This demanding, adventurous trek is a mountaineering traverse from Makalu to Everest region. Starting from Tumlingtar in the Arun valley, from here the days are spent in a varied ways, trekking in to the base camp of Makalu at Sherson; on the high yak pasture beneath the towering Mt. Makalu the 5th highest mountain in the world. This walk-in follows a picturesque and rarely trekked route, which passes through a number of interesting settlements and offers tantalizing views of the highest peak on this planet. On this trek we have allowed a couple of days for acclimatization at Sherson and beyond in the laps of these giant peaks.
This wonderful journey starts from Arun Valley following the traditional and rural areas, and through fascinating medieval age old markets and farm villages, this walk-in follows picturesque and rarely trekked route, offering grand views and panorama of Mt. Makalu and Kanchenjunga all the way, more stunning views of the Mt. Khumbakarna Range as the journey enters the Barun valley of Makalu basin. From here, the trek passes over the yak pastures beneath the Makalu's towering south face along with the great views of the rare east (Kanshung) face of Mt. Everest.
From here adventure continues moving to a higher camp at the foot of the Barun Glacier, here making a final preparation for the traverse of the three cols.
Our expert guides will fix ropes on the steepest and most exposed sections of the passes, for the safety of the group, staffs and porters. From this high route a spectacular view of most of the high peaks of the central eastern Himalaya, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse from the south east. As a relaxing final to this outstanding trek, passing the last pass of Amphulabtsa then descending towards the popular Everest trail, the final leg of this memorable journey concludes at Lukla for the flight back to Kathmandu.