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Langtang trek with Yala peak climbing

Trip Overview

  • Pass through stunning forests, high alpine meadows, and yak pastures
  • Enjoy panoramic views across vast open valleys at the end of the trek
  • Incredible mountain views of the Langtang Himalayas, valley and across to Tibet from Kyanjin Ri
  • Less touristy and authentic nature, a great number of flora and fauna, birds and orchids.

Yala Peak is the Himalayas in the Langtang area in Nepal. It is considered a trekking peak by Nepal and is a relatively simple, non-technical climb. Langtang Valley Trek is a very interesting trek, journeying through Tamang villages and settlements, rhododendron forests, and spectacular mountain views. Located in the heart of the Langtang Himalayas range, close to the Tibetan border, it is a chance to experience unique traditions to mountain people, and the best thrill of adventure trekking and peak climbing in the Langtang region. Then we establish our high camp at (4500m), provide necessary climbing skills and training to use crampons, ice ax, and rope, and climb Yala peak summit the next day. From the summit, we will be rewarded by outstanding mountain views of Langtang Lirung(7,246m), Lenpo Gang (7083m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Ganesh Himal, Naya Kanga in Nepal side, towards the Tibet is  Gangchempo (6388m), and mighty Shishapangma( 8027m) - the only solo mountain in Tibet with a height above (8000 m). This great trek and hike adventure in the Langtang region combines spectacular views of the Himalayas with great cultural insights. Langtang Valley Trek is a very interesting trek, journeying through Tamang villages and settlements, rhododendron forests, and spectacular mountain views. This trail is perfect for those adventurers who would like a unique experience to see the traditional, untouched Tamang heritage, customs, and lifestyle. The Tamang people are descendants from Tibet and are not accustomed to many tourists, thus the culture here is virtually untouched. Also, in March and April, the rhododendron forests are in bloom and full of many different species of trees, birds, and butterflies. There is also a viewpoint at Goljung pass from where we can see the awe-inspiring views of Langtang and Kerung (Tibet). You might even see bears, leopards, red panda, or musk deer on this trek. This recently developed, off-the-beaten-path route combines picturesque landscapes, luring white peaks, and scattered ancient villages.

Itinerary

Breakfast will be served to you at your hotel, before starting your hike. We have to hike uphill and cross a suspension bridge over the Langtang river which flows below our feet. We will have lunch at Bambo, where we can view the beautiful green environment and the white flowing Langtang river. Then we walk through dense alpine, pine, juniper, and rhododendron forests. Look for wild animals! Then we will hike uphill for 15-30 mins to reach our camp at Lama hotel.
Breakfast will be served to you at your hotel, before starting your hike. We have to hike uphill and cross a suspension bridge over the Langtang river which flows below our feet. We will have lunch at Bambo, where we can view the beautiful green environment and the white flowing Langtang river. Then we walk through dense alpine, pine, juniper, and rhododendron forests. Look for wild animals! Then we will hike uphill for 15-30 mins to reach our camp at Lama hotel.
The trek will be easy and comfortable today, as we hike through the flat jungle. We will have our lunch at Ghoda Tabela, then we will continue hiking to our destination walking through the Langtang riverside.
Today it is about 4 hours hiking to Kyanjing Gomba, where we will stay overnight. We will stop for tea and lunch along the way.
This is a day off for acclimatization and proper rest, exploring interesting places like the monastery and the cheese factory. You can walk up the moraine and climb Kyangjin Ri at 4350m for views of the surrounding peaks.
A six-hour trek along the lateral moraine to the high camp. The horse can make it this far if the ground conditions allow, depending on whether there is deep snow or not.n At Base Camp we'll be camping overnight.
Our summit attempt generally takes 8 hours. The last 700 meters will require being roped up and using crampons and a walking axe. There is a final shapely ridge to negotiate to the small summit. At the summit of Yala peak 5500m, there are panoramic views of Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri , Langtang Lirung and many other Tibetan mountains. After summiting we'll make our way back to Base Camp and onwards to Kyanjin Gompa if time and energy allow.
The additional bad weather day
We will descend down from the higher altitude to the lower altitude today.
We will descend down to Shyabrubensi, which lies in between the high hills to the Langtang river flowing at the bottom of the Bensi.
Today after breakfast, we will drive back to Kathmandu city from Syabrubeni. The drive may take time depending on the road condition.
Our adventure in the Himalayas country of Nepal comes to an end today! A Mount Adventure Holidays representative will take us to the airport approximately 3 hours before our scheduled flight. we have plenty of time to plan our next adventure in the wonderful Himalayas country of Nepal.

What is Included?

    • Airport/hotel pick up and drop off by private car
    • Langtang National Park permits and TIMS
    • Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment, and medicine for all staff
    • Government licensed, experienced English speaking guide
    • Transportation Kathmandu-Swyabrubesi and Swyabrubesi-Kathmandu
    • ll guesthouse accommodation during the trekking period and North Face, Salewa, Mountain Hardware, or similar tented camp accommodation during the climbing period.
    • All government taxes.
    • Mount Adventure Holidays sleeping bag and down jacket, duffel bag, area map.
    • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight-figure, etc.
    • High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
    • Sleeping bags and down jackets for the trek (should be refunded after the trek)
    • One trekking map per person
    • First aid kit
    • fresh fruit

What is Excluded?

    • Bar bills and other personal expenses
    • Beverage bills, bar bills, telephone bills, and Personal expenses.
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
    • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
    • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from the mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
    • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended

Equipment Checklist

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or Wide-brimmed hat

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglass with UV protection
  • Face/body wipes
  • Hands
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves

Body

  • Hiking shirts
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hooded rain jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • T-Shirt (bring Lightweight wool)
  • Polypropylene underwear
  • Expedition grade down jacket (available in rent in Kathmandu)
  • Sweater
  • Waterproof jacket and pants
  • Thick thermal Merino bottoms (Icebreaker 200, Odlo Revolution Thick)
  • Polar fleece trousers or similar mid-layer trousers
  • Gore-Tex (over)trousers or bibs. Waterproof/breathable with full side zips
  • Goose-down trousers or bibs. Or a down suit
  • Liner gloves for tying knots
  • mitten
  • Your clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks

Footwear

  • Hiking Boots
  • Thick wool socks (Take an extra pair of thick light socks)
  • Gore-Tex hiking boots with ankle support

Essentials

  • Backpack or daypack (Size depends on whether you take porter or not).
  • Thermal bottle
  • Water purification
  • Trekking pole
  • Sleeping bag (-15 bag is best in high altitude trekking)

Toiletries

  • Medium size drying towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant floss
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera

Extra items

  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binoculars

faqs

what type of shape do I need to be in, is this trip for me?

This trip is suitable for average people who are moderately fit, thus no previous experience is required. Some physical fitness programs such as running, swimming, hiking are recommended before you embark on your journey. The best preparation for this trek is bushwalking involving relatively steep ascents and descents. If you can manage a couple of valley floor to ridgeline ascents per comfortable and able to enjoy the trek to the fullest. They are physically strong, sharp-witted, and have an incredibly positive attitude towards a life that we would consider extremely tough. There is something about a trek in the Himalayas that draws you back time and time again. For keen walkers, it is a paradise and even avowed non-walkers find that one foot just seems to follow the other, drawn by the appeal of what lies beyond.

Will some body come to pick me up at the airport open my arrival?

Yes, our airport representative will be there to greet you at the airport. S/he will be displaying the Mount Adventure Holidays signboard outside the airport terminal. Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel in our tourist vehicle.

Can I obtain the visa for Nepal upon on arrival at the airport?

YES, you can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 30 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 50 and 125 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)

Do I need any extra document?

Please bring a copy of your travel insurance, a copy of your passport, and 3 photos (passport size) with you for your trip to Nepal. You would need photos for permits.

What sort of accommodation can I expect in Kathmandu in Trekking?

We use standard rooms at three-star hotels in Kathmandu with breakfast included. Along the trekking routes, tea houses/lodges generally provide basic clean facilities with a mattress and a quilt or blanket. We can also offer you Mount Adventure Holidays sleeping bags if needed (to be returned after the trip) but it is a good idea to always have your own sleeping equipment. The lodges in trekking routes usually provide single and double rooms, or occasionally a dormitory-style. At times when possible, dining will be around a bonfire. In tea houses, food will be prepared in the kitchen, which you should not enter without permission. The toilet in teahouses provides essential and basic facilities and is always outside the room.

What are the toilet facilities in the tea house /guesthouse?

Most of the tea houses do have western-style flushing toilets however in higher elevation you could find the squat toilets made of either a ceramic basin on the ground or few planks precariously positioned over a hole in the ground which is always outside of the room.

Where we go along toilet during the trial?

In most cases, you can use the toilet provided by the tea houses/lodges on the trail but normally in case of emergency, you just do toilet along the trail wherever you find privacy.

Is there a possibility of getting separate rooms for the trip? If so how much extra will this cost?

During the trek, we will try our best but normally the lodges have twin sharing and dormitory styled rooms instead of a single room. The lodges will provide a private room for one person when the room is the free and additional cost is not required. In Kathmandu, USD 45 Per Room per Night would be added as a single supplement fee. The single supplements are always guaranteed in Kathmandu but not in the mountain especially during peak time.

What sort of food can I expect in trekking?

Most teahouses (lodges) in Langtang trails cook a delicious range of mostly vegetarian fare. Pasta, tuna bakes, noodles, potatoes, eggs, Dal Bhat (rice and lentils), bread, soup, fresh vegetables (variety depends on the season), and even some desserts like apple pies, pancakes, and some interesting attempts at custard. You will find a lot of garlic on the menu because it assists with acclimatization – eat some every day. In many villages, you may find some meat items on the menu. You can always get hot chocolate, tea, and hot lemon drinks, as well as soft drinks, and treats like chocolate and crisps. Each day dinner and breakfast will be at a lodge you’ll stay at while for the lunch you would be stopping by on the way where you can order your meals as per your choice. The guide will help you to stop by at the best possible places to eat.

Is the food in mountain prepared to international standard in terms of safety?

YES, the food is very safe during the trekking and we recommend you to eat vegetarian and local food. Please follow the suggestion of our guide on the trek.

What is the drinking water facility in the mountain?

Bottled water is easily available at the lodges and teahouses, which you can buy at the cost of USD 1/2 at lower elevations to USD 3/5 to higher elevation per liter. If you are planning to drink normal water all the way during the trek, purifying water with any sort of purification tablets or drops is a must. You can bring your own purifier or can purchase it in Kathmandu.

How much additional money do I need per day?

It depends on your spending habits. Generally, in Kathmandu and during the trek you can allocate USD 10 to USD 15 for lunch and dinner. USD 10 to USD 15 per person a day will be enough to buy bottles of water, chocolates, pay for the hot shower, and a few drinks during the trekking.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellation notice is required, a minimum of 30 days prior to trip departure. If the reason is valid the Trip shall then be termed as canceled and the cancellation charge of 30% of the trip amount would be deducted from the advance paid.

What is the best season for this trekking?

Our trekking season extends from mid-September to May. From early September, the monsoonal rains decrease. By the end of September to December, the weather is usually stable with mild to warm days, cold nights. February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December is the best time to do this trek.

What is the weather & temperature like in trekking?

One of the most unpredictable elements of the mountain is the weather. If you’re not properly prepared for the twists, turns, and volatility of the conditions that can occur in this breathtaking region, you might find yourself in an uncomfortable and unpleasant situation. Here are some weather basics to help ensure that you come to the Himalayas as well equipped and prepared to face anything. Generally speaking, the nights are much cooler than the daytime. Many first-time trekkers are surprised to learn about the incredible range that may occur on a given day. During the day, the thermometer could reach temps as high as 25 degrees C (77 Degrees F), only to dip down as low as -5 degrees C (23 Degrees F) in less than 24 hours. While there’s no way to know exactly what each day in the mountains will bring, the weather and temperature ranges tend to be somewhat predictable based on the month and season.

If I am sick can I continue the trek next day after a day rest?

It totally depends on the level of your sickness. Once you are sick at a higher altitude you need to rest at a lower altitude and it at least needs 3 days to a week for the recovery. If you are on private or solo trips you can discuss and decide with a guide depending on your health status. If you were in-group then this option would be limited so please make sure you discuss with a guide and catch up with the group later on.

Do you use yaks/porters on the trek or do we carry all of our own gear?

Whilst on the trek, our porter will take care of your luggage. All you need to carry is your small day bag for your personal belongings like a camera, water bottle, sun cream, etc.

Will there be a place to store items/clothing not required for the trek?

The hotel in Kathmandu does provide free storage services. So you can leave all your items that are not required for the trekking at your hotel.

Can I add extra days to my trekking trip?

A holiday should never be about making it to the final point quickly. Along your trek, we can add days at your request with additional costs to cover guides, porters, accommodation, and food Please consult with your guide and he will update our office in Kathmandu and we can make the arrangements accordingly. If you are on a private or solo trip it would be possible as your itinerary is very flexible whereas if you were in-group then this option would be limited so please make sure you discuss with your group and guide and your guide will update us accordingly.

Do I need to tip my guide, porters and staffs ? How much would that be?

This is a difficult thing to gauge. We have seen everything from USD 20 to USD 1000 per person for guides and porters. Tipping is not required, but a small gesture of thanks to your guides and local porters. The level of the tip should reflect the level of satisfaction from and personal involvement with your guide. However, we recommend you spend a minimum of 10% of your total trip cost for tipping the entire local staff, the ratio of tipping guide and porter will be given to you at the pre-trip meeting in Kathmandu before starting the trek.

All your departure is guaranteed to run?

YES, all our trips are guaranteed to run. We never cancel the trip due to not having enough participants; we can arrange the trip for one person as well as a private trip at very minimal additional cost. Please inquire about this during the time of booking.

Trip Name Price Departure Date Trip Status
Langtang trek with Yala peak climbing $ 1200$ 1150save $50 2022-03-07 - 2022-03-18 avaliable Book Now

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