Highlight of the Helambu Trekking –
- Langtang Gosainkunda Helambu Trekking is the best way to explore the religious, cultural as well as historical of this place.
- Amazing views of beautiful snow capped mountains. Great view of Kathmandu valley and explore nature and cultures of Helambu.
Trip Summarize –
Helambu trekking is the shortest one which provides you with a great chance to explore the beautiful floras and faunas of Langtang region. Here the trek offers the panoramic views of many stunning Himalayas like Langtang range (7246m\23772ft.), Gaurishankar Himal (7134m\23405ft.), Dorje Lakpa (6966m\22854ft.), Manaslu (8163m\26781ft.). Experience in the great culture of mountainous people like Sherpa and Tamang, following their own different traditions, customs, rituals, and lifestyles.
During trekking on the trail, you can closely explore the beautiful settlements of people along with their culture, amazing wildlife like the leopard, musk deer, spotted deer, red panda etc. in beautiful forests of bamboo and pine.
Helambu trekking is one of the most well located of the short treks close to Kathmandu. While most of the trek is at low altitude below 3000m, the high point at Tharepati La pass is 3600m and can experience snow even during the main trekking seasons. You can also do langtang Gosaikunda Helambu trek for more days. Charming spot Chisapani, Tharepati for the Himalayan scenery, spectacular sunrise and sunset views of the Himalays.
Similarly view of monasteries, the different community with the majority of Tamang, Gurung, Sherpa people and their culture. This trekking considers an easy trekking. We encounter many different types of Nepalese Peoples villages and can inspect their rich Culture and tradition while hiking to Helambu. We not only enjoy the views of all surrounding Himalayas of Langtang. We have an opportunity to see green valleys along with agricultural farms and vegetation.
The trails across through many villages, hills, subtropical forest and involves a lot of ups and downs. We start trekking from Sundarijal up to Shivapuri hill and continue walking on deep forest. We further trek to Chisapani, Kutumsang and take the hike up to Thardepati, the highest elevation for overnight. From here, trails come further down to Sermanthang, Tarkeyghang and Melamchi Village from where we take transportation & back to Kathmandu.
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02: Kathmandu to Sundarijal(1410m) – 1 hr drive & Trek to Chisapani (2215m) – B.L.D
Day 03: Chisapani to Kutumsang (2470m) – 7 hrs – B.L.D
Day 04: Kutumsang to Thadepati (3610m) – 6 hrs – B.L.D
Day 05: Thadepati to TarkeGhang (2740m) – 6 hrs – B.L.D
Day 06: Tarkeghang to Kakani (2070m) – B.L.D
Day 07: Kakani to Melamchi Bazaar (840m). Drive to Kathmandu – 2-3 hour – B.D
Day 08: Departure and Farewell – B
(Note: B.L.D, Plan Including / B: Breakfast, L: Lunch & D: Dinner.)