Lobuche East Peak Climbing (19 days)

  • Lobuche East Peak
  • Lobuche East Peak

One of the most popular peaks among climbers and standing at 6,119m, Lobuche East is situated in the Kumbhu Region of Nepal. There are two main peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East, with Lobuche East being 26m higher at 6,145m.  From the peak you will be rewarded with amazing views of Everest alongside Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Lhotse and Pumori.  In addition you will trek through Sherpa communities and visit age-old monasteries. The 19 Day Lobuche East Peak climbing combines itself with the classic Everest Base Camp trek, taking you through some of the most popular areas of the Everest Region like Kala Pathar, which provides one of the best views of Mt Everest.


Trip Overview

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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu
As you reach at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, Third Eye Adventure arranges as airport representative who will meet you and end up the formalities (Visa, etc). You just need to confirm our representative with a show board at the way in gate. You will after that shift to the hotel. In the evening, we will have a welcome dinner at a long-established Nepalese restaurant and also observe a Nepalis cultural program. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparing for trek
Today, you will go for visiting the attractions in Kathmandu. The main fascinations of the sightseeing tour are going around Kathmandu valley where you can see many age-old temples, architectures and more; going around Bouddhnath which is one of the biggest Buddhist Stupa in the entire world; Swyambhunath, a renowned monkey temple falling at the hillock; Pashupatinath, a prominent Hindu temple and numerous enthralling places to visit. And many of them are enlisted in UNESCO’s world heritage list. Also, we will prepare for trek today. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding (2610m).
From Kathmandu taking a gratifying flight, we will move to Lukla (2827m) early in the morning in 40 minutes. Reaching at Lukla, we set up our trek downward to reach near the Dudh Kosi River and catch up the major path to reach Namche Bazaar, located just on top of Chaunrikharka (2713m). The trail is unproblematic and walking crosswise we will reach at the tiny community of Ghat(2550m). After passing by the community, we will then take a short amble to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding.

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m).
Today, we will head off from Phakding with a minor mount to Jorsale and we swing further on from a cascade. We, after that, pass by different communities and superb woodland of rhododendron, mammoth firs plus magnolia trees. Subsequently, we turn to Namche going crossways via bridges and rise some meters, an upright fall then after another steeper way up from side to side to the forest we will reach Namche bazaar. We will in our day trek for just about 4 hours and stay at lodge or guest house.

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar
We will have a day off from our trek in our day in Namche Bazaar to get proper adjustment at the elevation. Namche is a prosperous community positioned in a large secluded empty space. Here, from the national park headquarters located on top of the town, one can look both picturesque vistas of sunrise as well as sunset. The astonishing vista also contains wonderful outlook of the Khumbu peaks and big views of Mt Everest. Alos, we can optionally stroll to Thami (3810m) on top of the stunning Bhote Khola Valley or choose for going to watch the extraordinary displays of Sherpa living and culture after having our breakfast. Overnight in Namchebazaar.

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3800m).
We amble down all the way through the Khumjung area today and take a trip to the main momentous lane to Everest at Shanasa. After that, we will continue strolling to Trashinga and go downhill to go across the Dudh Kosi River lying at Phunkitenga (3250m). In the hours of daylight, today we will have a broad and straight up path passing side by side to fir, black juniper, rhododendron forest, pine, etc. that takes us to Tengboche Monastery. Adding up, we can also observe huge montains -Ama Dablam, Kantega, Mount Everest and more. Wewill stay in Tengboche tonight.

Day 07:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m)
We make a tour all around the Tengboche monastery today in the early morning ahead of moving downhill passing side by side to the forest of birch, fir, juniper, rhododendron to arrive the nunnery located at Debuche. At that moment, we have stable way up only. After passing across the Imja River, the track moves ahead to the Pangboche community where we can catch the view of the dazzling peak Ama Dablam. We will most probably choose the upper Pangboche track since more pristine views of beautiful peaks will greet us. We also make a trip around the Pangboche monastery. From here, we will have a temperate walk as we enter the Imja Valley. The valley steadily opens out when approaching the convergence of the Lobuche River. We tumble down to the river and start on the trekking up to Dingboche. Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 08:  Dingboche: Acclimatization Day
We will have another day rest to acclimatizein Dingboche, a most preferred stop for climbers walking to the Everest base camp or Imja Tse. The community is striking with a range of fields wrapped by stone walls to look after barley, potatoes and buckwheat from the freezing storm and grazing wild lives. We can optionally go to Ama Dablam base camp, Chukkhung or Nagarjun Hill for immense views of Lhotse, Makalu, Chalotse, Ama Dablam, Tawache etc. Overnight in Dingboche.

Day 09:  Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m)
Our trail mounts to reach the drainage of the Khumbu. After roughly an hour it commences to make way up the Khumbu Glacier’s moraine. It is Dughla for half of our way up to the moraine. Moving additionally ahead from Dughla the track without any stop takes us steeply to the crest of the moraine. The track now takes us to walk on plane way falling on the west part of the moraine sooner than arriving at Lobuche. Overnight in Lobuche.

Day 10:  Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and back to Gorakshep (5170 m)
We take the track to Everest Base Camp from side to side with Gorakshep Lake which was once a vast lake. We will walk in a straight line to the front and we come crossways the Indian army climbers’ memorials. The trail from here is strenuous because of thin air in the elevated altitude. We get ahead of rocky dunes, streams as well as moraine before getting to the Everest Base Camp. As we arrive at the Everest Base Camp, we perceive tents of trekkers. Then, we will be rewarded by the stupendous vistas of Nuptse, Pumori, Khumbuste in the base camp. We will come back to Gorakshep for overnight.

Day 11:  Gorakshep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Lobuche (4940m)
We will get ready for an early sunup departure since there may occur frosty winds. Well-known peaks – Lingtren, Changtse as well as Khumbutse overlook to the east and on the other hand Everest begins to appear. However, it is after arriving in Kala Patthar we will get the opportunity to witness 360- -close up views including Mt. Everest. We get pictures, take pleasure from the wonderful mount panorama, and afterward return to Lobuche for overnight.

Day 12:  Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4,950m)
From Lobuche, we walk to Lobuche base camp. After strolling sometime on fairly flatter surface, the trail to the Lobuche Base Camp will become rocky and steeper. We move frontward next to the Lobuche Glacier enjoying immense views of Ama Dablam, Kantega Pokalde, Cholatse, Thamserku, and many other Himalayas. Overnight in Lobuche East Base Camp.

Day 13:  Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m)
On this day, we will make our way to reach at the High Camp that lies at 5400m higher than the Lobuche Base Camp (4,950m). Our path is not very far-reaching one but has quite a few testing tracks. From here the snap of the enormous and snowy peaks proffer you overwhelming sense. We lay our camp here for overnight.

Day 14:  Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m) and back to High Camp
We will have our breakfast at around 2 am and start ascending to the summit of Lobuche East Peak since we need to reach there before noon as in the daylight the sturdy winds in the elevated lands may turn into an obstacle for reaching the summit. This is the important day that offers a chance to see more panoramic scenes of peaks like- Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, Cholatse, and many others. We use up some time at the pinnacle taking goodpictures, after that we return back to the High Camp for an overnight stay.

Day 15:  Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m )
After our morning breakfast, we walk down from Lobuche High Camp and unite the Everest Base Camp way at Lobuche another time. From Lobuche, we once more make way to Pheriche. Here, we get to take pleasure from glorious views of Mt. Ama Dablam. From Pheriche, we carry on to Pangboche. We trek downward through the hill enclosed by rhododendron as well as juniper trees. After reaching Pangboche we might also go around the famous Pangboche Monastery.

Day 16:  Pangboche to Namche Bazaar
From Pangboche, we go back down to the Imja River and up from side to side with the forest to arrive at Tengboche. Optionally, we can also make a trip to the Tengboche monastery. We will continue all the way through the hillside enclosed by rhododendron as well as juniper trees. After walking across the bridge above the Dudh Koshi River, our path follows the Dudh Koshi ravine before reaching Sansa. We will go by a forest and then pass a chorten, we arrive at the army camp at Namche Bazaar.  Overnight in Namche Bazaar.

Day 17:  Namche Bazaar to Lukla
On this day, we will make our path up to the landing strip in Lukla after a little amble on the valley. Overnight in Lukla.

Day 18:  Fly to Kathmandu
Early in the morning, we will bid goodbye to Lukla and take a pictorial flight back to arrive in Kathmandu. On onset in Kathmandu we will shift back to our hotel. And, in the evening today, in Kathmandu we will together have leave-taking dinner. Overnight in Kathmandu.

Day 19:  Final Departure
Our airport agent will take you to the Tribhuvan International Airport for your return to you home country. We will hope to see you again since we organize a lot of other peak climbing options, as well as tours, expeditions, and sports activities.

Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu

Day 02: Kathmandu sightseeing and preparing for trek

Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m). Trek to Phakding (2610m)

Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar

Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3800m)

Day 07:  Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m)

Day 08:  Dingboche Acclimatization Day

Day 09:  Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m)

Day 10:  Lobuche to Everest Base Camp (5364m) and back to Gorak Shep (5170 m)

Day 11:  Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m) and back to Lobuche (4940m)

Day 12:  Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4,950m)

Day 13:  Lobuche Base Camp to High Camp (5,400m)

Day 14:  Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m) and back to High Camp

Day 15:  Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m)

Day 16:  Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

Day 17:  Namche Bazaar to Lukla

Day 18:  Fly to Kathmandu

Day 19:  Final Departure


Trip Start Dates

We will organise this trip on the dates requested by you. The two best seasons for climbing are spring and another is autumn. The other seasons are not recommended for climbing because of the weather. Please contact us today for a customised departure date.


Whats Included/Excluded

Cost Includes

  • Transportation to and from the starting and ending points of the trek as per itinerary
  • All Meals and hot drinks (tea, coffee) during trekking and climbing days (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) as indicated by the itinerary
  •  All trekking and camping equipments like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required
  • All Accommodation from day 1 to day 16 in twin sharing basis
  • All trekking and climbing related permit & fees, (Entry Permit of respective region and   TIMS Card and climbing permits for Peak).
  • Experienced, Trained and Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s) during Climbing Period as per the size of group
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during climbing period and Oxygen and mask regulator
  • Required Sherpa and porters and theirs wages.
  • A comprehensive medical kit
  • All government and local taxes for Trekking and climbing
  • Climbing leaders, Sherpa & porter’s insurance.
  • Farewell dinner in authentic Nepali restaurant with cultural program.
  • Service charge for company
  • Climbing certificate from the tourism department

Cost Excludes

  • Climbing certificate from the tourism department
  • International air fare to/ from Nepal
  • Entry Visa fees – at present $25 for 15 day, US$ 40 for 30 day, and US$ 100 for three month visa on entry into Nepal.
  • Foods in cities (Except farewell dinner)
  • Insurance which covers, medical, emergency evacuation, lost, theft expenses
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations.
  • Drinks: both alcoholic and bottled other than sterilized drinking water.
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars
  • Laundry fees
  • All food and beverages other than on the itinerary
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member), which is refundable.
  • Personal climbing gears and expenses
  • Tips and gratitude provided to staff.



Pricing Per Person

We run this Trip with a minimum of two people.

  • $2159


Additional Information

Our website contains as much information as possible about this trip. However, if you wish to discuss any aspect of this trip or your suitability for it please  contact us at [email protected] or If you want to talk to us directly feel free to call us at: +977-9851175534


Trip Summary

Duration: 19 Days

Grade: Strenuous

Maximum Altitude: 6,119m

Accommodation: Hotel in Kathmandu, Lodge & Camping during Expedition

Meals: All Inclusive during Expedition, Breakfast in Kathmandu

Transportation: Car, Plane

Best Time: Mar – May, Sept  Nov

Are you looking for a Tailor made trip? Your enquiry is greatly appreciated and we will get back to you within 24 hours.
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