Helambu Trekking Package 7 Days Itinerary and Cost for 2023
Helambu trek constitutes the perfect short trek to perform nearby the valley of Kathmandu. It plays a major role to highlight the unique hyolmo culture of various high mountain people, bamboo and green rhododendron forests, snow-capped Himalayan Mountains, majestic waterfalls and many more to make it a diverse trek nearby Kathmandu City.
Our classic Helaumbu trek begins in the Helambu region by following an easy level of trek. Later on, we move ahead from Sundarijal and ascend towards Chisopani, followed by other village areas, while descend to reach Melamchipul Bazaar. After this, we ascend towards Kakani and again follow a reverse trek to reach Melamchi village. Our complete Helambu trek involves moving ahead from Chisapani at east of Kathmandu to reach to up to 3,500 meters. Even we create a loop via Helambu region towards northeastern region of Kathmandu. Here, you will find villages with mixed ethnics i.e. Sherpa villages and Tamang villages.
The complete Helambu trek route passes from villages and green as well as lush forest areas. Especially, if you opt to make a tour in the month of March or April, you will find rhododendron forests, excellent landscapes and Jugal Himal Range in your trek route. Besides scenic mountain views, you will come to know about a famous Sangepa Ripoche, who has retreated the place in the past. Today, everyone call him guru Rinpoche cave. Moreover, you will know about Ama Agri, where Ama implies mother and Agri is the name of a yak watcher woman. She died on a mountain peak of Helambu range and on her loving memory, her three sons made a Stupa on the same place they found her corpse.
Helambu Trekking in autumn season (Sept – Nov)
Helambu Trekking in the autumn season offers a captivating and regenerating adventure in the stunning landscapes of the Langtang region in Nepal. During this time, the weather is generally stable, with clear skies, mild temperatures, and crisp mountain air. The lush greenery of the Helambu Valley comes alive with vibrant rhododendron blooms and terraced fields, creating a picturesque backdrop against the towering Himalayan peaks. As trekkers navigate through charming traditional villages, they are greeted by the warm hospitality of the local Tamang and Sherpa communities. The trails lead through dense forests, allowing hikers to immerse themselves in the serene natural beauty and catch breathtaking glimpses of snow-capped mountains.
Helambu Trekking in winter season (Dec- Feb)
Embarking on the Helambu Trek during the winter season shows a unique and tranquil experience in the Langtang region of Nepal. While the temperatures can be cooler, and higher altitudes may witness snowfall, the crisp mountain air and pristine snow-covered landscapes create an enchanting winter wonderland. The trails, usually less crowded during this time, offer a peaceful journey through traditional Tamang and Sherpa villages are covered with a layer of snow, showcasing a serene and untouched beauty. Despite the chilly temperatures, the clear skies provide excellent visibility, allowing for mesmerizing vistas at every turn. The quietude of the winter landscape, coupled with the warmth of local hospitality, makes the Helambu Trek in winter a serene and magical adventure for those seeking a more intimate connection with the Himalayan environment.
Helambu Trekking in spring season (March- May)
The Helambu Trek in the spring season unfolds as a captivating journey through the Langtang region of Nepal. This time of year heralds the awakening of nature, with blooming rhododendrons painting the hillsides in vibrant hues, creating a breathtaking tapestry against the backdrop of snow-capped peaks. The moderate temperatures and gradually increasing greenery make for comfortable and visually stunning trekking conditions. As trekkers traverse the well-marked trails, they encounter terraced fields, dense forests, and traditional villages, where the local Tamang and Sherpa communities showcase their warm hospitality. The entire landscape comes alive with the melody of birdsong and the fragrance of blooming flowers, creating a sensory-rich experience. The clear skies offer unobstructed views of the majestic Himalayan range, including Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal.
Helambu Trekking in monsoon season (Jun - Aug)
Trekking to Helambu during the monsoon season introduces trekkers to a different facet of the Langtang region in Nepal. This period brings lush vegetation and a burst of life to the landscape, as the monsoon rains nurture the flora and transform the hills into a vibrant green haven. While the trails can be muddy and challenging, the trek offers a unique experience for those who appreciate the verdant beauty of the mountains in contrast to the snowy landscapes of other seasons. However, trekkers should be prepared for occasional rainfall and obscured mountain views due to cloud cover. Despite the weather challenges, the monsoon season also brings a sense of tranquility to the region, with fewer tourists and a quieter, more intimate connection with the local Tamang and Sherpa communities.
Important Notes during Helambu Trekking
- While booking, we need the photocopy of your passport and you have to pay us a minimum of 10% payment of the total cost as advance.
- Beverages, snacks, charging electronic devices, hot showers, Wi-Fi are not included in our packages, so you have to pay additional cash.
- It is preferable to pack your bag lightly because porters will only carry your 15-20kg luggage.
- You should have comprehensive travel insurance that covers trekking activities including medical expenses and emergency evacuation.
- Carry a reusable water bottle and use water purification tablets like iodine, aquatabs tablets.
- Pack your clothes according to the seasonal basis.
- Helambu Trekking is a moderate trek which requires a certain level of physical fitness so, it is recommended to prepare with cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and hiking.
- You should carry enough cash in Nepalese rupees as ATMs may not be available in remote areas.
- We suggest you not to book your international flights early as there may be sudden change in weather which will make your flights delay or even cancel.