Lobuche east is one of the most famous, beautiful and sought after peak of the Himalayan region. Lobuche east peak climbing is very suitable and hugely gratifying for climbing. Standing tall at height of 6,145m, it is 26m higher than the Lobuche Far East. From the peak we can get very beautiful view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, AmaDablam among others.

It is a very challenging and gratifying peak to climb. To reach our destination, we will first trek along the beautiful trial experiencing the beauty of nature and centuries old tradition of different ethnicity. We will continue the journey from the Everest Base Camp from where we can have splendid view of Glaciers, and other surrounding mountains. The Lobuche East Peak climbing also provides the beautiful opportunity to explore the Everest region. It is a 17days and 16 nights trek.

The best time for ascending the peak is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The peak can also be climbed during winter but the weather will be harsher.

OTHER DETAILS

Destination: Nepal

Trekking destination: EBC Region

Activities: Trekking, climbing

Trekking duration: 17 Days

Maximum altitude: 5,545m (at EBC)

Minimum altitude: 1450m (at Kathmandu)

Walking hour: 6-7 hours each day

Transportation: local bus/private jeep

Season: September to November and March to May

Food: healthy and nutritious meals provided on the trails with Seasonal fruit

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu and teahouses during the trek

Day 1 : Arrive to Kathmandu (1400m approx.).

Day 2: Kathamndu sightseeing tour prepare the permit.

Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.(2,620m).

Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).

Day 5: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.

Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m).

Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m).

Day 8: Day Trip to Nagarjun(5000m) and back to Dingboche.

Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4,950m)

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5160m) and Hike to EBC (5,545m)

Day 11: Climb Kalapathar (5400m) and Trek Down to Lobuche east base camp.

Day 12: Base camp to Lobuche high camp.

Day 13: High camp to Summit and back to base camp then continue to Pheriche.

Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazar.

Day 15: Trek down to Lukla

Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu.

Day 17: Final Departure to home.

Day 1 : Arrive to Kathmandu (1400m approx.).

After landing in Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA), Top of the World Adventure representative will receive you and take you to your hotel, in a private car or a high-end tourist bus. Afterward checking in, you will have choice to go around this exciting place or take a good rest at the hotel you are staying.

 

Day 2: Kathamndu sightseeing tour prepare the permit.

On your second day, we will take a short tour in this famous capital of the Himalayan country. After finishing breakfast in your hotel, Top of the World Adventure representative will take you to sightsee some of the cultural monuments of Nepal listed in World Heritage Site. At 8:30, we will pick you up from your hotel and first visit the biggest Hindu shrine, Pashupatinath which is at least couple of hundred years old. From here, we will visit Swayambhunath and then Boudhanath, ancient Buddhist shrines built in Shikhara style. Later in the evening, we can roam around Kathmandu Durbar Square, epitome of middle age architecture of Nepal. You can buy souvenirs to take home or do some last minute trekking shopping in Thamel.

 

Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding.(2,620m).

On third day, we’ll board a flight to Lukla (2810m), from TIA.  You will be able to rejoice the sight of splendid hills, rivers and mountains during the 30 minutes long flight. On reaching Lukla airport, you’ll be introduced to your porter, and served a wholesome breakfast. After that, we will head north to Phakding (2620m). It is an easy 3 hour hike through the Dudhkoshi valley. We will head north from the airstrip to Chheplung (2700m) and cross the crystal clear Thadokoshi on a locally built suspension bridge. Past the bridge, you can witness KusamKanggru (6367m), which is one of the toughest mountains to conquer. Away from the ThadoKoshi, the trail continues towards the Ghat (2590m) and we will cross a ridge marked with painted Mani stones. We will carry on our mount to reach the beautiful tribal village of Phakding where you will stay overnight.

 

Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,445m).

On our second day of trek, we will head to Naamche bazaar, famous village of Khumbu region. On our way to Namche, we will cross the winding Dudhkoshi River 5 times on thrilling suspension bridges, covered with colorful Buddhist prayer flags. Then,we will continue our climb, which will bring you to Jorsale. From there, it’s a two and a half hour ascent to Namche, with two major viewpoints on your way. If you’re lucky, on a clear day, you can relish the hypnotic view of Everest. At Jorsale, you will enter Sagarmatha National park (UNESCO World Heritage Site) where you will be required to verify your permits. After 5-6 hours of tough hiking, we’ll reach Namche Bazaar, chief economic hub of the region, also, gateway to Everest.

Day 5: Namche Bazaar acclimatization day.

Adaptation to harsh geography and high altitude is vital before further continuing the ascent to avoid altitude sickness and other unwelcomed illness. You’ll be taken for a one day hike through the beautiful villages of Khunde and Khumjung. After getting back at Everest view hotel, you can go to look at the giant skull of so called mystical creature “Yeti”, in a monastery in the region. You can also savor a lovely pastry in the world’s highest bakery. On a fairly clear day, you would have breathtaking view on peaks such as Everest, Lhotse, AmaDablam among others. The view on mountains from Everest View Hotel, is also commendable. After a nourishing breakfast at hotel, we will endeavor an hour long climb to the Syangboche airstrip (3790m), from where we will steadily ascend towards Khundu. On your way up, you can see century’s old Chorten (stone Buddhist monuments).

 

Day 6: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m).

After a healthy breakfast at Namche (3,500m) we will hike to Tengboche (3,870m). The estimated distance is 10kms. By now you will be familiar to strong wind and rough terrain. We can see the sight of porters packing the luggage from the yaks. The trail progressively becomes narrower and steep. You will come across numerous monasteries, suspension bridges, waterfalls and rhododendron forests on your way to Tengboche. On reaching Tengboche, you can visit Nepal’s one of the oldest monasteries. Here you can be part of unique and spiritual Buddhist rituals. We will spend the night at a local tea house.

 

Day 7: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m).

Early morning, after breakfast we will move to Dingboche (4410m). The air starts to become thin significantly from here. It’s approximately a 5.5 hour long trek uphill. We head towards our ultimate goal, the Everest base camp. We cross the Imja valley and several Sherpa villages. We will spend the night here in Dingboche.

 

Day 8: Day Trip to Nagarjun(5000m) and back to Dingboche.

Its 800m climb from the Pheriche to Nagarjun peak 5000m. It has some good views of the mountains including Mt. Makalu 5th higest mountain in the world. This hike help a lot for acclimatization. There are chances to see Snow leopard on the hike to Peak. Hike to Najurjun peak take about 3-4 hour to geto the top and come down about one and half hour. Enjoy the view from the top and descend down to Dingboche. You will spend night at Local lodge.

 

Day 9: Trek to Lobuche (4,950m)

The trek to Lobuche is pleasant as you get closer and closer to the snow clad giants. It is a gradual climb. After a 45-60min hike you will reach Thukla. Here, we will make a stop for food and continue up to a flat area where several memorials dedicated to the climbers who died on Everest are erected. Then in another two hours, you will have climbed out of the valley and descended to the yak pastures at Lobuche. Tomorrow, we hike to Everest Base Camp.

 

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5160m) and Hike to EBC (5,545m)

Pack light for the 2-3 hour trek to Gorakshep composed of both easy and hard part. The path winds between boulders and will be rocky and slippery. But then you will be surrounded by huge mountains on all side. You can see the highest glacier, Khumbu glacier, along the way. After reaching Gorakshep, we check into a lodge, eat something and head to EBC. Another 1-2 hour hike along Khumbu glacier will bring you to the base camp. The yellow tents of the climbers will become visible as you reach EBC. Then, you can look around, take pictures, write you name on boulders before heading back to Gorakshep.

 

Day 11: Climb Kalapathar (5400m) and Trek Down to Lobuche east base camp.

You will notice when up in the Base Camp that the Everest is not completely visible. From Gorak Shep, you walk down, up and up again to Kalapathar. You will climb up to Kalapather either sunrise or sunset time. It will take 1 and half to 2 hours. All the effort is worth it as you get the best view of Mount Everest, Nuptse and Changtse with a little of Lhotse from here. Then we return to Gorakshep for food and descend Lobuche east base camp. We will be rewarded by the beautiful view on Lobuche peak among other peaks. The night will be spent in Lobuche base camp at altitude of 4,865m. Overnight at tented camp.

 

Day 12: Base camp to Lobuche high camp.

We will now trek towards high camp from Lobuche base camp. It will be around 4 hours long through the main trial. We will spend the night at altitude of 5,600m from sea level. On reaching the high camp, we will spend the rest of the day adapting to high atmosphere.

 

Day 13: High camp to Summit and back to base camp then continue to Pheriche.

Today is the main highlight of the whole trek. We will climb the summit from east today. On reaching the top of the peak, we will realize the sweet taste of victory. From the peak, we can now have beautiful view on mountains covered with snow. After spending some time at the peak, we will return back to the base camp. Then you trek down to Pheriche.

 

Day 14: Pheriche to Namche Bazar.

We will walk down to the village of Namche bazaar, epitome of Sherpa culture. We will stay overnight at a guest house in Namche.

 

Day 15: Trek down to Lukla

It is around a 7 hour long walk downhill from Namche to Lukla. On this day, our time in Sagarmatha National Park will come to an end. On the following day, we will board a plane to capital. You will bid goodbye to this trek with a memorable walk down to Lukla.

 

Day 16: Lukla to Kathmandu.

Early in the morning, we will catch a plane from Lukla to Kathmandu. Don’t forget to pick a seat on the right side, to see the insatiable mountains again. On reaching Kathmandu, you will be escorted back to your hotel by our Top of the World Adventure representative. A farewell dinner will be hosted the same night, in your honor.

 

Day 17: Final Departure to home.

On your last day, we will help you to get to the airport from where you’ll board a flight to your next destination. With lots of good memories in this remarkable country make some plans to visit again.

Image of Peak of Lobuche