Helambu Circuit Trekking

Helambu Circuit Trekking

  • 9 Days
  • 3597 meters
  • 4-7 hours

Price: $895

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Helambu trek is suitable for those who do not have much time to spend and old people but a burning desire to observe the beauty of Langtang Himalayan range closely. This trekking will be absolutely fit for them. It is not necessary to be physically fitness to do this trekking. Helambu Trekking is 75km north from Kathmandu. The Helambu area is surprisingly peaceful and calm. The Sherpa villages of Helambu due north of Kathmandu valley presents an easy getaway. This area because of its low elevation and the Sherpa villages make it an interesting loop.This trekking is basically familiar for sherpa culture and life style.Starting with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal the trail to Chisapani and Helambu climbs on to the Shivapuri ridge from where there are sweeping views of the central Himalayas. Following a ridge-line the trek heads north to Thare Pati before turning east to Melemchi Gaon and Tarke Gyang the principle villages of this area. You can take Helambu onto the end of the langtang or Gosaikunda trek, crossing into Helambu via the high altitude passes at Lauribina La (4610m) or Ganja La (5106m).

It makes a loop through the sherpa populated regin to the north east at kathmandu. We can say this trek is mostly fallowed by many villages. There are few point on the trail from where we can view clear the range of ganesh himal, Langtang 7234 meters, dorje Lakpa 6966 meters, gosaikunda 8013 meters, chhaba bhamare 5970 meters

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel; in Kathmandu.

Welcome by our office representative at the airport and transfer to the hotel. Briefly explanation about the trekking program.

Day 2 Day 02: Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2150m).overnight at Tea House/lodge.

Drive to Sundarijal , which will take app 45 minutes drive and trek to Chisopani. The trail goes uphill through forest to reach to Mul Kharka village. From here enjoy an extraordinary panoramic views of Kathmandu. valley. The trail goes through fir tree forest and rhododendrons.

Day 3 Day 03: Chisopani to Gulbhanjang(2142m). overnight at Tea House/lodge.

Trail goes downhill till Pati Bhanjang . after here you have to ascends all the way to Chipling by crossing meadows and fields. There are good mountain views along this stretch of trail. Continuing along the forested ridge, the trail descends to a large Chorten overlooking the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjang.

Day 4 Day 04: Gul Bhanjang to Tharepati(3597m). overnight at Tea House/lodge.

The trail climbs the ridge from Gul Bhanjang to another pass at 2580m. it climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail, mostly through fir and rhododendron with out permanent settlement . the trail makes some ups and downs passing through forest, across flower-strewn meadows and crossing streams. It finally reaches to Tharepati.

Day 5 Day 05: Tharepati to Melamchigaon(2560m). overnight at Tea House/lodge.

Walking down hill in a forest , vegetation changes to scrub bamboo as the route joins a rocky cattle trail towards to stream and traverse to a Chorten and a pasture, the first village since Tharepati. After crossing suspension bridge in Chhyadi Khola climb to reach the prosperous sherpa village of Melamchigaon. It is a large village with extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes.

Day 6 Day 06: Melamchigaon to Tarkheghang (2560m). overnight at Tea House/lodge.

Trail drops down to cross Melamchi Khola. Than climb all the way to opposite ridge of Tarkhegang which is exactly same altitude. This village is slightly larger and more commercial and its inhabitants are famous for selling Thangkas .

Day 7 Day 07: Takheghang to Shermathang (2000m). overnight at Tea House/lodge.

Today, you will visit Shermathang village and descends the ridge with a view to Melamchi bazaar. The path continues from the Gangjwal and goes around the valley and small stream. When a large valley stretches ahead. Pass above the hamlet with a Gompa. The path becomes a gentle ascent and leads to the pass below the crematory painted Chorten trek until to reach Cautara at the end of ridge. You are in Kakani.

Day 8 Day 08: Shermathang to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel n Kathmandu.

Without climbing the hills, the trail goes through Dubhachaur and Kaphalgiri village ( crowded with thatched roof houses). Go through the pine forest path become like a steep ditch. Cross through the wooden bridge at Melamchi Khola you will reach to Melamchi bazaar. From Melamchi Bazar the vehicle ride will takes about 4hours to reach Kathmandu.

Day 9 Day 09: Final Departure.

Early morning transfer to the airport to connect your onward flight journey. Trip ends, return back to your home town taking with yo the best memory of a life time…………….

(This itinerary is only a guideline, and is occasionally subject to change to suit local conditions.)

Price Includes

  • All times airport arrival by private air conditioned vehicle.
  • Two nights hotel accommodation at Kathmandu on 3 star category hotel.
  • Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Melamchi Bazar to Kathmandu drive by private Vehicle.
  • Guide and porter their salary, allowances.
  • Tim’s card, National park entry permits.
  • All meals (breakfast/lunch/dinner) on the trek.
  • Accommodation on trek on sharing basis.
  • Sleeping bag with liner, toilet paper.

Price Excludes

  • All personal nature expenses
  • Bar bills
  • Laundry
  • Tips
  • Lunch and dinner at Kathmandu.

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