Yala Peak Climbing: 14 Days

“Climb mountains not so the world can see you, but so you can see the world." - David McCullough Jr.
Good to Know
  • Duration 14 Days
  • Difficulty Level Adventure
  • Max. Altitude 5500 meters/18044 feet
  • Group Size 1+
  • Trip Starts Kathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Private and Group
  • Activities Trekking and Climbing
  • Best Season March to Jun and Sept to December


Yala Peak is a landscape for the brave, where earth's surface meets the sky." In the majestic Himalayas, each ascent tells a story of determination and wonder. We find and break our limitations in its harsh embrace. Yala summit, where dreams climb, calls everyone who wants to conquer not just the summit, but also the soul.

  • The summit of Yala Peak offers spectacular views of Shishapangma, Tibet's highest peak, and other Himalayan peaks.
  • This tour combines walking in the Langtang Valley with the adrenaline rush of climbing, making it an excellent choice for individuals with limited time and funds.
  • Along the route, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of Langtang Lirung, Lenpo Gang, Dorje Lakpa, Gangchenpo, and the majestic Shishapangma.
  • The route passes through beautiful green forests and attractive hamlets such as Domen, Bamboo, Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, and Kenjin Gompa.
  • See the aftereffects of the 2015 earthquake at Langtang hamlet, which was disastrous but has since been rebuilt.
  • The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) classifies Yala Peak as a trekking peak, making it less technically difficult than other trekking peaks in Nepal.
  • No prior climbing experience is required, but a reasonable level of physical fitness and stamina is necessary.

Advantages of Booking Yala Peak Climbing with Trekking Planner Nepal

  • Private vehicles pick up and drop off passengers at all airports.
  • First-aid kit box.
  • Trekking Planner’s down jackets, t-shirt, and cap, if necessary.
  • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (you should have insurance for emergency evacuation, which will be paid for by your travel insurance company).
  • We use an oximeter to check your pulse, oxygen saturation, and heart rate, and we provide oxygen cans if needed.
  • Sim cards are provided by our company for travelers, so there won’t be any networking issues.

Introduction: Yala Peak Climbing 2024-2025

Explore the magnificent vistas of Nepal's Langtang Valley on a thrilling Yala Peak Climbing 14-day tour with Trekking Planner Nepal. Beginning in Kathmandu, visitors will first discover the capital city's cultural riches, including renowned UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Durbar Squares, Pashupatinath Temple, Soyambhunath Stupa, and Boudhanath Stupa.

Following that, the adventure to the Langtang Valley begins with a picturesque drive to Syabrubesi, the Langtang region's entryway. Syabrubesi is characterized by rocky cliffs, mountainous terrain, and steep slopes with the main highlight being the Bhote Khosi River which flows along the village.

The trip takes then place through lush forests, traditional Tamang villages, and scenic scenery as travelers gradually ascend to higher altitudes. The Lama Hotel, Langtang Village, and Kyangjin Gompa are important stops for acclimatization and taking in the spectacular scenery.

The climbing portion starts with a hike to Yala Peak Base Camp, where individuals will be immersed in the rough alpine scenery. Summit day is the culmination of this tour experience, awarding trekkers with breathtaking views from the peak's 5,500-meter (18,045-foot) top. Climbers will then return to Kyangjin Gompa to celebrate their accomplishment before making the way back down the valley. The tour comes to an end with a drive back to Kathmandu, where people can reflect on the fantastic experience or explore more of Nepal's cultural riches.

 This Yala Peak Climbing excursion mixes the adrenaline of climbing with the natural beauty of the Langtang Valley, leaving climbers with unforgettable memories of this amazing Himalayan adventure.

Background: Yala Peak Climbing

Yala Peak, located in Nepal's Langtang Region, has a rich history of climbing exploration as well as cultural value. While not as well-known as some of Nepal's other tallest peaks, Yala Peak has grown in popularity among climbers and hikers over the years. Because of its distant location and the domination of more renowned summits such as Everest and Annapurna, climbing Yala Peak was not a common activity in the past. However, as Nepal became more open to tourism and adventure sports, Yala Peak began to attract mountaineers looking for a less demanding but rewarding climbing experience.

Yala Peak is classified as a hiking peak by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA), which means it requires a permit but does not require the substantial technical abilities and expertise required for higher peaks. Yala Peak is now accessible to a broader variety of climbers, from novices to expert mountaineers, as a result of its classification. The summit is also culturally significant because it is located in the Langtang Valley, which is home to the Tamang and Sherpa people. While ascending Yala Peak, climbers frequently have an opportunity to immerse themselves in the diverse customs of these towns. In recent years, climbing Yala Peak has been a popular option for adventure seekers wishing to combine hiking and mountaineering in the breathtaking surroundings and warm hospitality of the Langtang region.

Yala Peak Climbing Routes?

  • The South Ridge Route: It is the most popular and moderately difficult route. It starts at Syabrubesi village or Lama Hotel and heads east to Langtang Khola Valley before following Yala Peak's south ridge to the summit. It is appropriate for climbers with prior mountaineering experience.
  • North Ridge Route: The North Ridge Route is the lengthier and more difficult route. It begins in Langtang village, travels north to the Ganja La Pass, and then ascends via the north ridge of Yala Peak. Because of its increasing complexity, this route is only for experienced climbers.
  • West Ridge Route: This route begins in Syabrubesi village and travels westward to the Langtang Glacier, providing the fastest and simplest path to the summit. Climbers then follow the west ridge of Yala Peak. Climbers of all skill levels can access it.
  • East Ridge Route: The East Ridge Route is the most difficult and longest option. It begins at Langtang Valley or Kyangjin Gompa, travels east toward the Lirung Glacier, then ascends along the east ridge of Yala Peak. This route is only for the most experienced climbers.

How difficult is Yala Peak Climbing?

Yala Peak Climbing is considered moderately difficult in the realm of Himalayan mountaineering. Yala Peak In the world of Himalayan mountaineering, climbing is regarded as moderately challenging. It is an appealing alternative for people looking for a summit experience without the complex technical skills required on more difficult climbs. While it is not technically difficult, climbers need to have basic mountaineering skills and be familiar with equipment such as crampons and ice axes.

The biggest barrier is the altitude; the peak of Yala Peak stands at a challenging 5,500 meters (18,045 feet). Altitude sickness can be dangerous, thus good acclimatization and physical fitness are required. The hike to the Yala Peak Base Camp and subsequent ascent are both hard, high-altitude hikes. Thus it will be beneficial to have good cardiovascular endurance, leg strength, and good stamina to cope with such an uphill trek. Prior commitment to cardio workouts and strength training can enhance the chances of a successful expedition.

Additionally, during the climbing season, weather conditions in the Himalayas are unpredictable, with snow, ice, and cold temperatures to contend with. While prior climbing expertise is not required, it is recommended. So, to assure safety, route familiarity, and logistical support, many climbers choose guided excursions lead by professional mountaineering provided by Trekking Planner Nepal.

What is the best season and time for Yala Peak climbing?

Autumn and spring are considered the best time for Yala Peak Climbing. Autumn occurs in September, October, and November, while spring occurs in March, April, and May. Autumn is the post-monsoon period where the skies clear up and lushly green landscapes are visible. The stable weather provides ideal conditions for mountaineering.

During spring the Langtang valley comes alive with blooming rhododendrons and other wildflowers. Additionally, the scenes are often clear with stunning panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan Peaks.

Despite these two seasons, Yala Peak can be climbed in the monsoon and also in the winter seasons. However, these seasons come with additional challenges like cold temperatures and snow. Heavy rainfall from June to August creates slippery trails and an increased risk of landslides.

Foods and Accommodations During Yala Peak Climbing?

Trekking Planner Nepal will arrange meals and accommodations as part of the package, ensuring trekkers have a comfortable and nourishing experience while climbing Yala Peak. Here is a general idea to get viewers started:

  • Food: Trekkers can often enjoy a variety of cuisines when climbing in the Langtang region. Nepal Trekking Planner arranges meals at tea houses or lodges along the way, with a mix of local and international food. Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), momo (dumplings), noodles, pasta, soups, and a variety of vegetables and meats are popular dishes. Food alternatives may become more limited as the crew ascends to greater elevations, and meals may become simpler. Before attempting the summit, bring dry fruits, chocolates, energy bars, and jerky. Furthermore, staying hydrated is critical, so drink plenty of fluids like tea, coffee, and clean water, which can easily be purchased or boiled at tea shops.
  • Accommodation: Staying in tea houses, lodges, or guesthouses along the trekking trail is common for Yala Peak climbing. These accommodations provide simple yet comfortable amenities such as twin-sharing rooms with beds, blankets, and pillows. While they are comfortable and provide a safe haven from the weather, higher elevations may lack amenities such as heating, private toilets, and hot showers. If such services are available, they are frequently subject to additional fees. Because accommodations vary in quality and availability, it's best to plan ahead of time during high trekking seasons. Visitors can stay in tented camps set up by the climbing expedition crew of Nepal Trekking Planner at the Yala Peak Base Camp area.

Note that Wi-Fi and charging facilities at certain teahouses can take additional charges.

What permits and documents are required for Yala Peak Climbing?

Mountaineers/climbers will need many licenses and documentation to climb Yala Peak in Nepal. List of paperwork required for Yala Peak Climbing.

  • Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Card: This is used to track trekkers in the region. TIMS cards can be obtained from an authorized trekking agency like Trekking Planner Nepal in Kathmandu.
  • Langtang National Park Entry Permit: As Yala Peak is located within the Langtang National Park, entry permission is required to enter the park. This permission can be obtained in Kathmandu or at the park's entrance at Syabrubesi.
  • Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) Climbing Permit: The NMA classifies Yala Peak as a Trekking Peak in Nepal. A climbing permit for Yala Peak must be obtained through the NMA or a recognized trekking agency in Kathmandu. Visitors must submit information about the climbing trip, such as the number of climbers, dates, and route.
  • Other documents that are required are a valid Passport and Visa, Travel Insurance, Trekking permits for Support Staff, and any Emergency Contacts.

Is it Necessary to Purchase Travel Insurance for Yala Peak Climbing?

Travel insurance is not compulsory, especially for the Yala Peak Climb. However, having travel insurance will protect fellow travelers in the event of an unexpected event. It can give coverage in the event of unforeseeable circumstances such as trip cancellation, medical concerns, lost or stolen property, and so on. If you have to cancel your trip or something goes wrong while you're on the road, travel insurance can help you recover some or all of your costs.

Although theft is uncommon, it does occur, so keep all valuables hidden. While traveling, travelers can leave any valuables in our office locker. If there is a landslide, avalanche, flooding, or earthquake on the mountain, please follow your guide's instructions.  Similarly, if you become ill let your guide provided by Trekking Planner Nepal know right away so that necessary preparations can be made during emergencies.

What should I pack for Yala Peak Climbing?

Packing effectively and bringing exactly what is necessary is critical, as unnecessary weight might be an inconvenience during the ascent. Consult with the Trekking Planner Nepal team or the guide provided by the company for unique requirements and recommendations, as we may have extra suggestions based on the current conditions and the route you intend to follow. Proper equipment and gear preparation are required to provide a safe and pleasurable Yala Peak climbing experience. The list provided by Trekking Planner Nepal includes the following items:

  • Climbing Gear: Climbing boots (insulated and suitable for crampons), Crampons and ice axes, Climbing harness, Helmet, Locking carabiners and quickdraws, Prusik cords, and slings, Mountaineering Gloves (multiple pairs, including liners), Gaiters, Ascender or jumar, Trekking poles (optional but useful).
  • Clothing:  Thermal shirts and bottoms that wick away moisture. Fleece or down jacket for added warmth during cold evenings. Waterproof and windproof jacket and pants to protect against rain, wind, and occasional snowfall. Trekking Pants, Trekking Shirts, warm hat, sun hat, and a buff or scarf for neck protection. Gloves, Footwear, Socks, and Gaiters: Optional.
  • Gear and Accessories: Backpack, Sleeping Bag, Trekking Poles, Headlamp/Flashlight, Sunglasses, Water Bottle, Trekking Towel, Camera and Accessories Power Bank, Reusable Bags.
  • Personal Items: Passport and Permits, Money, Travel Insurance, Medications, Toiletries and Sanitary pads, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, and any personal hygiene items you may need.
  • Optional Items: Tea Bags or Snacks, Guidebook/Maps, Playing Cards/Books,
  • Trekking Permit and TIMS Card: Ensure you have all the required documents.


How long does it take to climb Yala Peak?

Climbing Yala Peak typically takes around 10 to 14 days, depending on various factors including itinerary, acclimatization schedule, and weather conditions. Here is an outline itinerary for Yala Peak Climbing 14-day tour offered by Trekking Planner Nepal.

Outline Itinerary for Yala Peak Climbing: 14 Days

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350 M/4429 ft)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu (1350 M/4429 ft) trek preparation day.
Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi (1580 M/5183 ft)
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2470 M/8103 ft)
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3450 M/11318 ft)
Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3800 M/12467 ft)
Day 07: Acclimatization at Kyangjin Gompa (3800 M/12467 ft)
Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp (4600 M/15091ft)
Day 09: Summit Yala Peak and Return to Base Camp (5500 M/18044 ft)
Day 10: Trek back to Kyangjin Gompa (3800 M/12467 ft)
Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2470 M/8103 ft)
Day 12: Trek back to Syabrubesi (2380 M/7808 ft)
Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu (1350 M/4429 ft)
Day 14: Final Departure.

Note Trekking Planner Nepal can customize your Itinerary according to your personal preferences.

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    On the main arrival in Kathmandu (Tribhuvan International Airport), a representative from Trekking Planner Nepal will be waiting prior to the arrival for your welcome. Our representative will then transfer you to your respective hotel. After checking in and getting refreshments in the hotel, be ready for your evening welcome dinner and briefing, Stay overnight at the Kathmandu Hotel.

      After having breakfast at the hotel, you will start your day by meeting your guide for Kathmandu sightseeing. You will visit UNESCO world heritage sites in Kathmandu like Pashupatinath Temple, Durbar Squares, Swayambhunath Stupa (Monkey Temple), and Boudhanath Stupa. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant with authentic Nepali cuisine during the sightseeing tour. After the visit, you will make all the necessary preparations for your trek in recommendation with Nepal Trekking Planner. As the day comes to an end you, will return back to the hotel and dinner will be served. Stay overnight at your hotel in Kathmandu.

        The day begins after you enjoy your breakfast at the Kathmandu Hotel. Our representative will commence the journey with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, the gateway of the Langtang region situated at an altitude of 1580m. The drive can include taking a private jeep or car, shared jeep, and local bus with every means of transportation having its perks. The distance of drive is 113.1 km which takes about 6 hours at normal traffic. The drive will take you through picturesque landscapes, terraced fields, and traditional villages. Upon arrival, you get to witness the crystal clear Bhote Koshi River and the beautiful village of Syabrubesi. Dinner will be served at one of the lodges. You will spend the night at Syabrubesi and prepare for the trek ahead.

          Breakfast is served early in the morning at Syabrubesi. The first day of trekking begins from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel situated at 2470 meters/8103 feet. Trekkers will walk a distance of 15.7 km/9.7 miles which takes around 5 hours at normal speed to reach to Lama Hotel. You will follow along Langtang Khola (river) after crossing the Bhote Koshi River. There trekkers can witness dense forests of oak and rhododendrons, primitive Tamang village, and streams of waterfall. After arriving, rest at Lama Hotel where dinner is served. Stay overnight.

            The day commences towards Langtang Village after your breakfast at the Lama Hotel. As you continue your trek you will feel that the trek is shorter (14km/8.6 miles) yet tougher as compared to the previous day due to the increasing elevation. However, the route is easy to follow as there is only one trail along the river. The first half of the day includes a trek through forests while the second half is through a valley. You also have to pass through a permit checkpoint at Ghodatabela to reach Langtang village. Upon arrival, you will rest at a teahouse or lodge in Langtang Village. Get ready for dinner and stay overnight.

              After breakfast at Langtang Village trek to Kyangjin Gompa (3800 meters/12467 feet) gets started. The day’s walk is very short and relatively easy. This day also marks the best scenery so far with exciting scenes to witness like snowcapped mountain peaks, the turquoise color of the river, stupas, and yaks all along the trail. The walking distance to Kyangjin Gompa is 6.7km/4.1 miles which takes about 2 hours.

                This day is dedicated to acclimatization and exploring Kyangjin Gompa which is located at an altitude of 3800 meters/12467 feet. Breakfast is served at the lodge in the early morning. Trekkers will hike to nearby points or rest if needed. A short hike to Kyangjin ri can also be included if visitors are likely to do so. You can explore the monastery, and enjoy panoramic views. Lunch is done at desired stops while dinner is served at Kyangjin Gompa hotel where you will stay overnight.

                  After having breakfast, the trek continues as you head towards the Yala Peak Base Camp. The altitude reaches 4600 meters/15091 feet. The walk today covers 10.3 km/6 miles along the rocky glacier trail. The views of Ganchenpo, Yala Peak, Naya Kang, Tserko ri, and many others can be enjoyed. Upon arrival at Yala Peak Base Camp you will stay at the tented camp and food will be provided by a guide or camping cook provided by Trekking Planner Nepal. Stay overnight at base camp in tents.

                    This is the summit day when climbers begin their main adventure after breakfast is served in the base camp. All the equipment and gears are made ready and ascend towards the summit begins. When you reach the summit of Yala Peak (5500 meters/18044 feet), you will be blown away by the panoramic views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung, and many more Tibetan peaks. After a successful climb, you will return to Base Camp with a full adventure experience and adrenaline. When you realize the adventure comes to an end your mind fills up with memories of Nepal and the Langtang region. At the end of this beautiful day, you will rest at the tented camps of Yala Peak Base Camp for an overnight stay.


                      On this day, you will begin your descent from the Yala Peak Base Camp, which is located at an elevation of 4600 meters. The trip returns you to the stunning surroundings of the Langtang Valley, where you will retrace your steps from the ascent.

                      You'll pass through Kyangjin Gompa hamlet, which is 3800 meters/12467 feet above sea level. Kyangjin Gompa is a prominent hamlet in the area and an excellent place to relax and recharge after the hike. You'll most likely have dinner and spend the night in Kyangjin Gompa, allowing you to take in the breathtaking scenery and the sense of accomplishment that comes with summiting Yala Peak.

                        Breakfast is served at Kyangjin Gompa. As you leave Kyangjin Gompa behind, the decline continues. You'll walk downwards to Lama Hotel, which is 2470 meters above sea level. The trekking path will take you through the Langtang Valley's lush forests and picturesque sceneries, providing a different perspective of the environment than your ascent. After a day of trekking, you may unwind at the Lama Hotel with a good night's sleep.


                          As you exit the Lama Hotel after breakfast, the descent continues. You'll descend to Syabrubesi, which is 2380 meters above sea level. The trekking track follows the Langtang Khola River and passes through the same communities and vistas as the ascent. Syabrubesi serves as the entryway to the Langtang region, and it is likely that you will spend your final night in the Langtang Valley here.

                            On this day, you'll say your goodbyes to the Langtang Valley and begin your magnificent drive back to Kathmandu. The trip will take you through Nepal's stunning countryside, giving you one last chance to soak in the scenery. As you approach Kathmandu, which is at an elevation of 1350 meters, you will gradually lose altitude. After arriving in Kathmandu, you can check into your accommodation, unwind, and reflect on your fantastic experience, have dinner, and stay overnight at a hotel in Kathmandu.

                              This concludes your Yala Peak Climbing quest. You may have some spare time in Kathmandu depending on your flight itinerary for last-minute shopping, sightseeing, or exploring. You will be taken to the international airport by a representative from Trekking Planner Nepal for your departing flight, bringing your unforgettable Himalayan adventure to a close.

                              Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

                              What's Included
                              • All airport Pick up drop by private vehicle.
                              • Welcome and farewel dinner in an Authentic Restaurant.
                              • 03-night twin/double shearing deluxe accommodation with breakfast at a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (if you want to upgrade accommodation in Kathmandu and during the base camp trek will be possible with extra cost).
                              • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicles (entrance fees extra).
                              • Kathmandu to Syabrubensi to Kathmandu by local bus(if you want both ways private vehicle is also available at an additional cost).
                              • Langtang National Park entrance fee and Trekkers' Information Management System( TIMS card).
                              • A highly experienced, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking well trained, Government license holder guide with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance.
                              • Climbing Equipment and expenses the climbing time.
                              • Two guests and one porter with their Insurance, Salary, Food, accommodation, and equipment.
                              • We provide assistance guiding his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport, and insurance walking with the group to support where necessary as per the group size.
                              • Twin/double sharing lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking.
                              • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.        
                              • First, aid kid box.
                              • Safe drinking water 
                              • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, Cap, duffle bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                              • The arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                              • Oximeter to check your pulse oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during trekking(Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                              • All applicable government and local taxes are as per the itinerary.
                              What's Excluded
                              • Your Nepal Visa fees.
                              • All the International air fare from and to Kathmandu.
                              • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
                              • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation.
                              • In case of extra night accommodation, lunch, and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary.
                              • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, baggage charge, phone calls, battery recharge, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water, hot and cold shower, extra porter.. etc).
                              • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
                              • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
                              • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
                              Departure Dates
                              • This trip departs every day of the year.
                              • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your needs.
                              • This trip is available on both a fixed departure and a private group basis.
                              • This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo, privately, or with family.
                              • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
                              • We can help you make it fit your budget.
                              • We accept instant booking and online payment.
                              • If the given date is not appropriate for you, please contact us.
                              • Trekking Planner also organizes various trips in small groups that can suit you.
                              • We recommend you reserve a seat for yourself by booking with us right away for a wonderful experience with us.
                              • Call or email now for a private trip: [email protected]; mobile: +977- 9851071767 (24 hours); WhatsApp and Viber
                              Essential Info

                              Suggested Equipment List.

                              • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip).
                              • Day pack.
                              • Trekking shoes.
                              • Sports shoes or sandals.
                              • Sun Hat/cap.
                              • Warm woolen cap.
                              • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket.
                              • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer.
                              • Pullover or warm sweeter.
                              • Raincoat.
                              • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks.
                              • Hand gloves.
                              • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers.
                              • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts.
                              • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred).
                              • Sun glasses.
                              • Water bottle.
                              • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip).
                              •  Flash or Torch light.
                              • Camera and batteries.

                              For Climbing.

                              • Plastic Boot a pair.
                              • Crampons a pair.
                              • Ice Axe one.
                              • Harness one.
                              • Carabineer or Karabiner two each.
                              • Snow Gaiters a pair.
                              • Snow/Sun Glass one each.
                              • Warm Gloves a pair.
                              • Wind Proof Jacket and Trouser a set each.
                              • Main Ropes 200m ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen.
                              • Snow Bar 2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size.
                              • Ski Pole (optional) one each.
                              • Ascender.
                              • Helmet.
                              • Proper preparation, acclimatization, and following instructions all contribute to safety. While Yala Peak is considered less challenging, there are altitude-related dangers. Make sure you're well-prepared and speak with knowledgeable guides.


                              • Yes, there are emergency evacuation routes available. Local trekking companies and guides are prepared to deal with medical emergencies. If necessary, helicopter rescue services are also available in the area.

                              • Cardiovascular fitness, strength training, and altitude acclimation should all be part of your physical preparation. Being emotionally robust, having realistic expectations, and being prepared for changing situations in high-altitude areas all contribute to mental preparation.

                              • Yes, based on your tastes and the circumstances, there are numerous routes and variants accessible. Some trekkers may choose to combine climbing Yala Peak with a trek to the Ganja La Pass or to explore nearby places. Customized itineraries should be discussed with your guide or trekking agency.

                              • The Yala Peak trekking path, which mostly passes through the Langtang Valley, provides cultural insights into the Tamang and Sherpa populations' lives. The Kyanjin Gompa, a Buddhist monastery and cultural center, is a famous site that provides insight into local religious and cultural activities.

                              • Yala Peak, with an elevation of roughly 5,732 meters (18,806 feet) above sea level, is classified as a trekking peak in Nepal. It is lower in altitude than other trekking peaks such as Island Peak (Imja Tse) and Mera Peak. However, its elevation necessitates adequate acclimatization and planning.

                              • Yala Peak is located in Nepal's Langtang region at around 28.2265° N latitude and 85.5000° E longitude. These coordinates pinpoint the peak's location inside the Himalayan range.

                              • Yala Peak is normally climbed in groups of no more than seven people. This restriction may change depending on government rules.

                              • Yes, there are teahouses and lodges in the Langtang Valley, notably Kyanjin Gompa, which provides trekkers and climbers with basic accommodation and meals.

                              • Yala Peak is a trekking peak in Nepal's Langtang area. Because of its modest technical difficulty and magnificent Himalayan scenery, it is a popular climbing and trekking destination.

                              • Standard mountaineering equipment, such as crampons, ice axes, ropes, and high-altitude clothes, is required. Trekking Planner Nepal or a guide from Trekking Planner Nepal should provide a complete equipment list.

                                You can find a complete list of equipment and gears from

                              • While it is feasible to climb Yala Peak on your own, hiring a local guide or going with an organized trekking firm like Trekking Planner Nepal is suggested, especially for individuals with no prior experience. Guides can provide vital information while also ensuring safety.

                              • While Yala Peak is one of Nepal's more accessible hiking peaks, some basic climbing abilities and high-altitude trekking experience are recommended. Hiring a local guide and taking a short mountaineering course is an excellent choice if you're a beginner.

                              • Mountaineers will need many licenses and documentation to climb Yala Peak in Nepal. The following are the list of paperwork required for Yala Peak Climbing.

                                • Trekking Information Management System (TIMS) Card: This is used to track trekkers in the region. TIMS cards can be obtained from an authorized trekking agency like Trekking Planner Nepal in Kathmandu.  For individuals, the cost of a TIMS card is USD6 for SAARC nationals and around USD 20 for other nationals. In the case of groups, the TIMS costs  USD 3 for SAARC nationals and USD 10 for foreign nationals.
                                • Langtang National Park Entry Permit: As Yala Peak is located within the Langtang National Park, entry permission is required to enter the park. This permission can be obtained in Kathmandu or at the park's entrance at Syabrubesi. The permit cost for Langtang National Park is approximately USD 30 per person for foreign tourists.
                                • Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) Climbing Permit: The NMA classifies Yala Peak as a trekking peak. A climbing permit for Yala Peak must be obtained through the NMA or a recognized trekking agency in Kathmandu. Visitors must submit information about the climbing trip, such as the number of climbers, dates, and route. The cost of the permit for Yala Peak is around USD 350 for a group of up to 7 climbers. The permit fee may vary slightly based on government regulations and policies.
                                • Other documents that are required are a valid Passport and Visa, Travel Insurance, Trekking permits for Support Staff, and any Emergency Contacts.


                              • The time it takes to climb Yala Peak depends on a number of factors, including your starting position, trekking experience, acclimatization schedule, and the itinerary you choose. A usual schedule for climbing Yala Peak, on the other hand, takes between 10 and 14 days. The following is a general itinerary breakdown:

                                • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Max Altitude: 1350 M/4429 ft.
                                • Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Max Altitude: 1350 M/4429 ft trek preparation day.
                                • Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi Max Altitude: 1580 M/5183 ft.
                                • Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel Max Altitude: 2470 M/8103 ft.
                                • Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village Max Altitude: 3450 M/11318 ft.
                                • Day 06: Trek to Kyangjin Gompa Max Altitude: 3800 M/12467 ft.
                                • Day 07: Acclimatization at Kyangjin Gompa Max Altitude: 3800 M/12467 ft.
                                • Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp Max Altitude: 4600 M/15091ft.
                                • Day 09: Summit Yala Peak and Return to Base Camp Max Altitude: 5500 M/18044 ft.
                                • Day 10: Trek back to Kyangjin Gompa Max Altitude: 3800 M/12467 ft.
                                • Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel Max Altitude: 2470 M/8103 ft.
                                • Day 12: Trek back to Syabrubesi Max Altitude: 2380 M/7808 ft.
                                • Day 13: Drive back to Kathmandu Max Altitude: 1350 M/4429 ft.
                                • Day 14: Final Departure.

                                Customization of itinerary is possible.

                              • Yala Peak is a moderately challenging trekking peak in Nepal, best suited to climbers with prior mountaineering experience. To achieve a safe and enjoyable climb, climbers must be well-prepared, acclimate appropriately, and have the proper equipment and supervision. The difficulty of the climb can also change from season to season, so it's best to check current conditions and obtain advice from experienced climbers and local authorities before attempting it.

                              • The elevation of Yala Peak is roughly 5,732 meters (18,806 feet) above sea level.

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