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Helambu Trek

  Helambu is situated north of Kathmandu, the area is inhabited by Sherpa’s, however they differ in custom, language and dress from the Sherpa's of the Solu Khumbu. Many people combine the Langtang trek with the Helambu trek.
This particular trek itinerary commences at Sundarijal (1350m) in the Kathmandu Valley, around an hours drive from Kathmandu town. Helambu trekking offers a scenic loop through villages of varied ethnic groups and there are some great mountain views along the way.The trek takes you through a surprising amount of old growth forest where a lot of ancient rhododendron trees line the trail.

 Trekking Destination : Tharepati/Melamchigaon
Minimum altitude : 1385m.
Maximum altitude : 3640m.
Grade : Easy
Season : Spring, Summer & Autumn
Accommodation : Lodge /Tented Camp
Duration : 11 days
Entry : Sundarijal
Exit : Melamchi Pul 

·         Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu

Arrival Kathmandu Airport / pick up / transfer hotel / introduction and tour briefing / evening meal in a local restaurant.

·          Day 02 : Guided City Sightseeing

A full days sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley / visiting all the major sites of interest.

·         Day 03 : Kathmandu to Sundarijal to Chisopani (2194m)

From Kathmandu  / private transport to Sundarijal (one hour) / from Sundarijal the trail ascends through light forest / to reach  Mulkharka (1800m) /  great view of the Kathmandu Valley / continue up the trail to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m) / the route heads down the ridge through a forest of oak and rhododendron to Chisopani / spectacular mountain views / overnight.

·         Day 04 : Chisopani to Gulbhanjyang (2140m)

The trail continues to descend from Chisopani to Pati Bhanjyang (1860m) /  a Brahmin and Chhetri village / then a steep ascent to Chipling (2170m) / some good mountain views / continue on  to Thodang Betine (2260m) / finally descend to the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjyang / overnight

·         Day 05 : Gulbhanjyang to Tharepati (3640m)

The trail climbs and reaches Khutumsang (2450m) / we continue on with some good mountain views of the peaks above Langtang and Gosainkunda /  on through a fir and rhododendron forest to Panghu / we then descend to Magen Goth (3420m) and finally reach Tharepati / overnight

·         Day 06 : Tharepati to Malemchigaon (2530m)

The trail switchbacks steeply down / then continues to descend / through a forest of huge gnarled rhododendrons / a further steep descent to Chhyadi Khola /  Crossing Chhyadi Khola bridge / make a short climb to reach to the large Sherpa village of Malemchigaon / overnight 

·         Day 07 : Malemchigaon to Tarkegyang (2590m)

From Malemchaigaon the trail drops steeply crossing Malemchi Khola /  trail climbs up past the village school / a further climb up before we reach the first meadow of Tarkegyang (2490m) / then climb gently  to / the picturesque village of Tarkegyang / overnight

·         Day 08 : Tarkegyang to Sermathang (2610m)

From Tarke Gyang cotinue on to the pretty Sherpa village, Gangyul (2520m) / The trail drops a little bit and then climbs through deep forests / crossing a number of streams, to finally reach Chumik / then a gentle climb to the large village of Shermathang / overnight

·         Day 09 : Sermathang to Malemchipul Bazar (880m)

Today the trail drops down / to the settlements of Nigale and Gyalsha and further to Raithani Gyang (2290m) / continue descending / through the chir pine forest / to the large fascinating village of Dubha Chaur / and on  to Melamchi Pul Bazaar / overnight

·         Day 10 : Malemchipul Bazaar to Kathmandu / by Land Cruiser / transfer hotel

·         Day 11 : Kathmandu at Leisure

·         Day12 : Transfer to airport / flight to onward destination

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Tent Trek

Trip Duration:

12 days

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Min: 1385m. max.3640m



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