About Helambu Trek

This Helambu trek of nine days is comparatively easy due to the less climbing, warmer temperature and lower elevations. This expedition takes you to the enchanting view point of majestic Himalayan scenery at the Tibet border. Magnificent monasteries and local cheese factories will fascinate you here.

 In this langatnag Helambu trek you will delve through rice terraces, green valleys and dense forests of oak and rhododendrons. The additional attractions of the trek are the impressive views of the Langtang (7245m), Ganesh Himal (7405m), Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) and other small mountains of Langtang Himalayan range.

The Nine days Helambu region trek takes you through the lakes of Gosainkunda reaching the valley of Langtang. Gosaikunda Lake is situated at 4,380 meters.

The Helambu region langtang Trek begins from Sundarijal. It is an hour drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour walk we arrive at Shivapuri National Park. Ongoing along the Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati and Sermathang the trek leads to the Melamchi Pul Bazar in the Helambu region. On the eighth day, our trek to Langatng Helambu continues from Melamchipul to Nagarkot and on the ninth day from Nagarkot to Bhaktapur.

Langtang Gosaikunda and Helambu Trek - 17 Days,  Langtang Valley Trek - 10 Days, Gosaikunda Trek - 9 Days, are some similar treks recommended by Regulus for those travellers who want to do trekking in Langtang region.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu
  • Day 2Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Day 3Drive to Sundarijal/Trek to Chisapani
  • Day 4Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang
  • Day 5Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati
  • Day 6Trek to Tarkeghyang
  • Day 7Trek to Sermathang
  • Day 8Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar/Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 9Departure

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What to Expect

  • All airport/hotel transfers.
  • 3 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu.
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek.
  • All meals, accommodation, insurance and salary of staffs.
  • Langtang National park entrance permit and TIMs permit (Trekking Information Management System).
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees.
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging.
  • Regulus Nepal Trekking, t-shirt, and trekking map.
  • All necessary paper work and permits.
  • A comprehensive medical kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs ).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled Itinerary).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu  because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain(due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc).
  • Travel and rescue Insurance.
  • Tips for guides and porters.