Helambu Heritage Circuit Lodge Trek, 10 Days
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Helambu Heritage Circuit Lodge Trek, 10 Days

Days: 10 / Difficulty: 3 of 5 (Moderate to strenuous)

Helambu Heritage Circuit Trek starts with your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, after which you drive to Sundarijal and start the trek. The trek takes you through Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, a flora and fauna paradise, to reach Chisapani village for a surreal view of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal ranges. The trail takes through rhododendron and pine forests, waterfalls, and farming lands. En route, you cross many streams and pass through the traditional villages of the Hyolmo people, including Kutumsang, Melamchi Gaon, Tarkeghyang, and Sermathang. There are many Buddhist monasteries on this route, including the centuries-old Gekye Gompa of Tarkeghyang, which provide you an insight of the Tibetan Buddhist culture practiced by the indigenous people. Moreover, you get to be a witness to the simple lifestyle and fascinating culture of the Hyolmo people. Throughout the trek, you can mingle with the local children and make new friends in the quaint villages of the Helambu valley.


Fact of the Trek

Trek Region
Langtang & Helambu Region
Type of Trek
Trekking
Duration
10 Days
Highest Elevation
3,770 m (12,368 ft)
Grade
Moderate to Strenuous
Meals
Full board during the trek
Accomodations
3* Hotel in Kathmandu & lodges during the trek
Best Season
Autumn (Sep-Oct-Nov) & Spring (March-April-May)
Transportation by
Private Vehicle

Itinerary
Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu 1338m

Arrival in Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and you will be met at the airport by our representative who will be waiting with a Swiss Family Treks sign outside the terminal and transfer to Hotel by private car. Welcome drink and after you settle into the hotel there will be a group briefing with your tour leader. He will discuss the trek details and co-ordinate any last minute arrangements. Overnight at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu. 

Day 2: Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal with a private vehicle 40 minutes and trek to Chisapani 2215m/4-5 hours 
Panoramic view of the Kathmandu valley and on mountains such as Jugal, Ganesh Himal & Langtang range and beautiful sub tropical forests as well as the Tamang settlements on the way. Overnight at a lodge in Chisapani.

Day 3: Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang 2470m/5-6 hours
Buddhist monuments like large Chortens, monasteries and maniwalls can be seen on the way as well as scattered Brahman and Chhetri villages in Gul Banjyang. The most beautiful time for the rhododendron forest is from march to april, blooming flowers in all kinds of colours! Overnight at a lodge in Kutumsang.

Day 4: Trek from Kutumsang to Mangengoth 3220m/5-6 hours
Follow the oak and rhododendron forest and chortens. Overnight at a lodge in Mangengoth.

Day 5: Trek from Mangengoth to Melamchi Gaun 2530m/4-5 hours
Finally we reach the Sherpa village. Then we visit the beautiful monastery in Melamchi Gaun. In this village the Sherpa people are different than in Solukhumbu, but the culture, religion and social value is the same because they follow all the tibetan Buddhism. Overnight at a lodge in Melamchi Gaun.

Day 6: Trek from Melamchi Gaun to Tarke Ghyang 2740m/3-4 hours
Climb down to the Melamchi river and climb up to Tarke Ghyang village. It is the largest and picturesque Sherpa village in this area and it is also known as Yolmo village. We have to visit the ancient monastery there because this is the biggest. Gompa in this area. Overnight at a lodge in Tarke Ghyang.

Day 7: Trek from Tarke Ghyang to Yangri Peak 3770m to Gangjawal 2770m/6-7 hours
Follow the way up till to Yangri peak or the white peak because this is a one of the nice and best view point for all Langtang range, Jugal Himal, Ganesh Himal, Manaslu, Dorje Lakpa, Gangchhembu and many more. Than continue till Gangjawal. Visit another ancient monastery there. Overnight at a lodge in Gangjawal.

Day 8: Trek from Gangjawal to Kakani 1996m/3-4 hours
This day we should visit two ancient monasteries in Sermanthang village and it is also beautiful Sherpa village. Mani wall and Chortens are on your trail. A very beautiful Statue of Guru Rinpoche you'll find on your left handside on the way down to Kakani. He 'sits' on a little hill and is sponsored by Khenpo Namdrol's Padmasambhava Global Project for World Peace. Overnight at a lodge in Kakani.

Day 9: Trek from Kakani to Melamchi Pul/ Bazar 870m/3-4h and drive to Kathmandu by private vehicle 4-5 hours
Today morning after breakfast, we walk downhill to Melamchi Pul which takes 3-4 hours, then we catch our private vehicle there and drive to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel. Overnight at 3 star hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 10: Final Departure from Kathmandu
Your trip will come to an end today after breakfast. Your leader will be on hand to advise and assist with your onward travel arrangements and transfer to Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport by our private van around 3 hours before your flight schedule and flight back to your home/other travel destination.

Pricing for Group Size Basis:
All inclusive Trek Price for single trekker; USD 1425
All inclusive Trek Price for 2 trekkers basis; USD 1055 per person

Join with Us on a Helambu Heritage Circuit Lodge Trek in 2021/2022/2023

Customize Your Trek: This is a general itinerary, which can always individually be “tailormade”. The trek package can be redesigned or redeveloped as per your taste, For more information please e-mail us at snftnepal@yahoo.de

Important: In case of emergency during the trip, Helicopter will be arranged by Swiss  Family Treks & Expedition GmbH. The charges must be paid by clients themselves.

Price Adult Status *
USD 1,055
EUR 994
SFr 1.058
Trip is available
* Dates can be flexible, please contact us for individual dates.

Our Trek Package Cost includes:
* Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & transfer by car / Van.
* 2 nights deluxe accommodation in twin bed sharing basis with breakfast at 3* Kathmandu Guest House or Hotel Marshyangdi in Kathmandu.
* Meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) with Tea & coffee and hot/cold filter water during the trek.
* All teahouse accommodation during the trek.
* 1 experienced, helpful and friendly guide, porters (1 porter between 2 people), their food, accommodation, salary, equipment and their insurance.
* Langtang National Park permit.
* Shivapuri National Park.
* Transportation by private vehicle.
* First Aid Medical Kit box.
* Government taxes.
* Office Service charge.



Our Trek Package Cost doesn't include:
* Any meals (Lunch and Dinner) in Kathmandu other than breakfast.
* Travel insurance.
* International air fare to and from Nepal.
* Nepal Tourist Visa fees.
* Items and expenses of personal nature.
* Any kind of alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, snacks, laundry, phone call, internet.
* Personal Trekking Equipment.
* Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter Rescue).
* Any costs which arise due to a change of the itinerary, because of landslides, domestic flight delays, political disturbance, and strikes etc.
* Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
* Horse renting and additional porters due to natural calamities during the trek.
* Tips for guide, porters, driver... 
                                                       Tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory.


Helambu Heritage Circuit Lodge Trek, 10 Days


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