Kathmandu- Lukla - Namche - Lobuche - EBC - Lobuche BC - Lobuche Peak Summit - Namche - Lukla -Ktm
- Best Peak climbing experience in the Everest region reaching up to 6,119 m (20,075 ft) in elevation
- Mesmerising views of Mt. Everest (8848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8188 m), Mt. Makalu (8485 m) and other high mountains.
- Sublime trekking trails overlapping with the EBC trail taking us to Lobuche Base Camp.
- Fantastic route to the top of Lobuche gifted with alpine delights
- Gompas, monastery, Chhortens, Mani walls and various destinations packed with bits of Tibetan Buddhism
- Sherpa culture, art, and tradition witnessing opportunity.
- Amongst the best places in the Himalayas to view the Everest massif and more
- Exploration opportunity to explore and be close to the rich mountain ecosystem.
Lobuche Peak Climbing is one of the most preferred trekking peaks in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The climb is Ideal for adventure-loving individuals around the world. Anyone ready to take a notch up from regular trekking, Lobuche peak is for you. Hiking through the iconic Sherpa settlements, you can peek into local lifestyle and culture. This climbing trek combines challenging sections of the trek with a sublime landscape view. Overlooking the Gokyo valley, the lakes, and the majestic Khumbu glacier, the climb is sublime from the base of Lobuche. Starting before the sunrise, the view of breathtaking mountains under the rays of morning sun is pristine. The time spent in the summit of this magical peak will remain with you forever. With Himalaya Guide, have a hassle-free climb of the Lobuche Peak.
Lobuche has two summits namely Lobuche East (6119 m) and Lobuche West (6145 m). The Eastern peak is the one we will climb as the other is considered as an expedition peak. It's connected with a steep and impossible-to-walk ridge. Hence, one must follow a different route to climb each of them. Lobuche west is less climbed and one must have some experience before doing it.
Lobuche peak climbing is the nearest trekking peak from the Everest. From the summit in a clear sky, you can have a fantastic view of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other major peaks of the Mahalangur range. Starting from the thrilling flight to Lukla, we will follow the trail of Everest Base Camp up to Lobuche. From here we start the uphill walk to the high camp with a climb to the summit of Lobuche East. Passing by the wonderful villages of Khumbu the trek ends with fantastic bliss of the Everest.
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After arriving at the TIA our representative from Himalaya Guide will approach you at the arrival section. Following the completion of the visa process and other customs clearance, he will drive you to the hotel. You'll drive to your hotel in Thamel. Thamel is the commercial and cultural center of Kathmandu. Overnight at Kathmandu.
We have the day today for gear and equipment preparation day for Lobuche Peak Climbing. Visit our office in Thamel after breakfast. First and foremost, we will collect the permits and TIMS card for the trek. After acquiring these, you can go for gear and equipment shopping around Thamel. Your guide for the Lobuche Peak Climbing will help you with the preparation. After the completion of them all, you can rest for the day at your hotel in Thamel. Overnight at Kathmandu.
7-8hours BLD YES
The flight to Lukla is early in the morning for clear weather. The guide will pick up from the hotel and you'll head to TIA with your climbing team. From Kathmandu, you will fly next to Ramechap airport. We will have a brief break and fly to Lukla airport from here. After landing in Lukla (2840 m) the trek starts to Phakding village. This is quite a warmup segment and a relaxed trail takes to the Phakding Village. Overnight at a local lodge in Phakding.
4-5hours walk. BLD YES
We will start early at the Phakding valley and walk towards the Sherpa capital of Namche Bazar. the trail is smooth and uphill passing by small and big settlements throughout the way. We will walk beside the DudhKoshi River and cross multiple suspension bridges next. Entering the Sagarmatha national park officially, we will have an hour of walk to reach Namche Bazar. Nearing the village, you can have the first view of Mt. Everest from the trail. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazar.
2-3Hours walk BLD Yes
We have a rest and exploration break for better acclimatization in the higher elevation. There are many different short hiking destinations from the Namche village where you can visit today. We will start our hike to Khumjung village from Namche after breakfast. As one of the major villages in Khumbu, Khumjung is a great opportunity to learn about the local culture. We will visit the monastery and other attractions here. Spending some time at Khumjung, we will hike back to Namche. You can attend the local market in the evening and view the lifestyle of people living in these areas. Overnight at a lodge in Namche.
4-5 hours walk. BLD Yes
Enjoying a great sunrise view at Namche, we will start the trek towards Tengboche today. Leaving Namche, we will have a gradual uphill walk to Tengboche. The views of Thamserku, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Everest is fantastic from this part of the trek. Passing by rhododendron forest we will have a much barren segment to walk nearing Tengboche. After reaching there we will visit the Tengboche Monastery. This vast monastery is also one of the biggest and most significant monasteries of the upper Khumbu region. In major festivals, locals gather and celebrate in the Monastery courtyard and premises. Overnight at a teahouse in Tengboche.
3-4hours walk. BLD Yes
We will start the day with a wonderful sunrise from the Tengboche Monastery over the Himalayas. After breakfast, we will start the trek towards Dingboche. The first small settlement we will stop today is Pangboche. Pangboche is also the base camp for AmaDablam climbing expedition. Walking further from here we will reach the Imja Valley and follow a trail beside the Lobuche River. Few patches of barley fields will mark the arrival of Dingboche where we will stop for the day. Overnight at a teahouse in Dingboche.
3-4 hours BLD Yes
Dingboche is the second acclimatization and exploration day in Lobuche peak climbing. Dingboche at an elevation of 4410 meters is strategically the best acclimatization destination. We will carry on short hikes around Dingboche for better acclimatizing. After breakfast, we will start the hike to NangkarTshang (ChhukumRi). Walking for about two and a half hour we will reach the top of ChhukumRi. From the top one can have a sublime view of mountains and landscapes all around. We will rest for the day in Dingboche after returning from the hike. Overnight at a teahouse in Dingboche.
3-4hours walk. BLD Yes
We have a short day of walking today leading to Lobuche. We will get pass Dugla at the end of the terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier. The trail takes us past ChupkiLhara next. ChupkiLhara has the memorial of legendary mountaineers Scott Fisher and BabuChiri Sherpa (10 times Everest Summiteer). We will rest for the day after reaching Lobuche in the afternoon. Overnight at a teahouse in Lobuche.
2-3hours. BLD Yes
From Lobuche, We have a short and relaxed walk to Gorakshep. GorakShep is the last place with teahouses before the Everest Base Camp. After reaching Gorakshep, we will rest for a while and start the trek towards the Everest Base Camp. This part is challenging and a great warm-up section for the lower climbing parts of the Lobuche peak. We will reach the base camp of Everest after 2-3 hours of steady walk. Spending some time here, we will walk back to GorakShep. Overnight at a teahouse in GorakShep.
4-5hours walk. BLD Yes
To acclimatize and prepare better for the Lobuche Peak climbing, we have another hiking day today. From Lobuche, we have a moderate hike to the popular viewpoint in the Himalayas, Kala Patthar. Kala Patthar is also one of the best places to photograph the mighty Everest and other majestic peaks. Walking three hours of walk we will climb and reach the KalapattharRi. We will enjoy a mesmerizing time here and start the return trek to Lobuche. Overnight at a teahouse in Lobuche.
3-4 hours. BLD Yes
From Lobuche, we have some challenging sections to cover leading us to Lobuche High Camp. Before leaving Lobuche we will once more check the gears and equipment and prepare for one last time before the climb. The walking portion is gradual with a few steep sections in which you must follow the instructions of your guide. Nearing the high camp the trail is mostly covered with snow. We will set up our camp and rest for the day at high camp. Overnight at a camp.
8-9 hours walk. BLD Yes
Today is the day of summiting Lobuche East. We will wake up early and start the ascent. Midway to the climb, we will experience a beautiful sunrise lighting up the area. Following the ropes and guidance of the guide, we will have a long ascend ahead of us. After about 3-4 hours we will reach the false summit of Lobuche. Most climbers might expect this part as the top and return. However, Lobuche east is about a couple hundred meters higher. After one and a half hours of challenging uphill climb in the snow-covered peak, we will reach the Summit of Lobuche. We will spend some time, live the moment, and take some photographs before starting descend. We will be back at the high camp by late afternoon. Overnight at a camp.
We have an extra day separated for bad weather which might postpone the summit of Lobuche. The whole procedure to climb the peak will be done this day in case of those scenarios. Otherwise, you will rest and explore the area in Lobuche High Camp. Overnight at a camp.
6-7 hours walk. BLD Yes
From Lobuche high camp we will start the day with a fantastic sunrise view. Soon after we will start descend towards Pheriche from Lobuche. Stopping briefly at Lobuche, we will have our lunch at Dingboche. We will reach Pheriche in the afternoon and rest for the day here. Overnight at a teahouse in Pheriche.
5-6 hours. BLD Yes
From Pheriche, we will continue to Descent to Namche. The path is mostly downhill and you can enjoy the scenery throughout it. We will also cover a significant distance passing by major settlements in the way. The first stop is Tangboche. Then we will walk further to Namche Bazaar today. Enjoy the local culture and delicacies here and rest for the day. Overnight at a lodge in Namche Bazar.
5-6 hours. BLD Yes
As the last segment of Lobuche peak climbing, we will trek from Namche to Lukla. Most part of this scenic trek is through forests and ridges. Stopping in the midway settlements for rest and lunch, we will reach Lukla in the afternoon. You can also head out in the local market here for some souvenirs from the Himalayas. Overnight at a lodge in Lukla.
5-6hours. BLD Yes
From Lukla, we will take a morning flight to Ramechap. Once in Ramechap, you can choose between flying back or take an adventurous hill-highway drive to Kathmandu. We will take you to your hotel after reaching Kathmandu. As for your departure, we will pick you up and drive you to TIA a couple of hours before the flight back to your home. Return with an adventure and memories of a lifetime with the Lobuche peak climb from Himalaya Guide Nepal.
- International airport pick up and drop service
- 2 Nights standard hotels in Kathmandu on BB plan.
- Hotel to the airport by care.
- Airport to hotel car.
- Kathmandu to Ramechhapdrive then Lukla by flight.
- Lukla to Ramechhap flight then drive to Kathmandu.
- Both ways Airport Tax.
- Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner along the trek with Tea/Coffee in a cup).
- Lodge accommodation on the way (simple one)/ on the tent.
- An experienced guide (including their salary, equipment, insurance, ways airfare, lodging, and food).
- Porter (carry luggage 2 trekkers 1 helper and including their salary, equipment, insurance, lodging, and food).
- Garbage deposit of climbing.
- One Climbing Sherpa.
- Climbing equipment Ice hammer, Rope, Snow bar, Ice-screw.
- Climbing Sherpa equipment charge.
- Require Porters.
- All required legal documents (Peak climbing permit, National park permit, and TIMS card).
- All government taxes.
- Trekking and city map.
- Trekking duffle bag.
- First aid medical box.
- Some fresh and dry fruits along the trek.
- Token of love from the company.
- Farewell lunch and dinner as a suitable time.
What's not included?
- Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
- Travel insurance.
- Hard and soft table drinks such as; Coke, Mineral Water, Beer, etc.
- Personal expenses (laundry, bar bill, telephone, extra helper, battery charge shower and boiled water).
- Personal climbing equipments
- Personal guide if requested.
- Tips for guide and porters.