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Helambu Trek

 
 
Trek Type: Lodge Trek
Duration: 8-11 Days
Max. Elevation: 3650m
Trek Rating: Moderate
 
   
Helambu trek covers the diverse range of brilliant green valleys, misty rhododendron forests, and distant horizons of snowy peaks and the vivid contrast of Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist cultures. The Helambu trek is the ideal short trek and this Helambu region remains relatively un-spoilt. Here in Helembu you will experience the yolmo culture of high mountains villages, marvel at vistas of lonely high mountains and watch enthralled as the farmers' labor in the fields using hand made tools and teams of water buffalo. Helambu valley trek noted for its scenic magnificence and pleasant climate, lie in the north of the Kathmandu Valley. In Helambu one can stay in highland monastery villages and small settlements in pristine forests. The Sherpa village's of Helambu focuses the charming enclave of farmers and yak herders.

Helambu trek starts with a scenic drive through the Nepali country side to Sundarijal. The most accessible of all trekking regions, Helambu offers a low altitude, distinctly enjoyable walk. In Tamang and Sherpa villages meet friendly and hospitable people with strong family and cultural ties. Helambu provides an instant Himalayan trek for those with limited time. This trek is an easy and enjoyable trip conducted at the average altitude of 3500m. The trek takes you through Thadepati to Tarke Gyang, where a choice of trails opens up. However we go along the south ridge through Sermathang, down to the river at Melamchi, the site of a mega project to bring drinking water to Kathmandu via a series of tunnels. The Helambu trek concludes with a drive down to Kathmandu, after a night's camp at Melamchi Bridge bazaar.

 
Day to Day Itinerary  
   
Day 01   Arrival day in Kathmandu
   
Day 02   Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu
   
Day 03   Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani
   
Day 04   Trek to Kutumsang
   
Day 05   Trek to Thari pati(3650m)
   
Day 06   Trek to Melamchi Gaon
   
Day 07   Trek to Tarkeghyang
   
Day 08   Trek to Shermathang
   
Day 09   Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and Drive back to Kathmandu
   
Day 10   Rest Day in Kathmandu
   
Day 11   Departure Home