Things you should know before going on Lobuche Peak Climbing
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.
Things you will get to see & experience during the Lobuche Peak Climbing
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 thrilling flight experience. Lukla is the starting point of Lobuche Peak Climbing.
Walk by Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar
Before reaching Namche Bazar, you pass Sagarmatha National Park. This park is also listed in 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 all the way to Namche Bazar.
The famous Namche Bazar
Namche Bazar is like a tourist hub of the Khumbu region. It is the most developed village with facilities like wifi, 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.
Experience 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 ancient Tengboche monastery
Situated in the Tengboche village, the Tengboche monastery was made in 1961. From 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.
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 Himalayan Mountains and stunning glaciers
Lobuche Peak Climbing offers exceptional views of various Himalayan mountains like Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, 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.