Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek will take you to the top of Lobuche Peak and Everest Base Camp 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 Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek landmark
Lukla airport is considered one of the most dangerous airports in the world. A thrilling flight from Kathmandu will take you to Lukla, the starting point of Classic Everest Base Camp Trek.
Namche Bazar is the main tourist hub of the Khumbu region. This is also the main and the biggest residence area of Sherpas. Similarly, in Namche Bazar, you will find most of the facilities like WiFi, nice cafes & restaurants, luxury lodges, etc.
Tengboche monastery is located in the Tengboche village. This is the largest and the oldest monastery in the Khumbu region. In the monastery, you will get to see ancient sculptures, paintings, antique pieces, and manuscripts.
Located at 5,180 meters, Gorak Shep is the original base camp of Mt. Everest. Later, the base camp got moved to 5,364 meters where it is located right now. These days, trekkers pass by Gorak Shep to reach Everest Base Camp. After exploring the base camp, they drop down to Gorka Shep for a night stay.
Everest Base Camp
Everest Base Camp in the lap of the world's highest mountain, Mt. Everest (8,848 m). From here, you will get to witness a panoramic view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Baruntse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Kongde, Lobuche Peak, Mt. Ama Dablam, etc. Likewise, you will also see a stunning view of Khub Icefall and other huge glaciers, moraines, and glacial lakes.
Kala Patthar is the most popular viewpoint in the Everest region. From the top of the Kala Patthar, you will get to observe a 360-degree view of Everest. You will also get to see a jaw-dropping landscape view from here.
Lobuche Peak is one of the major landmarks of this package. You will be reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak. From the top, you will get to witness a surreal view of the Himalayan landscape.
Culture & Ethnic Diversity
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek will give you a chance to experience the rich culture and tradition of Sherpa's. Sherpa, Rai, Limbu, etc are the main ethnic group of people who resides in the Khumbu region. You will stay overnight in different villages, where you will see the lifestyle of the locals and taste their delicacies. Similarly, the trail will offer you various stupas, monasteries, and chortens.
You will trek through several dense forests of rhododendron, juniper, fir, oak, birch, and blue pine. From the very beginning of the trek, you will be walking by Sagarmatha National Park, which is home to numerous flora and fauna. Likewise, as the altitude increase, you will observe the change in vegetation. In the higher altitude, you will see numerous mountains, stunning lakes, glistening glaciers, and moraines.
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek is a challenging package. You have to walk on steep slopes, moraines, and glaciers along with crossing snow wall & crevasses. The trek demands strong physical fitness and stamina. You have to be in good health, and prior trekking experience will help you a lot. If you are new to trekking, go on a few hikes and do exercise before the beginning of the trek.
Altitude Sickness and Prevention
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek includes high chances of altitude sickness. You will be gaining altitude more than 6,000 meters in the course of the journey, which means if you do not acclimatize your body properly, you might suffer from Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS).
To avoid AMS, the first thing you have to do is check your itinerary if there are enough rest days or not in the itinerary. Also, maintain the elevation you are getting in a day. Gaining 500 meters per day is the best way to avoid altitude sickness. Keep yourself hydrated, drink plenty of water.
Transportation and Bag Pack
The trek begins with thrilling flight to Lukla. From here, you will trek through Sagarmatha National Park and several beautiful villages to reach the Everest Base Camp and Head towards the summit of Lobuche Peak.
Here is the list of things that you should carry during Lobuche Peak with EBC Trek;
- 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 Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek
You will be staying overnight in the lodge and tent during the Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek. The rooms are often small and basic with common washrooms. For food, you will get dishes like rice, curries, soups, momo, noodles, sandwiches, bakery, tea, coffee, bars, etc. As the elevation will go higher the choice of the food will also get limited. During your stay in a tent, meals will be prepared by our team members.
Best Season to go on Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek
Spring (March to May) and Autumn (September to November) is an ideal time of the year to go on Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek. The stable weather and moderate climate make the views clear and climbing joyful.
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek cost
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp Trek 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