Trip duration: 5 Days
Grade: Easy grade
Activity: Trekking and Cultural Tour
Starts/ Ends in: Kathmandu
Trek type: Tea House
Accommodation: Hotel, lodge (tea house)
Transportation: private car or tourist bus
Maximum Altitude: 3870m
Helambu Trek Overview
Helambu trek is one of the popular trekking nearby Kathmandu. For the short time trekkers, Helambu is the ideal choice without any weather problem full of Himalayan views and cultural experience. The Helambu trek starts from Sundarijal after an hour drive from center of Kathmandu and walking up hills to Chisapani. This trekking route passes through dense forest and villages full of amazing views.
5 days Helambu trek offers unique Sherpa culture experience with close of view of mountains such as Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa Jugal Himal and many other Himalayas. The hospitality of Helambu, Tarkeghyang and Tharepati gives you an insight of Nepalese open heart people. Without any altitude problem everyone can enjoy the trekking without any physical problem.
Day 01: The drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m.) takes about one hour and then walk uphill to Chisopani.
Day 02: The trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m.) takes about seven hours.
Day 03: The trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati Pass (3650 m.) takes about five and half hours.
Day 04: The trek from Tharepati to Tarkeghyang (2743m.) via Melamchi Gaon (2640m) takes about five and half hours.
Day 05: The trek from Tarkeghyang to Timbu takes two and half hours, and the drive from Timbu to Kathmandu takes about 5 hours.