Lobuche Peak Climbing in Nepal is the best activity if you want to climb a mountain over 6,000 m. Lobuche Peak is a great mountain to climb on your first Himalayan expedition. It is a 6,119 m tall mountain in the Khumbu region and is classified as a trekking peak. Our Lobuche Peak climbing itinerary combines an excursion to the Everest base camp (the base of the highest mountain in the world) and the very popular viewpoint, Kala Pathar. The climbing route to the pinnacle of this peak doesn't involve major technical sections, and mobility is quite doable, so we highly recommend Lobuche Peak climbing to our climbers with less or no experience.
Join our expert mountain guides on a great high-alpine adventure to the summit of Lobuche East Peak. En route, hike to Everest base camp, relish the spectacular sunrise from Kala Patthar, and cross Kongma La pass while spending nights in picturesque Shera villages.
Even though the technical section is not that demanding, the entire journey requires a strong build, high endurance, and willpower. At the same time, you'll need fair mountain awareness too. Rising high above the glaciers, Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is one of the most adventurous activities in the Everest region. You get to witness breathtaking views of Mt. Everest (8,849 m) and other eight-thousander mountains like Lhotse (8,516 m), Makalu (8,463 m), Cho Oyu (8,188 m), and Kanchenjunga (8,586 m).
For mountaineers aiming to climb more technically advanced mountains like Ama Dablam, Everest, and Manaslu, use Lobuche Peak as a training peak. Lobuche East Peak Climbing combines trekking and climbing. You'll be following the famous EBC trail for the first few days of the trip, exploring beautiful villages like Namche Bazaar (3,440 m), Tengboche (3,870 m), and Dingboche (4,360 m). Not only that, we have added a Kongma La pass (5,535 m) crossing to the itinerary too, which will help you a lot while climbing Lobuche east.
The journey is enchanted with tempting landscapes and views of verdant hills, waterfalls, rivers, colorful prayer flags, and snowy peaks. The lifestyle of the locals, their warm welcome, and their rich tradition will give you a sense of home. Far away, amidst the mountains of the Khumbu region, you'll get to unwind and rejuvenate. The visit to ancient monasteries like Tengboche monastery and Pangoche monastery along the way and all these little elements make the Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp an immersive venture.
The major highlights of Lobuche Peak Climbing
- Climb the east summit of Lobuche Peak (6,119 m).
- Walk through lush alpine forests and beautiful Sherpa villages.
- Visit ancient monasteries on the way and come across many stupas, chortens, etc.
- Enjoy diverse mountain landscapes along the way.
- Go on a side excursion to Hotel Everest View and Chhukung Ri.
- Cross a high mountain pass, Kongma La.
- Hike to Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar
- Get pre-climbing training from our expert mountain guides at the Lobuche Peak base camp.
- Full support from the crew to help you reach the summit and come back safely
- Witness stunning views of some of the eight- thousand mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Kanchenjunga, Makalu, and Cho Oyu.
Hike to Everest Base Camp & Kala Patthar, Crossing Kongma La pass
Before you go on with climbing, we'll hike to Everest base camp (5,364 m) and catch a gorgeous sunrise from Kala Patthar (5,644 m). The initial part of our Lobuche Peak climbing itinerary lets you enjoy trekking in the Himalayas through rhododendron forests and Sherpa villages. The trail ascends to Kongma La Pass, one of the three high passes in the Khumbu region. The trekking part will prepare your mind and body. You'll get a lot of time to acclimatize, which is crucial for a safe climb.
Lobuche East Peak Climbing route
The Lobuche Peak climbing route involves steep, snowy slopes and rock-fixed line climbing. From Lobuche Base Camp (4,950 m), you'll walk above the Khumbu glacier to reach Lobuche High Camp (5,400 m). From the high camp, the summit of Lobuche East is only a tough stretch away. The path gets steeper, and you have to walk by a sharp snow ridge. Climbing in the northwest of the peak, there are some snow bumps and notches. From here, you will cross the 45° slope and finally push to the summit.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Training
At the base camp, our expert mountain guides will give you pre-climbing training. He'll brief you about the climbing route & the environment you'll be facing on the way to high camp and above. You'll learn to use climbing gears as well as some climbing protocols that will help the group communicate more effectively. This boosts your confidence and ensures you get the necessary basic climbing skills to push towards the summit of Lobuche peak.
How Difficult is Lobuche Peak Climbing?
Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp is a strenuous trip that explores the remote Khumbu region and goves above the Khumbu glacier. This package is for physically fit individuals who have previous high-altitude experience and awareness of basic mountain climbing. Our experienced mountain guides give you pre-climbing training and ensure your safety while climbing Lobuche East Peak. So, you can enjoy the journey with no worries.
The trekking part requires 6 to 7 hours of walking each day on steep, rough terrain. You will be constantly ascending and descending. The trail crosses the high mountain pass and walks over glaciers. You also have to deal with increasing elevation and all the limitations that come with it. Some days can last as long as 8 to 9 hours, so the participants should have high endurance and be able to push themselves.
Why join NGT for Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp?
At Nepal Gateway Trekking, we tested and ran our Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary. We are confident in our mountain crew, safety protocol, and the trip experience you'll get. We have the best Lobuche Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp cost in the market. Likewise, you'll not be bothered by any hidden charges. We have been organizing trips like this for over a decade. You can trust our team.