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Helambu Trek

Trip Facts

Destination:Nepal

Total Duration:9 Days

Trip Grade:Moderate

Meals:Refer to Itinerary

Transportation:Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation:Hotel/Guest House

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Helambu Trek is a 9-day hiking package tour in Nepal that takes you through several Sherpa settlements to finally have you par with the Helambu people of the Helambu region. Explore the cultural and natural beauty of the region.

Within 9 days, you will get a taste of the rich cultural diversity of the people of the country. We will begin our trek with a sightseeing day at the capital. Then, on the second day, we will drive to Sundarijal and hike to Chisapani. From this day until the day we finally departed, we will get a chance to explore the rich natural and cultural diversity of the Helambu region. During the trek, we will be able to get magnificent views of the Langtang mountain ranges.

Ganga Jamuna Treks will create a custom-made a tour for you if you want a different itinerary

Highlights

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and hike to Chisapani. Overnight at hotel

Day 04: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang. Overnight at tea house

Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati. Overnight at tea house

Day 06: Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang. Overnight at tea house

Day 07: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang. Overnight at tea house

Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Pul and drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Outline Itinerary

Day 01:Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 02:Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 03:Drive to Sundarijal and hike to Chisapani. Overnight at hotel

Day 04:Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang. Overnight at tea house

Day 05:Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati. Overnight at tea house

Day 06:Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang. Overnight at tea house

Day 07:Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang. Overnight at tea house

Day 08:Trek to Melamchi Pul and drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel

Day 09:Final Departure

Cost Include

    All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

    Personal expenses, equipment, Insurance and Medical expenses
  • Bottled drinks and Bar bills
  • Tipping to staffs 

Detail Itinerary

Day 01Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotelOne of our representatives will pick you up at the international airport and drive you to your hotel. There, freshen up and rest to visit the Garden of Dreams at Thamel. In the evening, enjoy a typical Nepali food. Overnight at hotel.

Day 02Sightseeing in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotelVisit four of the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu Valley. We will visit Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva. Also, visit one of the three royal palaces of the Kathmandu Valley, Kathmandu Durbar Square. Explore Swoyambhunath and Bouddhanath two of the most famous Buddhist stupas of Nepal. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03Drive to Sundarijal and hike to Chisapani. Overnight at hotel After breakfast, drive to Sundarijal. A 2 hours’ drive will take us there. Sundarijal offers us fresh air, green hills and small waterfalls to enjoy. We will start our hike to Chisapani. Pass the Shivapuri National Park to get to the village of Chisapani. The hike will take us about 5 hours. Explore the Sherpa Culture and tradition in the village. Overnight at hotel.

Day 04Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang. Overnight at tea house First a descent through green fields to arrive at the Pathi Bhanjhyang and the Gul Bhanjhyang. A climb uphill through the ridge will take us to a pass. Finally, a downhill hike from the pass will take us to the village of Kutumsang. Along the way, we will be able to see the Langtang mountains. Overnight at tea house.

Day 05Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati. Overnight at tea house We will fill our bellies and then climb out of the Kutumsang village on steep path through the fir and rhododendron forest. Hike up and up until we cross an area with no settlement. From there, it is an easy trek to Yurin Danda and to Thadepati. Overnight at tea house.

Day 06Trek from Thadepati to Tarkeghyang. Overnight at tea house Descent all the way down and cross the Melamchi Khola. Then, trek up through several Sherpa settlements to arrive at the Tarkeghyang village. After lunch, we will explore the village and its monasteries. The village is home to one of the oldest monasteries of the region. If you are wondering when we are going to reach Helambu, then don’t worry, we already have. Tarkeghyang is popularly known as Helambu because of the Helmu caste in this region. Overnight at tea house.

Day 07Trek from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang. Overnight at tea house An easy walk today. Through the forests and rivers, we will ascent a little to the wide valleys of Parachin and Gangyul. A flat walk form Gangyul wil take us to the village of Sermathang. Explore the monastery at the top of village. Overnight at tea house.

Day 08Trek to Melamchi Pul and drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel Another easy day for us as we will descend to arrive at the Melamchi Pul Bazaar. The village is filled with Sherpa people and their typical cultural norms and values. From here, we will drive back to the capital city and rest for the time being. Overnight at hotel.

Day 09Final Departure Our representative will guide you to the international airport and bid you adieu.

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