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Helambu Trekking

Helambu TrekkingHelambu trekking is the one of the shortest and easiest trek starting from Sundarijal which is 15 Km north from Kathmandu city. Helambu, located to the north of Kathmandu valley and famous for sweet apples in Nepal, is a Trekkers Paradise mostly inhibited by Sherpa and Tamang along with others. Helambu trek is a direct Himalayan trek from Kathmandu. It is one of the diverse treks that offer the unique culture of Sherpa and Tamang community in the villages like Tarke Ghyang, villages on the side of Melamchi Khola, Hyolmo culture of high mountain people, the company of green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls and magnificent scenery of the mountain. The main attraction of Helambu trek are Helambu valley, view of Langtang and Gosainkunda, diverse culture of mountain people. As the elevation of this trekking route ranges from 800m to 3650m with favorable climate and warm temperature, the trekkers find easier to explore this trail and feel the pleasure of Mountain trekking. The trail of the Helambu Trek is less crowded and free from pollution; this trekking is an alternative to the trekkers who are fed up with the crowded and polluted trekking trail and area.
The real trekking begins from Sundarijal which is foot of the Shivapuri Himal and from where you enter the Shivapuri national park. From Shivapuri you ascend the uphill to Chisapani passing through Shivapuri national park and small but dispersed Tamang villages allowing you to explore their culture and experience their hospitability behavior. The trail passes through thick forest of rhododendron and bamboo with amazing vistas of White Mountains and artistic Buddhist monasteries. The trail crosses the Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magin Goth from where you see the eye-catching view of Langtang and Gosainkunda peak, Tharepati Malemchigaun, Hyolmo and Tarke Gyang. From Tarke Gyang there are two routes through Sermathang and Kiul Takpa Kharkameeting ultimately at Melemchi from where you take a bus to Kathmandu.
 

 

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Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing Kathmandu valley

Day 03: Drive, to Sundarijal by private vehicle (30 min drives) and trek to Chisapani (2194 m.)  4/5 hours

Day 04: Chisapani / Kutumsangu (2471 m.), 6/7 hours

Day 05: Kutumsangu / Tharepati (3600 m.), 5/6 hours

Day 06: Tharepati / Melamchi Gaon (2550 m.), 3/4 hours

Day 07: Melamchi Gaon / Sermathang (2693 m.), 4/5 hours

Day 08: Sermanthang / Melamchi Bazaar (846 m.), 4/5 hours

Day 09: Melamchi Bazaar to Kathmandu by local bus.

Day 10: Your own activity or transfer to airport for your onward destination

Price Includes
All land transportation by bus or private vehicle.
Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (3 star Hotel in Thamel.
Welcome dinner with Nepali culture programs.
3 Major meals; B/L/D (by Lodge menu) and accommodation at best available teahouse lodge.
Professional equipped English speaking trekking guide, necessary supporting Sherpa or Porters.
Life insurance for all support crews and their daily wages.
Trekker's Information Management System 'TIMS' (Trekking permit), National Park permits or Conservation permits; Fees.
Medical Kit Box for Nepali support crews.
All Official taxes and service charge.

Price Excludes
Meals during your stay in Kathmandu.
Personal trekking gears.
Emergency evacuation (If in case) Drinks except tea and coffee during trekking
Tips for support crews after the trip.

Trip Summery                :   Sundarijal-Chisapani-Tharepati-Tarkeghyang-Melamchi.

Mode of Trek                   :   Tea house

Duration of Trip              :   13 days

Grade  Information       :    Medium

Trekking boots, Sleeping bag, Trekking polls, Sleepers, Torch light, Woolen hat, Hand gloves, Sunglasses, Cream against cold and sun, Pair of walking trousers

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