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Hidden Gem of Helambu - Ama Yangri Peak

Duration

(3 Days)

Price

USD: 509

Nepal has many hidden gems and AmaYangri peak is one of the gems. Located in the Helambu region of Sindhupalchowk district, it is one of the isolated and less popular but an amazing hiking destination in the Helambu region. AmaYangri peak lies at the altitude of 3,771m and is considered to be one of the highest peaks around Kathmandu Valley.

According to the myth, AmaYangri is considered to be a deity that has turned into the protector of the Helambu region. The AmaYangri peak can be compared to the Poon hill of the Annapurna region in terms of views of the mountains. The route is filled with diverse forests, birds and little beautiful villages. This trek is beautiful to experience both in the natural and cultural ways. 

Main Features of Ama Yangri are:

  • Rhododendron and pine forest
  • Enchanting views of Ganesh Himal Range, Lantang Himalaya  range including other
  • Holy Ama Yangri Peak
  • The attractive village of Helambu

How to Trek Ama Yangri

Ama Yangri Trek starts from Kathmandu, as we drive for 4 hours to reach Timbu. After we reach Timbu, we hike towards Tarke Ghyang. Tarke Ghyang is the small village situated on the way to our destination. The trek is adventerous as we pass thorugh beautiful villages and landscapes. From Tarke Ghyang, we hike towards our destination, "Ama Yangri" (3,771m). Ama Yangri is also known as Ama Jyomo Yangri. You pass along the dense rhododendron forest and wildlife inhabitants. On the way, you can find many ancient monastries and buddhist prayer flags. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas and serenity of the place. After some peace time and observing natural beauty, we head back towards Tarke Ghyang. You'll trace back your footsteps to Timbu from Tarke Ghyang. From Timbu, we head back to capital Kathmandu.  

Best time to visit Ama Yangri 

The best months to visit are September through mid-December and March through the first week of June. Because of the open skies and the end of the monsoon season, fall is the ideal season.

Permits Required to trek Ama Yangri

Foreigners need to get TIMS and Langtang National Park Entrance Permits.  

Itinerary

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or skip the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing indesc-wrapion regarding conditions and safety during the trek.

In the morning, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Timbu. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Timbu, we will start our hiking to Tarke Ghyang. The trails lead us through the dense forest, where you can sight many birds, and villages. TarkeGhyang is located just at the foothill of TarkeGhyang.

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Maximum Altitude

2,590m/8,497ft

Lodging

Overnight at a lodge

Activity

Driving & Hikking

Ama Yangri, also considered as a hidden gem in Helambu, is a worth to visit the Yangri Peak, locally known as AmaJyomoYangri, and is believed to be Holy Mountain. In ancient times, it is believed that many Buddhist deities meditated inside the cave. Also, many ancient monasteries and sacred caves are found here.

 

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Maximum Altitude

3,771m/12,372ft

Lodging

Overnight at a lodge

Activity

Hiking

Today, you'll retrace your way back to Timbu via the same route. From here, our private vehicle will drive you back to Kathmandu and drop you to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Maximum Altitude

1,400m/4,593ft

Lodging

Hotel Yatri Suites and Spa

Activity

Driving & Hikking

Includes and Excludes

     Note: At least two people needed for the package


    • All land transportation by private vehicle with driver.
    • 1-night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu
    • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation
    • One experienced and government licensed guide.
    • All necessary paperwork and permits.
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
    • Drinks/ Beverage bills
    • Tipping (Tips).
    • Travel Insurance.
    • International Flights.
    • Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels.
    • Donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.
    • Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
    • Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.
    • What's not mentioned in Includes.

FAQs

This trek is classified as "MODERATE" trek in terms of its difficulty level.

This trek is suitable for all kind of trekkers from beginners to professional.

Ama Yangri peak is famous for being the closest highest peak for trekking from the capital city.

Extras

To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

Client Review

Nepal - Hidden Gem of Helambu - Ama Yangri Peak (3 Days)

Nepal has many hidden gems and AmaYangri peak is one of the gems. Located in the Helambu region of Sindhupalchowk district, it is one of the isolated and less popular but an amazing hiking destination in the Helambu region. AmaYangri peak lies at the altitude of 3,771m and is considered to be one of the highest peaks around Kathmandu Valley.

According to the myth, AmaYangri is considered to be a deity that has turned into the protector of the Helambu region. The AmaYangri peak can be compared to the Poon hill of the Annapurna region in terms of views of the mountains. The route is filled with diverse forests, birds and little beautiful villages. This trek is beautiful to experience both in the natural and cultural ways. 

Main Features of Ama Yangri are:

  • Rhododendron and pine forest
  • Enchanting views of Ganesh Himal Range, Lantang Himalaya  range including other
  • Holy Ama Yangri Peak
  • The attractive village of Helambu

How to Trek Ama Yangri

Ama Yangri Trek starts from Kathmandu, as we drive for 4 hours to reach Timbu. After we reach Timbu, we hike towards Tarke Ghyang. Tarke Ghyang is the small village situated on the way to our destination. The trek is adventerous as we pass thorugh beautiful villages and landscapes. From Tarke Ghyang, we hike towards our destination, "Ama Yangri" (3,771m). Ama Yangri is also known as Ama Jyomo Yangri. You pass along the dense rhododendron forest and wildlife inhabitants. On the way, you can find many ancient monastries and buddhist prayer flags. You can enjoy the panoramic view of the Himalayas and serenity of the place. After some peace time and observing natural beauty, we head back towards Tarke Ghyang. You'll trace back your footsteps to Timbu from Tarke Ghyang. From Timbu, we head back to capital Kathmandu.  

Best time to visit Ama Yangri 

The best months to visit are September through mid-December and March through the first week of June. Because of the open skies and the end of the monsoon season, fall is the ideal season.

Permits Required to trek Ama Yangri

Foreigners need to get TIMS and Langtang National Park Entrance Permits.  

This itinerary is a guideline only and we will follow the itinerary as far as possible but due to weather conditions, health conditions, natural disasters and other unfavorable phenomenon your guide might decide to amend or skip the itinerary for your own safety. Your guide will help you at any time with providing information regarding conditions and safety during the treks.

In the morning, our guide will pick you up from your hotel and drive you to Timbu. It is a 4-hour drive from Kathmandu. Upon reaching Timbu, we will start our hiking to Tarke Ghyang. The trails lead us through the dense forest, where you can sight many birds, and villages. TarkeGhyang is located just at the foothill of TarkeGhyang.

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Ama Yangri, also considered as a hidden gem in Helambu, is a worth to visit the Yangri Peak, locally known as AmaJyomoYangri, and is believed to be Holy Mountain. In ancient times, it is believed that many Buddhist deities meditated inside the cave. Also, many ancient monasteries and sacred caves are found here.

 

Accommodation: Overnight in best available local lodge.

Today, you'll retrace your way back to Timbu via the same route. From here, our private vehicle will drive you back to Kathmandu and drop you to your hotel. 

Accommodation: Overnight in Yatri Suites & Spa or similar.

Includes

 Note: At least two people needed for the package


  • All land transportation by private vehicle with driver.
  • 1-night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation
  • One experienced and government licensed guide.
  • All necessary paperwork and permits.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)


Excludes

Includes

 Note: At least two people needed for the package


  • All land transportation by private vehicle with driver.
  • 1-night accommodation in 4*Yatri Suites & Spa or similar in Kathmandu
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, food, and accommodation
  • One experienced and government licensed guide.
  • All necessary paperwork and permits.
  • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)


Excludes

  • Drinks/ Beverage bills
  • Tipping (Tips).
  • Travel Insurance.
  • International Flights.
  • Extras cost for upgrading rooms and services at hotels.
  • Donation in temples, schools, monasteries, etc.
  • Personal Hiking gear, personal kits
  • Emergency rescue evacuation insurance of any kind.
  • What's not mentioned in Includes.

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Standard Package

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To enhance your experience in Nepal, we give you the possibility to add one or more extra activities to this travel package. The step of adding these is available in the "Book now" process.

Do not hesitate to check each extra activity. They can be booked also separately.

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