Helambu Trek, nearby Kathmandu Valley, is one of the best cultural journeys in mid hills. The entire trekking trail leads you to glimpse spectacular mountain views and manly Buddhist people inhabited villages. Along the Helambu Trek you have also chance to see many monasteries which are preserved by locals to keep their traditional alive. Some of the best views points of entire trail offers you wonderful back drop of Himalayan panorama. Helambu Trek trail feature is also smooth and suitable for every level of adventure seekers. Normally trekkers those have limited time and still looking for real Himalayan experience in life time may this trek can be the best choice.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu,transfer to hotel and welcome dinner(1350m)
When you arrive in Kathmandu,you will be collected from the airport and transported to your hotel.If you arrive early in the day,you can explore the city or rest in your hotel.
Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2300m)
Today, we make an hour's drive to Sundarijal(1350m),our trek start point from Sundarijal, trek to Chisopani (2300m) about 4-5 hours. We begin our trek along a small hydroelectric plant. The trail then enters through into the Shivapuri National Park. The first settlement we come across is Mulkharka mostly inhabited by the Tamang people. Then we walk along the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani where we set our overnight accommodation in full board teahouse.
Day 03: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m)
After taking our breakfast, we head for a journey to Kutumsang takes about 7 hours. Our today's trek starts with a decent crossing meadows and fields. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Langtang Mountains. Thus we arrive at Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang. From Gul Bhanjyang, the trail climbs the ridge to another pass.Another downhill trek from the pass takes us to Kutumsang for our overnight full board teahouse accommodation.
Day 04: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m)
We climb above Kutumsang on a steep trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. The trek continues 6-7 hours to Yurin Danda with magnificent views of the Himalayas. Finally, we arrive at Tharepati for our overnight stay in full board teahouse.
Day 05: Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang (2560m)
Today we head for Tarkeghyang about 6 hours trek. During early part of the trek, the trail descends until we cross the Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Enjoy the Himalayan peaks appear before you glistening in the sunshine. Discover the village and its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the region. The village is more popularly known as Helambu, since most of the inhabitants belong to the Hyolmo caste. Our overnight teahouse camp is set here.
Day 06: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m)
Since, we do not gain altitude that much today; it's going to be comparatively easy walk. We cross forest, streams, and waterfalls along the way within 4-5 hours. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village of Gangyul. From Gangyul, we arrive at Sermathang. Discover the village. There is also a Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village. Here we set our overnight stay in teahouse.
Day 07: Trek to Malemchi Pul Bazaar :On our final day of the trek, we walk down to Malemchi Pul Bazaar. The village is mostly inhabited by the Sherpa, but there are also people of other ethnicities. From the Bazaar, catch the bus to Katmandu next day.
Day 08 Drive to Kathmandu
Day 09: Free day and fly home
-Three times meal(breakfast-Lunch-dinner while in trekking)
- Guide /porter salaries,food and accommodation
- Insurance fee
- Local transport
-TIMS cards and park fee
-International flight and visas charge.
-Hotel kathamandu / pokhara
-Food while in Kathmandu/pokhara
- Kathmandu-Pokhara Domestic flight
-personal equipment ( jacket, sleeping bag)
-Personal members insurance (we suggested, you should do insurance your country)
-Rescue operation or emergency evacuation
-Soft / hard drinks as like mineral water, cold drink, alcohol etc.
-Tips for staffs