If you are a person who challenges the best of your own, Lobuche Peak Climbing may be the destination of your choice. Located in Khumbu Region just above the Lobuche village, climbing the infamous Lobuche Peak will leave you speechless with its surreal beauty. Furthermore, our itinerary offers sufficient acclimatization for a successful climb of Lobuche Peak and helps to minimize the Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty.
The magnificent Lobuche Peak has two main peaks known by the name Lobuche East Peak (6119 meters) and Lobuche West Peak (6145 meters). These two peaks are connected by a knife-edge ridge.
Our Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary takes the trekkers to the sheer height of 6119m. Not so far from the Everest Base Camp, Lobuche East Peak Climbing will give you a dramatic view of the tallest mountain in the world, Mt. Everest.
If you are not satisfied with the height of the summit of Lobuche East Peak, Mission Himalaya Treks can take you to the summit of the highest trekking peak of Nepal, popularly known as Mera Peak Climbing which is 6,461 meters.
- Splendid views of the snowy Himalayas
- 35 minutes an impressive flight from Kathmandu to Lukla
- Sherpa culture & Hillary school, village, and museum
- Sunset and Sunrise views of the world's highest Mt. Everest
- Plentiful or large quantities of flora and fauna
- The biggest Tengboche monastery
- Moderately technical, challenging peak
- Mt. Everest views from the summit of Lobuche East Peak
- Spectacular peak climbing with well trained Sherpa climbing guide
Is Lobuche East Peak climbing worth it?
Most people prefer Lobuche East Peak because of the breathtaking views it gives from the east. However, the climb is not so easy after all. You have to be familiar with the snow peaks and ropes. Snowy steep even makes the Lobuche Peak climb more difficult. But the fruit that you will get after this hardship journey ends is worth it. Lobuche East climb has got enough mesmerizing scenic beauties that remain in your heart lifelong.
Lobuche Peak has great value for Mt. Everest climbers too. Lobuche Peak Climbing is taken as the warm-up activity before attempting the actual Mt Everest trekking. Hence while climbing Lobuche Peak you will not just meet the Lobuche climbers. It is a great opportunity to have some rewarding meet with the daring Everest climbers. It is the very reason why you should climb Lobuche Peak once in a lifetime.
If someone chooses Lobuche Peak Climbing with EBC trek he/she will be delighted the most by joining this outstanding journey. Acquiring the two destinations in a single trip is no less than any achievement in a life journey. Although the inclusion of EBC Trek in our Lobuche East Climb itinerary might increase overall Lobuche Peak Climbing costs, you will find it worth it after the trek.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Route
After landing at the Lukla airport, we commence the trek towards Phakding and stay overnight. The following day we proceed on the way to Namche and spend a day at Namche for acclimatization. And the next day we head towards Tengboche. From Tengboche, we continue the trek to Dingboche and then Lobuche. As we are combining the Lobuche peak Climbing with the EBC trek for better views and acclimatization, we will continue the upward trek to Gorakshep. From Gorakshep, we will do a short hike to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar.
Thereafter, we will trek down to Lobuche village from where the actual ascent to the Lobuche peak occurs. From Lobuche, we will commence our actual climbing journey towards Lobuche Base Camp. Proceeding the trek through boulders and moraines we will reach Lobuche High Camp. Past the high camp, the next destination is the summit of Lobuche peak. The climb from the high camp to the summit is quite strenuous. Using the climbing equipment we will reach the Lobuche summit. We will enjoy the rewarding experience here. The views of the valley and mountains from this summit location are incredibly mesmerizing.
After having a great time at the top we will retrace the route back to Lobuche and then eventually we will trek down via Pheriche and Tyangboche to Namche. Retracing the trail from Namche we will return to Lukla to take a return flight to Kathmandu Valley.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Permits
Ascending the Lobuche East requires a peak permit, whereas climbing the Lobuche West requires an adventure permit. Additionally, we need to obtain Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality Permits and Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permits, just as we do for Everest Base Camp Trek.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty
As we are going to climb Lobuche East Peak, here we will acknowledge Lobuche East Climb Difficulty. Tucked at a sheer altitude of 6119m, a climb to the Lobuche East Peak is quite challenging as compared to other nearby peaks like Island Peak. Technical climbing ability is not needed much but be ready to use it in some parts. Further, prior experience is not mandatory but if you have got one it will help you a lot on your climbing journey. After reaching the base camp of Lobuche, our climbing guide will train you with the climbing equipment for a day. The training before the actual ascent to the Peak helps to gather more confidence among the Lobuche Peak Climbers.
Titled the trekking peak of Nepal, a climb to this peak demands great fitness and mental preparedness. After all, mental stability is what is required most. If one gives up mentally, there is no other way anyone could do to make the trip a successful one.
Best time for Lobuche Peak Climbing
Like any other trekking and peak climbing destination, the Lobuche Peak Climbing goes well, especially during the Nepals top trekking seasons. Lobuche Peak Climbing difficulty reduces by 50% when you climb Lobuche Peak in the spring and autumn seasons. These two seasons are popular among Nepal travelers especially due to the beauty and comfort that these seasons bestows. Unobstructed mountain views and the moderate temperature are the cause why every climber loves to be in mountains during these seasons.