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Lobuche Peak Climbing – 17 Days Itinerary

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  • Destination: Khumbu / Lobuche East Peak
  • Group Size: 1+
  • Maximum altitude: 6421 M
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
  • Grade Info: Strenuous
  • Transportation: plane
  • Total Days: 17 Days
  • Walking Hour: Apprx 5- 6 hrs/day

What is Nepal popular for? The most probable answer will be tall mountains, peaks, and hills, which is the right answer. Yes, Nepal is known for the land of Mount Everest and seven other eight-thousanders. Not only that, but there are also numerous other peaks that are high enough to touch skies. In very simple words “Nepal is a blessed country with the world’s highest and most beautiful mountains”. Having that said, this is so fair to say “ The ultimate destination for every mountain adventurer in the world is Nepal”.

From highest Mt Everest(8,848m) to smallest Gokyo Ri(5,357m), Nepal’s list of mountains is long which includes many technical peaks, easy trekking peaks, and high hiking peaks. Thousands of beginners, semi-professionals, and professional climbers come to Nepal every 12 months to climb one more mountain. The beginners reach here to learn basic mountaineering skills by climbing the trekking peaks. There are several trekking peaks and amongst that the Lobuche Peak is one of the most popular. And, this article will rotate around and around Lobuche Peak Climbing. Let’s jump in.

Lobuche Peak is a well-known trekking peak of Nepal located in the Khumbu region. Consisting of two faces; Lobuche East(6,119m) and Lobuche West(6,145m), the Lobuche peak lies just above the Lobuche village and Khumbu Glacier. Peaks like Mount Everest and Lhotse lie just 13.5 Km east from the Lobuche Peak. Of two faces, the Lobuche East is an easily climbable peak and thus regarded as the trekking peak. On the other side, Lobuche West is less frequently climbable and more technical and hence listed as the expedition peak. So, Lobuche East(6,119m) is the summit point of Lobuche Peak Climbing, not the Lobuche West.

Lobuche East Peak climbing is the best plan for beginners to tick the very first peak climb of their life. This not too difficult trekking peak offers the beautiful but learnable climbing experience. Climbers summiting Lobuche East can finally move up towards another mountain. Reaching the Lobuche top is not an end of the expedition but the start of many more climbs.

Furthermore, Lobuche Peak Climbing arranges the awestruck mountain views along the way and from the top. Being very near to the Mahalangur section, this expedition gets you the vision of Everest along with Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and several others.

We have added more about the Lobuche Peak expedition down below in the headings of major highlights, climbing route, detailed itinerary, difficulty level, best time with some Faqs also. Go and read those out to get ready for the expedition with us, Exciting Nepal.

Must Read: Information on Itinerary Alteration and Kathmandu to Lukla flight information

Highlights of Lobuche Peak Climbing

  • Reach the summit of Lobuche East Peak which stands at 6,119m.
  • Eyeshot the breathtaking Himalayan panorama from the top.
  • Get overly satisfied by heavenly views of Mt Everest, Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu, Mt Nuptse, Mt Amadablam, Mt Pumori, and several more peaks.
  • Pass just by the world’s highest glacier, Khumbu Glacier
  • Do trek over the trail of the most popular Everest Base Camp Trek until Lobuche.
  • Explore the uniquely established Sherpa settlements and their culture.
  • Trek amid prayer flags, gompas, Monasteries, via suspension bridges, and through dense woods.

Outline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and Hotel transfer (1400m)

Day 02: Arrangement Day

Day 03: Fly to Lukla ( 2,860 m) and trek to Phakding ( 2,610 m; 40 mins flight; 4 hrs trek)

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3446m; 5/6 hrs trek)

Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3800m; 5/6 hrs trek)

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche (4347m; 5/6 hrs trek)

Day 08: Rest and Explore Dingboche(4,410 m; 5/6 hrs trek), Explore the Nagarjun Peak (2/3 hrs hike)

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche (4,940 m; 5/6 hrs trek)

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep and then Trek to Everest base Camp ( 5,364 m), Explore EBC and trek down to Goreskshep (6/7 hrs trek)

Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar (5,644 m) and trek to  Lobuche Base Camp (4,950 m; 6/7 hrs trek)

Day 12: Trek to Lobuche High Camp (5300 meters; 3/4 hrs trek)

Day 13: Summit Day (6119 m) and Trek Down to Phiriche (4,371 m; 8-10 hrs trek)

Day 14: Trek back to Namche (3446m; 5/6 hrs trek)

Day 15: Trek back to Lukla (2800 m; 4 to 5 hrs trek)

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu (1400m; 40 mins flight)

Day 17: Final Departure.

Detailed Itinerary of Lobuche Peak Climbing

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and Hotel transfer

Accommodation: Hotel

You will land at Kathmandu airport and a team from Exciting Nepal will reach before your landing to pick you up. They will facilitate a quick and hassle-free hotel transfer to your hotel. You’ll make a check-in into the hotel after reaching there and our members will wave you goodbye. Lay on the bed for the rest after the long hours of air travel. Later, you get welcomed by the Exciting team including the guides for your expedition. The team will offer dinner at the hotel for your warm welcome.

Day 02: Arrangement Day

Accommodation: Hotel

This is the day that is fully dedicated to your preparation for the long expedition of Lobuche Peak. You will attend a trip briefing meeting to know everything about the itinerary. You will also meet your trekking and mountaineering guide to know each other. Your guide will provide clear information about the required climbing gear for the Lobuche peak ascend. After the meeting, you will wander around shopping places to buy any necessary things before you fly to Lukla the very next day.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Flight Duration: 40 minutes

Trekking Duration: 3 to 4 hours

Maximum Altitude: 2640m

Accommodation: Teahouse

And the day has come to head towards the home of Lobuche Peak, Khumbu (Everest) region. For that, you will hop into aircraft which will take just 40 minutes to drop you in the Lukla. The air time will be quite scenic where you find the entire Himalayas just out of the plain window. Your entry to the gateway of Everest will be welcomed by the locals of Lukla at Tenzing Hillary Airport(2800m).

After the quick welcome rest at Lukla, you will now head out into the woods to reach Phakding. You will head side by side of Dudh(Milk) Koshi River after passing through several settlements. Ghat(Bank) of Dudh Koshi river has a nicely painted Mani wall, you will pass through it and a forest of rhododendrons and pines. From the riverbed of Dudh Koshi, there are few uphills and downhills to reach Phakding.

Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Maximum Altitude: 3446m

Accommodation: Lodge

Your first day has gone well and it is now time for another similar trekking day. On this day, you will stretch out to reach the hub of the Everest region, Namche Bazaar(3446m). While trekking today, you will cross many suspension bridges colored with prayer flags and gompas. After leaving Phakding behind, you will sail ahead via scenic trails of the Everest region. The trekking will become more and more fun with every step ahead. On the way today, you will pass major Sherpa settlements like Bengar, Monjo. Monjo village is the entrance to a UNESCO world heritage site, Sagarmatha National Park.

Still a few km to reach Namche, you will receive glimpses of Mt Everest, Lhotse, and other high peaks of the Khumbu region. Moving forward through several ups and downs then comes the final ascent to reach Namche Bazaar. As you may know, Namche is the most happening place in the entire Khumbu region. Arrive there and explore the town.

Day 05: Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar

Accommodation: Lodge

Heading straight to the higher areas without acclimating your body to new heights raises the chances of altitude sickness. So, it is better to stay around Namche before heading higher towards the Lobuche Peak. On this day, you will involve yourself in hiking around Namche and near attractions. Namche Bazaar in itself is a big market with many shops, restaurants, cafes, and some museums to explore.

There is one more option to do while your body starts acclimatizing, a hike to the Everest View Hotel. This hotel is one of the highest placed hotels in the world which sits at an altitude of 3,880m. As its name suggests, this hotel will serve an exquisite view of Mt Everest and some other peaks while you enjoy your lunch. Thereafter, you will return to the lodge of Namche for a night stay.

Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Maximum Altitude: 3800m

Accommodation: Teahouse

After a wonderful time around Namche, it is time to leave it behind to reach Tengboche. You will start the trek by descending through Namche towards Ohunki. All over the route, you will be rewarded with white mountain views including Everest and Ama Dablam. You will reach Phunki Tenga after some hours of easy downhill trekking. Then after trekking for some more hours you’ll start to see the largest monastery of the region, Tengboche Monastery.

This monastery offers a blessing to every adventurer that walks through Tengboche’s trail. Decorated with many colorful flags and prayer wheels from outside, this monastery hosts awesome views of mountains in the north. Everest, Lobuche, Thamserku, Ama Dablam, and many other peaks are glanceable in one sight from here. Not only that, but you can also celebrate a time of being at one of the largest Sherpa settlements.

Day 07: Trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Maximum Altitude: 4347m

Accommodation: Teahouse

You’ll wake up with morning prayers of the Tengboche monastery and what a blissful morning that will be. After breakfast, you will kick-off the trails to reach Dingboche. The trek will be through lush trees of rhododendron and conifers along with mountain views at distant. Following the forest, you will descend to reach the river bed of Imja Khola.

And trekking over the Imja Khola via a bridge, you head up a slope trail that takes you to the Pangboche. You will take a break to explore the Pangboche village which also has a famous Pangboche Monastery. From the village, you will get visions of various Everest region mountains. After that, you move forward to Dingboche through Imja valley near to Lobuche River. Heading up from the riverbank arrives Dingboche

Day 08: Dingboche rest and explore the Nagarjun Peak, 5000M

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Maximum Altitude: 4,900m

Accommodation: Teahouse

A day of rest is well-deserved. So instead of hiking the trail, we’ll stay back at the village and relax. To make the day productive and acclimatize, we’ll go on a trip to Nagarjun.
The whole idea of acclimatization is to walk higher and sleep lower. So after having breakfast, we’ll leave for the trek to Nagarjuna Peak. To start, we’ll ascend steep hills with rocks and boulders which makes the trek a bit difficult.

After hiking for a good 2-3 hours, we’ll finally get to Nagarjun, one of the major tourist attractions in the Sherpa Valley. It comes with a magnificent view of lofty mountains, steep-sided valleys, and rocky hills. Down the peak is a small settlement, mostly lodges and guest houses to accommodate hikers.

we’ll get back to the trail and walk the way down to the village. On the way back, we can see lots of ancient Tibetan monasteries and Chortens, which look stunning. Overnight stay in the tea house.

Day 09: Trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Trekking Duration: 5 to 6 hours

Maximum Altitude: 4,900m

Accommodation: Teahouse

You’ll start the 8th day’s trek of the Lobuche Peak Climbing with a plan to reach Lobuche before nightfall. Now altitudes have reached around 5,000m and this part of trekking can be a bit more difficult than the past ones. You will move through a rough and steep trail to arrive at Duglha. One more steep climb takes you towards Chuki Lahara.

Then from Lahara, you will enjoy walking forward by memorial stupas for the lost ones. Now it will be a walk over the moraines of Khumbu Glacier to make it to Lobuche village. This village is the nearest settlement to Lobuche peak and from there you can take a look at various high peaks including Lobuche peak.

Day 10: Trek to Gorekshep and than Trek to Everest base Camp, Explore EBC and trek down to Goreskshep.

Maximum Altitude: EBC 5300 MTRS.

Trekking Duration: 6 to 7 hours

After breakfast, our journey continues following flat meadows. Shortly after, we head northward following Khumbu Glacier. Climbing onto the lateral moraine, we land Gorak Shep. On the way, we get panoramic views of snow-clad peaks and Khumbu Glacier itself.

we get our lunch. Subsequently, we head towards Everest Base Camp leaving our backpack there.  Gradually walking upward via moraine of Khumbu Glacier, we reach our most awaited destination-EBC.

One shall get the vivid panoramic views of mount Khumbuste, mount Pumori and mount Nuptse keeping Mt. Everest in the background.  Standing here trekkers get the mixed sensation of shifting emotions that a dream has come true.

With the mesmerizing view of Khumbu Icefall, we capture some charming views around. Spending some time on the base of the tallest peak of the world, we get back to Gorak Shep.

Day 11: Hike to Kalapatthar and trek to  Lobuche Base Camp.

Kala Patthar Altitude: 5,644 meters

Lobuche East Base Camp Altitude: 4,950 meters

Walking Hours: 6-7 hrs

Overnight at:  Tent

This is the day when you actually head towards Lobuche Peak, We will hike up to Kalapatthar 5555 MTRS, Approx. Kalapatthar, Takes two hours more or less , Best view of Mt. Everest and many more, Lotse, Noptse. ,  You’ll aim for reaching Lobuche Base Camp on time. After down from Kalapathar The Gorakshep-Lobuche Base Camp trail is a steep and rough track to walk over. You’ll push yourself following the footsteps of your guide. Then in a mid-way, you will see the glacier made from Lobuche Peak with bright mountain views above the glacier ground.

After rooting for Base camp for 5 to 6 hours from Gorakshep, you finally reach Lobuche Base Camp. There are no teahouses onwards from the Lobuche village so it is time to set up a tent. Your assisting companions will do that for you and it will be the first night of some more billion stars roofed night.

Day 12: Trek to Lobuche High Camp

Maximum Altitude: 5300 meters

Trekking Duration: 3-4 hours

Accommodation: Camped Tent

You will move one more step closer to the Lobuche summit by leaving for Lobuche High Camp from the Base Camp. While trekking on you will feel a change in the trails’ nature as they will have now become steeper and rougher. The trek duration is low around 3 to 4 hours but the slope is the thing that will make it long. Your team members will install a tent where you can take rest.

Later around the afternoon, your climbing guide will present some climbing skills and gear usage tips, tricks. This is all for making you competitive for the big day tomorrow, Lobuche Peak Climbing. After that, you will have enough sleep after lunch as you have to start early in the morning.

Day 13: Summit Day and trek back to Phiriche.

Maximum Altitude: 6119 meters

Trekking Duration: 8-10 hours

Accommodation: Lodge .

The sole goal of climbing Lobuche Peak will get accomplished today. Your breakfast will be ready quicker than before as you have to start the climb early. You will approach the southern ridge through steep and ice tracks. The ropes, crampons, and ice-axes will finally come to usage. With the assistance of your guide, you will head upward on the technical parts of Lobuche Peak. After climbing the last part i.e. 45 degrees sloped hill, you will be at the summit point of Lobuche East.

Your heart will pump out with the joy of climb success. Your celebration will become more happening with the wide panorama of the Everest region. The whole Everest region is viewable from the summit of Lobuche peak and that eyeshot will make you realize more the trip is worth every pain. After a glorious time of your life at the Lobuche summit, you will descend towards the high camp of this peak. We will trek Phiriche  and we see the condition of our body,

Day 14: Trek to Namche.

Trekking Duration: 5-6 hours

Accommodation: Teahouse

Following the way we ascent earlier, we head back to Jorsalle, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding, and finally to Lukla.

we cross many suspension villages, rocky trails, and diverse terrains. Sharing our experiences of the journey, we reach Lukla. After hotel check-in, our leader processes for flight. We relax our bodies with some refreshment drinks. Enjoy the last night in the lap of the Himalaya.

Day 15: Trek back to Lukla (2610m)

Trekking Duration: 4 to 5 hours

Accommodation: Teahouse

Now, you will retrace your way back to Phakding  and it will take around 4 to 5 hours to reach there. Today’s trail will be via the riverbank of Imja Khola which makes you enter Imja Valley. We will pass through  Namche.

Day 15: Trek back to Lukla (2860m)

Trekking Duration:  5 hours

Accommodation: Lodge

he trek continues after the first meal at Namche Bazaar. Following the way we ascent earlier, we head back to Jorsalle, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding, and finally to Lukla.

we cross many suspension villages, rocky trails, and diverse terrains. Sharing our experiences of the journey, we reach Lukla.

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu and to the Hotel via Hotel transfer

Flight Duration: 40 minutes

Accommodation: Hotel

This may feel sad but the final day of Lobuche Peak climbing has finally arrived now.

You will head into the early flight to Kathmandu after breakfast. It will take around 40 minutes to land in Kathmandu. But before you land, take a look outside through your plain windows to see great mountains of Nepal for the last time until your next trip.

That way you will never know when your 40 minutes went away and you will land at Kathmandu airport. The hotel transfer team will already have arrived at the airport for picking you. You will get a trouble-free hotel drop to reach your hotel.

Day 17: Final Departure as per your international flight schedule.

Trip Cost US$ 2160 Per person
Cost Includes:
  • Two night Deluxe hotel in Kathmandu on B/B
  • All Arrival and Departure , Airport -Hotel -Airport.
  • Flight ticket from Kathmandu -Lukla - Kathmandu for member and staff.
  • Special Climbing peak permit.
  •  One climbing guide (Sherpa) among two members.
  • Full Insurance of staff.
  • Everest National Park entrance permit
  • All three Meals during the trek and camping and tea coffee during the breakfast.
  • Seasonal fruits.
  • A cup of Tea or coffee during the breakfast.
  • Accommodation in lodge during the trek, basic camping arrangement during climbing.
  • Porters to carry member baggage 15 to 18 kg per porter.
  • A trekking and climbing route map.
  • Down sleeping bag and Jacket, to be returned after the trip.
  • Medical kit box with normal medical supplies.
  • An arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service (Pay first and claim later with your insurance if policy cover.). If in case of worst case only.
Cost Excludes:
  • Personal clothing.
  • Personal accident insurance, emergency evacuation cost, oxygen,
  • Alcoholic beverage, laundry and tips.
  • Extra hotel accommodation and sightseeing tour in Kathmandu (available as per your choice)
  • Your personal climbing Equpment.
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees. Click here for more details.

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Frequently asked questions of Lobuche Peak Climbing

How to get a Visa to Nepal? What are the fees and the required documents?

There are two ways to get a Nepal Visa. One way is you have to apply for a visa at the Nepalese embassy located in your country. And in another way, you can get a Nepalese tourist visa from an immigration department located at the international arrival of Kathmandu airport.

The fee for the Nepalese visa is variable with the total number of days you want to stay in Nepal. For example, if you want to stay for 2 weeks, you need to pay around 30 USD. Similarly, for one month(4 weeks) it is 50 USD and for three months (90 days) it is 125 USD. There you will have to pay an extra fee if you want to extend your visa before the visa expiry date. You cannot do a visa extension for less than 15 days and the fee is USD 45 for 15 days. If you want to stay even after the extended 15 days, now you have to pay USD 3 per day until your departure day.

The documents required to apply for a Nepal visa are; two recent passport photos which are flawless, your valid passport which is still at least 180 days away from the expiry date. Remember, the visa fee needs to be in USD currency only.

Will I earn hotel transfers while I arrive and depart?

Yes, there will be a hotel pickup and airport drop while your arrival and departure respectively. The crew members from Exciting Nepal’s team will facilitate both of the hotel transfer facilities.

Where lies Lobuche Peak?

Lobuche Peak is a trekking peak that lies in the Khumbu(Everest) region of Nepal.

It is only 13.5 km away from Mt Everest and very near the Lobuche village and Khumbu glacier.

How high is the summit of the Lobuche Peak?

The summit of Lobuche Peak sits at a height of 6,119m(20,075ft). Actually, there are two faces of Lobuche Peak; Lobuche East(6,119m) and Lobuche West(6,145m). But, Lobuche East is known as the true summit of Lobuche peak due to its accessibility and easiness.

How long is Lobuche Peak Climbing?

The summit day involves 8 to 10 hours of ascent plus descent to reach the summit and to return back to the Lobuche Base Camp. As for the overall duration, Lobuche Peak Climbing’s itinerary can last from a minimum of 14 days to 20 days. The addition of Everest Base Camp Trek on the Lobuche Peak expedition makes the expedition go long.

When to do Lobuche Peak climbing and when not to do?

Lobuche peak is ideal to climb during the March to May i.e Spring and September to November i.e Autumn. Both of the times are perfectly best due to their stable weather, warm temperature, and clear visibility.

And there are times when you should not do the Lobuche peak or any other climbing. The two times are Winter(December to February) and Monsoon(June to August) which are also termed as the off-seasons for Himalayan adventure. You won’t get stable weather, warm temperature, and clear vision in off-seasons.

How hard is Lobuche Peak Climbing?

Lobuche peak is one of the difficult trekking peaks in Nepal. There is one technical section while ascending the summit where a climber has to ascend 45 degrees steeped snowy trail. That technical section is easily doable with prior mountaineering training and practice with climbing ropes. Other than that, the climb is as easy as other trekking peaks. A simple high altitude trekking experience and climbing training are enough for this expedition.

Do I need to buy any climbing equipment, or does the company provide?

You can buy climbing gear if you want to have them for the future as well. But, we(Exciting Nepal) can provide climbing essentials on rent until tour completion. However, you should bring other basic trekking essentials by yourself. If you don't want to do that too, you can hire those basic trekking gear like a down jacket, sleeping bags from Kathmandu.

What are the real chances of altitude sickness during the expedition?

The chances are good as you will be ascending the high peak of 6,119m. Altitude sickness is prone to everyone who is wandering above 4000m of altitude. If no or fewer precautions are taken then the chances of getting caught by the mountain sickness are real and dangerous too.

Will I be guided on that climb by experienced guides?

Yes, the guides for your service are very much experienced in the field of climbing and trekking. Their succession rate and quality guidance are the things that have kept their position in our team. When traveling with our guides, there is no question about experience and quality.

What is the cost of the Lobuche East Climbing package?

We have the most economic and covering cost in Nepal for the Lobuche east expedition. It will take USD 2160 per person to do a Lobuche climb with our experienced team.

After the succession of peak climbing, does the company offer a certificate?

Yes, You will get a certificate from Nepal Mountaineering Association addressing your successful climb of Lobuche Peak. We do not issue any other certificates from our or any other company.

What are the permits required for the Lobuche climb?

You have to get a peak climbing permit which is issued by the Nepal Mountaineering Association. The permit fee is variable to various seasons, you can check the permit fee in each of the seasons here, Nepal peak permit fees.

Will I get charging and internet facilities on the peak climbing journey?

Yes, but until the Lobuche village only. From Lobuche, there are no teahouses further and you have to spend overnights in tented camps. Until Lobuche village, there are plenty of tea houses that provide both charging and wifi facilities in extra charges.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Route

The journey starts with a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and then trek through villages like Phakding, Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and finally Lobuche. From Lobuche, the routes get separated where the EBC route heads towards Gorakshep, and Lobuche Peak’s path moves to Lobuche Base Camp. Everest Base Camp is just 8.5km southwest from the Lobuche village, that is why Everest Base Camp Trek is added too often in most of the Lobuche Peak itineraries.

Thereafter, Lobuche Peak climbing trail approaches the Lobuche Base Camp which resides at an altitude of 4,950m. After the Base Camp, the route heads upward just over the Khumbu Glacier to reach Lobuche High Camp(5,400m). The nights after Lobuche village have to be spent in the tented camps.

Lobuche Peak summit is only one hard stretch away from the high camp. The path turns steeper and steeper after the high camp where the summit track finds its way through a sharp snow ridge. Then, the route turns towards the north-west of the peak where some snow bumps and notches lie. After that is the final summit climb over a steep part towards the summit point.

How difficult is Lobuche Peak Climbing?

Lobuche Peak is one of those trekking peaks of Nepal which is slightly more difficult than other similar peaks. This expedition involves steep and high altitude trekking and hard climb. Before you start Lobuche Peak climbing, you have to trek all the way from Lukla to Lobuche Base Camp. For that part of trekking, you will require an average of 5 to 6 hours of trekking per day. The hiking trails are not plain but steep and tiring. Beginners who have not trekked before can face some problems while trekking days. The trek is around the higher parts of the Khumbu region so a foreigner can struggle with altitude sickness.

Once you cross Lobuche village, the trail starts to get rough, steady, and rocky. Some nights until return to the village are meant to be spent in the camp tent and have to eat food cooked by the helper there. This can be a little difficult situation for those who have not climbed a mountain before. The rough trails get steeper and steeper as you head towards Lobuche’s Base Camp. Sometimes while ascending, you need to use mountaineering gears like rope, ice axe to move ahead. Then comes the summit day on which you have to climb the Lobuche East and head back to the base camp. A total of around 8 to 10 hours will be required to do so on the summit day.

Summit climb is also not easy as said. There is a steep and snowy section just a few climbs below the summit which is sloped in around 45°. This particular part is as lengthy as 50m and it can be more difficult than other sections. Beginners face more problems at this part of Lobuche Peak climbing and they have to give a real test of their skills. Other than these facts written above, the Lobuche Peak is a doable trekking peak. But, embarkers have to have prior mountaineering training, practice, and knowledge.

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Best Time for Lobuche Peak Climbing

Everything has its own time and time is the most important part of life. The same is here in Lobuche Peak Climbing, this peak expedition has its own best times. You cannot get ready for the climb anytime you like. There are two favorable times in a year for climbing the Lobuche East; March to May(Spring) and September to November(Autumn). These suggested seasons provide the perfect conditions to do a trek and climb. Both of the seasons are completely rain-free and possess stable weather and warm temperatures. During Autumn and Spring, there are lower chances of the climb postponing.

You get to enjoy the whole of the expedition thoroughly if it is done in either Spring or Autumn. Skies are mostly clear and on the bright days, you can watch every step cautiously. There is one another perk; you will enjoy the broad panorama of Everest region mountains. You can encapture several high peaks in one glance as there will be no clouds hindering the view. Lobuche Peak climb is mostly a hassle-free experience if it is done in the Autumn and Spring.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Elevation and Altitude Profile

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