Makalu region lies in the eastern part of Nepal. The region is protected by Makalu Barunb National Park established in 1992 which covers an area of 2330 sq km. Makalu Barun National Park consists of 16 mountains among which Makalu is the fifth highest mountain in the world and highest in Makalu Region. Makalu Region is blessed with alpine natural beauty and cultural diversity. This region of Nepal receives highest rainfall and snow. The trek to Makalu Region is Campaign Trek and the best time to trek to this region is during October and November. Makalu region has rich diversity of flora and faunas. This region shelters 3000 species of flowering plants, 440 species of birds and 75 species of mammals. Makalu is considered as one of the toughest 8000 peak to climb. The region is inhabited by people of different ethnic groups thus; you can experience different cultures and traditions. You will enjoy walking through lush jungle, valleys and many small and big settlements. Makalu Base Camp Trek is the most popular trek of this region.