Adventure Alpine Gorkha

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Lobuche Peak Climbing

"Best and exciting technical climb on top Lobuche Peak with grand views"

Trip Duration: 21 Days

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 Profile:
  • 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 submitted 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.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Detailed Itinerary


01
Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu via various airlines and transfer to hotel.
  • Reaching Kathmandu received by our staff and guide
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks transfer to your respective hotel
  • Explore around the streets of Kathmandu and Thamel area.
  • Trek and climb briefing includes welcome dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with culture programs of the country.
02
Day 02: In Kathmandu options for sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
  • Time Kathmandu preparation for Lobuche East Peak Climb within high Khumbu Valley
  • A sightseeing tour around Kathmandu at places of interest within world heritage sites
03
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (35 mins) and walk to Phakding 2,654 m- 04 hrs.
  • As per morning flight time transfer to Kathmandu domestic air-terminal
  • Fly to Lukla of 30-35 mins scenic flight with views of Everest and other high peaks
  • From Lukla walk to Phakding on downhill trail with few short ups.
  • After 3-4 hrs of good scenic walks overnight in Phakding village
04
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m- 06 hrs.
  • From Phakding follow Dudh Kosi River upstream to Monjo and into Sagarmatha National Park
  • Walk to Jorsalle and climb high to reach at famous Namche Bazaar after lunch at Jorsalle.
  • At Namche Bazaar for two overnights with afternoon free to relax and enjoy Views
05
Day 05: In Namche for rest and acclimatization with short hike.
  • At Namche rest day for acclimatization and short hike to scenic view-point
  • Suggested walk above Namche to national park museum with grand views
  • Other options climb high to Everest View Hotel for best views of Everest.
06
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.
  • Morning walk on good scenic trail with views of Everest and Amadablam
  • Reach Imjatse River at Phunke-Tenga for lunch
  • Climb for two hours within nice woodland to reach at Thyangboche
  • Reach at Thyangboche and check into nice lodge with visit to monastery and Enjoy views of surrounding peaks with Everest and stunning Amadablam.
07
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m - 05 hrs.
  • From Thyangboche downhill to Imjatse River on leaving the forest area
  • After the bridge uphill to Pangboche with views of Everest and Amadablam
  • With short rest at Pangboche an hour walk for lunch stop at Somare village
  • From Somare on good uphill walk to reach at Dingboche within Imjatse valley
  • On reaching Dingboche transfer into a nice cozy lodge with views of Amadablam North Face with Island Peak
08
Day 08: Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.
  • A rest day for acclimatization and short morning hike to Nagarjung hill
  • Enjoy grand views of peaks with Makalu-Lhotse-Amadablam and Island peak
  • Afternoon free at leisure and enjoy views of surrounding mountains
09
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m - 05 hrs.
  • Walk up for short while on top Dingboche and on easy walk uphill slope to Thugla for lunch stop
  • After lunch climb for an hour to Thugla ridge top with grand views
  • From Thugla high ridge easy high altitude walk to Lobuche
  • Lobuche for overnight stop a small settlement with number of good lodges to stay.
10
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,365 m and at Gorakshep 5,180 m-06 hrs
  • Trek to Everest Base Camp with refreshing rest at Gorakshep
  • From Gorakshep walk further east through rocks, moraine and glacier
  • Reach Everest Base Camp and enjoy views of Khumbu Ice-Fall and glacier
  • Walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop after a great exciting day
11
Day 11: Trek to Kalapathar 5,545 m and walk to Lobuche Peak East base camp 4,865 m- 05 hrs
  • Morning climb on top Kalapathar enjoy close views of Everest and Pumori
  • Descend to Gorakshep and walk back to Lobuche and to Lobuche East Peak base Camp in tents for overnight for few days
12
Day 12: At base camp for climbing practice and exercise.
  • Rest with time for climbing preparation, checking all climbing gears
  • Necessary extra days for climbing practices before the final climb on top Lobuche East Peak and to plan the route to the summit
13
Day 13: Climb to Lobuche East High / Advance Camp 5,600 m - 03 hrs.
  • Start climb to establish high camp, climb of almost four hours to reach High or Advance Camp
  • Climb over rocky moraine faint path to reach High Camp,
  • Afternoon free for final preparation for the climb, while our guide will check the route fixing ropes where necessary for next day climb to the summit.
14
Day 14: Climb to the summit of Lobuche Peak 6,119 m and descend - 08 hrs.
  • Climb leads to steep haul; our expert guides will fix ropes where necessary on some tough technical section to reach the east summit of Lobuche peak,
  • After a final push reach on top at 6,119 m / 20,192 ft high facing views of mountains around Khumbu valley,
  • Close views of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Amadablam 6,856 m,
  • Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance,
    An adventure of a life time experience then descend on same route to base camp.
15
Day 15: Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable weather condition.
  • A spare day as contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather
  • If day is fine for the climb on Day 14, use this extra days on return trek to Lukla enjoying and having short days.
16
Day 16: Trek to Pangboche 3,900 m - 06 hrs.
  • From base of Lobuche East Peak walk to Pheriche valley after clearing the camps
  • After Thugla walk into scenic Pheriche Valley to reach at Somare for lunch stop.
  • From here few hours of good walk on downhill to Pangboche village for overnight stop.
17
Day 17: Trek to Namche Bazaar - 06 hrs.
  • Retrace the journey back to Namche Bazaar via Thyangboche
  • Overnight at Namche with afternoon free for rest and short walks
18
Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 06 hrs.
  • From Namche downhill to Sagarmatha National Park unto Phakding
  • After Phakding few hours walk with last final climb to Lukla
  • On reaching Lukla transfer to nice cozy lodge for last night in Khumbu and Everest region
19
Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
  • Morning after breakfast fly to Kathmandu
  • Reaching Kathmandu transfer to hotel with evening free at leisure
    (Flight of 35 minutes to reach Kathmandu from Lukla on scenic air journey)
20
Day 20: In Kathmandu for individual activities or short sightseeing tour.
  • Free and spare day in Kathmandu to relax from Lobuche Peak Climb and trekking
  • A necessary contingency day also in case of flight delay might lead to cancellation Sometime due to bad weather conditions
  • Enjoy rest day or join for optional sightseeing tour at places of interest
21
Day 21: International Departure homeward bound or respective countries.
  • Depart from the hotel as per your time for international flights.
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks guides and staff transfer you to Kathmandu International airport
  • Farwell with grand memories of Lobuche Peak Climb and trekking enjoying great experience in Nepal Himalaya
Cost Includes
  • All airport/Hotel transfers
  • Three star Hotel in Kathmandu as per the BB plan according our itinerary
  • Guided City tour in Kathmandu covering UNESCO heritage sites and monument entrance fee.
  • Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla– Kathmandu including departure taxes
  • Climbing equipment (Climbing Rope, Ice Screw, Snow Bar, Ice Hammer
  • All necessary camping gears like sleeping tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Climbing Sherpa guide from Island peak base camp for the summit and back to base camp
  • Full board meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • All necessary paper work and trekking/climbing permits (National Park Permit and TIMS)
  • Twin sharing Lodges, Guesthouses accommodation during the trekking on local tea houses.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered professional and dedicate trekking guide and Sherpa porters to carry luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide & climbing guide, porter salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food and Lodging
  • Trekking equipment: down filled sleeping bag and duffel bag (if you need you have to inform during our meeting at the office)
  • Seasonal fresh fruits deserts every day
  • Adventure Alpine Gorkha Treks Gifts (T shirt & trekking certificates)
  • Farewell dinner at local Nepali restaurant
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit
  • All government and local taxes
Cost Excludes
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get Nepal visa up on arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare.
  • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks, hot water.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal trekking equipment
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver (tip is expected but not mandatory)
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned above Price Includes section.

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Trip Facts
  • Trip Duration: 21 Days

  • Destination: Nepal

  • Group Size: 2-12 People

  • Difficulty: Moderate to Adventurous

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