About Helambu Trek
The 9 days Helambu trek is also popularly known as the Langtang valley trek, this trek is comparatively easy due to the less climbing, warmer temperature, and lower elevations. This expedition takes you to the enchanting views of majestic Himalayan scenery at the Tibet border. Magnificent monasteries and local cheese factories will fascinate you here. Helambu trek is an easy and short trek that lies about 70 km northeast of the Kathmandu Valley. This is a low-altitude trek which is why the most preferred trek among travelers in Nepal.
In this Langtang 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 the Langtang Himalayan range.
The 9 days Helambu trek takes you through the lakes of Gosainkunda reaching the valley of Langtang. A multi-day hike amid bamboo forest, rhododendrons & highland villages, with majestic mountain views. Gosaikunda Lake is situated at 4,380 meters.
The Helambu region langtang Trek begins from Sundarijal. It is an hour's drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour's 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 Langtang 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, andGosaikunda Trek - 9 Days, are some similar treks recommended by Regulus for those travelers who want to do trekking in the Langtang region.