Helambu Trekking explores one of the best kept secrets of Nepal, an un-spoilt trekking region on the shadow of Langtang Peak bordering the Tibet with diverse culture, scenery and unique lifestyle. A trekking destination close to Kathmandu, this trek trail wanders through culturally rich villages dominated by Tamang, Sherpa and other communities, encounters ups and downs of trail yet maintaining a low elevation, hosts varieties of wildlife including migratory birds, rare Red Panda, deer, monkeys, Tahr and Pika, and is watched over by the humongous mountains dominated by Langtang Lirung (7245m). Join Helambu Trekking for the natural diversity in Shivapuri National Park, picturesque monasteries, quaint and dense forest adorned by oak, rhododendron and lokta trees, cultural diversities of Hindus and Buddhists and quaint yet truly beautiful landscapes. In the region with extensive network of trails, you shall be truly mesmerized.
A short trekking nearby Kathmandu valley, Helambu trekking trail is about 72 km northeast of Kathmandu. We begin our short trekking experience in this valley of rich natural, cultural and geographical heritages from Sundarijal, a settlement at an hour drive from Kathmandu. Ascending along the stone stairs and through the dense forest of oak, rhododendron and pine, watersheds, we reach to the ridge of Burlang Bhnajyang for magnificent views of the mountain ranges. Through the scenic grandeur we traverse through villages of Chisapani, a village on the cross-section of ridge and famous for breathtaking sunrise and sunset over the Himalayan vistas, and then head on through Tamang villages of Pati Bhanjyang, Gul Bhanjyang, Tharepati before reaching on to Melamchi Gaun. Crossing the Melamchi River we ascent to the villages of Tarke Ghyang after a long climb and then to other village of Sermathang through smaller settlements. Dropping down the trail to Melamchi Pul through valley ridge, past number of waterfalls and streams, we then reach Kakani before driving back to Kathmandu for ending the adventure. Intermittently, we shall witness marvelous views of snowcapped peaks such as Jugal Himal, Gauri Shankar, Gosaikunda, Numbur Peak besides the dominating Langtang Lirung Peak, rural settlements, traditional lifestyle and culture of Tamang community, and grassy downs and meadows strewn with daisies and wild premolars.
An easily accessible trekking, Helambu Trekking can be completed without previous trekking experience and technical know-how on trekking. Embark on this trek with your friends and family if you are short on time and without much trekking experiences. Join Trekking Planner Nepal for experienced professionals, quality service and carefully planned itinerary that shall provide you a pleasant experience. Explore the unique and unspoiled culture, natural heritages and warm hospitality of the locals, hike between pine forest, serpentine rivers, and lush scenery in Helambu Trekking.