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Yala Peak Climbing

Trip Highlights:

Duration: 15 Days

Type of Trek: Tea house / Camping

Max Altitude: 3870 m.

Minimum Pax: 1 +

Mode of travel: Land Transportation

Grade: Moderate

Yala peak is a part of the Langtang Himal which is located in the central part of Nepal. Walking through the dense forest and traditional ethnic settlements you reach the wonderful base camp of Yala peak. The base camp of Yala Peak is Kyangjin Gompa (3749m/12300 ft). You will have stunning views of Lantang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang 7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and mighty Shishapangma (8027m) on the Tibetan side.

Yala Peak is a fantastic beginner's mountaineering trip, to one of Nepal's easier trekking peaks. Just to the north of Kathmandu in the Langtang region, this 5500 meters peak is situated in a beautiful valley of rich grazing pastures and Tamang people. From Katmandu you drive to Dhunche or Syabrubesi, and after three-day's trekking you can reach Yala Peak.

  • Outline Itinerary
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Price Info

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours.

Day 04: Trek from Syabru Besi (1600m.) to Lama Hotel (2470m.) takes about five and half hours.

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela takes about six hours.

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) takes about three hours.

Day 07: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around.

Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Yak Kharka and it takes about five hours.

Day 09: Trek from Yak Kharka to summit Yala peak and back to Yak Kharka.

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Kyangjin Gompa which takes about four hours.

Day 11: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel takes about six hours.

Day 12: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaon takes about five hours.

Day 13: Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu by bus, takes about nine hours.

Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.

Day 15: Departure

Day 01: Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.

On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our airport representative. You will be greeted traditionally with flower garlands. The representative will then take you to your hotel where you will be served welcome drinks. In the afternoon, you can take a stroll around and visit shops, restaurants and bars. Stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip.

Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Checking your climbing equipment's, and discussing the climb with the climbing/trekking guide. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours.

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridge line vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 04: Trek from Syabru Besi (1600m.) to Lama Hotel (2470m.) takes about five and half hours.

Trek from Syabru Besi (1600m.) to Lama Hotel (2470m.) takes about five and half hours. The first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually ascends up to Bamboo passing through landslide. Thereafter, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 05: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela takes about six hours.

Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela takes about six hours. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges from the forest. Once there was a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 06: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) takes about three hours.

Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) takes about three hours. The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here, there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. You arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 07: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around.

Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and around. This is day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 08: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Yak Kharka and it takes about five hours.

Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Yak Kharka and it takes about five hours. The early part of the trail moves along the leveled path till Marku and then leaving Langtang Khola you trek ascent path all the way to Yak Kharka. The views you can enjoy are of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang and others. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 09: Trek from Yak Kharka to summit Yala peak and back to Yak Kharka.

Trek from Yak Kharka to summit Yala peak and back to Yak Kharka. Stay overnight at camp.

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Kyangjin Gompa which takes about four hours.

Trek from Yak Kharka to Kyangjin Gompa which takes about four hours. You trek descent path all the way to Kyangjin Gompa. The views you can enjoy are of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang and others. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 11: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel takes about six hours.

Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 12: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaon takes about five hours.

Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi via Sherpa Gaon takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Sherpa and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi (1600m.). The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle. Stay overnight at lodge.

Day 13: Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu by bus, takes about nine hours.

Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu by bus, takes about nine hours. You drive through scenic foothills and ridge line vistas to Kathmandu. The first part of your drive up to Trishuli Bazaar is through gravel and bumpy road and then well paved road up to Kathmandu.

Day 14: Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour.

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 15: Departure

As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure.

The price includes the following services:

  • Peak climbing permit
  • Climbing guide / Sirdar (One climbing guide for 4 climbers)
  • One trekking guide/leader
  • Necessary porters including a cook (some nights will be camping and will require cook and cooking utensils)
  • All meals three times a day during the trek/climb (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • Accommodations in tea houses (lodges) and some nights for camping
  • Necessary trekking/camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping    bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc.
  • Cooking fuel
  • Camping charges
  • Entry permit for Langtang National Park
  • All land transportation (from hotel to airport and from airport to hotel)
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu with domestic airport tax
  • Insurance and equipment for the climbing & trekking staff
  • First Aid kit
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services
  • Farewell dinner on the last day

The price does not include:

  • Personal nature expenses
  • All drinks & beverages
  • Hot shower
  • Battery charges
  • Tips
  • Climbing equipment's 
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Meals and accommodation in Kathmandu

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