Lobuche Peak Climbing - 19 Days

  • Duration: 19 Days
  • Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Group: 1 - 25 people
  • Max Altitude: 6,119m
  • Best Time Feb - May, Sep - Dec
  • Pick-up: Private Vehicle

Highlights

  • Scenic Mountain flight to Lukla.
  • It's a challenging climb peak in Everest Region.
  • This Peak summit from 2 sides East and West.
  • Lobuche in near Mount Everest (8848m).
  • Include exploring World Highest Mount.
  • Reach Everest Base Camp (5,364m) and Kalapathar (5545m).
  • Summit to Lobuche Peak (6119m).
  • Amazing Sherpa culture in Khumbu.

About Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche peak Climbing is located at the Everest region; the trek to the summit is an exceptional and adventurous climbing experience, which offers stunning views of the Himalayas. This peak is between the world's highest peak Mount Everest and trail of Cho- La pass. For Lobuche peak climbing, you have need experience of ice, snows, use of ice axe, crampons, and fixing ropes. Lobuche peak climbing has two difficult summits Lobuche West Peak (6,145m) and Lobuche East Peak (6,119m), Lobuche East is more challenging than the Lobuche West peak and From the south ridge has the Khumbu Glacier rocky dark triangle. When you take some experience of (rated PD+) technology, then peak climbing will not be challenging. The climb is relatively straightforward with few technical hurdles.

Lobuche peak Climbing is wonderful views as well as getting the proper experience for the expedition with leads to explore one of most adventure Everest base camp trek. From the Lobuche peak Climbing be able to gaze out at mighty Everest, as well as several peaks on the Tibetan side of the Rongbuk with seeing great views of Everest, Lhotse Face, Ama Dablam, and many other 6000m peaks in Khumbu Valley. Lobuche peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is a fantastic trip through wonderful sceneries of the Everest Himalayan range and Khumbu glacier with icefall. Our 19 Days Lobuche peak Climbing provides to explore Everest Base Camp (5,364 m), amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar (5545 m), and top of the Lobuche peak. Lobuche high camp altitude is (5551m/18212ft) where has rocky landscape and hidden glacial Lake. Lobuche Peak Climbing is suitable to collect the necessary experience for those who plan to go high mountain expedition in the future.

Lobuche peak climbing Itinerary begins from Kathmandu, similarly, it takes mountain flight to Lukla airport then we start the trek from here. After leaving the Lukla village you go-ahead to pine forests and along the Dudh Koshi River, then enter the Sagarmatha National Park. The trail goes through beautiful villages of Sherpa communities, wonderful landscapes, full of flora and fauna, Sherpa traditional culture and lifestyle, heritage, customs, and ethnic settlements. You also visit the thousands of years old Tyangobche monastery and get to see sherpa's lifestyle. After crossing the beautiful valley of Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep You have a great opportunity to explore Everest base camp and amazing viewpoint Kala Patthar.

We, Himalayan Frozen Adventure provides professional climbing license leader through Lobuche peak climbing, who has perfect knowledge about Mountaineering. For Lobuche peak climbing cost or any other information, feel free to get in touch anytime with us. We always ready for our customer service and you can contact us from WhatsApp/Viber: 9840396708 or Company Email: info@himalayanfrozen.com


Notices: (Weather in the Himalayan region which may change any at times. (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) flight a few hours may be late or one, two or more days may be canceled for bad weather reason. This kind of condition we have to waits a long time for Lukla flight. As this can happen either at the start or end of the trek. This kind of problem we also organize helicopter rescue, the helicopter charge will around USD 3400 where includes 4-5 people per flight. We suggest you; if possible (1-2) extra days manage for this trekking & Climbing).

 

Itinerary

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When you arrive at Kathmandu International Airport, our airport representative will wait for you at the airport, we will display a Himalayan Frozen Adventure with your group name signboard outside the airport terminal. You will be then transferred to your respective hotel in our car.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,400m
  • Kathmandu

Today, we sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley, which is our visit place are Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Bhaktapur, and Swoyambhunath Temple. After the visit, we'll drive back to the hotel; overnight we stay ay the same Hotel.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,400m
  • Kathmandu

Today, we take a short flight to Lukla, which is our trekking starting point. After arriving at the Lukla we'll be the Everest regions and through the walking, we cross-beautiful Sherpa village and walks down to along the Dudh Kosi River. The trail includes seeing Prayer Flags, Buddhist Art, and small monasteries. Finally, we arrive at Phakding where we'll spend our night.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,652m
  • Phakding

After having breakfast, short hike to Duda Kosi then we enter the Sagarmatha National Park. Climbing to the Namche hill where we see Everest view. After 5 hours walking we'll reach Namche Bazaar, where we get tourists from around the world, proud Sherpas, expedition climbers, Nepalese civil servants, and amazing culture. We'll spend our night at Namche, where is a good facility for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodge.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar has lots of teashops, lodges and souvenir shops, where we found any kind of trekking equipment. We take a short hike to Everest View Hotel, where we see amazing views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and Kusum Kangaru. We can explore the National Park Centre and Museum. Our Namche acclimatization is to make altitude fitness.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar

After breakfast, we take a short climb to the cliff and walk down to Dudh Koshi. Through the way, we cross Trashinga village and teahouse. We have to climb 2 hours and cross the beautiful forest and finally, we'll arrive in Tyangboche where we spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,870m
  • Tengboche

After having breakfast, we explore the Tengboche monastery. The trails through pass the easy path of rhododendrons and conifers lush forest. After crossing the Lmja River we have a 2 option to choose the trail (lower and upper Pangboche routes), so we choose the upper trail, which gives us amazing Himalayan views. We'll visit the Pangboche monastery and cross the Imja Valley and Lobuche River. Finally, we arrive in Dingboche, where it is a good facility for Accommodation, Meals, and Lodge.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,360m
  • Dingboche

Today, we start our morning hike to Dingboche Ri, where includes see wonderful Mountains views. Dingboche is the most important place for us to rest, which makes us altitude fitness. We can explore this beautiful Dingboche Valley.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,360m
  • Dingboche

After having breakfast, our trail goes through stonewalled fields, alpine landscapes, icy streams, and Pheriche (4240m). There have volunteer doctors for the Himalayan Rescue Association. Finally, we arrive at Lobuche, where we'll spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,940m
  • Lobuche

Today, we climb meadows, where you see Khumbu glacier. Through the trail, we explore Kalapattar, south face of Mount Everest and surrounding peaks. After crossing the Gorekshep, we reach the Everest Base Camp and we enjoy the magnificent view of the icefall, Khumbu glacier, and panorama highest mountains. After exploring the base camp we'll back to Gorak Shep, where we spend overnight.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,170m
  • Gorak Shep

Today, we take an early morning hike to Kala Patthar. On the way, the morning cold temperatures will be (-12 to -14 C). We see at the east side Khumbutse, Lingtren, and Changtse tower. After reaching the Kala Patthar we have a 360-degree close view. We enjoy the formidable views of Mount Everest and magnificent panorama Himalayan after then we'll back to Lobuche, where we spend overnight.


  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4,940m
  • Lobuche

After breakfast, we take a short trek to Lobuche peak base camp. The trail goes through the gets steeper and rocky. During the trek, we'll enjoy the wonderful views of Cholatse, Pokalde, Ama Dablam, Kantega and peaks. After 3 hours of walking, we'll be Lobuche East High Camp. Our climbing guide will give some idea about the climb. And the guide teaches you about the climbing equipment safety belts, ascents, boots, and crampons, such as hail, ropes, etc. After finish the training we take a rest.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,400m
  • Lobuche High Camp

Early in the morning, we have to see the weather condition. After then we decide to start Lobuche climb. After 10 hours of climbing, we'll reach the summit, if there was not any problem then. We can enjoy panoramic views of Lhotse, Nuptse, Tawache, Everest, Ama Dablam, Changri, Pumori, Cholatse, and more peaks. After the safe climbing summit, we'll back down to High Camp, where we spend overnight.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,400m
  • Lobuche High Camp

The peak climbing is the task of challenging, which is the may difficulty also occur. Anytime an unforeseen situation may arise. Multiple factors like weather conditions come into action. Our team might get injured or High Altitude Sickness. Sometimes you or your group members may get some problems with acclimatizing. Is our climbing and trekking have not any problem then we don't spend this day.

  • Tent
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5,400m
  • Lobuche High Camp

Today, our trail will be easy and goes down low altitude. Through the trail, we'll cross the Khumbu Khola valley and Sherpa villages. We visit the Gompa in Upper Pangboche, which one is the oldest place in Khumbu. From Pangboche village, we'll see Mount Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kangtaiga, and Kongde. Where we spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,930m
  • Pangboche

After breakfast, we'll back to Imja Khola and goes through to a beautiful forest to Tengboche, where we go to travel the monastery. Our trail crosses the rhododendrons forest, hillsides, and Dudh Koshi River Bridge. We arrive in Namche Bazaar and we spend our night.

  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3,440m
  • Namche Bazaar

After having breakfast, we'll start our trek to Lukla. After crossing the Dudh Koshi River Bridge and beautiful Sherpa village, we arrive in Lukla where we spend our night.


  • Lodge
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2,800m
  • Lukla

Today, you fly back to Kathmandu after having breakfast. During the flight, you get to see views of the Himalayan Mountains. Upon reaching Kathmandu airport, head to your hotel and freshen up. You are free to explore the market and buy souvenirs to take back with you. Later in the evening, you visit a restaurant to have a farewell dinner organized by the company

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast/Lunch
  • 1,400m
  • Kathmandu

You will fly back to your home. One of our team representatives will take you to the airport as per your flight departure time. 

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1,350m
  • Kathmandu

Notes

Himalayan Frozen Adventure will fully support your whole trip. Sometimes come these kinds of the problem; Weather conditions, health condition of a group member, and unexpected natural disasters. These conditions we make extra or rest day, which is not available in this itinerary but if you have time then it is possible to make more extra day at trekking. You have to pay a package for extra days.

Cost Details

  • Pick up and drop from Airport to Hotel to Airport by private vehicles.
  • Teahouse/Lodges/Camp tent accommodation during the trekking and climbing.
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch, and dinner) during the trekking and climbing.
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary.
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu).
  • full day Kathmandu Valley sightseeing with a guide.
  • The Himalayan experienced and knowledgeable English speaking trekking and climbing guides.
  • leader (6 trekkers: 1 assistant guide).
  • Porter service (2 trekkers/climbers: 1 porter).
  • Seasonal fresh fruits and Supplementary snacks.
  • Guide & Porter costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, food, and accommodation.
  • Arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Down jacket and sleeping bag (to be returned after trip completion).
  • Himalayan Frozen Adventure bag/duffel bag, t-shirt, and trekking map are yours to take.
  • Group gears and supplies (ice screws, snow bars, and ropes).
  • Camping equipment (dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, table chair, and kitchen utensils).
  • Island Peak Permits and Sagarmatha National Park Permit fee and TIMS card.
  • Appreciation of certificate after the successful climbing.
  • All government, Local taxes/ vat and official Expenses.
  • Compressive first aid box.
  • Farewell Dinner.
  • Nepalese visa fee (15 days - $25-30, 30 days- $40-50 and 90 days- $100-110).
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Excess baggage charges.
  • Extra Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
  • All soft and hard drinks.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Personal trekking and climbing equipments.
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Personal clothing and gear.
  • Tips for guide, porter, and driver.

Departures & Dates

Himalayan Frozen Adventure is a responsible travel company in Nepal. Our all dates are 100% guaranteed if there no political unrest and natural disaster then. Is there not any error then you can use this date it's better for your trip.  We try our best to ensure this information.

Useful Information

Lobuche Peak Climbing Travel Insurance

Travel insurance is mandatory to have to join an adventurous trip in the Himalayas. It is for your safety. The travel insurance must cover things like illness, medical emergencies, accidents, death, trip cancellation, and loss of personal baggage & items. All costs for Emergency Evacuation must be paid in cash in Nepal unless an insurance company has agreed to pay all the cost on your behalf. Make sure that your travel insurance covers activities in the Himalayas if you are participating in them.

*Note: Foreigners are not allowed to purchase an insurance policy in Nepal. So make sure to purchase good travel insurance in your country, and it is your responsibility to check whether your insurance policy is adequate or not.


Lobuche Peak Climbing Accommodation

Lobuche Peak Climbing accommodations are Lodge, Teahouse, and Tent. Around Kathmandu, we can find a good facility with comfortable accommodation at the Hotel. Lobuche Peak Climbing, all accommodations are on a twin-shared basis. During the trek, Himalayan frozen Adventure will manage room with attached washrooms. In the teahouse, we have to share the toilet. Single room is available in Kathmandu and the lower elevation trekking region but might be impossible to higher elevations. At the climbing area, we spend 3 nights at the tent with meals, where we can use natural preservation tent toilet.

  • 2 night at Kathmandu hotel
  • 14 night at the lodge
  • 3 night at tent

Lobuche Peak Climbing Meals

At the Kathmandu have included only breakfast. During the Lobuche Peak Climbing, all meals will be provided. In the Everest region, we can enjoy Nepalese food with international cuisine like Tibetan, Continental, Indian, Tibetan, Italian, etc. Through the trek, we have breakfast/lunch at the teahouse and Dinner will be at the lodge. You can choices different kinds of breakfast, lunch, and dinner by the menu. During the climbing area, we provide the freshly-cooked food.

  • 2 days breakfast at Kathmandu
  • 14 days all meals at the lodge
  • 3 days freshly-cooked food at the tent

Passport & Visa

A passport with at least six months of validity from the return date is mandatorily needed. You can get the Nepalese visa from the Nepalese Embassies or Consulate in your country. You can also get the Nepalese visa upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. Do know that there are few countries that have to apply for the Nepalese visa from their own country. Obtaining your visa is entirely your responsibility.

While booking, make sure to put full and correct passport information so that we can get all the necessary permits, tickets, and pay fees on your behalf. If you do not provide the correct information when you make your booking, we will not be able to make the necessary bookings on your behalf and cannot be held responsible.


Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)

AMS or altitude sickness is one of the main risks while traversing in the high altitude. The main region behind getting AMS is when the body doesn't adjust to the lower level, and the result can be deadly. So it is very important to take proper measures on time. Gaining altitude with constant pace and proper acclimatization days will help reduce the chances of getting AMS.

Similarly, you also have to keep yourself hydrated during the trek, therefore, drink enough water and avoid alcoholic drinks as it dehydrates the body. If you are planning to trek in one of the adventurous trails of Nepal then do keep above things in your mind.

Symptoms of altitude sickness

  • Difficulty in sleeping
  • Dizziness or light-headedness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Shortness of breath with exertion

Preventive measures

  • Include an adequate number of rest days in the itinerary
  • Keep yourself hydrated
  • Do not drink alcoholic beverages
  • Do not gain more than 500 meters in a day
  • Try to spend the night in lower altitude
  • Acclimatize properly at a lower altitude
  • Inform your guide immediately if any of the symptoms you see
  • Do not push yourself

Lobuche Peak Climbing Best season

The climatic condition of Nepal differs from place to place depending upon geographical regions. One can have warm and hot wear in the terai whereas can observe the chilling arctic-like weather in the Himalayas. Nepal’s weather is influenced by a maritime and continental factor and has four different seasons, Autumn (September to November), followed by Winter (December to February), Spring (March to May), and finally, there is Summer/Monsoon (June to August).

The best time to go on an adventurous journey in the Himalayas is in Spring (March to May) and Autumn (mid-September to November). These are the best times to go on any treks and climbing trips because of stable weather and a moderate climate. There is only one place in Nepal, where you can go trekking in even monsoon (July to mid-September) and that is Upper Dolpo. This region lies in the rain shadow of Annapurna and Dhaulagiri ranges and therefore does not receive rainfall in the monsoon.

Autumn (September To November)

Autumn (September-November) is one of the perfect seasons to trekking with hiking in Himalayan Nepal, so thousands of trekkers choose these months. In fact, September, October, and November months are will be full of excellent atmosphere as well as beauty, enjoys your journey with joy and beauty. The Autumn season provides reference weather with clear magnificent mountains. The temperature is good than another season. September-November is a great time to express your adventure in Himalayan Nepal. It will also be free from natural disasters such as floods and landslides these months. It's the most famous season to goes high altitude area of Himalayan. 

Winter (November To March)

Winter (November-March) is also possible to trek in Himalayan Nepal, the weather condition is stable and the days are clear. December, January and February are the cold months in Nepal. Days temperatures are cool but the nights are much cold. During the winter trek is risk winds and colder temperatures. Above 3,000m altitude being usually snowfall and freezing. If you are looking for wonderful scenery, let choose the lower elevation trek in Nepal.

Spring (March To May)

Spring (March-May) is the second famous trekking season in Himalayan Nepal. March, April, and May is also a great option to mountain climbing and high altitude trek. At spring morning weather condition will be clear, but the afternoon sky covered by the cloud, and sometimes can be rain. You can get to see beautiful flowers like jasmine, pine, and rhododendron with wild flora. During the Spring, lower altitude trek is mildly warm and above 3,000m quite a moderate temperature. This season also best to express your adventure in Nepal.

Summer (June To August)

In the summer season, the trekkers are less crowded in the Himalayan region will be less. June, July and August are the main raining season in Nepal which involves monsoon. Bad weather can hamper travel, maybe some problems during the journey due to heavy rain. Some travelers prefer to travel at this time as this is also not an emergency period. The weather is hot and almost everyday rains. This season is better for the tour to Tibet and in Himalayan Nepal like Mustang, Dolpo region, and Nar-Phu valley because these regions are in the rain-shadow.


Trekking Equipment

Climbing and trekking equipment is the essential material used during the trip to the Himalayas, which is used on a daily basis. Without Climbing and trekking equipment, your trip may be unsuccessful so we request you please follow the list. If you have not time to buy in your country, so don't worry we can help to buy climbing and trekking equipment in Kathmandu. Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt.Ltd will make your precious time reference and entertainment.

Climbing and Trekking Equipment Lists

Personal Climbing Gears

  • Ice ax
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screwgate karabiners (2 locks, 2 unlock)
  • Descender/eight-figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet

Group Climbing Gears

  • Snow bar
  • Rope
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw

HEAD

  • Headlight
  • Sun hat
  • Warm hat and scarf

FACE

  • Face wipes and towels
  • Sunscreen +40
  • Sunglass

Hands

  • Waterproof & Snowproof Gloves
  • Lightweight gloves

Body clothing

  • Sleeping bag
  • Down jackets
  • Sport hiking t-shirts, preferably quick-drying
  • Fleece jacket and sweaters
  • Poncho and rain jacket
  • Socks preferably cotton –mix
  • Lightweight cotton trekking pants with folding option

Lists of Footwear

  • Water/Snowproof Trekking & Climbing Boots
  • Socks preferably cotton sports socks but take some extra pairs
  • Expedition Crampon (optional)

Essential gear

  • Day Backpack above the 30 L
  • Pack covers
  • Thermos Bottel- hard bottle that can be used for boiled drinking water

Water peals

  • Umbrella / Poncho
  • Walking pole if you need it
  • Thick Sleeping bag
  • Deodorant
  • Laundry soap
  • Antibacterial Gel
  • Toiletries
  • Toothbrush
  • Shampoo

Personal accessories

  • Cell phone
  • Watch
  • Camera
  • Money wallet with Money
  • Padlocks
  • Plastic bag
  • Sewing kit
  • Extra p photos and passport photocopies

First-aid Kit

  • Diamox (acetazolamide)
  • Lozenges
  • Elastic bandages
  • Moleskin
  • Cotton bandages and band-aids
  • Lancing needle
  • Antibiotic eye-drops
  • Thermometer
  • Sling
  • Paracetamol
  • Antiseptic antibacterial cream or solution
  • Painkillers
  • Anti-emetic for nausea (not at high altitude)
  • Loperamide to control diarrhea
  • Norfloxacin or Cipro to cure diarrhea, other infections
  • Oral rehydration salts

Himalayan Frozen Adventure Pvt. Ltd porter is available for (2 trekkers a porter) who will carry up to 30 kg at maximum; therefore, keep this in mind before you pack your bags!!!