Blossom Expeditions

Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak is a beautiful trekking peak offering 360 degree views of the high Himalaya. 

From the stunning base camp site to the snowy summit ridge, Lobuche will keep you both physically challenged and visually delighted. The Summit offers spectacular views of the most popular mountains, such as Ama Dablam, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, Cho Oyu, Cholatse, Tabuche, Lhotse and, of course Everest. The Lobuche climb is perfect for adventure travelers looking to gain climbing experience in the Himalayas. 

Our Lobuche climbing trip begins from Lukla after a short flight from Kathmandu. From Lukla we follow either the Everest Base Camp trek route or the Gokyo valley and Cho-la pass route, the latter providing a better opportunity for acclimatization than the former. Gokyo valley is arguably the most beautiful valley in the Khumbu region, and the Gokyo peak provides panoramic views of the greatest mountain scenery in the world - including four 8000m giants and a myriad of other peaks of the Khumbu Himal.

We always spend a day or two at base camp prior to the ascent. This time is spent resting and being trained in the use of climbing equipment.

The usual route for climbing Lobuche peak is along the southern ridge. The climb takes two days, with high camp established at about 5200m.

After we have summited and descended, we trek back to Lukla along the Everest Base Camp route, passing through the renowned remote Tengboche Monastery, and the town of Namche Bazaar.

 

Trip Facts

Trip Grade:
Moderate to Strenuous Plus
Max. Elevation:
6119m.
Starts Point:
Lukla
Ends Point:
Lukla
Trip Duration:
26 days
Max. Group Size:
10 person
Season:
September to December and mid March to Late May
  • Trip Itinerary
  • Cost Include/Exclude
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Days Program Altitude Durations
01 Arriving in KTM and transfer to Hotel 1300m.  
02 Preparation day    
03 Fly to Lukla (2800m.) early morning and trek to Phakding 2645m. 3-4 hours
04 Trek to Namche Bazzar 3420m. 6-7 hours
05 Acclimatization day, day hike to Everest view hotel  3890m. 3-4 hours
06 Trek to Dole 4040m. 7-8 hours
07 Trek to Machchhermo 4410m. 3-4 hours
08 Trek to Gokyo 4770m. 3-4 hours
09 Climb the Gokyo Peak (5373m.) and back to Gokyo and rest   4-5 hours
10 Day hike to Fifth Lake  and back to Gokyo 5155m. 4-5 hours
11 Trek to Thaknak 4626m. 3-4 hours
12 Trek to Jongla via Cho la pass (5420m.) 4800m. 7-8hours
13 Trek to Lobuche 4930m. 3-4 hours
14 Trek early morning to Gorakshep and continue climb the Kala patar Peak (5545m.) and back to Gorakshep 5160m. 7-8 hours.
15 Day hike to Base camp and back to Gorakshep 5330m. 6-7 hours
16 Trek to Lobuche Peak Base Camp rest 4816m. 3-4 hours
17 Rest day do some practice Climbing    
18 Climb to High Camp 5212m. 4-5 hours
19 Summit the peak 6119m and return to base camp 4812m 8-10 hours
20 Trek to Tyengboche 3870m. 6-7 hours
21 Trek to Namche 3420m. 4-5 hours
22 Trek to Phakding 2645m. 4-5 hours
23 Trek to Lukla 2800m. 3-4 hours
24 Fly back to KTM and rest    
25 Free Day    
26 Departure to Home    

Trip Cost

Per person U.S. $3125
Single Supplement (optional single accommodation in KTM) U.S. $100
Trip Deposit U.S. $400

Cost Includes

  • Peak Permit
  • Three time meals (breakfast, Lunch and Dinner), Hot drinks and accommodation on the trip and during the climbing sharing basis
  • Porters, a Climbing Guide and a Guide wages, food, accommodation and insurance
  • Climbing guide equipment
  • Equipments tents and one Kitchen or dinning tent, Snow bar, Ropes, EP gas and stove, Ice-cru, Ice-Axe, Helmet, Figure-8, Jummer, Harness, Crampons  and Kitchen utensils that we need at base camp and high camp. 
  • 4 nights’ accommodation in KTM Tourist Standard Hotel
  • Air port Transfer
  • National Park and TIMS card fee.


Cost Excludes

  • Cold and hard drink and water
  • Food in KTM
  • Travel insurance emergency evacuation and personal medical expenses.
  • Any donation along the trail and anything that not mentioned above

We will provide the technical climbing equipment and camping and cooking equipments.

The Equipments we provide

  1. Tents and one Kitchen or dinning tent
  2. Snow bar
  3. Main Rope and fixed Rope
  4. EP Gas and stove
  5. Ice-cru
  6. Kitchen utensils
  7. Porters clothing.
  8. Helmet
  9. Jummer
  10. Ice-Axe
  11. Harness
  12. Figure 8
  13. Crampons
  14. Carabineers with lock and without lock

You will need to supply the following personal equipment. If you do not have the following equipment you can buy or rent when you arrive in Kathmandu.

Personal Equipments List

  1. Bags: A small day Bag pack, Backpack or Duffle bag.
  2. Down or Fiber-filled Jacket (you can rent here in Kathmandu)
  3. Water and windproof Jacket (Gore-Tex)
  4. Fleece Jacket
  5. Hiking Shorts, Cotton and Polypropylene t-shirt
  6. Full Polypropylene and fleece T-shirts (jumper)
  7. Sun Had and woolen hot or balaclava with ear protection.
  8. High altitude insulated Pants nylon wind pants
  9. Hiking Pants.
  10. Thermal underwear Tops and Bottoms (Polypropylene and Fleece)
  11. Gloves  with liner and layer shell (Gore-Tex)
  12. Long Gaiters
  13. Trekking Boots and camp Shoes or Thongs
  14. Socks
  15. Sleeping bag
  16. Water Bottle or came bag
  17. Flashlight
  18. Sunglasses
  19. Sun cream
  20. Towel
  21. Iodine, water purification tablets or Steripen
  22. Personal Medical First Aid Kid
  23. Battery charger with multi adaptor and Batteries
  24. Kophlex Boot (plastic boot) for climbing
  25. Air Mattress

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