Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak is a part of Langtang Himal which sits in the central part of Nepal that is very close to the Tibetan border. Yala Peak Climbing is one of Nepal’s easier peak climbing that does not require any technical training.

Standing at the height of 5520 meters, Yala Peak Climbing is an amazing beginners mountaineering trip lying north to the Kathmandu Valley. Yala Peak Climbing involves walking through the dense forest and diverse traditional settlements of the Langtang region. The base camp of Yala Peak stands at the height of 4500 meters, from where you will have majestic views of Langtang Lirung, Lenpo Gang, Dorje Lakpa, and the great Sishapangma lying on the Tibetian side.

Yala Peak Climbing is a short peak climbing expedition that is most suitable for the ones who want to conquer the Himalayan summit but have a shortage of time. It not only provides you with adventurous trekking but also a thrilling peak climbing experience.

Your journey to Yala Peak climbing starts from a drive from Kathmandu to Dunche. On this journey, you will walk through some of the beautiful places of the Langtang region such as Lama Hotel, Langtang Village and Kyangjing Gompa. The Gompas, Chortens, Mani Walls and colorful prayer flags along the trails are some of the major attractions of Yala Peak climbing. This non-technical and comfortable peak climbing adventure is best suited for everyone with decent physical fitness and trekking experience.

Overall, Yala Peak Climbing can be the best option to stand among the great Himalayas and experience the beauty of the Langtang region. If you are planning on climbing the Yala Peak, Nepal Peak Climbing (Exciting Nepal) is there to help you. We can provide you with a well- experienced guide who will provide you with special training and techniques regarding peak climbing. You can contact us if you need any help or have any queries about your trip.

When is the Best Time for Yala Peak Climbing?

The best time for Yala Peak Climbing is during Autumn and Spring seasons. Autumn falls in the month of September, October, and November whereas Spring falls in the month of March, April, and May.

The reason autumn and spring are considered the best time for Yala Peak Climbing is because the weather and temperature of the Langtang region are very favorable during these seasons. Both autumn and spring offer a suitable environment for trekking and peak climbing expedition.

Similarly, you can expect minimum rainfall during this time as Autumn is the post-monsoon period and spring is the pre-monsoon period. The weather of the Langtang region is neither too hot nor too cold during autumn and spring which makes it favorite among different trekkers.

Day 01 :Pick up from the Int’L Airport, transfer to Hotel & well come diner.

Day 02 :Preparation day.

Day 03 :Kathmandu to Dhunche by bus or Jeep(1966m) Lodge.

Day 04 :Dhunche to Tholu syabru (1860m) Lodge.

Day 05 :Tholu syabru to Lama Hotel (2380m) Lodge.

Day 06 :Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3500m) Lodge.

Day 07 :Langtang Village to Kyangjing Gomba (3800m) Lodge.

Day 08 :Rest in Kyangjing Gomba for Acclimatization. Lodge.

Day 09 :Yala Base Camp (4500m) Camp.

Day 10 :Summit (5732m).and Base Camp.

Day 11 :Return back to kangjing Gumpa (3800m) Lodge.

Day 12 :Return to lama Hotel (2380m) Lodge.

Day 13 :Sayabru Besi (1420m) Lodge.

Day 01: Pick up from the Int’L Airport, transfer to Hotel & Welcome dinner.

Today is the first day of your trip. As soon as you arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, our representative from Exciting Nepal will welcome you and immediately escort you to your hotel.

After you reach the hotel, you will take a rest. At the evening you will be served with a traditional welcome dinner.

Day 02: Preparation day.

Today is the day for your peak climbing preparation. You will attend a meeting that involves discussions about your peak climbing expedition. You will get a chance to meet your guide and fellow trekkers and discuss the equipment needed for peak climbing.

Later in the evening, you can pack your necessary items and move around the Kathmandu valley if you want.

Day 03: Kathmandu to Dhunche by bus or Jeep

Maximum Altitude: 1966 meters

Driving Duration: 6-7 hours

On the third day of your trip, you will have your breakfast early in the morning. After having your breakfast, our representative from Exciting Nepal will pick you from your hotel and drive you to Dhunche on a private Jeep.

The distance from Kathmandu to Dhunche is approximately 120 Kilometers. Dhunche is the gateway to Langtang Gosaikunda Trek that lies in the Rasuwa district of Bagmati zone. Exploring the scenic beauty of the Langtang region just outside your window, you will reach Dhunche after 6-7 hours of drive.

Overnight in a lodge at Dhunche.

Day 04: Dhunche to Tholu Syabru

Maximum Altitude: 1860 meters

Trekking Duration: 5 hours

You will have your breakfast early in the morning at Dhunche and head towards Thulo Syabru. You will follow the Trishuli river valley along with Trishuli bazaar and Betrawati to reach Tholu Syabru.

As you walk, you will feel yourself surrounded by the scenery of some of the beautiful mountains such as Mount Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal, and other neighboring peaks. Exploring the unique landscapes and vegetation of the Annapurna region, you will finally reach Thulo Syabru.

Overnight in a lodge at Thulo Syabru.

Day 05: Tholu Syabru to Lama Hotel

Maximum Altitude: 2380 meters

Trekking Duration: 5 hours

The trial today involves crossing the Bhote Koshi river and Langtang Khola. You will leave Tholu Syabru early in the morning and head towards Lama Hotel. After walking or sometimes, you will visit the Gompa of Guru Rinpoche. You will explore the Gompa and follow the main street over the Langtang Khola which is stone paved.

After crossing a suspension bridge along the way, you will ascend towards the Bamboo village which is famous for Red Pandas. The trail will then take you to the subtropical forest that consists of oak, pine maple and fir trees. You may come across different wild animals in the forest such as wild boars, monkeys, red panda, and black bears. After crossing the forest you will trek towards Rimche and then towards Lama Hotel which is the final destination of your trek.

Overnight at Lama Hotel.

Day 06: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village

Maximum Altitude: 3500 meters

Trekking Duration: 5 hours approx

From Lama Hotel you will take a gentle ascend to the forest of oaks and maples above the Langtang Khola. The trail becomes a little steeper after this. On walking further you will have a beautiful glimpse of Mount Langtang Lirung which stands at the height of 7244 meters.

You will head towards the log bridge and take a climb to reach Ghora Tabela. From Ghora Tabela you will cross several streams along with prayer wheels to reach the settlement of Langtang. Langtang village is the heart of Langtang National Park and is worth exploring. It consists of flat-roofed Tibetan style houses with stone walls surrounding the valley. On reaching the Langtang Village you will come across the fields of buckwheat, barley potatoes, etc.

Overnight at Langtang Village.

Day 07: Langtang Village to Kyangjing Gomba

Maximum Altitude: 3800 meters

Trekking Duration: 4-5 hours

You will leave the Langtang village and trek to Kyangjing Gompa today. The trail to Kyangjing Gompa involves walking through different villages and Chortens. Firstly, you will take an ascend towards the Mani walls before you reach the village of Mundu which sits at the height of 3442 meters.

From Mundu you will cross several small streams, bridges, and moraines and finally reach Kyangjing Gompa. From the Gompa, you will be able to have a sight of the dramatic icefall that flows from Langtang Lirung and Kimshung. You will have your lunch and explore the beautiful views from the Kyangjing Gompa.

Overnight in a lodge at Kyangjing.

Day 08: Rest in Kyangjing Gomba for Acclimatization

Today is a free day for acclimatization. Acclimatization is very important in order to adjust to the surrounding environment. As tomorrow you will be trekking up to the Yala Base Camp, you will have to prepare yourself to reduce the problem of Altitude sickness.

You will explore the monastery and the cheese factory or you can also take a short hike to explore the majestic glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyanji Ri and Tserko Ri. You will also have an option to take a side trip to Langshisa Kharka.

Day 09: Yala Base Camp

Maximum Altitude: 4500 meters

Trekking Duration: 6-7 hours

Today you will leave Kyangjin Gompa and head towards Yala Base Camp that sits at an altitude of 4500 meters. You will start your trek early in the morning enjoying the views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kanga, Tserko Ri, Yala peak, etc.

Trekking to the Yala Base Camp is short training to conquer the summit on the next day. Overnight you will camp at Yala Base Camp.

Day 10: Summit and back to the Base Camp.

Maximum Altitude: 5732 meters

Today is the day when you will climb Yala Peak. You will start your day early and head towards Yala Peak Climbing. It’s a six hours round trip where you will have enough time to explore the surrounding peaks and overall beauty of the Langtang region.

With minimal technical difficulties, you will finally reach the top. On reaching the summit you will be amazed by the views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang and many other Tibetan peaks. After conquering the peak successfully, you will return back to the base camp.

Day 11: Return back to Kyngjing Gompa (3800m) Lodge.

Maximum Altitude: 3800

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

From Yala Base Camp, you will descend back to Kangjing Gompa today. With the panoramic views of Mount Langtang Lirung, Kyanjin Ri, Ganja La, and Tserko Ri, you will reach Kyangjing Gompa.

Overnight in a lodge at Kyangjing.

Day 12: Return to Lama Hotel

Maximum Altitude: 2380 meters

Trekking Duration: 5 hours

You will have your breakfast at a hotel in Kyangjing and take the same trail to Lama Hotel. You will follow the Langtang Khola and walk along the Langtang village to Ghora Tabela. From Gora Tabela, you will take a steep descent to the Lama Hotel. As you reach the hotel, you will get to witness some of the great views of the Langtang ranges.

Overnight in a lodge.

Day 13: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi

Maximum Altitude: 1420 meters

Trekking Duration: 5 hours

From Lama Hotel you will gently descend along the river and then pass through a forest filled with fine and juniper trees. Along the trails from Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi, you may come across animals such as red panda, wild boar, monkeys and various other species of birds. The trek also offers you with a cultural and traditional experience with the views of Ganesh Himal and Langtang Himal.

Overnight in a lodge at Syabru Bensi.

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Trip Facts

  • 13 Day(s)
  • Moderate
  • 5520m (18046ft)
  • Yala,5500m (18046ft)
  • Autumn and Spring
  • Teahouse and Camping