Explore the beautiful mountains of Helambu and meet the Hyolmo people
Max. 3650m/ 11,972ft
Daily departure possible.
PRICE ON REQUEST
The Helambu trek is a good trek for people who don't have much time to trek in Nepal. It is an 8-day long trek which starts in Kathmandu itself.
Helambu is a region of highland villages in Nepal, about 80 km from Kathmandu. It is the home of the Hyolmo people.
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 2: Free day in Kathmandu
Day 3: Drive to Sundarijal - 1 hour & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7,544 ft) - 4 hours
Day 4: Trek to Kutumsang (2446m/8,022ft) - 7 hours
Day 5: Trek to Thadepati (3650m/11,972ft) - 6 hours
Day 6: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8,397ft) - 6 hours
Day 7: Trek to Sermathang (2610m/8,563ft) - 3/4 hr
Day 8: Trek to Melamchi Puul Bazaar - 4 hours & drive to Kathmandu - 2 hours
Day 9: Departure
Best period: October to April
Combine with: Gosainkund, Kathmandu Valley, Langtang Valley
Airport transfer upon arrival and departure in Nepal;
3 nights in standard hotel in Kathmandu (B&B);
Transportation from Kathmandu to Chisapani;
5 nights in teahouses on twin sharing basis during trek;
3 meals/day during trekking;
Services of local guide and porter (their wage, insurance, accommodation, food and transportation);
Transfer from Melamchi Pull to Kathmandu;
Park fees, trekking permit & TIMS;
Service local agency
International flight tickets;
Travel and cancellation insurance;
Tips/gratuities local staff;
Beverages and personal expenses;
Entrance fees for cultural sites;
Everything not explicitly mentioned under included
Not really satisfied with this itinerary? Make your own.
Please keep in mind that a trek in the Himalayan Mountains requires a flexible and emphatic mind. During your trek you are lacking some of the basic luxuries like electricity and hot showers. Due to weather conditions, health issues, fitness of group members or sudden natural disasters (like landslides, snow storms, earth quakes, flooding...) we may have to change your itinerary. We try to do our best to follow the outlined itinerary of your booked trek, but your safety and well-being stays our primary concern. In case the trek an amendment of your trek is necessary, it is our group leader or head guide who takes this final decision.
You can fill in your remaining days in Nepal with a wide range of activities. Discover some days the jungle in one of the nationals parks in the South of Nepal, go enjoying the shores of Phewa lake in Pokhara or visit the cultural sites in Kathmandu Valley.