Helambu, home of Hyolmo people is region of highland villages of Nepal which is about 80 km from Kathmandu valley. Being a Buddhist pilgrimage site, this place is famous for it’s aesthetic Buddhist monasteries. Though the presence of high Himalayas is not there, Langtang Himalayan range (7246m), Dorje Lakpa(6988m), Gaurishankar Himal (7415m), Ganesh Himal (7406m) and Jugal Himal are the best scenery of this valley. Helambu trekking is easy, moderate and popular trekking trail in Langtang trekking region. Unlike other treks that travel through rough trails, Langtang has low risk factors as it is at low altitude. As the trail is easy to walk on, the Langtang Valley trek is appropriate for all types of people who are pursuing to go trekking, regardless of their gender, age or physical condition at affordable fees. Finest scenery can be viewed in spring and autumn season as the weather at this time is at it’s best.
Langtang valley is bio-diversitically rich and has Langtang National Park of its own which is a proud thing for Nepal. Trekkers can get the sight of some flora and endangered fauna such as Himalayan Black Bear, Red Panda, Himalayan Tahr etc in the forest. Travelers or trekkers can possibly experience or gain some knowledge of the culture of the natives of Helambu. Tea house lodging and camping are only the source of accommodation provided in Helambu valley trek. The Helambu valley trek is appropriate for those trekkers who prefer short time trek as this trek can be completed within a week. Basically the trek begins from Sundarijal, the north-east corner of Kathmandu valley.