Helambu Trek | Best short trek with Buddhist Pilgrim destinations
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Helambu Trek

  • Duration:
    9 Days
  • Difficulty Level:
  • Max-Altitude:
    11975 ft / 3650 m
  • Min Pax:
    1 Pax

Trip Introduction

Helambu Trek: Helambu is a High Land Village in Nepal, which stands around 80 km away from the Capital city of Nepal; Kathmandu. This is a short Trek of 9 Days including arrival and departure.

This Trek is specially programmed for visitors having very less time and the Trek cost is also relatively cheaper. On this Helambu Trek, we will hike for around 7-8 days.

Similarly, Our short and beautiful Trek starts from a nearby city; Sundarijal (1,390 m (4,560 ft). We will hike from Sundarijal and trek past a beautiful village called Chisapani. We will also walk past a small water dam. Furthermore, Sundarijal has become a famous place for the people living in the city to breathe some fresh air and spent quality time from noise.

Moreover, Helambu is a small village almost in a remote area; with a mixture of Sherpa and Hyolmo People. These People mostly follow Buddhism and are influenced by Tibetan culture.

Furthermore, Situated on top of a hill surrounded by dense forest gives sight to many mountains. You will see the Views of the Gosaikunda and Langtang Range Mountains. On this Helambu Trek, you will be passing through a dense forest of Rhododendrons; Which is the national flower of Nepal.

Listening to the songs of birds enjoying the beautiful nature and biodiversity; we will slowly trek and reach our final destination of this Helambu Trek; Helambu Village.

Outline Itinerary

    • Day 01
    • Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m)
    • Day 02
    • Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours
    • Day 03
    • Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours
    • Day 04
    • Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours
    • Day 05
    • Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours
    • Day 06
    • Back from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang
    • Day 07
    • Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hours trek/ 2 hours drive
    • Day 08
    • Free Day in Kathmandu
    • Day 09
    • Final Departure
    • Day 01
    • Arrival day in Kathmandu (1300m)

      On this day you will be landed at the Capital City of Nepal-Kathmandu (1300m/4265 ft). It is the only International Airport of Nepal. You will be received by Sherpa Himalaya Representative.

      Then with a brief introduction you will be welcomed by flower Garland. You will be Taken to your Hotel where you can rest and freshen up to keep away Jet Lag. You will get a nearby location map from hotel reception and you can explore around.

      Overnight at KTM Hotel

    • Day 02
    • Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours

      Today we will drive 30 mins away from Kathmandu to nearby countryside; Sundarijal. Sundarijal is the gateway of Shivapuri National Park.

      As we reach sundarijal we will start our hike towards Chisapani. The rail will be all through the dense forest of Shivapuri. You trek will be 4-5 hours long.

      Chisapani is a beautiful village from where you will see beautiful view of surrounding mountains such as Mt. Ganesh and Mt. Dorje Lhakpa etc

      Overnight at Chisapani.

    • Day 03
    • Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours

      We will head towards Kutumsang as we finish our breakfast. Today will be a long day trek. Our trek will normally be 6-7 Hours long.

      Today your trails will be filled with Langtang Range Mountains, Meadows, and Fields. These are the main attraction of today’s Trail

    • Day 04
    • Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours

      After a beautiful exploration of Kutumsang we will head towards Thadepati.  From the ridge of todays trail you can see breathtaking view Gosaikunda Peak and Langtang Mountain.

      You will also come across rhododendron forest. We will reach Thadepati after continuous walk of around 6 hours.

      Overnight at Thadepati.

    • Day 05
    • Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours

      Today we will trek to our final destination Tarkeghyang. It is a beautiful village with small lodges with well preserved monasteries.

      The Village is mostly filled with Sherpa People and Hyolmo people. You will need 6 hours to reach Tarkegyang.

      Overnight at Tarkeghyang


    • Day 06
    • Back from Tarkeghyang to Sermathang

      Today after beautiful time in Tarkeghyang we descend back to Sermathang. We will come across some small and lovely apple farms.

      Overnight at Sermathang

    • Day 07
    • Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hours trek/ 2 hours drive

      Today after we finish our breakfast we will Trek down to Melamchi Puul. This is the main center of this region. As we reach here we will have our lunch and come back Kathmandu by drive.

      Overnight at Kathmandu.

    • Day 08
    • Free Day in Kathmandu

      Today will be a freeday. You can explore around and make your shopping if  needed.

      Today you can explore the UNESCO Heritage sites around which are within very short range.

      UNESCO Sites nearby:

      1. Swyambhunath Stup
      2. Boudhanath Stupa
      3. Kathmandu Durbar square
      4. Pashupatinath Temple
      5. Patan Durbar Square
      6. Bhaktapur Durbar Square

      Overnight at Kathmandu

    • Day 09
    • Final Departure

      Today morning you Sherpa Himalaya representative will be there at your hotel for last meet. You will be dropped at airport considering airport time.

      Sherpa Himalaya will thank you for amazing time together and handover Buddhist Scarf (Kha-tak) which symbolizes peace, prosperity, Long life and Harmony to everyone and certificate for your completion of Helambu Trek with Sherpa Himalaya.

      With a hope to see all the beautiful people again, a warm Namaste and a hand wave.

      Thank You for your co-operation with Sherpa Himalaya

Cost Include:
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport,
  • 2 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Drive to Sundarijal By Private Jeep/ Car
  • Shivapuri National Park Fee
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  • All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Langtang National Park Entry Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Permit)
  • Experience Trekking guide & Assistant “Sherpa ” (For 4 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  • Required Number of Potters (2 Trekkers:1 Potter)
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • All Government and Local Taxes
  • Melamchi Bazzar to Kathmandu by private jeep
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night
Cost Exclude:
  • Nepal Visa fee (please bring two passport photographs and cash on USD Denomination)
  • Personal, Travel and rescue insurance
  • International airfare to and from Nepal
  • Excess baggage charges for Air travel
  • Extra night stay in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from the trip(due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Breakfast, lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu if you return early from the trip
  • Extended activities and destinations
  • All cold drinks during the trek (mineral water, cola, beer and Bar-bills)
  • Hot Shower During the Trek
  • Battery Charge ( All electronic devices) WI-FI (internet)
  • Tips for Guide and Staff
  • Emergency evacuation by Helicopter (in case needed)
  • Trekking

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