• Adventurous trail
  • See superb scenery throughout the trail
  • Explore beautiful villages and interact with locals
  • Experience rich culture, tradition, and lifestyle of Sherpa
  • Visit the oldest and biggest monastery of Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery
  • Sumit Lobuche East Peak
  • Get to see spectacular landscape from the summit of Lobuche East Peak
  • Witness panoramic views of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Kongde, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Cholatse, Mt. Pokalde, and several other mountains
Trip Details

Lobuche East Peak Climbing is an adventurous climbing journey to one of the most famous peaks of the Everest region. Lobuche Peak has two different summits Lobuche East (6,119 m) and Lobuche West (6,145 m). Lobuche East Peak is known as the trekking peak, however, Lobuche West Peak is known as expedition peak. Both peaks are connected with a continuous ridge, but there is a sharp gap and substantial distance between them.

Lobuche East Peak Climbing 18 Days will present you with stunning views of Himalayan panoramas. Following the usual route of Everest Base Camp Trek, you will reach Lobuche village. From here, you will ascend towards the Lobuche Base Camp then to Lobuche High Camp and reach the summit. If you want you can also combing EBC Trek with Lobuche East Peak Climbing. This will add more adventure and challenge to your journey.

During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you will pass through picturesque villages, fine valleys, and dense forests along with crossing several streams and suspension bridges. Lobuche East Peak Climbing package is an ideal way to step up your game in the climbing field in the Himalayas. We, Go For Nepal Treks & Expedition has designed our Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary professionally including enough rest days in between the journey.

You will be guided by a very experienced English speaking climbing guide who has already scaled this and several other peak numerous times. We assure you that with our team, you will be able to complete Lobuche East Peak Climbing successfully. We are known for our high-quality service. Contact us for further information.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 1Arrival in Kathmandu via respective airlines.
  • Day 2In Kathmandu preparation for Lobuche East Peak Climb.
  • Day 3Fly to Lukla (2,820 m) and walk to Phakding (2,640 m); 4 hrs.
  • Day 4Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m); 5 hrs.
  • Day 5Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and local hike.
  • Day 6Trek to Tengboche Monastery (3,867 m); 5 hrs.
  • Day 7Trek to Dingboche (4,360 m); 5 hrs.
  • Day 8Rest day for acclimatization in Dingboche.
  • Day 9Trek to Lobuche East Peak Base Camp at (4,865 m); 5 hrs.
  • Day 10Climb to Lobuche High Camp (5,600 m/18,368 ft); 4 hrs.
  • Day 011Climb the summit (6,119 m/20,070 ft) and to Base Camp; 8 hrs.
  • Day 012Reserve and contingency day in case of unfavorable weather.
  • Day 013Trek to Pangboche (3,985 m/13,074 ft); 5 hrs.
  • Day 014Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m); 6 hrs.
  • Day 015Trek to Lukla; 4 hrs.
  • Day 016Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel.
  • Day 017Free day in Kathmandu with an optional sightseeing tour.
  • Day 018Transfer to International Airport for flight homeward bound.
Day to Day detail itinerary

What to Expect

  • Airport pickups and drops.
  • Accommodation in a 3-star hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits (Sagarmatha National Park Permit, TIMS and Climbing Permit).
  • A professional English speaking trained trekking guide and a climbing guide.
  • Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, the shelter of staff and porters.
  • Internal Flight Tickets (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu).
  • Tea House accommodation during the trek.
  • Tent/camping accommodation during the climb.
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during the trek and climb.
  • Complete camping equipment.
  • Transport of all food supply & equipment from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary.
  • Duffel bag to keep your things.
  • Good quality tents and kitchen equipment for camping.
  • Farewell dinner.
  • First Aid Medical Kit box.
  • Trekking Map.
  • Rescue arrangement only (must cover by your travel and rescue insurance).
  • All local and governmental taxes.
  • International Airfare.
  • City sights entrance fees.
  • Bar bills & personal expenses.
  • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Emergency rescue charges if necessary.
  • Climbing bonus for Sherpa climbers.
  • Extra shower, battery re-charge fee, snacks, etc.
  • Personal equipment and clothing & gears.
  • Tips to guide and porter.
  • Cost raised by cancellation, landslide, weather, political unrest, an illness that are not under our control.
  • Guide Potter Tips.

Useful Info

Himalayan Penchant

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.

Natural Aptitude

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
  • T-shirts
  • Thermal Wears
  • Breathable Underwears
  • Trekking shoes/socks
  • Rain jacket
  • Gloves
  • 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.

Miscellaneous

  • 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