Yala Peak Climbing is an adventure of two weeks duration and probably the shortest peak climbing trip in Nepal. The trip is within the beautiful Langtang valley enclosed by an array of giant snow-capped peaks. Yala Peak towers high at 5,500m (18,044 ft) in the midst of scenic Langtang Valley and close to the Tibetan border. The summit offers stunning views of Manaslu, Langtang, Dorje Lakpa, Naya Kang, Ganesh Himal, Shishapangma and Gangchempo range. As Yala Peak lies beyond human settlements and villages, camping for a few nights is necessary making the trip even more adventurous. Yala Peak Climb does not require much of mountaineering skills but is physically challenging and journey heading straight north from Kathmandu city on a winding uphill drive to reach around Rasuwa district. Rasuwa is home to the Tamang people the tribe of Langtang Himal region of strong Tibetan Buddhism religion and culture.
As the walk starts after the end of the drive heading northward past the river gorge covered by a nice serene forest and then reaching the beautiful valley of Langtang at Kyanjin. You’ll have enough time here for a side hike to support acclimatisation and enjoy super views. From Kyanjin, the walk leads to the far end of Langtang valley to the base of Yala peak where our real adventure begins. Yala Peak Climbing starts as the weather permits. The climb is a great ascent with a mind-blowing panorama of surrounding high mountain ranges.
After a challenging trek and peak climb, you’ll descend back to Langtang valley. You’ll wa
Yala Peak Climbing Itinerary
lk from Kyanjin to the highway to head back for the scenic drive towards Kathmandu with great memories and experiences on Yala Peak Climbing.
Day 01: On arrival at Kathmandu airport meet our staff and transfer to the hotel.
Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for the tour with trek/climb preparations.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,465 m – 06 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 340 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3,290 m – 06 hrs.
Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin around Langtang valley 3,780 m – 04 hours.
Day 07: Rest day excursion and the short hike to Kyanjin-Ri or Tsego-Ri.
Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak base camp 4,870 m – 05 hrs.
Day 09: Rest and prepare for the climb of Yala Peak.
Day 10: Climb to the summit of Yala Peak 5,500 m /18,044 ft – 07 hrs.
Day 11: Trek to Kyanjin – 05 hrs overnight in a lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Lama Hotel – 06 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Syabrubesi – 05 hrs.
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu and transfer to the hotel with a free afternoon.
Day 15: International departure for homeward bound.
Yala Peak Climbing Difficulty
Yala Peak Climbing is graded as ‘F’ meaning ‘Facial Easy’. The grading comes from the French and Swiss Climbing Classification Systems. It is a straightforward climb with less technical effort but requires proper climbing gear and physical fitness.
At Heaven Nepal Adventure, we make sure that our clients get the finest services. Also, we have skilled climbing guides and staff to assist you on the Yala Peak Climb. We offer numerous other trekking and peak climbing trips across the country.