Lobuche Peak Climb is a technical as well as enjoyable climb to the top of magnificent Labuche.
Lobuche Peak Climb
Lobuche Peak Climb is an adventure near the Khumbu glacier. It offers stunning panoramic views of mountains in the Everest region from its top at 6,119m. There are two Lobuche peaks: Lobuche East (6,119m) and Lobuche West (6,145m). Labuche East Peak is famous for Peak climbing and the west is for expeditions. This peak climb is also known for the amazing trekking experience it offers as you to trek through the most popular trail on the Everest region towards the Everest Base Camp.
- Explore the natural riches in the Sagarmatha National Park.
- Climb to the top of Labuche peak.
- Visit local monasteries in Pangboche and Tengboche.
- Experience Sherpa culture, traditions, and lifestyle in the Khumbu Valley.
- Witness the panorama of vistas in Everest, Kongde, and Makalu ranges.
Lobuche Peak Climb will certainly enlighten you with the ascent to the top of one of the highest and toughest trekking peaks within Nepal Himalaya. The peak climbing and trekking trip starts with a short flight in a small aircraft from Kathmandu to land at Sherpa town in Lukla. Walks begins following Dudh-Kosi River and past nice villages with prayer flags towards Namche Bazaar.
Namche is the hub of Khumbu region and also one of the largest villages with all kinds of modern facilities and obviously grand views of peaks. From Namche, you’ll head higher through serene Rhododendron and pine forests to scenic Tengboche. You’ll have time here to enjoy the views and visit of the monastery before headig towards Everest Base Camp. You’ll also climb high Kalapathar hilltop which offers amazing views of some of the highest mountains in the world. It’ll help you with rest and acclimatization before the climb of Lobuche East Climb.
Finally, on the day for Lobuche Peak Climb, our expert guide will accompany you to the top and back. You’ll then head back to Lukla for the sweeping flight back to Kathmandu with grand memories and experience of Labuche Peak Trek and Climb.
Lobuche Peak Climb Itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport 1,340 m and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: At Kathmandu with options for the tour with time for climb preparations.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,820 m (30 mins) and trek to Phakding 2,635 m – 04 hrs
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.
Day 05: At Namche Bazaar rest day with a short hike to support acclimatization.
Day 06: Trek to Thyangboche Monastery 3,867 m – 05 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche 4,410 m – 05 hrs.
Day 08: Acclimatization (rest) day in Dingboche.
Day 09: Trek to Labuche 4,980 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep 5,180 m walk to Everest base camp 5,364 m-06 hrs.
Day 11: Up at Kalapathar 5,545 m and to Lobuche East Peak base camp -05 hrs.
Day 12: Climb and set High Camp at 5,400 m / 17,712 ft -04 hrs with training.
Day 13: Climb on top Labuche East peak and back to Base Camp – 08 hrs.
Day 14: Reserve and contingency day in case of bad weather for the climb.
Day 15: Trek to Thyangboche – 06 hrs.
Day 16: Trek to Monjo 2,875 m via Namche and transfer to lodge – 06hrs.
Day 17: Trek to Lukla and transfer to lodge – 04 hrs.
Day 18: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel with a free afternoon.
Day 19: International departure for homeward bound.
Lobuche Peak Climb Difficulty
Lobuche Peak Climb is for expert climbers as well for beginners. It is a technical climb to the summit of Lobuche East Peak. Lobuche East Peak rises high above 6,119 meters/11,287 feet high close to its adjoining Lobuche West Peak. The peaks stand next to each other within high Khumbu valley just a mere distance from world highest Mt. Everest.
The grading systems from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification rates the climb as TD+ which means Technical Difficult and plus due to the nature of the mountain that requires some technical effort to reach its top.
Interested climbers should have some knowledge of climbing and mountaineering skills. Using adequate climbing types of equipment is also a helpful skill. We have a team that can train you before your peak climbing trip. So, beginners can also join in to face the challenge and toughness on Lobuche.
Landing at Kathmandu and Nepal international airport, where your guide or staff receives you for short drive to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu. After checking into your room and to do relax, where your tour operator will short brief you with useful information regarding the treks, climb, hotels, lodge and Nepalese cultures with do’s and don’ts.
Evening enjoys grand welcome dinner in typical Nepalese restaurants with various native cultures as entertainment.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu.
At Kathmandu as a free day where one can join in our interesting sightseeing tour options, as the capital Kathmandu of Nepal steeped with historical and religious monuments of UNESCO world heritage sites. An afternoon with enough time and preparation for Lobuche East Peak Climb starting next early morning with a flight to land at Lukla.
Overnight stay at the hotel n Kathmandu. Included: breakfast and welcome dinner.
As per your flight time for Lukla, usually happens early morning where a short drive takes you Kathmandu airport, after checking in at respective airlines counter with security then board in a small aircraft for scenic short of 30 minutes to land at Lukla small airstrip.
During air grand panorama of Himalayan peaks with Everest and Makalu at close distance as plane heads to the runway to stop at the parking area at Tenzing and Hillary airport in Lukla.
With time here for refreshing stops and then walk starts accompanied by our native guide and porters, beginning with a pleasant start on downhill past Lukla town to reach at Dudh Kosi River valley with Sherpa farm villages as our route leads further encountering prayer walls and spinning bells to reach our first overnight stop at Phakding village.
Overnight stay at the lodge/guest house. Included: B,L,D.
Our second-day walk is quite long due to an increase in heights as the morning starts beyond Phakding entering a river gorge crossing over a bridge to reach a nice lovely village at Monjo with views of Thermasarkhu peaks.
From here short descend to enter at Sagarmatha National Park, Sagarmatha a Nepalese name for Everest, where local Sherpa Call as Chomolungma both local name means ‘Great Mother’. From here crossing over a bridge to reach at Jorsalle the last village before the climb to Namche Bazaar, at Jorsalle for possible lunch, stops and then walks leads towards river banks into lovely woodland of pines and rhododendron after crossing a last high suspension bridge with a gradual climb on the winding road facing views of Kongde Kusum Kanguru with Everest and Lhotse then reaching at famous Namche Bazaar for the overnight stop.
Namche Bazaar located at 3,440 m high with amphitheatre landscapes adorned with the number of well-built houses serving as hotels, lodge and resorts.
At Namche for overnight stops with grand views of Kongde and Thermasarkhu peaks and time for short walks around its streets lined with well-stocked shops and stores and many restaurants and fresh bakeries.
Overnight stay at the lodge/guest house. Included: B,L,D.
At Namche Bazaar for a rest day to support with acclimatization at this right altitude of above 3,000 m high, on this day taking a short hike to Everest View Hotel located above Namche Bazaar, one of the first luxury types hotels and resort within the Khumbu area.
Offers grand views of Everest and Amadablam peaks with other adjoining peaks within beautiful green woodland of tall rhododendron and silver fir trees.
Other options will be walking high above Namche at Park Museum area facing mighty views of Everest, Lhotse and stunning looking Amadablam peaks, with time to visit the museum of great interest with full information of the Khumbu areas for Sherpa culture and history.
Overnight stay at the hotel/lodges. Included: B,L,D.
From Namche morning a short steep climb to reach a gradual scenic trail, where the walk leads on a winding path facing glorious views of Everest with magnificent Amadablam within cool shade of woodland.
As walk progress downhill to reach a bridge over Imjatse River to a small place at Phung- Tenga Situated forest surrounding, a possible lunch stop here where afternoon walk takes you to a climb into the cool shade of the forest and then reaching a small plateau at Thyangboche offers a panorama of mountains with Everest towards the north.
At Thyangboche visit its colourful and impressive monastery and witness the priest-Lama and monks actives on prayer with the grand surrounding of tall trees and mountains. Thyangboche a scenic and beautiful spot where once a year in the month of mid-October or November a festival is held called Mani-Rimdu, where you can observe monks adorned on different deity masks wading evil spirits.
Overnight stay at the guest house or lodges. Included: B,L,D.
Morning walks downhill past small place of Deboche and then leaving the green vegetation and tree lines to reach a steel bridge over Imjatse River, where walk leads on an open and wide country with magnificent views of Amadablam. A slow uphill reaches you at Pangboche the last permanent village, where other places on the route are a temporary settlement to cater the requirement of travellers and trekkers.
As walk proceeds into dry and arid terrain and crossing a small bridge with short steep ups to reach beautiful Imjatse valley where Dingboche located. At Dingboche staying for overnight with views of stunning Island peak with Nuptse, Lhotse and Taboche peaks with North Face of Amadablam.
Overnight stay at hotel/lodges. Included: B,L,D.
A full rest day at Dingboche for better acclimatization to make sure that every member in the group are well and fit for onward journey to Everest base camp, at Dingboche take a short hike to Nagarjuna hill for great panorama of Imjatse valley with Island, Taboche peaks includes views of world’s fifth highest Mt. Makalu towards east direction. Afternoon rest and enjoy the surrounding views of peaks.
Overnight stay lodge at Dingboche. Included: B,L,D.
Morning on leaving Dingboche with a steep climb up to a ridge lined with prayer flags and Buddhist monuments Stupas, facing grand views of peaks where walk from here leads on the gradual uphill to reach Thugla.
A small place with about 2-3 tea-house serving as lunch stops located at the end of massive Khumbu glaciers that melt into a torrential river, from here a steep climb for an hour to reach on Thugla ridge top.
Here witness some memorials of unfortunate climbers around mountains of high Khumbu and Everest, after refreshing break walk, is easier with a slow climb to reach Lobuche situated in a corner of the valley beneath Lobuche peaks.
Overnight at Lobuche in of its nice and cosy lodge with views of Nuptse peaks towards Everest and Lhotse.
Overnight stay at the hotel or lodges. Included: B,L,D.
After a pleasant stop at Lobuche, walk leads towards our main highlights of the journey to reach much-awaited destination Everest Base Camp, where the walk in the morning leads on a pleasant path and then a short climb to reach higher ground.
Then back on nice trails reaching a place where you can visit Glass Pyramid place, meteorological station’s joint venture of Italian and Nepalese Government, surveying the weather and movement of ice and glaciers.
From here with interesting information of the project walk leads towards moraine and ice above Khumbu massive glaciers and then a short descent to a wide-open field at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges. Gorakshep was an original earlier Everest base camp before it moved further east.
After a shortstop and rest heading towards our goal walking into moraine and rocks to reach Everest base camp in the backdrop of mighty Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. Everest hid between peaks of Lho-la and Nuptse where a tip of Everest can be seen from the base camp, with ever-present views of towering peaks after an exciting moment of the adventure heading back to Gorakshep for last overnight on the highest point of the journey.
Overnight at the guest house/lodges. Included: B,L,D.
Enjoying time at base camp and on top Kalapathar where route leads to reach at Lobuche and then carry on to a small isolated place in the corner away from trekking trail to set our base camp for Lobuche East Peak.
Overnight stay at the tent Labuche base camp. Included: B,L,D.
Morning walk leads at the end of Lobuche valley in the hidden corners right on the foot of Lobuche East Peak to set High Camp for an overnight stop in a tented camp. An afternoon with time for climbing preparation where our guide will offer final brief with information on a safe and successful climb on top Lobuche peaks.
Overnight stay at the tent on high camp. Included: B,L,D.
Start early morning where climb leads on snow and ice sections, facing steep technical sections to overcome and then heading much higher to reach on top Labuche Peak summit; after gaining and encountering technical climb finally last push and great haul reach you on top of the summit, after a great touch experience, as you feel in top spirit facing views of mountain range and scenic valley from the summit descend safely.
Labuche base camp for overnight.
For your success adventure climb, we reserve an extra day as a contingency, in case of bad and unfavourable weather or adjusting with this day to maintain itinerary taking care of client’s fitness as well on this high altitude adventure. 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 short day as you enjoy the walks with views on route.
Overnight stay at the hotel/guest house. Included: B,L,D.
After great enjoyable adventure and experience on top Lobuche peaks feeling on top of the world, where morning walk leads you on the easy and pleasant route towards Lukla with overnight at Tyangboche after walking past Pheriche and Pangboche villages, as well back into green vegetation.
Overnight stay at the guest house. Included: B,L,D.
After Thyangboche downhill to Imjatse River with a steep climb for some time to reach Lobesa and Shanasa villages and then on an easy walk to a small beautiful place at Kyanjima.
The walk continues on route Namche with wonderful views of Everest-Lhotse-Nuptse- Amadablam with an array of peaks, on reaching Namche. After a fine morning with mountain views walk past Namche Bazaar with long descend to reach the confluence of Imajatse and Bhote Kosi rivers that makes and joins to Dudh Kosi River.
A pleasant walk leads to Jorsalle with last short steep climb to the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, after passing the area reaching a nice and lovely village at Monjo for an overnight stop.
Overnight stay the guest house. Included: B,L,D.
Our last day walks of the adventure, where route follows Dudh Kosi River all the way to Phakding village and then heading towards Ghat and Tade-Kosi small areas with the last climb to reach the main gate of Lukla. After a final climb of the journey rest of the walk is easy going through Lukla town and its markets place to our overnight stop in a nice lodge at Lukla, with time in the afternoon for short walks.
Overnight stay at the hotel/lodges. Included: B,L,D.
As per our normal morning flight schedule for Kathmandu, transfer to Tenzing and Hillary Airport terminal and then board in respective airlines plane for the sweeping and panoramic flight back to Kathmandu, overlooking tremendous views of mountains as our air journey ends at Kathmandu airport. After checking out then transfer back to your respective hotels with time in the afternoon for leisure moments and individual activities.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Kathmandu. Included: Breakfast and Dinner.
After a wonderful time in Nepal with an amazing time in high Himalayan mountains on Lobuche East Peak Climb, and with last day in the country of awesome Himalaya where our staff and guide transfers you to the airport for your flight back home or to next port of call.
Departure to the airport on our private vehicle.