Helambu is the nearest trekking destination from Kathmandu valley. It lies within the Langtang National Park. The cool breeze amidst the lush green forests is the highlights of the Helambu. Moreover, among origin people mostly live in this area giving you an opportunity to experience the authentic Mongolian locals of the region. The Melamchighyang and Tarkeghyang take you to another level while trekking. The monasteries and gumbas on the way make you spiritual as ever. The local water mills, chirping birds, hustling and bustling rivers and peace of Himalayan terrain, lakes,waterfall, ice basin, culture, people, flora, fauna, and rivers. We assure you to have the hassle free organized tour guided by the expert team of Sherpas and Local nature makes your trek in Helambu region spiritual and vibrant trekking experience. Join the team of Backpacker to encounter this great all. Be the part of Backpacker bandwagon and witness the Nepalese Wilderness with the difference. Pack your bags; Backpacker is here for all the trekkers.
The most striking feature is the contrasting climate, terrain, flora to be found here within a close proximity. The trail could begin in a tropical forest and by evening put you in the middle of a freezing alpine landscape. The sacred lake of Gosainkunda is one of the chief lures here. The Hindu faithful come to worship the numerous shrines of Lord Shiva in the area. Great views of Langtang Lirung (7245m), Ganesh Himal (7146m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) peaks are the reward for the trekkers. The language, culture, and dress of the Helambu Sherpas are very different from the Solu Khumbu Sherpas. Accessibility has created an influx of tourist, making Helambu a popular tourist destination.
All surface transfers as per itinerary
3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu and Pokhara
Food, lodging,salary,insurance and other expenses of staffs.
All necessary paperwork.
Guided sightseeing tour including all entry fees.
Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs.
All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, Porter(also a personal Sherpa on request).
Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available].
Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep a record of tourist [This is for your safety].
Backpacker Treks T - shirt, Duffle bag, trekking map and trip achievement certificate.
Government taxes and office service charge.
Farewell, dinner cultural program with Nepali typical meal.
Day 01Arrival Kathmandu &transfer to hotelUpon arrival at Kathmandu, Backpacker Expedition Treks Pvt. Ltd will be your trustworthy travel companion until you depart for your home country. We will accommodate our valued customers in the three-star hotel in Kathmandu. We take care of the room and breakfast of our valued customers during their stay in Kathmandu Valley.
Day 02Kathmandu valley sightseeing Touring of world Heritage sites in Kathmandu valley including, Kathmandu Darbar square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupatinath Temple.
Day 03 Drive to Sundarijal and trek to Chisapani (2300m) Duration: 4 and Half hours After Having breakfast, we will drive to Sundarijal (1350m.) by private car nearly one hour and hike to Chisapani (2300m.) it takes about four hours. The unpaved way from Kathmandu turns into a trail close a small hydroelectric plant. The path will enter through the Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve. The first Village we will come across is Mulkharka with Tamang comunity. The trail go heads down the ridge through a forest of oaks and rhododendron to Chisapani.
Day 04Chisapani to Kutumsang (2446m) Duration: 6hours trek to Kutumsang which takes six hours. You will then descend through Pathi Bhanjyang till Gul Bhanjyang. The trail hikes the ridge from Gul Bhanjyang to another pass at 2620m. The way continues to drop from Chisapani on a nice, eventually level, trail that passes meadow and lands.The meadow build a good camping spot, its downhill to Kutumsang at 2470m, in a saddle atop the ridge
Day 05 Kutumsang to Tharipati (3650m) Duration: 5 hours trek to Tharipati it takes five hours.The way climbs above Kutumsang on a steep, eroded trail mostly through fir and rhododendron forest where there are no permanent settlements in Tharipati.The trek keep continue north up the Yurin Danda ridge and outstanding views of the mountains.
Day 06Tharipati to Tarkeghyang (2743m) Duration: 5 hours trek to Tarkeghyang and it takes five hours. The morning part of the trek walk down until you cross the Melamchi stream.and rek gently up to Tarkeghyang crossing through Sherpa village. Tarkeghyang is a nice and beautyful Sherpa comunity with one of the big and old monasteries. Tarkeghyang, also popular as the Helmu caste.
Day 07Tarkeghyang to Shermathang (2621m) Duration: 4 hours trek to Shermathang it takes four hours. This day the way is more easier through flat land with green forests on the way. You trek on passing some rivers on the way. There is located a beautiful settelement on the half way to Shermathang.Shermathang is next beautyful Sherpa village where you can visit many ancient monasteries.
Day 08Shermathang- Melamchi Pul Bazaar –Kathmandu, 4 hrs hike and 3 hrs drivewalk down to Melamchi Pul Bazaar along with a lot of Sherpa houses and take a car to Katmandu.
Day 09Departure to final Destination (Farewell)We always feel very sad at this very juncture that our companion of trekking for the moment ends here and in the meantime we also feel relaxed that we were able to serve you with the best trekking experience that you ever get in your lifetime while trekking. We would leave no stone unturned to make your customers feel important and happy. We always take suggestions and encourage our valued customers to promote Nepal and Trekking in Nepal.
Welcome to Nepal!!! Upon arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport Backpacker’s Airport Representatives will pick you up. The travelling plans and agenda’s will be discussed.
Backpacker believes in providing home away from home experience for our valued guests. The accommodation in Kathmandu would be of your choice and level. However, the usual accommodation provided by the company is three star or similar upscale Hotel in downtown. The lodging in trekking would be clearly mentioned in itinerary.
Meals and drinking Water
The meal in Kathmandu would just be a Breakfast as the lodging in Kathmandu is of B&B (Bed and Breakfast) type. While trekking we provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to our guest. The quantity of the food would be unlimited and will be assisted by our guides for the selection of food. The varieties in food would depend on season and availability. However Soup, Noodles, Rice and Seasonal Veggies are common in the trekking area. For breakfast we provide bread, eggs and cereals. We provide necessary assistance while purchasing the water, biscuits, and tender beverages at shops in the location. There are some safe drinking public taps in the trekking area where our guides will escort you.You could purchase bottled mineral water or ask to fill your bottle with boiled water on the accommodation.
You may attain a Nepal access visa effortlessly upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan international airport itself. A multiple entry tourist visa for 30 days may be obtained via paying USD 40. Similarly, ninety days multiple entry traveler visas can be obtained for USD 100. Keep in mind to bring 2 passport size pictures with you.
International flight accessibility to Nepal
Tribhuvan international Airport is the only global airport in Nepal situated in Kathmandu, Nepal. High-quality connecting flight from Europe to Kathmandu are Silk Air through Singapore, Etihad from Abu Dhabi, Qatar airways via Doha, Thai airways through Bangkok and Dragon Air through Hongkong. In addition, from America, we've North West or Cathay Pacific to Hongkong and connect with Nepal airlines (RA) to Kathmandu. From Australia, we've Silk Air and Dragon Air that connects at once to Kathmandu or fly with the aid of Quantas to Bangkok and hook up with Thai airlines to Kathmandu. Airport tax: Airport tax is not relevant for both domestic and international flight.
Your luggage should be declared and cleared via the customs of the port of access. Personal results are approved unfastened access. The duty on articles delivered through the traveler varies according to the extent and price of the products. A traveler can also bring dutiable items like tobacco and liquors, in the prescribed restrict free of responsibility. Wearing narcotic, hands, ammunition are strictly prohibited. Tourists are required to refill disembarkation and embarkation cards upon their arrival and departure.
The passengers who arrive at the Tribhuvan international Airport (TIA) with none dutiable items can access via the green Channel for short clearance without a bags test. If you are wearing any dutiable articles, you'll have to bypass thru the crimson Channel for exact customs clearance.
tPassengers are allowed to deliver some objects to Nepal free of duty too. You could bring cigarettes (2 hundred)/cigars (50), distilled liquor (one 1.15 liter bottle), and movie (15 rolls). You may additionally bring the subsequent articles free of duty on a condition that you take them out with you while you leave: binoculars, movie or video camera, still digital camera, pc, and transportable track gadget.
Tourists are strictly prohibited to export items over a hundred year’s vintage (sacred photographs, paintings, manuscripts). They're valued for subculture and non secular reasons. So, do not buy such objects. They are Nepal's cultural history and belong here. The branch of Archaeology at Ram shah path close to Singha Durbar has to certify all steel statues, sacred artwork and comparable items before they are allowed to be sent or achieved.
Currency and Foreign Exchange
At the airport, there are foreign exchange counters in which you can exchange your currency. We propose you to trade the currency best via banks and licensed forex centre. Day by day overseas charges is determined via Nepal Rastra financial institution. The trade fees are posted on every day newspaper or the bank’s official website www.Nrb.Org.Np. The unit of the Nepalese currency is Rupee. 1 Rupee = 100 paisa. Nepal rupee notes come in Rs. Five, 10, 20, 50, 500, a thousand.
We strongly suggest you have journey insurance while traveling to Nepal. You ought to depart with a replica of your coverage whilst you are away on tour.
High Altitude sickness
You might be afflicted by mild to extreme symptoms of high altitude sickness but our team of expert guides will assist you in avoiding the sickness. So, we endorse you to take good enough time acclimatizing inside the mountain surroundings. Consumption of plenty of water and liquid in ordinary basis is very critical to limit High Altitude Sickness.While you trek inside the Himalayas, we advocate you to halt the trek relaxation at the guesthouse. If the signs are serious, it becomes essential to descend to the lower altitude. In the case of emergency, you will be right away airlifted to Kathmandu city for further remedy.
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To confirm your booking, you need to fill up a booking form and put up a copy of a cutting-edge passport. Similarly, we also require a 20% deposit to assure your booking; this permits us to make astute preparations on your behalf. Deposits can be made via bank transfer or by means of credit card. The last 80% of the reserving costs may be paid upon your arrival in Kathmandu. We're government registered and the member of TAAN, NMA, and NTB. We assure that your trek and cash is secure with us. If you need further information regarding your journey please be in touch with us our representatives are ready 24/7 to serve you. See more at: http://www.backpackertreks.com
If above itinerary doesn't address your plan,please feel free to enquire further. Our team of Package developer would develop the package as per your wish. Happy Journey and Welcome to the land of Himalayas.