Helambu Trek Helambu Trek is one of the easy and best treks in Langtang region popular for its natural splendor and gratifying climate. Helambu is positioned at northeast of Kathmandu Valley which takes only 72 kilometers. Helambu region extends from north of Taramarang to the Gosaikunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal. It lies amid 800 meter to 3,600 meter which is the sigh of fewer ascending and warm temperature. Helambu trek offers wide range of cultures and spectacular scenery.
Helambu Trek is a best cultural journey in mid hills of Nepal. The entire trekking trail will fascinate you with spectacular mountain views and other beautiful landscapes. The green, lush natural sceneries of hills and terraced farmland, pine forests, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock, grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies, Helambu Trek has much to offer.
The monasteries along the trial reflect the culture and tradition of the local people. Helambu Trek is an opportunity of getting wanderlust in the backdrop of Himalayan panorama. It will cover the beautiful destinations like Chisopani, charming Kutumsang, diverse Thadepati and finally Sermathang. Moreover, Helambu, the Sherpa Land concludes at Melamchi Pul Bazar. The trail which takes the trekkers to Helambu, the Sherpa land crosses the dense and grand mountain along with forest and marvelous Buddhist monasteries.
Day 01: Arrival in TIA Kathmandu
Our team representative staff will greet you in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. From the airport you will transfer to the hotel. You will take some rest and then will be familiar with the detail itineraries. Stay overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and preparation
Spending a night at Kathmandu you will wake up early so that you will cover maximum places of Kathmandu and if you are favored with time then will move to Bhaktapur and Patan as well. Our first priority is to show the Kathmandu Valley listed in World Heritage Sites just like Swyambhunath (Monkey temple), holy Pashupatinath, Bouddhanath and Patan Durbar square. This is the day for preparation as well so, you will manage all necessary things. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu for an hour and trek to Chisapani (2,300m) 4hrs
On the next day you will take a drive from Kathmandu which takes 1 hour then you will make your way to Sundarijal. From Sundarijal (1,350m) you will start the trek heading towards Chisapani. Chisapani is situated at an altitude of 2,300 meter so it takes 4 hours of trek. There you will explore Shivapuri National Park along with Tamang people. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang (2,446m) 7hrs
On the following day you will have your breakfast as soon as possible so that you can move to Kutumsang which is positioned at 2,446 meter. Altogether it takes 7 hours of extensive trek which formally begins after passing from meadows. You will have pleasure from splendid observation of the Langtang Mountains. Taking downward from Gul Bhanjyang the trail will take you to Kutumsang. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day0 5: Trek to Tharepati (3,650m) 6hrs
Spending lovely night at Kutumsang today you will move to Tharepati which is standing at 3,650 meter. You will take ascend through Rhododendron. Then, the trek will carry on to Yurin Danda which will offer brilliant vistas of high Himalayas. At last you will reach Tharepati taking 6 hours. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2,560m) 6 hrs
This is the day where you will head to Tarkeghyang which is standing at 2,560 meter. The trek to Tarkeghyang demands 6 hours where you will move downward by passing Melamchi Khola. Tarkeghyang will take you through the Sherpa settlements. This is the village which is renowned as Helmbu. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 07: Trek to Shermathang (2,610m) 3-4 hrs
On the following day you will set the trail towards Shermathang which is located at 2,610 meter. On this day you will not approach higher altitude so it will make the trek easier for you. From Gangyul you will find the trail to Shermathang where you will get to see Buddhist monastery, the utmost spot of the village. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Bazzar 3-4 hrs and drive to Kathmandu 2 hrs
This is the last day of the trek. You will take downward step to Malemchi Pul Bazaar. This is the village where Sherpa people have shown their majority but there are other ethnic people staying over there too. Moving further you will take the bus at Bazaar which will take you to Kathmandu. Stay overnight at guesthouse.
Day 09: Departure
Taking the breakfast and you will be transferred into the Tribhvan International Airport, Kathmandu by our team representative in a private van.
Tour package cost includes
Pick up & drop off at arrival and departure to/from Kathmandu Airport.
2 nights Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Trekking Entry permit (Langtang National Park)
TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System)
Breakfast, lunch & dinner during trek
Accommodation during the trek
Emergency rescue arrangement (Makes sure your insurance will cover it)
Insurance for guide & porter that includes their emergency rescue
Necessary equipment for guide & porter
First aid kits
Tour package cost excludes
Meals in Kathmandu
Hotel for more than 2 nights in Kathmandu
Alcohol and any drinks on trek
Tips for guide and porter
All expenses of a personal nature e.g. medicines, confectionery etc
Nepal entry visa fee
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Country : Nepal
Starting From : Kathmandu
Ending at : Kathmandu
Grade : Moderate
Culture : -
Highest Access : 3,600m
Most attraction : Approximately 5-6 hours each day with sightseeing view