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Climbers on the way to summit Nayaganga Ganjala Chuli Peak
Nayaganga Peak 5,844 m
Morimoto Basecamp 4,780 m
Tented Camp

Langtang - Yala Peak Climbing

Code: CYP - LT 03
Duration: 16 Days
Max. Elevation: Yala Peak  (5,732 m)
Walking Hours: 2 ½ - 7 hrs per day
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 2 participants

Langtang is located in the north of Kathmandu that offers a multitude of fine trekking destinations. Langtang region is inhabited by a majority of Tamang people with rich cultures and tradition.  Langtang and Helambu are divided by a high pass with about 13 beautiful lakes. Gosainkunda being the biggest and the holiest of all. 

Langtang is a narrow valley that lies just south of the Tibetan border Keyrong. The highest point in Langtang is the Langtang Lirung (7,246m). Other smaller mountains are Gang Chenpo (6,380m), Naya Kanga (5,846m) and Dorje Lhakpa (6,966m).

Trip Facts

Code: CYP - LT 03
Duration: 16 Days
Max. Elevation: Yala Peak  (5,732 m)
Walking Hours: 2 ½ - 7 hrs per day
Price: on request
Min. Group Size: 2 participants

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Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu, Airport pick-up, Drive to hotel, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 02: Free day in Kathmandu, welcome dinner in the evening, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 03: Drive by simple local bus or Jeep from Kathmandu to Syaphru Bensi (1,470 m) (8 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 04: Walk from Syaphru Bensi to Lama Hotel (2,410 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 05: Walk from Lama Hotel to Langtang (3,430 m) (6 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 06: Walk from Langtang to Kyangjin Gompa (3,900 m) (2 ½ h ), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 07: Rest day in Kyangjin Gompa (acclimatization) or excursion to Tserko Ri (5,033 m), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 08: Walk from Kyangjin Gompa to Yala Peak Basecamp (4,800 m) (6 h), overnight stay in camp
Day 09: Climbing from Yala Peak Basecamp to Yala Peak (5,732 m) and back to Yala Peak Basecamp (6 - 7 h), overnight stay in camp
Day 10: Reserve day for Climbing Yala Peak , overnight stay in camp
Day 11: Walk from Yala Peak Basecamp to Langtang (6 - 7 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 12: Walk from Langtang to Bamboo (1,970 m) (5 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 13: Walk from Bamboo to Syaphru Bensi (3 - 4 h), overnight stay in teahouse/lodge
Day 14: Drive by simple local bus or Jeep from Syaphru Bensi to Kathmandu, overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 15: Free day in Kathmandu,  overnight stay in Kathmandu
Day 16: Drive from hotel to airport. Departure to home country

Additional information

Tour- Highlights:

  • 6 days teahouse trek in Langtang 

  • Climbing of Yala Peak (5,732 m)

  • Fascinating mountain views to  Langtang Lirung (7,246 m), Dorje Lhakpa  (6,988 m), Ganchempo  (6,387 m), Ganesh Himal and Tibet Range

Tour  details:

Yala Peak lies very close to the Tibetan border, north-east of Kyangjin Gompa in the Langtang Valley. This peak is usually climbed in two days from Kyangjin Gompa with a high camp at Yak Kharka (4,900 m).

If you want a feeling of being right up in the Himalayas, with few people around, and without experiencing too much technical difficulty, Yala Peak is a great choice.

Difficulty and requirements:

Demanding tour, which requires good condition, high physical and mental strength as well as a very good health.

Each participant must be aware of the occurrence of unpredictable and difficult events (e.g. bad weather, flight delays, illness, poor trail condition, difficult terrain, changes or shifts in the tour itinerary and time schedule).

Max. Eveluation: Yala Peak (5,732 m), latitude: 27.95950000 , longitude: 86.78994400

 

Walking hours:  between 2 ½  to 7 hours per day

 Syaphru Bensi (1,470 m):

Syaphru Bensi is located in Rasuwa district of Baghmati zone and borders on the Chinese autonomous region Tibet in the northern part of Nepal. It is a village having 18 other village development committees.The ethnic group of Tamangs inhabit the place since the ancient times having their own history, culture, language, religion, tradition and values. They follow Buddhist religion and highly value it.

The hot spring in Shyafru Bensi is also well known for its healing power of stomach related illnesses since the ancient times.

The Samdheon Woesel World Peace Stupa have been constructed for the peace in the country where lord Buddha was born, for the peace in the world as well as for the well being of all the living beings, natural resources and environment. A Buddhist monastery is situated as well in the old part of the village on the other side of the river. 

 Kyanjin Gompa (3,900 m)

The Yak-cheese-factory, which is located in Kyanjin Gompa opened in 1955 with Swiss support.
The cheese dairy operates only in summer and produces annually around 7,000 Kg of cheese that is dragged by porters to a dairy in Kathmandu. Sometimes you have the oppertunity to buy cheese and curd.

A trip to Kyanjin Ri (4,600 m) is recommended during the rest day.

Includes / Excludes

Included:

  • All transfers (usually by private vehicle)  according to tour plan 
  • Map
  • Accommodation (double room or two men tent) in Kathmandu and in simple teahouses/lodges or tent during the trekking/climbing tour
  • National park fee Langtang, TIMS card and special climbing permit for Yala Peak
  • English speaking climbing and trekking guide during the whole tour incl. Climbing Yala Peak
  • porter during the trekking/climbing tour
  • Food (full board) incl. country typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the trekking tour (overnight stay in teahouses/lodges)
  • Simple food (full board) incl. typical drinks (coffee, tea) during the camp
  • Two men tent and mattress (during the camp)
  • Climbing equipment: fixed rope, main rope, snow stakes, ice screw and shovel
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Welcome-dinner in Kathmandu

Not included:

  • Visa for Nepal
  • Alcohol, soft drinks, mineral water during the trekking/climbing tour
  • Food (lunch and dinner) in Kathmandu
  • All kind of drinks in Kathmandu
  • Personal climbing equipment (2 locked carabiner, 2 unlocked carabiner, crampons, ice axe, harness, belay device, prusik cord (1 x 2 m, 1 x 1 m), snwo gaiters and jumar)
  • Extra charge for hot shower during the trekking/climbing tour
  • Extra charge for recharging camera or mobile batteries during the trekking/climbing tour
  • Domestic flights
  • Personal travel and health insurance
  • Emergency transport
  • Tips (for driver, climbing/trekking guide and porter)
  • Personal expenses
  • Flight from home country to Kathmandu and back

*) single supplement charge has to be added, if requested.