Lobuche Peak Climbing

Positioning close to Khumbu region, Lobuche peak climbing is the best way to explore the mountains through trekking as well as peak climbing. It has two main peaks; Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East as between these two peaks there is a long deeply notched ridge. Lobuche is one of the challenging peak to climb, which offers the fascinating panoramic views of Mt Everest (8,848m) Mt. Lhotse (8,516 m), Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201 m), Mt. Nuptse (7,855 m), Mt. Ama Dablam (6,856 m), Mt. Pumori (7,161 m), Mt. Thamserku (7,723 m) and other Himalayas. Following the path through the most popular places in the Everest region like; Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, Pheriche, Kala Pattar, Gorak shep we will head towards the summit of Lobuche East which lies at an altitude of 6,119m. The region reflects the culture, tradition and rituals of the Sherpas with different myths related to various places. The trekking route cross many Tibetan Buddhist Monasteries and diverse flora and fauna can be seen on the way which makes the trip worth cherishing.
Trip Code: LPC82
Starts: Lukla
Finishes: Lukla
Duration: 19 Days
Difficulty: Hard
Group Size: 2 - 14
Age: Minimum 18
Seasons: Apr-May,Sep-Nov
Elevation: 6119m/ 20075.5ft
Trip Views: 547
Activities: Peak Climbing
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Breakfast: 18
Lunch: 15
Dinner: 15
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Hotel: 7 Night(s)
Camping(Tent): 1 Night(s)
Guesthouse: 10 Night(s)
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Trip Facts

  • Lobuche peak stands at an elevation of 20,075 ft. /6119m above sea level
  • Its difficulties are basic snow and ice climbing
  • Best months to visit are April, May, September, October and November
  • It was first climbed in 1984 by Laurence Neilson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa

 

Why this Trip

  • Lobuche peak climbing is the best option for most of the people to prepare oneself to conquer a summit. It also offers mouthwatering cuisines, beautiful Sherpa settlements, monasteries, diverse flora and fauna and the scenic view of Mt Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Pumori, Mt. Thamserku and other Himalayas.

speaker_notes Trip Notes

  • • We reserve the right to change and that the program may be reversed. Things can happen that make it impossible to meet them as planned. If any meeting or plan would not be feasible, we always try to find an equivalent alternative. In Nepal, you always have a plan B and C!
  • • What follows is a general flow of events. Expect the unexpected and prepare to be flexible
  • • A trekking permit is a must to travel to controlled areas. Permit, however, is issued only to groups. Individual trekkers will not be issued trekking permit.

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FAQS

  • 1.What are the physical requirements for this trip ?
    Lobuche Peak is not a technically difficult peak to climb, but you need good stamina and energy to climb it. Even though Lobuche Peak can be climbed without any previous climbing experience, you need to know how to use the climbing equipment and gears. At Base Camp, our guide also helps you to how to use that equipment so you don’t need to worry about that.
  • 2. Will your company representative come to receive us upon arrival at arrival ?
    Yes, you shouldn’t worry about this. As you arrive, our representative will be standing outside the airport terminal. You'll be directly transferred to the hotel.
  • 3. What type of accommodation will you use at the Kathmandu and during the trek ?
    For nights in cities, we use standard/superior standard/deluxe rooms whereas, during the trek we use lodges/tea houses/guesthouses/home stay for our clients, and whatever is available and accessible. We also arrange sleeping bags for our clients, on their request. For this expedition, accommodation will be tented camp.
  • 4. What is the skill level of this climb ?
    It is strongly recommended that climbers have a basic grounding in the use of crampons and ice axes. Although billed as a trekking peak the nature of this expedition is more akin to a mountaineering expedition than a trekking holiday.
  • 5. How will my booking be processed ?
    To confirm your booking, a deposit of $200 or 15% of total trip cost is required if you are booking at least a year in advance before trip departure date. If booking is made less than 100 days before the trip departure, you'll need to pay 20% to confirm the trip, if before two months, 25% of the total trip cost will need to be paid and if booked between 30-60 days, 50% of the total trip cost needs to be paid and finally, if you are booking 30 days prior to trip departure, then 100% payment should be made. The payments can be easily made by the bank transfer or Western Union Money transfer. The due balance is payable on arrival in Kathmandu with cash (preferably USD/EURO) or card on POS/credit card machine. Please note that non refundable fee is 10% or $200 whichever is greater
  • 6. How can I pay the remaining payment after arriving at Kathmandu ?
    You have to pay the remaining balance after arriving in Kathmandu either by cash or through credit card, before we start our adventure.
  • 7. What type of food can I get during the trek and is it healthy ?
    During the trek, you will get clean and hygienic food. Our cooks and helpers will cook the special meals.
  • 8. Is safe drinking water available while climbing ?
    There are plenty of water stations on each stop on the route. You can easily fill up the bottle from the open taps. We recommend that you bring water purifier tablets with you or at least get it from Kathmandu before you depart for trekking. You can also buy mineral waters but we usually recommend tap water which is pure and it helps us not promoting plastic bottled water.
  • 9. What type of transportation do you use ?
    We mostly use the comfortable and efficient vehicle so that you may not get a problem during the ride. We use private or tourist vehicle for sightseeing in the Kathmandu. Depending on the nature or group sized, we use cars, minibus, vans or jeep for travelling along the narrow and bumpy roads of Nepal. Mostly we use AC vehicles for your comfort. For domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu, we use Tara air, Yeti air, and Goma air which are the popular domestic airlines in Nepal.
  • 10. How far do I have to trek each day ?
    Usually, we have to walk about 6-8 hours a day. But it shouldn't be taken as certain thing. Because the walking hour really depend on client's speed. So it's really relative.
  • 11. Do your trekking guides have license and certificates in the tourism sector and have they received first aid training for the high altitude ?
    Yes, the trekking guides working in our company are the certified license holders and they also have received high altitude first aid training from KEEP (Kathmandu Environmental Education Project).
  • 12. What safety measures can your guides do during the emergency like high altitude sickness, accidents and dehydration ?
    Our guides are well trained; they carry the first aid box for emergency. You also take some medicine box for your personal use.
  • 13. Are climbing guides well trained and have they already climbed this summit before ?
    Yes, our climbing guides are well trained and have got the license from the Nepal Mountaineering Association. They are experienced with many mountains above 6000 m to 7000 m and also some of them have experienced the 8000 m peaks.
  • 14. Do we need to book our own international flights to and from Nepal ?
    It's always a good idea to book on your own. But we can also help you booking your flight in case of request.
  • 15. During the trek, can we charge the camera and other equipments ?
    In some villages, it is possible to charge the devices, but it costs extra to charge the camera and other electronic equipment. It usually costs between $3-$6 per hour. So it's expensive. The best idea is to bring a power bank
  • 16. Is there any communication system during the trek ?
    Yes, for the first few days, it's possible to have telephonic communication. In some villages, you can make local and international calls from telephone provided by the guesthouse owner after paying the price directly to them. In higher altitude regions, we usually have satellite phones with our Sherpa or Guides.
  • 17. Can I add extra days to my trekking trip ?
    If you need extra day to complete the trekking, you'll need to inform the guide in advance and the guide will let the company know. Adding a day to trekking can result in many changes in other arrangements such as transportation, guides' schedule, flight details, hotel bookings and all, so we really don't recommend this to our clients unless there's an emergency cases. But it's true that those changes could be made but it will cost extra. The best way to do it is to inform the agent company about it.
  • 18.What immunizations will I need ?
    Before coming to Nepal make sure you are covered for diphtheria & TB, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, malaria, typhoid, polio and tetanus. Make sure you are in best shape to complete the trekking without any complication.
  • 19. Do we need to carry our bags by our self or you will provide porters ?
    You have to carry your personal bags with water bottle and medicines remaining bags will be carried by porters to make you easy to trek. The weight limit for porters is 15 KG

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