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13  days to visit Langtang Valley & ascend Yala Peak (5,500m)

Departure: Kathmandu
Duration: 13 days
Best season: October to May
Peak Grade: Alpine Grade F

The Langtang Valley is located only 90km north of Kathmandu and is close to the border of Tibet. The valley is dominated by Langtang Lirung, which at 7246m is the highest peak in the area. This trek is a superb introduction to trekking in Nepal and climbing Yala Peak offers a wonderful introduction to mountaineering in the Himalayan mountains, among some of the most beautiful scenery in the whole of Nepal.

After trekking up the Langtang Valley through magnificent forests and Sherpa villages to our base at Yala, we have the opportunity to climb Yala Peak (5500m). The climb is straightforward being little more than a walk up steep snow slopes of around 30 degrees. The view from the summit is breathtaking, with magnificent mountain scenery of snow capped peaks all around and views across to the mountains of Tibet, including Shishapangma.

Descending from the upper Langtang Valley we retrace our route back to Kathmandu via Syabrubesi.

BRIEF ITINERARY

Day 01: Kathmandu to Dhunche (1970m)
Day 02: Dhunche to Syabru (1460m)
Day 03: Syabru to Lama Hotel (2470m)
Day 04: Lama Hotel to Langtang Village (3500m)
Day 05: Langtang village to Kyangjin (3800m)
Day 06: Rest day in Kyangjin
Day 07: Kyangjin to Yala (4641m)
Day 08: Ascent of Tsergo Ri (5066m)
Day 09: Climb Yala Peak (5500m)
Day 10: Yala to Langtang village (3500m)
Day 11: Langtang to Bamboo (1980m)
Day 12: Bamboo to Syabru bensi (1460m)
Day 13: Syabru bensi to Kathmandu


IMPORTANT NOTE
Every effort will be made to keep to the above itinerary, but as this is Adventure Travel in the mountains, we cannot guarantee it. Weather conditions, road conditions, vehicle breakdowns and the health of fellow travellers can all contribute to changes. We will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but an easy going nature will be an asset!

 

 

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