Helambu Trekking Nepal

Trip Overview

The Helambu region begins at the Lauribina La (pass) and descends to the Melamchi valley. It is a region of highland villages in Nepal. It extends from north of Taramarang to the tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal. Helambu is famous for its sweet apples and artistic Buddhist monasteries and it is a Buddhist pilgrimage site. We welcome you to join Helambu Trekking!

The normal trailhead starts off at Sundarijal and goes past Chisopani,Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magin Goth, Tharepati, Malemchigaun, Nakote and Hyolmo, Tarke Gyang. After which you have the option of 2 roads one is the footpath via Sermathang or the bus route via Kiul Takpa Kharka. Helambu Trekking is a good trek for people who don’t have much time in Nepal. Despite being close to Kathmandu, the Helambu region is relatively un-spoilt and can fell fresh air. Colorful rhododendron, bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and snow-capped Himalayas make the trekking one of most diverse treks.

The great Himalayan scenery at the border with Tibet and monasteries make a Helambu Trekking an enthralling experience. The people living the highlands of this region are certainly the Nepalis. Those people are from Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans. Helambu Trekking offers you landscapes and culture experiences every bit as spectacular as anywhere else in Nepal. Helambu Trekking itinerary provide you opportunity to walk through green and pleasant land of quiet villages. You can see terraced slopes and pine forests leading up to Langtang National Park amazing for enjoyment naturally as well as culturally oriented.

Those of you who like to have some more trekking holiday, we suggest you Gosainkund pass trekking, a holy Hindus, Buddhist and Tamang alike. Helambu Trekking itinerary take place you naturally and culturally rich Sherpa village around 72 KMs northeast of Kathmandu. A round about circuit is used, most often starting at Sundarijal encountering beautiful local villages such as Kutamsang, Thaseppati, Melamchi Gaun, Nakote and Tarke Ghyang.

Helambu Trekking Conscious Holiday

While doing Helambu trekking we meet several highland Tamang and Sherpa villages, scattered on both sides of the Malemchi Khola.  Autumn (mid Sept to mid Dec) and Spring(March to May) are the best seasons for Helambu Trekking. The weather is sunny and warm, with outstanding views but the nights are cold. Winter (Dec, Jan, Feb) is also good for Helambu Trek, only colder (obviously).


Day: Itinerary

1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT)
2: Trip Final Preparation
3: Drive to Sundarival, trek to Chisapani (8 HRS)
4: Gulvanjyang (5-6 HRS)
5: Kutumsang (7-8 HRS).
6: Tharepati Pass (3,490M/11440FT) 6 hrs.
7: Exploration
8: Tarkeghyang (2,743M/8991FT) 5.5 hrs.
9: Shermathang (2, 621M/8591FT) 5.5 hrs.
10: Drive to Kathmandu 4 hrs.

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • Nepalholiday guide shows you Himalayan mountainous route as per the itinerary. Your guide also provide information of the Himalayan mountains, Himalayan ecology and Himalayan culture from conscious holiday perspectives.


Price NOT Included:

  • Generally, following logistics are essentials for this trip. The published price is for guide service charge (except transfers). Nepalholiday team may discuss on below logistics. As you have knowledge that logistics play prominent roles to accomplish such trip in the extreme Himalayan mountains. Nepalholiday team informs you that we support to arrange logistics for this trip on request, with extra charge.– Accommodations
    – Food and water
    – Authority permission
    – Equipment and clothing
    – Skills and safety
    – Transfers, transportation
    – Others


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Trip facts

  • 10 Days
  • Grade: PD
  • Holiday Type: Trekking
  • Minimum Group Size: 4 Persons
  • Lodging: Lodge Bed, &/or Tent
  • Departure Date: Pls. Contact Us
  • Best Months: Sept.-Nov., March-May
  • Price: USD 222/each


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