Helambu Trek [VAHT08]


This trek takes you through one of the most beautiful regions in the foothills of the Himalayas. This is a wonderful venture that blends nature with culture….in the sublime backdrops of pristine valleys, friendly villages & massive peaks….an absolute delight for all trek lovers.

Day 1

After breakfast drive approx 1hour to Sundarijal, the trek start point. We begin our trek along a small hydroelectric plant. The trail then enters through into the Shivapuri National Park.  The first settlement we come across is Mulkharka mostly inhabited by the Tamang people. Then we walk along the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani at (2300m/7546ft).Overnight at the local lodge.

Day 2

From Chisopani the trail leads down to Pati Bhanjyang (1770m), a lovely small village. After reaching Pati Bhanjyang, the trail leads up and then down to the village of Gul Bhanjyang (2140m). From here the trails climbs up to 2620m and then again descends along the rocky route to Khutumsang (2446m/8025ft).Overnight at the local lodge.

Day 3

Following a ridge line, the trail continues via lightly populated forest to Magen Goth from where the view of Langtang and Gosaikund peak is stunning, and finally reaching Tharepati (3650m/11975ft). Overnight at the local Lodge . This is one of the best ridge walks among all treks in Nepal.The trails to Gosaikund branches off north - west from here.



Day 4

Turning east, the trail rapidly descends down a ravine through small Sherpa village of Malemchigaon (2530m) with splendid lodges and fine old and artistic Gompas. The trail again descends leaving the village and crossing Malenchi Khola by a bridge at 1890m and making the long climb up the other side of the valley to Tarke Gyang at 2560m/8397ft which is the largest village in Helambu. Overnight at the local Lodge. 

Day 5

Since, we do not gain altitude that much today, it's going to be comparatively easy walk today through forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village of Gangyul.  From Gangyul, we arrive at Sermathang at 2621m/8599ft. Overnight at the local lodge.

Day 6

Rest day and explore around the village. Vist Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village. Overnight at the local lodge.

Day 7

As we leave Sermanthang the trails then continues to descent to Dubhachaur at 1500m, and then again steeply down to Malemchi (846/2776ft) where it meets the road. This village has good collection of teahouses and lodges and all kinds of local transportation. Overnight at the local lodge.

Day 8

Drive to Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel. 

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Type of trip
Trip Length
8 days
Maximum Elevation
3650m 11975ft
Easy or Easy
Mar – May / Sep – Dec
Explore Sherpa and Tamanf society, beautiful view of Langtang Ranges and buddhist monastry visits
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