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Yala Peak Climbing

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  • 16 Days
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Destination : Nepal
  • Max Altitude : 6500m
  • Activity: Trekking
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn

Highlights

  • Spectacular mountain views of Langtang Lirung and other peaks in the Langtang range.
  • A challenging climb that requires basic mountaineering skills and endurance.
  • A unique cultural experience in the Langtang Valley, where you can experience the local Tamang culture and traditions.
  • Beautiful scenery including alpine forests, glacial lakes, and high-altitude terrain.
  • Unspoiled wilderness in the Langtang National Park, home to a variety of flora and fauna.
  • great option for those who want to feel expedition.

Overview of Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak is a mountain peak located in the Langtang region of Nepal, standing at 5,520 meters (18,110 feet) above sea level. It is a popular climbing destination for both experienced and novice climbers, as it provides a great introduction to mountaineering in the Himalayas.

The Yala Peak climbing expedition usually takes around 15 to 18 days, starting with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the starting point of the trek. The trek to Yala Peak base camp takes around 4 to 5 days, passing through beautiful forests, rivers, and valleys, and providing stunning views of the Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal ranges.

After reaching the base camp, climbers will spend a few days acclimatizing and preparing for the climb. The climb itself usually takes 2 to 3 days, with the final ascent taking place in the early morning hours to ensure safe passage through any ice or snow conditions.

Yala Peak climbing requires a moderate level of physical fitness and some experience in basic mountaineering techniques such as using crampons and ice axes, as well as rope work for glacier travel. It is recommended that climbers have some prior experience trekking at high altitudes before attempting this climb.

The best time to climb Yala Peak is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons, when the weather is generally dry and stable. However, it is possible to climb the peak year-round, though winter months (December to February) can be challenging due to heavy snow and cold temperatures.

In terms of equipment, climbers will need warm clothing suitable for cold and high-altitude conditions, as well as climbing gear such as a harness, helmet, crampons, ice axes, ropes, and carabiners. It is also important to have a good quality sleeping bag and a well-insulated tent to withstand the harsh mountain environment.

Overall, Yala Peak climbing is a challenging and rewarding experience that provides an opportunity to explore the stunning Langtang region of Nepal and test oneself against the mighty Himalayas. With proper preparation and guidance from experienced climbing guides, climbers can safely summit this beautiful peak and return home with memories that will last a lifetime.

Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu Arrival

You touch down in Kathmandu, Nepal at the only international airport in the country. From there, you’ll be transported to your hotel. Freshen up before meeting the company representative to get briefings. The company guide will suggest a few sites to visit and things to do based on available time. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Trek preparation day and Kathmandu sightseeing

Today we prepare for the trek and check the last-minute checklist for trekking gear and if needed shopping around Thamel. After lunch visit Kathmandu UNESCO world heritage sites, Kathmandu Durbar Squire, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhanath Stupa. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3Drive to Syabrubesi (1,550m)

After breakfast, you will depart from Kathmandu and drive towards Syabrubesi. The journey takes around 7 to 8 hours, passing through beautiful countryside, small towns, and rivers. Upon reaching Syabrubesi, you will check into your guesthouse and rest for the night.

Day 4Trek to Lama Hotel (2,380m)

Today, you will start your trek to Lama Hotel. The trail passes through beautiful forests and crosses a few suspension bridges over the Langtang River. You will also pass through small villages and farmlands, providing a glimpse into the local way of life. The trek takes around 6 to 7 hours, and you will stay overnight at a guesthouse in Lama Hotel.

Day 5Trek to Langtang Village (3,430m)

After breakfast, you will continue your trek towards Langtang Village. The trail passes through beautiful forests and crosses a few streams and small waterfalls. You will also pass through several small settlements of the Tamang community, who are the local inhabitants of this area. The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours, and you will stay overnight at a guesthouse in Langtang Village.

Day 6Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m)

Today, you will trek to Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery located at an altitude of 3,870 meters. The trail passes through beautiful meadows and yak pastures, providing stunning views of the Langtang range. Upon reaching Kyanjin Gompa, you will have some free time to explore the area and visit the local cheese factory. The trek takes around 3 to 4 hours, and you will stay overnight at a guesthouse in Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 7Acclimatization Day at Kyanjin Gompa

Today is an acclimatization day in Kyanjin Gompa. You will have the option to take a short hike to the nearby Langshisha Kharka or Tserko Ri for some stunning panoramic views of the Langtang range.

Day 8Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp (4,870m)

After breakfast, you will start your trek towards Yala Peak Base Camp. The trail passes through rocky and snowy terrain, with stunning views of the surrounding mountains. Upon reaching the base camp, you will set up your tents and prepare for the climb. The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours, and you will stay overnight at a tented camp in Yala Peak Base Camp.

Day 9Rest and Preparation Day at Base Camp

Today is a rest and preparation day at base camp. You will have time to rest, acclimatize, and prepare for the climb. Your guide will provide you with some basic training on mountain.

Day 10Summit Day (5,732m) and Return to Base Camp

Today is the highlight of the expedition as you attempt to summit Yala Peak. You will start early in the morning, climbing steep snow and ice slopes to reach the summit. The climb requires good physical fitness and mountaineering skills. Upon reaching the summit, you will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding mountains. After spending some time at the summit, you will descend back to base camp. The climb takes around 8 to 9 hours.

Day 11Trek back to Kyanjin Gompa

After breakfast, you will start your trek back to Kyanjin Gompa. The trail follows the same route as before, providing an opportunity to enjoy the beautiful scenery once again. Upon reaching Kyanjin Gompa, you will have time to relax and celebrate your successful climb. The trek takes around 4 to 5 hours.

Day 12Trek back to Lama Hotel

Today, you will trek back to Lama Hotel. The trail descends through beautiful forests and crosses a few suspension bridges over the Langtang River. You will also pass through small villages and farmlands, providing a glimpse into the local way of life. The trek takes around 6 to 7 hours, and you will stay overnight at a guesthouse in Lama Hotel.

Day 13Trek back to Syabrubesi

After breakfast, you will start your trek back to Syabrubesi. The trail descends through beautiful countryside, small towns, and rivers. Upon reaching Syabrubesi, you will check into your guesthouse and rest for the night. The trek takes around 5 to 6 hours.

Day 14Drive back to Kathmandu

After breakfast, you will drive back to Kathmandu, enjoying the scenic beauty of the countryside once again. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you will check into your hotel and have some free time to relax and explore the city on your own.

Day 15Final Departure

Your Yala Peak climbing expedition comes to an end today. You will be transferred to the airport for your onward flight.

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2023 - 2024

Booking Available
$1780
No of People Cost
11780
2-51705
5-101625
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2023 - 2024

Booking Available
$1780
No of People Cost
11780
2-51705
5-101625
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