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Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche is a Nepalese mountain which is situated close to the Khumbu Glacier in Everest Region. There are two main peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East but people often have mistaken

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Trip Fact

Elevation: 6,119m (20,062ft)

Location: Khumbu Region

Coordinates:27°57'29"N 86°47'29"E

First Ascent: Laurice Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa; 25 April 1984

Climbing Season: Spring (April,May) and Autumn (October,November)

Expedition Duration:18 Days (Typically)

Climbing Duration:2 Days (Typically)

Group Size:01-10 Person

Lobuche is a Nepalese mountain which is situated close to the Khumbu Glacier in Everest Region. There are two main peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East but people often have mistaken for Lobuche west Which is a separate mountain further west. Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzan made the first evidenced ascent of Lobuche East on April 25, 1984.Mt. Lobuche climb is an adventurous than another popular climb. Despite The fact, the admirably fantastic scenes from the Lobuche peak demonstrate the A challenge worth undertaking. For sure the stunning Mt. Everest, you will also Be able to enjoy the view many mountains of the Rongbuk side of the Tibet. Moreover, the mountains you can also trip to villages and monasteries for knowledge Of people’s life there.

First you Will be trekked to Everest Base Camp which will help your body to adapt the Atmosphere while climbing Lobuche and also you can enjoy some times of year Life in high mountains. The happiness you experienced after climbing Lobuche The crest will surely remain with you eternally.

Short Outline Itinerary for Lobuche West Peak 

Day 01

Arrival at Katmandu International Airport (TIA) Welcome program by  Actual Adventure member and direct transfer to Hotel on Bed & Breakfast Plan.

Day 02

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla  35 minuet 2,828m,trek to Phakding 3 hours (2,610 m) overnight at Lodge.

Day 03

Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m) 5/ 6 hours overnight at Lodge.

Day 04

Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar overnight at Lodge.

Day 05

Namche trek to Phortse village(3890m)walk 5/6 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Day 06

Phortse village trek to Dingboche (4,320m) walk 5/6 hours, overnight at Lodge.

Day 07

Dingboche trek to Lobuche (4,910m) walk 5/6 hours overnight at Lodge.

Day 08

Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,180m) walk approximately 2/3 hours .Lunch at Gorakshep and continue trek Everest base camp and overnight at Gorakshep.

Day 09

Early in the morning hike up to kalappattar (5,545m), back to Gorakshep, breakfast at Gorakshep, continue trek to Lobuche (4,910m) overnight at Lobuche.

Day 10

Lobuche trek to Lobuche west peak base camp and HMT climbing guide will teach you how to ascend, how to blay/fixed the rope, how to descend etc. 7-8 hours, overnight at Base camp.

Day 11

Early in the Morning HMT climbing guide will take for summit the Lobuche west peak(6,135m)and back to Lobuche west peak base camp7/8 hours.

Day 12

Lobuche west peak base camp trek to Lobuche (4,910m) walk 5-6 hours

Day 13

Lobuche trek to Tyangboche (3,890m) walk 5/6 hours

Day 14

Tyangboche trek to Namche Bazar walk 5/6 hours

Day 15

Namche Bazaar trek to Lukla walk  6/7 hours

Day 16

Fly back to Kathmandu 1,400m, direct transfer to hotel. Free day in Kathmandu, evening together farewell dinner with typical Nepali Culture.

Day 17

Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.


Gears for Lobuche peak  climbing

Personal Climbing Gears:
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screw-gate karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
  • Descender/eight figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet
Group Climbing Gears:
  • Snow bar
  • Ropes ( main / Fix )
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw

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Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu (1,300m /4,264 ft)

When you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA), Kathmandu. You can pick up your luggage and see for the representative of Actual Adventure after the completion of your immigration process. Then Our Actual Adventure representative will welcome you in traditional way at the arrival gate. You will be taken to the exact hotel as you plan. You can meet trekking crew at Actual Adventure head office after check in your hotel or you can visit Kathmandu valley. At evening, you can enjoy a good traditional welcome Dinner (D) in a traditional restaurant, organized by Actual Adventure.
As this will your first day in Nepal, We will never miss the opportunity to make you enjoyed and make you feel good.

Day 02: Kathmandu: visiting the attractions and Trek Preparation

Kathmandu holds the historical and spiritual place so today we can start our tour after breakfast, from the place which are considered as World Heritage sites; Kathmandu Durbar Square (Basantapur), Pasupatinath ( the biggest holy temple of Hindus), Swayambunath (the famous monkey temple), Boudhanath (the large Stupas in the world). At noon, you can have a discussion about the trip with our trek leader and other team member. You can ask any question and curiosity regarding trek to our Actual Adventure trek leader. If you have not sufficient gears our leader will suggest you to buy or take on rent.  Then you will be taken to your hotel for overnight stay.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding

We will flight to Lukla early in the morning. We can reach Tenzing and Hillary airport Lukla within half an hour. Lukla is a small town in the lap of high peak. It is a starting point of our trek. We trek towards Phakding. Mt.Nupla and Kusum Kangru can be seen on the way. We will stay all night in Phakding.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440 m. /11,286 ft) 

We have to walk through Sherpa village and rhododendron forest to reach Namche Bazaar. This is one of a beautiful village, which is comfortable to stay. We can experience the gorgeous views from here. We will spend all night in Namche.

Day 05: Namche adaptation

We will stay another day in Namche Bazaar for adaptation with atmosphere which will help us to climb Lobuche. We will visit to Syangboche, Khumjung and Khude from where close view of Mt. Everest fantasize us. Also we can watch the traditions of Sherpa people.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3867 m. /18,687 ft)

From Namche Bazaar we walk towards Tengboche. Tongboche is the best place that provides the most wonderful scene of the Himalayan. Kwangde (6,187m.), Twachee (6,542m.), Thamserku (6,623m), Kangtega (6,782m.), Amadablam (6,812m.), Naptse (7,879m.), Lhotse (8,501m.) and Everest (8,848m.) are the most vision able mountains from this place. We can also visit the largest Buddhist Monastery Khumbu.

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,530m. /14,800 ft)

We have to go through Imjasta River and rhododendron forest and pass through villages and Mani walls. We can enjoy wonderful views from Dingboche which is the beautiful village from where not only the gorgeous field of barley, buckwheat and potatoes can be seen. We can also enjoy the Island peak, Makalu and another face of Amadablam.

Day 08: Walk to Nangakarshang (5010m.)

We will acclimatize in Dingboche then we will hike to Nangakharshang Gompa from whare we can Observe the clear view of Mt. Makalu.

Day 09: Hike to Lobuche (4,930m.)

We will continuously follow the high alpine region. We can watch the dazzling scene of Nuptse, Lobuche, Pumari, Cholatse. On the way we can see monuments of trekkers, who gave their life while climbing around. We have to stay at Lobuche during the night.

Day 10: Ramble to Everest base Camp (5,360m.)

Our entire group walks to Gorakshep (5,160m.) where we spend a night today then we continuously move towards to Everest base camp through Snowy Mountain. As we reach to the base camp we will return to Gorakshep for overnight stay.

Day 11: Walk to Kalapathar (5545 m.)

We will walk towards Kalapathar (small rocky peak) in the morning. As we reach to Kalapathar we can see the panoramic view of Mt. Everest. We can take beautiful picture there. Then we will forward towards Lobuche upto height 4,930 m. to spend night there.

Day 12: Trek to Lobuche Base camp

We have walk along with rocky way of Lobuche Glacier today. We can be please by the wonderful views of Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokhalde, Thamserku etc. We have to spend our night in Lobuche base camp.

Day 13:High camp

Today we will move towards high camp.

Day 14:Summit and Base Camp

Our unit continuously hikes from high camp to Summit (our destination). We can see many other peak clearly from there like Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Pumari etc.

Day 15: Extra day in Summit

As this is our destination we have to enjoy a day here so we will stay one more day in summit.

Day 16: Base Camp to Pheriche

Our trail goes downward towards base camp to Pheriche. Pheriche offers the dazzling scene of Mountains.

Day 17: Hike to Tenboche

We will walk towards the Tengboche and stay there overnight.

Day 18: Trek to Monjo

Today we will enjoy the downhill walk to reach Monjo,passing Namche Bazaar to spend night. It will be quite long walk.

Day 19: Trek to Lukla

We will end our walk on mountain and prepare for the flight to Kathmandu. This will be the last and unforgettable day in Khumbu. We will pass our night celebrating with Sherpa friends.

Day 20: Fly to Kathmandu

We will leave Lukla today keeping all the memories of our trek and reach to Kathmandu. Actual Adventure representative will be at airport to pick up us to hotel.

Day 21: Kathmandu

This will be your rest day in Kathmandu. You can walk around the Themal to buy souvenir to your friends, family and relatives.

Day 22: Departure for Home.

After Buffet Breakfast, you will be free Till Departure. Then you will Transfer to Kathmandu Airport. We will always hope to see you again with your family, relative, co-workers and friends.

Before your departure we will love to hear the comment from you to improve our self.

Cost includes:

  • Airport pick up and drop off by our private vehicle.
  • Kathmandu hotel room & accommodation as per your requested
  • All land transfer as per given itinerary
  • Kathmandu lukla to kathmandu by flight.
  • Accommodation and 3 meals a day while on the trek
  • Fully escorted trek with fluent english speaking license holder local sherpa trekking guide & each 2 persons 1 porter
  • Everest conservation permit and tims permit.
  • Lobuche east peak climbing permits.
  • All program according to itineraries or can be modified if required.
  • Wages, equipment, insurance and other facilities to staffs

The cost does not include

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Travel insurance.
  • Emergency rescue evacuation by helicopter in case of emergency
  • Personal spending money & all bar bill
  • Items of personal nature i.e. Soft/hard drinks, tips etc.
  • International departure airport tax per person.

The above itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. This is guideline showing tea house or tentative camp night stops. For price and further information contact us at our email:

Gears for Lobuche peak  climbing Personal Climbing Gears:
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Tape slings (2)
  • Screw-gate karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
  • Descender/eight figure
  • Plastic mountaineering boots
  • Ascender/Jhumar
  • Helmet
Group Climbing Gears:
  • Snow bar
  • Ropes ( main / Fix )
  • Ice hammer
  • Ice screw


Route Map:

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Very excellent trip


Very interesting journey with professional guides. The ascent to the peak of Lobuche East, beautiful views of the Himalayas. Friendly and interesting people. I am very satisfied, next time will use the services of the company Actual Adventure Pvt Ltd.


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