Lumba Sumba Pass Makalu Base Camp Trek | Upper Route

Lumba – Sumba Pass & Makalu Base camp Trek

The Lumbasumba Pass trekking is a newly developed trekking routes identified and explored by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) in 2012.

  • Trip Fact - 32 days
  • Trip Code: HST-HP-09
  • Trek Start from: Taplejung
  • Trek End at: Tumlingtar
  • Grade: Difficult
  • Trek start Elevation : 909m.
  • Highest Elevation : 4870m.
  • Group Size: Minimum 2 People
  • Best tim: Sep, Oc, Nov, Dec, Feb, Mar, Apr
  • Mode of Trek: Tent / Camp
  • Trek Duration: 32 days
Makalu and Sherpani Col Pass Trekking

Lumba Sumba pass Makalu base camp trek is  a newly developed trekking routes identified and explored by Trekking Agencies’ Association of Nepal (TAAN) in 2012. This route pass through Nepal best preserved retested areas-kanchanjunga Conservation Area (KCA) and Makalu Barun National Park in the eastern Himalaya. Lumbs – sumba peak (5200) is major attraction. Trekkers pass thorough the traditional farming practices and see different birds and wildlife species, including the endangered snow leopard and red panda, from the route.There are number of high mountain lakes in OlangchungGola. similarly trek pass along with Tamor and Arun River which are major tributaries of the mighty saptaKoshi river.

Lumba Sumba pass Makalu base camp trek route encompass alpine grass lands, rocky outcrops, dense temperate and sub-tropical forests, and low river valleys.Different kind of ethnic groops like Limbus, Sherpas, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Newars and Tamang live here. Apart from natural beauty, trekkers can also explore cultural heritage like monasteries choorens, temples and prayer walls. Different kind of ethnic groups like Limbus, Sherpas, Rai, Gurung, Magar, Newars and Tamang live here and to add to the flavor, the festivals of all of these people living in harmony only-serve to make the native culture livelier.

The Makalu base camp trek is start form lowland of Tumlingtar on the Arun River to one of the highest Base Camps on earth, the Makalu Base Camp at 5000m via the Lumba Sumba Pass. The trail pass through the beautiful Barun river valley in the Makalu Barun National Park, we cross various high passes such as Shipton La, Keke La and lakes such as Kalopokhari etc. In Makalu Base Camp, you will enjoy the views of the highest mountains such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Chamlang, Mt. Baruntse and other Himalayan mountains along with Makalu (8481m) itself.

lumba sumba pass makalu base camp trek another highlights is  trek to the base camp of world’s fifth highest mountain Makalu. Makalu is a close neighbor of Mt Everest, lying in the northeast region of Nepal. The Makalu Barun National Park, established in 1992, covers the Barun Valley which is part of a huge international protected area under an agreement between Nepal and China. The Park spreads just east to the Everest region, covering areas of the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts of Nepal. One of the most popular trekking peaks of Nepal, the Mera Peak (6654m), also lies in the Makalu Barun region.  A large variety of common as well as endangered flora and fauna are protected in the region including rhododendrons, orchids, Snow Leopard, Red Panda, Musk Deer, Wild Boar, Wild Yak, Himalayan Thar, and more than 420 varieties of bird species. Some believe the area also to be home to the elusive Himalayan giant, the Yeti.

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