Helambu Trekking - 10 Days

Trip Facts

  • Car-Jeep
  • 1 to 8
  • 2610 meter / 8561 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Village Tour
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 5
  • 80
Helambu is a good taste for village trekking in Nepal which entertains trekkers with combo of nature and culture at once. Trekking below 3000 meters is normally easy and we hike from 800m to 3500m in Helambu trekking.

Villages like Chisapani, being not far from the city has mesmerizing mountain scenery. Trekking route along the local villages of sermathang or Tarkeghyang is not just interesting but a good reason to feel the life. Trekking in Helambu has wider prospect of excursion, to satisfy your nature hunger.

Less likely physical demanding, Helambu is such a destination where trekkers are liable to explore many mountains with taste of jungle trekking and village trek at the same time, within the least altitude. Variation in flora and fauna, people, culture and tradition is the major achievement a trekker can explore in Helambu trekking part of Nepal.

 Mountain Culture & Nature in Helambu Trekking

Helambu trekking route is dwelling place of Bhote (Sherpa or people from Bhot i.e. Tibet). Complete range of Langtang Mountain with warm hospitality of local people in Langtang region is main art of this trip to Nepal.

In general Helambu is the residence of Sherpa and dominated with Tamang, though we can find many Chhetri and Bramins as well. The people in this locality are Buddhist dominantly. They are really generous and to be their guest is one of the fortunes for you.

If you want to go for short and easy trekking in Nepal, this is perfect Choice; exploring culture, tradition and lifestyle of the Nepali peoples. Since you are trekking in the land of Himalayas, mountains in front of you will very normal from the second day itself. Saying that, this trekking is combined destination for exploring snow capped Himalaya along with life of local.

Below is the suggested day to day itinerary and cost for Helambu trekking which can be happily customized to make some changes as per your circumstances.


Helambu is a Sherpa village with pristine beauty of nature conserved and not spoiled by tourist, by so far. Culture, tradition of the local village and the nature along the Shivapuri and part of Langtang national park can be observed in Helambu trek.

It is a short trek for any kind of easy adventure trekking trip in Nepal.

Major attraction of Helambu Trekking

  • Exploration of culture and tradition of local Villages
  • Tarke Ghyang & Sermathang (2,610m), high altitude villages
  • Exploration of flora and fauna inside Shivapuri national park
  • Jungle trek and village trek with the view of wide mountain ranges
  • Sightseeing Kathmandu Valley, rich in art, culture and artifacts

Detailed itinerary of Helambu trekking Route

Day 1

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Time – 30 minutes hotel transfer time
• Activity – Relax at hotel
On arrival at Tribhuwan international airport (1380m) our company representative will receive you and help checking in to Hotel. S/he will tell you the schedule and venue for meeting for the discussion about Helambu trekking and your trip to Nepal. Welcome to Nepal !

Day 2
Kathmandu valley sightseeing Tour

• Altitude – 1450 meters
• Special – Kathmandu city tour
• Time – full day
• Activity – Sightseeing UNESCO world heritage sites

With local guide in A/C car, we will walk around the major tourist attraction of Kathmandu. There are many temples, stupa, and village and hiking destinations; we will try to give you the best of all. Government authorized Guide will take you to the monkey temple, cremation place, boudhanath and the living goddess palace. Tonight we will necessary arrangement for your Halambu trekking.

Day 3
Drive Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trekking to Chisapani (2280m).

• Altitude – 2280 meters
• Special – Exploration of villages and landscapes
• Time – 1 hour drive and 5 hours hike
• Activity – Travelling in bus/ jeep and hiking

This drive will take approx. 1 hour and the hike to Helambu begins. While walking on different terrain of land, looking at natural formation of pristine landscape will certainly make your day worthy. From today till the last day of the trekking you will explore village, stay at the local owned tea houses. There will be menu at every eating places from which you will be choosing your lunch dinner and breakfast, which is included if you buy our normal package.
You will be following trekking guide, who helps you from choosing food to sleeping warm. You are free to decide on your own but listening to your guide is always wise. Your porter will be carrying your luggage where you need to carry a small bag-pack with drinking water, camera, sun screen and your daily usable stuff.
Do not worry while traveling with Nepalgram Adventure, but do not forget to eat more and drink enough.

Day 4
Chisapani to Kutumsang(2450m)

• Altitude – 2450 meters
• Special – View of Langtang Range
• Time – 5/7 hours
• Activity – Trekking

Moderate hike with beautiful view of the Langtang range is attraction of today’s hike. You will feel the ease of Halambu trekking today. Overnight at the local guest house

Day 5
Trek from Thadepati to TarkeGhyang (2560m); 6 hours approx

• Altitude – 2560 meters
• Special – monasteries and villages
• Time – 6 hours
• Activity – Trekking through villages

Hike of the day passes through numerous villages like Melamchi village (mixed settlement). Inspiring simplicity of life in the village we pass during Halambu trekking will add extra value in your trek in Nepal. We will pass some monasteries during the trekking where spiritual life of village and its cultural combination is overwhelming. Overnight at Tarke Ghyang Village, this village is rich in Sherpa culture and tradition.

Day 6
From Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang (2,610m); 5 hours

• Altitude – 2610 meters
• Special – Exploration of culture
• Time – 5 hours
• Activity – Trekking

Sermanthang Village situated at right landscape offers pristine scenery of your Halambu trekking. We will be able to witness more people their simplicity and culture of the Himalayan villages. Today, it is a perfect day of Halambu trekking for anthropology students.

Day 7
Today we trek from Sermathang to Melamchipul bazar and drive back to Kathmandu.

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Special – Scenic view during hike and drive
• Time – 3/4 hours trek and 1 hour drive
• Activity – Walking mostly downhill and travelling in bus/jeep

Last day of Halambu trekking ends at Melamchi. Hike is gentle descent and walk through the village. Make your last night best night in the after Halambu trekking. Overnight in the hotel at Thamel, Drive to Kathmandu from Melamchi Pul Bazzar takes about an hour.

Day 8
Rest and guided shopping or it’s your rest day at Kathmandu, Thamel.

• Altitude – 1380 meters
• Special – Shopping
• Time – Full day/ Half day (as per your choice)
• Activity – Guided shopping and Rest/Relax in hotel

To add extra value in your trip to Nepal, we have a free guided trip around the mall of Kathmandu. Guide will take you around various shopping centers, buy at your interest.

Day 9

• Time – 30 minutes airport transfer time
• Activity – Flying back to origin

With all the memories together, time has come to farewell. Our office representative will drop you at the international airport for your next destination. Have a safe travel back.

Cost Details of Helamu Trekking-General Inclusion

  • Airport pickup and drop by private car or micro bus (depending on group Size).
  • 4 nights Standard Hotel in Kathmandu (according to the itinerary), B/B (bed and breakfast)
  • All your meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking, dessert will be fresh fruits every night.
  • All accommodations during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works Langtang national park entry permit & Trekker`s information management system (Tims).
  • Fluent English speaking and trained, Government license holder guide including all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance during the trekking.
  • 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.
  • Guided sightseeing tour in Kathmandu in A/C Car.
  • Transportation for start and end point of the trek.
  • Kathmandu sightseeing entrance fee.
  • 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 carried by Guide (4) Satellite Phone for extremely remote destination

Cost Details of Helamu Trekking-General Exclusion

  • Food while you are in Kathmandu.
  • 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, tea or coffee with breakfast is included, however.
  • Tips for the guide, porter and driver (Tipping is expected).

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Helambu Trekking
From $ 670.00
per Person for Service Trip
From $ 850.00
per Person for All Inclusive Trip
From $ 1,290.00
per Person for All Comfortable Trip (Free Cancellation and Transferable)

Trip Info of Helamu Trekking

  • Car-Jeep
  • 1 to 8
  • 2610 meter / 8561 feet
  • Hotel-Lodge
  • Less Active
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
  • In Person
  • Village Tour
  • Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner
  • English/Chinese/Hindi
  • 5
  • 80



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