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- Accommodations in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek
- Airfare from Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu including airport the departure tax in Kathmandu and Lukla airport.
- Airport – hotel -airport picks up and drops by private vehicle in Kathmandu.
- All government taxes and our service charges.
- All land transportation as per itinerary
- All necessary paperwork and permits (National park permit, TIMS )
- An experienced Government license holder guide.
- Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, the shelter of staff and porters.
- Farewell dinner in a typical Nepali Restaurant with on the second last day.
- Fixed rope for climbing
- Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available) if required.
- National Park permits and TIMS permit for trekking.
- Rescue service arrangement only (covered by your travel insurance)
- Trekking map
- Air travel to/from Nepal,
- Guide Potter Tips.
- Personal expenses (Phone Calls, Laundry, bar bills during the trekking, Battery recharge of camera or mobile, extra porters if you wish to take, mineral water, Shower etc.)
- Rescue service arrangement only (covered by your travel insurance)
- Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
- Tips for guides and porter. (Tipping is expected but not mandatory).
- Trekking camping equipment (tent, mattress, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, all kitchen gear/utensils if necessary
- Your Travel insurance.
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Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
You will arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport. One of our team members will welcome you at the airport terminal gates and take you to the hotel. In the evening, you will meet with other team members and have a delicious welcome dinner.
In Kathmandu preparation for Lobuche East Peak Climb.
Today, you will be preparing for the trip. You and your guide will check the gears and check all the documents. Later, in the day, you will visit a few monuments and end your day strolling on the lively streets of Thamel.
Fly to Lukla (2,820 m) and walk to Phakding (2,640 m); 4 hrs.
An early morning flight and you will reach Lukla. The flight will be short and scenic. From Lukla, you will move towards Phakding. The trail descends through forests and takes you to the beautiful Phakding village.
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m); 5 hrs.
You will start early today. The trail will be tougher this time. You will ascend up to Namche Bazar through steep forest path. You will reach Monjo, and further, trek through Sagarmatha National Park. Upon reaching Namche Bazar, you will get welcomed by the beautiful view of Mt. Everest.
Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and local hike.
Today is your rest at Namche Bazar. You will hike to a nearby viewpoint like Syangboche Airstrip or Everest View Hotel to witness stunning views of the Himalayan Mountains. Later, in the day, you will visit the Everest Photo Gallery and Sherpa Museum. Not only this, you will have a good opportunity to look into the daily lifestyle and culture of the Sherpa people.
Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3,867 m); 5 hrs.
The trail ascends and takes you to Phunki. From here, you will trek through the dense forest of rhododendron, fir, juniper, and oak. You will reach Tengboche, where you will visit the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery. From the monastery, you will get to see superb views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Ama Dablam, etc.
Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m); 5 hrs.
From Tengboche, you will head towards, the Summer Valley of Khumbu region, Dingboche. The trail ascends through lush forests of conifers, birch, and rhododendrons. You will reach Debuche and cross Imja River and ascend to Pangboche. From here, enjoying lovely views of snow-capped mountains, you will reach Dingboche.
Rest day for acclimatization in Dingboche.
Today is a rest day for you. You will be exploring nearby areas and villages. You will hike to Chhukung village, where you will get to see superb views of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Amphu Labtsa. Later, you will return to Dingboche for the night stay.
Trek to Lobuche East Peak Base Camp at (4,865 m); 5 hrs.
The day begins with a slow ascend to Duglha. From here, you will trek on the steep path and reach Chupki Lhara. The trail further moves through Khumbu Glacier moraine and lead you to Lobuche East Peak Base Camp. On the way, you will get to see excellent views of the Himalayan mountains.
Climb to Lobuche High Camp (5,600 m/18,368 ft); 4 hrs.
The trail moves to Lobuche High Camp. Following the lead of your guide, you will slowly ascend along the rocky moraine. On the way, you will get to see wonderful views of Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Pokalde, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Thamserku, and several other mountains. You might have to use the rope on some parts, depending on the season. Upon reaching High Camp, you will set the camp along with other team members.
Climb the summit (6,119 m/20,070 ft) and to Base Camp; 8 hrs.
The big day when you will be summiting Lobuche East Peak. You will begin climbing around 12 AM to 1 Am. Yes, in the middle of the night so that you can reach the summit till noon to avoid strong winds. During the climb, you have to use several climbing gears. Our experienced guide will help you to get through the difficult parts. Upon reaching the top of Lobuche East, you will get to see the breath-taking view of Himalayas. After spending some time, you will slowly descend to the base camp for a night stay.
Reserve and contingency day in case of unfavorable weather.
It is an extra day that can be used in case of bad weather or flight delays. If everything goes as per the itinerary, you will get an extra day in Kathmandu.
Trek to Pangboche (3,985 m/13,074 ft); 5 hrs.
The trail descends to Pheriche. From here, you will trek and reach Pangboche. The trail will include forests of juniper and rhododendron along with fantastic views of snow-capped mountains.
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m); 6 hrs.
Retracing the same trail, you will descend to Imja Khola. From here, you will trek through the lush forests and reach Tengboche. The trail further descends through a lovely forest of juniper and rhododendron. Crossing Dudh Koshi River, you will trek through Dudh Koshi gorge, and ascend to Namche Bazar via forested trail.
Trek to Lukla; 4 hrs.
After a quick breakfast, you will trek on a steep trail and cross a suspension bridge over the Dudh Koshi river. The trail then passes by Monjo and Phakding, and climb to Lukla.
Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
Enjoying the last view of Himalayas, you will fly back to Kathmandu. You can do whatever you want for the rest of the day as it is free for you. Explore the nearby market, have some delicious food, and do the shopping.
Free day in Kathmandu with an optional sightseeing tour.
It is another free day in Kathmandu. You can go on a guided sightseeing tour of various UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.
Transfer to International Airport for flight homeward bound.
With lots of memories, it is time to say goodbye to each other. As per your flight schedule, you will get moved to the Airport.
More about this tour
Lobuche East Peak Climbing will take you to the top of Lobuche East Peak from where you will get to see excellent views of Himalayan mountains. From the very start of the journey, you will get to see the gorgeous Himalayan landscape. You will get to see panoramic views of snow-capped mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Kongde (6,187 m), Mt. Kantega (6,782 m), Mt. Cholatse (6,440 m), Mt. Pokalde (5,806 m), and several other mountains.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing landmark
During Lobuche East Peak Climbing 18 Days, you will be exploring many beautiful villages and ancient monasteries. Lukla airport is the very first landmark of this package. Then comes the very famous Namche Bazar, the biggest Sherpa residential area in the Khumbu region. From here, you will move to Tengboche monastery, a very important monastery of the region. You will then touch the summit of Lobuche East Peak, which this journey is all about.
Culture & Ethnic Diversity
You will be spending the night in villages resides by Sherpas and people from different communities. You will be experiencing a rich culture, tradition, and lifestyle of the locals. The trail will be full of monasteries, stupas, and chortens. Moreover, you will get to visit the largest and the oldest monastery of the Khumbu region, the Tengboche monastery.
The route you will be using during Lobuche East Peak Climbing goes through several dense forests. From Phakding, you will be trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to numerous flora & fauna. You will be crossing several streams, rivers, glaciers, and moraines. The trail is extremely rich. You will be passing through several lush forests of rhododendron, birch, juniper, fir, oak, and blue pine.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing difficult
Lobuche East Peak is a technically challenging peak to climb. Moreover, climbing Louche East Peak is difficult than Island Peak Climbing. You are required to walk for around 5 to 6 hours a day, whereas during summit day it can touch 8 to 10 hours as well. The trail includes many steep slopes above the base camp and you have to use ropes to move further. A good level of physical fitness and stamina is needed to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing.
Altitude Sickness and Prevention
Lobuche East Peak Climbing involves high chances of altitude sickness if not acclimated properly. You will be touching elevation more than 6,000 meters, therefore it is very crucial to properly acclimate your body as you move ahead. Our professionally designed Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary includes enough rest days. Plus, you also have to keep yourself hydrated to avoid altitude sickness.
Transportation and Bag Pack
Lobuche East Peak Climbing begins with thrilling flight to Lukla. From here, you will gradually walk through Sagarmatha National Park and move towards the top of Lobuche East Peak.
Here is the list of things that you should carry during Lobuche East Peak Climbing:
- Pair of hiking pants and casual pants
- Thermal Wears
- Breathable Underwears
- Trekking shoes/socks
- Rain jacket
- Sun hat
- Sleeping bag
- Trekking Pole
- First aid kit
- Climbing Gears (rope, harness, climbing boots, ice-ax, crampons, etc)
- Toiletries (toilet paper, hand sanitizer, sunblock, towel, soap, shampoo, sanitary napkins, etc)
- Miscellaneous (camera, extra batteries, journal, cards, bars, snacks, water purification tablets, etc)
Food and Accommodation during Lobuche East Peak Climbing
You will spend the night in lodge/teahouse during Lobuche East Peak Climbing. Generally, the rooms here are small and filled with a few pieces of furniture. Likewise, as elevation gets higher you have to use shared washrooms.
The meals will be served as per the menu of lodge/teahouse. With an increase in elevation, the food variety will also get limited. You can find dishes like curries, rice, soups, bakery items, momo, etc. During your stay in camp, the meals will be prepared by porters.
Best Season to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing
The best season to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing is Spring and Autumn. Months from March to May and September to November fall under these two seasons. Because of stable weather and moderate climate, these months are the most preferable time of the year to go on climbing.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing cost
Lobuche East Peak Climbing cost includes accommodation, food, ground transportation, permits, and expenses of guides & porters. The cost of the package can vary from one place to another. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition assure you to offer the most affordable package in the market with top-notch service.
- Carry extra cash as there will be no ATMs on the trail or villages
- Make sure to take out insurance
- Drink plenty of water and keep yourself hydrated
- Get a good map
- Check your gears nicely before the starting of the trip
- Walk slowly and safely