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Lobuche East Peak

Duration
18 days
Price
$2175

Trip Highlights

Embark on an adrenaline-pumping adventure to summit Lobuche East Peak at 6,119 meters, witnessing the world’s mightiest mountains – Everest, Lhotse, and the majestic Khumbu Range – from an awe-inspiring vantage point!

Push your limits and conquer Lobuche East’s challenging slopes, gaining not just a summit but a sense of accomplishment that resonates deep within, fueling your spirit for more extraordinary feats.

Immerse yourself in an unparalleled panorama of Everest, Lhotse, and the stunning Khumbu Range, etching memories of these majestic giants forever in your heart as you bask in their awe-inspiring grandeur.

Trip Facts

Region Everest Region
Max Elevation 6119 meters
Mode of trek Tea house and Camping
Difficulty
Meals
Full Board
Best Season
March to June and September to November
Activities
Trekking and Mountaineering
Price
$2175

Overview

Stand at 6119meter above the sea level, high above the glaciers of Khumbu Region of Nepal and be awed by the unparalleled views of the Khumbu Giants. This is a trek to Lobuche East Peak being the second most popular peak climbing after Island Peak. It also follows the classic Everest Base Camp trek route up to Gorakshep. Explore the old villages of Khumbu Valley and get the stunning views of diverse landscape and lofty hills from the hotels. This trek is perfect for those who love adventure and love to summit the towering peaks. Start your trip with a roller coaster ride from Kathmandu to Lukla offering you the beautiful scenery of green rolling hills, small villages and the Himsalayas. The paths you trek on are well known for their interesting past, locations and in the case of Tengboche Monasteries, stunning views. Lobuche peak is an excellent introduction Himalayan high altitudes mountaineering but you need to come prepared for this climbing challenge. Lobuche East is reached by descending a marked notch and then climbing step snowy slopes to the top.

 

Elevation

Lobuche East Peak climbing Itinerary

Day 01 – Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1345meters). Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 – Pre-trip Meeting and Sightseeing around Kathmandu valley. Overnight at hotel.

Day 03 – Fly to Tenzing and Hillary Airport in Lukla (2795 meters) from Kathmandu, trek to Phakding (2610 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 04 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 05 – Namche Bazaar Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 06 – Trek toTengboche ( 3880 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 07 – Trek to Dingboche ( 4350meters) 5 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 08 – Dingboche Acclimatization day. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 09 – Trek to Lobuche base camp ( 5000 meters) 5 hours. Overnight at camp tent.

Day 10 – Rest at base camp.Overnight at camp tent.

Day 11 – Trek to high camp.Overnight at camp tent.

Day 12 – Summit Day.Overnight at camp tent.

Day 13 – Trek to Tengboche ( 3880 meters) 3hour. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 14 – Trek to Namche Bazaar (3480 meters) 3 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 15 – Trek to Lukla (2795 meters) 6 hours. Overnight at Guesthouse.

Day 16 – Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu in the morning. Overnight at hotel.

Day 17 – Leisure day in Kathmandu Overnight at hotel.

Day 18 – Transfer to international airport for your final flight departure.

Dear Trekkers, In our commitment to providing personalized service, please note that the Lobuche East climbing’s itinerary and cost can be customized to suit your preferences and requirements. Your satisfaction is our priority, and we are flexible to accommodate changes for an optimal trekking experience.

Feel free to discuss your expectations and preferences with our team, and we will tailor the itinerary and cost accordingly. We are dedicated to ensuring your lobuche east peak climbing is not only breathtaking but also perfectly aligned with your aspirations.

Important Notice: Lukla Flight Details and Itinerary Impact

Dear Traveler, We wish to update you on Lukla flight details that may impact your itinerary. During peak seasons (March, April, May, October, and November), flights to Lukla will operate from Ramechhap/Manthali, approximately a 5 to 6-hour drive from Kathmandu. Conversely, in non-peak seasons (January, February, June, July, August, September, and December), flights are from Kathmandu. Please note that the airline determines flight operations based on traveler volume each month. Flight decisions are beyond our control.

Lukla flights are subject to delays or cancellations due to adverse weather, airport congestion, runway conditions, and topographical challenges. For Everest region treks, we recommend allocating an extra one or two days in your schedule to account for potential flight disruptions. This precaution ensures timely boarding of your pre-planned international flight. Thank you for your understanding and preparedness.

Price Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport pick up & drop by private car / van / bus.
  • Standard twin sharing accommodation in three/four star hotel in Kathmandu breakfast included (3 nights) and Pokhara (1 night) breakfast included.
  • Guided city tour in Kathmandu by private car / van / bus.
  • Stander meal Lunch , Dinner, and Brekfast.
  • Tea house accommodation during the trek.
  • A government licensed English speaking Guide during the trek, required number of porters, their food, accommodation, salary, insurance, equipment and a general first aid kit.
  • Shagarmatha National park permit, and all necessary permits.
  • Flight fare from Lukla – Kathmandu including airport departure taxes in Kathmandu and Lukla.
  • Surface Transfer from Kathmandu.
  • We provide Down Jacket, duffel/kit bag and sleeping bag(which needs to be returned after the trek.)
  • All our government taxes.
  • Tourist service charge, vat.
  • Official expense :

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Items of a personal nature such as alcoholic drinks, cold drinks, laundry.
  • Personal trekking and Climbing Equipment.
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver. (Tipping is expected).
  • Sightseeing/Monument entrance fees.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section.

Dear guest, should you require additional accommodation in Kathmandu, we are pleased to offer the following rates: US$60 per person per night for a single room and US$35 per person per night for a double (twin sharing) room, both inclusive of breakfast.

Why you’ll love Lobuche East Climbing?

You’ll be accompanied by an experienced guide who not only give you support but also will provide you the knowledge about the places and villages.

Visit the villages and learn about their culture, traditions and their lifestyle.

Walk through the beautiful forests, rivers and feel the nature around you.

Stay in small teahouses and share your experience and knowledge with your group and make the trip memorable.

Start your trip with a roller coaster mountain flight from Kathmandu to Lukla ending with a dramatic landing.

Is Lobuche East peak right for you?

There is a genuine risk of being affected by Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) as this trip includes one or more overnight stays over 5000 meters.

All the travelers under the age of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult.

You’ll be moving up for up to 8 hours a day at altitude over 4000m. So, it requires an excellent fitness.

The lodges that we stay in are simple with basic facilities. Hot shower and electricity may not be available all the time.

Equipment list for Lobuche East Peak climbing.

Climbing boots

Harness

Crampon

Ice axe

Tapes/slings

Karabiners

Ice screws

Snow bars

Deadmen

Rock pegs

Crash hat

Rucksack

Day bag

Kit bag

Ascenders

Descenders

T-shirts

Lip salve

Long sleeved cotton/woolen shirts

Wool long underwear

Long cotton hiking shorts

Warm climbing trousers

Lightweight fleece

Fleece/wool for climbing

Down high altitude sleeping bag

Sleeping pad (karrimat) or thermarest

Light cotton athletic socks and wool climbing socks

Lightweight thermal/insulated ski gloves

Head torch/batteries/bulbs

Water proof climbing jacket

Down jacket/trousers/vest

Climbing sunglasses

Sun screen

Sun hat

Gaiters

Note:- Tight fitting, figure-hugging clothing, such as those made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals, especially on women. If you find these items comfortable as a base layer then please pack something to wear over the top of them.

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