The Helambu Trek is one of the best trekking to highland villages of Langtang valley of Nepal which is 71 km away in northeast region from Kathmandu city. Passing through thick mountain forests with great Himalayan views and toward the end of the trip, the hyolmo culture of high mountain people, the amalgamation of green rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, and the snow-capped Himalayas make the trek one of most diverse treks near Kathmandu. You will also trek through some beautiful rice terraces and a number of splendid Buddhist monasteries which are preserved by locals to keep their tradition alive.

The Helambu Trek begins from Sundarijal, an hour’s drive from Kathmandu. After about an hour’s walk, we enter Shivapuri National Park. Continuing along the Chisopani, Kutumsang, Thadepati, and Sermathang, the trek ends at the Melamchi Pul Bazar in the Helambu region. Some of the best viewpoints of the entire trail offer you wonderful backdrop of Himalayan panorama. The Helambu region starts from the Laurebina La Pass and ends at Melamchi Valley. The Helambu village is known as “Tarke Ghyang” and Sherpa living here are descendants of Hyolmo civilization. The highlighted feature of Helambu region is the sweet apples grown in this region, antique Buddhist monasteries, Buddhist pilgrimage site etc. Helambu Trek trail feature is also smooth and suitable for every level of adventure seeker. Trekkers with the limited time and still wanting for real Himalayan experience in lifetime can have this trek as the finest choice.