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Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak Climbing

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Yala Peak Climbing
Yala Peak Climbing

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Duration : 21 Days Max-Altitude : 5646m Program Type :Tea House/Camping Best Season : Sep to Dec, March to Jun Per Day Walking : 6/7 Hours Trek Grade : Grade 4:

This is challenging and technical Trekking, climbing of Nepal, you most have to physically fit and mentally prepare, off the beaten trails, camping or challenging high passes Treks, at this level can he arranged for periods of 18 to 32 days. Typically, a gradual ascent through a green river valley will lead you up to a number of high passes, where you will reach the altitude of 5416m. Often times, you will get a close insight into the Tibetan culture. Participants should expect to trek above 5416m/17872ft. or climbing 6540m.

Mode of Travel : Land
All price inclusive $ 2020

Overview

Yala peak climbing

Yala peak is located in Langtang region at 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the Tibet border Kyorong Bhot, below the main peak of the Himalaya. The Yala Peak and Langtang valley are dominated by Langtang Lirung 7246 meters, the highest peak in the area.

Yala peak climbing is one of the optional to Langtang trekking, climbing of Yala Peak offers a wonderful introduction to mountaineering in the Himalaya Peak Group B permits from NMA, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole of Langtang valley. Yala peak climbing begins with a 7/8 hour drive to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi. Initially and trek through subtropical jungle, dense forest of oak, birch and pine before the valley opens out into alpine meadows and yak pastures. In the spring these high meadows are carpeted with a rich variety of alpine flowers – gentians, violets, Edelweiss and premolars to name just a few – and the forests are also in full bloom with rare tree orchids and the colourful rhododendron types.

The Langtang forests are also known for their wildlife, including red pandas, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, wild boar, long tails langur monkeys. Musk deer. Climbing the Yala peak following Valley to Kyangjin where we camp in a superb setting, dominated by the fluted North West face of Kangchenpo, whilst Kyangjin Ri provides a speculator view point. From Kyangjin and move further up the valley to Yala Peak Base Camp, a small yersa (summer hamlet). Basing ourselves here allows time to walk to the top of Tsergo Ri (5066m), the highest point on a broad flat plateau. The views from here are as spectacular as anywhere in the Himalaya, a 360-degree panorama of snow capped mountains including Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo.

Yala Peak Climbing provides with the opportunity to climb Yala Peak (5500 meters). This is not technically difficult and provides good acclimatisation, view from the Yala Peak summit is breathtaking – magnificent snow capped peaks all around and views across to the mountains of Tibet, including Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal and Dorje Lakpa.

after Yala Peak Climbing, itinerary goes from Gosaikunda Circuit Helambu Chisopani 21 days, but if you have not much time then can back directly to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi and finish within 16 /17 Days time frame. for more information about Yala Peak Please email us. we will be pleased to give you all in details via emails.

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Valley
    Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to Thamel, The hotel is centrally located in the Thamel area of Kathmandu which is renowned for its many restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs etc which cater for the tourists.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
    Kathmandu Valley world heritage side full day sightseeing with a professional guide.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhunche [1970m]
    Today is a full day's drive to Dhunche from where we will begin our trek.
  • Day 04: Dhunche to Syabru [2130m]
    From Dhunche the trail turns east down the village's main street, using one or two short cuts to avoid the long dirt road loops, crosses the Trishuli Khola and follows the contouring road to the village of Bharkhu.Climbing steeply from Bharkhu the trail reaches a ridge where we enter the Langtang valley. From here there are views north to the snow peaks in Tibet and, to the east, the top of Langtang Lirung can be seen. Descending, we come to the village of Syabru strung out along a ridge.
  • Day 05: Syabru to Lama Hotel [2748m] 
    The main trail to Langtang descends along the ridge, through the village, then continues the descent to the Langtang Khola. We follow the river, climbing through an uninhabited forest of oak and rhododendron alive with birds. Passing the single dwelling of Changing we climb along a steep trail to our camp in the forest.
  • Day 06: Lama Hotel to Langtang village [3500m]
    As we continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges into open ground. There was once a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock up to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and neighbouring villages are of Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.
  • Day 07: Langtang Village to Kyangjin [3800m]
    The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise and explore the area.
  • Day 08: Rest day in Kyangjin
    A day to rest, acclimatise and explore the area. Near the village, visits can be made to the monastery and the cheese factory. We may walk up the moraine to the north where there is a spectacular view of Langtang Lirung and its hanging glaciers, or climb Kyangjin Ri, just behind the village, for a superb all-round panorama.
  • Day 09: Kyangjin to Yala [4641m]
    From Kyangjin we continue further up the valley, climbing above the Langtang Khola and contouring around the hillside to the yarsa at Yala. From our camp here there are tremendous views towards the peaks of Dorje Lakpa [7000m], Kangchenpo [6400m] and Lonpo Gang [7100m].
  • Day 10: In Yala
    From our camp at Yala, it is only a short way to the top of Tsergo Ri [5066m]. This is an 'easy' walk to the prayer flags and mani stones marking the summit, the highest point on a broad flat plateau. The views all around are spectacular, a 360-degree panorama of snow capped peaks including Langtang Lirung, Kimshun, Yanza Tsenji, Langtang Ri, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Kangchenpo and Naya Kanga.
  • Day 11: Climb to Yala Peak summit
    Our base at Yala provides us with the opportunity to climb Yala Peak, a glaciated peak to the northeast of Yala. The climb is not difficult and provides good acclimatisation and training for our climb, The climb is straightforward being little more than a walk up steep snow slopes of around 30 degrees. Ice axe and crampons will be needed and most of the climb will involve walking roped together up the glacier. This climb is a superb introduction to mountaineering in the Himalaya with magnificent mountain scenery all around and views across to the mountains in nearby Tibet, including Shisha pangma.
  • Day 12: back to kyanjing gompa
    Trek back to Kyanjing Gompa and rest of day resting at lodge and prepare for tomorrow to back down
  • Day 13: To Lama hotel [2748m]
    From Kyangjin we retrace our route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch, we continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
  • Day 13: Lama Hotel to Syabru [2130m]
    We continue retracing our steps to Syabru.
  • Day 14: Syabru to Sing Gompa [3254m]
    From Syabru it is a steep climb through forests of oak, firs and rhododendrons to gain a ridge. From here it is only a short descent to Sing Gompa. Here there is a Buddhist monastery and a small cheese factory.
  • Day 15: Sing Gompa to Gosaikund [4336m]
    From Sing Gompa, we climb a ridge to gain the main Gosainkund trail. There are good views across Langtang valley to Langtang Lirung. To the west, there are dramatic views of Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. Eventually, the trail descends from the ridge to the first of three lakes, Saraswati Kund. The second lake in the chain is named Bhairab Kund, and the third, Gosainkund. This lake is particularly sacred and a place of pilgrimage in the summer. According to legend, this lake was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water, quenching his thirst after taking some poison.
  • Day 16: Gosaikund to Gopte [3359m]
    The trail leaves Gosainkund and climbs through rugged country, past four more small lakes to Laurebina La at 4610m. We then descend steeply to camp near Gopte.
  • Day 17: Gupte to Mangan Kharka [3285m]
    We continue descending along the ridge, through rhododendron and juniper forests and past herders' huts to a stream before climbing to Tharepati, a group of herders' huts at 3490m. From Tharepati the trail gradually descends through pine and rhododendron forest with good views down into the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu.
  • Day 18: Mangan Kharka to Gulphu Bhanjyang [2125m]
    From Mangan Kharka it is a short climb to cross a ridge before following a very easy trail, through the forest with superb views across to Numbur, Jugal Himal and many other snow capped peaks. From Kutumsang we climb to a pass at 2620m., before descending to the Tamang village of Gulphu Bhanjyang. We camp beyond Gulphu Bhanjyang, on a ridge with splendid views, stretching from the Annapurnas and Manaslu in the west to Numbur in the east.
  • Day 19: Gulphu Bhanjyang to Chisopani[2194m]
    From our camp, it is an easy climb to cross a pass at 2470m before descending to Pati Bhanjyang, a large Tamang village with a few shops and a police check post. From here it is a 2-hour climb to Chisopani and our camp.
  • Day 20: Chisopani to Kathmandu [1450m]
    From Chisopani the trail passes through meadows and cultivated fields then climb through oak and rhododendron forest to Burlang Bhanjyang. From here there are magnificent views, from Annapurna in the west to Ganesh Himal and Numbur in the east. This ridge marks the northern rim of the Kathmandu Valley. We now begin descending steeply through a dense forest of oak, pine and rhododendron to cross a dam and then follow a large water pipe which supplies much of the water for Kathmandu. Soon we are down into Sundarijal where we pick up transport into Kathmandu.
  • Days 21: Final Departure
    Departure Day from Nepal to your home country. Nepal Independent Guide will provide you free transport to international Tribhuvan airport.

Cost Included

  • Airport/ Hotel/ airport by private car/ van /jeep depend on group size,
  • 3 Night hotel in Kathmandu BB Basis. A/C Room sharing double bed, Televisions, clean bathroom 24 hours hot showers
  • full day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley with professional tour guide,
  • Bus Transportation Kathmandu to Dhunche/ syabrubensi- Kathmandu.
  • English speaking local expert guide, cook for the climbing period and required porters.
  • National Park Fees,
  • a three-time meal during the trekking, Lunch, Dinner, breakfast, tea coffee,
  • climbing permits
  • climbing equipment, Rope, Ices crow, Snow bar.
  • garbage deposit.
  • two man tent and, dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent.
  • 3 time meal cokking by cook at climbing time,
  • kitchen crew.
  • well Equipment clothing for staffs,
  • Local climbing Sherpas equipment fee,
  • insurance for all staff,

Cost Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gears, clothing, (available on hire).
  • personal insurance which can cover Highland rescue.
  • Tips for Nepali staff,

Reviews

Yala peak climbing

Yala peak is located in Langtang region at 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the Tibet border Kyorong Bhot, below the main peak of the Himalaya. The Yala Peak and Langtang valley are dominated by Langtang Lirung 7246 meters, the highest peak in the area.

Yala peak climbing is one of the optional to Langtang trekking, climbing of Yala Peak offers a wonderful introduction to mountaineering in the Himalaya Peak Group B permits from NMA, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole of Langtang valley. Yala peak climbing begins with a 7/8 hour drive to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi. Initially and trek through subtropical jungle, dense forest of oak, birch and pine before the valley opens out into alpine meadows and yak pastures. In the spring these high meadows are carpeted with a rich variety of alpine flowers – gentians, violets, Edelweiss and premolars to name just a few – and the forests are also in full bloom with rare tree orchids and the colourful rhododendron types.

The Langtang forests are also known for their wildlife, including red pandas, Himalayan black bear, Himalayan Thar, wild boar, long tails langur monkeys. Musk deer. Climbing the Yala peak following Valley to Kyangjin where we camp in a superb setting, dominated by the fluted North West face of Kangchenpo, whilst Kyangjin Ri provides a speculator view point. From Kyangjin and move further up the valley to Yala Peak Base Camp, a small yersa (summer hamlet). Basing ourselves here allows time to walk to the top of Tsergo Ri (5066m), the highest point on a broad flat plateau. The views from here are as spectacular as anywhere in the Himalaya, a 360-degree panorama of snow capped mountains including Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo.

Yala Peak Climbing provides with the opportunity to climb Yala Peak (5500 meters). This is not technically difficult and provides good acclimatisation, view from the Yala Peak summit is breathtaking – magnificent snow capped peaks all around and views across to the mountains of Tibet, including Shishapangma, Ganesh Himal and Dorje Lakpa.

after Yala Peak Climbing, itinerary goes from Gosaikunda Circuit Helambu Chisopani 21 days, but if you have not much time then can back directly to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi and finish within 16 /17 Days time frame. for more information about Yala Peak Please email us. we will be pleased to give you all in details via emails.

  • Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu Valley
    Arrive international airport in Kathmandu and transport to Thamel, The hotel is centrally located in the Thamel area of Kathmandu which is renowned for its many restaurants, shops, bars, and nightclubs etc which cater for the tourists.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing
    Kathmandu Valley world heritage side full day sightseeing with a professional guide.
  • Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhunche [1970m]
    Today is a full day's drive to Dhunche from where we will begin our trek.
  • Day 04: Dhunche to Syabru [2130m]
    From Dhunche the trail turns east down the village's main street, using one or two short cuts to avoid the long dirt road loops, crosses the Trishuli Khola and follows the contouring road to the village of Bharkhu.Climbing steeply from Bharkhu the trail reaches a ridge where we enter the Langtang valley. From here there are views north to the snow peaks in Tibet and, to the east, the top of Langtang Lirung can be seen. Descending, we come to the village of Syabru strung out along a ridge.
  • Day 05: Syabru to Lama Hotel [2748m] 
    The main trail to Langtang descends along the ridge, through the village, then continues the descent to the Langtang Khola. We follow the river, climbing through an uninhabited forest of oak and rhododendron alive with birds. Passing the single dwelling of Changing we climb along a steep trail to our camp in the forest.
  • Day 06: Lama Hotel to Langtang village [3500m]
    As we continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela [3000m], the trail emerges into open ground. There was once a Tibetan resettlement project here, but now it is a Nepalese army post though it has no permanent inhabitants. The trail continues to climb gently and the valley widens, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock up to graze in the high pastures during the summer months. There is a monastery which we can visit shortly before arriving at the village of Langtang, the headquarters of the Langtang National Park. The houses of Langtang and neighbouring villages are of Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.
  • Day 07: Langtang Village to Kyangjin [3800m]
    The trail climbs gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens out further and the views become more extensive. After crossing several small streams and moraines, the trail reaches the settlement at Kyangjin. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise and explore the area.
  • Day 08: Rest day in Kyangjin
    A day to rest, acclimatise and explore the area. Near the village, visits can be made to the monastery and the cheese factory. We may walk up the moraine to the north where there is a spectacular view of Langtang Lirung and its hanging glaciers, or climb Kyangjin Ri, just behind the village, for a superb all-round panorama.
  • Day 09: Kyangjin to Yala [4641m]
    From Kyangjin we continue further up the valley, climbing above the Langtang Khola and contouring around the hillside to the yarsa at Yala. From our camp here there are tremendous views towards the peaks of Dorje Lakpa [7000m], Kangchenpo [6400m] and Lonpo Gang [7100m].
  • Day 10: In Yala
    From our camp at Yala, it is only a short way to the top of Tsergo Ri [5066m]. This is an 'easy' walk to the prayer flags and mani stones marking the summit, the highest point on a broad flat plateau. The views all around are spectacular, a 360-degree panorama of snow capped peaks including Langtang Lirung, Kimshun, Yanza Tsenji, Langtang Ri, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Kangchenpo and Naya Kanga.
  • Day 11: Climb to Yala Peak summit
    Our base at Yala provides us with the opportunity to climb Yala Peak, a glaciated peak to the northeast of Yala. The climb is not difficult and provides good acclimatisation and training for our climb, The climb is straightforward being little more than a walk up steep snow slopes of around 30 degrees. Ice axe and crampons will be needed and most of the climb will involve walking roped together up the glacier. This climb is a superb introduction to mountaineering in the Himalaya with magnificent mountain scenery all around and views across to the mountains in nearby Tibet, including Shisha pangma.
  • Day 12: back to kyanjing gompa
    Trek back to Kyanjing Gompa and rest of day resting at lodge and prepare for tomorrow to back down
  • Day 13: To Lama hotel [2748m]
    From Kyangjin we retrace our route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch, we continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.
  • Day 13: Lama Hotel to Syabru [2130m]
    We continue retracing our steps to Syabru.
  • Day 14: Syabru to Sing Gompa [3254m]
    From Syabru it is a steep climb through forests of oak, firs and rhododendrons to gain a ridge. From here it is only a short descent to Sing Gompa. Here there is a Buddhist monastery and a small cheese factory.
  • Day 15: Sing Gompa to Gosaikund [4336m]
    From Sing Gompa, we climb a ridge to gain the main Gosainkund trail. There are good views across Langtang valley to Langtang Lirung. To the west, there are dramatic views of Himalchuli, Ganesh Himal and Manaslu. Eventually, the trail descends from the ridge to the first of three lakes, Saraswati Kund. The second lake in the chain is named Bhairab Kund, and the third, Gosainkund. This lake is particularly sacred and a place of pilgrimage in the summer. According to legend, this lake was created by Shiva when he pierced a glacier with his trident to obtain water, quenching his thirst after taking some poison.
  • Day 16: Gosaikund to Gopte [3359m]
    The trail leaves Gosainkund and climbs through rugged country, past four more small lakes to Laurebina La at 4610m. We then descend steeply to camp near Gopte.
  • Day 17: Gupte to Mangan Kharka [3285m]
    We continue descending along the ridge, through rhododendron and juniper forests and past herders' huts to a stream before climbing to Tharepati, a group of herders' huts at 3490m. From Tharepati the trail gradually descends through pine and rhododendron forest with good views down into the Helambu valley and across to Jugal Himal and Numbur in the Solu Khumbu.
  • Day 18: Mangan Kharka to Gulphu Bhanjyang [2125m]
    From Mangan Kharka it is a short climb to cross a ridge before following a very easy trail, through the forest with superb views across to Numbur, Jugal Himal and many other snow capped peaks. From Kutumsang we climb to a pass at 2620m., before descending to the Tamang village of Gulphu Bhanjyang. We camp beyond Gulphu Bhanjyang, on a ridge with splendid views, stretching from the Annapurnas and Manaslu in the west to Numbur in the east.
  • Day 19: Gulphu Bhanjyang to Chisopani[2194m]
    From our camp, it is an easy climb to cross a pass at 2470m before descending to Pati Bhanjyang, a large Tamang village with a few shops and a police check post. From here it is a 2-hour climb to Chisopani and our camp.
  • Day 20: Chisopani to Kathmandu [1450m]
    From Chisopani the trail passes through meadows and cultivated fields then climb through oak and rhododendron forest to Burlang Bhanjyang. From here there are magnificent views, from Annapurna in the west to Ganesh Himal and Numbur in the east. This ridge marks the northern rim of the Kathmandu Valley. We now begin descending steeply through a dense forest of oak, pine and rhododendron to cross a dam and then follow a large water pipe which supplies much of the water for Kathmandu. Soon we are down into Sundarijal where we pick up transport into Kathmandu.
  • Days 21: Final Departure
    Departure Day from Nepal to your home country. Nepal Independent Guide will provide you free transport to international Tribhuvan airport.

Cost Included

  • Airport/ Hotel/ airport by private car/ van /jeep depend on group size,
  • 3 Night hotel in Kathmandu BB Basis. A/C Room sharing double bed, Televisions, clean bathroom 24 hours hot showers
  • full day sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley with professional tour guide,
  • Bus Transportation Kathmandu to Dhunche/ syabrubensi- Kathmandu.
  • English speaking local expert guide, cook for the climbing period and required porters.
  • National Park Fees,
  • a three-time meal during the trekking, Lunch, Dinner, breakfast, tea coffee,
  • climbing permits
  • climbing equipment, Rope, Ices crow, Snow bar.
  • garbage deposit.
  • two man tent and, dinning tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent.
  • 3 time meal cokking by cook at climbing time,
  • kitchen crew.
  • well Equipment clothing for staffs,
  • Local climbing Sherpas equipment fee,
  • insurance for all staff,

Cost Excluded

  • Lunch and dinner while in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gears, clothing, (available on hire).
  • personal insurance which can cover Highland rescue.
  • Tips for Nepali staff,
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