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This is a great opportunity to trek through one of Nepal's most beautiful places on your way to the climb. Langtang valley is beautiful, rugged, and one of our focus areas for relief. Yala peak doesn't require any previous experience but good fitness is a must.  

 

ITINERARY/Price estimate 

Premiere All Inclusive Package* ($1450.00US)

Classic All Inclusive Package* ($1200.00US)

Day 01: Pick up from Airport* (Premiere and Classic Packages) and arrive at hotel in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 02: Orientation and shopping in Thamel for final supplies* (Premiere and Classic Packages)  and visit Swambu Cultural Site* (Premiere Package)

Day 3- Kathmandu to Benjym (2280m/ 7480ft) by jeep 8-9 hours

Day 4- Benjym to Lama Hotel (2380m/ 7830ft) 5-6 hours

Day 5- Lama hotel to New Langtang (3430m/ 11253ft) 5-6 hours

Day 6- New Langtang to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m/ 12697ft) 3-4 hours

Day 7- Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp (4700m/ 15419ft) 4-5 hours

Day 8- Summit day- Yala Peak (5500m/ 18046ft) and return to Kyanjin Gompa (3870m/ 12697ft)

Day 9- Extra day or rest day in Kyanjin Gompa (Cushion day for summit push if there is bad weather, etc.) 

Day 10- Kyanjin Gompa to Lama Hotel (2380m/ 7830ft) 6-7 hours

Day 11- Lama Hotel to Syabru Besi (1550m/ 5100ft) 6-7 hours

Day 12- Syabru Besi to Kathmandu - by Jeep 8-9 hours

Day 13- Tour Boudhanath Stupa and Pashupati World heritage Sites* (Premiere Package)

Day 14- Airport drop for return to home country. (Premiere and Classic Packages)



Necessary Gear

Technical Gear

  • Crampons
  • 60 cm Ice Axe (ex: Petzl Sum Tec)
  • UIAA approved climbing helmet
  • Ascender
  • Descender (Ex: ATC)
  • Alpine Boot for 5500 Meters
  • Climbing Harness
  • 7mm accessory climbing cord (15 feet)
  • Snow Gaiters
  • Trekking poles
  • Locking carabiners (4)
  • Non locking carabiners (4)

 

Personal Gear

  • Passport
  • 3 Photo copies of passport
  • Backpack 30-35L
  • 35-45 Liter duffel
  • 1 liter water bottle (X2)
  • Sleeping bag (-20'F)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun Hat
  • Warm fleece or wool hat
  • Sun glasses for glaciers and snow (tinted class 3 or 4)
  • Lip cream or chapstick with SPF
  • Buff or bandana
  • Down jacket
  • Rain shell
  • Fleece jacket
  • Long sleeve insulating layer (2)
  • Long undershirt
  • Wicking short sleeve shirt
  • Down mitts (Ex: OR Camp 3 mitts)
  • Fleece Gloves
  • Leather gloves for climbing to camp II
  • Light weight gloves
  • Shell pants
  • Down pants (or full down suit)
  • Fleece pants
  • Trekking pants (2)
  • Long underpants
  • Trekking shorts (optional)
  • Wool trekking weight socks (3)
  • Wool mountaineering weight socks (1)
  • Trekking boots
  • Camp shoes