5 Days Helambu Trek Highlights
- The best short, easy, and cheap journey in Nepal.
- A short scenic drive to Sundarijal from Kathmandu.
- Visit the largest monastery in the Helambu region (Ghyang monastery).
- The traditional culture of the Tamang and Tibetan communities.
- Walkthrough the Farming terraces, Valleys, Waterfall, green hills, and fantastic landscapes.
- Observe the culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the Hyolmo people.
- The magnificent Himalayan views of Dorje Lakpa Jugal Himal, Langtang Lirung, and other several Himalayas with glacier zone.
- Explore the rare flora and fauna in National Park.
5 Days Helambu Trek Itinerary
Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1,385m) and Trek to Chisopani (2,295m) - 5 to 6 hours
After morning breakfast, we take a short drive to Sundarijal (1/2 hrs), it's the starting point of our trek. During the trek, we pass through Shivapuri-Nagarjun national park, beautiful waterfall, Tamang Village, Kathmandu area viewpoint, climbing stone steep, and green forest. After 5 hours of hiking, we will arrive in Chisopani, which is good for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodge.
Day 02: Trek from Chisopani to Khutumsang (2,470m) - 5 hours
We will enjoy the beautiful sunrise view in the morning. Today, we have a great opportunity to see the wonderful Himalayan view the Annapurna range, the Langtang range, Ganesh Himal, and Everest range. Through the trail, we pass River, a short bridge, a small forest, Pati Bhanjyang (1770m), and Gul Bhanjyang (2140m) Village. Finally, after 6 hrs walking we will reach Khutumsang.
Day 03: Trek from Khutumsang to Tharepati (3,690m) - 6 hours
Today, we head towards the north of the Himalayan, which gives us a nice snowy peaks view. On the trail, we pass the rhododendron forest and permanent settlement. The journey continues to magnificent views of the Himalayas with Yurin Danda. Finally, we arrive at Tharepati, which is better for Meals, Accommodation, and Lodge.
Day 04: Trek from Tharepati to TarkeGyang (2,600m) - 5 to 6 hours
After having breakfast, today is be interesting in seeing the different culture and lifestyle. Through the way, we see beautiful Melamchi village, Sherpa culture, popular Buddhist Stupas, monasteries, and Himalayan peaks. The TarkeGyang has an ancient monastery, which is the biggest monastery in this region
Day 5: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Timbu then drive back to Kathmandu
After having breakfast, you will walk through the dense forests, waterfalls, streams, Sermathang, and Sherpa village to Timbu. From the Timbu, you take a scenic jeep drive to Kathmandu. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will head to your hotel and freshen up. Later, you will stroll on the vibrant street of Thamel and end the day with a delicious farewell dinner.
7 Days Helambu Trek Itinerary
Day 01:Kathmandu to Drive Sundarijal (1,385m) and Trek to Chisopani (2,295m) - 5 to 6 hours
Day 02:Chisopani to trek Khutumsang (2,470m) - 5 hours
Day 03:Khutumsang to trek Tharepati (3,690m) - 6 hours
Day 04:Tharepati to trek TarkeGyang (2,600m) - 5 to 6 hours
Day 05:TarkeGyang to trek Sermanthang (2,590m) - 5 to 6 hours
Day 06:Sermanthang to trek Melamchi Bazar (850m) - 6 hours
Day 07:Drive from Melamchi Bazar to Kathmandu (1,300m) - 2 hours
5 Days Helambu Trek in Autumn (September To November)
Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high
Helambu Trek in Winter (November To March)
Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.
Helambu Trek in Spring (March To May)
Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.
Helambu Trek in Summer (June To August)
In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.
- Pickup and drop from Airport to Hotel private vehicle.
- Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
- Teahouse/Lodges accommodation during the trek.
- All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trek.
- All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
- Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle.
- An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek 6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide.
- Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
- Emergency rescue operation assistance in arranging in case of complex health conditions (funded by your Travel Insurance).
- Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
- Guide and porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food, and accommodation.
- Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
- Himalayan frozen adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
- Trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
- First aid box.
- All government and local taxes.
- farewell dinners.
- Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
- International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
- Excess baggage charges.
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara.
- Travel and rescue insurance.
- Personal trekking equipment for this trek.
- Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
- Personal clothing and gear.
- Tips for guide, porter, and driver.
Helambu Circuit Trekking Accommodation
Helambu Circuit Trekking accommodations are Lodge and Teahouse. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Helambu Circuit Trekking all accommodations are on the twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations.
Helambu Circuit Trekking Meals
At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Helambu Circuit Trekking, all meals will be provided. In the Langtang region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu.