Yala Peak Climbing 5637 meters is a famous easier and non-technical trekking peak in Nepal that lies in the Langtang Trek Region north of Kathmandu Valley. As Yala Peak Climbing is not difficult for climbing, prior climbing experience is not required but previous outdoor experience and the average level of fitness are recommended. Tour and Trekking Nepal professional climbing Sherpa/Guide will take you a safe way to summit the Yala peak as your expectation. Our company will arrange the Langtang Valley trekking with better acclimatisation than preferred for Yala Peak Climbing which makes it easy to reach your destination and summit Yala Peak. We arranged the bus journey from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi then walked through the dense forest and traditional ethnic group Tamang settlements until Kyanjin Gompa then continued the trek to Yala peak base camp where the Panoramic Himalayan scenery of Langtang Lirung (7246m), Langtang Himalaya range, Lenpo Gang (7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6988m), Naya Khanga (5846m) and mighty Shishapangma (8013m) in Tibetan side is stunning. Our climbing sherpa will provide you with short training near Yala Peak Base Camp upon arrival at Yala Peak Base Camp. Next morning, the climbing guide will take you carefully to summit Yala Peak, If in case of weather is bad, all of our trekking staff and guide will stay overnight at Yala Peak Base Camp to re-summit the Yala Peak. If clients have enough time, the guide will take them to Gosainkund Helmabu trekking for superb Himalayan views, otherwise same way back to Kathmandu.
You will be picked up at the airport by one of the Tour and Trekking Nepal staff and driven to your Kathmandu host family or a hotel. Here you will be welcomed into the family, be given your own room and be provided with all your meals while in Kathmandu. This will be your home during your orientation and volunteering in Nepal. With easy bus routes into town and the surrounding countryside, this quiet and safe suburb is the perfect base for your time in Nepal. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
We tour Durbar Square, Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath stupa and Bouddhanath stupa which are all world heritage sites. The Durbar Square sheds light on the life of the royals in ancient times. Pashupatinath temple is one of the most important places of pilgrimage for all Hindus. Swayambhunath is also known as the Monkey Temple and Baudhanath Stupa is one of the largest stupas in the world. At noon, we are introduced to our fellow participants and discuss our trip at the Tour and Trekking Nepal office. Overnight in Kathmandu. Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
We leave Kathmandu in the morning for Syabrubesi, a village which is also the starting point for treks into the Langtang valley. Our journey will be on a winding road through frequent switchbacks. On a clear day we get to enjoy outstanding views of Manaslu, Annapurna and Ganesh Himal. Our trek for today ends with a descent into the small village of Syabrubesi. Overnight in Syabrubesi. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
After breakfast, we begin our trek to Syabrubesi along the Langtang Khola. Our trail ascends and descends simultaneously through oak and rhododendron forests. After crossing a bridge over the Langtang Khola (small river), we ascend on a steep trail which will lead us to the Lama Hotel. Overnight in Lama Hotel. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We continue ascending from Lama Hotel and enjoy the mountain landscape with abundant waterfalls on our journey. As we reach the green meadows of Ghoda Tabela, we begin to see the white peaks of the Langtang range. We walk on a trail that continues to climb up the widening valley, passing a few temporary settlements used by herders who bring their livestock here in the summer. In spring, the forest here is covered with rhododendrons, Nepal’s national flower. We pass a Buddhist monastery before reaching the Langtang village. Overnight in Langtang village. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We leave the village and climb gradually through small villages and yak pastures as the valley opens up to reveal amazing mountain views. The mountain to our left is the Langtang Lirung and the one before us is the Ganchempo. We cross several small streams and moraines before reaching Kyanjin Gompa, a small monastery and the government-operated cheese factory. We reach the Kyanjin village by lunchtime which will give us ample time to acclimatize to the high altitude. Overnight in Kyanjin. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Today is set aside for acclimatization which is very important in order to have a safe journey into the mountains. However, it is also recommended that we keep ourselves busy by hiking around the area. Therefore, we will be visiting Lagsisha Kharka which is a good 5-6 hour long walk. Along the way, we get some great views of the nearby peaks including Dorje Lakpa and Shisha Pangma. In the Kharka, which means pasture in Nepalese, we see a number of semi-permanent stone settlements where herders live in the summer months while tending to their yaks. Overnight in Kyanjin Gompa. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We trek along a rocky glacier trail to reach the Yala Base Camp. From the base camp, we get astounding views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, and Yala Peak. After reaching the base camp, our climbing guides will conduct basic training on climbing techniques including the best way to use climbing gears such as ropes, ice pick, harness and crampons. Overnight in Yala Base Camp.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We start our summit at Yala Peak early in the morning. From the summit, we get panoramic views of the mighty Himalayas including Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and others. After spending some time at the summit, we head back to the base camp. Overnight in Yala Base Camp. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
We retrace our steps to the Langtang village. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Again we take a relatively familiar route, through woods and along the river valley passing Bamboo Lodge, where we join an uphill trail which will lead us to the Sherpa village of Thulo Syabru. Overnight in Thulo Syabru. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Today we get to enjoy fantastic panoramic views of the Himalayas including the Annapurnas, Hiunchuli, Manaslu, Ganesh and Langtang. We follow a ridge for most part of the day and catch a glimpse of the first of the holy lakes. The third lake, Gosaikunda (4380m), is of particular religious and cultural significance for the Nepalese and is one of Nepal’s most sought-after pilgrimage sites. The lake is surrounded by mountains on almost all sides and has a great ensemble of nine other lakes to accompany it. Every year during Janai Purnima in August, hundreds of Hindu pilgrims visit the lake for a holy bath. The large rock at the center of the lake is said to be the remains of a Shiva shrine. Overnight in Gosaikunda. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner.
We move around the lake’s shore before ascending towards the Laurebina Pass (4610m). The Helambu region begins at the Lauribina La (pass) and descends to the Melamchi valley. The trail is rough and crosses moraines, but is well marked with cairns. We pass through three more small lakes before reaching the pass. We climb a small hill and enjoy excellent views of the area. Our trail passes through Surajkunda, Ghopte and forests before reaching Tharepati. Overnight in Tharepati. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Today we leave Tharapati to Timbu which will be our last walk as we will be driving from Timbu. We descend through lush rhododendron forests and pass several chortens and mani walls before reaching Timbu. The village is well-cultivated and beautiful. Overnight in Timbu. Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
From Timbu we drive to Kathmandu enjoying the changing landscape of Nepal. After reaching Kathmandu, we checked into our hotel and freshened up and take a rest. In the evening, we celebrate the successful completion of our journey with a farewell dinner.
Included meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner
Our journey in Nepal comes to an end today! A Tour and Trekking Nepal representative will drop us off at the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. On our way to home, we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful country of Nepal.
Note: The above-mentioned program itinerary is a sample. The period and cost of tour, trekking, volunteering or internship can be changed or extended as per travellers or volunteers' availability of duration.