Yala Peak (5,637 miters) is the magnificent climbing peak in Langtang region of Nepal. It is most suitable for beginners and for those who want to take climbing experience with less cost and within short time period. Yala peak climbing is non technical climbing but previous adventure experience and a good level of physical fitness is recommended. It is not necessary to have previous climbing experience for this peak. Summit of Yala peak offer excellent views of Shishapangma (8,013), the highest mountain in Tibet, Langtangt Lirung, Langshisha, Gangchepo, Dorje Lakpa and many other snow peaks. For reaching at Yala base camp, we trek famous langtang valley including Shyaprubesi, Lama Hotel, Langtang valley and Kyanjing Gumpa. Langtang region is closed to Tibet boarder. Local peoples here in Langtang region are influence of Tibetan cultures and traditions. You will chance to sleep at tea houses own by welcomed mountain peoples.
Yala Peak climbing program begins from Kathmandu. Get enough time in Kathmandu to be prepared, check in gears, introduction with your climbing team and exploration at major historical places. Drive to Shyaprubesi with private jeep and trek to Lama Hotel, Langtang valley, Kyanjing Gumpa and to base camp of Yala Peak. Beautiful forest, scenic landscape, unique cultures of local peoples and stunning mountains make you fall in love in Langtang. Get one more day acclimatization and climb Chherko Ri (5,150m) from Kanjing. It is another short trekking to Yala base camp from Kyanging. Next day, start very early in the morning to get summit of Yala peak and trekking back again to Kyanjing.
Accommodation during Yala peak climbing is in local tea houses till Kyanjing Gumba and only one night is in tented camp at Yala base camp. Simple local tea houses own by local peoples of Langtang provide hygienic foods and drinks. Trekking in Langtang region can throughout the year but climbing Yala peak have suitable month from March to May and September to November. It has option to make longer treks in Langtang region to make your body fit before climbing. We can include Helambu, Gosaikunda and Langtang valley trekking with about 15 days itinerary. Nepal Highland Treks can customize your itinerary as per personal interest and timeframe.
Day 01:Arrival at TIA airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350m
Day 02:Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in UNESCO heritage sites and preparation. Overnight at hotel
Day 03:Drive Kathmandu to Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours - 1450m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 04:Trek Syaprubensi to Lama hotel (6/7 hours - 2480m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 05:Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang vilalge (5/6 Hours - 3540m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 06:Trek Langtang village to Kyanjin Gumpa (3/4 hours - 3900m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 07:Day hike to Tserko Ri (5150m) and exploration around. come back to Kyanjin Gumpa and overnight
Day 08:Trek to Yala Peak base Camp(7 Hours - 5,000m). overnight at Tent
Day 09:Climb Yala Peak (5,637m) and get back to Base Camp. overnight at Tent
Day 10:Trekking abck to Kyanjing Gumba. overnight at Guest house
Day 11:Trek back to Lama Hotel (6/7 Hours - 2480m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 12:Trek back to Syaprubensi (5/6 Hours - 1450m) Overnight at local tea house
Day 13:Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (7/8 Hours - 1350m)
Day 14:Departure home
Day 1Arrival at TIA airport of Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel and Overnight 1350mRepresentative from Nepal Highland Treks will receive you from airport and transfer to the hotel. Meet, greet and introduction program at Hotel. If we get time, we can discuss about the trip and check your trekking and climbing equipment.
Day 2Day in Kathmandu. Sightseeing in UNESCO heritage sites and preparation. Overnight at hotelAfter your breakfast, our tour guide will lead you to sightseeing in major three UNESCO heritage sites. Pashupatinath temple (A biggest hindu temple) Bauddhanath Stupa (Biggest Buddhist Stupa) and Bhaktapur Durbar Squire (Old king palace). Later come back to hotel and final preparation of your climbing. introduce with your climbing team.
Day 3Drive Kathmandu to Syaprubensi (7/8 Hours - 1450m) Overnight at local tea house Take early breakfast in your hotel. Start driving from Kathmandu to Syaprubensi. It is only 117 kilometer but long driving because of mountain road through local villages. It is also one of the scenic drives. Stop on the way at scenic place and for Lunch. Reach at Syaprubensi at around 2pm. Check in your room and have hot tea.
Day 4Trek Syaprubensi to Lama hotel (6/7 hours - 2480m) Overnight at local tea houseAfter your breakfast in Syaprubensi, start trekking through Rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel. We cross Bridge of Trisuli River and walk again bank of Langtang River. Starting trekking route is slightly uphill but at end of the day is with tough uphill. We also cross several suspension bridges and local tea houses.
Day 5Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang vilalge (5/6 Hours - 3540m) Overnight at local tea houseWalking again with dense Rhododendron forest today. After walking minor uphill, you will reach at Ghoda Tabela. There are small tea house rebuild after earthquake in Nepal. We also can see beautiful Mountain View of Langtang Lirung and Naya Khang. Reach Langtang valley which was a biggest Tamang village before earthquake. Now again locals are establishing their houses but enough tea houses are rebuild for trekkers.
Day 6Trek Langtang village to Kyanjin Gumpa (3/4 hours - 3900m) Overnight at local tea houseStart your trek as usual time. Today we are going to trek short and reach Kyanjin Gumpa by lunch time. You could see beautiful mountain range around and largest Buddhist Mani walls on the way of trekking. Reach at Kyanjin Gumba, last village of Langtang valley Trekking. Spend rest of the afternoon exploring by Buddhist Shrine and beautiful mountain ranges. You also can walk around and visit Yak cheese factory.
Day 7Day hike to Tserko Ri (5150m) and exploration around. come back to Kyanjin Gumpa and overnight Early in the morning, we start walking to Tserko Ri. Tserko Ri is the highest hill of this trekking. We try to get there before sunrise to view good sunrise view. You may will have difficulties of breathing in less oxygen in high altitude. We can see Langtang Glacier, Langshisha Kharka (The big pasture of Yak) and panoramic mountain views. Back to Kyanjin Gumba for overnight.
Day 8Trek to Yala Peak base Camp(7 Hours - 5,000m). overnight at TentLong hours trekking to Yala base camp is like off the beaten part trekking in Langtang. You won't see other trekkers accept climbers. Reach at base camp and check in your tent. Pre climbing training with our guide and get early sleep to weak up early in the morning tomorrow.
Day 9Climb Yala Peak (5,637m) and get back to Base Camp. overnight at TentStart climb very early today at 3 AM. It is about six hour round trip. You can take plenty of time at the top to take pictures of the soul-stirring Himalayan panoramas. Return back to base camp for the night before starting our descent toward Langtang valley.
Day 10Trekking abck to Kyanjing Gumba. overnight at Guest house The same way trekking back to Kyanjing. Have relax evening at lovely tea house.
Day 11Trek back to Lama Hotel (6/7 Hours - 2480m) Overnight at local tea house After breakfast in Kyanjin Gumba, we trek down same way back to Lama Hotel. It is long walking day through dense forest, local villages with ethnic peoples. Peoples in these villages are Nepalese Tamang but practicing similar cultures as Tibetan
Day 12Trek back to Syaprubensi (5/6 Hours - 1450m) Overnight at local tea houseAfter your breakfast, we start trekking down to Syapru Besi. Trail is around for 5 hours easy walking almost at downhill. After reaching Syapru, your guide will make sure your transportation (jeep) for tomorrow which is send from Kathmandu
Day 13Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel (7/8 Hours - 1350m)Start driving to Kathmandu. The same way driving back till Kathmandu is about eight hours. When we reach at Dhunche, we get up for final checking out our Langtang permit and TIMS. We also stop on the way for Lunch. Reach at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Meet official representative from Nepal Highland and give trekking and climbing feedback
Day 14Departure homeTill your departure time, you are free. We drop you to International airport for your final departure. You have to reach International airport normally before 3 hours from your departure time.