Yala Peak Climbing in Nepal

Yala Peak Climbing

  • 15 Days
  • 5,500 m. meters
  • 2-10 pax
  • Buddhist
  • Lodge to Lodge + Climbing
  • Oct , Nov , March , April

Standing at 5500 meters approx, Yala Peak is one of the Nepal’s easier trekking peaks, situated to the north of Kathmandu in the beautiful Langtang valley. This summit is renowned for being an excellent vantage point from which Shisapangama (8,013m), the highest mountain lies wholly in Tibet and smallest of the eight thousanders family can be seen. An excellent tailor made novice trekking peak circuit, ideal for, passionate climbers looking for a rewarding peak climbing experience in the Langtang region.

Yala Peak Climbing journey commences with a long drive of approx 8 to 9 hours from Kathmandu to Dhunche or Syabrubesi. During our interesting drive we are greeted by spectacular by excellent Trishuli gorges and glimpses of outstanding mountain vistas. Once we reach the starting point of our trek it leads us comfortably through farmlands, forested trails of Rhododendrons, coniferous trees, oak and bamboos as well. We leave behind this exciting trail following the Langtang River along with ascending the interesting grassland of Kyanjin Gompa (3,800m), where the glaciers meet the meadows. Here we get overwhelming glimpses of yak pasturelands with yak herds on a feeding frenzy engulfed under snowy backdrop of Langtang RI, Langtang Lirung (7,246m) Dorje Lakpa and few others. An excellent exploration trekking peak home to indigenous Tamang communities nestled around the Langtang National Park.

Yala Peak climbing is an exciting and easy grade trekking region for individuals having moderate level of fitness. Mountain Tiger Nepal allows you to explore this interesting trekking peak with best customized itineraries providing best value and meeting your expectations entirely.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters).Our airport representative will be receiving you at Tribhuvan

International airport, Kathmandu and s/he will be displaying an Mountain Tiger Nepal signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transffered to your respective hotel in our private tourist vehicle. Overnight at Hotel.
(No meals included)

Day 2 Day 02: Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.

In the morning, after breakfast, At around 8am, we host a pre-trip meeting at your hotel in Kathmandu and introduce your trek leader/guide. Please seek this opportunity to ask questions about your trek. We will also supply you with our trek Duffel Bag, T-shirt and a Cap. For the meeting, please make sure you bring passport, three copies of passport-size photos, and a readable copy of your travel insurance policy. During this meeting, please clear the due balance, if any, and sign the legally binding trip form as well as the non-liability disclaimer. Please inform us in advance if you will be arriving late and therefore are unable to attend the pre-trip meeting.

After the meeting and a hearty breakfast, your sightseeing trip will start at around 9:45am. You will have a private vehicle and a professional tour guide at your disposal. We visit Boudhanath Stupa, one of the biggest Buddhist shrines in the world, where we observe Buddhist monks praying in the monasteries surrounding the stupa. After Boudhanath Stupa we visit Pashupatinath, the most famous Hindu temple in the country, located on the banks of the holy Bagmati River. Here we see Hindu holy men (sadhus) meditating, pilgrims bathing and occasionally funeral pyres burning on the ghats. We will also visit Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is a collection of pagoda and shikhara – style temples grouped around a fifty-five-window palace of brick and wood. The attraction of the Bhaktapur Durbar Square is The Lion gate, The Golden gate, The Palace of fifty five windows, Art Galleries, The Statue of King Bhupatindra Malla.

The rest of our time in Kathmandu is free for further exploration and some last-minute shopping in Thamel area near by your hotel. Overnight at a hotel.
(Breakfast Included)

Day 3 Day 03: Drive to Sybru Bensi (1462meters) by Local Bus 8 hours.

Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours by bus or Land cruiser depending on group size. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli river you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. At the same time, you notice that the road is still under construction. Sybru Bensi the cool town with the excellent view. Overnight at guesthouse.(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 4 Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500meters) 5 hours.

Today, the first part of the trail crosses through Bhote Koshi and follows the Langtang Khola. This trail gradually climbs to Bamboo passing through the landslide area. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400meters) through Bamboo (1960meters) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. You can have lunch at this place if you like. Your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you’re lucky. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 5 Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3307meters) 5 hours.

The trek route follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally it means the Horse Stable. After this the trail is slightly gradual and beautiful in the valley with the grazing Yaks. Langtang village is one of the very local and old villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to mountain. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 6 Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798meters) 4 hours.

Today is a shorter walk but enough for acclimatization. The surroundings are interesting and we pass the famous Cheese factory. This beautiful valley in the lap of the Langtang Lirung. A place to explore the valley and lots of small peaks to climb. Overnight at guesthouse.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 7 Day 07: Kyanjin Gompa exploration day.

Today is a day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and cheese factory then take a walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri (4350meters) which is highest point of this trek, directly behind the village, for a breath-taking panorama of the Langtang peaks. Overnight at guesthouse.

(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 8 Day 08: Trek to Yala peak Base camp (4400meters) 6 hours.

To reach Yala Base Camp you trek along the rocky glacier trail. You will be quite taken back by the views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala peak and others. For today the accommodation will be tented camp and food will be cooked by our professional camp cook. Overnight at Tented camp.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 9 Day 09: Summit Yala Peak (5732 meters) and back to Kyangjin Gompa.

Today our main adventure day, an early start in the morning to climb Pisang peak depending on weather conditions. At the summit of Yala peak, you will be stunned by the panoramic views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and many Tibetan mountains. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 10 Day 10: Spare day in case of bad weather to climb Yala Peak.

This is the spare day for the climb just in cse of the bad weather. Or we can have the rest day at the Kyanjin Gompa, visit the Langtang Glacier etc. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 11 Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2500meters) 5.30 hours.

Rejoin the trail to Lama Hotel. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 12 Day 12: Trek to Sybru Bensi (1462meters) 5 hours.

Leaving the mountains behind us our descent takes us to the Sybru Bensi where we started the trek about a week ago. Overnight at guesthouse.
(Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

Day 13 Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu by Local bus 8 hours.

After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu from Sybru Bensi which will take some 9 hours by bus or Land cruiser depending on group size. Overnight at hotel.
(Breakfast and Lunch Included)

Day 14 Day 14: Leisure day and Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu.

Extra day in Kathmandu for relaxing and some shopping, if you are interested in continuing onto Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Kathmandu Shopping Tour or Scenic Everest Flight.

In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. (Your guide(s) and an office staff will accompany you.) Overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.
(Breakfast and Farewell Dinner Included)

Day 15 Day 15: Transfer for your final flight departure.

The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal.
(Breakfast Included)

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