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