Trip Highlights:

  • Start your trip with scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla.
  • Panaromic view of the Khumbu Region.
  • A visit to small villages learning about the lifestyle and cultures of the people.
  • Jaw dropping sceneries of diverse lands
Max Elevation : 6119m
Mode of trek : Tea house +Camping
Difficulty:
Duration : 18days
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.

 

Itinerary Outline

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.

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 :

US$60 per person per night for Single room and US$ 35 per person per night for double(twin sharing) room if you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.

Price Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner whilst in Kathmandu.
  • Your travel insurance (compulsory).
  • International airfare and airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (US$ 30 per person) you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu for 60 days from date of issue.You will require 2 passport size photos.
  • 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.

Why you’ll love this trip0?

  • 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 this trip 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.

Elevation

Recommended 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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