Yalung Khang West Peak (YALW) is a climbing peak in the Kanchenjunga mountain range of Phaktanglung municipality of Taplejung district in Nepal. The mountain peak has an elevation of 8077m and can be located at latitude 27.7061 longitude 88.1256.The summit of Yalung Khang West Peak offers stunning views of mount Kanchenjunga 8586m, Kumbakarna, Drohmo, Gimigela chuli, Kabru peak and more.
The region habitats vegetation of Pine and Hemlock forests, White Fir, Juniper, Birch and Rhododendron, scrub and alpine plant communities are common at the higher altitude. The park is home to the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Himalayan Mouse Hare (Pika), and over 118 species of bird including the Impeyan Pheasant, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-billed Cough.
Yalung Khang West Peak climbing expedition is 75 days challenging adventure trip. The expedition starts from Kathmandu where you will make essential backpacking and preparation. Your guide will brief you with the necessary trip details.
There are two trails you can follow to summit Yalung Khang West Peak. The first trail passes from Taplejung, Siwa, Tapethok, Ghunsa, Ramchaur, and to the base camp of Yalung Khang West Peak, this route is 67.2Km and the climbing route is 20Km.
The second trail passes from and through Taplejung, Simbu, Tellok, Sangadin, Yamphudin, Ramchaur, and to the base camp of Yakwa Khang West Peak, this route is 67.8Km and the climbing route is 20Km.
Spring Season $3600
All ground transportation and flight tickets
Peak climbing royalty and required permits
Necessary climbing gears
Food during the expedition
Tea house and camping accommodation
Sleeping bags and mattresses
Any personal expenses
Alcohol and drinking water
Health and travel insurance
Emergency helicopter evacuation
Help Centers Nearby
Police post: Tapethok 43.3Km
Army Post: Taplejung 67.2Km, Taplejung 67.8Km
Health Post: Tellok 44.1Km, Siwa 53.6Km
Tourist Police Post: Tellok 44.1Km, Siwa 53.6Km
Nearest Settlement: Yamphudin 25.6Km, Ghunsa 13.3Km
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