Alpine Explore Nepal
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Sundari Jall Tharepati Helambu Village Trek

alpine adventure trek, sundari jal tharepati trek, helambu village trekHelambu is about 72 kilometers north-east of Kathmandu, and is famous for its scenic grandeur and pleasant climate. The Helambu region extends from north of Taramarang to the tree limit of the Gosainkunda Lake to the lower slopes of Jugal Himal. The trek goes through several highland Tamang and Sherpa villages which are scattered on both sides of the Malemchi Khola.

Helambu village trek - 8 days

This is an ideal trip for those who have a short time yet would like to experience diverse culture as well as spectacular scenery. The trek is relatively easy, yet often up and down. The highlight is when we arrive at Tharepati where we have dramatic panoramic views of the well known and loved mountains: Gaurisankar (7134m) Langtang (7245m), Ganesh Himal (7405m), Dorje Lhakpa (6990m) Sisapama (8,013m) as well as other small mountains. The warm and friendly people of Helambu are mostly Buddhists and Sherpas of Solukhumbu – seen by their language, culture and dress. The Tamang villages are culturally rich with Buddhist Gompas and family shrines.

Your trekking preparation:
This trek is a non-technical trek. If you are moderately fit and have a sense of adventure you will easily enjoy this trek. The program is designed to acclimatize you gradually and you will probably not experience any high altitude sickness – our highest altitude is 3,500 – however you are requested to check your altitude fitness and the itinerary. We suggest you to strengthen your knee muscles in order to prepare for several days of steep descents. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, biking or aerobics is recommended, but mostly hiking on steep hills or running up and down steps are suitable.

This program is organized to encompass the most interesting scenes and village life. However, the program is flexible and can be changed before or during the trek. We request you to be flexible with the situation to enjoy yourself. All lodging and food are arranged in the simple lodges. Our professional mountain guides and porters can handle everything, going ahead to book the lodges (most with hot/cold shower). 

08 days Itinerary

Day 01        Drive from Kathmandu to Sundarijal. Trek to Chisapani
Day 02        Trek from Chisapani to Kutumsang
Day 03        Trek from Kutumsang Tharepati (3,500m)
Day 04        Excretion around Tharepati. 
Day 05        Trek from Tharepati to Tarkeghyang
Day 06        Excertion from Tarkeghyang to Yagrima Peak or rest.   
Day 07        Trek Tarkeghyang to Sarmathang or Kakni over night.
Day 08        Trek end at Malamchi and drive back to Kathmandu.

 The following information will allow you to better plan your budget for tours or treks. A range of costs is given. These costs are dependant on:
  • The mix of Touring and/or general Trekking,
  • The remoteness of the areas visited,
  • The number of guides or porters required,
  • The standard of accommodation required (if there is a choice), 
  • The type of ground transport used,
  • The length of your visit, and
  • The size of your group.

Depending on group size the costs of treks and tours range from:
1 to 3 pax     US$ 88 to 163  P/p per night.
4 to 8 pax     US$ 78 to 148  P/p per night
9 to 14 pax.  US$ 75 to 135 P/p per night.
15 to 20 and above US$ 60 to 110 P/p per night
Single supplement US$ 40 to 70 per night.

Note: The itinerary and cost for Peak climbing, Mountaineering, Tibet, Bhutan and India tours and trek are conditional apply.

Notwithstanding the costs shown above, we can tailor tours to suit almost any budget. Feel free to email us for more information.
 
Note: One tour leader will be free of cost for tours with 15 or more paying guests only. 

Children's bellow three years is free if sharing with their parents. And need to pay if they are participating on the trekking, and above three to nine year children half of the price.

Cost Includes: Accommodation in 3 to 4 star hotels in the cites as your choice, basic accommodation in a lodge or tea house or camping (depending on your itinerary and choice) during treks, guides and porters on treks, all land transfers by private vehicle, 3 meals a day on treks, all jungle safaris, all sightseeing tours as per itinerary and all necessary entry fees, permits and airport transfers.
 
Cost Excludes: Personal expenses, domestic air tickets, airport tax, drinks (soft drink, mineral water and alcoholic beverages and hot-shower on the trek), personal insurance, and extra cost due to natural calamities or accidents outside of our control.

Remarks: The cost of the trip determines with the services included during the trip so that it might be varies with the services, hotel and transfer of your wish.

Please note that our guides speak the following English languages and if required we will provide your language spiking guide on extra cost.

Note: Please contact exploretrek@wlink.com.np for more information and prices

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Alpine Explore Nepal
P.O. Box: 4546, Kathmandu, Nepal
+977 1 4700714 / 4700175 / 4701974
Fax: +977 -1 - 4700970
Email: alpinetravel@wlink.com.np
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SteveAnyon-Smith
18 April 2000

This was my third trek in Nepal, having visited the Annapurna Region in 1995 and with Bharat and Dave in the beautiful and wildlife-filled Langstang Valley in1998. Bharat's company "Explore Alpine Adventure"....
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