Helambu Circuit Treks

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Full day Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley
Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani(1350m.)
Day 04 : Chisapani - Kutumsand(2446m)
Day 05 : Kutumsand - Tharepati(3600m)
Day 06 : Tharepati - Melamchi Gaon(2640m)
Day 07 : Melamchi gaon -Tarkegyang(2740m)
Day 08 : Tarkeghyang - Shermanthang(2621m)
Day 09 : Shermanthang - Melamchi Pul (846m)
Day 10 : Melamchi pul - Kathmandu
Day 11 : Free Day
Day 12 : International Departure


Trip Fact:

Trip Code: MN234

Duration: 12 days

Maximum Elevation: 3600 m

Difficulty: Easy

Trekking Type: Teahouse Trek

Best Season: Feb- June

                      Aug - Nov

Trek Start From: Sundarijal

Trekking Finish at: Melamchi Pul

Price :  USD 1000/Person




Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel:
Welcome to Kathmandu, the capital. You will be met on arrival and transferred to your hotel; here you will be formally introduced to your Guide and the activities to be enjoyed over the next few days.  We will also ask for your passport photographs and any other details required for your trek permits, at this stage.

Day 02 : Full Day Guided Tour in Kathmandu Valley:
After breakfast, you will start an interesting tour around Kathmandu. We will arrange a guide of your chosen language to give you a tour and introduction to our rich culture amongst our ancient and fascinating history and religion. In our sightseeing tour you go to Swayambhunath (Monkey Tembple), Pashupatinath , Boudhanath and Kathmandu Durbar square.

Day 03 : Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1350m) and trek to Chisapani:
You will begin with a one hour drive on rough roads to Sundarijal from here you being your 3 to 4 hour trek to Chisopani climbing through forest to Mulkharka at 1800m which has some great views of Kathmandu valley.  Walking further on you will find yourself entering the Shivpura Watershed and Wildlife reserve where you will continue climbing to Borlang Bhanjyang (2440m).  The mountain views from the ridge are excellent as they are from Chisopani (2140m)

Day 04 : Chisopani to Kutumsang(2446m)

Dropping from Chisopani on a pretty good trail crossing meadows and fields you will arrive at Pathi Bhanjyang and continue on to Gul Bhanjyang, the beginning of your days climb to a pass at 2620m before dropping down to Kutumsang at 2470m, in a saddle on a ridge.  Your journey today will be around 7 hours.

Day 05 : Kutumsand To Tharepati (3600m)
You will walk for around 3 hours today enjoying some great views. You climb on a poor trail to begin with mostly through forests past a few shepherds summer huts (Goths)

Day 06 : Tharepati To Melamchi Gaon(2640m)
You will climb to and cross the Tharepati Pass today taking 6 hours in total, from the top you will have great views.  You then descend through forests with views into the Helambu valley inhabited by mainly Sherpa people, you may like to visit one of the charming Buddhist monasteries on the way through.

Day 07 : Melamchi Gaon to Tarekgyang(2743m)
The beginning of your trek takes you down to the Melamchi stream before gently climbing to Tareghyang another pretty little Sherpa village with the oldest and biggest monastery.  The village is also known as Helambu after the people living here originally belonged to the Helmu caste.  You will be walking for around 6 hours today.

Day 08 : Tarkeghyang to Shermanthang(2621m)
A 4 hour walk today and you will find the trail is relatively easy following flat ground and through beautiful forests.  Shermanthang is another pretty village with ancient monasteries, from the northern end of the village you will see views of Jugal Himal.

Day 09 : Shermanthang to Melamchi Pul (846m)
You drop 1730m today over 2 hours, passing many chortens and meadows.  Eventually you will reach Kakani, the last Sherpa village.  You are now entering the lowlands where Brahmin and Cheetri are the dominant tribes.  The trail descends from here to Melamchi Pul.

Day 10 : Melamchi pul to Kathmandu
Your journey today is fir six hours long . You will be taken to your hotel on arrival in Kathmandu.

Day 11 : Kathmandu free day of your own.

Enjoy a day exploring some of the quieter streets of Kathmandu, stocking up on souvenirs and presents for those back home.  This evening you have a farewell dinner, you will be picked up in good time.

Day 12 : Final Departure.
You will be met at your hotel and taken to the airport in good time to meet your flight home.

# Welcome in Airport by garland
# Airport Pick up & Drop Transportation by private vehicle
# Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 star to 5 star hotel with breakfast
# sightseeing in Kathmandu Escorted with English Speaking Guide & Entrance fee
# Kathmandu /Sundarijal & Melamchi /Kathmandu Transportation in private
/Local Bus
# Accommodation in tea house during trek
# Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking
# 4 seasonal sleeping bags
# Langtang trekking map for group
# All necessary paper work & Permits
# All cost for a Langtang Ri staff (A First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking guide and one Porter between each two clients while on trek )
# Accommodation, meals, salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of Langtang Ri trekking staff
# National Park Fee
# First aids kit
# Travel & Rescue arrangement.
# All government taxes.
# Farewell dinner.

# International Airfare
# Nepal Visa fee (US$ 40 per person for 30 days)
# Airport Departure taxes/Excess baggage charges.
# Lunch/Dinner in Kathmandu
# Medical evacuation in case of emergency.
# Personal gears & clothing (available on hire)
# Client's insurance, Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, Tips etc.
# Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual.



  • Arrival and Departure transfer as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All necessary road transportation while in Kathmandu sightseeing and Kathmandu to Sundarijal and Melamchi Pul to Kathmandu
  • All three time meals and teahouse accommodation while on trekking
  • A trekking guide and necessary porters for the trekking part
  • Langtang National Park area Entrance fee and TIMS charge.
  • Accidental and Medical Insurance of trekking staffs
  • First aid kits
  • Personal equipment such as sleeping bags/ jackets for guide, assistant guide and porters (if you do not have we can arrange within US $1.00/day for two items)

  • International and domestic Airfare and tax
  • Nepal entry visa fee and airport tax during the departure
  • Lunch and Dinner while in Kathmandu
  • Beverage, hard drinks and alcohol
  • Rescue and emergence cost
  • Your travel insurance
  • Personal equipments and personal expenses
  • Extra charge in case of natural calamities i.e. political unrest, cancellation of flight due to weather, landslides etc.
  • Other personal expenses and tips to guide and porter

Special Instructions to our Clients : :

Before leaving your country, you are suggested to ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months. Please book your trip as early as possible; giving us enough preparation time for your trip means your trip will be managed well so that you will get full satisfaction from our services. Please make sure that you have got confirmation receipt from our company about your booking. If you need any special facilities that are not included in the listed itinerary, make sure that you have informed us about it at the time of booking. Should you want to book any programs that are not listed in this website as tailor made package, please let us know by email; we will design it as per your travel need.

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