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Mt. Yalung Ri Peak Climbing (22 days)

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Trip Code: NET-PCL-YALG1

  • Trip Type Lodge & Camping
  • Duration 22 days
  • Grade Moderate
  • Max.Altitude 5630m
  • Group Size 1+
  • Travel Mode Land & Flight
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Yalung Ri is one of the smaller and easier Trekking Peaks. Located in West Rolwaling Valley in the east-central Nepal, adjacent to Tibet/China border, Yalung Ri is one of the least visited Trekking Peaks in Nepal. It is surrounded by other popular mountains such as Ramdung (5930m), Chugmage (6259m), Chobulse (6689m) etc.
 
Yalung Ri is graded F on the difficult scale, which makes it relatively easier to climb. The mountain consists mainly of rock, ice and glaciers on the higher spots. There is no need to apply for peak permit to climb the mountain, however you will require mountaineering equipments. 
The Trekking Journey starts from Singati passing through the villages of Suri Dhoban, Jagat, Simi Gaon, Kelchey up until Nagaon (4183m). The base camp will be set up at 4750m.  The total time to reach the summit from the base camp takes about 4 hours.
 
Once the peak is climbed you can either return the same way you came or go over to Tso Rolpa to cross Tashi Lapcha pass. At  5755m, Tashi Lapcha is one of the highest and difficult passes to overcome. As you move ahead, you will follow the trail through Thengpo and drop down to Namceh Bazar. Along the way you will be able to enjoy the supreme Himalayas, beautiful flowers, local hospitality and pristine wildlife. 
 
Nepal Environmental Treks & Expedition regularly operates trekking and climbing expedition in this route. You can successfully climb Yalung Ri peak with the support of our experienced guides, sherpas and porters. 
 

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 Trip code: NET-PCL-YALG1
  Region Other Trekking Regions
 Trip Rating
 Trip Duration 22 days
 Trip Type: Lodge & Camping
 Trip Grade: Moderate
 Min. Group Size 1+
 Max Altitude: 5630m
 Trip Start: Kathmandu
 Trip Ends: Kathmandu
 Best Season: Autumn: SEP-OCT-NOV
Spring: MAR-APR-MAY
 Transportaion: Land & Flight
 Meals: 3 Meals a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner)
 Acommodation: 2-3 Star Hotel Accomodation in Kathmandu
Lodge (Teahouse) and Camping Accomodation during Trek

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Arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu. 
 
On your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will be met and welcomed by our airport representative. You will be greeted traditionally with flower garlands. The representative will then take you to your hotel where you will be served welcome drinks. In the afternoon, you can take a stroll around and visit shops, restaurants and bars. Stay overnight at the hotel. 

Free day in Kathmandu for preparation of the trip. Checking your climbing equipments, and discussing the climb with the climbing/trekking guide. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

Drive from Kathmandu (1350m.) to Shigati via Dolakha (1660m.) Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Shigati to Jagat (1440m.) takes about seven hours. We trek through a normal flat land along the banks of the river and then pass through a rice terraced field. There are a few small village hamlets found on the way which are inhabited by different ethnic communities. You continue to cross jungles covered by orchid, a few rhododendron trees and wild vegetation. You next cross a suspension bridge to reach Jagat, a small town resided in by people from different cultures. You interact with the local folks to get an insight into the hteir life. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Jagat to Simi Gaon (2036m.) takes about seven and a half hours. The first part of your trail follows normally flat path, then it ascends and descends through the jungle. Several places, you cross through suspension bridge. There are numerous villages on your way. You can find small teashops and local shops at some of the places. Steeply climb up to Simigaon, a village inhabited by Buddhist and few Hindus. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Simi Gaon to Dokhang (2791m) takes about five hours. You will walk alongside of Rolwaling river. The trail passes through Sherpa villages. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Dokhang to Beding (3740m.) takes about six hours. The trek ascends uphill through different varieties of plants and Rhododendron trees. You trek over the suspension bridges over the deep gorges in a few places making the trek even more enchanting. You finally reach Beding is a big Sherpa village. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Beding to Na Gaon (4180m.) takes about four hours. This day you can explore the upper slopes of the valley for Snow Partridge or a visit to the nearby glacier lake. The trek path slightly ascends along the river bank. The place is an open path with fresh air and the charming sound of the river. You can have the panoramic view of the mountains as the trek moves forward. You will also come across the Sherpa village having their own specialties. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.
 

Rest day at Na Gaon for Acclimatization. Stay overnight at lodge/home stay.

Trek from Na Gaon to Yalung-Ri Base Camp (4750m.) or High Camp (5100m.).  Stay overnight at camp.

Summit to Yalung-Ri (5,630m) & return to Na Gaon. Stay overnight at camp.

Trek from Na Gaon to Tso Rolpa Lake (4540m.). You will be trekking through the flat and gradually up path. You will be able to witness the beautiful Natural Lake filled with the chilling water of the glaciers. The views of Menlung and Tibetan Side Mountains add glory to your trek. Stay overnight at camp.

Trek Tso Rolpa to Trakarding Glacier (4800m.). Early morning you will walk through the glaciers throughout the day and will be able to experience the new enchanting beauties that would add extra dimensions into your trial. Stay overnight at camp.

Trek from Trakarding Glacier to Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp (5755m.) The trail will still be ascending through some rock climbing and a gradual walk on the glacier. You will camp into Tashi Lapcha Pedi Camp today. Stay overnight at camp.

Climb from Tashi Lapcha Pedi to Tashi Lapcha Pass (5755m.) to Tashi Lapcha Cape (5665m.) which is also known as Tashi Lapcha Phuk. You will climb up the Tashi Lapcha Pedi and cross the Tashi Lapcha Pass and trek continue to Tashi Lapcha Phuk. The trial will completely be over the snow. Stay overnight at camp.

Trek from Tashi Lapcha Phuk to Thyomgbo (4350m.) takes about five and half hours.
 
Today you will be experiencing a bit easy glacier walking. The trail descends down towards Thyomgbo. Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek Thyomgbo to Thame (3820m.) Early morning you will trek to Thame. This trail gradually descends and you will have an added experience of easier trail and will be able to enjoy the natural beauty of the environment. Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek Thame to Namche Bazaar (3440m.) The trail descends gently for early one hour to Sanasa (3550m.). Now you have a glimpse of first really good views of the great peaks of the Khumbu including Mt Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kusum Kangaru. Passing by several villages and numerous teashops, the trail descends steeply to a bridge over the river Dudh Koshi at Phunki Tenga (3250m.) Tyangboche is famous passing by several villages and numerous teashops; the trail ascends steeply to Sanasa where local Sherpa people sell the Tibetan goods. The way from Sanasa to Namche Bazaar has small ups and downs with view of forests, scenery and mountains. Stay overnight at lodge.

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2886m) takes about three hours. Your final day's trekking follows the Dudh Koshi back down to Lukla. Stay overnight at lodge.

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Free day in Kathmandu for shopping or you can go for city tour. Stay overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.

As per your flight schedule, our airport representative will transfer you from your hotel to the airport for your final departure. 


SERVICE INCLUDES/EXCLUDES

The Trip includes following services:

 a) Kathmandu
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off services by private car
  • 4 night hotel accommodation with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • One farewell dinner in Kathmandu with live cultural performance at authentic Nepali restaurant on the last evening
  • Souvenir (t-shirt, mug, pen, bag, etc.)
 b) Trekking/Climbing
  • Peak permits for either Ramdung Go Peak or Pachermo Peak
  • Entry permits for Gaurishankar Conservation Area and Sagarmatha National Park
  • Trekkers' Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • Climbing guide/s (Sirdar) and Trekking guide/s
  • Trekking Cooks and Kitchen Helpers
  • Necessary porters (one porter carries 25 kilograms)
  • Coverage of insurance and rescue for climbing guides, cooks and porters
  • All meals three times a day during the trek/climb
  • Accommodation in teahouses (lodges) for some nights and some nights camping
  • Necessary trekking/camping equipment such as tents, mattresses, sleeping  bags, down jackets, cooking utensils, etc. 
  • Cooking fuel
  • Camping charges
  • All land transportation wherever applicable
  • Flight ticket from Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Insurance and equipments for guide and porters
  • First aid kit
  • Rescue assistance (Should any emergency arise during your trek, we will provide prompt and professional rescue and medical services. For this, it would be better to have your own travel insurance that can cover helicopter evacuation and medical treatment cost incase required.)

The Trip does not include:
  • Personal nature expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • All drinks & beverages
  • Hot shower
  • Battery charges
  • Tips
  • Personal Climbing equipments
  • Lunch & Dinner in Kathmandu

Note: There are different categories of Hotels in Kathmandu ranging from budget to 5 star hotels. We are happy to arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget. Please inform us in advance about the type or category or price range of hotel that you would like to stay in.

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