Lobuche Peak Climbing
Lobuche Peak climbing offers you an excellent peak climbing journey to Lobuche Peak. It is a popular mountain in the Khumbu region of Nepal, located just to the east of Mount Everest. It is a challenging peak to climb, with a top elevation of 6,119 meters (20,075 feet) above sea level. Despite its challenging nature, Lobuche Peak is a rewarding climb for experienced mountaineers, offering stunning views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks and a chance to explore the unique culture of the Sherpa people in the Everest region. Thus, it is the second most popular peak-climbing destination in Nepal with breathtaking Views.
Moreover, as an adventure lover, it serves so much from stunning unique views of the mountains and peaks like Makalu, Mt. Everest, etc to the lifestyle, culture, and tradition of the sherpa people residing there. The mountain journey will start after landing at the world’s most dangerous airport, Lukla Airport. Afterward, our peak climbing journey starts with the trek from Lukla Airport to Namche Bazaar. You can Contact Hikeontreks now to book this Package at a very reasonable price.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Cost
|No of People||Cost for Person(USD)|
|above 2 person||2300|
|If you are looking for only a service then we provide it for only 1975 USD. Services include a potter guide, all local transport by bus, all government permits, and insurance for Nepali.|
The above cost includes almost all the expenses of a package from transportation to food. But for personal expenses, you need to carry extra money. We provide to all an experience guide included in the above mention price. Also, you should buy proper gear and equipment for mountaineering for the journey for safety purposes. For extra information read out our Trekking Essentials blog. And for further inquiries, you can contact HikeonTreks anytime.
|Kathmandu Office||014514568, 9851237317 (Whatsapp)|
|Pokhara Office||061458550, 9865311574 (WhatsApp)|
|Mail us firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Location of Kathmandu office||Bhagawanbahal, Kathmandu, Nepal|
|Location of Pokhara Office||Street No. Four Pokhara Lakeside|
|Day 1||Day 1 : Arrival in Kathmandu (1,400m-4593ft)|
|Day 2||Day 2 : Fly to Lukla (2,860m-9383ft) and Trek to Phakding (2,643m-8671ft) 7.8KM,3-4 Hour|
|Day 3||Day 3 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,440m-11286ft) 11KM,6-7 Hours|
|Day 4||Day 4 : Namche Bazaar (Acclimatization Day) Around 2 hours hiking|
|Day 5||Day 5 : Trek to Tengboche (12654ft) 10KM,5-6 Hours|
|Day 6||Day 6 : Trek to Dingboche (4,400m-14435ft) 9KM,5-6 Hours|
|Day 7||Day 7 : Dingboche (4,400m-14435ft) (Rest and Acclimatisation Day) Around 2 hours hiking|
|Day 8||Day 8 : Trek to Lobuche (4,950m-16240ft) 8KM, 4-5 Hours|
|Day 9||Day 9 : Trek to Gorak Shep (5,164m-16942ft)/Hike to Everest Base Camp (5,364m-17598ft) 12KM, 7-8 Hours|
|Day 10||Day 10 : Early in the morning Kalapatther (5,550m-18208ft)-Gorak Shep to Lobuche 7KM, 5-6 Hours|
|Day 11||Day 11 : Trek to Lobuche High Camp (5,400m-17716ft) 4KM, 3-4 Hours|
|Day 12||Day 12 : Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6,145m-20160ft) and back to pheriche|
|Day 13||Day 13 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,985m-13074ft)|
|Day 14||Day 14 : Trek to Namche to lukla|
|Day 15||Day 15 : Flight to Kathmandu|
|Day 16||Free Day Ktm|
|Day 17||Final Departure|
The most popular route to the summit of Lobuche Peak begins in the village of Lukla, where climbers will fly in from Kathmandu. From Lukla, it is a seven to eight-day trek to the base camp of Lobuche Peak, passing through picturesque villages and lush forests along the way. The trek to base camp is an excellent opportunity to acclimatize to the high altitude, as well as to get a taste of the local culture and way of life in the Everest region.
Once at base camp, climbers will spend several days acclimatizing and preparing for the summit attempt. This will involve several rotations up to higher camps on the mountain, as well as practicing technical climbing skills and reviewing safety procedures. The actual summit attempt typically takes two to three days, depending on the route and the conditions on the mountain.
The best season to climb Lobuche Peak in Nepal depends on a number of factors, including weather conditions, snow cover, and the preferences of the individual climber. In general, the two most popular seasons for climbing Lobuche Peak are spring and fall. The spring season, which runs from March to May, offers the best weather conditions on the mountain, with clear skies and mild temperatures. This is also the busiest time of year for climbing in the region, so there may be more people on the mountain.
The fall season, which runs from September to November, is also a good time to climb Lobuche Peak. The weather is generally stable during this time of year, and the crowds are typically smaller than in the spring. However, it can get colder at higher elevations during the fall season, so climbers should be prepared for colder temperatures and the possibility of snow.
The climb to the summit of Lobuche Peak is technically demanding, with steep ice slopes and exposed ridges. Climbers will need to be proficient in the use of ice axes, crampons, and other technical climbing equipment, and should be in good physical condition. It is also important for climbers to be properly acclimatized to the high altitude, as the thin air at these elevations can be dangerous for those who are not properly acclimatized.
Despite the challenges, the rewards of climbing Lobuche Peak are well worth the effort. From the summit, climbers are treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks, including Mount Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu. The climb is also an excellent opportunity to experience the culture and hospitality of the Sherpa people, who are renowned for their skills as mountaineers and their warm and welcoming nature.
In conclusion, Lobuche Peak is a challenging but rewarding mountain to climb, offering stunning views of the Himalayas and a chance to immerse oneself in the culture of the Sherpa people. It is a must-do for any experienced mountaineer looking to take on a new challenge in the beautiful and majestic region of Nepal.
Hikeontreks work with Sherpa guides who have been born in raised in the Himalayas of Nepal. Thus they have more than 20 years of experience in this mountaineering field. Also, they are well-trained and guide you properly throughout the journey. Nepal Mountaineering Association has trained them and registered them as guides for trekking and mountaineering. In contrast, Sherpa as your guide who is locally linked to the Himalayas can make our journey even more awesome.
Also check: Mera Peak Climbing
1. What's Includes
AIRPORT PICK-UP & DROP: Airport – Hotel transfer – Airport (Pick Up and Drop).
ACCOMMODATION IN KATHMANDU : 3 nights hotel in Kathmandu (3 Star Category) on bed & breakfast Basis-Twin Bed Room (Sharing).
PERMITS: Peak and National Park Permit, TIMS Card, and fees.
STAFF INSURANCE: Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance for all involved Nepalese staff during the trek and climbing.
MAP: Trekking and climbing map.
Flight ticket: KTM-LUK-KTM
MEMBER TRANSPORTATION: all Transportation when we need
CLIMBING STUFFS TRANSPORTATION: all equipment Transportation for all Staff and Necessary Climbing Gear for members
MEMBER LUGGAGE: Up to 15 Kg per member for personal baggage during the trek carrying by porter or Yak.
FOODS & LODGING : 3 meals a day (BLD; including tea and coffee) along with accessible accommodation at Hotel/Lodge/Tea house/Camp during the trek and BC. Well-managed Tent set up for members & Staff.
PORTERS: Porters 2 members: 1 Porter
BASE CAMP STAFF: Experienced and well-trained Base Camp Cook & kitchen Helpers as required.
STAFF SALARY & ALLOWANCE: All Nepalese staff & porter’s daily wages, equipment, food & clothing.
BASE CAMP TENT: 2 members sharing a tent.
BASE CAMP EQUIPMENT: All camping equipment such as a dining tent with table and chairs, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, & all necessary cooking gear. * if required.
LIGHT: Necessary light at all tents. * if required.
CLIMBING SHERPA: Veteran and Government Licensed Climbing Guide.
CLIMBING SHERPA SALARY & ALLOWANCE: Climbing Sherpa Salary, Equipment, Food, and Clothing.
MEDICAL KIT: Comprehensive Medical kit.
GUIDE: Government-licensed Guide English speaking during the trek
SUMMIT CERTIFICATE: Peak Climbing Certificate.
2. Doesn't Includes
INTERNATIONAL AIRFARE: International flight airfare (from and to Kathmandu).
NEPAL VISA FEES: Nepali Visa fee is US$ 40 per person for 30 days (to be applied for 60 days (USD$ 100).
LUNCH & DINNER: Lunch & dinner during the stay in Kathmandu (also in case of early return from Trekking / Expedition than the scheduled itinerary).
EXTRA NIGHTS IN KATHMANDU: Extra nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu. In case of early arrival or late departure, early return from Trekking / Expedition (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary.
INSURANCE: Travel and high altitude insurance, accident, medical & emergency evacuation.
RESCUE EVACUATION: Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation cost if required. (Rescue, Repatriation, Medication, Medical Tests, and Hospitalization costs.)
PERSONAL EXPENSES: Telephone Calls, Internet, Toiletries, battery recharge, hot shower, laundry, soft drinks, beers, and any Alcoholic beverages.
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT: Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking
TOILETRIES: Soaps, shampoos, toilet and tissue papers, toothpaste, and other items used to keep yourself clean.
FILMING: Special Filming, Camera, and Drone permit fee.
INTERNET SERVICE: Internet facility is not included.
SUMMIT BONUS: Summit bonus of 300 USD for one climbing Sherpa.
EXTRA PORTER: $25 USD for each, in case of extra porter, is demanded.
TIPS: Tips for staff.Necessary
extra baggage: UP TO 15 KG PAYMENT YOURSELF BY FLIGHT
EXTRA: Any other services or activities not mentioned in the itinerary. Any other item not listed in the “Cost Includes” Section.