Helambu Valley Trekking
Helambu valley trekking is a short easy trek and Helambu trekking is culturally, naturally richest trekking and hiking trail in Nepal. Helambu valley trek is in northeast of Kathmandu valley bound on the north by a wall of 5,000m peaks is an interesting 8-days loop. Tamangs and Sherpas inhabit the Helambu region, which offers excellent views of Jugal Himal. Helambu valley trekking is begins from Sundarijal, a Himalayan river-fed water reservoir and climbs onto the Shivapuri ridge offering gorgeous views of Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and Ganesh Himal (7,405m).
Following a ridgeline the trail passes through Kutumsang (2,450m), the first permanently inhabited village of this course and climbs through cool rhododendron forests (crawling with leeches during monsoon) to Tharepati (3,690m), the highest point of the trek. The trail from Tharepati plunges 1,000m to a tributary of the Melamchi Khola and above it the aging village of Melamchi-gaon. The gompa set on the to Tarke Ghyang commands excellent views of Dorje Lakpa (6,996m) and Ganja La to the north. The next few days walk is through interesting Melamchi Khola valley to Talamarang and the paddy fields of Melamchi Pul Bazaar. From Melamchi Pul Bazaar, Kathmandu is a few hours drive via Panchkhal valley and Dhulikhel.
Helambu valley trekking is possible to organize as per your request either teahouse (Lodges) trekking, Home stay or camping (tented camp) trekking, just inform to our experts they will forward you the price accordingly.
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing to Swayambhunath, Kathmandu and Patan
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal then trek to Chisapani (2140m)
Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang (2450m)
Day 05: Trek to Tharepati (3690m)
Day 06: Trek to Melamchigaon (2530m)
Day 07: Trek to Tarke Gyang (2590m)
Day 08: Trek to Sermathang (2610m)
Day 09: Trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (880m)
Day 10: Drive to Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 11: Sightseeing to Boudhanath, Pashupatinath and Bhaktapur
Day 12: Leisure day in Kathmandu
Day 13: Depart Kathmandu