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Lobuche Peak Climbing

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Trip Overview of Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche peak climbing is the easy peaks to climb in the Everest region and one of the famous in Nepal. It lays close to Khumbu Glacier provides an attractive climbing summit. It also offers panoramic Himalayan views of the Everest region. Beautiful landscape, Tibetan Sherpa culture & Monasteries. As we can climbing from different routes, broad scope for new lines. Furthermore, the Seen from near Lobuche, the dark triangle of its rocky east face rises above the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to an icy skyline.

Lobuche peak climbing gets you the spectacular views o  mountain peaks like Everest (8850). Nuptse, Lhotse, Makalu, Baruntse, and Ama Dablam. Chocolate, Thamserku, Kantega peak, and also Tawache peak, etc. The mountain is also known as the ‘False peak.’  It offers you enough opportunity to enjoy the fantastic view of Mt. Everest. including several other similar peaks. Explore the Buddhist monasteries and shrines along with extraordinary wildlife.

Lobuche is an easy peak climbing in Nepal

The Lobuche peak climbing journey starts from Lukla. Then, we follow the Everest base camp trekking trail to reach the Lobuche peak base camp and set up base camp for the upcoming summit. Furthermore, the trip follows through lush valleys, Sherpa village, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, Gorakshep to finally Mt. Everest base camp then the summit. From here we start descending to Imja Khola. We trek down to the villages of Pangboche and Pheriche before finally approaching the Khumbu Glacier.

Heading Lobuche is a vantage point for some spectacular views of Ama Dablam and also Taweche. Breath-taking sceneries second to none. Rugged mountains of the north.  Long and treacherous walk up and down the hill going to meet the pleasant end with a warm welcome and homely environment makes you forget every struggle of the climbing of Lobuche Peak.

Lobuche Peak climbing offers an ample chance to explore the beautiful forest, farming countrysides, several monasteries. Thus, enjoy the unique culture, and golden opportunity to chase your dreams of seeing the Marvoulous peak.  Lobuche mountain climb along with the most magnificent Mt. Everest itself. It is the best trip for real adventurers looking for a challenge something more than trekking. This is one of the best for climbing steep snow and icy slopes by using fixed ropes and access to the summit overlooking Lobuche and the Khumbu Glacier.

Lobuche peak climbing equipment, packing list

The following is some advice for the Climbing Equipment list. You can choose the packing list as per your interest, elevation, season, and also in your requirements. Most of the equipment can hire in Kathmandu also. remember to pack light.

Climbing gears

  • Climbing harness
  • Ice ax
  • crampons
  • Mountaineering boots
  • AscenderDescender/Abseil device
  • Rope
  • Snow bar
  • Ice hammer
  • Helmet (optional)


  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Down  jacket (you can hire in Kathmandu also)
  • Lightweight gloves and also Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer for Lobuche peak climbing.
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Sunglasses with UV protection


  • Sleeping bag rated to -20 degree celsius and you can bring also a sleeping bag liner
  • Trekking poles (sticks)
  • Headlamp
  • Trek rucksack or duffle bag ( you can also use Above the Himalaya duffle bag)
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Daypack (35 to 50 ltr)
  • Thermo-rest sleeping pad
  • Water bottles
  • Small wash towel


  • Quick-drying towel (medium-sized)
  • Soap (preferably biodegradable)
  • Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
  • Deodorants
  • Face and body moisturizer
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror
  • Tissue paper/ toilet roll
  • Anti-bacterial Hand wash

Extras/ luxuries

  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Binocular
  • Reading book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks for Lobuche peak climbing


  • Snack Foods (Bring snacks and foods you like to munch)
  • Travel clothes to wear in Kathmandu
  • Sleeping bag (-20 degrees sleeping bag)
  • Inflatable mattress



Lobuche Peak Climbing - Trip Info

Duration: 19 Days

Elevation: (5545m/ 2652m)

Trip Grade: Strenuous

Joining in: Kathmandu Nepal

Location: Everest Trekking Regions

Co-ordinates: 27.92°N, 86.93°E

Best time: March to May and September – November are the best seasons. However, July & August are okay, and trekking can be done but not so clear visibility due to rain

Guide: Government certified hiking/Trekking & Climbing Guide

Lodging: Twin sharing tea house/guest house accommodation private room. Tented camping will be done on the journey during the trek and climbing.

Food: Breakfasts Lunch and dinners (typical Nepali cuisine – vegetarian option usually available)

Group Size: 2 – 12

Best Time for Lobuche peak climbing

for peak climbing in Nepal we have the best tow season in Nepal, Autumn and spring are the best time for the Lobuche Peak climbing. The Lobuche peak climbing between October and November or between March and May is perfect the perfect time.

During this time, the weathers are clear and in spring the day is long. But you need to always carry the good clothing for the climbing as the temperature and low and very cold after the Lobuche peak base camp. The wether after base camp is unstable and sometimes the bad weather and the freezing temperature adds thrill and adventure to the Lobuche Peak climb.

Furthermore, to safely climb to Lobuche peak we need dry and stable weather. Strong winds and snowfalls might double the difficulty of the climb. So, the best chance of avoiding these problems we need to choose the right time for the climb.

Flight delay/cancelation  and changes in the itinerary:

Be aware that Lukla flights are based on weather conditions can sometimes lead to flight delays or changes. We always endeavor to make sure you reach your destination on time. And for our Lobuche peak climbing, we will re-arrange your ticket to the next available flight.

In the case of delaying Lukla flights, the client is responsible to bear all additional expenses including food and accommodation costs. If you wish to make alternative arrangements such as Helicopter flight to avoid flight delays, all additional costs would be your responsibility.

in case of flight delays to Lukla on this Lobuche peak climbing, we will endeavor to accommodate you with the same hotel you use in Kathmandu on your arrival day. if It is not available we will look for other hotels for your availability until we have a confirmed flight for you. We will adjust the itinerary to ensure you get as much time as possible in the mountains. This may mean reducing/removing the Kathmandu nights at the end of the trip.

If in case the flight from Lukla to Kathmandu is canceled you will be asked to cover the additional night cost and food as well. You will be rebooked for your flight the next day. If flights can not operate due to extremely bad weather: In extreme conditions, the regular flights cannot operate. In such cases, We can assist you by providing helicopter service for your Everest luxury trek. You will be asked to pay this extra cost (less the regular flight ticket price). You may wish to place a claim for this with your insurance company on return to your home country

Trip extension

After completing your Lobuche peak climbing, if you have more time you can do different activities in Nepal. You can go to Chitwan National park for a Jungle safari tour or can do a day Rafting trip.  Pokhara is a famous place for different adventure activities like Paragliding, Ultralight flight, Bungy Jump. We can arrange different tours and put these extra activities as optional tours and They are not included in your package cost.

You can arrange these activities with us at a good discounted price.  If you need a hotel or flight ticket services after the trek we can arrange at a reasonable cost. you can do the tour in Kathmandu city also or join a 1-hour scenic flight over Mount Everest. Furthermore, we are also offering Tibet and Bhutan tours

Detailed Itinerary of Lobuche Peak Climbing

We will meet you at Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport and transfer to your hotel. Today we have a short meeting and we will process for the trekking and climbing permits.

The very next morning, after breakfast you will leave for a full day sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valley. You can visit sacred Pashupatinath Temple and Swyambhunath, very ancient, and mostly enlisted in UNESCO World Heritage sites. The biggest Buddhist Stupa at Boudhnath and the fine arts and historical architecture of Kathmandu Durbar Square, reflecting the ancient Nepalese culture, are highlighted on our guided tour. On return to your hotel, you will have time to explore the local area, have dinner, and perhaps take a stroll through the famous streets.

We take a scenic short flight to Lukla to start our Lobuche peak climbing. during our 4o minutes’ flight, you can get an ariel view of Kathmandu valley and on a clear day, we get fantastic views of the mountains, including Everest. From Lukla, the trail goes to the deep gorge of the Dudh Kosi valley. Today we are following a gentle climb up the mountainside on the left bank of the Dudh Koshi River. We then take a leisurely walk for about 3 hours to reach Phakding village for the overnight stop.

Today our trails heard to the north of Dudh Koshi valley, This rive comes from a high glacier and has chalky milky water. The starting part of the trails is meandering through the pines forest. after the easy, an hour walking will arrive at the small village of Monjo. this village is decorated with magnificent forests of Rhododendron, Magnolia, and fir. We will follow the quite hard climbing up to the beautiful village of Namche Bazaar (3440m). The village will get you spectacular views and a comfortable place to spend the second night of the trek.

We enjoy the rest and acclimatizes day at Namche Bazaar. It is Set in a natural amphitheater looking across to the jagged ridge of Kongdi Ri(6187m), Namche Bazaar is one of the most attractive settlements in the Khumbu region. Make short hiking to the upper part of the Namche till Khumjung, Khund, Enjoy the splendid views of Everest, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Nuptse, Lhotse, Tawche, and Kwangde, and so on. trek back to Namche and roaming around the village.

Today we are trekking to Tengboche village with a beautiful Monastery. The trails go mostly to the Dudh Kosi River valley. After a short walk will take us a small settlement of  Phungithanga. we will trek down till the Dudhkoshi River at Kynjuma junction. You can have a short break here continue walking to the uphill climbing. the trails pass by  Trail is passing by scrub pines and firs. On arrival at Tengboche you will reward with the  From the viewpoint at the top of the hill, there are awe-inspiring views of Mount Amadablam (6856m), Mount  Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7861m), Lhotse (8501m) and inspiring views of the Himalayan giants. after check in to your guesthouse time to visit the Tengboche Monastery, the largest in the Khumbu region.

After breakfast,  We have some time to enjoy the beautiful scenery around Monastery and over the mountains. We start the trek and follow the upper trail path till Pangboche. We will pass several stupas small mani walls and local villages. Today we pass through the forest of birches conifers and rhododendrons. We get the best view of Mount Tawache, Ama Dablam, and to the north-Pokalde (5741m), Kongma-Tse (5820m).

Overnight stay in Dingboche. Dingboche is the gateway to Chhukung village where Island peak climbers make ready for their climbing.

Today is another acclimatization day at Dingboche before we moved much higher. We can do with an option to trek uphill just behind our guest house. We can start a little higher up to the mountains. There are different day hike options from Dingboche,

Trekking to Lobuche we follow the downward path to Pheriche village. We will join the trail below thing beautiful views of Mount Cholatse across the valley. After another steep ascend the trail climbs up and over the terminal moraine of Khumbu glacier. The path follows a pleasant in a grassy valley brings us to Lobuche.  Get the towering view of Mount  Tawoche and Nuptse  Stay overnight at the lodge.

Today our final destination is to the Everest base camp so are more delighter to start the trek. We first follow the narrow gap between the glacial moraine and the mountain walls. While we will pass the to the Italian pyramid you can look over the Khumbu glacier.  With enjoying the best view of Mt. Pumori, Nuptse, and other magnificent peaks. We arrive at Gorakshep and have lunch and after some rest. We continue ou adventures towards Everest Base Camp. We will trek over rocky dunes moraine and streams. Get the picture and feeling the experience of a lifetime. During the spring in Everest Base Camp, the climbers gather for summiting Everest during the high expedition season. After our exploration of the Everest base camp and its surroundings. Now is time to return back to Gorakshep for overnight sleep.

Mornings are usually sparkling and bright, and this is the best time to climb the Kalapathar for one of the world’s definitive mountain views. After the hard climbing up hills, you will get the dramatic panorama views of Mt Everest and surroundings mountains like Mt. Pumori, Mt. Lingtren, Mt. Khumbetse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku along with many other peaks. trekking back to Gorakshep and have your breakfast, then we will l have an easy walk for about down to Lobuche. Stay overnight at lodge.

The trek from Lobuche village toward the Lobuche Base Camp starts with a gradual incline at a relatively low altitude and quickly becomes steep and rocky when we reach the Lobuche Glacier. As usual, we will get the panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Pumori, Changri, and more. A climbing guide will provide training on peak climbing techniques and using the climbing gear. This training is necessary for your safety and will make your climbing experience more enjoyable.

After breakfast,  We start our climbing trip to Lobuche peak. While trekking to high camp you will find the different trail nature as they will have now become steeper and rougher. The trek duration is 3 to 4 hours but due to the steep slope, you will trek slowly and take your time. but the slope is the things. Our guide will fix the tent where you can take rest.  during our walking on the rocky moraine path, we see the incredible sunset on the mountains from the high camp.

Today we will get one of the best views of the highest mountains in the world: Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pumori, and many more. After a Successful summit, return to Base camp.

After the successful climb of Lobuche peak now to get back to down villages. We will have a downhill trek towards Pheriche and Dingboche passing by Duglha. Dingboche offers beautiful views of the Mountains. Overnight at local guest house.

The route ascent through the terrain fields of meadows and dwarf rhododendron forests. It is a little easier to walk today to enter the Imjatse  Valley. Stop at Tengboche for lunch or tea break. There also lays the oldest monastery founded in the 17th century. Have some exciting accommodation alternatives. After lunch continues trekking to Namche Bazaar of Pheasants, Himalayan Griffons, Musk deer, and wild goat can be found abundance inside the rhododendron forest.

Today we will trek to Lukla via a steep downhill trail. the starting trails are steep downhill so be careful with your knees.  After you cross the Dudhkoshi river before arriving at Jhorsalle, the trail runs mostly level. Enjoy the beautiful rhododendron and pine forests and the views of the mountains are becoming in the distance before arriving Phakding. After lunch, we walk on the lush green scenery of the small local Sherpa village. You’ll have time to stroll around the local areas.

Today we fly back to t back to Kathmandu about 40 minutes flight. If incase bade weather some time it is also can be an extra day also in Lukla. In the evening, you can have your last night in Nepal enjoying the Nepali cultural dinner show exchanging greetings among friends and with all Nepalese people. You can buy some souvenirs.

Today is free or last minute you have a few hour personal shopping for your relatives. We will take you to the airport for your International flight and wish you ish for your Safe journey.

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Cost Includes

  • Airport / Hotel / Airport transfers by private vehicle.
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu, including breakfast.
  • Guided Tour of Kathmandu City with expert tour guide and private vehicle
  • Trekking/peak climbing guide (trained in Wilderness First Aid & altitude sickness, and Supporting Staff with their food, accommodation, salary, equipment, and accidental insurance, clothing, and medicine.
  • All meals during trekking/peak climbing three meals a day (Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners).
  • All necessary camping gears like two men tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available)
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Climbing permit
  • Climbing equipment like ice ax, Ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope.
  • Travel& Rescue arrangement
  • Round trip flight ticket for Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu
  • Above the Himalaya duffel bag. ( If you need, please let us know before you book the trip and remind us before you arrive here)
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information and trip dossiers
  • Above the Himalaya Gifts
  • Welcome/Farewell Nepali Dinner in Kathmandu
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge, and all Government Taxes

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner  in Kathmandu,
  • Nepal entry visa fee, you can get a Nepal visa upon arrival in the Airport.
  • International Airfare, City tour Sightseeing entry fees.
  • Alcoholic and soft drinks
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, sweets, snacks, beverages and bar bills, camera battery charging.
  • Travel Insurance should cover both rescue and medical assistance.
  • Personal trekking gears
  • Tips for tour/ trekking staffs and driver
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on the Price Includes section.
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    Trip Duration
    19 Days

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  • Trip Group Size

    Group Size
    2 - 12 People

  • Accomodation in Trip

    Tea house/Tent

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    Maximum Altitude
    5545m/ 2652m

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