Duration: 9
Difficulty: Easy
Best Season: Spring and Autumn
Arrival On: Kathmandu
Activity Per Day: 6-7 hours of trekking
Accomodation: Hotel, Lodge, Teahouse, Tent, Camp
Trip Overview

Helambu Trek: Helambu 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, departure. This Trek is specially programmed for the 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 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 the mixture of Sherpa and Hyolmo People. These People mostly follow Buddhism and influence 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 Gosaikunda and Langtang Range Mountains. On this Helambu Trek, you will be passing through a dense forest of Rhododendron; 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: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang

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

Day 08: Free Day in Kathmandu

Day 09: Final Departure

The above itinerary can be customized if you are not satisfied or if you have a certain time limit. Click Here

Accommodations

As you are picked from Tribhuwan International  Airpot, Kathmandu you will be accommodated in a three-star level Hotel with Bed and Breakfast.  We accommodate on the basis of twin shared room. A single room can be also accommodated upon your request. Your room will be facilitated with attached restrooms in the Kathmandu. During the Trekking premises, in some places, they only have a shared washroom and restroom. As you reach higher elevation single rooms may be difficult to manage.

Meals

During our Trek Authentic Nepali food is available and more common. You will also get international Cuisine such as Continental, Italian, Indian, etc. Breakfast-Dinner will be served as per lodge menu where we stay overnight. Lunch will be served on the trail of Next destination. During Trek, all meals will be provided whereas, only breakfast is served in Kathmandu. Sherpa Himalaya will serve you special last day dinner.

Physical Condition & Requirement

This Trek is a moderate level Trek. You will be walking for 6-7 hour a day on average. We will face the steep hill, cross steep, hilly terrain etc.  We will be heading mostly uphill where we will face an average of 4000m altitude change. You will be given acclimatization day in between the trail so that you will not face altitude sickness. If you have strong determination and hope in yourself  then this Trek will not be that difficult.

If you have done any Trek before it will be your skill but you don’t require pre-experience or any training for this Trek. If you have any health problems it would be better if you consult with a doctor before your visit and give the details to Sherpa Himalaya so that we could customize your trip as per your body requirement.

Best Time to Visit

Weather in Nepal is quite a favorable. For trekking we have two peak season; Spring & Autumn. Autumn season starts from September to November whereas Spring season starts from March to May. Beside this two season, you can visit Nepal in other months too but it is quite cold in January and rainy in the month of July & August.

Note

Your health safety and last destination with high-quality service is our Main priority. Your guide has the authority to bring change in itinerary, stop or cancel any part of your itinerary if it is very necessary due to safety concern. However, these kinds of problem rarely arise. Our effort will be to follow our given itinerary. Weather condition, health problem or any natural disaster and flight cancellation due to bad weather in the mountain may bring change in itinerary.
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Included in the Cost
  • All transfer from Airport to Hotel and Hotel to Airport,
  • 3 nights Hotel in Kathmandu. (B&B) 3 star level Hotel
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal drive by jeep
  • Tea house, accommodation during the trek.
  • All Meals ( Tea, Breakfast , Lunch, Dinner) during the trek
  • Shivapuri National Park Entry Fee
  • TIMS Card (Trekking Permit)
  • Experience Trekking guide & Assistant "Sherpa " (For 4 Trekkers =1 Assistant Sherpa)
  • All permits and local government taxes
  • Insurance for Nepali Staff
  • Melamchi to Kathmandu drive by private jeep
  • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu Last Night