Helambu valley trek - 6 Nights 7 Days

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06 Nights / 07 Days

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 ITINERARY


Duration: 06 Nights / 07 Days

Location: Kathmandu - Sundarijal- Chisapani - Kutumsang - Tharepati - Melamchi Gaon - Sermanthang - Melamchi Bazaar

Price: USD 5,00INR 32,500

 

Itinerary Overview

 

Day 1: Arrival

Day 2: Chisapani to Kutumsang

Day 3: Kutumsang to Tharepati

Day 4: Tharepati to Melamchi Gaon

Day 5: Melamchi Gaon to Sermanthang

Day 6: Sermanthang to Melamchi Bazaar

Day 7: Drive to Kathmandu

 

Trekking in Nepal offers some of the best kind of trails. The tranquility in the trail has made it completely outstanding for its fascinating natural beauty. In comparison with other trekking trails, Helambu trekking is designed in a slightly different way across the landscape of the Himalayas. The trekkers prefer the capital city of Kathmandu as the gateway to enter the mountainous terrains. The region remains so naturally sterile; the trekkers become completely spellbound with the enticing landscape of the region. Unlike other trekking trails, you will be exploring cascading waterfalls, mighty rivers, a wide forest of rhododendron and the surrounding snow-covered peak. It is believed to be one of the most divergent trails located nearby Kathmandu. If you are a beginner in trekking then you can start your experience through this fascinating trekking. On this trail, the trekkers do not have to take holidays for a longer period.

 

On this short period trek, you will explore some challenging landscapes of Nepal. The dense forests, picturesque villages of Tamang people, coniferous land and the wide view of the mountains will dominate the sight of this trekking trail. The trekking starts from Sundarijal, a beautiful village located near the capital city. You will be driving till Sundarijal. After walking for an hour, you will enter Shivapuri National Park. On this trail, you will find out beautiful rice farming on the steppes of the mountains. Entering Buddhist monasteries on the way will be an added affair to the trek. You will be climbing up the Shivapuri ridge to get fascinating views of the central Himalayas. On this trail, you will be visiting Sherpa settlement near Tarkeghyang. It is the major focus of the trekking as you can encounter the beautiful ethnic lifestyle of the nomads of the regions. In this region, you will also encounter an indigenous group of people called Yolmo. The warm hospitability of these people will make the trekkers happy. The exotic view of flora including a multitude of wildlife will make this trail enthralling. This kind of trekking trail brings the amazing diversified culture of the mountains to the foreign people.

 

Tour Itinerary:


 

Day 1: Arrival

 

Meal: B/L/D

Distance- around the city

Time taken- 30 minutes to the airport

 

After reaching the capital city, our driver will greet you at the airport. Then the driver will drop you to the hotel. After getting refreshment our representative will meet you to make a briefing of the itinerary. The trekking guide will check your trekking gears and will do necessary initiatives for trekking permits. At night you will stay in the capital city.

 

Day 2: Drive to Sundarijal and then trek to Chisopani


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Sundarijal-1340m, Chisopani-2300m

Time taken: 4hrs

 

Early in the morning, you will be driving to Sundarijal from Kathmandu. It will take around 1hour to reach this place. Sundarijal is located in Province number 3 in Kathmandu district and it is a huge water project that supplies pure drinking water to the entire Kathmandu valley. Till this place, you will find normal roads from this hydroelectric plant you will find out proper staircases made for the trekkers alongside the pipe. One has to climb up through the forests to reach the dam, medieval looking reservoirs, and the waterworks. After crossing this hydroelectric plant one will take steep roads towards Shivapuri ridge.

 

The sprawling forests give shelter to some endangered species. As the name suggests the people of Nepal it was the hangout place of Lord Shiva. For Chisopani one takes this pristine route. To hike till Chisopani one has to climb up on an inclined plane for 90% of the route. Starting from 1350m you will reach an elevation of 2430m to step into Chisopani. The last 300m is comparatively as one will have to trek downhill. On average, one has to trek around 4-5 hrs. One has to be quite confident enough while trekking on this trail as the path contains some amazing pleasant sights along with soft barren soil and leaf-strewn. Through the walks of forests, you will be reaching Mulkharka village with the settlement of indigenous Tamang people. From Borlang Bhanjyang trail you will be climbing down to reach Chisopani.

 

At night you will stay in Chisopani.

 

Day 3: Chisopani trekking to Gul Bhanjyang


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Gul Bhanjyang2140m

Time taken: 5-6hrs

 

Today in the morning you will be getting ready for Bhangjyang after breakfast. You will be crossing beautiful green meadows. The amazing view of the mountains along with a muddy maze will keep you confused during the trekking. You will be heading north towards Pathi Bhangjyang. Then you will be climbing up across the Chetri and Brahman village located on Thakuni Bhanjyang. From there you will be taking an inclined plane till Chipling. Then you will be trekking on the stony ridges to reach Jhogin Danda ridge. From the top of this ridge, you will get an amazing sight of the peaks then you will be again climbing down along the rhododendron forests. You will be descending to reach the village of Gul Bhanjyang. While coming down the ridge you will find out the wide settlement of Tamang people in this village.

 

Day 4: Gul Bhanjyang trekking to Tharepati


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Tharepati-3579m

Time taken: 6-7hrs

 

Today you will be climbing to another pass at an elevation of 2620m. You will be trekking across the oak forests with an amazing view of the mountains. You will be trekking high in the north till Yurin Danda ridge. On the path, you will be getting comforting views of the surrounding peaks. Even the Gosaikunda peaks will be visible from this trekking path. The trail then climbs on the steep ridges till Kutumsang.  From there you will be taking the eroded trekking trail mostly across the rhododendron forests. On this path, you will find out small shepherd huts. The trekking trail goes down till Magen Goth and then again you will be taking few ups and downs. You will be taking an inclined plane to get a panoramic view of Langtang Himalayas. It is advisable to plan your trek in such a way that you will reach Tharepati Rise early to catch amazing sights of the high mountains including Gosaikunda.

 

Day 5: Tharepati trekking to Tarkeghyang


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Tarkeghyang-2590m

Time taken: 5-6hrs

 

Today you will be again trekking across the rhododendron forests to catch amazing sight of nature. These beautiful trekking trails take you close to the beauty of nature. You will find out amazing flora and fauna on the slopes of the Himalayas. With little elevation, the marvelous view of Jugal Himal and Numbur will make your day beautiful. Then you will have to cross the suspended bridge to enter the beautiful valley of Nakote. Then you will be climbing up to reach beautiful village of Sherpa settlement in Tarkeghyang. These small monasteries give the trekkers an amazing cultural exposure of the land. Monastery visiting remains incomplete without rotating the prayer wheel. You will visit the 18th-century monastery located in Tarkeghyang to seek the blessings.

 

Day 6: Takeghyang to Sermathang


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Sermathang-2610m

Time taken: 5-6hrs

 

Today you will be covering a comparatively flat land. The beautiful forests and the tranquility of small villages near the Helambu region will give a soothing visual pleasure. Sermathang is another Sherpa village. The trekkers on this particular trek visit this village to get a glance on old monasteries. From the village, one can catch the beautiful glance of Jugal Himal range as well. If you are reaching the village on a sunny day then you will catch some of the highest peaks from the village.

 

Day 7: Sermathang trekking to Melamchi Bazaar


Meal: B/L/D

Altitude: Melamchi Bazaar-828m

Time taken: 4-5hrs

Then drive to Kathmandu for 3-4hrs

 

So today you will be trekking down reaching Melamchi Bazaar. On the trekking path, you will find out the beautiful cultivated field. There are villages on this trekking where one can interact with the local people. From there you will be driving back to Kathmandu.

 

Day 8: Departure


Meal: B

Distance- around the city

Time taken- 30 minutes to the airport

 

We believe in providing the best services to our clients. On the trekking trip, one has to trust the guide completely. We believe our services will not bring any kind of inconvenience to your small trekking trip to Helambu valley.

 

Our driver will drop you at the airport as per your flight schedule.

 

 

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