Everest Base Camp Lobuche Peak Climbing Itinerary

Everest Base Camp with Lobuche East Peak Climbing is one of the unique paths you can undertake as a journey of a lifetime. This trip includes an experience of two different journeys Everest Base Camp and Lobuche East Peak Climbing and combines it into one in order to provide you with a better and efficient traveling of different places in a limited amount of days.

  • Day 01: Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
    One of our Trekking Plus airport representative will welcome you and transfer you to your hotel. Evening we will enjoy local market and authentin nepali welcome dinner.
  • Day 02: Preparation for trek and climbing
    Trip preparation in Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel.
  • Day 03: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m/8699ft) Duration: 3 hours
    Early morning transfer to the airport for Lukla flight. The flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself. The airfield is at high evaluation and the difference between the two ends of the runway is about an exceptional 60 meters only. Trek to Phakding with an arresting, green landscape with the view of Kusum Kangraru. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 6 hours
    We follow the Dudh Koshi, ascending through Himalayan pine and cedar forests, to the celebrated village of Namche Bazaar. The village of Namche is a historic trading post where Nepalese and Tibetan traders exchange salt, dried meat and textiles.

    Besides being a splendid destination to shop for traditional crafts, Namche remains the central trading post in the Khumbu that attracts Himalayan and lowland merchants. You will spend two days at Namche for acclimatization, visit local markets and spend time with your team. On the hike, we capture our first glimpses of Everest and neighboring peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 05: Acclimatization Day - Namche Bazar and Everest View Hotel
    This day is especially sectioned for acclimatization. We will hike to Syangboche Airport (3700m), supposed to be the highest airport in the world, then continue climbing to Everest View Hotel for great panoramic views of the Everest, Lhotse, Amadablam, Tawache etc. On the way back, we visit the Sherpa Culture Museum and Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 06: Trek to Tengboche (3860m/12660ft) Duration: 5 hours
    The uniform and the easy trail lead us towards the view of Mount Everest, descending deep into the Dudh Koshi Valley at Pungki Thanka and from this point, it ascends the right flank of the Dudh Koshi valley to Tengboche Monastery (3860m). It is the spiritual center of the Khumbu. The climb is lengthy but is more than adequately compensated by gorgeous views of Mount Amadablam and on a clear day, views of Mt. Everest and its surrounding peaks. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4410m/14464ft) Duration: 5 hours
    Descend through a beautiful forest, cross the Imja Khola and trek through the village of Pangboche (3900m); perhaps today is the most interesting trekking because you will not lose altitude like on other days and you will enjoy views of Mt. Amadablam, Mt. Lhotse & other peaks; the route continues through pastures to Dingboche, known as the ‘summer valley’. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 08: Rest day in Dingboche
    Second acclimatization day that requires about 6 hours of trekking to an altitude of 5100 m. After breakfast, you ascend Nagerjun (5100m), a hill located on the flanks of the Chhukung valley directly above Dingboche. The main aim is to climb high and sleep low. The footpath becomes steep at times, resulting in a physically strenuous day. Ascending the hill could take up to 5 hours at altitude.

    From this altitude, there are good views of Lobuche East (6119m), Lobuche West (6145m), Taboche Peak (6367m), Thamserku (6608m), Kangtega (6685m) and Ama Dablam (6856m). On a clear day, you could even see Makalu, the world’s fifth highest mountain, including great views of the Pheriche Valley.

    After a short rest, you start the descent back to Dingboche and the walk at altitude takes about 2 hours. After lunch, take a well-deserved rest, as afternoon temperatures could drop rapidly as the sun sets over the mountain tops. You will also spend a second night in Dingboche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/16105ft) Duration: 5 hours
    Trek along a broad valley floor to Dughla, passing the Trekkers Aid Post at Pheriche (4240 m). This trek is staffed by western volunteer doctors and supported by the Himalayan Rescue Association, which offers treatment and consultation to trekkers. Continue up the valley, gaining altitude. We come out of the valley to descend to the yak pastures of Lobuche (4910m). Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 10: Trek to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17594ft) & back to Gorekshep (5181m/16994ft) Duration: 8 hours
    After a short climb through meadows, look down at the Khumbu glacier. Straight ahead is Kalapattar – the best vantage point to view the entire south face of Mt. Everest and the surrounding peaks. After a couple of hours, we will get to Gorekshep, and continue our journey to the Everest base camp.

    There is not much elevation gain, but there are a lot of ups and downs and, combined with altitude, this can be an exhausting trek – but the journey is worth it. After approximately 3 hrs of hiking, you will arrive at the base camp and enjoy a magnificent view of the Khumbu glacier and icefall, where the Everest expeditions begin. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 11: Hiking to Kalapattar (5545m/18218ft) - Gorekshep - Lobuche peak base camp (4910m/16105) Duration: 6 hours
    We hike up to Kalapattar (5545m). It is the best viewpoint to witness Mt. Everest and the spectacular Himalayan range. We then trek back to Gorekshep for hot breakfast and continue descending to Lobuche Basecamp. Overnight at Tent, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.

    Pre-Climb Training: Our guides will provide you with training on peak climbing techniques after lunch. They teach you how to use climbing gears such as ice axe, climbing boot and crampons, harness, ascender etc. and on how to go up and down using ropes. Prior training is not mandatory for Lobuche Peak Climbing but yet we believe that some training experience will boost up your confidence and climbing skills. This helps you to increase your chances to scale the summit and enjoy the experience fully.
  • Day 12: Summit to Lobuche east peak (6119m/20070ft) then back to Pheriche (4210m/13008ft) Duration: 10-12 hrs
    We start to climb Lobuche peak early in the morning but it depends on the weather condition. It takes about ten hours to reach the summit. We can see the panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Pumori, Changri and more from the peak. After a safe climb to the peak, we slowly make our way down to Pheriche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 13: Spare Day in case of bad weather in mountain
    We cannot guarantee if the weather remains favorable on our planned day for the summit (day 12). So, this day is used just in case if we will be unable to climb the summit the on day 12 due to bad weather or other reasons. We should wisely postpone our program of scaling the peak if the weather gets unfavorable.

    Sometimes you or your group members may get some problems with acclimatizing. This day may be used in the case. If the trip goes smoothly, we do not need this spare day. Overnight in the tent/guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 14: Trek to Namche (3440m/11283ft) Duration: 7 hours
    Easy walk along the Imja Khola, short climb to Tengboche, descend Pungki Thanka and complete steep to Kyangjuma, and easier trail to Namche. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 15: Trek to Lukla (2800m/9184ft) Duration: 7 hours
    The trek continues along the Dudh Kosi River to the small mountain airstrip at Lukla, where you will catch your return flight to Kathmandu. Overnight at guesthouse, breakfast, lunch, and dinner included.
  • Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu
    The 30-minutes amazing scenic flight back to Kathmandu. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
  • Day 17: Free day around kathmandu
    Spend the day in Kathmandu, to rest or to explore, as per your inclination. Overnight at hotel, breakfast included.
  • Day 18: Final departure
    we will transfer you to airport approximately 3 hours before the scheduled flight. If you have more time you can do some shopping or sightseeing.

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