The Helambu 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 snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of 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. The people living the highlands of the Langtang region are certainly the Nepalis, being the descendant of the Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans.
The Helambu Trek begins from Sundarijal, an hour's drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour's walk, we enter Shivapuri National Park. Continuing along the Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati and Sermathang, the trek ends at the Melamchi Pul Bazar in the Helambu region. The trek passes through thick mountain forests with great Himalayan views and toward the end of the trip, you will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries.
Day 01: Sundarijal to Chisopani (2,300m)
Day 02: Chisopani to Khutumsang (2,470m)
Day 03: Khutumsang to Tharepati (3490m)
Day 04: Tharepati to Tarke Gyang (2620m).
Day 05: Tarke Ghyang to Sermathang (2620m)
Day 06: Sermathang- Rest.
Day 07: Sermathang to Malemchi Pul Bazar (846m) and drive back to Kathmandu