Amayangri Trek Helambu Valley
Amayangri, Helambu Valley trek lies 75km north east of Kathmandu valley is regarded as one of the most striking short and ideal trekking destination in Nepal. The trek extends from north of Taramarang to the Gosainkunda Lake and lower inclines of Jugal Himal. It bestows a diversity of bright green valley, rhododendron forest and charming glance of monasteries, snowy mountains and Tamang and Sherpa's community with their pleasant Buddhist. Helambu Valley bears a long history of Buddhism with very old tradition and culture.
Amayangri, Helambu Valley trekking the picturesque magnificence and enjoyable climate will also bestow with view of Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Gaurishankar and Panch Pokhari along with captivating wildlife and plants life and the attractive local inhabitants which will make your trek unforgettable.
The valley confers pine forest, swift mountain streams, rocky and snow-capped Himalayan, grassy meadows with wild premolars and daisies. The name Amayangri is derived from two words ‘Ama’ means mother and Agri’ her name. Once upon a time a yak watcher woman passed away on the peak and her three sons set up a Stupa where got her dead body. And it is an excellent view point of this area.
Trip Duration: 12 Days
Trip grade: moderate
Maximum altitude: 3510m.
Accommodation: Hotel/ Lodge/ teahouse/ Camping
Transportation: Private Car or Van or Bus
The main fascinations of the Amayangri Trek are Chisapani, Tharepati for the Himalayan scenery, stunning sunrise and sunset, monasteries, different community with majority of Tamang, Gurung, Sherpa people and knowing their culture.
We will walk all the way through attractive forests, flat landscapes, and small streams on the way. Tarkeghyang is a striking Sherpa village with one of the oldest and significant monasteries. Tarkeghyang, known as Helambu where Sherpa people live who initially belong to Helmu caste. Also, we will go by Melamchi Gaun which is surrounded by beautiful forests. There is some Buddhist monasteries situated that can be visited by any visitors easily. The track steadily ascends all the way through the captivating forest enhanced with beautiful oak, rhododendron and other trees. Tharepati indeed is a great viewpoint from where you will be greeted by the breathtaking snow-topped peaks views such as Dorje Lakpa, Langshisa, Gaurishankar, Numbur, Jugal and many others.
The best season to go for Amayangri Trek is October and November though it can be preferred throughout the year. Spring is also good choice because of warmer temperatures. Talking about summer, some trekkers prefer to go. These days are clear and warm with the possibility of snow later.
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu Airport & Transfer to Hotel.
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative of Peaceful Himalaya Trekking at Kathmandu International airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day and in the evening you can enjoy dinner with Nepali cultural dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 2: Sightseeing Pashupatinath, Bauddhanath, Monkey temple, Basantapur Durbar Patan Durbar and Back to Hotel
Today, you will be go around different world heritage sites in Kathmandu valley; the sacred temple of Hindu, Pashupatinath; the world’s biggest Stupa, Boudhanath; Swoyambhunath Stupa which is also known as the monkey temple; and historical Kathmandu Durbar Square where you will also visit Kumari broadly known as Living Goddess in Basantapur, Kathmandu. You will also go around Patan Durbar Square which is rich in historical art and architecture. Overnight at hotel again.
Day 03: Drive to Melamchi Pull-Trek
Today we will drive from Kathmandu to Melamchi Pul Bazaar taking around 4 hours. We will travel to the Lamidanda and then walk on a bumpy trail up to Lamidanda and then we will reach Melamchi pul. Night at Melamchi Bazzar.
Day 04: Trek to Sermathang
On this day we will from Melamchi Pul Bazaar (870m.) to move Sermathang taking around 7 hours. The trail steadily ascends all the way to Melamchi Pul Bazaar via meadows and cultivated fields. Along the way, you will pass through numerous old villages where their culture can be explored. Sermathang is a Sherpa village which has ancient monasteries. If the climate is good a picturesque view of Jugal Himal to the North is visible.
Day 05: Trek to Tarkeghyang
Today we will walk from Sermathang to Tarkeghyang (2740m.) taking around 1/2 hour. The track is quite easier all the way through beautiful forests, flat landscapes, and small streams on the way. Tarkeghyang is a striking Sherpa village with one of the oldest and significant monasteries. Tarkeghyang, known as Helambu where Sherpa people live who initially belong to Helmu caste.
Day 06: Rest day and visit Amayangri Gompa and monastery.
Today we have a rest day. The name Amayangri is derived from two words ‘Ama’ means mother and Agri’ her name. Once upon a time a yak watcher woman passed away on this peak and her three sons set up a Stupa where got her dead body. And it is an excellent view point of this area.
Day 07: Trek to Melamchi Village
Trek from Tarkeghyang (2740m.) to Melamchi Village (2530m) is about six hours. The early part of the trek descends until you cross the stream named as Melamchi. Melamchi Gaun is surrounded by beautiful forests, which is mainly inhabited by Sherpa people with their distinctive culture. There is some Buddhist monasteries situated that can be visited by any visitors easily.
Day 08: Trek to Thadepati
We will trek from Melamchi Gaun to reach at Tharepati Pass (3510m.) taking around 6 hours. The track steadily ascends all the way through the captivating forest enhanced with beautiful oak, rhododendron and other trees. Tharepati indeed is a great viewpoint from where you will be greeted by the breathtaking snow-topped peaks views such as Dorje Lakpa, Langshisa, Gaurishankar, Numbur, Jugal and many others.
Day 09: Trek to Kutumsang
We will trek from Thadepati to reach Kutumsang (2470m.) taking about 4 hours. The track then moves down to Magen Goth. Then, we will proceed to the south, down to Kutumsang frequently through fir and rhododendron jungle. Overnight in Kutumsang.
Day 10: Trek to Chisapani
We will trek from Kutumsang to reach Chisapani (2215m) taking around seven hours. The trail goes down to reach then crosses fields. You will then come down via Gul Bhanjyang to Pathi Bhanjyang. The trail proceeds to climb from Chisapani. Overnight at Chisapani.
Day 11: Trek to Sundarijal and Drive Back to Kathmandu Transfer to hotel
Trek from Chisapani to Sundarijal (1460m.) is about four hours. From Chisapani the trail takes us up to abridge through oaks and rhododendron forests then goes across a Tamang Village, Mulkharka. The trail comes to an end at the foot of Shivapuri hill where we will see a small hydroelectric plant. Then after an hour drive we will be at Kathmandu.
Day 12: Final Departure
You will drive to airport by our representative of Peaceful Himalaya Trekking and take the flight to reach your destination from Kathmandu.
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