24 days
Trip Level
Group Size
6119 m

The Lobuche Peak lies in the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal. It is excellent for offering spectacular views of the mountain ranges and Everest. A moderately strenuous one, Lobuche Peak climbs climb from the east peak. It stands at а height of 6119 meters, while the west summit has an altitude of 6145 meters. These peaks are separated by а ridge with а considerable distance and hence need to climb separately. Therefore, the most suitable route for the climb is the south ridge of the east face.

The Lobuche peak climbing trek starts with а flight to Lukla, followed by а hike into Phakding. Then the trail brings you to the famous Namche Bazaar since it has proper lodging facilities. The trekkers further ascend to Tengboche and continue to Dingboche. Dingboche at а height of 4350 m is very suitable for acclimatizing before reaching Thukla. The base camp is set up at 4915 meters amidst the hypnotic views of the mountain ranges, and another high camp is set up at а height of 6119 meters. Lobuche summit will climb the next day, accompanied by the beautiful views of the Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Thamserku, Kangtega, and Tawache peaks, as well as Everest.

The climb is steep but highly adventurous and rewarding. Thіѕ peak is а beautiful, offering views of the glaciers and mountains that adore the Khumbu region. The path retraced the same route back to Kathmandu, thus ending the trek. The peak can climb from the west face with the same difficulty level. The Lobuche Peak climbing trek involving altitudes more than 6000 m requires proper acclimatization and physique. This trek is also highly suitable for beginners and pro mountaineers.

Lobuche Peak Climbing: Highlights

A short and scenic flights to the Lukla
Explore the colorful Buddhist culture, spirited Sherpas, and their tradition

The stunning views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and Cho Oyu
A great adventure combination together with Lobuche Peak Climbing


Lobuche peak climbing itinerary

Days Destinations Altitude in meters Distance
1. Arrival day 1350
2. Free Day in Kathmandu
3. Fly to Lukla, then, trek to Phakding 2650 4h00
4. Trek to Namche Bazaar 3440 6h00
5. Acclimatization day!
6 -8. Trek to Gokyo 4790 Four days
9. Acclimatization day!
10. Trek to Dragnak 4700 4h00
11. Dzongla via Cho – La Pass 4830 7h00
12. Lobuche 4900 5h00
13. Trek to Gorakshep, then visit EBC 5100 4h00
14. Hike to Kalapatthar, then trek to Lobuche 7h00
15 – 18. Climbing Period
19 -21. Lobuche Base Camp to Lukla
22. Fly to KTM



Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)

Upon arrival at Kathmandu, you will greet and welcome by our agency’s representative in front of Arrival gate with Display board of Himalayan Exploration Treks then transfer to your Hotel.

Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.

During the free day in Kathmandu, you may have a chance to visit heritage site of Kathmandu valley, followed by pre-trip departure meeting regarding upcoming trekking peak climbing where you meet trek guide and others team members. They will brief you about the team formation, equipment and nature of peak climbing and others necessary information

Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.

You will be transferred to the airport in the early morning as per flight schedule. 40-minute thrilling flights to the airstrip at Lukla by plane offers a marvelous view of Central and Eastern Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills. Lukla is a gateway to the Everest Region.

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.

This is the second day of the journey. You will head to Namche after the breakfast. The trail leads you the northern valley of the Dudh Koshi River valley passing by several beautiful villages with their vibrant culture, peaceful forests and crossing over several bridges along the trail. Finally, you will get Namche.

Day 5: Acclimatize day!

This is an exploration day in Namche. Hike till Syangboche, a small airport in the region and consider as world’s highest one. Then hike up to 3800 m to see the Mt. Everest and other popular peaks. You will have proper acclimatization. In the afternoon, you may explore the village which
is more equipped with modern amenities such as internet, phone, massage and more.

Day 6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 m) 6h00 walk.

As usual as another day, after the breakfast the trail brings you in the ridge of Namche then an easy walk to Sanasa with spectaculars views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and others peaks. Then the trail leads uphill to Mang-La pass and descends to the river then the trail gradually ascend to Dole.

Day 7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 m) 5h00 walk.

A short climb from Dole, regularly up towards Machherma passing by tea shops, beautiful landscape but not much greenery having panoramic views of the mountain to get Machherma for the night.

Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) 5h00 walk.

As usual as other days, your journey begins after a short climb and easy walk to the underneath of the rocky hill and continue to climb up passing by a few lakes along the trail. Finally, we reach Gokyo Lake.

Day 9: Acclimatize day!

This is a rest day for exploration of Gokyo valley. Hike up to Gokyo Ri in the early morning which offered rewarding mountain scenery which provides us with another proper acclimatization. Then; descend and explore the lake.

Day 10: Trek to Dragnak (4,700 m) 3h00 walk.

The trail leads you downhill on the same trail then takes a left trail from the first lake. This day is an easy and short walk but more interesting walk along the glacier.

Day 11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.

Today is more adventure day to make Cho-La pass at () begins pretty steep to the first ridge and an easy walk up to another ridge. Then; trek short descend to get Base of Cho-la and steep climb up to pass; this part is hardest to walk if there is snow. We highly recommend using crampon for this section. It is an easy downhill to Dzongla.

Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) 5h00 walk.

You are entering the east valley with easy downhill to get Labuche passing by pas pastures, beautiful mountains scenery and glacier.

Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – Gorak Shep: 7h00 walk.

The trail leads plane trail but the feeling shortness of breathing due to altitude with spectaculars views of mountain surrounding. As we take a short break for Lunch, then continue to walk to Everest Base Camp along the rocky and glacial trail. The trail continues the climb to Gorak Shep, check in to Mt. Lodge, lunch and start your hike to EBC. Then return the same trail to Gorakshep.

Day 14: Hike to Kala Pattar – Labuche (4,910 m): 7h00 walk.

Today is another climax of the trek; you will wake up in the early morning and climb up to Kalapathar (5545 m) to see the sunrise on the top of the world, Mt. Everest and other Himalayan range. Then descend retrace to Labuche.

Day 15 - 18: Climbing period of Lobuche Peak (6145 m)

A super day begins from here. We don’t provide a day to day itinerary for the climbing as this will determine by climbing guide and other support staffs base on the physical and weather condition. Normally, the team will spend a few days for the base camp operation like arranging foods, practicing some technical skills and acclimatization before heading to advance base camp. Finally making a summit generally pushes in the midnight to prevent from the wind and catch a beautiful sunrise over the mountains then getting down to base camp before melting the snow.

Day 19: Lobuche Base Camp – Panboche (3,900)

With easy morning and breakfast, we will trek back to Lobuche village, then retrace down following the standard trail to Pheriche, lunch then continue to downhill walking to Pangboche for overnight.

Day 20: Pangboche – Namche (3440m)

Today is easy descending to Dibuche then climb up to Tengboche. It is the largest monastery of the Everest region. The trail goes steeply descend up to the Punki Thana then climb back up to Sanasa where junction the of the trail goes to Gokyo lake, Khumjung village, and Namche. Afterward, easy walk to Namche where encountered several stupas in front and beautiful scenery of mountains are in the background.

Day 21: Namche – Lukla.

The first part of the trail is steep descend to Dudh Koshi and cross the first suspension bridge. Then, easy walk up to Phakding by exiting the entry permit of Sagarmatha National Park in Manju. Finally get to Lukla for the night.

Day 22: Lukla – Kathmandu.

Early morning, 40-minute thrilling flights to the airstrip at Lukla by plane offers the marvelous view of Central Himalayas and as well as beautiful landscape and hills.

Day 23: Free day in Kathmandu.

The day can occupy if the flight cannot be operating due to the bad weather.

Day 24: Final departure.

Free time in Kathmandu and transfer to the airport two hours before the departure of your flight home.


DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Kathmandu International Airport
DEPARTURE TIME Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.
Domestic Airfare Accommodations
Meal during the trek TIMS and Peak permits
Transportation as per itinerary Professional guide & porters
A First Aid Kits Applicable Government Taxes
International Airfare Nepal Visa fees
Meals in City Personal Expenses
Travel Insurance Guide & Porter gratuity

Prices are quoted and payable only in (US$ dollars). All prices published on our websites, brochures and marketing materials are set as low as possible. The trip prices may vary at any time subject to government actions, and exchange rates. An increase in transportation costs due to hike fuel prices. Before we have accepted your booking, however, we guarantee our prices who have already signed up for your tour.

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