Helambu Trek

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Helambu trek offers you the best opportunity to learn about the Hyolmo culture in the Langtang range which is relatively near to the Kathmandu valley. Despite being so close, you shall find the natural beauties and originality untouched and unspoiled. It is a blend of cultural exploration, staggering mountain vistas, breathtaking natural sceneries, and adventure. You shall always have something new to learn, to enjoy and be amazed at. The most heart-touching moment is when you venture into the village where the people are living in the pure and simple lifestyle; this might inspire you and compel you to rethink about your own ways of living.

After you reach Chisapani from Kathmandu, you shall start trekking to Kutumsang. You shall reach Kutumsang via the fields and meadows, making few moderate levels of ascents and descents, otherwise walking on the easy trail. From Kutumsang, you shall reach to Thadepati trekking via dense forest and steep ascents. You shall then trek to Tarkeghyang which might take you about 6 hours. Then, via Sermathang you shall arrive at Melamchi Pul Bazar, from where you shall catch a bus to Kathmandu. A moderate level of fitness and endurance capacity shall be sufficient to accomplish this trek. Let us know your priorities and time; we can tailor the routes as per your requirement.

Itineray
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2 : Drive to Sundarijal/trek to Chisapani
Day 3 : Trek to Kutumsang
Day 4 : Trek to Thadepati
Day 5 : Trek to Tarkeghyang
Day 6 : Trek to Sermathang
Day 7 : Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazar/Drive to Kathmandu
Day 8 : At Kathmandu
Day 9 : Departure

 
Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Welcome to Kathmandu. Our representative shall receive you from the Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to your hotel. After you are done with resting, you might want to do some shopping for your trek starting from the next day. We shall be sitting together in the short debrief session in the late afternoon, after which we shall be enjoying Nepalese delicacies in the Welcome Dinner. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 2 : Drive to Sundarijal/trek to Chisapani
Altitude : Sundarijal: 1,350; Chisapani: 2,300 m
 
It takes about one hour to reach Sundarijal from Kathmandu. Through the hydroelectric plant, you shall penetrate and explore the Shivpuri National park. Trekking further takes you to the Mulkharka Village inhabited by Tamang communities. Walking over the ridge via the dense forest rich with rhododendrons takes you to Chisapani. Stay overnight at Chisapani.

Day 3 : Trek to Kutumsang
Altitude : Kutumsang: 2,446 m
 
After your descent from Kutumsang, you shall cross the fields and meadows and reach to the Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang. After making through the ridge, you shall cover another pass. A descent leads you to our today's destination—Kutumsang. Stay overnight at Kutumsang.

Day 4 : Trek to Thadepati
Altitude : Thadepati: 3,650 m
 
Making through the steep ascent via the forest rich with rhododendron and fir, trekking further takes you to Yurin Danda. There might not be much human settlement via your ascent and journey through the forest. Witnessing the staggering views of mountains, you shall arrive at Thadepati. Stay overnight at Thadepati.

Day 5 :Trek to Tarkeghyang
Altitude : Tarkeghyang: 2,560 m
 
Descending down to the Melamchi Khola, you shall then trek through several settlements inhabited by Sherpa communities. Throughout your trek, you shall be overlooking the magnificent views of mountains. Tarkeghyang is also known as Helambu because most of the inhabitants are Helmu caste. The village also consists one of the ancient and largest monasteries in the Helambu region. Stay overnight at Tarkeghyang.
 
Day 6 : Trek to Sermathang
Altitude : Sermathang: 2,610 m
 
Today, you shall be passing through forests, by several streams and waterfalls, which is relatively a comfortable journey. Making a circular journey of the valley, you shall arrive between the Gangyul Village and Parachin Village. Passing the Gangyul Village, you shall arrive at Sermathang. Stay overnight at Sermathang.

Day 7 : Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazar/Drive to Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
You shall descend down to the Melamchi Pul Bazar, dominantly inhabited by Sherpa communities. Catching a bus, you shall ride back to Kathmandu. Our representative shall take you to your hotel, where you might love you ease your exhaustion off with sweet lamentation of your memories. Stay overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 8 : At Kathmandu
Altitude : Kathmandu: 1,320 m
 
Today you shall visit some of the UNESCO's World Heritage sites such as the Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath, Boudhhanath, Basantapur Durbar Square, etc. You might do some shopping for your return journey. We shall be sitting together at the Farewell Dinner sharing our trekking experience. Spend your last night in Kathmandu.

Day 9 : Departure
Be ready with you luggage and bags, our representative shall take you from your hotel to the Tribhuvan International Airport within sufficient time before your departure flight. We shall bade our goodbyes and farewell. Have a safe journey back to your country. 

Trip Facts

Duration: 9 days
Seasons : Mar-May, Mid Sep- Dec
Type: Moderate
Maximum height : 3650 M.
Starts From : Kathmandu
Ends at : Kathmandu

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