• Helambu Trek

Helambu Trek


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  •    Country: Nepal
  •    Trip grade: moderate
  •    Destination: Nepal
  •    Activities: Trekking
  •    Accommodation: Guest House In trek/ Hotel In City
  •    Meals: Full Board in trek
  •    Maximum altitude: 4310m
  •    Group size: 1
  •    Best Season: Sept to Nov, Mar to May

Trip Information

Langtang Helambu Trekking

Near Kathmandu, there is much short trekking one of them. Helambu is very popular and close. The trekking main attractions are snow-capped Himalayan region bamboo and rhododendron forest and waterfall.in the border of Tibet Himalayan scenery and the Tibetan monastery make this trek heart touching. The people of Langtang looks like Tibetan because of there origin but they are Nepalese.
Helambu trek starts from Sundarijal after one-hour driving. when one-hour trekking from Sundarijal, the Shivapuri national park starts. finally this trek Melamchi bazaar in Helambu. This trek can see rice terrace,  Buddhist monasteries great Himalayan views and thick forest.

Suggested Itinerary
Day 01st: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft) {15 minute drive}
Day 02nd: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Day 03rd: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft) {Drive 1 hour and Trek: 4 hours}
Day 04th: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft) {7 hours trek}
Day 05th: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft) {6 hours trek}
Day 06th: Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft) {6 hours trek}
Day 07th: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft) {3 to4 hr trek}
Day 08th: Trek from Sermathang to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: {3 to4 hrs trek and 2 hr drive}
Day 09th : Shopping, departure or extend your trip

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
You will arrive in Kathmandu via Tribhuvan International airport where you will be welcomed by one of Mission Himalaya Treks And Expeditions PVT Ltd representative. You will be transferred to your hotel and can enjoy Nepali cuisine for dinner if you like. You spend the night at an elevation of 1350 meters.

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing.
You will be visiting the famous UNESCO enlisted world heritage sites in Kathmandu on this day. We explore Pashupatinath temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Biggest Stupa, Patan Durbar Square. After the sightseeing, we buy some trekking gear and another item we need for the trek. We are briefed about the trek, its challenges, and other details. The last-minute preparations and arrangements are also completed on this day.

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani 
From Kathmandu, we drive to Sundarijal which is an hour’s drive. Sundarijal at 1350m is the starting point of our trek. From Sundarijal, we start the trekking as we see a hydroelectric plant and then enter Shivapuri National Park. We first reach a Tamang settlement called Mulkharka. As we make our way along the ridge through oaks and rhododendrons, we reach Chisopani at 2300 meters. After 4 hours of trekking, we rest at Chisopani.

Day 04: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang.
The trail from Chisopani passes through meadows and fields and descends down to a valley with magnificent views of the mountains. We reach Pathi Bhanjyang which is a Brahmin and Chhetri village. A small ascent from here leads to Thakuni Bhanjyang, a Sherpa village with a small, white chorten. We make a steep ascent to Chipling and then climb 200m on a stone staircase to reach Jhogin Danda. With beautiful Himalayan vistas, the trail descends through rhododendron forests to Gul Bhanjyang. It is a Tamang village at an elevation of 2140 meters. The trek moves on to another pass and then climbs up an oak forest. Then, the trail moves north to Yurin danda which has the best views of Langtang and Gosaikunda peaks. Then we climb up to reach Kutumsang at 2446 meters where we spend the night.

Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati.
The trek from Kutumsang is a steep climb through eroded trails on fir and rhododendron forests. The trail moves up and down through meadows and streams. After a while, the trail climbs to a hilltop with fluttering prayer flags which is famous for the gorgeous views of the Langtang region. We spend the night in Tharepati at an elevation of 3650 meters.

Day 06: Trek from Tharepati to Tarkeghyang.
In Tharepati, we wake up early to enjoy the sunrise views and the magnificent Gosaikunda and other peaks. The trail first descends down the ridge through rhododendron and pine forests with beautiful views of Jugal Himal, Numbur, and Helambu valley. We pass through villages and a forested area to reach Melamchi Khola and after a while Melamchi Gaun. It is a Sherpa settlement marked with unique lifestyles and culture. There is a gompa here from where the trail descends through forests and chortens. After reaching the valley floor, we can enjoy a dip in the Melamchi stream. After crossing the bridge, we ascend to a valley called Nakote. After passing through old settlements and monasteries, we reach the beautiful Sherpa village of Tarkeghyang. The village is marked by its narrow cobbled streets with packed houses and an 18th century Gompa which give it a rustic look like the villages in Mustang and Dolpo.  We spend the night at an elevation of 2560 meters.

Day 07: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
This day is fairly easy as the trail is leveled with not much altitude gain. We walk across forests to finally reach the beautiful village of Helambu. The trail sweeps along the valley between Parachin and Ganguly village to reach Sermathang. Sermathang is our last stop for the day which is another beautiful Sherpa village in the region. We explore many ancient monasteries and enjoy the views of Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Rolwaling, Gosaikunda, and even Everest from here. We spend the night here at an elevation of 2610 meters.

Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and then drive to Kathmandu
On the last day of the trek, we make our way through meadows and fields. We also pass through old villages with splendid mountain views. We finally reach Melamchi Pul Bazaar where we can interact with the locals. From here, we drive for 3 – 4 hours to reach Kathmandu. We spend the night in Kathmandu.

Day 09: Departure
We Invite you farewell at the airport and welcome you and your friends to visit our beautiful country again and again.

Cost Details

What is included?

  • Airport Pick up and drop services during your international arrival and departure.
  • Deluxe 3 star category accommodation in Kathmandu inclusive of breakfast according to itinerary.
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal(start point of trek) and Melamchil(end point of trek) to Kathmandu transportation by private vehicle.
  •  beautiful and clean accommodation at guest houses/lodges during the trek.
  • Meals of full board during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner with a cup of hot drinks).
  • one trekking guide highly experienced, friendly, English speaking, government licensed, ministry of tourism trained with his salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • one very strong porter with salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  • Lang tang national Park permits. And Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) permits.
  •  Down jacket, Four – seasonal sleeping bag, Duffel bag, and trekking map (duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag have to be returned after trip completion).
  •  Complementary welcome or farewell dinner in typical Nepali cultural restaurant.
  •  all necessary paper works, Government tax and office services charges.
  •  Assistant trekking guide if your group size 6 or more than 6 persons with salary, meals, accommodation, transportation and insurance.
  •  First AID medication and medicines with your guide.
  •  certificate of your trekking signed by the company manager and your trekking guide.

What is not included?

  • Kathmandu city lunch and dinner (also not include in case of early returns, late departure than schedule itinerary).
  •  international airfare to and from Nepal.
  •  travel, medical insurance, Emergency evacuation.
  •  Items of personal Nature (Hot shower, alcoholic beverages, Telephone, laundry, personal snacks, Internet, battery charging, hot water, Cold drinks) .
  • Extra accommodation in Kathmandu rather than itinerary.
  •  Nepal visa fees (two passport photographs, US$ 25 for multiple entry 15 days, US$ 40 multiple entry for 30 days, US$ 90 multiple entry for 3 months) Can be issued upon arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport.
  • Gratitude for your guide and porter.
  •  Cost arising by mishaps, natural calamities.
  • Services that are not mentioned in service include sections.
  • Sightseeing cost in Kathmandu  city.



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