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Helambu Trek

Duration: 9 Days

Trip Overview

  • Destination:
  • Max Elevation: 3,650 Meters
  • Best Season: Spring(March – May) and Autumn(Sept – November)
  • Total Duration: 9 Days

The Helambu trek is a perfect short trek nearby Kathmandu Valley. Despite being so close to Kathmandu, the Helambu region remains relatively un-spoilt. Besides the Hyolmo culture of high mountain people, the company of green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and the snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of the most diverse treks near Kathmandu.

The great Himalayan scenery at the border with Tibet and monasteries make a trek to the region an enthralling experience. The people living the highlands of the Langtang region are certainly the Nepalese, being descendants of the Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans.

The Helambu Trek begins from Sundarijal, an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour’s walk, we enter Shivapuri National Park. Continuing along the Chisopani, Kutumsang, Tharepati, and Sermathang, the trek ends at the Melamchi Bazaar in the Helambu region.



  • Day-1 - Arrival in Kathmandu (1380mtrs).

    Upon your arrival in Kathmandu (TIA), our representative from Hillstrek will be there to pick you up. You will be transfer to hotel in half an hour drive with private vehicle. We discuss about our trip and you have time for refreshment. In the evening we are together again for welcome dinner in typical nepalese restaurant with cultural program.

  • Day-2 - Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu (1380mtrs)

    After breakfast, your tour guide will pick you up for half day sightseeing in Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple and Bouddhanath Stupa. You will have your lunch in the restaurant with the view of Stupa then you back to hotel. You will meet your trek leader and discuss about the trek and do last minutes arrangements.

  • Day-3 - Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300mtrs) 4-5 hours

    After about an hour drive from hotel we get Sundarijal. When we drop there we manage bagpack and start our trek to Chisapani. We begin our trek along a small hydroelectric plant and trail goes into the Shivapuri National Park. We cross several settlement at the first part and it goes through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani.

  • Day-4 - Trek to Kutumsang (2446mtrs) 7-8 hours

    After breakfast, we begin our trek with view of langtang mountainrange  many others snowcapped peaks. The trail goes decent to pati Bhanjyang and Gol Bhanjyang. After crossing several villages and up and down hill walk, we get Kutumsang at late afternoon, stay overnight at guest house.

  • Day-5 - Trek to Tharepati (3650mtrs) 5-6 hours

    We climb above Kutumsang on a steep trail mostly through rhododendron forest to Magingoth. Magnigoth is only the place with permanent settlements. The trek continues to Tharepati with views of the Himalayas. Stay Overnight at guest house.

  • Day-6 - Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560mtrs) 5-6 hours

    After breakfast trail goes down to Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Discover the village and its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the Helambu region. Helambu is the femily name of Buddhist people which was came from Helmu cast. Stay overnight at guest house.

  • Day- 7 - Trek to Sermathang (2,610mtrs) 4-5 hours

    Today is easy walk by passing forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village. Then we get Sermathang. Discover the village. There is also a Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village. Stay overnight at guest house.

  • Day- 8 - Trek to Malemchi Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu, 4-5 hours

    On our final day of the trek, we walk down to Malemchi Bazaar. The village is mostly coverd by the Sherpa, but there are also people of other ethnicities. At the bazaar there will be private transport from Adventure Team then we drive to Kathmandu .stay overnight at hotel.

  • Day- 9 - Depature

    We will transfer you to the International Airport for your departure flight to your onward destination. You must leave hotel 3 hours earlier than your scheduled flight time.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02: Half day sightseeing in Kathmandu

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani

Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang

Day 05: Trek  to Tharepati

Day 05: Trek  to Thadepati

Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang

Day 07: Trek to Sermathang

Day 08: Trek to Melamchi  Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu

Day 09: Depature


Cost Included/Excluded

     Cost Included

  • Airport picks up and drops off by private transport.
  • Accommodation: bed and breakfast basis at a 3-star category hotel in Kathmandu. (According to Itinerary)
  • Kathmandu city tours, including all entry fees, tour guides, and private vehicle transfer.
  • Surface transfer on private transport (According to Itinerary)
  • Full board meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
  • Best available twin sharing lodge to lodge/tea house accommodation during the trek
  • An experienced English-speaking (trekking guide)
  • Porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Salary, insurance, equipment, meals, and accommodation for the guide and porters.
  • A comprehensive first aid medical kit
  • All necessary paperwork and permits (ACAP and TIMS)
  • All government and local taxes.

     Cost Excluded

  • International flights and Nepal entry visa.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Foods, beverages and bar bills.
  • Dinner and lunch at Kathmandu and Pokhara except as in the itinerary.
  • All kinds of Personal equipment and expenses not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Emergency evacuation.
  • Gratitudes to the guide and porters.

Trip Highlights

  • The Hyolmo culture of high mountain people.
  • Green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and the snow-capped Mountains. 
  • Chisopani, Kutumsang, Tharepati, and Sermathang.
  •  Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements.
  •  The oldest and biggest monasteries in the Helambu region.

Cost & Dates

S.No. Start Date End Date Group Size Available Seats Status Booking
2019-9-15 2019-10-05 USD USD 1000 15 FULL (N/A) GUARANTEED Book
2019-9-15 2019-10-05 USD USD 1000 15 FULL (N/A) AVAILABLE Book
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