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Yala Peak Climbing

13 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Graded class F (easy) on the Alpine Grading System
  • Langtang village – the biggest Tamang settlement rich in Tibetan culture
  • Panoramic view of Langtang Lirung, Shisha Pangma, Naya Kanga, Yala peak, Dorje Lakpa, and so on
  • Traditions, culture, and hospitality of Tamang and Gurung community
  • The habitat of endangered species – Red Panda

Yala Peak The most popular peak in the Langtang region at 5,550m

Yala Peak climbing is an easy peak climb that does not require a climbing permit. Yala Peak (5550m) is located in Nepal’s Langtang region and classed in difficulty as grade facile-easy on the alpine grading system. The peak seldom climbed; when it has risen, it uses as a warm-up for Naya Kanga on the opposite side of the Kyanjin Gompa Valley.

Yala Peak is an excellent beginner climb and should be your first peak if you are new to the Himalayan scene. Yala peak is the perfect peak for learning proper techniques with an ice ax, crampons, ascend-descend fixed ropes, and perform crevasse rescue. Yala peak climbing is a relatively simple and non-technical climb. The peak lies at 28°14’24”N and 85°37’32”E, which is next to Ruswa. Spring and autumn are the best seasons for Yala peak climbing, and this includes the months of April, May, September, October, and November. i.e. this peak can climb in the winter.

The Yala summit is renowned for being an excellent vantage point from which Shishapangma (8013m) can see. Shishapangma is the highest holy mountain in Tibet, and it is also the lowest of the 14 eight-thousand mountain. The approach to Yala peak winds its way through farmlands, villages, forests, and rivers. You will pass by beautiful forests of rhododendron, pines, bamboo, and several species of rare flowers during your trek. After passing this majestic scenery, you will join the narrow gorge of the Langtang River; you will ascend to the sizeable alpine grassland of Langtang (3500m) and Kyanjin Gumba (3800m). It is at this point that the glacier meets the meadow. From this vantage point, you can see Yaks grazing; in the backdrop is the snowy peaks of Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Dorjee Lakpa, and many other climbed and unnamed mountains. During the trek up to Yala peak, you can explore the Langtang National Park, home to several groups of Tamangs. After acclimatizing at Tserko-re and exploring the glacier, you will hike to the Base Camp (4800m)from the base camp. You will have stunning views of many beautiful peaks, including Lantang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), and Dorje Lakpa (6990m).

The climbing consists of simple scrambling with a 25º slope, 180m of snow climbing on a 35-40º slope, and 650m of climbing on the summit day. Yala Peaksclimbing route is 732m of elevation gain consisting of non-technical scrambles and virtually no objective hazard. AlpineTrav Treks will fix ropes on any section of the trail that has any troubles. This peak is perfect for any trekkers who have no mountaineering experience and want to add a little spice to their trekking itinerary in the Langtang region.

AlpineTrav Treks offers full board services for Yala peak. It includes experienced and professional trekking and climbing Sherpa guides, useful maps of the trekking and climbing route, and high altitude food cooked freshly by our skilled expedition chefs. National park entry permits and TIMS included. The government of Nepal does not require a royalty fee or trekking permit for this peak. Yala peak climbing is suitable for those trekkers and climbers who want to stand on a Himalayan summit, have a limited amount of time.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu Airport and drive to Hotel (1350m)
Day 02: Drive to Syabrubesi 7-8 hours drive (1580m)
Day 03: Trek to Lama Hotel 5-6 Hours Walk (2470m)
Day 04: Trek to Langtang Village 6-7 hours on foot (3450m)
Day 05: Trek to Kangjin Gompa 3-4 hours on foot (3800m)
Day 06: Adaptation to Kyangjin Gompa Full Day (3800m).
Day 07: Trek 5-6 hrs walk to Yala Peak Base Camp (4600m)
Day 08: Summit Yala Peak – Base Camp 8-9 hours of walking and climbing (5500m)
Day 09: Trek back to Kangjin Gompa 4 hours walk (3800m)
Day 10: Trek back to Lama Hotel 6-7 hours walk (2470m)
Day 11: Trek back to Syarubesi 5-6 hours walk (2380m)
Day 12: Return to Kathmandu 7-8 hours drive (1350m)
Day 13: Final Departure

Join with Us on a Yala Peak Climbing

  • We’re a local travel agency. When you book with us, you get best possible price, which is middle-man free.
  • We don’t add hidden extras cost. All trips include travel permit, lodging and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.
  • Tell us about your trip requirement. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.

Summit Day:

  • We provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide to each group (2:1 ratio) to help clients reach the summit. The secret of success in it; A strong and experienced climbing Sherpa. No matter how good and experienced a climber is, it is long. Individual climbing Sherpas will set up camp. They will provide food, fuel and customer support on the day of the summit.

Details Itinerary

Services we offer in a package:

Cost Inclusion

  • AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions provides pick-up and drop services from international and domestic airports on your arrivals and departures.
  • Representative of AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions will be waiting for you on arrival at both domestic and international airports with your name's placard so that you can easily find our person.
  • According to the above trekking peak climbing schedule, AlpineTrav will arrange two nights hotel accommodations in Kathmandu.
  • For full board clients we provide a personal tent and meals. And we provide a personal climbing Sherpa guide each group(2:1 ratio) to help the clients reach the summit.
  • Transportation from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu for members and associated staff as per itinerary above.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide Experienced, and government authorized (licensed holder) high altitude trekking and climbing Sherpa guide during the trekking and climbing period.
  • Apart from Camping, AlpineTrav Treks will provide you with a clean and cozy teahouse/lodge during the trek.
  • Lunch in the trekking is usually made on the way while Dinner and breakfast at the tea house where you stay overnight. AlpineTrav Treks provides a clean and fresh breakfast, lunch, and dinner with tea/coffee at the tea house's menu throughout the trek and camping accommodation at the advance base camp during the ascent.
  • AlpineTrav Treks will provide all the essentials for trekking, peak climbing, rowing, and camping at the advanced base camp.
  • During the ascent, AlpineTrav Treks will provide a chef cook and cook assistant at the advanced base camp to take care of your food and drink.
  • AlpineTrav Treks, allow up to 20 to 25 kg of personal climbing equipment per person during the flight onboard and during trekking carried by porter/mules.
  • The offer cost includes Yala Peak climbing royalty and climbing permit of Yala Peak charged by the Nepal government.
  • As Yala Peak is at Langtang National Park's territory, AlpineTrav Treks provide you a permit for Langtang National Park's.
  • The Trekkers' Information Management Systems permit issued by the trekking agency association of Nepal is required to enter the area of Langtang National Park's, so AlpineTrav Treks provide you a TIMS permit also.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provides all wages, clinical, equipment, and insurance for all elaborate staff in the journeying and climbing.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provide first aid medical kits for the group and the staff, taking care of climbing and health safety.
  • AlpineTrav Treks provides high quality tents with comfortable mattresses at the advanced base camp and high camp for members and involved staff.
  • AlpineTrav Treks offers dynamic / Static Rope, Ice Screws, Snow bar, Rock piton, lucked-unlocked Karabiners to open the route and fixed the life for safe and successful climbing.
  • During your climbing expedition, AlpineTrav Treks offer you clean, Nutritious, and fresh food at the advanced base camp.
  • For trekking peak where it requires high camps or the first camps before attempting the summit, we provide you nutrition high altitude package food and essential (EPI cooking gas) and stoves.
  • AlpineTrav Treks for your convenience always provide maps of related trekking and peak climbing.
  • The above offer price includes our service, government charges and all taxes and vat. Except for the above amount, there are not any hidden costs charged by us.
  • AlpineTrav Treks want to offer you to have dinner, before you departed from Kathmandu. (It will be an opportunity for you to see and learn about Nepali culture and tradition).
  • AlpineTrav Treks offer you farewell dinner at a typical Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Exclusion

  • Kathmandu is the capital city of Nepal, and since this place offers high quality and delicious food from different countries and groups, we hope you will taste the food you like. For that reason, during your stay in Kathmandu, you will have to arrange your own lunch and dinner (except the farewell dinner).
  • During the trek you may want to take any packed food, snacks, drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, and carbonated soft drinks, any kind of alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, and nutria-bars. In that case, you have to buy it yourself as the client needs these items during the trekking.
  • Use of trekking and climbing equipment of a personal nature, laundry expenses, tips, landline, mobile, walkie-talkie, satellite phone and internet service are not included in the package. You have to pay for cost it yourself when you use it.
  • Mountaineering itself is a risky and adventurous activity that always takes place in remote areas. Therefore, safety is a primary factor for us. Therefore, you should take out your travel insurance that covers all the expenses of emergency rescue, medical treatment, medical examination, and hospitalization before coming to visit Nepal.
  • The package cost provided above does not include your international flight ticket and tourist visa to Nepal. (You have to pay for your international flight ticket and tourist visa by yourself).
  • Any additional expenses arising out of various/unforeseen circumstances like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations are not included in the package cost.
  • A short sentence, "The services we provide inclusive of the above package cost," if you want more services, there will be an additional charge.
  • The staff involved in your treks and climbs will be expecting tips, gifts or something at the end of the trip, which will be an opportunity to say how happy you are with our staff and what kind of service you have provided.

Price for The Trip:

We could not include the cost of each package on the company’s website. The only question most of our customers have is why AlpineTrav Treks & Expeditions did not include the price in the package. Because, in order to provide you with a reasonable price and try to address your every need, we would like to provide you with some information. Which will help your trip.

Please read below for more information.

  • The cost of the trip always depends on the size of the group, (category of the hotel) and the budget of the client.
  • The above itinerary is a standard guideline that AlpineTrav Treks provides you with advice and tips. And this itinerary can be modified according to your time and needs.
  • After our trip is confirmed, the price will be adjusted in our contract, if the customer wants to add some services, we will charge for those additional services and if he wants to reduce some services, we will reduce the fee accordingly.
  • Itinerary is published in full board operation services for clear understanding of the customer. But, among many options such as hotel facilities in Kathmandu, the client can make own choice.
  • Cost – also depends on the number of porters and mode of transport. Let us know through email, WhatsApp or message.
  • Please do not hesitate to contact AlpineTrav Treks for any information regarding your selected package. We’ll work together to customize your trip to meet your exact requirement so that you have a memorable trip.
  • We’re a local travel agency. When you book with us, you get best possible price.
  • We don’t add hidden extra cost. Airport to Airport services and all trips include travel permit, standard accommodation and fooding. There are no surprises with hidden costs.

Trip Map

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Yala Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

  • 14 Nights, 15 Days
  • 5-6 (Challenging)
  • 5550m/18,000ft.
  • Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)
  • TIA (Kathmandu)
  • Kathmandu, Airport
  • Mode: Private Car or Tourist Bus
  • Hotels, Teahouse & Camping
  • 1 - Maximum 12

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