Yala Peak Climbing
Yala Peak, a gorgeous peak in the Langtang Region, is a less frequented, simple, and non-technical climb. It is a match for beginners who want to gain climbing experience. The journey to the top of Yala Peak is incredible, scenic, and full of adventures.
At 5,550m of elevation, Yala Peak lies on the northern border of Nepal and Tibet in the Langtang Region, the home of peaks like Langtang Lirung and Dorje Lakpa. As per the NMA(Nepal Mountaineering Association), Yala peak is a trekking peak. Trekking peaks are mountains that require little or no technical climbing experience are easier ones. It is a perfect peak for any novice climber with no alpine experience looking for an easy climb.
You will travel north from Kathmandu Valley to mesmerizing Langtang Valley to scale the peak. Starting from Syabrubesi-the entrance to Langtang Region, the Yala Peak journey passes via the iconic villages of Tamangs, Langtang National Park’s lush vegetation, and breathtaking valleys. You will pass all the major stops of Langtang Valley trek, including the earthquake-affected area.
Ultimately, your journey will succeed at the summit point of Yala Peak(5,550m). From there, you will get a fantastic panorama of the whole Langtang Region. Mountains like Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Sishapangma, and more appear from the viewpoint, close and clear.
In a nutshell, Yala Peak Climbing is a nontechnical climb suiting favorably novice climbers. Without any big risk taken, a climber will learn to apply basic climbing skills on the journey. Alongside, the climber will experience Langtang Region’s unparalleled natural and cultural beauty.
Major Highlights of Yala Peak Climbing
- A safe climb for novice climbers.
- Do a fantastic trek through Langtang Valley.
- Meet and know the Tamangs, their lifestyle, their stories about the 2015 earthquake.
- Walk and explore the lush vegetation of Langtang National Park.
- Ran in front of Himalayan Yak grazing in the Himalayas.
- Hear the rivers making big sounds and birds chirping.
- Know what it is to live a Tibetan-influenced lifestyle.
- Pass numerous Buddhist mani walls, prayer flags, gompas, and monasteries.
- Touch Yala Peak’s summit and observe Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Shishpangma, Yansa Tsenji, etc.
Difficulty Level of Yala Peak Climbing
Yala Peak is a trekking peak graded as Grade F under the Alpine Grading System. The mountains with F grades are easy and facile with no technical sections. That means Yala Peak is not a challenging climb. You can accomplish this simple and non-technical peak if you have basic climbing commands.
Moreover, you will need to sustain the extreme weather of the region. The long, steep, and rough trekking trail can put some problems for you. Also, high altitude gain can be another problem. Other than that, Yala Peal should be a comfortable peak for you.
Best Time for Yala Peak Climbing
There are two well-known seasons to dwell in the Himalayas; April to May and October to November. The same goes for Yala Peak Climbing. The Autumn and Spring seasons are two great times for climbing the mountain. In these two seasons, you shall have stable weather conditions like less snowfall, low rainfall, bright sun, clean and clear weather. You do not get to experience those conditions in Winter and Monsoon seasons. Therefore, you would not get a better time than the Autumn and Spring months.
Yala peak cost & Group Discount
$ 1750 for Single Climber
$ 1350 Per person for 2 People group
$ 1300 Per person for , 3 4 people group
$ 1250 per person for 6 , 8 people group
$ 1200 Per person for 10, 12 people group
Where is Yala Peak Located?
Yala Peak is a mountain near the northern border between Nepal and Tibet in the Langtang Region of Nepal. The peak is located north of Kathmandu.
Which is the best time to climb Yala Peak?
The Autumn and Spring seasons are the best time to climb Yala Peak. In these two seasons, you get proper conditions for climbing than in the other seasons.
What type of accommodation is avilable on Yala Peak Climbing?
While trekking, you will rest in basic tea houses. And while climbing day, you will sleep in tented camps. The food and lodging services will be more basic with altitude gain.
What kind of food and water is available on Yala Peak climbing?
In the case of food, you can get various meals from various cuisines like Indian, Chinese, Local, and continental. However, on the climbing days, you will have limited meals. Similarly, drinkable water is available throughout the journey. But you can use water purification tablets for safety.
Which permit is required to do Yala Peak climbing?
You will need a Langtang National Park Permit and TIMS permit for the climb. You can obtain the permits from Nepal Tourism Office in Kathmandu.
Is it difficult to Climb the Yala peak?
No, Yala Peak is a non-technical and straightforward climb. If you can take high elevation, steep trekking, and ascend easily, you are suitable for the climb. You do not need prior climbing experience to climb the peak.
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- Arrive in Kathmandu . 1,396 m
- Drive to Syabrubesi by Private jeep ,1460m, 07 hours.
- Trek to Lama Hotel 2,240m -06 hours.
- Trek to Langtang village 3,430m – 05 hours.
- Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850m – 04 hours.
- Rest-Day for leisure for hike around.
- Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp 4800 m,5 hour
- Summit Yala peak (5732 m) and Back to Kyanjin Gompa (7, 8 hour)
- Trek back to Lama Hotel 2, 470m -06 hours.
- Trek back to Syabrubesi -06 hours.
- Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs journeys.
- Departure from Nepal
Cost Include / Exclude
- Pick up from Airport and Transfer to the hotel. by private car/van/Bus.
- Three night’s standard Hotel in Katmandu.
- Your stander meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trekking.
- Trekking permit.
- All necessary paper works.
- All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
- An experienced, helpful and friendly Guide, porters (1 porter for 2 clients). And Their well paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter..
- Yala peak Climbing permit
- General Climbing equipment like Ice axe, Crompons,Rope etc.
- Garbage fee.
- Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
- Medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
- All government taxes.
- Service charge.
- Drop to airport by car/van/Bus
- Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
- Your Travel and rescue insurance.
- International airfare and airport departure tax.
- Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu. also in the case of early return from mountain ( due to any reason) Than the scheduled Itinerary.
- Personal Trekking and Climbing equpments.
- All Bar bills and personal expenses( phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, bottle of water, hot water, shower, pot of tea, coffee etc.
- Tips for the guide and porter.