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Helambu Valley Trek

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Overview

Helambu is located in Langtang region about 80kms far from the capital city Kathmandu. This village is famous for the sweet apples and a mixture of Nepali and Tibetian cultures. The ethnicity of people that live here are Hyolmo and follow Buddhism. Helambu Valley Trek also offers a beautiful scenery of villages, Buddhist monasteries which are loved by trekkers despite short duration.

Helambu Sherpa Village Trekking is a short and wonderful trekking experience designed for trekkers with less time to explore the beauty of nature in Nepal. The spectacular views of the Mt. Dorje Lakhpa, Mt. Gaurishankar, and other such peaks are absolutely breath-taking. The main ethnic groups residing here are Tamang, Sherpa and Brahmins. They follow Tibetan and Nepali culture and conserve the traditions of their village by restricting themselves from allowing technological advancements to touch the villages.

Helambu Trek Highlights

Helambu Valley Trek is an 8 day long Nepal trekking which starts from Sundarijal, a small dam and hydroelectric station. The entire region of Langtang is wonderful and fits perfectly for short as well as long treks in Nepal. The stunning landscapes during sunset and sunrise is breath-taking from Melamchi Gaon that rests at an altitude of 2,640m above sea level.

There is a watershed and a wildlife reserve that you will explore at the beginning of the trek. Experience a great time at the waterfalls and paddy fields along with the locals, and get to hear stories of their culture and history.

The Langtang Helambu trek trail starts at Sundarijal and goes past Chisopani,Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magin Goth, Tharepati, Malemchigaun, Nakote and Hyolmo, Tarke Gyang. After reaching Tarke, the trekkers have two routes to continue their journey. One option to continue is the footpath via Sermathang and another is a bus route via Kiul Takpa Kharka. Both the routes eventually meet up at Melamchi, which is our final destination for the trek at 3650m. Helambu Village Trekking can also completed in as little as 5-6days as per time availability.

Virgin Trails Pvt. Ltd is always ready at your service and shall provide the best deals for your trekking in Nepal. We have organized many Helambu Valley Trek in the past and shall continue the same in future. You may WhatsApp/email us for special rates.

Other trekking options:
  1. Gandruk Ghorepani Trekking

Itinerary

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  • Day 01
    Kathmandu Arrival
    • We will meet you at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer you to your hotel. When you have had time to patch up in and freshen up after your long flight.

      During this visit we will help you check your equipment and assist the processing of other necessary items such as National Park Permits etc.

  • Day 02
    Kathmandu Drive to Sundarijal (1350m) Trekking To Chisopani (2140m).
    • Drive about 1 hour from Kathmandu takes you to trek start point Sundarijal. From Sundarijal the trail ascends up besides the water pipes which supplies Kathmandu drinking water, the trail will go through through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The trail continues uphill through the forest to convene the Mulkharka Villages with the inhabitants of Tamanag people.
      The trail continues with climbing on the forest of rhododendron and oaks after pass the BorlangBhanjyang trail goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m), The mountain views are excellent from here can see the the views of Annapurna to Everest, overnight at lodge

  • Day 03
    Chisopani Trekking To Gul Bhanjyang (2140 M)
    • The trails runs out of the villages and continues level among pine plantation before arrive PatiBhanjyang a lovely small village. From here the trail goes through small chortens, fields and forest mostly up and down hill before arriving Gul Bhanjyang ( 2140m), overnight in lodge.

  • Day 04
    Gulbhanjyang Trekking To Tharepati (3597m):
    • Today to trail steady climb through prickly leaved oak forest with excellent views of the mountains and the Helambu valley, Following a ridge line, the trail continues via lightly populated forest to Magen Goth from where the view of Langtang and Gosaikund peak is stunning, Above Magin Goth the trails climbs steeply through dense pine forest passing severealchortens and ruined huts. when we arrived at Tharepati Rise early for excellent close up views of Gosainkunda and surrounding high mountains. Overnight at lodge.

  • Day 05
    Tharepati Trekking To Melamchi Gaon (2640m):
    • A short, steep descent through mixed fir and rhododendron forest rich with bird life. Crashing waterfalls sound from the rocky gullies below as you approach MelamchiGaon. Overnight in lodge

  • Day 06
    Melamchi Gaon Trekking To Tarkeghyang (2560m):
    • The trail descends steeply to the valley floor, where you can have a well earned dip in the crystal- clear river before completing the short and mild ascent up the other side of the valley. Tarkeghyang boasts an 18th century Gompa with huge brass prayer wheel. Overnight in lodge

  • Day 07
    Tarkegyang Trekking To Sermathang (2621m):
    • A flat pleasant walk through the beautiful forest takes you to Shermathang This is a an entering Sherpa village and they will be happy to introduce themselves that they are different from the Sherpa of Khumbu(Everest region) In the clear day the villages provide good views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosainkunda and Rolwaling even Everest too in a distance. Overnight at lodge

  • Day 08
    Shermathang Trekking To Melamchi Bazaar (828m) and Drive to Kathmandu:
    • Today the trail gradually descends all the way to MelamchiPul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you come across several old villages. With the spectacular Mountain View, you will get to interact with local and friendly people. Drive back to Kathmandu by bus or private vehicle; join Nepali cultural dinner in the evening overnight in Kathmandu hotel.

  • Day 09
    Kathmandu Departure
    • We will take you to the Kathmandu Airport for departure.

  • Meet / Greet with flower on arrival terminal of Kathmandu international airport.
  • Transfer from International airport to hotel (vehicle will be provided as per group size). Luggage van extra depending on the group size.
  • Welcome drinks on arrival at Hotel.
  • 3 Star hotel occupancy on twin sharing basis for 03 nights with bed and breakfast.
  • Ground transfers according to the tour itinerary.
  • Day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley covering major UNESCO listed sites.
  • Three course of delicious meals (tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch & dinner) each day as per the best availability during trekking. (Veg. & Non Veg.) Depending on the types of Trekking.
  • Twin sharing camping/lodge accommodation in the trekking route.
  • Travel crews including local Guide, Sherpa, Cook, Kitchen boy, Porter. The total no of crews are fixed as per the group size & route.
  • Trekking equipments including Two Men Tent, Kitchen Tent, Dining Tent, Toilet Tent, Shower Tent, Shower Bag, Table and Chair, Sleeping Bag, Mattresses and Pillows Etc.
  • Nepal entry & re-entry visa fees.
  • Extra flight & Airport Taxes (Domestic & International).
  • Entry fees for the sightseeing places in Kathmandu.
  • Personal equipments and clothing.
  • Expenses of personal nature like; shopping, alcoholic drinks etc.
  • Travel insurance, rescue expenses and medical expenses.
  • Donations, Tips & Gratuities.
  • Extra porters if asked by the group.
  • Other expenses beyond our control i.e. landslides, natural calamities, road blockade, political disturbance, flight cancellation etc
  • Extra services not mentioned in trek itinerary.

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  • US$ 399
  • INR 26999