Helambu Trek

The trek begins from Sundarijal, a Himalayan river-fed water reservoir and climbs onto the Shivapuri ridge offering gorgeous views of Gauri Shanker (7134m), Langtang Lirung ( 7246m) and Ganesh Himal (7405m). Following a ridgeline the trail passes through Kutumsang (2460m). The first permanently inhabited village of this course and climbs through cool rhododendron forest (crawling with leeches during monsoon) to Tharepati (3597m), the highest point on the trek. The trail from Tharepati plunges 1000m to a tributary of the Melamchi Khola and above it the aging village of Melamchi-gaon. The Gompa set on the two Tarke Ghyang commands exellent views of Dorje Lakpa (6996m) and Gamja La to the north. The next few days walk is through interesting Melamchi Khola valley to Talamarang and Iku paddy fields of Melanchi Pul Bazaar, Kathmandu is a few hours’ drive via Panchkhal valley and Dhulikhel.

Helambu Trek, program & prices

Day 1. Arrival Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.

Day 2. Drive to Sundarijal and Trek to Chisapani 2194m.

Day 3. Chisapani Trek to Kutumsang 2446m.

Day 4. Kutumsang Trek to Tharepati 3597m.

Day 5. Tharepati Trek to Tarkeghyang 2250m.

Day 6. Tarkeghyang Trek to Shermathang 2621m.

Day 7. Sharmathang Trek to Melamche Pul 828m.

Day 8. Drive bus to Kathmandu 1350m – transfer to Hotel.

Day 9. Kathmandu. Free day in hotel, shopping in Thamel, sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Day 10. Departure Kathmandu.


1 – 4 pax : 960 USD.

5 – 8 pax : 900 USD.

9 or more : 840 USD.

Price includes

- All permits.

- All domestic transport as flight, bus, transfer.

- Hotel in Kathmandu.

- Accommodation in Lodges during the Trek.

- Food, 3 meals a day.

- Guide & Porters.

- Insurance for Guide & Porters.

Price not includes

- Personal insurance.

- Emergency evacuation by Helicopter.

- Tips.

- Personal expenses like chocolate, hot shower, mineral water, beer, wine…

Our partners:

footer footer footer footer footer