Yala Peak Climbing & Climb leads you to overwhelming adventure around stunning Langtang valley where you will be surrounded with amphitheatre of snow-clad mountains with high rolling green hills.
This is purely an adventure for beginners and veteran climbers as practice climb and acclimatization before planning or joining other major mountaineering expeditions, as this is one of the shortest trip of two weeks, where you will closest within Central Himalaya range of Langtang Himal trekking in himalaya.
Yala Peak Climbing stands at above 5,732 m and 18,806 ft high offers tremendous panorama of mountains, hills and valley one of the less technical trekking peak to climb where the grade is PD the grading taken from French and Swiss Alpine climbing system.
Although a non technical peak to climb, but climbers has to be in good medical and physical shape with fully equipped ice-axe, crampons are required as well fix ropes in some sections of the climb, where our expert Nepal Base Camp guide will lead and support you all the way to the summit top and brig you safely back.
Yala Peak Climbing a great introductory adventure for further advance mountaineering, this wonderful adventure leads you with an overland drive to reach at Rasuwa district around Langtang region, the home of Tamang native tribe of strong Tibetan influence in culture and Buddhist religion.
Walk leads you through enchanting forest covered with tall rhododendron and fir trees which is also the habitat of rare and elusive Red Panda and other wild-life, as the journey continues leaving the rich vegetation for arid and barren landscapes on a wide beautiful Langtang valley at Kyanjin Gompa with amazing views of snow peaks.
Adventure starts heading to the end of the valley for the climb on top of stunning Yala Peak Climbing after much rest, acclimatization and some practice, on feeling high with successful ascent heading back to Syabrubesi for the drive back to Kathmandu, where this great enjoyable and memorable adventure Yala Peak Trek & Climb concludes.
Yala Peak Trek & Climb offers tremendous panorama of Ganesh Himal (7,405 m) Langtang Lirung (7,234 m), Ghengu Liru or Langtang II (6,571m / 21,560ft), Kimshun (6,745m) Shalbachum (6,918 m) to the south, includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m) Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends towards Jugal Himal, terminating at Dorje Lakpa (6,980m).
Day 01/: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,315m | 4,270ft and transfer to selected hotel.
Day 02/: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest or Trip preparation.
Day 03/: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m – 07 hrs journey.
Day 04/: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350 m – 06 walks.
Day 05/: Trek to Langtang village 3, 307m via Ghoretabela – 06 hrs.
Day 06/: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m – 04 hrs.
Day 07/: Rest day at Kyanjin for acclimatization and hikes.
Day 08/: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp.
Day 09/: Trek & Climb to Yala Summit 5,732 m / 18,806 ft to base camp.
Day 10/: Reserve and contingency day in case of weather problem.
Day 11/: Return to Kyangin Gompa – 05 hrs.
Day 12/: Trek back to Lama Hotel 2, 350m – 07 hrs.
Day 13/: Trek to Syabrubesi- 06 hrs.
Day 14/: Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs.
Day 15/: International departure for home ward bound.
Size of group: 2-10 people
Fitness level: Moderate
Arrival on: Kathmandu, Nepal
Departure from: Kathmandu, Nepal
Selected Meals: Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals during the trek
Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and tea houses during the trek
Your safety during the journey is of paramount concern while traveling with Nepal Base Camp Treks and note that turbulent and cloudy weather is regular phenomenon along the Himalayas ranges and possibility of domestic flights from Kathmandu to Lukla or Lukla to Kathmandu may have to be delayed for few hours or even canceled for a day.
Any Weather conditions and health condition of a group member, or unexpected natural disasters, etc., can all contribute to changes in the tentative itinerary. NBCT leader will try to ensure your trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if any required.
As a safeguard we recommend you to add a couple of extra days after your trek before you fly from Kathmandu to your onward destination.
On reaching Kathmandu international airport via various respective airlines, our Nepal Base Camp Treks guide or staff will receive you with warm welcome and then a short drive to your hotel in the heart of Kathmandu city.
After checking in your hotel rooms and getting refreshed join at the hotel lobby for group briefing and orientation program where our guide informs you regarding hotels, Kathmandu, Nepali culture, Yala Peak Trek & Climb around Langtang with welcome dinner in a pleasant authentic Nepalese restaurant with culture program.
In Kathmandu morning after breakfast and at given time our city guide will pick you up for sightseeing tour around places of interest around Kathmandu old part of the city, Kathmandu is famous for world heritage sites with tour of Pashupatinath a holy temple, Bouddhanath Stupa a Buddhist pilgrimage spot or tour of Kathmandu old Durbar (palace) Square and ancient 2,500 years old Swayambhunath, afternoon free for Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Trek & Climb preparation.
Morning an exciting drive towards Rasuwa district to Langtang region as the ride leads towards high hills of with views of Himalayan peaks and rolling green hills, passing through many farm villages and towns to reach at a nice Tamang village at Syabrubesi after passing through Dhunche town, where Langtang National Park begins.
Syabrubesi located in the shadow of massive Central Himal of Ganesh and Langtang mountain range, a door to many treks to Langtang and Ganesh Himal area and as well route to Tibet border.
Our first day walk of this adventure leads to a bridge over Langtang Khola (river) later joins Trisuli River downstream. From here with uphill climb through scattered farm villages and terraces, and into a cool shade of forest reaching at Riverside a small settlement with few simple lodges, where the path from Upper or Thulo Syabru meets, after a rest or lunch break trek continues with a climb through beautiful forests of rhododendron, pines, bamboo tree lines, Langtang area is famous for rare and elusive Red Panda and other wildlife’s, after a good day’s walk reaching at Lama Hotel located in between forest surrounding and by the Langtang Khola.
Morning walk leads higher into a river gorge within lovely woodlands of tall trees of pines, rhododendron and then following the river upstream past few houses and cattle herders shelters to reach cooler areas at Ghoretabela for lunch break, a nice spot with beautiful forest surrounding. From here 3 hours of good walk into forested area and then leaving the tree lines behind at Langtang village for overnight stop.
This is last permanent village before Kyanjin Gompa around Langtang Valley, with time to explore this interesting Tamang and Bhotias people village of Tibetan origin with similar life style interwoven into Buddhist religion and culture.
After a wonderful stop in Langtang village, morning walk leads to our highlight and main destination at Kyanjin, heading on winding uphill trail and as the deep gorge opens up into a wide beautiful valley with amazing views of snow capped mountains that surrounds Langtang valley, the path encounters several prayer or mani walls and then reaching at Kyanjin Gomba for two nights stop around this lovely valley shadowed by array of peaks with Langtang Lirung glacier just near from the lodges, and a cheese processing factory established some 35 years ago with help and support of Swiss assistance.
A perfect spot for rest day to acclimatize at this high altitude with many places for short hike and climb like to the hill top of Tsego and Kyanjin ri at over 4,000 meters top for better panorama of surrounding mountains.
From view point hill overlooking at Langtang Himal, beyond which lies Tibet. The major peaks include Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,560ft), Langtang Lirung (7,425m / 23,765ft) Kimshun (6,745m / 22,137ft) and Shalbachum (6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga 5,846m and Gangchempo, Tilman’s beautiful Fluted Peak.
Beyond it continues to the Jugal Himal, ending with Dorje Lakpa (6,980m / 22,929ft), extending further east on the upper meadows of the Langtang range ends in a huge and massive mountain wall, forming the border with Tibet.
Morning leads to our highlight and main goal of the adventure to Yala Peak located at the end of Langtang valley, walk leads along rocky glacier and then to a steep climb through an icy trail to reach a flat camping area at Yala Peak base around 4,400m.
From base camp outstanding views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala peak and others peaks with overnight in the comfort of spacious tents on camping for few days.
Starting early morning before dawn for the big climb of this adventure, climb leads on steep slope of rocks and ice to the top of the summit depending on weather conditions. This peak is less technical but it takes nearly eight hours to reach the summit and back to base camp.
Our expert guide will lead you with safety measures with fix ropes and making ledges on slippery sections, till the climb is achieved on top 5,732 m high of Yala Peak.
From the summit facing striking views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kanga, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and many other mountains within Tibetan side also, after a enjoyable and marvelous time on top descend back safely to base camp.
Nepal Base Camp Trek allows an extra day as contingency in case of bad weather conditions which might occur sometimes around Himalaya, if all goes well can be used on the way back on route Dhunche town, making short day walk along the way.
Leaving Yala Peak base camp, trek to Kyanjin Gompa following the icy trail that steeply descends offering marvelous views of massif Himalaya, enjoying the rhododendron forests and cross the Langtang River gently ascend to reach at Kyangjn Gompa.
Catching the morning and last view of this beautiful area with high snow capped mountains, walk leads downhill to Lama Hotel using the same route with few short ups in between the walks.
After a great superb time around Yala Peak Climb and Langtang valley, our last day walk of this fabulous trip leads downhill most of the way to reach the bridge above Bhote-Kosi (Upper Trisuli River) and then a pleasant walk back to Syabrubesi village.
After a great country walk on the scenic trail to Langtang Valley around Central Himalaya, morning journey as the drive leads back to Kathmandu with few rest stops for refreshment and lunch, after 6 hours of good drive reaching back at busy city life in Kathmandu.
Last day in amazing Nepal with awesome time in the high hills around Langtang Valley with Yala Peak Climb, our staff will transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your final flight back homeward bound or to respective countries.