Trip Details

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Trekking and Climbing
  • Transport: Private Vehicle & Flight
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge & Camping
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: Lobuche Peak (6119m)

Highlights

  • Adventurous flight to and from Lukla above the stunning Himalayas
  • Explore Namche Bazaar, Kala Pathar, Tengboche, and Phakding
  • Major attractions such as Khumbu icefall, Everest Base Camp, and Dudh Koshi River
  • Of course, stepping on top of the Lobuche East Peak summit (6,119 m) itself 
  • Magnificent view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cho Oyu, and Mt. Pumori peaks
  • Study of the rare and unique Tibetan Buddhist culture
     

Description

Above the minor settlement of Lobuche village not very far from the Mount Everest, is the mountain Lobuche Peak. A sharp ridge connects the Lobuche East and Lobuche West to form the Lobuche summit. Situated in the Khumbu region, Lobuche presents one of Nepal’s treasured mountain climbing experiences. What makes Lobuche Peak climbing so special is that it can be a worthwhile experience without being too cunning and challenging even for beginners. Its height is at approximately 6119m above the sea level. Lobuche East Peak climbing is most often seen as a trekking experience, whereas Lobuche West qualifies as a full-fledged expedition.

After Ang Gyaljen and Laurence Nielson climbed the Lobuche Peak in 1984, the popularity of this adventure has surged dramatically. Besides, the fact that Lobuche peak offers jaw-dropping views of galactic mountains nearby such as Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Pumori adds further to its glory. The summit, which is your most awaited destination, is delightful and truly worth your effort.

Lobuche Peak Climbing comes typically with all possible mountaineering perks- altitude sickness, dangerous crevasses, and rock-laden trails. But what’s an adventure without challenges? As much as it sounds tricky, this 14-day Lobuche Peak climbing package feels unforgettably rewarding. What makes it unbearable is that you will confront every bit of the majestic Himalayan beauty there is to see. The glacial moraines, the articulate arêtes, and the pyramid rocks are all yours to conquer.

What is it about the mountains that make them irresistible? Is it the feeling of being on top? Or the grit that it brings out in us?

Whatever it is, being on that summit will leave you in awe with a truly unparalleled experience. If you’re someone who doesn’t care much for peak climbing, you are missing out on something astounding. Exciting highlights of this trek below will keep you wanting more.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Flight to Lukla. Trek to Phakding
  • Day 2Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 3Acclimatization day around Namche Bazaar
  • Day 4Trek to Tengboche
  • Day 5Trek to Dingboche
  • Day 6Trek to Lobuche
  • Day 7Trek to Everest Base Camp and Back to Gorakshep
  • Day 8Climb to Kalapathar and back to Gorakshep
  • Day 9Trek to Lobuche Base Camp
  • Day 10Climb Laboche Peak and Back to Base Camp
  • Day 11Trek to Pheriche
  • Day 12Trek to Namche Bazar
  • Day 13Trek to Lukla
  • Day 14Flight to Kathmandu

What to Expect

  • Airport pickups and drops 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trekking
  • Tented accommodation during the climbing 
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) 
  • Round Trip Domestic flights (Kathmandu and Lukla)
  • English Speaking Trekking Guide (leader) and Climbing guide (leader) with Insurance, Transportation, Food, and Accommodation
  • Porter with Insurance, Transportation, Food, and Accommodation
  • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Duffel bag, T-shirt, and Trekking Map
  • Trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipment
  • Daily seasonal fresh fruits after dinner 
  • A first aid kit carried by the guide (Oximeter to measure your oxygen and pulse in high altitude) 
  • All government and local taxes
  • International Flight Ticket and Nepalese Visa Fee
  • Hotel & Meals in Kathmandu
  • Extra Baggage Charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the trek (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Personal expenses (Wifi, Phone calls, Laundry, Bar bills, Battery Recharge, Water, Shower, and Tea / Coffee)
  • Other costs not mentioned in 'Cost Includes' section 
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tips for Guides, Porters, and Drivers

PRICES & DATES

Trip DatesAvailabilityPrice  
20 Oct, 2019 - 02 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$2300
27 Oct, 2019 - 09 Nov, 2019AvailableUS$2300

Useful Information

Best time for Lobuche Peak Climbing

You don’t need to be an expert to figure out the best time for Lobuche Peak climbing. Unsurprisingly, the best seasons for mountain climbing across Nepal are spring and autumn. The climate in these two seasons compliments the audacity and respects the passion of the climbers. Most mountaineers plan for their next expedition all year long and choose the right time to hit the jackpot. 

Anywhere in spring (March-May) and autumn (September – December) seasons is a suitable time to delve into this spectacular adventure. The weather in Lobuche Peak, like any other peak of that height, can be periodically tricky. However, with proper training and gradual adaptation skills, you should be fine. We recommend that you plan for a trek like this at least half-a-year ahead. That way you can focus on the actual trek preparations right when they matter. 

Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty

As it demands technical skillfulness and physical fitness, the difficulty of Lobuche Peak climbing is “strenuous”. Looking at its height, it may not look as intimidating. But there’s a saying “Do not underestimate the Mountains”. This statement is generally true because of the unpredictable nature of the mountains.
Some days, the walk up top can be a piece of cake. It is partially dependent upon the equipment, weather, or even your mental strength. One of those days, Lobuche Peak climbing can surprise you with its questions and challenges. The safest bet for you is to plan well; things can hardly surprise those who plan. Acclimatize on a regular basis and make sure you are watchful on your way to the summit. Relax, you’re going to be alright.