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- Lauribina La Pass
- The magnificent views of various Mountain such as; Langtang Lirung, Gaurishanker, Langshisa Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Gangchenpo, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, and Annapurna Himalaya range.
- Cultural villages
- Rhododendron forests
- Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square
If you are eager to explore the natural beauty and well-preserved culture in undisturbed and unexplored areas, Helambu is the best destinations where you have to go for a trek! Helambu, the highland village is around 80 km far from the capital city of Nepal, that lies in the Langtang region. The beautiful place, Helambu is famous for artistic ancient Buddhist monasteries and its Buddhist pilgrimage site. It is one of the short treks near the Kathmandu Valley, even though Helambu has been able to maintain its cultural uniqueness intact. The major attraction of Helambu is the cheerful nature of people with their unique culture, tradition, and way of life. Providing you enjoyment during your trek, as you pass the beautiful forests fused with various types of trees and the pleasing sound of chirping birds. You will also get chances to encounter with a wide range of wildlife like red pandas, Himalayan black bear, Himalayas Tahr, pika, musk deer, ghoral, serow, rhesus monkey and common langur.
During the trek to Helambu, splendid views of various mountains such as; Langtang Lirung, Gaurishanker, Langshisa Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Gangchenpo, Yala Peak, Naya Kanga, and the Annapurna Himalaya range make this short trek one of the best treks in Nepal. Beginning this pleasing trek from the Lauribina La Pass by following the Melamchi valley will surely take us to the home place of the Hyolmo people, where you can enjoy interacting with the cultural blend of Tibetan Sherpa.
If you are bounded by time a short trek is what you should aim for, in Nepal the Langtang Helembu trek will surley not disappoint you with its remote and unexplored valleys and high-altitude mountains! Furthermore, the Mountain lake called Gosaikunda, a holy lake adds to the view. This trek is a relatively easy trek due to its low altitude (3000m) and The Thorong La Pass (3600m), the high points.
Helambu trek begins from Kathmandu, around 2 hours’ drive downtown to Sundarijal or Syabru Bensi (7 to 8 hours’ drive), it depends upon your choices. Trekking through the larch and rhododendron flower forests and birds and exploring glacier and reach a nearby summit for splendid mountain views is really awesome. Exploring the holy lake, Gosaikunda and enter into Helambu and encounter with the cultural blend of diverse ethnic people is awe-inspiring. After exploring Helambu, and their unique culture, we will return back to Kathmandu and heads towards our final destination. Short Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing
Day 03: Kathmandu to Chisopani (2140m)
Day 04: Chisapani to Gul Bhanjyang (2140m)
Day 05: Gul Bhanjyang to Tharepati (3640m)
Day 06: Tharepati to Melamchigaon (2530m)
Day 07: Melamchigaon to Tarke Gyang (2590m)
Day 08: Tarke Gyan to Sermathang (2610m)
Day 09: Sermathang to Kathmandu via Melamchi Pul Bazaar
Day 10: Kathmandu Rest day
Day 11: Final Departure