Lobuche peak is located in the Everest region north east of Kathmandu. This peak consists of two different summits, viz. East and west with the height of 6119meters and 6145meters respectively. The east peak is recognized as a trekking peak whereas the west is known as an Expedition peak.
This peak being an attractive mountain offers various existing routes and also a probability of new ones. The dark triangle of its rocky East face rises down the moraines of the Khumbu glacier to a nice skyline, forming the south ridge. The peak of east face reached by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. On most occasions, the mountain is climbed on the summit ridge only as far as a subsidiary snow summit, south – east of the true peak and before the notch.
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*solo trekkers are welcome on these custom departure treks, however, minimum two people for camping treks or single supplement applies. Prices are per person, $USD.
Arrive Kathmandu, Transfer to the Hotel & welcome for drinks and complimentary dinner provided in the evening.
Issue peak permit & prepare for the trip.
After a very early start and an early take off from Kathmandu Domestic Airport, a 45-minute flight is all it takes to propel into the Everest region of Nepal. The landing at Lukla (2800m) is spectacular and on arrival trekking crew who organize the luggage and hustle you off for tea will greet you. After a leisurely lunch you will start the trek in earnest, setting off for a gentle walk to Phakding (2800m), a further 3 hours to the north. The trail leads through Lukla, past hotels, shops and airline offices to the edge of the Lukla plateau where the trail drops to meet the intersection of the Jiri trail at Chablung. From here the trail follows the Dudh Kosi north through the village of Ghat and then finally to Phakding where you should spend the night.
After breakfast in the morning, you walk north up Dudh Koshi valley with gentle ups and downs up to the benker village where one can see a beautiful stone carved prayer wall. Then the trail is interspersed with magnificent rhododendron tree and old growth forest. The trail follows gradually up to the village of Jorsale where is Army checking point is located and the national park entrance ticket is issued here. Leaving this check point, the trail goes gradually up to the confluence of two rivers Bhote Koshi from left and Dudh Koshi from the right. Crossing the bridge, the trail goes steeply about 3 to 4 hours till Namche Bazar. Namch Bazar is situated on the lap of Khumbu Himal range is about 241 km, lies northeast of Kathmandu. This is the home of the legendary Sherpas who have won the international renown as being the sturdiest climbers to scale the peaks with their indomitable will.
This day rest for acclimatization in Namche Bazar.
After breakfast, we may take a side trip on to ridge and then to Everest View Hotel which is situated in the elevation in the world, will offer some of the best spectacular views of the high Himalayas including Mount Everest, Lhotse, Lhotse Shar, Ama Dablam, Thamserku. We then come down to Namche Bazaar to enjoy our rest day to allow for maximum acclimatization on our way to Gokyo, Chola Pass and Island peak. A pleasant day can be spent exploring the surrounding areas, talking to the friendly Sherpa people and simply enjoying the incredible scenery. As Namche Bazaar is situated on the lap of Khumbu Himal range is about 241 km. north east of Kathmandu is the legendary Sherpa people who are internationally renowned as being the sturdy climbers to scale the peaks with their indomitable will. Over night spend here.
Today, you walk along the very pleasant trail under the soaring peak of Thamserku and steadily descend to the Imja khola and will stop for lunch at Phunki Tanga where there are series of water driven prayer wheels. In the afternoon, you have to climb steadily for about two and half hours to Tyangbuche monastery the forested ridge along with switch and the views from here are magnificent. The monastery is literally surrounded by snow capped mountains, yaks graze the small meadow field and the monks are chanting the prayer "OM MANI PADMI HUM" inside the monastery. Probably, the most beautiful place... offers majestic views of Thamserku, Ama Dablam, Mount Everest.Lhotse, Lhotse Shar etc. Over night spend in Tyangbuche.
Leaving Tyangbuche the trail drops down through the conifer forest past a small settlement of Debuche and a small nunnery monastery and you again the height of 12,800ft. After crossing the suspension bridge over the Imja Khola, the trail ascends gently up to Pangbuche at 3985m where you stop for lunch. After lunch, the trail goes continue along the yak pasture through a wide valley up to the settlement of PERICHE. The scenery will be superb the whole day. Over night spend in Periche.
Today you walk up a small ridge and then contour round the base of the Khumbu glacier and have a lunch at Thugla. After lunch your trek to Lobuche base camp is very gradually walk up to the Lobuche base camp for 2 hours and over night in the tented camp.
After break fast in the morning, we ascend for 3 hours and arrive at High camp (5,358m) and set up the high camp and make preparation for the next day to get to the summit.
This day go to the summit and back to the base camp.
Today, the trail gradually descend down to Pangbuche, retrace your trek to Lukla. Overnight spend in Pangbuche.
After breakfast in the morning, the trail goes down to the Imja Khola via Tyangbuche monastery then short climb up for two and half hours, then a bit up and down to Namche Bazar. Overnight in the lodge.
You will retrace your steps to Lukla in about 6 hours leaving your footprints in Yeti`s country. Overnight spend in the lodge at Lukla.
Today, you have to take your breakfast early in the morning, and have a short walk onto the Lukla airstrip and fly back to Kathmandu. After arriving in Kathmandu, you will transfer to the hotel and overnight in the hotel.
Departure transfer to the Int’l airport for onward journey flight or free for you until time to leave the international airport for your final destination.
2 night hotel in Kathmandu, airport arrival/departure transport services all necessary land and air transportation as per trek itinerary, meal three times in a day, sleeping bag, guide, all climbing gears, porters, National park fee us$ 14, peak permit US$ 350 and Kathmandu / Lukla / Kathmandu air ticket, sherpa climber's charge $300, accommodation in the tent and insurance for Nepalese staffs.
Cost does not includes:
Hard drinks, cold drinks, hot shower and tips for guide/ porters, climbing boot with crampon, Int’l air ticket, hotel in Kathmandu except 2 night offered after upon arrival and rescue helicopter if used during the trek.