If you want to take the experience of authentic Sherpa life without ever going to the difficult and longer Everest trek, then Helambu Valley Trek is the package that you have to select.
Helambu is the nearest trekking region from Kathmandu that can be easily accessed from Sundarijal. Himalayan Nepal Trek offers exciting 13-days Helambu Valley trekking itinerary. Get close to the wilderness and get the feel of rustic places and unique culture. Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and traverse the rhododendron forest. Walk along Hydropower to Chisapani which is the best view point for observing Manaslu, Everest, Langtang, Ganesh and other snow-clad mountains. Walk through Kutumsang to Tharepati village and descend to Melamchi Village. Helambu Valley trek route escalates to Tarkegyang which is the largest village in Helambu Valley. Visit the region’s oldest Monastery and descend through Sermathang to Kakani where the trek ends. Explore the strawberry farm and drive back to Kathmandu.
Helambu Valley trek is one of the easy trekking routes in the hilly region of Trekking in Nepal. This trek gives participants a great pleasure of watching a Himalayan range of Langtang range, considered as the solitary Himalayan range of Nepal. Starting the days to our final destination we are free from altitude sickness and other weather challenges.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival TIA (1310m) welcome by Himalayan Nepal Trek staff then Transfer to hotel on BB plan.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley Patan, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swayambhunath then stay at hotel on BB plan
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sudarijal 2 hrs Trek to Chisapani (2165m) 3hours stay at Lodge
Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang 6 hrs (2470m) stay at Lodge
Day 05: Trek to Magengoth 4 hrs (3420m) stay at Lodge
Day 06: Trek to Thadepati 4 hrs (3690m) stay at Lodge
Day 07: Trek to Melamchi Village 4hrs (2520m) stay at Lodge
Day 08: Trek to Tarkegyang 5 hrs (2600m) stay at Lodge
Day 09: Trek to Sermathang 5/6 hrs (2590m) stay at Lodge
Day 10: Trek to Kakani 4 hrs (1998m) stay at Lodge
Day 11: Trek down to until Melamchi Bazar then drive to Kathmandu evening dinner with Nepali culture restaurant stay at Hotel on BB plan
Day 12: Transfer International airport by private vehicle for your departure
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1310m), Transfer to hotel
Once you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will proceed through custom and visa formalities and then a representative from Himalayan Nepal Trek Pvt. Ltd. will receive you. You will be transferred to the luxurious hotel in Kathmandu with Bed and Breakfast plan. You will get briefing regarding your trek package and then enjoy the delicious meal before spending your night in a hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Early in the morning, meet with staffs and get a trip briefing from the guide. You will be provided with half day Kathmandu Sightseeing Tour during which you will visit UNESCO enlisted cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath, and Pashupatinath. Drive to Bhaktapur Durbar Square and enjoy the views of 55- window palace, Golden Gate, Nyatapol Temple and Pottery Square and return to the hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Sudarijal (2hrs), Trek to Chisapani (2165m)
Leaving Kathmandu, follow the road from Chabahil for about two hours to reach Sundarijal. Helambu Valley Trek begins from Sundarijal. Walk through the stone steps from Sundarijal and reach hydroelectric plant. Walk through Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve and reach the Tamang village of Mulkharka. Cross the forest of rhododendron to arrive at Chisapani.
Day 04: Chisapani to Kutumsang (6hrs) 2470m
Lower down from Chispani and then take the straight path till you reach pasture land. Walk through the settlement at Pati Bhanjyang to Gul Bhanjyang. Following the ascending trail from Gul Bhanjyang, reach to the other pass (2620m) and descend to Kutumsang for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Kutumsang to Magengoth (4hrs) 3420m
Leave Kutumsang and head north. Follow the ascending trail to Yurin Danda. Descend from the forested ridge and walk through the eroded path before entering the forest. Exiting from the forest, lower down to Magen Goth for the overnight stay.
Day 06: Mangengoth to Thadepati (4hrs) 3690m
Leaving Mangengoth, walk through the sparsely populated land and enter the spruce and rhododendron forest. Reach to the top of the ridge and get awe-inspiring views of Makalu Mountain, Langtang Ri Mountain, and Gosaikunda Mountain and descend to Thadepati/ Tharepati which is a village of mixed ethnic.
Day 07: Thadepati to Melamchi (4hrs) 2520m
Head east from Thadepati and walk along the local school to the Melamchigaon village. Visit the nearby monastery and enjoy overnight stay at Melamchi Village.
Day 08: Melamchi village to Tarkegyang (5hrs) 2600m
Lower down from Melamchigaon to the Melamchi River. Cross the river and climb to the other side at Tarkegyang. Visit the ancient monastery and have overnight stayed at Tarkegyang village.
Day 09: Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (4hrs) 2590m
Leave the largest village in Helambu and follow the easy trail through the meadow. Enter the forest of pine and oak before reaching the Sherpa village of Sermathang. The ridge in Sermathang offers a close-up view of Jugal Mountain Range.
Day 10: Sermathang to Kakani (4hrs) 1998m
About 4hrs of the trek from Sermathang through series of ups and downs will take us to Kakani. Kakani is famous for the strawberry farm. Pass through pretty tiny villages to Kakani. Enjoy the mountain views and have overnight stay.
Day 11: Kakani to Kathmandu
Drive from Kakani to Kathmandu by chasing the swirling road with never-ending curves and bends. Get transferred to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12: Departure!!!
After last minute preparation, you will be accompanied to Tribhuvan International Airport 3hours before the scheduled flight. Safe Journey!!!
The representative will be there outside the Terminal Hall with Himalayan Nepal Trek logo along with your name thereon. You’ll then be transferred to your hotel.
We use a mix of native buses and taxis, non-public mini buses for city sightseeing and airport pickups and generally land cruisers for journeys into the mountains. The selection of auto will depend upon the scale of your group.
We book a hotel as per your preference but basically, we use 3* standard rooms in Kathmandu and Pokhara. We serve you twin sharing rooms and King bed for a couple. We use Lodges throughout the trek with twin bed room and sharing.
Safety is our first priority; our team puts best effort to minimize the risk. We take care of any emergency that may occur within the path. First aid kit, oxygen bag and eventually emergency rescue via chopper are always ready just in case of an emergency. Besides we manage threat with rest days and our staffs will be there to advise you.
Weather condition may invite the requirement of some equipment like crampons, trekking poles, raincoat etc. So, we tend to request you to carry only need types of equipment. Down jacket, trouser Ti-shirt, boot, knife, walking steak, lightweight bag, sunglass, gloves, suns cream, warm socks, head light, wind proof jacket etc.
Common to experience some discomfort before you become absolutely acclimatized to the altitude. Most treks are suitable for anyone who is moderately matched. No previous experience is needed. Some cardiovascular physical fitness programs like regular walking, running, swimming and hiking are necessary to increase the performance. Participants with pre-existing medical condition or diseases should look for a medical recommendation before considering a trek.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner each day, as per itinerary, is enclosed. Continental, Nepali and Sherpa food from the menu.
Hot shower is available during the trek at your own expense about $5
Electricity will not always be available, particularly in additional remote areas. Carry a second set of charged batteries with you.
During the trek, it’s not possible to get a connection every where but there are certain places throughout the trek wherever you get the surplus over internet and telecommunication. We offer you satellite phone as per your preference. You can use our guide cell phone to communicate if you don't have your own number, they welcome you anytime.
You can rely on credit cards in Cities however once we tend to begin trek we solely use the cash. Ensure that you just take spare Nepalese rupees. Dollars, Euros, and Pounds will be accepted.
15 to 20 US$ every day will be enough to shop for bottles of water, chocolates, gifts and more.
You can buy bottle of water on a trek otherwise you can bring purifying tablets and filter to avoid extra expenses of day
You can leave you stuffs in Katmandu with Himalayan Nepal Trek with out any extra charge.
A valid Passport
Passport size photos for trekking permits
Copy of Travel insurance if you've got
Emergency contact numbers for family contacts.
Visa fees are:
US$ 25/40/100 for 15 days/30 days/90 days multiple entries that are collectible solely in USD money. The maximum number of days should be included in the section about extending a trek.
Our company ensures all of our trekking staff: Guides, Cooks, Sherpa’s and Porters.
15kg of baggage per person and porter carries 30Kg. you need to carry a small day bag with personal belongings, camera, water, windproof jacket, glass and sun cream and rain clothing etc.
We cannot predict the atmospheric condition in the Himalayas, weather pattern keeps on changing through the day. Nights are very cold and days are higher primarily trekking in Nepal we tend to recommend during March-May and September- Gregorian calendar month. March – could that is spring season is extremely counseled, the weather is clean and favorable, we will see flowers like a shrub and a lot of Beside mountain chain Kingdom of Nepal trek welcomes you anytime.
10 participants in a group – free trekking packages for one leader.
18 participants in a group – free trekking package for 2 persons.
27 participants in a group – free trekking packages for 3 persons.
Definitely, need a rest day to bring back our strength and maintain latitude adoption in the Himalayas.
We recommend you the following tours just before or after the trek. Tours are basically for few days to relax and jump around the cities to get closer look towards the culture and lifestyle of Nepal. All the following packages contain the cultural show which is very interesting and memorable.