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Lobuje East Peak Climbing

Trip Code: PLE

20 Days

Lobuje East Peak

Lobuje is one of the popular trekking peaks in the Everest region. It has two major peaks called   Lobuje East (6,119m/20,070ft) and Lobuje West (6,145m/20,161ft) connected to each other in spite of having a sharp gap and a considerable distance between them. Lobuje East is a beautiful peak It has a variety of existing routes to the summit.  From the top of the peak, one can enjoy the fantastic views of the Himalayan Mountains Range like Mt. Everest. Lhotse, Nuptse, Amadablam, Tawache and many other peaks. Very few climbers have attempted to reach the summit till date. Good weather conditions and a dawn or pre-dawn start are the major factors to climb and summit successfully. In fact, the entire climb is not steep, but there are areas of difficult seracs that require two axes, front pointing and belaying. The ridge route is sometimes easier. Many climbers who follow this route stop at the top of the ridge, assuming that this is the false summit of Lobuche East Peak. However, a continuation on the knife-edged ridge is required to reach the false summit. The true summit of Lobuche East Peak is thought to be, at first, unattainable, but the Swiss Expedition group first climbed Lobuche East Peak in 1952. Subsequent attempts fell short of the summit, finally climbed in 1984.

The best time to climb Lobuche East peak is between March to May and October to December. In fact, Lobuje East Peak climbing is an adventure of a lifetime for every trekker in Nepal.

Trip Highlights

Scenic flight to / from Lukla, Experience lifestyle of mountain People, Visit Tengboche Monastery, Tantalizing views of Khumbu Ice fall, Walk on the Khumbu glacier, excursion to Kalapattar, Summit to Lobuche East Peak.

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Series Start End Price Per Person Status Book Here
PLE815 Mon ,Apr 09, 2018 Sat ,Apr 28, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
PLE816 Mon ,Apr 16, 2018 Sat ,May 05, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
PLE819 Mon ,May 07, 2018 Sat ,May 26, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
PLE820 Mon ,May 14, 2018 Sat ,Jun 02, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
PLE823 Mon ,Jun 04, 2018 Sat ,Jun 23, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
PLE824 Mon ,Jun 11, 2018 Sat ,Jun 30, 2018 USD 2750 Available Book Now
  • Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu and Transfer to hotel
  • Day 02: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Trekking/climbing permits preparation day
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2800m) & trek to Phakding (2652m)-Approx. 4/5 hrs
  • Day 04: Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) 5hrs
  • Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization
  • Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche (3860 m.)
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingbuche (4300 m.)
  • Day 08: Trek to Lobuche (4940m)
  • Day 09: Trek to Gorakshep , excursion to Kala Pattar (5545m) & back to Gorakshep
  • Day 10: Early morning hike to Everest Base Camp & back to Lobuche
  • Day 11: Trek to Lobuche Peak Base Camp (5500m)
  • Day 12: Acclimatization at High Camp
  • Day 13: Summit (6119m) and back to Base camp
  • Day 14: Extra day for attempting summit in case of bad weather
  • Day 15: Trek to Tengboche (3720m )
  • Day 16: Trek to Namche Bazaar
  • Day 17: Trek to Lukla (2860m), reconfirm the flight tickets
  • Day 18: Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 19: Free day in Kathmandu
  • Day 20: Final Departure
  • International arrival/departure transfers
  • Kathmandu half day sightseeing escorted by English speaking city guide
  • 4 Nights standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on B/B basis  
  • Everest National Park Fee
  • TIMS card
  • Garbage deposited US$500 (Refundable*)
  • Flight fare Kathmandu/ Lukla/Kathmandu with airport tax
  • Domestic arrival/departure transfer
  • 04 Days Full Board Camping(BLD) during climbing period
  • 11 Days Tea House on BB plan during the trek
  • Necessary camping equipment (two men tent, dining tent, kitchen tent, toilet tent, kitchen equipment etc.)
  • Supporting staff (a professional Guide, asst. Sherpa and porter(s), cook & kitchen boy(s) as well as their necessary wages, insurance, meals, transportations and allowances
  • Climbing Sherpa equipments allowances and insurance
  • High altitude porters clothing and equipment
  • Client allowed taking only 20 kg. personal luggage  on trek

*Deposit fee will not be refunded if the clients (climbers) do not take back their garbage to Kathmandu.

  • International airfare
  • Nepal Entry Visa fee
  • Monument entry fee in Kathmandu
  • Single supplement for hotel accommodation
  • Note: Additional cost applies for single tent on camping trek
  • Peak Permit: Peak climbing permit per person (US$250-Mar, Apr, May) (US$125-Sep,Oct,Nov) (US$70-Jun,Jul,Aug)
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu & on Tea House during the trek
  • Travel / medical insurance and emergency evacuation costs
  • Personal climbing insurance
  • Personal expenses such as telephone calls, alcoholic beverages, bottled drinks (including cold drinks and mineral water/boiled water), laundry
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Excess baggage will be charged if exceeds 20 kg
  • Donation & tips etc
  • All expenses incurred in the event of early departure (evacuation fee, transport, extra hotel night, food etc.)
  • Any other services not specified in the ‘Cost includes
  • Climbing Region: Everest, Nepal
  • Trip Duration: 20 Days
  • Total Trekking days: 15 Days
  • Camping: Full board basis (BLD)
  • Tea House: B&B (Bed and Breakfast)
  • Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu: 04Nights - BB Plan 
  • Trips Starts / Ends: Kathmandu
  • Activities: Peak climbing  + Kathmandu Sightseeing
  • Mode of Transportation: Flight & comfortable vehicle, as per group size
  • Best Season: Mid Feb – June & Mid Sept - Dec
  • Peak Permit: Fee shall be collected upon arrival in Kathamandu
  • Accommodation: Hotels in Kathmandu & Tea House/Camp on trek
  • Type of Trip: Private & Fixed Departure
  • Service available: Standard/Camping
  • Trek grade:  Medium – Hard
  • No .of Pax : 2 to 12
  • Meals during trip:  Included, except lunch & dinner in Kathmandu
  • Maximum elevation: 5545 m
  • Walking hours: 5 – 6 hrs a day
  • Support Staff: Guide 1:10 pax, Leader 1:11 pax above, Assistant Guide 1:8 pax, 2:12 Porter 2: 1 pax (20kg each personal luggage) (Each porter carries only 30 kg. x 2 porters = 60 kg - 20 kg. clients baggage + 40 kg. camping equipment/food) as per IPPG guideline
  • Kitchen Staff: 1 cook, 1 asst. cook (depending on the group size)
  • Local Climbing Sherpa: 1:4 pax, 2:8 pax, 3:12 pax

Lobuche East Peak Route Map

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