Yala Peak Climbing


Yala Peak is a breathtaking mountain located in the Langtang region of Nepal. Standing at an elevation of 5,732 meters (18,806 feet), it offers a thrilling adventure for climbers of varying skill levels. Embarking on a Yala Peak climbing trip also promises an unforgettable experience amidst stunning landscapes and a chance to challenge oneself in the Himalayas.

The journey typically begins with a scenic drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi, a small village in the Langtang Valley. From there, trekkers also follow a picturesque trail through lush forests, terraced fields, and traditional Tamang villages. Along the way, they treat it to awe-inspiring views of towering peaks like Langtang Lirung and Ganesh Himal.

Upon reaching the base camp, climbers undergo necessary acclimatization to adjust to the high altitude. Experienced guides also provide essential mountaineering training and equip participants with technical skills required for the ascent. The climb involves traversing icy slopes, using crampons and ice axes, and employing rope techniques for safety.

Yala Peak: Conquering Heights and Reveling in Majesty

The final ascent to Yala Peak offers a sense of exhilaration and achievement. As climbers reach the summit, they rewarded them with a panoramic spectacle of the Langtang Himalayan range, with peaks like Shishapangma and Dorje Lakpa in the distance. The surrounding glaciers and alpine scenery create a truly mesmerizing backdrop.

After basking in the glory of reaching the peak, climbers descend back to the base camp and continue their trek back to Syabrubesi. The return journey allows for reflection on the awe-inspiring adventure, and trekkers can soak in the natural beauty of the Langtang Valley once more.

It is essential to undertake the Yala Peak climbing trip with a reputable trekking agency that ensures safety and provides experienced guides. Prior trekking experience is beneficial but not mandatory, as long as participants prefer physical fitness and mentally prepared for the challenges of high-altitude climbing.

Conclusion and Summary

In conclusion, a Yala Peak climbing trip is a thrilling and rewarding experience that combines trekking through stunning landscapes with the challenge of reaching a Himalayan summit. It offers a unique opportunity to immerse oneself in the beauty of the Langtang region while pushing personal limits and creating lasting memories.


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  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel [1,300m]

    You will be welcomed by our staff standing with your name-card in the airport arrival terminal and transferred to your hotel by the private vehicle. Small meeting about the trip in the evening.

     Hotel (Breakfast Included) |  Private Vehicle

  • Day 02: Trek preparation & Kathmandu valley sightseeing.

    After your breakfast you will be introduced to the trekking guides and helpers. And the Kathmandu sightseeing beings with visit to various UNESCO enlisted cultural Heritage sites including medieval Palaces in Kathmandu-Bhaktapur-Lalitpur Durbar squares. Other sites are Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath and Swayambhunath Stupa.In the evenining you will walk along the Thamel streets which is a good place to buy trekking equipment.

     Hotel (Breakfast Included) | Private Vehicle

  • Day 03: Drive to Sybru Bensi (1462m) by bus 8 hours.

    Drive from Kathmandu to Syabru Besi which takes about nine hours by bus or Land cruiser depending on group size. You head north out of Kathmandu driving through scenic foothills and ridgeline vistas to Syabru Besi passing through Dhunche. While passing along the road at the bank of Trishuli river you catch a glimpse of Ganesh Himal, terraces and green hills. As you pass through Dhunche you feel as if you are heading towards deep land. Some parts of the roads are bumpy and a bit difficult during the monsoon season.

     Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included) |  Private Vehicle

  • Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel (2500m) 5 hours.

    Today is the first day of treking, the first part of the trail follows the Langtang Khola and enters into the lush rhododendron forest. Afterwards, your trek ascends gently to Rimche (2400meters) through Bamboo (1960meters) which lies at the bank of Langtang Khola. This is a good option to have to your lunch. And, at the end your trail is level to the Lama Hotel. En route you could see red pandas, monkeys and bears if you arer lucky enough.

    Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village (3307m) 5 hours.

    The Trail follows Gumanechok, Ghoda Tabela literally meaning the Horse Stable. After this the trail is slightly gradual and beautiful in the valley with the sights of grazing Yaks. Langtang village is one of the very local and old villages along this trekking route and the view from here is more spectacular as we get closer to mountain.

    Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa (3798m) 4 hours.

    After our breakfast in Langtang village, we endure a short trekking hours and reach Kyanjin Gompa.This place has an ancient Buddhist Monastary and a cheese factory nearby. After our Lunch, you can explore around the Kyanjin Gompa.

    Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 07: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp 4,940m 6/7 hours.

    After our early morning breakfast we head to Yala peak base camp. The ascend goes through the pastures and finally some rocky trail. We spend our night in the tented camp of Yala Peak Base.

    Tent Camp (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 08: Reserve day at Base Camp.

    This is the reserve day or might be called as acclimatization day. We make our final preparations to conquer Yala Peak. Our guides will provide the necessary trainings on handling fixed ropes and crampons, and various other technical instructions.

     Tent Camp (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 09: Early morning Climb to Yala Peak summit 5,500m Back to Kyangjing Gumpa 8/9 hours.

    Yes, it’s time to conquer the summit of Yala Peak. In the early morning we follow our dream. enjoy the marvelous view of Mt. Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, shispangma and various other snow capped giants. Finally we ascend down and reach Kyanjing Gompa for our overnight stay.

    Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 10: Trek back to Lama Hotel (2500m) 5.30 hours.

    After our early breakfast in Kyanjing Gompa, we ascend down to Lamahotel.

    Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 11: Trek to Sybru Bensi (1462m) 5 hours.

    Today, leaving the mountains behind you descent to Syafru Bensi where your trek started and is the ending point as well.

     Guesthouse (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included)

  • Day 12: Drive back to Kathmandu by bus. 8 hours.

    After breakfast, we drive back to Kathmandu from Syafru Bensi which will take some 9 hours by bus or Land cruiser depending on group size. You will be shifted to the same Hotel from where you left.

     Hotel (Breakfast Included) |  Private Vehicle

  • Day 13: Leisure Day in Kathmandu

    You return back to Kathmandu and enjoy your time shopping gifts and souvenirs for family and friends. You will also have option to extend tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Lumbini Tour, Bungee, Paragliding, rafting etc. with Global Holidays Adventure on additional costs.

     Hotel (Breakfast Included) |  Private Vehicle

  • Day 14: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

    The trip ends, our Airport Representative will drop you to the Kathmandu International Airport for your flight departure from Nepal. And hence, the Yala Peak Climbing ends.

Include / Exclude

Cost Includes:

    • International & domestic airport transfers as per the itinerary.
    • 3 nights hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis on BB (Bed and Breakfast) plan.
    • 3 meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunch and Dinners with tea or coffee) during the trek and climbing period.
    • Full board Accommodation of Lodges, Guesthouses in Twin Sharing bases during the trek and tent will be available during the climbing period.
    • All camping equipment in Base camp.
    • Surface transportation will be available as per itinerary.
    • Langtang National Park Trekking Permit (National Park entry fee).
    • TIMS card (Trekking Information Management System) Permit.
    • Yala Peak Climbing Permit.
    • Necessary staff during the trekking and climbing period With Experience Guide and Porter.
    • 2:1 and 5:2 experienced Government license holder Climbing guide during climbing period as per itinerary
    • Facility of Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all trekking staff.
    • Group medical supplies (First Aid medical kit will be available).
    • One tent will be available in the Base camp for 2 people on shared basis.
    • High altitude food and all climbing crew will be available above base camp.
    • Necessary fixed and dynamic ropes will be available during climbing period.
    • Necessary kitchen crew will be available in base camp.
    • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes.
    • Complete pre-departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and extend visa service(if necessary).
    • Farewell Dinner in Kathmandu before departure.

Cost Excludes:

  • International airfare and Nepal visa Fees.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  • All alcoholic and cold drinks.
  • Personal trekking and climbing Equipment.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

Price per person

Usefull Information



Travelers to Nepal will need to produce a visa when they arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport or any of the country’s other points of entry. Most visitors will be able to obtain a visa upon arrival at the airport. Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least six months from the date of your arrival, beginning with the date that you enter the country. You should also bring an extra passport-sized photo of yourself. Visas-on-arrival costs $40.00 USD and are valid for a period of 15 days; you can also obtain a 30-day visa for $50.00 USD. Travelers of Indian nationality are not required to pay these fees, and residents of certain South Asian countries are exempt once per year. Please get in touch with us to discuss your own situation, and we’ll help you to understand what is required.

Please note: as the international situation surrounding COVID-19 evolves, Nepal’s visa requirements may be subject to change. In many cases, visitors will need to obtain their visas in advance. Please check with us to obtain the latest accurate information.


Travel insurance is an important safeguard for any visitor trekking in the mountains of Nepal. While Alpine Ramble Treks does not sell travel insurance packages, we would be happy to recommend some of our favorite providers. When you purchase a travel insurance policy, be sure that it covers the following contingencies: emergency helicopter evacuation, medical treatment and evacuation, repatriation, trekking, and climbing. You may need to purchase a higher tier of travel insurance in order to have these activities covered at a high altitude. For climbing, we recommend securing insurance to cover your trekking/climbing activities up to 6,000 -7000 meters. Fortunately, travel insurance policies are easy to purchase online, and you can compare coverage between packages quickly and easily. Trekking under the protection of travel insurance will guarantee your peace of mind and protect you in the unlikely event that you need to file a claim.

Fitness and Experiences

For your personal safety and success, we recommend physical activities like running, swimming, and some smaller climbs to lower peaks which incorporate climbs that involve the use of crampons. Be prepared for extreme exposure and steep drop-offs and be capable of carrying around 30lbs/15 kilos. If possible, get some experience in technical rock and mountaineering climbing to prepare for your trek and climb to Island Peak. Be familiar with using other climbing equipment, such as jumar ascenders, crampons, and ropes.


Trekking at altitude requires a lot of energy. We recommend you bring your own healthy snack foods to snack on along the trek.
In Kathmandu, you will stay at deluxe hotels, and while on the trek your accommodation is in native lodges/guesthouses. At base camp, your accommodation is in tented camps. All accommodation is based on a twin share basis.

Weather Forecast

During the climb, your guide will have access to current weather conditions.
Any questions can be directed to ART. We are here to ensure you are well-equipped and prepared for this fantastic adventure

Mountaineering Equipment
Crampons, Ice axe, Helmet, Harness, Lock and unlock Carabineers, Shovel, Climbing pack, Rope, Ski poles, Desender/abseil device, Jummer  (Asender) , Tapes, Prusik Loops, Rappel device, Hand Warmer (if possible)

Clothing and Wears
Trekking shoes with spare laces, Mountaineering Boots, Plastic or leather for mountaineering boots, Gore-Tex pants, Long shorts, Insulated Parka, Jumper, Waterproof Jackets, Down Jacket, Fleece Vest, Wool cap, Neck Gaiter, Gloves, Climbing Socks, Thermal Underwear, Sandals, Snow Goggle

Essential Gears
Backpack, Duffle bag, Sleeping Bag, sleeping pad, Tents

Map, Compass, Camera, GPS, Two-way radios, Binoculars, Head Lamp, Flashlight

Sun Protection Items
Sunglasses, sun scream, Lip balm,

First aid Kit (Brufen / Ibuprofens, Antibiotic, Diamox, Paracetamol, Handy Plaster, Crack Bandage, Tincture Iodine, etc.)

Other Essentials
Energy Bars, Water bottle, Water Purification Tablets, Toiletries, Trekking poles, Pocket knife, raincoat, Satellite Phone, Altimeter

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    Trip Fact

  • Best Seasons March to May, September to November
  • Group Size 2-20
  • Duration 16 DAYS BOOKING OPEN FOR 2024
  • Maximum Altitude 5500M
  • Trek Difficulty Challenging

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