Lobuche East Peak Climbing Nepal


Trip Overview

Lobuche East Peak Climbing will give opportunity to trek and climb a wide variety of existing as well as new challenging climbing routes. The Lobuche East Peak Climbing will be moderately challenging but does not require any technical climbing skills, or previous mountaineering experience. The tour promises an adventure of a lifetime. As you climb to the southern Base Camp of Lobuche Peak at an altitude of 5500 meters, you will have stunning views of Ama Dablam, Tawache and many more spectacular mountains.

The first recorded ascend of Lobuche East Peak was made on April 25, 1984 by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen. Lobuche peak is situated relatively close to Everest Base Camp and Kala Pathhar. It is not only great points of interest but also great for acclimatization before proceeding to climb Lobuche peak. While you are climbing Lobuche East Peak, Lobuche has in fact two different peaks, Lobuche East Peak at an altitude of 6,119 m and West Peak at an altitude of 6,145m. The best time for Lobuche East Peak Climbing is during Mid- March and May, October to Mid- December.

The Lobuche East Peak Climbing starts from Lukla, the Gateway to the infamous Everest region continues through the Sagarmatha National Park until you arrive at the famous Namche Bazaar (3,440m). It is the “capital” of the Everest region. Climbers can rest in loges, while enjoying good coffee and pastries from the local bakeries, and not to forget, great scenery. The trail towards Lobuche East Peak Climbing continues to Tyangboche and then Pangboche. You can see great Buddhist monasteries in these routes.

Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Before traveling to the Lobuche Base Camp, trekkers will trek to Gorak Shep (5,125m) from where you will visit the famous Everest Base Camp, the place from which mountaineers start their journey towards the world’s highest mountain. The following day you will be visiting Kala Patthar. It is a great view point for Mt. Everest and the Khumbu Icefall. From the summit of Lobuche East Peak, trekkers will can see panoramic view of the Himalayas. The view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pumori and other mountains will be unforgettable moment of a lifetime.

If given Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary is not suitable for you, we design another itinerary as per your desire and duration of holidays. If you need more information about Lobuche East Peak please fell free to contact us.

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350M/4425FT) (A)
Showing your name board, our airport representative waits in Kathmandu International Airport (TIA). You transfer to hotel, check in and free time. Have enjoy!

Day 2: Trip Final Preperation in Kathmandu (A,B)
In the morning, generally at 8 am, Eco-friendly Treks staff come to meet you at your hotel. Please manage to be there at lobby with:

(a) your original passport to prepare necessary adventure eco holiday permit/s from the concerned authority,

(b) a couple of same passport size photos for permit/s and,

(c) Trip final full payment. The staff introduce you with your trip guide at the same time. You have time to interact with your guide, he may check and suggest your trip equipmment and packing for the trip on your interest, please tell us if you like this. The rest of the day, you may buy or hire additional equipment and packing (if necessary). Then, you rest for acclimatization and final preperation for the trip. If you like any additional program for the day, please inform us at the time of mail corresponding.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding.(2610M/8555FT) (A,B,L,D)
An early morning start takes us to Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu for the thirty-five minute scenic flight to Tenzing and Hillary Airport at Lukla (2804m). Upon arrival at the airport, a guide will brief us and introduce the porters before we begin the three hour trek to Phakding (2610m).
After landing we have time to explore the village while the Sherpa crew sort and load the trekking equipment. We begin the trek by descending toward the Dudh Kosi River, where we join the main trail to Namche Bazaar, located just above Chaunrikharka (2713m). The walking is easy, and after passing through the small village of Ghat (2550m), Phakding is just a short walk away. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3441M/11280FT) (A,B,L,D)
We continue trekking along the banks of the Dudh Kosi, crossing this majestic river many times on suspension bridges laden with prayer flags. After entering Sagamartha National Park, the trail climbs steeply with breathtaking views. After five and a half hours total, we reach Namche. Namche Bazaar (3441m), known as the “Gateway to Everest,” is home to many quality restaurants, hotels, lodges, shops, money exchange, internet cafe and a bakery. Namche is one of the biggest villages along the whole Everest trail. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day. (A,B,L,D)
A day will be spent in Namche in order to adjust to the high altitude. We’ll go on a short trek to a museum celebrating the traditional customs of the Sherpa people. We will also hike up the Syangboche Airport around Everest View Hotel. From this point can be seen rewarding views of the Himalayas with a stunning sunrise and sunset over the panorama of Khumbu peaks. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche Monastery. (3860M/12653FT) (A,B,L,D)
The trek continues along the rushing glacial waters of the Dudh Kosi, with magnificent views of the mountains. We trek to an altitude of 3860 meters today. After five hours we’ll reach Tengboche, where the local monastery can be seen. Inside the monastery are incredibly ornate wall hangings, a twenty foot sculpture of Buddha, and the musical instruments and robes of the Lamas. The group will be taken to observe a prayer ceremony in either the evening or morning, depending on how the day’s trekking progressed. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 7: Trek to Dingboche. (4350M/14260FT) (A,B,L,D)
From Thyangboche the trail drops to Debuche, crosses suspension bridge on the Imja Khola, and climbs to Pangboche amongst thousands of mani stones. Our uphill trek continues for six hours, taking us to the quaint traditional Sherpa village of Dingboche, with its exquisite views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Ama Dablam. We’ll set a leisurely pace to adjust to the altitude (4350m). Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 8: Day trip to Chhukung Valley.( 4710M/15440FT) (A,B,L,D)
Today is another day for acclimatization. We’ll have trip to Chhukung valley (4710m) via the Imja Khola valley, to see the marvelous view of the surrounding mountains, especially Lhotse’s massive south wall. Then we’ll return to Dingboche in the evening. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 9:  Trek to Lobouche. (4910M/16094FT) (A,B,L,D)
The trail continues for five hours today, along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials for climbers who have perished on nearby summits. We continue to climb, heading to Lobouche (4910m) – just a few huts at the foot of giant Lobouche peak. Some breathing problems may arise today due to the altitude. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 10: Trek to Everest base camp & return to Gorakshep. (5180M/16980FT) (A,B,L,D)
After an early morning start leaving Lobouche, we head up to Everest Base camp (5365m). From here you’ll have an unobstructed view of many mountain giants, including Nuptse, Pumori, Chagatse, and Lhotse looming directly ahead and on all sides. Then we’ll return to Ghorakshep (5180m) at noon, having completed a seven hour trek. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 11: Trek to Kalapattar (5555M/18209FT) & return to Lobouche. (4930M/16160FT) (A,B,L,D)
After reaching the Everest base, our aim today is to trek Kalapattar (5555m). We start out early to reach a point that offers one of Nepal’s best panoramas of Mount Everest and the surrounding mountains. We then descend back to Lobouche (4930m), a roundtrip of six hours. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 12: Trek to Lobouche East base camp. (A,B,L,D)
Today holds a five hour trek to the Lobouche base camp. The first half of the journey is over flat terrain, but the second half of the path begins a steep ascent to the Lobouche base camp (4950m). The path is quite rocky and it moves along the bank of Lobouche Glacier. While trekking, you can enjoy the spectacular views of Cholatse, Tawache, Ama Dablam, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega, and many more. Faccor the next two days our accommodation will be this tented camp, food provided by our professional chef. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 13: Trek from summit to Lobouche east peak (6119M/20058FT) & return to base camp. (A,B,L,D)
Today is our main adventure day; weather permitting, early in the morning we’ll begin the climb up Lobouche peak (6119m). The hike takes about ten hours. At the summit we’ll behold panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Pumori, Changri, and more. After a trip to the top, we safely make our way down then same day, returning to the Base Camp. Overnight at tented camp.

Day 14: Spare day in case of bad weather. (A,B,L,D)
This is spare day just in case the weather is not supportive. We will take a good rest on the way down, if we have the successful climb on day 13. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 15: Trek to Pangboche. (A,B,L,D)
After reaching the Lobouche peak, we then descend to Pangboche, (4000M/13112FT), a six hour trek. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 16: Trek to Namche. (A,B,L,D)
Leaving the mountains behind, our descent takes us back through Tengboche Monastery (3860m) before continuing back to the town of Namche Bazaar (3441M/11280FT). We arrive back at Namche Bazaar in the afternoon, a six hour trek. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 17: Trek to Lukla. (3404M/11158FT) (A,B,L,D)
We trek another six hours to Lukla (3404m), where the trek began. There will be time to reflect on the expedition as a group and the personal achievements of all who participated. Overnight at guesthouse.

Day 18: Morning flight to Kathmandu from Lukla. (A,B,L)
On the scenic thirty-five minute flight back to Kathmandu, you’ll enjoy a last glimpse of the mountains you have recently climbed. Upon arrival in Kathmandu we’ll be met and transferred back to our initial hotel. Overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

Day 19: Leisure day. (A,B)
There’s much to see and do in Kathmandu and the surrounding areas, including Chitwan Jungle Safari, River Rafting Adventure, Kathmandu Shopping Tour or Scenic Everest Flight. This is also a spare day in the event of bad weather in Lukla. In the evening we will have a farewell dinner in a traditional Nepalese restaurant with cultural performances. (Your guide(s) and an office staff will accompany you). Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Day 20: Transfer to airport for flight departure. (B)

(Abbreviation: A = Accommodation, B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

Guide & Logistics

Price Includes:

  • We meet you at Kathmandu airport and transfer to your hotel
  • Double room in sharing basis with breakfast at 5 star hotel in Kathmandu
  • Experienced trip guide and his expenses (meals, transport, tent, insurance except tips)
  • Required permit/s for the trip
  • Three meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) as per itinerary
  • Transfer from Kathmandu to trip starting point as per itinerary
  • Transfer from trip ending point to Kathmandu
  • All taxes (Value Added Tax if apply and income tax)
  • Agency service charge
  • We transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for onward flight
  • Domestic Airfare if needed (confirm this at the time of trip book)
  • Supporters (Porters) during the trip
  • 3 staffs (cook, kitchen boy and spare) charge
  • Kitchen utensils required, during the trip
  • Kitchen tent / Kitchen (camping) charge during the trek
  • Toilet tent and pitchment charge during the trek
  • Double tent for accommodation in sharing basis during the trip
  • Camping charge during the trip
  • Charge of Sleeping bags during trip
  • Tent grounding service to be paid at local
  • Other supports (first aid) during the trip

Price NOT Included:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Hot and cold drinks are not available except mineral water
  • Tipping
  • All above “Cost Include” mentioned above

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Trip facts

  • 20 Days
  • Grade: TD
  • Lodging: Lodge & Tent
  • Size: 2-20 Persons
  • Dept: Each Month 5th
  • Trip Season: Spring/Autumn
  • Trip Type: Mountaineering
  • Price: USD /each

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- GLENN INGRAM

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