Helambu Trek in 6 Days
  • Duration
    6 Days
  • Max. Altitude
  • Trip Grade
    Easy to Moderate
  • Activity
    Trekking, Tours, Exploration
  • Group Size
    12 People Max

Helambu Trek in 6 Days

Helambu Trek 6 days is a popular trekking route located in the Langtang region of Nepal. It is an easy to moderate grade short trek that can be completed in 5 to 7 days. The trek takes you through the picturesque landscapes of the Helambu region, which is famous for its stunning mountain views, beautiful rhododendron forests, and unique Hyolmo culture.

The trek begins from Sundarijal, which is about 1-hour’s drive from Kathmandu. From there, you will follow the trail through Shivapuri National Park, where you can see a variety of flora and fauna, including monkeys and birds. You will then pass through several charming Tamang villages, where you can experience the local culture and traditions.

The highest point of the Helambu Trek is the Tharepati (3,650m), which offers breathtaking views of the Langtang Himalayan range. You will also have the opportunity to visit the ancient Buddhist monastery of Melamchi Gaon, which is an important pilgrimage site for the locals.

Overall, the Helambu Trek 6 days is a great choice for those looking for a short and easy trek that still offers stunning mountain views and an immersive cultural experience.

How difficult is the Helambu Trek?

The Helambu Trek is considered to be a moderate trek, with a few challenging sections. The trek starts from Sundarijal, which is just a short drive from Kathmandu, and it takes about 5 to 7 days to complete the trek.

The trail takes you through beautiful forests, traditional villages, and stunning mountain landscapes. There are a few steep ascents and descents, but the trek is not too difficult, and it can be completed by anyone with a reasonable level of fitness and some prior trekking experience.

The highest point of the trek is at Tharepati, which is at an altitude of 3,650 meters. Altitude sickness is not usually a problem on this trek, as the maximum altitude is not too high, but it’s always a good idea to acclimatize properly and take necessary precautions.

The Helambu Trek 6 days is a great option for those looking for a moderate trek in the Himalayas, and it offers a fantastic opportunity to experience the beauty and culture of the region.

What are the main attractions in the Helambu Trek?

Here are some of the main attractions you can expect to see during the trek:

Scenic Beauty: Helambu Trek offers scenic beauty of lush green forests, snow-covered mountains, and terraced fields. The trek offers breathtaking views of Mt. Langtang Lirung, Ganesh Himal, and Jugal Himal ranges.

Unique Culture: The Helambu region is mainly inhabited by the Hyolmo and Tamang communities, who have a unique culture and way of life. You will have the opportunity to visit traditional Hyolmo and Tamang villages and observe their daily lifestyle, cultural practices, and religious ceremonies.

Wildlife: Helambu Trek also offers the opportunity to spot various wildlife, including the red panda, Himalayan black bear, musk deer, and the grey langur monkey.

Buddhist Monasteries: The trek passes through several Buddhist monasteries and chortens (stupas), where you can learn about Tibetan Buddhism and the history of the region.



Kathmandu to Sundarijal (Drive) to Chisapani.

After an early morning breakfast in Kathmandu, you’ll drive to Sundarijal (1-hour) and begin trekking towards Chisapani. The trail takes you through Shivapuri National Park and offers good views of the Kathmandu Valley.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinnert
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    4 hours

Chisapani to Kutumsang 2446

After breakfast, you’ll begin your trek to Kutumsang. The trail takes you through beautiful forests of rhododendron and oak, with views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges. You’ll spend the night in Kutumsang.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    5 hours

Kutumsang to Thadepati

Today’s trek is a bit more challenging as you ascend towards Thadepati. You’ll pass through forests and cross a few streams along the way. As you reach Thadepati, you’ll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the mountains.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    5 hours

Thadepati to Tarke Gyang

Today’s trek takes you downhill through lush forests and traditional Hyolmo villages. You’ll pass through Melamchi-Gaon, which is a traditional Hyolmo village. After lunch at Melamchi-Gaon, you will head to Tarkeghyang for overnight.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    5 - 6 hours

Tarke Gyang to Sermathang

Today’s trek takes you through more Hyolmo villages, with stunning views of the mountains. You’ll pass through beautiful forests of rhododendron and oak before reaching Sermathang. You’ll spend the night in Sermathang.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    4 hours

Sermathang to Kathmandu

After breakfast, you’ll catch a bus / Jeep back to Kathmandu. The bus journey takes about 5 hours.

  • Accommodation
  • Meal
    Breakfast, Lunch
  • Max. Altitude
  • Time
    5 hours

What to Expect

What's Included

  • Airport transfers pick-up and drop-off.
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch, dinner) during the trek.
  • Coffee/Tea three times a day.
  • All accommodation during the trek.
  • All necessary paper works, Langtang National park entry permit.
  • Trekking information management system (TIMS) permit.
  • Drive from and to Kathmandu by bus.
  • The required number of staff and Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
  • Accommodation / salary / food / drinks / insurance / equipment / medicine and transport for all staff.
  • English speaking Sherpa trek guide.
  • Magical Summits duffel bag.
  • Hiking pole for the trek, if needed.
  • Trek map.
  • Farewell dinner with culture show.

    What's Excluded

    • International airfare.
    • Nepal entry visa, you can obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at the airport in Kathmandu.
    • Tips for guide / porter (tipping is expected).
    • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
    • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the ‘Price Includes’ section.

    Fixed Departure

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    30 April, 2024 05 May, 2024 OPEN Book Now
    23 April, 2025 28 April, 2025 OPEN Book Now


    How long is the Helambu Trek

    The Helambu Trek is usually a 5-7 days trek, depending on the route you take and the pace you set.

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    What permits are required for the Helambu Trek?

    US$ 575 per pax

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