Helambu Valley Trek

Helambu Valley Trek

The Helambu area is just north of the Kathmandu valley. It's very popular for short trekking route

Helambu Trekking in Nepal

Helambu short trek is the most popular trekking itinerary for trekkers in Langtang region. Nepal New Generation offers 5 to 7 days of this circuit at best cost (price) and itinerary. You can start this trekking from both ways either Melamchi Bazar about 60 Km or by Sundarijal 26 Km from Kathmandu. Located northeast of Kathmandu, it extends from north of Taramarang to the tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal. There we meet several highland Tamang and Sherpa villages, scattered on both sides of the Melamchi Khola. 

Helambu Short Trekking are vary on the desire of the clients and we can design the itinerary as per our client’s request. The Langtang valley is aptly called “the valley of glaciers". Here the mountain-scape is spectacular. On either side of the valley, mountains rise, soaring into the sky. The valley offers pine forest, slow-moving rivers and swift mountain streams, rugged rock and snow-capped peaks, grassy downs, and meadows strewn with daisies and wild primulas. In the upper part of the valley, there are snow bridges spanning angry torrents, high passes enveloped in mist, tiny lakes with icebergs coating on them and waters of crystalline brightness. This trek is comparatively easier one due to the fact that the elevations are lower, ranging between 800m and 3600m, offering less climbing as well as warmer temperatures.


Before you plan for Helambu 5 days Trek, here are some important tips for you to make your trek easier and happier.

  • Safe drinking water is significant while we are on trek and we prescribe that one should drink in any event 3-4 liters water a day (this helps from de-hydration and height issue AMS).
  • Don’t forget to bring water purifier tablets.
  • Don’t drink water directly from or other direct water sources.
  • Carry enough money while on trekking. ATM might not be accessible on the trekking region.


Sundarijal -> Chisopani -> Khutumsang -> Tharepati -> Tarke Gyang -> Sermathang -> Melamchi Pul Bazar -> Kathmandu

We are completely dedicated to giving the best quality services providing charming and hypnotizing holiday so one can experience best ever journey with us, we perform our duties genuinely and honestly to make your travel secure and happy. The whole packages are conducted strictly under the rules and guideline of the Nepal Government act and arrangements.


Helambu trek starts from Sundarijal, which has a small dam and hydroelectric station. It takes one hour drive from Kathmandu. The trek goes through dense mountain timberland and some wonderful rice field and various marvelous Buddhist monasteries. Helambu trek will be one of the amazing treks for any trekkers. Your heart will leap with the view of Langtang range. People living in this locale can inspire you with their simplicity of lifestyle. Their culture and tradition will leave a positive impact on you. It is one of the nearest Himalayan treks from Kathmandu. Helambu is one of the best trekking destinations for any kind of trekkers. Helambu is famous for sweet juicy apples. Buddhist pilgrim sites are plus point of Helambu trek. The snow-topped mountains like Gang Chhenpo, Jugal Himal, Nayagang Himal, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal and Langtang Lirung are some of the highlights of Helambu trek.


No, you will not need a restricted area permit. Helambu region does not fall under the restricted regions. You can get the permit and even trek on your own in this region.


The best time to trek in Helambu is spring (March to June) and autumn (September to December). The temperature is moderate and in these seasons you can have amazing views.


It is best that we prepare ourselves for the trek by doing some physical exercises like jogging and exercising regularly. Trekking to the Helambu is relatively easier for those who have experience walking/trekking in a high altitude environment.


While o trekking you will be provided Nepalese, Tibetan, the more common continental and Indian cuisines are common choices in the menu. Sometimes meals included in the menu may not be available.


Throughout the Helambu trek, you will get the opportunity to get amazing views of pristine Himalaya range. Remote farm with fascinating Buddhist cultures. Enchanting Rhododendron and oaks woodland. Fascinating old and medieval traditional villages with impressive monasteries.”

The most important benet of this trek is that the area is less crowded & free from noise in comparison to the Annapurna trek and some parts of the Everest treks. Besides this, the trek offers a wide range of cultures and spectacular scenery. The Helambu Short trek is a perfect short trek nearby Kathmandu Valley. Despite being so close to Kathmandu, the Helambu region remains relatively un-spoilt. Besides the hyolmo culture of high mountain people, the company of green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and the snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of the most diverse treks near Kathmandu. The great Himalayan scenery at the border with Tibet and monasteries make a trek to the region an enthralling experience.

So, will you prefer Helambu Trekking for 5 Days with Nepal Trek Adventure? If your answer is yes, book this short trip with us.

If it is not enough, no worries. We offer more Helambu Trekking itinerary of 9 days, which is the extended route of the predecessor. To know more about this 9 days’ trek, go through the given link: Helambu Trekking

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu - 1,300m/4,264 ft

Upon our arrival in the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, we will be greeted by a representative from Nepal New Generation who will drop us off at our hotel. After checking in, we take a rest or visit Nepal New Generation’s office. We may also stroll in the streets of Thamel, a tourist hub in Kathmandu for some souvenir shopping. In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner hosted by Himalayan Glacier where you will be served excellent authentic Nepalese cuisine which will introduce you to the country's food culture. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:Dinner

Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing & Preparation for the Trek

Today after breakfast we start a guided tour to several of the most historical and spiritual attractions in Kathmandu. The day will also be for finalizing official procedure and other necessary arrangements. You will be also briefed on the nature of the trek, equipments and team composition. Some of landmarks we visit include the World Heritage Sites of Kathmandu Durbar Square, the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, the famous 'Monkey Temple' (Swayambhu Nath) and Buddhists shrine (Bouddha Nath).  In the afternoon, there will be a pre-trip discussion where we can meet our trek leader and other team members. You can also make your last minute buying of personal items as you will be flying to the Himalayas tomorrow.

Included meals:Breakfast

Day 03: Drive to Sundarijal & trek to Chisapani (2300m/7544 ft): Drive 1 hour, Trek: 4 hours

Today, we make an hour's drive to Sundarijal (1350m), our trek start point. From Sundarijal, trek to Chisopani (2300m). We begin our trek along a small hydroelectric plant. The trail then enters through into the Shivapuri National Park.  The first settlement we come across is Mulkharka mostly inhabited by the Tamang people. Then we walk along the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisopani.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 04: Trek from Chisopani to Kutumsang (2446m/8022ft): 7 hours

After taking our morning breakfast, we head for a journey to Kutumsang. Our today's trek starts with a decent crossing meadows and fields. Enjoy the magnificent views of the Langtang mountains. Thus we arrive at Pathi Bhanjyang and Gul Bhanjyang. From Gul Bhanjyang, the trail climbs the ridge to another pass. Another downhill trek from the pass takes us to Kutumsang.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 05: Trek from Kutumsang to Thadepati (3650m/11972ft): 6 hours

We climb above Kutumsang on a steep trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements. The trek continues to Yurin Danda with magnificent views of the Himalayas. Finally, we arrive at Tharepati for our overnight stay.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 06: Trek to Tarkeghyang (2560m/8397ft): 6 hours

Today we head for Tarkeghyang. During early part of the trek, the trail descends until we cross the Melamchi Khola. Then we trek up to Tarkeghyang passing through Sherpa settlements. Enjoy the Himalayan peaks ofter appear before you glistening in the sunshine. Discover the village and its monastery which is one of the oldest and biggest monasteries in the region. The village is more popularly known as Helambu, since most of the inhabitants belong to the Helmu caste.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 07: Trek to Sermathang (2,610m/8,563ft): 3/4 hr

Since, we do not gain altitude that much today, it's going to be comparatively easy walk today. We forests, streams, and waterfalls. The trail makes a sweep around the wide valley end between Parachin and the Sherpa village of Gangyul.  From Gangyul, we arrive at Sermathang. Discover the village. There is also a Buddhist monastery at the highest point of the village.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 08: Trek to Malemchi Puul Bazaar: Drive to Kathmandu: 3/4 hrs trek/ 2 hr drive

On our final day of the trek, we walk down to Malemchi Pul Bazaar. The village is mostly inhabited by the Sherpa, but there are also people of other ethnicities.  From the Bazaar, we catch a bus to Katmandu. After reaching Kathmandu we have the rest of the day off to rest or do some souvenir shopping. To celebrate the successful completion of our journey, we will have a farewell dinner in the evening. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Included meals:Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 09: Farewell Friend

Today you are saying goodbye to the Himalayas. There is nothing to do but trade emails with travel companions and organize the photos. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing. A representative from Nepal New Generation Trekking will take you to the airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight.

Included meals:Breakfast

Important Note

Your safety is of paramount concern while traveling with Nepal New Generation. Please note that your leader has the authority to amend or cancel any part of the itinerary if it is deemed necessary due to safety concerns. Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary; however, since this adventure entails travelling in remote mountainous regions, we cannot guarantee that we will not deviate from it. Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if required.

No of Guests Price ( With GSG ) Price ( With ESG)
1 pax USD 1485 USD 1285
2 pax USD 1033 USD 933
3 pax USD 926 USD 860
4 pax USD 840 USD 790
5 pax USD 815 USD 775
6 pax USD 798 USD 765
7 pax USD 787 USD 758
8 pax USD 765 USD 740

* All Price is Per Person Price


  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a twin sharing basis including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Government license holder experienced, Trekking guide and porters (1 porter for between 2 trekkers basis) with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing and medicine.
  • Twin sharing Tea house/Lodges Accommodation during the trekking
  • Daily Meals chosen from the Menu (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Langtang National park Trekking Permit.
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System) Card for the Langtang Trekking .
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • Nepal New Generation (T shirt, Duffle Bag, Map of Trek and Trekking certificates)
  • Kathmandu to Trek start point transfer by Local bus ( private land cruiser are also available by adding separate cost)
  • Trek finish point to Kathmandu transport by Bus/Private vehicle depending on trek ending point.
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Welcome/Fare well Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and all Government Taxes


  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance (Essential – Should include emergency evacuation coverage while trekking up to 3800+ meters).
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

All Inclusive Price:


Total Duration 9 days
Max Altitude 3800 ft.
Difficulty Level Pleasure
Best February, March, April, May, September, October,november