Helambu Trekking is one of the gentle and short treks in the Himalayas. Known for its less-crowded trail, marvelous landscapes, and reach Tamang & Sherpa culture heritage.
Helambu Trek explores the remote villages of the Helambu region. The trail traverses between 800 meters to 3,600 meters. Therefore, if you are concerned about altitude sickness, then it is the package for you. Moreover, our experienced and professional crew along the way will make sure you do not face altitude sickness, and in case you do, they will provide you the best care to get rid of it quickly.
During the Helambu Trek 10 Days, you get to see a combination of practices, traditions, and values. Along the way, you will come across many old monasteries and stupas. The trail goes through dense forests of rhododendron and bamboo. Similarly, you will walk on peaceful green meadows enjoying stunning mountain views and peaceful sceneries.
The trek begins with a drive from Kathmandu to the northeast to Sundarijal. From here, you walk towards Chisapani via Mulkhara. The trail then goes through Shivapuri National Park and leads you to Kutumsang. Further, ascend Tharepati Pass and continue trekking to Tarke Gyang. Pass by beautiful waterfalls and reach Sermathang. The trail then descends and crosses Melamchi Khola, and you will reach Melamchi Pul Bazar, where the trek ends.
Helambu Trekking is a lowkey adventurous trek, perfect for people of all ages. The trek offers an experience, unlike any other place. Relish the grandeur of the Himalayas during the Helambu Trek and escape in nature. Get in touch with us to know more about the Helambu Trekking package. We also offer a tailor-made Helambu Trek itinerary for those looking for a custom venture.
Major Attraction of Helambu Trekking
Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu
The sightseeing tour in Kathmandu is guided by our professional tour guide. He/she will take you to ancient monuments, where you will explore temples, monasteries, courtyards, gardens, and palaces. During the tour, you will visit places like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Monkey Temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. All of these monuments will offer you a good understanding of Nepali art, architecture, and culture.
A short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal
Kathmandu to Sundarijal is a short drive that offers views of hills, snow-capped mountains, and the countryside. Sundarijal is located around 72 kilometers away from Kathmandu, which the starting point of the trek.
Trek through Shivapuri National Park
The trail from Chisapani goes through the Shivapuri National Park, and the park ranges from subtropical to a temperate climate. The trail goes through dense forests. You can see a diverse range of flora and fauna along the way.
Pass by remote villages and get to see the lifestyle of the locals
You will trek through remote villages like Chisapani, Kutumsang, Tharepati Pass, Tarke Gyang, Sermathang, and Melamchi Pul Bazar during the Helambu Trekking. All of these villages are resided by people from Sherpa and Tamang communities. As it is a guesthouse trek, you will spend nights in the local's houses, which will let you have a closer look into the daily lifestyle of the locals. Likewise, on the way, visit ancient monasteries and stupas.
Less-crowded trail and fantastic views
Helambu Trekking offers stunning views of snow-clustered mountains like Langtang Himal (7,234 m), Mt. Manaslu (8,156 m), Ganesh Himal (7,422 m), Mt. Dorje Lhakpa (6,966 m), Mt. Gauri Sankar (7,134 m), and many others. Throughout the trail, you get accompanied by gorgeous landscape and serene surroundings.