About 17 Days EBC Trek with Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche east is one of the most famous, beautiful and sought after peak of the Himalayan region. Lobuche east peak climbing is very suitable and hugely gratifying for climbing. Standing tall at height of 6,145m, it is 26m higher than the Lobuche Far East. From the peak you can get very beautiful view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, AmaDablam among others.

It is a very challenging and gratifying peak to climb. To reach our destination, you will first trek along the beautiful trial experiencing the beauty of nature and centuries old tradition of different ethnicity. You will continue the journey from the Everest Base Camp from where you can have splendid view of Glaciers, and other surrounding mountains. The Lobuche East Peak climbing also provides the beautiful opportunity to explore the Everest region. It is a 17days and 16 nights trek.

The best time for ascending the peak is spring (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The peak can also be climbed during winter but the youather will be harsher.

Trip Highlights

  • You will fly to Lukla with exciting and marvelous  view of Mountain which is 45 minutes flight from Kathmandu.
  • You will eat one of the most delicious and hygienic Food along the way called Dal Vat.
  • You will have best experience of Trekking and Climbing combination trip.
  • This trip can be the combination of Adventure, Culture, Flora and Fauna mixed diverse trip to Everest region.
  • Our guide will teach you about how to use equipment, and they will fix tents and prepare food.
  • You will have excellent view of Mt. Everest from Kalapatthar (5545 m).
  • Lobuche peak climbing can be the best solution for beginner peak climbers.
  • You will be ready for other big expeditions after completion of this peak Climbing.
  • You will have one buffer day to make sure your trip in case of unfavorable weather issue.

Itinerary

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Day 01: Arrive to Kathmandu (1,350m)

Our airport representative will be in Kathmandu international airport with your Name card or "Top of the World Adventure" agency name card. Confirm your arrival you will drive from airport to Kathmandu Hotel. After Check in, you will be fresh up and you will go to visit agency office to collect flights tickets and other information. If you have missed bringing any trekking equipment then you can buy just next to hotel. You will have welcome dinner in the night and prepared drop back to the hotel and overnight at Kathmandu hotel.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today you will start your 17 days trek with a flight from Kathmandu to Lukla (2,827 m). In the morning parallel to the huge Himalayan adjacent to Nepal and China. If you are not taking guide from kathmandu and like to take from Lukla airport, your guide will be there in airport showing your name. After 40 minutes, we will be landed in a runway. Then you will walk down to the Dudh Kosi River, where you connect with the main path to Namche Bazaar. After moving all the way through the small area of Ghat (2550 m), you will soon arrive at our teahouse at Phakding.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Phakding
  • Altitude: 2640

You will start your trekking from Phakding and walk across the river to trek all the way through the area of rhododendron. Then you go crossways to the Dudh Kosi at Benkar and take pleasure from the scenes of snow-topped mountains Kusum Kanguru (6,369 m.), Thamserku (6,623 m.) and so on. Along the way you will have your permits check at Gorshelle. Then trekking becomes fairly difficult and includes a perpendicular climb to Namche Bazaar. After crossing one of the suspension bridges above the river, you will ascend to Namche Bazaar. Overnight at hotel in Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440

Adaptation to harsh geography and high altitude is vital before further continuing the ascent to avoid altitude sickness and other unwelcomed illness. You’ll be taken for a one day hike through the beautiful villages of Khunde and Khumjung. After getting back at Everest view hotel, you can go to look at the giant skull of so called mystical creature “Yeti”, in a monastery in the region. You can also savor a lovely pastry in the world’s highest bakery. On a fairly clear day, you would have breathtaking view on peaks such as Everest, Lhotse, AmaDablam among others. The view on mountains from Everest View Hotel, is also commendable. After a nourishing breakfast at hotel, you will endeavor an hour long climb to the Syangboche airstrip (3790m), from where you will steadily ascend towards Khundu. On your way up, you can see century’s old Chorten (stone Buddhist monuments).

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazar
  • Altitude: 3440

Guide of ‘Top Of The World Adventure’ will then take you down through the Khumjung community and move to the major path to Everest at Shanasa. You will walk further to Trashinga and then move down to go across the Dudh Koshi at Phunke Tenga(3,250 m.). In the daytime, it is a wide and vertical ascend through fir, black juniper, pine, rhododendron forest and reach Tengboche Monastery. Here we can see gigantic peaks AmaDablam, Kantega and Mount Everest.You stay at teahouse in Tengboche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Tengboche
  • Altitude: 3867

You will walk slightly down through the forest of birch, juniper, fir and rhododendron at Debuche. Here due to the elevation we have to speed ourselves all the way through the day. After passing the Imja Khola, the trail heads to Pangboche where we can see the beautiful mountain of Ama Dablam. Then our route is to climb all the way through unwrapped alpine hillsides prior to another crossing of the Imja Khola and reach Dingboche. And you will stay overnight at Dingboche teahouse lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4260

Its 800m climb from the Pheriche to Nagarjun peak 5000m. It has some good views of the mountains including Mt. Makalu 5th higest mountain in the world. This hike help a lot for acclimatization. There are chances to see Snow leopard on the hike to Peak. Hike to Najurjun peak take about 3-4 hour to get the top and come down about one and half hour. Enjoy the view from the top and descend down to Dingboche. You will spend night at Local lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Dingboche
  • Altitude: 4360

The trek to Lobuche is pleasant as you get closer and closer to the snow clad giants. It is a gradual climb. After a 45-60min hike you will reach Thukla. Here, you will make a stop for food and continue up to a flat area where several memorials dedicated to the climbers who died on Everest are erected. Then in another two hours, you will have climbed out of the valley and descended to the yak pastures at Lobuche. Tomorrow, you hike to Everest Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4940

This day you will start trek from Lobuche 4910m towards Gorakshep 5140 m, where you can find the nearest teahouse from EBC. You will get Gorakshep about lunch time. After having lunch, guide of ‘Top Of The World Adventure’ will lead you up to Everest Base Camp (5364 m), then return to Gorakshep for staying overnight. There are no teahouses in Everest Base Camp.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Gorakshep
  • Altitude: 5140

You will notice when up in the Base Camp that the Everest is not completely visible. From Gorak Shep, you walk down, up and up again to Kalapathar. You will climb up to Kalapather either sunrise or sunset time. It will take 1 and half to 2 hours. All the effort is worth it as you get the best view of Mount Everest, Nuptse and Changtse with a little of Lhotse from here. Then you return to Gorakshep for food and descend to Lobuche. Overnight at Teahouse.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Lobuche
  • Altitude: 4910

Today you will start hiking from lobuche to lobuche high camp via lobuche east base camp. Compare to the trekking part climbing part will be little difficult you have to use crumpens and other gears. Our guide will fix tent in high camp on appropriate place and our porter cook will make food in tented accommodation. 

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Tent
  • Place: High Camp
  • Altitude: 5600

Today is the main highlight of the whole trek. You will climb the summit from east today. On reaching the top of the peak, you will realize the best taste of victory. From the peak, you can now have beautiful view on mountains covered with snow. After spending some time at the peak, you will return back to the base camp. Then you trek down to Pheriche.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 4371

Just in case of bad weather or any health problem, you will use this day on the base camp or further down on the trail. Whenever you may need this buffer day. If you do not use your buffer day, you will finish one day earlier trekking. It can be useful in case of unstable weather condition for Lukla Kathmandu flight.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahousae
  • Place: Pheriche
  • Altitude: 4371

Return journey much easier as the walk drops heights every few hours, you walk downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then to a bridge with two hours climb to Tengboche. Stop for lunch in Tengboche, then continue to Namche Bazzar. Over night at Namche Bazaar.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Teahouse
  • Place: Namche Bazzar
  • Altitude: 3440

The trail steeply goes down through Rhododendron and Pine forest to Jorasalle it will take about two hours and another 5-hour walk to Lukla via Monju, banker, Phakding, Ghats Khola, Chaurikharka, Chheplung and arrival in Lukla and overnight at Guest house of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE agency.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Lukla
  • Altitude: 2800

Last day of 17 days of trekking in Nepal starts with early morning joyful flight from Lukla to Kathmandu and transfer your Hotel. During the day you will have rest after long journey in the Khumbu Himalaya and Evening dinner with Nepali Cultural Show.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Today, last day of Trekking in Nepal of Top of the World Adventure ,and here you are done with our 17 days of journey in Nepal. And then as per your flight timings our staff of TOP OF THE WORLD ADVENTURE transfer you to Kathmandu airport for your international departure.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1300

Cost Details

Cost Includes

  • Airport Arrival and departure by private vehicle
  • Kathmandu hotel with Breakfast
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight fare
  • Sagarmatha National Park permit
  • Local government permit
  • Climbing Permit
  • Trekking guide (Food, accommodation, salary, insurance)
  • Climbing guide and Porter/Cook
  • Climbing gears
  • Teahouse Accommodation in Mountain
  • Camping Accommodation while Peak climbing period
  • All meals (Breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • First aid tool box

Cost Excludes:

  • Bar bills
  • Visa fee
  • International flight fare
  • Travels insurance
  • Trekking equipment 
  • Tips