We begin this adventurous Lobuche Peak Climbing with a short scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.It is a thirty five minutes flight. From Lukla, we catch the same trail to Everest Base Camp Trek via Phakding, Namche and Tengboche till Lobuche. We also experience Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and its flora and faunas. As we get Lobuche village , we head towards peak and we climb it with professional climbers team. The summit will be solely breathtaking. After our successful attempt of scaling it, we again follow the same track back to Lukla. Then we will have a short flight to Kathmandu.
Some travelers prefer plenty of acclimatization before climbing Lobuche Peak and also have some training of peak climbing. We also recommend you all to have it before we embark on adventure. So, the itinerary and the duration of days will be varying from person to person according to their time frame and budget and the level of stamina too. The customized trip can be offered to every adventure enthusiast to climb Lobuche Peak with veteran equipped team.
And, climbing requires appropriate weather. So, we suggest you to make this climbing adventure either between April- May or October- November. For these seasons offer us favorable temperature and weather condition.
Please note that Lobuche East Peak climbing requires some skills of technical climbing . It can be obtained in Kathmandu of you can manage yourself before leaving your country. Besides, it also requires sound physical fitness and mental determination. You have to get well prepared.
In this trip, we also have some insights of Sherpa people and their culture.
A fit person with little or no climbing experience can attempt a non-technical climb. Whereas for technical climb, one needs to be fit and trained or have prior experience of climbing peaks. The difficulty of the climb varies for different mountains.
Currently, we provide Island, Mera and Lobuche Peak Climb.
Travel insurance is really important for peak climbing. We recommend you to get ensured of adequate travel insurance in your respective country. This insurance will help to cover your uncertain medical expenses or helicopter evacuation fees.
The spring and autumn seasons are the best time for mountaineering activities in Nepal. This includes the August-November and March-May.
Experienced, well trained, licensed Sherpa guides will lead and guide throughout the trek and climb.
You are required to get a permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association. They will issue the legal document and then you will be all set for the expedition.
Your accommodation will be in small hotels and tea houses until the basecamp. Once your climb commences from the basecamp all your climbing gear and food will be carried by the porters. A spacious tent will be assigned to you and Sherpas will feed you warm high-altitude food during the climb.
Your major source of drinking water is bottled water. Apart from that, purified and filtered and boiled water is available in the teahouses and lodges.
The amount of oxygen is low so, many climbers generally have a hard time breathing and are prone to AMS. Apart from that, your skin can get sunburned if you don’t apply sunblock or wear protective clothing.
It depends on the peak that you choose and also the condition of the weather. Generally, it requires one or two days to summit the peak. Some other factors such as peak elevation and location might also affect the time to reach the summit.
There is always a first time for everything and climbing a mountain can be one of the best things to try for the first time. There are various options of non-technical peaks that can be attempted by novice climber. Our guides will lead you and train you if necessary, for reaching the summit.
The uncertain weather and geographic layout of the mountains make the climb difficult. This means some peaks require high technical skills whereas others require no technical skills at all.
In teahouses and lodges, you will get a variety of dishes including soups, continental dishes, etc. While on the remote regions, Nepali Dal Bhat and noodle soups are available. And on the basecamps and during the summit, a Sherpa guide will prepare dry meals for you.
The cost solely depends on which peak you wish to climb and also how many fellow climbers you have in your group. The total cost will include your trekking cost, transportation cost, permit costs, guide cost. For more information contact us.
For comfortable journey shoes have thick soles will help you a lot. As there are lots of rocky and steep trails, getting a specific trekking shoe would be a wise idea. However, on snow routes, you will need crampons, ice-ax and another climbing harness.
Most of the popular trails have local VHF Phones but, in remote and isolated regions the communication is limited or not available at all. So, in these cases, a satellite phone is required for communication.
What is the trip about ?
|Trip Standard||on Lodge with camping on|
|Trek Grade||moderate to adventurous.|
|Climbing Grade||PD + (French-Swiss alpine grading system)|
|Trekking||15 Nights &16 Days ( Lukla to Lukla)|
|Total Trip||18 Nights & 19 Days ( Kathmandu to Kathmandu)|
|Season||March to June & September to December.|
Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 06: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.
Day 08: Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 09: Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.
Today this awesome journey leads to our goal and highlight of this great trip, morning walk on the gentle slope for few hours passing near the metrological stations of glass pyramids managed by Nepal and Italian scientific on glacier of this area. From here walk leads over rocky moraine and ice and below Khumbu glacier with views of Everest, Nuptse and of Mt. Pumori and after crossing moraine area reaching at Gorakshep located on route Everest base camp and Kalapathar climb with Mt. Pumori soaring above this flat valley.After a good rest continue walk for 2-3 hours to Everest Base Camp through glacier and moraine sections, on reaching at Everest Base Camp grand views of Nuptse, Lho-la, Changtse in Tibet and top of Everest with its notorious Khumbu ice falls and glaciers at near distance from the base camp. This desolate but tremendous spot feeling out of this world, in high expedition’s season around April and May this place is flooded with different groups of expeditions.
After an overwhelming moment retrace the walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop after feeling high and at ease after reaching the goal of this trip.
Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft trek to Lobuche BC.
Day 12: Climb to Lobuche High Camp 5,600m / 18,368 ft – 04 hrs.
Day 13: Climb the summit 6,119m / 20,070 ft and to Base Camp – 08 hrs.
Day 14: Reserve day in case of unfavorable weather condition
Day 15: Trek to Tengboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Monjo 2,880 m via Namche Bazaar – 06hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla – 05 hrs.
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 19 : International departure for home ward bound.