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Helambu Circuit Trek

Helambu Circuit Trek

Helambu Circuit Trek is also known as Yolmo heritage. This trek is one of the most convenient short treks of its kind close to Kathmandu but obviously quite unspoiled. These trekking trails are blissfully famous for its outstanding natural beauty, fascinating culture, and favorable climates. This trekking area is close to Kathmandu and easy access with low elevation. In this trek we pass through some beautiful rhododendron, pine and oak forests and interesting Nepal Villages en route. We encounter and explore several highland Sherpa and Tamang village scattered on both sides of Melamchi khola. Breathtaking mountains views emerge on your ascent as the vegetation becomes sparser and the conditions more challenging. During this trip we visit the homes of Brahmins, Tamang and Sherpa tribes of Nepal. This trek provides you an excellent opportunity to explore the typical hyolmo culture, wonderful scenic grandeur, and pleasant climate. They are different from Sherpa of Khumbu region and have a unique culture.

Helambu Circuit trek is the short hiking outside of Kathmandu valley and with our short drive to sundarijal which is also an entry point of Shivapuri National park. This trek is easy to get from Kathmandu and trek takes a week so it is best langtang helambu trekking who does not have longer holidays in the Nepal. This region is very much famous for a Thanka art. the trail is about 70km north of Kathmandu valley.  It is an area inhibited by Sherpa Tamang and chetrries. From Sundarijal we pass through the pristine forest exploring the rich wildlife and from there we reach at chisapani which the most beautiful place is offering you wonderful sunrise with the outstanding views of Ganesh Himal.  From this trekking route you will experiences the yolmo culture of High Mountain villages with the high mountains and watch enthralled as the farmer toil in the field using handmade tools and teams of water buffalo.

Outline itinerary    

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and Preparation for the trip
Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal (1 hour) and Trek to Chisapani (2300m) – 4 Hours
Day 04: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang (2446m) – 7 Hours
Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati (3650m) – 6 Hours
Day 06: Trek from Tharepati to Melanchi Gaun (2560m) – 4 Hours
Day 07: Trek from Melanchi gaun to Sermanthan (2600m) 5 hours
Day 08: Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2610m) – 4 Hours
Day 09: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu
Day 10: Final International Departure

Details Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m)

Arrival in Kathmandu, The representatives by Everest Trekking Routes will welcome to you at TIA Upon your Arrival. we transfer to hotel overnight stay.

Day 02: Full day Sight Seeing Kathmandu Valley

After the breakfast, we spend the whole day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu Valley as major point. One of the biggest Stupa in the world, Bouddhanath stupa and Monastry, Old heritage Buddhist temple Soyembhunath and Monastry, Kathmandu Durbar Squer Kumari temple and Patan Durbar Squar krishna temple. The kathmandu sightseeing is real Nepalese traditional culture and heritage touring. After tour will back to hotel and preparation the Helambu Circuit trip overnight stay hotel. 

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal (1 hour) and Trek to Chisapani (2300m) – 4 Hours

After having breakfast we will slowly drive to Sundarijal which takes 1 hour from Kathmandu valley then we slowly walk for Chisapani which is at the height of 2400m shivapuri from the sea level. after passing Descend to Chisopani , outside of Kathmandu Valley Biggest Shivapuri National Park, if we lucky we will see wild boar and some other Animals, stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang (2446m) – 7 Hours

After warm breakfast, we will slowly trek to Kutumsang which is most beautiful and evergreen rice terrace and elevation of 2446m from the sea level. It takes 7 hours to reach Kutumsang from the Chisapani and we will stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati (3650m) – 6 Hours

After warm breakfast we will trek to Tharepati and we enter Langtang National Park into Oak and Rhododendron forest, before tharepati will have lunch at Magni goth, then continue to tharepani  It takes 6 hours to reach stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Tharepati Melanchi Gaun (3500m) 4 hours

Early morning climb to Tharepani view point for sunrise and Panoramic views enjoy after return to same lodge take breakfast, Easy day to Melanchi gaun which is popular by helmo and old monastery and stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Trek from Malnchi Gaun to Tarkegyang (2560m) – 6 Hours

After warm breakfast in Tharepati we slowly start our trek to Tarkegyang. The melanchi gaun bitten track off and local foot trail to Tarkeghayang, It takes 6 hours to reach stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2610m) – 4 Hours  

After warm breakfast in Tarkegyang, we continue trek to Sermathang is day hike enjoy with beautiful Dorje Lakpa, Sisapangma and many others trekking peaks. Will have testy local food and Helmu Sherpa culture, stay overnight at lodge.

Day 09: Trek from Sermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and drive to Kathmandu

After breakfast we will continue trek to Melamchi pul Bazaar, It takes 4 hours and try to catch up Vehicle transfer to Kathmandu stay overnight at hotel.

Day 10: Final International Departure

We will drop you to the TIA for your final departure and happy journey your hometown, hope to see you again and good bye.

Manual Note :

According to plan extend date on trip above the custom Itinerary the cost will be additional. We cannot guarantee it if weather, road condition bad, and vehicle breakdown mountain acute sickness for trekkers. We will try to ensure that our official schedule trip run, And if you have more extra days pre-plan then let us inform we assist by your requirement.

Client Reviews

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