Lobuche East Peak

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 17 days

Difficulty: Very Strenuous

Maximum Elevation: 6,119m (Lobuche East Summit)

Best Time: October - November and March - April

Accommodation: Teahouse/Camping

Lobuche Peak Climbing at 6119m is a popular trekking peak within the Everest region. it's a beautiful summit and offers various routes for climbing and is one among the foremost challenging. the traditional route for climbing is over the South Ridge. Lobuche East Peak consists of several small summits and therefore the true summit requires climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the highest from the summit ridge.

Lobuche peak lies on the brink of the Khumbu Glacier and its two main peaks, one is Lobuche Far East and another one is Lobuche East with an altitude of 6,145 meters but Lobuche East is 26 meters higher. Climbing Lobuche peak provides excellent views of Everest alongside Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and Pumori.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival Kathmandu, Pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel

Day 02 : Preparation for upcoming adventure

Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu Lukla and trek to Phakding(2,610m)

Day 04 : Trek Phakding Namche Bazaar(3,420m)

Day 05 : Acclimatization day at Namche Bazaar

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

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

Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Dingboche

Day 09 : Trek Dingboche to Lobuche(4,930m)

Day 10 : Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep(5,160m)and day walk to Everest Base Camp

Day 11 : Ascend to Kalapathar (5,545m) in the morning and trek to Lobuche East Base Camp (4,980m)

Day 10 : Trek to Lobuche East High Camp (5,800m)

Day 11 : Lobuche East Summit(6,119m) and back to Lobuche East Base Camp

Day 12 : Trek back to Pangboche(3,930m)

Day 13 : Trek back to Namche Bazaar

Day 14 : Trek back to Lukla

Day 15 : Fly back to Kathmandu

Day 16 : Free day in Kathmandu

Day 17 : Final Departure, transfer to International airport

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Highlights of Lobuche East Peak

  • Summit Lobuche East Peak at an elevation of 6119 meters
  • Heavenly views of snow-capped mountains from the summit - Mt. Everest, mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Ama Dablam, and many surrounding peaks
  • Walk along the highest glacier of the world - Khumbu Glacier
  • Visit many gompas and monasteries, via suspension bridges and through dense forests
  • Explore the unique tradition and lifestyle of locals along with cultures