World fifth highest mountain is Mount Makalu 8463m. Mount Makalu is in the Himalayas, 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Mount Everest, on the border between Tibet and eastern Nepal. This mountain is a very beautiful but extremely challenging, and potentially dangerous mountain. Hardly more than 200 mountaineers have stood on her summit - Mount Makalu should be treating with the greatest respect. Mount Makalu was first climbed by a french people in 1955. By 1996, 160 climbers had reached the summit on 125 expeditions;15 climbers have died in the attempt. The peak was first mapped and photographed from the Tibetan side by the 1921 British Everest reconnaissance. Hillary and Shipton photographed Makalu during a side trip on the 1951 Everest reconnaissance. Hillary and other approached the peak a year latter after the failure of their Mount Cho Oyu expedition. The first attempt on Mount Makalu was in 1954 by a US team, mostly from California, who trekked all the way from the Nepal - Indian border near Biratnagar.

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Mount Makalu Expedition Itinerary
DAY 01 Arrival to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. O/N hotel.
DAY 02 Free day in Kathmandu. O/N hotel on B/B
DAY 03 Last preparation in Kathmandu, O/N hotel on B/B
DAY 04 Flight: Ktm- Biratnagar, transfer to Hile, camp
DAY 05 Trek to Mangmaya, camp
DAY 06 Trek to Sutibhari, camp
DAY 07 Trek to Tumlingtar, camp
DAY 08 Trek to Khandbari, camp
DAY 09 Trek to Bhotebas
DAY 10 Trek to Gogone, camp
DAY 11 Trek to Num, camp
DAY 12 Trek to Tashi Gaon
DAY 13 Trek to Khongma La
DAY 14 Trek to Makalu I Base Camp
DAY 15-32 Climbing period of Mount Makalu Expedition 8463m.
DAY 33 Mount Makalu BC to Numbuck, camp
DAY 34 Trek to Khongma La, camp
DAY 35 Trek to Seduwa, camp
DAY 36 Trek to Chichela, camp
DAY 37 Trek to Tumlingtar, cmap
DAY 38 Flight Tumlingtar-Ktm, transfer to hotel on B/B
DAY 39 Kathmandu Leisure day, hotel on B/B
DAY 40 Departure to your next destination

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