Grade

Challenging

Group Size

1-12 (Private Trip on Request)

Destination

Kathmandu, Nepal

Max Altitude

6119 m

Meals

Full Board During Trek

Accommodation

3 Star & Tea House

Trip Style

Tea House & Camping

Activity

Peak Climbinbg & Trekking

$2,415 $2,245

*All Price are in USD*

Lobuche Peak Climbing – Trip Overview:

Standing on top of Lobuche, present the most charming costumes in front of you and enjoy the panoramic view of sixty-six degrees of the mountains. The peaks near the Khumbu glacier provide the best views of the Khumbu Mountains, such as Mount Everest, Mount Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Lhotse, mountain Nuptse, etc. To achieve the glory of the world, Everest base camp, experience the climbing adventure on the top of Lobuche, Lobuche is the last settlement to visit the Everest base camp. Lobuche mountaineering is technically difficult, and people should have some ice skills to climb steep, vertical and snowy roads.

When it comes to climbing, it is very difficult and must be able to withstand the harsh climate, as well as the air. Due to steep and rocky technical climbing, people must have the right skills to handle ice, ax and rope. Previous experience is a necessary condition to successfully complete this expedition. The magnificent landscape of the mountains is like Pumori, Mt. Tawache, Mt. Everest, Khumbu Himal, Khumbu Icefall, etc. they will be a blessing for all your hard work.

So, if you think you can tolerate the thinness of the air and have enough skills to climb the Lobuche Peak, get in touch with the HAN to find a reliable travel companion.

Lobuche Peak Climbing – Outline Itienary:

Day1: Arrival Day at Kathmandu

Day 02: Preparation for trek and Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours

Day 05: Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 5 hours

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours

Day 08: Dingboche to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Duration: 6 hours

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours

Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours

Day 11: Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18218ft) – Gorekshep – Lobuche peak base camp (4910m/16105) Duration: 6 hours

Day 12: Summit to Lobuche east peak (6119m/20070ft) then back to Pheriche (4210m/13008ft) Duration: 10-12 hrs

Day 13: Reserve day for contingency

Day 14: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 7 hours

Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 17: Leisure day

Day 18: Farewell

Accommodations

We will be staying at 3 star hotels in Pokhara and Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek. All accommodations are on twin-shared basis. And Single supplement will be served on request and will have additional cost. We will have rooms with attached washrooms in most parts of the trek but according to place it can be afforded. In higher elevations single rooms are not available like in Kathmandu and the lower elevation regions but Himalayan Adventure Nepal will do our best for your happiness.

Meals

All meals will be served during hiking, while Kathmandu and Pokhara only offer breakfast. The hotel will also offer welcome and farewell dinner. The most common dishes on most menus are Nepalese, Tibetan, Indian and the most common Continental.

Can I accomplish this trek?

Though Lobouche Peak climbing is technical and more challenging you still need more stamina, however having some knowledge on using climbing equipments will still be an asset. There will also be a pre -ice climbing training for participants in the Lobouche Peak. The training will mostly be about using climbing gears such as ropes, ice pick, harness, crampons.

There are two dimensions for the Lobouche climbing .Normally you need 5-6 hours of walking every day. In the summiting day however, you will be required to walk for up to for 10-12 hours. Himalayan Adventure Nepal advice   you to prepare yourself by jogging 12 km every day for around 3 months before  you start your trip. Your pre-existing medical conditions are very important such as heart, lung, and blood diseases to consult their doctor before taking the trip and you need to inform us before booking.

Best Time to Travel

Autumn (Sept. to Nov.) and spring (March to May) are the best seasons for this trek. If you have some other time than this we can customize and make the trip viable.

Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. If you have some query please directly call us at any time .Your happiness is our success.

  • Location
  • Days
    18
  • Nights
    17
  • Group Size
    1-12 (Private Trip on Request)
  • Destination
    Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Max Altitude
    6119 m
  • Meals
    Full Board During Trek
  • Accommodation
    3 Star & Tea House
  • Trip Style
    Tea House & Camping
  • Activity
    Peak Climbinbg & Trekking
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    • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
    • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
    • Deodorant.
    • Shampoo and conditioner
    • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
    • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
    • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
    Day 1
    Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) Kathmandu
    Arrive in Kathmandu at any time. Our airport representative will welcome you and explain the program further. There are no planned activities for the day, so check into the hotel. Enjoy your overnight stay at the hotel.
    Day 2
    Preparation for trek and Kathmandu valley sightseeing tour
    Touring the World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley that includes: Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and Pasupatinath Temple. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
    Day 3
    Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours
    Early morning transfer to the airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about an exceptional 60 meters only. Trek to Phakding with an arresting, green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 4
    Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours
    We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a splendid destination to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu that attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks.Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day5
    Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel
    This day is especially sectioned for acclimatization. We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), supposed to be the highest airport in the world, then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, we visit Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 6
    Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 5 hours
    The uniform and easy trail leads us towards the view of Mount Everest, descending deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka and from this point, it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu. The climb is lengthy, but is more than adequately compensated by gorgeous views of Mount Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 7
    Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours
    Descend through a beautiful forest, cross the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m); perhaps today is the most interesting trekking because you will not lose altitude like on other days and you will enjoy views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks; the route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the ‘summer valley’. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 8
    Dingboche to Nagerjun (5100m/16728ft) and return Duration: 6 hours
    This would be your second acclimatization day that requires about 6 hours of trekking to an altitude of 5100m. After breakfast, you ascend Nagerjun (5100m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche. The main aim is to climb high and sleep low. The foot path becomes steep at times, resulting in a physically strenuous day. Ascending the hill could take up to 5 hours at altitude. From this altitude there are good views of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). On a clear day, you could even see Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, including great views of the Pheriche Valley. After a short rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche and the walk at altitude takes about 2 hours. After lunch, take a well deserved rest, as afternoon temperatures could drop rapidly as the sun sets over the mountain tops. You will also spend a second night in Dingboche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 9
    Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours
    Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). This trek is staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley, gaining altitude. We come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures of Lobuche (4910m). Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 10
    Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
    After a short climb through meadows, look down at the Khumbu glacier. Straight ahead is Kalapattar – the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. After a couple of hours we will get to Gorekshep, and continue our journey to the Everest base camp. There is not much elevation gain, but there are a lot of ups and downs and, combined with altitude, this can be an exhausting trek – but the journey is worth it. After approximately 3 hrs of hiking, you will arrive at the base camp and enjoy a magnificent view of the Khumbu glacier and icefall, where the Everest expeditions begin. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 11
    Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18218ft) - Gorekshep - Lobuche peak base camp (4910m/16105) Duration: 6 hours
    We hike up to Kalapattar (5545m). It is the best viewpoint to witness Mt. Everest and the spectacular Himalayan range. We then trek back to Gorekshep for hot breakfast and continue descending to Lobuche Base camp. Overnight at Tent, breakfast, lunch and dinner included. Pre-Climb Training: Our guides will provide you training on peak climbing techniques after the lunch. They teach you how to use climbing gears such as ice axe, climbing boot and crampons, harness, ascender etc. and on how to go up and down using ropes. This helps you to increase your chances to scale the summit and enjoy the experience fully.
    Day 12
    Summit to Lobuche east peak (6119m/20070ft) then back to Pheriche (4210m/13008ft) Duration: 10-12 hrs
    We start to climb Lobuche peak early in the morning but it depends on the weather condition. It takes about ten hours to reach the summit. We can see the panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Pumori, Changri and more from the peak. After a safe climb to the peak, we slowly make our way down to Pheriche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 13
    Reserve day for contingency
    We cannot guarantee if the weather remains favorable on our planned day for the summit (day 12). So, this day is used just in case if we will be unable to climb the summit the on day 12 due to bad weather or other reasons. We should wisely postpone our program of scaling the peak if the weather gets unfavorable. Sometimes you or your group members may get some problems in acclimatizing. This day may be used in case. If the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day. Overnight in the tent/guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 14
    Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 7 hours
    Easy walk along the Imja Khola, short climb to Tengboche, descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Kyangjuma, and easier trail to Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 15
    Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours
    The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch and dinner included.
    Day 16
    Fly back to Kathmandu
    30-minutes amazing scenic fly back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
    Day 17
    Leisure day
    Spend the day in Kathmandu, to rest or to explore, as per your inclination. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
    Day 18
    Farewell
    Approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight, a representative from the Himalayan Adventure Nepal will take you to the airport. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing.
    Cost Included
    • Standard twin-sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast 3 nights).
    • Guesthouse accommodation during the trek in mostly twin-share and occasionally dormitory-style rooms (12 nights).
    • All standard meals during the trek (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
    • Local English-speaking trekking guide having licensed. An experienced, English-speaking and government-licensed trek leader and assistant trek leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide)
    • The required number of local staff and porters to carry your luggage during the trek. Food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and medicine for all staff.
    • National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
    • Free HAN T shirt, bag and Hat.
    • Official expenses.
    • Welcome dinner with cultural program as listed in the itinerary.
    • Day guided city tour
    • All Domestic flights and airport tax as listed in the itinerary.
    • Private transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as applicable
    • Medical kit (carried by your trek leader)
    • All government and local taxes
    • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
    • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
    • HAN trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
    • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
    • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping at Lobuche Base Camp(2 nights tented camp)
    • Everest summit experienced climbing guide
     
     
    Cost Not Included
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu. Depending on your budget, it may cost about USD 15 to USD 20 per person.
    • Travel Insurance (compulsory!), which covers emergency high-altitude rescue and evacuation
    • International airfare and airport departure tax
    • Nepal entry visa - You can obtain the visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu (Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 15 days can be obtained by paying USD 25 or equivalent foreign currency. Similarly, Tourist Visa with Multiple Entries for 30 days and 90 days can be obtained by paying USD 40 and 100 respectively. Please bring 2 copies of passport size photos.)
    • Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks.
    • Personal trekking/climbing equipment (click on the Equipment tab).
    • Tips for trekking staff and driver (tipping is expected).
    • Any others expenses that are not mentioned in the 'Price Includes' section.
    • Any extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, and early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary plan
    • Cost arising out of landslides, road blockade, and rescue of any form, cancellation of flight or reasons beyond our control
    • World heritage entrance permit.
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      Trekking Equipment Checklist - View All

      • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, mouthwash.
      • Hair brush or comb, hair ties, barrettes/bobby pins.
      • Deodorant.
      • Shampoo and conditioner
      • Sunscreen and face lotion with SPF.
      • Night time Moisturizer/Lotion.
      • If under any medication, enough stock ... View All
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