Government Register No : 122485/70/71

Helambu Trek

Trip Detail:

Trip Duration: 08 Days

Trek Grade: Easy

Trek Type: Teahouse

Per day walking: 5 to 7 hours

Max. Altitude: Thadepati (3650m/11972ft)

Transportation: Car / Van / Plane

Group Size: 01 – 14 pax

Accommodation: Tourist standard hotel in Kathmandu, guest houses during trek

Best Time to Travel: Feb - May, Sept - Dec.


Helambu trek is one of the best short trekking routes in Langtang. Helambu trekking is easy walking option nearby Kathmandu valley offers cultural experience with incredible mountain views.

If you want to enjoy the fun of trekking but have less time, do not wish to travel too far from the Kathmandu valley then Helambu trekking is the ideal one for you. Helambu lies in the north of Kathmandu inhabited by Sherpas and Tamang people. While trekking you will pass through the beautiful forests, snowy peaks, brilliant green valley is which make you feel as if you are in a paradise. Particularly, villages like Melamchi Gaon, Tarkeghyang and Sermathang are large settlement of the trek and worth to explore. The magnificent views of Langtang (7245m) Ganesh Himal (7405m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) and other small mountains together friendly Buddhists people of Helambu villages and pleasant climate and undoubtedly help to make your trek unforgettable.

The Helambu trekking holiday starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Helambu can provide an instant Himalayan trek for those with limited time. There are simple teahouses. The area remains unspoiled by tourism but in short, period many people are interested. The highlights of Helambu trek are spectacular Mountain View, green valley trek, cultural Sherpa villages with ancient monasteries; yak pastures land, diverse flora and fauna to see at Langtang National Park. From the Chorten above Thare Pati village you can enjoy fine views of Jugal Himal and Rolwaling Himal. You can visit to Melamchi gown, Helambus finest Sherpa village. Where there is the collection of neat houses fronted by prayer flags continuing along the ridge slowly descending, you pass from Buddhist influence back into the Hindu lowlands towards Melamchi Bazaar. Trekking to Helambu is little chance of altitude problem but one must be prepared for cold and possible snow at Tharepati during the winter. Good lodges are available for accommodation.

You’ll feel yourself blessed after getting chance to meet the Trans Himalayan people and their hospitality. The best time to visit here is from January to May and August to December. However the trekking is possible during the year around.


Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu international airport then transfer to hotel.

Day 02: Kathmandu valley Sightseeing and preparation for next day trek.

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours

Day 04: Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours

Day 05: Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours

Day 06: Thadepati to  Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours

Day 07: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hours

Day 08: Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar then drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hrs drive

Cost Info

Cost Include

  • All airport/Hotel transfers
  • Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 nights on BB plan
  • Welcome and farewell dinner
  • Full meals (Breakfast, Lunch Dinner) during the trek
  • Hot drinks (Tea Coffee)
  • All mountain accommodation
  • Ground transport (Kathmandu /Sundarijal Melamchhi / Kathmandu)
  • An experienced English-speaking trek leader (Govt. registered trekking guide), assistant trek leader (4 trekkers: 1 assistant guide) and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide porter salary, insurance, equipment, food and lodging
  • All necessary paper work and permits (National Park Permit TIMS )
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal Visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower etc)
  • Tips for guides and porters