Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking

  • Duration 20 Days
  • Trip Grade F (french And Swiss Alpine Classification) And Usa 5.1 To 5.4
  • Destination Nepal
All Inclusive PriceUS $2699US $2799
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  • Enjoy the adventure climbing on challenging and stunning Lobuche East Peak
  • Fabulous panorama on daily walks to Lobuche peak and at Everest base camp
  • Exciting scenery of world giant mountain range with closest views of Mt. Everest
  • Adventure on top Lobuche East Peak summit facing glorious mountain panorama
  • Scenic walks and explore nice lovely Sherpa villages steeped with heritage culture
  • Journey to Nepal Far North Mid-East Himalaya in the land of world highest mountains

‘stunning and exciting adventure on top striking Lobuche East Peak climb’

Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trekking, takes you on top the summit at the height of 6,119 m and 20,075 ft high, one of most challenging, demanding and technical peak to encounter.

Lobuche a mountain with twin peaks Lobuche East and Lobuche West which is higher at 6,145 m / 20,161 ft which is at close distant with a short gap between the peaks, where Lobuche East fall in Trekking Peaks category, while the West where climbers have to obtain as expedition permits.

Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest base camp trekking which allows adventurer and climbers with more time to soak within this high scenic country as well to support acclimatization and visit of Everest base camp is one of popular and exciting adventure not to be missed while you are in high Khumbu region.

Besides visit of Everest base camp climb takes you to another high scenic view point on top Kalapathar at the height above 5, 643 m and 18,514 ft high which adds extra advantage to get used to high altitude before the climb to the summit of Lobuche East.

Lobuche East Peak Climb due to its technical difficulty often climbed by trekkers and mountaineers as practice course before heading to major expeditions, as the peak offers all the excitement of climb on snow, ice and rocky slopes.

Where all types of trekkers and beginners in climbing can take the challenge which rewards you with excellent technical skill and effort to make you an expert mountaineers after the tough adventure on top Lobuche East Peak.

Adventure begins after a tour around interesting heritage sites in Kathmandu, and then taking a swift panoramic flight to land at Sherpa high town in Lukla, the door to many adventure and treks around high Khumbu within Everest.

Walk takes you through nice farm villages following Dudh Kosi River upstream for sometimes and then above the river to reach famous Namche Bazaar the hub and capital of Khumbu Sherpa, an interesting large village nearly a size of a town.

Where one can find many facilities from excellent hotels, lodge, restaurants, fresh bakeries to well stock stores and shops, interesting to witness Saturday market held once a week where all Khumbu Sherpa visits the market with their traditional costumes.

Fantastic views of Everest and range of peaks on walks after Namche Bazaar to reach at high and scenic Thyangboche Monastery one of the best view spot around Everest and Khumbu region, located within green forest of rhododendron, pines, birch, juniper, oaks and fir tree lines.

Thyangboche with impressive monastery for visit enriched with Buddhism cultural arts and relics of great religious interest located on the backdrop of Mt. Everest and stunning views of Mt. Amadablam and range of peaks.

From here leaving the last of trees and green vegetation for sheer wilderness of arid and windswept terrain as adventure takes you closer to mountainous region at Everest base camp after overnight stops at Dingboche, Lobuche.

Enjoy exciting moments standing at the base of world highest Mt. Everest with climb on top Kalapathar for excellent close views of Mt. Everest and surrounding high peaks and then adventure takes you for the climb of Lobuche East Peak.

Lobuche East Peak base located a mere distance from the main trekking trail but hidden into a corner close to small icy ponds where our tented camps is set for adventurous climb, at base camp with time for practice lesson and getting to know using climbing equipment before the final ascent.

As per weather permitting condition starting at early morning heading for summit bid from the high camp following our lead expert guide, and taking slow on steep exposed sections of snow and ice slopes with over 50° angle to reach the summit of Lobuche East Peak with is close to its adjoining West Peak.

From the summit where you will be surrounded by spectacular scenery of high mountain range with Mt. Everest at mere distance, includes Lhotse, Nuptse as far to Mt. Makalu towards east and Mt. Cho-Oyu in the North West direction extends to majestic Ama Dablam.

After a great experience and skill on climb to the summit Lobuche East Peak descend safely back to base camp and then on return journey back into farm villages and green hills to reach Namche unto Lukla for last final overnight in Khumbu.

Early morning taking a flight out of Lukla to land at Kathmandu after a great adventure and mesmerizing experience on Lobuche Peak Climbing with grand excellent services of Trekking Planner Inc. USA guides and staff.


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On first arrival in country’s international airport at Kathmandu meet Trekking Planner Inc. USA staff and guide for short transfer in the hub of Kathmandu city at Thamel area, an interesting place where all needful items are found around in the shops and stores at Thamel.

Check into your rooms after a rest then down at meeting place in the hotel lobby or foyer for group briefing where our guide or leader will provide you with information of the climb and treks with other necessary queries to make your stay with us more enjoyable, evening includes group welcome dinner in a nice authentic Nepalese restaurant to get the taste of local cuisines with local cultural program to entertainment while you enjoy dinner.

    In Kathmandu free day at leisure preparation for Island Peak Climb with Everest base camp trekking. On this day enjoy tour around heritage sites, as Kathmandu steeped with historical and ancient religious sites of both Hindu and Buddhism religions, an exciting tour get glimpse of Nepalese cultures as it were hundreds of centuries.

      Starting early morning transfer to domestic airport for short and scenic flight to Lukla, taking a smaller aircraft (Twin Otter or Dornier) during 30 minutes on air with amazing panorama of Himalayan series of peaks with Mt. Everest, as the plane lands on its unique uphill runways reaching at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.From here a slow start with few hours of walks on downhill past many Sherpa farm villages with well-tended crops and vegetable fields and terraces with occasional views of snow-capped peaks of Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reaching our first overnight stop of the trek at Phakding in the comfort of nice and cozy lodge located by the raging Dudh Kosi River.

        Early morning refresh yourself with Yoga course for an hour, and the after breakfast where day leads you to long uphill walk to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, starting with gradual walk following Dudh Kosi River upstream crossing few bridges to reach Sagarmatha National Park entrance near Monjo village.Sagarmatha for Everest in Nepalese while Sherpa calls Chomolungma (of Tibetan origin) in both languages means 'Great Mother', from here a pleasant walk on river bed then climb for few hours into forested trail with views of snow-capped peaks, as this scenic walk reaches you at exciting Namche Bazaar.

          Morning at Namche rest day for acclimatization, before heading higher area an ideal spot for free day at this height above 3,440 m high.

          In Namche spend the day with scenic hike to view points on top Namche facing Mt. Everest-Amadablam and other range of peaks, afternoon explore the streets and shops, Namche holds a colorful and busy Saturday Market once a week.

          Suggest Hike and Excursion on Rest Day:

          Visit museum at Sagarmatha National Park headquarter on top Namche Bazaar offers grand views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse and Amadablam with other adjoining peaks.Hike to Everest View Hotel, the highest deluxe hotel in the world at 3,880 m high offers views of Everest and Amadablam, for energetic people can hike to Khumjung and Khunde villages located on a glacial valley, with lunch at Khumjung and Khunde and back to Namche for overnight.

            From Namche facing views of peaks and after hearty breakfast, depart from Namche where walk leads you on gradual scenic path with downhill to Imjatse River at Phunge-Tenga for lunch, afternoon climb into rhododendron, pines, fir forest with grand views of snowcapped peaks.

            After few hours of climb reaching at Thyangboche Monastery, enjoy marvelous views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Khangtiaga, Tharmasarku, Kwangde with magnificent Amadablam, afternoon with time to visit its interesting monastery and observe monks and priest on prayer.Thyangboche a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned on different deity masks wading evil spirits.

              With morning majestic views, morning downhill walk for short while to reach Imjatse River, after crossing a bridge walk into open country where tree lines stops for few short juniper and rhododendron bushes, uphill for a while to reach at Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.

              Pangboche last permanent village before Dingboche and beyond, from here a slow climb to Somara for lunch and continue walk with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located within scenic Imjatse valley with excellent views of Amadablam and Island Peak.

                A rest day for proper acclimatization with longer Yoga exercise facing beautiful landscapes and views of high peaks, option for short hike up to Nakarjung hills for better views of surrounding peaks with Mt. Makalu towards east adjoining.

                Afternoon check climbing gear and perhaps with some practice lesson on climb from our guide with more information regarding its technical sides to reach the top of Island peak or Imjatse Himal.

                  From Dingboche walk up for short-while and then on slow gradual uphill path to reach at Thugla, a small isolated place with few shops and tea-house, having lunch here on uphill trail to reach at Thugla ridge.

                  On top where you can see great many stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died on climbs on Everest and other high peaks of Khumbu area, after a short rest continue walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.

                    After overnight at Lobuche walk towards Everest base camp heading past above Khumbu glacier and rocky moraine as walk takes to a flat sandy field, where Gorakshep situated with some lodges on route Everest base camp, continue to our destination at base camp within massive glaciers with huge block of Khumbu Ice-Fall.

                    Enjoying moments at Everest base camp then walk back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.

                      Early morning steep climb takes you on top most scenic view point hill at Kalapathar for Glorious panorama of giant peaks that surrounds you with closet views of Mt. Everest and Mt. Pumori, truly a breathtaking scenery of world highest mountains that encircles this high rocky hill top.

                      After a great marvelous moments on top Kalapathar descend back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue walk further from Lobuche settlement to reach our main goal and target at Lobuche East Base Camp for adventurous climb.

                      From today for few days overnights in tented camp with food and service from our separate unit of kitchen tents with head cook, kitchen staff besides guide and porters.

                        After enjoying first night in tents, where morning climb takes you to ferry camping gear to next High camp, adding extra more camp will be great advantage and accessible to reach on top Lobuche East Peak summit, one of the few tough and technical trekking peak within Nepal Himalaya, climb takes you to rocky moraine and ice section and finding suitable space to pitch tents, with afternoon time to scout the route of climb with climbing practice and preparation where our guide will offer final briefing regarding safe and successful climb to Lobuche East summit.

                          Starting early morning before crack of dawn, as route of climb leads on snow and ice sections, facing steep technical sections to overcome, a physically demanding routes even for experienced alpine climbers. As climb takes you on steep exposed climbing sections of snow and ice slopes over 50° angle to reach on top summit of Lobuche East Peak within close to its adjoining West Peak.

                          Enjoy spectacular scenery of rolling mountains with near views of Mt. Everest with Lhotse, Nuptse as far to Mt. Makalu in the east and Mt. Cho-Oyu towards North West direction with stunning panorama of peaks including majestic Amadablam.

                          An adventure of a life-time experience enjoying fantastic views, where descents will be long and more complicated, and most of the route requires to be roped, from the summit descend safely back to base camp for last overnight in tented camp, after a hard tough day but worth the views and excitement.

                            To make this adventure climb more successful, Trekking Planner Inc. USA reserves an extra day as contingency, in case of bad and unfavorable weather which can occur sometimes around high Himalaya even in best time of the year.

                            If this day not used and all goes well according to our standard itinerary our guide / leader will use this extra day on return trek to Lukla, making some day shorter and enjoyable walks.

                              Enjoying exciting moment of the adventure with climb on top Lobuche East Peak, walk towards the main trail where Pheriche and Dingboche route joins at Thugla and then walk takes you down at Pheriche windy valley and continue descent to Pangboche village for overnight stop.

                                After pleasant stop at Pangboche return journey on downhill and then climb up to Thyangboche Monastery enjoy views of Everest, Amadablam, Nuptse and Lhotse with time to visit the monastery and then retrace the journey on downhill to Phungi Tenga, crossing a bridge an hour climb and then on gentle winding trail all the way to Namche Bazaar for last overnight stop before ending the trek at Lukla next day.

                                  From Namche continue descent to reach at Dudh Kosi River and then short climb to Monjo village after going through the exit point of Sagarmatha National Park, after Monjo walk follows Dudh Kosi River bank and then with few short ups and downs to reach at Phakding, after a short refreshing break, enjoy last day walk back to Lukla.

                                  On reaching Lukla for overnight stop where you can have fun with evening party and last dinner around high Khumbu within Everest region.

                                    From Lukla flight starts from early morning to Kathmandu in fine clear weather, sometime the flight time can get delayed due to bad weather, as per the flight time board in a small plane for a super, scenic flight back to Kathmandu.

                                    On reaching Katmandu domestic terminal our guide and staff transfer you back to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu in and around Thamel area.

                                      A day reserved as spare and free day in case of flight delay which can occur at Lukla or in the beginning due to bad weather conditions even in best time of the year, this day where one can enjoy joining in sightseeing tour for few hours or at leisure for individual activities.

                                        After a great and grand experience around high Khumbu with successful climb on top Lobuche East Peak, depart from the hotel to the airport for final departure homeward bound or to respective destinations.

                                          Lobuche East Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp trekking provided with standard Itinerary days where some days walks can be shorter or longer as per your physical fitness, some designated overnight stops can change, due to available rooms and other facilities and etc…….

                                          We will follow the itinerary if its need to be changes in case of weather, landslides and difficulties on walks requiring more days where our leader and lead head guides decides holding full authority for Trekking Planner Inc- USA.

                                          Cost Details


                                          • All airport pick up drop off by private vehicle (for both international and domestic flights)
                                          • Welcome dinner in an authentic restaurant
                                          • Twin/double shearing accommodation on BB in Kathmandu
                                          • Guided sightseeing tours in Kathmandu with privet vehicle (entrance fees are extra)
                                          • Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu flight with airport departure tax
                                          • National Park entrance fee, Trekking Permit and Climbing Permit
                                          • Climbing Equipment and expenses for 03 days during the climbing time
                                          • A highly experience, helpful, knowledgeable, friendly, English speaking, well-trained, Government license holding guide/climbing Sherpa. Price includes his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, transport and insurance.
                                          • 02 guest to 01 porter with their insurance, salary, food, accommodation and equipment
                                          • Your cost includes insurance, wages, food and lodging for both your guide and porter. We take excellent care of our guides and porters; they are like family to us.
                                          • Accommodation in the mountain during the trekking and tented camp during the climbing
                                          • Climbing incentive and equipment for climbing guides
                                          • Basic climbing gear like main ropes and warm gears for guide-staff and porters
                                          • Basic climbing gear like main ropes and warm gears for guide-staff and porters
                                          • Three meals a day; breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and tea/coffee during the trekking
                                          • Safe drinking water and first add kid box
                                          • All the necessary equipment for climbing
                                          • Trekking Planner’s sleeping bag, down jackets, T-shirt, cap, duffel bags, city and trekking route maps – if necessary.
                                          • Arrangement of emergency evacuation service (should have insurance for emergency evacuation and will be paid by your travel insurance company)
                                          • Oxymeter to check your pulse and oxygen saturation and heart rate twice daily during the trek (very useful to check Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS) symptoms). This helps ensure your trek is in the safest hands possible.
                                          • All applicable government and local taxes per the itinerary
                                          • One-hour complimentary spa/massage in Kathmandu after the trek


                                          • Your Nepal Visa fees (should bring small accurate fees in USD and 02 passport size photos)
                                          • All the International airfare from and to Kathmandu (no need to pay a departure tax for international flights)
                                          • Lunch and Dinner in Kathmandu
                                          • Personal travel and health Insurance, Insurance for helicopter evacuation (An Helicopter rescue insurance is highly recommended. If you have any problem and you have to be evacuated, without your insurance you have to pay the helicopter in cash.)
                                          • In case of extra more nights accommodation, lunch and dinner in the city due to early arrival and late departure as well as early back/return from mountain/trekking (due to any reason) than the given time period of the itinerary
                                          • Your Personal expenses such as ( laundry, phone calls, bar and beverage bill, boiled or bottled water {it will cost between $1 and $3 a bottle (it gets more expensive towards base camp).}, extra porter.. etc)
                                          • Wi-Fi, charging batteries and hot showers. Wi-Fi is available in some tea houses for $3 to $5 an hour. Hot Showers are also available in a few for around $3 and charging costs about $1.50 an hour.
                                          • Entrance fees for the day tours in Kathmandu
                                          • The Tips to the trekking crews and drive
                                          • Extra expenses due to flight delays, strikes, weather condition or any event out of our control
                                          • Anything not included in service includes column

                                          Essential Info

                                          If you have an Indian passport, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp is INR 100,000. When breaking down the cost, Indian citizens pay slightly less than citizens of other nations because India is a member of the SAARC (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka), which lowers the cost of a permit. Additionally, Indian citizens pay less for airline tickets than citizens of other nations, which further lowers the cost of the trip. 

                                          People travelling from SAARC countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri-Lanka). have low-cost permits, the cost of trekking to Everest Base Camp can be 20 to 50 dollars less for holders of these kinds of Trekkers and travelers coming to Nepal.

                                          Best Season for Lobuche East Peak Climb and Everest base camp trekking:

                                          The best time from March to May in spring season with September till mid- December months during autumn and pre-winter season.

                                          March to May much longer sunlight hours where green hills with wild flowers especially rhododendron of various species will be in full bloom till Thyangboche, makes the trek more interesting and very special.

                                          Most days are clear from morning till late afternoon, can get cloudy sometimes with chance of snows around higher elevation cold in the morning and night time (not adding extra wind-chill factors).

                                          Mid-September to December during autumn / fall season where most days are crystal clear from morning till mid-afternoon and short day light hours, much cold with freezing temperatures in the morning and night as well in shades (not adding extra wind-chill factors).

                                          Local Culture and Religion:

                                          Sherpa are the natives of Everest and other higher Himalayan region, the word Sherpa comes from Tibetan language as East for Shar or Sher and Pa means people, Sherpa migrated from Eastern Tibet around high Himalaya of Nepal and Mid-East to Far Eastern Himalaya range.

                                          Way back more than 400 years of history, the Sherpa normally are farmers and livestock herding like cows and yaks interwoven with strong Buddhism religion and fascinating cultures that you can witness walking around villages.

                                          In every Sherpa villages one can find a monastery, some are older of more than 500 years like the monastery of Thame and Pangboche villages, where’s the famous monastery of Thyangboche was much older which was destroyed by huge fire in 1991 and been built to its original shapes.

                                          As you walk from village to another where you will come across many prayer walls and religious monuments of Stupas (dome), with rows of spinning prayer wheels.

                                          Sherpa men-folk were the first and earlier pioneers as mountain and trekking guides and still holds the post to this day.

                                          Climate and Weather:

                                          Himalayan climate can be unpredictable sometimes even in good best seasons, where April and May to first week of June will be the best time during spring times, when days are longer with enough sunlight hours. Morning and night time as well in shade can be cold and much freezing temperatures around higher area.

                                          Other months from September to December another great times for treks around Everest region and other areas of Himalaya, when days are clear for views and to summit the top of the peak, although much colder months of autumn season with extreme cold during morning and night time, where sunlight is much shorter.

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