Lobuche Peak Climbing

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Trip Overview

Location : Everest Region, Nepal

Longitude : 27° 58' 19" North

Longitude : 86° 46' 45" East

First Climbed : 1984

First Climber(s) / Team : Laurence Nielson

Major Proximity : Namche / Lukla

Rescue Flight Operations : From Kathmandu (1 ½ hrs)

Best Seasons : Mar-Apr-May / Sep-Oct


9th Highest Trekking Peak in Nepal

Not perhaps the Everest by a little - but its Lobuche that stands close to the highest point in the planet. Attractive, and daunting mountain that rises over the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to a spectacular skyline, forms the south ridge providing common climbing route.

One can reach the peak of Lobuche by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. Said that Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa made the first ascent to Lobuche on 25 April 1984, but possibilities are that others may have reached the summit before as it is always especially remarked by the Everest Expedition groups.

What you will get


  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Lobuche Peak climbing permit
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes
What you wont get


  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters
  • Services not listed in the ‘What Is Included’ section
Things To Do


  • Day 1
    Arrive Kathmandu & Transfer to Hotel.
  • Day 2
    Sightseeing at Kathmandu Valley

    Full day guided sightseeing around the Kathmandu valley. Join us for the welcome dinner at evening. Hotel Overnight.

  • Day 3
    Fly from Kathmandu to Lukla

    Flight from Kathmandu (1,310m) to Lukla (2,840m).

    Trek to Phakding (2,610m), takes about 2-3 hours to reach Camp.

  • Day 4
    Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3,440m/11,283ft): 5-6 hours

    Namche Bazar

  • Day 5
    Rest day at Namche for acclimatization.
  • Day 6
    Trek Namche to Tengboche (3,860m) (5 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 7
    Trek Tengboche to Pheriche (4,312m) (5-6 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 8
    Trek Pheriche to Lobuche (4,920m) (4-5 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 9
    Trek Lobuche to Gorakshep (5,140m) (4 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 10
    Trek to Lobuche Base Camp(4940 m/16,207 ft)
  • Day 11
    Trek to Lobuche High Camp(5,400m/17,712ft)
  • Day 12
    Summit the Lobuche Peak (6,119m / 20,075 ft). Return back to Base Camp.
  • Day 13
    Trek back to Lobuche (4,920m) (5-6 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 14
    Trek to Pheriche (4,410m) (5 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 15
    Trek Pheriche to Tengboche (3,860m) (4 hrs). Camp
  • Day 16
    Trek Tengboche to Namche (3,440m) (3 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 17
    Trek Namche to Lukla (2,840m) (5-6 hrs). Camp.
  • Day 18
    Flight: Lukla (2,840m) - Kathmandu (1,310m). Hotel Overnight.
  • Day 19
    Free day to explore, and enjoy Kathmandu. Hotel Overnight.
  • Day 20
    Final Departure.
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