Yala peak climbing

Trip Description

Yala peakclimbing  (5,632 m.) is also one another most popular peaks for climbing in Nepal, located in Langtang region. It is one of the most frequently organized trips combining with trekking packages in the Langtang region. Yala peak expedition package is regarded to be one of the easiest peaks for climbing and thus, you need no prior experience for climbing. However, you have to have proper fitness and healthy. Because, what you have to bear in mind is that how easy it seems to be, the success of climbing peak depends upon your physical fitness so as the climbing crew. Therefore, apart from being physically fit and healthy, be wise enough in choosing the agency like Thin Air Adventure, which has well experience guides. 

Yala peak climbing trip begins with a short drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubensi and the trail leads to through the settlement of Tamang ethnic community in Sybrubensi, Helambu and continues to Yala peak base camp, after making a successful ascend and capturing scenic views of range of mountains lying in the region the trail descends down to Gosainkunda vally, Helambu and the same trekking route takes you back to Kathmandu.

Day 01: Arrive at Kathmandu: Arrive at Kathmandu airport (1345meters). You will be met by our representative and transfer to hotel and a short brief about the trekking and climbing after refreshment.

Day 02 : Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing (1350m): Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing Tour including Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, Monkey Temple, Pashupatinath Temple and Baudhanath Stupa and Preparation for Climbing.

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m.): It takes about eight hours. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Dhunche. The first part of your drive upto Trishuli Bazaar is quite smooth. The path now moves along the gravel road. During the rainy season, the path is sometime blocked due to landslides. Your drive from Kathamandu to the destination is to be made by either local bus or land cruiser.

Day 04: Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaon (2581m.): It takes about five and half hours. Trek to Syabru Gaon (6950ft, 2120m). The trekking today is very leisurely through forests and terraced hill slopes. As you enter Syabru, you descend to the ridgeline that separates the Langtang Khola from the Trisuli River. Syabru is a beautiful village stretched out along the ridgeline. You will continue through the village to your campsite about fifteen minutes beyond on the slopes below the village. The sunset is magnificent; brilliantly backlighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Lantang Lirung (7245m.) and Tibetan Himal ranges.

Day 05 :Trek from Syabru Gaon to Lama Hotel (2470m.): It takes about five hours. The trail descends along the ridge on Syabru´s main street and then drop to the Ghopche Khola (2050 m.) and again descends to the Landslide (1810m.). Afterwards, you trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400m.) through Bamboo (1960m.) and at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, wild monkeys and bear if you are lucky.

Day 06 :Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.): It takes about six hours. As you continue climbing there are occasional glimpses of Langtang Lirung between the trees. At Ghora Tabela (3000m), the trail emerges from the forest. While walking here, you can catch a glimpse of white monkeys and local birds. Once there was 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 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 its neighboring villages are of the flat roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.

Day 07 : Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.): It takes about three hours. 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. There is a small monastery and a government operated cheese factory. You will arrive at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatize and explore the area. It is a dramatic setting, with snow covered peaks surrounding us in all directions. At this point, you can enjoy the panoramic view of Dorje Lakpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.) and Langtang Lirung (7245m.).

Day 08 : Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion around: This is day to rest and explore the area. You can visit the monastery and the cheese factory, walk up the moraine to see the spectacular ice faces and tumbling glaciers of Langtang Lirung or ascend Kyangjin Ri [4350m], directly behind the village, for a breath taking panorama of the Langtang peaks.

Day 09: Trek from Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Peak Base Camp (4400m).

Day 10: Summit Yala Peak (5732m) and come back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Day 11: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel: It takes about six hours. From Kyangjin you retrace your route, following the Langtang Khola to Langtang village and on to Ghora Tabela. After lunch you continue the steep descent to Lama Hotel.

Day 12: Trek from Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi: It takes about five hours. The upper part of the trail is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Shepra and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does steeply descent to the Syabru Besi (1600m.). There was run a project called Chilime Power Plant.

Day 13: Drive from Syabru Besi to Kathmandu by bus. It takes about nine hours.

Day 14: Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

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