2 days 1 nights
availability: jan 16' - dec 16'
pokhara
kathmandu
min age: 18+
max people: 12

course overview

Yala Peak (5550m) is situated in the Langtang locale of Nepal, north of the Kathmandu Valley and neighboring Tibet. Langtang is perfectly set in a Himalayan environment, is one of the best place for climbing course in the world. The environment, glaciers, terrain, and peaks of the Langtang region creates an ideal training place. Yala Peak Climbing Course is a beginner course developed for individuals aiming to get a foundation of basic climbing skills and also get prepared for higher peak climbing and expeditions in the future. This climbing course concludes with the ascent of Yala Peak (5550m). The 360-degree view from top provides the splendid panoramic Himalayan views of Langtang Lirung, Dorje Lakpa, Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga Peak, Gangchempo, and Shisapangma.

The goal of Yala Peak Climbing Course is to provide theoretical and practical aspects of mountaineering and essential mountaineering skills for beginners. Yala Peak is simple and less technical and chosen for the incredible experience of climbing and training.

Yala Peak climbing Course start with a 2-days theoretical session in Kathmandu where you learn Himalayan geography, geology and terrain. Along with that, physical condition in mountains, mountain weather, high altitude health and safety, mountain culture and mountain food is also included in this 2-days theoretical session. Thereafter we will spend 13 days in the mountains at the Langtang region. The remarkable and amazing journey flows through lush green forests, agriculture fields, freely flowing rivers, observing and interacting with local culture/people and traditions and most importantly, eating local food to Yala Peak basecamp.

We spend 3-days at Yala Peak basecamp learning essentials of mountaineering including snow climbing, use of ice axe and crampon use, rope fixing and management, self-arrest, health and safety skills and camp construction and camping management. Besides that, environmental sustainability in high altitude is also the key part of course. The group of experienced and profoundly prepared Sherpa mountain climbers who are experienced, will give the climbing training and furthermore be your companion for the ascent of Yala Peak. After a fruitful climb, we will make a beeline for Kathmandu through a similar course and commend the accomplishment there. Climbing School will provide the certificate of training.

Departure & Return Location
Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu.
price includes
  • All transfers to and from both domestic and international airports
  • 4/5-star category Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on BB Plan as per itinerary
  • Climbing Guides and sherpas as per requirements
  • Domestic flight tickets for to the climbing members and guides.( If required in itinerary )
  • Complete camping setup with dining & kitchen tents, chairs and tables Base Camp
  • Three meals a day (BLD-tea-coffee) and twin sharing teahouse accommodation during trek
  • Expedition royalty and climbing permits for climbing
  • Fully paid government appointed liaison officer in the team
  • Medical, accidental, and search and rescue Insurance for all involved local staffs
  • All rope fixing and icefall management charges levied in the Expedition
  • Free assistance service for cargo and duty clearance
  • Complete pre-departure information
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu and Hotel transfer. (1350m)

Yala Peak climbing Course starts with arrival in Kathmandu, one of the vigilant places on earth. In your leisure time visit places of historic importance and walk on narrow roads paved centuries ago.

Day 02-03 Theoretical session on beginners climbing course

The next two days of your stay will be spent in theoretical sessions on beginners climbing course. The required theoretical backgrounds of climbing will equip you with essential knowledge required for the actual ascent.

Day 04 Drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi (1550m) (7 hrs.)

The drive from Kathmandu to Sybrubensi takes you one step closer to the mountains and the beautiful green hills along the Trishuli River via Dhunche. En route, you will see the small towns and villages that will feel like home.

Day 05 Trek from Sybrubensi to Lama Hotel (2380m) (5 hrs.)

Stretch your legs! We are starting our climbing course. The Lama Hotel is five hours trek from Sybrubensi. We will be following the course of Bhote Koshi River, one of the high tide river famous for rafting originated in Tibet. The trails go through Bamboo town, otherwise called the home of Red Panda. We will reach our destination Lama Hotel, which is a popular destination.

Day 06 Trek from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3430m) via Ghodatabela (3000m) (6 hrs.)

The uphill trek to Langtang is a strenuous trip and it takes 6 hours to reach Langtang. Feel the warmth of the sun’s rays of sunshine beaming through the trees of Rhododendron, hemlock, and oak along the way. The beauty of Rhododendron patches is photogenic, capture it. The Langtang is a thriving place for teahouses and guest house, a heaven closer to Kathmandu.

Day 07 Trek from Langtang to Kyanjin Gumba (3870m) (6 hrs.)

The easy and short trek to Kyanjin Gumba passes through mountain villages and traditional houses with Mani wall in between. For Cheese lovers, Kyanjin has a small Yak Cheese factory which is worth visiting. The culture and tradition is something fascinating with a royal mountain view.

Day 08 Rest and acclimatization

Get familiar with the environment and weather, prepare yourself for climbing. This place is lively so explore the area, the best place to visit are the cheese factory, take a bite of mountain yak cheese and the old monastery which has very important value for villagers.

Day 09 Trek from Kyanjin Gumba to Yala Peak Base Camp (4600m) (7 hrs.)

On the ninth day, we will hike to Yala Peak base camp, which will take around seven hours. The beautiful mountains are now much closer to you, so enjoy the Mountain View. Get ready for the practical session on climbing course.

Day 10-12 Practical session on beginners climbing course

The next three days will be a practical session on beginners climbing course. Making you ready not only for summiting the Yala Peak but other mountain expeditions too, you will be trained in the mountains by highly trained Sherpa’s and experienced climbers.

Day 13 Yala Peak summit (5500m) and return to base camp (4600m) (7 hrs.)

Summit day is here! Get ready and get prepared for the journey. Check your equipment’s for a final push to the summit. We will begin at a young hour in the morning to the summit and will take around seven hours. From the top of the Yala Peak, the mountain ranges of Dorje Lakpa, Naya Kang, Langtang Lirung and other mountains is worth clicking.

Day 14 Trek from Yala Peak Base Camp to Kyanjin Gumba (3870m) (5 hrs.)

Trek from Yala Peak Base Camp to Kyanjin Gumba takes around five hours in descending the slope. This journey passes through small villages and farmlands. If you didn’t get the chance to visit the monastery and cheese factory last time, visit these places in Kyanjin Gumba.

Day 15 Trek from Kyanjin Gumba to Lama Hotel (2380m) (4 hrs.)

Once again on a descending slope, we are heading towards Lama Hotel through rich and diverse hills. The four-hour trek will lead us to Lama Hotel.

Day 16 Trek from Lama Hotel to Sybrubensi (1550m) (5 hrs.)

Reflect back yourself to see the glow of mountains. We are heading back to Sybrubensi and will take around five hours. Today around evening, we will state farewell to some of our team members and celebrate this moment with them with a farewell party enjoying local drinks and food.

Day 17 Drive to Kathmandu (1350m) by bus or car and transfer to hotel (8 hrs.)

We drive back to Kathmandu and it is the final chance to see the mountains up close. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be checked in to the hotel.

Day 18 Full day sightseeing in Kathmandu valley and farewell dinner and certificate distribution

You will witness the history, culture, tradition and art in our Kathmandu valley as you visit Basantapur Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, Boudhanath and Pashupatinath temple. In the evening, enjoy typical Nepali dinner and dance in some Nepali music. The day will end with certificate distribution to all the climbers.

Day 19 Transfer to the airport for final departure or alternatively join other activities

A journey worth sharing comes to an end! We are hoping to see you in our advance climbing course. Share your best memories with your friends and families.

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