Yala Peak is a fantastic beginner's mountaineering trip to one of Nepal's easier trekking peaks. Yala Peak is the popular trekking peak in Langtang Region, north of Kathmandu. It is 5732m in height. It is relatively simple and non technical climb and is considered as a trekking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. Any person with no prior climbing experience can go for this, but it should be noted that you must have some trekking experience and have a good physique. It is the most popular and demanded peaks for climbing in Nepal.
Yala peak is easy and suited for anyone with trekking experience but good physical fitness is required. Yala peak climbing trip in the Langtang valley north of Kathmandu. Yala peak climbing offers superb Himalayan views including the Lantang Lirung, Dorje lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Naya kanga peak, gangchempo, Shishapangma. Lantang valley trekking and yala peak climbing is one of the easy trekking route in Nepal and probably yala peak is the easiest peak for climbing, closest in destination from Kathmandu valley.
Day 01: Arrival and transfer to Hotel in KathmanduUpon arrival in Kathmandu Airport, our airport representative will welcome you and give you short info about Kathmandu and directly drive to the Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 02: Sightseeing for a full day in Kathmandu Valley.World heritage sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhu Nath, Boudha Nath, Pasupati Nath, etc. Preparation for the trekking.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubensi (1,420 m)We start our scenic drive after an early morning breakfast, traveling by local bus out of the valley and along the picturesque highway that heads north The beautiful scenery along the way includes rivers, terraced fields, villages and sights of the snowy mountains on clear days. The initial section of the drive is relatively pleasant to Trishuli Bazaar. The roadthen becomes a bit more rugged as it ascends to Dhunche and dropping back down to Syabrubensi, a bazaar town with much to explore including a riverside hot springs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2,470m)From Syabrubensi, we inaugurate our first day on the trail. The route crosses the BhoteKosi and Langtang River and follows pleasantly up the rushing Langtang River through fertile jungle and terraced fields. We pass through rural settlements and bamboo and birch groves where we have a chance to spot rare, local wildlife including the red panda. The trail gradually rises to reach Lama Hotel.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3,430m)Today we continue alongside the river through lush landscape as weascend upward through dense forests. Along the way, we will occasionally see the snowy peaks ahead, calling us onward. Eventually the narrow river valley widens out at GhoraTabela. In this area, there was once a Tibetan resettlement project running, and currently, Ghora Tabela has an army check post that will register our paoers and afew nearby lodges. We continue past prayer wheels driven by flowing water and prayer flags to scenic Langtang, a large settlement of mostly Tamang people with a nearby monastery.
Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3,865m)We continue our gradual ascent as we pass through small villages and meadows. The wide valley offers far-reaching panoramas. The route crosses several tributaries and a glacial moraine and then finally we arrive at the last and highest communityof our journey, a place known as Kyangjin Gompa named for the nearby, ancient monastery of KyangjinGompa. After lunch at our lodge, we have the option of an afternoon climb to KyajoRi, a spectacular viewpoint above to the direct north of the settlement.
Day 07: Exploration Day at Kyangjin Gompa (3,865m)The upper Langtang Valley offers much to explore for trekkers. The high elevation landscape is broad and affords many views and opportunities to approach the mountains and associated glaciers more closely. There is much to see and do as we enjoy a day of exploration of the area. Beyond the requisite visits to the monastery and cheese factory, we have optional hikes to Langshisa Kharka and the viewpoint of Tserko Ri (5450)for trekkers feeling more than a little ambitious.We return to Kyangin Gompa for the evening.
Day 08: Trek to Yala peak Base camp (4400 m)Our journey on the way to Yala Base Camp continue the rocky glacier route. Upon reaching the base camp of Yala 4600m, we will be greeted by the views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala peak and so on. Our experienced climbing guide conducts a basic training on climbing technique to proper way of using gears.
Day 09: Summit Yala Peak (5732 m) and trek back to Kyangjin Gompa (3,865m)We start our summit to Yala Peak early in the morning. From the summit we will be stunned by panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas including Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and others. After spending some time at the summit, we head back to the base camp. It's a six hour round trip, with plenty of time at the top to take pictures of the Himalayan panoramas.
Day 10: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2500 m)From Kyangjin Gomba, we say goodbye to the upper highlands and begin back down and out the valley. We retrace the arrival route through Langtang Village and break for lunch at Ghora Tabela where the army check post registers our exit. After the leisurely lunch we continue down throughthe dense forests of the river valley to Lama Hotel.
Day 11: Trek to Syabrubensi (1,420 m)We have reached our final day on the trekking trail. Today we make a pleasant hike along the Langtang River as we head down the beautiful valley. We gradually descend through bamboo and birch and spectacular landscape to cross the Langtang and BhoteKosi rivers to Syabrubensi, the starting point of our trekking journey where we will meet our bus to Kathmandu tomorrow.
Day 12: Drive from Syabrubensi to KathmanduWe make an early start by local bus on a journey back to Kathmandu. The road follows along the scenic Trishuli River Valley as we head south through the hills. Along the way we will have good views of the lush scenery and terraced farmland and perhaps even some final glimpses of the mountains.
Day 13: Drive to the Airport, takeoff from KathmanduAdventure High Mountain staff will transfer you to the airport for your final departure from Nepal. We hope that this epic trek will be firmly ingrained in your memory and will be enough to prompt you to consider your next trek with us!
Note: This itinerary is meant only as a guideline and is subject to change to suit the local conditions. Walking hours are based on an average walking pace and may change as per individual pace.
Free airport transfer on arrival and departures by private vehicles.
3 Nights hotel in Kathmandu with bed and breakfast basis.
Transportation from Kathmandu – Sybrubeshi - Kathmandu.
Meals on a full-board basis (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner/ the main course) during the trek in the mountain.
Trekking lodges (Tea House) throughout the trek.
Adventure High Mountain experienced, government-licensed, English-speaking trekking guide.
Compressive first aid box (Guide will carry it throughout the trek).
All salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance for the guide.
Tent accommodation during the climbing period with full board meals
Climbing rope, snow bars, and ice screws
Cook, kitchen staff, Sherpa, and other support staff during climbing
All necessary papers including Langtang National Park and TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System).
All government, Local taxes, and official Expenses.
Kathmandu Sightseeing by Private Car/Van/Bus.
Farewell Dinner at a typical Nepalese restaurant with traditional music and dance.
Nepal entry visa and airport fees.
Personal equipment and clothing.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, room service, extra hotel nights, extra meals, shopping, hot shower, hot and cold drinks, alcohols, snacks, water, Wi-Fi, battery re-charge, heater charge, etc.)
Alcoholic and bottled beverages.
Travel insurance with trip cancellation, medical and evacuation policy.
All expenses associated with non-scheduled departure.
Guide Gratuity - Tipping is always a personal choice, but is greatly appreciated by your guides.
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$700 deposit at time of registration, which includes a $300 non-refundable registration fee.
Balance due 60 days prior to departure.
Payment must be paid in full prior to the beginning of the trek.
Bank Name : MEGA BANK NEPAL LIMITED.
Beneficiary Name : ADVENTURE HIGH MOUNTAIN (P)LTD.
Account Number : 0570010151011
Swift Code: MBNLNPKA
Bank Address: Thamel, Saraswati Sadan - 29 Kathmandu Nepal.
We strongly recommend the purchase of travel cancellation insurance to protect you from the unexpected. You aren’t likely to think of it now, but people do get ill, break a bone, have a family emergency or get assigned to a last minute business trip. If you are in remote areas, please note that emergency rescue & evacuation can be very expensive.
We also strongly urge you to consider rescue and evacuation insurance if your own policy does not provide the coverage needed. Services available may include, but are not limited to, helicopter evacuation, medical care, etc.
If you choose not to purchase insurance, you assume full responsibility.