Helambu Trekking


Helambu Trekking – 12 days                                                                                Trip cost: US$ 1100:00
                                                                                                                   Single supplementary: US$ 180.00
Trip Overview

This trekking route also offer us plenty of natural beauty. While we are in ‘Chisopani’ we can see beautiful view of Mt Gaurisankar, Sarswati, Dorje Lakpa and many other mountains. Again, when we are in ‘Kutumsang’, ‘Thadepati’ and certain places of this route, we can see Mt Dorje Lakpa, Ganjala and other mountains. Similarly, we see beautiful places, landscapes, rivers, rivulets, forests, birds, animals, gorges, hidden valleys, Buddhist culture, monastery, religion, living standard, lifestyle and many more other things on this route. In the same way, we can experience for some extent hilly people culture, religion, life style and living standard in the beginning and ending parts of this route.

Trip facts


1. Trip code: LTEOK 2. Country: Nepal 3. Activities: 8 days trekking and 4 nights in Kathmandu with one day full sightseeing 4. Start/End: Kathmandu 5. Destination: Melanchighyang and Tarkeghyang 6. Single supplementary: US$ 180 ( Compulsory if no one share room with and apply for those who wish to have 4 nights single room in Kathmandu 7. Trip duration: 12 days 8. Maximum altitude: 3690 meters 9. Group size: Minimum one pax 10. Best season: February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November and December 11. Trip grade: Walking 12. Daily walking hour: Approximately 5-9 hour 13. Trip style: Hotel to hotel trekking 14. Highlights: Sightseeing in Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath(The monkey temple), Pashupatinath(A major Hindu shrine) and the giant Buddhist Stupa at Bouddhanath -Sun rising view at Chisopani -Sun setting view from Kutumsang -Experience hilly people living standard

Itinerary

Day 01. Arrive at Kathmandu airport(1345 meters). Pick up you and transfer to the hotel by car/jeep/hiace etc. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02. Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel. ,
Day 03. Kathmandu – Chisapani(2165 meters) 5 hours. Around 1 hour by using vehicle and then 4 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04. Chisapani – Kutumsang(2470 meters) 8/9 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05. Kutumsang – Thadepati(3690 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06. Thadepati – Melanchi(2530 meters) 3/4 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07. Melanchi – Tarkeghyang(2600 meters) 5/6 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08. Tarkeghyang - Sermathang(2590 meters) 5/6 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09. Sermathang – Melanchi Bazzar(870 meters) 6/7 hours trekking. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10.Melanchi Bazzar – Kathmandu. 5/6 hours driving by any vehicles. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11.Rest Day. Overnight at hotel.
Day 12.Your hotel – International airport for your final departure by car/jeep/micro.

Cost includes:

1. International airport pick up and drop off service by any car/van/jeep/land cruiser/micro bus etc.
2. Accommodation in 3 or 5 star category hotel(3 nights in Kathmandu on deluxe twin sharing bed room with breakfast)
3. Shivapuri wildlife conservation area and Langtang national park entry permit and TIMS card.
4. Three times meal daily(lunch, dinner and breakfast) on trekking.
5. Accommodation on trekking.
6. First aid kid box(for normal treatment only)
7. Drive to Sundarijal and from Melanchi bazzar by any car/van/jeep/land cruiser/micro bus etc.
8. 0ne English speaking license holdered experienced guide.
9. One porter between 2 person basis, maximum weight 30 KGS for per porter in whole trek.
10. All expenses, insurance and equipments of guide and porter.
11. All activities according to choosing trekking plan.

Cost excludes:

1.International airfare to and from your country.
2.Nepal entry visa(US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for 30 days with 3 passport size photos per person, 2 for Nepal entry visa and one for TIMS card)
3.Meals in Kathmandu.
4.Soft and hard table drinks(coke, fanta, beer, whisky, brandy, tea, coffee, boiled water, miniral water etc.
5.Telephone call service, wi-fi, battery charge, laun dry, confectionery, snacks, toilet paper etc.
6.Travel insurance is highly advised that incase unfortunately may sick on the trekking way which should cover helicopter service per hour US$ 2000 only in emergency condition.
7.Unforeseen cost such as sick on trek, helicopter rescue, cost due to bad weather etc.
8.Tips for trekking staffs.
9. Any other cost of things which is not mentioned in cost includes as above.
One important thing, I can design your trekking plan according to your time, budget and interest the above mentioned in all trekking routes and regions. I could help you as volunteer, too if you have social development programmes in remote, rural and city areas of Nepal that I have knowledge of social science and research programmes. I speak English language well. For further more detail, contact me, please. I am ready for your service all the time.

To get a more enjoy, we need a good parner everywhere all over the world. We don't do hesitate to pay for every good thing that is giving us different satisfy. We hired Guide Ratna Lama in Helambu trekking route to guiding us. He is really
skiillful and experienced trek guide. He gave us essential information everyday of trekking plan. We became so happy in our entire trekking period. We also found him he is really good guide as mention about him by others. Even we are recommending him for foreign trekkers who are making their trip in the mountains of Nepal in future. Nobody feels unhappy with Guide Ratna Lama.

Karina, Tom Moessle, Akim Hefner and Arik  2010

Individual trekking guide
Ratna Bahadur Lama
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