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Helambu Valley Trek - 8 Days

Helambu Valley Trek

Trip Highlights of Helambu Valley Trekking:

  • Observe the culture and lifestyle of the native people by staying at the tea lodge.
  • Relatively short and easy trekking nearby capital city Kathmandu.
  • The highest point of the trek is Tharepati at 3650 meters.
  • The landscapes that include lush vegetation, river valleys and Langtang Himalayan Range to the north
  • The floral and faunal biodiversity of Shivapuri National Park and surrounding areas
  • Visit Buddhist Monasteries
  • City guided tour in UNESCO world heritage sites of Kathmandu Valley.
  • Spectacular views of the snowcapped Himalayas-Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shisapangma of Tibet and many other surrounding peaks.

Helambu Valley Trek is the best short trekking route of the stupendous Langtang trekking region of Nepal. This is probably the most diversified short trekking course of Nepal where trekkers can get the glimpses of wildlife, vegetation, people and mountains. In just about a week’s time, trekkers will get a plethora of quintessential trekking courses where trekkers can get commendable social individuals and the astonishing Himalayas including thick green rich woods condition. Among such productive trekking courses, Helambu Valley Trek is additionally one. This is, for the most part, classed inside the short trekking courses of Langtang locale. We feel satisfied to have made this strolling course. This would permit the individuals who can’t do high elevation trekking to appreciate the mountain vistas, timberlands, and provincial towns. Significant features of this trekking in Nepal are timberlands, water assets, towns, and mountains.

Voyage of Helambu Valley Trek is a short yet alluring trekking route to walk on. It is a greater amount of strolling than driving. Trekkers will start to stroll from Sundarijal. Individuals may be astonished to see Bagmati River which goes through Kathmandu. This is the very place where the Bagmati River is started. The trail is loaded with green lavish woods, terraced farmlands, and towns. This is the best course for nature darlings. Assortments of vegetation make this place heaven for wilderness darlings. In addition, the water assets that are found in plenitude could make you insane. The driven task of the Nepal Government to bring drinking water from Melamchi River can likewise be seen on the trail. You can watch the passage and the whole task too. At the outset bit of trekking, trekkers will have the capacity to watch Tamang/Lama individuals while in later stages Tibetan beginning individuals are experienced. Toward the finish of trekking, trekkers will be at the settlement of Brahmin, Chhetris, and Newars. Along these lines, it is something other than investigating the forested areas or through terraced farmlands rather it is strolling within the multiethnic villages too.

Book the Helambu Valley Trek with us and appreciate green rich backwoods condition. You will be astonished to see plenty of vegetations in pretty much 8 days of strolling. From untamed life to vegetations trekking inside Langtang National Park could make the pivotal regular occasions in Nepal. Make your short trekking venture the most alluring event of your life.

Physical Conditions and Experience Requirements

8 days of Helambu Valley Trek is considered as moderate. If you jog or perform morning walks regularly then it would not be any problem for you to walk on the trail. However, it is highly recommended that you should start doing mild exercises one month prior to your trekking date. This would help in creating the best Himalayan walking holiday experience. Having said that, it should be noted Technical skills are not needed. The major hurdle is an altitude. Therefore, the person having past medical history of lung, heart, and blood diseases is extremely advised to consult your doctor before embarking on this journey.

Additional Information

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outline Itinerary

Day 01 : Kathmandu arrival (1300m)

Day 02 :Kathmandu Sightseeing

Days 03: Trek to Chisapani (2300m) –  5 hours walk

Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang (2446m)- 5/6 hours walk

Day 05: Trek to Tharepati (3650m)-5/6 hours walk

Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2743m) via Melamchi Gaon (2640m)- 7/8 hours walk

Day 07: Trek to Timbu: Its takes- 3 hours walk – drive to Kathmandu – takes about 4 hours. Overnight at Kathmandu

Day 08:Farewell friend

Day 1
Kathmandu arrival (1300m)

Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Evening welcome dinner with cultural show.Overnight at hotel.

Day 2
Kathmandu Sightseeing

Having breakfast then start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a tour guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion.Am: Boudhanath & Pashupatinath. Pm: Patan Durbar Square and Soyambhunath then back to hotel.Overnight at hotel.

Day 3
Trek to Chisapani (2300m) - 5 hours walk- Overnight at Lodge/Tea House

First you drive to Sundarijal (1350m), it is about one hour and then walk uphill to Chisopani. The unpaved road from Kathmandu turns into a trail near a small hydroelectric plant. The trail passes through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first settlement you will come across is Mulkharka with Tamang inhabitants. The route heads down the ridge through the forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani (2300m.). Chisopani is cold for its weather. It has magnificent views from Annapurna to Everest. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 4
Trek to Kutumsang (2446m)- 5/6 hours walk - Overnight at Lodge/Tea House

The trail continues to drop from Chisopani on a good, sometimes level trail that crosses the meadow and fields. You will then descend through Pathi Bhanjyang till Gul Bhanjyang. The trail climbs the ridge from Gul Bhanjyang to another pass at 2620m. The meadow makes a good camping spot, its downhill to Kutumsang at 2470m, in a saddle atop the ridge.

Day 5
Trek to Tharepati (3650m)-5/6 hours walk - Overnight at Lodge/Tea House

After having breakfast we heading to Tharepati. The trail climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. The trail then descends gradually to Magen Goth. There are few lodges. The trail gradually ascends through the enchanting forest enriched with beautiful rhododendron, oak and other trees. Tharepati offers breathtaking view of the snow-capped mountains such as Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Langshisa, Jugal, Numbur and many others.

Day 6
Trek to Tarkeghyang (2743m) via Melamchi Gaon (2640m)- 7/8 hours walk - Overnight at Lodge/Tea House

Today we heading From Tharepati the trail steeply descends through the pine and rhododendron forest with great views down into the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Melamchi Gaon is surrounded by beautiful forests, where it is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture. Leaving Melamchi Gaon, you trek along the descending path until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. You may passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Tarkeghyang, also known as Helambu is named after the Helmu caste. The Sherpa people living here originally belong to Helmu caste. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 7
Trek to Timbu: Its takes- 3 hours walk

drive to Kathmandu – takes about 4 hours. Overnighat at Kathmandu

Day 8
Farewell friend

We will transfer you airport as per your flight time.

Trip Includes:

  • Airport Pick up & Drop
  • Twin sharing deluxe accommodation at Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Welcome dinner with culture show.
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with Guide
  • Transportation/Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation in tea house during trek
  • Trekking map
  • Company T shirt
  • Trekking Map
  • English Speaking Guide
  • A professional insured guide & insured porter (1 porter for 2 persons) their salary, meal, accommodation & insurance.
  • All the meal during the trek (B L D)


  • Nepal visa fee: Nepal entry visa : US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days
  • International Airfare
  • Entrance fee during the sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Travel & Health Insurance – Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Any alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, boiled & mineral water, beverages etc during the trek.
  • Tips for trekking & other employed staffs.
  • Hot shower, battery charges (available in trek with extra cost or free in some lodges).
  • Any other cost, which is not mentioned in cost includes items as above
  • Tips for guide,porter
  • Reading/writing material
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Health requirements arranged
  • Money: cash/credit card
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Nepal Adventure Pilgrimage  Trek in Kathmandu
  • Light weight Towel
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight – headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle – Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat
  • Sunhat/bandana
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves – wool or fleeced and gore tex
  • Scarf
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Nepal adventure Pilgrimage  in Kathmandu)
  • Sewing Kit
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination – ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months.
  • T Shirts 2 or 3
  • Shirt – Long Sleeved
  • Pants – lightweight long trousers (jeans are unsuitable)
  • Thermals upper and lower

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Trip Facts

  • All ground transportation
  • 2-10
  • 3650 Meters
  • We will be staying at 3 *** Hotel in Kathmandu, during the trek Normal Hotel. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis
  • Breakfast In Kathmandu and all meal during the Helambu Valley Trek
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Nepal
  • During spring season (March to May) and autumn season (September to November).