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Yala Peak Climbing

Nepal, Peak Climbing In Nepal

Climb Yala Peak -Adventure Great Himalaya
Trip Facts
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Time for Nepal Total : 13 Days
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Walking and climbing duration: 12 days
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Grade : hard
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Mode of trek : Tea house / camping
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Maximum Altitude : 5500m.
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Minimum: 2


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 Climbing Itinerary

Day 1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

The Himalayas will welcome you to Nepal with a lovely view. After your landing, our representative will receive you from the Kathmandu Airport. They will drop you at your hotel in Kathmandu. You’ll do check-in and then rest for a while. In the evening, you can have a stroll around Thamel. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Airport to Hotel transportation
Hotel and Dinner

Day 2

Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460m- 07 hours.

Now we will be off to Syabrubesi, the place from where we’ll start trekking. We will cross the Trishuli River and many villages through the winding Prithivi Highway to reach the place. After 6-7 hours of leaving Kathmandu, we’ll reach the destination. Syabrubesi has enough lodges for visitors. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Transportation : Private Jeep
Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 3

Trek to Lama Hotel 2,240m -06 hours

In the morning, we’ll leave Syabrubesi behind by joining the greenery. Today we will trek to Lama Hotel. While we are en route, we will come across terrace fields and see mountains. Following the sides of Bhote Koshi River, we’ll also reach Bamboo, a village full of Bamboo. After Bamboo, we’ll come to Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 4

Trek to Langtang village 3,430m – 05 hours

It will be a fine walk amid a forest of oak, pine, and rhododendron. As we cross Ghodatabela, we’ll see Himalayan yaks and horses grazing by the trail. Next, we will reach Langtang Village, the new Langtang Village. The earthquake completely wrecked the old Langtang village, which we will cross en route to Langtang Village.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 5

Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850m – 04 hours.

We’ll move towards Kyanjin Gompa from Langtang village, a major stop at Langtang Trek. It will be a trek of 4 hours through villages and yak pastures. We will see various peaks in front all the time. It will be such a beautiful trekking day that ends in Kyanjin Gompa. We’ll find a monastery and a famous cheese factory in the village. We’ll spend a picturesque evening in the village.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 6

Day Acclimation

It will be an off day in Kyanjin Gompa to acclimatize. We’ll hike up to Kyanjin Ri, an optional hike to make the day exciting. The walk is worth every step as we will view snow-capped Langtang Region peaks, glaciers, landscapes. We will return to Kyanjin Gompa after the hike.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 7

Trekking to Yala Peak Base Camp (4600m, 6 Hour)

After getting enough rest, we’ll finally start the climb. On the first approach, we’ll hike up to Yala Peak’s base camp, located at an altitude of 5,033m. It will take us around 6 hours to reach the base camp. We’ll enjoy the sights of Yala Peak, Tserko-Ro, Naya Kanga from the base camp. Overnight in a tented camp.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Tented Camp

Day 8

Summit to Yala Peak 5500m and back to Kyanjin Gumba 3830m/8 hours

Before the sun breaks, we’ll start summiting Yala Peak. We’ll use our climbing expertise to ascend the summit. After pushing through the steep & snowy trail, we’ll climb the peak. From the tip of Yala Peak, we’ll view Shishapangma, Tserko-Ri, Langtang Lirung, and other cliffs. Next, we’ll descend to Kyanjin Gompa via the base camp. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 9

Trek back to Lama Hotel 2, 470m -06 hours.

We’ll retrace the trail to Lama Hotel. It will take 5 hours to reach Lama Hotel. We’ll come across the same region once again. Overnight in Lama Hotel.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 10

Trek back to Syabrubesi -06 hours.

After Lama Hotel, we’ll descend back to Syabrubesi. It will be an opportunity to explore the area once more. After 5 hours of trek, we’ll reach Syabrubesi. Overnight in Syabrubesi.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Lodge / Guest House

Day 11

Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs journeys.

Then we’ll drive back to Kathmandu via the Prithivi Highway. It will take around 6 hours to reach the city. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch,
Accommodation: Hotel

Day 12

International departure homeward bound.

Our representative will drop you at the airport for departure per your flight schedule. Farewell!

Cost Include / Exclude

What’s include

  • Airport / Hotel /Airport Transpiration
  • Two night’s  Hotel in Katmandu Including Breakfast
  • Full Board Meals during the trek  (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Hot drinks: tea / Coffee
  •  All Necessary Trekking and Climbing Permit
  • All Lodge/ tented Camp Accommodation during the trek
  •  Trekking / Climbing Guide.
  •  Trekking porter
  • Guide / Porter insurance
  • 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

What’s excluded

  • International Airfare and Nepal entry visa fee
  • Personal Travel Insurance and also Rescue evacuation  encase of emergency
  • Personal Trekking and Climbing equipment.
  • 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.
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