Helambu trek is located in the lower area of the Langtang region. This trek is appropriate for the trekkers, who do not have much time to trek in the elevated assortment of the mountains. But, they can enjoy the trek on exploring the Himalayan views and getting wonderful exploration experiences. Even the people with less physical fitness can make the trek in Helambu circuit.
Trekking in the Helambu circuit is located just 75 km northeast of the Kathmandu valley. Although it is near to the capital city of Nepal, the trekking route is undisturbed and the local villages are outstanding. Helambu is the traditional Sherpa village, who have preserved their traditional form of daily activities and cultural heritages successfully. Sundarijal is the gateway of the Helambu Circuit Treks. It is a gentle climb through the Shivapuri National Park and ethnic villages as Chisapani, Gul Bhanjyang and Tharepati. It is a tough and a long ascent to cross the Tharepati Pass. The Himalayan views of Langtang range and Dorje Lhakpa are dazzling from the trekking route. The ethnic hospitality of the local people is superb. This trek offers the pure traditional taste of rustic culture and breathtaking sceneries. For more details, please, feel free to contact Reliance Trekking and get authentic information.
Highlights of Helambu circuit Trek
- The Helambu trek offers pine and Rhododendron forest, panoramic Himalayan views.
- Stunning mountain streams, hard and rugged rocks with snow-capped peaks.
- Grassy land and meadows strewed with daisies and wild animals.
- Explore Tibetan Culture and Tamang, Lama people and villages.
- Explore Lang tang, National Park.
Representative of Reliance Trekking will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International airport, Kathmandu and you will be transferred to hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel. (Breakfast included)
In the morning, we set up a pre-trip meeting with an introduction of the trekking guide. Managing the document to prepare the paperwork for the trekking, then we visit the UNESCO listed world heritage sites of the Kathmandu valley, including Boudhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, the Pashupatinath temple that is situated beside the Bagmati River. Driving back to the hotel, you prepare the trek with packing your belongings. Overnight at hotel. (Breakfast included)
Drive from Kathmandu to the Sundarijal northern edge of the Kathmandu valley for about 1 hour by vehicle and start to hike up to Mulkharka, the sprawling Tamang settlement. The trail continues on a gentle climb through the forests ridges before it drops down to Chisopani (cold water) . situated on the ridge from where countless snow peaks can be seen. The sunrise on the Himalaya, from Annapurna to Everest, is particulary outstanding from this point.It located on shivapuri national park area.It takes 6 hours,O/N at Chisapani on Lodge .(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included)
The trail continues to drop down on a good, sometimes level and crosses meadows and fields to Pati Bhanjyang. This is a Brahman and Chhetri village on a saddle at the bottom of the ridge at 1860 meter. From here the trail starts climbing up again on a series of steep switchbacks to Chipling,It Takes 5 hours,O/N at Chipling on Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).
Trek starts from chipling At the upper end of this village the trail makes another steep, 200 meter, climb on a stone staircase to the top of the Jhogin Danda ridge. From the ridge the trail descends through forest to a large chorten (round Buddhist monument) overlooking the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjyang, which is a delightfull, classic hill village with a pleasant main street. rom Gul Bhanjyang, the trail climbs the ridge to another pass.Another downhill trek from the pass takes to Kutumsang.It takes 5 hours,O/N at Kutumsang on Lodge.(Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).
Trek from Kutumsang, climb above on a steep trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. The trek continues toYurin Danda with magnificent views of Langtang and Gosaikund Peaks. than cross the pass at 3510 meter before descent to Magen Goth. Afterwards,pick up the ascending/descending trail again, passing through forests, across flower-strewn meadows and crossing streams till we reach Tharepati.It takes 7 hours,O/N at Tharepati on Lodge, (Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner included).
From the northern end of the village the trail turns east and drops steeply into a ravine. Here the vegetation changes to large firs, then oaks and rhododendrons, as rapidly loos altitude. After crossing the Chhyadi Khola on a suspension bridge, the trail makes a short final ascent to the prosperous Sherpa village of Malamchigaon, spent strolling around the village. Melamchigaon is a large prosperous Sherpa village with extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes. The gompa (Tibetan Buddhist temple) here has a line of prayer flags at the front, brightly painted walls and statues of Guru Rimpoche and his consorts. It is local believe that Guru Rimpoche mediated in a cave above the village and wore robes made by dakinis (female angels)It takes 5 hours. O/N at Melamchigaon on Lodge ,( Breakfast, Lunch,Dinner included)
After Melemchigaon the trail decending until the River Melamchikhola, then croos the bridge and climb up until TarkeGyang. The day you enter a cultural destination it call Helambu Region, walk up to Tarke Gyang where you can enjoy with Sherpa culture with traditional village and monasteries. The stone houses are close together with narrow alleyways separating them on Tarke Gyang. It takes 5/6 hours O/N at Tarke Gyang on Lodge. (Brekfast,Launch,Dinner included)
Trek starts from Tarke Ghyang, cross small forest with the view of beautiful village of Helembu region. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the pretty Sherpa village of Gangyul. The people of this village practice Drukpa Kagyu Buddhism, the same as the national religion of Bhutan. O/N at Sermathang on Lodge. It takes 5 hours, O/N at Shemathang on Lodge( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, included).
After Shermathang the way all the down to Malemchi Puul Bazaar with many Sherpa village visiting Buddhist monasteries, stupa and along with beautiful panaroma scene snow mountain and Terrace. Before reaching Melamchi Bazzar through long suspention bridge, it takes 7 hours. O/N at Melamchi puulBazzar on Lodge (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner included)
On the way to Kathmandu from melamchi bazaar we pass through beautiful Rivers, Mountains, Land scopes field, cultural villages, and can be captured adventures scenes. And arrive on Kathmandu. It takes 4-5 hours, O/N at Hotel in Kathmandu,(Breakfast Included)
Free day for shopping and departure After breakfast in to your hotel, we will drop you at the airport to take your onward flight as per time. If you have late flight, you will have time to do last minute shopping if you deserve. (Breakfast included)
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