Yala Peak Climbing - 15 DaysYala Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Yala Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Key Information
  • Max Altitude5,732 m/18,805 ft
  • Arrival CityKathmandu
  • Best TimeMarch-May/Sep.-Dec.
  • Group Size1-16

Overview

Yala Peak (5,732 m) trip is most suitable for those who wish to stand on a Himalayan summit in about two weeks to have excellent trekking and peak climbing experience in Nepal. Yala Peak Climbing in Nepal is most suitable for those who wish to stand on a Himalayan summit but have limited time. It offers the best thrill of adventure trekking and peak climbing in the Langtang region. The Yala peak climb is non-technical. Prior climbing experience is not required; however, outdoor experience and a reasonably good fitness level are a must. 

Yala Peak considers a relatively easier and non-technical climb astoundingly beautiful and serene and one of Nepal’s lowest trekking peaks to the beginner’s mountaineering trip. Located in the heart of the Langtang Himalayan range, it is a chance to experience unique traditions to mountain people and the best thrill of adventure trekking and peak climbing in the Langtang region. As your reach to peak, the rewards are immeasurable with the good views of panoramic mountains into Nepal and Tibet. This peak is often used as a warm-up for Naya Kanga on the opposite side of the valley. 

The scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi takes about 8 hours which is also your trekking starting point. After a couple of days of a trek up Langtang valley, we will witness beautiful forests and local villages. Savor the flavors of the woods and inhale the fresh, natural scents and immerse into the holy Kyanjin Gompa at the foot of Langtang Lirung (7,246 m). You can take a day’s rest to explore and soak yourself in the purity of Buddhist monasteries. Then our experienced guide will establish a high camp and provide necessary training before climbing. You will be enlightened to use the rope, crampons, ice axe, and other necessary gears. As you reach the top, you will be welcomed with dazzling peaks like Langtang Lirung(7,246 m), Lenpo Gang (7,083 m), Dorje Lakpa (6,990 m), Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga on the Nepal side. Tibet's side includes Gangchempo (6,388 m) and mighty Shishapangma (8,027 m). After a successful Yala Peak climb, we come back to Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu.

Climbing Difficulty For Yala Peak

Yala Peak Climbing is the best for the beginning, and ascent to this peak is spectacular but non-technical. But this peak will be a challenge for those people with no experience in walking into high altitudes. Previous winter walking/mountaineering skills such as using a walking axe and crampons are a bonus for this peak. But is not essential as the guides will offer training while you are trekking to the peak. You will have time to learn and practice the skills needed, such as clipping into a rope and walking safely with the group.

Best Season for Yala Peak Climbing

The mountains are dangerous to move in the abnormally hot, rainy, or cold season. Snowfall can be the reason for life’s end in winter. In this way, climbing a top in Nepal Himalayas is best in the spring and autumn seasons. Climbing in the autumn and spring season has high summit accomplishment records. 

Spring is the significant climbing season for a wide range of pinnacles and traveling in Nepal. In spring, the climate is suitably warm, and the skies are clear. The benefits of rain or cloud are less compare to other times. The spring season is the best peak climbing season due to the warm climate, less snow kept. The spring season goes from March to May for a quarter of a year. 

The autumn season begins in late September and finishes toward the beginning of December. It is the second-best and the perfect opportunity for a top climbing experience in Nepal. The delightful rich green slopes of the lower part of the mountains and the clear Himalayas are the significant features of this season. After the rainy season, the climate is cool enough for peak climbing. Not too cold and not too hot is the best an ideal opportunity for welcoming viewpoints of clear nature and an appropriate time for ascending the mountains.

Highlights

  • The safe and introductory peak for novice mountaineers.
  • Amazing trek through the Langtang Region.
  • Experience Tibetan-like culture and traditions.
  • Kyanjin Monastery lies on its route.
  • Yala Peak climbing trip offers panoramic views offers Langtang Lirung (7246m), Langtang Ri (7205m), Gang Chhenpo (6388m), Dorje Lhakpa (6990m), and Mighty Shishapangma on Tibetian Side

Itinerary

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  • Accommodation 3 Star Hotel
  • MealsB \B plan
  • Maximum Altitude(1,350m/4,450ft),
  • Accommodation 3 Star hotel
  • MealsB\B
  • Maximum Altitude(1,350m/4,450ft)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time8 hrs.
  • Maximum Altitude1,420 m / 4,655 ft
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time6\7 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(2,470m/8,110ft)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5\6 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(3,430m/11,255ft)
  • Accommodation Ttea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time3 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(3,865m/12,675ft)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time2\3 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(3,865m/12,675ft)
  • Accommodation Stay overnight at Tented camp.
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5\6 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(4400 m)
  • Accommodation Stay overnight at Tented camp.
  • MealsB L D
  • Maximum Altitude(4400 m)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time4\5 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(3,865m/12,675ft)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time6\7 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude(2500 m)
  • Accommodation Tea house
  • MealsB L D
  • Time5\6 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude1,420 m / 4,655 ft)
  • Accommodation 3 Star hotel
  • MealsB L
  • Time8\9 hrs
  • Maximum Altitude1350 m

    Cost Details

    Included
    • Arrival and departure transfers
    • Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi to Kathmandu
    • Accommodation in Kathmandu with BB Plan as per itinerary
    • Accommodation in lodges/tea houses and tents during the expedition
    • Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner during the expedition
    • Langtang National Park entry fee and TIMS card
    • Yala Peak Climbing permits and necessary documents
    • Sherpa guides (English speaking, trained in first aid) 
    • Porters for personal and group gear
    • Staff insurance
    • Group climbing gear, e.g. ropes, ice screws, tents, cooking equipment, first aid kits
    • Climbing certificate
    Excluded
    • International flight ticket.
    • International airport tax
    • Visa Fee
    • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
    • Tips for staff and guide
    • Trip Insurance
    • Personal costs like drinks, laundry, hot showers, bottled water
    • Personal climbing equipment and clothing
    • Anything that is not listed in the “PRICE INCLUDES” section above

    Good to Know

    Packing List for Yala Peak Climbing

    Every trekking requires certain preparation of gears and types of equipment for the journey to make your trip more comfortable. It is recommended to carry the necessary and light things so that it will be easy while you are walking. The following belongings are recommended that should be brought, although we concede that our clients have their own decision for the clothing. To know what to expect in the Yala Peak Climbing, we have prepared some useful clothing & gear during the trek.

     

    Travel Documents

    • Airline tickets (confirmation and itinerary)
    • Nepal Visa form (may be obtained at Kathmandu Airport)
    • Travel insurance policy documents
    • Valid passport
    • Copy of passport (2 copies, first page only)
    • Passport photos (4)

     

    Travel Equipment

    • Duffel bag (100 liters; no wheels or rigid handles)
    • Lightweight, duffel bag
    • Luggage locks
    • Travel wallet
    • Passport/money belt
    • Sleeping bag liner
    • Travel plug adapters
    • Electrical converter

     

    Travel Clothing

    • Quick-dry undergarments
    • Synthetic or wool T-shirt
    • Long-sleeve, travel-friendly shirt and pants
    • Casual shoes
    • Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks

     

    Trekking Equipment

    • Day pack (25–35 liters)
    • Sleeping bag comfortable to 0°F (dependent upon season, weather forecast and personal preference)
    • Waterproof hiking boots
    • Camp shoes (down booties or running shoes)
    • LED headlamp with extra batteries
    • Trekking poles

     

    Trekking Clothing

    • Wool or synthetic T-shirts (2)
    • Mid-weight fleece or soft-shell jacket (2)
    • Mid-weight down or synthetic parka with hood
    • Convertible hiking pants
    • Fleece pants or insulated pants
    • Lightweight waterproof/breathable rain jacket and pants
    • Mid-weight waterproof and fleece gloves or mittens
    • Sun hat
    • Mid-weight wool or synthetic socks (3 pairs)
    • Liner socks (optional)
    • Glacier sunglasses
    • Neck gaiter, balaclava, Buff or bandana

    Food

    • Energy bars
    • Electrolyte replacement drink mix
    • Snacks (cookies, GORP, Snickers, etc.)

    FAQs

    • Q1. Where is Yala Peak?

      Yala Peak is a mountain located in the Langtang area of Nepal.

    • Yala Peak is situated at the height of 5550m/18208ftm above sea level.

    • Climbing atop in Nepal Himalayas is best in the spring and autumn seasons. Climbing in the autumn and spring season has high summit accomplishment records. 

    • Yala Peak Climbing takes around 13 to 16 days to complete.

    • Yala Peak Climbing requires a performance above the average relating to force and strength, especially the peak day will be long and exhausting.

    • You will need a Langtang National Park entry permit and Yala Peak Climbing permits.

    • If you are healthy and willing to go on climbing then above 18 years can climb Yala Peak.

    • Yes, you will need a climbing permit for Yala Peak Climbing.

    • It is not compulsory to join the group during Yala Peak Climbing, but it may reduce the cost if you are in the group.

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