Helambu Trekking in Nepal

Helambu Trekking in Nepal

Helambu trekking lies just to the east of Kathmandu at a maximum elevation of 3510 meters. The Helambu region is inhabited by the Sherpa people. However, the Sherpa's of Helambu observe a different culture and lifestyle than the Sherpa's of Khumbu region.

Helambu trek is a well-known trek for people who don't have much time in Nepal. The Helambu circuit trek is an easy week-long trek. It is 7 days long trek which starts in Kathmandu itself, but can be completed in as little as 5–6 days too. The normal trail head starts off at Sundarijal and goes past Chisopani, Kutumsang, Tharepati, Malemchigaun, Nakote and Hyolmo, Tarke Gyang. There are options, one is the footpath via Sermathang or the bus route via Talamarang. The beautiful terraced landscapes and the rustic villages allure many tourists in the region. The trekkers crossing the Laurebina Pass (4681 m) return to Kathmandu via the Gosaikunda too.

As we all know a powerful earthquake of 7.8 magnitude shook Nepal on the 25th of April 2015 causing many human casualties and destroying Langtang and Helambu areas. So we heartily request to visit those areas because of your use of porters or guides and buy the food and meals that local victims take advantage of.


Day by day itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel trip briefing, overnight Hotel (BB).

Trekking Start 7 days

Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2175m) 4/5 hours, overnight hotel (BL/D).

Day 03: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446 m) 6/7 hours, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Day 04: Trek from Kutumsang to Thari pati (3650 m) 5/6 hours, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Day 05: Trek from Thari pati to Melamchi Gaon (2640 m.), 5/6 hours, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Day 06: Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang (2743 m), 4/5 hours, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Day 07: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621 m), 4 hours, overnight lodge (B/L/D).

Day 08: Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (846 m) and Drive to Kathmandu 7–8 hours, overnight hotel (B/L/D).

End Trekking

Day 09: Departure from Kathmandu or next trip (B).