Yala Peak Climbing

Nepal Pyramids Trekking & Climbing
Yala Peak Climbing
At a Glance
  • Duration13 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • Places to Visit Langtang Regioin
  • Max Altitude 5,520m/18,110ft.
  • Group Size 2-15
  • Starts Kathmandu
  • Ends Kathmandu
  • Activity Trekking/Peak Climbing
  • Best Season Spring/Autumn

Yala Peak Climbing Trip Highlights

  • Climbing Yala Peak in the Langtang region is a rewarding adventure that offers a range of highlights. 
  • Yala Peak is a great choice for those looking to experience peak climbing in the Himalayas with a moderate level of technical difficulty.
  • Yala Peak provides breathtaking panoramic views of Langtang Lirung, Langtang Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and other snow-capped peaks in the Langtang range.
  • The trek to Yala Peak takes you through the pristine and biodiverse Langtang National Park, home to unique flora and fauna.
  • Trekking through traditional Tamang villages, you'll have the opportunity to learn about Tamang culture and hospitality.
  • Yala Peak is often less crowded than some of the more popular climbing destinations, providing a quieter and more serene experience.
  • At 5,520 meters (18,110 feet), the summit of Yala Peak is a significant achievement and a source of immense pride.

Yala Peak, situated in the Langtang region of Nepal, is a highly sought-after trekking peak. It attracts adventurers from all over the world due to its stunning beauty and challenging yet rewarding trekking experience. Standing at an elevation of 5,520 meters (18,110 feet), it offers a thrilling climbing experience for adventure enthusiasts. The Langtang region is known for its stunning mountain landscapes, rich cultural heritage, and diverse flora and fauna. Yala Peak Climbing is an exhilarating adventure that offers a unique blend of thrill and natural beauty. As you make your way up the rugged terrain, a sense of anticipation and excitement fills the air.

The challenge of climbing Yala Peak brings a flood of adrenaline, and each step taken is a testament to your determination and strength. Along the way, you are rewarded with breathtaking vistas of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, snow-capped mountains, and picturesque valleys. The fresh mountain air refreshes your spirit, and the serene landscapes fascinate you in a state of awe and wonder.

As you reach the summit of Yala Peak, a profound sense of accomplishment washes over you, knowing that you have conquered the heights and witnessed nature's grandeur. The memories forged and the bonds formed during this incredible journey make climbing Yala Peak an unforgettable experience filled with fun, adventure, and a deep connection with the majestic mountains of the Langtang region.

Yala Peak climbing Trip information:

Yala Peak is considered a non-technical trekking peak, making it suitable for climbers with basic mountaineering skills and previous trekking experience. However, it still requires a good level of physical fitness and acclimatization due to its high altitude.

Yala Peak Climbing is a combination of Langtang Trekking and Climbing Peak. The journey starts from Syabrubesi, and you trek through picturesque villages, dense forests, and beautiful valleys, gradually gaining altitude. You pass through places like Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, and Kyanjin Gompa before reaching Yala Peak Base Camp. From there, you ascend the peak and return to Kyanjin Gompa before retracing your steps back to Syabrubesi.

During the trek, you'll stay in teahouses or lodges available along the trail. These accommodations provide basic facilities like a bed, blankets, and meals. The food options typically include Nepali, Tibetan, and international dishes. However, as you ascend higher, the availability of amenities and food variety may decrease. Once you get to Yala Peak Base Camp, it's camping till you get back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Permits Required for Climbing Yala Peak:

A few essential PERMITS are required for climbing Yala Peak this includes

  • A Langtang National Park Entry Permit,
  • TIMS (Trekking Information Management System), and
  • A Yala Peak climbing permit issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).

Camping Experience at Yala Peak Base Camp:

Upon reaching the Yala Peak Base Camp, we'll set up our campsite. Our crew members, your Group Leader, and the climbing Sherpa assists you in setting up the campsite and provide guidance throughout the climb. Food is glorious and prepared by our camping cooks who are professional in making variety in less-than-ideal conditions.

Acclimatization and Training:

To avoid altitude sickness and ensure a successful climb, we'll spend an extra day at the Base Camp for acclimatization. During this time, we will have a clinical course or practice climbing techniques under the guidance of your Sherpa. Acclimatization is crucial for your safety and well-being during the climb.

Summit Day:

Summiting Yala Peak typically requires an early start on the designated summit day. You'll make your way from the Base Camp to the high camp, which serves as a temporary campsite closer to the summit. The final ascent involves navigating steep slopes, and rocky terrain and potentially using basic mountaineering techniques like roped climbing or using crampons. The summit rewards you with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks.

Descending and Return Trek:

After reaching the summit and taking in the awe-inspiring views, you'll carefully descend back to the Base Camp. From there, you'll retrace your steps back to Kyanjin Gompa.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01:Arrive at Kathmandu Airport (1,400 m/4,593 feet) and Transfer to the Hotel
  • Day 02:Drive to Syabru Besi (1,460 m/4,790 feet)
  • Day 03:Trek to Lama Hotel (2,410 m/7,906 feet)
  • Day 04:Trek to Langtang Village (3,430 m/11,253 feet)
  • Day 05:Trek to Kyanjin Gomba (3,730 m/12,237 feet) 4 hours
  • Day 06:Rest day at Kyanjin Gomba and morning excursion to KyanJin Ri (4,770 m/15,649 feet).
  • Day 07:Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp (4,940m / 16,207 feet)
  • Day 08:Acclimatization Day at Base Camp - CLIMBING CLINICAL COURSE
  • Day 09:Climb Yala Peak (5,520m / 18,110 feet) and Trek Back to Kyangjing Gumpa.
  • Day 10:Retrace our Trail back to Lama Hotel
  • Day 11:Retrace our trail back to Syabrubesi
  • Day 12:Drive back to Kathmandu - Overnight at Hotel
  • Day 13:Trip Ends - Transfer to international Airport

Yala Peak Climbing Detailed Itinerary

  • Arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu
  • Transfer to your hotel
  • Attend a pre-climbing briefing from your Group Leader.
  • Overnight stay in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Welcome Dinner
  • Transport: Airport Pickup
  • Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (approximately 7-8 hours)
  • Enjoy scenic views of the countryside and the Himalayas along the way
  • Overnight stay in Syabrubesi
  • Altitude: 1,460 m/4,790 feet
  • Accommodation: Basic Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 8/9 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 122km/57.8miles
  • Transport: PRIVATE VEHICLE
  • Begin your trek from Syabrubesi
  • Trek through the Langtang Khola Valley, passing through bamboo forests and small settlements
  • Reach Lama Hotel and rest for the night
  • Overnight stay in Lama Hotel
  • Altitude: 2,410 m/7,906 feet
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10km
  • Continue trekking up the valley, passing through rhododendron and oak forests
  • Reach the picturesque Langtang Village
  • Explore the local culture and enjoy the stunning mountain views
  • Overnight stay in Langtang Village
  • Altitude: 3,430 m/11,253 feet
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 11.5km
  • Trek to Kyanjin Gompa, a famous monastery and a major hub for trekkers
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Langtang range and glaciers
  • Rest and acclimatize in Kyanjin Gompa
  • Overnight stay in Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3,730 m/12,237 feet
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 4 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 5.5km
  • Spend a day acclimatizing in Kyanjin Gompa
  • Morning Excursion to Kyanjin Ri
  • Optional hike to Tserko Ri 5km (4,984 meters) for breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks
  • Explore the monastery and interact with the local Sherpa community
  • Overnight stay in Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 3,730 m/12,237 feet
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: Total 3 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Begin the ascent to Yala Peak Base Camp (4,800 meters)
  • Trek through rugged terrain and glacier moraines
  • Reach the base camp and prepare for the summit climb
  • Overnight stay  in a Tented Camp at Yala Peak Base Camp
  • Glorious Camping food prepared by your Camping Cook.
  • Altitude: 4,940m / 16,207 feet
  • Accommodation: CAMPING
  • Walking Hour: 6/7 Hours
  • Meals: Camping Meals

Today it’s more of a relaxing day with a morning breakfast. Later after breakfast, we gear up for your clinical course, a pre-climbing training that will be conducted by our professional climbing guide. The course basically includes the proper use of equipment, safety measures, etc. Early dinner as you will be starting around midnight for the summit.


  • Waking up in an isolated yet very lively island peak base camp is remarkable.
  • Have a fun time with all the climbing techniques and clinical courses conducted by your climbing leader.
  • Free afternoon to explore the surroundings of Yala Peak
  • Early dinner as the wake-up call is the earliest for the Yala Peak summit.
  • Altitude: 4,940m / 16,207 feet
  • Accommodation: CAMPING
  • Meals: Camping Meals
  • Start early in the morning for the summit push
  • Ascend the snow and ice slopes of Yala Peak, accompanied by experienced guides
  • Reach the summit and enjoy breathtaking views of the Langtang region
  • Descend back to Yala Peak Base Camp and continue to Kyanjin Gompa
  • Overnight stay in Kyanjin Gompa
  • Altitude: 5,520m / 18,110 feet
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 8/9 Hours Total
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Descend back to Langtang Village
  • Continue trekking down to Lama Hotel
  • Overnight stay in Lama Hotel
  • Accommodation: Local Tea House
  • Walking Hour: 7/8 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Trek back to Syabrubesi, retracing your steps
  • Enjoy the final day of trekking in the Langtang Valley
  • Overnight stay in Syabrubesi
  • Accommodation: Available Hotel
  • Walking Hour: 5/6 Hours
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Distance: 10km
  • Drive from Syabrubesi to Kathmandu 8/9 hours
  • Arrive in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel
  • Rest and relax in Kathmandu
  • Overnight stay in Kathmandu
  • Accommodation: 3 Star Hotel
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Distance: 122km
  • Depart from Kathmandu
  • Transfer to Tribhuvan International Airport for your onward journey
  • Accommodation: Fly Back Home

Please note that the Yala Peak Climbing itinerary is a general guideline and can be customized based on your preferences, fitness level, and weather conditions. Trek with Nepal Pyramids because we assure you of your safety and make necessary adjustments to the itinerary if required.

What's Included
  • PERMITS: National park entry permits, Trekking Permits, and TIMS permits.
  • CLIMBING PERMITS: Yala Peak Climbing Permit that is issued by NMA.
  • PICKUP AND DROPS: Airport pickup and drop facilities on both Domestic and International flights are included.
  • ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU: Three-star twin bed-sharing hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu on a Bed / Breakfast basis.
  • WELCOME DINNER: Welcome dinner in a typical traditional Nepali restaurant.
  • SIGHTSEEING: Half-day guided city sightseeing to two most sacred World Heritage Sites with a paid entrance fee.
  • TAXES: All Government and Local tax.
  • TRANSPORTATION: All Ground Transportation in a PRIVATE VEHICLE.
  • EQUIPMENT: Fundamental trekking gear like a sleeping bag with fleece liners, Primaloft jacket, Rain Poncho, Yak-Track, Trekking Poles, etc.
  • CLIMBING EQUIPMENT: All climbing equipment including climbing boots.
  • LODGING: Local Tea-house accommodation on a twin-sharing basis – A single supplement is provided on request OVER MINIMAL COST, however, depends solely on the availability.
  • DRINKING WATER: Properly boiled hot water for drinking is provided every evening and morning – so it’s wise to have bottles equivalent to 3 liters or bottles along with a Rehydration Bag (camel bag).
  • GLORIOUS FOOD: Meals (Lunch, dinner, breakfast with hot beverages) during the trek.
  • CAMPING: Two-member tents facility and kitchen crew with hot meals where required.
  • TREK LEADER: An accomplished Trekking Group Leader (Legitimate Guiding License Holder) and assistant guide.
  • CLIMBING GUIDE: Highly qualified CLIMBING SHERPA and his climbing Allowance
  • STAFF INSURANCE & ALLOWANCES: All Ground Staff and their Allowances + their insurance.
  • SAFETY CONCERNS: Oxygen cylinders and an all-inclusive comprehensive medical kit on all trips + Satellite phone.
  • COMPLIMENTARY TAKE AWAY: Take away the Nepal Pyramids duffel bag, T-shirt, Buff (multi-functional head-wear), and trekking Map.
What's Excluded
  • NEPAL VISA: A fee of $50 that is levied on a 30-day Nepali visa.
  • INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: The cost of all international flights.
  • PERSONAL EXPENSES: All personal expenses that may include Nepalese SIM card, internet, battery charging, hot shower, laundry, fizzy drinks, Alcohol, etc.
  • EMERGENCY: A medical examination of any kind, High Altitude Evacuation over any circumstances, Air Evacuation and Rescues.
  • DONATIONS: Donations of any kind.
  • STAFF TIPPING: Tipping is entirely a personal matter, however, it’s a trekking culture.
  • EXTRA NIGHTS: Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu on early arrival or Late departure.
  • SANCTIONS: Permits or the letter of Authorization that is required for special Filming, big Drones, and Filming Cameras.
  • INSURANCE: All-inclusive Travel or medical insurance is a must.
  • EXTRA PORTER: Over request Extra Porter or Assistant is provided that may include the cost of $25 per day.
  • OPTIONAL TOURS: Optional tours and sightseeing or any activities during free time.
Essential Trip Information

Best Time to Climb Yala Peak:

In conclusion, if you are planning to climb Yala Peak, it is highly recommended to choose either the spring (April to May) or autumn (September to November) seasons. These seasons offer the best weather conditions and provide climbers with breathtaking views of the surrounding landscapes. With careful planning and preparation, your climb to the summit of Yala Peak will be an unforgettable adventure. 

During the spring season, which typically lasts from April to May, Yala Peak is adorned with beautiful blossoms and vibrant colors. The weather is generally mild, with clear skies and moderate temperatures. This makes it an ideal time for climbers to ascend the peak and enjoy the stunning views of the Himalayan range. The days are longer during this period, allowing for more time to explore the region and complete the climb.

Autumn, from September to November, is another excellent time to climb Yala Peak. The weather during this season is generally stable, with clear skies and pleasant temperatures. The monsoon season has just ended, leaving the surrounding landscapes lush and green. The views from the peak during this time are truly awe-inspiring, with panoramic vistas of snow-capped mountains, deep valleys, and pristine lakes.

The Beauty of Climbing Yala Peak:

Adventure and Challenge:

Yala Peak, standing at an elevation of 5,732 meters (18,806 feet), offers a thrilling and challenging climbing experience. It attracts adventure enthusiasts and climbers looking to test their skills and endurance.

Stunning Views:

Scaling Yala Peak rewards climbers with breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan mountains. From the summit, you can witness the majestic Langtang Lirung (7,234 meters) and other peaks like Dorje Lakpa (6,966 meters) and Ganesh Himal (7,422 meters). The pristine beauty of the Langtang Valley, including glaciers, alpine lakes, and lush landscapes, adds to the overall experience.

Cultural Exploration:

The Langtang Valley is also known for its rich cultural heritage. On the way to Yala Peak, climbers pass through several traditional Tamang villages, where they can interact with the local communities and learn about their unique customs, traditions, and lifestyle.

Less Crowded Alternative:

Yala Peak and the Langtang Valley serve as an alternative to the popular Everest and Annapurna regions. While those regions tend to attract larger crowds, the Langtang Valley offers a more peaceful and less crowded environment. Climbing Yala Peak allows you to experience the beauty of the Himalayas without the hustle and bustle of more frequented areas.

Conservation and Recovery:

The Langtang Valley and its surrounding areas were heavily affected by the devastating earthquake in Nepal in 2015. By climbing Yala Peak and participating in tourism activities in the region, climbers contribute to the local economy, aiding in the recovery process. Additionally, the income generated from tourism supports conservation efforts aimed at preserving the natural beauty and biodiversity of the Langtang Valley.

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