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Helambu Trek

Helambu Trek

Helambu Trek

The Helambu trek is one of the shortest and excellent treks a stone throw away from the Kathmandu Valley. Similarly, the Helambu trek remains un-spoilt even though it is close to the busy capital. Explore the cultures of high mountain people; see the rhododendron and bamboo forests, waterfalls, and the awe-inspiring snow-capped Himalayas. Furthermore, the Tibetan monasteries lining the Himalayas make a trek to the region an enchanting and spiritual experience.

The trek happens in the Sherpa Helambu area, around 72 kilometers upper east of Kathmandu. A circuitous circuit is utilized, regularly beginning at Sundarijal, albeit other beginning positions incorporate Nagarkot, Kakani or Sankhu. Pati Bhanjyang, Chipling, Kutumsang and Tharepati are among the principal towns to be passed, trailed by Malemchigaun and Tarke Gyang. Two conceivable courses are accessible from Tarke Gyang, one to finish the trek and another that prompts to the Arniko Highway, the fundamental avenue out of Kathmandu prompting to Tibet. To finish the trek one would continue to Taramarang taking after on to Pati Bhanjyang. From Pati Bhanjyang the trek comes back to the beginning stage of Sundarijal, a course that takes around seven days.

How to get there?

The typical trail take begins off at Sundarijal and goes past Chisopani, Hyolmo, Kutumsang, Magin Goth, Tharepati, Malemchigaun and Hyolmo, Tarke Gyang. After which you have the choice of two streets one is the trail by means of Shermathang or the transport course through Kiul Takpa Kharka. Kashye. Both the ways eventually meet at Melamchi where you can take a transport back to Kathmandu. Another variety is the turn around of this trek. The most extreme tallness came to amid the trek is around 3650m.

Similarly, Moderate trek through the Helambu villages between altitudes of 1,370m/4,500ft to 3,490m/11,500ft. Accommodation in comfortable lodges run by local families. Similarly, the trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu and includes all meals, services of experienced trekking guide and porters to carry luggage. Clients carry a light day-pack only and walk at their own place.

Duke Nepal Adventure is the best travel agency to book this amazing trek.

 

 

Itinerary Overview

  • Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal
  • Day 2 : The trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m.) takes about seven hours.
  • Day 3 : The trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati Pass (3650 m.) takes about five and half hours.
  • Day 4 : The trek from Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2743m.) via Melamchi Gaon (2640m) takes about five and half hours.
  • Day 5 : The trek from Tarkeghyang to Timbu takes two and half hours and drive from Timbu to Kathmandu.

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal
    The drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m.) takes around one hour and after that walk tough to Chisopani. The unpaved street from Kathmandu transforms into a trail close to a little hydroelectric plant. The trail goes through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The primary settlement you will go over is Mulkharka with Tamang occupants. The course heads down the edge through the timberland of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani (2300m.). Chisopani is icy for its climate. It has grand perspectives from Annapurna to Everest. Remain overnight at hotel.
  • Day 2 : The trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m.) takes about seven hours.
    The trail keeps on dropping from Chisopani on a decent, here and there level trail that crosses the glade and fields. You will then plunge through Pathi Bhanjyang till Gul Bhanjyang. The trail climbs the edge from Gul Bhanjyang to another go at 2620m. The knoll makes a decent outdoors detect, its declining to Kutumsang at 2470m, in a seat on the edge. Remain overnight at lodge.
  • Day 3 : The trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati Pass (3650 m.) takes about five and half hours.
    The trek proceeds with north up the Yurin Danda edge and manages perspectives of the pinnacles. The trail moves above Kutumsang on a precarious, dissolved trail for the most part through fir and rhododendron woodland where there are no perpetual settlements. The trail then plunges bit by bit to Magen Goth. There are few lodges and Goths (Domestic Animal Shed). The trail progressively climbs through the charming woodland improved with lovely rhododendron, oak and different trees. Tharepati, indeed, is an incredible view point from where you can take a look at the stunning perspective of the snow-topped mountains, for example, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Langshisa, Jugal, Numbur and numerous others. Remain overnight at hotel.
  • Day 4 : The trek from Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2743m.) via Melamchi Gaon (2640m) takes about five and half hours.
    From Tharepati the trail steeply dives through the pine and rhododendron woods with awesome perspectives down into the Helambu valley and crosswise over to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Melamchi Gaon is encompassed by excellent woods, where it is chiefly occupied by Sherpa individuals with their particular culture. Leaving Melamchi Gaon, you trek along the slipping way until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Presently you trek tenderly up to Tarkeghyang going through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a delightful Sherpa town with one of the most established and greatest cloisters. Tarkeghyang, otherwise called Helambu is named after the Helmu standing. The Sherpa individuals living here initially have a place with Helmu position. Remain overnight at lodge.
  • Day 5 : The trek from Tarkeghyang to Timbu takes two and half hours and drive from Timbu to Kathmandu.
    The trek from Tarkeghyang to Timbu takes two and half hours and the drive from Timbu to Kathmandu takes around 5 hours.

Includes/Excludes

  • Includes
    • Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by our car, van and bus
    • Accommodation as required by you or as specified in the appropriate itinerary
    • City tour with our guides in private car, van or bus if appropriate
    • All  typical Meals during the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners)
    • 3 Cup of teas during the trek
    • English speaking Guide depending on the place
    • Local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff
    • Airfares including taxes as appropriate for internal flight transfer which is a part of trekking itinerary
    • Land transportation as appropriate for trekking itinerary
    • All our government taxes
    • Official expense
    • First aid kits
    • Map
    • Availability of Duke Nepal Personnel in emergency
  • Excludes
    • Certain lunches and dinners as explained in the trekking itinerary
    • Your travel insurance which is compulsory
    • Your International Plane fare and airport taxes
    • Appropriate visa fees
    • Sightseeing not listed in the itinerary
    • Meals not listed in the itinerary.
    • Personal expenses such as room service, internet charge, laundry, drink, fax, telephone call, optional activities, etc
    • Personal trekking equipment and gear
    • Certain sightseeing entrance fees
    • Gratuities, tips to guides, porters, drivers,  etc. (not compulsory)

Trip Facts

  • Region: Langtang Region
  • Max. Altitude: 3500m
  • Grade :
  • Group Size: Min 1 Pax
  • Duration: 5 Day(s)
  • Rating: Good

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