Adventure Mila Travels presents a fabulous short and moderate country walk Around Helambu area Trekking, leads you to pleasant and pristine area where seldom ventured by other trekkers around beautiful villages of Helambu.
Around Helambu area trekking, a pleasant and fascinating areas on the forgotten villages of last near extinct Hyalmo tribe of people kin to Sherpa and Tamang with similar culture interwoven of Buddhist religion and custom.
Starting this remarkable trip taking a short drive from Kathmandu, to begin the walk uphill towards high ridges and hills that surrounds Kathmandu valley with lovely forested areas of tall pines-firs-oaks with magnolia and rhododendron trees, heading higher up on the least trekked route by other travelers to enter the country of Hyalmo people at Helambu.
At Tarke Gyang with an altitude of 2,590 m high, the main village of Helambu exploring the neat villages and its interesting monastery then heading back with amazing views of Langtang Himal-Dorji Lakpa-Gaurishanker and Melungtse peaks along the walk to Melamche bazaar with interesting scenic drive back to Kathmandu, after a memorable and wonderful times around Helambu trekking.
|Trip Code: AMT-137||Total Duration: 11 days|
|Destination: Nepal||Best Time: All year round except July / August. March to May and October to December 1st week best time with wild flowers in full bloom.|
|Trip Grade: moderate with up and downhills||Group Size: 1-2pax|
|Max Elevation: 2160m|
On arrival via respective airlines in Kathmandu international airport our Adventure Mila Travel staff will receive with a transfer to hotel around Thamel area in the hub of Kathmandu, Thamel an interesting place with shops, stores, international standard restaurants including trekking gear stores. Mila Travel guide will meet and inform you with details of the hotels including Around Helambu area trekking and more.
Morning Adventure Mila Travel city guide will meet and take you on sightseeing tour at places of interest. Kathmandu city and the surrounding valley steeped with history, culture. Kathmandu is full of World Heritage Sites with old Temples, Monasteries, Stupas, Royal Courtyard and Palaces, afternoon free at leisure preparation for the trip Around Helambu area trekking.
Starting around Helambu trek taking a short drive from Kathmandu to reach at Sundarijal situated 15 k.m distance, from Sundarijal beginning our walk with a climb into farm villages, and then reaching at Shivapuri National Park, from here into forest and farm villages to reach at Chisapani, located on a ridge above Kathmandu valley rim, here within cool and fresh air at 2,300 m high offering super views of Annapurna-Manaslu-Ganesh Himal, Lang tang Himal extending towards Jugal Himal including Kathmandu valley with stunning sunrise and sunset views as well.
After pleasant morning catching sunrise and views of mountains, starting with downhill walk to Hindu village at Pati Bhanjyang inhabited mostly of Hindu Brahman and Chettries, from here continue with a climb for an hour and then on nice winding path into forest and villages to reach at Thotung Danda hill for overnight stop with excellent views of surrounding landscapes and snow capped peaks.
Morning starts with a downhill to Gulphu Bhajyang through farm villages with views of rolling green hills and snowcapped peaks till Kutumsang, a mix farm village of Sherpa-Hylamo and Tamang ethnic tribes of people offering super views of snowcapped mountains, afternoon free at leisure to explore this small lovely village and its scenic surrounding.
From Kutumsang, morning leads to a climb to cross over Yurin Danda ridge through lovely forest of rhododendron, pines and oak trees as the walk reach to a small pass at 3,510 meter and then with short descent into cool forest area, reaching an open wide area.
After some rest a short climb as our route diverts from the main trail joining Langtang and Gosainkund area with Helambu.
Morning walk ends at Thadepati for the day with lunch and overnight stop.
Thadepati with few fine lodges on this highest point offering grand scenery of rolling hills and high snow peaks of Langtang and Jugal mountain range.
After a nice morning with super views continue walk, start with a descend into dense rhododendron, hemlocks, firs and pines tree lines forest for few hours, as the walk continues further passing several Sheppard’s huts and temporary settlements to reach Melamchi Khola (stream) crossing over leading to a climb at Malemchigaon for overnight stop.
A typical mountain village of Buddhist culture where Hyalmo people villages starts, houses windows, doors and furniture decorated with beautiful carvings, after getting organize in the lodge, explore this nice village of Hyalmo people similar to Sherpa and Tamang religion and culture, this tribe is near extinct only few thousand exists in Nepal, India-Darjeeling and Sikkim.
Today, a short day walk to major village of Helambu at Tarke Gyang, morning walk on downhill to Melamchi River and at small farm village, crossing the river on suspension bridge, then climb above the river for an hour reaching at Tarkeghyang village via Nakote village for lunch and overnight stop. Tarkegyang, famous for Buddhist culture, wood carving and delicious green apples also.
Afternoon free to explore this lovely village and the old monastery of Ama Yangri situated on top of the village.
Morning after leaving this nice village walk downhill through cool forested path passing many chortens (Buddhist prayer monuments), summer meadows to reach Gangyul a small village, then following the path with wonderful views of rolling hills to reach at Shermathang for overnight stop, another cute and lovely Hyalmo village here with time to visit another old interesting monastery.
Completing this fabulous journey around Helambu trekking, morning walk leads to beautiful country with an impressive views on downhill journey following through many nice villages, on reaching Malemche Bazaar an exciting drive to Kathmandu and back to your hotels, afternoon free for individual activities and shopping.
Last day in amazing Nepal after a memorable adventure around Helambu Trekking with Adventure Mila Travels, and as per your international flight time, AG staff transfers you to airport for the flight back home or to respective countries.