Ama Yangri Trek

Ama Yangri is located about 90km north of Kathmandu Valley which is highest peak nearest from Kathmandu and lies at the altitude of 3771 metres. Trekkers can experience the majestic Himalayan scenery and unique Hyolmo Culture. It takes 3 to 4 days to trek from Kathmandu. Ama Yangri Trek is one of the less popular but super awesome trekking destination. This trek can be called moderately difficult. The upper part of the trail to reach the peak is comparatively difficult as the route moves almost vertically. Also, the trail seems to get extremely slippery if it rains. Otherwise, the route is good to experience. One can follow following route:

Day 1: Kathmandu to Timbu Drive (4 hours)

Timbu to Tarke Ghyang (5 hours)

Day 2: Tarke Ghyang to Ama Yangri (4 hours)

Back to Tarke Ghyang

Day 3: Tarke Ghyang to Timbu

Day 4: Timbu to Kathmandu (drive)

Photo credit: Bergheu