Helambu Trekking

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Helambu Trekking
Kathmandu, Nepal

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About this trip

Helambu trekking is one of the popular trekking destination located north east of Kathmandu Valley. Helambu Region extends from north of Tramarang and borders with Rasuwa district near the Gosaikunda Lake. The region is home to beautiful Tamang, Sherpa and Hyolmo settlements on the either side of the Melamchi River and is famed for ancient monasteries, age-old culture and tradition of Hyolmo people and stunning mountain views. Helambu trekking offers pine forest, slow moving rivers and swift mountain streams, snow-capped mountains and abundant greenery.

Helembu trekking  is comparatively easier due to the fact the elevation are lower, ranging between 800 meters and 3600 meters offering less climbing as well as warmer temperatures. The most important benefit of this trek is that the area is less crowded as compared to Annapurna and the Everest regions. Besides, this trek offers an insight into unique culture and lifestyle of the Hyolmo people.

Helambu trekking extends from the Melamchi pul to Gosaikunda lake. There are two ways to reach Langtang region -the first is via Langtang region. Most of the foreign trekkers begin their Langtang trek from Dhunche, Gosaikunda, Tharepati and return via Melamchi Pul bazaar after visiting Helambu. The second option is to start trek from Chisapani near Sundarijal through Patibhanjyang, Kutumsang and Helambu via melamchi Gaon.

Trake Ghyang is the largest village in the Helambu region named after the Tarke Ghyang monastery – the largest monastery in Helambu region. Built around 300 years ago, the monastery is a religious as well as social institution for Hyolmo people. Locals from nearby villages gather in the monastery premises during religious and social occasions. Chiri Ghyang, the oldest monastery in Helambu is another attraction in Tarke Ghyang. The monastery can be reached after a walk of about an hour from the Tarke Ghyang Monastery. The monastery was built about five hundred years ago and recently got its facelift. The first President of Nepal Dr Ram Baran yadav had inaugurated the monastery after its renovation.

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I did 1 week Langtang Trecking (1600 - 5100m), 2 week Kailash piltrmage - my main purpose - and 1 week monasteries around Nepal. The exiting_Nepal_Treks Manager Subash convinded through very professional and reliable Email- Phone-communication in advance of the tour, so that I dared to fly to Kathmandu by myself without having permits for China. As promised by him, he managed the Visa excellent. He provided a very sympathic, good english speaking personal guide (Shuman) for my Langtang trecking. There I was deeply impressed by the beauty of the nature and the stroke of the earthquake, form which the people still are suffering. The following 12 Days Tibet-tour to Kailash and Guge via Kyerong was carried out through a Lhasa-Agent with a different group. The choice of the hotels on road could have been a bit more carefully. Subash provided good recommandations for my wish on a Ktm monastery stay and showed extraordinary engagement to find a spezial monastery, which I woudn't succed in without his help. Always listening and fullfiling to personal needs. The commercial handling was easy, trustful and professional. I didn't compare prices. He works together with Hotel Access Nepal in Thamel. All in all I was very satisfied and would organize a tour again with him. Ludger

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Exciting Nepal makes Nepal adventure dreams come true. Subash, the owner, was outstanding and responsive to every question. Their guide Basu is one of the best I've ever had and along with our porters Singman and Ngima we had a team that literally lifted our spirits and felt like a family - critical vibes for what is a physically and mentally taxing adventure near to the top of the world. If EBC is on your list (or really anywhere in Nepal is including ABC), Exciting Nepal needs to be who you book with and Basu needs to be your guide.
By Jon Ardrey on Nov 09, 2019