Trip Duration
16 Days
Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Maximum Altitude
5720m
Trip Difficulty
Moderate to Hard
Activity
Trekking & Climbing
Best Season
Oct -Dec & March-May
Per Person US$ 1900

US$ 1750

Per Person US$ 1900

US$ 1750

Overview of Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing

The Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing Trek is an enjoyable and short expedition to the Himalayas. The Yala peak stands at 5,720m and is a formidable summit that offers scenic views and adventure. It is the closest climbing expedition to Kathamandu.

This journey will take you to the depths of the Langtang Region, allowing you to soak up the richness of its vast climatic zones. The north-central region of the Himalayas exudes a mixture of Buddhist and Tibetan cultures. The Langtang region also houses Tamang Villages that display unique heritage and lifestyles.

This Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing Trek route follows a natural ascension through a scenic trail into the Langtang region. The path provides an adventurous experience of the lush green Rhododendron Forests and alpine meadows.

As the route leads to Langtang National Park, you’ll encounter unique flora and fauna. Endless natural phenomena will lead you to the summit of this expedition. You’ll have a scenic view of massive mountain ranges like Langtang Lirung (7246m) and Lenpo Gang (7083m).

You will reach an astounding 5,720m altitude during this 16-day trek, where you’ll see other enormous mountain ranges.

We recommend you take this journey during October-December and March-May to explore its full potential. You’ll have the best available accommodation and full board meals throughout your trek, providing a luxurious feel.

 

Highlights of Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing

  • The summit of Yala Peak takes you up to 5,720m above sea level.
  • Experience the richness of the Buddhist-Tibetan culture of Langtang.
  • The broad climatic zones of Langtang take you from bloomy forests to snow-capped mountains.
  • Get an authentic climbing experience with local professional guides.
  • Soak up the scenic views of massive Himalayan Mountain ranges like Langtang Lirung and Lenpo Gang.

Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing Itinerary

We will escort you to your hotel upon your arrival. You can roam around the valley and take part in sightseeing until dinner. You’ll be staying overnight in Kathmandu before starting the expedition.

Car 20 min
Accommodation 03-star
Altitude 1250m

On the second day, you’ll take a sightseeing tour around all the World Heritage Sites certified by UNESCO. You’ll have the rest of the day to relax and prepare for the expedition.

Car 4-5 hrs
Accommodation 3-star
Meals B
Altitude 1250m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

A scenic ride from Kathmandu Valley will take us to Syarbubesi. It is the Gateway to Langtang and houses beautiful hills and rural settlements. You can roam around the vicinity where you’ll be staying overnight.

Jeep 6-7 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 1450m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

As our trek begins, we’ll trek from Syarbubesi to Changdam. It is a scenic village that houses alpine meadows and an authentic Lama lifestyle. We’ll stay overnight in Changdam before continuing to Ghobre Tabela.

Walking 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2380m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We’ll move from Changdam to a scenic route that leads to Ghodatabela. It is a mesmerizing location with luminous snow surrounding the woods. The morning sun will reveal a hypnotizing view of the Himalayas, where we’ll stay overnight.

Walking 6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2980m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

On the sixth day, we’ll trek from Ghodatabela to the fascinating village of Langtang. After short breaks and a lot of walking, we’ll reach Langtang via a snow and illuminating path.

You’ll come across old Buddhist Monasteries and Mani Walls, filled with cultural richness. We’ll be entering the Langtang National Park territory, where you might find some rare birds and animals. After a long day of walking, we’ll stay overnight at a cozy lodge.

Walking 5-6 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3490m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast at Langtang Village, we’ll trek through several villages while coming across beautiful streams and yak meadows. You’ll walk through a route rich in cultural and heritage importance.

There are yaks, water mills, prayer flags, Mani walls, and carvings along the way to Kyanjin Gompa. We’ll stay overnight at a cozy teahouse.

Walking 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3900m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

To ensure proper acclimatization, we’ll rest for a day and roam around Kyanjin Gompa. Later in the day, our experienced climbing guides will talk you through all the gear and give you a short climbing lesson. We’ll stay overnight at Kyanjin Gompa and prepare for our ascension toward Yala Peak Base Camp.

Walking 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 3900m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast, we’ll ascend toward the Yala Peak Base Camp. A pleasant snowy trail will lead us to the Yala Peak Base Camp. We’ll do more pre-climbing training before summiting the Yala Peak the next day and camp overnight.

Walking 4-5 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals BL D
Altitude 4750m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast, we’ll prepare for a long and adventurous day. An early start will take us toward a snowy path, trekking across rocky steps, glaciers, and ridges. After trekking and climbing, we’ll reach the summit of our destination.

We’ll be standing at an altitude of 5,530m, giving us views of massive mountain ranges. After our time at the top, we’ll trek back down to the base camp, where we’ll stay overnight.

Walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 5530m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We have kept an extra day in the itinerary in case of any misfortune. In case of bad weather conditions on the previous day, we’ll summit the peak today. We can use this day to roam around the base camp if the expedition goes as planned.

Walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4750m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We’ll start descending from the base camp back to Kyanjin Gompa. We’ll follow the same route as before to the Gompa. After staying overnight at a teahouse, we’ll continue descending.

Walking 4-5 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 4750m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

We’ll continue descending towards Changdam. As the path is easy and enjoyable, we won’t stop at Ghodatablea. We’ll have a few short breaks on the way down to Changdam, where we’ll stay overnight.

Walking
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 2380m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After breakfast at Changdam, we’ll trek back to Syarbubesi. We’ll walk across the same alpine meadows and Lama Villages to get back to the Gateway of Langtang Valley. After a long day, we’ll rest overnight at Syarbubesi.

Walking 3-4 hrs
Accommodation Lodge
Meals B L D
Altitude 1450m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

As we approach the final days of the expedition, we’ll drive back to Kathmandu from Syarbubesi in a cozy jeep. You can spend your leisure time roaming and exploring the city before resting overnight at a hotel.

Jeep 6-7 hrs
Accommodation 03-star
Meals B L D
Altitude 1250m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

After a long and adventurous journey, we’ll bid you farewell by transferring you to the airport for your departure.

Car 20min
Meals B
Altitude 1250m

Note: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner

Includes/Excludes

What's Included

  • All ground and air transportation throughout the trek.
  • 03-star hotel in Kathmandu BB plan
  • Private Pickups and Drops (international and domestic if required)
  • Best available accommodation and full board meals throughout the trek.
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide(1 guide for 05 guests), porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance for all staff
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers’ Information Management System (Please bring 2 passport size photos for permit)
  • All national park and conservation areas permit fee.
  • Government taxes & office service charge
  • Sleeping bags and Down Jackets (To be returned after the trek)
  • Life Himalaya T-shirt, Duffle bags as souvenirs for the trek.
  • Achievement Certificate
  • Trail Map
  • Farewell Lunch/Dinner at a reputed restaurant.

What's Excluded

  • Meals not quantified in the ‘Meal Inclusions’ in the itinerary’
  • Travel insurance
  • International airfare
  • Nepal entry visa charge.
  • All beverage and others personal expenses.
  • Snacks and other personal expenses
  • Hot shower during the trek.
  • Personal trekking equipment’s.
  • Tips and gratuities for trekking staff and drivers.

Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing - Essential Information

Recommended Seasons

We recommend the months of October-December and March-May for a quality experience. During that time, the weather is favorable, and the views are mesmerizing and illuminating. The climbing and trekking experience is significantly better during these seasons. It doesn’t mean this adventure isn’t suitable for other seasons.

Langtang Valley and Yala Peak Climbing Difficulty

The Yala Peak Climbing expedition doesn’t require previous mountaineering experience. It is an easy climb without obstacles and interference. Our climbing guides will teach you everything you need to know about your equipment. However, we advise you to come physically and mentally prepared.

Climbing Guides and Equipment

Our climbing guides are experienced and hold an official government license. As they have experienced every season and condition, you can rely on them to take you to the summit at any time of the year as long as it’s possible. However, they won’t provide any personal equipment.

You can learn about all the necessary equipment in this  Equipment List guide.

Itinerary Customization and Safety

You can customize the itinerary of this expedition to fit your time and preference. You can contact us or inquire through the website. There are group discounts, so take your loved ones on a journey and enjoy the discounted prices.

Life Himalaya Trekking prioritizes your comfort and safety above anything else. Our guides can perform first aid treatment in case of any minor injuries.

The guides are amiable and will translate and talk to you throughout your journey inside Lamtang (Langtang) National Park. We can also provide female guides for female customers as well.

Required Equipments for the Trip

Different types of equipments are required to fully enjoy your trip in Nepal. The required equipment may depend on the trip type, weather conditions, season and the maximum altitude of the trip.

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Group Discounted Price

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5-7 pax per person
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8-10 pax per person
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