Yala Peak 5520m Climbing - 16 Days
Yala Peak 5520m Climbing - 16 Days
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The Langtang Valley is located only 19 miles north of Kathmandu, close to the border of Tibet, below the main crest of the Himalaya. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung (7246m), the highest peak in the area. This trek with its optional climbs of Yala Peak and Naya Kanga offers a wonderful introduction to 
mountaineering in the Himalaya, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole of Nepal.Our trek begins with a 6 hour drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche. Initially, we trek through sub-tropical jungle, then dense forest of oak, birch and pine before the valley opens out into alpine meadows and yak pastures. Inthe spring these high meadows are carpeted with a rich variety of alpine flowers - gentians, violets, edelweiss and primulas to name just a few – and the forests are also in full bloom with rare tree orchids and the colourful rhododendron. The Langtang forests are also known for their wildlife, including red Pandas, Himalayan black bear, wild boar and langur monkeys.We trek up the valley to Kyangjin, where we camp in a superb setting, dominated by the fluted north west face of Kangchenpo, whilst Kyangjin Ri provides a splendid viewpoint. From Kyangjin, we move further up the valley to Yala, a small yersa (summerhamlet). Basing ourselves here allows time to walk to the top of Tsergo Ri (5066m), the highest point on a broad flat plateau. The views from here are as spectacular as anywhere in the Himalaya, a 360 degree panorama of snow capped mountains including Langtang Lirung, Pemthang Ri, Langshisha Ri, Dorje Lakpa, and Kangchenpo.Our base at Yala also provides us with the opportunity to climb Yala Peak (5500m). 

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu, .
Day 02: Full day sightseeing around Kathmandu valley.
Day 03: By Bus: Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi 
Day 04: Syabru Bensi to Lama Hotel 
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang 
Day 06: Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa 
Day 07: Excursion to Tserko Ri 
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Peak Base Camp 
Day 09: Base Camp to High Camp
Day 10: High Camp to Yala Peak summit  and back to Base Camp
Day 11: Base Camp to Ghora Tabela 
Day 12: Ghore Tabela to Thulo Syabru 
Day 13: Thulo Syabru to Sing Gompa 
Day 14: Sing Gompa to Dhunche 
Day 15: By Bus: Dhunche to Kathmandu.
Day 16: Departure.