Helambu Trek-8 days Helambu Circuit hike is a short and pleasant trek to Helambu valley in Langtang National Park of Nepal. A short trek around Helambu valley is an ideal hike, suitable for those trekkers who wish to do a low-altitude trek in the Himalayas. The diverse Helambu valley is a wonderful low altitude trekking in Nepal which is easily accessible from Kathmandu. You will see magnificent mountain views, waterfalls, forests, and villages during the trek.The trek is culturally and naturally enrich and also home to Hyolmo people. You will walk through beautiful mountains, forests and villages passing rivers, waterfalls, glacier and meadows. A 8-day Helambu Trek begins from Sundarijal is the best trek for beginners like families with children to seniors and adults. Helambu Valley is an AMS-altitude mountain sickness risk free trekking in Nepal. Please email us at [email protected] and call or message on WhatsApp + 977 9851023742 to book and know about 8-day Helambu Circuit Trek. We offer a cheap basic, budget and standard Helambu Trek cost $560-$830 with fixed departure dates of 2023/2024.
Trek Name: Helambu Trekking
Trek Length: 8 Days
Trek Difficulty: Easy/ Medium
Trek Season: Sep/Oct/Nov/Dec/Mar/April/May
Trek Altitude: 1300m-3490m
Trek Cost: USD 560-USD 830
Group Size: 01 - 12 people
Trek Package: Private/Group Trek
Mode of Transfer: Bus/Jeep/Car
Start/End of Trek: Kathmandu /Kathmandu
8 days Helambu Trek also known as Helambu valley and Helambu Circuit trek is one of the best treks in Nepal.
Helambu Trek is a short and low altitude trekking in Nepal. We trek through authentic remote villages that provides a great views of Lantang range and Dorje Lakpa. The accommodation trekking in Helambu circuit is basic tea house lodges. The trek offers the intact experience of unique cultures of Tamangs, Newar and Sherpas, living in some of the most beautiful scenery in Nepal. Helambu is the best short trek destinations in Nepal if you have short time and simply want to cut out the uncertainties of air travel. Helambu Trekking in Nepal offers a unique landscapes and cultural experiences.
The Sherpa people who live there call themselves Hyolmo after the name of Helambu valley has a green and pleasant land of quite villages, terraced slopes, and pine forest leading up to Lantang National park. This is a perfect trek for relax and culturally oriented trekking. Helambu Valley Trek is also famous for its sweet apples and artistic Buddhist monasteries.
7 nights 8 days Helambu Trek starts from Kathmandu itself, but can complete this trek within in 4 to 8 days. Helambu Trek route generally begins at Sundarijal and goes past Chisapani, Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magingoth, Tharepati, Melamchi Gaun, Tarkegyang, Sermathang and Melamchipul, then drive to Kathmandu. The reveres of Helambu Trek is also possible. The maximum height we reach during the trek is at 3650m, the Tharepati Pass.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu(1345m).
You will be met by us on arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel by private tourist vehicle.
Day 02: Kathmandu to Chisopani (2300m)
A 15km drive from Kathmandu takes you to the starting point of the trek- Sundarijal and trekking up the ridge at around 1895m, some 600m above Sundarijal. There you can take some time to relax in the convenient tea shops, 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.
Day 03: Chisopani to Khutumsang (2,470m)
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 trails climbs up to 2620m and then again descends along the rocky route to Khutumsang (2470m).
Day 04: Khutumsang to Tharepati (3490m)
Following a ridge line, the trail continues via 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 ridge walks among all treks in Nepal.The trails to Gosaikund branches off north - west from here.
Day 05: Tharepati to Tarke Gyang (2620m)
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.
Day 06: Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang (2620m).
The trails gently descends through a beautiful forest to Sermathang (2620m). It is the centre of an important apple growing area from where a fantastic view of the Himalayas is seen.
Day 07: Sermathang to Malemchi Pul Bazar (846m) and drive back to Kathmandu by Jeep.
As we leave Sermanthang the trails then continues to descent to Dubhachaur at 1500m, and then again steeply down to Malemchi (830m) where it meets the road. This village has good collection of teahouses and lodges and all kinds of transportation including buses to get to Kathmandu.
Day 08: Kathmandu Airport
After breakfast, you will be transfers to Kathmandu airport to get your flight back to home or final destination.
Trek Gear List: No need to bring unnecessary trekking equipments with you for trekking in Nepal. The following trekking equipments and gears are recommended before trekking in Nepal. Most of the trekking equipment what you will need can be rented or purchased in Nepal either in Kathmandu or Pokhara at cheap price. We will help you with the necessary arrangements. Except your day pack all the luggage will be carried by porters. There is an allowance of 15kg per person. Additional personal items not needed for the trekking part of the trip can be stored in the storage room of hotel without extra cost.
Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Thin, lightweight inner socks
Thick, warm wool hiking socks
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
Down vest and/or jacket
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer (seasonal)
Sleeping bag rated to zero DC
Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
Basic First Aid Kit
Large plastic bags - for keeping items dry insidetrekbag
Daypack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
Water bottle (2) or camel bag
Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)
1 medium sized quick drying towel
Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
Multipurpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
Face and body moisturizer
Feminine hygiene products
Wet wipes (baby wipes)
Tissue /toilet roll
Anti bacterial hands wash
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble
Modest swim suits (for Kathmandu)
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