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Helambu Trekking 10 Days

Helambu trekking to northeast of Kathmandu valley bound on the north by a wall of 5,000m peaks is an interesting 7-days loop. Tamangs and Sherpas inhabit the Helambu region, which offers excellent views of Jugal Himal. The trek begins from Sundarijal, a Himalayan river-fed water reservoir and climbs onto the Shivapuri ridge offering gorgeous views of Gauri Shanker (7,134m), Langtang Lirung (7,246m) and Ganesh Himal (7,405m). Following a ridgeline the trail passes through Kutumsang (2,460m), the first permanently inhabited village of this course and climbs through cool rhododendron forests (crawling with leeches during monsoon) to Tharepati (3,597m), the highest point of the trek. The trail from Tharepati plunges 1,000m to a tributary of the Melamchi Khola and above it the aging village of Melamchi-gaon. The gompa set on the to Tarke Ghyang commands excellent views of Dorje Lakpa (6,996m) and Ganja La to the north. The next few days walk is through interesting Melamchi Khola valley to Talamarang and the paddy fields of Melamchi Pul Bazaar. From Melamchi Pul Bazaar, Kathmandu is a few hours drive via Panchkhal valley and Dhulikhel.

Trip Facts

Trip Duration 10 Days
Best Time Oct-May   Weather in Nepal
Grade Moderate+
Highest access of the trek Tharepati 3,597 m.
Culture Very Tibetan similar Sherpa busddhism
Mode of trekking tour Tea House , Equipment and clothing Checklist 
Most Attraction of the trek Langtang Himalaya range. Cost includes / excludes

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu .
Day 02: Morning, drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Trek to Chisapani (2,194m) 4 hrs. 
Day 03: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang (2,438m) 7 hrs.
Day 04: Trek from Kutumsang to Tharepati (3,597m) 7 hrs.
Day 05: Trek from Tharepati to Tarke Gyang (2,743m) 6 hrs.
Day 06: Trek from Tarke Ghyang to Sermanthang (2,664m). 5 hrs. 
Day 07: Trek from Sermanthang to Talamarang (960m) 4 hrs.  
Day 08: Trek from Talamarang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar (2,775m). 6 hrs. 
Day 09: Drive to Kathmandu (3-4 hrs).  
Day 10: Departure.   


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