Introduction to Langtang Helambu Trek
Langtang Helambu Trek is about exploring the natural splendor and the well-preserved culture of Langtang. Spend some quality time in one of the most fascinating destinations in Nepal, away from your hometown. The nature of happiness with the unique traditions and lifestyle of the people is the highlight of this trek. The Langtang Helambu Trek offers a spectacular Himalayan view of Langtang, Ganesh Himalayas, and the Rolwaling region, beautiful landscapes, and a picturesque valley with a mixed culture of Nepal.
Enjoy the Trek as you walk through the dense forests and explore the ethnic villages with beautiful mountain views. Langtang Helambu Trek where you will have the opportunity to experience mountains, rivers, waterfalls, glaciers, and jungles all at once. As this trek is close to Kathmandu, it can be a great option for those who want to taste Nepal’s natural and cultural combination in a short time. There may be a good chance of encountering some of the rare birds and animals on the trek. On the way, there are plenty of teahouses to stay in.
An easy trek for all Trekkers
Himalayan ranges such as Mount Langtang, Gaurishankar, and other smaller snow-capped peaks are situated north of Helambu. This is easy trekking that is possible to trek throughout the year. Of course, everyone can go on this trip. Some people may be hesitant about whether or not I can do it. But don’t worry it’s okay for anyone with normal health.
The cultural magnificence and artistic craftworks of the people living in Helambu are a wonder. The hospitality of the Tamang people in this area is remarkable which makes you feel at home and alive. The people living in the high mountainous area of Langtang are definitely Nepalese, descendants of Tibetan origin, they still look like Tibetans.
The trek starts from Sundarijal (1,350m) and ends at Melamchi Bazar (850m) which goes up to a maximum of 3,650 meters at Tharepati village. The amazing villages are full of Buddhist monasteries and delicious apples that give the trekkers a glimpse of paradise. Usually, we only walk 6-7 hours a day, with many breaks between breakfast, lunch, and tea time, and when you feel tired you can rest.
The spring and autumn seasons are the best time for trekking in the Helambu but we arrange according to the wishes and holiday schedule of the trekkers. A minimum of a one-week duration is required for this trek.
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Drive Kathmandu to Sundarijal (40 minutes) and start trek to Chisapani (2,140m) – 4 to 5 hours walk.
Chisapani to Kutumsang (2,446m) – 7 to 8 hours walk.
Kutumsang to Tharepati (3,650m) – 6 to 7 hours walk.
Thadepati to Tarkeghyang (2,560m) – 6 to 7 hours walk.
Tarkeghyang to Sermathang (2,620m) – 5 to 6 hours walk.
Sermathang to Melamchi Bazaar (850m) – 4 to 5 hours walk.
Drive Melamchi Bazaar to Kathmandu - 3 to 4 hours.
Frequently asked questions about this trip
Have just returned from my fourth trip to Nepal and as always Odyssey Treks organized everything superbly. We visited Makalu relatively late in the season and were rewarded with empty trails and amazing weather. Karma was as entertaining, friendly, and informative as ever along with Ang Dawa Sherpa who together made the three weeks perfect.
They also organized a few days to Helambu at short notice as I had some time spare, all done easily and professionally. Thanks for the company both and I will be back again. I cannot recommend Odyssey highly enough as a genuinely friendly, locally based company that provides not only unforgettable experiences but also great service at a very reasonable cost.
I have just returned from the trip of a lifetime. Always wanted to visit and see the Himalayas and to have completed the trip with the most excellent hosts really made the trip come alive. Odyssey took care of everything and ensured that we experienced real Nepalese hospitality. We climbed up to 3700 meters, saw Ganesh Himal, experienced true excitement on the trek, ate superbly produced fresh food along the route..and above all met some amazing people. Thanks to Karma, Rinji, and our fantastic porters…without you guys it wouldn’t have happened!! All the best. Alex