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Helambu Trek

Helambu Trekking
  1. 09 Day(s)

Destination: Nepal

Trip Grade: Moderate

Accommodation: 3 star hotel in Kathmandu and Normal tea house during the trek

Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and Three times meals during the trek

Transportation: Private vehicle and Local bus

Activity:Sightseeing and Trekking

Max Altitude:3690 m/ 12106 ft

Group Size:02-10 People

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About Trip

Trip Highlights

  • Go ahead along the Langtang National Park
  • Discover the natural beauty of flora and fauna
  • Uncover the lifestyle of Ethnic people and their culture
  • Enjoy the views of Langtang, Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal and others
  • Come back along the Shivapuri National Park

The short and popular Helambu Trek in the Langtang region offers the breathtaking sceneries of the Himalayas and terraced landscape, and ethnic cultural activities. The trek goes through the Shivapuri National Park in the beginning and through the Langtang National Park of its most of the trekking trail. It preserves various species of birds, flora and fauna, including Ghoral, monkey, Himalayan black bear and others. The charm of the trekking in Helambu increases due to the less traffic in the trail.

Helambu Trek is a trek in the lower altitude, which is a perfect trail for the family trip and those who cannot trek in the high altitude. But, the trekkers can get the pleasure of walking in the mid hill areas and getting the spectacular mountain views, including Mt. Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal and the neighbouring mountains. In the altitude range the attraction of the trek increases with the ethnic settlements around the trekking area of the Helambu region. Superb Sherpa and Tamang villages dominate the trekking route. The main attractions of this trekking trail are the Himalayan ranges, beautiful flora and the traditional customs and cultures of ethnic groups including Sherpa and Tamang. Beginning from Sundarijal, you trek through Chisapani, Tharepati, Tarke Ghyang and Sermathang. It is a unique experience to explore the Sherpa culture and lifestyles, Tamang customs and the wonderful hospitality of them. After finishing the trek at Melamchi Pul Bazaar, you drive back to Kathmandu. Overall, the Helambu Trek in the Langtang region can be the fabulous experience of anyone.

Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is a team of experienced trekking leaders in Nepal. We organize all kinds of trekking in Nepal in the Langtang area with our excellent services. Please, contact us to book the trekking packages in Nepal.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 :Arrives in Kathmandu (1350m/ 4429ft) and transfers to the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 02 :Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 03 :Drive to Sundarijal (1460 m/4790 ft) about an hours and trek to Chisopani (2215 m/7267 ft), 5-6 hrs trek. Overnight in Chisopani

Day 04 :Sundarijal to Kutumsang (2470 m/8104 ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in Kutumsang

Day 05 :Kutumsang to Thadepati (3690 m/ 12106ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in Thadepati

Day 06 :Thadepati to Tarkeghyang (2600 m/ 8530 ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in Tarkeghyang

Day 07 :Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2590 m/ 8497 ft), 4-5 hrs trek. Overnight in sermathang

Day 08 :Sermathang to Malemchi Bazaar (870 m/2854 ft), 3-4 hrs trek and Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 09 :Departure from Kathmandu

Cost Include

  • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle 
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley by private vehicle
  • Three nights hotel in Kathmandu 
  • Private vehicle (Car) to Sundarijal 
  • English speaking, experienced, friendly and knowledgeable trekking guide during the trip(Salary, food, accommodation and insurance )
  • Friendly and strong porter (Salary, food, accommodation and insurance ), one porter= two trekkers
  • Three times food for you in trekking (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner )according your choice
  • All necessary paper works, permit  and TIMS cards for trekking
  • Bus tickets (Melamchi Pool Bazaar to Kathmandu) 
  • Sleeping bag and down jacket if necessary
  • All the government taxes
  • Farewell dinner at one of the typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional dance  

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal arrival visa fee
  • Travel insurance
  • Entrance fee at monument places in Kathmandu
  • Meals in Kathmandu except the breakfast
  • Alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks
  • All your personal expenses
  • Tips for guide and porter
  • Any other expenses which are not mentioned in "Trip Cost Includes"

Departure Note

According to your requirement Rising Adventure operates this trip at anytime. Please feel free to contact us to customize your departure.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01:Arrives in Kathmandu (1350m/ 4429ft) and transfers to the hotel. Overnight in KathmanduUpon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, you will be greeted by the representative from Rising Adventure at the arrival gate and transferred to hotel.

Accommodation: 3-star Hotel in Ktm

Day 02:Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trek Preparation. Overnight in KathmanduThis is your day for sightseeing. So, you are picked up by your tour guide from your hotel. Basically, Kathmandu Sightseeing involves the four UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu. They are Kathmandu Darbar Square, Swayabhunath Stupa, Boudhnath Stupa and the Pashupatinath Temple. However, we also organize other sightseeing tours nearby Kathmandu in accordance with your desires like Patan and Bhaktapur Darbar Squares those too are enlisted in UNESCO.
In the evening, Rising Adventure will discuss about your trip and introduce our trekking guide as well as other members.

Included meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: 3-star Hotel in Ktm

Day 03:Drive to Sundarijal (1460 m/4790 ft) about an hours and trek to Chisopani (2215 m/7267 ft), 5-6 hrs trek. Overnight in ChisopaniToday, you will have almost an hour and reach Sundarijal. From there, your trekking will embark on. Your trail will go along the small hydroelectric plant entering into the Shivapuri National Park, you will reach the place known as Mulkharka( a place filled up by Tamang People). Then your trail will take you to Chisapani through the forests of oaks and rhododendron.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Normal Teahouse

Day 04:Sundarijal to Kutumsang (2470 m/8104 ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in KutumsangYour trail will go down by passing the terraced fields and meadows land. At first you will reach Pathi Bhanjyang and then Gul Bhanhyang and finally to Kutumsang. En route, you will enjoy the stunning views of Himalayan ranges.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Normal Teahouse

Day 05:Kutumsang to Thadepati (3690 m/ 12106ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in Thadepati Today you will ascend steeply to Thadepati crossing the Yurin Danda with the majestic sceneries of mountains through the fir and rhododendron forests.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Normal Teahouse

Day 06:Thadepati to Tarkeghyang (2600 m/ 8530 ft), 6-7 hrs trek. Overnight in TarkeghyangFrom Thade Pati, your trail will lead to Malemchigaun along the way of up and down through the jungle area following the Melamchgaun River. Then you will enter the Helambu region. So, your trail will ascend to Tarke Gyang where you can observe the traditional Sherpa culture, their monasteries as well as their houses and lifestyle.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Normal Teahouse

Day 07:Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2590 m/ 8497 ft), 4-5 hrs trek. Overnight in sermathangYour trail will go through the forest and the beautiful villages including Parachin and Sherpa village of Gangyul. Then you will reach Sermathang, the habitants of this area believe in national religion of Bhutan, known as Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Accommodation: Normal Teahouse

Day 08:Sermathang to Malemchi Bazaar (870 m/2854 ft), 3-4 hrs trek and Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu Today you are returning to Kathmandu. So, you will have short descending till Melamchi Pool Bazaar. From there, you will take a local bus to go to Kathmandu. It takes almost 2 hours to reach Kathmandu from Melamchi Pool Bazaar.

Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Farewell Dinner
Accommodation: 3-star Hotel

Day 09:Departure from Kathmandu Today your trip in Nepal comes to an end and the representative from Rising Adventure will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

Included meals: Breakfast

The prime duty of Rising Adventure P. Ltd. is to provide the safety and security. During the trip, some factors may affect and cause to change our itinerary such as weather condition, transportation, health condition of our clients and other natural disasters. At this moment, our company gives full authority to our guides for deciding what to do or not to do concerning on the interest of our clients.

We can also customize this trip for a single too according to their requirements.

Travel Insurance

Travel Insurance is compulsory for joining Rising Adventure’s activities. We require your travel insurance must cover the emergency accidents (includes helicopter rescue and air ambulance) with medical expenses and others like cancellation, personal liable, loss of luggage and so on. It helps you to travel freely and confidently. Please be noted that we do not arrange and sell insurance.

Accommodation

You will be stayed at 3-star hotel whenever you are in Kathmandu during your trip. While doing trekking in the Langtang Region, you will be spent your nights at tea houses. You will be provided the room with twin sharing basis due to the lack of single room in higher elevation.

Foods

During your trip in Langtang Region, you will be provided only breakfast by the hotel of Kathmandu wherever you stay. Rising Adventure also invites you to have either lunch or dinner in your arrival or farewell by managing the time. But during your trekking, you will be had breakfast and dinner on the basis of menu of local  tea houses or lodges wherever you spend your nights and your lunch will be provided on the way of your walking. You will taste Nepalese food in most of the places in trekking period; however, there are some tea houses which provide some international food like Chinese, Indian, Continental, Tibetan and so on.

Leader(s) & Staff Arrangement

Rising Adventure has skillful, experienced as well as expert team who operate your trip. Besides, we have such trekking and tour guides who can speak foreign language very well. They are very frank and expertise in the field of culture, ecosystem, history, flora and fauna and so on who make your trip immemorial. In addition, we have many numbers of tour guides and each of them can speak different language very fluently.

At last all the guides of Rising Adventures including Rock climbing and Mountaineering guides have authentic license related to their field. It means they are expert trainers.

Porter Care

We believe on “behind every successful man there is a woman”. So, Rising Adventure is also the outcome of our hard worker staffs especially the porters. Rising Adventure wants to make you sure that all the porters of our company are strong physically, behave friendly and speak a lit bit English as well as carry your backpacks very safely. So, Rising Adventure also pays the serious attention towards them. We treat them as equally as our other staffs like guides and office staffs. We even do the insurance of porters while they engage in any types of adventurous activities and also rescue them by providing Helicopter on our own expense whenever they are in dangerous condition. In addition, we have mentioned some rules too in the favour of porters like the weight of one luggage should be up to 20 kg, one porter is only for two travelers and so on. 

Health & Experience Requirements

Trekking in Langtang Region is not too risky. You will have almost 6 hours walking during the trek. So, it is better to have past experiences either of hiking or of short days trekking in the higher elevation because you need to walk more times in higher elevation while trekking in this area, but we also arrange some short types of treks in the lower elevation in Annapurna Region. However, it is not mandatory to have such experiences, but you need to be fit and fine physically as well as mentally and no any technical skills are required to trek in Langtang Region. Anyway, Rising Adventure believes in that if anyone has the strong intention to do something, s/he will be successful definitely due to his/her courageous will. In addition, Rising Adventure strongly advises you to have the regular exercises like jogging, walking, running, etc even for some periods of time before going to trekking because we agree that such types of exercise also helps to do trekking very easily in the higher elevation. At last we advise you to consult with doctor before heading to do any kinds of adventure activities.

Best Seasons

Trekking in Langtang Region is very best in autumn as well as in spring seasons. So, it is crowded in these both seasons. If anyone prefers to have trekking in less crowded time for enjoying much, s/he can plan for trekking in winter in this area, though, it is cold. Although, it is quite boring to trek in the higher elevation in summer and monsoon seasons due to rainy times, you can make a plan to trek in the lower elevation in these seasons.

Responsible Tourism

Many people are directly or indirectly joined in tourism, which is a large industry in Nepal. Different tourist activities are adventurous and some are less adventurous. Rising Adventure is a fully responsible adventure activities organizing company in Nepal. We are government certified and linked with the various tourism institutions. We pay taxes to the government of our travel packages and actions that we arrange and annually renewed. We are always cautious for the clients’ troubles and try to respond to them as soon as possible.

Additional Information

Our website tries to provide details information about the trip. In case of inconvenience you can directly contact us via email or call us at +977 9841645135.


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