Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Lobuche East Peak Climbing

20 Trip Days
6119m Max Elevation
5 Guest Rating
Best Season Spring and Autumn
Trip Grade Challenging
Communication Available
Per Day Walk 4-6 hrs

GroupDiscount

No. of Pax Price per Pax
1 USD USD 2225
2 USD USD 2200
4 USD USD 2100

TripOverview

Lobuche East Peak stands tall with a height of 6119m. Lobuche East Climbing is a classic trek if you want to upgrade your classic Everest Base Camp trekking in the company of a beautiful climb in the center of Khumbu Valley of Nepal. Even though Lobuche Peak is equally tall as Island Peak (6189) it is an equally or even more challenging and technical climb than the Island Peak Climbing. Therefore, you are required to have a little knowledge of rock and ice climbing at the higher altitudes. Lobuche peak is a famous and genuine 6000m + climb in Nepal.

Lobuche Peak

It has mainly two ways of climbing the Lobuche peak. But, the most popular is the Lobuche East Climbing because it provides a panoramic view of Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Lobuche, Ama Dablam, and Makalu. Including a fantastic view of Mt Everest which you cannot view from Island Peak. Furthermore, Lobuche Peak has many small summits. The two main routes to climb the Lobuche Peak are the Lobuche West and Lobuche East. But, Lobuche West is a little different and more difficult trail than the east trail. The famous Lobuche east is mainly via the south ridge of the peak. Our Lobuche East Climbing Starts from the classic Everest Base Camp trekking route. In addition, the trekking trail for this peak Climbing takes you through some of the mind-blowing forests, Sherpa and Tamang villages, and monasteries. Similarly, you will get a mesmerizing view of the Khumbu Mountains.

Lobuche East is a long expedition. So, proper acclimatization is very important at the Lobuche East Climbing and trekking to the base camp. Likewise, during theEast Climbing, you will get to the famous Kala Patthar. From where you can get a perfect 360-degree view of the surroundings. Furthermore, Kala Patthar provides the perfect preparation for the climb of Lobuche East. In addition, after getting to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar you can enjoy a stunning view of different mountains. Such as Lhotse, Pumori, and Nuptse. From there, our climbing period starts and we will return to the base camp and Kathmandu for our final Departure.

Why do Lobuche East climb?

If you want to do an expedition in the Lobuche Peak then this Climbing is perfect for you. Similarly, the Lobuche East Climbing is easier than the Lobuche West Climbing. Similarly, when you are at this peak climbing you will experience different ecosystems of the place. Furthermore, when you are doing this Climbing then you will experience the different cultures of the place. In addition, at the beginning of this climb, you will get a scenic flight from Lukla. Additionally, from the summit of Lobuche Peak, you will get an unforgettable view of the Himalayas. You can even visit the famous Tengboche Monastery. Lastly, Lobuche East Climbing is a perfect exercise for attempting the Everest Expedition in the future.

Who can do Lobuche East Climbing?

There are no special criteria for Lobuche East Climbing. Similarly, having some technical knowledge about the climb is always helpful. Likewise, having perfect physical health is always helpful. Most importantly, you should be mentally tough. In addition, you should have little experience climbing small peaks first. Furthermore, you should be able to use climbing-related types of equipment. Otherwise, it will be very difficult for you to do this climb.

Highlights

  • View of the beauty of the Himalayas
  • Get a scenic flight to Lukla
  • Explore Sherpa & Hillary museum
  • Experience unforgettable views of Mt. Everest
  • Observe abundant flora and fauna
  • Visit Tengboche monastery
  • Experience moderately technical and challenging climb
  • Observe Everest views from the summit
  • Travel with trained Sherpa Climbing Guides
  • Scout spectacular peak climbing of Nepal

TripItinerary

01Day

Arrive at Kathmandu [1345m/4411ft] and transfer to Hotel.

Today you will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport for Lobuche East Climbing. And your airport representative will pick you up. Then you will be transferred to the requested hotel.

02Day

Preparation and briefings

Today, you will prepare for the Lobuche East Climbing. Likewise, today we will do all the necessary shopping for the trip at the local market of Kathmandu. Similarly, after shopping, if you have free time then you can even visit the World Heritage Site of Kathmandu. After your visit, you will rest at a comfortable lodge for the night.

03Day

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek to Phakding (2650m/8,694ft)

On day 3 of our Lobuche East Climbing, we will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla. Similarly, during this flight, you will get a wonderful view of the surroundings. After we reach Lukla, we will stop them at a suitable lodge and have our lunch. After having lunch and clicking some photos. We will ascend towards Phakding at an altitude of 2650m. For about 4 hours. After 4 hours of ascending through the trails. We will stop at a comfortable lodge and relax.

04Day

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) 6hrs

After having a good night’s sleep at the comfortable lodge in Phakding. We will start the trek from Phakding to the Namche Bazaar at an altitude of 3440m. In addition, this trek gives you a great view of the surroundings. During this trek, you will travel through a colorful Khumbu village at a height of 3440m. Likewise, this trek lasted 6 hours. Additionally, during this trek, we provide lodging facilities to our consumers. In addition, the lodges there are also very comfortable and suitable. The colorful Khumbu village is very popular among national and international trekkers all around the world.

05Day

Rest day for acclimatization.

Today is the fifth day of your Lobuche East Climbing. It is an important day for your climb because today you will get familiar with the temperature of the surroundings which will help you on your further journey. Furthermore, to all that you will also get a chance to hike to the famous Everest View Hotel from where you will get a magnificent view of Mount Everest. Likewise, while you are at the hotel you will get to observe the local traditional food with some western foods. Here you will get to know the tradition of Sherpa and Tamang ethnic groups which adds to your journey. Similarly, after having a wonderful time at the hotel you will go towards Hilary and Sherpa museum at Namche Bazaar in the evening with a slide show program. Additionally, the slide show program gives you a lot of knowledge about the tradition of Nepal. Similarly, after enjoying the show we will rest at a comfortable lodge.

06Day

Rest day for acclimatization

Today is the fifth day of your Lobuche East Climbing. It is an important day for your climb because today you will get familiar with the temperature of the surroundings which will help you on your further journey. Furthermore, to all that you will also get a chance to hike to the famous Everest View Hotel from where you will get a magnificent view of Mount Everest. Likewise, while you are at the hotel you will get to observe the local traditional food with some western foods. Here you will get to know the tradition of Sherpa and Tamang ethnic groups which adds to your journey. Similarly, after having a wonderful time at the hotel you will go towards Hilary and Sherpa museum at Namche Bazaar in the evening with a slide show program. Additionally, the slide show program gives you a lot of knowledge about the tradition of Nepal. Similarly, after enjoying the show we will rest at a comfortable lodge.

06Day

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3850m/12,631ft)

Today you will trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. Early in the morning. After a healthy breakfast. At an altitude of 3850m. During this climb, you will see the different flora and fauna of the place. Similarly, you will get a chance to visit different Buddhist Monasteries of the place. In addition, during this trip, you will explore different cultures. This will make you knowledgeable about the Neapi cultures. Lastly, after we get to Tengboche we will rest in a suitable lodge and enjoy the delicious food.

07Day

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4350m/14271ft) -4hrs

Today we will ascend through the trails of Tengboche toward Dingboche During the trek from Tengboche to Dingboche you will see the wonderful beauty of the Himalayas. Similarly, you will catch a glimpse of different mountains such as Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt Lhotse. Likewise, after we reach Dingboche we will rest at a suitable lodge for the night. At the lodge, you will get to have delicious Nepali cuisine.

08Day

Acclimatization in Dingboche(4350m/14,271ft

Today is an important day for your further journey because today is the acclimatization day at Dingboche. Similarly, today you will be doing the Chukkung hike which is a famous hiking destination in the Khumbu region. In the evening after hiking you will rest and relax at a comfortable lodge for the night.

09Day

:Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4730m/15,518ft)-

After a healthy breakfast in the morning at Dingboche. We will ascend towards Lobuche at an altitude of 4730m. Similarly, during this trek, you will see the beauty of the Himalayas and their landscape. Likewise, the trek from Dingboche to Lobuche is relatively short from the other trekking journey. This trek took only about 3 hours to complete. So, you should not hurry on the trek. You will have enough time to enjoy nature. After we reach Lobuche we will rest at a comfortable lodge for the night. 

10Day

Trek from Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5170m/16,962ft)

On day 10 of our Lobuche East Climbing, we will ascend from Lobuche to Gorak Shep at an altitude of 5170m. Similarly, this is a very high altitude. So, you have to be very careful during the trek. Otherwise, you might fall victim to altitude sickness, which might make your journey uneasy. So, to prevent that you must take a rest in between and hydrate yourself properly. Furthermore, after you reach Gorakshep you will explore the wonderful Everest Base Camp. Overnight at lodge.

11Day

Morning acclimatization to Kalapather (5554m) after breakfast trek from Gorak Shep to Lobuche (4730m/15518ft, 05hrs) Lodge accommodation

Today we will be doing the morning acclimatization to Kalapathar at an altitude of 5554m. Similarly, when you are at Kalapather you will get a 360-degree view of the surrounding. After enjoying a wonderful view from Kalapather we will have a healthy breakfast. We’ll head to Gorak Shep and from Gorak Shep, we will head to Lobuche at an altitude of 4730m for about 5 hours.  Overnight at lodge. 

12Day

Trek from Lobuche to Lobuche East Base camp(5200m/17060ft, 05hrs)

Today is an exciting day for your Lobuche East Climbing because today we will trek from Lobuche to Lobuche East Base Camp. at an altitude of 5200m. Similarly, after you reach the base camp you will see a mesmerizing view of Mt Everest and Lobuche Peak. This trek is a moderate-level trek that takes around 5 hours to complete. Overnight at lodge.

13Day

Climb from Lobuche East Peak Base Camp to High Camp(5400m/17716ft.-03hrs)

On day 13, we will climb from Lobuche East Base Camp to High Camp which is a very stimulating journey. During this trek, you can enjoy a stunning view of different snowy peaks. This will add to your experience while Lobuche East Climbing. In addition, today we will do all the necessary preparation for the summit.

14Day

Summit to Lobuche East Peak (6119m/20070ft, 10hrs) Back to Base Camp

Today we will attempt the summit at an altitude of 6119m. Which is the max altitude in this expedition. Furthermore, on the same day, we will return to the base camp and we will have a success party at the base camp. 

15Day

Trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Dingboche (4350m/14,271ft)

On day 15 of your Lobuche East Climbing, we will descend from Lobuche Base Camp to Dingboche at an altitude of 4350m. Similarly, this trek is 6 hours long. After a 6 hours long trek we will rest at a comfortable lodge for the night. 

16Day

Trek from Dingboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11,286ft) -06hrs

After a good night’s sleep at Dingboche, we will descend from Dingboche to Namche Bazaar at an altitude of 3440m. While doing this trek you can once again enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Namche Bazaar. After we reach Namche Bazaar we will rest at a comfortable lodge for the night.

17Day

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla(2840m/9,317ft) 7hrs

Today you will trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla. We will descend from there at an altitude of 2840m. We will use the same path to descend from Namche Bazaar. That we used to ascend from Lukla. Similarly, after we reach Lukla we will rest in a suitable lodge and have dinner.

18Day

:Fly 35mins from Lukla to Kathmandu (1350M/4,430ft) 35mins

Today you will get on a scenic flight from Lukla to Kathmandu from an altitude of 1350m. Which takes around 35 minutes. During the flight, you can see the charm of the hills of Nepal and their landscape. After you reach Kathmandu you will be transferred to a suitable lodge for the night and the staff there will help you settle.

19Day

Leisure day shopping in Kathmandu.

Today is the second last day of your Lobuche East Climbing. Therefore, today you will be visiting places in Kathmandu. In addition, you will have a farewell celebration dinner with a culture program in the evening. Where you will experience different cultural foods with some cultural traditions of Nepal. 

20Day

Transfer to the airport for final departure

Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your final departure.

IncludedExcluded

Whats Included

  • Arrival & Departure: Airport - Hotel transfers – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu (3 Star Category) on bed & breakfast Basis- Sharing Twin Bed Room.
  • Welcome Dinner: One Welcome Dinner in a tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu with Office’s Staff.
  • Permit All necessary paperwork: Lobuche East Climbing Permit from NMA, Sagarmatha National Park entry permit, TIMS CARD & Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality entry fee.
  • Garbage Management: Garbage Deposit fees.
  • Insurance: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek and climbing.
  • Map: Trekking and climbing map.
  • Air Transportation: (Domestic Flight) Fly from Kathmandu – Lukla and while returning Lukla - Kathmandu, as per itinerary.
  • Climbing Stuffs Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation for all Members and Staffs from Kathmandu to Lukla (by air cargo) and to Base camp (by Porters)– While returning: Base camp to Lukla (by porters) and Lukla to Kathmandu (by air cargo).
  • Member Luggage: Up to 25 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carried by porters.
  • Food and Lodging: 3 Food 3 meals a day (BDL; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge during the trek.
  • Drinking: 2 liters of boiled water to carry on thermos per day per member. Drinking: 2 liters of boiled water to carry on thermos per day per member.
  • Porter: Porters (1 member: 1 Porter) during the trek.
  • Climbing Sherpa: Veteran and Government Licensed Climbing Guide.
  • Climbing Sherpa Salary & Allowance: Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food, and Clothing.
  • Staff Salary and allowance: All Nepali staff & porters daily wages, salary, equipment, foods & clothing.
  • Oxygen Bottle (O2): Oxygen bottles will be in stock at base camp in case of an emergency (with appropriate charge).
  • High camp service: Necessary cooking gas, cooking pot for members, high altitude tent (sharing basis), high food for members, Sherpa, and climbing crews. Group climbing gears, fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period as required.
  • Light: Necessary light at all tents. * if required.
  • Guide: Government licensed Guide (English speaking) during the trek and sight-seeing in Kathmandu valley.
  • Valley Sightseeing: Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley [Swoyambhu (Monkey Temple) and Kathmandu Durbar Square] by a professional guide.
  • Comprehensive Medical kit.
  • Certificate: Lobuche East Climbing certificate issued by Nepal Mountaineering Association (after climbing the Lobuche East successfully).

Whats Excluded

  • Air Fare: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
  • Nepal entry Visa fee: Nepali Visa fee is USD 60 per person for 30 days and to be applied for 60 days is USD 120.
  • Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
  • Extra night in Kathmandu: Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Insurance: Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, helicopter medical & emergency evacuation. *Mandatory
  • Rescue Evacuation: Medical and emergency rescue evacuation costs if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Helicopter, Medication, Medical Tests and Hospitalization costs.)
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, any Alcoholic beverages (during the trek and in Kathmandu but we will serve soft drinks for members in base camp).
  • Personal Equipment: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking /Climbing Gears.
  • Toiletries: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
  • Filming: Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee
  • Internet Service: Not included during the trek.
  • USD 25 for an extra porter per day (If extra porter demanded).
  • Summit Bonus: Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa.
  • Tips: Tips for Basecamp and other staff.
  • Extra: Any other services or activities, which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any other item not listed in the “Cost Includes” section.

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UsefulInfo

When to visit Lobuche East Climbing?

The best time to do Lobuche East Climbing is during the spring and autumn seasons. During this time of the year, you will be able to see the beauty of the surrounding in clear visibility. Furthermore, during this season you will also be able to find proper accommodation for your stay. At this time of the year, the temperature is also moderate. Which will multiply your experience and fun during the trek.

The difficulty of Lobuche East Climbing?

It is always difficult to trek at high altitudes. Similarly, you will face a lot of difficulties. But, the most common of them all is altitude sickness. There are a lot of incidents where people fall victim to this sickness. If this sickness is not treated properly then this can lead to death as well. Similarly, other difficulties that you will face during the trek are its landscape and the remote nature of the trek. So, make sure that you are prepared for that. Similarly, if you travel here during the season you might find it difficult to book a suitable lodge facility. Likewise, during on-season, you might find it challenging to hire capable guides or porters because they might already be hired by other tourists. Furthermore, if you travel here during the off-season then you might find bad weather and climate to trek on. So, you should visit in the spring and autumn seasons to find a suitable climate and the difficulties can be minimized.

Travel insurance for Lobuche East Climbing

Your travel insurance is the most important thing that you should have on your trekking journey. Lobuche East Climbing is one of the hardest treks in Nepal. So, you need to have your insurance with you. Furthermore, make sure that your insurance policy is not expired. In addition, make sure that your insurance company has ticked all your trekking-related policies such as rescue missions, medical expenses, and loss of personal equipment. Therefore, if all these things are good then it will be easy for you to go on the trek with us.

Meals and Accommodation at Lobuche East Climbing

We provide Meals and Accommodation facilities in Kathmandu. Similarly, we also don’t provide any soft or hard drinks during the Lobuche East Climbing. But, we provide lodge accommodation (twin share basis) during the trekking. Likewise, we provide meals 3 times a day which includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner facility as your wish. Similarly, we also provide food in sufficient quantities. Furthermore, we also provide healthy Nepali and western food during the trek. Most importantly, the local food at higher altitudes is mostly cheaper than the western foods because most of the local dishes are produced from local farms. Whereas for western food, they have to import it from the cities which increase the price of foods, Therefore, western foods are slightly expensive. Similarly, as you go higher up the altitude the price of the meals also increases. All kinds of hard and soft table drinks such as tea/coffee, mineral water, Coke, Fanta, alcoholic drinks, hot shower, laundry, phone bill, bar bill, hot water, etc are not provided at Lobuche East Climbing. But, it can be maintained according to our consumers’ wishes.

Fitness and experience requirement for Lobuche East Climbing

Lobuche East Climbing is a very long trek so you should be physically fit and mentally tough. Furthermore, you should have at least the experience of climbing small peaks. Not everyone can do this trek. In addition, you should be passionate about the trek. Most importantly, you should not have any heart or lung diseases. Furthermore, you should also not have any blood-related diseases. Furthermore, you should have confidence in yourself.

Climate and weather at Lobuche East Climbing

Lobuche East Climbing is at a high altitude. Therefore, the temperature of Nepal at high altitudes is mostly cold. So make sure you have warm clothes with you at the trek and climb. But, the best time for you to travel is during the spring, monsoon, and autumn seasons. These seasons provide you with the best scenery and experience of the surrounding. The temperature is also moderate during this time. In addition, the temperature is also moderate. If you want to experience the perfect weather and climate these seasons are perfect. Most importantly, choosing the right time for the expedition is very important. Otherwise, it will affect your experience.

Safety and security at Lobuche East Climbing

We are very reputed trekking and travel company that will take consumers’ safety and security very seriously. It is the most important component of our company. Likewise, we take full care of our consumer and their property. Similarly, our trip constantly and carefully checks every area of our travel. Therefore, you can feel free and enjoy your time trekking with us at Lobuche East.

Frequently AskedQuestions

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Autumn (September, October, November) and spring (March, April, May) are suitable for Lobuche East  Climbing. However, it is possible in monsoon seasons too.

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