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

Highlight

  • Trek to the most visited trail of Khumbu region to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar
  • The climb of one of the well-known peaks in the Everest region, Lobuche East Peak (6119m)
  • Magnificent views of the Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), Nuptse (7861m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) among others
  • Trek through the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park
     

Overview

Mt. Lobuche East Peak Climbing is an adventurous climb in the Khumbu region that offers you magnificent view of the Mt. Everest (8848m) and many other Himalayas. Lobuche East Peak Climbing by Himalaya Land Treks is one of the most popular peak climbing trails in Nepal. This climb offers you a challenging and difficult trail to the top of Lobuche (6119m). This trip also offers you a hike to Everest Base Camp and Kalapatthar for a stunning view of the Himalayas. 
You arrive in Kathmandu and will be transferred to a hotel. Next, you’ll meet the trek guide and prepare for the peak climbing. You can go for sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley with a guide the next day. Your journey starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla followed by a small trek to Phakding. From Phakding, you’ll head to Namche Bazaar and you’ll spend a day there for acclimatization. 
Further, you’ll head to Deboche passing Tengboche. From Deboche, you’ll trek to Dingboche after visiting Pangboche Monastery in Pangboche. Then, you’ll trek to Lobuche the next day which continues towards Everest Base Camp via Gorakshep. You’ll return to Gorakshep after spending some time at the Everest Base Camp and, next day, you’ll hike to Kalapatthar early morning for the spectacular sunrise view with close up view of the Mt. Everest (8848m). 
Then, 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 the Mt. Everest (8848m), Lhotse (8516m), and Makalu (8485m) with several other sparkling mountains. After the Lobuche East peak climbing, you’ll return to High Camp followed by a descending trek to Pangboche via Lobuche Base camp and Dingboche.
Next day, you’ll descend to Namche Bazaar via Deboche and Tengboche. Lastly, you’ll trek down to Lukla passing Phakding and take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla. The best seasons for Lobuche East Peak climbing are autumn and spring as they offer magnificent views of the Himalayas and the walk also becomes easy in the favorable temperature. Winter and monsoon seasons bring in harsh weather conditions so, flight during these seasons are frequently delayed and canceled.
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
Breakfast

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Tent/camp
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Tent/Camp
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

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
Breakfast

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

Breakfast

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.

Inclusion

  • 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.

Exclusion

  • 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.

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) 
     

Fixed Departure Dates

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

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