Lobuche East Peak
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Lobuche East Peak (6,119m) is the trekking peak that lies close to the Khumbu Glacier; the longest glacier (32km) of Nepal, which provides opportunity to collect unforgettable experience with the spectacular view of Mt. Everest (8,848m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 ), Mt. Nuptse (7,861m), Amadablam (6,812m) and Pumori (7,161m). It is more challenging than Island Peak (6,189m) climbing and Mera Peak (6,476m) climbing. Lobuche East was first climbed by Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyaljen Sherpa on 25th April 1984 around 13:00 pm. For Lobuche Peak Climbing, we follow classic Everest trek route which brings us to major attractions of Everest region; Namche Bazaar, Kalapathar (5540m); famous view points of Everest region and offer excellent close up view of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Changtse, Goark Shep and Everest Base Camp.
Lobuche Peak Climbing is not appropriate for beginners as it requires prior experience. It is the classic teahouse trek with camping at Lobuche Base Camp and High Camp which passes through several old fashioned Sherpa Village: Phakding, Namche Bazaar; famous ancient trading hub between Nepal and Tibet, Tengboche; home to significant Buddhist Monastery, Pangboche; highest Sherpa Village, Dingboche and Lobuche. Spring (April and May) and autumn (September, October and November) are best time for the peak climbing due to moderate temperature, warm and dry weather. The short flight to Lukla through magnificent view of Himalayan Range and beautiful landscapes will add more excitement to this trip. Please feel free to contact us for more information about trip and for customizing a trip itinerary as per you desire.
Arrival in Kathmandu
Kathmandu Sightseeing seeing tour and preparation for trek
Fly to Lukla (2886m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m/3hrs.)
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/6 hrs.)
Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar
Trek to Tengboche (3867m/5-6hrs.)
Trek to Dingboche (4260m/6hrs.)
Acclimatization in Dingboche
Trek to Lobuche (4930m/6hrs.)
Trek to Goark Shep (5160m) to Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and back to Goark Shep
Everest Base Camp to Kalapathar (5545m) and back to Lobuche
Lobuche to Lobuche Peak Base Camp (5,200m, 2hrs.)
Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5,600m, 4hrs.)
Lobuche summit and back to Base Camp
Reserve day for contingency
Trek to Dingboche
Trek to Namche Bazaar
Trek to Lukla
Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
- Hotel in Kathmandu on breakfast basic
- Arrival and departure transfers
- KTM – LUKLA – KTM Airfare
- All meals during trekking (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
- TIMS and Sagarmatha National Park Entrance fees
- Peak Climbing Permits
- Climbing Guide
- Climbing gears
- English speaking guide and necessary number of porters
- Trekking crew salary, food and insurance
- All accommodation during trekking (best available lodge)
- Sleeping bag and down jacket if required
- Company branded T-shirt
- Nepali SIM Card during your Nepal trip
- International airfare
- Travel Insurance
- Emergency Evacuation service
- Extra Hotel night in Kathmandu in needful
- International calls
- Bar bills and personal nature expenses
- Tips for guide and porter
Where is the Lobuche east Peak?
Lobuche Peak is situated at an altitude 6,119 meters (20,075 ft) above sea level. Located close to the Khumbu Glacier region, it ideally bisects the Chola pass and Everest base camp.
How difficult is the Lobuche Peak climb?
Lobuche Peak Climbing is a technically challenging climb that involves a 45-degree snowbound climb which is 50 m high. You will be using technical gear to make the climb. Lobuche East Peak climbing usually requires 5-6 hours of walking every day. But if you intend to make it to the summit, you need to walk for 8-10 hours.
What are the highlights of the Lobuche east peak trek?
A scenic flight to Lukla
Get to see lush green forested paths
Gather mesmerizing glimpses of the various snow fed mountain peak
Summit the Lobuche East Peak
Visit the fascinating Lobuche village
What is the best time to visit the Lobuche Peak Trekking circuit?
The best time to visit the Lobuche peak is during the spring months of March to May. During these seasons it is neither too hot nor too cold. Also, the skies are clear giving the marvelous view of your surroundings. You can see the colorful flowers cover the forest paths with its beauty. Also, the mountain peaks look astounding from between the trees. The months of March, April, and May fall under this season. The skies are crystal clear during these months. Also, the days are sunny making your walk quite comfortable.
Do you need prior climbing experience for Lobuche Peak climbing in Nepal?
Lobuche Peak Climbing is ideal for those beginners who have some knowledge about mountain climbing. You should know how to use the climbing equipment and gears. Hence, with proper guidance and help from professional guides, you can complete this peak climbing adventure in the Himalayas.
What should I do to counter altitude sickness all along the trail?
Acclimatization along with proper hydration is one of the best ways to tackle altitude sickness along the trail. You should drink at least 5 liters of water a day to avoid altitude sickness along the trail. Besides that, Diamox tablets also help to tackle altitude sickness along the trail.
Is the porter or guide needed for the Trek?
A guide or a porter is essential for the trek. Guides will help you with trail and also act as a friend or a companion along the trail. Therefore, you should always hire a porter while trekking in an unknown region.
How are the accommodation facilities along the trek?
You will stay in the tea houses and lodges in the region. The accommodations provide basic facilities of stay including twin beds, a pillow, and a blanket.
Do I need travel insurance for the Lobuche East Peak trekking trip?
Travel insurance is essential for any adventure in the high altitude mountain region. Proper travel insurance will cover you from injuries, accidents, flight delays, evacuations, and others.
What happens in case of emergencies during the trek?
In case of any emergencies, our staff are well equipped and trained in first aid. You will get transferred to the nearest hospital by helicopter evacuation if necessary.
Can we change the itinerary if I want to?
Absolutely yes, we can customize the itinerary as per your wish. However you need to inform it in advance before the trek starts. Sometimes, because of unforeseen circumstances in the mountains, we need to change the itinerary. However, the date of trek completion should always be in line with the pre-established itinerary.
How can I avoid blisters while trekking?
Shoe and socks should be comfortable, select the right size, thick sole and matter of inner sole. If you have sweating feet then you have to change your socks frequently to keep your feet clean and dry. You should carry blister prevention tape; skin tape can be helpful.
Do I need a trekking pole?
Yes you do need a trekking pole, it helps you save energy in high ascend and descend, if you have weak hips and knees and it helps to reduce the strain.
How will you help me if I suffer from altitude sickness or an accident?
Depending on the seriousness of the accident we provide first aid if not then the company can arrange the evacuation operation to the nearest medical facility accordingly.
What is the guide's qualification who guides us?
We have a government certified and experienced guide who can speak English very well. We have a fleet of expert friendly guides that know the region like the back of their hand.
Is tipping compulsory for guides and porters?
Tipping is not a compulsion for staff members, although tipping for guide and staff is good practice, porter and guide expect tip, your tip helps their family.
How can we contact you if we need more information?
We are a local trekking company based in Kathmandu. You can contact directly with the following numbers and email addresses:
Landline: +977-01- 4438165 Or +977 9802072870
Why book with us?
- More then 20 years of experience
- A professional and responsible travel company based in Nepal
- Specialist group adventure tours and treks in the Himalayas – India, Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan
- Fully customisable itineraries and dates
- Professional & friendly local guides – supporting the people of Nepal
- Guaranteed Departures
- No negotiations in giving best quality