About Yala Peak Climbing
Climbing Yala Peak takes you into the Valley of Langtang, the home of the Tamang people. Apart from the plethora of Yeti tales originating in Nepal, this valley is home to Langtang National Park, one of the most beautiful regions of Nepal rich in flora and fauna. It is like a sanctuary of uncommon untamed wildlife like Himalayan black bear, red pandas, wild boar, snow leopard and the quaint long-tailed monkeys. Langtang Valley is home to some of the unspoiled pockets of nature in Nepal.
The trekking trail to Yala Peak extends through this region increasing your chances of seeing these creatures. In our course of summit, we set up a base camp at around 4,800 meters and make to the summit from a next similar camp. To summit the peak, we should beginning before dawn with stars twinkling against the night sky and return to the camp before noon. During the ascent of Yala Peak, you will have a comprehensive understanding of scaling a medium-sized peak. Our expert climbers will quickly teach you the techniques of climbing such a peak.
A six-hour drive from Kathmandu to Dhunche is the beginning of the journey. As soon as we begin on foot, we pass through a subtropical region with thick vegetation. As the trail makes gradual ascent thick woodlands of oak, rhododendron, pine and birch line our way. As we move up, snow-capped prairies and yak fields are found in abundance. If you happen to be here in the spring, you will witness the whole backwoods and fields look like blossom gardens as the rhododendron, edelweiss and gentians are in full blossom. Not to be missed in this trek is the famed Kyanjin Gumba. Additionally, Langtang Lirung (7,246 m) and Shisa Pangma, the most astounding peaks of Langtang region, can be seen from the summit of Yala Peak, which is the best vantage point of the region.