EBC Trek Lobuche Peak Climbing

Trip Facts

  • Destination: Nepal
  • Trip Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Group Size: Minimum 2
  • Trip Type: Trekking & Peak Climbing
  • Season: March to June | Sept to Dece
  • Transport: Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Food: As Per Itinerary
  • Max Elevation: 6,119 meter

Highlights

  • Conquer this iconic Himalayan peak and relish breathtaking panoramic views of Everest and surrounding giants.
  • Stand where legends have stood and witness the epicenter of mountaineering history.
  • Experience a sunrise like no other as it bathes Everest and neighboring peaks in a golden Himalayan glow.
  • Immerse yourself in the rich traditions and daily life of the resilient Sherpa people.
  • Traverse through picturesque villages and landscapes, including the Khumbu Glacier, enchanting valleys, and serene lakes.

About EBC Trek Lobuche Peak Climbing

Welcome to Nepal Spirit Adventure, your gateway to the most exhilarating journey of a lifetime! Located in the heart of the Khumbu region, Lobuche Peak stands as a formidable sentinel close to the Khumbu Glacier, boasting two awe-inspiring peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. At a commanding altitude of 6,145 meters, Lobuche East offers a breathtaking vantage point.

The Lobuche East Peak climb, though slightly more challenging than its counterpart on Island Peak, promises equally spectacular rewards. The summit unveils a mesmerizing panorama, showcasing the mighty Everest alongside its loyal companions - Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Pumori.

Our 19-day Everest Base Camp with Lobuche Peak Climbing seamlessly marries the thrill of summiting Lobuche East with the classic Everest Trek experience. Along the way, you'll traverse iconic locales like Kala Patthar, granting you unparalleled views of Everest and its majestic neighbors.

The Allure of Lobuche Peak:

Lobuche Peak, often dubbed the "Pearl of the Khumbu," is one of Nepal's most sought-after mountaineering destinations. It comprises two prominent faces: Lobuche East (6,119m) and Lobuche West (6,145m). While Lobuche West entices with its stature, it's Lobuche East that beckons most climbers to its summit. Our Everest Base Camp with Lobuche Peak Climbing offers an exceptional adventure, allowing you to achieve two remarkable goals in a single journey – trekking to Everest Base Camp and conquering Lobuche Peak.

As part of this extraordinary journey, you'll have the opportunity to visit Everest Base Camp itself, a pivotal experience that aids acclimatization and ensures you're in peak condition for the climb ahead. Additionally, you'll ascend to the lofty vantage point of Kala Patthar (5,645m), where the first light of day kisses the Himalayan peaks, leaving you in awe of Mother Nature's beauty. These preparatory steps set the stage for a smooth and successful ascent of Lobuche Peak.

The Epic Journey Unfolds:

Your adventure kicks off in Kathmandu, where a short flight takes you to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. From Lukla, the trekking odyssey begins, leading you through enchanting villages like Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and Dingboche, each offering unique cultural insights and breathtaking vistas.

Upon reaching Gorakshep, your journey takes a momentous turn as you visit Everest Base Camp. This is where adventurers from around the world unite in pursuit of their dreams. The very next morning, an early ascent to Kala Patthar unfolds before you, rewarding your efforts with an awe-inspiring panorama of the Everest region. The sunrise bathes the Himalayan giants in a golden glow, an experience that will forever remain etched in your memory.

Your path then leads to Lobuche and finally to the Lobuche Peak's base camp, where you establish your climbing camp. Here, you prepare for the challenge that lies ahead. Lobuche Peak (6,119m) beckons with its awe-inspiring south ridge, a popular route for climbers. The ascent involves navigating steep snow and ice slopes, culminating in the summit ridge. The Himalayan Mentor climbing team sets up camp on the southwest side, strategically located near the main Cho La Pass trail. From the summit of Lobuche Peak, you are rewarded with unparalleled views of Mt. Everest, Pumori, Nuptse, Cholatse, Tawache, Ama Dablam, and a host of other Himalayan peaks.

Achieve Your Adventure Goals:

Book the Lobuche Peak climbing plus EBC trek with Himalayan Mentor and embark on a transformative journey. Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture and experience life in the Khumbu Region. Nepal, a land of towering peaks, serene lakes, and captivating landscapes, welcomes you with open arms. This trek and climb combination, blending natural beauty and cultural heritage, ensures an adventure like no other. Your heart and soul will be forever connected to the majestic Himalayas. This is your chance to make your mark on the roof of the world.

Itinerary

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Upon your arrival at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu, you'll be warmly welcomed by our representative and then transferred to your hotel. You can settle in and take some rest, with the evening free for leisure or a short exploration of Thamel's lively streets. You'll spend the night at your hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Accommodation: 4 Start Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft
  • Transportation: Pickup by Private Vehicle

After enjoying a delicious breakfast, you'll embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu's UNESCO World Heritage Sites;

Swayambhunath stupa (monkey temple)
Kathmandu Durbar Square
Boudhanath stupa
Pashupatinath temple

Following this enriching cultural experience, you'll return to your hotel for a trip briefing and last-minute preparations. You'll spend another night at your hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel
  • Location: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft

As per your domestic flight to Lukla scheduled time, the trek guide will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to the airport then an early morning flight will take you to Lukla (about 35 minutes) offering mesmerizing views of the Himalayas during the journey. 

Upon arrival in Lukla, you'll meet your trekking crew and start your trek to Phakding. This day's trek is relatively easy and takes you alongside the Dudh Koshi River, through charming villages and forests. You'll stay overnight in a teahouse in Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2,640m | 8,690ft
  • Walking Hours: 4 hours
  • Transportation: By Air

Today's trek offers stunning scenery as you follow the Dudh Koshi River, crossing suspension bridges and eventually reaching Monjo, the gateway to the Everest region. Continuing through lush Sagarmatha National Park, you'll face a challenging ascent that leads to the vibrant hub of the region, Namche Bazaar

Here, you'll be rewarded with remarkable mountain views. You'll spend the night in a teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11,287ft
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

To aid in acclimatization to the higher altitude, today is designated as a rest day in Namche Bazaar. You can explore the town, visit the Everest View Hotel for panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam, and discover the Sherpa culture and history at the Sherpa Museum. You'll stay overnight in a teahouse in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guest House
  • Location: Namche
  • Altitude: 3,440m | 11,287ft
  • Walking Hours: 3-4 Hours Round Trip

The day's trek takes you through rhododendron forests and offers spectacular mountain views. You'll eventually arrive at the revered Tengboche Monastery, one of the most significant monasteries in the region. You'll spend the night in a teahouse in Tengboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3,867m | 12,684ft
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours Trek

Descending through lush forests and crossing the Imja Khola, you'll gradually ascend to Pangboche and then continue to Dingboche, a picturesque village surrounded by stunning mountain views. You'll stay overnight in a teahouse in Dingboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,350m | 14,271ft
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

Another acclimatization day in Dingboche allows your body to adjust to the higher altitude. You can opt for a short hike to Nagarjun Hill or relax and explore Dingboche. You'll stay overnight in a teahouse in Dingboche. You can see the best view of Ama Dambal Mountain very near the destination.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4,350m | 14,271ft

Ascending through the Khumbu Khola valley, you'll be treated to magnificent views of Pumori, Nuptse, and other peaks. Your destination for the day is Lobuche, a high-altitude settlement nestled in the Khumbu region. You'll spend the night in a teahouse in Lobuche.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,931m | 16,177ft
  • Walking Hours: 6 Hours

You'll trek to Gorak Shep, your final stop before reaching Everest Base Camp. After a brief rest, you'll continue on to Everest Base Camp itself, a monumental achievement in the shadow of the world's highest peak. You'll return to Gorakshep for the night and stay in a teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Gorak Shep
  • Altitude: 5,170m | 16,962ft
  • Walking Hours: 7 Hours

Before dawn, you'll ascend to Kala Patthar for a breathtaking sunrise view of Mount Everest and the surrounding peaks. Afterward, you'll descend to Lobuche, where you'll spend the night in a teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: lodge
  • Location: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,931m | 16,177ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 Hours

Today, you'll commence your ascent to Lobuche High Camp, gradually gaining altitude. Upon reaching High Camp, you'll prepare for the Lobuche Peak climb. Your accommodation will be in tents at High Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Location: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5,400m | 17,716ft
  • Walking Hours: 5 hours

This is the big day! You'll begin your climb of Lobuche Peak, navigating snow and ice slopes, eventually reaching the summit. From the summit, you'll enjoy breathtaking views before descending back to High Camp. Your accommodation will be in tents at High Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge
  • Location: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4,931m | 16,177ft
  • Walking Hours: 8 Hours

This day is designated as a spare day, offering flexibility in case of adverse weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. You can rest or explore the surroundings as needed.

    Descending from Lobuche to Tengboche, you'll retrace your steps through beautiful landscapes. You'll stay overnight in a lodge-teahouse.

    • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Location: Tengboche
    • Altitude: 3,867m | 12,684ft
    • Walking Hours: 6 hours

    Continuing your descent, you'll pass through Tengboche and a lush, forested terrain. You'll return to the vibrant Namche Bazaar for the night, staying in a teahouse.

    • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation: Lodge
    • Location: Manju
    • Altitude: 2,835m | 9,301ft
    • Walking Hours: 6 hours

    You'll further descend to Lukla, the gateway to the Everest region. Reflect on your incredible journey and celebrate your achievements with the local crew. You'll stay overnight in a teahouse in Lukla.

    • Meals: Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
    • Accommodation: Guest House
    • Location: Lukla
    • Altitude: 2,840m | 9,318ft
    • Walking Hours: 5 hours

    A scenic flight will take you back to Kathmandu, where you can relax, shop for souvenirs, or explore the city at your own pace. In the evening, enjoy a farewell dinner in Thamel to celebrate your successful adventure. You'll spend the night at your hotel in Kathmandu.

    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Accommodation: 4 Star Hotel
    • Location: Kathmandu
    • Altitude: 1,315m | 4,314ft
    • Transportation: Flight & Private Vehicle

    Your unforgettable Everest Base Camp Trek with Lobuche Peak Climbing adventure comes to an end. You'll be transferred to Tribhuvan International Airport for your departure flight, marking the conclusion of this incredible journey.

    • Meals: Breakfast
    • Transportation: Private Vehicel-Airport Drop
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    Cost Details

    • International arrival pick up and departure (final day) private vehicle
    • Domestic airport departure and arrival pick up by private vehicle
    • Three-night twin share room with breakfast at a four-star hotel (Hotel Ramada Encore) similar
    • World heritage Kathmandu city tour as per itinerary with tour guide
    • Temple and Monastery-monument fees during the city tour of KTM
    • Domestic flight fare includes departure taxes (KTM-LUKLA-KTM)
    • Lodge accommodation during the EBC trek period
    • Tent accommodation during the climbing session
    • Full board meals (breakfast + lunch + dinner) with cup of tea/coffee
    • Sagarmatha national trek route permit
    • Pasang Lhama Rural Village Municipality entry fees
    • Lobuche Peak climbing permit
    • Experience local trek guide including his daily wages, airfare, and insurance
    • Highly experienced climbing Sherpa including his daily wages, equipment, and insurance
    • Friendly-strong porter including his daily wages and insurance (1 porter: 2 clients)
    • Trek equipment:- Sleeping bag, down jacket, and duffel bag (return after the trip)
    • General -first aid kit
    • Oximeter to check your oxygen level
    • All local and government taxes
    • Certificate of achievement
    • Farewell dinner
    • International airfare
    • Nepal visa fee (you can get at your arrival)
    • Personal expenses
    • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
    • Tips to guide, porter, and staff
    • Personal trekking and climbing equipment
    • Personal expenses during the trip:- Mineral water, hot water, cold drinks, alcoholic drinks, internet, batteries charge, phone call
    • Personal insurance for both trips 

    Dates & Prices

    Departure note

    Published dates are guaranteed departures. If the dates don’t match your travel plans, we are more than happy to create your desired date. Let us know what kind of trip you are looking for and our travel experts will help plan your tailor-made trips to your dream destination.

     

    Departure DateStatusPriceNote  
    26 Apr, 2024 - 14 May, 2024AvailableUS$2590Confirm
    30 Apr, 2024 - 18 May, 2024AvailableUS$2590Confirm

    Useful Information

    Best time for Everest Base Camp with Lobuche Peak

    The best time to embark on the 19-day Everest Base Camp Trek with Lobuche Peak Climbing is during the pre- and post-monsoon seasons, which typically span from late September to November and late February to May.

    Autumn, from late September to November, offers ideal weather conditions with clear skies and stable temperatures, ensuring excellent visibility for panoramic mountain views. Moreover, the daytime temperatures during this period are comfortable for trekking, and the lower elevations are adorned with vibrant rhododendron blooms, adding to the visual splendor of the journey.

    Alternatively, spring, from late February to May, provides mild temperatures and less cold at higher altitudes. During this time, the rhododendrons and other wildflowers bloom, creating a picturesque landscape. Clear skies offer stunning mountain vistas, and the gradual thawing of snow makes trekking trails more accessible.

    These seasons offer the most favorable weather for trekking and climbing, with reduced risks of heavy snowfall, avalanches, and monsoon rains. However, it's crucial to plan and book your trip well in advance, as these periods are highly popular, and accommodations and permits can fill up quickly.

    Meals

    We provide a comprehensive meal package to ensure your comfort and satisfaction throughout your journey. During the trek, we provide full-board meals, including hearty breakfasts, nourishing lunches, and satisfying dinners, allowing you to refuel and stay energized as you explore the breathtaking landscapes of the Everest region. Upon the completion of your trek, we extend our warm hospitality with a memorable farewell dinner in the vibrant heart of Thamel, Kathmandu, where you can savor the flavors of Nepalese cuisine and celebrate your adventure.

    When it comes to the climbing phase at the High Camp, rest assured that your well-being is our priority. Our dedicated climbing staff group prepares hygienic and delicious cooked meals, ensuring that you have the sustenance and strength needed for your Lobuche Peak ascent.

    Accommodation

    When it comes to accommodation, we prioritize your comfort and safety throughout your journey. In Kathmandu, you'll enjoy the comfort of a star-category hotel, providing you with a relaxing and cozy stay as you prepare for your adventure.

    During the trekking portion of the journey, we arrange accommodations in teahouses along the route. These teahouses offer a unique and immersive experience, allowing you to connect with the local culture and hospitality. They provide comfortable twin-sharing rooms where you can rest and rejuvenate for the next day's trek.

    As you transition into the climbing phase of your adventure, we provide sturdy and comfortable tents, ensuring your safety and comfort while on the High Camp. These accommodations are designed to support your ascent of Lobuche Peak, allowing you to focus on the thrilling experience of conquering this majestic Himalayan peak.