Yala Peak Climbing (5,732m)

Yala Peak ClimbingYala peak is located very close to the Tibetan border, north-east of Kyangin monastery (3,870m) in the Langtang valley. The peak is generally climbed in two days from Kyangin monastery with a high camp at Yala Kharka(4,900m). It is also possible to do it in a long day with a pre-down start and with good acclimatization.

While it is one of the easiest trekking peaks to scale, and usually climbed as preparation for Naya Kanga (5,844m), the summit is renowned for an excellent view point.

Langtang Lirung(7,227m) catches down sunlight to the west as does Ganja La Chuli to the south. The North lies Yansa tsenji(6,500m) on the Nepal-Tibet border. To the North-East the beautiful and steep Morimoto peak (6,750m) can be seen with the huge bulk of Mt. Shishapangma(8,013m) behind it in the distance in Tibet. To the east are the [email protected] the end of the Langtang valley,Langshisa Ri(6,800m) and the graceful sweet of the West face of Ganchenpo(6,387m).

If you want to feeling of being right up in the mountains, with few people around, and without experiencing too much technical tough, Yala peak is a great choice.

Trip day to day itinerary

Days 1 to 6: Drive from Capital Kathmandu to the mouth of the Langtang valley and trek along forested River edges to Kyanjin Gompa where you will rest and acclimatize.

Days 7 to 8: Trek to base camp and climb to summit.

Days 9 t0 12: Get back to Kathmandu.