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.
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Sundarijal -> Chisopani -> Khutumsang -> Tharepati -> Tarke Gyang -> Sermathang -> Melamchi Pul Bazar -> Kathmandu
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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.
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.
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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I just love traveling in Nepal. I have been to this country every summer breaks. This time, I needed something simple, short and close to the capital city, Kathmandu. Helambu trekking of 6 days was just the best choice. With trail filled with waterfalls, mountain valleys, rich culture experience, and sights of developing communities, I just loved the overall journey. Sundarijal forest trails filled with rhododendron, oak and pine were just fun adventure points. My travel agency is the Nepal Trek Adventures. For all my trips, I choose NTA. They have the best customer service and are very cooperative. Oh, mountain views along the monasteries are something to look out for as well. Really great!
I wanted to go to Helambu for a while now. Heard from my friends that the place was filled with monasteries and amazing views of traditional and natural Nepal. So, I wanted to experience it myself. I contacted the NTA, the travel agency my friends recommended who had gone for the trek with their team. Have to say, the trail was just perfect. It has a pristine environment and a quietness that you won’t find anywhere else. The local people are really nice to talk to. Thank you so much for providing me an amazing guide who explained everything just so perfectly. For anyone looking for quick trekking around Kathmandu, Helambu 6 days Trek is definitely the one to move for. You will love the Himalayas and the monasteries around this region. NTA has the best customer service and policy. Highly recommend this trek and the company to all!
The 6 days' trek to Helambu was a fun experience for me. I was in Kathmandu for only 6 days and wanted to do some fun trekking close to the capital. My travel agency, the NTA suggested the Helambu trek. It was close to the capital and was a short trekking journey. Filled with rich cultural experience, I just loved exploring different monasteries and watching the Langtang mountain ranges along my trek. NTA definitely arranges the best trek in Nepal and have a great customer service. Believe me, if you want a fun Helambu trekking experience of short 6 days, Nepal Trek Adventures is a fantastic way to go. Highly recommended!
I and my friends were in Kathmandu. Here, we looked around some places for trekking and every place was either crowded with travelers or not catchy ones. So I contacted NTA for some suggestions. They suggested the 6 Days Trek to Helambu. It was a short trek filled with forest trails, mountain views, Buddhist culture, and the best one, a quite trekking experience. The snow-capped mountain ranges were just perfect views to satisfy the eyes. The trail is filled with a beautiful waterfall and local villages with rich culture and traditions to see. We loved our trip to Helambu and enjoyed the route to the fullest.
I follow Buddhism and it hasn’t been long since I changed to this religion. Nepal, the birthplace of Lord Buddha made me come to this small country in Asia with all its cultural essence. As I was around the capital visiting the UNESCO sites and later visited Lumbini, I still had 8 days left in Nepal. So, I decided to explore a little. Choosing Helambu was a great choice. It was just 6 days' trek and with many monasteries and terraced land fields, I loved the trails. For me, quietness is really important when traveling, and that is the main thing that I got on this trek. It was a peaceful and fun sightseeing experience which wasn’t crowded with travelers. The trail has maintained its ancient beauty. You would experience the local lifestyle too that is an overall new experience. I definitely recommend this trip to everyone.
Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition is one of the best organization to trek with. The guide was Informative, supportive and extraordinary. They dealt with all that we required. Krishna Sapkota and Shiva Regmi are simply stunning experienced and much-prescribed guides from this company. We were 6 friends and we were on Helambu 9 days trek. It was the excursion of my life it did felt it that way too. The guide was so helpful and caring. Krishna Sapkota was our guide for our 9 days trek to Helambu. He helped us in every step, he encourage us to have good food, gave support when required, he helped us deal with high altitude sickness. He had broad information about Nepal's history and culture. We have more companions in Nepal now. We surely had some good times.
We were 4 companions, we made a plan of Helambu trek but we had no any idea then we met Krishna Sapkota - and his office Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition - who has sorted out everything to flawlessness! Brilliant guide and two porters: lovely and professional people. The way was a bit of tiring, we have not experienced climbers, yet we adore the mountains. Within 6 days we become so good friends they treated us well as a family. Our guide did an excellent job addressing all our requirements. He was so funny and kept us happy and laughing all the time with puzzles and jokes. Thank you Nepal Trek Adventure and Expedition for customizing this amazing tour. I will recommend anyone NTA and Helambu trek without any doubt.
The trek was very exciting giving the spectacular views of mountains, waterfalls and rhododendron forests. Being so near to Kathmandu, I thought there would be a dense population compared to other trekking areas in Nepal, but it was so peaceful and relaxing. The trek was not as difficult as other treks and any people with an average health condition can go for this trek. I and our team enjoyed a lot on the trek due to the NTA team. The guide was so friendly and we felt very comfortable with him due to which the trek went awesome. I will contact NTA again if I wish to go for trek and tour in any part of Nepal.
My return date from Nepal was very close and I wanted to go for a short trek in the Langtang region. I got to know about the Helambu trek by contacting Nepal Trek Adventures and asked if they could arrange as soon as possible. Within a day, everything was arranged. Though the trek was arranged in short notice, all the things were fulfilled as mentioned in the package. Their service was so fast and so well managed that the trek was easily completed and I did not miss this amazing trek being in Nepal. The region gives astonishing views of rivers and glaciers and snow-peaked mountain and many Sherpa and Tamang villages. I also got to interact with the lifestyle of people living in this area which was another awesome thing about the trek.
The landscapes we viewed during the Helambu trek were amazing. There are different perspectives of Nepal. Though the place is so close to Kathmandu, it is a lot more different with less pollution and population. The services of Nepal trek adventures wwere great. The price was reasonable, the management and maintenance were best, the landscapes views and views of mountains were great the overall experience was wonderful and more than expected. The guides were so enthusiastic and caring which made the tour more enjoyable. Will team up with the team again.
I could not afford to go for trekking in the Everest and Annapurna region so I decided to go for Helambu trek. I thought I could not get more adventure from this trek but I was so wrong. In such good amount, one can get the experience of the beautiful adventurous region and the breathtaking views of mountains. I don’t understand why this trek is not so famous in Nepal despite having so many things to experience. The NTA team is surprisingly different from other agencies providing the best services in the best rates, creating a friendly and comfortable environment. Hope to get guided by NTA again and again.
I have been in Nepal for 3 times before and contacted different agencies before. This time I chose Nepal Trek Adventure as recommended by my friend. The experience with NTA was totally different than other agencies. They were a friend more than just a travel partner. The days spent for Helambu trek was great due to the hospitality and management of the NTA team. The team was very experienced and didn’t let any obstacles on our way. The views we got from this trek was awesome and couldn’t be forgotten. I could not switch to any other trekking agencies after I met NTA.
Trekking in the mountain region of Nepal was a never fulfilling dream to me as I am not confident with my health. I never thought I could fulfill this dream but was able to do it easily. The Helambu trek can also be done by the people with an average health condition like me. I finally could have the glance of different villages on the way, many mountains and the waterfall in this region. I could experience trekking joy due to the Nepal Trek Adventure team. Their guidance and enthusiasm built up good confidence in me due to which I finally accomplished my dream for a lifetime. Thank you Nepal trek adventures, hope your service remains the same and the business keeps growing.
While on a trek, we will spend five nights at local tea houses. All accommodations for this trek will be on twin sharing basis. The rooms are with twin beds and minimal extra furniture like little tables or seats. However, on request, single rooms can also be made available but it costs an additional $ 250 US. The greater part of the hotels have hot water for showers, yet with additional charge in using hot showers.
Breakfast and supper will be served from a similar tea house/stop while lunch would be on the way. Each Tea House serves typical Nepali food Dal Bhat and seasonable vegetable. Some hotel serves western food, like pizza, pasta, and French fries. Soft drinks and snacks are accessible in almost every restaurants.
Trekking in Nepal is conceivable whenever of the year, contingent upon the region of trekking territory picked. In Nepal, you can trek anyplace in any four seasons (Spring-Summer-Autumn/Fall or winter), however, the most prominent trekking seasons are spring and autumn times.
The autumn is a standout amongst the best seasons for trekking in Himalayan district offers astounding climate and amazing Mountain View. The weather is clear and we can ensure that you can observe mesmerizing and pleasing mountain panorama.
In winter snowfall times at higher heights and the climate is cold. So it is a perfect time for trekking at lower rises of Nepal with incredible perspectives on the Himalayas, it can get cold during the evening and in the mornings, yet amid the day temperatures are warm when it is sunny.
Numerous travelers travel to Nepal in the spring as trekking is fine in all Himalaya areas. The forest will be in full blossom with rhododendron. The climate is warmer at lower heights and at the higher rise over 4,000m is magnificent and the temperature is very moderate.
Summer is a decent time for the sharp botanists and woods specialists as the higher valleys and hills flora and fauna. It isn't generally prescribed to trek during summer season aside from territories like Upper Mustang, Dolpo, and Kailash.
Health and physical fitness is most a significant part of travel and participating in hike and trekking. On the off-chance that you don't have past trekking background as required, you can begin with morning walk activity or cycling for quite a long time or month before/after booking the Helambu trek with us, on the off chance that you have past trekking and climbing knowledge it will include an or more point the trek is chosen. The most elevated height gain on this excursion is at 5,545m above sea level. The walk involves lots of ups and down, strolling through local towns, farmlands, terraces and waterway side as long as you have energy walking for 4-6 hours per day, and in the event that you are equipped for the trek yet at the same time requires moderate health and fitness. We firmly encourage trekkers to counsel your physician before traveling and do a regular checkup and hand the report to us while booking an excursion with us.