Helambu Trek
The normal trailhead starts off at Sundarijal and goes past Chisopani, Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magin Goth, Tharepati, Malemchigaun, Nakote and Hyolmo, Tarke Gyang. After which you have the option of two roads one is the footpath via Sermathang ultimately meet at Melemchi where you can take a bus back to Kathmandu.
OVERVIEW
DETAILED ITINIERY
GALLERY
INCLUSION/ EXCLUSION
ENQUIRY
Outline Itinerary
  • Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu International Airport
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
  • Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & Trek to Chisapani
  • Day 04: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang
  • Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati
  • Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang
  • Day 07: Trek to Sermathang
  • Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Pool Bazaar and Drive to Kathmandu
  • Day 09: Departure to Airport
The Overview
Your Trekking Details
Day 1 Arrival Kathmandu (1320m)
You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking after refreshment. Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu Welcome by Welcome Nepal Treks and Transfer to the hotel & briefing about program Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2 Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek
Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of the trek, equipments and team composition. Some of landmarks we visit include the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath). In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items as you will be flying to the Himalayas tomorrow.
Day 3 Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours
Today, we make an hour's drive to Sundarijal (1350m), our trek start point. From Sundarijal, trek to Chisopani (2300m). We begin our trek along a small hydroelectric plant. The trail then enters through into the Shivapuri National Park. The first settlement we come across is Mulkharka mostly inhabited by the Tamang people. Then we walk along the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani.
Day 4 Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours
After taking our morning breakfast, we head for a journey to Kutumsang. Our today's trek starts with a decent crossing meadows and fields. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Langtang mountains. Thus we arrive at Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang. From Gul Bhanjyang, the trail climbs the ridge to another pass. Another downhill trek from the pass takes us to Kutumsang.
Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 5 Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft):
6 hours
We climb above Kutumsang on a steep trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. The trek continues to Yurin Danda with magnificent views of the Himalayas. Finally, we arrive at Tharepati for our overnight stay.
Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 6 Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours
Today we head for Tarkeghyang. During early part of the trek, the trail descends until we cross the Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Enjoy the Himalayan peaks ofter appear before you glistening in the sunshine. Discover the village and its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the region. The village is more popularly known as Helambu, since most of the inhabitants belong to the Helmu caste.
Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 7 Trek to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr
Since, we do not gain altitude that much today, it's going to be comparatively easy walk today. We forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village of Gangyul. From Gangyul, we arrive at Sermathang. Discover the village. There is also a Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village.
Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 8 Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr driveDay 8 Forest Camp to Landruk to Pokhara
On our final day of the trek, we walk down to Malemchi Pul Bazaar. The village is mostly inhabited by the Sherpa, but there are also people of other ethnicities. From the Bazaar, we catch a bus to Katmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we have the rest of the day off to rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Day 9 Transfer to international airport for your departure.
Today is your last day so Free time until departure
Transfer to the international airport for final departure
  • All airport/hotel transfers ·
  • 3 nights in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu ·
  • Welcome and farewell dinners ·
  • All accommodation and meals during the trek ·
  • A full day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley including tour guide and entrance fees ·
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers:1 porter) including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits ·
  • A comprehensive medical kit
What's Included
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu). You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • Your Travel insurance.
  • Lunch and dinner while you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
  • All the alcoholic and non alcoholic Drinks.
  • Sweet things like chocolate.
  • Hot shower during the trekking.
  • Tipping (expected by guides and porters, but not mandatory)
What's Not Included
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