Yala Peak Climbing

Peak Climbing in Nepal

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US$ 1,699 P/P

Trip Info

  • Duration

    15 Days

  • Max. Altitude

    Yala Peak 5,500 m

  • Difficulty

    difficult

  • Starts From

    Kathmandu

  • Trip Ends At

    Kathmandu

  • Transport

    Private Vehicle / Flight

  • Region/Type

    Langtang & Helambu Treks
  • Best Season:

    • Spring (Mar, Apr)
    • Autumn (Mid-Sep - Mid November)

Yala Peak (5550 m) is one of the popular and easiest Himalayan climbing peaks in the Langtang region, located between the border of Nepal and Tibet, separated by a ridge.

With some prior outdoor trek skills, anyone with little experience in trekking can easily climb the peak. In some places, axes are required to ordinate, but nothing too dangerous or risky. 

Yala Peak Climbing is a perfect site to adore the beautiful Himalayan ranges covered with snow throughout the horizon as well as experience the thrill to be on the top of the summit of Nepal Himalayas.

The peak climbing also offers great magnificent views of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga Peak, Ganchenpo, and Shishapangma, etc.

Trip Route

First, we head to the Yala peak base camp from Kathmandu by driving to Syabrubesi followed by a trek up the valley for 5 days. Kyanjin Gompa is located below Langtang Lirung (7246m). This site serves as an acclimatization place and we performed a three-day hike within the surroundings in order to adapt ourselves to the weather.

On our way, we explore the Langshisha glacier and establish a high camp at 4800 m. This high camp is our resting site before ascending to the summit.

After reaching Yala Peak, we will take you back to Syabrubesi or Gosainkund by trekking to Helambu. Trekkers can also choose to make for Langtang Ganja La pass after climbing the Yala Peak.

Peak Climbing Highlights

  • Graded class F (easy) on the Alpine Grading System
  • Langtang village - the biggest Tamangs settlement rich in Tibetan culture
  • Panoramic view of Langtang Lirung, Shisha Pangma, Naya Kanga, Yala peak, Dorje Lakpa, and so on
  • Traditions, culture, and hospitality of Tamang and Gurung community
  • The habitat of endangered species - Red Panda
  • Walking through lush rhododendron and bamboo forests, majestic waterfalls, monasteries

Each of our services includes the maps of trekking location, hygienic high altitude freshly cooked food, experienced professional Sherpas and guides, efficient logistics, arranged arrival and departure transfers, well-acquainted accommodation, and tours to the city of Kathmandu.

Itinerary in Details

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu

🕑 30 Min Drive to Hotel

Max Altitude: 1350 M

Upon arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu, our airport representative will greet you and escort you to your hotel. 

The rest of the day is on your own.

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 1350 M

You will have a half-day guided sightseeing of the Kathmandu Valley after breakfast. Patan Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, and Boudhanath Stupa are some of the important landmarks listed on the World Heritage Site and we will be exploring them today 

Later, you will be introduced to your climbing guide and helpers for Yala Peak Climbing. After trekking preparation and climb briefing, you will be driven to your hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi

🕑 7/8 Hours Drive

Max Altitude: 1580 M

After breakfast, we start our drive along the Trishuli River Valley, north of Kathmandu via Dhunche village to a beautiful village named Syabrubesi. 

We will explore the surroundings including riverside hot springs once we arrive at Syabrubesi. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel

🕑 5/6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2470 M

Leaving Syabrubesi, we begin our walk along the Bhote Koshi and Langtang Khola via Bamboo, which is renowned for Red Panda. We will encounter a few ascents and descents through a lush forest of oak and rhododendron en route. Then, we come across a bridge over the Langtang River and a gradual rise takes us to Lama Hotel. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3450 M

Our walk continues alongside a river via a lush landscape along with beautiful waterfalls. At Ghodatabela (3000 m), the trail emerges from the forest. We will pass a Buddhist Monastery and reach today's destination, Langtang Village. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa

🕑 3/4 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 3800 M

We leave the Langtang Village after breakfast and ascent through small villages and yak pastures to reach Kyangjin Gompa. It is ideal to arrive at Kyangjin at lunchtime, which will provide us enough time for acclimatization.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 07: Acclimatization at Kyangjin Gompa

🕑 Full Day

Max Altitude: 3800 M

Today is the required day for acclimatization. We will take an easy and 3-4 hours walk towards Kagsisha Kharka. En route, we get a glimpse of stunning peaks like Dorje Lakpa and Shisha Pangma. After spending some time at Kharka, we will return to Kyangjin Gompa for another overnight stay.  

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp

🕑 5/6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 4600 M

Our trek continues along a rocky trail to reach the Yala Peak Base Camp. The base camp offers amazing vistas of the peaks like Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala Peak, and others. Basic training on climbing techniques and using gears properly will be conducted by our climbing guides. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 09: Summit Yala Peak & Return to Base Camp

🕑 8/9 Hours Walk & Climb

Max Altitude: 5500 M

Today is the most awaited day of this journey. We start early in the morning towards the Yala Peak summit. The top of the peak provides a panoramic view of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala Peak, Langtang Lirung, and many more. After spending an ample amount of time at the summit, we will descend back to the base camp. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 10: Trek back to Kyangjin Gompa

🕑 4 Hours walk

Max Altitude: 3800 M

Retracing the arrival route, we will descend to the Langtang Village. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel

🕑 6/7 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2470 M

From Langtang village we head back to Lama Hotel retracing our trail. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 12: Trek back to Syarubesi

🕑 5/6 Hours Walk

Max Altitude: 2380 M

Our final day on the trekking trail has come. We trek to Syabrubesi via Sherpa gaon, a hydropower project with Chilime Hydropower Power Plant. The main inhabitants of this area belong to the Tamang community.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Accommodation: Tea House

Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu

🕑 7/8 Hours Drive

Max Altitude: 1350 M

We leave Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu. 

Meals: Breakfast & Lunch

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 14: Rest and exploration in Kathmandu

🕑 3/4 Hours Tour in Kathmandu

Max Altitude: 1350 M

Today is a spare day to take a rest and explore some of the remaining sites in the Valley such as Swayambhunath Temple, Kathmandu Durbar Square, and the markets of Ason and Indrachowk.   In the evening, we gather at a Nepali restaurant for the farewell dinner organized by Himalayan Trekkers. 

Meals: Breakfast & Farewell Dinner

Accommodation: Standard Hotel in KTM

Day 15: Final Departure

🕑 30 Min Drive to Airport

Our airport representative will transfer you to the airport 3 hours before your scheduled flight to your onward destination. We wish to see you soon!

Meals: Breakfast

Yala Peak Climbing Map

Includes

  • All Arrival/Departure transfer as per itinerary
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu
  • All Guesthouse, Lodge/Tented Accommodation during the Trek and Climb
  • Guides, Porters, Drivers as required 
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunches & Dinner with Tea/Coffee) During the Trek & Climbing
  • Guided Sightseeing with all applicable entrance fees as per itinerary in Kathmandu
  • All Private transfer to/from Syabrubesi as per itinerary
  • An Experienced GOVT licensed Trekking/Climbing Guide & required No. of Sherpa Porters
  • All wages, allowances, insurance, medical, and equipment for supporting crew.
  • Langtang National park fees
  • TIMS fees & Local Province (Municipality/Village) Fees
  • Peak Climbing fees (Royalty)
  • Climbing & Camping Equipment as per itinerary/necessary
  • Garbage fees / a comprehensive medical kit
  • Welcome or Farewell Dinner as per your choice
  • All GOVT local taxes

Excludes

  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees
  • International Airfare to/from Kathmandu & Departure Taxes
  • Excess baggage (cargo) charges
  • Any charges incurred due to the changing itinerary (Early arrival from the trek, late departure, cancellation of the trek in the middle, etc)
  • Meals (Lunches & Dinner) in the city
  • Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for your safety measures
  • Personal expenses such as phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, hot shower, etc.
  • Tips
  • Any extra cost arising from bad weather, unfavorable circumstances (road blockage, landslide, flight delay, etc)
  • Rescue and evacuations
  • Personal Trekking/Climbing Equipment
  • Travel Insurance
  • Anything not mentioned in the 'Includes' section 

FAQ'S

Q. 1. Where is Yala Peak located?

Yala Peak is located in the heart of the Langtang Himal range lying in the Langtang National Park situated north of Kathmandu. 

Q. 2. What is the best time for Yala Peak Climbing?

Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September-November) is the peak season for Yala Peak climbing. The weather is favorable with the lowest chances of any unfortunate events happening. Spring offers walking through the blossoming wild-flower forests whereas Autumn falls after the monsoon offering the best vistas of the Himalayas. 

Q. 3. Is a permit required for Yala Peak Climbing? Is a permit for Yala Peak climb included in the Package?

Yes, TIMS and Langtang National Park permits are required for Yala Peak climbing. Similarly, a particular climbing permit is not required at this summit. All the permits and entrance fees are included in all the packages offered by Himalayan Trekkers including the Yala Peak Climb.  

Q. 4. Do I need travel insurance for Yala Peak Climbing?

It is mandatory to have travel insurance for Yala Peak climbing. You could purchase insurance from a reliable insurance agency from your location/home country. While purchasing travel insurance one must choose the insurance that covers emergency and medical evacuation, trip cancellation/delay, medicinal treatment, injury, loss of baggage, liabilities, etc.  

Q. 5. Is a guide mandatory for Yala Peak climbing?

Yala Peak is a technical peak, so it is mandatory for a climbing guide. Safety must be the first priority for everyone. A professional climbing guide will ensure your safety and they are skilled and have a lot of knowledge and experience in this field. 

Q. 6. How high is Yala Peak?

Yala Peak has an elevation of 5,500 meters above sea level. 

Q. 7. How difficult is Yala Peak climbing?

Although Yala Peak is a technical-graded peak, it is one of the easiest climbing peaks of the Himalayas. Previous climbing experience is not required for climbing this peak but one must be physically and mentally healthy and engage in outdoor activities like hiking, jogging, cycling, swimming, etc. before the trek. 

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferred accommodation.

In general we arrange a 3-star hotel with all facilities in cities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra.

Although all places during your trek do not have all modern facilities (especially at higher altitudes), we ensure that it is arranged safely and comfortably. Mostly hygienic and safe tea houses / local lodges / home stays are arranged & please feel free to personalize according to your preference.

If your travel schedule includes camping or if you choose to experience it, a correct campsite will be determined in advance and everything will be taken care of. If required, we also provide equipment such as a tent, cookware, etc. Check the equipment lists and equipment lists for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B accommodation within the costs. Meals in the city must be paid separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place.

Remote areas don't have that many options, but hygienic and well-prepared food is always served. Moreover, most meals are included in the costs during your trek. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available! Moreover, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome of Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Follow the detailed route description or itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you to your heart's content. 

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