Helambu Valley Trekking

Trek Duration : 10 Days

525

trip cost

Moderate

Moderate


3,650m

highest access

Private Car

transportation


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Helambu Valley Trekking

Helambu is a place in Langtang is popular for Tibetan Buddhism. The rich cultural monuments here depict the unique culture of Tamang and Sherpa people. The trek to helambu is one of the admired short trek in Nepal. It is comparatively an easy trek that does not require much of a hard work. The trail takes you on a loop of scenic villages of the Langtang region letting you explore the varied culture and the stunning mountain views. Not to mention, this trek is perfect for those who want to feel the Himalayan trekking in a short period of time.
Helambu Valley Trekking lets you explore the diverse flora and fauna as the trail passes through the Langtang National Park. Dwelling through the valleys and villages, the trek offers the spectacular views of mountain peaks such as Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal and more. The trek begins from Sundarijal a Himalayan river-fed water reservoir. The trail ascends onto Shivapuri ridge that lets you witness the gorgeous views of Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and Ganesh Himal (7,405m).
Further the trek follows the ridge Kutumsang (2,450m), the first permanently inhabited village of this course. The trail leads you through the rhododendron forest to Tharepati ( 3690 m), which is the highest point of this trek. From hereon, the trek traverses through Melamchi Khola and the Melamchi village. Moreover, the gompa set on the to Tarke Ghyang offers excellent views of Dorje Lakpa (6,996m) and Ganja La to the north. We indulge through a surprising amount of old growth forest on the way where a lot of ancient rhododendron trees grace the trail.
Helambu Valley Trekking is undoubtedly the most diversified short trek of Nepal. Comprising of wildlife, vegetation, people and mountains, you will get to explore all in just about a week’s time. You will be amazed to witness the rich vegetations and wildlife in such short span of time. The great Himalayan scenery at the border with Tibet and monasteries make a trek to the region a captivating experience.
Best time to visit
Autumn is the best season for Helambu Valley Trek. The weather is warm and the skies are clear. Also, Spring season is best time to visit here.

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Helambu Valley TrekShort Itinerary:

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 2: Sightseeing at Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Sundarijal, Trek to Chisopani
Day 4: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang
Day 5: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati
Day 6: Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang
Day 7: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
Day 8: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul pick up, Drive to Kathmandu
Day 9: Full day at Kathmandu
Day 10: Onward Departure

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
You will heartily be welcomed by our representative at the Tribhuwan International Airport. From thereon, you will be dropped at the hotel for relaxing. After that, you will be given a brief orientation of the Upper Mustang Trek by our representative.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel 


Day 2


Sightseeing at Kathmandu
After having our early morning breakfast, you will have a full day sightseeing plan at Kathmandu. Also popular as ‘the city of Temples’, you can visit the world heritage sites such as Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the beauty of the city, its culture, and tradition on this day. Furthermore, you will be prepared for trekking overnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel.


Day 3


Drive to Sundarijal, Trek to Chisopani
The journey begins from a drive to Sundarijal. It is a Himalayan river-fed water reservoir. The trail ascends onto Shivapuri ridge that lets you witness the gorgeous views of Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and Ganesh Himal (7,405m). It would take about 45 minutes to reach Sundarijal. Then, we initiate our trek to Chisopani located nearby the valley. The trail offers the tranquil and serene views of the forest. Further, when we reach the top of the stair the trek moves ahead to the route of Chisapani.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel/Lodge.


Day 4


Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang
Today we head towards Kutumsang. After having our breakfast, we descend down, crossing meadows and fields. The trail offers the jaw-dropping views of the Langtang mountains. We descend down, crossing meadows and fields. The trail offers the jaw-dropping views of the Langtang mountains. After arriving at Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang the trail climbs the ridge to another pass. Finally we descend down towards Kutumsang.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge


Day 5


Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati
Leaving behind Kutumsang, we head towards Thadepati. It would take about 6 hours to reach Thadepati. We climb above Kutumsang Ascending on a steep trail above Kutumsang, we dwell through fir and rhododendron forest, where there are no permanent settlements. Further, the trail leads to Yurin Danda with spectacular views of the Himalayas. Finally, we arrive at Thadepati after dwelling through the trails.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 6


Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang
After having our breakfast, we head towards Tarkeghyang. It would take approximately 6 hours to reach Tarkeghyang. The trail descends until we traverse through the Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang indulging through Sherpa settlements. The views if the snow clad mountains with the sun rays hitting it makes it even more enchanting. Dwelling through the village, we head towards its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the region. Popularly known as Helambu, hence most of the inhabitants belong to the Helmu caste.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 7


Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
The journey to Sermathang takes about 4 hours. Leaving behind Tarkeghyang, we move towards the trail leading to Sermathang. The trekking trail is going to be comparatively easy compared to the previous days. Traversing through forests walking past streams, and cascading waterfalls, the journey is simply amazing. Indulging through the wide valley we explore the Sherpa village of Gangyul. From Gangyul, we arrive at Sermathang.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge.


Day 8


Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul pick up, Drive to Kathmandu
Today we head towards Melamchi Pul from Sermathang. It would take about 3 and a half hours to reach there. The trail initiates through a descending path towards Melamchi pul. The village is mostly inhabited by the Sherpa, but also there are inhabitants from other ethnic group. Further, we drive back to Kathmandu. After reaching Kathmandu, our representatives will drop you off to your hotel. You can spend time resting/buying souvenirs back to home.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel.


Day 9


Full day at Kathmandu
Today we spend our entire day exploring the capital city Kathmandu. Also popular as ‘the city of Temples’, you can visit the world heritage sites such as Boudhanath Stupa, Swayambhunath Stupa, Pashupatinath temple, Patan Durbar Square, Bhaktapur Durbar Square. Explore the beauty of the city, its culture, and tradition on this day. Furthermore, you will be prepared for trekking overnight. Overnight at the hotel.
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel..


Day 10


Onward Departure
After having your breakfast, you can have a relaxing time shopping in the city. At the evening our representatives will drop you off at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Not to mention, you will be taking tons of memories of the trip.


service include:

    • All ground Transportation by private car.
    • Four night's hotel Three star in Kathmandu with breakfast
    • Accommodation standard lodges or tea houses in mountain
    • Three meals per day during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
    • An experienced English-speaking trekking guide & porters to carry luggage
    • All necessary paper work and permits (National park permit, TIMS)
    • A comprehensive medical kit
    • All government and local taxes

     

service exclude:

    • Lunch &  dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Travel insurance.
    • International flight ticket
    • Nepal visa
    • All kind drinks (hot, cold and alcoholic)
    • Personal Trekking Equipments
    • Lightweight walking boots & a pair of track shoes 
    • Guaranteed Waterproof & rainproof jacket with hood or a poncho.
    • Windproof, waterproof trousers are necessary on all treks going above 10.00ft.
    • A tracksuit useful for wearing in camp and in the tent.
    • 2 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirts.
    • Loose cotton pants, long sleeved –shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn.
    • A pair of gloves. Leather with lining and woolen are best.
    • 1 pair of sandals to wear in the cities and in camp.
    • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woolen socks.
    • Down jacket, Woolen shirts and thick sweaters for winter December, January & February.
    • Duffle bag or kit bag to carry to gear while trekking.
    • Daypack: toilet items, camera, film towel, soap, a boot etc. 
    • Water bottle, sunglasses
    • 2-4 large plastic bags to separate clean clothes from dirty ones. 
    • Toiletries with small towels
    • Small headlamp or torch with spare batteries 
    • Raincoat (optional), which is useful when it rains. 

     

  • Trek Name:Helambu Valley Trekking.
  • Best season: Autumn Sep, Oct, Nov, Mar, Apr & May
  • Transportation: Private car
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Resort & tea house or camping
  • Grade:  Moderate Trek
  • Trekking style: Tea house or camping
  • Highest access: (3650 meters)
  • Attraction:Helambu valley, Monasteries, Local people
  • Duration:10 Days
  • Group Size:Min 02 to Max 20 Pax

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