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    Lobuche East Peak Climbing

    • Destination
    • Durations
      20 days
    • Trip Difficulty
    • Accommodation
      Tea House
    • Meals
      Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
    • Vehicle
      Private Transport
    • Max. People
    • Trip Mode
      In Hotels and local nice lodge with camping .
    • Climbing Grade
      TD ‘Technical Difficule’ French, Swiss Alpine Climbing Systems
    • Areas of Trek
      Nepal North Mid-East at Khumbu and Everest region.
    • People / Culture
      Populated by Sherpa tribes with ancient culture and traditional life of Buddhism religion.
    • Mode of Transport
      Scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and back.


    “One of the adventurous trekking in Nepal that makes you proud to climb Lobuche East. A technical peak but can reach its summit with your effort and skill. A stunning peak to look with breathtaking views of surroundings giant mountains. Everest within mere distance from Lobuche East Peak top with glorious views.
    Enjoy classic walk to Everest Base Camp and at the summit of Lobuche Peak”.

    Lobuche East Peak Climbing 20 days

    Lobuche East Peak Climbing is one of Nepal's most adventurous and technical trekking peaks, the land of the best Himalayas trekking. Although it stands above 6,119 m and 20,192 ft, it requires high technical skill to climb the peak. Reaching its summit is truly a peak of great challenge, where you will blend with mighty views of surrounding snow-capped peaks. It includes Khumbu Himal, Mount Everest(you may read our blog on Where Mount Everest is located), and Makalu in the east with Mt. Cho-Oyu's northwest direction.

    It makes you feel like a real mountaineer in achieving the goal with a safe and enjoyable climb on Lobuche East Peak Climbing. Our itinerary days are flexible, with more space to acclimatize as well. One can exercise great during walks with a combination of Everest base camp and scenic Kalapatthar Hill.

    After much walking, you will be ready to tackle the climb to the top of the Lobuche East Peak summit. We use an extra high camp to make the ascent more possible and accessible.

    Lobuche East Peak Climbing starts on reaching Lukla town after a short scenic flight from Kathmandu. And then we head towards Dudh Kosi River gorge and valley, passing nice and lovely Sherpa villages. It leads you within green alpine woodland to reach the famous Namche Bazaar.

    At Namche, we explore its village, observing the lively Sherpa culture of Buddhism religion. Then, we head towards the next scenic spot, the beautiful Tengboche. Here we explore its impressive monastery surrounded by alpine forests and snow-capped peaks.

    From Tengboche, leaving the green vegetation and tree lines for the sheer barren country as our walk leads to the Arctic zone at Everest Base Camp. It is enclosed within the world’s giant mountains, with a climb of Kalapatthar for commanding views of peaks with Everest and Mt. Pumori at close distance. Then head towards our real adventure at Lobuche East Base Camp.

    After necessary preparation at Lobuche East Peak Base and High Camp, we climb arduous sections to tackle to reach the summit. You can have an overwhelming panorama of peaks and landscaped views from the Lobuche top.

    After a glorious ascent on top of Lobuche East Peak, feeling in high spirits, we descend towards the lower areas of Khumbu. Finally, we reach Lukla for a smooth scenic flight to Kathmandu with memorable adventure and exciting thrill on Lobuche East Peak Climbing.

    Lobuche Peak Climbing Best Seasons:

    Nearly all months of the year except the monsoon. Monsoon starts from mid-June to mid-September.

    March to May is regarded as the best time to climb Lobuche Peak. You get a clear view till afternoon when wildflowers are in bloom with fantastic views of mountains. A day will be pleasant with cooler morning and nighttime.

    Another best time for Lobuche Peak Climbing is October(a famous month for Festivals in Nepal) to December. The main reason is clear views of peaks but short sunlight hours, which can be cold in the morning and night.

    • Day01

      Reach Kathmandu via various international airline and transfer to hotel.

      On arrival you’re received by our staff and guide with transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu. After getting refreshed from jet-leg, join in with other members of Lobuche East Peak Climbing and trek.

      Our guide will brief with information about the hotels-including detail of trek, climb with local lodge facilities. He also briefs history and culture of local Sherpa with more info including dos’ and don’ts while you are with us.

      In the evening you get a nice dinner which includes most popular Nepali foods in a pleasant Nepalese restaurant with local cultural programs.

    • Day02

      In Kathmandu preparation for the trek and climb.

      A free day to prepare for trek and climb around high Khumbu. In the morning, you get optional sightseeing tour at places of great interest around the city. You can explore around world heritage sites in Kathmandu for few hours and back at hotel.

      Afternoon, leisure and free for individual activities and getting ready with packing for next early morning flight to Lukla.

    • Day03

      Transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for flight to Lukla 2,820 m and trek to Phakdingma 2,657 m – 04 hrs.

      An early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport terminal and take a short scenic flight of 35 minutes to reach Lukla. It’s a Sherpa town at the height of 2,820 m high facing views of Kongde peak and Naulekh Himal.

      With refreshing stop at Lukla, we then follow lead guide after adjusting baggage with porters or on pack animals (Jopkyo a mix breed of normal cow and Yak).

      As walk leads past Lukla town, we head down to Choplung small village. And then around Dudh-Kosi River valley and gorge towards our first overnight stop at Phadkingma village by the raging glacial Dudh-Kosi River.

      Phakdingma also called as Phakding only for short, while we have used the proper and correct words for the name sake.

    • Day04

      Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.

      Starting with gradual walk in the morning from Phakdingma, we follow the river upstream past several Sherpa nice villages. With short ups and down and crossing a long suspension bridge, we reach Monjo village. It is the place from where Sagarmatha National Park starts. We enter into park areas past Jorsalle the last village before Namche Bazaar.

      From Jorsalle, we cross bridge and walk leads into serene woodland of tall pines and rhododendron trees. With climb on winding trail, we get the facing views of Kongde, Kusum Khanguru and Thamaserku peaks. Then, the walk brings you into famous Namche Bazaar, which is more of a town rather than village. It includes many good restaurants, hotels, lodge having number of shops and stores includes Bank and Post-Office.

      At Namche enjoy in the comfort of nice cozy lodge, with time to marvel the views of snow capped peaks.

    • Day05

      In Namche for rest to support acclimatization with short hike.

      At Namche, we take a free and rest day to support with acclimatization before heading higher ground. Here, we take a short walks up to view point like towards Everest View Hotel. It takes nearly 3-4 hours both ways, offers excellent panorama of mountains with Everest and magnificent Amadablam.

      In Namche, we visit museum where one can gain knowledge of Khumbu Sherpa, culture, flora-fauna as well of mountaineering expedition history. In the afternoon, just rest and leisure time.

    • Day06

      Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.

      With pleasant time at Namche, the walk leads to short climb and then on good wide trail. It offers a facing views of Everest and Amadablam with array of peaks. Then, our route leads into woodland then descend towards Imjatse River to reach at a small place in Phunke-Tenga. It’s a possible lunch stop in the middle of a wood.

      Afternoon climb into forested areas facing views of Kangtenga-Tharmasarku and other peaks. The walk brings at a wide open plateau in Tengboche(for details go through: A complete guide to Tengboche Nepal) with its beautiful colorful Buddhist monastery. Also, time to visit the interior of the monastery where you can witness monks and priest on religious activities with prayer.

      A scenic spot surrounded by high peaks with views of Everest and magnificent looking Amadablam. With amidst forest of rhododendron-magnolia-oaks-juniper-birch and fir tree lines, truly a great place for overnight stop.

    • Day07

      Trek to Dingboche 4,365 m – 05 hrs.

      In the morning after catching the views of surrounding peaks, walk leads downhill past Deoboche. It takes you  within woodland to reach Imjatse River and then crossing over a steel bridge. From here end of green vegetation and tree lines as walk leads into windswept dry and arid country to reach Pangboche. The last permanent village on route Everest base camp where other settlement with lodge catering the needs of travelers and trekkers.

      Slowly walk leads past Pangboche heading higher with ups and down to a river. With last climb of the day for an hour, we reach a scenic Imjatse valley at Dingboche. It’s the place facing North Side of Amadablam with views of Island Peak towards east direction.

    • Day08

      Another rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and local hike.

      The another rest day, it’s important to relax as well for acclimatization at Dingboche. One can hike further up towards Nakarjung Hill to get best panorama of surrounding peaks and of Imjatse valley.

      Afternoon rest and enjoy the views in the comfort of nice warm lodge with preparation for next day walks to Lobuche.

    • Day09

      Trek to Lobuche 4,890 m – 05 hrs.

      After a nice overnight and rest day at Dingboche, morning walk leads to a short climb to a ridge marked with Buddhist prayer flags and some monuments. Also, with views of high close peaks and then on good gradual path to walk.

      Our route leads on winding path above Pheriche valley with views of Cholatse and Taboche peaks. Then, walk comes to a small place at Thugla, where massive Khumbu glacier melts into a raging river.

      After crossing a short bridge and climb to Thugla and stop here for possible lunch and rest. We then start heading higher up to Lobuche. We take a slow climb to a ridge top lines with memorial of unfortunate mountaineers who risk their life climbing high mountains around Khumbu and Everest.

      From here, we take a good walk with gradual up to reach Lobuche. It is located on the corner of a wide valley beneath peaks of Lobuche East and West.

    • Day10

      Trek to Everest Base Camp 5,365 m back to Gorakshep 5,180 m – 06 hrs

      Our adventure today leads to our main target and goal at Everest base camp. The morning walk follows a flat valley with slow climb to reach further and then a steep climb to reach a ridge near above Khumbu glacier.

      As walk continues over rocky moraines and ice to reach a scenic flat areas at Gorakshep. It is located on the bottom of Kalapatthar and Mt. Pumori on route Everest base camp. Here we take a short break catching breathe in this high altitude with dry air.

      From Gorakshep, we follow our lead guide heading further east to reach at much awaited destination Everest Base Camp. That too with marvelous views of Khumbu Ice-Falls, glaciers looking above peaks of Nuptse, Everest and Lhotse. In high mountaineering season of April to May this grand spot flooded with tents of expeditions.

      After exciting time having achieved our goal walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop. And then, we head downhill back to Lukla with climb of Kalapatthar.

    • Day11

      Morning climb Kalapathar 5,545 m walk to Lobuche Peak Base Camp 4,980 m- 06 hrs.

      Starting early morning before breakfast, we climb to the top of rocky hill at above 5,545 m the highest spot of the adventure. Here you will be rewarded with overwhelming panorama of giant surrounding peaks with close views of Everest and Mt. Pumori.

      After a mesmerizing moment on top Kalapatthar, we descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast. And then, carry on trekking to reach at Lobuche Peak East base camp for our major adventure.

    • Day12

      Trek to Lobuche High Camp 5,400 m -04 hrs.

      An easy morning where walk lead to a corner within well hidden to reach at Lobuche High Camp for overnight stop in a tented camp.

      Afternoon with time for climbing preparation where our guide will offer final brief with information on safe and successful climb on top Lobuche peaks.

    • Day13

      Summit on Lobuche East peak (6,119 meters/11,287 feet) and back to Base Camp -08 hrs.

      Start early morning where climb leads on snow and ice sections. Facing steep technical sections to overcome and then we head much higher to reach on top Lobuche Peak summit. After encountering technical section on the climb then finally, after reaching on top of the summit. After a great tough experience, makes you feel in top spirit overlooking views of mountain range and scenic valley. From the summit, we descend safely back to base camp for overnight.

    • Day14

      Spare and Contingency day in case of bad weather problem.

      Reserved an extra day as contingency in case of unfavorable weather condition and as well the nature of the peak technical climb. If not required, then we can head back to Lukla using shorter days on route.

    • Day15

      Trek to Pangboche 3,900 m past Pheriche – 05 hrs.

      After a great challenging climb and memorable experience and feeling high on achieving our goal, we take an easy downhill walk to Pheriche valley. And its nice settlement with many good lodges, facing views of high peaks. Then, we cross a small bridge with short climb and descend towards Pangboche village for overnight stop.

    • Day16

      Trek to Namche Bazaar – 06 hrs.

      On completing our memorable and exciting adventure on top Lobuche East Peak, we take an easy walk from here. Without worry of high altitude sickness, we take a route leads loosing elevation every hour of walks.

      From Pangboche with a climb to reach beautiful Tengboche and its colorful monastery and back into green woodland. From here a lovely walks of downs and ups and on nice scenic trail to Namche Bazaar for last night in Khumbu before Lukla.

    • Day17

      Trek to Lukla – 06 hrs.

      Our last final day of the adventure leads to a long walks to reach back at Lukla. Starting with long descend to reach a river valley and at Sagarmatha National Park entrance and exit to Monjo village. Then, walk continues past Phakdingma with last short climb to reach the last overnight stay in Lukla. Then, we fly back to Kathmandu.

    • Day18

      Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

      Depending upon flight time for Kathmandu, we take last breakfast in Lukla. And then, transfer to air terminal named after Tenzing and Hillary, the first to conquer Mt. Everest in 1953.

      As per flight schedule, board in a smaller aircraft for sweeping short air journey to reach Kathmandu airport. And then transfer back to your respective hotels.

    • Day19

      Reserve day in Kathmandu with individual activities.

      We have reserved an extra day in Kathmandu or for the whole program. In case of flight problem related to bad unfavorable weather condition at Lukla or in the beginning. This extra day allows you to have time for yourself joining tour or just relax after a great adventure on high Khumbu and Everest base camp.

    • Day20

      Depart Kathmandu for international departure homeward bound.

      Finally all good things must come to an end. With grand glorious memories of Lobuche East Peak Climbing, its a last final day in Nepal, the land of best Himalayas trekking. Today, our staff/ guide transfer you to Kathmandu international airport for your flight home or to respective countries.

    Cost Details

    What's Included in Lobuche East Peak Climbing

    • Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
    • Two night tourist standard twin sharing Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
    • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) during the trek.
    • Fresh fruits every night after the dinner.
    • Trekking lodge (Tea House) accommodations during the trek.
    • All necessary paper works Sagarmatha National park entry permit & Trekker`s information Management System (TIMS) permit.
    • Peak climbing permit and other necessary fees.
    • Camping tent and climbing rope provided.
    • Both way flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) including airport tax and pickup and drop.
    • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly , English speaking well trained, Government license holder climbing Sherpa, with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Transport and insurance.
    • Strong, helpful porters with proper equipment (1 porter = two people) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation and insurance.
    • Comprehensive medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
    • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (paid by your Travel insurance company).
    • Use of sleeping bags, Down Jacket and Duffel bag (to be returned after the trip).
    • Government taxes and official expenses.
    • Guided Kathmandu sightseeing tour with private vehicle as per itinerary.
    • Ox-meter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily (Very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms) Which will ensure you trek is in the safest hands possible for all levels of trekker.
    • Assistant guide group size above 4+ person.

    What's Excluded in Lobuche East Peak Climbing

    • Meals whilst you are in Kathmandu Lunch and dinner.
    • Nepal entry visa.
    • Your Travel and medical insurance.
    • International airfare.
    • Your personal expenses.
    • All the alcoholic and nonalcoholic cold and hot drinks on trek (i.e. those you choose to purchase along the way and during evenings in the Tea Houses)
    • Desserts Sweet things like chocolate, cake, pie, pudding.
    • Battery charging and hot shower on the tea houses.
    • Personal climbing equipment can be hired $160 USD per person.
    • Kathmandu sightseeing tour entrance fees. (25$)
    • Extra hotel in Kathmandu.
    • If you required extra days for trekking and climbing 75$ per day.
    • Excess baggage more than 15 kg to Lukla flight.
    • Single supplementary 450 $.

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