Yala Peak Climbing
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Yala Peak Climbing Summary
- Climbing Duration: 12 Days
- High Altitude: 5,500m/18,046 feet
- Walk Hour: 6 hours
- Group-Size: 1 – 12 People
- Best Time: April, May, October, and November
- Trip Mode: Guest House + Alpine Camping
- Foods: Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner
- Transportation: Jeep /bus
The Yala peak climbing situated at 5,732m offers an excellent view of the Ganesh Himal family, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Yala peak, Naya Kanga peak, Shishapangma, etc. One of the most popular easy climbing peak in Nepal located above the most scenic Langsisa Kharka.
It is a relatively easier peak in the Langtang region, standing at an elevation of 5,732 meters (18,806 feet). The climb typically takes around 10-12 days, including acclimatization and trekking to the base camp.
Climbing Yala Peak enables you to explore the Langtang National Park home of the Tibetan faces of the Tamang people. The trip commences across the farmland, villages, and Rhododendron, conifer, bamboo, oaks, and pine trees.
Prior mountaineering experience is not required, but it is recommended to have some basic climbing skills and physical fitness. Proper equipment, including climbing gear and warm clothing, is essential.
The best time for Yala Peak climb is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons when the weather is more stable.
Moreover, follow the narrow Langtang River gorges with fascinating scenery until we ascend to the large alpine grassland of Kyangin Gompa where glacier meets the meadow. In addition, From the Yala summit, you can see towering peaks with some other un name peaks that are located on the border to Tibet.
How much is the Yala Peak Climb Trek Package Cost?
The cost of the Yala peak package with Gokyo Treks a local trekking agency in Nepal ranges between US$ 850 to US$ 1298. But of course, the Yala adventure peak climb cost will vary as per the service you choose. However, the given package price includes transportation, a guide, porters, hotels and food accommodation and hiking permits, facilities.
It is the standard trip package price for 12 days trek. If you are 2 climbers for Yala peak climb cost US$ 1050 for 12 days trek according to the given trekking plan. We can modify the trek route and the prices according to your wishes also. Here is the price list for the Yala peak treks.
Price Per Person for 12 days hike in the Yala peak route.
|Number of Tourist||Price Per Person|
|1 Person||US$ 1298|
|2 Person||US$ 1050|
|3 Person||US$ 1025|
|4 to 6 person||US$ 990|
|7 to 9 Person||US$ 925|
|10 and more than 10 Person||US$ 850|
If you’re wondering to know about what is included and what is excluded on this trip price, kindly check on cost given on a tab button.
Yala peak climbing itinerary detail
The particular Yala peak route is designed for world travelers who wish to hike to the high passes mountain but are restricted time-wise let us know your own travel itinerary. But for travelers who wish to trek and climb Yala peak in a more relaxed manner then try this itinerary. However, if the Yala adventure itinerary is not fit your climbing plan? then send us an inquiry for a tailor-made itinerary.01 DayArrival at Kathmandu. The world heritage site of Kathmandu valley sightseeing, 4-5 hours.
Arrival in Kathmandu, Tribhuwan International Airport. Receive you with a private vehicle and drive to the hotel in Kathmandu. Around 10 am will start with our guided trip to cultural world heritage monuments in Kathmandu valley. It includes the Hindu and Buddhist pilgrimage sites. Visit Pashupatinath temple, the world’s biggest Boudhanath stupa, Later, visit the historical Kathmandu Durbar Square with the antique temple, unique architecture, and living Goddess Kumari. In the sunset, introduce our fellow trekking staff for your Yala adventure climbing briefing.
At morning we’ll drive on a northern highway that twists and climbs over mountain ridges to the Trishuli valley for lunch and on to Syapru village for the overnight. The road ride is still amazing but the adventure bus drive takes about 7 hours over picturesque landscapes and mountain villages.
After breakfast, trek ascends through the forest followed by a climb to reach Bamboo village. Bamboo is located on the Langtang river bank at an altitude of 1,850 meters. This forest path is a well-established trail that follows upstream and can be seen birds life around the bushes. Beehives hanging on a cliff are another attraction for visitors. From here we’ll again steeply climb through the bamboo forest to reach the Lama Hotel where we’ll stay overnight.
From Lama Hotel, the trail leads across a forest of hemlock, oaks, maples, and rhododendron observing glimpses of Langtang Lirung, reaches to Gumanchok (2800m). Climb to Ghora Tabela (2,970m) and further ascends to Thangshyap (3,140m/10,300 feet). On the way, there is an entrance checkpoint where Nepal Military collects Langtang national park entrance fees. Pay just for single-time entry if you haven’t paid in Dunche, you have to pay Langtang national park fees here.
The trail climbs gradually to Sindum and to Yamphu (3640m) to Mundo. Crossing the Laja Khola then climbs a moraine to a viewpoint where you can see Kyanjin Gompa and the dramatic icefall flowing from Langtang Lirung and Kinshung. As you climbed the hill, walk a little down to reach kyanjin gompa lodges. You might go further to the Langtang glacier – Langtang river and its origin.
Explore around the Langtang Lirung glacier and dry Himalayan Yak pasture. We need to take a packed lunch as a full-day hike takes about 7 hours roughly to get to Tsergo Ri. We climb to Tsergo Ridge hill only if the weather is clear with a blue sky. In clear weather, you can see stunning mountain vistas like Langtang Lirung, Ganjala Chuli, Yala peak, Dorje Lakpa, and many other summits in a row.
Check about the Yala peak climbing gears before you proceed to hike at Yala base camp. Begin your Yala base camp hiking and set up a campsite at the base camp to say overnight. Gokyo Treks Nepal’s expert climbing guide will brief climbing instructions. It helps climbers to get to the summit and descend to base camp safely.
In wintertime climbing, about the last 700 meters will require rope up and using crampons with a walking axe. There is a final shapely ridge to mediate the tiny summit. Except for the winter months, tourists can hike the summit without professional climbing gear.
Yala summit height is 5,700m and offers the best view of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung, and many other border mountains. Shooting the best mountains, we’ll make our way back to Base Camp and further downhill to Kyanjin Gompa lodge if time and energy permit.
There is no guarantee that we can get quite a favorable climate on our planned day for the Yala summit. So this day is used as a contingency in case we are unable to submit or for some other reason. If the weather gets exceptionally unfavorable we wisely have to modify the climbing program to reach the summit. If the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day.
From base camp descends to Ghoda Tabala passing Kyanjin gompa and Langtang villages. During the hikes, you can walk over the tiny yak pastures and the glacial moraine of Langtang landslides, the new Langtang village. Furthermore, you can walk following the Langtang Khola and on to Ghoda Tabela lodge.
The upper part trek route is more beautiful for the panoramic view of mountains and green hill views. This path is broader and remains sunny through the different Sherpa and Tamang villages. The first half part of the trail is gradually down and then the trail does a steep descent to the Syabrubesi (1,600m/5,248 feet.). Nowadays, Syabrubesi bazaar is very popular because of a connecting highway to kerung border, Tibet.
Drive back to Kathmandu by Kerung Deluxe Yatayat bus which takes about 7 hours to get to Kathmandu city center. The trip ends and we wish you a wonderful journey.
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How much does the Yala peak climbing package price?
Return to Yala peak trekking and Yala peak climbing price US$ 1050 per person is a standard trip on a double occupancy basis. For the deluxe and luxury trekking tour plan, we add a 3-5 star hotel deluxe air-conditioned room in Kathmandu with a breakfast plan. Likewise, standard lodge accommodation with attached toilets/bathrooms in the possible places en route. AND WE ARE OPEN TO CUSTOMIZING YOUR TOUR AND PACKAGES PRICE AS PER YOUR REQUIREMENTS.
Yala peak climbing Package price includes:-
- Kathmandu International airport transfer with a private car on arrival day.
- Kathmandu city world heritage sites tour guide with a private car transfer service.
- Single Night twin sharing Tourist standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast plan.
- 10 Breakfast serve with a cup of tea/coffee, 10 Lunch and 10 Dinner [main course] while on trekking.
- Food service (1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner serve with te/coffee while on climbing days) Base camp – Yala peak – basecamp route.
- 9 Nights lodge basis accommodation during the trekking days
- Single night Tent camp accommodation (Yala peak base camp – Summit – Yala base camp) en route.
- English speaking Trekking guide cum cook, 1 cook helper, necessary porters. (1 assistant guide for 7 plus people).
- Langtang National park entrance permit fee.
- TIMS permit for Yala peak climbing trip in Nepal.
- Insurance, Salary, Food, Drinks, Accommodation and Transportation for Nepali crew
- Farewell dinner within Typical Nepali Restaurants
- Seasonal fruits like apples and pomegranates as a desert for Yala trekking.
- climbing certificate and the latest updated Yala peak climbing map, you keep as a souvenir.
- Agency’s duffel bag (50 liters capacity), and trek poles if Necessary – return after the trek.
- First aid medical kit including Oximeter to check your Oxygen level, Pulse rate to monitor every day to prepare for high altitude risk.
- In a worst case, help with all Helicopter Rescue and evacuation arrangements (but not the rescue bills).
- Nepal Government Tax, VAT, and as well as Company service charge.
Yala peak climbing and trekking package price excludes:
- Lunch and Dinner during your staying in Kathmandu city.
- Any kinds of battery charges, laundry service, phone calls, and hot showers during the trekking.
- Collective equipment such as a Climbing Rope, Ice screws, Snow bars, Tent, and Snow Sawel.
- Personal trekking and climbing equipment and Clothing.
- Personal nature expenses, all types of beverage drinks.
- Travel Insurance which covers emergency rescue, evacuation, personal loss, or damage.
- Any donation and monument entrance fees.
- Gratuities for climbing crew [Tip is a culture, so they expect highly].
We can organize private Yala Peak climbing combined with Tsergo Ridge hill hikes starting on any date that works for you. Please contact us for more information.
Question: Is pick-up service available on my arrival day in Kathmandu?.
Answer: Yes sure. Provide us with your flight detail and request for pickup. Our representative will come to pick up you at Kathmandu international airport.
Question: Can I store my luggage/stuff in Kathmandu?
Answer: Yes, you can leave your luggage at your hotel or at our office. Store your stuff in the Gokyo Treks agency office for free.
Question: Is Yala adventure climbing peak Safe for the Solo Female Trekkers?
Answer: Absolutely. Nepal is a safe country to travel to for solo travelers; Yala peak climbing is perfectly safe for solo female trekkers. We have been organizing the trek even for solo female travelers since its establishment.
Question: Do I need experience for the Yala peak climbing trek?.
Answer: Actually Yala peak trek trip is suitable for beginner trekkers. But if tourists can walk roughly about 4-5 hours a day, carrying a lightweight daypack at a high altitude somehow about 2000 meters is great.
Question: What kind of accommodation can I expect at Yala peak climbing?
Answer: We provide you tourist standard accommodation in Kathmandu and during the trekking normally but the rooms are clean cozy beds with a nice mattress and blankets. However we recommend you take your own sleeping bags if you have one with you otherwise, you may rent them while you are in Kathmandu.
Question: What kind of food can I expect in Yala peak climbing?.
Answer: All the lodges en Langtang trek routes have attached restaurants to prepare your daily hiking foods. They cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian such as Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, bread, soups, and fresh vegetable rice. Alike, dinner and breakfast are provided in the same lodge you spend the night every day and Lunch will be provided on the way to the next place where you are going. However, on climbing days you will have climbing food and hot drinks.
Question: What opportunities will I have for a shower along the Yala peak climbing trek?
Answer: As you are outing lodge basis trek, they have a shower which you can get on pay.
Question: How do I get drinking water on climbing Yala peak?.
Answer: You can buy water via lodges for drinking. But we advise against buying mineral water in plastic bottles, as currently there are no provisions for disposing of these. We recommend you bring Aqua tablets to purify the normal water. And normal water is available along the trek routes.
Question: Can I charge my digital camera or other batteries on my trip?
Answer: You can recharge the battery on pay. We recommend you bring an extra pair in case. Remember to bring your adapters! And we recommend you take extra batteries along with you.
Question: Are there any communication facilities?
Answer: As you hike to Yala adventure, you can get telephone services, as well as internet services, from your normal NAMASTE SIM card.
Question: Can I use credit cards in Trekking?.
Answer: No! So, for the trekking routes, you need to have cash Nepali rupees because credit cards work only in bigger cities or in luxury hotels.
Question: When should I book my trip and what are the payment terms?.
Answer: Because our trips book up months in advance, we recommend booking early to avoid any kind of misunderstanding. We will, of course, make every effort to adjust last-minute bookings.
And regarding the deposit, we prefer a 20% advance deposit of the total price of the trip in order to confirm your reservation before you arrive in Nepal. Remaining part of the payment, you can pay us on your arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal.
Question: Who will carry my luggage on the express Yala peak climbing adventure?
Answer: We provide porters to transfer your luggage. As we are a responsible trekking tour operator agency, every porter carry a maximum of 25 kilos of your backpack which means 1 climber: 1 porter basis.
Question: Where can I organize my personal Yala peak climbing gear?
Answer: If you have those climbing gear at your home? bring them along with you. If you don’t have them then you can rent them in Kathmandu.
Question: How much additional money do I need per day?
Answer: You can allocate US$ 08 – 10 for a lunch/dinner in Kathmandu and it depends on your spending habits. US$ 7 to 10 US$ each day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, tea coffee, and some drinks while you are on your trek.
Yala Peak Climbing and Trek highlights
- Langtang region – a paradise on Earth, A beautiful trek to suffer the tallest Himalayas.
- Remarkable view of Ganesh Himal family, Langtang Lirung, Langtang, Yala peak, Mt. Manaslu, etc
- Enigmatic landscapes and abundant cultural heritage, flora, and fauna make your journey more thrilling.
Notes for Yala peak climbers!
Currently Nepal government and Nepal Mountaineering Association skipped the Yala climbing permit cost. We believe that by removing Yala peak climbing special permits, there will be more tourists. Climbing Yala trek information stated above is just a standard template guideline. However, the Yala adventure trip plan is possible to modify at your request on your specific conditions. Local politics, landslides, cancellation of local flights, weather, transport, or a multitude of other factors that are beyond our control can result in a change of itinerary during on trip.
It is, however, very unlikely that the path would be substantially altered. If alterations are necessary the leader will decide the best alternative option, taking into consideration the best interests of the whole group. When a change does occur, we do everything we can to minimize its effect, but we cannot be responsible for the results of changes or delays.
What makes Yala peak climbing special?
Opportunities for demanding trekking and climbing are scattered all over this planet. You just need to know where to find them. We at Gokyo Treks and Expedition believe in quality services. Your safety and satisfaction is our concern. We are a team of professional, experienced, and licensed local guides who know the destination better than others. Moreover, we give advantages to the local communities and help to conserve natural resources which reduced costs and consumption.
Yala peak climb Review
Yala peak climbing trip 2019
I contacted Ammar frequently via email and whatsapp to make our Yala peak climbing trip better. We made this trip in September – early October with Friendly Guide Pasang Sherpa including 3 other professional sherpa.
We were lucky with the weather, great mountain scenery, so we had a wonderful trip with the team of Gokyo Treks Nepal. Thanks a lot making our trip super beautiful and hope to climb another peak in Nepal very soon. – Marina Schreiner, Ilmenau, Deutschland
Response from Gokyo Treks Nepal
Thank you Marina for sending us Yala peak climbing review. We hope to serve you again for your next trip in the Himalayas.
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|No. of people||Price Per Person|
|4 - 6||USD 990|
|7 - 9||USD 925|
|10 +||USD 850|
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