The Lobuche Peak lies in the beautiful Khumbu region of Nepal. It is excellent for offering spectacular views of the mountain ranges as well as Everest. A moderately strenuous one, Lobuche Peak climbing 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 separating by а ridge with а considerable distance and hence need to climb separately. The most suitable route for the climb is the south ridge of the east face.
The Lobuche peak climbing trek starts from а flight to Lukla, followed by а trek into Phakding. Then the trail brings you to get the famous Sherpa village of 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 all around, and another high camp set up at а height of 6119 meters. Lobuche summit will climb the very 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 in itself 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, also from the west face, with the same level of difficulty. The Lobuche Peak climbing trek involving altitudes more than 6000 m requires proper acclimatization and physique as well. Apart from that, this trek is highly suitable for beginners as well as pro mountaineers.
Lobuche Peak Climbing: Highlights
Lobuche peak climbing itinerary
|Days||Destinations||Altitude in meters||Distance|
|2.||Free Day in Kathmandu|
|3.||Fly to Lukla, then, trek to Phakding||2650||4h00|
|4.||Trek to Namche Bazaar||3440||6h00|
|6 -8.||Trek to Gokyo||4790||4 days|
|10.||Trek to Dragnak||4700||4h00|
|11.||Trek to Dzongla via Cho – La Pass||4830||7h00|
|12.||Trek to 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)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatize day!
is more equipped with modern amenities such as internet, phone, massage and more.
Day 6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 9: Acclimatize day!
Day 10: Trek to Dragnak (4,700 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche (4,910 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 13: Trek to Gorak Shep (5160 m) – Everest Base Camp (5364 m) – Gorak Shep: 7h00 walk.
Day 14: Hike to Kala Pattar – Labuche (4,910 m): 7h00 walk.
Day 15 - 18: Climbing period of Lobuche Peak (6145 m)
Day 19: Lobuche Base Camp – Panboche (3,900)
Day 20: Pangboche – Namche (3440m)
Day 21: Namche – Lukla.
Day 22: Lukla – Kathmandu.
Day 23: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 24: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
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