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Helambu Trek

Trip Description

Helambu Trek, nearby Kathmandu Valley, is one of the best cultural journeys in mid hills. The entire trekking trail leads you to glimpse spectacular mountain views and manly Buddhist people inhabited villages. Where trekkers can enjoy their traditional life style, typical local culture and greenish natural sceneries of hill terraced farm land. Along the Helambu Trek you have also chance to see many monasteries which are preserved by locals to keep their tradition alive. Some of the best view pints of entire trail offers you wonderful back drop of Himalayan panorama.  Helambu Trek trail feature is also smooth and suitable for every level of adventure seekers. Normally trekkers those have limited time and still looking for real Himalayan experience in life time may this trek can be the best choice.

(The earlier day eve of your Helambu trek: A representative from Eco trek will contact you at the Hotel to brief you and inform you of your pick-up time. if you are in Kathmandu on your own)

Trip Highlights:

Exploration Trek to Helambu area’s nature trail, encounter different varied cultural regions in front of Himalayas to remote valleys - Spectacular views of the snow capped Himalayas-Langtang  Lirung, Dorje Lakpa,  Shisapangma  of Tibet and many other surrounding peaks. Helambu Trek is also best known habitat midhill cultural groups mainly Tamang (indigenous people)- Traditional monasteries, colorful culture of locals and  the high Himalayan Landscape sceneries  and more…

Trip Facts

Duration: 8 days/ 17 whole package

Activities: Trekking

Maximum altitude: 2600m

Best season: March/ Apr/ May/ June/July/August/ Sep/ Oct/ Nov/Dec

Trip starts/Ends: In Kathmandu (Capital of Nepal)

Accommodations: Eco Teahouse lodge room managed by local community inclusive breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.

Transport: Necessary as per package you have required depends on group size – car /van/bus/ to and from starting and ending point.

Helambu Trek Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu arrival/ transfer to hotel/ our represent will be at the airport to receive you on your arrival. Just look for Eco Trek's banner.

Day 02: After breakfast drive to Kathmandu city center for sightseeing with guide.

Day 03: Pick up from Hotel after breakfast by Ecotrek staff. One hour drive to Sundarijal to begin 5-6 hour moderately steep trek to Chisapani, overnight in lodge/camp at around 2300 meters.

Day 04: Trek 5-6 hours to Taramarang village at 1300 meters. Accommodations at a guest house or in tents.

Day 05: Trek to Timbu village, around 5-6 hours. Accommodations in tent camp or guest house.

Day 06: Trek to Sarmathang, about 5-6 hours to an elevation of around 2600 meters. Accommodations in guest house.

Day 07: Trek to Melamchi at 1500 meters. Accommodations in tent camp or guest house.

Day 08: Return to Kathmandu transfer to hotel, free for personal activities.

Day 09: Departure/ drive to airport (or you can stay as longer as your time permits).

Trip Cost

Cost: Please contact us.
Minimum Group size: 2
Season: All around the year
Grading: 2
Departure date: as per your convenience.


  • Kathmandu,
  • airport pick up,
  • accommodation on twin sharing basis,
  • a day guided tour. 


  • Daily itinerary as described,
  • all inclusive camping or lodge trek with English speaking guide and porters,
  • all meals on trek,
  • all fees and land transportation

Not Included:

  • Bottled beverages,
  • tips,
  • items of a personal nature,
  • delay due to weather,
  • equipment failure or situations beyond our control.

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