Lobuche

Activity: Expedition
Duration: 16 Days
Grade: Hard

Overview

The trek to Lobuche offers two summits, Lobuche East Peak (6119m) and Lobuche West Peak (6145m). It is located in Khumbu glacier at the height os 6119m above the sea level. Laurence Nielson and Sherpa AngGyalzen first climbed the peak on 25th April 1984.

Some visible mountains from the destination are Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama-dablam and Pumori. The expedition can be extended up to 3 additional days, if one would want to by-pass Lobuche village to Everest Base Camp. A short detour can guide us to Gorekshep and kalapthar, which are one of the most fascinating places in the region. The climbing is very supportive to the expedition member of Mt. Everest and Mt. Lhotse for acclimation.

The trek to Lobuche will be a memorable one and the trial will give you a peaceful and solitary experience in the wilderness of the Himalayas. The journey begins in the Lukla and lead to Khumbu area following Namche Bazar and an ancient trading post between Nepal and Tibet. After that follows we will be heading towards the Tyangboche that is popular for its Buddhist monasteries. The jorney also leads to Pangboche , the highest Sherpa village. The next destination is Lobuche East Base Camp 5200m and finally reaches the south ridge from where the summit lies ahead at 6119m.

Trip Facts

  • Activity: Expedition
  • Duration: 16 Days
  • Grade: Hard
  • Highest Alt: 6,119m (20,062ft)
  • Trek Type: Lodge + Camping
  • Best Season: Spring and Autumn
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Permit and Royalties of Everest
Garbage Deposit of Sagarmatha Pollution Control (SPCC)
Lodging & Food during Expedition and trekking to BC and back
4 nights Hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
All ground transportation as per the itinerary by private vehicles.
Sagarmatha National Park Permits fee.
Experience Climbing Guide and Sherpa
Staff Insurance and Salary.
Comprehensive First Aid Kit and Medical Kit.
All domestic flights (Kathmandu to Lukla to Kathmandu).
1 bottle oxygen for rescue and in an emergency, solar panel and generator at base camp
Porters/ Yak to Base camp and Back
All necessary paper work; trekking permits and others.
Base camp Kitchen staff.
Travel and rescue arrangements.
Company services and all required government taxes/royalties.
Nepalese visa fee.
International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg luggage, cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg).
Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu.
Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu.
Travel and rescue insurance.
Personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, heater, etc.)
Internet Access during the trek.
Personal trekking equipment.
Optional trips and sightseeing if extended.
Tips for guides and porters.
Personal trekking staff if requested.