The Makalu Sherpani Col, the West Col and the Amphu Labtsa Pass are known to be wild and high hikes, and have some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the Himalayas. The Makalu Sherpani Col trek is one of the longest and most difficult treks that require extensive preparation and physical fitness. The trek crosses diverse landscapes and interesting cultures, passing through the magnificent forest, flora and fauna. The indigenous group of Rai, Limbu, Sherpa and Lhomi that you will meet in the southern buffer zones, but no one lives in the center of the park.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek is part of the Great Himalayan Trail and East Nepal Trekking.
Makalu Sherpani Col Trek is truly a trekking adventure in a rural and wild region of the Great Himalayan trail with full logistical assistance. It is a journey that seeks a different route, a new perspective, a demanding hiker. Makalu Sherpani Col Trek has three high passes from the Makalu region to the Everest region, two of them at more than 6000 meters above sea level. The Makalu Sherpani Pass trek is one of the highest and most difficult hiking routes in the world. From Makalu base camp, cross a few alpine technical passes: the Sherpani Col / East Col (6,180 m), the West Col (6,190 m) and the Amphu Labtsa pass (5,845 m) to the Solu-Khumbu region Everest. The Sherpa climbing guide of Mera Alpine Treks fixed the rope in each passage section to protect the group member. Glacier walking, the use of ice axes and other climbing gear will be necessary to complete this trek. Makalu Sherpani Col Pass offers breathtaking magnifications on the Himalayan chain of Everest, Makalu, Kanchanjunga, Lhotse, Baruntse, Mera Peak, Island Peak, Ama Dablam, Kangtega among wilderness to explore.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek with Hunku Valley Trek and Makalu Base Camp Trek.
Makalu is the fifth highest peak in the world (8468 meters). Makalu Base Camp Trek is still one of the most difficult approaches in any base camp, with great passes blocking access. Dozens of peaks surround Honku Khola and the Honku Basin to the west of the national park. The Arun Valley is the deepest valley in the world, located between the hiking areas of Everest and Makalu. The Makalu Sherpani pass trek begins with a flight to Tumlingtar and heads north along the Arun river valley following rural areas. Climbing and descending gradually, taking us from the village of Num to Tashigaon to Khongma La to Yangri in Langmale to the base camp of Makalu, this trail offers us the best form of acclimatization possible. The hike to Makalu base camp alone takes about two weeks from Tumlingtar to Makalu base camp and returns by the same route to Tumlingtar.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek flora and fauna in Makalu Barun National Park.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek is located in the eastern part of Nepal in the scenic Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area. Makalu Barun is the second largest national park and buffer zone in Nepal. Indigenous breeders are allowed to graze the animals and are encouraged to take an active role in conservation projects. It is home to 3000 species of flowering plants as well as different types of Himalayan orchids, 440 species of birds and seventy-five species of mammals. Rare species such as the musk deer, the clouded leopard and the Asian golden cat bear witness to the incredible diversity that hikers can encounter in the abundant valleys. The tall granite cliffs topped by large glaciers in the upper parts of the Barun Valley are compared to those of Yosemite - on a much larger scale.
Makalu Sherpai Col Pass Trek - East Col / Sherpani Col (6,180 m)
East Col is known as Sherpani Col, South Col and Ice Col. The uphill route to Sherpani Col is quite strenuous on the rocky glaciers below the East Col with some steep slopes. After the Swiss base camp, another support camp for the Sherpani pass is located at about 5700 meters, where the coldest night of this trip can be -05 to -10 ° C. The difficult hiking pass of the pass Sherpani must be well organized as the mountaineering style offers an exciting view of the highest peak on earth. Our team of Sherpa guides makes the way and fixes the rope for about 200 meters to cross the glacier and you will walk with an ice ax, crampons and plastic boots. When climbing, you must use a jammer and when descending, you must use a reminder device.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek - West Col / Baruntse Camp I (6,190 m)
West Pass and Camp Baruntse One is the same place as possible to meet the Baruntse Expedition Group. The ascent requires solid lungs and a great will and begins with rock rushing towards a glacier. The day will be quite exceptional and in part, it goes up the last section towards the west pass. After a short stop from the west pass, spectacular view of the ice-covered peaks with glaciers at the top of the mountains. The trail heads to a fantastic arctic landscape, climbing the West Pass and crossing the wide Hongu Glacier. We cross the West Pass with the support of fixed ropes it passes on a steep slope of 40-45 ° about 200 meters lower on the Hunku glacier. Two more hours of descent, we reached Baruntse base camp across the Baruntse glacier.
Makalu Sherpani Col Pass Trek - Amphu Labtsa Pass (5,845 m) and Everest Region
The section is a slightly less steep route to Amphu Labtsa (5,845 m) on a terrain of 5,300 m above sea level, just opposite the famous Lhotse. In a long day, it easily climbs to the Amphu Labtsa pass with a support of minimum 50 meters of rope and climbing equipment. After crossing the last pass of Amphu Labtsa pass, we descend towards Chukung to the Everest base camp path through the village of Khumbu Sherpa to Lukla, after the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu.