Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak Climbing

  • Destination
  • Region
  • Duration
    10 Days
  • Transportation
    Tea House/Camping
  • Max Height
  • Activity
  • Trip Grade
  • Accomodation
    Sep-Dec & Mar-May
  • Group Size
    Mini. 1 Pax
  • Best Season
  • Meals
  • Start / End Point
    5 -7 Hours

Trip Overview

Nepal is home to snowy mountains. Most remarkably, the country boasts more than 19000 mountains. Therefore, Nepal is heaven for mountaineers. There are countless mountaineering legends and records being made in Nepal. Climbing these mountains requires immense time, money, and effort.

However, there are few mountains that you can climb without a climbing permit. Simply, get the trekking permits of the area and hire the support crew members and scale the top. Yala Peak Climbing inside the Langtang National Park is one of the few mountains that don’t require a climbing permit.

The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) has classed the Yala Peak (5732 m) as the trekking peak. The itinerary of Yala Peak Climbing can be combined with the Langtang Valley Trek. Please visit our Langtang Valley Trek package for more information regarding the trek.

If you wish to leave your footprints at the top of the mountain even if you don’t have any mountaineering experience, try the Yala Peak Climbing. However, you must possess an immense amount of physical fitness. Even if mountain climbing doesn’t require technical abilities, you still need lungs to endure the physical demand of ascending the peak.

Why you don’t require a climbing permit for Yala Peak Climbing?

The height of the Yala Peak is merely 5732 m. The technical difficulties are very less while ascending the mountain. The risk factor is very less. Therefore, back in 2011, the NMA (Nepalese Mountaineering Association) decided to tick off the climbing permits. However, you need two other permits in order to climb the peak. Climbers must get the Langtang National Park Entrance fee (NRS. 3000 per person) and TIMS – Trekkers’ Information Management System (NRS. 2000). Enjoy the majestic chance to stand at the top of the mountain and relish the 360 degrees view of mountains and Himalayan valleys.

Effects of Global Warming in the Mountains of Nepal

The effects of global warming are evident while climbing the Yala Peak. If you search on the internet for rare pictures of Yala Peak from 30 years back, you can clearly see the snowy top of the mountain. Therefore, Nepal Government had also imposed a climbing permit for the climbers. Nowadays, the route to the top and the summit of the peak is mostly rocky and rugged. Unless it snows, you will not see any snow on the route or at the summit. The melting glacier and barren hills or mountains surrounding the mountain can provide enough proof of the effects of global warming.

Yala Peak Climbing Difficulty and Number of Days to Climb

In comparison to lots of other climbing peaks of Nepal, Yala Peak Climbing is fairly easy. Even if you don’t require prior mountaineering experiences or technical knowledge, you must have immense physical abilities. Therefore, fairly easy means not like a walk in a park. Imagine, you will be at the top of the mountain that has an altitude of 5732 m from sea level.

As for the number of days required for climbing, this is probably the shortest expedition to do in Nepal. Normally, climbers can complete the trip within 10 – 11 days including the Langtang Valley Trek. Climbers will follow the itinerary of Langtang Valley Trek and add 2 – 3 days to it. The journey to the top of the Yala Peak from Kyanjin takes about 2 days. On the first day, climbers reach the high camp. Early in the morning they will summit the peak and return back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Langtang Valley Trek

The interesting thing about the Yala Peak Climbing trip is that climbers get a chance to do Langtang Valley Trek. The Trek is one of the most popular short trekking routes of Nepal. Moreover, the trek offers the best chance to understand the mountains, Himalayan valleys, vegetation, and ethnic Lama People’s culture. The journey also helps to fully acclimatize with the surrounding before attempting to scale the mountain.

Climbers take the bus or jeep ride from Kathmandu to Syaprubeshi. The trekking starts from Syaprubeshi and traverses through villages like Lama Hotel, Langtang, and Kyanjin Gompa. Mountain vistas, Lama Villages, green lush forests, glacial rivers, and century-old monasteries add value to the climbing expedition. Relish the spectacular combination of nature and culture in one single trip to Langtang Region.

Things to Remember before Yala Peak Climbing

Here is the list of the things that you need to remember before doing the Yala Peak Climbing:

Accommodation & Food: Until Kyanjin Gompa, trekkers can get the teahouses or lodge accommodation. The food is from the menu and the menu offers choices of food from western cuisine to local dishes. However, during the summit push, climbers have to spend a night in high camp in the tented accommodation. The meal is either cooked on the spot or packed food.

Best Season: Spring (March, April, and May) and Autumn (September, October, and November) These two seasons are an ideal time to do climbing and trekking in Nepal.

Crampons, Ice Axe, Rope, and Poles: Usually, you don’t require this equipment but we highly recommend you carry all this equipment.

Travel Insurance

It is mandatory for climbers to have travel insurance. The plan of insurance must include the provision for helicopter evacuation, accidents, deaths, medical expenses, etc.

Book the amazing trekking peak climbing adventure in Nepal. Enjoy the chance to leave your footprints at the top of the mountain without the cost of the climbing permit. Treat yourselves to the panoramic view of the beautiful Himalayan range from the pinnacle of the mountain itself.

Nepal High Trek boasts an experienced group of mountaineers and trekking guides. Our experienced team of Sherpa and support crew members can ensure a successful peak climbing adventure in Nepal. Also, you can visit our site for more information about more popular peak climbing adventures. They are Island Peak Climbing, Mera Peak Climbing, Lobuche Peak Climbing, and Pisang Peak Climbing. If you would like to plan for mountaineering expeditions in Nepal, contact our travel planners. Plan in advance and prepare yourself to be at the top of the snowy summits of Nepal.

Details Itinerary

Upon your arrival at Kathmandu at TIA, a representative of Nepal High Trek & Expedition will warmly welcome you to Nepal and guide you towards the hotel room of Nepal. The day can be a rest day or sightseeing day of Kathmandu. The night will be at the hotel by discussing the trekking with delicious dinner.
Early morning at Kathmandu, we will pack our necessary things catch the bus to Syabrubesi. The drive goes for about 7 to 8 hours. We can view some spectacular view of the surrounding. It is the starting point of Langtang region. We can view some of the spectacular views of mountains. Some of them are Annapurna, Manaslu, Ganesh and another peak of Langtang ranges.
From Syabrubesi, we steep climb over to Lama hotel where we will stay the night. The lama hotel is situated at the altitude of 2748m above sea level. We will cross Bhote Koshi River through a suspension bridge and pass through the forest of pine, juniper and many more trees. We will climb until and unless we reach to lama hotel.
From lama hotel, we will start following the main trail to the Langtang village. We can see the glimpses of Langtang Mountain while walking from a different viewpoint. We will spend some of our valuable time around the Langtang village. We can see the cultivated areas where people used to cultivate buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, barley, etc. by enclosing them inside a stone wall area.
From Langtang village, we will walk towards the Kyangjin. The trail from Langtang gradually climbs up to the small villages and yak pasture land to Kyangjin. We can see a government-operated cheese factory and it will be delighted to utilize our leisure time to explore around Kyangjin at an altitude of 3800m.
From Kyangjin Gompa, we will walk towards our dreamland to Yala peak. To reach to the Yala peak we should walk through the rocky glaciers trail. We can view the glorious view of mountains in our climb to base camp. The night will be fun indeed while staying at the camp in a tent at the base camp of Yala peak.
Early morning, we will wake up and climb to the beautiful peak of Yala. We will walk until; we reach the summit of the Yala peak and we can see the stunning view of the mountain from the summit. We will return back to the same way viewing the same environment of the peak. The night will be interesting at Kyangjin Gompa.
From Kyangjin, we will walk down to Lama hotel viewing the same thing that we have seen while going up. Since the trek is down to the lama hotel, we will walk through the Ghodatabela to have our lunch there. Then we will continue to Lama hotel for the rest of the night.
After having the breakfast at lama hotel, we will move quickly towards the Syabrubesi. The trekking route goes through the glorious forested area with beautiful flowers and smells coming from them. We will continue our way until we reach to Syabrubesi at height of 2000m from lama hotel.
From Syabrubesi we will catch the returning bus to Kathmandu for about 7 to 8 hours back to Kathmandu. We will have our lunch on the way back to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will visit sometime if we have leisure time. We will stay the night at Kathmandu.
The day of returning back to our home country and the end of our glittering tour over to the highlands of Nepal has come.Nepal High Trek & Expedition will organize a small farewell program at the airport. We wish for your better journey ahead in your life.

Cost Includes

  • Airport Pick up drop (Airport /Hotel/Airport) by private car.
  • Hotel In Kathmandu: Two night’s standard selected Hotel in Katmandu and
  • Meals During Trek: Your stander meals in the mountain (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trekking.
  • Trekking permit: ‘Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Permit. And Everest National pak permit.
  • Special Island peak permit
  • All necessary paper works.
  • Domestic airport picks up and drops by car.
  • Domestic Flight Ticket From Kathmandu to Lukla / Kathmandu. including airport Tax.
  • Accommodation In Trekking: All accommodations in lodges/tea houses during the treks.
  • Hot shower during the trek
  • During the trek necessary toilet paper
  • Fresh fruit during the trek
  • NHT’S Dawn jacket and sleeping bag
  • NHT’s gifts, as like a pashmina and T-shirt
  • An experienced, expert, helpful and friendly Guide. Porters: Experience Trekking Porters(1 porter for 2 clients). And Their well-paid Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation, Transportation and Insurance for the Guide and Porter. (Guide flight Katmandu / Lukla/ Katmandu.)
  • Adventure Certificate: NHT provides Adventure Certificate.
  • The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Medical kit bag.
  • All government taxes.
  • Service charge.
  • Welcome and farewell dinner with company’s Director.

Cost does not include on:

  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport – Katmandu).
  • Your Travel and rescue insurance.
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • All the Food in Kathmandu. Also in the case of early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the expenses in mountain over than scheduled itinerary (due to strike, delay or canceled flight)
  • Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu if arrive early or late departure than scheduled Itinerary.
  • All the Bar bills and personal expenses (phone call, laundry service, battery recharge, a bottle of water, hot water, shower.
  • Tips for the guide and porter

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