Helambu Trek - 10 Days

Helambu Trek

Helambu Trekking, specially designed off the trodden trail that highlights the calm and peaceful area for trekking and which are mostly famous for its mesmerizing natural beauty, captivating culture, and suitable climates. The Helambu Trek 10 Daysfollows classic Himalayan foothills trek route with plenty of dramatic rises and tumbling lineages. On this grand Helambu trekking is adventure where you can discover unchanged central Nepal (dense forests and traditional Buddhist villages with the mountain views which are genuinely inspiring). You pass through steep  edges, villages  Tamang , lush forests of rhododendron, conifers and oak forest and also through mountain cattle (yak and sheep )grazing on rich alpine pastures under the supervision  of their herders.
Helambu Circuit Trek is easy trek to get from Kathmandu in a week, so it is consider best trip for those trekkers who do not have the long holiday in Nepal trip but wants to best out of it. The trail ofHelambu Trekstart from the climbs to the Shivapuri ridge from where gorgeous views of the central Himalayas can be seen. This Helambu Circuit Trek trail will take us to the Langtang National Park (this inhabits a wealth of rare birds, wildlife and unique plants and flowers). During the10 DaysHelambu trek, we will pass through remarkable villages of Kutumsang, Chisopani, and Sermathang with their spectacular panoramic views and the village of MelamchiGaon and Tarkeghyang.
Highlight of the Helambu Trek is the Sherpa village of Tarkeghyang that forms the focus of Helambu; amiable commune of farmers, yak herders and Sherpas (who are different of Khumbu region and have a unique culture). We go along the south edge through Sermathang, downhill to the river at Melamchi( the site of a mega-project to bring drinking water to Kathmandu  through a series of tunnels). You will also experience the Yolmo culture of high mountains villages, marvel at views of lonely high mountains and watch fascinated as the farmers toil in the fields using manual tools and teams of water buffalo.
Helambu Trek 10 Days will take to villages with spectacular panoramic views including Ganesh Himal Massif, Langtang Himal, Roweling Range and distant views of peaks in the Everest region. With the diverse range of bright green valleys, dark rhododendron forests and distant horizons of snowy mountains, whichmake HelambuTrek 10 Days, anideal short trek for nature lover.

Highlights of Helambu Trek

    • Typical old Tibetan villages
    • Mind blowing Sherpa and Tamang cultures, traditions and rituals
    • Brahmin and Chettri settlements
    • Spectacular mountain views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung
    • Langtang Region's specialty, the wonderful region blessed by the nature
    • Villages like Chisapani, Melamchi, Kutumsang, Tarkeghyang, Sermathang and Helambu village
    • Rhododendron and Oak Forests, Greenland, Green hills, typical villages, giant Bhotekoshi River, Indrawati River and surrounding mountain views are the best to observe from Helambu
    • Ancient monasteries
    • Spring Season is the best to discover the wild variety of flowers all around
    • The traditional farming system

Day 1
Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Our team member will be waiting outside the airport terminal a few meters from the exit door. Please check your name at Showcard. He will bring you to hotel in Kathmandu. The drive from the airport to the hotel is around 20 minutes. After refreshment, we will brief your plan more visibly.

Day 2
Kathmandu(1400m) Tour

Population: counted nationwide in AD. 2011, Kathmandu had households: 434344 & population: 1744240. Major Place to see: Bodhnath Stupa, Pashupatinath, syombhunath, Kathmandu durbar square. In the morning we explore Kathmandu on an organized sightseeing tour Guide then Prepare for trekking.

Day 3
Kathmandu to Chisopani(2150m) via sundarijal

Car will take one hour to reach Sundarijal. Trail goes uphill through forest to reach to MulKharka village. From here enjoy an extraordinary panoramic views of Kathmandu valley. The trail goes through fir tree forest and rhododendrons till to the top. After top almost half an hour descend to the chisapani.

Day 4
Chisopani to Gul-Bhubhanjang(2141m)

Trail goes downhill till PatiBhanjang .After here you have to ascends all the way to Chipling by crossing meadows and fields. There are good mountain views along this stretch of trail. Continuing along the forested ridge, the trail descends to a large Chortleoverlooking the Tamang village of GulBhanjang.

Day 5
Gul-Bhanjang to Tharepati(3600m)

The trail climbs the ridge from GulBhanjang to another pass at 2580m. it climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail, mostly through fir and rhododendron without permanent settlement . The trail makes some ups and downs passing through forest, across flower-strewn meadows and crossing streams. It finally reaches to Tharepati.

Day 6
Tharepati to Melamchigaon(2560m)

Walking down hill in a forest, vegetation changes to scrub bamboo as the route joins a rocky cattle trail towards to stream and traverse to a Chorten and a pasture, the first village since Tharepati. After crossing suspension bridge in ChhyadiKhola climb to reach the prosperous sherpa village of Melamchigaon. It is a large village with extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes.

Day 7
Melamchigaon to Tarkheghang(2560m)

Trail drops down to cross MelamchiKhola .than climb all the way to opposite ridge of Tarkhegang which is exactly same altitude. This village is slightly larger and more commercial and its inhabitants are famous for selling Thangkas .

Day 8
Takheghang to Shermathang 2000m

Today, you will visit Shermathang village and descends the ridge with a view to Melamchi bazaar. The path continues from the Gangjwal and goes around the valley and small stream. When a large valley stretches ahead. Pass above the hamlet with a Gompa. The path becomes a gentle ascent and leads to the pass below the crematory painted chortle trek until to reach Shermathang.

Day 9
Shermathang to Kathmandu.

Without climbing the hills, the trail goes through Dubhachaur and Kaphalgiri village. Go through the pine forest path become like a steep ditch. Cross through the wooden bridge at MelamchiKhola. You will reach to Melamchi bazaar. From Melamchi Bazar the bus ride will takes about 4hours to reach Kathmandu.

Day 10

Cost Include

  • Airport Pick and Drop by private Transport
  • One Night Hotel in Kathmandu with B/B basic (One Night) (Centrally located, attach bathroom, hot and cold shower)
  • All government taxes and Langtang National Park entry fees as well as local charge
  • TIMS CARD (Trekking Information Management System). We need two photograph each for permit.
  • Required number of experienced English speaking guides (trained by Ministry of tourism), and support staff (we pay for their daily wages, insurances, trekking equipment’s, their food and accommodation).
  • 7 days porter wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equipments
  • 7 days guide wages and his insurances/meals/accommodation/equpipments
  • 6 Nights best Lodge accommodation during the trek on tea house services.
  • Rescue arrangement in emergency situation & worst weather condition
  • Necessary ground transportation depending upon your request (via tourist bus or private vehicle).
  • Via Private Car Kathamndu to Sundarijal Local Transport to Shermathang to Kathmandu
  • Trekking poles, sleeping bag, down jacket/duffle bag (we provide these if necessary).
  • Trekking maps.
  • Rubbish disposal.
  • Our Service charge and government taxes.

Cost Exclude

  • All meals in Kathmandu and during trekking
  • Extra nights hotel stay in Kathmandu.
  • Tips to guides and support staff.
  • Additional costs in case of emergency (You must have adequate travel insurance to cover any kind of emergencies, such as ground transportation & Heli recue/medical/hospitalization. Medical etc).
  • Your International flight ticket airfare
  • Energetic chocolate/energy drinks/alcohol/mineral water/cigarettes/packing food snacks etc
  • Additional medication for altitude sickness (Acetazolamide etc).
  • Personal expenses and any other unforeseen expenses, such as Laundry/WIFI on trek/phone call
  • Personal trekking equipment.
  • Nepal entry visa fees which can get up on your arrival in Kathmandu airport
  • Sightseeing tour and All the entrance fees of temple in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned herein

Permit & Entry Fees:

It is compulsory to pay Everest National Park entry fee and TIMS card to trek in this area.

Medical Support:

An emergency first aid kit is carried by the support staff at all times.

Accommodation and meals:

During tea house treks our guests pay for their food (breakfast/lunch/dinner) at the lodge while we provide guides/accommodation/necessary permit and transportation. It can be USD $25 per person each day for food (Lunch/dinner/breakfast)


Mineral waters are available at all stops during tea house treks. You can also use tap water if you choose to use water purification tablets.

Travel Insurance:

Travel Insurance is mandatory for all clients who choose to trek or climb with us. The insurance should cover you in case of emergencies like accidents, altitude sickness and ambulance and helicopter rescue charges if required. Please carry a copy of your insurance papers while travelling in Nepal and do send us a copy as well. This will help us in making all the necessary arrangements in case of any sort of emergencies.

Best Season for Everest Panorama View Trek

  • Spring : March – May
  • Summer: June – August
  • Autumn: September – November
  • Winter: December – February

While there are no seasonal constraints on traveling to Nepal, different regions are best visited in different seasons. Once you inquire about any trekking itinerary we’ll email you regarding the best season for that particular trek.

Check-list of personal equipment:

  • Good standard trekking boots
  • Camping shoes/thongs
  • Socks-polypropylene
  • Down Jacket
  • Fleece
  • T-shirts
  • Trekking trousers
  • Shorts (both casual and for treks)
  • Swim wear
  • Sun Hat
  • Woollen Hat
  • Nylon Windbreaker
  • Gloves
  • Gaters
  • Strong Rucksack
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Water Bottle
  • Torch/headlamp (with spare batteries)
  • Toiletries/soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun block
  • Travel Towel
  • Wet-wipes
  • Medication (cough medicine, throat soothers, water purification tablets)
  • Sunglasses
  • Binoculars
  • Camera & lenses
  • Memory cards
  • GPS Tracking Units may be helpful
  • Altimeter
  • Compass
  • Book/music player/pack of cards
  • Padlock
  • A plastic bag for waste
  • Energy/snack bars

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Trip Facts

  • By bus/car / Air
  • 1
  • 4380m.
  • Easy plus