Yala Peak Climbing

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Yala Peak climbing is considered to be one of the easiest peaks climbing in Nepal. Having been located at 5732m height, Yala Peak doesn’t claim that you have to have mountaineering experience. It means those who have a good deal of hiking experience and physical fitness can accomplish this wonderful expedition in popular Langtang region of Nepal. No technicality of peak climbing is required to triumph over popular Yala Peak climbing . In addition, no technical steep rocks and mass of snow have been noted down so far during the Yala Peak Expedition.

Since this adventurous trekking  in Nepal as well as climbing intermingled with popular Langtang trekking, the trekkers will not only experience the real thrills of adventurous trekking in Nepal  and climbing but also amazing Tibetan Buddhist cultural heritages in the mountain. Beside Yala Peak, Kanjing Gompa, Langtang Valley and unique cultural heritages are other highlights of this adventurous trekking.

To scale Yala Peak , you have to follow the same trekking trail of Langtang-Kyanjin Gompa trekking until you reach Kanjing Gompa. After 8-9 hours of scenic drive to Syabru Besi from Kathmandu, this trip commences. You have to hike five days to reach a beautiful and mesmerizing Langtang Valley. Then you will ascend to Kanjing Gompa which is tremendously enriched with Tibetan Buddhist heritages and cheese factories. Kyanjin Gompa is situated below Langtang Lirung (7246 m) and we spend three days acclimatizing taking day-hikes in spectacular surroundings. After your acclimatization you will ascend to set your base camp on a meadow at 4800 m and climb Yala Peak climbing  the next day. The last portion of the trip is is on ice so you will be using crampons, ice axe and rope as well. Around 700m trip is a bit technical at last. From the summit of Yala Peak you will see Shishapangma (8046 m) and the fluted Gangchempo (6388m).

After Yala Peak climbing  you will descend down to Syabrubesi and drive back to Kathmandu. As this adventure is intermingled with   langtang Kyanjin trekking adventure  , it offers you a great deal of natural infatuations including glimpses major snowy peaks, picturesques landscapes, deep forests including various flora and faunas, beautiful pasture lands and Tibetan villages along with lively culture.


Short Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trip preparation
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7 hours
Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours
Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hours
Day 06: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3- 4 hours
Day 07: Acclimatization
Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Base Camp (4600m) 5-6 hours
Day 09: Summit Yala Peak (5500m) and return to Yala Peak Base Camp: 8-9 hours
Day 10: Yala Peak Base Camp to Langtang village: 7-8 hours
Day 11: Langtang village to Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours
Day 12: Thulo Syabru to Gosainkunda: 7-8 hours
Day 13: Gosainkunda to Tharapati (3600m): 7-8 hours
Day 14: Tharapati to Timbu: 6-7 hours
Day 15: Drive from Timbu to Kathmandu: 4-5 hours
Day 16: Final departure


Service Include

  1. Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  2. Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  3. Teahouse accommodations during the short trek
  4. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  5. Welcome and farewell dinners
  6. All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  7. Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  8. Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  9. English-speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
    Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  10. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
  11. All necessary paperwork including climbing and trekking permits, and National Park Permit
  12. Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  13. Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment(s)
  14. Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  15. All government and local taxes

Service Exclude

  1. Lunch and Dinner During staying in kathmandu.
  2. Travel Insurance
  3. Any alcoholic and extra Beverage.

Yala Peak Climbing FAQS

How difficult is Yala Peak climbing?
Yala Peak climbing is non- technical climbing. Actually, it is not technically challenging but physically demanding. Prior climbing experience is not required but trekkers or the climbers are supposed to be with prior trekking or hiking experience. Thus, it is recommended to prepare accordingly. We design our itinerary to provide ample level of acclimatization.
Can anyone join? –
Yeh, we can join the group because climbing is considered to be easier in group. However, solo climbing is also possible. We will be accompanied with an international climbing leader with other members if we join the group. Each member will be found helping each other during the climb.

• Do I need any prior climbing experience for Yala Peak Climbing? –
Actually, no prior climbing experience is mandatory for Yala Peak Climbing however, climbers are supposed to be with good level of physical fitness and prior trekking aor hiking experience. No technical course of climbing is required for Yala Peak climbing.

• Why climb Yala peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour?
Climbing Yala Peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour will be a successful adventure for lifetime. The team we offer is always professional and well-trained to handle foreseen and unforeseen occurrences during the climb. We assure your safety and success. We suggest you rightly to be with proper equipment for a lifetime adventure.

What gear does the company provide for Yala Peak climbing? –
We provide Sleeping Bag, Tents, Duffle Bag, Map and Down Jacket. Considering the inconveniency of the climbers, we also offer climbing boots (size taken after your arrival), Black Diamond crampons, ice axe, ice bar, ice screw, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, safety helmet, plain and locking carabineers, prussic cord and new climbing rope etc Considering Except these, the individual climber has to afford all required equipment for Yela Peak Climbing.

What is the success rate on Yala Peak climb? –
It was 100 % in 2017. We have been operating Yala Peak Climbing for the last 10 years and we have resulted 90 percent success rate. Sometimes, due to not ample acclimatization and bad weather condition, cant triumph over it.

• How is the climbing Day? Do we start early in morning?
Obviously, the climbing day is the most significant day in this adventure trip. We have to be both physically and mentally committed and equipped to scale this peak. We begin our trip early in the morning at around 3 because we have to face strong blow of wind if we do not move earlier. We have to work hard for more than 8- 9 hours. If we follow this time schedule , we scale the summit at 9 and get back to Kanjing Gumpa to for overnight stay.. This scale is incredibly amazing and memorable.

How does Magic Expedition guarantee safety against Altitude sickness?
First, we guarantee against altitude sickness with apt acclimatization and the proper foods and safe drinking water in the high altitude. Secondly, we afford such team and the climbing leader who are very conscious about altitude sickness and they are always medically prepared. Similarly, our team will carry oxygen cylinders and chambers and you all will be strictly guided what to do and what not to do during the climb. So far, we haven’t faced such critical case regarding altitude sickness.

• Why always opt for reputed company with professional leader for Yala Peak?
It is an adventure in the mountain. No one wants to challenge the adventure without professional leader offered by professional company and professional are always reliable. Professional company and guide don’t mislead you and they provide a world class service regarding accommodation, equipment, flight and guidelines to follow during the climb. And in case of emergency or crisis, the professional can assist us in no time.

How is the transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi? Is it bus or domestic flight?
No domestic flight connects Syabrubensi fron Kathmandu like Lukla. We have to use local bus or jeep for transportation. We will be driving for more than 8-9 hours along the country road. However, we enjoy beautiful country life of the people.

It is heard that Langtang Region was the most devastated trekking region by 2015 Earthquake among all, is it okay now?
Yes, it is true that this region was the most affected region by April Earthquake. But now everything has been renovated. The lodges and restaurants are okay at the moment. There is now danger to panic. It is completely safe for trekking and climbing.

What are the average hours walking per day on Yala peak? –
It is 6-8 hours per day. But the day we head to scale Island Peak will differ as your pace in the higher elevation. This includes ample acclimatization and we even have opportunity to explore the mountain and the trails.

What kind of food and accommodation are we to expect in the trip?
The accommodation will be normal mountain accommodation with clean common toilet. Occasionally, we get attached accommodation but hard to find. These mountain lodges will offer you the best class of accommodation.
We will have several options for food. The restaurants will offer us almost every item that we get in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. The foods they offer will be better than we have in major cities. You will experience organic flavor of food items.

How am I to communicate in case of emergency? Any communication facility?
Langtang region has now good coverage by network. We can get local sim card and get access of network easily. Each lodge and guest house offers us Wi-Fi facility but for this we have to pay certain charge. In this way , we can connect our family and friends. In case of emergency, we report it to the guide or the leader and the leader will find the immediate measure to solve the problem.

Can I charge my devices and have hot showers in Yala Peak trek?
Yes, you can charge your devices like cell phone and camera in every lodge or guest house you stay. But they charge you very little amount of money. It may be like between 100-200 Nepali rupees. We better recommend you to bring own back up or extra charged battery which will be more convenient.
We say ‘Yes’. We get hot shower all round the trip. This also costs extra money. This may varies from 2-7 dollars. But, we and our don’t allow you to take shower at the base camp because of probable crisis in the high altitude regarding health . Rather, we provide you a big bowl of hot water for your cleaning.

• What if I am very slow in the group?
In order to avoid slow pace of the climber, the leader will frequently counsel to walk together because problem can be solved easily in a team. If such situation occurs, the leader will take care of those who walk slow and his assistants will take care of the others to make the trip less strenuous.

What about drinking water facility?
We are environmentally aware and our team as well. We don’t allow our clients use plastic bottle for carrying water in the mountain. Rather, we request you to bring nelgene metal water bottle which you can fill with boiled water. Every guest house provides boiled water which is safe to drink. This is provided without any extra charge.
Do I need the travel insurance for emergency to join the climb of Island peak?
We strongly suggest to have all inclusive travel insurance for this climb. We don’t expect any extremity in the mountain because our leader is well trained but in some cases, we may have to evacuate the climber form the mountain. So, in order these situations, travel insurance is must.

What permits are required for Yala Peak climbing?
We need to obtain Special Yala Peak Climbing Permit, Langtang National Park Entry Permit and TIMS which we, Magic Expedition and Tour will collect for your convenience.

• Is it doable in winter?
Yala Peak Climbing can be done all round the however the winter months are chill and the climbers have to protect themselves from cold. If we do proper precautions, of course, we can do it. Many of the adventure lovers escape winter for doing Yala Peak climbing.

What is the best time to do Yala Peak?
April to mid June during spring and September to November during autumn before the acute winter is considered to be the best time to climb Yala peak. These two seasons offer the view of 360 degree mountain range and astounding landscapes.

• Is there any possibility to customize Yala Peak climbing? –
Yes, we can customize this trip as per clients’ interest. We can combine Yala Peak Climbing with Langtang Valley- Gosainkunda- Helambu Gokyo Trek. So, what type of itinerary do they want, Magic Expedition and Tour is always ready to customize Yala Peak Climbing Trip.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, our representative will receive you there and transfer to hotel. In the evening, we will have short orientation about the trip information and we will let you see your guide and porter or the climbing leader

Day 02: Kathmandu: Sightseeing and trip preparation
This sightseeing tour commences after breakfast at around 8. You will have lunch during the tour in the afternoon. So, you have better have some money, Nepali currency is expected. For the whole day You will be exploring Kathmandu valley, a valley of temples, major historical cultural heritages like Swoyambhunath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Bouddhanath, Pashupatinath which are enlisted in UNESCO World heritage sites. The tour ends at around 4 pm-Overnight in Hotel-

Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (1,550m/5,100ft): 7 hours
We begin our drive early in the morning. There is no luxury tourist bus from Kathmandu to Syabrubesi. We either have to use either local bus or have to go with private jeep.
After driving for 30 kms, we approach pristine villages on the banks of the river Trishuli. We also get to view the enchanting panorama of the Himalaya, including the Annapurnas, Manaslu, Ganesh Himal and the peaks of the Langtang region-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 04: Trek from Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (2,380m/7,830ft): 6 hours
The trail is moderate today however the trails goes up all the way up till we get Lama Hotel. We begin to trek via lush forest in Langtang National Park. We several times cross the Langtang Khola and experience beautiful cascading waterfalls. We also happen to have insights of Himalayan flora and fauna in Langtang National Park. We finally get Lama hotel and spend the night at guest house.

Day 05: Lama Hotel to Langtang village (3,430m/11,253ft): 6-7 hours
Leaving lama hotel, than we continue ascent above the Langtang Khola. As the trail progresses, it becomes steeper. We have the most exotic sights of Langtang Lirung lying at 7246 meter. The trail leads to a log bridge and on climbing further we come across lush meadows of Ghora Tabela at 3000m. We will see several lodges and a armi check post. Further on, the route opens up into a wide valley of yak pastures and scattered Tamang villages with water-driven mills and prayer wheels. We arrive at Langtang village after crossing a stream and reaching up a height of 3500 meters. Langtang village is the headquarters for Langtang National Park and has flat-roofed Tibetan style houses-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 06: Langtang Village to Kyanjin Gompa (3,870m/12,697ft): 3- 4 hours
From Lang Tang village. the trail skirts gradually through rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Muna to Singdun. We cross a wooden cantilever bridge and reach a wide valley after climbing a moraine. Finally, on ascending the mountain passes, we arrive at Kyagjin Gompa. There is a small monastery and a government-operated cheese factory-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 07: Acclimatization
We take a day off for acclimatization and a proper rest. We get to explore interesting places like the monastery, cheese factory etc. We can climb Kyangjin Ri located at 4350m from where amazing views of snow-capped mountains are spreading right next to you. We can walk up the moraine to see the spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers-Overnight in Lodge-

Day 08: Kyanjin Gompa to Yala Base Camp (4600m) 5-6 hours
We have challenging trip today. We have to trek along rocky glacier to get Yala Base Camp.The base camp offers us spectacular views of Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, and Yala Peak. After we reach Base Camp, we will be trained by the climbing leader with some basic skills including how to use climbing gears in the best way. Overnight at Yala Base Camp.
Day 09: Summit Yala Peak (5500m) and return to Yala Peak Base Camp: 8-9 hours
We head to the summit of Yala Peak early in the morning. It is somehow adventurous too. Be confident. From the summit, we capture breathtaking views of snow-fed peaks
Including Shishapangma, Dorje Lakpa, Ganchenpo, Naya Kang, Tserko Ri, Langtang Lirung and others. We spend sometime at the summit and trek back to Base Camp
Overnight at Yala Base Camp.

Day 10: Yala Peak Base Camp to Langtang village: 7-8 hours
It is all the way down along the same trail. But still, we enjoy the splendid view of mountain panorama. Overnight at guest house at Langtang Village.

Day 11: Langtang village to Thulo Syabru: 5-6 hours
Today, we pass through deep woods. The half of the trail is all the way down along the same trail. Finally, we climb to the Sherpa village, Thulo Syabru. Overnight at guest house at Thulo Syabru.

Day 12: Thulo Syabru to Gosainkunda: 7-8 hours
Today’s journey is very important for us. Via Lauribina, the trails takes us to Gosainkunda, a popular pilgrimage site in the mountain. We will witness various lakes but Gosainkunda is the most significant one. We see a huge stone in the middle of the lake which is considered as the incarnation of god Shiva. After capturing the views of lakes and mountain peaks, we spend the night at guest house at Gosainkund.

Day 13: Gosainkunda to Tharapati (3600m): 7-8 hours
We first encounter with Gosainkunda Pass. This pass provides us opportunity of enjoying with snow. Then, the trail goes all the way down. The trail now becomes more rocky and steep till we get Tharapati. Overnight at guesthouse at Thadapati.

Day 14: Tharapati to Timbu: 6-7 hours
We still have descent till we get Timbu. On the trail, we experience beautiful landscapes and tradirional settlements. We also encounter with local people and their culture. Overnight at guesthouse at Tharapati.

Day 15: Drive from Timbu to Kathmandu: 4-5 hours
There is no luxury tousist bus service form Timbu to Kathmandu. So, we either have to go with local bus or private car or jeep. It is 4-5 hours scenic drive from Timbu to Kathmandu. In Kathmandu, we will enjoy farewell dinner in the evening.

Day 16: Final departure
According to your flight schedule, we drop you at the airport to board to other destination.


Service Include

  1. Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  2. Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast
  3. Teahouse accommodations during the short trek
  4. All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek
  5. Welcome and farewell dinners
  6. All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  7. Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private vehicle
  8. Entrance fees for sightseeing/monument visits as per the itinerary
  9. English-speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
    Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  10. Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food and accommodation.
  11. All necessary paperwork including climbing and trekking permits, and National Park Permit
  12. Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  13. Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment(s)
  14. Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
  15. All government and local taxes

Service Exclude

  1. Lunch and Dinner During staying in kathmandu.
  2. Travel Insurance
  3. Any alcoholic and extra Beverage.

Yala Peak Climbing FAQS

How difficult is Yala Peak climbing?
Yala Peak climbing is non- technical climbing. Actually, it is not technically challenging but physically demanding. Prior climbing experience is not required but trekkers or the climbers are supposed to be with prior trekking or hiking experience. Thus, it is recommended to prepare accordingly. We design our itinerary to provide ample level of acclimatization.
Can anyone join? –
Yeh, we can join the group because climbing is considered to be easier in group. However, solo climbing is also possible. We will be accompanied with an international climbing leader with other members if we join the group. Each member will be found helping each other during the climb.

• Do I need any prior climbing experience for Yala Peak Climbing? –
Actually, no prior climbing experience is mandatory for Yala Peak Climbing however, climbers are supposed to be with good level of physical fitness and prior trekking aor hiking experience. No technical course of climbing is required for Yala Peak climbing.

• Why climb Yala peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour?
Climbing Yala Peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour will be a successful adventure for lifetime. The team we offer is always professional and well-trained to handle foreseen and unforeseen occurrences during the climb. We assure your safety and success. We suggest you rightly to be with proper equipment for a lifetime adventure.

What gear does the company provide for Yala Peak climbing? –
We provide Sleeping Bag, Tents, Duffle Bag, Map and Down Jacket. Considering the inconveniency of the climbers, we also offer climbing boots (size taken after your arrival), Black Diamond crampons, ice axe, ice bar, ice screw, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, safety helmet, plain and locking carabineers, prussic cord and new climbing rope etc Considering Except these, the individual climber has to afford all required equipment for Yela Peak Climbing.

What is the success rate on Yala Peak climb? –
It was 100 % in 2017. We have been operating Yala Peak Climbing for the last 10 years and we have resulted 90 percent success rate. Sometimes, due to not ample acclimatization and bad weather condition, cant triumph over it.

• How is the climbing Day? Do we start early in morning?
Obviously, the climbing day is the most significant day in this adventure trip. We have to be both physically and mentally committed and equipped to scale this peak. We begin our trip early in the morning at around 3 because we have to face strong blow of wind if we do not move earlier. We have to work hard for more than 8- 9 hours. If we follow this time schedule , we scale the summit at 9 and get back to Kanjing Gumpa to for overnight stay.. This scale is incredibly amazing and memorable.

How does Magic Expedition guarantee safety against Altitude sickness?
First, we guarantee against altitude sickness with apt acclimatization and the proper foods and safe drinking water in the high altitude. Secondly, we afford such team and the climbing leader who are very conscious about altitude sickness and they are always medically prepared. Similarly, our team will carry oxygen cylinders and chambers and you all will be strictly guided what to do and what not to do during the climb. So far, we haven’t faced such critical case regarding altitude sickness.

• Why always opt for reputed company with professional leader for Yala Peak?
It is an adventure in the mountain. No one wants to challenge the adventure without professional leader offered by professional company and professional are always reliable. Professional company and guide don’t mislead you and they provide a world class service regarding accommodation, equipment, flight and guidelines to follow during the climb. And in case of emergency or crisis, the professional can assist us in no time.

How is the transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi? Is it bus or domestic flight?
No domestic flight connects Syabrubensi fron Kathmandu like Lukla. We have to use local bus or jeep for transportation. We will be driving for more than 8-9 hours along the country road. However, we enjoy beautiful country life of the people.

It is heard that Langtang Region was the most devastated trekking region by 2015 Earthquake among all, is it okay now?
Yes, it is true that this region was the most affected region by April Earthquake. But now everything has been renovated. The lodges and restaurants are okay at the moment. There is now danger to panic. It is completely safe for trekking and climbing.

What are the average hours walking per day on Yala peak? –
It is 6-8 hours per day. But the day we head to scale Island Peak will differ as your pace in the higher elevation. This includes ample acclimatization and we even have opportunity to explore the mountain and the trails.

What kind of food and accommodation are we to expect in the trip?
The accommodation will be normal mountain accommodation with clean common toilet. Occasionally, we get attached accommodation but hard to find. These mountain lodges will offer you the best class of accommodation.
We will have several options for food. The restaurants will offer us almost every item that we get in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. The foods they offer will be better than we have in major cities. You will experience organic flavor of food items.

How am I to communicate in case of emergency? Any communication facility?
Langtang region has now good coverage by network. We can get local sim card and get access of network easily. Each lodge and guest house offers us Wi-Fi facility but for this we have to pay certain charge. In this way , we can connect our family and friends. In case of emergency, we report it to the guide or the leader and the leader will find the immediate measure to solve the problem.

Can I charge my devices and have hot showers in Yala Peak trek?
Yes, you can charge your devices like cell phone and camera in every lodge or guest house you stay. But they charge you very little amount of money. It may be like between 100-200 Nepali rupees. We better recommend you to bring own back up or extra charged battery which will be more convenient.
We say ‘Yes’. We get hot shower all round the trip. This also costs extra money. This may varies from 2-7 dollars. But, we and our don’t allow you to take shower at the base camp because of probable crisis in the high altitude regarding health . Rather, we provide you a big bowl of hot water for your cleaning.

• What if I am very slow in the group?
In order to avoid slow pace of the climber, the leader will frequently counsel to walk together because problem can be solved easily in a team. If such situation occurs, the leader will take care of those who walk slow and his assistants will take care of the others to make the trip less strenuous.

What about drinking water facility?
We are environmentally aware and our team as well. We don’t allow our clients use plastic bottle for carrying water in the mountain. Rather, we request you to bring nelgene metal water bottle which you can fill with boiled water. Every guest house provides boiled water which is safe to drink. This is provided without any extra charge.
Do I need the travel insurance for emergency to join the climb of Island peak?
We strongly suggest to have all inclusive travel insurance for this climb. We don’t expect any extremity in the mountain because our leader is well trained but in some cases, we may have to evacuate the climber form the mountain. So, in order these situations, travel insurance is must.

What permits are required for Yala Peak climbing?
We need to obtain Special Yala Peak Climbing Permit, Langtang National Park Entry Permit and TIMS which we, Magic Expedition and Tour will collect for your convenience.

• Is it doable in winter?
Yala Peak Climbing can be done all round the however the winter months are chill and the climbers have to protect themselves from cold. If we do proper precautions, of course, we can do it. Many of the adventure lovers escape winter for doing Yala Peak climbing.

What is the best time to do Yala Peak?
April to mid June during spring and September to November during autumn before the acute winter is considered to be the best time to climb Yala peak. These two seasons offer the view of 360 degree mountain range and astounding landscapes.

• Is there any possibility to customize Yala Peak climbing? –
Yes, we can customize this trip as per clients’ interest. We can combine Yala Peak Climbing with Langtang Valley- Gosainkunda- Helambu Gokyo Trek. So, what type of itinerary do they want, Magic Expedition and Tour is always ready to customize Yala Peak Climbing Trip.

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 Yala Peak Climbing FAQS

How difficult is Yala Peak climbing?
Yala Peak climbing is non- technical climbing. Actually, it is not technically challenging but physically demanding. Prior climbing experience is not required but trekkers or the climbers are supposed to be with prior trekking or hiking experience. Thus, it is recommended to prepare accordingly. We design our itinerary to provide ample level of acclimatization.
Can anyone join? –
Yeh, we can join the group because climbing is considered to be easier in group. However, solo climbing is also possible. We will be accompanied with an international climbing leader with other members if we join the group. Each member will be found helping each other during the climb.

• Do I need any prior climbing experience for Yala Peak Climbing? –
Actually, no prior climbing experience is mandatory for Yala Peak Climbing however, climbers are supposed to be with good level of physical fitness and prior trekking aor hiking experience. No technical course of climbing is required for Yala Peak climbing.

• Why climb Yala peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour?
Climbing Yala Peak with Magic Expedition Trekking and Tour will be a successful adventure for lifetime. The team we offer is always professional and well-trained to handle foreseen and unforeseen occurrences during the climb. We assure your safety and success. We suggest you rightly to be with proper equipment for a lifetime adventure.

What gear does the company provide for Yala Peak climbing? –
We provide Sleeping Bag, Tents, Duffle Bag, Map and Down Jacket. Considering the inconveniency of the climbers, we also offer climbing boots (size taken after your arrival), Black Diamond crampons, ice axe, ice bar, ice screw, zoomer, harness, figure of eight, safety helmet, plain and locking carabineers, prussic cord and new climbing rope etc Considering Except these, the individual climber has to afford all required equipment for Yela Peak Climbing.

What is the success rate on Yala Peak climb? –
It was 100 % in 2017. We have been operating Yala Peak Climbing for the last 10 years and we have resulted 90 percent success rate. Sometimes, due to not ample acclimatization and bad weather condition, cant triumph over it.

• How is the climbing Day? Do we start early in morning?
Obviously, the climbing day is the most significant day in this adventure trip. We have to be both physically and mentally committed and equipped to scale this peak. We begin our trip early in the morning at around 3 because we have to face strong blow of wind if we do not move earlier. We have to work hard for more than 8- 9 hours. If we follow this time schedule , we scale the summit at 9 and get back to Kanjing Gumpa to for overnight stay.. This scale is incredibly amazing and memorable.

How does Magic Expedition guarantee safety against Altitude sickness?
First, we guarantee against altitude sickness with apt acclimatization and the proper foods and safe drinking water in the high altitude. Secondly, we afford such team and the climbing leader who are very conscious about altitude sickness and they are always medically prepared. Similarly, our team will carry oxygen cylinders and chambers and you all will be strictly guided what to do and what not to do during the climb. So far, we haven’t faced such critical case regarding altitude sickness.

• Why always opt for reputed company with professional leader for Yala Peak?
It is an adventure in the mountain. No one wants to challenge the adventure without professional leader offered by professional company and professional are always reliable. Professional company and guide don’t mislead you and they provide a world class service regarding accommodation, equipment, flight and guidelines to follow during the climb. And in case of emergency or crisis, the professional can assist us in no time.

How is the transportation from Kathmandu to Syabru Bensi? Is it bus or domestic flight?
No domestic flight connects Syabrubensi fron Kathmandu like Lukla. We have to use local bus or jeep for transportation. We will be driving for more than 8-9 hours along the country road. However, we enjoy beautiful country life of the people.

It is heard that Langtang Region was the most devastated trekking region by 2015 Earthquake among all, is it okay now?
Yes, it is true that this region was the most affected region by April Earthquake. But now everything has been renovated. The lodges and restaurants are okay at the moment. There is now danger to panic. It is completely safe for trekking and climbing.

What are the average hours walking per day on Yala peak? –
It is 6-8 hours per day. But the day we head to scale Island Peak will differ as your pace in the higher elevation. This includes ample acclimatization and we even have opportunity to explore the mountain and the trails.

What kind of food and accommodation are we to expect in the trip?
The accommodation will be normal mountain accommodation with clean common toilet. Occasionally, we get attached accommodation but hard to find. These mountain lodges will offer you the best class of accommodation.
We will have several options for food. The restaurants will offer us almost every item that we get in cities like Kathmandu and Pokhara. The foods they offer will be better than we have in major cities. You will experience organic flavor of food items.

How am I to communicate in case of emergency? Any communication facility?
Langtang region has now good coverage by network. We can get local sim card and get access of network easily. Each lodge and guest house offers us Wi-Fi facility but for this we have to pay certain charge. In this way , we can connect our family and friends. In case of emergency, we report it to the guide or the leader and the leader will find the immediate measure to solve the problem.

Can I charge my devices and have hot showers in Yala Peak trek?
Yes, you can charge your devices like cell phone and camera in every lodge or guest house you stay. But they charge you very little amount of money. It may be like between 100-200 Nepali rupees. We better recommend you to bring own back up or extra charged battery which will be more convenient.
We say ‘Yes’. We get hot shower all round the trip. This also costs extra money. This may varies from 2-7 dollars. But, we and our don’t allow you to take shower at the base camp because of probable crisis in the high altitude regarding health . Rather, we provide you a big bowl of hot water for your cleaning.

• What if I am very slow in the group?
In order to avoid slow pace of the climber, the leader will frequently counsel to walk together because problem can be solved easily in a team. If such situation occurs, the leader will take care of those who walk slow and his assistants will take care of the others to make the trip less strenuous.

What about drinking water facility?
We are environmentally aware and our team as well. We don’t allow our clients use plastic bottle for carrying water in the mountain. Rather, we request you to bring nelgene metal water bottle which you can fill with boiled water. Every guest house provides boiled water which is safe to drink. This is provided without any extra charge.
Do I need the travel insurance for emergency to join the climb of Island peak?
We strongly suggest to have all inclusive travel insurance for this climb. We don’t expect any extremity in the mountain because our leader is well trained but in some cases, we may have to evacuate the climber form the mountain. So, in order these situations, travel insurance is must.

What permits are required for Yala Peak climbing?
We need to obtain Special Yala Peak Climbing Permit, Langtang National Park Entry Permit and TIMS which we, Magic Expedition and Tour will collect for your convenience.

• Is it doable in winter?
Yala Peak Climbing can be done all round the however the winter months are chill and the climbers have to protect themselves from cold. If we do proper precautions, of course, we can do it. Many of the adventure lovers escape winter for doing Yala Peak climbing.

What is the best time to do Yala Peak?
April to mid June during spring and September to November during autumn before the acute winter is considered to be the best time to climb Yala peak. These two seasons offer the view of 360 degree mountain range and astounding landscapes.

• Is there any possibility to customize Yala Peak climbing? –
Yes, we can customize this trip as per clients’ interest. We can combine Yala Peak Climbing with Langtang Valley- Gosainkunda- Helambu Gokyo Trek. So, what type of itinerary do they want, Magic Expedition and Tour is always ready to customize Yala Peak Climbing Trip.

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