Gyaljen Peak Climbing
Gyaljen Peak Climbing is located 24km east of the Khumbu region and lies in the Makalu Barun National park and is popular for its wonderful pyramid form with four edges. It is the most demanding peak in the world to ascend as it has vertical pitches.
Gyaljen peak climbing path leads you to Arun Valley which is also popular for its unique biodiversity. You will get a good chance to go around the most isolated and out-of-the-way region of Nepal. This is one of the famous classic trekking as it holds the long climb and perfect terrain in its border. Due to its isolation and lack of trouble-free accessibility, Makalu area has been less trodden route. Gyaljen Peak trek takes us to Barun la pass at an elevation of 4110m and closer vistas of Mt Makalu (8,463m).
Gyaljen Peak treks will start on with a flight to Tumlingtar from Kathmandu of Mid-eastern region in Nepal for. The trail to Makalu Peak swathes plain and sub tropical gorge of Arun River basin to astonishing moderate passes, Tutu La pass (4,200m) and Keke La pass (4,230m). And many edges climb up from the Barun River vale which is one of the isolated mid hill trails. The trails moves all along the stunning Barun River valley and crosses Shipton pass (4,127m) before reaching Gyaljen Base Camp (5,000 m) from where scenes of several stunning views can be witnessed.
Duration: 19 Days
Maximum Altitude: 6108m
Accommodation: Hotel Lodge or tea house or Camping
Transport: Comfortable vehicle
Discover far-off monasteries, Visit several museum of remote region , be in awe of stunning Himalayan vistas etc. and the Makalu Barun National park extending around the Solukhumbu and Sankhuwasabha districts of Nepal allows you to witness a range of wildlife and floras. Likewise, the views of the highest mountain in the world such as Mount Everest, Mount Lhotse, Mount Chamlang, Makalu, and other mountains rewards you with its beautiful vista.
The trail to Makalu Peak swathes plain and sub tropical gorge of Arun River basin to astonishing moderate passes, Tutu La pass (4,200m) and Keke La pass (4,230m). And many edges climb up from the Barun River vale which is one of the isolated mid hill trails. The trails moves all along the stunning Barun River valley and crosses Shipton pass (4,127m) before reaching Gyaljen Base Camp from where scenes of astonishing peaks can be witnessed.
The best season to go for Gyaljen Peak climbing trek is October and November though it can be preferred throughout the year. Spring is also good choice because of warmer temperatures. Talking about summer, some trekkers prefer to go.
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu (1,300m)
Upon your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed by our representative of Peaceful Himalaya Trekking at Kathmandu International airport and then you will be transferred to hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day and in the evening you can enjoy dinner with Nepali cultural dance. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Fly to Tumlingtar and drive to Chichila (1,840m)
From kathmandu we take a flight and in around 50 minute we will reach Tumlingtar from Kathmandu. And then we land on a rough grass runway at Tumlingtar. From Tumlingtar, for about 3 hours we drive on a bumpy path which takes us to Chichila.
Day 03: Trek to Num (1,500m)
From Chichila we will trek to Num. Today we have a rather swift walk all the way through the pleasant villages and fertile mountain forests. An edge line with the gigantic peak views on both side and hanging on the end is known as Num. Overnight in Num.
Day 04: Trek to Seduwa (1,540m)
Our way today falls perpendicularly down all the way through the woods and terraced plots of ground takes to Arun River from Num. The area is quite hot and the forest on the gorge sides provides a bit of dark. Makalu National Park begins and we enlist our permits. Camping right at the top of the village.
Day 05: Trek to Tashigaon (2,070m)
We, move from Seduwa and climb up the ridge bounded by the Kasuwa Khola to the east and Ipsuwa River on the west. After passing all the way through the hillside and calm villages and we will pass by small paddy pastures, we then reach the village, Tashigaon.
Day 06: Trek to Khongma (3,560m)
Departing from Tashigaon our way moves up to reach Khongma. Khongma is the final stop ahead of going across the Shipton La and moving downward in the upper parts of the remote Barun Valley. You will be viewing scrubs and rhododendrons that envelop the lower sections of the mountains. Overnight in Khongma.
Day 07: Cross Shipton La and trek to Debotay (3,650m)
Moving ahead from Khongma we trek to the top of the Shipton La taking few hours. After walking ahead from the lake Kalo Pokhari, we move to the Keke La at an altitude of 4,152m. Amazing views of Chamlang (7,319m), Peak 6 (6,524m), Peak 7 (6,758m) and many more can be witnessed. After going across the Keke La pass, we move downward all the way through the arresting valley to Debotay. Overnight in Debotay.
Day 08: Trek to Yangle Kharka (3,600m)
We will pass all the way through the Rhododendron forest today which takes us to the Baruni Khola. A hilarious walk will let us gain elevation slowly, until we enter Yangle Kharka which is situated at the base of the valley. Overnight in Yangle Kharka.
Day 09: Rest in Yangle Kharka (3,300m.)
To be accustomed with the environment, we will have a rest day at Yangle Kharka and alternatively we can go around the region. Overnight in Yangle Kharka again.
Day 10: Trek to Mach Kharka.
Day 11: Trek in Galjen peak Base Camp.
Day 12: Rest in Base Camp.
Day 13: Summit and Back to High Camp.
Day 14: Back to Dobate.
Day 15: Back to Tashi Gaun.
Today, we continually go down to Tashigaon. Descend is long and vertical one. And we come transversely through the hillside to eventually reach the Sherpa town, Tashi Gaun. Overnight in Tashi Gaun.
Day 16: Back to Num.
We will return back over the same trail that we began our trek with. And moving downward to Arun River and Seduwa again we trek through the forest to reach Num. We go following our footsteps all the way back downhill to the river and climb back the reverse side of the valley to Num. Overnight in Num.
Day 17: Drive to Tumlintar
Once more we go over our steps to reach Chichila. The final come back of the trek will let us reach to Tumlingtar. Overnight at Tumlingtar.
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu.
We finish the journey as soon as we take a flight from Chilchila to Kathmandu. We will go back to the hotel in Kathmandu. Optionally, you can stay in the hotel and relax. Or, you can also go around the historical and world heritage sites in Kathmandu that you couldn’t go for on the second day of your trek. Or, you can go around for shopping. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 19: Final departure
You will drive to airport by our representative and take the flight to reach your destination from Kathmandu.