Description

Helambu trek is a short trek of Langtang region very near to the Kathmandu valley and it offers a variety of exciting experiences to the trekkers such as mingling with the local Hyolmo people of mountain areas and explores their culture and lifestyle, viewing the snow-capped mountains, the scenic waterfalls and enjoying the pristine beauty of the rhododendron as well as bamboo forests. This trek is a good trek for people who dont have much time in Nepal. The visit to the monasteries and view of the Himalayas at the Tibetan border are quite amazing. Helambu trekking trail is decorated by several Tamang and Sherpa villages spectacular mountain views of Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lhakpa and other small mountains of Langtang range. The trek starts from Sundarijal (1,390 m.) a small dam and hydroelectric station in the north-east corner of Kathmandu Valley and enters shivpuri National Park. Though this place is just out of the Kathmandu valley, the trekkers are assured of all the excitements of a typical Himalayan trek the awe-inspiring natural scenery, the beautiful villages, the monasteries, friendly peoples, pine forests, waterfalls and the majestic mountains.

Fitness Level : Moderate Max-Altitude : 3640m.
Duration : 12 Days
Best Season : Nepal for all Season (Any Time)

 Itinerary Outline

Day 1 :Arrival to Kathmandu and travsfer to Hotel

Day 2 :Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley

Day 3 : Drive to Sundarijal 1hrs and trek to Chisapani2215m./6hrs.

Day 4 :Trek to Kutumsang 2470m./7hrs.

Day 5 : Trek to Tharepati 3510m./6hrs.

Day 6 :Trek to Melamchigaon 2530m./4hrs. Explore

Day 7 :Trek to Tarkeghyang 2740m./4hrs. Explore

Day 8 : Trek to Sermathang 2590m./4hrs.

Day 9 : Trek to Melamchi Bazaar 870m./7hrs.

Day 10 :Drive to Kathmandu 5 hrs.

Day 11 :Departure


 Accomodation

Himalaya Family provide the accommodations during the Helambu trek on twin sharing basis with inclusive cost and are chosen based on standard of hygiene food and suitable location. Most of Lodges are well managed by rocks and wood in Helambu areas. The Local Helambu people are very friendly and kind. Most of the Lodges has clean rooms and separate Bathrooms. We will use small lodge during the trek and 2/3 star category Hotel in Kathmandu. We also provide 3/4/5 star hotel on your request.


 Meals

In Helambu areas, We will provide the Food on full board basis will be served during the trek in the mountains. Three meals in a day (Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner) will be served from the the lodge. The dinner and breakfast will be served in the same lodge we spend the night. Lunch will be taken on the way to destination at a tea houses. Breakfasts will be served in Kathmandu as well. Most of the lodges in Helambu has the food menu, Our Guide will suggest you the organic and hygienic local meal. There is available of local organic vegetables from the garden. Either you can buy Miniral water/Boiled water OR use the natural spring water and put purification drops.


Day 1 : Arrival to Kathmandu and travsfer to Hotel
When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), our company representative will welcome you and drive towards the designated hotel. After a rest for a while, we will give a short briefing about our program and you will be provided with a Typical Nepali welcome Dinner in the evening.

Day 2 : Guided Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Next day, we provide sightseeing guided by an expert to visit many beautiful places listed in the UNESCO heritage sites such as the Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Swoyambhunath Stupa, Durbar Square and many more.

Day 3 : Drive to Sundarijal 1hrs and trek to Chisapani2215m./6hrs.

Day 4 : Trek to Kutumsang 2470m./7hrs.

Day 5 : Trek to Tharepati 3510m./6hrs.

Day 6 : Trek to Melamchigaon 2530m./4hrs. Explore

Day 7 : Trek to Tarkeghyang 2740m./4hrs. Explore

Day 8 : Trek to Sermathang 2590m./4hrs.

Day 9 : Trek to Melamchi Bazaar 870m./7hrs.

Day 10 : Drive to Kathmandu 5 hrs.

Day 11 : Departure

Cost Include

Airport picks up and drops by tourist car

Welcome dinner at typical Nepali Restaurant

Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley by tourist vehicle

3 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu with Breakfast

One English Speaking Govt. License holder Trekking Guide

Trekking Permit and TIMS permit

Trekking Porters (2 clients = 1 Porter)

Breakfast-Lunch-Dinner with hot drinks during treks

First Aid Kit and Trekking Duffel Bag for Porters

Tea House accommodation during the trek

All necessary land transport by tourist vehicles

Nepali staff salary, food, accommodation, Insurance, equipments.

Sleeping Bags and Down Jacket (to be return after trek)

Government Taxes and paper works.

 


Cost Exclude

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee

Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast

Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)

Temple/Monastery entrance fees

Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

Travel Insurance and rescue flights

Late arrival and late departure extra night

Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)

Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

International air fare and Nepal Visa Fee

Food in Kathmandu accept Breakfast

Personal expenses: (Laundry, phone calls, dry foods, cold drinks, Bar bills)

Temple/Monastery entrance fees

Extra night of Accommodation and extra days of trek

Travel Insurance and rescue flights

Late arrival and late departure extra night

Additional activities (Safari-Bungee-Paragliding-Rafting and so on..)

Tipping to Nepali staff (Guide and Porters)

Above itinerary can be customized as per our guest specific requirements and can make shorter or longer. We are very flexible to update.