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Helambu Trek - 6 Days

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Good to Know
  • Duration 6 Days
  • Trip Grade Moderate
  • Trip Destination Helambu
  • Starts at Kathmandu
  • Ends at Kathmandu
  • Max. Altitude 3490 M
  • Trip Type Tea House Trek
  • Transport By Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation Hotel or Lodge


  • Free Cancellation
  • No Credit Card Fees on Booking Amount
  • Instant and Secured Online Booking System
  • Full Packages Trip with 3 Times Meal Plan at Best Guaranteed Price
  • You will lose at least 2-5 lbs
  • It is one of the easiest and shortest treks of the country.
  • Tourist with a small-time limit can try this trail.
  • The region is popular for Buddhist monasteries and sweet apples.
  • Observe the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of Hyolmo people.
  • Find antiquated Sherpa towns and their traditional social practices, especially of Hyolmo people
  • Appreciate all-encompassing views on snow-crowned mountains
  • Encounter exotic flora and fauna
  • Sweet apple farm
  • Admirable religious communities, Stupas, and Maniwal (Prayers wall)
  • In winter, you can appreciate the Losar celebration that will give you a chance to get a look at traditional Nepalese life.

Helambu Trekking in Nepal

Helambu short trek is the most popular trekking itinerary for trekkers in Langtang region. Nepal Trek Adventure offers 5 to 7 days of this circuit at best cost (price) and itinerary. You can start this trekking from both ways either Melamchi Bazar about 60 Km or by Sundarijal 26 Km from Kathmandu.

Located northeast of Kathmandu, it extends from north of Taramarang to the tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal. There we meet several highland Tamang and Sherpa villages, scattered on both sides of the Melamchi Khola. 

Helambu Short Trekking are vary on the desire of the clients and we can design the itinerary as per our client’s request. The Langtang valley is aptly called “the valley of glaciers". Here the mountain-scape is spectacular. On either side of the valley, mountains rise, soaring into the sky.

The valley offers pine forest, slow-moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy downs, and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primulas.

In the upper part of the valley, there are snow bridges spanning angry torrents, high passes enveloped in mist, tiny lakes with icebergs coating on them and waters of crystalline brightness. This trek is comparatively easier one due to the fact that the elevations are lower, ranging between 800m and 3600m, offering less climbing as well as warmer temperatures.

Important Tips for Helambu Short Trek

Before you plan for Helambu 5 days Trek, here are some important tips for you to make your trek easier and happier.

  • Safe drinking water is significant while we are on trek and we prescribe that one should drink in any event 3-4 liters water a day (this helps from de-hydration and height issue AMS).
  • Don’t forget to bring water purifier tablets.
  • Don’t drink water directly from or other direct water sources.
  • Carry enough money while on trekking. ATM might not be accessible on the trekking region.

Helambu Trek Route

Sundarijal -> Chisopani -> Khutumsang -> Tharepati -> Tarke Gyang -> Sermathang -> Melamchi Pul Bazar -> Kathmandu

We are completely dedicated to giving the best quality services providing charming and hypnotizing holiday so one can experience best ever journey with us, we perform our duties genuinely and honestly to make your travel secure and happy. The whole packages are conducted strictly under the rules and guideline of the Nepal Government act and arrangements.

Why You Will Love Helambu Trek?

Helambu trek starts from Sundarijal, which has a small dam and hydroelectric station. It takes one hour drive from Kathmandu. The trek goes through dense mountain timberland and some wonderful rice field and various marvelous Buddhist monasteries.

Helambu trek will be one of the amazing treks for any trekkers. Your heart will leap with the view of Langtang range. People living in this locale can inspire you with their simplicity of lifestyle. Their culture and tradition will leave a positive impact on you. It is one of the nearest Himalayan treks from Kathmandu.

Helambu is one of the best trekking destinations for any kind of trekkers. Helambu is famous for sweet juicy apples. Buddhist pilgrim sites are plus point of Helambu trek. The snow-topped mountains like Gang Chhenpo, Jugal Himal, Nayagang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung are some of the highlights of Helambu trek.

What are the major attractions of Helambu Trek?

Throughout the Helambu trek, you will get the opportunity to get amazing views of pristine Himalaya range. Remote farm with fascinating Buddhist cultures. Enchanting Rhododendron and oaks woodland. Fascinating old and medieval traditional villages with impressive monasteries.”

The most important benet of this trek is that the area is less crowded & free from noise in comparison to the Annapurna trek and some parts of the Everest treks. Besides this, the trek offers a wide range of cultures and spectacular scenery. The Helambu Short 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.

So, will you prefer Helambu trekking for 5 days with Nepal Trek Adventure? If your answer is yes, book this short trip with us.

If it is not enough, no worries. We offer more Helambu Trekking itinerary of 9 days, which is the extended route of the predecessor. To know more about this 9 days’ trek, go through the given link: Helambu Trekking

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    A 15km drive from Kathmandu takes you to the starting point of the trek. On arrival at Sundarijal, you can visit Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. From Sundarijal, the trail heads up to the concrete steps beside the pipeline which supply drinking water for the valley. We leave the pipeline near the dam, and then on to Mulkharka, trekking up the ridge at around 1895m, some 600m above Sundarijal. There you can take some time to relax in a convenient tea shop and to enjoy the view back over the valley. We then continue walking to Chisopani (2300m) from where stunning mountain views are to be had.

    Included suppers: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
    Driving time- 1 hour
    Walking time- 4/5 hours
    Altitude- 2300m
    Main attractions for the day- Oaks, Rhododendron Forest, panoramic Himalayan views, and Waterfalls.

      From Chisopani the trail leads down to Pati Bhanjyang (1770m), a lovely small village. After reaching Pati Bhanjyang, the trail leads up and then down to the village of Gul Bhanjyang (2140m). From here the trail climbs up to 2620m and then again descends along the rocky route to Khutumsang (2470m).

      Included suppers: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
      Walking time- 6 hours
      Altitude- 2446m
      Difficulty level- easy to moderate
      Main attractions for the day- Langtang Range Mountains, Meadows, and Fields.

        Following a ridgeline, the trail continues via the lightly populated forest to Magen Goth from where the view of Langtang and Gosaikund peak is stunning and finally reaching Tharepati (3490m). This walk from is one of the best ridges walks among all treks in Nepal.The trails to Gosaikund branches off north-west from here.

          Turning east, the trail rapidly descends down a ravine through small Sherpa village of Malemchigaon (2530m) with splendid lodges and fine old and artistic Gompas.
          The trail again descends leaving the village and crossing Malenchi Khola by a bridge at 1890m and making the long climb up the other side of the valley to Tarke Gyang at 2620m, which is the largest village in Helambu.

          Walking time- 7 hours
          Altitude- 2743m
          Difficulty Level- easy to moderate
          Main Attractions of the day- Sherpa Village, Melamchi Gaun, Monasteries, and beautiful forest.

            The trails gently descend through a beautiful forest to Sermathang (2620m). It is the center of an important apple-growing area from where a fantastic view of the Himalayas is seen.

            Walking time- 4/5 hours
            Altitude- 2160m
            Main Attractions of the day- Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazar (846m)

              As we leave Sermanthang the trails then continue to descent to Dubhachaur at 1500m, and then again steeply down to Melamchi (830m) where it meets the road. This village has a good collection of teahouses and lodges and all kinds of transportation including buses to get to Panchkhal on the Kodari road. From there, we can catch a bus to Kathmandu (4-5 hours drive by bus).

              Our team guides, porters and accompanying staff are locals with a broad knowledge about each and every location that we travel through.

              What's Included

              • Free airport picks upon your arrival and a drop at the end of your trip
              • Shivapuri National park Permit
              • All necessary ground transportation as per the itinerary
              • Trekking Map
              • Complete free trekking information before going to trek
              • Tasty and hygienic organic welfare dinner at the end of the trek in Kathmandu
              • Full Board (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek
              • All nights in local teahouses/lodges during trekking
              • An experienced licensed holder guide and needed number of porters as per your group size
              • Medical first aid kit box ( which is carried by your team) 
              • Foods, accommodations and local tax for guide & porters

              What's Excluded

              • Hotel in Kathmandu
              • Your travel insurance ( Travel insurance is compulsory to take an adventure trip and it must be covered both medical & emergency evacuation with the worth of USD100, 000.00 minimum. 
              • Nepal entry visa fees
              • Any kind of drinks (tea, coffee, water, hot water, etc) and of bar bills (alcoholic beverages)
              • Hot shower, WIFI, any electronic battery charges during only in trekking  
              • Tips and gratitude to your guides, porters, and drivers
              • Accommodation or meals will not be included in Kathmandu in case of early return from trekking (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
              Departure Dates

              Helambu Trek 6 Days Itinerary

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              Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 23, 2023End DateEnd: ThursdaySep 28, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: SundaySep 24, 2023End DateEnd: FridaySep 29, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: MondaySep 25, 2023End DateEnd: SaturdaySep 30, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: TuesdaySep 26, 2023End DateEnd: SundayOct 01, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: WednesdaySep 27, 2023End DateEnd: MondayOct 02, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: ThursdaySep 28, 2023End DateEnd: TuesdayOct 03, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Start DateStart: FridaySep 29, 2023End DateEnd: WednesdayOct 04, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusGuaranteed
              Start DateStart: SaturdaySep 30, 2023End DateEnd: ThursdayOct 05, 2023PricePriceUS $550StatusStatusAvailable
              Private & Group Discount Price
              No. of PersonPrice Per Person
              1 paxUS $750
              2 - 4 paxUS $650
              5 - 10 paxUS $550
              Frequently Asked Questions
              • Q1. Do I need restricted area permit for Helambu Trek?

                No, you will not need a restricted area permit. Helambu region does not fall under the restricted regions. You can get the permit and even trek on your own in this region.

              • The best time to trek in Helambu is spring (March to June) and autumn (September to December). The temperature is moderate and in these seasons you can have amazing views.

              • It is best that we prepare ourselves for the trek by doing some physical exercises like jogging and exercising regularly. Trekking to the Helambu is relatively easier for those who have experience walking/trekking in a high altitude environment.

              • While o trekking you will be provided Nepalese, Tibetan, the more common continental and Indian cuisines are common choices in the menu. Sometimes meals included in the menu may not be available.

              What Our Clients Say
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                Mia WilliamsUnited States,January 24, 2023

                 6 Days Helambu Trek with NTA

                I had the pleasure of doing the  6 Days Helambu Trek with NTA and it was truly an unforgettable experience. The landscapes were stunning and our guide was excellent in showing us the best views and telling us about the local culture. The trek was challenging but manageable and the accommodations and food exceeded my expectations. I appreciated the attention to detail and safety that NTA provided, making me feel confident and comfortable throughout the trek. I highly recommend this trek to anyone looking for an authentic and exciting adventure in Nepal.

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                Samantha JonesUnited Kingdom,January 18, 2023

                Helambu Trek - 6 Days with NTA

                My husband and I recently completed the Helambu Trek - 6 Days with NTA and it was an incredible experience. The scenery was breathtaking and our guide was knowledgeable and personable. We felt well taken care of throughout the trek and the accommodations were comfortable and clean. The food was also delicious and we were able to try a variety of local dishes. We highly recommend this trek to everyone looking for a challenging yet rewarding adventure in Nepal.


              Why travel with Nepal Trek Adventure?

              Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best local travel companies based in Kathmandu with leading adventures.

              • Expert Guides
                Expert Guides

                Our experienced guides have extensive knowledge of the local area and culture, ensuring a safe and authentic adventure.

              • Top-notch Customer Service
                Top-notch Customer Service

                Our team is dedicated to providing exceptional customer service, from personalized trip planning to attentive support throughout your journey.

              • Flexibility

                We understand that travel plans can change, which is why we offer flexible itineraries and customizable tours to meet your specific needs and preferences.

              • Unmatched Value
                Unmatched Value

                We strive to provide the best value for your money, with competitive pricing and transparent, all-inclusive pricing that eliminates hidden fees.


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