The trek is easy and provides the spectacular views of the Langtang (7245 m), Ganesh Himal (7405 m), Dorje Lhakpa (6990 m) and other smaller mountains of Langtang Himalayan range. The warm and friendly people of helambu are mostly Buddhist (Sherpa and Tamang). It is an ideal trip for those who have a short time and like to combine both cultural scenes. You will enjoy visiting the rich culturally Sherpa and Tamang villages like Tarkegyang, Sermathang, Buddhist Gompas and some fantastic landscapes with rice fields.
>SEASON : all year
>GRADE : Easy (grade explanation)
>MODE OF TREK : tea house.
>MAX.ELEVATION : 3500m (Tharepati)
-Kathmandu city tour.
--Explore Helambu Valley.
--superb villages and amazing views of the langtang, Ganesh and Dorjee Lhakpa.
D-1: arrival in Kathmandu and transfert to hotel.
D-2: visit of Kathmandu: Durbar Square and its bazar, temples, Royal Palace, the goddess Kumari’s home.
Afternoon: visit of the Buddhist Stupa of Swayambunath, one of the oldest religious sites of Nepal, worshipped by both Buddhists and Hindus.
Visit of Pashupatinath, the “Benares of Nepal”, dedicated to the God Shiva on the Bagmati River and visit of Bouddhanath and its famous Stupa, one of the biggest in southern Asia.
D-3: KTM-Sundarijal by bus (30-40 min), walk to Patibhanjyang (1770 m): 4h
After Sundarijal we climb through terrace fields, we pass many villages, we reach a ridge we follow until Patibhanjyang.
D-4: Patibhanjyang-Kutumsang (2470 m): 5h
The route leads us to a first pass (2400 m) then the route follows a forested area on a ridge until another pass (2600m). After this pass we descend gently to Kutumsang.
D-5: Kutumsang-Tharepati (3500 m): 5h
The ascent is gradual through pines and rhododendron forests, we follow some ridges which allow nice views of the Langtang and Ganesh Himal.
D-6: Tharepati-Tarkegyang (2590 m): 6h
We descend to the river bed of the Malemchi khola (1900 m) then ascent to the Sherpa village of Tarkegyang. We are now in the Helambu region inhabited by Sherpa people.
D-7: Tarkegyang-Sermathang (2610 m): 3h
Tranquil day, many villages and lifestyle scenery.
D-8: Sermathang-Malemchi (830 m): 6h
Now we descend through forests, terrace fields, we pass many villages.
D-9: drive back to KTM (2h)
D-10: rest day in KTM
D-11: Transfert to airport and return.
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