Helambu

Overview

Helambu, to be found 75km northern east part of Kathmandu valley is wonderfully serene and unruffled.And, trek to this region offers eye-catching mountain views and will permit you walk around Sherpa way of life. This trek is renowned for its ancient Buddhist monasteries. You will notice the people of Helambu area are welcoming and kind.

Similarly, to the north of Helambu we will find the area is bounded by the Jugal Himalayan ranges and Langtang, so the inhabitants of this area is identified as ‘Yolmo wa’ or the people from the secured by the peaks. Furthermore, the language used by people here is unusual than the one used in Solukhumbu section even if both the languages are started off from Tibetan.

The way of the Helambu moves up to the Shivapuri crest where we can notice the views of the central Himalayas. Following the ridge the walk moves north to reach Thare Pati ahead of turning east to get to Melamchi village and Tarke Gyang, the core villages of this region. You will pass crossing to Helambu by taking trail of the high elevation going by at Lauribina La lying at 4610m or Ganja La at 5106m.

Besides, a various choice of dazzling lush valleys, foggy rhododendron jungles and far away standpoint of snow-white peaks will turn this Helambu one of the ideal short treks. There are usual tea houses. Boundless Himalaya Trekking and Expeditions is puts forward Helambu Trek along with the distinctive service. The trek is intended to everybody from proficient climber to an inexpert adventure enthusiast.  Also, you will know the Yolmo customs of high crest villages, be in awe at vistas of fabulous high mountain.

A. Itinerary in Detail (11 Days)

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Arrival Kathmandu Airport / pick up / transfer hotel / introduction and tour briefing / evening meal in a local restaurant.
 Day 02 : Guided City Sightseeing
A full days sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley / visiting all the major sites of interest. 
Day 03 : Kathmandu to Sundarijal to Chisopani (2194m)
From Kathmandu  / private transport to Sundarijal (one hour) / from Sundarijal the trail ascends through light forest / to reach  Mulkharka (1800m) /  great view of the Kathmandu Valley / continue up the trail to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m) / the route heads down the ridge through a forest of oak and rhododendron to Chisopani / spectacular mountain views / overnight. 
Day 04 : Chisopani to Gulbhanjyang (2140m)
The trail continues to descend from Chisopani to Pati Bhanjyang (1860m) /  a Brahmin and Chhetri village / then a steep ascent to Chipling (2170m) / some good mountain views / continue on  to Thodang Betine (2260m) / finally descend to the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjyang / overnight 
Day 05 : Gulbhanjyang to Tharepati (3640m)
The trail climbs and reaches Khutumsang (2450m) / we continue on with some good mountain views of the peaks above Langtang and Gosainkunda /  on through a fir and rhododendron forest to Panghu / we then descend to Magen Goth (3420m) and finally reach Tharepati / overnight 
Day 06 : Tharepati to Malemchigaon (2530m)
The trail switchbacks steeply down / then continues to descend / through a forest of huge gnarled rhododendrons / a further steep descent to Chhyadi Khola /  Crossing Chhyadi Khola bridge / make a short climb to reach to the large Sherpa village of Malemchigaon / overnight  
Day 07 : Malemchigaon to Tarkegyang (2590m)
From Malemchaigaon the trail drops steeply crossing Malemchi Khola /  trail climbs up past the village school / a further climb up before we reach the first meadow of Tarkegyang (2490m) / then climb gently  to / the picturesque village of Tarkegyang / overnight 
Day 08 : Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2610m)
From Tarke Gyang cotinue on to the pretty Sherpa village, Gangyul (2520m) / The trail drops a little bit and then climbs through deep forests / crossing a number of streams, to finally reach Chumik / then a gentle climb to the large village of Shermathang / overnight 
Day 09 : Sermathang to Malemchipul Bazar (880m)
Today the trail drops down / to the settlements of Nigale and Gyalsha and further to Raithani Gyang (2290m) / continue descending / through the chir pine forest / to the large fascinating village of Dubha Chaur / and on  to Melamchi Pul Bazaar / overnight 
Day 10 : Malemchipul Bazaar to Kathmandu / by Land Cruiser / transfer hotel 
Day 11 : Kathmandu at Leisure
Day12 : Transfer to airport / flight to onward destination

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Accommodation in Kathmandu on bed and breakfast basis as per the itinerary
  • City tour in Kathmandu with guide by private car
  • Entry fees when sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • National Park Trekking/Entry Permit
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) registration fee
  • Round trip / internal flights / overland transport / if needed / as per the itinerary
  • Accommodation in guest houses/lodges during the trek
  • Three meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) a day during the trek
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide and porter services
  • Transportation, accommodation, meal allowance, equipment and insurance for trekking staff
  • All the official paper work and all the applicable government taxes
  • Airport transfers for internal flights
  • Sleeping bag, down jacket and rucksack if required
  • Airport pick-up on arrival and drop-off on departure 

Cost Excludes

  • Meals other than breakfast when staying in hotels
  • Personal expenses and bar bills
  • Clients’ travel insurance
  • Tips and gratuities

Important Note and Optional Activities

Please note: All the trekking itineraries are flexible and can be revised in order to best meet your requirements i.e. your time, interests etc. Please make contact with us if you have any special requirements or interest.

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