Trip Facts

  • Duration:19 Days
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous
  • Trip Profile:Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing
  • Geography:Hills/Mountains/Glaciers
  • Location:Solukhumbhu
  • Accommodation:Hotel/Tea house/Lodge/Camping
  • Meals:All meals included during the trekking
  • Religious:Buddhism
  • Ethnic People:Sherpa
  • Transportation:Flight/Tourist bus/Private vehicle
  • Group Size:01-10 Pax


  • Trek to the most visited trail of Khumbu region to Everest Base Camp
  • Explore the marvellous views from Kalapatthar
  • The climb of one of the well-known peaks in the Everest region, Lobuche East Peak (6119m)
  • Magnificent views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) among others
  • Trek through the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park
  • Make an adventures flight to the world-famous airport- Lukla Airport
  • Experience lifestyle and tradition of ethnic Sherpa people


Close to Khumbu Glacier, lies a conspicuous peak of Lobuche. There are two main peaks of Lobuche, Lobuche east (6,119m) and Lobuche west (6,145m). The east peak is classified as a climbing peak and the west is classified as an expedition peak. Lobuche East peak is regarded as easier to climb, hence is so popular. To access this peak a permit is required from Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). Among the number of peaks of the Khumbu region, Lobuche lies in a list of popular choices for trekkers.

Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing is an adventurous climb in the Khumbu region that offers you a magnificent view of Mt. Everest (8848m) and many other Himalayas. Lobuche East Peak Climbing offers you a challenging trail to the top of Lobuche (6119m). This trip also offers you a hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar for a stunning panoramic view of the Himalayas.

Major attractions of Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Lukla airport

Located at an altitude of 2845m, a flight to Lukla airport is the easier way to access the Everest region. It is considered the world’s minacious airport for its geographical structure and short runway track. Lukla airport is popularly known as Tenzing Hillary airport. Flight to Lukla gives an initial essence of adventure through a lush green forest filled with colourful rhododendrons, pines, and juniper. It is a prime hub to start a journey to the Everest region.

The Sherpa Culture

Experiencing the unique Sherpa culture while crossing the beautiful Sherpa villages is one of the major centres of attraction in this trek. They have their own culture and tradition. The culture of them respecting every guest as god is the most heart-catching part of Sherpa people. You cross a lot of attractive villages like Phakding, Deboche, Tengboche, Dingboche, Pangboche, Lobuche, Gorakshep, and Namche Bazaar.

Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar

EBC and Kalapatthar are the mesmerizing part of this trek. Everest Base Camp is blessed with the immense beauty of nature with staggering hamlets and momentary resources. For a phenomenal view of the World’s highest peak, something that worths more in EBC is Kalapatthar Viewpoint. Located at 5600 m altitude Kalapatthar offers eye-catching views of peaks like Ama Dablam (6856m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and Cho Oyu (8201m). The view of the Everest summit is visible closer to the Kalapatthar viewpoint. This standpoint is very famous among visitors for its panoramic vantage view. Both the Northern and Southern flanks of Everest can be visualized from this viewpoint.

Lobuche summit climb

You’ll trek towards Lobuche Base camp and further trek to High camp. Finally, you’ll climb to the summit of Lobuche and witness the beauty of panoramic views of Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), and Makalu (8485m) with several other sparkling mountains. The journey to the peak is full of the adventurous route and marvellous views of the snow land of the Himalayas. You will cross through the Biodiversity rich Sagarmatha National Park. You can also get a chance to explore a diverged variety of flora and fauna while making your way to Lobuche.

Best Time To Climb Lobuche

The best seasons for Lobuche East Peak climbing are autumn (September-November)   and spring (March-May). Both autumn and spring offer magnificent views of the Himalayas and also the summit become easier in the favourable climate. Winter and monsoon seasons bring in harsh weather conditions which cause difficulty in summiting the peak. Sometimes, due to weather conditions flights are frequently delayed or cancelled. Hence, it is recommended to keep some buffer days before planning for the trek.

Alternate Packages

Apart from this Lobuche Peak climbing, if you want to explore a different peak and collect an entirely different experience, then you can check out other peak climbing packages like Mt. Island Peak ClimbingMera Peak Climbing, Mt. Singu Chuli Climbing, and Mera Amphu Lapcha Island Peak Trek. Check Peak Climbing for complete peak climbing packages offered by Himalaya Land Treks.

We, at Himalaya Land Treks, help you with every necessary service needed for any peak climbing activities. Our company ensures your comfortable and safe journey and climb of the summit. We provide you with better transportation, comfortable accommodations and experienced climber as guides. We also have experienced Sherpa porters.

Itinerary of Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu (1,300m/4265ft)

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

As you land in Tribhuvan International Airport, you’ll be received by a Himalaya Land Treks’ representative and you will be guided to the hotel. You’ll meet the trek guide and you will be given a short description about the climb. You will have a nice dinner that will be traditional Nepali cuisine. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Climbing preparation and Kathmandu Sightseeing

Overnight at 3 star Hotel

You will prepare everything you’ll need during the trek. You can go shopping for the necessary items, gears, and equipment you might require on the trip. After you finish preparing for the trek, you can go for a short sightseeing in the Kathmandu valley with a guide. The places you’ll visit are famous world heritage sites including Pashupatinath temple, Swayambhunath Stupa, Boudhanath Stupa, and Durbar Squares in Kathmandu, Lalitpur, and Bhaktapur. You’ll return to the hotel, have dinner and rest. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2,840m/9318ft) then trek to Phakding (2,610m/8563ft) (40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek)

3-4 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Your actual trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. You’ll be able to view the whole city and as you head near to Lukla, you will be able to see the beautiful mountains. After you land in Lukla, you'll rest and then embark your journey to Phakding. Phakding is village located near the Dudh Koshi River. The trail is smooth and the trek helps in acclimatization for further treks. Overnight stay in Phakding.

Day 4: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11286ft) (5-6 hours)

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

This day, you’ll head to Namche Bazaar also known as the gateway to Mt. Everest. You trek through the pine forest and then along the Dudh Koshi River to reach Namche Bazaar. You can have a glimpse of Everest if the weather is clear and other snowy mountains. You cross many suspension bridges and you also enter Sagarmatha National Park. After a short ascent, you’ll reach Namche Bazaar. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11286ft): Acclimatization

Lodge/tea house

You’ll spend a day in Namche Bazaar and acclimatize your body to the high altitude and its thinning air. You can observe the culture and lifestyle of the Sherpa people residing in that area. Besides that, you can hike up to the Everest View Hotel and enjoy the surreal views of the Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and other mountains. For some interested trekkers, you can hike to Khumjung Village where you can visit Khumjung Monastery. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 6: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Debuche (4240m/13911ft) (5-6 hours)

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Continuing your trek, you head further towards Deboche from Namche Bazaar. You’ll pass Khumjung village and the view of Everest and Lhotse gives you company side by side as you ascend. You also come across Tengboche village and visit the monastery in Tengboche also said to be the biggest monastery in the region. Then, you’ll trek straight to Deboche. Overnight stay in Debuche.

Day 7: Trek from Debuche to Dingboche (4,410m/14469ft) (5-6 hours)

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Next day, you’ll have a warm breakfast and then trek towards Dingboche. You trek through birch, rhododendron and conifer forests. First, you’ll climb up to Pangboche and then visit the Pangboche monastery. You’ll walk along the Imja valley and cross Imja River to reach Dingboche. Overnight stay in Dingboche.

Day 8: Dingboche: Acclimatization

Lodge/tea house

As you have to climb further to high altitude, you’ll spend another day for acclimatizing your body in Dingboche. You can hike to the top of Nangkartshang peak at the altitude of 5083 m and it takes 2-3 hours to reach the top. You can have a nice view of the Lhotse, Island peak, Everest ranges, and many other mountains. You’ll return to Dingboche after a short rest. Overnight stay in Dingboche.

Day 9: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft): 5-6 hours

5-6 hrs
Lodge/tea house

From Dingboche, you’ll start your trek towards Lobuche. The path is gentle and slowly climbs through the glacier. You'll follow the path to Dzongla, the junction of Lobuche, Pheriche and Cholatse pass. You’ll climb alongside Khumbu glacier and reach Lobuche. You have stunning views of Makalu (8485m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Lobuche (6119m), and Pumo Ri (7165m) along with other snowy peaks. Overnight stay in Lobuche.

Day 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m/16864ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364m/17598ft) (7-8 hours)

7-8 hrs
Lodge/tea house

This day, you’ll face some challenges of altitude sickness due to the sudden gain in altitude. You’ll gradually ascend along the icy trail and head towards Gorakshep. You’ll continue your trek along the moraines with a nice view of Khumbu Icefall towards Everest Base camp. You’ll notice many prayer flags as you reach the Everest Base Camp. There will be many colorful tents in the base camp in the climbing seasons. After spending some memorable time in Base camp, you’ll head back to Gorakshep. Overnight stay in Gorakshep.

Day 11: Hike from Gorakshep to Kalapatthar (5545m/18192ft) and Trek back to Lobuche (4910m/16109ft) (7-8 hours)

7-8 hrs
Lodge/tea house

Early morning, you’ll head to Kalapatthar to view the beautiful sunrise coming from over the huge mountains. Kalapatthar is a famous viewpoint in the Khumbu region as you can have magnificent views of most of the mountains in the region. After a short rest, you’ll head back to Lobuche passing Gorakshep. You'll enjoy the views of the mountains like Kangtega (6782m), Cholatse (6335m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) among many other Himalayas. Overnight stay in Lobuche.

Day 12: Trek from Lobuche to High Camp (5,400m/17717ft) (4 hours)

4-5 hrs

You’ll climb to the High camp from Lobuche Base camp. The climb is mostly on the rocky trails and takes around four hours to reach High Camp. The path gets steep and slippery sometimes so you must be careful while climbing. You’ll have sight of beautiful Himalayas on the trek to High camp. You will have some basic training and some knowledge about how to use the gears and equipment at High camp. Overnight stay in High camp.

Day 13: Trek from Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m/20075ft) and back to High Camp (8-10 hours)

7-8 hrs

Finally, you’ll be able to climb to the Summit of Lobuche East. You’ll wake up in mid-night, have breakfast and then start your peak climbing journey. The climb will be technical and you'll have to use gears like an axe, climbing boots, ropes, harness and many more. On reaching the summit, you'll be mesmerized with the views of the Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Makalu (8485m), and other mountains. After some rest at the top, you’ll retrace your way back to high camp carefully. Overnight stay in High camp.

Day 14: Trek from Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m/12894ft)

7-8 hrs
Lodge/tea house

From Lobuche High camp, you'll return to Pangboche. First, you'll descend to Lobuche and then after lunch, you'll follow the trail to Dingboche. After some rest and visiting the village, you’ll descend to Pangboche and visit the monastery once more. Overnight stay in Pangboche.

Day 15: Trek from Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286) (4-5 hours)

4-5 hrs
Lodge/tea house

From Pangboche, you’ll head straight to Namche Bazaar. You’ll descend to Deboche and then to Tengboche. You explore the village and visit the Tengboche monastery. Furthermore, you’ll head to Khumjung village and rest for a while observing and studying the lifestyle and tasting the local cuisine. Then, you’ll head to Namche Bazaar and enjoy the completion of the trip. Overnight stay in Namche Bazaar.

Day 16: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m/9318ft) (6-7 hours)

6-7 hrs
Lodge/tea house

From Namche Bazaar, you’ll have the last trek to Lukla. You’ll exit the Sagarmatha National Park and reach Phakding. You’ll rest for some time and the head to Lukla with diminishing sight of the Himalayas. On arrival at Lukla, you can celebrate your success and prepare for the return flight for the next day. Overnight stay in Lukla.

Day 17: Fly to Kathmandu (1300m/4265ft) (35 minutes)

40 min
Overnight at 3 star Hotel

You’ll fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla. You’ll be picked up at the airport and guided to the hotel. You can have a nice and comfortable rest in the hotel. If time permits, you can roam around the valley and visit some places you missed out. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 18: Reserve Day |Farewell Dinner

Overnight at 3 star Hotel
Breakfast/Farewell Dinner

This day is reserved for any delays in flight or bad weather conditions. If you are already in Kathmandu, you can visit Nagarkot or Dhulikhel which are excellent viewpoints near the Kathmandu valley. You’ll have a farewell dinner hosted by the Himalaya Land Treks in the evening. Overnight stay in Kathmandu.

Day 19: Final departure


You’ll be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport for your scheduled flight back. You can stay in Kathmandu for more fun or exploration. You can choose any other trek and tours if you are interested.

What is included in Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing

  • Airport picks up and drops off, upon arrival and departure.
  • Pre trek meeting.
  • City entrance fees in Kathmandu.
  • 3-star Hotel in Kathmandu for 3 nights. 
  • Full day city tour in Kathmandu by a private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight tickets.
  • All necessary paperwork and trekking permits (National Park Permit, TIMS).
  • Trekking equipment: down-filled sleeping bag, walking poles and a duffel bag.
  • An experienced English-speaking Govt. registered trekking guide and local porters to carry 
  •     luggage (2 trekkers: 1 porter).
  • Professional Sherpa climbing guide.
  • A porter and his entire expenses.
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping.
  • Climbing permit.
  • Guide and porter salaries, insurance, equipment, transport, food, and lodging.
  • Full meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner on your choice. 
  • Supplementary snacks: energy bar and cookies.
  • Fresh seasonal fruits after dinner.
  • Unlimited Chlorine treated Safe Drinking water.
  • Oxi-meter: To check pulse, heart rate, and oxygen saturation.
  • All accommodation during the trek  (Soft, comfort, private room with shared toilet).
  • A comprehensive First Aid kit.
  • All government and local taxes.
  • Souvenir: Himalaya Land treks t-shirt and Trekking Route map.
  • Farewell dinner at one of the finest Nepalese Restaurant with traditional ethnic music and dance.

What is excluded in Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing

  • Nepal visa (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days).
  • Your international flight to and from Nepal.
  • Meals in the city except for breakfast and other mentioned special dinner.
  • Cost for additional trips.
  • Hot showers, Wi-Fi & battery charging on a trek.
  • Travel insurance (for helicopter evacuation if needed whilst on trekking).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc.
  • Bar and beverage bills.
  • Personal climbing equipment.
  • Tip for guide and porter.

Fixed Departure Dates

We will easily organize this trip on the dates requested by you. Please contact us for your customized departure date

Check List

  • Health Requirement arranged 
  • Money:  Cash/Credit Card 
  • Down Sleeping bag provided by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu 
  • First-aid kit; should contain lip salve, Aspirin, Band-Aids, anti-histamine, Imodium or similar tablets for mild cases of diarrhea.
  • Wet wipes for cleaning can be purchased in Kathmandu.
  • Re-hydration powder, extra prescription drugs you may be taking if any particular
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Day pack (25-30 liter) to carry your personal needs during the day
  • Torch/flashlight - headlamp style is ideal
  • Insect repellent, sunscreen, and lip balm
  • Refillable water bottle - Min 1 Liter Aluminum or Nalgene polypropylene are best
  • Warm Hat, Sunhat/bandana,  Scarf, Sunglass, Gloves - wool or fleeced and gore-tex
  • Bag Liners to waterproof your bags (A duffel bag is provided to each trekker for trekking by Himalaya Land Treks in Kathmandu)
  • Wind and waterproof Jacket & Pants
  • Comfortable and sturdy walking shoes (worn frequently prior to departure)
  • Socks: thick wool blend and thin cotton to be worn in combination - ensure boots fit such combination
  • Running shoes or sandals for evening
  • Wool jumper/sweater/fleece. Lightweight during summer, 1 heavyweight or 2 lightweights during winter months
  • T-Shirts 3 or 4
  • Shirt - Long Sleeved
  • Reading/ writing materials
  • Thermals Upper and lower  
  • Extra warm clothing during winter ( December to March) 

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