Helambu Trek

  • Trip Price: $775 pp
  • Total Duration:09 Days
  • Trip Grade: Easy, Moderate
  • Max Elevation:3650 M
  • Max Group Size:Min. 2 Pax
  • Best Time:Jan - May & Sept - Dec
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  • The unspoiled beauty of high mountainous terrain in the Langtang region of Nepal
  • Short and easy trek near Kathmandu
  • Lush hills, valleys, forests, and less traveled routes
  • Astonishing views of Langtang Himal, Ganesh Himal, and Jugal Himal ranges
  • Touch of Buddhism, religion
  • Traditional Tamang villages
  • Buddhist shrines and monasteries
  • The traditional lifestyle of local folks, local culture, and tradition
  • Shivapuri National Park
  • Amazing views of mountains throughout the route
  • Interaction with locals
  • Airport transfers–pick up and drop
  • All ground transportation
  • Your accommodation in a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan
  • Your accommodation in the best guesthouses available (on a twin sharing basis) during the trek with breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the trekking journey
  • All paper works
  • National park and heritage sites enter tickets
  • Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) and trekking permits
  • A licensed, English-speaking, experienced guide along with a porter (1 for two clients)
  • All the costs of guide and porter including accidental insurance
  • Duffel bag, sleeping bags (to be returned to us after the trek)
  • T-shirts, route map, and a travel completion certificate
  • All applicable government taxes and service charges.
  • First aid kit
  • Meals (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • International airfare
  • Visa costs
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal refreshment items like cold drinks, snacks, etc.
  • Personal utility items like laundry, telephone expenses, electricity charges, etc.
  • Personal trekking gears.
  • Tips for guides and porters

Overview

Helambu Trek is an exceptional opportunity to immerse into the unspoiled beauty of high mountainous terrain in the Langtang region of Nepal. It is an ideal short trek for anyone seeking a power pack travel package from nearby Kathmandu valley. The trek introduces you to the cosmic melange of natural wonder and cultural essence. The untouched hills, rugged valleys, verdant forests, shimmering rivers, natural springs, wild mountains, and authentic Buddhism region. There is an unending list of what this trek has to offer.

We can accomplish the Helambu trek just in seven days’ time. Starting with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, the trek extends to the lower slope of Jugal Himal. Amidst, the trail traverses through several traditional villages like Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati, Sermathang, etc. inhabited by people of the Tamang and Sherpa community. So, are you ready for this fascinating trip into the unknown? The dense jungles of Shivapuri National Park, the regular life of wildlife within those woods, biodiversity, pine forests, rugged trail with the beguiling views of mountains in the backdrop, Helambu Trek is a dream come true for every nature lover. Extending within the periphery of 3600 meters, the trek is comparatively easy and suitable for all.

Walk past the Tamang villages and experience the vibes of Buddhism, religion

During the trek, one can not only savor the beauty of mountains but unravel the traditional culture of local people living in the region. Did you know? The villages on the trail are mostly inhabited by the descendants of Tibetan people. They look similar to that of the Tibetan people. Not only their physical appearance but their culture, custom, and tradition are like that of the Tibetans. The people living there are mostly Buddhists. One can notice the dominance of the culture as you walk past the colorful prayer flags, mani walls, stupas, monasteries, and gompas on the way. Their traditional music, songs, dances, and costumes are something that will appeal to you. Not to forget the delicious traditional food, it’s something that should not be missed.

The detailed route of Helambu Trek

At first, we take a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. It’s an hour’s drive from roadways! From Sundarijal, we climb upstairs to enter Shivapuri National Park and walk past Shivapuri Watershed. After a few hours’ climb, we open up to flat land with close-up views of mountains right before our ways. Following the undisturbed views of mountains, we descend to Chisapani.  From Chisapani, we follow a trail that leads us to villages like Pati Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang to Khutumsang. We follow a ridgeline to Tharepati from where we can enjoy some astounding views of Langtang and Gosaikunda peaks. Further, we traverse deep into the traditional villages of Tarkegyang and Sermathang enjoying the lush environment of hills, fields, forests with mountains in the sight. The trek concludes as we reach Melamchibazzar, a town in the region.

Heaven Himalaya for Helambu Trek

Heaven Himalaya Treks and Expeditions escorts you throughout the trail to cater you with the best of the region. Tharepati Pass at 3650 meters is the highest point of the Helambu Trek that offers you the excellence of mountain views such as Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, Lang Sisa, and many other mountains. So, do not think twice and join Heaven Himalaya Treks and Expeditions to enjoy the blissful terrain of the Langtang region in the pleasing climate of high altitude terrain. The fruitful moments amidst nature are yet to come!

Itinerary Expand all

A representative from our team will wait for you at the arrival terminal of Kathmandu airport. Make sure you look after a person with your nameplate! The representative will welcome and transfer you to your hotel in Kathmandu. As you check into the hotel, the representative will give you a synopsis on our plans. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

After breakfast in the hotel, we will drive you to Sundarijal, the starting point of our hiking journey. We follow a path along with the stone-paved stairs and the jungles of Shivapuri Wildlife Reserve. We ascend for over two hours to open up onto a flat surface. Then we descend to Chisapani, enjoying the close-up views of mountains to our left. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Chisapani.

Chisapani is also a viewpoint from where you can get some amazing views of mountains. Not only that, but it is also a wonderful place for sunrise sunset views. Wake up before dawn to watch the mesmerizing views of the sunrise. After breakfast in the guesthouse, we head towards Kutumsang. We walk past the fields, meadows for around six hours accompanied by some stunning views of Langtang Himal.  We cross Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang on the way to reach Kutumsang. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Kutumsang.

Leaving Kutumsang, we head towards some spectacular section of the trek. We walk towards the north of Himalayas. As we move ahead, it will reward us with some astounding views of snowy peaks. We climb up through a steep trail along a forested area full of fir and rhododendron trees. The trail is isolated, with no sign of permanent settlements at all. Shortly, we reach Yurin Danda and descend to Tharepati via Magen Goth. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Tharepati.

Today, we will have a different trekking experience. It’s time we get to know about the cultural aspect of people, their day-to-day life, and lifestyle. Leaving Tharepati, we head towards the east. We walk off the ridgeline and descend towards the Melamchi village. It is a traditional village inhabited by people from the Sherpa community. Though Sherpa, they differ from those living in high elevation regions. They follow the Buddhism region and are engaged in agriculture and animal rearing for livelihood. We walk past the village, explore people, and visit some monasteries on the way. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Tarkegyang.

It’s a pleasant day to walk along with the dense forests with a beautiful encounter of streams and waterfalls on the way. Today, we leave Tarkgyang and walk past various small villages to Ganguly. We walk through the dense forests and wander through a lush environment until we reach Sermathang. Sermathang is a beautiful settlement in the region that gives us an overwhelming vibe of the Buddhism region. There are many monasteries in Sermathang, so this place can be an outstanding opportunity to get some meaningful insights into the Buddhism region. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Sermathang.

Finally, we are at the end days of our trekking journey. After breakfast in the morning, we explore the surroundings, enjoying the impressive views of mountains and lush nature. Slowly, we make our way through the lush hills, terraced farmlands, shrines, and villages to the Melamchi river. We cross the river and join a trail that leads us to the Melamchi Bazaar. Tonight, spend your time at a guesthouse in Melamchi Bazaar.

Finally, it’s time to get back to the capital city of Nepal, i.e. Kathmandu. After breakfast at the guesthouse in Melamchi Bazaar, we catch a vehicle that will drive us along a scenic route to Kathmandu. The lush hills, rivers, and dramatic landscapes that will pass through during the drive are amazing. Upon arrival, we will transfer you to your hotel room. Tonight, spend your time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, fly home from Kathmandu or continue your travel to some other destinations around the globe. We will drop you at the airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Hope you had a great time with us.

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Myself and two companions did the Ghorepani Poonhill trek with this organization and I cannot prescribe it exceptionally enough.

From our first contact to our goodbye at the air terminal each progression was great. Nothing was too troublesome everything was so efficient. We had the best time ever and I credit it to the astonishing hierarchical abilities of Ramhari and his group of experts. Our guide, Ram, our porter Shiva and Niraj were simply fabulous. They took incredible consideration of us on the trek. I will be back, the spot is astonishing and I definitely will utilize Heaven Himalaya group and will seek after our equivalent guide and porters.

Andy L.,
United Kingdom

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Heaven Himalaya Team offers a magnificently arranged trekking involvement in Nepal. Ramhari answered instantly to all my messages. They make a solid effort to make your vacation in Nepal an extraordinary one and genuinely went well beyond my desires.

I couldn't remember the name of the guide but my boy, you were more than amazing. I wish you good luck in the days to come.

Everything from pickup to trekking in the mountains was very professional with excellent service.

I strongly suggest everyone and will trek with Heaven Himalaya again in the future.

Harper Lee,
Brisbane, Australia

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Trekking with Heaven Himalaya was an astounding encounter. My choice of outing and the organization were fantastic and of the correct choice. In every snapshot of my walk, I ran over experience and found something new. I can recollect memories of my initial step on the Everest Base Camp.

Lucas Wilson,
Sydney, Australia

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Trekking with Ram was an amazing experience. My selection of the trip and the company were excellent and of the right decision. In each moment of my walk, I came across adventure and discovered something new. I remember my first step on the Everest Base Camp.

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Budapest, Hungary

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