Welcome to Gurla Mandata
Helambu Trekking duration: 10 days
Starting from: Sundarijal (Drive from Kathmandu 6 hour)
Ending at: MelamchiPul (Drive to Kathmandu)
Highest access of the trek: 2,500m.
Culture: Different Community with majority of Tamang, Chhetri, Brahamin & Tibetan.
Mode of trekking tour: Lodge Trek
Himalayan Sights: LangtangHimal 6581m, LangtangRi 7246m, Kimsung 6745m, Ganesh Himal 1 -7406m, Ganesh II 7150m, Ganesh III – 7130, Yala Peak 5560m, Langshisa – Ri 6310m., Morimoto peak 6750m, 6979m, LangtangRi 7205m, Manaslu 8163m, snow capped peaks. Most Attraction of the trek: Different Community with majority of Tamang, Chhetri, Brahamn, Tibetan and Great Himalayan Landscape etc.
Attraction of this trekking:
This Helambu village situated at 2,500m high calling potato and also radish in local term is mainly inhabited by Sherpas and Tamang people. This place also has tempting scenes and pleasant climate. And also a long history of Buddhist culture and ancient tradition are found here like the other parts of the Sherps people. The eye attracting view of Mt. Langtang, Mt. Shisapanma, Mt. Gaurishankar, and PanchPokhari can also be seen along with enchanting flora and fauna on the way. You’ll be greeted by ever smiling Sherpa belles. This ideal place is for a short trek known as Trekker’s Utopia.
The Sherpa villages of Helambu, situated due north of Kathmandu valley presents an easy getaway to round Gosaikunda and Langtang trek. Also the trekkers can start this trek from Trisuli bazaar north of Kathmandu traveling by bus. But now a days there is also direct bus to Dhunche far beyond to Trishuli. For a short cut we can make this trip in 6-7 days as well. Starting with a short drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal the trail to Helambu climbs on to the Shivapuri ridge. From where there are sweeping views of the central Himalayas. Following a ridge-line heads to north for TharePati and before turning east to Melemchi village and TarkeGyang are the main villages of this area. From here we visit Shermathang before descending to the Melamchi River to end our trek, then with a drive from Melamchi Bazaar back to Kathmandu.
Moderate trek through the Helambu villages is between the altitudes of 1,370m/4,500ft to 3,490m/11,500ft. Accommodations in comfortable lodges run by local families are also available here. The trek starts with a drive from Kathmandu and includes all meals, services with expert trekking guide and also porters to carry luggage are arranged. Also Clients should carry a light day-pack only and can walk at their own relax.