Lobuche Peak is yet another beautiful peak that resides in the Everest region. Lobuche East Peak situated at the height of 6119m offers a superb view of the great Himalayas including Mt. Everest. Lobuche peak is one of the popular trekking/climbing peaks of the Everest region. It lies close to the Khumbu Glacier and entices travelers with its natural splendor. Lobuche peak climbing offers superb panoramic views of the peaks like Everest (8848m), Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Cholaste, Mt. Thamserku etc. Lobuche peak is also known as the ‘False Peak’. The Lobuche peak climbing adventure takes you to the world of the Himalayas and lets you explore the tradition and culture of the Sherpa people. Climbing the Lobuche peak is slightly challenging but worth climbing as it offers superb views of the Himalayas not only of the Everest region but also you will be able to see many mountains of the Rongbuk side of Tibet. The trip further entices you with many traditional villages, monasteries and monuments of the Everest region.
Our expedition begins from Kathmandu where we carry out a guided city tour in different parts of Kathmandu. Our guide will take you to different temples, monasteries and cultural/natural heritage sites in Kathmandu valley which will more or less give you an idea about the Nepalese culture and tradition. The next day we fly all the way to Hillary airport in Lukla. We will then go to Namche Bazaar which is a junction for trekkers, the Sherpas’ and the expeditors en route to the mighty Everest. En route, you will see the interspersed villages, the forest filled with colorful rhododendrons, magnolia and giant firs and many scenic views that adds more excitements to your expedition. Leaving Namche behind we trek along a high traversing path where we have our first glimpse of Mt. Everest. Walking further we reach Thyangboche Monastery which resides at the height of 3867m. The monastery is located on a ridge top which offers a scenic view of the Everest landscape. The trail further descends to Imja Khola and continues to the villages of Pangcoche and Pheriche before reaching Khumbu Glacier. The steady walk following the glacier takes us to Lobuche from where we get to see the spectacular views of Mt. Ama Dablam, Taweche and some other Himalayas. From Lobuche to trek to Lobuche Base camp and further to Lobuche High camp to submit the east peak of Lobuche. We warp up our expedition trekking back to Lukla and boarding a scenic flight back to Kathmandu.
Our 18-Days Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary is designed in such a way that it provides ample time for acclimatization and ensures a successful expedition.
Day 01 : Arrive in Kathmandu
Day 02 : Kathmandu Sightseeing and trek/climbing preparation
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2652m) [3 hours of trekking]
Day 04 : Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) [6 hours]
Day 05 : Acclimatization in Namche (3420m)
Day 06 : Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3860m) [5-6 hours]
Day 07 : Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m) [5-6 hours]
Day 08 : Dingboche to Duglha (4600m) [3-4 Hours]
Day 09 : Duglha to Lobuche (4940m) [3-4 Hours]
Day 10 : Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4865m) [2-3 Hours]
Day 11 : Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp (5600m) [3-4 Hours]
Day 12 : Summit Lobuche Peak (6119m) and back to Base Camp [7-9 Hours]
Day 13 : Day reserved for contingency
Day 14 : Lobuche Base Camp to Pangboche (3930m) [6-7 Hours]
Day 15 : Pangboche to Tengboche to Namche Bazaar [5-6 Hours]
Day 16 : Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2800m) [6-8 Hours]
Day 17 : Lukla to Kathmandu [40 minutes flight]
Day 18 : Transfer to airport for your onward destination
- Experiece magnificent flight to Lukla from Kathmandu (Enjoy the view of Himalayan range from the flight)
- Step inside and experience the lifestyle and traditions of people living in the Himalayas (esp. Sherpa)
- Trek in Sagarmatha National Park (Listed in UNESCO world heritage natural site)
- Discover numerous Buddhist monasteries and other cultural monuments.
- Explore variety of floras and faunas to witness
- Explore the Sherpa Museum in Namche Bazaar, a busy Sherpa settlement at the altitude of 3440m
- Visit Tengboche Monastery situated at the height of 3860m
- Discover rich Buddhist and Tibetan culture and traditions
- Visit Sir Edmund Hillary memorials (Sir Edmund Hillary School in Khumjung and Sir Edmund Hillary Hospital in Khunde Valley)
- Witness Eye-popping view of world’s highest mountain, Mt. Everest
- Ascend Lobuche Peak