Yala Peak Climbing

14 Days from $ 1499

Trip Overview

Yala Peak Climbing trek offers climbing experience to trekkers in addition to simply hiking. Located 19 miles north of Kathmandu in the picturesque Langtang region of Nepal, Yala Peak is categorized as a trekking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). In case you don’t know, trekking peaks refer to those mountains considered climbable by anyone with some mountaineering skills. Yala Peak Climbing is relatively easy, non-technical climb and can be accomplished with some climbing skills without prior experience of mountaineering. Reaching to the summit of Yala Peak (5,500m) which is famous as a great vantage point is a lifetime experience from where you admire breathtaking views of Shishapangma (8,027m), the 14th highest peak in the world and other peaks including Langtang Lirung to the west, Langshisa Ri to the east, Yansa Tsenji and Morimoto Peak.

Yala Peak Climbing is a great combination of two adventurous activities, trekking and peak climbing. We offer Yala Peak Climbing package of only 14 days so that those who have limited time can also join it. Trekking trail offers awe-inspiring Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Gangchempo, Shishapangma, etc. Our journey begins with a drive to Syabrubesi from Kathmandu valley. You begin your trek to reach the base camp of Yala Peak passing through lush forest and local settlements. After you are given necessary climbing skills, you have an adventurous time climbing to reach the summit of Yala Peak. You feel euphoric to reach the summit and you get fascinated by the Himalayan views from there. After having a great time on the summit, you descend down to reach the base camp and follow usual route back to Kathmandu from where you can leave us for your onward destination. Yala Peak Climbing is a great option to achieve climbing experience in the Himalayas in short period of time.

Join our Yala Peak Climbing Package of 14 days and let us give an opportunity to make Yala Peak one of your favorite sites. Spring (mid-March to May) and autumn (mid-September to November) are considered best times for Yala Peak Climbing considering weather. If winter is suitable for you, then you can still make it when the weather is cold and the route is non-crowded. Yala Peak Climbing does not require prior experience of climbing but it requires anybody to have cardiovascular fitness and learn some technical aspects of climbing like using ropes, ice axe and crampon.

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Itinerary Overview

Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival Day,(Altitude-1300m)
Day 02: Sightseeing and preparation day in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive from Ktm to Syabru Besi by Private Jeep (Altitude-1503m, driving hours 5-6hrs)
Day 04: Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel (Altitude-2470m, walking time 5-6hrs)
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang (Altitude-3430m, walking time 4-5hrs)
Day 06: Langtang to Kyanjin (Altitude-3870m, walking time 2-3hrs)
Day 07: Acclimatize Day at Kyanjin
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Yala peak Base camp/stay at tented camp (Altitude-4700m, Walking time 4-5hrs)
Day 09: Yala Peak(5500m) summit and back to Kyanjin Gompa (Altitude-3870m, walking time 9-10hrs)
Day 10: Kyanjin to Lama Hotel (Altitude-2470m, walking time 4-5hrs)
Day 11: Lama Hotel to Syabru Bensi (Altitude-1503m, walking time 4-5hrs)
Day 12: Syabru Bensi to Kathmandu (Altitude-1300m, driving hours 5-6hrs)
Day 13: Rest day in Kathmandu.
Day 14: Final Departure to TIA.

Price Includes

  • 09 days in mountains which includes accommodations and 3 meals a day.
  • Tented accommodation in Base Camp.
  • 4 nights of accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All land transportation.
  • Airport pick up and drop off.
  • Langtang National Park entry permit, Climbing Permit and a Tourist Information Management System (TIMS) Card.
  • All climbing equipments.
  • Government-licensed, English speaking trekking guide and Climbing guide.
  • Porter service.
  • All government and local taxes
  • Farewell dinner

Price Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa at Immigration at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) (approx. $40 USD cash) per person.
  • Trekking gear rental like sleeping bags, down jackets, trekking poles, etc.
  • Unforeseen costs due to health, flight cancellation, weather conditions etc
  • Extra night hotel in Kathmandu in-case if early return from your trip in any reason.
  • All kinds of drinks and snacks.
  • Travel Insurance (most required)
  • Tips for the guide and porter after the trip.
  • Anything else not mentioned in the included costs above.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We believe emergency medical coverage is very essential for any traveler traveling to Nepal. Travel insurance exists to ensure that trekkers/travelers get medical help if things go wrong. For our treks and trekking peak expeditions in Nepal, you are highly recommended to get yourself insurance that takes account of trekking to 5000–6000m with helicopter evacuation. Lastly, make sure that you compare your insurance plans with others to get the right policy for you.

Yes! A 25 % deposit of the full payment is required to book the respective trip package. We have very simple cancellation policy in case of your trip cancelled.
The full payment due is after your arrival in Kathmandu and before the commencement of the particular trip package that was booked by the client. And if you deposit your full payment two month prior to your arrival we will give you the surprise gift upon your arrival at Hotel.

No, you don’t have to book anything else yourself because we provide a fully guided tour packages to all of our clients. From the airport pick up to your hotel rooms for your stay, all are inclusive to our trip packages, so, even during the entire trip, our guide will accommodate you entirely without the need to book anything yourself.

Cancellation policies are defined as the circumstances in which the “Host Company” will return (or in some cases doesn’t return) the money to their guest when the booked trip package is cancelled. Generally these policies tend to protect the “Host Company” in the event of unpredicted and unanticipated cancellations of a particular trip package. It is expected for our clients to keep in mind that each tour package available through Himalayan Trekking Alliance has a cancellation policy, and we try to do our best when you choose to cancel a tour package booked by or on your behalf.

  • $25 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 30 days prior to your scheduled arrival.
  • $50 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 14 days prior to your scheduled arrival.
  • $75 USD per person will be deducted and refund up until 6 days prior to your scheduled arrival.

As we asked for a 25% advance to confirm your trip, this amount will not be refunded if you don’t notify us about your cancellation or any re-scheduled date within five days before your scheduled arrival. However, if you provide us with your re-scheduled dates, we will keep your advance for up to one year from your scheduled arrival and apply it to the cost of your rescheduled trip.  We may ask for an additional advance amount if the overall cost of the trip increases.

To apply for Nepal’s entry Visa, you can submit an application for a visa directly on the official website of the Department of Immigration in Nepal before traveling to Nepal. Click here for online application. You can also acquire and obtain a tourist visa upon arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu.  You can also obtain an entry visa at the following border points of entry in Nepal if you traveling overland:

  • Kakarvitta, Jhapa District (Eastern Nepal)
  • Birgunj, Parsa District (Central Nepal)
  • Kodari, Sindhupalchowk District (Northern Border–for group tourists only)
  • Belahia, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi District, Western Nepal)
  • Jamunaha, Nepalgunj (Banke District, Mid-Western Nepal)
  • Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali District, Far Western Nepal)
  • Gadda Chauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur District, Far Western Nepal)

Our trekking packages are all inclusive in the basic standards, but we suggest each of you carry Nepalese currency of about Rs 40,000/- to Rs 50,000 (about $400 to $500) for extra expenses for the trip. These includes:

  • A down jacket rental ($1.5 per day) and sleeping bag rental ($1.5 per day).
  • Three meals with cups of hot tea are included, but you have to pay yourself if you want to have extra food and snacks, cold drinks, chocolate bars, bakery items, etc.
  • Tip are generally expected in the tourism industry in Nepal so we suggest you kindly tip the crew. The standard tip is at least $100 per crew for about 2 weeks trip or $15 per days for Guide and $10 per day for porter.
  • Buying mineral water in the mountains will cost $2 to $4 per bottle or you can buy water purification tablets in Kathmandu for about $5 and put them in water that we can get from the teahouses.
  • Additional costs not included while trekking includes hot shower cost ($3 to $5), battery charging ($3 to $7), Wi-Fi cost ($3 to $5 per hour), etc.
  • Extra hotel night in Kathmandu due to health issue, flight cancellation, weather conditions or an early return from the trip for any reason cost ($50 per night)

For your safety, this is the suggested trekking gear list for any type of trekking in Nepal. Either you bring most of your trekking gear with you or you can buy all of the following gear in Thamel, Kathmandu from one of the many shops open from 10am to 8pm.

  • Sleeping bag and down jacket rated for about minus 10 degrees
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Towel, shampoo and toiletries
  • Trekking pole
  • Camel-bag or water bottle
  • Wind breaker jacket and fleece coat
  • Warm woolen beanie, sun hat, socks (a few pairs)
  • Long and short trekking pants (a few pairs)
  • A few t-shirts (quick dry), gloves, sun glass and sun cream
  • Day bag (carry yourself with all of your valuable belongings)  size: 40L

Note: Sleeping bag and down-jacket can be rented in Kathmandu.

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