Lobuche Peak Climbing – 21 days

Lobuche Peak Climbing – 21 days

Start Point

Kathmandu

End Point

Kathmandu

Duration

20N/21D

Grade

Hard

Max Altitude

6119 meters

Meals

B+L+D

Accomodation

Hotel/Lodge

No. of Person

Min. 02 Pax

Per day walking

5-6 Hours

Transportation

Car or Flight

Best Season

Mar-May & Sep-Nov

Activity

Lobuche Peak Climbing

Highlights

  • Spectacular Himalayan Views: Lobuche Peak offers stunning panoramic views of some of the world’s highest peaks, including Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and more. The summit provides a breathtaking vantage point to witness the grandeur of the Himalayas.
  • Varied Experience: Lobuche Peak climbing often begins with a trek to Everest Base Camp or Everest Base Camp via Gokyo Lake trek. This means you’ll not only have the opportunity to climb a peak but also experience the iconic trekking routes of the Everest region.
  • Cultural Immersion: The trek to Lobuche Peak’s base camp takes you through Sherpa villages and provides insights into the local culture and traditions. You’ll pass by monasteries, prayer flags, and experience the Sherpa way of life.
  • Technical Challenge: While Lobuche Peak is considered a trekking peak and doesn’t require extensive mountaineering experience, it does involve some technical aspects such as walking on glaciers, using crampons, and ascending steep snow and ice slopes.
  • Acclimatization: Adequate acclimatization is essential for climbing Lobuche Peak due to its high altitude. The trekking route allows for gradual ascent, helping you adjust to the altitude and reduce the risk of altitude-related illnesses.
  • Two Summits: Lobuche Peak has two main summits: East and West. Lobuche East is the most frequently climbed and requires less technical skill compared to Lobuche West. Both summits offer stunning views and a sense of accomplishment.
  • High-Altitude Experience: Climbing Lobuche Peak provides valuable high-altitude experience, making it a great opportunity for those looking to gain more exposure to climbing at significant elevations.
  • Adventure and Achievement: Lobuche Peak climbing provides a balance between adventure and accomplishment. It’s challenging enough to require preparation and effort but achievable for those with good physical fitness and determination.
  • Guided Expeditions: It’s recommended to undertake Lobuche Peak climbing with the assistance of experienced guides and a reputable trekking agency. They can provide the necessary equipment, route guidance, and safety measures.
  • Memorable Summit Moment: Reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak is a moment of triumph and provides a sense of achievement that comes with standing atop a Himalayan peak.

Lobuche Peak Climbing is a moderate climb in the Khumbu region of Nepal. The peak is 6,119 meters (20,075 feet) tall and offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains, including Everest, Lhotse, and Nuptse.

Lobuche Peak is a good choice for climbers who are looking for a challenging but rewarding climb without the technical difficulty of some of the other peaks in the area. The climb typically takes 12-15 days, starting in Kathmandu and ending in Lukla. The first few days of the trek are spent acclimatizing to the altitude, and the final few days are spent climbing to the summit. The summit day is a long and challenging day, but the views from the top are worth it.

In addition to the physical challenges of the climb, climbers also need to be aware of the risks of altitude sickness. Altitude sickness is a serious condition that can be fatal if not treated. It is important to ascend slowly and to listen to your body. If you start to feel symptoms of altitude sickness, it is important to descend to a lower altitude immediately.

Lobuche Peak Climbing is a great way to experience the beauty of the Himalayas and to challenge yourself physically and mentally. It is important to be well-prepared for the climb, both physically and mentally. If you are considering climbing Lobuche Peak, I recommend hiring a reputable trekking company to help you plan and execute your climb.

Here are some additional things to know about Lobuche Peak Climbing:

The best time to climb Lobuche Peak is during the spring (March-May) or autumn (September-November).

The cost of climbing Lobuche Peak typically ranges from $2,500 to $3,500.

The minimum age requirement for climbing Lobuche Peak is 16 years old.

Climbers must have a valid passport and visa to enter Nepal.

Climbers must also have a medical certificate stating that they are fit to climb Lobuche Peak.

Here is a comparison of Lobuche Peak Climbing and Island Peak Climbing:

Ultimately, the best peak for you to climb depends on your individual fitness level, experience, and budget. If you are looking for a challenging but rewarding climb with stunning views, then Lobuche Peak or Island Peak are both great options.

Detail Itinerary

Cost Details

  • What is Included
  • Kathmandu International Airport Arrival & Departure Transfer by Private Car/van/ Hiace/Bus
  • Accommodations on B/B Plan in Kathmandu/Pokhara
  • Arrangements of all transportation – Flight or Surface for Guests & Guide with all taxes
  • Pick up and drop from Hotel to Airport by Car/Van/Hiace/Bus/Jeep if flight for Lukla or other any Sector.
  • English Speaking experienced Trekking Guide for whole Trek – 1 Guide.
  • Climbing Guide Service – 2 Pax – 1 Guide, 3-5 Pax – 2 Guide, 6-10 Pax – 3 Guide, 11-15 pax – 4
  • Porter Services – 2 Pax Client – 1 Porter (Maximum 30 KGs for whole Trek.
  • Everest National Park Trek Permit, TIMS card & Any required permits or Official Documentation.
  • Meals - Full Board Basis (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as per Itinerary.
  • Tea house Lodge/Guest house Accommodations in Twin Sharing during Trek( Shared Toilets/ bathroom)
  • Insurance, Daily Wages, Equipments and all meals & Lodges of Porters and Guide in whole Trek
  • First Aid Kid Box (for Normal Treatment only)
  • Lobuche peak Climbing Permit fees
  • Equipments Charge of Climbing Sherpa
  • Garbage Clearance Deposit to NMA ( we will pay our self for this Deposit)
  • Tented Accommodation, all meals during climbing, kitchen utensils, cooking Equipments
  • Government taxes & Other Applicable Fees
  • What is Excluded
  • International Airfare to and from your country
  • Nepal Visa – Visa Fee – 15 days = 25 USD, 30 days = 40 USD and 90 days = 100 USD. For visa requirements: 2 Passport Size Photos
  • Travel & Health Insurance- Emergency Helicopter Rescue Insurance (Most recommended)
  • Lunch & Dinner in Katmandu or Pokhara – Meals approx – 5-10 USD
  • Any Alcoholic Drinks, Cold Drinks, Boiled & Mineral Water, Beverages, deserts Etc in Trek
  • Hot Shower, Battery Charges (Available in Trek with Extra cost or Free in some lodges)
  • Climbing Gears Full Set( Ropes, Plastic Boot, Ice- Axe, Safety belt, Caravinas, Gaiters, Jumar, 8 fingers & all necessary Equipments for Climbing)- US$ 150( if you want to Hire/rent)
  • Sleeping bag & Down Jackets Hire from Kathmandu (US$ 1 per item per day basis) if you need.
  • Tips for Guide & Porter (Not mandatory but expected)
  • Extra Cost such as Flight Cancellation or Delayed, Sick in Trek, and Helicopter rescue in Trek. Cost due to bad weather etc which is out of our control
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