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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 Climbing, Mera 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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