Helambu Circuit Trek

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Helambu Circuit Trek - Days

Trip Route

Chisopani - Tharepati - Melamchi Gaon - Ama Yangri Peak - Melamchi Bazar - Kathmandu

Trip Facts

Group Size
1+ PAX
Trip Grade
Easy to Moderate
Max. Elevation
3,768 M/12,360 FT
Full Boards Meal On The Trek
Bus/Jeep/Private Vehicle
Best Season

Helambu Circuit Trek Highlights

  • Trekking throughout diverse nature landscapes from tropical to temperate climate zone
  • Ascend to Aama Yangri Peak for the best view of Mountains including Langtang Himal,Ganesh Himal, Dorje Lhakpa, Jugal Himal and Shishapangma
  • Experience charming culture of mountain tribe Sherpa, Tamang, and Hyolmo
  • Encounter verities of flora and fauna in dense rhododendron forest

Helambu trek also known as Helambu Circuit trek is very famous for trekker's who are looking for a short trek with beautiful scenery, amazing lifestyle of the Tamang and Hyolmo people which is quite similar to Tibetan culture. Helambu lying in the northeast of Kathmandu on the foot of Jugal Himal in Langtang national park. This trek offers spectacular mountain views of Annapurna range, Langtang range and Everest range on the far eastern. This trek is comparatively easier than any other popular trek. This trek leads on the lower elevation between 800 m to 3600 m, offering fewer tourists and less noise compared to Annapurna and Everest region. Climate is beautiful - cool and not too hot. This is a lifetime experience walk on a rugged rocky path through dense forest and walking through a grassy meadow, crossing the slow stream which is melted from the snow peaks, across a wooden and bamboo bridge. On the way, we visit an old Buddhist monastery and Mille Rapa cave. We then get a view of the spectacular white snow peak towing entire valley. If you wish you can extend this trek to Langtang valley –"the valley of glaciers" via Gosainkund Lake. From Tarkeyghyang side trek to Aama Yangri Peak, you will see more than 12 mountains

Daily itinerary

Upon your arrival at International our official representative will receiving you from international airport then transfer hotel. After long flight you deserve a rest.

We have a an hour drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijaal. Our trek start from Sundarijaal, the trail goes gradual up on stone stair passing a stunning water fall and enter in the Shivapuri-Nagarjun national park and we come cross the water reserve. Then the trail goes steep up throughout the tamang villages with finest view of Kathmandu valley. Now we are walking in the forest spot the wild boar. The trail continue up to the ridge. Then, we descend to Chisopani.

We have amazing sunrise view of Annapurna range, Langtang range, Ganesh himal and Everest range. Then descend through the village and cultivated landscape to Partibhanjyang a tiny village of different ethnic groups. Now we trek steep up through the dotted village on the hill and terrace of farming to ridge with over-view of valley. Once we arrive at the ridge, the ridge offers great view of valley and Himalayas.

We follow path passing a typical tamang villages and climbing up to Kutumsang. From here we see the spectacular view of the valley and Gaurishanker and then continue climbing through the dense forest to Gagnigoth.

In the morning, we climb up to the view point to see the sun rise over the majestic Himalaya's then retrace to guesthouse. we continue our trek walking through dense pine and rhododendron forest to Tharepati meet a trail come from Lauribinayak Pass. now we descend on rugged path in the rhododendron forest to Melamchigaun. We walk around the village and Monastery.

We continue our trek passing the village then crossing the stream which is came from mount Dorje lakpa and other peaks, climbing up thru scenic landscape, shrub and jungle then arrive at Tarke Gyang- largest Sherpa village in Helambu region. The house are very close to each other with narrow allies separating them.

Ama Yangri Peak is the highlight of Helambu region which set-up right above Tarke Ghyang village en route of Helambu trek route. It is considered to be one of the best viewpoints in Helambu circuit trek also offers a breathtaking view of Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishanker, Numbur peak plus several other peaks. The local believed Ama yangri peak is the goddess who protects from the natural disaster and other causes. Ama yangri route is stable uphill from Tarkeghyang, it goes into the dwarf and tall mixed vegetation and the summit is decorated with colorful Tibetan flags.

We have a easy walk through the forest then descend with wide view of valley and spectacular mountain, passing through the beautiful Sherpa village with apple orchid.

The path onward to Melamchi Bazar with passing old Nepalese villages where can do a cultural excursion. Also walking into the different vegetation forest and rice terrace to Melamchi Pul via Sermathang and Kakani village. From Melamchipul drive begins and then 3/4 drive drop to Kathmandu.

Your Himalayan journey ends up with us by today and hopes you had enjoyed an able Himalayan holiday with us and get back home with lifetime trekking memories. We, Musical adventure trekking Pvt. Ltd airport representative transfers you, airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight.

What's included?

  • International airport services [Airport/hotel/airport]
  • Helambu trekking permit (Langtang National Park Fees, Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park fee and Trekkers' Information Management Systems)
  • English speaking licensed guide with salary, accommodation, food & Insurance
  • Three meals a day during the trek in the mountains (Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner with hot drinks)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits where available
  • Musical Adventure Trekking complimentary trekking equipment's like four seasonal sleeping bag, dawn Jacket and duffle bag (should be returned upon completing the trek)
  • Kathmandu – Sundarijaal and Melamchi Bazar – Kathmandu by shared jeep or public bus
  • First aid medical kit, oximeter to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Normal lodge/guesthouse base accommodation during trek in the mountain
  • Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at typical Nepalese restaurant with live cultural dance

Add On:

  • Kathmandu accommodation U$D40 per night
  • To and fro Kathmandu by private transport U$D150
  • Porter to carry your bag pack U$D150

What's not included?

  • Travel and medical insurance which should cover emergency evacuation
  • Kathmandu meals and accommodation
  • Personal expense hot shower, laundry, internet, battery charge etc
  • Porter to carry your bag pack
  • Gratitude to your guide and porter

Fixed Departures

Sorry, No fixed departure dates availabe, Please request for Private Trip