Yala Peak Climbing 15 Days

Trip Facts

  • Duration 15 Days
  • Difficulty Level Strenuous
  • Destination Nepal
  • Transportation Private Vehicle, Public Jeep, and Local Bus
  • Activity Cultural City Tours and Trekking, Climbing
  • Best Season March- May and Sept- Dec
  • Group Size Mini 12 Max 12 People
  • Trip Start/End Kathmadnu
  • Max Altitude 5550m

Highlights

  • Summit Yala peak at an elevation of 5,732 m
  • Up-close views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang(7083m), DorjeLakpa(6990m) and the mighty Shishapangma(8027m) from the top of Yala Peak.
  • Trekking the beautiful landscape of the Langtang National Park and 360-degree panoramic mountain views from Kyanjin Gompa.
  • Explore the cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu including UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Boudhanath and Swayambhunath.
  • Scenic drive with views of Nepalese countryside, never-ending layers of hills, and mountains from Kathmandu to SyabruBesi

Yala Peak climbing is the perfect introductory climb for novice mountaineers. At 5,732m of height, the top of Yala Peak spreads out one of the most beautiful mountain landscapes in the Nepalese Himalaya. Yala Peak (5,732m), nestled in the heart of Lantang near the Tibetan border, is considered the easiest and most convenient route for people who want to climb a summit in a short period of time. Although necessary precautions and average physical fitness is required, this expedition doesn’t require the use of advanced equipment and intense physical training. But, you will still get to use some of your tools on this trip.

Yala Peak climbing with Langtang valley trek begins in Kathmandu with sightseeing of the valley’s UNESCO World Heritage sites and trek/summit preparation. The next morning, we drive to Syabrubesi and start our trek from there. The drive is scenic and exciting at the same time. Trekking through forests, small villages, chortens, mani walls, and Himalayan flora and fauna of the Langtang Valley which falls under the Langtang National Park, we reach the base camp of Yala peak. Before actually setting foot on the base camp, we can enjoy a 360-degree panoramic view of the mountains from Kyanjin Gompa. We acclimatize at Kyanjin, so you have ample time to explore the scenic vantage point.

We begin the climb on the 8th day of the trek and summit on the ninth. Considered a trekking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association, Yala is a relatively easier and non-technical climb compared to other mountains in the Himalayas. Once at the top, you will get fantastic views of Langtang Lirung (7246m), LenpoGang(7083m), DorjeLakpa(6990m) and the mighty Shishapangma(8027m). We also have a spare day in case the bad weather doesn’t allow the summit. We then trek back to Lama Hotel and then drive back to Kathmandu.

The best time for Yala Peak Climbing are Spring ( March to May) and Autumn (September to late November). Most of the tourists come during these seasons, so the routes may be a bit crowded. Some may prefer to avoid the crowds and climb Yala Peak during the winter months (December to February) when the weather is crisp and cold and the views of the mountains are crystal clear.

Yala peak climbing is a trekking expedition that takes you to the top of one of the mountains in the Nepalese Himalayas. Adventure Club Trek and Expedition has a 15-day-long itinerary for this trip. However, if you are looking for longer and tougher climbing expeditions, we also offer Everest High passes Trek with Island peak Climbing- 23 Days, Island Peak with Everest Base camp Trek- 19 Days, and Mera Peak Climbing- 17 Days.

Itinerary

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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM), you will be welcomed by a representative from Adventure Club Trek. After sorting out your custom formalities (visa and so on), you will be then transferred to your respective hotel in Adventure Club Trek’s private vehicle and giving you some time to freshen up. After this, you will attend an orientation about your trek led by the trekking leader over a welcome dinner.

  • AccommodationHotel
  • MealsWelcome Dinner
  • Max. Altitude1,350m/4,428ft

We rest for most of the day and unpack. We will meet in the afternoon and discuss with your climbing leaders and we will check your set of climbing equipment to make sure that they are in good condition for our coming journey. Overnight in Kathmandu.

  • AccommodationHotel

Our journey will officially begin on the third day, as we will travel to Syabrubesi on a local bus. The journey will start early in the morning so you might want to hit the hay early in the previous night. To reach Syabru Besi from Kathmandu, it will take 8 hours by bus. The long journey will seem short as you will be surrounded by beautiful green hills, terraced fields and a glimpse of Ganesh Himal along the road of Trishuli River. Once we reach the destination, we will show you to your rooms, and you can rest up for tomorrow or explore Syabru Besi.

    This is the day where our trekking officially begins. We will leave our guesthouse in Syabru Besi early in the morning, to walk the route along the Bhote Koshi River and enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. We will pass Rimche Village and will make a quick stop at Bamboo Village for lunch. Bamboo Village is home to rare species of Red Pandas, and if we are lucky, we might get to see them and some bears and monkeys. We will walk for approximately 5 hours to reach Lama Hotel, our stop for the day. We will stay the night there and start our journey tomorrow at the earliest hour.

      We will rise early to start another day of walking. The day begins with us living Lama Hotel and making our way up to Langtang Village. The trails start to become a bit more demanding, but the picturesque view will compensate for the exhaustion along the way. We will pass through beautiful rhododendron and pine forest as fresh air fills the surrounding cooling our sweaty faces. We will reach Langtang village via GhodaTabela, and come across the yaks grazing at the grass. Our day will come to a halt once we reach Langtang village and reside there for the night.

        Compared to earlier days today is a bit easier and also shorter. We pass by many small villages and pastures getting closer to the mountains. We are accompanied by the view of Langtang Lirung on the left and Ganchempo in front of us throughout the trek. As we continue on the trail, we come across many small streams and moraines. Also, we pass by the famous Cheese Factory before reaching Kyanjin Gompa. After exploring the monastery, we head towards Kyanjin village where we spend the night.

          On the seventh day, we will rest at Kyanjin Gompa and roam around the place and take in what this beautiful land has to offer. We will visit various monasteries and glaciers, and experience the lifestyle firsthand. The village also has many cheese factories which are a must-visit place, because of their popularity around the nation. And if you are up for a mini-adventure, a short trip to Kyanjin Ri, behind the village is a marvelous idea, and from where you can view the most majestic sight of Langtang peaks Or, We can hike to LasishaKharka which will take around 5-6 hours and throughout our long walk we’ll be accompanied by mountains DorjeLakpa and ShishaPangma. Upon reaching our destination, we’ll see some stone settlements used by herders while grazing their livestock. Return to Kyanjin Gompa where we spend the night in a teahouse lodge.

            After a day of well rest, on the eight days, we will commence our trek to Yala Peak Base Camp. The trip has many magnificent scenes along the way. Following the trail along the glacier, you witness Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, TserkoRi, and Yala peaks in the background. The sight of the Himalayas will take your breath away. After a 5 hour hike to Yala peak base camp from Kyanjin Gompa, we will end the hike for the day.

              On the ninth day, we will begin our hike to Yala Peak, the one we were all waiting for. If the weather is on our side, we will hike without interruption, and start the journey with the climb towards the Pisang peak. From the top, enjoy views of Shishapangma, DorjeLakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, TserkoRi, Langtang Lirung with many other Tibetan and Nepalese mountains.

                The weather in the mountains is unpredictable, so we have a contingency day is for such occasions, when trekking is not possible. You utilize the day by exploring the area or resting to restore energy for another day of walking. Accommodation as per the use of the spare day.

                  We again follow the trail to Lama Hotel, enjoying the amazing sights and people through Langtang Village with the breathtaking Himalayas behind us. Overnight in a teahouse lodge in Lama Hotel.

                    The next day we will make our way back to Syabru Besi from where we started our journey. We will pass the home of red pandas and follow the trail along the Bhote Koshi. Overnight in a hotel in SyabruBesi.

                      The next day we will drive back to Kathmandu leaving the Himalayas behind us. After a tiring 6-7 hour-long journey we reach Kathmandu. You can either rest or choose to explore Kathmandu.

                        Today is an extra day separated just in case of any delays due to bad weather in Lukla. If everything goes as planned it is used as a leisure day in Kathmandu. You spend the day roaming around the capital city shopping for souvenirs or just relaxing. If you require guides we will be happy to give our services In the evening farewell dinner is hosted by the company.

                          Adventure Club Trek will manage a farewell drive to the international airport for your final flight departure. Meeting you and serving you was a wonderful experience over the weeks. We are sure you enjoyed a wonderful holiday in beautiful Nepal. We hope you will remember us in the years ahead.

                            NoteYour safety is of the utmost concern whilst you are traveling with Adventure Club Trek. We will make every effort possible to follow the original itinerary but we reserve the right to change that itinerary if a segment of it becomes a safety issue. Certain mountain regions are remote, natural disasters can happen, weather conditions can decline and there can be illnesses or an injury. To avoid dangerous situations we may occasionally have to make changes to the itinerary to ensure everyone’s safety. That having been said, Adventure Club Trek will strive to provide you with the best possible trekking experience and to keep your safety our number one priority. We thank you for your understanding.

                            Cost Details

                            Price Includes

                            • Arrival and Departure transfer by private tourist vehicle.
                            • Standard twin sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu; Breakfast included.
                            • Best available accommodation during the trek in a twin shared lodge (tea house)
                            • Tented accommodation during the climb
                            • Welcome and farewell dinner.
                            • All meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during  trekking and Climbing 
                            • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
                            • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
                            • Transportation from Kathmandu-Syabrubesi- Melamchi- Kathmandu by public Jeep /bus.
                            • Government licensed, English-speaking guide trained in wilderness first aid
                            • Porters to carry your luggage during the trek (1 porter for 2 trekkers)
                            • Assistant trekking guides walk with the group to support as necessary.
                            • Staff costs include their, food, salary, accommodation, transportation, and medicine.
                            • Insurance covers all staff, including porters as per state law.
                            • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
                            • All necessary paperwork including climbing and trekking permits, and National Park Permit
                            • Yala Peak climbing certificates are issued from the respective body of the Nepal Government.
                            • Group climbing equipment (Climbing Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, Ice Hammer, Camping Tents, and Kitchen equipment)
                            • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment(s)
                            • Complimentary Adventure Club Trek T-shirt, and trekking map
                            • Duffel bag for Trekking.
                            • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
                            • Travel and rescue arrangement
                            • All Government and Local taxes

                            Price Excludes

                            • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days).
                            • International airfares/flights (fares and flights can be arranged upon the request).
                            • Personal expenses (alcoholic drinks, bottled water, cold drinks).
                            • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
                            • Personal travel insurance and medical bill
                            • Personal trekking equipment.
                            • Tips for guide, porters, and drivers (tipping is expected, but it is not mandatory).

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