Climbing mountains is a sense of achievement that makes you feel more alive, it can be a great way out from existential crisis as well. Nepal is one of world’s best destinations when it comes to mountains and trekking routes.
No-shopping | Group Tour
Nepali | English | Hindi
Looking for a short and easy mountain climb whilst on a trekking adventure in Nepal, in Everest region to be exact? If so, Lobuche is the peak you are looking for to climb. It lies in proximity to the Khumbu glacier. Lobuche has two peaks, Loobuche Far East and Lobuche East. Lobuche East lies at 6, 145m compared to Lobuche Far East which lies at 6,119m. Lobuche is not a very difficult mountain to climb but it is very easy as well, it can be considered slightly more challenging than climbing Island peak. However, Lobuche will reward you worth and more the extra challenge. Once at the top you can get breathtakingly splendid and near views of Everest (8,8848m) with Lhotse (8,516m) along side, Ama Dablam (6,812m), Nuptse ( 7,861m) and Pumori (7,161m). Eco Himalaya travels and treks have one of the best Lobuche peak climbing packages you can get. This 19 day package includes mainly summiting of the Lobuche East peak and Everest Base Camp trek. It hardly can get better than this for mountaineer and trekkers. This summit expedition and trek will take you to places like Kala Patthar; the most popular view point in Everest region. An up-close panoramic view of Everest and other popular eight thousanders is possible from Kala Patthar.iew point in Everest region. An up-close panoramic view of Everest and other popular eight thousanders is possible from Kala Patthar.
As is known, the best season to venture to most part of Himalaya is either spring or autumn. From March to May in spring and September to November in autumn are the best months for this trek. We can do this trek and summit during winter season as well (December to February), however the temperature drops to minus double digit numbers and that can be difficult for most people.
Highlights of the Trip
Destination: Everest Basecamp and Lobuche East summit Highest Elevation: 6,145m Duration: 19 days Difficulty: Average/above average Company: Eco Himalaya Travels and Treks
Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu you will be received by our representative who will transfer you to your hotel. You can choose to relax the day in your hotel or get out and see around the historical places, observe the scale of destruction from last year’s earthquake and see how the re-construction is going on.
As this is a trek up to Everest Base camp ( 5,380m) with Lcbuche peak summit, we will need to be in sync with crew members and plan everything professionally, and that we will do in the second day. After the planning is done, you will be shown around heritage sites and interesting spots by our well informed guide.
We take a morning flight to Lukla (2,860m) from Kathmandu; the flight is 45 minutes long. We trek for 3-4 hours to Phagding (2,640m) once we reach Lukla, overnight at a guesthouse in Phagding.
Day 4Namche Bazaar
We start our trek from Phagding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m) early in the morning, right after a hearty Himlayan breakfast. The trek can be 6-7 hours long. Namche Bazaar is a bustling Himalayan trade market area, an interesting place on the lap of mountains where you can find anything from yak bones, clothes, tea, Tibetan salt, antiques and more, overnight at a guest house in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5Namche Bazaar
We stop for a day at Namche for acclimatization; you can explore around and study the rich and mystic Sherpa culture, overnight at the same guest house in Namche.
We trek from Namche to Tengboche ( 3,850m)in 5-6 hours, overnight stay at a guesthouse in Tengboche.
7-8 hours of trek from Tengboche to Dingboche ( 4,410m) overnight stay at guest house in Dingboche.
6-7 hours of trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m), overnight stay at a guest house in Lobuche.
We spare this day for acclimatization. You can venture around to see the places.
2-3 hours from Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,164m) and 3 hours from Gorakshep to Everest Base Camp. All in all we get to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorakshep in 7-8 hours, overnight stay in Gorakshep.
We start early in the morning to trek to Kala Patthar ( 5,643m) from Lobuche and in 7-8 hours we get there and back to Lobuche, overnight stay in Lobuche, at a guest house.
Day 12Lobuche high camp
5-6 hours from Lobuche (4,940m) to Lobuche high camp ( 5800m), overnight in camping tent.
Day 13Lobuche East
This is the day we summit Lobuche East (6,145m). We climb up to the summit from high camp and come to the high camp, overnight stay in camping tents in high camp.
Day 14Lobuche basecamp
5-6 hours from Lobuche high camp to Lobuche basecamp, overnight in camping tents.
5-6 hours from Tengboche to Lobuche, overnight stay at a guest house in Lobuche.
Day 16Namche Baaar
4-5 hours of trek from Tengboche to Namche Baaar, overnight stay at a guest house in Namche Bazaar.
6 hours of trek from Namche to Lukla, overnight stay in a guest house in Lukla.
Flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla, 45 minutes. Once back in Kathmandu you can enjoy leisure time shopping and going around.