Lobuche East Peak ClimbLobuche East Peak Climb

Lobuche East Peak Climb

  • Exciting and scenic adventure climb on top daring and striking Lobuche East Peak
  • Daily views of high Khumbu Himal with Mt. Everest, Amadablam and series of peaks
  • Exploring Sherpa traditional farm villages in the country of famous highlanders of Everest
  • Adventurous walks beneath towering Mt. Everest within scenic views of giant mountains
  • Following raging DudhKosi River right up to its glacial source at Everest base camp
  • Beginning and ending with super exciting flight to and from Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu

Adventure on top striking and daring Lobuche peak climb with exceptional challenge

Lobuche East Peak Climb with Everest base camp trekking leads to exciting adventure, allowing climbers with much flexible times. Spending rest days at certain heights around the best scenic areas of high Khumbu. Having time to explore the local cultural villages, with spectacular mountain views, as well as visit of Everest base camp. Includes climb to high Kalapathar scenic viewpoints rocky ridge, a popular spot for closest looks of Mt. Everest.

Explorer Adventures Lobuche East Peak Climb with Everest base camp, trekkers can experience all the best highlights of Khumbu region. Before the ascent of Lobuche East Peak, which is at mere distance from Mt. Everest.

Lobuche East Peak stands high at 6.119 m / 20, 075 feet above the Khumbu Valley. The base camp of Lobuche East is well hidden from the main trekking trail of Everest base camp. The climb of Lobuche East Peak, undertaken after a good preparation, having some practice exercise. As well spending time for acclimatization before the big push to the top of Lobuche East Peak Summit.

The adventure to Lobuche East Peak, begins from Lukla town and the gateway to various adventures around Khumbu. Starts with gradual easy walk with short ups and down following the glacial Dudh Koshi River. After the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, the on the higher trail to Namche Bazaar.

The major hub and capital of Khumbu villagers, a perfect and ideal place to spend extra day. As well for leisure hike exploring the one of its best viewpoints and local cultures. The walk continues heading due north towards picturesque location of Tengboche and the monastery. Leaving the dense vegetation and tall tree lines for completer barren mountain wilderness, getting closer towards our destination.

The first phase of the adventure takes you to most exciting base camp of Mt. Everest. Enjoy the dramatic scenery amidst remorseless fields of moraines filled with ice and glaciers. Standing close beneath massif Khumbu Ice fall, and then climb up to Kalapathar rocky hill. The best view pointsfor close views of Mt. Everest, besides from the summit of Lobuche East Peak.

On completing the first part of the adventures highlights and then towards our major goal climb of Lobuche East Peak. Lobuche East Peak climb grade is TD or Technical Difficulty, a straight forward climb. Encountering some technical sections of ice, rocks and snowy ledges to tackle, where all members will be on fixed ropes. After some good preparations at Lobuche Base Camp, then head for the final big climb following our lead guide. As the climb get tougher on few technical areas, then finally reaching on top of Lobuche East Peak Summit.

Enjoy the jaw-dropping panorama of giant staggering mountains that encircles the summit of Lobuche East Peak. Overlooking grand close look of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Ama Dablam with Island Peak. After a successful ascent of Lobuche East Peak descent safely back to base camp. Then clearing the camp for return journey back to Lukla for sweeping scenic flight to Kathmandu.

After a great wonderful adventure on Lobuche East Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp Trekking.

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On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport where you will be warmly received by our guide and staff and then transfer you to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu city.

First check into your hotel rooms on getting refreshed from the flight and with Jet-Lag, then join with other members of Lobuche East Climb with Everest Base Camp trekking for group briefing, where our expert guides will inform regarding your stay in Nepal, hotels, trekking, local lodge and overland drives with do’s and don’ts information, evening welcome group dinner in authentic Nepalese restaurants with Folk cultural programs to entertain you during your meals.

    Morning after breakfast leave the hotel for exciting guided sightseeing around Kathmandu where our city guide will lead you to places of interest, Kathmandu a metropolitan city still retains its ancient heritage and varied ancient culture where you will visit world heritage sites around Kathmandu for half day or full day.

    After an interesting and wonderful tour of ancient historical and religious sites around Kathmandu, with afternoon free preparation for next day flight to Lukla for Lobuche East Peak climb and Everest base camp trek.

      Morning depart from the hotel to Kathmandu domestic airport for exciting and scenic flight of 35 minutes to land at Lukla, a Sherpa town where all treks and adventure starts and ends around Everest and high Khumbu region.

      From Lukla a gradual walks to begin with short downs and ups and then on winding trail past nice farm villages of Sherpa enriched with Buddhism religion and culture as you encounter rows of Mani (prayer) monuments and large spinning bells. Slowly our pleasant first day walks completes reaching at Phakding a moderate size village with many Good lodges for overnight stop by the bank of glacial DudhKosi River.

        Today walk leads to famous Namche Bazaar where altitude gains as walk progress, morning walk starts following the river and crossing several times to reach at Monjo village near Sagarmatha National Park entrance, from here walking on river valley and gorge covered within nice woodland of tall rhododendron-pines and fir trees.

        After crossing a high last bridge with few hours climb to Namche Bazaar with stunning views of Everest-Lhotse and Kongde peaks. Namche Bazaar at 4,440 m high an ideal place for rest day to acclimatize, the main town / village of Khumbu where colorful and exciting Saturday market takes place once a week.

          Rest day for acclimatization before heading higher terrain, morning after breakfast with options for hike to Everest View Hotel or walk on top of Namche, where you can catch super landscapes scenery with Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam with series of high peaks, here enjoy visiting National Park Museum provides you with much information of Khumbu region, Sherpa history-culture-flora and fauna including detail on mountaineering.

            Enjoying pleasant time at Namche, morning walk leads to scenic and gradual walks overlooking Everest and other giant peaks, as our route leads downhill to Imjatse river at PhunkiTenga, a small place with few lodges an ideal spot for refreshing break or lunch stop.

            Afternoon walk leads uphill into enchanting alpine forest to reach a beautiful surrounding at Thyangboche Monastery offering grand panorama of mountains with Everest and Amadablam at close distance, here with time for tour into monastery and witness monks and priest on prayer. Thyangboche also holds a ‘Mani-Rimdu’ a colorful religious festival where monks with mask dancing wading evil spirits which falls in the month of October as per Buddhist lunar calendar.

              Morning catching super views of high peaks with Everest, our route descends into forested areas reaching a metal bridge, from here a slow climb encountering mani (prayer) walls along the walks to Pangboche village, this is a last Sherpa permanent village on route to Everest base camp.

              From here walk leads on barren and arid country where tree lines drops for small bushes of juniper and dwarf rhododendron (azalea). Walk leads uphill into a river gorge and then finally opens up into a wide glacial valley on reaching Dingbochewith many good lodges around facing views of Imjatse or Island peaks towards east.

                Another good rest day for acclimatization as elevation gets higher, Dingboche a fine place for leisure hike and walks aroundwhere a climb up to a hill offers tremendous scenery of peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east horizon.

                Enjoying scenic excursion with afternoon free to catch up with your dairy and relax marveling the views of Ama dablam North Face with other giant mountains.

                  From Dingboche walk climbs to a ridge marked with prayer flags and Stupas, then walking on nice gradual uphill facing marvelous scenery to reach at a small place in Thuglawhere Khumbu glaciers melts into a torrential river.

                  A perfect place for rest and lunch stop, where afternoon walks leads to a steep climb at Thugla hill a place with memorials of unfortunate climbers who died on climbsaround mountains of Khumbu and Everest. Walk continues for another few hours on nice gradual up to Lobuche for overnight stop, a place with severalnice lodges with views of Nuptse and Lobuche peaks.

                    Today a great walk towards our main highlight and final destinations to reach Everest Base Camp, as morningwalk leads on open wide valley with slow climb to reach above Khumbu glaciers, walking past moraine dunesreaching at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges on the junction of Everest base camp and Kalapathar route. Gorakshep was an early and orignalbase camp of Everest expeditions in 1950’s to late 1970’s before it moved further to present base camp.

                    From Gorakshep few hours walk over moraine and glacier to reach our ultimate destination at base camp with sweeping views of giant peaks of Nuptse-Lo la, Nuptse with notorious huge Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. In high mountaineering season this place will be active with climbers and crews with many camps set on top of moraine and glaciers. After a grand time then head back to Gorakshep for highest overnight stop of the adventure with fantastic memories of the day walks to Everest base camp.

                      Morning climb to Kalapathar above 5,545 m, highest point of trekking facing super panorama of giant peaks with Everest at mere distance. With amazing time on top head back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue trek downhill past Lobuche where walk leads aboveThugla to established our base camp for the climb of Lobuche Peak.

                        Today rest with time for climbing preparation, gathering all climbing gears from the porters and Yaks sorting out the right equipments and planning with some practices before the final climb on top Lobuche Peak.

                          Starting with gradual climb to establish our high camp, climbing leads for few hours to reach and to pitch our High or Advance Camp to make the climb much shorter and accessible next early morning.

                          From base camp climb over rocky moraine on faint path to reach at High Camp, afternoon free for final climbing preparation, where our guide will scout the area for most straightforward and easy accessible climbing route and fixing ropes where necessary for next day climb to the summit.

                            A tough mountain to tackle as the climb leads to a steep haul; our expert guides will fix ropes where necessary on some tough technical section to reach the eastern summit of Lobuche peak, after a final push reaching on top 6,119 m / 20,192 ft high offers mind blowing viewsand panorama of mountains around Khumbu valley,certainly makes you feel on top high spirit. Catch the views of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. AmaDablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance, after an adventure of a life time experience and then descend on same route to base camp.

                              After a great tough and technical climb on top Lobuche East Peak, clean up the garbage at base camp to carry and to dispose at designated dumping sites fixed by national parks or Pollution Control committee of Khumbu, on packing every gear, start walk towards Phericheon gradual pleasant trail to reach Pheriche valley. At Pheriche for possible lunch breaks and continues downhill to Pangboche for overnight stop after a lovely scenic walks.

                                From Pangbochemorning walk downhill to cross a bridge over Imjatse Rive and then an hour climb to Thyangboche Monastery within green vegetation and tree lines, with time here to relax and enjoy the scenic views, and then head downhill to Phunki Tenga with climb for an hour to reach a small place at Kyanjinma for overnight stop, which is on route to Namche, a pleasant peaceful spot facing views of Everest-Amadablam and Tharmasarku with other range of peaks. Here chances of spotting some wild-life like musk deer, herd of Himalayan Thar and pheasant Danfe (national bird of Nepal).

                                  After a pleasant morning with super views of Everest and adjoining peaks, a nice walk leads you at Namche with time for lunch break and stroll around its bazaar with stores and shops, afternoon walk downhill to Dudh Kosi River to reach at Monjo village for overnight stop before Lukla.

                                    Our last walk of the adventure a short trek of few hours following on the same trail back to Lukla past Phakding and Ghat villages crossing few times over DudhKosi, with last final climb to reach Lukla town For last overnight stop around high scenic Khumbu and Everest region.

                                      Morning transfer to Lukla Tenzing and Hillary airport for sweeping short flight to Kathmandu facing scenic views of mountains, green scenery of hills and farm fields with nice villages and towns as flight lands at Kathmandu airport and then back to your hotel, with free afternoon to relax of great memorable adventure on Lobuche East Peak Climb with Everest Base Camp Trekking.

                                        Your last memorable day in Nepal after a wonderful experience and adventure on Lobuche East Peak Climb with Everest Base Camp trekking with great service of Explorer Adventure, and as per your international flight then transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to your respective destinations.

                                          What's Included
                                          • Airport pick up and drop by private vehicle
                                          • Three nights standard Hotel in Kathmandu on twin sharing basis with B.B
                                          • Half day sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley as per the itinerary  
                                          • Flight Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu 
                                          • Peak climbing permit  and other necessary fees.
                                          • Two nights  twin sharing tent accommodation after Chhukung.
                                          • Hygienic meals( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) with tea and coffee, at base camp 
                                          • Camping tent and climbing rope provided.
                                          • Government license holder guide 
                                          • Helpful porter with proper equipments (1 porter for 2 people)
                                          • Salary, food, accommodation and insurance for guide and porters
                                          • Tea house/lodge accommodation during the trek on twin sharing basis 
                                          • Hire Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket  for the trek 
                                          • Duffel bag for packing your things for the trek 
                                          • Local Entrance fee  for entering to the khumbu valley 
                                          • Sagarmatha National Park entry permit
                                          • Government taxes and official expenses
                                          What's not Included
                                          • food you to pay during stay in tea house, 
                                          • Flight to Kathmandu, Nepal
                                          • Food and drinks ($20-30 per day)
                                          • Tips for porters ($90-120) and guides ($120-150)
                                          • Nepal Visa ($50)
                                          • Insurance (must include emergency evacuation by helicopter, check worldnomads.com
                                          • In some places: hot water, wifi, battery charging - $2-5
                                          • Drinking water, price depends on altitude (linear regression)  
                                          Useful Information

                                          Insurance policy for Medical and Travel:

                                          Should cover medical insurance for illness and emergency evacuation by Helicopter or other means of transportations including other expenses on treatment at respective countries hospitals, as for travel insurance against bad unfavorable weather conditions, delay or cancellation of domestic flights on mountainous area where flight involves on the start of trek and at the end.

                                          Travel and Medical Insurance also needs to cover when clients break the journey in the middle of the trip, due to sickness-personal domestic problem etc………

                                           Guide and Porters for Lobuche East Peak Climb 20 Days: 

                                          On treks or climb where you will be accompanied by our expert guide who knows the area on route of the trek chosen, we have professional and veteran guides to led the trek where you can feel comfortable, as our guide are knowledgeable offers you various information of the country from history-geography, culture to flora and fauna.

                                          All guides have gone through basic medical training that includes high altitude symptoms or AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness) can help you with simple medical First Aid and for severe condition will support taking you to safe area or to nearest hospitals by any means of quick transportation.

                                          Our guides are well versed in Eco-Trekking and Responsible Tourism as well and are committed in keeping the environment on trekking route in pristine form as it was.

                                          Porters are picked can be regular porter of the company of hired in Kathmandu-Pokhara or in Lukla on start of the trekking, with always a strong and cheerful porters to carry your heavier luggage, baggage of 15 to 25 kg maximum weights to carry by each porters, we do not allow underage porters of below 16 years of age or above 50 years.

                                          Porters and guide are well looked after by the company with good wages, medical insurance, travel allowance including meals on treks and climb company also provides warm gear in winter as well for high and cold altitude trips.

                                          Information of AMS and Precaution Measures:

                                          High Altitude or Acute Mountain Sickness for short as AMS a symptom faced and can catch any people on high altitude adventure walks.

                                          Due to high pressure and low oxygen level as certain height where some people feel uneasiness with shortness of breathiness, light headache, nausea, dizziness, lack of good sleep and with less appetite.

                                          To avoid these whole symptoms where we always designed itinerary days accordingly with enough space, flexible days for acclimatization at high elevation, taking short walks up and sleeping and resting at low places.

                                          The other good way to avoid AMS taking slow and steady pace on walks, stopping frequently to catch your breath and adding lot of fluid or safe drinking water at least 2-3 liters a day to support against AMS.

                                          On high altitude take enough rest and with short slow hike above high hills to catch views as well to support acclimatization and sleeping and resting at low altitude will certainly helps you in avoiding AMS.

                                          Useful in situations when you cannot make high ascent, the best ways to prevent altitude sickness doing it slowly, stopping for overnights at certain altitude to adjust to the new height, and taking it easy for first one or two 2 days.

                                          In our list we always mention general medication to bring from home as well from your doctor advice also, your doctor might recommend you some basic medication list like medicine against diarrhea, headache, fever, cold-flu as well constipation including first aid for cuts-wounds and burns as well.

                                          What to Bring During Lobuche East Peak Climb 20 Days?

                                          **- can be bought in Kathmandu

                                          Equipments List

                                          • Plastic boot a pair
                                          • Carabineer or Karabiner two each
                                          • Crampons a pair
                                          • Down Jacket
                                          • Down Jacket one each
                                          • Down sleeping bags one each with inner linear
                                          • Fibre pile jacket
                                          • Following items can be bought or hired in kathmandu
                                          • Glove
                                          • Harness -one
                                          • Ice Axe - one
                                          • light cotton trouser
                                          • Long sleeved cotton shirts
                                          • Main Ropes 200m(50per person)as per the peak chose
                                          • Scarf
                                          • Short Trouser
                                          • Shorts or Skirt (for ladies)
                                          • Ski Pole (optional) one each
                                          • Snow / Sun Glass on each
                                          • Snow Bar 2/4 pieces depending upon group size
                                          • Snow Gaiters a pair
                                          • Sun hat
                                          • Sun Screen Cream
                                          • Sunglasses
                                          • T-shirt
                                          • Track Suit Bottoms
                                          • Trekking pole
                                          • Ultra Fleece Trousers
                                          • Water bottle
                                          • Waterproofs trouser
                                          • Waterproofs Jacket
                                          • Well fitting, comfortable boots
                                          • Wind Proof Jacket & Trouser a set each

                                          Personal usage

                                          > Towel (light and quick-drying)  - Washing accessories - Disinfection wipes

                                          > Antibacterial gel - Moisturizing hand cream - Sun cream with a high factor

                                          > Lip balm with sun protection - Reusable water bottle - Snacks, nuts, chocolate

                                          Lobuche East Peak Climb FAQs

                                          • The route of Lobuche Peak has been graded as TD of Technical Difficulty in some section. More or less it is a straightforward climb. The trails can be harsh for beginners with zero experience on mountaineering. While the professionals’ climbers might find it less harsh and challenging and enjoyable.

                                          • One of the most important before you leave your home country for Nepal is to buy Travel & Medical Insurance. Should cover all the policy required for high altitude adventure holidays around the Himalayas. Including extra expenses that might occur in case of normal domestic flight delay and cancellation.

                                            Should cover all types of transportations like private vehicles and using the Helicopter Services. Which should be claimed from the Insurance Company insituations, where one has to pay extra.

                                          • Lobuche East Peak from last few years getting much popular among mountaineers and beginners in climbing peaks. Most expert climbers uses Lobuche East Peak as practice exercise, before the climb of Mt. Everest and other major higher mountains.

                                          • For Trekking Peaks below 6,600 m, all climbers should be in good physically and medically fit. As with positive mental attitude, having previous basic experience on climbing rocks, ice and snow. Besides physical fitness, should be in sound medical health.

                                            Beginners for Lobuche East Peak can enjoy the climb to the summit of Lobuche East Peak. After basic knowledge in mountaineering will be an advantage, for climbers without any experience. Our guide will give you a few days’ course on climbing and use of equipment. As well how to tie knots on ropes, use of Ice axe, crampons and much more.

                                          • Spring from March to May and autumn / fall are the best time for climb of Island Peak and other adventure. The autumn begins from September to November with winter season starts from December to February.  

                                            The best time for treks and peak climbing is spring and autumn that is from March to May and September to November. The high times for trekking and other adventures, interested climber can enjoy Lobuche East Peak climb in winter time also. Autumn and winter with freezing temperatures early morning, late afternoon and night time. But most days are fine and clear with sunshine for walks and climb, but short days due to limited sunlight hours. Can get snow-fall sometimes during spring, autumn and winter.      

                                          • Both peaks offer an incredible adventure package filled with excitement and fun. In fact, they provide one of the most thrilling climbing experiences in the Everest region trekking. To gain a comprehensive understanding of which trek you should choose, read the detailed comparison of Mera Peak Vs. Lobuche Peak.