Highlights of Lobuche Peak Climbing
- Enjoy great thrill and experience climb on the summit of Lobuche Peak
- Adventure with walk to Everest base camp and climb of striking peak of
- Fabulous scenery of high mountains and dramatic landscapes on walks
- Climb of technical skill leads you to enjoy the tough climb of great adventure
- From green woodland to barren and mountainous terrain with grand views
- Explore interesting cultural Sherpa villages the highlanders of Everest region
- Trip Mode: Hotel with local Lodge on treks and camping on climb
- Trek Grade: Moderate to Adventurous walks.
- Climbing Grade: TD ‘Technical Difficule’ (French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems).
- Daily walk and climb: Minimum of 04 hrs to maximum – 8 hrs on climb.
- Trek duration: 16 Nights and 17 Days (Lukla to Lukla)
- Total Trip: 20 Nights and 21 Days (Kathmandu-Kathmandu.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Overview
Lobuche Peak Climbing an adventure takes you on top of Lobuche East peak summit, as Lobuche a combination of two peaks located close to each other known as the East and West Lobuche, where most of the climb on Lobuche East rather than its adjoining. West Lobuche due to its remoteness and inaccessible route for the hill, where Lobuche East Peak with much possible and better path to reach its summit top at the height of 6,119 m / 20,192 ft high.
When it is Lobuche Peak Climbing means mostly to Lobuche East Peak, where our primary goal and adventure leads you to on top with the expert guidance of our professional climbing guides, who have been summated the peaks several times and continues supporting interested climbers to reach the summit of Lobuche East Peak. The grading we use for all trekking peaks in Nepal Himalaya comes from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems, which is simple and widely used world over.
However the grade for Lobuche Peak Climbing is ‘TD’ means Technical Difficult with a climb on rocks, snow, glaciers, and ice, but people with good physical and determination can reach the summit of Lobuche East Peak which includes highly technical skill with right adequate gear to tackle to the top of Lobuche Peak.
Lobuche Peak Climb determined with much rest, practice and acclimatization before our real adventure starts, where walk leads after a flight from Kathmandu to reach Lukla and then heading towards high Namche Bazaar to reach the scenic spot of Thyangboche where visit takes you to its impressive monastery.
After catching grand views within the serene forest of rhododendron and pines, our route soon leaves green vegetation behind for total wilderness of ice and glaciers in between high mountains to reach Everest Base Camp and on top Kalapathar a famous viewpoint facing close views of Everest and Pumori with Lobuche peaks.
Gaining experience on walks around high elevation then route leads towards our leading destination for the climb of Lobuche East Peak, heading down from Lobuche to reach an isolated spot at Lobuche East Peak base camp.
At base camp with time for exercise and practice then start the adventure climb to the summit of Lobuche East Peak where the tremendous technical skill required in some section of the hill.
On reaching the summit of Lobuche East Peak enjoy glamorous views and panorama of surrounding high peaks with Everest at its closest distance, having the best time after a tough climb descend safely back to reach back at base camp.
Trek of enjoyment on the return journey with much descend to reach at Lukla for the scenic flight back to Kathmandu, after a tremendous incredible adventure and experience on Lobuche Peak Climbing.
Best Seasons for Lobuche Peak Climb and Trekking
Nearly all seasons of the year can trek, where March to May springtime will be the best time when wild-flowers especially the rhododendron (Nepal national flower) in full bloom, which the walk more attractive with beautiful, bright morning till afternoon, with some chances of rains sometimes.
October to December another best months around Autumn/Fall and pre-winter, when most of the days are clear for views and walks but can be much colder and freezing as altitude gains with chances of snow sometimes.
Monsoon months from mid June to mid September a wet rainy seasons where less number of trekkers venture and some lodge in mid monsoon and mid-winter lodge can be closed sometimes due to harsh and humid climate, which makes the walking trails much harder and slippery, but much greener hills with lush vegetation in wet seasons, so the choice as per your holidays for Nepal and for Lobuche Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp Trekking.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Short Outline Itinerary
- Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
- Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
- Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (35 mins) and walk to Phakding 2,654 m- 04 hrs.
- Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m- 06 hrs.
- Day 05: In Namche for rest and acclimatization with short hike.
- Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
- Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m – 05 hrs.
- Day 08: Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.
- Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m – 05 hrs.
- Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,365 m and at Gorakshep 5,180 m-06 hrs
- Day 11: Trek to Kalapathar 5,545 m and walk to Lobuche Peak East base camp 4,865 m- 05 hrs
- Day 12: At base camp for climbing practice and exercise.
- Day 13: Climb to Lobuche East High / Advance Camp 5,600 m – 03 hrs.
- Day 14: Climb to the summit of Lobuche Peak 6,119 m and descend – 08 hrs.
- Day 15: Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable weather condition
- Day 16: Trek to Pangboche 3,900 m – 06 hrs.
- Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.
- Day 18: Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.
- Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
- Day 20: In Kathmandu for individual activities.
- Day 21: International Departure homeward bound to respective countries.