- Tourist Bus/Jeep - Car
- 2 to 7
- 5526 meter / 18125 feet
- Autumn (March to May) & Autumn (Aug to Nov)
- In Person
- Trekking Peak Climbing
From the summit of Yala you can screen many mountains like Langtang Lirung, Lakpa Dorje, Yubra Peak, Sisa Pangma, Ganja La peak and its pass, and many other named and unnamed peaks. Langtang region is considered to be one of the easiest and most beautiful trekking trails in Nepal Himalaya. In Langtang lies also the famous trekking peak, Yala (5500 m), which is suitable for the first Himalaya peak climbing experience.
Yala peak summit opens a scenic 360 degree view over the Langtang region of Himalaya and the bordering Tibetan mountains.
To reach Yala peak, we trek through many beautiful villages of the Langtang valley. This is also a chance to explore more than the mountains of Himalaya; meeting the local people, and getting to know their culture and tradition will expand your knowledge and understanding of Nepal. People in the villages are of different tribes and speak different languages, yet live as neighbors in harmony.
Your climbing guide will thoroughly explain the use of the climbing gear, and support and assist you during the climb. However, you still need to be mentally dedicated and physically fit, because the summit reaches 5500 m and the peak is icy, although due to the change in climate the thickness of ice is depleting day by day.
Your climbing guide will let you know the names of the mountains and passes. You will be able to enjoy the scenery most, if you have well prepared for the trek.
1 – Physical Requirements/ Yala peak Climb Difficulty
Yala peak is not a technical peak. But because of the weather condition and weather development; this trekking peak might be difficult than you really think. If the amount of snow is heavy on the route to yala peak, it will create difficulty in climbing the summit. If your body does not acclimatize properly, this might be an issue on climbing. But do not worry about its technical side. Yala peak is a trekking peak below 6000 meters.
Even one meter is a huge factor in the high altitude. So yala peak climbing below 6000 meters is an easy peak. Prior to your Yala peak climbing trip, train yourself for trekking in Nepal. This training might include your regular gym, running, cycling or walk up & down the stairs. Any of the regular physical fitness activity, including yoga will surely help you to climb this Yala peak.
2 – Scenery
Top view of Yala peak is extra ordinary. Location of Yala peak is in the middle of Langtang mountain range, which is why yala peak summit has 360 degree panoramic view of snow-capped mountains from Langtang & Tibet. All White Mountains from Nepal and Tibet will surely give a life time climbing experience in a trekking peak in Nepal.
Apart from the summit view of Yala peak, the trekking trail towards the base camp of this easy peak has beautiful trail, through the jungle of Langtang national park. Langtang national park is famous for sighting the snow leopard and red panda. Both of these animals are endangered and Langtang national park conserves them.
In comparison to Mera peak of Makalu barun national park region, yala peak do not have view of the tallest mountain of the world, Mount Everest. From the summit of Mera peak you can see 6 tallest peak of the world – above eight thousand meter from the sea level.
You will not get such view from the summit of yala peak, but the number of mountains, infinite range of Tibetan and Nepali snowline View from the center of Langtang range is outstanding.
As yala peak climbing lies in the middle of Langtang national park, which is red panda conservation area and used to be the 1st snow leopard conservation area in Nepal has abundant natural aspects to see.
Last but not the least, Langtang national park is famous for bird watching. Local people speaking in Tibetan dialects, their culture, tradition, different festivals, local monasteries and small house along the trail of yala peak trekking route is anthropological aspect of this peak climbing package. Also the travel experience from Kathmandu to the trekking start point at SyapruBnesi is interesting ride with vivid exploration of Nepali life and Nepali people.
Towards the end of the hill ride, the travel experience is mixed up with culture, people, nature and the mountain of Langtang region, indeed. Are you ready for your Yala peak adventure? Please contact us for further details!