Starting PriceUS$ 1850
Duration of Trips15 Days
Location: Langtang Region
Type of Trip:
Trip Grade:Fairly challenging- strenuous
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Yala Peak Climbing
Yala Peak is one of Nepal's easier trekking peaks; this is a climbing trip in the Langtang valley north of Kathmandu. Langtang is a narrow Valley that lies just south of the main Himalayan range of snowy peaks to the south. Langtang Lirung (7246m) dominates the Valley of the north. Gang Chhenpo (6388m) and Naya Kang (5848m) lie to the south and Dorje Lakpa (6966m) protects the East End of the Valley. The area was designated Nepal’s first Himalayan National park in 1971. Yala Peak suited for anyone with trekking experience, this 5500 meters peak is situated in a beautiful valley of rich grazing pastures and Tamang people, Climbing Yala peak not require mountaineering experience. The trek commences from here to the farmland, villages and forest of Rhododendron, conifer, bamboos, oaks and pines. In the spring season forest looks enchanting with flowers all around. After passing this fascinating scenery we follow the narrow gorge of Langtang River till we ascend to the large alpine grass land of Kyangin Gompa where the glacier meets the meadow. You can see Yaks grazing around with the backdrops of snowy peaks of Langtang Ri, Langtang Lirung, Dorjee Lakpa and many other unnamed mountains around you.
From Katmandu we drive to Dhunche or Syabru Bensi, and then trek up the valley for Four days. We explore the Langshisa glacier to help us acclimatize, establishing a high camp at 4800 meters from where we make our summit. After an alpine start under stars we are on the summit by late morning, with some amazing views into Tibet and across to Shisapangma (the only 8000 meters peak situated wholly in Tibet).This trek enables you to explore through the Langtang National Park home of the Tibetan looking people the Tamangs.