The Makalu Base Camp trek
is a classic hiking through an amazing cross-section of the Himalayas, beginning at less than 1,000m. elevation and peaking at over 5,000 m. From the Tumlingtar airstrip, the path follows the mighty Arun 360 degree panorama of Everest and the Khumbu Himal, Makalu
and Kanchenjunga and north onto Tibet. Crossing through the forests of birch, rhododendron and oak and you reach the alpine meadow of the Barun Valley.