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Lobuche East Peak Climbing expedition in the route of Everest Base Camp

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Trip Overview

LOBUCHE EAST PEAK CLIMBING: A Himalayan Adventure of a Lifetime

Nestled in the breathtaking Khumbu region on the Nepalese side of Everest, Lobuche East Peak climbing adventure takes you to an altitude of 6,119 meters (20,075 feet). This magnificent peak offers an exhilarating climbing experience, making it the second most popular climbing destination in the Khumbu Region after Island Peak.

Best Time to Embark on the Journey

The optimal time to embark on the Lobuche East Peak Climbing adventure is during Autumn (September to November) and Spring (March to May), avoiding the monsoon season. This ensures clear skies, favorable weather conditions, and an overall enjoyable Lobuche East Peak climbing expedition.

The Classic Everest Base Camp Trek Route

Lobuche East Peak climbing journey begins with a scenic flight to the high-altitude Tenzing Hillary Airport in Lukla, leading you through iconic destinations like Namche Bazaar and the Tengboche Monastery. These locales are renowned for their rich history and, in the case of Tengboche Monastery, awe-inspiring views. Following the classic Everest Base Camp Trek route, the trail ascends to Gorakshep (5,180m).

Diverging to Lobuche Peak

The path to Lobuche East Peak climbing diverges from the regular trekking route as you reach Lobuche Base Camp within Lobuche Village. At 5,400 meters, the High Camp is the launching pad for your ascent. Climbers receive comprehensive training from our experienced team on the use of climbing gear before embarking on the summit push.

Sunrise Spectacle and Descending Marvels

Lobuche East Peak climbing to the summit begins at 2:00 AM to avoid high winds. Witnessing the mesmerizing sunrise over the mountains is a surreal experience. After absorbing the breathtaking views, descend to Lobuche Base Camp and trek to Pheriche. The return journey follows the trekking route to Lukla, where a flight to Kathmandu awaits.

A Visual Feast of the Himalayas

This Lobuche East Peak climbing adventure into the Himalayas provides unparalleled views of Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Makalu, and the iconic Mount Everest. The feeling of being surrounded by these colossal peaks is an experience like no other.

Preparation and Safety needs for Lobuche East Peak climbing

Prospective trekkers need to be physically fit and preferably have previous climbing experience. For those new to climbing, starting preparation before the journey is advisable. Our expert guides will instruct climbers in all aspects of the climb, including the use of crampons, ice axes, and rope techniques.

Expert Guidance and Local Connection

Parikrama Treks and Expedition collaborate with local people from Several part of Everest region including Dingboche and Khumjung. Highly experienced and familiar with Lobuche Peak, our team ensures the safety of climbers. One climbing guide is provided for every 2-4 climbers, tailored to their experience.

Ideal Climbing Seasons

Lobuche East Peak climbing is best climbed in April and May, followed by October and November, offering a perfect window for a successful and rewarding ascent.

Key Features of Lobuche Peak Adventure

  • Ascend a 6,000m peak within a relatively short timeframe
  • Unparalleled views of the Khumbu Valley’s giant peaks
  • An excellent introductory expedition into Himalayan climbing

Embark on the Lobuche East Peak Climbing adventure and create lasting memories in the heart of the majestic Himalayas.


Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Meet and assist by a Parikrama Treks representative. Transfer to the hotel.

Day 02: Lobuche Peak Climb Preparation

Receive a short briefing about the Lobuche East Peak Climbing expedition. Conduct a thorough check of all equipment before commencing the trek.

Day 03: Flight to Lukla (2,800 m/ 40 min). Trek to Phakding (2,652 m / 4 hrs)

Early in the morning, proceed to the domestic terminal for the flight to Lukla. Meet with the Lobuche East Peak Climbing team of Parikrama Treks. Begin the trek to Phakding.

Day 04: Trek Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m / 6 hrs)

After breakfast, traverse beautiful pine forests along the Dudh Koshi River.

Day 05: Acclimatization at Namche Bazaar (3,440 m)

This day is reserved for acclimatization. While in Namche village, take the opportunity to hike to the Everest View Hotel.

Day 06: Trek Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870 m /6 hrs)

After breakfast, trek towards Tengboche. Tengboche Monastery is the largest monastery in the Everest region.

Day 07: Trek Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m / 6 hrs)

Visit Tengboche Monastery in the morning, capturing picturesque moments. Cross the Imja River before climbing up to Pangboche. Descend into the river and begin the ascent to Dingboche.

Day 08: Acclimatization at Dingboche

Embark on a hike to Chhukung, passing through stone-walled fields and the Imja Khola valley. Witness stunning views of Ama Dablam and the Amphu Labsa mountains.

Day 09: Trek Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m / 6 hrs)

Commence the day with a gradual climb to Duglha at the end of the terminal moraine of the Khumbu Glacier. Ascend a steep trail to Chupki Lara, where stone memorials with prayer flags are found.

Day 10: Trek Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m / 7 hrs)

Follow the trail to Everest Base Camp through the once vast Gorak Shep Lake. Pass through rocky dunes and streams before reaching Everest Base Camp.

Day 11: Hike Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m). Back to Lobuche (4940m/ 8 hrs)

Prepare for an early morning departure to Kala Patthar, capturing breathtaking views of the mountain panorama. Return to Lobuche for a restful night.

Day 12: Trek Lobuche to High Camp (5,400m 4 hrs)

From Lobuche, trek towards Lobuche Base Camp. As the path steepens and becomes rocky, progress to the High Camp on a moraine path. Tomorrow is the main day for Lobuche East Peak Climbing summit.

Day 13: Climb Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6,119 m). Back to High Camp: 8-10 hrs

Begin the climb early in the morning, transitioning from rocky surfaces to ice around 5700m. Spend time at the summit, celebrating and capturing moments before returning to High Camp.

Day 14: Reserve day

This day serves as a contingency for any unforeseen hindrances, ensuring the trip remains on schedule.

Day 15: Trek Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930 m / 9 hrs)

Descend from Lobuche High Camp, rejoining the Everest Base Camp route at Lobuche. Consider visiting the Pangboche Monastery upon reaching Pangboche.

Day 16: Trek Pangboche to Namche Bazaar: 4-5 hrs

Retrace steps from Pangboche down to the Imja Khola, through the forest to Tengboche, and finally reach Namche Bazaar.

Day 17: Trek Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6-7 hrs

Descend steeply from Namche Bazaar, navigating the rocky terrain with caution.

Day 18: Flight to Kathmandu

Today we say goodbye to the Lobuche East Peak Climbing team. Take an early morning flight to Kathmandu after the challenging mountain journey.

Day 19: Final Departure

The Lobuche East Peak Climbing journey concludes.

Cost Details

TREK COST: USD 2580.00 per person on Twin Sharing room accommodation
Extra: KTM-Lukla-KTM roundtrip Airfare US$ 330 Per Person

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Climbing permit of Lobuche East Peak as per pax size:

2-3 pax – US$ 175 per person

4-6 pax – US$ 108 per person

7-10 pax – US$ 80 per person

11-12 pax – US$ 56 per person

Climbing allowance of high altitude, Sherpa (HAS) as per pax size:
2-3 pax – US$ 300 per person (for 2 HAS)
4-6 pax – US$ 160 per person (for 2 HAS)
7-10 pax – US$ 140 per person (for 3 HAS)
11-12 pax – US$ 115 per person (for 4 HAS)

Price Includes

  • Airport pick up and drop and all ground transportation in private vehicle
  • All land transfer, arrival and departure as per the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary
  • Hotel accommodation with bed and breakfast on Twin sharing basis as per the itinerary
  • Tea and coffee (cup) three times daily on trek
  • An English speaking experienced & professional trekking guide license holder
  • An English speaking experienced & professional climbing guide license holder
  • Porters (1 porter carries the luggage up to 25 kgs of 2 participants during the trek)
  • City tours as mentioned in the itinerary with English speaking tour guide and all land transportation with private car/jeep/van
  • Insurance, proper warm clothing, shoes, sunglass and daily wages for guide, climbing guide and porter
  • All necessary trekking and climbing related permit including TIMS and National Park Entrance fee
  • Climbing Permits Fees
  • All land Transport Charge for Clients, guide, Porter by tourist bus or locally available
  • Daily wages with food allowances and accommodation for all trekking staff
  • While camping accommodation in 2 men Tents supported with dinning tent, Kitchen tent, Toilet tent, Shower tent, Table, chairs and Mattress
  • Airfare of guide if air ticket are included for clients
  • Necessary kitchen utensils
  • All government and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Visa Fee for Nepal Entry
  • Lunch and dinner while at Kathmandu stay
  • Personal expenses, medical and travel insurance emergency evacuation
  • Hard and any form of soft drinks, tea/coffee(pot size)
  • All confectionary and snacks, Charges for desserts including shower and boiled drinking water, Phone calls, Laundry and alcoholic beverages etc.
  • Any airfare: Domestic, International departure taxes and any excess baggage charges
  • Unforeseen cost due to landslide, sick, flight delayed, bad weather,etc
  • Tips and Gratitude for Guides and Porters according to custom of trekking in Nepal
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on Price Includes section
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