Yala peak climbing

Duration: 10 Days
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Moderate
  • Trip Style: Peak Climbing
  • Transport: As per Itinerary
  • Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner(BLD)
  • Accommodation: Hotel, Lodge and camping
  • Group Size: min 1
  • Max Elevation: 5,520 m

Highlights

  • Adventurous yet quaint trekking trail
  • Witness pristine and unspoiled landscape
  • Observe diverse flora and fauna
  • Spend the night in beautiful Langtang village
  • Explore Kyanjin Gompa
  • Visit ancient monasteries and stupas
  • Experience rich culture, tradition, and lifestyle of locals
  • Reach the top of Yala Peak
  • Get to see outstanding views of Himalayan mountains

 

About Yala peak climbing

Overview

Yala Peak Climbing is an adventurous journey in the gorgeous Langtang region. Yala Peak Climbing package is created to take you to the top of Yala Peak that offers a stimulating climbing experience. As the route to the top of the peak does not involve technical climbing, therefore Yala Peak Climbing is an ideal package for beginner trekkers. You do not need to have previous climbing experience to climb Yala Peak. Still, this factor does not decrease the level of adventure, fun, and satisfaction that you will get during the journey.

Located in the central part of the stunning Himalayas. Yala Peak stands 5,520 meters above sea level. As the peak is suited at the border of Nepal and Tibet, you will get to see high mountains of both nations. Yala Peak Climbing offers serene trail covered with hundreds of vegetation and lush forests of rhododendron, pine, juniper, oak, fir, etc. Likewise, the trail follows Langtang National Park, which allows you to spot wildlife and many species of birds. Breath-taking landscape, glistening glaciers, and high Himalayan mountains decorate the entire trails.

Itinerary

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At the airport terminal gate, you will meet our representative. He will take you to the hotel. Get freshen up and relax. Later, in the late evening, you meet with other team members on welcome dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Welcome dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a hotel

After having breakfast, you go on a guided sightseeing tour of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites. During the tour, you get guided by a professional and experienced tour guide who will brief you about the monuments and its history. You visit places like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Swayambhunath, and Kathmandu Durbar Square.

  • Meals: Breakfast only
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a hotel

From Kathmandu, a long scenic drive will take you to Syabru Besi, which is the starting point of the trek. The route will be winding and offers striking views of Mt. Annapurna, Mt. Manaslu, and Ganesh Himal.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Trekking along the Langtang Khola, you ascend towards Lama Hotel. The trail then descends and passes through lush forests of rhododendron and oak. Crossing a bridge over Langtang Khola, you ascend on a steep trail that leads to Lama Hotel.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

From Lama Hotel, the trail passes through meadows and take you to Ghora Tabela. From here, you trek enjoying stunning views of Langtang range. The trail moves along the widening valley and passes by the settlement of herders and a monastery before reaching Langtang village.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Today, you head towards Kynajing Gompa, which is a very important monastery of the region. The trail includes prayer wheels, chortens, water mills, and stupas. Before reaching Kyanjing Gompa, you pass by the largest mani wall in Nepal. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Wake up early in the morning and go on a hike to Tserko Ri. On the way, you pass through yak pastures. From Tserko Ri, you get to witness gorgeous sunrise along with mountain views. After spending some time, you descend to the guest house.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Today, you will ascend to the Yala Base Camp. The trail will be rugged and snowy. On the way, you get to see stunning views of the Himalayan mountains. Upon reaching the base camp, you and your crew members will set up the camp and prepare for the summit.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping

Leaving the base camp behind, you will ascend to the summit of Yala Peak. The trail will be demanding and tough. Make sure to carefully follow the lead of your guide. From the top of the summit, you will get to see panoramic views of the Himalayas. After spending some time at the top, you drop down to base camp for night stay.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping

Following the same path, you descend to Langtang village. The trail passes through small villages, lush forests, and pastures offering beautiful views.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Crossing Langtang Khola, you trek through lovely forests pf rhododendron and oak. Passing by Lama Hotel, the trail descends to Syabrubesi.

  • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Accommodation: Overnight in a guesthouse

Today, you will drive back to Kathmandu. the drive offers beautiful views of lush green hills and small settlement areas. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you head to the hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring around & relaxing.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: Hotel

You are free to do anything today. Explore lively streets of Thamel, visit unexplored monuments, and do the shopping. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

  • Meals: Breakfast & farewell dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel

It is time to return home. Our team member will drop you at the airport as per your flight departure time and bid you our last goodbye.

What's Included

  • Arrival and departure transfer services to airport as per itinerary

  • Three-star or similar hotels for accommodation in Kathmandu

  • Experienced and government-licensed trekking guide during the trekking & climbing period

  • Transport Kathmandu -Shyabrubeshu-Kathmandu

  • All trekking and mountaineering equipment like; kitchen tent, dining tents, sleeping tent twin basis, toilet tents, tables, chairs, and cooking utensils for up to the Kyanjing Gompa  

  • Common climbing equipment (rope, ice bars, ice screws, snow bar, etc.)

  • Cook and kitchen assistant, porters, climbing sherpa 

  • 3 meals a day (breakfast, lunch & dinner with tea/coffee) during the journey

  • Welcome & farewell dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant 

  • All food and fuel for base camp and higher camps during the venture

  • All necessary permits

  • All wages, equipment, medicals, and accidental insurances for involved staff

  • First Aid medical kits

  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 3 per minute call

  • Emergency Oxygen, mask, and regulator provided on requirement of guest with appropriate charge

  • Trekking and climbing map 

  • Complete pre-departure information

  • Flight ticket reconfirmation

  • Visa extension procedure services (if necessary)

  • Free Ascent Trails T-shirt, cap or duffel bag

What's Excluded

  • Airfare of international flights

  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance on arrival in Kathmandu)

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the welcome & farewell dinner)

  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during the trekking

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, charging, etc

  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations, etc

  • Extra transportation out of the itinerary program

  • Any additional staff other than specified

  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses

  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue

  • Wallie-talkies & filming permit (if any special camera or walkies-talkies are taken on the journey)

  • Personal climbing gears

  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phone & Internet expenses

  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods

  • Tips and gifts for involved staff and porter

  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Any other item not included in the “COST INCLUDES” section

Useful Info

What to expect during Yala Peak Climbing?

Langtang Lirung (7,227m), Dorje Lakpa (6,996m), Lenpo Gang (7,083m) Gangchempo (6,388m) and Shishapangma (8,013m), etc are the few of the mountains that you will see during the Yala Peak Climbing. You will be trekking through different picturesque villages, where you will get to see the daily lifestyle, culture, and traditions of the locals. This part of Nepal is resided by Tamangs who are believed to be descendants of Tibetans. Therefore, you will see many similarities between Tibetan culture, norms, and language. 

Why go on Yala Peak Climbing with us?

Overall Yala Peak Climbing is a lifetime journey that will not only take you close to the Himalayas but also give you insights about mountain people. The cultural richness and diverse vegetation will surely win your heart. Become part of this once in a lifetime journey with us, and we will make sure you enjoy every second of the trip. We offer a well-planned Yala Peak Climbing itinerary with outstanding service and guidance. Get in touch with us to know more about the package.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) Symptoms & Prevention

Acute Mountain Sickness or altitude sickness is a common illness that travelers have to overcome during high altitude journey. Different factors can lead to altitude sickness and not acclimating your body properly with the altitude as you gain elevation is the major one. Therefore, it is very important to add adequate rest days to the itinerary. With us, you will be gaining a professionally designed itinerary with ample acclimatization days. 

Read below to know more about altitude sickness, its symptoms, and preventive measures:-

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Best time to go on Yala Peak Climbing

March, April, May & October, November are the most preferred time of the year to go on Yala Peak Climbing. These months are part of the Spring and Autumn seasons. As per data, the weather is more stable in these months, which is essential for successful climbing. Likewise, the moderate climate and clear views make the journey wonderful.

Other seasons like Winter (December to February) and Monsoon (June to mid-September) is not a good time to Yala Peak Climbing due to unstable weather, bad climate, and unclear views. Likewise, heavy snow-fall in winter and rainfall in monsoon makes the trail dangerous. 

Accommodation during Yala Peak Climbing

Guesthouse and camps are the main accommodation of yours during Yala Peak Climbing. The guesthouse is available in the villages, where you will get to experience the typical lifestyle of the locals. The rooms are small with a few furniture. Similarly, there is a high chance of getting common washrooms throughout the trail. during camping, you stay overnight in camps. We will carry all the camps with ourselves. The camps we offer are high-quality and are known best for the Himalayas. 

Food & Water on Yala Peak Climbing

Food will be served as per the menu of the guesthouse. You will have a good variety of Nepali, Tibetan, and Indian dishes on the menu. Even though you will find some known dishes, the taste might differ because of the seasonings. Likewise, you can also buy snacks in the tea-shops, however, do know that as the elevation will increase the price will also increase. 

Boiling water is available in all the guesthouses. You can refill your bottle every time it gets empty. Plastic water bottles are also available, however, we recommend you not to buy it because it increases the waste, as well as the price, are also more than it should be. Do carry water purification tablets with you to double purify the water. 

Yala Peak Climbing cost

Our Yala Peak Climbing cost is designed as per the itinerary and services we are giving you during the journey. If you do any changes in the itinerary, then the price can change as well. You can check our cost includes and exclude sections to know more in detail regarding the services that are in the package cost. 

Tailor-Made Options

If you are not satisfied with our given itinerary or want to make some changes due to short in time, feel free to reach out to us. We do run tailor-made trips that are designed as per the needs of our guests. This helps us to meet the needs of our guests and offer the best service. 

Environmental Practices

As grown-up in nature, we feel extremely responsible for its protection. Therefore, we not only run eco-friendly treks and tours, but we also advise others to adopt sustainable tourism. From suggesting not to buy bottled water on the trail to cleaning up the areas we have stopped for the night before returning are a few of our steps. We believe every small effort matters and as whole impacts hugely on the environment. Therefore, we urge you to take your waste back with yourself after the trek.