Helambu Valley Trek

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  • Helambu Valley Trek
  • Highlights
  • Helambu Valley Itinerary
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Helambu valley Trek is beautiful Mountains ,lovely Nature and more enjoyable trip for all the travelers around the world because of warm hospitality of Helambu's peoples. This trek starts off in lush tropical forest taking you through pristine rhododendron forests to the high views, from where you prefer either return from the same route or over the Gosaikunda-La Pass 4,840m that is taken as one of the most Popular massif of Langtang and Helambu valleys.

The Helambu valley Trek falls on classic Helambu region also an amazing landscape, dramatic views of remarkable mountain during the trek however this trekking trail is considered as on of the rarely crowded trekking trial of Langtang region .This  trek starts off in lush tropical forest, taking you through pristine rhododendron forests to the high views, from where you can either return by the same route or  heads over the most challenging Gosaikunda pass. You can then add on the diversion up through more forests to the famous Gosainkunda Lake, set among in high grey rocks, either returning by the same route or going over the Lauribina pass and down through Helambu. Helambu is very famous hill trek which has very most beautiful Himalayan range such a  Dorjee lakpa, Langtang, Gaurishankar, Shisapangma, Khangchhumu and Range of Everest very far away. This trek is preferred by those travelers armature who is seeking to experience high altitude views.

Trip info:

  • Accommodations:

We give our first priority to our guest to serve them at superior level that is what making us today Himalayan Magic Treks. For the accommodation we have been providing star hotels in Katmandu and even normal guest house according to the guest demands and need. During the trek we provide standard Guest House with sound environment and hygienic food for the guest to make their trip happening and healthy. Being one of the paramount destination in the world Langtang region collects lots of tourist. so, there will always be better Lodge and facilities in Helambu Valley Trek.

  • Meals:

We get paradise of food especially in the cities areas especially in Katmandu valley. We have a lot of restaurants with different cuisine in city but during the trek we get to eat from Continental and Nepali menu especially choices like Pasta, Pizza, Mo. Mo, soup items, Potatoes items, Dal Bhat, Hot drinks Tea & Coffee etc.

  • Our Team:

Being homeland of Himalayas, it’s obvious to have challenging routes, High altitude problems, Weather and other conditions; any of those situations is big enough to ruin your trip. Leading around the steeply hills and rocky routes is not a job of common climbers and trekkers. Himalayan Magic Treks have been providing native leaders and staffs working in this field perfectly since long years to overcome tough challenges and make your trip a golden memory. They are trained and well certified by the Government of Nepal. All of our staffs have received emergency guidance in Himalaya’s and have knowledge of first Aid for our guest. We never compromise giving safety to our staffs, therefore we provide insurance and medical services during the trek and compensation when they need especially to Porters, Kitchen member and other.

  • Field Staffs:

we are  very much concern about the comfort of our guest and whenever it is about the staffs in the field. When we are on trek trekking through challenging route we need proper number of workers like Guide, Porter, Assistance guide, Camping members and other staffs. We provide 1 assistance guide with every 4 - 9 guests and 2 assistance guide with 10 guests. We do need strong and portable Porters to carry our weights, We provide 1 porters for 2 guest depending on guest stuffs and we allow only 25 kg for porters. We have professional and expert Guide, Leader and City guide in the field and can speak proper English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other required. We can also manage any other staffs as per your demand.       

  • Equipment’s:

We believe equipments does matter to make your trip easy and comfortable. Caring excessive quantity of equipment doesn’t make your adventure more interesting but the drawback. So, we request you to carry only selected and needed one and save your extra expenses for other need in trek though we have our potential porters. Warm Clothes, Down Jacket, Trouser, T-shirt, Hiking Boot, Sunglass, Sun cream, Knife, Walking Steak, day back pack, Head Light, Sleeping Bag etc. These are the equipments which you most carry during the trek.

  • Clothing

Liner socks, Trekking shirts short sleeve, Thermal underwear, fleece sweaters lightweight, one heavier Easy drying long sleeved base layer shirts, woolen blends trekking socks, pair trekking pants with zip off bottoms

  • Outer layers

down vest, wind/rain proof over layer - jacket and pants, peak hat, headband, Warm winter hat, lightweight thermal layer hat, pair gloves, down jacket, Pair trekking boots, pair down booties Great for keeping feet warm in room and while sleeping and for in the lodge.

Pair flip flops (for late night bathroom runs)

  • Safety & Security:

Security is our primary concern! From your beginning day (we will be there to pick you up with our staffs and identity) to departure date (airport drop services) we are always there to help you. We have proper remedial services during the trek with professional staffs; first aid kit, oxygen bag and Helicopter service for emergency rescue whenever trekkers get physical Loss or altitude sickness. We have focused more on acclimatization days to get rid of altitude sickness too.

  • Best Season to Trek in Nepal:

  • Autumn (September - November) and Spring (March - May) is the best trekking season for the trekking and mountaineering in Nepal.  Weather is mostly clear and temperature is moderate which offers beautiful views without any obstruction. Spring collects beautiful flowers, plants and rare animals Walking is also very much suitable during this season. 
  • Summer (June - August) and Winter (December - February). Though Summer collects heavy monsoon rainfall it is very much clear to trek around Mustang, Dolpo and Nar- Phu valley since they are rain shadow areas.  Tibet is much more favorable for Tibet trek. Everest,  Langtang and Annapurna are always comfortable to trek even in winter season.
  • Experience & Fitness:

Trekking in Nepal for Helambu Valley Trek does not require past experience, though we have challenging route in Everest compared to Annapurna our itinerary suggests to walk comfortable distances. Trekking in Himalayas always takes us to challenging altitudes and rocky routes, demands proper rest time and acclimatization to sustain their strength. We always have both listed properly in our itinerary. However certain training like Running, Skipping and other workout will definitely help you in roots.  

  • Acclimatization:

Altitude sickness is a significant risk when trekking on any trails above about 2,500m. However good health, proper care and drinking plenty of water will definitely help you to prevent from altitude sickness. Every trekkers needs to be familiar with the heights so, for this we have life saving acclimatization days during the trek, peak climbing and expedition. We also provide certain medical support for your relief and emergency rescue through helicopter whenever guest require.

  • Eco Friendly: 

We only leave foot prints! Himalayan Magic Treks is very much concern agency on environment pollution and Global Warming. We are always serious and genuine towards our garbage during the trek especially in Camping type. We collect all the rubbish and deposit it to proper place to protect our environment. We also partake in every program conducted in KEEP Kathmandu Environmental Education Project. We also suggest all travelers to protect our environment and Stop Global Warming.  

  • Helping Hand:

Profit oriented is not only our priority! we have been helping some of ours very villagers from different corners of Nepal to sustain their social life and help them with education and required materials. We are always looking forward for interested candidates in this field to give helping hand to support and inspire them for their better beginning and good future. If you are interested please contact us: Info@himalayanmagic treks.com They really need us, Support us to be their Helping Hand.

  • Note:

We have tailor-made program for Helambu Valley Trek. Days in the itinerary are always flexible, can be increased & decreased depending on your holiday and time schedule. Trekking in Everest around the Himalayan region goes through unexpected complication like natural and health challenges resulting chances in the itinerary for your security during the trek by our professional guides and leader to take you to final point safe and sound so, please cooperate with your guide for you protection.

Trip Name:Helambu Valley Trek
Organizer:Himalayan Magic Treks
Responsibilities:Responsible Guide of Himalayan Magic Treks
Grade:Classic/easy
Attraction:you will have great Himalayan view of Mt. Ganesh Himal, Everest Himalayan range, Numbur Himal & Dorjelakpa  as well as many other mountain ,also sub tropical forest including lot’s of vegetation in between both valley.
Best Season:Feb, March, April, May and Sept, Oct, Nov & Dec
Group size:2 to 14 members or (we can organize solo travelers private group & Family group as well)
Duration:11 Days
Day 01
Arrival at Kathmandu 1,310m welcome program by Himalayan Magic Treks Member and transfer to hotel in Kathmandu on (Bed & Breakfast)
Day 02Departure Kathmandu to Sudarijal 1 hour by local bus and trek to Chisapani 2,165m, 5 hours trek  overnight at Lodge
Day 03
Chisapani to Golphu Bhanjyang 2,130m, Kutumsang 2,470m, 6/ 7 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 04
Kutumsang to Mangenkot 3,420m4/ 5 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 05
Mangenkot to Thadepati 3,690m 4 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 06
Thadepati to Melamchi Gaun 2,520m 4 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 07
Melamchi village to Tarkegaying 2,600m 5 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 08
Tarkeghyang to Sermathang 2,590m 4 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 09
Sermathang to Kakani 1,998m, 4/ 5 hours trek overnight at Lodge
Day 10Kakani to Kathmandu 3 hours trek and 5 hours by local bus to Kathmandu pickup and transfer to hotel bed and Breakfast plan.
Day 11
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will be vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required, please contact us via our email info@himalayanmagictreks.com with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Cost includes:

  • Airport picks & drops by private transport
  • All Ground Transportation
  • 3 meals per day during the trek (Breakfast Lunch Dinner) including Tea or coffee
  • Accommodation on Tea House ( Lodge ) or provided Tents during the trek as mentioned in the trek type.
  • Accommodation in star Hotel in Kathmandu
  • An Experienced Government Licensed Guide
  •  One porter for peoples to carry your belongings during the trek.
  • All Government local Taxes
  • National park Fees
  • (TIMS)Trekkers  Information Management System
  • First Aid kit and general equipment for Porter.
  • Guide and porter salary
  • Duffle Bags refundable to protect your Luggage
  • Tour Certificate
  • Company T-shirt as gift
  • Guide Porter insurance during the trekking and extra services according to the guest per Demand.

Cost excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Trekking equipment any type of personal expenses such as Alcoholic Beverage drinks,phone and Laundry.
  • Emergency Rescue and Travel Insurance.Trip Cancellation cost accident or Health, Loss Theft or Damage and personal effects. we Advice you to take out personal Travel Insurance.
  • Entrance fees into any type of Temples and monastery
  • Tips