Lobuche East Peak Climbing
Lobuche East Peak Climbing
Lobuche East peak is one of the adventurous and popular trekking destinations in the Khumbu region of our country. Lobuche Peak, one of the technical and challenging peaks takes the visitors to the summit of the beautiful Lobuche Peak. This trek is designed for those trekkers who wish to trek on a challenging trail and want to gain experience to climb on the peaks above 8000m. If you love trekking in the Himalayan region then you should definitely try this challenging peak.
Lobuche East peak offers the visitors with the spectacular panoramic view of mountain ranges including some of the highest mountains of the world such as Everest (Highest mountain of the world), Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho-Oyu, Amadablam, Island peak, Pumori, Shisshgampa, Annapurna and other many beautiful mountain ranges. You will also explore the authentic and ancient culture, traditions and lifestyle of Sherpa people living on this region. Sightseeing of the wide variety of flora and fauna is also another major attraction of this trek. This trek takes the visitors to some of the famous places of Khumbu region which includes Namche Bazar (Also known as the gateyway of Everest), Kalapatthar (Famous viewpoint of Khumbu region), Khumbu ice fall, Everest Base camp and other many beautiful places of Himalayan region.
Lobuche East peak climbing starts with a scenic flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. Our representative will welcome and greet you in the airport and then you will travel to Lukla via a chartered flight. Trekking through Phaakding will take us to the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar which is also known as the “Thamel of Everest region”. After doing the sightseeing and exploring Namche Bazar we will continue our trek and reach the ancient Thyangboche village where we will do the sightseeing of famous Thyangboche monastery. We will then trek via Pheriche to reach the summit of Lobuche peak. After doing the sightseeing of mountain range, we will trek to reach Kalapatthar form where you can get a closer view of the world’s highest mountain, Everest. We will the return back to Lukla and then fly back to Kathmandu to end our trip.
Please refer to the itinerary for further information:
Day 01: Kathmandu (1400m):
Namaste and welcome to the country of Nepal. You will be welcomed by our representative in the Tribhuvan International Airport and then transferred to our hotel in Kathmandu. At evening, you will be welcomed by an authentic Nepalese cuisine in one of the typical Nepalese restaurants of Thamel and then we will do a briefing about the itinerary of our trip. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu valley sightseeing including Lalitpur and Bhaktapur:
After an early morning breakfast, we will head towards the beautiful and ancient places of Kathmandu valley which includes the world heritage sites, temples, places and other many beautiful things. Talking about Kathmandu, this place is a paradise to the tourists of all over the world and one can get an opportunity to relax his/her body from head to toe by doing the sightseeing of some of the iconic things of the world. You will be taken to Pashupatinath temple which is one of the most religious and historical temples of Kathmandu. Thousands of devotees from Nepal, India and all over the world come to this ancient temple for their rituals and celebrations. After the visit of Pashupatinath, we will drive for 15-20 minutes to do the sightseeing of Bouddhanath stupa. After exploring these historical monuments, we will be doing the sightseeing of ancient Durbar squares of Kathmandu, Bhaktapur and Lalitpur. Visiting Lalitpur and Bhaktapur will give you an opportunity to see the living goddess, Kumari and explore the ancient streets filled with arts and architects. A refreshing evening walk on the streets of Thamel and Basantapur will make you feel Kathmandu a really cool and historical place and you will also explore lots of new things in these streets. At afternoon, we will be back to our hotel and do the briefing of Everest Expedition trip. You will be guided about some of the important rules and suggestions for the trip such as what is your responsibility, what to do and what not to do on the trek? You will be then introduced to your fellow expedition staffs and guides and relax the hotel after dinner. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Morning flight to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2600m):
You will take an early morning flight to Lukla. This 25minute short mountain flight gives you a pre-opportunity to do the sightseeing of Himalayan ranges from the aircraft. Once you reach Lukla you will take a short break and then trek to Phakding which takes about 3 hours. Overnight at tea house lodge
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazar (3440m):
Today is going to be an exciting day of our trip as we will trek along the bank of DudhKoshi river. We will trek to the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar also known as the “Thamel of Everest” is a luxurious valley in the Khumbu region which has a numerous number of hotels, restaurants, lodges, spas, Atm’s and other many luxurious things. We will then trek to Manjo and then check for a permit and stay overnight at a tea house lodge
Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche Bazar:
Today is our acclimatization day and we will do the sightseeing of different nearby authentic villages of Thame and Khumjung. Exploring these villages and trails will give you an opportunity to view some of the beautiful snowcapped Himalayan peaks including Mt. Thamaserku (6608 m), Ama-Dablam (6856 m), Mt. Lhotse (8510m), Mt. Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse (7861m), Island Peak (6189m), Tobuche (6367m) and many other beautiful mountain ranges. Overnight at a tea house lodge.
Day 06: Namche – Dole (4040m):
Leaving Namche Bazar behind we will be walking alongside the views of mountain ranges and pass Sanasa and climb the Mong La (4010m) and trek down to PhortseTenga. This beautiful walk will take you to some of the dense forests of Pine and Birch trees and then trekking ahead on the same trail will take us to Dole. Overnight at Tea House Lodge.
Day 07: Dole – Machharmo (4420m):
Trekking along the alpine meadow with the views of Yaks grazing at the hills and exploring a wide variety of birds, we will reach Machharmo. Overnight at a Tea House Lodge.
Day 08: Machharmo – Gokyo (4790m):
Today we will be trekking North to the Dudhkoshi valley passing Fanga. We will then trek ahead and pass many waterfalls to see the beautiful Gokyo lakes which is surrounded by giant mountains. Overnight at Gokyo valley in a Tea House Lodge.
Day 09: Explore around Gokyo (4790m):
Today is the day when we will be hiking to reach Gokyo Ri. This place gives a closer and clear view of Mt. Everest and Makalu. After sightseeing of these mountain ranges, we will trek back to Gokyo and explore the beautiful Nagjumba Glacier. Overnight at Tea House Lodge.
Day 10: Gokyo to Thangnak (4700m):
Leaving Gokyo valley behind and walking for only 2 hours will take us to Thangnak where we get an opportunity to explore the nearby places of Thangnak. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 11: Thangnak – Chola Pass (5368m) to Zonglha (4700m):
Today’s trek is going to be a bit long and tiring trek as we will be trekking about 8 hours to reach Zonglha. We will start with packed lunch and start our trek to reach the beautiful Chola Pass. We will cross this famous pass which is situated at a height of 5368m. We will then walk down to reach Zonglha. Overnight at Tea House.
Day 12: Dzonglha to Lobuche Base Camp (4940m):
Today we will be trekking about 5 hours to reach the base camp of Lobuche. We will be climbing through a rocky and steeper trail which will require a good physical stamina. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 13: Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m):
We will trek towards the Lobuche Base Camp from Lobuche on today’s day. The path is quite challenging as the trail is quite steepy and rocky. We enjoy great views of AmaDablam, Pokalde, Thamaserku, Kantega and other mountains. In the afternoon our senior climbing guide will provide training on peak climbing techniques and proper way to use the climbing gears. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 14: High Camp to Lobuche Peak (6119 m) & back to High Camp (5400m):
Today’s day will be a big day of our expedition as we will be climbing to the summit of Lobuche peak. We will have an early morning breakfast and then we will climb the rocky and icy path to reach the summit of this peak. You will be helped by our professional guides who will fix ropes in the trail when and where required. The summit of Lobuche peak offer one of the most panaromic mountain view than any other trekking peak. After enjoying summit views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, AmaDablam, Pumori, Cholatse, Thamserku, Kantega and many more we then descend to the high camp. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 15: Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3920m):
After our breakfast we will walk down to Thukla and join the famous route of Everest Base Camp. We will continue our trek down to Pheriche where we will stop for lunch. After lunch we will continue our trek and reach Pangboche. Overnight at Tea house / Lodge.
Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar (3440m):
We will be walking about 6 hours to reach the gateway of Everest, Namche Bazar. One can get an opportunity to view the magnificent views of mountain ranges including Everest, Lhoste, Nuptse and AmaDablam. We will then descend via a steep trail and cross the bridge of Dudhkoshi river. We will then climb up through some unique passes and reach Thyangboche where you can do the sightseeing of Thyangboche monastery. Overninght at a tea house.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800 m):
We will trek back to the starting point of our trek, Lukla which takes about 6 hours of trek from Thyangboche to reach this beautiful village. Overnight at Tea House lodge.
Day 18: Fly to Kathmandu (1400m):
Early morning fly back to Kathmandu. Free day for shopping and exploring the streets of Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.
Day 19: Departure:
On the last day of our trip, you will be transferred to the airport and then we will departrure.