Yala Peak Climbing

Trexmount Ventures welcomes you in our Magnificent Yala Peak Climb Around Langtang Valley, which leads you to an adventure of a life time experience, one of the most scenic destinations in all Himalaya with outstanding views and walking through friendly traditional hill villages in the land of Tamang, Hyalmo and Bhotia people where their roots leads to Tibet and as far to Mongolia with their impressive Buddhist culture and religion similar to Tibetans across the border.

On this Yala Peak Climb, you will be encircled by giant snow capped peaks with grandeur views of Ganesh Himal (7,405m-24,295 ft) Langtang Lirung (7,234m-23,734 ft) Ghengu Liru (Langtang II 6571m / 21,558ft), Kimshun (6,745m/22,137ft) and Shalbachum (6,918m / 22,699ft) to the south, the Chimsedang Lekh forms a ridge of peaks which includes Naya-Kanga (5,846m-19,180 ft) and Gangchempo, Tilman's beautiful Fluted Peak. Beyond it extends to the Jugal Himal, terminating in Dorje Lakpa (6,980m / 22,900ft). To the east the upper meadows of the Langtang end in a massive mountain wall, forming the frontier with world’s last 14th highest Mt. Shishapangma (8,013 m / 26,289 ft) in Tibet, and towards far west horizon Annapurna I (8091m / 26,545ft) Annapurna South (7,219m-23,684ft), 08th highest Mt. Manaslu at 8,163 m-26,781 ft,

Yala Peak Climb starts and concludes from picturesque Syabrubesi and to Dhunche, headquarter and main town of Rasuwa district and Langtang area. Walk leads to high mid green hills villages inhabited by Tamang tribes, traditionally a farmer and cattle herders and renown as guides, porters and mountaineers as well soldiers in British and Indian army, journey leads through enchanting forest of rhododendron, oaks, pines and fir tree lines and this forested area, home for Red Panda and other rare wildlife.

Trek leads to high terrain into gorge, forested area great contrast over the high snow capped peaks, superb views during the walk, from Annapurna and Manaslu peaks in the far west with massive range of Ganesh Himal and the centrally located Langtang Lirung and Langtang Ri with Jugal Himal towards west. At Kyanjin located at magnificent Langtang Valley where you will be surrounded by tall mountains with breathtaking experience of a lifetime, this area was first explored and pioneered by Tilman in the early 1950’s AD.

After a marvelous time in Kyanjin, walk leads to our main highlight and goal towards further east of the valley for the classic climb of Yala Peak at 5, 732 meters / 18,806 ft high, camping for few days with facilities of separate kitchen unit of cook and kitchen crews beside our expert guides. The climb of Yala Peak listed as F grade which is a straight forward climb and less technical difficulty, the grading implied from French and Swiss alpine system, Climb leads to rock scrambling on gradual snow slope as the route leads by ice, rocks and glacier to the summit, use of crampons, ice axe are necessary in the entire climb, our expert guide who will fix ropes for safety around technical sections.

After reaching our goal and highlight feeling great heading back to Kyanjin for return journey back to Kathmandu via alternative route through Thulo Syabru, Sing Gompa and to Dhunche town at 1,965 m high, the major place of Rasuwa and Langtang area on a scenic route with few ups and more downhill’s through forest, farms lands, villages with ever present snow capped mountains all the way to Dhunche town to conclude this most magnificent adventure to Yala Peak Climb around Langtang Valley trek with Trexmount Ventures and its expert guides and crews.


  • Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu received by our Representative and transfer to hotel.
  • Day 02: Kathmandu free day for trek preparations or Sightseeing tour on your interest, pay locally for sightseeing.
  • Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m-4,790 ft – 07 hrs journey.
  • Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2, 350 m-7,709 – 06 walks.
  • Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3, 307 m-10,850 ft via Ghoretabla – 06 hrs.
  • Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin Gompa 3,749 m-12,300 ft – 04 hrs.
  • Day 07: Rest day at Kyanjin for acclimatization and hikes.
  • Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp 4,400 m / 14,436 ft – 06 hours.
  • Day 09: Trek & Climb to Yala Summit 5,732 m / 18,806 ft to base camp.
  • Day 10: Return to Kyanjin GompaKyanjin Gompa 3,870 m-12,697 ft – 05 hrs.
  • Day 11: Trek back to Lama Hotel 2, 350m-7,709 ft – 07 hrs.
  • Day 12: Trek to Upper (Thulo) Syabru village 2,118m-6,948 ft – 06 hrs.
  • Day 13: Trek to Singh Gompa / Chandanbari 3,254 m-10,676 ft – 05 hrs.
  • Day 14: Trek to Dhunche town 1,965 m-6,446 ft – 05 hrs.
  • Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu afternoon free at leisure.
  • Day 16: International departure homeward bound.

Itinerary Detail

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Our representative will come to the airport for transfer to the Hotel. After some refreshment in the hotel, Our Tour leader will make pre departure meeting in the Hotel or at our office. The meetings will covers trip related information’s & collecting your Documents (passport copy, 2 passport size photos, Travel insurance).

Day 02:   Kathmandu: Free day or City Sightseeing (pay Locally for sightseeing)
After morning breakfast, free day for trek preparation. OR, you can do sightseeing tour in Kathmandu valley with visiting into fascinating heritage and cultural sites. There are few places that are worth to visit such as holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath, Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple), Durbar Squire ( One is in Kathmandu, in patan and also in Bhaktapur), Museum,  monasteries, old historical Palaces and Gardens. Note:  this tour is optional so you can visit with place of your interest & pay locally.

Day 03: Drive to Syabrubesi 1,460 m-4,790 ft – 07 hours.
Starting this magnificent Langtang valley trek with morning interesting and scenic drive to Syabrubesi village, heading north through rural towns and farm villages on the winding hilly road with ups and downs to Trisuli Bazaar a warm tropical climate area, from here drive heads towards cooler region at entrance of Langtang National Park in Dhunche 1,965 m high, this is a main and headquarter town of Langtang and of Rasuwa district, where this trek ends after a week time, from here on the downhill winding road to reach the first overnight stop in Syabrubesi village, quite a large place with many lodges and shops, at present much of the houses has been destroyed from the earthquake of April 25th 2015.

Day 04: Trek to Lama Hotel 2,430m-7,972 ft – 06 hours.
Morning begins with first day walk of this wonderful journey, leaving Syabrubesi to cross over upper Trisuli River, and then on the uphill path climb for few hours through farm fields and terraces, walk gets better once after the climb reaching a river side where the trail from Thulo Syabru meets ( our onwards route after few days) this small settlement with 2-3 lodge, after nice break continue walk with the last uphill through cool shade of forest with rhododendron, oaks and pines trees and entering a river gorge to reach Lama Hotel a clearing in the middle of forest with 6-7 lodges for overnight stop,
after a good first day walk.

Day 05: Trek to Langtang village 3,430m-11,253 ft – 06 hours.
Temperature is cooler in the shade of forest surrounding, around here might spot rare and elusive Red Panda and other wildlife, walk starts following the river in a gorge with thick forest, passing few small settlements and farms and then reaching a nice place at Ghoretabla meaning “Horse-Stable”, where in early days this was a horse breeding area, horse are of Tibetan pony breed, smaller but string and sure footed to survive on high terrain and altitude, after a nice break and lunch, afternoon walk to our overnight destination at Langtang village after a pleasant walk of three hours from here.

Langtang village a nice moderate size village with Bhotia’s and Tamang people, native of Langtang area settled here for hundreds years.
(Langtang and Kyanjin villages was badly destroyed by the avalanche and landslide effect from the earthquake)

Day 06: Trek to Kyanjin 3, 749 m-12,300 ft – 04 hours.
From Langtang village, a short day walk to reach our destination at Kyanjin, the highest point of this trek, morning walk follows a short steep hill where the tree lines disappears for short bushes of rhododendron, juniper and prickly Burberry bushes, walk enters to s wide path and valley opens up with awesome views of surrounding landscapes with high hills and snow capped mountains looking towards Dorji Lakpa, Langtang Lirung, Tsego ri, Langshsisa and Naya Kanga or Ganja la peak.

On reaching the wide valley at Kyanjin for overnight, this wonderful and magnificent place named after a small run down old Gompa (monastery), truly a beautiful spot with views of Langtang Lirung glacier and ice fall just near the lodges, this place with number of lodges and guest houses facing wonderful views of the snow capped peaks, here you can see herds of Yaks grazing on the fields, afternoon explore this nice place with a Yak Cheese Factory established some 30 years ago with Swiss government support.

Day 07: At Kyanjin Gompa rest day for short hike.
A rest day at Kyanjin, for interested people a hike up to near hill top at Tsergo Ri 5,033 m-16,512 ft high offering spectacular views of surrounding mountains at close distance. Afternoon free to enjoy the great panorama of Chimsedang Lekh, and the Kangjal Himal, a ridge of peaks bordering the valley to the south, Naya Kanga 5,844m-19,173 ft. stunning views of the great mountains flanking the Langtang valley, including Ganchenpo 6,387m-20,955ft, Dorje Lakpa 6,990m-22,933 ft, Pemthang Karpo Ri 6,830m-22,408 ft, Langtang Lirung 7,245m-23,770 ft and across the northern boundary in Tibet rises the huge massive Shishapangma 8,046 m the last 14th world’s highest mountain.

Day 08: Trek to Yala Peak Base Camp 4,400 m / 14,436 ft – 06 hours.
After a good rest day at Kyanjin, morning walk leads to a gradual walk for the first hour towards the eastern valley near the old airstrip, from here our route climbs steeply up to the moraines north-east from Chhongdu to Tharche before traversing towards Yala, pitch the high camp and as well the base camp in the meadows at the head of the Yala Chhu before the Yala Jhang Glacier.

Day 09: Trek & Climb to Yala Summit 5,732 m / 18,806 ft.
A Big Day! Our main target and destination starting before the crack of dawn as the climb leads over moraine and rubble of ice falls and some crevices, following the route set by our lead guide reaching high above towards last snow slope, e climb involves with slow pace as the altitude increase, including the glacial crossings. As the climb progress route leads avoiding crevasses before a turn towards north over snow covered scree in the margin between the glaciers at the base of main summit ridge.

The summit ridge a classic which undulates towards the main summit to reach by a final tricky snow pitch, after a vigorous climb with rest in between reaching the top summit, catch your breath and relax, enjoy super panorama of mountains that encircles the top at 5,732 m / 18,806 ft. meters high, after a memorable moment reaching the highest point of this adventure descend on the same route back to base camp and rest whole afternoon.

Day 10: Return to Kyanjin Gompa 3,870m-12,697 ft – 05 hrs.
From base camp which is located on the eastern rim of beautiful Langtang valley, morning walk leads back to Kyanjin, but this time feeling much easier after the climb of Yala peak, walking on gradual slope valley, reaching at Kyanjin back in the comfort of lodge.

Day 11: Trek to Lama Hotel – 06 hrs.
After an enjoyable time in Kyanjin and climb of Yala peak around Langtang valley, morning a long day walk but easier on the downhill path most of the way to Langtang village and Ghoretablea following the Langtang Khola through cool shade of a forest to reach back at Lama Hotel for overnight stop.

Day 12: Trek to Thulo Syabru 2,211m-7,253 ft – 05 hrs.
From Lama Hotel, return journey via an alternative route with nice views along the walk reaching at Bamboo with few teahouses and lodges, from here walk through farm terraces of millets, corns and wheat’s depending upon the season, on leaving the farm area, walk leads uphill on the old landslide sections, and then the trail winds up to Upper or Thulo Syabru for overnight stop with nice homely lodge, here the houses are linked in a row like a locomotive, this village with an old monastery above the village.

Day 13: Trek to Shing Gompa 3,330m-10,925 ft – 05 hours.
After Thulo Syabru, morning walk leads to a steep climb into enchanting beautiful forest of rhododendron, pines, hemlocks trees with superb views of Ganesh Himal, Manaslu mountains towards north west, and of Langtang Lirung, after hours of steep up reaching to a level path with views of Dhunche down below, slowly walk leads to s gentle uphill with winding gradual path all the way to Shing Gompa for overnight stop, this area is also called Chandanbari.

This small settlement with about ten lodges and small cheese factory located high on route between Gosainkund and Dhunche, at the top stands an old monastery.

Day 14: Trek to Dhunche 1,965 m-6,446 ft – 05 hrs.
Today, last day walk of this wonderful trip, starting with a long descend through beautiful rhododendron and pine forest with fabulous views of surrounding landscapes and mountains, the walk carry’s on downhill for three hours to reach at the bottom of this hill near the river, after crossing the bridge, reaching on the main road that winds up for an hour all the way to Dhunche for overnight stop, last day in the high hills of Langtang Himal.

Day 15: Drive back to Kathmandu – 06 hrs journey.
Morning after breakfast, an interesting drive back to Kathmandu journey continues with great views of Himalayan landscapes, rolling hills and valleys, passing many villages and towns on the downhill road to Kathmandu.

After an interesting drive of six hours reaching at Kathmandu, with enjoyable trek to Magnificent Langtang Valley.

Day 16: Departure
Transfer to Tribhuvan International airport for departing from Nepal.

Includes and Excludes

Equipments and Packing

EQUIPMENT: Since you are traveling here and there and through the country side, consider carrying warm, lightweight, hand-washable and quick-drying clothes.

Trekking Boots (One Pair), Light Soaks (3 Pairs), Thick Socks (4 pairs), Camp Shoes (1 pair), and Sandals (1 pair).

Warm Cotton Trousers (2 pairs), Fleece Jacket or Pullover (1), Down or Fiber Filled Waterproof Jacket and Trousers (1), Shirts and T-Shirts (4 pieces), Long Under Wear (2 pieces), Lightweight Cotton Long Pants, Short Under Wear (4 pieces), Sunglasses (1), Sun Hat or Scarf (1) and Woolen Hat (1), Lightweight Gloves (1), Heavyweight Gloves or Mittens With a Waterproof (1), Rain Coat (1).

Daypack (1), Down Jacket (1), Sleeping Bag (4 seasons-1), Water Bottle (1), Sunglasses, Flashlight with Spare Bulbs, Sun Cream, Batteriesm Gaiters, Lip Salve.

Toilet Articles, Insect Repellent, Notebook and Pen, Laundry Soap, Toilet Roll, Pocket Knife, Binoculars, Sewing Kit, Soap, Camera, GPS, Cards and Personal Medical Kit and items of your personal interest.

If you are wearing glasses, it is advisable to bring a spare pair. If you wear contact lenses you may find that climatic changes and dust can create visual irritation, therefore, it is advisable to bring a pair of glasses.

For Water Purification: You should not drink the water from the tap in Nepal because of bacteria. You can either use water purification or buy the bottle of water. Now a days, some people are bringing their own water filter which is very impressive & useful.
Bottled mineral water and boiled water are available for purchase throughout Trekking.  However, water purification tablets or your own filter can be useful with your interest.

  • Steripen
  • Water filter
  • Iodine or chlorine dioxide purification tablets

Checklist for Documents:
The Following documents listed below are a must and should be with you at all times.

  • Valid Passport
  • Medical Insurance card(s)
  • Address book | Our Company contact details (for any emergency)
  • Flight tickets (e-tickets).
  • Passport size photos ( At least 4)

Note: We do recommend you to make copies of passport, visas, permits, airline tickets/schedule and so on. Leave a copy with someone at home and put a copy in a separate place in your luggage.


Trip Map

Trip Fact

  • Trip accommodation:   Hotels & Lodge on trek with camping on climb.
  • Trek grade:                      Moderate plus with high up hills
  • Climbing Grade:            F (French / Swiss alpine system)
  • Total Trip:                     15 / 16 days Kathmandu-Kathmandu.
  • Seasons:                        All season except mid June to August.

Trip Highlights

Great adventure around beautiful Langtang valley with a climb of stunning Yala Peak climb, tradtional villages, green hills, forest, landscapes and mountains are the main attraction and highlights of this trip, however to be in the stunning Langtang valley surrounded by high snow capped mountains is quite something, out of this world feeling, trekking in the pristine forest home of rare and elusive Red Panda with enchanting rhododendron tree lines around central Himalayan ranges, dramatic variation from sub-tropic – mediterranean to alpine climate and in stunning landscapes, daily amazing panorama views with views of mountains from Manaslu, Ganesh, Langtang and Jugal Himal, fascinating traditional mid hills Tamang tribe villages makes this wonderful journey worthwhile.

Trip Information's

Nepal the Land of Eight Thousander:
Nepal a unique country due to its different topography in just mere miles away from the low lands of tropical Terai, to the mid hills meditarrean climate of Churia to the alpine mid hills and arctic zone of High mountains, all these fascinating weather, sceneries varied tribes with different ancient culture only to be found in this Himalaya country Nepal.
Nepal captures 8th of the 14th Eight Thousander Mountains from Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Mt. Kanchenjunga 8,586 m, Mt. Lhotse 8,516 m, Mt. Makalu 8,463 m, Mt. Cho Oyu 8,201 m, Mt. Dhaulagiri 8,167 m, Mt. Mt. Manaslu 8,163 m and world 10th highest Mt. Annapurna 8,091 meters high, all these great massive mountains are the life line of Nepal and beyond South East Asia which is the strong river source.
All the picturesque scenery makes Nepal one of the most sought destinations for any types of leisure holidays to extreme adventure, as Nepal is rich in culture, historical places and its old traditions in daily life.
Information for travelers while in Nepal with Trexmount Ventures:
While on booking with us we will provide with much essential information as per the trip chosen.

Arriving in Nepal & Transfers:  Before you depart for Nepal please send us your flight details so that we can arrange a complementary transport from the airport to the hotel in Kathmandu. Our staff and representative will have a sign-board with “Trexmount Ventures”, please look for it when reaching outside the main terminal. Please note our phone numbers if in-case of flight delay and change in time & schedule or if you don’t see our Sign Board on your arrival in case of emergency:
Please notify on these + 977- 1- 4701237, 4701238, 4701239 or Cell: 9851058054

Please be aware of hawkers at the airport will try to carry your bags for you and direct you to specific guesthouses.  Please carry your own luggage and don’t give any money who ever asks for it. Luggage

Standard commercial airline baggage restrictions apply. Usually this is 20 kg for economy passengers and one piece of carry-on luggage. It is advisable to check with your airline before traveling.

Passport: Your passport is a valuable document and you should exercise extreme care in keeping it safe. We recommend that you keep your passport on you at all times, preferably in a money belt that is worn under your clothing. We advise that you take copies of relevant pages in your passport and any visas that you may purchase in case of loss or damage. Your tour leader will require your passport details at the pre-departure meeting. Again, we recommend that you have a photocopy of your passport details, kept separate. Your passport must be valid for six months after the END of your tour, and must have one blank page for each country to be visited.

Visa Requirements: You can either processed tourist visas from any Nepalese Embassy or via the web or you upon arrival in Nepal. Please note that once the visa is issued, it may not be amended or re-validated and visa fees will not be refunded. USD cash or Visa and Master Card credit cards are accepted for visa fees. Visitors who wanted to get tourist visa at arrival, they can obtain into following arrival points in Nepal:
Tribhubhan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu| Kodari| Kakarbhitta| Birgunj| Belhiya Bhairahawa | Nepalgunj |Dhangadi | Mahendranagar.

REQUIREMENTS for Visa is as following:
Valid Passport (with a validity of a minimum period of six months) duly completed Visa application form.
Visa fees easier to be paid in cash.
Visa fees at arrival points in Nepal: Visa for 15 days = $25, For 30 days = $40, For 90 days = $100.
Please also note that: Nationals of the following countries must apply for a tourist visa through Nepalese Embassies as they do not get visas on arrival at the entry points of Nepal.

Note: Nigeria | Ghana | Zimbabwe | Swaziland | Cameroon | Somalia | Liberia| Ethiopia| Iraq| Palestine and Afghanistan’s Travel Document holders (Passport holder) should apply for a tourist visa at the Nepalese Embassy. Entry validity: The validity of visa dates is counted from the date of arrival in Nepal which is Six months from the date of issue.

Visa Extension: A tourist visa can be extended from the Department of Immigration in Kathmandu and Pokhara Immigration Office for a total of 120 days. Over the course of a visa year, a tourist cannot stay in Nepal more than cumulative 150 days.

Country entry regulations can be changed, Unique Path Travels does not accept responsibility for changes in regulations or requirements for visas. The information provided is given in good faith.

Currency: The official currency in Nepal is Rupee. The most commonly use symbol for Rupee is NPR or Rs. One Rupee is made up of 100 Paisa, a smaller unit.  There are coins  for denominations of one, two, five and ten rupees and bank notes in denominations of 1,2, 5, 10, 20, 25, 50, 100, 500 and 1000 rupees. There is no restriction on the amount of foreign currency or travelers checks brought into Nepal.

Money Exchange: Nepal Rastra Bank (National Bank)  sets the exchange rate and lists rate in daily news paper. There are many money changer counters and Banks in the cities at where you can change your cash money. When you are changing money officially, you need to show your passport and get receipt with your identity.  The Hotels do change the money however they do have lower rate.

There are various ATM Machines in main cities and towns like Kathmandu, Pokhara and so on. Where you can get cash (only Nepalese Rupee) on both Visa and Master Card’s 24 hours a day. Usually you can draw Maximum 30,000 NPR a day from your Card.

Accommodations: In Nepal most places have tourist standard facilities depending upon the choices, as we have put a lot of effort into locating the most appropriate type of accommodation for each tour.

It will always be clean and hygienic, comfortable and of a very high standard. Accommodation for Nepal trips is in a combination of good standard tourist class hotels and Guest Houses in the Treks operated by the local people, which offer Twin Sharing accommodations, please be prepared for the common Bathrooms.

If you wish to spend a few additional days in your start city before the departure of your tour, then we can arrange accommodation for you. On the last day of the tour we usually arrive at our final destination in the late afternoon, when the tour ends. If you would like to book accommodation for that night or even stay additional nights, we will be more than happy to arrange this for you as well. All our accommodation is carefully chosen, conveniently located, clean and comfortable.

Travel / Medical Insurance: Travel / Medical insurance a compulsory in all Trexmount Ventures trips, all clients MUST be insured to cover personal accident, medical expenses, cancellation, curtailment and repatriation. Please Note you should check that your insurance policy is adequate for Trexmount Ventures .

Vaccinations: Your doctor might suggest you while traveling in Asia or any 3rd world countries, as in Nepal vaccinations are not compulsory unless coming from a yellow fever infected region but we do recommend you are covered for: *diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, *hepatitis B, *malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. NB* a Yellow Fever certificate is required if arriving from infected areas.

For traveling in the countryside and remote areas, immune globulin is also recommended to combat hepatitis A. We advise you to bring along a supply of antibiotics, an anti-diarrhea agent, and any other prescription drugs required by your current medical conditions.

Vaccination requirements are subject to change and should be confirmed before departure.You may need additional inoculations so please contact your GP or a travel medical center for further information. Please consult your doctor for up-to-date information and prescriptions for vaccinations, anti-malarial requirements and any reasonably foreseeable illnesses whilst traveling into Asia.

Note: Please don’t forget check up with your Doctor & get advice whether your health permit or not to go into the region.

We also recommend: A dental check-up prior to traveling, you know your blood group in case of emergency and to send your medical / dietary lists. If you have any pre-existing medical conditions which might affect you on tour, you make these known to your Travel Agent at the time of your booking

Medical Supplies: In every trip we do provide with essential comprehensive medical kits however you may carry your own medical kits as per your doctor’s recommendations.

List of some recommended items: Band Aids / bandages, laxatives, upset stomach remedy, anti-diarrhea remedy, Panadol /Aspirin, rehydration remedy, antiseptic cream/powder, sterile dressings, any relevant course of medication such as contraceptive pills.

Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS): Depending upon the zone of trekking, AMS might occur if one does not acclimatize well while trekking in the high Himalayan region. Usually the symptom of AMS can be felt above 3,000 m with thin air, lack of oxygen from low air pressure. The Rapid Ascend, dehydration and Hypothermia are the cause of the symptom. We have rated three different level of the Altitude Sickness:

  1.  AMS – Acute Mountain Sickness: 
    The initial symptoms of Acute Mountain Sickness starts with headache, nausea, shortness of breath, fatigue / tiredness, Loss of appetite, disturbance in sleep which is mild a symptoms that will make like hangover / not feeling well.  You don’t need to worry much this will take time to heal after a good acclamatsation, this can be avoided after slow ascend or resting into the same elevation.
  2. HAPE – High Altitude Pulmonary Edema:
    This second level of the sickness may get water in the lungs with the symptoms of increasing Headache, wish to vomiting or vomiting, diarrhea, Dizziness’, Breathing hard, severe cough (dry or Productive), increasing tiredness/weakness, high pulse, Fatigue while walking, Blueness of the face, Lips, Fingers nails which means inability to circulate the Oxygen into the blood. If these symptoms occur, you shouldn’t ascend higher, take medicine & rest/stay into the same altitude for extra night, if it does not improves, you need to descend into lower elevation.
  3. Hace – High Altitude Cerebral Edema
    The final level is a extreme stage of altitude sickness with the symptoms of worsening headache & Vomiting, mental confusion, swelling hand & face, walking like drunk, irritable, unconsciousness or coma. If these serious symptoms appear, you need to get into the hospital as soon as possible either by heli-copter or by other possible arrangements.

Decision Making: All the decision is made by the victims and by leader or guide for
evacuation by any means of quick transportation and in helicopter.

  1. Find out the main problem i.e. at altitude. Assume all problems are Altitude Sickness unless proven otherwise. 
  2. If it is an altitude problem with mild symptoms, stay at the same altitude until the symptoms are completely gone. Take an Aspirin tablet, try to go up but listen to your body. If symptoms are worsening, descend into the lower.

Prevention is better than cure. A proper acclimatization before heading higher elevation, not to make Rapid Ascent; not to walk faster and drink plenty of fluid like water.

  • Listen your body & Let them more comfortable & rest more than usual. 
  • Avoid alcohol, Narcotic Drugs, sleeping pills and smoking. 
    Drink more fluid 3-4ltrs a day… clean, boiled or treated water/tea/coffee/soup/juice etc. 
  • Do not carry heavy packs, 10 – 12 Kilograms is ok. 
  • Climb higher sleep lower.
    Above 3000m, a 300m ascent a day if possible and walk with someone.

Treatment: The main healer and treatment is Descent, Descent, Descent, the best way of recovering. However, there are few medicine which maybe helpful when suffering: Oxygen, Diamox (Acetomolide) for AMS 125 mg. Before dinner, for sleeping problem if feeling suffocated, Nafedipine for HAPE, Steroids/Dexamethasone for HACE, Hyperbolic Bag – Gamow Bag

Important: Go up slowly with take your own pace. Do not let your body get cold. Do not leave your team member behind unattended, either trekker or porter. Drink plenty of fluids (at least 3 liters per day). Get all information about Altitude Sickness before your trekking tour that will make you confident to make your tour successful.

Tipping & Bargaining: Tipping in Nepal is not mandatory. It is now a traditional way, asset by earlier visitors, to tip guides, porters and Tour Driver, who now expect a tip. Any gratuity for good service will be gratefully accepted at the end of the tour.

Bargaining is part of Nepalese culture, especially in markets when hiring the local vehicles, buying the jewelery and local clothing.

Travel Tip: You might be tempted to buy a few souvenirs here and there, so leave a little room for those extra purchases!

Safe Travel:

  • Do not take unnecessary valuables with you, a money belt, or similar, worn close to your body is the best way to carry passports, airline tickets, money and other Valuables.
  • Do Not leave any valuables in hotel rooms, please use SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES in the Hotel. Items are left at the individual’s risk.
  • Pickpockets are not common in Nepal but it can happen, especially in tourist areas and in crowded markets; you must always exercise care.
  • Be aware that anything left lying around will also be liable to theft.

Departure Tax: International Flight departure taxes are included in your flight ticket.

Time Zone: Nepal Greenwich Mean Time (GMT + 5:45 Hours).

Climate: Nowhere in the world is the climate so distinct and poles apart. The long stretch of the northern frontier, which is mostly rugged terrain, towered by the mighty Himalayas experiences arctic type of climate and a few hours down south at the fringes of the Indian borderlands the landscape and climate changes dramatically as the elevation decreases. With lush green tropical forests and vast stretches of plains one can encounter hot humid climate.

The year is divided into 4 different seasons in Nepal – winter, spring, monsoon and autumn.
The best period to visit the country for plant lovers is during spring when the flowers are in full bloom. The mountain slopes are covered with beautiful and colorful flowers. Spring season commences from early March and continues until late May. Even though the days are clear haze disturbs the mountain views. Late May, and the downpour begins. It continues till late August. Come September and the autumn season begins. It continues till late November. With temperate climate, clear blue skies and extraordinary mountain views it is the best season to visit the country. Winter begins in late November and continues till late February.

Himalayan region climate varies as per the altitude wise from the low southern land of Gangetic plains of Terai at 60meters above sea level to the mid hills-valleys at 9,00m, 1500-200m and to the high mountain settlement at 3000-4000m and above. From over 40oC warm sub-tropic, to the arctic climate of -0oC to -20oC conditions exists. Here’s our Climate Guide that can help you with your selection of treks in the Himalayan region and Good Luck! Nepal and its Himalayan range have a typical monsoonal two season a year. There’s the dry season from October to May and the wet season, the monsoon, from June to September. September-November, the start of the dry season, is in many ways the best time in Nepal and around the Himalaya. As the Himalayan regions have low precipitations, the snow fall is limited depending upon the region, season and elevation. The main trekking area of Annapurna Region will be as follows.

From 800m-1200m quite subtropical climate with hot and humidity in summer and at end of spring till starting of autumn, however in winter the temperature drops down almost 0 degree Celsius with mild sunshine of 15-18 degree Celsius.

From 2000m in summer it will be quite warm with minimum of 5-8 degree Celsius

Maximum of 18-20 degree Celsius.

Spring from mid Feb to April the temperatures are as follows.
Minimum -4 to -5 degree Celsius with Maximum of 12-18 degree Celsius.
With chances of snow at some areas with high wind chill factor.

Autumn from October to mid November.
Minimum -5 to -8 degree Celsius with Maximum of 12-18 degree Celsius.
With chances of snow at some areas with high wind chill factor.

From 3000m-4000m. minimum of 0-5 degree Celsius and maximum of 15-18 degree Celsius. Above 5000m it can snow even summer, while it rains below but the snow melts quickly as it reaches the ground at this time of the year in summer and monsoon. (The wind chill factor above 3000m-4000m can be quite freezing bringing the temperatures down. In the Everest Region and as at other High Himalayan region the temperatures are as follows from 2000m on-wards.

From 2000m in summer it will be quite warm with minimum of 5-8 degree Celsius

Maximum of 18-20 degree Celsius.
Spring from mid Feb to April the temperatures are as follows.
Minimum -4 to -5 degree Celsius with Maximum of 12-18 degree Celsius.
With chances of snow at some areas with high wind chill factor.
Autumn from October to mid November.
Minimum -5 to -8 degree Celsius with Maximum of 12-18 degree Celsius.
With chances of snow at some areas with high wind chill factor.

In winter Dec to mid Feb this place can be very cold at sometimes in places like Loboche on-wards with minimum of -15-20 degree Celsius and maximum of 12-15 degree Celsius.

Above 3000m on-wards the afternoon sun will be brilliant with much glare and  strong UV (Ultra Violet Ray) while in the sun, however the temperatures drops down dramatically while in the shade.

Temperatures Chart

(In Celsius)  

                    1,330m                  850m                     200-300m (above sea level)

Months        Kathmandu            Pokhara                 Chitwan

                    max min                max min                max min

Jan               19     2                   20     8                    24   7
Feb              20      4                  21     8                    26   8                  
Mar              25      8                  27   11                   33   12       
Apr              30     11                 33   12                   35   18
May             30     16                 30   19                   35   20
Jun               30     20                 30   20                  35   23
Jul                29      21                30   21                   33   24
Aug              29      20                30   21                   33   24
Sep              27     19                29   20                   32   22
Oct               23      15                27   18                   31   18
Nov             23      4                 23     11                  29   12
Dec              20       2                  20     8                   24     8                           

Rainfall Chart (in mm.)                                 

Months        Kathmandu            Pokhara                 Chitwan                

Jan               25                         15                          10

Feb              25                         15                          10

Mar              75                         30                          10

Apr              50                         50                          15

May             100                         300                         200

Jun               225                         575                         300

Jul                375                         800                         500

Aug              360                         700                         450

Sep              175                         575                         400

Oct               50                         220                         100

Nov             10                         20                           5   

Dec              10                            5                            5                                

Climate Chart:   Kathmandu. Chances of dry day & Hours of Sunshine

Jan     Feb    Mar    Apr    May   June   July    Aug    Sept   Oct     Nov   Dec

95%   91%   93%   85%   74%   54%   33%   37%   62%   88%   98%   99%

5:54    5:39    7:37    9:30    5:43    4:54    2:37    2:23    3:18    5:12    5:12    5:06

Pokhara. Chances of dry day & Hours of Sunshine

Jan     Feb    Mar    Apr    May   June   July    Aug    Sept   Oct     Nov   Dec

94%   94%   89%   80%   53%   5%     3%     3%     7%     64%   96%   99%

5:49    6:23    7:19    8:59    5:17    4:02    2:04    1:34    1:44    4:30    4:51    5:12

Voltage:  Electricity in Nepal is 230 volts AC, 50 cycles. We do have two pins & 3 pins power sockets, you better to have two Pin travel plug adapter which will be useful to charge your batteries.

Drug Policy: Under no circumstances are any illegal drugs allowed on any part of the trip. Anyone discovered in possession of any such drugs, will be asked to leave the tour immediately without question or refund.

Water:  You should not drink the water from the tap in Nepal because of bacteria. You can either use water purification or buy the bottle of water. Now a days, some people are bringing their own water filter which is very impressive & useful.

Bottled mineral water and boiled water are available for purchase throughout Trekking.  However, water purification tablets or your own filter can be useful with your interest.

  • Steripen
  • Water filter
  • Iodine or chlorine dioxide purification tablets

Photography: Photography is important part of the holiday that carries the memory of holiday in the photos.  Please remember, we are guests in the countries through which we travel and we may sometimes inadvertently cause offense by taking photographs without first asking permission. It is absolutely forbidden by law to take photos at any borders, as they are all active military installation.

Contact details: 
Trexmount Ventures:
Ciltron Garden 495, Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal Phone: +977-1-4701238 | 4701239 |  Cell : +977-9851058054 | Fax : +977-1-4701237 Email :uniquepath@mail.com.np | Url : http://www.nepalholidayinfo.com

This tour is operated by Trexmount Ventures. Information provided in all brochures, leaflets and dossiers is offered in good faith by the company, based on the latest information available with update while in publication.

Departure Dates

We will be able to organize operate this tour one month prior to the tour start. Please write to us for further informations: contact@nepalholidayinfo.com

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