Lobuche Peak

Lobuche Peak

  • 17 Days
  • Peak Climbing
  • USD 3190 USD 2890
  • 6119m

Trip At Glance

Cost

2890

accommodation

Lodge and tent

Height:

6119

Best Season:

autumn and spring

Grade:

Challenging

Activity:

Climbing / Trekking

Treks Type:

Teahouse Trek

Transportation:

Flight Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

Duration:

17 days

Trip Overview

Lobuche Peak

High above the glaciers of the Khumbu region, Lobuche is the second most popular climbing destination in Nepal. Lobuche Peak east is the height of 6,119m above sea level. Perhaps, the Lobuche peak climbing consists of two faces; Lobuche east (6,119m) and Lobuche west(6,145m). Likewise, Lobuche East is followed by most of the climbers to the Everest summit. Similarly, you can combine Lobuche peak climbing with an EBC trek and make it the most thrilling adventure. Hence, the combined trek helps you to achieve two of your major goals the Everest base camp and the summit.

Therefore, to ensure your acclimatization, you'll be staying over at the Everest Base Camp to acclimatize. On the other hand, to make your climbing easier, you'll also be climbing the Kalapatthar Ridge (5545m). which will make your journey a thrilling experience.

Highlights of Lobuche Peak Climbing

  • Climb a peak of 6,000 meters in a brief period of time.
  • Unmatched views of the enormous peaks in the Khumbu Valley.
  • A wonderful introduction to climbing in the Himalayas.
  • Panoramic breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, and more.
  • Guided mountain climbing adventure that includes a trek to Everest Base Camp.
  • Discover the Sherpa people, their culture, and their way of life.
  • Explore the earliest monasteries, such as Tengboche and Pangboche.
  • Visit Kalapatthar and the Everest base camp before ascending to the Lobuche summit.
  • Create memories that last a lifetime while admiring the Himalayas' true beauty.

Best Season for Lobuche Peak Climbing

Any time of year is suitable for visiting Lobuche Peak. Due to adverse weather, perhaps the best times to visit Lobuche Peak are in the autumn and spring.

Autumn Season

The best time to visit Lobuche Peak is in the autumn. At this time of year, the weather and temperature are at their best. 

Spring Season

Spring is an ideal time of year to enjoy the beauty of nature. It is one of the busiest times of the year. You will see travelers from all around the world on the walkways.

Winter Season

Winter is the off-season for peak climbing. It is the coldest season of the year with heavy snowfalls in the higher elevations. 

Monsoon Season

During the monsoon season, no trail in the country is likely to be preferred. Its primary reason is the season's frequent landslides and floods brought on by heavy rainfall. 

Lobuche Peak Route

The Lobuche Peak path is classified as a Moderate level climb. For those who have never hiked before, the trails can be challenging. Professionals could find it to be less difficult and severe.
Similarly, the Lobuche Peak trek requires a lot of uphill and downhill walking. Likewise, you will walk for roughly 5 to 6 hours per day. Thus, if you're a beginner climber, walking constantly can be exhausting.
Perhaps, in several areas of this trek, the paths are off-beaten. In fact, you should be careful while walking on this trail. Additionally, you must understand how to use a couple of trekking/ mountaineering gears. Therefore, this trek demands a tremendous amount of stamina to complete successfully.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty.

Lobuche peak climbing is the ideal start for those who are aiming to become a Himalayan mountaineers. As long as you're accustomed to working in high-alpine situations, Lobuche Peak doesn't require expert mountaineering abilities. Instead, you must be highly cardiovascularly fit and have a foundational understanding of how to use crampons and an ice axe. If you have questions about how to use the gear, then you’ll be guided on every stage of this climb. Along with the instruction on how to utilize rope techniques, ice axes, and crampons, etc. In comparison with the other mountain trails, the climb to Lobuche is relatively straightforward and easy, with few technical hurdles. Hence, starting with Lobuche is the best course of action before attempting more difficult climbing goals.

Altitude Sickness in Lobuche Peak Climbing

When climbing to higher elevations, altitude sickness is a regular challenge. On this journey, you will ascend beyond 5000 meters. Therefore, experiencing altitude sickness is common.
Similarly, another name for this is acute mountain sickness. As a result, the air gets thinner the higher one reaches, and as a result, there is less oxygen present. Thus, it causes travelers' altitude sickness.
Headaches, dizziness, and insufficient sleep are the frequent and common symptoms of altitude sickness. Likewise, you should notify your guide as soon as possible if you experience any of the symptoms. They will provide you with advice on what to do next. One's health will be at risk if the right prescription is not taken on time.

Day to Day Itinerary Expand/Collapse All

Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Elevation
1350

Arrival in Kathmandu, Nepal

Day 2 : Free day for preparation and official briefing

Free day for preparation and official briefing

Day 3 : Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) & trek to Phakding (2600m, 3- 4 hrs)

Elevation
2600

Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla & trek to Phakding

Day 4 : Trek from Phakding (2600m) to Namche Bazaar (3500m, 5-6 hrs)

Elevation
3500

Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Day 5 : Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Acclimatization Day at Namche Bazaar

Day 6 : Trek from Namche Bazaar (3500m) to Tengboche (3870m, 5-6 hrs

Elevation
3870

Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Day 7 : Trek from Tengboche (3870m) to Dingboche (4410m, 5-6 hrs)

Elevation
4410

Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

Day 8 : Acclimatization Day at Dingboche

Elevation
4940

The next day, go head to head with a champion among the most excellent ascensions of the excursion, an optional 2,100-foot move to Nangkartshang Crest to see Lhotse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu (three of the six most imperative tops on the planet).

Day 9 : Trek from Dingboche (4410m) to Lobuche (4940m, 4-5 hrs)

Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche.

Day 10 : Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5140m) & Visit Everest Base Camp (5364m., 6-7 hours)

Elevation
5364

Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep & Visit Everest Base Camp

Day 11 : Climb Kalapatthar (5545m) early in the morning and trek to Lobuche Base Camp (5010m, 5-6 hours).

Elevation
5010

Explore the mountain from Kalapatthar early in the morning and trek to Lobuche Base Camp

Day 12 : Trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp (5510m, 2-3 hours).

Elevation
5510

Trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp

Day 13 : Climb from Lobuche High Camp to Lobuche Peak Summit (6119m.) & back to Base Camp

Elevation
6119

Climb from Lobuche High Camp to Lobuche Peak Summit (6119m.) & back to Base Camp

Day 14 : Trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Tengboche (3870m, 5-6 hours)

Elevation
3870

Trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Tengboche

Day 15 : Trek from Tengboche to Monjo (2835m, 5-6 hours)

Elevation
2835

Trek from Tengboche to Monjo

Day 16 : Trek from Monjo to Lukla (2800m, 5-6 hours)

Elevation
2800

Trek from Monjo to Lukla

Day 17 : Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, and transfer to the hotel.

Elevation
1350

Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu, and transfer to the hotel.

Day 18 : Final Departure

Final Departure to your destination

What Is Included ?

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Best available twin sharing lodge accommodation during the trek and tented accommodation during the climbing
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, transportation, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag  (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Info Trekking Nepal’s T-shirt, trekking map and trip achievement certificate
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Island Peak climbing permit
  • General climbing equipment such as rope, ice axe, ice screw, snow bar etc.
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

What Is Excluded?

  • Nepalese visa fee (bring accurate USD cash and two passport photographs)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu (and also in the case of early return from mountain than the scheduled itinerary)
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips for guides and porter

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