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Yala peak climbing

Yala Peak Climbing

Difficulty: Difficult
Max Altitude: 5700m
Duration: 13 days
Cost: $1660
Season: Spring/Autumn
Accommodation: Hotel/Teahouse/Camping
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Highlights

  • Witness the spectacular views of mountains like Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu, Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganjala Range, Lenpo Gang, Shishapangma, etc.
  • Explore the oldest Tibetan Buddhist Gompa of Langtang region, Kyanjin Gompa
  • Yala Peak Summit (5,700 m)
  • Get to see Glacier lakes through the trek
  • Explore Langtang National Park Area
  • Explore ethnic Bhote or Bhotiya Culture 

Yala Peak climbing is technically easy, less challenging and enjoyable peak climbing among other peak climbing as its height is just 5,700 m only. It is the perfect peak climbing for those who want to avoid more risks during their trip. Although the peak is low in altitude but the trip gives you the best thrilling experience of peak climbing with lesser number of risks beyond simple trekking in high Himalayas. You don’t need any climbing experience for this climbing as it is non-technical peak climbing. The peak itself is gorgeous being in border of Nepal and Tibet.

Through the trip you can have the stunning views of the mighty mountains of Nepal like Ganesh Himal (7,422 m) and Mt. Manaslu (8,163 m) as well as Lantang Lirung (7,227 m), Lenpo Gang (6,979 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,966 m) and Shishapangma (8,027 m) on the Tibetan side. The climbing also lets you to have spectacular views of the lakes, Glacier ponds, Tibetan monasteries, one of the most beautiful Langtang Valley and Langtang National Park. Yala peak climbing can be one of the most beautiful and unforgettable moments of your life. Even though technically easy climb, you should be physically fit as you have to reach in a high altitude. During the climb, we provide you well experienced guides, comfy dorms, porters, health experts and special ordered gears. It was once a restricted area but since it has been opened for climbing, numerous trekkers and climbers have climbed it without any trouble during the climb.

Yala Peak Climbing Outline Itinerary

Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal, Hotel

Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and climbing preparation, B, Hotel

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, BLD, Teahouse

Day 4: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel, BLD, Teahouse

Day 5: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village, BLD, Teahouse

Day 6: Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

Day 7: Explore and rest day in Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

Day 8: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Peak Base Camp, BLD, Tented camping

Day 9: Climbing day, Yala peak base camp to Yala Peak Summit (5,700 m) and return back to Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

Day 10: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa back to Lama Hotel, BLD, Teahouse

Day 11: Trek from Lama Hotel back to Syabrubesi, BLD, Teahouse

Day 12: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, BLD, Hotel

Day 13: Goodbye from Nepal, B, Flight.

Yala Peak Climbing Detailed Itinerary
BLD denotes Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 1: Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal, Hotel

It’s your first day at Kathmandu Nepal. So, when you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), we will send one of our staffs to welcome and greet you. He will then take you to respective hotel where you can have a bath, rest and a delicious meal.

Day 2: Sightseeing of Kathmandu Valley and climbing preparation, B, Hotel

After a delightful breakfast in early morning, we take you to some of the main centers of Kathmandu valley. It includes Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Patan Durbar squares, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath Temple. We provide you a personal jeep and a personal guide to translate and describe you about history of those places. You will go through Durbar squares exploring ancient buildings and ancient architectures of Nepal following to Pashupatinath Temple where you can witness the tallest statue of Lord Shiva to Swayambhunath in the end where you can witness sunset over Kathmandu valley. Then we prepare for a climbing departure in the following day.

Day 3: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, BLD, Teahouse

We leave in early morning for Syabrubesi after a delicate breakfast. We drive towards the north out of Kathmandu valley through Himalayan foothills passing Dhunche where you will have your meal. During the drive, you get the glimpse of beautiful Trishuli River, high mountains, dense and green forests. Passing through Dhunche will give you the experience of going through deep land. The winding road will lead us to the Syabrubesi where we stay a night.

Day 4: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel, BLD, Teahouse

This is the very first day of our climbing journey. We leave in the early morning after a breakfast in the same hotel. In the part of our very first trail, we enter the dense forest of Rhododendron and Oak. Then to the mighty and beautiful Bhote Koshi and to the Langtang Khola. Following the trail, we pass through many temporary settlements and go past Bamboo Village, which is famous for its resident of the endangered red pandas and many more animals. After that, our trek ascends gently to Rimche and finally Lama hotel.

Day 5: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang Village, BLD, Teahouse

After a night at Lama Hotel, we start second day of the trek starting with a gentle climb. But it soon becomes steeper climbing through the dense and wild forests of Oaks, Maples and Rhododendrons with two separate colors (white and pink) high above the Langtang Khola. Continuing our walk, the snow-capped peaks start appearing. We can also then witness the fleeting view of Mt. Langtang Lirung through the trees and the grazing yaks. Then we pass Ghoda Tabela on our half way and finally reach to the beautiful Langtang Village.

Day 6: Trek from Langtang village to Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

We take our early breakfast at Langtang Village and continue the walk. Being in a high altitude the air continuously becomes thinner and thinner so we need to acclimatize in the environment. If you are not familiar to high altitude, then you might get altitude sickness. After continuing our trek, we encounter Mani wall which leads us to a small village of Mundu. Continuing the trek, we should pass many waterfalls, small streams with wooden bridges along with mountainous landscape. Finally we reach Kyanjin Gompa which gives us the stunning and panoramic views of Langtang Lirung, Genjempol, Kyanjin Ri, Ganja la, Yala peak and so on.

Day 7: Explore and rest day in Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

We rest in this day and acclimatize or adjust ourselves with the environment as continuing the trek might be dangerous being in large altitude. The old monastery of this place is really beautiful and worth visiting as this place is also named after that monastery. We explore the traditional cheese factory, witness the spectacular views of glaciers of Langtang Lirung and other peaks. The panoramic view of mountains seen from this place is really heartwarming. At the end of the day, we descend back and boost our confidence for next day expedition.

Day 8: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Peak Base Camp, BLD, Tented camping

Our hike begins in the early morning after breakfast at Kyanjin Gompa. The path to the Yala Peak Base Camp (4,600 m) goes through pastures, rocky trails and windy roads along the mountainous landscapes. Finally, we reach the base camp and we spend this night in a tent.

Day 9: Climbing day, Yala peak base camp to Yala Peak Summit (5,700 m) and return back to Kyanjin Gompa, BLD, Teahouse

This day we conquer the summit of Yala Peak. We begin our journey in very early morning as we have to return and descend back to Kyanjin Gompa later. We ascend steeps in snowy path and start climbing with our friends and experienced guides. After pushing ourselves to the dramatic height of 5,700 m, we reach the top of Yala Peak. We spend the time enjoying and capturing images and witness the spectacular views of mighty mountains like Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shisapangma, Gangchempo, Naya Kanga Peak and few other peaks from the top then descend back to our camp followed by Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 10: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa back to Lama Hotel, BLD, Teahouse

We descend down following the same trail and enjoy the glimpse of snowcapped mountains, glaciers and alpine vegetation which we missed during our last trek. Then we explore the village and stay an overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Lama Hotel back to Syabrubesi, BLD, Teahouse

Taking our early breakfast, we trek back to Syabrubesi enjoying the dense and beautiful wild forests of Oaks, Maples and Rhododendrons once again with the marvelous view of mighty Bhote Koshi  and Langtang river along with the traditional villages. After reaching our destination, we spend a night at Syabrubesi.

Day 12: Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu, BLD, Hotel

After a delicate breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu through dusty and narrow roads, terraced farmlands, villages and finally along the edges of Trishuli River. After getting back in Kathmandu, we will have our farewell dinner as this is last day of our climbing adventure and prepare for your next day flight.

Day 13: Goodbye from Nepal, B, Flight.

One of our representatives will take you to the airport and bid farewell for the team of Nature Lovers Treks and Tours. Goodbye and see you again.

Yala Peak Climbing cost breakdown

Cost Include

  • Airport pickup, drop and other transfers
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek with full meals
  • Tented accommodation during the climb with full meals
  • Complimentary farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with cultural performances
  • English speaking, experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, equipment and insurance
  • Duffel bag, down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Company t-shirt, certificate of appreciation and route maps
  • All necessary paperwork and permits
  • Best quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group climbing equipment
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

Cost Exclude

  • Nepal visa fee and International flight (airfare)
  • Meals in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses of any kinds
  • Personal climbing gears and equipment
  • Extra accommodation and meals behind schedule
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Tips to the staffs, mandatory
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