Helambu cultural Trekking starts with a scenic drive through the Nepali countryside to Sundarijal. The most accessible of all trekking regions, Helambu offers a low altitude, distinctly enjoyable walk. Helambu trek covers the diverse range of brilliant green valleys, misty rhododendron forests, and distant horizons of snowy peaks and the vivid contrast of Hindu and Buddhist cultures. An ideal trek for people with less time who wish to travel not too far from the Kathmandu Valley – Helambu Cultural Trek offers you a unique Tibetan Sherpa Culture, views of the herds of yak, fascinating flora and fauna in the Langtang National Park. Helambu is a lush green region situated to the north of Kathmandu inhabited by Sherpa and Tamang people. This trek is a relatively low altitude trek. A spectrum of beautiful forests, scenic grandeur, interesting villages with unique and friendly people, and sound climate en route fascinate you to rise up unlimited. The rib-roaring cliffy trials throb and thrill you; and the local flocks in their cultural attire give you a sense of distinctly different world. An absolutely diverse and wonderful experience.
Helambu cultural Trekking is one of the low altitude treks easy and enjoyable trip conducted at the average altitude of 3590m. The attraction of the area is more in its socio-cultural and natural diversities. The Helambu trek is short, relatively easy, and ideal for families with children and is enjoyable all year-round. January and February are the best times to visit this area. Helambu, the mid elevation in the southern buffer of the Langtang National Park, is a study center of Tibetan Buddhism. Local people maintain a rich cultural heritage, celebrations, lively dances and hospitality with their own traditions. This trek is ideal for trekkers looking for a taste of diversity in culture.
Buddhist cultural experience, beautiful Helambu village which is inhabited by Sherpas, beautiful mountain views, a lot photographic opportunities, ecologically well managed bio-diversity.
Easy to transfer to and from Kathmandu to trailhead by a short drive trek too.
Max. Altitude 3597m. , Easy and moderate trail, a popular short trek.
Sept. to Dec. and March to May.
Well-managed teahouse lodges
Day- 01: Drive to trailhead Sundrijal (1460m) – Chisapani (2215m)
Day- 02: Chisapani (2215) – Kutumsang (2470m)
Day- 03: Kutumsang (2470m)- Tharepati (3510m)
Day- 04: Tharepati (3510m)- Takeghyang (2740m)
Day- 05: Exploration day around Tarkeghyang
Day- 06: Tarkeghyang- Sermathang (2510m)
Day- 07: Sermathang (2510m)- Melamchipul (870m) .Drive to kathmandu.