This panoramic adventure with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions to Around Helambu trekking passes through a varied range of climate, vegetation, and cultures, walking from green vegetation of temperate forests to the terraced rice fields and to the alpine region offering an idle introduction of Nepal’s cultural and natural beauty.
Around Helambu trekking with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions starts from Sundarijal or Melamchi Pul, the area offers a range of cultures with the main two ethnic tribes living in are the Tamangs and Yolmus. The Yolmo people of the Helambu region are often referred to as “Sherpas”, they are thought to be more akin to Langtang Bhotias, and may also have originated from the Kyirong area of Tibet, just over the border.
Their religion and monasteries show their rich Buddhist culture. At lower elevations along the edges of the park, other mid hill tribes and castes reside including Bramins, Chhetries, Newars and some Gurung. This wonderful trekking leads to the charming villages of Helambu before ending the trip near Kathmandu.
A scenic drive leads to Kathmandu completing this remarkable journey of a lifetime with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions to Around Helambu.
Trip Highlights: “Diverse picturesque scenery, from paddy fields to the high alpine area, constant views of the world’s highest mountain range including Langtang, Ganesh Himal, Jugal Himal to Annapurna, Manaslu mountain range, lush forest of rhododendrons, friendly traditional villages and in the mid-hills of high Himalaya.”
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu.
Day 02: Drive to Sundarijal with 4 hrs walks to Chisopani at 2,200m.
Day 03: Trek to Gul Bhanjyang 2140m. 4 – 5 Hrs
Day 04: Trek to Kutumsang 2,470m. 5 hrs walk.
Day 05: Trek to Melamchigaon 2,530m. via Tharepati 3,505. 6 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Tarkeygang 2,560m. 2 – 3 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Sermathang 2,621m. 3 – 4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Melamchi Pul 830m. and 4 hrs drive to Kathmandu.
Day 09: Depart Kathmandu for International departure.