18 Days Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trek

‘stunning and exciting adventure on top striking Lobuche East Peak climb’
Good to Know
  • Duration 18 Days
  • Difficulty Level Advance
  • Max. Altitude 6119.00m
  • Group Size 2+
  • Trip Starts Kkathmandu
  • Trip Ends Kathmandu
  • Group Style Group and Private
  • Activities Trekking, Climbing And Cultural Excursion
  • Best Season March-June and Sept-November

Highlights

  •  Lobuche East Peak climb leads you to a daring and exciting climb to its summit top.
  •  On least visited area is Lobuche Peak base camp beyond the main trekking trails.
  •  Located on the hidden corner of Khumbu valley and close to Everest base camp.
  •  Glorious panorama of the world’s four high mountains with Everest at a mere distance.
  •  Adventure of a lifetime experience facing grand views of high surrounding peaks.
  •  A great combination of treks and climbs with a visit to the famous Everest base camp.
  •  Flexible itinerary days to acclimatize and prepare for the Lobuche peak climb.
  •  Enjoy visiting the traditional farm villages of Sherpa enriched with ancient cultures.

   

AN ADVANTAGE OF BOOKING A TRIP WITH TREKKING PLANNER NEPAL

  •  All airports pick up drop by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights).
  •  First aid kit box.
  •  Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, and duffle bags for porter, city, and trekking route maps – if necessary.
  •  Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
  •  Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.

 

Trip Introduction: 18 Days Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trek 2023/2024

18 Days Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trek 2023/2024 leads you to one of the most exciting adventures within close range of mighty surrounding mountains with Mt. Everest, Lobuche Peak Climb took as not an easy mountain to climb, where enough skill in technical experience required.

Lobuche Peak stands at just above 6,119 m/11,287 ft high but a tough peak to tackle to reach the summit where you can enjoy the awesome panorama of the world's highest mountains that surrounds you on the summit of Lobuche Peak.

People can get confused while planning this great adventure climb on Lobuche peak, with two peaks of Lobuche the west and the east where we have chosen this trip is climb on top of Lobuche East Peak, which is quite popular and accessible than its sister peaks of West Lobuche as well taking a short duration to climb.

Lobuche East Peak Climb grade as TD means ‘Technical Difficule’ as per French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems a mountain that can be climbed with some knowledge of technical sides, as the climb to some tough technical sections to encounter.

We have planned and designed the itinerary programs with much care allowing days to acclimatize and with some practice if required before this big climb and ascent on top of Lobuche Peak.

Maintaining our itinerary days with a combination of treks to Everest Base Camp and climbs of the high scenic hill Kalapathar which provides you with many exercises and getting along with the high terrain, harsh climate, and landscapes.

18 Days Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trek starts taking a flight to Lukla and walking to the famous Namche Bazaar having rest days to explore its surrounding scenic hills and observe local Sherpa Buddhist culture, and then heading higher into beautiful woodland at Thyangboche Monastery and then towards arid and barren country towards Lobuche Peak base camp.

After much walking exercise visiting Everest Base Camp and with the final major highlight Lobuche Peak Climbing, after a successful and tough ascent with a great experience on mountaineering headed back to Lukla for a flight to Kathmandu, with overwhelming memories of the adventure on Lobuche Peak Climb.    

Important Note

  • This trip departs every day of the year.
  • This trip is fully customizable. We can customize the trip as per your need, please contact us.
  • This trip is available on both Fixed Departure and Private Group Basis.
  • This trip can be booked privately if you’re traveling solo or privately or with family.
  • Have a big group? We can help as per your needs.
  • We can help you make it fit your budget.
  • We accept instant booking and online payment.
Itinerary
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Lobuche East Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp trekking provided with standard Itinerary days where some days walks can be shorter or longer as per your physical fitness, some designated overnight stops can change, due to available rooms and other facilities and etc…….

We will follow the itinerary if its need to be changes in case of weather, landslides and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decides holding full authority for Trekking Planner Nepal.

    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.

    Included accommodation in Kathmandu and standard meals (welcome 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.

      Included accommodation on BB in Kathmandu and standard meals (Breakfast )

        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.

        Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

          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.

          Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

            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.

            Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

              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.

              Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                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.

                Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                  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.

                  Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                    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.

                    Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                      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.

                      Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                        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.

                        Included Tented camp and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                          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.

                          Included Tented camp and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                            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. And continues trek down to Thugla for over night stay.

                            Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                              Morning after a pleasant stop at Thugla 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.

                              Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                                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.

                                Included standard accommodation and  meals (Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner), Tea/Coffee

                                  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.

                                  Included accommodation on BB in Kathmandu and standard meals (Breakfast )

                                    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.

                                    Included accommodation on BB in Kathmandu and standard meals (Breakfast )

                                      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.

                                      Included standard meals (Breakfast ) and Tea/Coffee

                                      Not satisfied with this regular itinerary? Make your own.

                                      Inclusions
                                      What's Included
                                      •  All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights).
                                      •  Four night twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu.
                                      •  Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicles (entrance fees are extra).
                                      •  Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax.
                                      •  National Park entrance fee, Trekking Permit, and Climbing Permit.
                                      •  Climbing Equipment and expenses for 03 days during the climbing time.
                                      •  A high experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English-speaking, well-trained, Government license-holding guide/climbing Sherpa. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport, and insurance.
                                      •  Two guests to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation, and equipment.
                                      •  Your cost includes insurance, wages, food, and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters; they are like family to us.
                                      •  Twin/double shearing lodge accommodation in the mountain during the trekking and tented camp during the climbing.
                                      •  Climbing incentive and equipment for climbing guides.
                                      •  Basic climbing gear like main ropes and warm gear for guide-staff and porters.
                                      •  Basic climbing gear like main ropes and warm gear for guide-staff and porters.
                                      •  Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking.
                                      •  Safe drinking water.
                                      •  All the necessary equipment for climbing.
                                      •  Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant.
                                      •  First aid kid box.
                                      •  Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffel bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                                      •  Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company).
                                      •  Oximeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness(AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                                      •  One-hour complimentary spa/massage in Kathmandu after the trek.
                                      •  All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary.
                                      What's Excluded
                                      • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and Two passport-size photos).
                                      • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights).
                                      • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
                                      • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay for the helicopter in cash).
                                      • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch, and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary.
                                      • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc).
                                      • Wi-Fi, charging batteries, and hot showers. Wi-Fi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $3 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
                                      • Entrance fees for the day tours in Kathmandu.
                                      • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive.
                                      • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather conditions, or any event out of our control.
                                      Departure Dates

                                      If the given date is not appropriate for you, Please CONTACT US (Call/email now for a private trip, [email protected]Mobile +977 98510 71767 (24 hrs) - WhatsApp and Viber) so that Trekking Planner can happily manage your trip on dates favorable for you.

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                                      Essential Info

                                      Suggested Equipment List

                                      For trekking 

                                      • Duffel/Rucksack bag/Suitcase (We provide one complimentary Trekking Planner duffel bag that is to be returned after the trip)
                                      • Day pack
                                      • Trekking shoes
                                      • Sports shoes or sandals
                                      • Sun Hat/cap
                                      • Warm woolen cap
                                      • Warm fleece jacket or puffy jacket
                                      • Waterproof Gore-Tex layer
                                      • Pullover or warm sweeter
                                      • Raincoat
                                      • 4/5 pairs of good quality socks
                                      • Hand gloves
                                      • 2/3 pairs of trekking trousers
                                      • 3/4 pairs of trekking shirts
                                      • 3/4 pairs of underwear (non cotton preferred)
                                      • Sun glasses
                                      • Water bottle
                                      • 4 season sleeping bag (Optional/we can provide one if you need it. It is to be returned after the trip)
                                      •  Flash or Torch light
                                      • Camera and batteries

                                      For Climbing

                                      • Plastic Boot a pair
                                      • Crampons a pair
                                      • Ice Axe one
                                      • Harness one
                                      • Carabineer or Karabiner two each
                                      • Snow Gaiters a pair
                                      • Snow / Sun Glass one each
                                      • Warm Gloves a pair
                                      • Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each
                                      • Main Ropes 200m ( 50m per person) as per the peak chosen
                                      • Snow Bar 2 / 4 pieces depending upon group size
                                      • Ski Pole (optional) one each
                                      • Ascender
                                      • Helmet
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