Trip Fact

Trip Duration 6 Days
Destination Nepal
Trip Grade Easy
Transportation Private Vehicle / Bus
Accomodation Teahouse
Price US $ 450
Trip Style Tea house trek
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Max. Altitude 3490 M
Per Day Walking 4 - 6 Hours
Best Season March, April, and September to November
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Trip Highlights

  • 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.

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.

What is the best time to trek in Helambu?

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.

Do I need any physical condition and experience requirements? 

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.

What kind of Meals will we get during the trek?

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 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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Outline Day to Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01:Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisopani
  • Day 02:Chisopani to Khutumsang
  • Day 03:Khutumsang to Tharepati
  • Day 04:Tharepati to Tarke Gyang
  • Day 05:Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang
  • Day 06:Sermathang to Malemchi Pul Bazar (846m) and drive back to Kathmandu

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01:Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisopani 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.
  • Day 02:Chisopani to Khutumsang 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.
  • Day 03:Khutumsang to Tharepati 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.

    Walking time- 6 hours
    Altitude: 3650m
    Difficulty level- easy to moderate
    Main Attractions of the day- Rhododendron Forest, and snow-capped mountains.
  • Day 04:Tharepati to Tarke Gyang 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.
  • Day 05:Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang 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)
  • Day 06:Sermathang to Malemchi Pul Bazar (846m) and drive back to Kathmandu 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).

Cost Includes

  • 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

Cost Excludes

  • 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
Rated 5/5 based on 8 reviews
  • Fantastic Helambu Trek
    Micronesia

    Fantastic Helambu Trek

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    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.

  • Amazingly Completed 6 Days Helambu Trek
    Oman

    Amazingly Completed 6 Days Helambu Trek

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    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.

  • An Amazing Experience of Helambu Trek
    French Polynesia

    An Amazing Experience of Helambu Trek

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    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.

  • Helambu, the Best Short Trek in Nepal
    Colombia

    Helambu, the Best Short Trek in Nepal

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    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.

  • Best Trekking Close to Kathmandu
    British Indian Ocean Territory

    Best Trekking Close to Kathmandu

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    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.

  • Helambu Short Trek Best Service at Resonable Price
    Israel

    Helambu Short Trek Best Service at Resonable Price

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    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.

  • The Best Travel Agency for Helambu Trek
    Russian Federation

    The Best Travel Agency for Helambu Trek

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    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.

  • Fulfilled my Dream With Helambu Trek
    Israel

    Fulfilled my Dream With Helambu Trek

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    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.

Accommodation During Helambu 6 Days Trek

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.

Meals During During Helambu 6 Days Trek

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.

Best season for Helambu 6 Days Trek

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.

Autumn (September-October-November)

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.

Winter (December-January-February)

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.

Spring (March-April-May)

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 (June-July-August)

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.

Physical Fitness for Helambu Short Trek

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.

Departure Details

The Fixed Departure dates are listed for special quoted price specified on Small Group Joining trip. But we are flexible to receive any dates booking in Private Group Departure or Single Traveler basis for the year  2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022  on your suitable dates which can certainly be added by us in our fixed departure list.

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20 November, 2019 25 November, 2019 US$ 450 Guaranteed
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