Saturday, February 13, 2016

Helambu Trek, Helambu Trek, Guide for Helambu Trek, Trekking in Helambu


Helambu Trek:   Duration: 7 Days
Max Altitude: 3,800m
Trek Grade: Moderate to Strenuous
Per Day Walking: 4 - 6 Hours
Accommodation: Teahouse
    Helambu trek about  72 kilometers northeast of Kathmandu, is noted for its scenic grandeur and  pleasant climate. The Helambu region, extending from north of Taramarang to the  tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake and lower slopes of Jugal Himal, has several  highland Tamang and Sherpa villages, scattered on both sides of the Malemchi  Khola.This trek is rated as an easier trek because the elevations are  lower, ranging between 800m. and 3600m., which indicates less climbing and  warmer temperatures. One advantage to this trek is there are fewer trekkers here  than on the Annapurna trek and some parts of the Everest treks, but there is  still a wide range of cultures and spectacular  scenery.
 General Itinerary:

(Please Note: If the Below schedule does not meet your need and interest, I can design individualized travel plans based on your preferences.)


Day 01:Kathmandu. to Chisopani(2150m)Bus ride will take one hour to reach Sundarijal. trail goes uphill through forest to reach to Mul Kharka village. From here enjoy an extraordinary panoramic views of Kathmandu. valley. The trail goes through fir tree forest and rhododendrons

Day 02: Chisopani to Gulbhanjang(2142m)Trail goes down hill till Pati Bhanjang . after here you have to ascends all the way to Chipling by crossing meadows and fields. There are good mountain views along this stretch of trail. Continuing along the forested ridge, the trail descends to a large Chorten over looking the Tamang village of Gul Bhanjang.

Day 03: Gul Bhanjang to Tharepati(3597m)The trail climbs the ridge from Gul Bhanjang to another pass at 2580m. it climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail, mostly through fir and rhododendron with out permanent settlement . the trail makes some ups and downs passing through forest, across flower-strewn meadows and crossing streams. It finally reaches to Tharepati.

Day 04: Tharepati to Melamchigaon(2560m)Walking down hill in a forest , vegetation changes to scrub bamboo as the route joins a rocky cattle trail towards to stream and traverse to a Chorten and a pasture, the first village since Tharepati. After crossing suspension bridge in Chhyadi Khola climb to reach the prosperous sherpa village of Melamchigaon. It is a large village with extensive fields of barley, corn and potatoes.

Day05: Melamchigaon to Tarkheghang(2560m)Trail drops down to cross Melamchi Khola . than climb all the way to opposite ridge of Tarkhegang which is exactly same altitude. This village is slightly larger and more commercial and its inhabitants are famous for selling Thangkas .

Day 06: Takheghang to Shermathang 2000m.Today, you will visit Shermathang village and descends the ridge with a view to Melamchi bazaar. The path continues from the Gangjwal and goes around the valley and small stream. When a large valley stretches ahead. Pass above the hamlet with a Gompa. The path becomes a gentle ascent and leads to the pass below the crematory painted Chorten trek until to reach Cautara at the end of ridge. You are in Kakani.

Day 07: Shermathang to Kathmandu.

With out climbing the hills, the trail goes through Dubhachaur and Kaphalgiri village ( crowded with thatched roof houses). Go through the pine forest path become like a steep ditch. Cross through the wooden bridge at Melamchi Khola you will reach to Melamchi bazaar. From Melamchi Bazar the bus ride will takes about 4hours to reach Kathmandu.

For more details ,contract: Tulasi Ram Paudel
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