears
- Cell phone, cameras, torch light, power banks, water bottles
- Face wipes, quick dry towel, sanitizer, toiletries
- Sunscreen cream, moisturizer, lip balm, hair brush, etc.
- Medical kits, water purification tablets
- Extra money and many other necessary personal equipments and valuable accessories.
Accommodations and Hotels for Makalu Base Camp Trek
The accommodations during 24 days Makalu Base Camp trek are quite basic and simple comparing to many other treks in Nepal. You will be staying at the teahouses/ guesthouses along the way. The rooms are basic and cozy where you will sleep in a comfortable bed with pillows and blanket. The facilities are basic and less luxurious but comfortable.
Foods and Meals during Makalu Base Camp Trek
The trekkers will get to eat varieties of foods and meals at the teahouses and guesthouses. You can eat varieties of foods like: soup, noodles, spaghetti, Tibetan bread, boiled eggs, etc. The most preferred and famous dish is local Nepali khana set i.e. Dal bhat tarkari with pickle. You can choose anything you want from the menu according to your tastes.
Wifi and electricity facilities on Makalu Base Camp Trekking
The wifi and electricity facilities are offered in the teahouses. You can use the wifi services and charge your devices. However it is not free of costs as you have to pay extra charge for using these services.
Drinking Water on Makalu Base Camp Trekking
During the Makalu Base Camp trek you can buy the packed mineral water bottles and boiled water on the teahouses/ lodges. You should carry your own water bottle/ thermos to fill the boiled water which will keep the water warm. We suggest you to drink the water only after using water purification pills. You can also fill the tap water and drink it after purification. However, it is better to avoid the tap/ river water.
Difficulty level of Makalu Base Camp Trek
Makalu base camp trek is a moderate to difficult level of trek. The highest altitude of the trek is 6135m. It is 24 days long trek with long climbs and rocky trails. The trek will be easy if you have previous trekking experiences. However, you can do the trek if you are physically and mentally fit. You can be well prepared for the trek by doing some strength exercises, cycling, jogging and hiking before few weeks of the trek.
Guides and Porters for Makalu Base Camp Trek
Welcome Nepal Treks arranges the best and professional guides and porters for Makalu Base Camp Trek. Our guides are good at speaking English and are well experienced. The guides know the best routes, teahouses which will be a great advantage in the trek. The porters will carry your heavy bags and keep them safe throughout the trek. Having a guide and porter for the trek is great as you will be provided proper safety and security.
Travel Insurance for Makalu Base Camp Trek
Welcome Nepal Treks highly recommend trekkers to have good travel insurance for the trekking trips. Sometimes unpredictable incident might occur while trekking. In that case having travel insurance will make you feel secured. The travel insurance must cover all medical expenses and emergency helicopter evacuation. It is best to have travel insurance for the Makalu Base Camp Trek.
Permits needed for the Makalu Base Camp Trek
For the Makalu Base Camp Trek the trekkers will need two kinds of trekking permits. They are: Makalu Barun National Park Conservation Area permit and Trekkers’ Information Management Systems (TIMS) card.
Tipping during Makalu Base Camp Trek
The tipping is not compulsory for the 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trek but is expected by the guides and porters after providing you the best services throughout the trek. The guides and porters put their all the effort in making your trekking journey, comfortable and memorable. If you liked their services then you can reward them with small amount of tips. The tips will make them happy and encourage them to work even better.
Why to do Makalu Base Camp Trek?
The Makalu Base Camp Trek is a perfect trekking package for the nature loving and adventures seeking people. It is the journey to the base camp of the 5th highest peak in the world. The trekking trail is extremely beautiful and offers magical scenery that you will never forget. The trekkers will be able to explore the varieties of flora and fauna on this trek. The unique landscapes, spectacular waterfalls, mesmerizing mountains, glaciers and forests make this trek beautiful. The area is untouched by the modernization and offers experience of pure remote lifestyle. Trekkers would love the experience of visiting pretty villages and interacting with the locals. The 24 days Makalu Base Camp Trekking trip is naturally and culturally beautiful and entertaining.
Why Welcome Nepal Treks for Makalu Base Camp Trek?
Welcome Nepal Treks is a well managed trekking company that provides the best trekking and tours package at the best rates. We are a team of professional with experience of many years in the field of trekking and tourism. We provide professional and much trained and well experienced guides and porters to make your trekking journey enjoyable and fun. We guarantee the best services, and provide the best trekking trip that you will never forget. For the people who are seeking for long adventurous and thrilling trekking journey, we suggest them to do Makalu base camp trek with us.