Trek through the villages and forests of Helambu while witnessing the towering 8,000 meter peaks of the Everest region to the east.
This beautiful tea house trek is located just outside Kathmandu, making it the perfect trek if you are short on time or not quite ready for a high-altitude adventure. The sunrises of this region are breath taking as the light pours over Mount Everest.
Five14's "Sherpa Guarantee"
We'll meet you at the airport in Kathmandu and be with you every step of the way. We are dedicated to making your trip to Nepal an unforgettable and safe experience. Through the trek, Kathmandu tours, and homestays, our staff and guides will show you the side of Nepal few get to truly experience.
1,300 meters (4,265ft) - 3340meters (10,958ft)
The first four days of our trek, we'll steadily climb through terraced fields, beautiful forests, and traditional villages. You should be in shape to trek, capable of hiking over seven miles a day.
An overview of the Helambu Trek with airport to airport service.
Day 1 - Arrive
Arrive into the Kathmandu International Airport and after picking up your bags and exiting the building you’ll be greeted by one of our Five14 staff, holding our signature sign for you to recognize. We’ll take you in our 6 seater jeep to our bed & breakfast. The bed & breakfast manager will welcome you, show you to your room, and share a brief orientation with you. Then just relax for the rest of the day or night while enjoying some amazing drinks from our cafe!
Day 2 - Orientation and Tour
Wake up and order a complimentary breakfast from our cafe. Afterwards, you’ll meet with your guide for some basic trek preparation. Your guide will inform you of the local customs, history of the village area, show you the mapped out trekking route, and go over a simple packing list. The rest of the day we'll take you on a tour of Kathmandu, where you'll learn about the culture, religion, and social issues the people of Nepal are tackling.
Day 3 - 10 Helambu Trek
We’ll leave Kathmandu early in the morning to ride for an hour in a private vehicle to a place called Sundarijal and begin trekking to Chisapani from there.
See the interactive map below for a detailed description of the trek.
Day 11 - Rest and Debrief
After eating a complimentary flavorful breakfast back at our cafe, you’ll meet with one of our staff to share quick feedback on your experience. The rest of the day you’ll have time to participate in a nearby day long adventure of mountain biking, bungee jumping, or shopping for memorable souvenirs and gifts.
Day 12 - Depart
Whenever your scheduled departure flight is, our company driver will drop you off at the Kathmandu International Airport a few hours beforehand. You’ll be able to say your last goodbyes to our staff or the new friends you’ve made during your stay and we’ll make sure you have everything you need to leave well!
Map & Detailed Trekking Itinerary
Click on this interactive map of Helambu to discover the adventure waiting for you!
The following is included in your package:
What's Not Included
You'll need to pay for these separately:
What people are saying about our adventures
I think it was a great experience and adventure where I really could see a different side of Nepal! It was so cool to get to know the culture and the people during our trek and also our guide (Abel) was really trustworthy and fun! I would recommend it of course! Love it.
It was incredible! The guides took great care of us! I would definitely recommend the experience to a friend.
Everything about my experience with Five14 was AMAZING. Each member of the staff was wonderful to work with and the vision of the organization is inspiring. I would highly recommend Five14 to anyone interested.