The Helambu valley trek is especially projected for those trekkers who are planning to spend about a week in a cultural village area close to that of Kathmandu Valley. Trekking to this region allows you to enjoy real cultural hospitality and breathe taking views of Langtang Himalayan region. Particularly, villages like Melamchi Gaon, Tarkeghyang and Sermathang are some large settlements for the trek and thus, are worth to explore. The magnificent views of the Langtang (7,245m), Ganesh Himal (7,405m), Dorje Lakpa (6,990m) and other small mountains, the hospitality of friendly Buddhist people of Helambu villages and the pleasant climate undoubtedly will make your trek unforgettable.
Along the trek, the trails mostly pass through many villages situated in different landscape having beautiful pine, oak and rhododendron forests at lower elevation level to less strenuous relatively. In one of most convenient trek trails around Helambu region; the patches of villages in high elevation are predominantly inhabited by Sherpa and Tamang communities, thus the local traditional culture reflecting culture similar to that of other regions inhibited Buddhist society. It is an ideal trip for those who have a short time and like to combine both cultural and snow-clad mountain scenarios. The trailhead to Sundarijal is only an hour drive from your hotel just north east of Kathmandu city and the ending point for the trek is Melamchi Pul (Melamchi Bridge).
Helambu valley trek highlights
- 10 days Private guided trek to explore Helambu valley
- Experience local cultural and tradition of Tamangs and Hyolmo people
- Walk through beautiful nature, waterfalls, impressive rhododendron forest, scenic landscapes., and indigenous hamlets
- Visit Buddhists shrines and learn about Tibetan Buddhism