Aama Yangri Trek

Aama Yangri

Aama Yangri Peak is located to the north of Kathmandu in Helambu village of Sindhupalchowk District and derives its name from the religiously significant mountain Aama Yangri, meaning Mother Yangri, which is considered as the protector and the savior of the entire region of Helambu. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the Jugal range, Langtang Range and Gauri Shankar Range on a clear day. This Trek gives you the experience of nature, Hyolmo culture and adventure of the Helambu village of Sindhupalchok district.

Duration: 6 days
Grade: Moderate
Max. Altitude: 3,771 meters
Location: Sindhupalchok
Hiking hours: An average of 5-6
hours in a day

Day 1
Day 1: Kathmandu

Representative from EWT will receive you at the airport and take you to the hotel.

Dinner on own.

Day 2
Day 2: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

We will visit a UNESCO Heritage site; Boudhanath Stupa, which lies approximately 6 km north east from central Kathmandu, which was probably built in the 14th century. Located at the valley floor, Boudhanath Stupa is considered a jewel point in the center of a natural mandala, a store of sacred energy. Today it remains an important place of pilgrimage and meditation for Tibetan Buddhists and local Nepalis, as well as a popular tourist site. The site was damaged in the 2015 earthquake. Thanks to the united efforts of the community, it has been restored to its full glory. We will have lunch at one of the restaurants overlooking the scenic stupa site.

In the afternoon we will visit the Pashupatinath Temple, also a UNESCO Heritage site. It is a famous and sacred Hindu temple located on the banks of the Bagmati River. Non Hindus are restricted from entering the main temple and so will be going around the cremation spot. You can see the richly ornamented pagoda house with the sacred linga or holy symbol of Lord Shiva.

In the evening pack and get ready for the trek tomorrow. Pack a bag you need for the trek and you can leave the rest at the hotel/ EWT office.

Dinner on own.

Day 3
Day 3: Drive to Tarke Ghyang Village (2,600 m), Helambu.

Tarke Ghyang is an atmospheric stone village with many beautiful monasteries and stupas. Most of the inhabitants are Buddhists.

Duration: Drive 93km over 5hrs, ascending 1200m

Day 4
Day 4: Hike from Tarke Ghyang to Aama Yangri 3,771m to Sermathang 2,500m

Sermathang village commands views over the Helambu valley to the west and the high mountain ranges to the north.

Duration: 6 hours uphill at an ascent of 1100m to Aama Yangri and down 3 hours to Sermathang 2500m

Day 5
Day 5: Drive back to Kathmandu from Sermathang.

Duration: 6 hours drive back.

Day 6
Day 6: Final departure


  • Accommodation: 3-4 star in Kathmandu,
  • homestay/ tea houses
  • during trek
  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Refreshments (snacks), beverages not included.
  • Transportation: Included
  • Guide: Included


  • • Trekking equipment (available on hire).
  • • Mineral water, Beverages & Snacks
  • outside of scheduled itinerary.
  • • Laundry and dry cleaning services.
  • • Internet and phone facilities.
  • • Trip cancellation charges
  • • International flight tickets.
  • • Visa fees.
  • • Tips to guides and porters.
  • • Any cost outside of scheduled itinerary.

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Aama Yangri Trek