Makalu is (8463m.) (27,765 Ft.), The fifth tallest mountain on the mountains of Nepal. Makalu have been middle North East of Nepal, very close neighbor to Mount Everest, Makalu means the “Great God/ Black” In Sherpa’s, Rai’s Language. These valleys, particularly the Barun valley, treasure some of the last remaining pristine forests and alpine meadows of Nepal.They respecting before starting for good work. One, so called due to its dark brooding appearance. Still, it is relatively less attempted mountain.
Makalu trek with Sherpeni Col trek start from the bottom of the Arun valley, at just 435 m above sea level, the Himalaya rise to the snow-capped tip of Makalu- 8463m- within a 40 km distance. Within this wide range of altitudes and climates, the Makalu-Barun area contains some of the richest and most diverse pockets of plants and animals in Nepal, elsewhere lost to spreading human habitation. Though economically poor and isolated, they retain a rich cultural heritage. They hold the key to the preservation of the unique biological and cultural treasures of the Makalu Barun area. For the naturalist, there are spectacular displays of wildflowers and exotic plants. More than 3.000 species of flowering plants, with hundreds of orchid varieties, 48. Primroses and 25 of Nepal’s 30 rhododendrons splash the hillsides with color.
The forests shelter abundant wildlife, including the endangered red panda and musk deer as well as the Ghoral, Himalayan Thahr. Ornithologists have identified 400 bird species, at least 16 of which are extremely rare. The trek starts from Tumlingtar after a short fly from Kathmandu. After the Makalu Base Camp we cross the 3 difficult passes which are Sherpani Col (6200m.), West Col (6135m.) and Amphu Laptsha Pass (5845m)