Lobuche Peak Climbing

Climbing Lobuche peak in 18 days with Everest Base Camp Trek

Duration Duration 19 Days
Meals Meals
  • 18 breakfast
  • 15 Lunch
  • 15 Dinner
Accommodation Accommodation
  • 3-night hotel
  • 15-night eco-lodge
Activites Activities
  • Peak Climbing
  • Trekking
  • Sightseeing
Price Reduced US$ 2850 Price Starts From US$ 2450
Destination Destination
Nepal
Difficulty Difficulty
Difficult
Max. Altitude Max. Altitude
6119 Meter
Activities Activity
Mountaineering
Start and Point Start/End Point
Kathmandu/Kathmandu
Best Season Best Season
March, April, May, Sept, Oct, Nov
Group Size Group Size
1 - 8 People
Transportation Transportation
Private Car and Flight
Activity Per Day Activity Per Day
6-7 hours trek/climbing

Overview of Lobuche Peak Climbing

Peregrine Treks offers this dark rocky triangle-shaped peak climbing to aid the experienced trekking and climbing guide/Sherpa with impeccable service. Lobuche Peak Climbing has two summits, Lobuche East and Lobuche West, respectively, with 6119m and 6145m. These summits are interconnected by the same ridge, which has a relative gap and contrasting difference in distance between them though they are connected.

The eastern Lobuche can be summated with the trekking peak permit, while the west Lobuche requires the expedition permit.  The shape of the Lobuche is like a solid triangle and can be best viewed from Pheriche, while the eastern ridge of the Lobuche rises the Khumbu Glacier. The skyline glaciated south-west face and ascending the south peaks are formed by the skyline.


Lobuche Peak Climbing Highlights

  • Summit Lobuche Peak — 6119 meter
  • Fly to and from Lukla — you can see the fantastic view of the Himalayas from the flight.
  • Namche Bazar — Capital of Sherpa and Tengboche Monastery
  • Visit Everest Base Camp and Mount Everest view from Kala Patthar
  • Stunning Himalayan view and Khumbu Ice Fall
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites

One of Nepal’s most adventurous and breathtaking peak climbing expeditions is the ascent of Lobuche. Located along the ridge of Sagarmatha National Park in the Khumbu Region, Lobuche Peak rises directly to 6119 meters.

Typically, while climbing Lobuche Peak, there are two summits: Lobuche East (6119m) and Lobuche West (6145m). Similarly, the Lobuche West passes through the Khumbu glacier. In this area, ascending through majestic glaciers will give you an incredible sense. Your view of several glaciers and mountains will be breathtaking.

Climbing the Lobuche Peak can be considered a little strenuous compared to other trekking peaks climbing in Nepal. The expert help and support crew are needed; therefore, the team of expert Sherpa and highly experienced trekking planners of Peregrine Treks & Expedition offers the safe passage and summit of the peak.

Book these fantastic trekking peaks to create the most adventurous memory of your life. If you are searching for the best mountain to prepare for the expedition to other higher peaks of Nepal, starting from Lobuche Peak could be the best answer. Our website must be informative, but some travelers could be many more questions. Please hesitate to contact us.

Our trek will bring us through charming Sherpa villages, where you’ll explore a taste of how humans survive some of the most inhospitable homesteads on Earth. Their hospitality claims no language, and your photographs will be memorable and unique.

Spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) are the best months for Lobuche Peak Climbing. Although Lobuche Peak Climbing can be taken during winter, the cold temperature might not suit climbers.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Detail Itinerary

  • Day 1: Arrive in Kathmandu (1400m)

    You’ll be arriving in Kathmandu on this day, and our representative will pick you up from the airport in a private vehicle and transport you to one of the city’s most amazing three-star hotels.

  • Day 2: Flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and Trek to Phakding (2,652m)

    After a lovely breakfast, we will fly from Kathmandu to Lukla in 35 minutes. Tenzing Hillary Airport, the riskiest airport in the world, will greet us. We will trek for 4 hours to Phakding on the same day. We will continue to make plans for the next day’s trek while staying the night in Phakding.

  • Day 3: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)

    After a delicious breakfast and a gorgeous morning, we are ready to trek to Namche Bazaar. We’ll stop in Monjo village as we pass through for a fantastic meal at one of its teahouses. Similarly, after a 5 to 6-hour trek, we will arrive at Namche Bazaar, a stunning hamlet. At the Namche Bazaar, we’ll spend the night.

  • Day 4: Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

    We’ll rest today in Namche Bazaar as we explore the surroundings. Similarly, we’ll be stopping by a few local monasteries. Likewise, we won’t spend any time going on a trek near the Everest View Hotel to take in the views of many mountains, including Ama Dablam, Makalu, Lhotse, and Cho Oyu.

  • Day 5: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m)

    After a lovely breakfast, we will leave Namche Bazaar and trek to Tengboche. Within 6 hours of trekking, we will reach Tengboche by passing through the wide valley of Gokyo Valley and following the Bhote Koshi River’s margin. Similarly, we will inspect Tengboche Monastery, one of the most remarkable monasteries in Nepal. We’ll spend the night at Tengboche.

  • Day 6: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360m)

    The lovely breakfast and spectacular dawn will give us tremendous energy for our day’s trek. In the same vein, we will be monitoring the particular trial known as the Musk Dear trial as it leaves the Deboche settlement. We will then proceed towards the Dingboche after having a meal at one of the teahouses and crossing the numerous bridges. After a 4 to 5-hour trek, we will arrive at the magnificent village of Dingboche, where we will spend the night.

  • Day 7: Acclimatization day in Dingboche

    At Dingboche, this is a relaxation day. We will tour the area and take in the scenery, including the deep Chukkung Valley and Pheriche Valley. The breathtaking vista of the Himalayas, including Ama Dablam, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, and Everest, will enthrall us to the uttermost.

  • Day 8: Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940m)

    Finally, we will trek to Lobuche, which is our first target. We will arrive in Lobuche and spend the night there after a 5- to 6-hour trek from the Khumbu Glacier starting point.

  • Day 9: Lobuche to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorak Shep (5,170m)

    We will start our trek to our next destination with the morning breakfast. Ascending straight uphill from within the Khumbu Glacier within 5 hours, we will end up at Everest Base Camp. Likewise, after exploring EBC, we will return to Gorak Shep within 3 hours.

  • Day 10: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar and downhill to Lobuche (4940m)

    After having a fantastic morning breakfast in the teahouse, we will be trekking straight uphill to Kala Pathar. Taking unique pictures for memories, we will descend back to Lobuche within 3 hours of the trek and stay overnight at Lobuche.

  • Day 11: Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4,950m)

    The short, 1-2 hour trek from Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp will kick off the rest of our adventure on this lovely day. As you go to Lobuche Base Camp, you can vividly glimpse Ama Dablam and Tawache. Lobuche Base Camp will be our base for the night.

  • Day 12: Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m)

    We will reach the Summit after a 3 to 4-hour trek from Lobuche base camp, passing through several glacier lakes. Similarly, we will either camp out or stay in one of the teahouses in the High Camp.

  • Day 13: High Camp to Summit and trek back to High Camp (6,119m)

    This day’s trek will be a little more complicated compared to other days. We will move toward the Summit after a lovely breakfast. The tremendous challenges for us will be the slippery terrain and steep hills. After more than eight hours of trekking, we will have reached the peak. We get a clear view of numerous peaks, including Everest, Lhotse Kanchenjunga, and many others. We’ll snap a few pictures and then head back to high camp, where we stay overnight.

  • Day 14: High Camp to Orsho (4,160m)

    After a lovely breakfast, we’ll pass Lobuche East Base Camp on our trek to Orsho. We may reach Orsho in less than 5 hours after trekking through the Chukkung Valley. We’ll spend the night at one of the Orsho teahouses.

  • Day 15: Orsho to Khumjung (3,780m)

    We will reach Khumjung after a four-hour downhill trek via the ijma River. We would go to lovely Tengboche and Tengboche towns en route. Today, we’ll spend the night at Khumjung Valley.

  • Day 16: Khumjung to Lukla (2,860m)

    After a fantastic breakfast, we will trek Lukla. From Khumjung to Lukla, the valley is lined with a picturesque village and a dense pine forest. We’ll stop at one of the teahouses along the trail for lunch. Similar to that, we will reach Lukla after a 7-hour trekking.

  • Day 17: Fly back to Kathmandu from Lukla

    After a lovely meal in the morning, we will fly for an astonishing 35 minutes before landing in Kathmandu.

  • Day 18: Kathmandu Sightseeing

    On this day, we will provide you with a private vehicle and convey you to stunning traditional temples of Kathmandu, including Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Patan Durbar Square. We’ll also spend a few nights in Thamel, where we’ll bid you a quick farewell.

  • Day 19: Departure

    Before three hours until your flight, we will drive you in our vehicle after a sumptuous breakfast. You can depart Nepal on this day by setting up the necessary paperwork.


Includes/Excludes

What's included

    • Airport picks up and drops and transfers to hotel.
    • Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu valley with entrance fees
    • Hotel in Kathmandu, teahouses for trekking, and tented accommodation during Lobuche Peak climbing
    • Three times meals during Trekking and climbing period
    • All necessary staff with experienced English speaking climbing guide, cook, assistant climbing leader (5trekkers 1 assistant guide), and Sherpa porters
    • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu flight ticket
    • All necessary paperwork like Lobuche Peak Climbing Permits, TIMS, Local Tax, etc
    • Mountaineering camping and climbing equipment high-quality equipment like North Face or Mountain Hardwar tents, mattresses, and kitchen equipment
    • Travel and rescue arrangements provide
    • Welcome and farewell dinner
    • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag
    • All government and local taxes

What is excluded

    • Nepal Visa fee  and International airfare
    • Excess baggage charges
    • Accommodation and meals in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from Lobuche Peak Climbing
    • Altitude chamber or oxygen
    • Travel and rescue insurance
    • Personal climbing equipment
    • Personal climbing guide on your request
    • Personal expenses like phone calls, laundry, bar bills, mineral/boiled water, shower, etc
    • Tips for a trekking crew member

Departure Dates

We have daily departures for this trip, so we recommend that you book it according to your schedule. We will customize the tour/trekking package to your specific needs. We are concentrating on the private trip, taking into account numerous elements such as COVID, trekkers' physical fitness, available time, and budget. Because these elements may or may not be compatible with the individual traveler.

Similarly, during the trek/tour, we will be pleased to supply you with pre/post accommodation as well as other supplementary services such as a domestic flight and an additional porter. Please fill out this customized form for your convenience.

Customize this trip with help from our local travel specialist that matches your interests.

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    15 Days – US$ 30
    30 Days – US$ 50
    90 Days – US$ 125

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    You can charge your electrical devices at hotels and lodges because there are no power outages. In the Himalayan region, however, hotel owners may levy a nominal fee.

    Essential Information

    Lobuche Peak Climbing Cost

    Lobuche Peak Climbing will cost USD 2450 with Peregrine Treks and take 19 days to complete. Several variables affect Lobuche price, some of which are listed here.

    Visa and Permit Cost

    To enter Nepal, a visa is necessary, and a visa fee must be paid. Only citizens of India are eligible for free entrance without a visa charge. Since the visa cost varies depending on how long you stay, 15 days will cost you about USD 30, while 30 days and 90 days will cost you USD 50 and 120, respectively.

    Additionally, a necessary permit called the Lobuche Peak Climbing Permit adheres to the Nepal Mountaineering Association‘s standard. The price of a permit varies by season, which is listed below.

    Spring Season – USD 250

    Summer Season – USD 70

    Autumn Season – USD 125

    Winter Season – USD 70

    Similarly, according to NMA, the local area permit would cost you about USD 20.

    Moreover, you will cross the Sagarmatha National Park during Lobuche Peak Climbing. Additionally, there requires a permit for passing through this region, and the permit fee differs with the nationality.

    Locals – Free

    SAARC National – USD 15

    Foreign Nationals – USD 30

    Guides and Porters

    Your abilities may be put to the final test during the trial that involves traversing glaciers. A guide and porters are also required for this. Anytime you need assistance, they will do their best to assist you. Your daily expenses for the guide will be around USD 25 to USD 35, while your daily expenses for the porter will be around USD 15 to USD 25. Similarly, guides serve as a means of introduction to the community and a source of information about many aspects of the natural world encountered when trekking. Assisting you during the Lobuche Peak Climb are porters who can carry hefty backpacks up to 25 kg.

    Accommodation and Meals

    You may choose from hotels and inns in Kathmandu that provide high-quality amenities for between $10 and $200. There will only be teahouses offering the most fantastic services to you when you climb the mountain from Namche Bazaar. Moreover, you will stay at one of these teahouses for an average daily rate of between $5 and $7. Big hotels and lodges won’t be present in this area either. Every teahouse will be available to help you from Tengboche to Lobuche. Similarly, daily meal costs, which include breakfast, lunch, and supper, range from $5 to $10. This includes typical snacks like Momo, Chowmien, Sukuti, thukpa, and lunch staples like Dal Bhat Tarkari.

    Supplementary Costs

    Set up $50 to $100 daily for unexpected expenditures when climbing Lobuche Peak. You may bring extra food, water bottles, and equipment on occasion. Additionally, you could discover unique artwork and crafts in the Everest Region that symbolize magnificent ancient Buddhist culture and that you wish to bring home with you. In a similar vein, supplementary costs also include internet access, sim cards, and hot showers.

    Lobuche East Vs. Island Peak

    The Eastern Himalayas of Nepal’s Lobuche East and Island Peak are both among the most significant climbing peaks. Both are lies in the Everest region and share similar adventure natural elements. The ascent of each peak is also remarkable in its way.

    Difficulty Level

    These two mountains have summits higher than 6000 meters above sea level. Both of these summits are moderately tough. However, Lobuche Peak is a little more challenging to climb than Island Peak. The Lobuche Peak East is a feasible triangular-shaped peak with a difficult ascent up a straight slope. It is simple to ascend the trail that leads to Island Peak. Similarly, anyone may climb Island Peak, regardless of experience level. Therefore, Island Peak is simpler to climb than Lobuche East.

    Best Season to Climb

    Keeping that in mind, both peaks symbolize the Everest region. It implies that the local climate fluctuates a much. Nepal’s eastern Himalayas often experience the monsoon before the rest of the country. Similar weather and climatic trends are mirrored by both Lobuche Peak and Island Peak while in the exact location. The two ideal seasons are spring and autumn for climbing Lobuche Peak and Island Peak. Winter and summer seasons might not be appropriate for these two summits either. You will also be able to see glaciers on Lobuche East and Island Peak, as well as a clear view of Everest, Makalu, and other Himalayan peaks in the spring and autumn.

    Accommodations and Meals

    The experience of staying in the Everest region is one that one will never forget. The breathtaking vistas of the incredibly breathtaking mountains from the teahouses will relax your eyes and refresh your spirit. During your trek in the Everest region, teahouses will be available to you to provide the amenities. Teahouses are a kind of accommodation available at both Lobuche East and Island Peak. It will cost between $5 and $6 each day. The teahouses in Lobuche East and Island Peak both serve the same kinds of traditional Nepali meals.

    Physical Fitness and Training

    Physical fitness is crucial if you plan to trek any of the peaks in the Everest region. These summits rise beyond 6000 meters, necessitating extraordinary perfection in pre-trek exercise and a high degree of fitness. Additionally, as Lobuche Peak is more demanding to climb than Island Peak, you will exert the most energy while trekking. You will need to be conscious of your physical fitness level since Lobuche East will put your trekking abilities to the test. The energy required for trekking will be similar to that of Lobuche East in the case of the island summit; however, you must undergo rigorous preparation before mounting both peaks.

    Culture and Tradition

    Sherpas serve as the embodiment of the Everest region. Similarly, Lobuche East, Island Peak is comprised of and has the same culture, heritage, and religion. You will be astounded by the antique historical artworks and crafts associated with Himalayan people groups in the Buddhist culture that stretches from Namche Bazaar to Dingboche settlements. Identical to how both peaks’ itineraries pass through the town of Tengboche, you will see the monastery, a significant tourist destination. The Lohsar festival is the main festival for most locals, Sherpa. A similar cultural impact is present in both Lobuche East and Island Peak.

    Everest Base Camp Trek with Lobuche Peak Climbing

    One of the most remarkable treks will include the Everest Base Camp Trek with Lobuche Peak Climbing. This expedition explores a sizable portion of the Everest region, allowing you to understand the central themes from significant perspectives.

    Lobuche 2 May

    Lobuche Peak Climbing in May is like having the chance to wrap up your excursion before the end of spring. The ideal month to trek Lobuche 2 will be May. The region’s typical temperature will be around -2 to -9 degrees Celsius. Like the temperature, the humidity will range from 75% to 80% at this time of year. This season’s rainfall at Lobuche Peak will just be beginning with 108mm. The snowfall in May also ranges from 780 to 797mm. Furthermore, depending on the weather, the length of the day will be between 12 and 13 hours. In a similar vein, the UV index in May will be 1, necessitating the use of an appropriate sun block.

    Lobuche Weather

    According to the four seasons, the weather in Lobuche may be categorized. Lobuche has several weather patterns during each season, as mentioned here.

    Weather in Spring Season

    This season essentially covers the months of March through May. The weather will be perfect for the Lobuche trek. The temperature will be around -2 to 5 degrees Celsius during the day and between -8 and -2 at night. You may also see spectacular mountains in precise crystal detail, with surrounding flora developing on its own and a lush landscape. You’ll enjoy your trek more in the chilly wind and warm sun.

    Weather in Autumn Season

    The Lobuche Peak trekking season’s optimum time is often in the fall. The weather will be clear after the chilly days with a pleasant wind and a definite sun. The temperature at night will be about -10 degrees Celsius, while during the day, it will be around 2 to 5 degrees Celsius.

    Weather in Summer Season (Monsoon)

    Summer Season includes the months of May through August. The challenge will be pretty treacherous, making it more adventurous. The east Himalayas will be marginally visible due to clouds and fog. Extreme sunshine and temperatures of 10 degrees Celsius are forecast for the day, while -5 degrees Celsius are forecast for the evening.

    Weather in Winter Season

    The region will see significant cold from late October to late December. You’ll have to put more effort into ascending because of the bitter wind and deep snow. Similar to this, you may also ascend in the winter if you want to experience the whole snowy atmosphere. Around -10 to -15 degrees Celsius will be the afternoon temperature. Additionally, the temperature at night is below -20 degrees Celsius.

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