‘a scenic adventure around magnificent Langtang valley with climb of stunning Yala peak’
“Adventure on least trekked and ventured region beyond scenic Langtang valley into hidden areas
Glorious panorama from summit of Yala Peak of Langtang – Ganesh and Jugal Himal range of mountains
A great adventure within remote areas of Central Himalaya around Tamang cultural farm villages
Scenic and exciting drives both ways to and from Kathmandu within Langtang areas with amazing views
Trek and climb on top stunning Yala Peak within great range of Langtang Himal with Jugal Himal range
From alpine green woodland to barren and scenic country towards arctic zone of ice and glaciers ”
Yala Peak Climb Profile:
Trip Mode: Hotel- Lodge and Camping after Kyanjin Gompa.
Trek grade: Moderate & Adventurous
Climbing Grade: F: Facile/Easy from French-Swiss alpine climbing classification.
Activities: Exciting drive- cultural and scenic walks with adventurous climb.
Trek & Climb duration: 10 Nights & 11 Days (Syabrubesi to Syabrubesi village)
Total Trip: 14 Nights & 15 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu).
Best Season: April to June and September to December months when day is mostly
clear during early autumn / falls.
Yala Peak Climb leads you on top at above 5,732 m and 18,806 ft high, a short adventure of less than two weeks duration, an ideal trek and climb for beginners in mountaineering and as well for hardy and veteran climbers as practice climb.
Yala Peak will be suitable for all types of adventurer as the climb is least technical, a straight forward ascent to its summit top, where few climbing equipments required as the grade of the climb is F ‘Facile / Easy’ than other trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya.
The grading used from famous and popular French / Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification which describes as basic climb with rock scrambling on easy snow slopes; some glacier trek and climb; which is often climbed rope-less except on glaciers.
Our wonderful adventure to Yala Peak Climb begins with an exciting overland journey from Kathmandu heading towards Rasuwa district around Langtang Himal areas within great Central Himalaya which touches the border with South West Tibet / China.
Walk follows from low warm areas of paddy fields and terraces heading higher to cooler alpine scenic areas into lovely forest of thick rhododendron-oaks-magnolia-hemlocks-pines and fir tree lines with bamboo thickets, where rare and endangered Red Panda habitats around this green vegetation of Langtang areas.
Adventure follow to explore nice and cultural villages of Tamang people the mountain tribe of Langtang Himal interwoven with old Buddhism religion and still practice ancient Bon sects of pre Buddhism.
Our route climb past Langtang village and then entering a wide and open scenic valley of Langtang at Kyanjin Gompa, with several lodges for travelers here with rest day for acclimatization and short hike to view points.
From Kyanjin our adventure leads towards eastern rim of the valley to camp at Yala Peak base camp for exciting and long climb to the top of Yala Peak rewards you with awesome panorama of mountains with dramatic picturesque landscapes.
After a great climb return journey on the same route which provides more opportunity with interesting walk back at Syabrubesi for scenic drive to Kathmandu, with mesmerizing and marvelous time around Langtang Himal and climb of Yala Peak.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu optional tour and preparation for Yala Peak Climb.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m via Trisuli Bazaar – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,430 m – 06 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3,430 m -06 hours.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,850 m -04 hours.
Day 07: At Kyanjin Gompa rest day for acclimatization.
Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp 4,400 m / 14,435 ft – 05 hours.
Day 09: Climb of Yala Peak at above 5,732 m / 18,806 ft – 08 hrs back to base camp.
Day 10: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa – 05 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,350m – 06 hours walk.
Day 12: Trek to Syabrubesi – 06 hours walk.
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs.
Day 14: In Kathmandu free day for individual activities.
Day 15: International Departure homeward bound.
PERSONAL CLIMBING GEAR FOR YALA PEAK EQUIPMENT LIST:
Plastic Boot a pair
Crampons a pair
Ice Axe one
Carabineer or Karabiner two each
Snow Gaiters a pair
Snow / Sun Glass one each
Warm Gloves a pair
Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each
Down Jacket one each
Down sleeping bags one each with inner linear
Main Ropes 200m (50 m per person) as per the peak chosen
Ski Pole (optional) one each
Following items can be bought or hired in Kathmandu.