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Lobuche Peak Climbing

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  • 18 Days
  • Difficulty : Moderate
  • Destination : Nepal
  • Max Altitude : 6119m
  • Activity: Trekking
  • Best Season : Spring & Autumn

Highlights

  • undoubtedly reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak, a challenging climb that rewards you with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains.
  • offers stunning views of some of the world's highest peaks, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam, among others.
  • several Sherpa villages where you can experience the unique culture and way of life of the local people.
  • Opportunity to explore Namche Bazaar, a famous trading hub and gateway to the Everest region.
  • Sagarmatha National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site known for its diverse flora and fauna, including rare Himalayan species like the snow leopard and musk deer.

Overview of Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak Climbing is a challenging and exhilarating trekking peak located in the Khumbu region of Nepal. It is a popular peak climbing destination that offers stunning views of the Himalayas and an unforgettable adventure.

The Lobuche Peak Climbing trek starts with a scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, followed by a trek through the beautiful Sagarmatha National Park. The trek passes through several Sherpa villages, including Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Gorak Shep, before reaching the base camp of Lobuche Peak.

The trek also includes a visit to the Everest Base Camp, where climbers can get a close-up view of the world’s highest mountain. Climbers can also visit the Khumbu Glacier and the famous Khumbu Icefall, which is a challenging section of the Everest climbing route.

The climbing route of Lobuche Peak is a technical one and requires previous mountaineering experience. The ascent to the summit is challenging, involving steep climbs on mixed terrain, including ice and rock. Climbers must use ropes, crampons, and ice axes to navigate the route.

The Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary typically takes around 18 days to complete, allowing for ample acclimatization and rest days. The trek is physically demanding and requires a good level of fitness and endurance.

The best time to climb Lobuche Peak is during the spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November) seasons, when the weather is stable, and the visibility is excellent. The monsoon season (June to August) and the winter season (December to February) are not recommended for climbing Lobuche Peak due to unpredictable weather conditions and harsh temperatures.

Overall, Lobuche Peak Climbing is a challenging and rewarding adventure that offers a unique perspective of the Khumbu region and the Himalayan mountains. With stunning views, a challenging ascent, and a memorable trekking experience, Lobuche Peak Climbing is a must-do for any avid mountaineer.

Itinerary

Day 1Kathmandu Arrival

You touch down in Kathmandu, Nepal at the only international airport in the country. From there, you’ll be transported to your hotel. Freshen up before meeting the company representative to get briefings. The company guide will suggest a few sites to visit and things to do based on available time. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 2Trek preparation day and Kathmandu sightseeing

Today we prepare for the trek and check the last-minute checklist for trekking gear and if needed shopping around Thamel. After lunch visit Kathmandu UNESCO world heritage sites, Kathmandu Durbar Squire, Pashupatinath Temple, and Bouddhanath Stupa. Overnight at Hotel.

Day 3Flight to Lukla, Trek to Phakding(8,563ft, 2,610m)

After an early morning flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, you will begin your trek to Phakding. You will follow the Dudh Koshi River and pass through several small villages, including Chaurikharka and Ghat, before arriving in Phakding.

Day 4Trek from Phakding to Namche (11,290ft, 3,440m)

We start as early as possible, as our actual hike starts today. On a chilled morning, we start our hike amidst nature. Walking along the northern bank of the Dudh Koshi River, we will cross several suspension bridges embellished with prayer flags. The cheerful and vibrant color of the prayer flags all along the trail will make it remarkably exciting and appealing.

After a few hours of walking, we reach Monjo Village from where the Sagarmatha National Park starts. We get our permits registered there and follow the trail through a dense jungle. A tough climb awaits from here through the thick forest, where we slowly see the face of Mount Everest. As the mountains emerge, the path becomes more astonishing, making it easy to walk.

Day 5Rest day and acclimatization at Namche Bazaar

Today is a rest day in Namche Bazaar to help your body acclimatize to the high altitude. You can take a short hike to Khumjung village or explore Namche Bazaar’s markets and shops

Day 6Trek to Tengboche

Today, you’ll trek to Tengboche, a beautiful village with a famous monastery. The trail passes through several small villages and forests, and you’ll have great views of Ama Dablam, one of the most iconic peaks in the region. You can also visit the monastery and learn more about the Sherpa culture and religion.

Day 7Trek to Dingboche(14,250ft, 4,360m)

Today’s trek takes you to Dingboche, a small village surrounded by spectacular mountains. You will climb up a steep hill and pass through several small villages, including Pangboche, before arriving in Dingboche.

Day 8Acclimatization Day in Dingboche

Another rest day to help your body acclimatize to the high altitude. You can take a short hike to Nagarjun Hill or explore Dingboche’s surroundings.

Day 9Trek to Lobuche (4,940m/16,207ft)

Today, you will trek to Lobuche, a small village located near the Khumbu Glacier. Along the way, you will pass through Duglha and climb up a steep hill to reach Lobuche.

Day 10Trek to Lobuche Base Camp (4,930m/16,170ft)

After breakfast in Lobuche, you will start trekking to Lobuche Base Camp, located at the base of Lobuche Peak. The trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Mt. Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse.

Day 11Acclimatization and Preparation Day

Today is a rest day at Lobuche Base Camp to help your body acclimatize to the high altitude. You will also spend the day preparing for the climb, including practicing your climbing techniques and learning how to use your climbing gear.

Day 12Climb to High Camp (5,400m/17,717ft)

After breakfast, you will begin your climb to High Camp, located at an altitude of 5,400m. The climb is steep and challenging, but offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains. You will spend the night at High Camp.

Day 13Summit Day (6,119m/20,075ft) and Descend to Base Camp

Today is the big day! You will start your climb to the summit of Lobuche Peak early in the morning, around 2-3am. The climb is steep and technical, but your experienced climbing guide will assist you every step of the way. After reaching the summit, you will descend back to High Camp and then to Base Camp.

Day 14Trek to Pheriche (4,280m/14,042ft)

After breakfast in Lobuche Base Camp, you will start trekking back down to Pheriche. The trail offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains and passes through several small villages, including Duglha and Dingboche.

Day 15Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,438m/11,280ft)

Today, you will trek back to Namche Bazaar, following the same trail you took on the way up. You will spend the night in Namche Bazaar.

Day 16Namche to Lukla (9,350ft, 2,850m)

We will begin our final day trek through small villages and narrow forests. We pass through the thrilling suspension bridges on our way back. We will finally reach Phakding after a gentle walk through Benkar. As we move ahead onto Lukla, we further reach a small village. Eventually, we reach Lukla following the path where we stay overnight. Lukla is the starting and ending point of our trek, and it will, without a doubt, make both the starting and ending wonderful. With Lukla’s handful of shops, bars, cafes, and even a faux Starbucks there are plenty of things to occupy our time as we reflect on our experience.

Day 17Fly back to Kathmandu

We leave for Kathmandu on a 40-minute scenic flight, with hearts filled with memories, experiences, and feelings of achievement. The way back from Lukla Airport, also known as the world’s most extreme airport, is remarkable. After 13 days of adventure, hardship, and togetherness, this is where we conclude our journey. We will escort you back to your hotel upon reaching Kathmandu. You can wander the alleys of Kathmandu on your own and end the day with good food and a little music. We can also manage a tour around the city as per your request. We will be glad to assist you in your journey anywhere in Nepal.

Day 18Final Departure

A representative from Adventure Walkway will drop you at Tribhuwan International Airport to bid you farewell.

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2023 - 2024

Booking Available
$2325
No of People Cost
12325
2-52265
5-102165
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2023 - 2024

Booking Available
$2325
No of People Cost
12325
2-52265
5-102165
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