Introduction: Great Adventurer Treks & Expeditions trekking invites you to a great classic adventure towards central Himalayan region Langtang valley and climb of Nayakanga peak at 5,844 meters and crossing of Ganja-la trekking between high peaks of Langtang region.
Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions starts from Kathmandu by bus to Syabrubesi, to begin this grand adventure towards Langtang Himal area, taking the direct approach via the Langtang khola, then trekking for days on gradual winding path through the dense forest of oaks, birch, pines and rhododendron, to reach at Kyangin Gompa 3,749m. Kyangin is a perfect base for acclimatization in a beautiful surrounding of high snow covered mountains and plan explorations and climbs of the upper valley. Good acclimatization days are spent exploring the upper Langtang valley, first explored by Tillman, when he was scouting routes into Tibet. These upper meadows are grazing for Yaks and home to large herds of thar, the valley ending in a massive wall of mountains, forming the border with Tibet.
After a good time in Kynagin at Langtang Valley our route leads to the Climbing the ridges to the north of the valley to attempt the glaciated peak rising above the Yala Glacier, Yala Peak at 5,500 m
Yala peaks are technically straightforward, to get the most from this trip, it is important that you are a strong hill-walker with previous experience of snow climbing, or at least the completion of one winter courses or similar.
Climb to the top provides stunning views of the great mountains flanking the Langtang valley, including Ganchenpo (6387m), Dorje Lakpa (6990m), Pemthang Karpo Ri (6830m), Langtang Lirung (7245m) and across the border in Tibet rises the huge bulk of Shishapangma (8046m). After a great moment return to base camp for the return journey to Kathmandu after an amazing trip in the high Himalaya with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions.
Trip Highlights: “In beautiful alpine Langtang valley climb of Yala Peak in midst of towering Himalayan mountains & stunning alpine valley, perfect natural harmony & tranquility, central Himalayan location, traditional culture & Buddhist religion, pristine forest, area of the red pandas, and in the close backdrop of the high Langtang Himalayan range.”
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m. and transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with half day sightseeing tour.
Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu - Syabrubesi 1,460m. approx 7 - 8 hours drive.
Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,200m. approx. 5 - 6 hours.
Day 05: Trek to Langtang Village via Ghoretabela 3, 430m. 6 hrs walk.
Day 06: Trek to Kynging Gompa 3,850m. 3 - 4 hours walk.
Day 07: Rest-Day for acclimatization at leisure for a hike around.
Day 08: Trek to Yala High Camp. 4 - 5 hrs.
Day 09: Climb of Yala Peak and return to Kyangin Gomba.
Day 10: Trek to Langtang Village. 5 - 6 hours walk.
Day 11: Trek to Riverside.
Day 12: Trek to Upper Syabru. 2,118m.
Day 13: Trek to Dhunche 1,965m 5 - 6 hrs.
Day 14: Drive back to Kathmandu.
Day 15: In Kathmandu free day.
Day 16: Transfer to Airport for the international departure.