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Lobuche Peak Climbing - 15 Days

Lobuche Peak Climbing is one of the famous as well as beautiful peaks that are offered for climbing in Nepal. But to sometimes, the climbing at the Lobuche peak is also all new exciting as well as challenging too. We can get the glorious view of the high hills like Amadablam, Tawache, Mt. Everest. The trekking towards the base camp of the Lobuche peak will let the climbers to visit at the base camp of the Mt. Everest where we can also get the magnificent view of the beautiful glaciers of the region.

The Lobuche Peak Climbing will definitely required some of the best trekking tips as well as climbing skills for the climbers for their safe and trouble free journey at the Lobuche peak. Thus, matter of physical fitness is the most things that are required for the climbing at the Lobuche peak. Khumbu Icefall Trek is arranging the peak climbing activities at the Lobuche peak according to the desire of the trekkers. The trekkers will be taken to the peak climbing at the Lobuche peak in the suitable seasons when the climate will be favorable for the peak climbing.

We follow the sharp snow ridge to the summit ridge. Then we follow the route to north-west towards the main summit passing several small snow bumps and reach a notch. Then we further climb steep and quite difficult snow slopes to the true summit. The Lobuche Peak can be climbed from East Face by climbing a dark pyramid of scabby rock and join the South Ridge to get to the summit.

  • Summitting Lobuche Peak at 6,119m – great sense of achievement
  • Exploration of Everest Base Camp
  • Cross cultural privilege – Sherpa community
  • 360 degree view of Everest, Lhotse, Pumore, Ama Dablam, Cho-Oyu and Tibetan Peaks
  • Camping at some of wild and remote valleys of Himalayas

Day 1
Arrival Kathmandu (1,350m/4,428ft)

Day 2
Kathmandu (1300m/4264ft): trip preparation

Day 3
Fly to Lukla (2,800m/9,184ft) then trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,700ft): 40 min flight, 3-4 hours trek

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

Day 5
Namche Bazaar (3,440 m/11,283 ft): Acclimatization

Day 6
Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,694ft): 5- 6 hours

Day 7
Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 m/14,300 ft): 5-6 hours

Day 8
Dingboche: Acclimatization

Day 9
Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 m/16,207 ft): 5-6 hours

Day 10
Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5,170 m/16,961ft), visit Everest Base Camp (5,364 m/17,594 ft): 6-7 hours

Day 11
Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m/18,192ft] and back to Lobuche (4940m/16,207ft): 7-8 hours

Day 12
Lobuche to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft): 3-4 hours

Day 13
Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m/20,070 ft) and back to High Camp: 8-10 hours

Day 14
Contingency/reserve day

Day 15
Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche (3930m /12900 ft): 8-9 hours

Day 16
Pangboche to Namche Bazaar: 4-5 hours

Day 17
Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 5 hours

Day 18
Fly to Kathmandu

Day 19
Final departure

Cost Includes

  • Airport pickups and drops in a private vehicle
  • 3-star hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek
  • Tented accommodation during the climb
  • All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek and climb
  • Welcome and farewell dinners
  • All ground transportation on a comfortable private vehicle as per the itinerary
  • Domestic flights (Kathmandu- Lukla -Kathmandu)
  • English speaking, trained and experienced trekking guide(leader), climbing guide (leader) and assistant guides
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Staff costs including their salary, insurance, equipment, domestic airfare, food and accommodation
  • Down jacket (to be returned after trip completion)
  • Khumbu Icefall Trek’s trekking bag/duffel bag, t-shirt and trekking map are yours to take
  • All necessary paper work; trekking permits and Lobuche Peak climbing permit
  • Good quality tents and kitchen utensils for camping
  • Group mountaineering (climbing) equipments
  • Medical kit (carried by your guide)
  • All government and local taxes

The Trip Cost Excludes

  • International Airfare
  • Visa Charges
  • Hotel Expenses(In Kathmandu, some packages do include hotel expenses)
  • Your travel and medical insurance
  • Personal Expenses such as shopping, bar bills, hot shower, telephone, laundry, titbits etc
  • Food and accommodations in Kathmandu
  • Services not mentioned or not promised by the agent/agency
  • Emergency expenses such as expenses on chartered helicopter.
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Frequently asked Questions

How fit do I need to be to do this trek?

Annapurna Base Camp is a Grade B or a moderately difficult trekking route. So any fit person can do this trek, even if you do not have any previous experience. You should be aware of what to expect and mentally prepare for it. Then, as long as you will to, you can.

How long do we walk every day when doing Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

On average, you walk about 4 to 6 hours per day. One or two days can be as less as 3hrs and one or two days can be as long as 7hrs.

What is the highest altitude reached in this trek?

The highest altitude reached is 4190m. This is the elevation of Annapurna Base Camp. ABC is the highest we will climb in this trek.

What about battery charging and hot shower facilities?

Yes, you can charge batteries en route. Charger should be brought. There are hot shower facilities as well. You may have to pay certain amount for both ($1-$2). Negotiate. Also, hot water facility could be free at lower elevation.

Are there ATMs on the way to Annapurna Base Camp?

No. There are no ATMs on this trek route. You will have to draw enough cash in Pokhara or Kathmandu. There are a number of ATMs in these cities. Everything is paid in Nepali rupees. So money should be exchanged before the start of the trek.

What about internet access?

Yes. Internet can be accessed in most places. Sometimes, there might be some technical problems. Internet in Nepal is not as fast as you are used to and at times you can just lose connection.

Is it necessary to hire Guides/trekking agency for Annapurna Base Camp trekking?

Not really. It depends on you. If you want, ABC trekking can be done independently. You could hire a guide and a porter by yourself instead of going through an agency or not hire a guide at all. Although, not having a guide can be a little problematic during off season.

It really depends on you. Is it your first time in Nepal? How confident are you of being able to find your way around? How pressed on time are you? If you go through an agency, it will be costlier but everything will be planned. You will only have to come, trek and return.

How much do guides and porters cost?

For Annapurna region, pay for guides range from $20 to $30 per day and porters take $15 to $25 per day.

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Trip Facts

  • Fly In / Fly Out
  • 18 Nights / 19 Days
  • 6119m/20,070 ft
  • 2-15 Persons

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