Helambu trek is short and very stunning trek of Langtang Region of Nepal. Helambu trekking can be very ideal destination for the trekkers who have a short time but want to observe the langtang Himalayan range very closely. With very less physical demand, you can do this trek easily as compare with other trek of Nepal. Langtang helambu area is very peaceful and unique with the people who lives here. The stunning view of Himalayas, alpine forest and friendly Tamang people makes the trekkers very satisfy doing this trek. Helambu trekking is very good destination for the trekkers who is seeking to enjoy the nature without the big crowd of tourist. The Sherpa and Tamang community around this area is very interesting to observe. The short trek Helambu lies on the north of Kathmandu valley which can be easily done any time of the year.
You can start the helambu trek either from Melamchi Bazzar or Sundarijal Kathmandu. There is another popular trek route known as a langtang gosainkunda trek which joins ultimately here on this route from Tharepati. Nepal Trek hub helambu trek starts from Kathmandu and climbs the hill which crossed the valley and reaches the Chisapani. The chisapani offers the first magnificent view of Langtang range. Crossing the local village through the border of Sindhupalchowk and Nuwakot. You can enjoy the lifestyle of local before reaching the Kutumsang. Tharepati is the view point from where you can see the stunning view of Langtang Range including the magnificent Dorje Lakpa. Sermangthang, Melemchi Gaon, Tarke Gyang are the village where you can see the Buddhist culture and several big monastery here. You can enjoy the beautiful cultures as well as green scenery of the beautiful Himalayan scenery.
Here are some helamu trek tips for the travellers
|1||Arrival in Kathmandu||1350 Meter||Your time|
|2||Chisapani||(2300m/7544 ft)||6-7 Hours|
|4||Thadepati||(3650m/11972ft)||6 – 7 hr|
|5||Tarkeghyang||(2560m/8397ft)||6-7 hr hr|
|7||Malemchi Puul Bazaar then Kathmandu||1350 M||6 hr|
Trekkers get’s many question on their head before they start trek on planning phase. trekkers need to make a plan for the successful trek. In preparation phase they might want to know many question. It is very hard to get all question answer here but we have mentioned some question answer, follow our Helambu trek FAQ. if it does not satisfy you please
Nepal has 2 best season to trek. The first season of trek here in Nepal is September to November. The second best season is March – April to trek in Nepal. Because this both season the weather is very nice, clear and pleasant. You can see the magnificent view of Mountain.
Here, we have made 9 days plan from arrival to departure, Among them 2 Nights in Kathmandu, 6 Nights in Trek, you can make this trip longer, if you wish to do it. You can extended your trip by doing sight trip or add some Sightseeing Plan
There are basic tea houses in the trekking trail. The guest house are quite clean and comfortable but not good like in Kathmandu
Yes, There is WIFI in some place but not everywhere, you can use the mobile data.
Yes, there is enough guest houses around trek route, since it is not busy trekking trail you will not have problem of Accommodation
Yes, There is a availability of Mineral water, every tea houses. It is always not good to drink the mineral water, first it is quite costly to traveler, secondly it is damaging the Eco-system, the water company using a lot of plastic bottles. In a mountain mineral water bottle are a real threat to the environment. We can use the water purifier or water purification tablet and become a responsible traveler
Gosainkunda lake is at 3650m/11972ft height, This is the maximum height you would reach and you can hike bit more to see the Himalayas.
Langtang National Park permit and Trekkers information management system permit (TIMS) are required to trek here in Langtang.
If the child can walk for 6-7 hours, then you can trek with child too. otherwise you need to extend your trek days
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Thrilling walk of Shivapuri National park.
Several mani-walls and chorten around the trekking trails
Magnificent view of Mt. Langtang Lirung (7246m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Naya Kangri (5846m) ,Dorje Lakpa (6966m) and many other peaks
Friendly and very hospitable tamang and sherpa people
Very peaceful environment