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July 18, 2020

Yala Peak: An easier and non-technical climb

Yala Peak (5732m) is an easier and non-technical climb for the beginners of the mountaineering adventures.

The peak located in the heart of Langtang valley close to Tibetan border is astoundingly beautiful and serene, and stunning enough to mesmerize the tourists.

Venturing to climb Yala peak is a chance to experience unique traditions of mountain people, and best thrill of adventure trekking and peak climbing in Langtang region.

The summit offers amazing mesmerizing panoramic glimpses of mountains into Nepal and Tibet. The climbing trip to this peak starts from Kathmandu and drive to Syabrubesi.

A couple of trekking  up langtang valley through forests and villages, we reach Kyanjin Gompa at the foot of magnificent Langtang Lirung (7246 m )to take a rest day and explore Buddhist monasteries and  the Langshisa glacier.

Then high camp at (4800m) is set up to provide necessary climbing skills and training to use crampons, ice axe and rope and climb Yala peak summit  next day.

Then spectacular and enchanting glimpses of Langtang Lirung(7,246m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga in Nepal  side can be seen.

Similarly, towards the Tibet is  Gangchempo (6388m), and gigantic Shishapangma( 8027m) – the only solo mountain in Tibet with a height above (8000 m).

After successful summit of Yala Peak, we retreat to Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu for departure to our home country.

The best time to visit are spring and autumn.

Travel itinerary

First day: Arrival in Kathmandu

Second day: Preparation for the peak

Third day: Drive to Shyabru besi to start the Yala peak trip/stay at Teahouse

Fourth to 7th day: Trek to Kyangen Gompa via Lantang village

Eight day: Climb to Yala Peak

Ninth day: Base camp acclimatization

Tenth day: Summit the peak and Kyangen Gompa

Eleventh and Twelfth day: Trek to Lama hotel and Syabru besi

Thirteenth day: Drive to Kathmandu.

Fourteenth day: Departure

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