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Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak Climbing

$2630 per person

TRIP INTRODUCTION

There are many 7000m+ peaks in Everest. Among them, Lobuche East Peak Climbing is for those who want to have technical climbing experience. Lobuche East peak is little bit challenging than other peaks. Lobuche Peak is divided into East and West section. Lobuche East stands tall with 6119m height while Lobuche West is 6145m tall. Lobuche East Peak Climbing was conquered for the first time in 1984 and many attempts have been made ever since. We will follow the commercial Lobuche East Climbing route to the summit that remains covered with ice throughout the year.

After much research, Travel expert from Tourist Link Treks & Expedition have arranged for 19-days Lobuche East Climbing itinerary. We take your security very seriously which is why we have placed enough acclimatization days. Slow and steady walk will not only help us to tackle High Altitude Sickness but it also makes trekking less strenuous and more fun. Eastern face of Lobuche raises high above moraines of Khumbu glacier. Learning about ancient Sherpa culture, visiting Buddhist Monasteries and Everest View from Kalapattar are some of the highlights of Lobuche East Climb. Spring and autumn are best season for climbing Lobuche as weather remains fine during these periods.

What makes Climbing Lobuche with Tourist Link Treks & Expedition different?
The journey is a reward in itself. Not only will you enjoy Lobuche Climb but you will also follow the classic Everest trek to Base Camp. Spending longer days in high altitude helps us to tackle Acute Mountain Sickness. We provide full logistics support.

Additional information:
We offer 19 days Lobuche East Peak Climbing including Everest Base Camp Trek for the any climbers with minimum budget cost. Best season for this Lobuche east peak climbing is September to end of November and March to May. If you have holiday in Nepal for Lobuche east peak climbing  but you are alone and you’ll looking for group but no worry we have fixed departure date of 2017 and 2018 as well as if you’ll decided trip with us definitely your trip will memorable, safety and comfortable.

Outline Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) flight, Trek to Phakding (2652)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m)
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m)
Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m)
Day 10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m), Back to Gorak Shep (5170 m)
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m), Back to Lobuche (4940m)
Day 12: Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4950m)
Day 13: Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5400m)
Day 14: Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m), Back to High Camp
Day 15: Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m)
Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
Day 18: Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 19: International Departure

 

EQUIPMENT LIST

In our fully supported wilderness treks we provide the following equipment: tents, sleeping mats, excellent food, extensive first aid kit, toilet paper, private transport To & From the trek, conservation fees, trek permit, and other goodies.
SUGGESTED TREKKING EQUIPMENT LIST

  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Sleeping bag (-20 C)
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & water proof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sport shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs light weight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts / light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 Swimming costume / bathing suits
  • 1 Medium size towel
  • 1 Washing kit including washing powder, small clothesline and pegs, insect repellents etc. & personal toiletries
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Swiss type of army knife
  • Toilet paper, biodegradable soap/shampoo
  • Personal medication.
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Warm hat/ gloves
  • Sunglasses, sun hat and sun cream
  • Spear plastic bags for wrapping clothes
  •  Pair of hiking boots

You should satisfy that your cold weather clothing will keep you comfortable down to – 20 degree Celsius. Most of the items mentioned above can easily & cheaply be hired either in Kathmandu or in Pokhara (if you are travelling to the Annapurna Region). Similarly Namche Bazaar has also alike options.

FIXED DEPARTURE

Start DateEnd DateCostStatusBooking
04 February, 201919 February, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
14 February, 201901 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
24 February, 201911 March, 2019US $1400Guaranteed
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Detail Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m)
After disembarking in the only International Airport in Kathmandu, you have to go through custom formalities. Exiting from the terminal, you will be greeted by our representative who will transfer you to three star category hotel for pleasant stay. Welcome dinner will be served in the evening.
Day 02: Sightseeing in Kathmandu
You will be picked up from the hotel and transferred to office of Tourist Link where you will meet with crew member.  After breakfast, you will be provided with guided UNESO tour in Kathmandu. The tour begins with drive to Pashupatinath- the holiest Hindu temple of Nepal. We will also explore Nepal’s largest stupa in Bouddhanath. Next, we will visit Monkey Temple called Swayambhunath. We will also visit Ancient Royal Residence in Kathmandu Durbar Square before taking leisure stroll through the freak street of Thamel to restaurant.
Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla (2800m) flight, Trek to Phakding (2652m)
We will drive to Tribhuvan Airport, domestic terminal from where we will take morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. We will take fifty minutes of scenic flight to Lukla that takes us close to eight thousanders like Cho Oyu, Everest, Lhotse and other mountains. We will land at Lukla Airport. We will assemble the crew members and begin our Lobuche Expedition. Walking past small Ghat village, we will cross Dudhkoshi River and reach Phakding where we will stay overnight.
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Walking past Phakding, we will follow the picturesque path through pine forest that rises along Dudh Koshi River. We will be greeted with pleasant sight of Thamserku Mountain (6608m). We will enter juniper forest. We can get panoramic views of Everest and Lhotse. Walking past small highland villages, we will reach Monjo. The entrance to Sagarmatha National Park is located in Monjo. We will follow the path through Hillary Bridge to Namche Bazaar where we will stay overnight.
Day 05: Rest Day in Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Our expert itinerary planners have placed one day of rest in Namche Bazaar. Taking rest helps our body in proper acclimatization to increasing altitude. We can explore around bustling Namche Bazaar or take short hike to nearby Khunde and Khumjung village and visit local monastery to learn about Sherpa culture. Alternatively, we can travel to Everest View Hotel for better view of Everest Mountain.
Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3870m)
Leaving Namche early in the morning, we will follow easy trail to Phunki which is the small community of tea houses. We will follow the ascending trail from Phunki to Tengboche village. Tengboche is home to Khumbu’s largest Tengboche monastery. Along with Monastery, Tengboche is famous for 360-degree views of Everest Mountain, Nuptse Mountain, Lhotse Mountain and Thamserku Mountain. Religious ceremony is observed in the Monastery in the evening. Stay overnight in Tengboche.
Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4360m)
We will enjoy panoramic views of 8000+ m Mountains from Tengboche and take hurried breakfast. Our journey begins on this day via birch and rhododendron forest. We will follow the descending trail to Imja River. Crossing the river, we will take ascending trail to Pangboche. There are two possible routes to reach Pangboche. While in Pangboche, we will visit Khumbu’s oldest Pangboche monastery. We will walk through Imja Valley to Lobuche River. Raised trail from Lobuche will take us to Dingboche where we will stay overnight.
Day 08: Acclimatization Day in Dingboche
We will take rest on this day.  It helps in proper acclimatization of our body to the increasing altitude. Dingboche allows scenic views of Everest, Ama Dablam and other surrounding peaks and mountains. There are crop fields that are enclosed by stone walls. Agriculture is the major occupation of locals. Potato is the major crop that is produced in Dingboche. Base Camp of Ama Dablam and Chhukung are places of interest near Dingboche. Chhukung is popular for 360-degree views of Makalu Mountain, Lhotse Mountain and Ama Dablam Mountain. Stay overnight in Dingboche.
Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940m)
A day of rest will rejuvenate us. We will follow the ascending trail to Dughla. Our trail takes us through Khumbu Glacier to Chupki Lhara. This is the difficult section to pass. We will move through memorial site of Babu Chiri Sherpa that is decorated with prayer flags. Proceeding further through moraine of Khumbu Glacier, we will reach Lobuche where we will stay overnight. We can get scenic views of Khumbutse, Pumori and other mountains and peaks on this day.
Day 10: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m), Back to Gorak Shep (5170 m)
We will leave our camp site in Lobuche and move through boulders and moraines to glaciated Gorakshep Lake. Passing through Indian Army Mountaineers' memorials, we will reach Everest Base Camp. The section from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp is tricky. So, we advise you to follow the instructions of guide properly. We will have to face the challenges of thin air and high altitude. We can meet with other trekkers on their way to Everest in Everest Base Camp. Our camp site allows scenic views of Nuptse Mountain, Khumbuste Mountain and other mountains. We will return to Gorakshep for overnight stay.
Day 11: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m), Back to Lobuche (4940m)
We need to start our trek pretty early in the morning as our aim is to reach Kalapattar for sunrise view on this day. Kalapattar is one of the popular viewpoints in Everest region that allows close-up views of Everest, Lingtren Peak, Khumbutse and other peaks and mountains. After spending some time in Kalapattar for photo shooting, we will leave for Lobuche where we will stay overnight.
Day 12: Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4950m)
After early breakfast, we will leave our camp in Lobuche and proceed to Lobuche Base Camp. This is relatively easy path to trek. Gradual ascend through rock strewn path will take us to Lobuche Glacier. The path is scenic with views of Ama Dablam Mountain, Cholatse Peak, Thamserku Mountain, Kantega Peak and other surrounding peaks and mountains. We will reach Lobuche East Base Camp for overnight stay.
Day 13: Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5400m)
The guide will share Lobuche climbing strategy. We will practice using climbing gears like crampons and axe. We will also learn to move through fixed ropes before making ascend to Lobuche High Camp that is located at 5400m altitude. After few hours of climbing through the rock section, we will move through ice. We need to use fixed ropes as well as man rope whenever necessary. Stay overnight in Lobuche East High Camp.
Day 14: Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m), Back to High Camp
We need to wake up pretty early in the morning as we aim to reach to Lobuche summit before noon. It is because usually heavy wind blows in summit afternoon. After climbing steep rock sections for few hours, we will reach 5700m altitude from where ice section starts. We need to use fixed rope as well as man rope. We will reach to the top of Lobuche East summit which offers scenic views of Everest Mountain, Lhotse Mountain, Nuptse Mountain, Ama Dablam Mountain, Cholatse Peak and other peaks and mountains. After spending some time in the summit, we will lower down to High Camp where we will stay overnight.
Day 15: Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m)
We will lower down from High Camp and follow trek route to Everest Base Camp all the way to Lobuche. The descending trail from Lobuche will take us to Pheriche. We will enjoy views of Ama Dablam and other mountains. We will move to Pangboche through picturesque trail lined with rhododendron trees. Arriving at Pangboche, we will visit Khumbu’s oldest Pangboche Monastery and stay overnight in Pangboche.
Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
Leaving Pangboche, we will follow the descending trail to Imja River via Tengboche. Moving further through rhododendron forest, we will arrive at suspension bridge over Dudhkoshi River. Cautious walk through gorges will take us to small Sansa that supports diverse wildlife. We will pass through   Army Camp to bustling Namche Bazaar where we will stay overnight.
Day 17: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
This is relatively easy walk. We will cross few suspension bridges and pass through Phakding village to Lukla where we will stay overnight.
Day 18: Flight: Lukla to Kathmandu
An early morning flight will take us through one of the most beautiful air routes to Kathmandu. Upon arrival in Kathmandu, you will be transferred through private vehicle to hotel. This is a rest day. Optional Sightseeing Tour can be arranged. You can also go for shopping in Thamel.
Day 19: International Departure
This is the last day of Lobuche East Climbing. You will be transferred to airport three hours before your scheduled flight. Safe journey.

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Cost includes:
  • Pickups and drops from hotels and airports
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley (Monkey Temple, Pasupapati Tample, Boudhanath, Durbar square)
  •  Accommodation in Kathmandu, teahouses and tents during trekking and climbing
  • All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles
  • All entrance and permit fees for visits to monuments and museums
  • Services of English speaking, trained and experienced staff including trekking guide(leader), climbing sherpa and porters including their salary, insurance, equipment, flight, food
  • All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu)
  • Welcome dinner
  • Breakfast in Kathmandu and all meals in mountain
  • Porter services for trekking (2Trekkers:1Porter)
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Lobuche Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality Tents and Kitchen goods for camping
  • Travel and rescue arrangements
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit
  • Company services and all required government taxes/royalties
Cost Excludes: 
  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude for oxygen
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu because if early back to ktm
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses like bar bills , laundry service
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips & donation