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Yala Peak Climbing - Cost and Itinerary 2024/25

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USD $ 1,745 per person

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Duration
14 days
Max. Elevation
5500m
Group Size
Min 2
Level
MODERATE
Transportation
Private Transportation and Local Bus
Best Season
March to May and Sep to Dec
Accomodation
Hotels and teahouses, camping
Meals
Breakfast in city & BLD during the trek
Starts at
Kathmandu
Ends at
Kathmandu
Trip Route

Highlights

Overview

Yala Peak Climbing (5500m), a climbing peak is a part of Langtang Region located at the central part of Nepal particularly at northern part of Kathmandu. Yala peak climbing is easy, and suitable for anyone without trekking experience, proper physical fitness is sufficient for the trek. This peak is very close to Tibetan border. The mountain is located at the border between Nepal and Tibet. The summit declares fantastic views of several snow covered mountains in Nepal and Tibet like Lantang Lirung, DorjeLakpa, Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga, Gangchempo and the famous 8000m peak Shishapangma.

To reach in Yala Peak, we will leave Kathmandu and drive to Dhunche or SyabruBensi. Then trek up the valley. After summiting Yala Peak Climbing, we either return directly to Dhunche or continue trekking to Helambu via the Gosainkunda pass. Another possibility is to cross the Langtang Ganja La pass. As similar to this LANGTANG GOSAINKUNDA HELAMBHU TREK is also one of the best adventurous, famous lake and trek in Nepal. Bharal Adventure offers you a full board package including the climbing permit from the NMA and all other necessary policies – from arrival in Kathmandu up to your departure.

We organize your accommodation in Kathmandu as well as throughout your trek. Healthy, fresh, energetic and nutritious meals will be provided throughout the climbing period. Experienced and professional trekking and climbing guides will accompany you on the trek as well as the climb. In addition, we can organize any sightseeing in and around Kathmandu. The package can be flexibly adjusted to your requirements . Please do not hesitate to ask any help or any questions regarding the trek. Feel free to contact us any time you like for suggestions and advice. We will always be there giving you the best possible services. We’d be grateful and honored to take you in the particular adventure which would be in the list of one of the best memories in our life.

Trip Itinerary

Arrival at Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel and after short refreshment we will explain about the programs and the relaxing days.

After Breakfast full Day Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley to Pasupatinath Temple (Hindu’s temple) Boudhanath Stupa (one of largest Buddhist stupa in world) and Soyambhunath Stupa.

After breakfast trek proceed to Syabrubensi via Trisuli River. You will drive along the way glimpse of viewing with Lantang range, Manaslu range, Ganesh Himal range and Annapurna range with beautiful rice field and landscape, passing through some of landslide.

Day 4 is first day trekking and begins after the breakfast through flowing along the way rive of Langtang. All the way walk through the forest and beautiful sound of Langtang River with amazing view of wild honeybees on the huge rock on the way to see.

Trek from Lama Hotel begins through a forest, oaks and rhododendron observing glimpses of to see the LangtangLirung on the way via Gumanchok to climbs to GhoraTabela 2970m, The trail further climbs to Langtang via passing through National park permit check point, which is the head quarter for Langtang National Park.

From Langtang Village the trail climbs gradually through passing one of the longest Mani wall in Nepal and small villages of Mundu, viewing of beautiful Langshisha peak, kangchenpo, Nayakang, LangtangLirirung, one of the biggest Glacier and TsergoRi peak.

Day 7 you will climb to the some peak depends on your condition, which peak should be climbed and perhaps you could visit small lake and langtang glacier or lake. There can be possibilities to visit along the way flowing small river to the Langshisha glacier.

Day 8 you will trek to Yala peak base camp through the way to TsergoRi, passing along the way of through some yak pasture.

Day 9 , early in the morning climb proceed to yala peak and on the summit awesome view of Mt. Shisapanagma, Ghangchenpo, LangtangRi ,Nayakang and many other peak around the Tibet boarder.

Day 10, Trek all the way returns back by same way to the Lama Hotel via langtang village.

From Lama Hotel the trail descends through Bamboo Lodge and reaches PairathaploLodgand take lunch there. After Lunch, walk about half an hour further down to Dovan and flowing all the way down through Langtang River to reach at SyabruBensi.

From Lama Hotel the trails descends through Bamboo Lodge and reaches Pairathaplo Lodge and take lunch there. After Lunch, walk about half an hour further down to Dovan and flowing all the way down through Langtang River to reach at SyabruBensi.

As day 13 is leisure day; we will Visit Kathmandu Durbar Square and leisure day in Kathmandu, talk about the trek by sharing ideas and views.

The trek comes to an end, departure to Kathmandu airport and fly back to home.

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Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodations during the short trek
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  • Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  • English-speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Bharal Adventure’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt are yours to take
  • All necessary paperwork including climbing and trekking permits, and National Park Permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment(s)
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  • All government and local taxes

Doesn't Include

  • Nepalese visa fee 
  • Excess baggage charge(s)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • International flights
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Tips for guide(s), porter(s) and driver(s)
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Personal climbing guide if requested
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section

Equipment List

This list is a guideline to help you pack for your adventure. Also understand that the items listed below will vary a little according to the season and the trek duration. Those items marked by an asterisk are provided by Bharal Adventure inclusive in the service. The weight limit for your luggage is 33 pounds or 15 kg. Remember that your luggage will be carried by your porter but you are required to carry a day-pack (with your valuables or anything important) on your own. We also suggest that you pack only what is necessary.

Important documents and items
  • Valid passport, 2 extra passport size photos, airline tickets
  • Separate photocopies of passport, visa form (easily obtained at Kathmandu airport), proof of insurance
  • Dollars, pounds or Euros in cash for purchasing Nepalese visa at Kathmandu airport, for paying for restaurants and hotels, for gratuities, snacks, and to purchase your own drinks and gifts
  • Credit cards, Bank/ATM/Cash machine cards for withdrawing funds from cash machines (bring a photocopy of your cards), traveler's checks, etc.
Head
  • Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
  • Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs
  • Sunglasses with UV protection
  • Prescription sunglasses (if required)
Upper Body
  • Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket
  • Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable
Hands
  • 1 pair of lightweight poly-liner gloves.
  • 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves
  • 1 pair of mittens, consists of 1 Gore-Tex over mitt matched with a very warm polar-fleece mitt liner (seasonal)
 Lower Body
  • Non-cotton underwear briefs
  • 1 pair of Hiking shorts
  • 1 pair of Hiking trousers
  • 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
  • 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers
  • 1 pair of waterproof shell pants, breathable fabric
Feet
  • 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
  • 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
  • 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
  • 1 pair of trainers or running shoes and/or sandals
  • Cotton socks (optional)
  • Gaiters (winter only), optional, “low” ankle high version
Sleeping
  • 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
  • Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)
Rucksack and Travel Bags
  • 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
  • 1 large duffel bag *
  • A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding
  • Small padlocks for duffel-kit bags
  • 2 large waterproof rucksack covers (optional)
Medical
  • Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
  • Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
  • 1 skin-blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhea pills
  • Anti-headache pills
  • Cough and/or cold medicine
  • Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
  • Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
  • Water purification tablets or water filter
  • 1 set of earplugs
  • Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies
Practical Items
  • 1 small roll of repair tape, 1 sewing-repair kit
  • 1 cigarette lighter, 1 small box of matches
  • 1 compass or GPS(optional)
  • 1 alarm clock/watch
  • 1 digital camera with extra cards and batteries
  • large Ziplocs
  • 2 water bottles (1 liter each)
  • 1 small folding knife
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • 4 large, waterproof, disposable rubbish sacks
Toiletries
  • 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Nail clippers
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Female hygiene products
  • Small mirror
Personal Hygiene
  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial hand wash
Extras/Luxuries
  • Reading book
  • Trail map/guide book
  • Journal and pen
  • iPod
  • Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
  • 1 modest swim suit
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Voltage converter (from 220 to 110)
  • Plug adapter (2 round pegs to 2 flat pegs)
  • Lightweight pillow case (in case your teahouses provide you with pillows) or use your own stuff as a pillow

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, a climbing permit is required for Yala Peak. The permit can be obtained through the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). It's important to check the latest regulations and permit fees.

Yala Peak is considered a non-technical climb and is suitable for climbers with basic mountaineering skills. While it involves steep sections and glacier travel, it does not require advanced technical climbing.

The itinerary for Yala Peak climbing often includes a trek in the Langtang Valley, acclimatization days, and the ascent of Yala Peak itself. The trek usually starts and ends in Syabrubesi or another trailhead in the Langtang region.

The duration of Yala Peak climbing varies depending on the chosen itinerary. On average, it may take around 12 to 14 days, including trekking to and from the peak.

The summit of Yala Peak offers stunning panoramic views of the Langtang range, including Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, and other surrounding peaks.

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