|Package name||Yala peak Climbing|
|Max. elevation||5732 Meter|
|Transportation||The overland journey both ways, Private vehicle, and public local bus|
|Accomodation||Three-star Hotel in Kathmandu; best available Lodge on route trek and overnight in a tented camp on the climb|
|Trip route||Kathmandu-Syabrubesi-Lama Hotel-Langtang-Kyanjin Gompa-Yak Kharka-Yala Peak base camp-Climb Yala Peak-Yak Kharka-back to Lama Hotel Syabrubesi- Kathmandu|
|Cost||USD 1,878 per person|
On arrival in Kathmandu and Nepal International Airport via various international airlines, received by our guide and staff for a short transfer to the heart of Kathmandu city. Where is your hotel located, after checking into your rooms, and then meeting other members of the trip at the hotel lobby for a briefing? Regarding Yala Peak Climbing and Langtang Valley Trek, information includes other useful information to make your adventure holiday in Nepal more enjoyable. The evening group welcomes dinner in a lovely Nepalese Restaurant with an introduction to the culture of Nepal with folk dance and music.
A free day in Kathmandu preparation for the trek includes a sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley at places of great historical and religious interest. The city is steeped with ancient world heritage sites, where the tour takes you around renowned landmarks, like the old Durbar / Palace Square with old Swayambhunath of more than 2,500 years old Stupa, a Buddhist religious monument. Includes holy Hindu temple of Pashupatinath and large dome stupa of Bouddhanath of great cultural and religious interest. Rest of the afternoon prepare for Yala Peak Climbing and trekking to Langtang Valley.
Start early as possible in the morning after breakfast, because of the long and scenic drive to reach the high hills and mountainous areas of Langtang Himal. An interesting drive of little more than 6 hours, during the ride, observe Nepalese farm villages and towns. As drive reach you at the large town of Dhunche, located at 1, 950 m high.
The headquarter town of Rasuwa district, as well as the entrance of Langtang National Park. From Dhunche winding downhill to reach Syabrubesi village for an overnight stop, mostly inhabited by the indigenous Tamang, hill tribes of Langtang and Central Himalaya, interwoven to Buddhism religion and fascinating culture.
The first-day trek of the adventure starts with a nice gradual path and then over a bridge above Langtang River, from here climb begins towards a higher area within spread-out farm villages with nice tended crops terraces. The walk continues past a small settlement of Bamboo with a few tea-houses and lodge, then into the lovely cool shade of dense forest lines with tall rhododendron-magnolia-oaks and pine trees with thick bamboo stalks. Finally, the day ends on reaching open areas where Lama Hotel is situated with a few simple lodges for an overnight stop, within forest surroundings.
From Lama, Hotel morning starts with a slow climb into a river gorge covered with dense forest trail, after a few hours reach a small place of Ghoretabela, a nice place in the middle of woods with few lodges around. A possible lunch stop, from here the walk continues into the forest of fir, hemlocks, and rhododendron trees to reach an open area at Langtang village, the last permanent settlement before Kyanjin Gompa. Overnight in a nice lodge, the village is populated by Tamang the hill tribe of Langtang area, and central Himalaya as well on the suburb of Kathmandu valley.
Here one can witness rock falls and landslide, where all houses were destroyed during the 2015 huge earthquake, and many life was lost. At present, the villages slowly returning to normal as it was before the earthquake.
Walk from Langtang village takes you on a level path with a short climb to reach an open area around Langtang valley, facing grand views of snow peaks as the trek ends for the day on reaching Kyanjin Gompa for lunch and overnight stop. A beautiful spot located in the heart of scenic Langtang valley, with time to browse around and catch glimpse of herds of yaks grazing over the yonder.
A great lovely place for a rest day, for acclimatization morning, after breakfast enjoys a few hour hikes with options to high hills of Kyanjin-Ri or Tsego-Ri at above 4,600 m high. Where you can enjoy the grand panorama of Ghengu Liru (Langtang -II 6, 571 m / 21,560 feet), Langtang Lirung (7,425 m / 23,765 feet) Kimshun (6, 745 m / 22,137 feet), and Shalbachum (6, 918 m / 22, 699 feet) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh.
That forms a ridge lined with peaks of Naya-Kanga 5,846 m and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak. The mountain continues beyond the Jugal Himal, terminating with Dorje Lakpa (6,980 m / 22, 929 feet) in the far east of the valley floor.
After a pleasant and great extra day in Kyanjin within its lively warm lodge, from here onwards overnights in a tented camp for a few nights. After a good breakfast walk begins towards the east of Langtang valley. The trail follows along on leveled ground to a small cattle herder camp Markus, and on crossing over Langtang Khola / stream. Climb up to reach Yak Kharka overnight in a tented camp.
Where our field staff and cook will serve good hot meals from the kitchen tents at dining tents, as per the size of a group. Yak Kharka, yak herder temporary shelter, and a summer grazing pasture field. After getting organized and fixing tents enjoy the views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kanga with other towering peaks.
The morning after breakfast, a short day walk and climb leads to strenuous uphill due to gain in altitude, climb from Yak Kharka to Yala Base Camp which is about four hours of good scenic and exciting climb. As route lead over a rocky glacier path facing views close views of giant peaks with Yala Peak in front, as the climb ends on reaching the base camp.
Set up our last tented camp, with hot lunch served and cooked by our camping cook and kitchen staff, then relax and save energy for the next morning's exciting day to reach the summit of Yala Peak. afternoon preparation and checking climbing gear, where our leader or lead climbing guide will provide more information regarding the climb and use of the right equipment. Even though it is a less technical climb, one needs to be prepared with warm gear and equipment like an ice axe, crampons, etc needed for the summit bid.
Start at the earliest for the Big Day, after a good warm breakfast, and then follow our lead guide, as the climb leads to a long slope and ridges crossing a snow-line with some icy section, using ice-axe quite often where needed. A strenuous climb with a rapid gain of elevation following our guide safe and sure then finally a push yourself one top of Yala Peak summit.
At the summit relax for a moment and catch your breath, and then enjoy stunning views of Langtang and Jugal Himal mountain range extending as far as Ganesh Himal in the west. Feeling on top of the world and then safely descend to base camp, and continue to walk further towards Yak Kharka for last overnight in tented camp. By the time you reach the tents will be ready with warm light meals and refreshments, a great treat after the grand triumph of the adventure.
After completing our target and highlighting the climb of Yala Peak, clear the camp and collect waste to carry and then hand it to the concerned park authority. Make the camp clean as pristine as it were, leaving nothing only your footprints behind, and then an easy walk to Kyanjin for overnight in the comfort of a nice warm cozy lodge.
An enjoyable and wonderful time at Kyanjin within scenic Langtang valley, then depart from this beautiful location for our next adventure. The walk leads on the same exciting trail to Lama Hotel, past Langtang village and Ghoretabela as well back into a forested area. After a long day's walk reaches the Lama Hotel for the last overnight around the west side of the Langtang area.
From Lama Hotel walk towards a place called Bamboo a small settlement with few shops and huts that serves as lodges and Tea-House. After a short stop walk continues downhill leaving the forest behind to reach back to Syabrubesi. Enjoy the last day around the Langtang and Rasuwa area, exploring around and observing the local traditional farm life of Tamang villages and its fascinating culture of Buddhism.
Morning, after a nice breakfast board in the local vehicle for an interesting drive uphill to Dhunche town, and then downhill past Trisuli Bazaar to reach Kathmandu and back to your hotel, after a memorable time around Langtang valley and climb Yala Peak.
We have reserved a spare day, as a contingency in case of bad weather that might delay our climb to Yala Peak, enjoy the day for individual activities and shopping souvenirs, or join in for another exciting tour around places of cultural and historical interest.
Your last day in Nepal, enjoying a memorable adventure and experience on Yala Peak Climbing with Langtang Valley, then time for your international flight. Our staff transfers you to the airport for homeward bound.
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