On arrival at Kathmandu international airport via respective airlines, where you will be received by our office staff and guide with warm welcome then transfer to your hotels in the hub of the city.
After checking into your rooms and getting refreshed join the other groups for briefing on Lobuche Peak Climb and Treks, where our guide offers you with useful important information regarding trek and your stay in Nepal with us including some short details on climb with technical know-how.
Evening includes welcome dinner in a nice and authentic Nepalese restaurant with Folk Culture program of Nepal while having your dinner.
Morning, depart from the hotel for exciting tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest, Kathmandu city and its valley steeped with historical and religious monuments temples and monasteries listed as World Heritage Sites.
Afternoon our climb guide will help you with list of climbing and trekking gear required for the adventure to Lobuche Peak climb, rest of the day free to relax and preparation for next early morning flight to Lukla.
Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.
From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River.
Early morning refresh yourself with Yoga course for an hour, and the after breakfast where day leads you to long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, starting with gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.
Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into forested trail with views of snow capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.
Morning Yoga routine as per given time by our Instructor and Guru today a free and rest day at Namche Bazaar for necessary acclimatization, before heading higher area an ideal spot for free day at this height above 3,440 m high.
In Namche spend the day with scenic hike to view points on top Namche facing Mt. Everest-Amadablam and other range of peaks, afternoon explore the streets and shops, Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week.
Starting early morning Yoga class on lawn with the views of peaks, or indoor in a large dining hall, after a hearty breakfast, depart from Namche where walk leads you on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon uphill climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks.
After few hours of climb reaching at Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande with magnificent Amadablam, afternoon with time to visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer.
Thyangboche a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of mid October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned on different deity masks wading evil spirits.
With morning majestic views, morning downhill walk for short while to reach Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge walk into open country where tree lines stops for few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.
Pangboche last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley with excellent views of Amadablam and Island Peak.
A rest day for proper acclimatization with longer Yoga exercise facing beautiful landscapes and views of high peaks, option for short hike up to Nakarjung hills for better views of surrounding peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east adjoining.
Afternoon check climbing gear and perhaps with some practice lesson on climb from our guide with more information regarding technical climb of Lobuche peak.
After rest at Dingboche morning walk continues with steep climb for an hour with excellent views of the valley and mountains, and slowly walking on gentle path leading at Thugla for lunch, where Khumbu glacier melts turning into a torrential river. Where trail from Pheriche and Dingboche joins, after rest and lunch with steep climb for an hour to reach on top Thugla ridge, from here an hour of nice pleasant walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.
Morning adventure leads to Everest Base Camp, starting with moderate walk for few hour and then climb over glacier and moraine to Gorakshep located at the bottom of Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar hill and view point.
From Gorakshep walk to Everest Base Camp following path close to Khumbu glacier all the way to base camp. On reaching base camp marvel the views of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers. After enjoying views of ice falls and mountains, completing our aim and dreams, walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.
An early morning hike for few hours to reach on top Kalapatthar view point at 5,545 meters, for stunning views of Mt. Everest at close distance with panorama of high mountains, after a great scenic moment return back to Gorakshep and continue walk to Lobuche on the same route for an hour, and then our direction diverts towards Lobuche Base Camp.
Where walk leads on steep and rocky trail along Lobuche glacier facing views of Amadablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, Tharmarserku, Kantega, after a several hours of walk reaching at Lobuche Base at 4,865 m / 15,957 ft, for overnight camping.
Morning starts with a gentle climb to reach high and advance camp, climb takes almost four hours to reach flat available ground for overnight camp, after climbing past rocks and moraine to High Camp.
Afternoon time to scout the areas with final preparation for the climb and as well practice climbs on ice and rocks face at Lobuche High Camp.
As climb starts early morning towards Lobuche East Peak summit heading with steep climb facing some technical sections; where our guide will fix ropes around necessary places to make the ascent much accessible towards the summit of Lobuche East at above 6,119 m high.
At the top on reaching after a vigorous climb rewards you with breathtaking views of fascinating scenery of mountains and valleys, after a successful climb enjoying panorama that surrounds you with close views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse,
Mt. Amadablam with Mt. Makalu, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks towards south east, after a great adventure and experience of a life time descend safely taking the same route back at base camp.
Reserved this spare and extra day as contingency, in case of unfavorable bad weather conditions if happens obstructing our climbing schedule, where in high Himalaya weather can be unpredictable sometimes even in best seasons of the months, an extra day will help and support offering you flexibility to adjust with the climbing itinerary days, if all goes well can according to our plan can use this spare days on route to Lukla having short days with enjoyable scenic walk along the way.
An easy walk on losing altitude after a great climb on top Lobuche Peak, where walks follows on the same route after Thugla, downhill to Pheriche windy valley to reach a settlement with full of many good lodge, from here with short down and ups with long descend to reach back in the comfort of a lodge at Pangboche village.
Morning after a pleasant stop at Pangboche return journey on downhill and up to Thyangboche Monastery after a nice pleasant walk, from Pangboche onward facing views of Amadablam, Nuptse wall, Lhotse, with downhill into lower altitude within tree lines, as walk leads to a climb reaching at scenic Thyangboche.
Walk continues to retrace on the same route from Thyangboche with downhill to Phungi Tenga, after crossing a bridge an hour climb and then on gentle winding trail all the way to Namche Bazaar for last overnight stop before ending the trek at Lukla next day.
From Namche continue on downhill walk towards Dudh Kosi River with short climb to reach at Monjo village, after Monjo following Dudh Kosi River bank and then with few short ups and downs to reach at Phakding, retracing the journey back to Lukla on this last day walk of the adventure.
On reaching Lukla for overnight stop where you can have fun with evening party and last dinner around high Khumbu within Everest region.
From Lukla flight starts from early morning to Kathmandu in fine clear weather, sometime the flight time can get delayed due to bad weather, as per the flight time board in a small plane for a super, scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
On reaching Katmandu domestic terminal our guide and staff transfer you back to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu in and around Thamel area.
A day reserved as spare and free day in case of flight delay at Lukla in due to bad weather conditions, with opportunity for sightseeing tour for few hours or at leisure for individual activities.
After a great and grand experience around high Khumbu with successful climb on top Lobuche Peak, depart from the hotel to the airport for final departure homeward bound or to respective destinations.
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