Yala Peak Climbing
Feb, Mar, April, May, June, Sep, Oct, Nov and Dec.
Activity Per Day
5-6 Hours Climbing/Trekking
Tourist Bus, Private Car
Min Group Size
This peak is situated north of Kathmandu in the Langtang area. This is an easy peak to climb and suited for anyone with trekking experience. We start in Syabrubesi after a 5-hour drive from Kathmandu and spend five days hiking up the beautiful Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa at 3800 m. Kyanjin Gompa is situated below Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and we spend three days acclimatizing taking day-hikes in spectacular surroundings. We establish base camp on a meadow at 4800 m and climb Yala Peak the next day. The last 400 m is on ice so we will be using crampons, ice axe and rope. From the summit, we can see Shishapangma (8046 m) and the fluted Gangchempo (6388 m).
Yala Peak Climbing in the Langtang valley area is non-technical, easy and less difficult. Yala Peak is ideal for beginners who want to try peak climbing. There is no requirement for previous experience, but a reasonable fitness standard is a must for climbing. You can see spectacular views of the famous snow-covered mountains from the top of Yala Hill, Langtang Lirung 7246 m. Gangchempo 6387 m., Dorje Lakpa 6990 m and Naya Kanga Hill 5844 m., Shishapangma 8027 m.
Highlights of Yala Peak Climbing
- Day tour of cultural heritage sites of Kathmandu valley
- Scenic drive to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi
- Meet the locals and herds on the trek
- Stunning landscapes and glorious views of the Himalayas of Langtang region
- Summit of Yala Peak
- Visit the beautiful Kyanjin Gompa
The route to Yala Peak Climbing
From Syabrubesi-after a 7-8 hour drive from the Kathmandu Valley we continue our walks from the starting point. Cross the thick Rhododendron, Oaks, and Pines forest through the hotel The Lama. The hotel is a local ethnic group. The 3800 m altitude Kyanjin Gompa is the first location before the Yala Base Camp to become acclimatized. Our camp and planning to reach the summit can be planned easily.
The Yala Peak is the highlight of our itinerary, comfortably acclimatized and completely fitted, accompanied by our seasoned climbing experts. Until we reach the summit of Yala Peak, we can have a wonderful view of Langtang Valey and the vantage point for Shishapangma 8046 m on a Tibetan side: 7245 m, Dorje Lakpa 6990 m, Pemthang Karpo 6830 m and Gangchenpo 6387 m.
At the summit, we spend a brief time and descend along the same path. A panoramic drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu concludes the adventurous journey of the Yala Peak Climbing with Himalayan Social Journey
Outline Itinerary ( 16 Days )
Arrival in Kathmandu
Our agent will greet you and escort you directly to your hotel after arriving at the Tribhuvan International Airport.
You'll take a rest after settling at the hotel. In the evening, a typical welcome meal is served.
Accommodation: Himalayan Suite Hotel
Half day Kathmandu Sightseeing tour
Today is the day to plan the climb. You will have a group briefing about your climbing excursion. You'll be given the chance to meet your guide and fellow trekkers and chat about the appropriate equipment.
You can grab your goods and drive around Kathmandu Valley for half-day sightseeing for UNESCO World heritages.
Accommodation: Himalayan Suite Hotel
Drive to Syabru Bensi
Trek to Lama Hotel
Trek to Langtang Village (3200m)
Trek to Kanjingompa
Excursion to Tserkori (5033M)
Trek to Yala Peak Basecamp (4800M)
Head to Yala Base Camp at an altitude of 4,500 m. You leave Kyangjin Gompa today. Early in the morning, you'll continue your walk with a view over Ganchenpo, Naya Kanga, Tserko Ri, Yala Hill, etc.
The Yala base camp trekking is a short training session to capture the summit on the next day. You will stay at Yala Base Camp overnight.
Yala Peak Summit (5732M)
This is the day you 're going to climb Yala Peak. You 're heading for Yala peak Climbing early in the day. This is a six-hour journey where the nearby peaks and the scenery of the Langtang area can be enjoyed with enough time.
You can eventually get to the top with limited technical difficulties. On landing, the views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, and many other Tibetan summits are breathtaking. You must return to the base camp after successfully reaching the point.
Reserve day in case of bad weather for the climbing
Trek to Ghoratabela (3050M)
You will be trekking to Ghoratabela as your turn around for the trip's end. 5-6 hours of trekking will bring you to the lodge where you will spend your night.
Trek to Lama Hotel (2200m)
Trek to Sebrubensi (1200M)
Drive back to Kathmandu
Free day in Kathmandu.
If you wish you can take up the half-day sightseeing of more world heritage sites of Kathmandu. Or take in full rest day.
Transfer to airport for your departure
- All surface transfers as per itinerary.
- Three-star category hotel in Kathmandu (Himalayan Suite Hotel ) in twin sharing bed and breakfast basis
- Accommodation in a tea house with breakfast during the trek days
- Accommodation in Tented camp while climbing with freshly cooked meals (Brekafast ,Lunch ,Dinner)
- Climbing Clinic Course at base camp
- All required Climbing gear: Tents, Plastic climbing boot, crampons, climbing rope, ice axe, zoomer, harness, the figure of eight, carabineer etc
- Experienced climbing Sherpa guide and support staff
- Trekking permit & National park fee
- Transportation by bus or Sharing Jeep
- Fooding, lodging and other expenses of the climbing crew
- Sightseeing tour in Kathmandu with experience tour guide
- Proper Insurance of all staff including porters.
- Thirty minute special massage at Himalayan Suite Spa
- Lunch and dinner except climbing days(meal cost $ 5-10)
- Personal equipment and clothing
- You travel insurance
- City sightseeing monument entrance fee in Kathmandu( NPR 200+400+1000)
- Anything not mentioned in include list
Best Time to climb Yala Peak
The climate is one of the most significant variables to see when choosing to travel/move to Yala Peak nobody is past nature. It is most appropriate to travel throughout the spring and the fall as the sky is completely clear from nightfall till daybreak, the stormy climate speaks and thick sun-blocking mists likewise blur. The Magic of clear sky blue skies gives the most staggering vistas. With included those amazing scenes, the temperature is likewise flawless with daylight being warm and the earth subsequent to diving off the sun isn't as cold as different months.
Altitude sickness is worrisome and feared by numerous adventurers and will require quick treatment and shouldn't be left disregarded. Height infection is preventable however can be deadly if the side effects are overlooked. Our outing agenda is intended for gradual rising so the body can adjust to the new elevation In this journey, we will take a rest day at Kangzin gompa. We will likewise be having the second acclimatization at Yala peak Base camp where we will climb the edge to investigate the staggering scenes on the pinnacles. We will be taking a ton of rest all through the undertaking. During your rest days, you will be taking a shot at recuperating, eating and drinking, to peruse, unwind, tune in to music and walk around visiting different groups.
Our guides and porters are very much prepared, trained, and experienced at high height and they have broad emergency treatment Training too. Your wellbeing and security are imperative to us and we ensure that it will be our absolute primary goal. In the event that you have been affected by altitude sickness, the main fix is to climb down right away. Likewise, realize that your group leader that is your guide has the conclusive duty to choose whether you can proceed with the trip dependent on your general health conditions.
Level of Peak Climbing Skills required
Yala peak requires a moderate degree of specialized ascending skills. It is intended for vigorous and genuinely fit travelers with next to zero involvement with mountain campaigns with minimal specialized aptitudes required. Yala Peak isn't hard for amateurs. The excursion is entirely appropriate for any gutsy spurred adventurers who have the capacity to stroll in snows edges and trails. in the event that you have any related knowledge in 7000m mountains or just appreciate Peak Climbing, it will be a bit of leeway for you. Additionally, you should have a strong determination and want to ascend the mountain. As for the authority, strategies, and by and large dynamic during the ascension, we have prepared profoundly experienced aides and endeavor staff.
Age doesn't make a difference as long as you meet the wellbeing and aptitudes necessities. By and large, we have individuals from ages 20-60 going along with us for Trekking and Peak Climbing on higher altitudes.
Peak Climbing Grade: Fitness level, Medical, and Health
The Yala peak Peak Climbing is a difficult for first-timers yet compensating journey with more value to scenes, experiences, and thrill. The Peak Climbing will be from 5 to 7 hours daily depending on the goal, taking normal breaks where we appreciate the mountain scenes. The trip courses include long ascensions, steep drops, and precarious trails in the rough ways and the woods also. To go on such trips, the fitter you are physical, the more agreeable and charming the excursion will be. In the event that you have an experience of peak climbing or a strong desire for Peak Climbing, this might be a bit of leeway for you. This journey isn't prescribed to individuals who suffer from heart or lung sickness.
We have medically trained staff at the basecamps to screen your wellbeing all through the journey and every base camp is outfitted with medical types of gear and provisions. All our aides and pioneers leading the trip have medical training and the ability to care for you effectively.
What to expect during peak climbing?
A day on traveling will be an extraordinary day as a result of the delightful mountains. You will get an opportunity to appreciate the view, click pictures, and investigate the neighboring towns. Your journey will be joined by experienced, amicable, and qualified aides alongside watchmen to convey your baggage.
The day starts with early morning breakfast. At that point, we gather our packs and set off to trip to our goal between 7 to 8 am relying upon the term of the journey every day. We will travel for 3 to 5 hours before we enjoy a short reprieve. Lunch will be given around the early afternoon. A portion of our group leaves ahead to reach the overnight cabin to do some planning. Supper is given around 6 to 7 pm. Prior to hitting the hay, we will talk about the day's understanding and plan for the following day. We will appreciate and engaging ourselves and it is really up to the individuals on the off chance that they need to go along with us as they may want to rest. During the ascension, the schedule relies upon the climber, climate, and course conditions. We will consistently pick the more secure choice. We will cross troublesome ice shakes a few days will incorporate steep snow Peak Climbing. Some days we will utilize fixed rope courses. For our trip our exceptionally experienced Peak Climbing guides fix new ropes to guarantee safe rising with jammer and saddle for the difficult and provoking move of 100 meters to the highest point edge. If things go well we will be at the highest point following after 3 days of leaving the base camp.
Accommodations and Meals
Tea houses/lodges are accessible during the trek (except the climbing time on Yala Peak). And we must build a camp for our lodging during our climbing time for a few days. We must also sell both tea rooms and camping facilities in areas where tea/lodges are inaccessible. Single, two, three, or twin shared accommodation can be provided according to the requirement.
Yala Peak Climbing is a bed and breakfast basis package. You will get breakfast every day from the beginning of the trek. Lunch and dinner are excluded until the peak climbing days. Dinner and breakfast will be eaten in the same camp/tea room, where we have spent the night and lunch will be on our way to the next destination as we have to leave after breakfast to begin our trek. You would be able to sample the varied food; Nepalese, Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Italian, etc. by choosing from the menu.
During the camping season, our catering staff prepares hygienic food to serve you when on Yala Peak Base Camp and High Camp. All meals ie, breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be included and prepared by our staff. During the camp, there can be no choice of food such as tea houses and restaurants. You will understand that our crew must bring from available places all items including camping gear and kitchen appliances. Our team can ensure that you have memorable interactions, even with minimal choices.
Telecommunication and internet connection
Telecommunication services on the higher altitudes are limited. The connectivity is strong and reliable at lower altitudes. It gets rarer and weaker as you go higher.
GSM and CDMA connectivity of NTC and Ncell is available with an Internet connection. Wi-Fi connectivity is a distant wish. This is a wilderness trek, so enjoy a few days of your life away from the Internet connectivity.
Most of the area below 3,000m, the cell phone works partially. while satellite phones are available in camp once you reach the upper ground.
For any emergency situation, our guides are equipped with satellite phones. So you are a call away from emergency response. The absence of a telephone connection should not make you nervous.
During peak climbing, a sufficient amount of water would be needed to carry all the way. However, until the base camp filling up water is quick. Taps in, out, or in guesthouses mean that there are plenty of places to fill your bottles and/or your water bladders. This could be where you stay, a lunch stop, or a shared public tap used by locals wherever possible. Use an efficient sterilization method to make sure your water is safe and not contaminated in any way.
Electricity and connectivity
You will be staying overnight in the tea houses during your trek. These are small lodges with a common area and a cabin. You can have your food or charge electronics in the community, sometimes use wireless internet, and chat with walkers.
Hot water and electricity do not occur in every tea house. Showering is a luxury and shouldn't usually be done anymore at an altitude of 3,500 m, because warming will be hard when you take a shower again.
You would need to pay additional for all the above items (dusches, hot water, electricity, and wifi).To improve your connectivity, carry your phone to the Nepal SIM, you'll get more than you'd think (GPRS/EDGE speed). The village's electricity could be perfect during your stay. Villages above 4000 m tend to be the latter. Tea houses can have the potential to charge you either from solar sources or from a battery bank. but it is most wise to either have your own or not depend on electronic devices.
You will need to arrange both the Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) permit and the Langtang conservation area permit. You will need special permits for peak climbing and expedition by NMA which is not included in the total trip cost HSJ will arrange for your trekking permits.
These will need to be checked at different checkpoints along the trek.
Make sure you also bring a minimum of 4 passport photos for your trekking permit!
Garbage deposit for all 33 NMA Peaks
And the amount of US$ 250.00 should be deposited to NMA as garbage deposited to get a permit to all 33 NMA peaks.
The refund shall be made as per the provisions made by NMA.
For this trek and peak climbing taking out an insurance plan for your individual accountability, accidents, and illnesses during the service are compulsory.
Regarding the type of activity, you may be asked to show a certificate of insurance for help and support, sanitation, and search. This service is private and not free in Nepal, the helicopter will not take off until it is convinced to pay for the insurance.
It’s difficult to give an exact amount of money that you should bring. Costs will vary according to how much you want to spend. Trekkers find that around $20 a day is reasonable for the trekking days. You would also have to pay for hot showers, Wi-Fi, and charging.
There will be two people accommodated in each room for the duration of the tour. If you prefer private accommodation, you'll find the option for a "single supplement" of USD 350. Important: Please note that during the trek there are some lodges which won't have sufficient rooms to provide private accommodation. So, even if you purchase a single supplement you will end up sharing a room for some days of the trek.
Travel and Transportation Modes
By Bus: Touring to and from city destinations is done on a private vehicle such as a car, jeep, or microbus. Luxury tourist buses, which are only hired by the company, for the most part, make the long-distance travel. You will have to take a public bus on some trip, but you do not need to worry about your protection or comfort because you ride with our guides and support staff in a group.
Equipment and Packaging list for Langtang Base Camp
- Trekking boots
- Short-sleeved Trekking shirts
- Trekking pants and jackets
- Thermals underwear
- Long-sleeved Trekking shirts
- Insulating down jackets
- Woolen cap
- Trekking Gloves
- Diamox tablets
- Sanitary pads / Tampons
- Anti-nausea Medicines
- Mosquito and insect repellents
- Toilet Paper
- Hand sanitizer
- Sleeping bag
- Water Bottle
- Solar Chargers
- Hot water Thermos
- Travel Permits
Peak climbing gears
- Climbing Helmet: Choose a good quality climbing helmet. Make sure your warm cap fits under your helmet.
- Climbing Boots: High altitude, Insulated stiff-soled climbing boots.
- Crampons: C2 crampons that fit the climbing boots.
- Climbing Harness: Good quality climbing harness.
- Ascending device or Jumar
- Descending or belay device
- Tape sling: UIAA tested 220cm open tape sling or 2 x 120 cm closed tape sling
- Carabiners: 2 x lockable carabiners. 2 x non-locking carabiners
- Prusik loop: Best quality prusik loop
- Ice ax: An ice ax with a wrist strap for climbing
This Tour with HSJ
Guides and Porters
Our local Nepali team is one of the most experienced, hospitable, and respected trekking outfits in Nepal. The team is fully licensed and affiliated with the Trekking Agency's Association of Nepal (TAAN), Nepal Mountaineering Association, Nepal Tourism Board, Govt. of Nepal, Sustainable Tourism Network, Himalayan Rescue Association, and Kathmandu Environmental Educational Project. You will be provided with the professional and an experienced English speaking trekking guide with the good knowledge of the place and the trek. The trekking crew is skilled with the experience of over 10 years, well-trained, friendly guide and, courteous and helpful porters, assured of a wonderfully memorable experience.
For the trek, we'll have one porter for two people as per group size. The porter will carry 12-15 kg per person luggage during the trek. You need to carry your day pack to keep your personal belongings such as wallet, camera, water bottle, dry snack, headlight, gadgets, etc. The safety and concerns of our porters are our collective responsibility. We take our responsibilities towards them and their safety concerns strictly. On your part, please carry only things that are of absolute necessity.
Your baggage ought not to be in excess of 20 kg and will be carried by the porters. Porters and Yaks will just go with us until they leave our gear with us at the base camp and leave us for a couple of days during the climbing time frame. You will be liable for your own gear during the ascension. Travelers will bring a backpack or duffel bag to carry water, cameras, bathroom tissue and comfortable garments, and climbing gears. During the ascension, climbers must carry their own gears and are suggested to keep any unnecessary or access stuff at your lodgings, and you can get it back after the journey.
Other Programs and complimentary services with this trip
• Welcome and Farewell dinner
• Yoga Classes
• Spa services
How do we make sure you get the best experience of this trek?
We are your completely flexible travel partner. Want to follow different route? We have you covered. Have extra time in Nepal? Excellent! We have more add-on tours like Chitwan Jungle Safari, Cable Car ride to Chandragiri hills, Cooking and Yoga classes in Kathmandu, and so on. Would like to customize the trip? Well, why not? Give us your ideas and we will prepare a complete itinerary for you. Do you want to use a different standard of accommodations than provided in the itineraries? Of course! You absolutely can. From your arrival until you depart, your wishes are our command. Feel free to make the request.
It is best to book in advance but for those who cannot, for whatever reason, make a last-minute reservation special arrangement for Himalayan Social Journey. In the case of last-minute reservation, 100% tour payment will be approved within 24 hours. We try to operate a trek at any time but we are not liable for the delay in case of last-minute reservation, because of uncontrolled changes such as weather and the availability of accommodation.
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