Helambu trekking

Helambu valley trekking

Helambu trekking is one of the most exciting treks in Langtang region. Helambu valley trekking offer beautifull Himalayan views Gaurishanker, Langtang and  Ganesh Himalayan range, Helambu valley trek route lies on Langtang trekking destination. Nepal Helambu trek is easy moderate trekking in Langtang region to  explore the beautiful landscape, lush valley with mixed culture of Nepal. Nepal Helambu valley trek package fit for all age groups specially family , academic and club groups. Spring and Autumn season is best time trekking in Helambu but we Himalaya Journey Trekking  arrange as per trekkers  wish and holiday schedule. Minimum one week duration required for Helambu valley treks. Helambu valley hiking distance 115 kilometer from Melamchi pul bazaar to Sundarijal. Trekking to Helambu valley is one of the short treks in Nepal near from Kathmandu valley doable around the year as per trekkers holiday frame.  Three different permits - Langtang trekking permit USD 30 , TIMS permit USD 20 and Shivapuri National park permit USD 10 required trek in Helambu valley issue through government registered local Nepal trekking companies. 

Trek to  Helambu valley is one of easier and nearest trekking tour in Nepal as well as no chances suffer from altitude sickness. Trek in Helambu valley is popular for superb Himalayan scenery including the Jugal Himal, Gauri shanker 7145m, Dorje Lakpa 6988m, Ganesh Himal 7406m, Langtang Lirung 7246m , an opportunity to see the nearly whole Nepalese Himalayan mountain range from Annapurna in the west, to Makalu in the east. etc and enjoy with Tibetan sherpa people and their culture.Himalaya Journey Trekking create Helambu trek itinerary as below mentioned but trekkers may extend the trip as per holiday frame . Langtang  trekking map has clearly described for relevant areas trip plan.suggested all the travelers  do the trek through government registered local Nepal trekking company recommended by Lonely planet Nepal travel guide book for the secured journeys in Himalaya.  Helambu valley trek cost is depend on group size and choice of packages.  Ama Yangri and Tarke Ghyang is the most attraction point of this trip.  Now a days Helambu valley Jeep tour also doable with in 2 days from Kathmandu. 

Helambu valley trek begins from Sundarijal after drive 1 hours 30 minutes from Kathmandu. HJT trekking guide will led you through sundarijal Mulkhara ascend till Shivapuri Hill then trail descend one hour to Chisapani. Chispani is one of the best view point center of this trekking . Trail continue descend 1 hour 30 minutes till chauki Bhanjyang flat ascend to Kutumsagh. Trail continue ascend till Tharepati (3567m) highest trekking point of the trip . You will see great Himalayan views of Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishanker and Langtang Himalayan views. Trail descend to Melamchi gaun then flat and ascend to Tarke Ghyang. From Tarke ghyang easy way to sermathang then trails descend to Melamchi pul bazzar. From Melamchi Pul Bazaar drive via Panchkhal valley to Dhulikhel than back to Kathmandu . Helambu trek package difficult level is easy moderate and applicable for academic groups, family and relatives. 

Helambu valley trekking Major Highlights

* Hiking in Helambu valley is one of easier and nearest trekking tour in Nepal as well as no chances suffer from altitude sickness.
* Hiking through Shivapuri national park with various type of Rhododendron flowers , silver oaks, Jupiter and Tibetan sherpa settlements
*  Explore the Buddhist culture ,ancient monasteries, shrines and stupas
* you will click 360 degree panoramic Himalayan views of Ganesh Himal (7,406m), Langtang Lirung (7,345m), Dorje lakpa (6988m) and Gaurishankar (7,145m)

Related trip information for Helambu valley package trekking

How difficult is Trek to  Helambu valley?

This  trek  is easier trekking in Langtang region. Good Physical is required for the trip. Trekking in Langtang Helambu valley  gradually ascend  from low level elevation from Syabrubensi 1462m so trekkers continuation doable this trip without any difficulties.

When is the best time to do this trip   ?

Autumn (From mid-September to November and Spring (March to May) are the best time to do  trek in Helambu valley   but we Himalaya Journey Trekking arrange around the year as per your holiday frame .. June to August (monsoon) is the rainy months  and Himalayan views may not clear and trekking trails are slippery . Winter season (December – February) is too cold and temperature almost minus even though   doable with our professional team

Trekking permit required for this trekking  ?

Three  different trekking permit required for  this trek ( Langtang  National park permit, Shivapuri national park permit and  TIMS permit ) then trekkers may treks to Langtang trekking trails.

How many hours need to walk each day?

Minimum 5  hours need to walk each day but it is depend on the your speed but HJT team always suggest walk slow but continuation that make sense to reach the Helambu  trekking  destination . Helambu trek map has also clear vision one to next destination. 

Helambu trekking itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in kathmandu 1334m, Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition’s representative will transfer to hotel , Helambu valley treks information  briefing with officially arrangements. overnight at Kathmandu.

Day 02: After breakfast ,kathamndu drive to Sundarijal , drive approximately 1 hour 15 minutes and trek to Chisapani (2194m) walk approximatley 4-5 hours 

Day 03: Chisapani trek to Kutumsang (2446m) walk approximatley 5-6 hours 

Day 04: Kutumsang trek to Tharepati (3597m) walk approximatley 4-5 hours 

Day 05: Tharepati trek to Melamchi Gaun 2135m) walk approximatley 4-5 hours 

Day 06: Melamchi Gaun trek to Tarkeghyang (2550m) walk approximatley 4-5 hours 

Day 07: Tarkeghyang Trek to Shermathang (2621m) .walk approximatley 4-5 hours 

Day 08: Shermathang Trek to Melamche Pul (828m) alk approximatley 5-6 hours 

Day 09: After breakfast, Melamchi pul bazaar to Kathmandu overland transportation by bus . drive approximately 3-4 hours, transfer to hotel. overnight at Kathmandu

Day 10: After breakfast, our tour guide will take to for historical monuments sightseeing in kathmandu valley such as Boudhhanath : visit Bodhnath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks in prayer in the monasteries surrounding the stupa than visit Pashupatinath temple : the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here you see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats.Kathmandu durbar square: you will enjoy with different Hindus Temple , Goddes Kumari, legend of kathmadu valley etc and in the evening farewell dinner in Nepalese Restaurant, overnight at kathmandu in Hotel.

Day 11: After breakfast, Relaxing/shopping with own activities , Himalaya Journey Treks & Expedition's representative will drop to Kathmandu international airport for onward journeys or as you have time will arrange another package trip accordingly

Helambu valley trekking cost:

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 Service Includes:-

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel.
  • Three night accommodation in Kathmandu on BB basis ( 3 star category hotel) on twin sharing as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu Sundarijal  overland transportation by  private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary
  • An experienced, helpful and friendly Government license holder trekking Guide.
  • Trekking porter /sherpa who will carry your bag pack during the trekking.(two person will get one trekking sherpa/ porter)
  • Trekking accomodation in Tea house / Lodge as mentioned in itinerary 
  • Three time meal during the trekking Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.
  • Desert /fruit after having diner as company provide
  • Trekker's Information Management system (TIMS)
  • Langtang National park trekking permit 
  • Melamchi pul bazaar  to Kathmandu overland transportation by bus as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour with tour guide as mentioned in itinerary
  • Kathmandu city tour with private vehicle as mentioned in itinerary 
  • All program as mentioned in itinerary
  • Overland transportation
  • Insurance for Nepalese staff. ( Trekking guide,  and porters)
  • Guide and porter fares and taxes.Government Tax and office service charge.
  • Airport drop


  • Lunch & Dinner during Kathmandu stay
  • International flight ticket
  • Nepal entry visa fee US$ 40 (duration 60 days from date of issue)- you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu.
  • Disembarkation Airport Tax in Nepal -  approx. US$ 24. al equipments
  • High risk medical insurance
  • Entrance fees while sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley.
  • Alcoholic beverage and telephone calls
  • Hot drinks, Soft drinks such as cola, mineral water
  • Nepal Visa Fee
  • Emergency rescue evacuation if needed
  • Purely personal nature expenses
  • Tipping /Tips(Tipping is Expected).


Helambu trekking Equipments

  • Trekking Bag pack.
  • Trekking day bag.( Small handbag)
  • Trekking shoes.
  • Sports shoes or sandal.
  • Trekking stick.
  • Trekking Hat, cat
  • Trekking woollen cap.
  • Trekking jacket Gore tax/ flees jacket.
  • Pullover or warm sweeter.
  • Raincoat.
  • 4/5 pairs of good qualities shock .
  • Hand gloves.
  • 2/3 pairs of Trekking trousers
  • 3/4 pairs of Trekking shirts .
  • 3/4 pairs of Underwear
  • Eye glass
  • Water bottle.
  • Sleeping bag.
  • Flash or Torch light.
  • Camera and batteries.
  • Sun cream.


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Useful Information:

Helambu valley trekking is one of the easy moderate trekking in Langtang region offer beautiful Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, Dorje lakpa, Gauri shanker , Tibetan Himalayan range, Rolwaling Himalayan range etc as well as best valley closed to Kathmandu city.

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