Langtang Helambu Trek - 6 Days

Langtang Trek Route

Langtang Helambu Trek is a pleasant trek in the Nepalese hillsides overlooking stunning mountain views. Langtang Helambu Trekking trail lies close to Kathmandu and is a less busy trail than the popular Everest and Annapurna treks.

Enjoy the awe-inspiring views of snowcapped mountains including Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, and Gauri Shankar. Observe a small dam and hydroelectric station of Sundarijal which supplies electricity to nearby villages.

On your Langtang Helambu Trek you will get to explore the Shivapuri National Park. If you trek during spring, your trekking trail will be filled with colorful rhododendron flowers.

Walk past charming Nepalese hillside villages dominated by ethnic groups of Tamang and Sherpa. Immerse in the spiritual vibe by visiting Buddhist monasteries and shrines. Experience the warm local hospitality and get a sneak peek into their daily lifestyle.

Langtang Helambu Trek Route

Langtang Helambu Trek Itinerary begins and ends in Kathmandu. Take a short drive to Sundarijal from Kathmandu followed by a walk through a lush green forest of Shivapuri National Park to Chisapani. Moreover, your trekking trail to Chisapani passes through a small hydroelectricity power plant.

Continue your trek past meadows and walk on a ridge on your way to Kutumsang. On day 3 of your Langtang Helambu trekking, you will reach the highest elevation of your trek, Thadepati.

Enjoy the spectacular panoramic views of the mountains including Gauri Shankar, Dorje Lakpa, and others from the vantage point of Thadepati. Your trekking route to Thadepati features a ridgeline walk followed by a walk through a forest filled with pine and rhododendron trees.

A walk through a lush green forest takes you to the Sherpa village of Shermathang. Enrich your trekking experience by visiting ancient monasteries of Sermathang and Helambu.

Walk past hillside villages and terraced farmland to Melamchi Pul Bazar. A trek to Melamchi Pul Bazaar will be the last leg of your Langtang Helambu Trek and you will be driving back to Kathmandu.

Langtang Helambu Trek Difficulty

Langtang Helambu Trek is an easy to moderate trek. The highest elevation of your trek is Thadepati situated at an altitude of 3,650 meters. Maximum you will be walking for 7 hours and minimum 3 hours. On average, you will be trekking for roughly 6 hours.

Langtang Helambu Trek is suitable for novice as well as experienced trekkers.

Langtang Helambu Trek Itinerary

Day 1
Day 1

Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal (1,460m/4,789ft)
Trek to Chisapani (2,300m/7,544 ft)
Duration: 1 hours (20 km) drive, 4-5 hours trek

Day 2
Day 2

Trek to Kutumsang (2,445m/8,020ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 3
Day 3

Trek to Thadepati (3,650m/11,972ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 4
Day 4

Trek to Tarke Gyang (2,560m/8,397ft)
Walking distance: 6-7 hours trek

Day 5
Day 5

Trek to Sermathang (2,610m/8,561ft)
Walking distance: 4-5 hours trek

Day 6
Day 6

Trek to Malemchi Pul Bazaar (2,550m/8,364ft) and drive to Kathmandu (1,400m/4,592ft)
Duration: 3-4 hours trek, 2 hours (50 km) drive

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Langtang Helambu Trek

Trip Facts

  • Trekking & Hiking
  • Easy to Moderate
  • 3,650m/11,972ft
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • 1-12

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