Lobuche East Peak Climbing - 19 Days

About Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Lobuche East Peak Climbing takes you to the east summit of Lobuche Peak. Lobuche Peak has two summits- Lobuche East & Lobuche West. We have designed our Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary adding Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar. Lobuche East Peak Climbing with EBC is one of the best ways to explore the Khumbu region. The trail follows the famous EBC Trek route and further takes you to the top of Lobuche Peak. 

During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you will pass by Sagarmatha National Park, where you get to see a diverse range of flora and fauna. The trail gradually ascends through picturesque mountain villages and lush forests, offering gorgeous landscape views. You get to see the daily lifestyle of Sherpas and their rich culture. Monasteries, stupas, prayer wheels, and chortens along the way show the cultural heritage of the region. You get to see panoramic views of snow-capped Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Makalu (8,481 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,861 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,812 m), Island Peak (6,189 m), Lobuche Peak (6,119 m), Mt. Thamserku (6,623 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Kondge (6,187 m), etc. 

Climbing Lobuche East Peak will allow you to self-reflect and test your endurance. This venture is crafted to let you learn real teamwork and survival. The trail is fantastic and adventurous. To know Lobuche East Peak Climbing cost or to be part of this amazing trip, feel free to contact us anytime.

Variation & Custom Itinerary

Lobuche East Peak Climbing can be extended including Everest Three Passes Trek or Gokyo Lake Trek, to add more adventure and explore more beautiful parts of the Khumbu region. We also offer a custom Lobuche East Peak Climbing package for those who are looking to tailor-made their journey.

Highlights

  • Thrilling flight to Lukla
  • Trek through Sagarmatha National Park
  • Explore Namche Bazar
  • Experience lifestyle and culture of Sherpa people
  • Visit Tengboche monastery
  • Explore Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthr
  • Reach the top of Lobuche East Peak
  • Get to see fantastic landscape and panoramic views of the Himalayas

Itinerary

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Land at the Tribhuvan International Airport, where one of our team members will welcome you and take you to the hotel. You are free to rest for a few hours before you meet other team members over welcome dinner. 

  • Hotel
  • Welcome dinner
  • Kathmandu

You wake up early and go on a guided tour after having a delicious breakfast. You will visit places like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhnath Stupa, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath, etc during the tour. These are the part of UNESCO World Heritage and present you deep insight into the culture, art, and architecture of Nepal. Later, in the late evening, you also prepare for the trip

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only
  • Kathmandu

After having early morning breakfast, you drive to the airport to take a short flight to Lukla. It is the starting point of the trek. Upon landing at the airport, you meet with other crew members who will join you for the trip. Following a downhill trail through a forested path along a stream, you move towards Phakding.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Phakding

The trail from Phakding ascends along Dudh Koshi River through beautiful forests of pine. After an hour-long walk, you get to see the first view of Mt. Thamserku. Further, the trail passes by small villages and dense forests. Crossing numerous streams, you walk on a steep trail that leads to the Namche Bazar. 

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Namche Bazar

Today is a rest day in Namche Bazar. You will go on an excursion to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung Monastery to explore and witness stunning views of the Himalayan mountains. This excursion will also help your body to adjust the altitude. Later, in the day, you can spend time with locals and get to know the daily lifestyle of Sherpas. You can also visit Everest Photo Gallery or Sherpa Culture Museum.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Namche Bazar

Leaving Namche Bazar behind the trailhead towards Tengboche village that houses the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region. The trail ascends to Phunki and continues through a lush forest of rhododendron and pine. On the way, you get to see stunning views of numerous mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, etc. You will explore the Tengboche monastery and the village

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Tengboche

After having a warm breakfast, you begin trekking through lush forests of conifer, birch, pine, and rhododendrons. The trail will take you to Debuche. From here, you cross the Imja river and ascend to Pangboche. Further, you will enter the Imja Valley and come across the confluence of Lobuche River. The trail then descends to the river and ascends to Dingboche village.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Dingboche

You wake up early and go on a short hike to Chhukung. Walking on the rocky trail, you pass by glacier moraines. The trail offers breath-taking views of Lhotse and Ama Dablam mountains. After your hike to Chhukung, you continue trekking towards Duglha. The trail ascends to the end of the terminal moraine of Khumbu Glacier, where this village is situated.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Duglha

Leaving Duglha behind, you climb on a steep trail that leads to Chupki Lhara. Here, you will get to see the memorial of the Scott Fischer (American mountaineer) and 10-time Everest submitter Babu Chiri Sherpa (Nepali mountain guide) who died during their way to Everest. The trail takes you to the Khumbu Glacier moraine and finally to Lobuche village.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Lobuche

From Lobuche, you continue trekking through rocky dunes, moraines, and streams to reach the Everest Base Camp. The trail will be steep and tough. Upon reaching the base camp, you get to see a panoramic view of the Himalayas. After spending some time at the base camp, you descend to Gorak Shep for a night stay. This ascends will help your body to adjust with the altitude.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Gorak Shep

Today, you wake up early in the morning and ascend towards the very famous view point, Kala Patthar from where you get to witness 360-degree views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. The trail will be rocky, steep and snowy. You will explore the nearby areas and trek back to Lobuche for a night stay.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Lobuche

The trail moves towards Lobuche East High Camp today. You continue walking along a flat path that further gets steep and rocky. The trail moves along Lobuche Glacier offering fantastic views of Mt. Cholatse, mt. Thamserku, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Kantega, etc. You reach the Lobuche Base Camp and walk on rocky moraine that leads to the high camp. Upon reaching the high camp, you will set the tents. Later, in the day, your team leader will give you short training on climbing and proper use of gears.

  • Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Lobuche East High Camp

This is the big day. You will move towards the summit of the Lobuche East Peak. The climbing begins around midnight to make sure you reach the summit timely and descend back safely. Following the steps of your team leader, you will climb the mountain. Fixed ropes and other gears are used respectively whenever required. Upon reaching the summit, you spend some time soaking the views and retrace the route to drop down to the high camp.

  • Camp
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • High Camp

After having a warm breakfast, you begin trekking following a downhill path that leads to Pheriche. The trail offers striking landscape and mountain views. From Pheriche, you continue walking through small villages and lush forests of juniper & rhododendron to reach Pangboche. Here, you will get to visit the very famous Pangboche monastery.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Pangboche

The trail from Pangboche descends to the Imja Khola. From here, you ascend through dense forests and reach Tengboche. Leaving Tengboche behind, you continue walking through forests of rhododendron and cross a bridge over Dudh Koshi River. The trail then follows Dudh Koshi gorge and passes by dense forest and takes you to Namche Bazar.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Namche Bazar

Following the same trail as before, you trek back to Lukla. The trail descends through dense forests and many fine villages, crossing numerous streams. You reach Monjo and continue trekking towards Phakding from where you ascend along a stream to reach Lukla.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast, lunch & dinner
  • Lukla

After early morning breakfast, you fly back to Kathmandu taking a short and scenic flight. You move to the hotel. Remaining day is free. You can explore the hotel and can do shopping.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast only
  • Kathmandu

This is an extra day in Kathmandu. You can go on a guided sightseeing tour or explore on your own. In the evening, you will join the rest of the team members over a farewell dinner organized by the company to celebrate your successful journey with us.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast & farewell dinner
  • Kathmandu

Your journey in the Himalayas has come to the end. Today, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to your home.

  • Breakfast only

Cost Details

  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with bb basis
  • City sightseeing tour in Kathmandu/speaking guide/entrance fees
  • All meals (breakfast, Lunch, dinner) tea, coffee, chocolate during the trek
  • All trek organizational requirements, two men tent, dining tent, toilet tent, table, chair, mattress and
  • Local Air fare to destination with airport tax
  • All permits/rope/sherpa’s salary
  • Garbage deposit
  • Certificate after success climb
  • Porters and staffs salary and their insurance and equipments
  • All ground transportation
  • Travel & rescue arrangements
  • Lunch & dinner during your stay in Kathmandu
  • Personal expenses, Personal equipments for climbing and Sleeping Bag
  • Hotel, food & personal expenses encase he/she have to back earlier then itinerary
  • All kind of Alcohol beverage including mineral water, hot shower and hot water.
  • Expenses incurred due to mishaps, landslide, strikes, political unrest etc. In such case extra will be charged as per actual
  • Travel insurance
  • Nepal entry visa fee
  • Helicopter rescue
  • International air fare
  • Tipping to crew

Useful Information

Lobuche East Peak Climbing route

Lobuche East Peak Climbing begins with a thrilling flight to Lukla from Kathmandu. From here, you follow Everest Base Camp Trekking trail and pass by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar. The trail then gradually ascends to Everest Base Camp via Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep. You will hike up to Kala Patthar and descend to Lobuche village. The trail further ascends to Lobuche Base Camp and moves towards Lobuche East Peak summit. 

Lobuche East Peak Climbing difficulty & Altitude Sickness

Lobuche East Peak Climbing is a strenuous peak to climb. The route to the summit of Lobuche East Peak involves technical climbing. You need to have previous ice climbing and rock climbing experience to go on this journey. The trail is steep and rugged at many parts. You have to be in good shape and healthy to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing 19 Days.

Altitude sickness or acute mountain sickness (AMS) is high altitude sickness that happens if the body does not get acclimatized as the elevation increases. Therefore, ample rest days in between the venture is suggested. Our Lobuche East Peak Climbing itinerary is designed adding adequate rest days. Also, keep yourself hydrated to avoid AMS.

Best time to go on Lobuche East Peak Climbing

The ideal time to climb Lobuche East Peak is from March to April. These are the most preferred times for climbing in the Himalayas because of stable weather and moderate climate. Similarly, September to November is another good time to climb this peak. Climbing in the autumn season will also allow you to be part of the biggest Nepali festivals. 

Accommodation & Meals

Lodge and camping will be the accommodation during Lobuche East Peak Climbing. Lodges are available in the villages. The lodge here has both luxurious and budget-friendly services. Usually, the lodge offers a room with a few pieces of furniture and double beds. The washroom is mostly shared. Likewise, in camping, all the tents and necessary equipment are carried by the team. You will get branded single sleeping tents and shared dining & washroom tents.

Three meals a day will be served as per the menu of the lodge. Dishes like dal bhat, veggies, curries, egg, meat, porridge, soup, pudding, bread, momo, pasta, sandwich, etc are available for meals. During camping, the meals will be cooked by the trained team members. 

Communication & Electricity

During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you can find both hydropower and solar electricity in the villages to charge your devices. Likewise, many villages offer WiFi service, however due to high altitude the connection might not be strong all the time. Similarly, the cellular network is also available from time to time. Relying on these things will only ruin the trip. The team leader will carry a satellite phone with him to connect with the management office during the climbing period. 

Travel Insurance

To join Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you have to show travel insurance that covers airlift, medical bills, hospital bills, and flight cancellation. As it is a remote and high altitude journey, the circumstances and weather cannot be predicted. Getting travel insurance while traveling in isolated parts is crucial for your safety. 

Guide & Porter

During Lobuche East Peak Climbing, you will be guided by a professional and active climber who has already summited this peak before and is well-known with the trail. Guides and porters will make the journey smooth, safe, and pleasant. Likewise, they will set the tents and also cook meals for you during climbing. Moreover, before the final climbing, you also get short training on climbing and proper uses of gears. 

Environmental Contribution

We, Adventure Small World has adopted numerous measures to run eco-friendly trips in the Himalayas over the years. We are still practicing and trying new methods to make sure our trips are not harming the surrounding and the vegetation. While traveling with us, you will get to see our equal attention towards the environment and the guests. We also run a small organization that funds education for children from underprivileged mountain families.