Peak Climbing in Nepal

Yala Peak Climbing - 5732 m

Yala Peak ClimbingYala peak is a part if the Langtang Himal which is located at the centerl part of Nepal. The base camp of Yala Peak is Kyangjin Gompa (3749m/12300 ft).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 we drive to Dhunche or Syabrubesi, and after three-day’s trekking we can reached to the Yala Peak. The high camp at 4800 meters from where we make our summit bid. After an alpine start under stars we are on the summit by late morning from where we can see the very beautiful view of Tibet and Shisapangma which is only the 8000m. mountain of Tibet.

This is a climbing trip in the Langtang valley north of Kathmandu. The climb is easy and suited for anyone with trekking experience. We start in Syabrubesi after a 5 hour drive from Kathmandu and spend five days hiking up the beautiful Langtang valley to Kyanjin Gompa at 3800 m. Kyanjin Gompa is situated below Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and we spend three days acclimatizing taking day-hikes in spectacular surroundings. We establish base camp on a meadow at 4800 m and climb Yala Peak the next day. The last 400 m is on ice so we will be using crampons, ice axe and rope. From the summit we can see Shishapangma (8046 m) and the fluted Gangchempo (6388 m). After the climb we return to Dhunche via Syabrubesi and drive to Kathmandu.

TRIP FACTS

Elevation: (5,732m)
Rank Range: Himalaya
Location: Nepal-
Coordinates: First ascent, Easiest route, Difficulty Easier
Best months for climbing: March - December
Trip Duration: 17 Days
Minimum Number: 2 Person

Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival Kathmandu air port- transfer hotel
Day 02 : Peak permit preparation and official formalities
( You can use this day for rock climbing course or sightseeing )
Day 03 : Kathmandu – Drive to Syabrubensi. O/N.
Day 04 : Syabrubensi – Lama Hotel 2380m. O/N.
Day 05 : Lama Hotel – Langtang Village 3500m. O/N.
Day 06 : Langtang rest for the acclimatization or observation. O/N.
Day 07 : Langtang – Kyangjing Gompa 3700m. O/N.
Day 08 : Kyangjing Gompa rest and Explore. O/N.
Day 09 : Kyangjing Gompa – Langshisa Kharka, Yala High Camp. O/N.
Day 10 : Yala High Camp Climbing period. O/N.
Day 11 : Yala Peak 5500m. Summit then back to camp. O/N.
Day 12 : High camp – Langtang village. O/N.
Day 13 : Langtang village – Lama Hotel. O/N.
Day 14 : Lama Hotel – Syabrubensi O/N.
Day 15 : Syabrubensi Drive back to Kathmandu .
Day 16 : Free in Kathmandu.
Day 17 : Transfers to airport for your final departure.

COST INCLUDES :

  • Welcome in Airport by Garland
  • All ground Transportation by private vehicle
  • Twin sharing accommodation at Kathmandu in 2 to 4 star hotel with breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu /Lukla /Kathmandu flight fare for member & Nepali staff
  • Accommodation in lodge or tent during trek
  • Meals (Breakfast, lunch, dinner) in trekking & camping
  • High altitude tent, & high food at climbing
  • Local fresh fruits like orange, apple, banana and grape etc.
  • Down jacket, 4 seasonal sleeping bag
  • Trekking map.
  • All necessary paper work & Permits
  • All cost for a Langtang Ri leader (First Aid and Eco trained & Government licensed holder English Speaking) and sherpa, a sherpa assistance leader(s) and assistance Trek leader help each individuals while on trek
  • Salary, equipment, transportation & Insurance of our staff
  • Portable Altitudes Chamber (PAC) for safety measures.
  • Travel & Rescue arrangement.
  • All government taxes.
  • Farewell dinner

COST EXCLUDES :

  • Nepalese l Visa Fee (USD 40 for 30 Days)
  • International airport departure taxes
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu
  • Personal Mountaineering Gear
  • Climbing royalty
  • Garbage deposit
  • Climbing Sherpa fee
  • Travel & Rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses e.g. phone calls, laundry, bar bills & extra porters
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extend

Equipments checklists - climbing trips
In addition to the above list of suggested trekking equipment, you should take along with various items of mountaineering tools. For any trip which has crossed by steep, snow-covered ground, or which has included section of glacier travel, it might be necessary for the group roping up as a safety precaution. To facilitate this process of roping up, you will need to maintain a minimum requirement, a climbing harness, a climbing sling and two locking carabineers. Plastic mountaineering boots, a mountaineering ice axe and a pair of crampons with front points are the other items of equipment, which are required for our trekking peak trips. (Please note: Our recommendation that you take no more than 33 pounds of trekking equipment DOES NOT include your plastic boots, ice axe, crampons or harness/carabineers. During the trek, climbing hardware will be carried separately from your personal trek bag in-group bags until needed).

An explanation of the equipment that you will need

Daypacks for climbing trips
3000-4000 cubic inches. For climbing trips, you will be required to carry more warm clothing during the climbs and also your personal climbing gear. For this reason, you will need a slightly bigger daypack than for a trekking-only trip. If you have any questions about gear, please do not hesitate to call our office for advice.

Equipment Rental
In order to minimize your expense outlay for trekking and climbing equipment you may never use again, we offer a wide range of equipment available for rent for the duration of your trip. All rental equipment can be picked up from your trip leader upon arrival for your trip.

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