Located in the Khumbu Region of Nepal, Lobuche east is the most popular “trekking peak” in Nepal classified as Grade PD+ (Peu Difficile). Although it is classified as PD+ in Alpine Grading System it is still rated as a technical climbing peak. Similarly, from Lobuche west, it is more technical than the East side and is listed as “Expedition Peak”.
Reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak-6,119m offers you an astounding view of giants i.e., Mt Everest (8,849m), Mt Makalu (8,485m), Mount Ama Dablam (6,812m), Nuptse (7,861m), & Pumori (7,161m) including several more peaks. Before that, you will need to pass through Everest Base Camp countering the icy trail, and rocky & steep trail which needs technical knowledge about climbing.
Likewise, reaching the starting point of Lobuche Peak has two ways i.e., via bus through Jiri or by taking a flight to Lukla. Currently, we are providing the Lukla flight service.
First of all, taking on challenges is the mindset of most climbers who want to experience a thrilling adventure in their life. Climbing, expedition, and trekking are like an addiction to them that can’t be resisted after taking it. Similarly, Lobuche Peak Climbing is an open challenge that has both trekking & climbing activities.
Following the most popular trek in Nepal i.e., Everest Base Camp Trek, Lobuche peak resides at the 6,119m altitude which offers the unimaginable experience in life that you will cherish forever. It is like taking the next step to accomplish more in the future.
Involving some technical climbing sections & glaciers of higher difficulties, Lobuche Peak is classified as PD+ in the alpine grading system. With proper guidance and preparations from professionals reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak is not difficult as you think.
As listed in the itinerary, most of the Lobuche Peak Climbing involves trekking up to Kala Patthar (5,644m), and only then does it is 2 days to reach the summit from Lobuche (4,940m).
The most important thing when planning the Lobuche Peak Climbing is to check the best season to climb, the gear list, and the bio of the guide that you are taking with you.
As for us Nepal Peak Adventure team, we provide clear clarification about the trek, choose the best time for you, prepare a gear checklist and provide a professional & experience guide for you.
Day 01: Kathmandu Arrival (1400m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu and trek preparation (1400m)
Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2860m) and hike to Phakding (2610m) – 30 minutes flight and 3/4 trek
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) 5/6 hour
Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867m) – 5/6 hour
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m) - 5/6 hour
Day 08: Acclimatization day at Dingboche (4410m)
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4940km) – 5/6 hour
Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364) via Gorakshep (5164m)
Day 11: Hike to Kala Patthar (5644m) and trek back to Lobuche (4940m) - 6/7 hour
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche High Camp (5400m) - 3/4 hour
Day 13: Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m) and return to High Camp (5400m) 8/10 hour
Day 14: Contingency day
Day 15: Trek to Pangboche (3985m) – 7/8 hour
Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m) – 5/6 hour
Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2860m) - 6/7 hour
Day 18: Return flight to Kathmandu (1400m) 30 minutes flight
Day 19: Final Departure
Airport pick-up and drop facility
Welcome dinner with live Nepali cultural program and farewell dinner.
3-star standard accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport tax, and domestic transfer
Teahouse/Mountain Lodge and tent accommodation during the trekking and climbing
All meals during the trekking and climbing and three times tea/coffee
Expenses of Climbing Crews:
Guide: Government certified experienced, fluent English speaker, first aid and eco-trained climbing guide.
Assistant Guides: We provide an assistant guide as per the group size to support you wherever necessary
Porters: We provide porters as per the necessity to carry your stuff.
All Necessary Climbing Permit Charge
All federal and local taxes as applicable
Down Jacket and sleeping bag (upon request)
A duffle Bag (for the expedition purpose only) and a T-shirt (as a souvenir)
Trekking map and certificate of climbing completion
Group medical Kit Box (Diamox and other first aid medicine carried by a guide)
The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter evacuation service which will be paid by your travel insurance company
Final departure transfer
International flight to Kathmandu and return ticket from Nepal.
Your meal at Kathmandu besides welcome dinner, farewell dinner, and breakfast
The entire cost of beverages (except hot drinks mentioned in the inclusion list), mineral water and beer.
Travel insurance (must include Helicopter evacuation)
Tipping to the guide, porter and all climbing crew
Climbing equipment of personal nature
Items not included in the inclusion list comes under your expenses.
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