Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak (6119m) can be climbed through various routes but the popular one is south ridge and it is normal than the other routes. The Lobuche Peak consists of several small summits from the high camp and the true summit requires climbing steeps on snow and ice slopes to the top of summit ridge. Himalayan Mentor climbing team set up the camp site at the base of south-west side which is located close to main route of Cho La Pass trail just before of Dzongla. Rest of entire climbing itinerary set up with popular Everest Base Camp trek which allow you to acclimatize and perfect fit before heading the climbing. You will be also climbing Kalapatthar (5545m) ridge and exploring Everest Base Camp together to make climbing trip smooth. From the summit of Lobuche Peak climbers can see superb views of Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, Cholatse, Tawache and Ama Dablam.

Lobuche peak climbing itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport
Up on arrival meet our office representative at airport and transfer to hotel/ after refreshing complete the official formalities/ briefing about the preparation and rest of the day free for your own leisure/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.
 
Day 02: Full day guided sightseeing around Kathmandu city- Historical  Durbar Square area, Pasupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa & Swyambhunath Stupa which will take you to visit Nepal’s most popular attractions and lunch break will be during the tour at best restaurants available/overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m), start trek to Phakding (2610m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 04: Trek Phakding (2610m) to Namche Bazaar (3500m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 05: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar (3500m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar (3500m) to Tengboche (3850m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 07: Trek Tengboche (3850m) to Dingboche (4350m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 08: Trek Dingboche (4350m) to Lobuche (4950m)/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 09: Trek Lobuche to Ghorakshep (5140m)/Visit EBC/overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day10: Visit Kalapatthar (5545m)/Mt Everest view/trek back to Lobuche base camp on the way stop for the lunch at Lobuche teahouse/ trek to camp/meet all the climbing staff members and overnight at tented camp. (Dinner will be served by our own kitchen team)

Day 11: Rest day at Lobuche base camp get final prepare for climbing / check it all the climbing gear and climbing instruction and overnight at tented camp. (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served by our own kitchen team)

Day 12, 13 & 14: Trek to Lobuche Peak high camp and rest at tented camp/ about 2:00 am starts summit of the Lobuche Peak (6119m) and after summit back to base camp/have a lunch and overnight at tented camp (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served by our own kitchen team)

Day 15: Trek back to Pangboche (4350m)/ and overnight at teahouse lodge (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 16: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3500m) and overnight at teahouse lodge (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 17: Trek back to Phakding (2610m) and overnight at teahouse lodge (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day18: Trek back to Lukla/farewell dinner with all the staffs and overnight at teahouse (All meals Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner will be served at teahouse lodge restaurant)

Day 19: After breakfast transfer to airport fly back to Kathmandu/ drop to hotel, rest or free for personal activities and overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 20: Free for personal activities-shopping or visiting/celebration and receiving successfully climbed the Mera Peak and evening fare well dinner with culture show at Nepalese Traditional Kitchen you will be enjoyed very authentic way of Nepalese hospitalities and overnight at hotel in BB Basis.

Day 21: After breakfast transfer to airport for final departure or proceed for onward program. We also organize many different sorts of activities- whitewater rafting, wildlife safari tour, Tibet, Bhutan & India tour and more as you wish to have for onward destination.

  • Trip Highlights
  • Cost Includes/Excludes
  • Equipement for Trip
  • Useful Information
Trip Highlights

Trip highlights

Whole Package Duration: 21 days

Trek Duration: 14 days

Region of Trek: Everest Region - Lobuche Peak climbing

Maximum Altitude: Lobuche Peak Summit (6119m)

Trekking Grade: Moderate- Strenous - Extreme Climbing

Mode of Trek: Tea House + Camping Organize  

Food & Accommodation: 3 meals per day & Tea House stay

Starting and Ending Point: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Maximum per day walking: 5-6 hour in average

Transportation: Flight- Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu

Sightseeing Tour: One day in Kathmandu Valley

Best Time to Do: Spring and Autumn Season

Himalayan Sights: Real beauty of Himalayas like; Mt. Everest, Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Thamserku etc.

Cost Includes/Excludes

Peak climbing cost: Please contact us for cost details

The package includes:

  • Airport transfers - pick up and drop upon arrival and departure 
  • Entry permit to Sagarmatha National Park, peak permit & garbage deposit
  • Supporting staffs (trekking guide and porter), as well as their necessary insurance, and accommodation meals allowance and salary
  • Climbing Sherpa and climber’s personal equipments
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner -3 meals per day and overnight accommodation in tea house lodge along the trail and tented camp & food during the climbing period
  • Necessary snow bars, ropes, rock piton and ice screws for climbing
  • Domestic airfare and airport tax round trip (Kathmandu - Lukla – Kathmandu for the trekking )
  • 4- Nights accommodation in Kathmandu in BB basis before and after the trek.
  • City Tours as per above program, inclusive of all entry permits, tour guide and transportation
  • Comprehensive First Aid kit pack

The package does not include:

  •  International flight ticket and airport tax
  • Lunch and dinner during the Kathmandu stay
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation cost
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral/hot water/shower), tips for the guide, porter & other staffs etc. 
  • Additional costs- extra days stay, incase of flight cancellation due to the natural calamities, bad weather forecast and other unforeseen circumstances
  • Personal trekking and climbing gear for the trip
  • High alpine tent, high foods and sleeping bag
  • Oxygen, Mask & Regulator, Gammo Bag & satellite phone
Equipement for this trip

Equipment or clothing required for trip

Personal Equipment

  • 3-4 season sleeping bag with hood
  • Thermo rest self-inflating pad or foam mat
  • Main luggage- Rucksack or Duffel
  • 30 - 40 liter Daypack- to carry water bottles, camera, lunch & extra clothing
  • Stuff sacks and plastic bags for keeping your gear dry and organized
  • Water bottles with a wide mouth
  • A pair adjustable trekking poles
  • Insulated plastic mug (optional)
  • Pocketknife Swiss army style (optional)
  • Toiletries bag for toilet paper, soap, saving items, tooth paste & toothbrush etc

Footwear

  • Running shoes or sandals-to used in camp/ teahouse lodge
  • Hiking boots- good quality
  • Gaiters- a pair to use to keep boots dry if walking through deep snow or on wet ground
  • Woolen or Pile Socks-heavy weight wool to be worn over the liner socks
  • Liner Socks-smooth thin liner socks to reduce of getting blisters
  • Knee or ankles support pad

Clothing items for trip

  • Gore-Tex pants and jacket with hood
  • Medium weight down jacket with hood
  • Light trekking trouser
  • Long sleeve light colored polypropylene shirts
  • Polar Tec fleece jacket
  • Thermal underwear for both top & bottom
  • Polar Tec fleece pant
  • Personal under garments
  • Quick dry type towel
  • Casual wears before after the trek

Hand wear

  • Polypropylene liner gloves
  • Fleece gloves
  • Good quality mittens or gloves

Headwear

  • Warm woolen or fleecy hat/balaclava
  • Sun hat or cap with bandana for shading the neck
  • Bandana or scarf
  • Headlamp for use at night around the camp with extra batteries and spare bulbs
  • High quality sunglasses with 100% UV protection
  • Dust mask

Other Travel Accessories

  • Sunscreen and lip salve SPF 30 or above
  • Insect repellant
  • Water purification tablets (iodine or chlorine)
  • Favorite snack items
  • Reading & writing materials, ipod and cards
  • Camera, memory card and extra battery
  • Passport photo copy & photos
  • Insurance certificate copy
  • Earplugs (optional)
  • Baby wipes (optional)
  • Anti bacterial hand gel (optional)

Personal first aid kit pack

  • Any personal medications
  • Malaria prophylactic tablets
  • Antibiotics capsules
  • Imodium and anti amoebious, bacterial tablets
  • Blister treatment plasts
  • Dehydration solution
  • Analgesic- Paracetamol, aspirin
  • Anti cold tablets
  • Diclofenac gel
  • Bandages
  • Antiseptic cream & throat lozenges
  • Diamox for AMS
  • Sanitary pad (for women)
  • Ear & eye drop
Useful Information

Useful Information

Useful information