Yala Peak Climbing - 10 Days

Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak climbing is an ideal for beginner climbers, this peak is one of the many climbing peaks of  Nepal Himalayas which is located in the famous Langtang region. Standing on top of Yala Peak (5500m), you get to relish a stunning view of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Dorje Lakpa (6966m), and Shishapangma (8046m), and Gangchempo (6388m), among others. Climbing Yala Peak (5500m) is non-technical and easy, yet adventurous. This trek is perfect for people having good physical fitness and little to no climbing experience.

You will take an early morning drive passing through the terraced field, small villages, and wonderful sceneries to reach Syabru Besi from Kathmandu. You will go through dense oak and rhododendron forests, meadows, and glaciers to reach beautiful Tamang villages en route, where you will get a chance to observe their lifestyle, rich culture, and tradition. Many Mani walls, monasteries, and Chortens decorated with colorful prayer flags are reached during the trek. A day’s rest in Kyanjin Gompa, the most sacred monastery in this region, to climb Tserko Ri (5011m) prepares you for climbing the summit of Yala Peak (5500m).

The trail to Yala Peak summit (5500m) will be covered with ice, and you have to use different climbing tools like rope, ice-ax, and crampons for a successful ascent. After reaching the summit, you will spend some quality time there as you get the most majestic views of the Langtang Himal range, Ganesh Himal range, Langshisa range, and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) in Nepal and Shishapangma (8013m) in the Tibet.

With a heart filled with the sense of achievement, you head back down to Kyanjin Gompa and follow the trails of Langtang valley via Langtang village, Ghodatabela, and Lama Hotel and later traverse through the forest to reach Syabru Besi as a mark of the end of your exciting journey.

Day 1
Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu and meet our staff and transfer to hotel

As you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, you will be met by our office representative and then be transferred to the hotel by private car. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 2
Day 02: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi. 6-7 hours.

Today you move north of Kathmandu driving along the picturesque view of lush hills, terraced fields, and roadside settlements to reach Syabru Besi. You can explore Syabru Besi Bazarin the evening after arrival. Overnight in a Guest House.

Day 3
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m). 5-6 hours.

You first descend to Langtang River and crossing the suspension bridge over Langtang River, you ascend towards Lama Hotel following the trails of the river. You cross the damp bamboo forest in Bamboo village and then follow the trail along rhododendron trees to finally reach Lama Hotel. You may see different wildlife such as yellow-throated martens, wild boars, red pandas, and black bears en route to Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Day 4
Day 04: Trek to Langtang (3100m). 5-6 hours.

The day starts with a gentle climb and later goes on steeper trails through oak and rhododendron forests above Langtang River. As you ascend, you can get amazing views of Langtang Lirung (7227m), Naya Kanga (5844m), and other snowy peaks. Cross the wooden bridge over the Langtang River and come across the field of Ghodatabela. The trail then widens to take you to the large Tamang settlement of Langtang, a picturesque village situated below the gorgeous Langtang Lirung (7227m). Although significantly affected by the 2015 earthquake, most of the village has been rebuilt; an opportunity for you to listen to the stories of resilience is shown by the locals. Overnight in Langtang.

Day 5
Day 05: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3750m). 3-4 hours.

The trail to Kyanjin Gompa winds through small villages and ascends past a large Chorten. Climb slowly through the impressive Mani wall and cross a stream to the village of Mundu. After crossing small streams with wooden bridges, you can finally reach the most sacred monastery of Langtang region, Kyanjin Gompa. Langtang Lirung (7227m), Yubra (6264m)

Day 6
Day 06: Excursion to Tserko Ri (5033m)

Today is the rest day to acclimatize. You can hike up to Tserko Ri (4984m) for a 360-degree mountain view, including the peaks of Yala (5500m), Dagpache (6567m), PangenDopku (5930m), and so on. You later hike back to Kyanjin and visit its Yala Cheese factory, where you can also taste the freshly made cheese. Overnight in Kyanjin.

Day 7
Day 07: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp (4800m). 5-6 hours

You start your climb to Yala Peak Base Camp by walking through the Basin of Langtang River. Then you climb on rocky moraines past a few dry meadows to finally reach the base of the peak that you will be summiting the next day. Upon reaching, you can practice your climbing techniques with the Yala Peak (5500m) as your spectator. Overnight in Yala Peak Base Camp.

Day 8
Day 08: Base Camp-Yala Peak summit (5500m)-Kyanjing Gompa. 9-10 hours

Today is the day you reach the summit of Yala Peak (5500m). You will start the climb early following the instructions of your climbing guide diligently. You continuously make your way through the slippery trails to finally conquer the peak of Yala (5500m). From the summit, you will get a ravishing 360-degree view of various mountain ranges and also of the Langtang valley below. After the successful summit, you climb back down to Yala Peak Base Camp, from where you head to Kyanjin Gompa for the overnight stay.

Day 9
Day 09: Trek to Ghodatabela (3050m). 5-6 hours.

After having your breakfast, clicking photos in this wonderful place, and admiring the mighty Himalayas around you, you follow the same trail back to reach Ghodatabela. You descend and ascend through the bumpy trails to reach Langtang village, from where you descend gradually to finally reach Ghodatabela. Overnight in Ghodatabela.

Day 10
Day 10: Trek to Syabru Besi. 5-6 hours.

The trail slopes down through the forest where you come across small Chortens. The trail gets bumpy and stony as you walk further, but you may encounter red pandas, boars, monkeys, and various species of birds en route. Retracing your way throughout the trek, you reach Thulo Syabru for the overnight stay.

Day 11
Day 11: Drive back to Kathmandu.

You drive back via Dhunche. Kalikasthan, Betrawati, Trishuli Bazaar, and Ranipauwa to finally arrive in Kathmandu. Back in Kathmandu, you can celebrate your successful Yala Peak Climbing with a fun-filled evening in Thamel. Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 12
Day 12: Transfer to airport to return to home.

Today is your final day at Nepal. After breakfast, our team member will drop you at the airport before the scheduled time of your flight.

Cost Includes(s)

  • Airport pick up & drop-off by private car / van.
  • 2 Night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • 9 Night mountain guest houses during the trek and tented camp during climb (mainly in twin sharing).
  • Three meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • A local government licensed holder English speaking trekking and climbing guide.
  • The required number of porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers).
  • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, medicine and transportation for all trekking, climbing and tour staff.
  • All necessary trekking permits, climbing permit, National Park permit and fees.
  • Down Jacket, sleeping bag and duffel bag.
  • Yala Peak Climbing route map.
  • First aid medical kits.
  • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate.
  • All necessary land transport as per the itinerary.

Cost Exclude(s)

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking and climbing gears.
  • Tips for trekking and climbing staffs .
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

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