Lobuche Peak Climbing

16 Days


Labuche peak is a stunning peak resting at 6,119 meters (20,075 ft) above sea level. From the summit of Lobuche, you have breathtaking panoramic views of the Everest Region. On the approach to climb Lobuche peak, we will take the traditional Everest Trail, leaving from Lukla and heading up the impressive Khumbu Valley. Himalayan Sherpa Trek and Expedition offers 16 days itinerary of Lobuche Peak Climbing which initially starts from a flight to Lukla from Kathmandu, and then following the Everest Base Camp trail, we ascend towards the village of Lobuche and finally move towards the Lobuche Peak.

While retracting to the starting point of our destination, we follow the same trail that we used earlier. Our itinerary package includes proper accommodation, breakfast, food, and transportation cost while staying in Nepal. Meanwhile, it offers a golden opportunity for sightseeing the World Heritages situated in Kathmandu valley.


Welcoming you to the Tribhuvan International Airport, one of the representatives of our company takes you to a standard hotel that is booked for you. When you arrive at a hotel, you can be refreshed. Then, the company manages a discussion for introducing you to trek members and briefing about formalities and facilities that the company offers. After that, the company joins you at the welcome dinner at one of the typical restaurants, where you can enjoy ethnic dance, music, and Nepali food. In case, if your arrival is delayed for the day every schedule managed for today will be organized for the following day.

To adjust to the environment of Kathmandu on one the day after you arrived, we present two offers: sightseeing the Kathmandu valley; natural rock climbing. According to your interest, if you prefer the second option, we will take you to Nagarjuna hill sites, training you how to use the rope, harness, Ice Axe, Crampons. Moreover, if you prefer the first option, we will take you a few hour's tours to the major attractions of Kathmandu valley: Pashupatinath, Boudhanath, Swoyambhunath, and Kathmandu Darbar Square. After enjoying the spectacular sites, we return back to a hotel and give the final preparation of our trekking, preparing clothes, sleeping bags, gear, and other necessary equipment. Tonight, we spend time at a hotel in Kathmandu.

Today, we are destined to make a flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding. Accordingly, we are taken to the Tribhuvan International Airport for ensuring our flight to Lukla early in the morning. Approximately, 30-35 min flight will land us at the Lukla Airport. Arriving at Lukla Airport, you are welcomed by other crew members awaiting our arrival, and then you are introduced to them. Meanwhile, your luggage is prepared for the porters.

When everything is fully ready, your real trekking of the trip begins to reach Phakding. From Lukla Airport, following four hours of up and downhill trek and flat experiences will finally take us to Phakding. On reaching Phakding, you can be refreshed and rest for a while. Then, your team leader takes you for short hiking around the Phakding village. We will spend the night at a lodge in Phakding.

Today, we ascend from Phakding to reach Namche Bazaar. First of all, crossing some suspension bridges, we hike up towards Monju valley through passing Tok-Tok, known as the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park. When we reach the gate of Sagarmatha National park, our team leader will take care of the necessary formalities. Then, we enter the park and head down vertically for crossing some suspension bridges. Before reaching Namche Bazaar, we hike uphill enjoying the view of Mt. Everest and other towering peaks. We spend the night at a lodge in Namche Bazaar.

The schedule of the third day of our trek is acclimatization at Namche Bazaar. After having breakfast, we will engage in several activities that help us to adjust to changing altitude and thinning air. Instead of resting, we remain active and hike around the villages of Namche and Everest viewpoint where we can have a magnificent view of Mt. Everest, Ama Dublin, Khongde, Lhotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, and many other snow-capped mountains. After a couple of hours of, hiking will back to the hotel to have lunch and a lovely shower. The afternoon will be yours wherever you like to visit like market, bakery, playing cards, reading books, etc.

To reach Tengboche from Namche Bazaar, we hike up to the top of Namche Bazar and follow the gentle walk to Kyanjuma. On the way, we relish the spectacular view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Lhotse, and Ama Dablam. The trail descends to the Phungi Thanga from Sanasa which is a popular lunch spot also. After the wonderful lunch and short break, our path continues to ascend two hours to the Tengboche. Tengboche is one of the biggest monasteries in the Khumbu region. In the evening we will visit the monastery and grab some golden sunset pictures. We will spend the night at a lodge in Tengboche.

Today is the day destined for reaching Dingboche. From Tengboche, we hike up towards Pangboche through rhododendron forests, crossing Debuche and Milingo village. From Pangboche, we vertically ascend to Somare where we will have mouthwatering lunch with the wonderful Mountain View. Then, we move towards the Imja Valley, following the moderate and easier trail to Dingboche. The night we will spend at Dingboche in the tea house.

Today is the day set for acclimatization. We are supposed to keep ourselves busy in order to adapt to the changes in high altitude and thinning air. Therefore, instead of resting, we hike around Dingboche village to look at the view of Mt.Lhotse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and other peaks. Furthermore, we can even relish the view of Mani Stone. In the evening, you can spend the time with crew members, and then use your time making internet calls with family members and recollecting your memories. We will spend the night at a lodge in Dingboche.

The destination set for the day to Lobuche. From Dingboche, we head towards the Uggla, following the trail along the Dusa. Then, following a tough rocky trail and passing the plateau, we head towards the Lobuche. Our trail moves along the Khumbu Glacier. On the way, we encounter monuments that exhibit the memorials of Sherpas who died on Everest and other mountains. On reaching Lobuche, you rest for some time and if you are willing, the team leader will take you to visit Italian Research Center. Tonight, we spend the time at a lodge in Lobuche.

The destination set for the day is Lobuche Base Camp. In order to reach there, we ascend towards the base camp of the Lobuche East (6090m). The followed trail is flat along the Lobuche Glacier. Around two hours of hiking takes us to the base camp of the Lobuche peak. On reaching base camp, we hike around its surrounding for the purpose of exploration. In the evening, we are given, if needed, training to climb up peaks. Tonight, we stay at the tented camp of the base camp.

The target of the day is the high camp of the Lobuche peak. Our team leader checks out all necessary equipment along with climbing gears before we leave the base camp. Then, we head up towards the high camp through a rocky moraine path. When we reach the high camp, we rest and spend the remaining days there as we can prepare for the following day’s climb.

Today is the most jubilant day of our overall trek in the sense that we reach the summit of Lobuche peak. We assumed to reach the summit before afternoon. So, we begin climbing early in the morning. We need to fix the rope on the way to the peak. Then, taking the help of the rope, we reach the summit, where we will be greeted with spectacular views of snow-capped peaks. We enjoy and take the snaps of towering peaks, and then we get back to Lobuche High Camp and the base camp of Lobuche peak. Again getting back to Lobuche, we spend the night at a lodge.

Today are destined to reach Namche Bazaar while retracing towards the starting point of our trek. Early in the morning, we will leave from Lobuche after having a hot breakfast and we hike down towards Pheriche. After that, following the spectacular landscapes, floras, and faunas, we hike down towards Pangboche, where we will take our lunch. After lunch, we rest for a while and begin to descend towards Tengboche, and then towards Namche Bazaar. Arriving at Namche Bazaar, we spend the night at a lodge.

Today, from Namche Bazaar, we are presupposed to reach Lukla, the destination of the day. Having breakfast at Namche Bazaar, we hike down Larja Dobhan, where we will cross the suspension bridge over the confluence of Bhote Koshi River and Dudh Koshi River. Then, a few ascents after crossing the bridge, we arrive at Monjo Valley. Meanwhile, crossing the bridge over Monjo River, we hike down to Phakding for wonderful lunch. Accordingly, we will cross Thado Koshigaon, Chheplung, Thalsharoa and finally arrive at Lukla Airport. The followed trail is along the Dudh Koshi River. When we arrive at the Lukla airport, we spend the time with crew members and hike around its location for the purpose of exploration and acclimatization. Tonight, we spend the time at a lodge in Lukla.

As we are presupposed to reach Kathmandu, we catch up a flight from Lukla. The flight is generally scheduled early in the morning. Before we board the plane, our porters will carry the luggage to the airport and at the same time our team leader will check out all the necessary formalities. As soon as board the plane, around 35 min of flight takes us back to the Tribhuvan International Airport. Then, you will be taken to a booked hotel in Kathmandu by a cozy private vehicle. Arriving at the hotel, you will be refreshed and rest for a while. The company manages a short discussion among trek members and guests. In the evening, you are offered a farewell dinner in one of the popular restaurants in Kathmandu. We will spend the time at a lodge in Kathmandu.

It is unpleasant for us to announce that today is your last day with the Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition. It is scheduled for you to make the flight to your country. Depending on your departure time, you are taken to the airport. However, if your departure is managed late in the evening, you can spend your time visiting shopping malls for buying special mementos for the remembrance of your staying in Nepal. No problem, if you are willing to stay more days in Nepal, the Unique Sherpa Trek & Expedition makes perfect arrangements for your further trip based on your budget, interest, and requirements.

Cost Includes

  • Airport pick-up and Transportation.
  • 3-Night Hotel at Kathmandu (3 Start) Hotel.
  • Domestic flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu) and airport departure taxes.
  • (100% Waterproof) Duffle bag to keep your personal belongings and things to be carried by the porter.
  • 3 Time Meals with Tea/Coffee During Trek.
  • Professional Climbing Guide, Personal guide, and Potters (Size of the Groups) During the Trek.
  • Climbing Permit, "Tims", National Parks Entry Fee.
  • All wages and medical, Insurance, for the Guide and potters.
  • First-aid Medical Kits for the Group and Staff.
  • Kitchen tents, Sleeping Tents, Dinning Tents, and Toilet Tents.
  • All Kinds of Food During Climbing Duration.
  • Unique Sherpa trek & Expedition Appreciation Certificate after the successful Expedition.
  • Fare-Well dinner in Kathmandu Before Departure.

Cost Excludes

  • Nepal entry visa fee.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and also in case of early return than the scheduled itinerary.
  • Extra baggage check-in during the flight (Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu) if more than 15 KG, extra, can pay directly to the airline.
  • Any kind of meal During Your Stay in Kathmandu (Except Farewell Dinner).
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu due to early arrival or late departure, or early return from the Expedition.
  • Rescue, Medicine, Medical Test, Repatriation, Hospitalization Expenses for Climbs.
  • Any Internet, Hot shower, Drinking Water, Alcohol, cold Drinks, Laundry.
  • Additional costs suffered due to causes beyond our control, such as natural disasters, weather conditions, itinerary modifications due to safety concerns, emergency evacuation, changes in government policies, strikes, and so forth.
  • Insurance for Clients
  • International flight Tickets.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or bag, personal, Medical Kits, and Personal Climbing Gear.
  • Climbing Summit Bonus.
  • Normally 15% Tips for all Staff.
  • any other items, not Included in the Above (Cost Includes) Section
What documents will I need?

You must carry a photocopy of your passport and two copies of the recently taken pp size photo also under provision you will need.
1. Visa to Nepal recommended letter from the department of Nepal tourism board.
2. Hotel booking confirmation.
3. Proof of insurance that covers emergency search and rescue, and treatment for the duration of their travel.
4. Barcode generated from the online application of the online international travel form.

can I extend the visa?

Yes, of course, you can extend your visa for a minimum of 15 days for $45 and $3 extra each day.

Do I need travel insurance? What should my insurance cover?

Travel insurance is mandatory for travelers willing to go on adventures. It should be covered your medical expenses, travel protection, emergency medical repatriation, baggage loss coverage, and in case of death.
You must submit a copy of your insurance policy to the office or Unique sherpa trek & Expedition before the trip.

Can I take medicine during the trek or expedition?

Yes, Why not? If you are on regular medications for general health concerns, you can take your medication. But it is always better to consult a doctor for anything concerned with health.

Are there any medical clinics and doctors available in remote area?

Yes, the most village has medical clinics and health posts available in server cases, in other ways we will have medical personnel available for your services.

What is the best season travel to Nepal?

Nepal is a beautiful, and diverse landscape country. While there are numerous destinations that can be traveled to throughout the year. Nepal is the 12-monthly best season for trekking, touring, and travel, but for mountaineering best season is spring.

How reliable are internet and telecommunication facilities in Nepal?

Internet facilities are wide coverage in Nepal including remote areas too as well. You can also 3G/4G service by purchasing a SIM card available at convenience stores in cities and remote areas. but nowadays all places have free wi-fi available in the hotel and restaurants during the trek.

How expensive is the stay in Nepal?

Actually, in Nepal quiet and reasonable price, it is also dependent on the quality and quantities which means more than $10 per night without dinner and breakfast. The cost of food depends on your choice to eat. Lower prices in the local restaurants and higher prices in fancy restaurants have totally different prices. but all your stay for the mentioned days in the trip is included in the package price.

Is it necessary to guide while on trek and expedition?

We highly recommend having a guide with you. You will travel in wilderness areas and at high elevations so from a safety aspect you should not be alone. Traveling through villages there are many trails and if you took the wrong path accidentally it might be challenging to communicate with locals to get back on the right way or to secure food or accommodation. They will be unlikely to speak English.

What problem can arise on altitude?

At high altitudes, your cardio-pulmonary system is affected by low oxygen density. You can suffer from general breathing difficulties to Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS) and your skin is susceptible to sunburn if not protected by clothes or sunblock. The AMS is preventable through appropriate trekking pace and undertaking acclimatization.

How safe travel alone woman with your company?

We ensure travel safety for all our guests’ women or men traveling with our company. Nepal is generally very safe and welcoming to foreign tourists. We have excellent relationships with the lodges we use and our guides are aware of the whereabouts of every guest on the trek. Our groups are small and we ensure continuous visual contact.

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Lobuche Peak Climbing
  • 6,119m
  • 2 to 15 Peoples
  • flight & private transport
  • Best available
  • Spring and Autumn
  • Breakfast/lunch/dinner
  • Climbing


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