Trekking in Makalu region is one of the best ways to achieve exhilarating trekking experience and can be the lifetime memories for anyone. This region situated in the eastern part of Nepal has to offer much to trekkers from all across the globe. Makalu region, which is protected by Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Project, is a home to worldâ€™s fifth highest peak Mt. Makalu at 8,485 meters (27,838 ft). Mount Makalu, one of the eight-thousanders in the world has shape of four-sided pyramid. Makalu region with the coverage area of 2330 sq km is just 19 km southeast of Mt. Everest. Trekkers are fascinated by spectacular views of snowcapped peaks including Mt. Makalu, Mt. Baruntse, etc while exploring this region. They are amazed by the beauty of lush rhododendron forests. Makalu Barun National Park in this region is rich in flora and fauna with more than 3000 species of flowering plants, hundreds of orchid varieties, over 400 species of birds as well as rare and endangered species of animals including Clouded leopard, Red Panda and Musk Deer. One of the major attractions of this region is picturesque Arun valley. Lying between two eight thousanders Everest and Makalu, this valley is blessed with diversity of natural scenery and culture of local people.
Makalu Base Camp Trekking, Sherpani Pass Trekking, Arun Valley Trekking, etc are some of the popular treks in this region. Join trekking in Makalu region to explore high altitude terrains, stunning landscapes, snow capped Himalayan beauty as well as to get insights into local culture and tradition of ethnic people of the region. Makalu region offers much more than what trekkers generally expect.