On arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport Terminal in Kathmandu, Nepal Adventure Team's representative receive you with a warm welcome and transfer to respective hotels in the tourist hub of Kathmandu, Thamel. After refreshment our guide / leader brief information regarding Helambu trekking, environment, culture, food and accommodation. Welcome dinner in a typical Nepalese restaurant with folk cultural program is organized by Nepal Adventure team.
Day 1 Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines
Day 2 Trek preparation and free time
We separate this day for the preparation of the entire journey. Our guide / leader brief you about Helambu Trekking and regarding hotels, Nepali cultures, tours, transportation and revise the check list necessary for the comfortable accomplishment of Helambu Trekking. Also about the things what you can expect and how it can be more interesting. This day can be important to most of the people before beginning the journey. Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu is optional when if intended, you can visit a number of World Heritage Sites.
Day 3 Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2300 m) - 04 hours.
Having a short drive to Sundarijal, our uphill climb begins through woods, farm villages, and cascade of waterfalls. We enter the Shivapuri National Park and keep climbing the hills through the farm villages. While walking, a look back gives view of Kathmandu city and gradually, the view of Kathmandu disappear and the peaceful greeneries begins. At certain point you see the Nuwakot and Nagarkot hill station. Chisapani is located on a ridge north of Kathmandu valley, where air is cooler at height of 2,300 meters with grand views of snow capped peak ranges and wonderful spot for sunrise and sunset.
Day 4 Trek to Kutumsang (2446 m) - 6 / 7 hours.
After the view of sunrise over mountains, walk starts with descend to a nice village, Pati Bhanjyang of locals as Brahman and Chettris. With a climb for an hour and gradual winding path by cool forest and villages we reach at Gulbhanjyang. Similarly, the views of landscapes and rolling green hills continues until we stop at Kutumsang. Kutumsang is the beautiful blend of Sherpa-Hyolmo and Tamang ethnic tribes of people. You have enough time to explore the scene, village and local lifestyle and culture.
Day 5 Trek to Thadepati (3597 m) - 05 hours.
From Kutumsang, morning climb towards north takes to Yurin Danda ridge with lovely pristine forests of rhododendron, pines and oak trees. We head to a small pass at 3,510 meter. After few hours of good walk through forest area, we arrive at Thadepati for lunch and overnight stop. Thadepati is the highest point of this trip offering grand panoramic views of rolling hills and high snow peaks of Langtang and Jugal mountain range
Day 6 Trek to Tarke Gyang (2590 m) - 04 hours.
Trek continues with descend into dense forests of rhododendron, hemlocks, firs and pines trees passing several cow herders and Sheppard’s huts to reach at Melamchi gyang. Further, we reach typical mountain village of Buddhist culture having Hyalmo settlements(near to extinct tribe). Crossing the Melamchi river by a suspension bridge and climbing for hours land us to Tarkegyang village via Nakote village. Tarkegyang is famous for delicious green apples and intricate wood carving furniture of Tibetan design. Explore around in the afternoon.
Day 7 Trek to Sermathang (2610 m) - 04 hours.
Leaving Tarkegyang village and walking downhill through beautiful forest, chortens (Buddhist prayer monuments) and meadows we reach Gangyul, a small village. Following the path with wonderful views of rolling hills we reach at Shermathang for overnight stop.
Day 8 Trek to Malemchipul Bazaar, drive to Kathmandu - 05 hours drive
After a wonderful time in the high hills, walk continues for few hours towards Melamchi bazaar. From Malemchi Bazaar, we drive back to Kathmandu. Few hours of good overland drive takes you to Kathmandu.
Day 9 International departure for homeward bound
As per international flight time, Nepal Adventure team’s staff will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport for your flight back home or to next port of call. Nepal adventure Team bids you good bye with the hope to meet you in next trip in Nepal or nearby Nepal.