Lobuche Peak Climbing: 6119 m/ 19581 ft

21 Days
  • Trip Code: N-PT-14
  • Destination: Nepal
  • Season: From Oct to Nov & April to May
  • Max Altitude: 6119 m/19581 ft
  • Trip Starts/Ends: Kathmandu/Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Private Car and Flight
  • Trip Grade: Strenuous Plus

Trip Overview


Lobuche Peak Climbing is a rewarding summit trip in the Everest Region of Nepal. Lobuche is the massif of two mountains Lobuche East (6119 m/19581 ft) and Lobuche West (6145 m/19664 ft). These two peaks are linked by a long serrated ridge. Technically climb to Lobuche is challenging than other popular trekking peaks in Everest region. So, it is advised to have the previous climbing experience to climb the Lobuche Peak.

According to the climbing history of this peak, it was first submitted by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984. They followed the route of South East Ridge to reach its top. This ridge is formed in a unique rock triangle which extends from the summit to the Khumbu Glacier.  Later, most of the climbers followed the same way. Now, it has become a standard route.

Lobuche Peak Climbing is popular among climbers also because of the marvelous views of Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam and many other smaller peaks from its summit. The best season of Lobuche Peak Climbing is in the spring (from April to May) and autumn (from September to November).

Excellent Himalaya Trek and Expedition organize Lobuche Peak Climbing with a combine of Everest Base Camp trek. Before you start this trip you will be briefed all about this adventure in Kathmandu. You land in Lukla after 35 minutes of flight from Kathmandu. You start the trekking tracing the trail to Namche Bazaar, the bustling market of Khumbu region.

After one extra day stays in Namche you will follow to Tengboche, the beautiful Buddhist Monastic place, later to Dingboche passing through Pangboche village. In Dingboche, you will have one more day rest for better acclimatization.

From Dingboche, you follow the route to Everest Base Camp via Lobuche. You visit Everest Base Camp and then to Kalapathar. Kalapathar is one of the best viewpoints of Mount Everest and other peaks. Afterward, you back to Lobuche and move towards Lobuche East Base camp to complete your mission.

After night halt in Lobuche East Base Camp, you follow a well-outlined trail to reach high camp. High Camp is located alongside a hidden lake at an altitude of 5030m. From the high camp, you follow the way to the South Ridge. It contains a series of slabs with steepness. These slabs are usually ice/snow covered caution is needed. Then you follow the summit ridge.

Once reach the summit you have a great view of Mt. Everest and all major peaks in the Khumbu Valley. After that, you gradually descend from the summit to the base camp for the night. Following days tracing the previous trail you back to Lukla. And from Lukla by flight, you arrive in Kathmandu.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Trip Note:

Lobuche Peak Climbing 21 day trip. It can be customized by making it long connecting other routes of Everest Region. About cost Excellent Himalaya Trek always offer the best and competitive price for Lobuche Peak Climbing. The package price of Lobuche Peak Climbing will be different according to your group size (the number of persons you travel together). For the price, you simply send us an inquiry with your group size. We get back to you with the price within 24 hours.

Itinerary


Upon arrival in Kathmandu airport, you will be met by our Tour officer. He will escort you to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Four hours guided sightseeing tour of Swoyambhunath Temple and Kathmandu Durbar Square/ Trip briefing at the hotel/ Preparation for climbing. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Day trip to Shyangboche and Khumjung Village (Alt. 3780m/12402ft) and trek back to Namche Bazaar. Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 6 hours. Visit the Buddhist monastery. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Tengboche.

Walking 4 hours. Enjoy the view of Mt. Ama Dablam and Mt. Lhotse. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche.

Excursion to Chhukung Ri. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche.

Walking 4 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lobuche.

Walking 7:30 hours. Explore Everest Base Camp. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Gorak Shep.

Walking 5 hours. Enjoy a Panoramic view from Kalapatthar. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lobuche.

Walking 5 hours. Overnight at Camping in Lobuche East Basecamp.

Walking 3 hours. Preparation for the summit. Overnight at Camping in High Camp.

Walking  10 hours. Overnight at Camping in Lobuche East Basecamp.

Overnight at Camping in Lobuche East Basecamp.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Dingboche.

Walking 6 hours. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Namche Bazaar.

Walking 7hrs. Overnight at Mountain Lodge in Lukla.

Rest of the day at leisure in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

A day with rest in Kathmandu. You can do last minute shopping in Thamel, the tourist market of Kathmandu. Evening farewell dinner with Nepali Cultural shows at an authentic restaurant in Kathmandu. Overnight at Hotel in Kathmandu.

Our tour officer will drop you at the international airport and see you off. End of Service. Or You may take optional side tours.

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