Gov Regd. No: 81255/067/068 Tourism Regd. No.: 1278/067

Yala Peak Climbing

Yala peak is a part of the Langtang Himal which is located at the central part of Nepal. Walking through the dense forest and  traditional ethnic settlements you reach the wonderful base camp of  Yala peak. The base camp of Yala Peak is Kyangjin Gompa (3749m/12300 ft). You will have stunning views of Lantang Lirung (7246m), Lenpo  Gang 7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m) and mighty Shishapangma (8027m) in Tibetan side. 

Yala Peak is a fantastic beginner’s mountaineering trip, to one of  Nepal’s easier trekking peaks. Just to the north of Kathmandu in the Langtang region, this 5500 meters peak is situated in a beautiful
valley of rich grazing pastures and Tamang people. From Katmandu you drive to Dhunche or Syabrubesi, and after 
three-day’s trekking you can reach Yala Peak.

Facts of the climb
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Duration: 13 Days
Trek type: Camping
Max Altitude: 6751 m.
Minimum Pax: 1 +
Mode of travel: Land
Grade: Strenuous

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Day 01: Drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche (1966m.) which 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 way 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 02: Trek from Dhunche to Syabru Gaon (2581m.) which takes about  five and half hours. Trek to Syabru Gaon (6950ft, 2120m). The trek today is very leisurely through forests and terraced hill slopes. As
you enter Syabru, you descend to the ridge line 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 spectacular; brilliantly backlighting the houses perched on the ridgeline above. From here you can enjoy spectacular view of Lantang Lirung (7245m.), Tibetan Himal ranges and so on.

Day 03: Trek from Syabru Gaon to Lama Hotel (2470m.) and 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, monkey and bear if you are lucky. There are few lodges and shops which provides the trekker supplies.

Day 04: Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3430m.) via Ghore Tabela which takes about six  ours.  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 neighbouring villages are of the flat-roofed Tibetan style, surrounded by stone walls enclosing fields of buckwheat, potatoes, wheat, turnips and barley.

Day 05: Trek from Langtang Village to Kyangjin (3870m.) which 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. Here there is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory. We should arrive
at Kyangjin by lunch time allowing time to acclimatise 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 Larpa (6990m.), Langtang Ri (6370m.), Langtang Lirung (7245m.) and so on.

Day 06: Rest day at Kyangjin Gompa and excursion in and 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 07: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Yak Kharka and it takes about five hours. The early part of the trail moves along the leveled path till Marku and then leaving Langtang Khola you trek ascent path all the way to Yak Kharka. The views you can enjoy are of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang and others.

Day 08: Trek from Yak Kharka to Yala Base Camp which takes about four hours. To reach Yala Base Camp you trek along the rocky glacier trail. You will be quite accompanied by the views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Yala peak and others. 

Day 09: Summit Yala peak and back to Yak Kharka and it takes about eight hours. At the summit of Yala peak, you will be stunned by the panoramic views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa,  Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and many Tibetan mountains.

Day 10: Trek from Yak Kharka to Kyangjin Gompa which takes about four hours. You trek descent path  ll the way to Kyangjin Gompa. The views you can enjoy are of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang and others.

Day 11: Trek from Kyangjin Gompa to Lama Hotel and 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 via Sherpa Gaon which 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. The main inhabitants belong to Tamang community and they have adopted Tibetan lifestyle. 

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

Services Included :
National Park entry permit, Trekking permit, Land transportation to and fro, Accommodation in lodges during the trek, Food: three meals a day, A guide & required number of porter(s), Essential equipment.
Services Excluded :
Personal expenses, Insurance, Tips, Emergency evacuation by Helicopter, Alternative transportation in case of heavy rain, landslide, strike, road blockade etc.
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