• Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Very Strenuous
  • Trip Style: Sight seeing, Trekking & Climbing
  • Transport: Private Tourist Vehicle and Aeroplane
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch Dinner on Trek & Breakfast in Cities
  • Group Size: 1-14

Highlights:

  • Scenic mountain flight to and from Lukla.
  • Visit Namche Bazaar and Tengboche Monastery.
  • Unforgettable views of high mountains and Khumbu Ice fall.
  • View of the Everest and other mountains from the Kalapatthar.
  • Visit Everest Base Camp and the Glacier.
  • Summit Lobuche East Peak of 6119 meter.
  • Great views from the summit of Lobuche Peak.
  • Sightseeing tours of historical UNESCO World Heritage sites in Kathmandu.

About Lobuche Peak Climbing in Autumn and Spring

Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek is one of the most adventurous treks in the Khumbu region that traverses authentic mountain villages and verdant forests. Lobuche Peak Climbing is designed to take you to the top of Lobuche Peak from where you get to see breathtaking views of the Himalayas. The Lobuche Peak Climbing package is designed including Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar to let your body acclimatize before heading towards the summit of the peak.

Lobuche climb is a perfect journey for adventure lovers and trekkers who are climbing peaks for the first time. Standing 6,119 meters above sea level, Lobuche Peak has two ridges Lobuche East (6,119 m) and Lobuche West (6,114 m).

The climb to Lobuche Peak is a fairly comfortable summit compared to other peak climbs, but the journey and the destination add more value to it! The expedition also includes a section of the Everest Base Camp trail, which begins with an exciting flight to Lukla. Along the trek, we can see the region's abundant vegetation and wildlife, as well as stunning Sherpa communities. The local people's distinct customs, traditions, and lives, as well as their delectable cuisine, will enchant you. To get to Lobuche Base Camp, the route goes through Everest Base Camp.

It’s like killing two birds with one stone. You get to traverse through the world’s most popular trekking region, the Everest Base Camp while also conquering a peak that’s more than 6000m above sea level.

The trail passes through many beautiful villages where you experience Sherpa culture and their lifestyle. Every day brings something new to you that keeps motivating you to move forward. The experience you get during the 20-day Lobuche Peak Climbing surely changes your life.

You are working in a team as a team player on Lobuche peak adventure, as the facilities in this remote area are limited, you also learn to survive in the limited services. Overall, Lobuche Peak Climbing is a lifetime experience that benefits you with numerous things.

To make the climbing successful, we have added adequate rest days to our Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary. Altitude sickness is a major issue that you have to face during any high-altitude journey. Outfitter Nepal’s 20-day Lobuche climbing itinerary is jam-packed with one experience after another! Lobuche peak is something you do not want to miss out on! The Mahalangur Himalayan Range's magnificent scenery and lush green paths will make this a journey to remember. Aside from that, you'll fall in love with the area thanks to the great hospitality of the local Sherpas. Our professional guide keeps track of your health as you further towards the summit. You will be supported by an experienced and strong team while climbing with us. Check our departure dates for Lobuche Peak Climbing or contact us to create your custom trip. We would love to serve you.

These are some exciting ventures you will embark on during your 20 days of Lobuche Peak ascend journey.

A thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla

Kathmandu Lukla flight is considered a nerve-racking 35 minutes during which you get to see stunning views of the Himalayas along with a thrilling flight experience. Lukla is the starting point of Lobuche Peak Climbing.

In terms of statistics, it is riskier than a typical commercial airport, although it is still relatively safe. Airlines have tightened their guidelines for what constitutes acceptable flight circumstances, and the number of planes that may fly the route has been curtailed. Despite advances in passenger safety, the journey to Lukla could still be nerve-wracking! The adrenaline thrill is well worth the effort!

Walk by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar

Before reaching Namche Bazar, you pass Sagarmatha National Park. This park is also listed on the UNESCO World Natural Site. The park is home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna. Monjo is the entrance of the park. The trail is steep and ascends to Namche Bazar.

The Great Himalayan Range, with its constantly beautiful snow-capped peaks, the chain of mountains that includes Mt. Sagarmatha (Everest), and huge Sherpa communities symbolize SNP's openness to the rest of the world. The area’s meticulously preserved natural heritage and the magnificent majesty of the high, geologically young mountains and glaciers, have deemed the journey to Lobuche Peak truly inspirational.

The famous Namche Bazaar

Namche Bazaar is like a tourist hub in the Khumbu region. It is the most developed village with facilities like Wi-Fi, good communication, electricity, cafes, library, museum, etc. Here, you spend a couple of nights and go on a short hike to places like Syangboche Airstrip and Everest View Hotel for acclimatization and to witness wonderful views of the Himalayan Mountains.

The Namche Bazaar is a hive of activity, with shops, restaurants, motels, ATMs, and bakeries. From bakeries to temples to museums, the Namche Bazaar's tiny lane, which is shared by yaks, monks, Sherpa sellers, and locals, offers a new option around every corner.

Experience the rich culture and tradition of Sherpa

Throughout the trail, you get to see the lifestyle of Sherpas and people from other communities. The culture and tradition of the locals are also one of the major highlights of the journey that cannot be seen anywhere else.

Khumbu region is very rich in cultural heritages and still practices centuries-old customs. While trekking, you come across ancient monasteries, stupas, chortens, and prayer wheels as well.

Visit the ancient Tengboche monastery

Situated in the Tengboche village, the Tengboche monastery was made in 1961. Since then, this monastery has become a significant religious site for the locals. This monastery also used to be a house for several hundred monks. It is the biggest and the oldest monastery in the region. From the back of the monastery, you can see a splendid view of the snow-capped peaks.

Explore Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar

Yes, you climb up to the Everest Base Camp. This place is the base of Mt. Everest. From here, you can see wonderful views of the Himalayas. Likewise, you also ascend to Kala Patthar, a very famous viewpoint. From Kala Patthar, you can see the gorgeous sunrise and 360-degree views of the Everest & surrounding mountains. You get to see the mighty Everest in all its glory while also enjoying the beauty of the Everest region at its peak!

Scale Lobuche Peak

Climbing Lobuche Peak is adventurous and challenging. Before reaching the top of the peak, you set a few different camps and gradually move towards the summit. Our Sherpa guides help you in fixing rope and during technical sections. They also teach you basic climbing skills and proper uses of gears if necessary. We make sure, you not only reach the top of the peak safely but also return safely.

Get to see panoramic views of the Himalayan Mountains and stunning glaciers

Lobuche Peak Climbing offers exceptional views of various Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, and Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Kantega, Mt. Ama Dablam, Island Peak, Mt. Thamserku, etc. Likewise, you also get to see stunning views of glaciers, glacial streams, ice-wall, and moraines.

The Route to Lobuche Peak

Your 20 days journey to Lobuche peak starts with the conventional route to the Everest Base Camp. Thus, you will be able to enjoy the world-famous journey to the base camp while pursuing your goal of conquering the Lobuche Peak! Your Himalayan adventure begins with a picturesque and thrilling flight to Lukla. You're on your way to Phakding from Lukla, with a short hike to round out the day! The following day, you will ascend Namche Bazaar and spend an extra day there to adjust to the higher altitude. Subsequently, you set off on your adventure to Tengboche and then Dingboche over the next few days. You acclimate once again at Dingboche.

You're on your way to Lobuche from Dingboche, and you'll pass via Gorakshep on your journey to the Everest Base Camp. You go back to Gorakshep and trek to Kala Patthar before returning to Lobuche. The summit of Lobuche is the ultimate destination for climbers. You climb the Lobuche summit before midday in Lobuche! After completing the Lobuche Peak ascent, you will return to the high camp. You'll go from Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche, Namche Bazaar, and finally Lukla. Your flight back to Kathmandu departs from Lukla. The Lobuche peak ascent package comes to a finish here!

Categorization of Lobuche Peak

The Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) categorizes Lobuche Peak as a Group ‘B’ NMA trekking peak.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Cost

The 20-day Lobuche Peak climbing package ranges from US$ 2000 to US$ 2700 depending upon the number of people in the group. If you are a group of 7 to 12 travelers, the cost of the package amounts to be US$ 2000. Likewise, for a group of 2 to 6 climbers, the cost goes out to be around US$ 2400. If you are a lone traveler, the cost of the package gets a little expensive with around US$ 2700 on the budget. This is the cost of the standard trekking package! However, if you wish to modify the package to fit your convenience, we are here for you! If you want to include more traveling days or extend your days of stay, the cost of the package will be altered. However, we try to be as flexible as possible to meet your needs!

Ascending the Lobuche Peak in Autumn

Climbing Lobuche Peak is only practicable in perfect weather. Unpredictable weather and strong gusts might make the summit climb more difficult. Climbing the Lobuche Peak is best done in the autumn months of September-November and the spring months of March-May.

Autumn brings sunny skies and warm temperatures in the lower elevations, with colder temperatures at higher elevations. Autumn delivers a slew of celebrations, including Dashain, Tihar, and others. Thus, you'll get the opportunity to learn about the region's culture. Autumn temperatures can plummet to roughly -5 degrees Celsius. You don't need to be concerned if you are well prepared with warm clothing and gear.

Weather and Temperature during Autumn (September, October and November)

There are no landslides, floods, snowstorms, blizzards, or other unforeseen disasters in the autumn. The panorama of the season includes snow-capped mountains, vibrant forests, sparkling valleys, and spectacular landforms.

Lobuche Peak Climb in September

Autumn begins in Nepal in September, though it comes in the Himalayas a little sooner. This may be why there are fewer climbers at the beginning of the month. However, as time goes on, the trail becomes increasingly crowded with tourists who are taking advantage of the lovely weather while striving to reach the summit.

On average, temperatures range from 0 to 15 degrees Celsius, with the nights being bitterly cold. However, because the days are bright and sunny, you would see Ama Dablam and Makalu. Trekkers may get soaked in the rain, especially in early September. As a result, you will have to be cautious even during the September ascent of Lobuche Peak.

Lobuche Peak Climb in October

October is the most favored month to embark on a Lobuche Peak climb. Trekkers are pampered by the weather, which allows them to reach the summit without difficulty. Thus, Lobuche Peak climbing in October is beautiful and offers fewer challenges.

In October, autumn is in full bloom, with leaves tinted in brilliant colors like orange and scarlet. As the month passes, the leaves start to fall on the trail, adding to the natural beauty of the woods. Trekkers encounter exotic animals such as musk deer and Himalayan Tahr on their journey to the sanctuary. The pathways and teahouses are substantially noisier in October because of the large number of trekkers.

Lobuche Peak Climb in November

November marks the beginning of the winter season, therefore the weather is dismal and dreary. Climbers can still enjoy the sunshine during the day, even though it isn't as warm and pleasant as October. The weather continues to cool at the beginning of the month, although significant snowfall is unlikely.

The weather in November is still rather unpredictable, so climbers should keep an eye on the forecast to avoid any unpleasant shocks. Even though the days are still pleasant, with temperatures reaching 12 degrees Celsius, it turns chilly once the sun sets.

Late autumn can be very cold, and trekkers should expect a light covering of snow toward the end of the month. The temperature on the peak could drop below -10 degrees Celsius, and strong winds can make life difficult for mountaineers. It's time to layer up in warm gear because the weather, especially at higher elevations, can be frigid at times.

Ascending Lobuche Peak in Spring

Spring is another fantastic season to go peak climbing in Nepal. You'll be hiking through the region's harsh terrain, yet the weather during spring compensates for the difficulty. The gorgeous Rhododendron-filled slopes, turning to pink can fill your heart with joy! Trekkers can enjoy the region's magnificent vistas in all their grandeur. During the spring, temperatures can plummet to around -2 degrees Celsius.

Furthermore, the winter season in the region brings slick pathways, freezing temperatures, and precipitation. In the rainy season, there are wild leeches, while in the winters, the Lobuche Peak is covered in thick layers of snow. Thus, peak climbing in Nepal is more difficult during certain seasons. Hence, peak climbing in Nepal is best done in the autumn and spring.

Weather and Temperature in Spring (March, April and May)

There's a burst of cool air at the start of the season, along with light snowfall. Things become better with time. The winter's lingering effects will have vanished by the end of March, and visitors will be able to enjoy magnificent sunny days once more. Travelers will certainly notice a significant difference in the weather in the spring. The weather is frequently frigid at the start of the season, but the temperature rises significantly by the end of spring.

Lobuche Peak in March

The month of March is ideal for an excursion to the highlands. It has a lovely landscape, good weather, and tranquil paths. Due to the post-winter temperatures, the courses are less popular during the month. The Lobuche peak region is very cold in the first couple of weeks of the month.

The climbers can only appreciate the weather near the end of the month. The weather gets more steady from here on out, with temperatures hitting highs of 17 degrees Celsius. The nights are cooler and more humid across the region after the lowest temperature of -15 degrees Celsius.

The mornings are bright and sunny, while the afternoons are chilly and breezy. The weather in Lobuche Peak is often bitterly cold in the evenings, with temperatures ranging from -7 to -14 degrees Celsius. The trekkers may face snowstorms during the night, so you should prepare accordingly.

Lobuche Peak in April

In April, the days are mainly sunny and the temperatures are steadily rising. Evenings and evenings are chilly but not as chilly as they were in March. During the day, temperatures on Lobuche Peak range from 0 to 15 degrees Celsius, making it a delightful destination for climbers.

The weather is favorable in April, making trekking easier for climbers. The weather warms up at the end of the month compared to the beginning. The trail will become increasingly congested as the season develops, and visitors may not have the entire trail to themselves. On the bright side, the month brings beautiful weather with bright sunshine throughout the day. The cold winter days are largely gone by April, allowing climbers to enjoy cool and pleasant weather.

Lobuche Peak in May

In May, the temperature is slightly higher than in prior months. The temperature quickly climbs, reaching highs of 15 degrees Celsius and greater. Although it is warmer at lower levels, the temperature at the summit remains below 0 degrees Celsius.

As the month moves into summer, the temperature rises steadily. The days become warmer as the month continues, but tourists should not expect full-fledged summer weather. At the start of the month, the weather is mild and pleasant.

Lobuche Peak Climbing during Monsoon (June-August) and Winter (December-February)

In the winter, the region experiences slick trails, freezing temperatures, and snowfall. In the rainy season, there are wild leeches, while in the winters, the Lobuche Peak is covered in thick layers of snow.

During the monsoon, the trail becomes exceedingly muddy due to the irregular weather pattern and frequent rainfall. It is not, however, impossible. Even during the hard monsoon months of June and July, clients at Outfitter Nepal have ascended the Lobuche peak. However, you may need to bring extra gear to ensure your safety on the slippery terrain.

In the same way, the winter will be bitterly chilly. To be warm, you'll need to bring extra clothing. Additionally, the trail's snowfall is at its peak in the winter. It will get much more difficult as many inches of snow accumulate and periodically hinder the trail. The weather also gets particularly harsh and challenging! With our decades’ worth of experience in the Himalayas, we believe that spring and fall are the greatest times to go peak climbing!

Difficulty in Lobuche Peak Ascent

In comparison to other peaks in the Everest region, Lobuche Peak is rated to be very strenuous. Climbing Lobuche East Peak takes 5-6 hours of trekking and 8-10 hours of climbing on the summit day. From Lobuche village to the Lobuche Base Camp, the trail is steep, rocky, and exhausting. Trekkers must have a lot of stamina and endurance to trek through the region's rocky and difficult surroundings.

In addition, the region's higher altitude and thin air cause a lot of weariness and altitude sickness. Trekkers must navigate slick ice or snow-covered stones. The stone slabs are far too steep and dangerous. The 45-degree snow wall climb before the summit ridge adds to the difficulty of the climb. It's risky to climb 50 meters through the wall using fixed lines.

Climbers must also learn how to use ropes, crampons, and cables while on the trail. The trail is particularly dangerous for beginners because of the icy and frozen stones. Even the most experienced trekkers can suffer from altitude sickness because of the high altitude. We have a dedicated itinerary that allows you adequate acclimatization to combat AMS (Acute Mountain Sickness).

Lobuche peak is accessible to climbers of all skill levels, including novices and specialists. The peak climbing experience can be difficult for beginners, but with enough preparation and dedication, you can summit the Lobuche peak. You may easily do this stunning climb with correct packing, planning, equipment, and assistance.

Preparation for Lobuche Peak Climbing

While no prior climbing experience is necessary for Lobuche peak climbing, you will need to learn how to utilize basic mountaineering equipment such as crampons, harnesses, ice axes, and karabiners. For the climb and hiking trip, a basic degree of fitness is essential.

Before the start of the expedition, a brief training regimen is required. Physical stamina is important, so participate in stamina-building exercises like going for a bike ride or going on a short hike to increase your endurance and muscle strength. Before embarking on the journey, consult with a doctor!

Food and Accommodation during the Trek

Climbing at high heights necessitates a significant amount of energy, carbohydrates, and proteins! We encourage people to eat local food and delicacies because they are much more hygienic. The best approach is not to eat frozen snacks that take days to reach the trails.

Dal Bhat is a pretty balanced Nepali diet for you up in the Himalayas. The lentils, beans, and pulses soup have a high protein content. Traditional Sherpa soup called Syakpa is also rich in essential nutrients! Seasonal vegetables will be served in the tea houses, providing your body with the required nutrients. Buckwheat, millet, and barley are high-fiber cereals that are also nutritionally dense. Noodles, spaghetti, macaroni, pizza, lasagna, curry, and fried rice are just a handful of the cuisines available!

We can also assist you in finding a high-end hotel and teahouse that is within your price range. Luxury and premium hotels and lodges, as well as budget hotels and lodges, are available throughout the Lobuche peak ascent. The rooms feature comfortable mattresses with cushions, electric blankets, hot and cold showers, free Wi-Fi, and other amenities. The rooms are usually small yet pleasant, and two people usually share them. A mattress, blanket, and pillow, among other items, are included with the room. If you're traveling solo, we can provide separate rooms.

Permits for Lobuche Peak Climb

You require the following permits to be able to travel in the Everest region. They are:

  • Sagarmatha National Park Entry: US$ 30 + tax per person
  • Khumbu Rural Municipality Permit: NPR 2000
  • Lobuche Peak Climbing Permit: US$ 70 to US$ 250 per person depending on the season
  • TIMS (Trekkers Information Management System): NPR 2000 or US$ 17 per person

Our Concern for your Safety

Keeping your utmost safety in mind, we offer:

  • A backup oxygen bottle with mask and regulator is included in the emergency pack.
  • Communication modes are in place
  • In the event of a high-altitude emergency, there are good links with rescue airlines.
  • Updates on the weather, especially for the Lobuche Peak
  • The Outfitter Nepal team is composed of new generation climbing Sherpa, as well as experienced and skilled mountaineers. They have extensive high-altitude climbing expertise, as well as the ability to communicate in a variety of languages and, most importantly, are friendly and helpful.
  • For the length of the journey, each guest will be provided with a warm-down jacket.
  • Renting climbing equipment is available.

Travel Insurance

Before embarking on any adventurous activities, we strongly advise that you obtain travel insurance. Peak climbing in Nepal entails a variety of risks, therefore, obtaining insurance that can cover you in the event of an unexpected catastrophe is essential. Check with your insurance provider to see if they cover peak climbing in Nepal, and make sure your coverage includes helicopter evacuation and trip cancellation.

Altitude Sickness

You will be journeying high up in the Himalayas, until the altitude of around 6000m. Therefore, concern about catching altitude sickness is pretty understandable. As altitude rises, so does the amount of oxygen accessible. In addition, some persons may have altitude sickness as a result of the rapid temperature increase. Some of the early symptoms trekkers may experience are vomiting, fainting, nausea, and headaches. Anyone, regardless of their level of fitness, can be affected. Thus, adapting and traveling at a leisurely pace is recommended.

Getting a Guide for your Lobuche Peak Climb

You can consider it a necessity to be accompanied by licensed and registered trekking guides on your Lobuche Peak conquest. Solo climbers are usually not granted permits. Having a guide is highly encouraged and required, although it is a formality. Your guide will assist you along the climb and ensure that you reach your goal safely and successfully. The ropes will also be fixed for you before the ascent, and they will handle all of the logistics necessary for a successful ascent.

Essential Gears for the Lobuche Peak climb

This is the list you particularly require for the Lobuche Peak Ascent.

  • Climbing Gears: Ice Ax, Climbing Harness, Crampons, Karabiners, Belay Device, Ascender
  • Mountaineering Boots and Helmet
  • Hand Wears: Gloves and Hand warmers
  • Footwear: Trekking Shoes, Altitude Liner, Woolen socks, Trekking Socks
  • Ropes
  • Ice Crews
  • Personal Equipment: Trekking Backpacks, Toiletry Bags, Gears

Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Arrive at the Tribhuvan International Airport, where one of our team members welcome you and take you to the hotel. The rest of the day is free for you.

  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

Today, you go on a guided sightseeing tour. During the tour, you visit monuments like Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa, monkey temple, and Kathmandu Durbar Square. Later, in the afternoon, you can shop the trekking gear etc if you need.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

After a quick breakfast, you fly to Lukla. This flight is going to be the most thrilling and memorable flight of your life. On landing at Lukla, you meet with the porters and begin trekking towards Phakding. From Lukla, the trail ascends through dense forests along Dudh Koshi River to Phakding.

  • Walking Hours:4
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Phakding

Today is going to be a difficult trekking day. The trail includes many ascends and descends on a steep trail. From Phakding, you trek and reach Monjo. From here onwards Sagarmatha National Park begins. Trekking through the park, you slowly ascend to Namche Bazar.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

This is a rest at Namche Bazar. You spend the day exploring around. You can go on a short hike to Everest View Hotel or Khumjung village. Both places are good for observing excellent views of snow-capped mountains. Trek back to Namche Bazar, and can visit Everest Photo Gallery or Sherpa Culture Museum.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

Trekking on a ridge, you get to see tempting views of several mountains. You reach Phunki Tenga and ascend through beautiful forests of rhododendron to reach Tengboche. Here you visit the oldest and the biggest monastery of the Khumbu region, Tengboche monastery.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Tyangboche

After having breakfast begin trekking descending through lovely forests of rhododendron. The trail takes you to Imja Khola and crosses a suspension bridge. From here, you walk passing by a long mani wall and reach Pangboche. Further, you trek through summer pastures and reach Dingboche.

  • Walking Hours:6
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

This is another rest day at Dingboche. Dingboche is also known as the Summer Valley of Khumbu region. From here, you can see breath-taking views of snow-capped like Ama Dablam along with ridges of Lhotse and Nuptse. Explore the village and go on a short hike to nearby places.

  • Walking Hours:5
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Dingbuche

You continue trekking and come across a stupa. From here, you can see stunning views of Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Tawache, Ama Dablam, and others. You trek and pass by Dugla and cross a small wooden bridge. The trail steeply ascends to Lobuche.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche

Today, you begin trekking early in the morning. The trail is tougher than other days. You have to ascend through a rocky moraine and glacier path.

The trail will lead you to Gorak Shep, and further moves to Everest Base Camp. After spending some time at the EBC, you trek back to Gorak Shep for a night stay.

  • Walking Hours:8
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Gorekshep

Early in the morning, you ascend to Kala Patthar, which is a very famous vantage point in the Everest region. From here, you can see glorious sunrise and 360-degree views of the Himalayan Mountains. Spend some time at the viewpoint and descend to Gorekshep and trek back to Lobuche for night stay.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche

Today, the trail moves towards the High Camp via Lobuche Base Camp. The trail to the base camps is steep and rocky. From here, you move to the Lobuche Glacier enjoying great views of Cholatse, Pokalde, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and Kantega.

Further, trekking on a rocky moraine, you reach High Camp. Your guide give pre-climbing training here. He teach you the proper uses of gears like ice-ax, crampons, climbing boots, ascender, harness, etc.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Tented camp
  • Place:High camp

You begin ascending towards the summit around 12 to 1 AM in the midnight to reach the summit before the afternoon. You must reach the summit before noon because in the afternoon the strong winds in the highlands become a barrier for a successful summit.

The guide fix the rope wherever it is needed and help you reach the summit. From the top, you get to see a surreal landscape view. After spending some time at the top, you gradually descend to the High Camp for a night stay.

  • Walking Hours:9
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Tented camp
  • Place:High camp

It is an extra day set aside to manage any uncertain things like flight delays or bad weather for climbing. Keeping an extra day ensure that even if you were to face a day's set back, the trip continue thus guaranteeing a successful climb.

  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lobuche

After having breakfast, you gradually ascend to Pangboche. Following the same trail up to Pheriche, you turn to Pangboche through lush forests of rhododendron and juniper.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Pangbuche

After having breakfast at lodge at Pangboche, you start your trek returning the same trail to Namche. The trail from Tengboche is mostly downhill to the Phunki Tenga and with some steps to the Sanasa and almost plat to Namche Bazaar.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Namche Bazaar

After a quick breakfast, descend through Sagarmatha National Park and reach Phakding. From here, the trail ascends to Lukla along the Dudh Koshi River.

  • Walking Hours:7
  • Food:B, L, D
  • Accomodation:Guest House
  • Place:Lukla

Today, you take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu. The flight is short and scenic. Upon reaching Kathmandu, you move to the hotel Rest of the day is free for you to explore around and relax.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu

It is a leisure day for you. You are free to do anything. If you want to go on a guided sightseeing tour let us know, we arrange for you. Stroll on the vibrant streets of Thamel and shop.

  • Food:B
  • Accomodation:Hotel
  • Place:Kathmandu
With loads of memories, you fly back to your home today. Our airport representative will transfer you to Tribhuvan International Airport.


If you want to take other tours in Nepal such as Chitwan Jungle Safari, Bardia Jungle Safari,Pokhara Tour or Lumbini tour then you can start from today and do let us know if you want to take any tour as we also arrange those tours.

  • Food:B

What's Included

  • Airport transfers.
  • 4 night hotel in Kathmandu including breakfast.
  • A day sightseeing tour in Kathmandu.
  • Meals (breakfast, lunch & dinner) on trek/climb.
  • Accommodations in lodges/tented camp on trek/climb.
  • A guide & porter (1 porter for each 2 trekkers and a porter carry about 20-22 KG from 2 of you).
  • Climbing guide for the climbing part.
  • Paper works, National park entry permits, climbing permits & TIMS permit.
  • Flight fare (Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu) with domestic airport tax.
  • Collective climbing equipment.
  • Arrangement of emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your travel insurance company.
  • Sleeping bag, down jackets and duffel bag – if Necessary (return after the trek).
  • Nepal entry visa fee (you may easily issue the visa upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport - Kathmandu).
  • Your Travel insurance (compulsory).
  • Meals (lunch & dinner in Kathmandu).
  • Your personal expenses, drink water, hot and cold drinks & bar bills.
  • Laundry, telephone, hot shower & internet charge.
  • Personnel climbing equipment.
  • Entrances Fees while visiting Kathmandu on second day.
  • Tips for the guide and porters.
  • Anything not mentioned in included section.

Price & Dates

Group Price
No. of peoplePrice P.P
1 - 1 US$ 2700
2 - 6 US$ 2400
7 - 12 US$ 2000
Departure Note:
  • We don't have fixed departure dates for Lobuche Peak, please contact us with your date and number for the further process to book this trek as this is available on any date of the year.
DatesStatusPrice FromNote  
09 Oct, 2022 - 28 Oct, 2022AvailableUS$2000
18 Oct, 2022 - 06 Nov, 2022AvailableUS$2000
27 Oct, 2022 - 15 Nov, 2022AvailableUS$2000

Useful Information

Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary

From Kathmandu, you fly to Lukla, the starting point of the Lobuche Peak Climbing. From here, you pass by Sagarmatha National Park and ascend to Namche Bazar. Spending a couple of nights here, you trek through Tengboche, Dingboche, Lobuche, and reach Everest Base Camp. The trail further takes you to the top of Kala Patthar Viewpoint and descend to Lobuche. You then gradually ascend to Lobuche Peak Base Camp and move towards the summit of the Peak.

Lobuche Peak Climbing map

Our Lobuche Peak climbing map is made following the Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary. On the map, you can see all the villages where you are going to stop for the night along with all the major highlights. This map is created to help you understand the route.

Lobuche Peak Climbing difficulty

Lobuche Peak climbing is a strenuous journey. You need to be in good shape and health to climb this peak. The trail is demanding and involves technical climbing, therefore a good knowledge of climbing and previous alpine climbing experience is needed to go on Lobuche Peak climbing. You have to walk 6 to 7 hours a day on difficult terrain. Strong determination along with stamina is also required.

Best time to go on Lobuche Peak Climbing

The best time to climb Lobuche Peak is from March to May or October to November. These are the most preferred times of the year to go on Lobuche Peak Climbing because of the stable weather. Moreover, the climate also remains moderate and pleasant. You can see many other fellow trekkers and climbers along the way. Other months are not an ideal time to go on this journey.

Food & Accommodation during Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lodge and camp are the accommodations during Lobuche Peak Climbing. The lodges are available in the villages. In the lodge, you get basic facilities.

The rooms usually come on a twin-sharing basis, which also reduces the cost. If you are looking for a single room, then it can get expensive. Likewise, the washroom is mainly common. From Lobuche Base Camp, you use camps to spend the nights. We carry all the tents with us. Every member of the team gets a single branded sleeping tent with shared dining and toilet tent.

We offer three meals a day during the journey. In the village, the meals will be offered as per the menu of the lodge. You can find various dishes on the menu. As the elevation increases, the choice will get limited. While camping, our crew members cooks the meals. Drinking water is available almost everywhere. Carry a reusable water bottle along with water purification tablets for extra safety.