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Yala Peak Climbing 14 Days Itinerary

  • A great moderate adventure on stunning Yala Peak with sweeping panorama of mountains
  • scenic and cultural walks on high hills to scenic Langtang valley enclosed within high mountains
  • Daily views of high Ganesh and Langtang Himal as far towards Jugal Himal range of peaks
  • Exploring Tamang traditional farm villages in the country where rare elusive Red Panda habitats
  • Walking into beautiful enchanting rhododendron-magnolia forest within pristine environment
  • At Kyanjinand beyond for great climb with fascinating scenery of high snow capped peaks and glaciers

A great country walks to scenic Langtang valley and climb of stunning Yala peak

Yala Peak Climb & Langtang Valley leads to a moderate to adventurous walk with an exciting climb on top of Yala Peak Summit.

Yala Peak a prominent small mountain rises at the height of 5,732 m / 18,806 feet above picturesque Langtang Valley. The grade of Yala Peak is just an ‘F’ which means “Facial Easy”, a non-technical peak to climb. However, trekkers can climbers need to be in good physical shape and in good health to overcome the steep strenuous climb.

The grading systems used from popular French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification, a straightforward ascent. Climbing on a moraine of ice, snow, and glaciers with straight ups to the summit of Yala Peak.

An exciting way to enjoy the adventure suitable for all types of trekkers and climbers. As well as for beginners and expert mountaineers, it is good practice and exercise to experience for the climb on major peaks.

Yala Peak Climb involves drives both ways from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi village, which is on route Tibet / China border. As well as towards our destination at Langtang Valley, and the last settlement of Kyanjin Gompa.

A pleasant and fascinating walks uphill through a lovely forest of pines and rhododendron trees. Following through farm settlements of Lama Hotel, Langtang villages, and Mundu with nice lodges to reach Kyanjin Gompa.

At Kyanjin Gompa have an extra day to explore its nice settlements and viewpoint of Tserko and Kyanjin-Ri. A good exercise before the climb of Yala Peak, from Kyanjin towards our main highlight destination to Yala base camp.

Leaving the comfort of a nice lodge for tented camping for a few overnights for the wonderful adventure of Yala Peak climb. Having time for preparation, then head for the steep and strenuous climb to the top of Yala Peak.

Enjoy the spectacular views of the surrounding towering snow-capped mountain that engulfs the Langtang Valley and Yala Peak top. Faces excellent look of the whole Langtang Himal range of peaks as far as Jugal Himal with Dorje Lakpa.

Includes views of Tibetan mountains across the borders, as the Langtang Himal range forms the boundary of Nepal and Tibet, China. After an enjoyable and exciting adventure, a long descent to the base of Yala Peak for a return journey.

The trek follows the beautiful Langtang Valley wide trail to Kyanjin Gompa and then downhill to Syabrubesi for the last overnight. Next morning an interesting drive brings you to Kathmandu, after a wonderful experience on Yala Peak Climb & Langtang Valley.

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On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport where you will be warmly received by our guide and staff and then transfer you to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city. First check into your hotel rooms on getting refreshed from the flight and with Jet-Lag, then join with other members of Yala Peak Climb and Langtang valley trek for group briefing, where our expert guides will inform regarding your stay in Nepal, hotels, trekking, local lodge and overland drives with do’s and don’ts information, evening welcome group dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with Folk cultural programs to entertain you during your meals.

    Morning after breakfast leave the hotel for exciting guided sightseeing around Kathmandu where our city guide will lead you to places of interest, Kathmandu a metropolitan city still retains its ancient heritage and varied ancient culture where you will visit world heritage sites around Kathmandu for half day or full day. After an interesting and wonderful tour of ancient historical and religious sites around Kathmandu, with afternoon free preparation for next day early morning drive to Langtang Himal region north of Kathmandu.

      Morning an exciting drive on Kathmandu to Dhunche-Syabrubesi highway, heading towards Himalayan foothills, on reaching at Trisuli Bazaar within warm sub-tropical area, as our journey continues towards uphill on long winding road towards cooler alpine area past farm villages and town to reach at Dhunche, at 1,950m high. Dhunche headquarter and main town of Rasuwa district within Langtang Himal where Langtang National Park starts and ends. From Dhunche drive leads downhill on zig-zag road to reach at Syabrubesi village the home of Tamang tribe people in the shadow of Ganesh and Langtang Himal, overnight in a nice cozy lodge at Syabrubesi.

        Beginning our first day walk from Syabrubesi leading to a climb for a while but the rest of the walk is on gradual winding uphill trail past terraced farm fields and villages, as the trail descends and joins to reach near Riverside and place called Bamboo. From here our route leads into cool forested area within river gorge following glacial Trisuli River upstream, as the path climb into cool shade of rhododendron and oaks forest and then after a pleasant walk of near six hours reaching a small clearing at Lama-Hotel for overnight stop in a small nice local lodge.

          Our second day of trek follows a trail into deep woodland for few hours as morning walks leads to a small place called Ghoretabela for lunch stop amidst lovely forest surrounding with pines, hemlocks and rhododendron trees from here onward you can where you can feel touch of altitude gain.

          After a pleasant break here, trek continues on the trail to Langtang and its beautiful valley, walking for hours into cool shade of woodland, on crossing a stream leaving the tree line behind as our walk leads to a climb for an hour, then walk gets better on gradual trail with few ups and down to reach at Langtang village for overnight stop.

          One of the large villages within Langtang areas (was completely destroyed by avalanche and landslides from the effect of big earthquake of April 25th and May 15th 2015), the village slowly coming back to normal shape with happy life as it was for hundreds of years.

            From Langtang village a short day walk as morning starts with uphill climb for few hours following “mani-prayer wall” where walking clockwise direction a positive way respect to local Tamang culture and Buddhist religion, as walk leads further north east where gorge opens into a scenic wide valley facing views of high snow capped peaks.

            After few hours of gentle walk with super views reaching at Kyanjin Gompa, on the highlight spot of the adventure at this charming and scenic spot offers grand views of Langtang Lirungat 7,000m and its icefall surrounded by a rocky ridge formed by glacial moraine of rocks and boulders.

              At leisure and a rest day with time to explore a small Cheese factory or walk up to Tsego-Ri or KynginRi at above 4,700 m / 15,420ft adding more heights of the adventure offers stunning panorama of snowcapped mountains.

                From KyanjinGompa heading to our final goal and highlights of the adventure, walks leads on rocky glacier and then with steep climb into icy trail to reach a flat camping area beneath Yala Peak to set our base camp at 4,400m. The camp offers super views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, TserkoRi, Yala peak and others peaks.

                  Our adventurous climb on top Yala Peak starts at early morning steep uphill to the summit depending on weather conditions also. The climb is of less technical effort but it takes about eight hours to reach the summit and back to base camp. After a tough and scenic climb to its summit top at 5,732 meters / 18,806 feet, rewarded with super viewsof Shishapangma, DorjeLakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, TserkoRi, Langtang Lirung and many other mountains on Tibet side, after a marvelous moment on top descend safely to base camp.

                    After a magnificent climb on top Yala Peak, and then leaving the base camp for return trek to Kyanjin Gompa following an icy path enjoying the views to reach KyanjinGompa for overnight stop in the comfort of nice cozy lodge.

                      After a wonderful time on top Yala Peak and at Kyanjin with excellent views, retrace the journey back on same route to Lama-Hotel a small settlement in the midst of the forest by the bank of upper Trisuli River.

                        Our last day trek of this fabulous Langtang Himal Panorama trekking lead you back to Syabrubesi as morning walk follows on the same trail with much downhill past spread-out farm villages and terrace fields and eventually reaching at BhoteKosi River, which later joins Trisuli River, after crossing a suspension bridge a pleasant walk brings you at Syabrubesi for last and final overnights around Langtang Himal area and Rasuwa district.

                          Morning transfer for an exciting drive back to Kathmandu where drive leads to Dhunche town and then on downhill to reach lower warmer areas around Nuwakot at Trisuli Bazaar, and then few hour drive brings you at Kathmandu on good time with rest of the afternoon at leisure for individual activities.

                            Your last memorable day in Nepal after a wonderful experience on Yala Peak Climb with Langtang valley trekking and great service of Explorer Adventure, and as per your international flight then transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to your respective destinations.

                              What's Included
                              • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
                              • Three nights standard Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B
                              • Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary  
                              • Three times a meals during the trek , Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner.
                              • Peak climbing permit  and other necessary fees.
                              • All the transport there and back 
                              • Camping tent and climbing rope provided.
                              • Government license holder guide 
                              • Helpful porter with proper equipments (1 porter for 2 people)
                              • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
                              • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
                              • Hire Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket  for the trek 
                              • Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek  
                              • Langtang National park fee 
                              • TIMS trekking information management syestem 
                              • Government taxes and official expenses 
                              What's not Included
                              • Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
                              • Tips for porters ($90-120) and guides ($120-150)
                              • Nepal Visa ($50)
                              • Insurance (must include emergency evacuation by helicopter, check worldnomads.com
                              • In some places: hot water, wifi, battery charging - $2-5
                              • Drinking water, price depends on altitude (linear regression)  
                              Useful Information

                              Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:

                              Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.

                              Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………

                               Guide and Porters for 14 Days Yala Peak Climbing: 

                              On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.

                              All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.

                              Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.

                              Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.

                              Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.

                              Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:

                              High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.

                              Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.

                              To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.

                              The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.

                              On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.

                              Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.

                              In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.

                              What to Bring During  14 Days Yala Peak Climbing?

                              **- can be bought in Kathmandu

                              Equipments List

                              • Plastic boot a pair

                              • Carabineer or Karabiner two each

                              • Crampons a pair
                              • Down Jacket
                              • Down Jacket one each
                              • Down sleeping bags one each with inner linear
                              • Fibre pile jacket
                              • Following items can be bought or hired in kathmandu
                              • Glove
                              • Harness -one
                              • Ice Axe - one
                              • light cotton trouser
                              • Long sleeved cotton shirts
                              • Main Ropes 200m(50per person)as per the peak chose
                              • Scarf
                              • Short Trouser
                              • Shorts or Skirt (for ladies)
                              • Ski Pole (optional) one each
                              • Snow / Sun Glass on each
                              • Snow Bar 2/4 pieces depending upon group size
                              • Snow Gaiters a pair
                              • Sun hat
                              • Sun Screen Cream
                              • Sunglasses
                              • T-shirt
                              • Track Suit Bottoms
                              • Trekking pole
                              • Ultra Fleece Trousers
                              • Water bottle
                              • Waterproofs trouser
                              • Waterproofs Jacket
                              • Well-fitting, comfortable boots
                              • Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each

                              Personal usage on 14 Days Yala Peak Climbing

                              > Towel (light and quick-drying)  - Washing accessories - Disinfection wipes

                              > Antibacterial gel - Moisturizing hand cream - Sun cream with a high factor

                              > Lip balm with sun protection - Reusable water bottle - Snacks, nuts, chocolate

                              Yala Peak Climbing 14 Days Itinerary FAQs

                              • In the past years it was listed as Trekking Peaks on the list of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association). From last few years it has been removed from the list. Where climbing permit are not required for below 6,000 or 5,800 m peaks. But Yala Peak is still considered as a Trekking Peaks of Nepal.

                              • Yala Peak is possible to during all seasons of the year, if the fine weather allows. The best time are spring and autumn, monsoon season of June to August is wet and get rains most of the day. Can enjoy in winter time of December to February, but it will be freezing cold higher up. The only time Yala Peak climb in not possible in deep snow. However, the best time are spring from March to May and autumn from September to November.

                              • Most villages on treks, do have electricity runs by Hydro or Solar Powers. Trekkers can enjoy the facilities charging their electronic items, and have the assist ofInternet and Wi-Fi. But places like Lama Hotel and Mundu or Langtang village, internet and WI-FI are slow and disturbing. Due to weather and altitude condition with landscapes, deep gorge and valleys, internet and WI-FI are slow sometimes.

                                Trekkers have to wait until you reach certain places, where communication works better either in Syabrubesi and back at Kathmandu. 

                              • From Syabrubesi village onwards, the accommodation is of tourist standard. But Lama Hotel and at Langtang or Mundu village the lodges with basic and simple having common bath and toilets. All lodge restaurants offer continental, Chinese, Indian, Nepali or Tibetan foods served in a nice warm dining room.

                                After Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Peak Base Camp in tented camp for few overnights. RP Treks & Expeditions provides excellent camping equipment and separate unit of kitchen with expert cook and kitchen / camping staff. The food on camping will be excellent and hygienic to keep the client healthy and fit for the climb.