Helambu Hike - 5 Days

Trip Facts

  • Car-Jeep
  • 2610 meters / 8561 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Village Tour
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • 7
  • 78
Helambu hike is one of the shortest and easiest hike which lies in the Langtang region of Nepal. In this hike you will be indulging the nature along with the culture. Helambu hike will offer you to view the beautiful mountains and scenery from Chisapani which is not too far away from the city. The trail through the jungle and village is one of the major attractions of this hike.

During the hike, the hikers will be exploring the varieties of local vegetation, wildlife and culture and tradition of local people along with their lifestyle. The community of Helambu is known for the residence of Sherpa people and dominated by Tamang along with Brahmin and Chhetri. You will find the people who mostly followed Buddhist religion during the Helambu hike.

If you are looking for the short and easy hike to do in Nepal along with the exploration of nature and culture then definitely Helambu hike can be an ideal choice for you. Exploring the local community along with the nature and snow – capped mountains can be unforgettable during Helambu hike and life time experiences too.

What to expect in Helambu Hike?

This hike is self – guided trip so the guide will be available only through satellite phone. But if you want porter to carry your stuff then Nepalgram Adventure will make the arrangement of porter for the hikers. The accommodation and transportation facilities will be arranged too by Nepalgram Adventure.

During the hike, you will be staying in teahouse. You can find the best hospitality during Helambu hike. You will be witnessing the beauty of nature from the 1st day to last day of your hike. The hikers will be exploring the culture and tradition of local Tamang community and rich cultured villages of sermanthang and tarkeghyang.

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Itinerary of Helambu Hike

The initiation of Helambu hike is from Kathmandu. The 1st day of your hike starts with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to sundarijal. Reaching to sundarijal, the hike around 5 hours will take the hikers to Chisapani. The 2nd day of your hike will take you to kutumsang which is located at an altitude of 2450 meters along with the view of Langtang range.

On the 3rd day, hiking around 6 hours will take the hikers to Tarkeghyang along with the exploration of monasteries and villages. The 4th of the hike will be complete in 5 hours which will take the hikers to sermanthang where the hikers will be offered to explore the culture along with the diverse landscapes and snow – capped mountains.

The 5th day is the last day of your Helambu hike where you will be hiking around 3/4 hours from Sermanthang and reach to Melamchipul Bazaar. After reaching to Melamchipul Bazar, you will be driving back to Kathmandu which will take around 1 hour.

If you have time then we recommended you to explore the Kathmandu valley too during Helambu hike. If you want to explore Kathmandu Valley during this hike then the itinerary goes like this:

  • Kathmandu valley Tour
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2280m).
  • Hike from Chisapani to Kutumsang (2450m)
  • Hike from Thadepati to TarkeGhyang (2560m); 6 hours
  • Hike from Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang (2,610m); 5 hours
  • Hike from Sermathang to Melamchipul bazar and drive back to Kathmandu Valley.
  • Rest and guided shopping or it’s your rest day at Kathmandu, Thamel.

Helambu Hike can be an ideal choice for the explorers who want to explore the nature, cultural and tradition of the local community of Nepal along with hiking. It is also regarded to be the perfect choice for both beginner and professional hikers.

Overview

Major Attraction during Helambu Hike

  • Scenic drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Melamchipul to Kathmandu
  • Exploration of villages including Tarke Ghyang and Sermathang
  • Exploration of local vegetation and wildlife
  • Exploration of local people culture and tradition
  • Shivapuri National Park
  • Witnessing the beautiful snow – capped ranges
  • Jungle hiking
  • Village Hiking

Itinerary

Day 1
Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and hike from sundarijal to Chisapani (2280m); 6 hours

Day 2
Hike from Chisapani to Kutumsang (2450m); 5/7 hours

Day 3
Hike from Thadepati to Tarke Ghyang (2560m); 6 hours

Day 4
Hike from Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang (2,610m); 5 hours

Day 5
Hike from Sermathang to Melamchipul bazar and drive back to Kathmandu (1380 meters); 4/5 hours

Cost Details of Helambu Hike – General Inclusion

  • 2 nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast)
  • All accommodations during the hike.
  • All necessary paper works Langtang national park entry permit & Trekker`s information management system (TIMS).
  • Fluent English speaking government license holder guide including all his salary
  • A Strong, helpful porter with proper equipment (one porter for two people), if u need.
  • Medical supplies (first aid kit) and regular oxygen saturation check – up.
  • All government taxes and office expenses.
  • Transportation for start and end point of the trek.
  • Credit card processing fees for online payment.
  • Added Value - (1) Dawn sleeping bag, Dawn Jacket to be returned after the trek (2) Waterproof duffel Bag, Walking Poles, quick dry T-shirt, Cap - to take away (3) Oxymeter to check your oxygen saturation and Heart beat with medical kit box (4) Satellite Phone

Cost Details of Helambu Hike – General Exclusion

  • Food during your hike.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at International Airport -Kathmandu).
  • You need 2 passport size photos and $50 dollar.
  • Your Travel and medical insurance.
  • All the alcoholic and non – alcoholic hot and cold drinks.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Helambu Hike

Trip Facts

  • Car-Jeep
  • 2610 meters / 8561 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Village Tour
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • 7
  • 78

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