It is one of the best trekking programs in Nepal in Langtang trekking region for special sightseeing of all most all of the Himalaya ranges that are found in Nepal. Annapurna in the west, to Makalu in the east are the most special sights of Langtang Valley walking. On the morning of the second day, this amazing view can be seen for the first time from the top of the Shiva Puri Ridge depending upon the itinerary we follow and weather factor is another crucial thing for this. Helambu Valley trekking trip enables you to explore through the Langtang National Park; the first National park of Nepal. In this trek we can see mixed culture of ethnic group of Sherpa's quite different from those in the Solu Khumbu; Everest Trekking area. Another important advantage of the Helambu Valley walking tour is that the region is never over crowded even in the peak tourist season.
Diverse range of beautiful green valleys, misty rhododendron forests, snowy peaks, vivid contrast of Hindu and Tibetan Buddhist culture are the major attractions of Helambu valley Trek at Langtang trekking region in Nepal. Helambu Valley short trek presents yolmo/holmo culture of high mountain villages, farmers toil in the fields using handmade tolls and team of water buffalos. The easy grade Helambu valley Himalaya walking is highly appreciated by the visitors for its scenic, grandeur and pleasant climate, lie in the north of the Kathmandu Valley.
Duration: 08 days
Area: Langtang Region
Type: Tea House
Max. Altitude: 3,500 m.
Seasons: March, May - September, November
Day 01: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani 2300 m:
After breakfast in your hotel drive to Sundarijal (1350m.) by private vehicle about one hour and trek to Chisopani (2300m.) which takes about four hours. The unpaved road from Kathmandu turns into a trail near a small hydroelectric plant. The trail will enter through the Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first settlement we will come across is Mulkharka with Tamang habitants. The route heads down the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani (2300m.)
Day 02: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang 2446 m:
After breakfast trek to Kutumsang which takes about seven hours. The trail continues to drop from Chisopani on a good, sometimes level, trail that crosses meadow and fields. You will then descend through Pathi Bhanjyang till Gul Bhanjyang. The trail climbs the ridge from Gul Bhanjyang to another pass at 2620m. The meadow makes a good camping spot, its downhill to Kutumsang at 2470m, in a saddle atop the ridge. Over night at teahouse.
Day 03: Trek from Kutumsang to Thari pati 3650 m:
After breakfast trek to Thara pati which takes about five hours. The trek continues north up the Yurin Danda ridge and affords views of the peaks. The trail climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. Now you will be in Thara pati. There are few lodges and Goths (Domestic Animal Shed).Overnight.
Day 04: Trek from Thari pati to Melamchi Gaon 2640 m:
After breakfast trek to Melamchi Gaon via Tharepati Pass (3650m.) which takes about four hours. The trail gradually ascends through the enchanting forest enriched with beautiful rhododendron, oak and other trees. Tharepati in fact is a great view point from where you can take a glimpse of the breathtaking snow capped mountains views such as Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar, Langshisa, Jugal, and many others. From Tharepati the trail gradually descends through the pine and rhododendron forest with great views down into the Helambu valley. Melamchi Gaon is surrounded by beautiful forests, which is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture. There is some Buddhist monasteries situated which can be visited.
Day 05: Trek from Melamchi Gaon to Tarkeghyang 2743 m:
After breakfast trek to Tarkeghyang and it takes about six hours. The early part of the trek descends until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Now you trek gently up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Tarkeghyang is a beautiful Sherpa village with one of the oldest and biggest monasteries. Tarkeghyang, also known as Helambu is named after the Helmu caste. The Sherpa people living here originally belong to Helmu caste.
Day 06: Trek from Tarkeghyang to Shermathang 2621 m:
After breakfast trek to Shermathang which takes about four hours. This day the trail is quite easier through flat land with beautiful forests on the way. You trek on crossing some small streams on the way. There is situated a beautiful village on the half way to Shermathang. To add your joy, Shermathang is another pretty Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries. From here you can see Jugal Himal range from the north face of Shermathang village.
Day 07: Trek from Shermathang to Melamchi Pul Bazaar 846 m:
After breakfast trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar and it takes approximately five hours. The trail gradually descends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar through meadows and cultivated fields. On the way, you come across several old villages with their own particular tradition. Walking this day is quite pleasant with mountain views and interaction with local.
Day 08: Drive back to Kathmandu:
After breakfast drive to Kathmandu.
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