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Hellambu Circuit Trek – 9 Day

9 Days

Helambu Circuit Trekking, specially designed off the beaten track, highlights the quiet and peaceful area for trekking and the trails which are wonderfully famous for their extraordinary natural beauty, fascinating culture and favourable climates. Helambu Circuit Trekking, also known as Yolmo Heritage, is an easy, natural and geographically fascinating trekking that allows visitors to discover the mountains of the majestic Himalayan landscape, a unique opportunity to discover lush landscapes and a unique Yolmo culture. The trek passes through some beautiful rhododendron, pine and oak forests and interesting Nepal Villages en route and also this trail passes through mountain cattle grazing on rich alpine pastures under the watchful eyes of their herders.

The Helambu trek is a perfect short trek nearby Kathmandu Valley so this is the best trip for hikers who do not have the much time in Nepal. The trail that leads to Helambu rises at from Shivapuri Ridge and offers stunning views of downtown Himalayas. This trek in the Helambu circuit will take us through the Langtang National Park, home to a large number of rare birds, wildlife and unique plants and flowers. During the hike, we will pass through spectacular villages such as Kutumsang, Chisopani and Sermathang, which offer breathtaking panoramic views, as well as the villages of Melamchi Gaon and Tarkeghyang.

Highlights of Helambu Trekking:

1. Excellent views of mountains including Langtang Range, Dorje Lakpa, Gauri Shankar, White Dom, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu and even Everest.
2. Explore the unique Yolmo Culture
3. Discover the Interesting Nepal Villages
4. Explore Langtang valley
5. Explore Sacred Heritages and Pilgrimage Sites
6. Enjoy the Beautiful flora and fauna
7. Explore Helambu Valley

Accommodation: Lodgeodge, Gust House
Location: Hellambu
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, dinner
Trip Duration: 9 Days
Trip Level: Low
Max Altitude: 3640m
Suitable for: All
season Sept. to Dec. ,Jan. to May

Kathamandu - Sundarijal - Chisopani - Golphu Bhanjyang - Golphu Bhanjyang - Tharepati - Melanchi Ghyang - Tarkeghyang - Thimbu - Kathmandu.

The price includes the following services::

The price Includes the following services:
• Airport pick-up and drop off service by with Private vehicle.
• Standard twin Share accommodation in three star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast 2 night.
• Accommodation in Lodge (Tea house) during the trek in generally twin- share and occasionally dormitory- style rooms.
• All meals (breakfast, lunch, diner) during the trek.
• Trekking guide/s.
• Porters (one porter carries 25kg of luggage) - each two-person one porter.
• Sleeping bags, trekking sticks if required.
• trekking Permits and TIMS.
• Land transportation from Kathmandu to SundariJal and Thimbu to Kathmandu by private vehicle.
• Insurance and equipment for trekking staffs.
• One farewell dinner with


The price does not includes the following services::

• The price does not Includes the following
• International airfare and visa fees.
• Personal expenses.
• Drinks, beverages, hot shower, charging mobile, wi-fi.
• Travel insurance.
• Tips for guide.
• Lunch dinner at Kathmandu.


Day 1: Arrive at Kathmandu.

Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan International Airport. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel. After check-in, you can have a short break, refresh yourself and enjoy sip of tea or coffee. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant where you can enjoy authentic Nepalese cuisine. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 2: Drive to SundariJal and trek to Chisopani(2140m) – 4 hours trek.

Today we drive an hour to Sundarijal (1350m), our starting point of the trek. From Sundarijal, we start our trek to Chisopani (2300m). We start our trek by a small hydroelectric power station. The trail then enters Shivapuri National Park. The first colony we meet is Mulkharka, mainly inhabited by the Tamang people. Then we walk along the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendrons to Chisopani. Overnight in Chisopani.


Day 3: Chisopani to Golphu Bhanjyang(2140m) – 6 hours trek.

After our early morning breakfast, we head for a journey to Golphu Bhanjyang. Our today's trek starts with a decent crossing meadows and fields. We enjoy the magnificent views of the Langtang Mountains on the way. Thus we arrive at Pathi Bhanjyang from where, the trail climbs the ridge to another pass. Another downhill trek from the pass takes us to Golphu Bhanjyang. Overnight in Golphu Bhanjyang.


Day 4: Golphu Bhanjyang to Tharepati( 3640m) – 7 hours trek.

Today early in the morning we climb above Golphu Bhanjyang on a steep trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements found. Then our trek continues to Yurin Danda with magnificent views of the Himalayas. Finally, we arrive at Tharepati where we will spend the Night.


Day 5: Tharepati to Melanchi Ghyang(2530m) – 5 hours trek.

Today early morning we start our trek to Melamchi Ghyang. From Tharepati, the trail descend through the pine and rhododendron forests with magnificent views to the Helambu Valley, as well as Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu. Melamchi Ghyang is surrounded by beautiful forests and is mainly populated by Sherpas with their distinctive culture. There are also Buddhist monasteries to visit along the way. Overnight in Melamchi Ghyang.


Day 6: Melanchi Ghyang to Tarkeghyang(2590m) – 6 hours trek.

We wake up early morning here today. After breakfast, the early part of the trek, steep descends until we cross Melamchi Khola (stream)/ 1,900m. Then after, we trek gently up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries along the way. We will spend the night in beautiful Sherpa Village.


Day 7: Tarkeghyang to Thimbu(1540m) – 4 hours trek.

It is just about 4-hour trek to reach Thimbu. Since, we do not gain altitude that much today, it's going to be comparatively easy walk today. We pass the trail through forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end so, we start our trek after a quality time having breakfast and we walk comfortably. Almost the trail is all the way downhill till we arrive at Thimbu which is situated by the side of the Melamchi River. Overnight in Thimbu.


Day 8: Thimbu to Kathmandu.

From the Malemchi Puul Bazzar near to Thimbu, we catch a bus to Kathmandu. We travel through gravel and up to a bumpy path to zero Km and then we follow the pitched road all the way to Kathmandu by passing by Panchkhal, Dhulikhel, Banepa and Bhaktapur. After reaching Kathmandu we have the rest of the day off to rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.


Day 9: Departure to Home.

Our trip to Nepal ends today. Our airport will accompany you to the airport approximately 3 hours before your scheduled flight. On the way back, you have enough time to plan your next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.