Helambu Trek

  • Trip Duration9 Days
  • Trip GradeModerate
  • Max. Altitude3650m
  • Cost Starting FromUS$ 985

Know Before Trip

Destination: Nepal

Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner

Transportation: Private Vehicle/Tourist Bus

Accommodation: 3 Star (or greater) Hotel

Max. Altitude: 3650m

Best Season: March to April and September to November

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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.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal/Trek to Chisapani

Day 04: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang

Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati

Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang

Day 07: Trek to Sermathang

Day 08: Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar/Drive to Kathmandu

Day 09: Departure

Cost Include

  • 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

Cost Exclude

  • 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
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01Arrival in Kathmandu Welcome to Nepal! Upon your arrival in Kathmandu Regulus Treks & Expedition receives you at Tribhunvan International Airport and drive you to hotel. If your arrival is at appropriate time then you can enjoy leisurely walk in the streets of Thamel. It is a prime destination for foreigners. It is said that Kathmandu visit is incomplete without strolling in this part of the city. Overnight in a hotel.

Day 02Kathmandu sightseeing From the second day of your arrival starts our trip mission. Today you explore Kathmandu, also known as city of temples with our guide. Basically there are four major touring sites in Kathmandu. They are: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Swoyambhunath Stupa and and Bouddhanath Stupa. And the main part is these all four sites are listed in World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be introduced to your guide by Regulus. You can have good conversation with him regarding the upcoming trip. You can enjoy the night life of Thamel which completely depends on your wish. Overnight in Thamel

Day 03Drive to Sundarijal/Trek to Chisapani Sundarijal is around one and half hour driving distance from Kathmandu. Trekking to Helambu begins from here. At Sundarijal you will enjoy Shivapuri Wildlife reserve and watershed. We follow concrete steps at the beginning of the trek. We arrive at Mulkharka. Few hours of further walk will take us to Chisapani where we will spend our night.

Day 04Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang After breakfast we begin our trail and we arrive at Pati Bhangyang. It is a beautiful village with small population. We follow several ups and downs before arriving Gul Bhanjyang. From here the trail steeps and descends again after some time of walk. We finally arrive at Kutumsang. Here we halt at night.

Day 05Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati After breakfast we begin our journey. We arrive at Magen Goth. Thadepati is popular for Mountain View of Langtang and Gosainkunda Peak. We arrive at Thadepati where we put off at night.

Day 06Trek to Tarkeghyang We follow downhill course today. We come across Melamchigaun. The village inhabits Sherpa people. There are few Gompas in the village. We cross Melamchi Khola (River) and climb other side of the valley to arrive at Tarkeghyang. It is a largest village of Helambu region. Here we halt at night.

Day 07Trek to Sermathang After couple of hours of walk we arrive at Gangyul. It is a village inhabited by Sherpa people. They follow Buddhism but Drukpa Kagyu sect of Buddhism. It is a national religion of Bhutan. We will enjoy night in Sermathang.

Day 08Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar/Drive to Kathmandu A short walk will bring us at Melamchipul Bazaar. It is a village inhabited by Sherpa people. From here we drive to Kathmandu where we put off at night.

Day 09Departure Your trekking ends here today. We will drop you at airport three hours earlier to schedule flight. We are thankful to you as you gave us opportunity to serve. See you soon!

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