Helambu Trek - 9 Days

Helambu Trek: The Langtang region trek is one of the most attractive destinations in Nepal. It’s the beloved trekking route with eye-catching landscapes and authentic culture. Moreover, it offers touching hospitality in a home homestay guest house. Langtang Helambu Trek lies north of Kathmandu and bestows a multitude of trekking destinations that are all accessible without flights. The three key areas of this region are Langtang, Gosainkund, and Helambu; which unite in a variety of ways to make from 7 to 16 days of Helambu region trek. Langtang Valley is a narrow valley that lays just the southern part of the Tibet border.

It is sandwiched between the ranges of mountains that vary from tall one in the north and a rather lower range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang Lirung (7246 m) dominates the valley to the north, Gang Chhenpo (6388 m) and Naya Khang-Ri (5846 m) lies to the south and Dorje Lakpa (6966 m) protects the east end of the valley. Thousands of Hindu pilgrims visit holy Gosaikunda Lakes (4300 m) during a full moon festival in August.

Also, trekking during this stunning vale can support the individuals of Langtang by providing much-needed financial gain to build in an exceedingly sustainable and secure manner. This is not charity; this is often the business form of sustainable travel. Thus, your travel decisions will with all respect support native individuals. Similarly, it helps to protect their dignity, their culture, and their way of life. So, let’s join for an amazing journey towards Helambu trek.

Details Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport – (1360m.)
On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you from the airport and transfer to the hotel.
Overnight Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.
In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.
And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.
Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2300m/7544 ft): Walking Distance 4 hours
After breakfast, we will drive for an hour from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m). The Graveled road turns into a pursue near a small hydroelectric plant. We will begin our trek from Sundarijal as the track constantly climbs from beginning to end to a trough the forest, medieval-looking tank, dam, and waterworks. Crossing the dam and the path leaves the water supply system and rises sharply to a road to the top of the Shivapuri ridge and wildlife reserve. We will hike through the inhabitants of Tamang community. The path then continues with a tumbledown on the forest of shrub and oaks and pass the Borlang Bhanjyang that goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m).
Overnight in Chisopani.
Day 04: Chisopani to Kutung Sang(2440m/ 8005 ft)
After early morning breakfast with mountains (Everest & Annapurna), we will continue to drop from Chisopani on good level crossing meadows and fields. There are stunning mountain views as you leave the track and drop down into the valley. We will pass through the Brahmin and Sherpa village of Shakuni Bhanjyang. From Jhogin Danda ridge (2470m), we’ll have a good view of the peaks. We will then continue along the forested ridge and descends to a large chorten overlooking the Tamang village of Kutung Sang.
Overnight in Katung Sang.
Day 05: Kutung Sang to Tharepati (3597m/11801ft): Walking Distance 6 hours
After breakfast, we will hike from Gul Bhanjyang to another pass at 2620m. The path steady rises through the prickly-leaved oak forest with glorious views of the mountains and therefore the Helambu vale. The trek takes north up the Yurin Danda ridge and affords views of the peaks on top of Langtang and also the Gosaikunda peaks. The path descends to Magen Goth and continues to climb steeply at first, and then more gradually, the makes some ups and downs. A steep path rises on top of the village with the view of prayer flag on a mind sweptback peak, offering a perfect panorama of the Langtang Himalaya. We will wonderful close-up views of Gosaikunda and encompassing high mountains from Therapati.
Overnight in Therapati
Day 06: Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2590m/8497ft): Walking Distance 5-6 hours
The path passes across pine and rhododendron forest rich in birdlife along with the excellent views down into the Helambu valley. The elevation gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal Himal and Solu Khumbu. After crossing the bridge, the trail climbs steeply up to the sprawling valley of Nakote (1980m). We can a find Sherpa village i.e Tarkeghyang (Jhyang means monastery) where there are most prominent monasteries. Narrow made-up lanes and tightly packed homes here resemble the high altitude villages of mustang and Dolpo that are value viewing. Tarkeghyang boasts an eighteenth-century Gompa with a substantial brass prayer.
Overnight in Tarkeghyang.
Day 07: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2610m/8563ft): walking distance 5-6 hours
Today’s trail is rather easy from beginning to end i.e the land is flat with beautiful forests. The path leads us to the cross small forest with the scrutiny of the charming village of Helambu region. Sermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you’ll visit several ancient monasteries and enjoy the view of Jugal Himal. In the bright day, the villages provide good views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosaikunda and Rolwaling and even Mt. Everest also in the distance.
Overnight in Sermathang.
Day 08: – Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar (828m/2716ft) and drive to Kathmandu: walking distance 4-5 hours and 3-4 hours drive
Today’s trails steadily descend all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you will encounter many old villages. With the spectacular Mountain View, we will interact with local and friendly people. From here take a drive of around 3-4 hrs to the Katmandu vale.
Overnight in Kathmandu
Day 09: – Departure.

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
    Kathmandu – Sundarijal – Melamchi Pul Bazaar – Kathmandu (Yourself & staffs)
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permit,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • TIMS permit (Trekker’s info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board as per itinerary,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

NOTE

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
  • We have got other additional programs like Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock

Day 1
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport - (1360m.)

On your arrival in Kathmandu, our representative will pick you from the airport and transfer to the hotel.

Overnight Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing

If you wish to comprehend Nepal’s historical and cultural values, sightseeing in Kathmandu valley is crucial. Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal, is a popular destination for tourists. This city offers a marvelous combination of mix religion of Hinduism, Buddhism, and some imported culture. Kathmandu carries the cultural and religious legacy that can be found at temples, monuments, and artifacts. Patan and Bhaktapur are neighbor cities which reflects a similar legacy.

In the half-day tour, you will be guided to Pashupatinath temple and Boudhanath stupa. Pashupatinath is a Hindu Shrine where people worship Lord Shiva whereas Boudhanath is the biggest stupa of Nepal.

And for the rest of the day, we will prepare for the trek. You can buy your missing equipment for your trek.

Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 3
Day 03: Kathmandu Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisopani (2300m/7544 ft): Walking Distance 4 hours

After breakfast, we will drive for an hour from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m). The Graveled road turns into a pursue near a small hydroelectric plant. We will begin our trek from Sundarijal as the track constantly climbs from beginning to end to a trough the forest, medieval-looking tank, dam, and waterworks. Crossing the dam and the path leaves the water supply system and rises sharply to a road to the top of the Shivapuri ridge and wildlife reserve. We will hike through the inhabitants of Tamang community. The path then continues with a tumbledown on the forest of shrub and oaks and pass the Borlang Bhanjyang that goes downhill to Chisopani (2140m).

Overnight in Chisopani.

Day 4
Day 04: Chisopani to Kutung Sang(2440m/ 8005 ft)

After early morning breakfast with mountains (Everest & Annapurna), we will continue to drop from Chisopani on good level crossing meadows and fields. There are stunning mountain views as you leave the track and drop down into the valley. We will pass through the Brahmin and Sherpa village of Shakuni Bhanjyang. From Jhogin Danda ridge (2470m), we’ll have a good view of the peaks. We will then continue along the forested ridge and descends to a large chorten overlooking the Tamang village of Kutung Sang.

Overnight in Katung Sang.

Day 5
Day 05: Kutung Sang to Tharepati (3597m/11801ft): Walking Distance 6 hours

After breakfast, we will hike from Gul Bhanjyang to another pass at 2620m. The path steady rises through the prickly-leaved oak forest with glorious views of the mountains and therefore the Helambu vale. The trek takes north up the Yurin Danda ridge and affords views of the peaks on top of Langtang and also the Gosaikunda peaks. The path descends to Magen Goth and continues to climb steeply at first, and then more gradually, the makes some ups and downs. A steep path rises on top of the village with the view of prayer flag on a mind sweptback peak, offering a perfect panorama of the Langtang Himalaya. We will wonderful close-up views of Gosaikunda and encompassing high mountains from Therapati.

Overnight in Therapati

Day 6
Day 06: Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2590m/8497ft): Walking Distance 5-6 hours

The path passes across pine and rhododendron forest rich in birdlife along with the excellent views down into the Helambu valley. The elevation gives you a marvelous view of the Jugal Himal and Solu Khumbu. After crossing the bridge, the trail climbs steeply up to the sprawling valley of Nakote (1980m). We can a find Sherpa village i.e Tarkeghyang (Jhyang means monastery) where there are most prominent monasteries. Narrow made-up lanes and tightly packed homes here resemble the high altitude villages of mustang and Dolpo that are value viewing. Tarkeghyang boasts an eighteenth-century Gompa with a substantial brass prayer.

Overnight in Tarkeghyang.

Day 7
Day 07: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2610m/8563ft): walking distance 5-6 hours

Today’s trail is rather easy from beginning to end i.e the land is flat with beautiful forests. The path leads us to the cross small forest with the scrutiny of the charming village of Helambu region. Sermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you'll visit several ancient monasteries and enjoy the view of Jugal Himal. In the bright day, the villages provide good views of Ganesh Himal, Langtang, Gosaikunda and Rolwaling and even Mt. Everest also in the distance.

Overnight in Sermathang.

Day 8
Day 08: - Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar (828m/2716ft) and drive to Kathmandu: walking distance 4-5 hours and 3-4 hours drive

Today’s trails steadily descend all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you will encounter many old villages. With the spectacular Mountain View, we will interact with local and friendly people. From here take a drive of around 3-4 hrs to the Katmandu vale.

Overnight in Kathmandu

Day 9
Day 09: - Departure.

Trip Include

  • Private transfer Airport-Hotel-Airport,
  • Guided City Tour in Kathmandu by a Private Vehicle
  • Kathmandu & accommodations (Bed & Breakfast Basis),
  • Kathmandu - Sundarijal – Melamchi Pul Bazaar - Kathmandu (Yourself & staffs)
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permit,
  • Down jackets and sleeping bags (if required)
  • TIMS permit (Trekker's info Management System),
  • Teahouse-Lodge accommodation throughout the trek,
  • Three meals on a daily basis whereas on the trek: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner,
  • Experienced communicatory government license holder mountain trekking guide,
  • Experienced mountain trekking porter,
  • All program per itineraries on full board as per itinerary,
  • Wages, food, transportation, accommodation, equipment, insurance, and different facilities to employees throughout the trek,
  • Farewell dinner at typical Nepali cultural Café/restaurant,
  • Rescue arrangements,
  • Local and government TAX-VAT etc.

Trip Exclude

  • Meals (Lunch & Dinner) whereas in Kathmandu,
  • Your travel/trekking insurance,
  • International fare,
  • Tips for trekking employees and driver (Tipping is expected),
  • All types of alcoholic & soft drinks,
  • Personal shopping, laundry, trekking instrumentation, etc.
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee,
  • Cost raised by cancelation, landslide, weather, political unrest, unwellness that aren't beneath our management,
  • Extra Night Accommodation in Kathmandu In- case of Early Arrival, Late Departure or Early Return From Trip (due to any reason) out of scheduled itinerary,
  • Any different expenses that aren't mentioned in "Trip Includes" section etc.
  • Monument entrance fees while on a tour in Kathmandu (approx USD26 per person)
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Faqs

Where is the Langtang Region?

Langtang is a region in the Himalayas, which lies north to Kathmandu valley, and it borders to Tibet (China).

What is the list of mountain peaks in Langtang Region?

Some of the popular mountain peaks in Langtang region are Dorje Lakpa 6,966 m (22,854 ft), Loenpo Gang 6,979 m (22,897 ft), Changbu 6,781 m (22,247 ft), Yansa Tsenji 6,690 m (21,950 ft), Kyunga Ri 6,601 m (21,657 ft), Dogpache 6,562 m (21,529 ft), Langshisha Ri 6,427 m (21,086 ft), Gangchenpo 6,387 m (20,955 ft), Morimoto 6,150 m (20,180 ft), Tsogaka 5,846 m (19,180 ft) and Yala Peak 5,520 m (18,110 ft).

What are the facts about Gosainkunda Lake?

Gosainkunda Lake is a trendy Hindu pilgrim area, which is at an elevation of 4380 m. Bhairab Kunda is another sacred lake which is very close to Gosainkunda Lake. Gosain Kunda region has nearly 107 lakes, which remains frozen during extreme cold weathers. Travelers can explore high mountain ranges, foggy hills, and denser forests from Gosain Kunda region. Every year during “JanaiPurnima” (i.e.month of July-August) festival thousands of pilgrim travel to worship in this holy Lake. Gosain Kunda Lake has a vast belief in Hindu Mythology, and it explains that Lord shiva throwing poisons created it. Similarly, Trishuli Dhara is another sacred zone in this region where Lord Shiva remained stuck. The famous white water river of this region, i.e., river Trishuli also originates from this sacred Trishuli Dhara. Trishuli River is a popular rafting destination among adventure lovers, travelers, and young drops of blood. Similarly, Suryodaya is another sacred lake which is at an hours trek from Gosainkunda route. Along the way, you can discover many such small lake and glaciers. In addition to this, the fabulous view of Ganesh Himal makes every trekker thrilled up to see more.

Which month is suitable for Langtang Region Trekking?

Trekking in the Langtang region is favorable throughout the year. Langtang region trekking mainly comprises of Gosainkunda trek, Helambu trek, Tamang Heritage Trek, Langtang hills hike

How difficult is the Langtang Region for trekking?

Trekking in Langtang region is not so difficult as compared to other trekking routes. It is suitable for all age groups.

What is the places of attraction in Langtang Region?

Langtang region is famous for trekking, hiking, sightseeing, rock climbing, rafting, religious pilgrimages, monasteries, and more. So some of the points of attraction in Langtang Region is Sagarmatha National Park, Mountain Views, Tamang Heritage trek, Gosain Kunda trek, Helambu trek, Trishul river rafting, Ganesh Himal trek, etc.

What is the top trekking destination in Langtang Region?

Ganesh Himal Trek, Langtang Gunja La Pass, Gosainkunda Trekking, Langtang Valley Trek, Kyangjin Gomba Trekking, Bhairab Kunda Trekking, and Ganesh Himal (Ruby Valley) Trek.

  • The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, festivals, natural changes of walking track, road slides, avalanches, public strikes, etc.
  • We have got other additional programs like Mt. Flight, Bungee jumping, Paragliding, Helicopter tour, Film shooting, Rock

  • Comfortable Sleeping bags
  • Hiking Boots
  • Chill T-Shirts/Jerseys
  • Lighter Jackets
  • Water Proof Jackets
  • Down Jacket
  • Moisturizing Creams, sunscreen lotions
  • Trekking Socks, Sunglasses, sunhats, caps
  • Gloves, Scarfs, woolen hats
  • Toilet papers, tissue papers, wipers, towels, etc.
  • Torch lights, Headlights.
  • Trekking/Hiking Poles
  • First aid box, required medicines
    Nightwears, undergarments, water bottles, water purifiers, etc.
  • Plastic/Waterproof bags
    Shampoos, small pocket purses, toothbrush, toothpaste, and other necessary personal products.
  • Cameras, Binocular (optional).
    Passport size photographs
    Pocket knifes

Trip Facts

  • Nepal
  • Langtang Region
  • 9 days
  • Teahouse (Lodge) during trek & hotels at Kathmandu
  • Moderate
  • Sundarijal
  • Melamchi Bazaar
  • 3597m
  • 5-6 HRS
  • Wildlife, Mountains, Peaks, Natural Environment, Hills, Flowers, Flora-Fauna, e.t.c.
  • Bus, Jeep & Car

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