Helambu Trek

Helambu Trek

Trip Cost

$ 650

Helambu Trek

Helambu trek in Nepal is one of the most fascinating short treks in the Langtang region of Nepal. Helambu Valley is unfolding with the stunning glaciers, beautiful pine forests, slow-moving…

Duration

10 Days

Country

Nepal

Grade

Moderate

Max altitude

3650M

Transportation

Private/Domestic Vehicles

Accommodation

Hotels & Tea House

Best season

All Seasons

Group Size

02-16

Overview

Helambu Trek


Helambu trek in Nepal is one of the most fascinating short treks in the Langtang region of Nepal. Helambu Valley is unfolding with the stunning glaciers, beautiful pine forests, slow-moving stunning rivers, rugged rocks, swift mountain streams, grassy downs, meadows strewn with daisies, wild primulas, and snow-capped peaks. The trekking trail of Helambu upper part is decorated with the snow bridges spanning angry torrents, tiny beautiful lakes with icebergs layer, bright crystalline water, and high passes, which will make your journey worth visit. Although Helambu trek is situated nearby Kathmandu, it remains relatively un-spoilt. Apart from the physical beauty of the Helambu, it is famous for the hyolmo culture of the high mountain people. Helambu trek will provide you an opportunity to explore natural splendor and well-preserved culture in an unadulterated and undisturbed area of Langtang region. Encounter with the varied ethnic people of the remote and get involved with their unique culture and traditions is really amazing this Helambu trek offers to its travelers/ trekkers. This amazing Helambu trek offers company of green bamboo and rhododendron forests, magnificent waterfalls, and the stunning snow-capped Himalayas during our trek. Exploring the great Himalayan scenery at the border of the Tibet and century old monasteries will provide you lifelong experiences of the trek.

The blend of nature and culture make Helambu trek one of the most famous treks in Nepal, which begins after exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites including Pashupatinath Temple, Swyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, and Royal Kathmandu Durbar Square.  We will begin the scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal, the starting trekking point of Helambu trek. We will continue our trek by crossing several lively villages such as; Chisapani, Kutumsang, Thadepati, Tarkeghyang and many more. And finally, we will explore Helambu and their interesting culture, customs, and traditions. After exploration, we will return back to Kathmandu by following a different route.

Detail Itenerary


  • day 1

    Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu - 1,300m. Transfer to Hotel.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 2

    Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 3

    Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 4

    Day 04: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 5

    Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 6

    Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 7

    Day 07: Trek to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 8

    Day 08: Trek to Malemchi Paul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 9

    Day 09: Kathmandu rest day

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • day 10

    Day 10: Departure to International Flight.

    Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Departure


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Cost Info


Cost Includes

    • All the ground transportation as per itinerary.
    • Accommodation at a 3-Star Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level.
    • Meals 3 times a day( Breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
    • Tented camp.
    • All necessary camping gears.
    • Trip Map.
    • An experienced, knowledgeable, helpful, friendly and English-speaking trekking guide, cook, kitchen helper and porters.
    • Salary, insurance and trip logistics for trekking guide.
    • First Aid Kit
    • Four season sleeping bag and down jackets to use for trekking, if necessary.
    • All necessary paper works/permits and national park / conservation entry fee.
    • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System) fee.
    • All government taxes and service charges.

Cost Excludes

    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
    • Cold drinks and alcoholic beverages/mineral water in trekking.
    • Personal travel/trekking equipment.
    • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
    • Travel and rescue insurance costs.
    • Any additional personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges).
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver.
    • Other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.

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FAQ

This trek is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking is recommended before you embark on your journey. Whilst on the trek, it is common to experience some discomfort before being fully acclimatized.
To prepare for a strenuous trek like this you should begin training at least two to three months before your departure. As a guideline, an hour of aerobic exercise three to four times per week would be considered a minimum requirement. The best preparation is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest.
Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying an Ace the Himalaya signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.