LABUCHE PEAK CLIMBING

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Overview

LA BUCHE PEAK CLIMBING stands high at Khumbu region showing an everlasting beauty to all. Lobuche peak Climbing has added a new rating point of pride and challenge to those who have the thrill to climb higher. There is east Lobuche with an altitude of 6119m and west Lobuche with an altitude of 6145m. We will surmount the east peak of Locubhe.

After the successful ascent by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on April 25, 1984, the door to Lobuche welcomes all of us to triumph it’s snowy point of pride. Lobuche East is technically difficult peak to climb in comparison to other peaks. The full of adventure and the abundance of mysterious Himalayan getup, Lobuche claims your perspiration, courage, love, passion, and enthusiasm to summit it. As you backpack for an expedition to Lobuche, on your way you will get astonished to watch the spectacular cultural and natural treasure. The flora and fauna, the high Himalayan tradition, the river, glaciers and many more will take your imagination to the next world of ecstasy and benevolence.

To make your journey a ceremony we here bring you the Lobuche East Peak climbing expedition which will take 19 days including the Everest base camp trek.

Outline Itinerary

Day 1:   Arrive at Tribhuban international airport in Kathmandu and welcome program by our representative and transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan

Day 2:   Cultural tour to Bouddhanath Stupa and Hindu Cremation site / and Pre trip meeting

Day 3:  Early morning flight to lukla (2840m) and trek to Phakding (2610m) 2/3 hrs walk overnight at lodge

Day 4:  Trek from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m) 5/6 hrs walk overnight at lodge

Day 5:  Rest day at Namche for acclimatization and Panorama view hike (3880m) 2/3 hrs walk hike overnight at lodge

Day 6:   Trek from Namche to Thyngobche (3867m) 5/6 hrs walk overnight at lodge

Day 7:  Trek from Tyngobche to Dingobche (4360m) 4/5 hrs walk overnight at lodge

Day 8:  Rest day at Dingobche for acclimation and excursion

Day 9:   Trek from Dingobuche to Labuche (4960m) 4/5 hrs walking overnight at lodge

Day 10:  Trek from Everest base camp (5364m) and back to Gorakshep (5180m) 6/7 hrs overnight at lodge

Day 11:  Early morning hike to Kalapather (5555m) and back down to Labuche (4960m) 5/6 hrs overnight at lodge

Day 12:  Trek from Labuche to Labuche High camp (5400m) 3/4 hrs walking overnight at tent

Day 13:  leisure day at Labuche High camp overnight at tent

Day 14:  High Camp to summit (6119m) and back down to High camp overnight at tent

Day 15:  Trek from Labuche High camp to Pangobuche (3950m) 5/6 hrs walking overnight at lodge

Day 16: Trek from Pangobche to Namche bazaar (3440m) 4/5 hrs walking overnight at lodge

Day 17:  Trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla (2840m) 6/7 hrs walking overnight at lodge

Day 18:  Flight back to Kathmandu 35 minutes, and transfer to hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan

Day 19:  Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination

Day 01 : Arrival at Kathmandu 1,310m

Welcome you at Tribhuvan International Airport by our representative with a company name on a placard and direct transfer to hotel in Kathmandu (3 stars). Our guide will brief you about the next day plan in a hotel.

Day 02: Sightseeing at Kathmandu valley and trip meeting

On this day, cultural city guide will meet you at hotel and he/she will guide you around the Kathmandu valley and you will visit to world heritage sites Bhaktapur Durbar Square, Pashupatinath Temple, Boudhanath Stupa and other cultural and traditional areas after completion of city tour we will return back to office and meet the team and other participant members and discuss over the trip and we will give you a briefing about tour and we will make sure your all the equipment are ready and in fine condition.

Day 03: An early morning flight to Lukla from Kathmandu and trek to Phakding (2610mtrs/8563ft). Flight 30 minutes and walking 3 hours, /N at lodge

This is the day where all the treks to Everest begin. Your guide will meet you at hotel and you will be escorted to the domestic terminal of Tribhuvan International airport and take early morning flight to Lukla which is about 30 minutes from Kathmandu. In Lukla we will meet other staffs there we will set luggage for porters to carry. After that we will have a walk through the stone trails and forest observing the local villages and reach Phakding and stay overnight. Note: All the flights to Lukla are scheduled early in the morning however sometimes due to weather problem flight may be delay at those situations we would like you to have patience.

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m/11286ft).Walking 5/6 hours, O/N at lodge

On this day we will take breakfast at nearly 7:30 am and without out any further delay we set out for another 5-6 hours walk to Namche Bazar. On the trail we will pass through various suspension bridges and cross the Dudh Koshi River. We will encounter villages like Toktok, Banker and Monjo. Monjo is the gateway to Sagarmatha National Park our guide will complete all the necessary formalities to enter to the Sagarmatha National Park. After 15 minute walk we will arrive at Jorsale and will take lunch there after that we walk alongside the Trail of Dudh Koshi River and Bhote Koshi River and steep trails of hills. Overnight at Namche bazar

Day 05: Rest day for acclimatization and hiking upwards up to distance of 3400 to 3880 meters and back to lodge.

Although this is a rest day but actually after breakfast we will hike to Everest view point so as to keep ourselves active and adapt to climate moreover from Everest view point we will be able to view the scenic beauty of Ama Dablam, Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Thamserku, Kongde and so on then we will return back to Namche Bazar and have lunch then if you are interested you can take a short tour of Namche Bazar. Namche Bazar is the biggest and colorful bazaar of Everest/Khumbu region. It is the hub for all the travellers and local people. There are cafes, cyber, pub, ATM’s and other local businesses. We will stay overnight at Namche.

Day 06: Trek to Tangboche (3,900m) Walking 5/6 hours. O/N at lodge

On this day after breakfast we set for another 5/6 hours walk to Tangboche from Namche. On the trail we can explore various flora and fauna and also experience the amazing view of mountains. In between we encounter Kangjuma village which is he junction and it divides the trail to Gokyo Valley and Everest base camp and cross the suspension bridge to reach Phunkitanga and there we will have lunch .After lunch we take the steep trail through the jungle of pine trees and rhododendron. Tangboche is very famous place for its Monastery and form there we can take the closer look of Mt.Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and so on. Overnight at Tangboche

Day 07: Trek to Dingboche (4,440m) walking 5/6 hours. O/N at lodge

After taking breakfast we will set for another hike. At first we will take a mild hike downhill for about 30 minutes to Debuche and from there we hike through the shady and lushly forest of rhododendron and pine trees. We cross river through wooden bridge and ascend up towards Pangboche village. Pangboche is Sherpa village we walk through lower Pangboche village we can see Chorten and Mani walls on this trail. From there we reach Somare village there we will have lunch and have mild walk to Dingboche.

Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization and hiking upwards up to distance of 4,440 to 4700 meters and back to lodge.

On this day we will hike up to the distance of 4600 meters for acclimatization. We can see beautiful glimpse of mountains like Makalu, Lotse, Nuptse, and Ama Dablam and so on. We take a tour of Dingboche village.

Day 09: Trek to Lobuche (4,910) walking 4/5 hours. O/N at lodge

After having breakfast we walk through the wide pass towards Dughla passing glaciers and Khumbu khola. On reaching Dughla we sit down for lunch after that we take the steep route for about one hour to reach Dughla pass where we can see stone graved memories of climbers who died in mountains. From there we take a one hour hike to reach Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche

Day 10: Trek to Gorakshep (5,165m) and EBC (5,364m) total 6/7 hours walking and back to lodge.

Now we are very close to Everest Base Camp. After having an early breakfast we set for another 2-3 hours hike to Gorakshep. In between we hike through wide pass and walk through the glaciers and rocky terrains. After reaching Gorakshep we will have lunch we keep our luggage in hotel room and we take necessary items like down jacket, gloves, sunglasses, water and some snacks and hike through the glaciers and rocky terrains to Everest Base Camp. The base camp is stunningly beautiful and we can view the amazing scene of Khumbu glacier, Khumbu ice fall, and mountains like Nuptse, Khumbutse and Pumori. Overnight at Gorakshep

Day 11: Early mornings hike to Kalapather (5,555m) and trek back down to Lobuche 7/8 hours walking O/N at lodge

We wake up very early in the morning and put warm clothes and carry water and some snacks along and we hike to Kalapather. From Kalapather we can see mesmerizing view of Mount Everest, Lotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam and so on after that we hike back to Gorakshep and have hot tea and breakfast in hotel then put our belongings together and walk down to Lobuche. Overnight at Lobuche

Day 12: Lobuche to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft): 3-4 hours

Then next day we will again start our journey with full excitement and enthusiasm. We will trek to reach High camp by crossing the mesmerizing view of Lobuche glacier. The road starts with straight trail and become steeper as the way gets near to Lobuche base camp. The beautiful mountains Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega and other Himalayas can be seen on the way. Then as we leave the base camp and continue our journey after a while we will reach the High Camp. At High camp we will set up our camp and our expedition guide will give us some tips and information about climbing the Lobuche peak. The expedition guide will also tell you about the necessary equipment required and how to use that equipment on the peak. The instruction given by our expedition guide will boost up you confidence to climb Lobuche peak. We will stay on tent at high camp.

Day 13: Lobuche High Camp to Summit (6119m/20,070 ft) and back to High Camp: 8-10 hours

At day 13 our wake up time will be 12 am to 1 am in the morning. We will have our breakfast at first and then get prepared for our expedition. We have to pass a rocky surface at first before we can get an ice surface. We will use the equipment as per the instruction given by our expedition leader. Then we will reach to summit after a stunning courage, perspiration and zeal to reach the summit. From summit we can see the beautiful mountains like Everest, Lhotse, Cholatse, Pumori, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many more. We will spend some time in summit and perform some personal and group activities like taking pictures, viewing other mountains visible from the Lobuche east. Then we will leave summit and ascend to High Camp. We will stay at high camp overnight.

Day 14: leisure at High camp.

The day 14 is the most luxurious day for us as we will not be walking hours and hours like other day. We will stay at high camp and rest. We will chat about our expedition, take pictures and perform other activities. This will make our mood calm and happy. This will help to fresh our mood from the crowded work schedule of today's running society.

Day 15: Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche

At day 15 we will leave Lobuche high camp and ramble down to reach Pangboche. We will take the route of Everest Base Camp via Lobuche to reach Pangboche. We will take some rest and take lunch at Lobuche. From Lobuche we then get up and arrive at Pheriche. Then the scenic view across the way will gradually take us to Pangboche. We will stay overnight at Pangboche.

Day 16: Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

The way ahead from Pangboche is to Namche Bazaar. From Pangboche via Imja khola we will reach to Tengboche. We will eat lunch at Tengboche. The beautiful rhododendron and juniper tree will give us a smile in our bitterness to leave this beautiful place after some day's intimacy with them. We will have lunch at Tengboche and then we will get to Namche bazar. On our way if we will see different types of rare animals and birds like snow leopards, pheasants mountain goats and many more. We will stay overnight at Namche bazaar

Day 17: Trek to Lukla 2,800m) 6/7 hours walking O/N at lodge.

After breakfast we are set for the last hike to Lukla. We hike mostly down the hill crossing multiple suspension bridge following the trail of Dudh Koshi river and enjoying the surrounding environment and local villages. We take lunch at Phakding after that we hike to Lukla with a comfortable pace. Stay Overnight at Lukla.

Day 18: Flight back to Kathmandu 35 minutes, and transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.

We take early breakfast and are ready to fly back to Kathmandu. Arriving Kathmandu you will be escorted to hotel from our vehicle. At evening we will have farewell dinner in Nepali Traditional Restaurant.

Day 19: Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

Our trek ends here, we would like to thank you for visiting Nepal and it was great for our company to do a wonderful trek with you. Our guide will escort you to Tribhuvan International Airport 2-3 hours before the scheduled flight time.

Date & Price

All Trekking in Nepal,Himalaya Trek,Peak Climbing-Access The Asia Treks adventure travel trips are small group departures and therefore places can fill quickly. To avoid disappointment, we suggest you book your trip as soon as possible.

Dates & Prices

Start Date End Date Availability Price Booking
Availability Explained
  • A AVAILABLE – Trip date is available and open for bookings. Go for it!
  • G GUARANTEED – Trip is reached minimum numbers and this is ‘Guaranteed to Run’
  • L LIMITED – Trip is ‘Guaranteed to Run’ and there are a very limited number of available places remaining. Immediate booking is recommended.
  • C CLOSED – Trip has reached maximum numbers and it is unavailable. Please Contact Us to enquire about other trip departure dates or booking this trip as a private departure
Trip Info (Tour/Trek Styles) Explained
  • PG Private Group: this trip departure organizes for specific group only and it is close if you are not in that group. If you are interested on this particular trip departure date then please get in touch with us.
  • OA Open to All:
  • LT Lodge Based Trip/Trek:
  • CT Camping Based Trip/Trek:
  • GAP Guide, Accommodation and Porter only: In this trip NO food and transportation included and porter included. Client pays all foods, all lodge accommodation and transportation, and we just provide guide and porter and their insurance and permit.
  • SG Self Guided/Budget Trip: This trip is specially design for tight budget travellers who are happy to accept farley basic facilities reduce services, three normal meals, transportation and require is included. Self-guided is a perfect choice for the who like a independent trevelling and minimise the costs. We have added support to minimise the hard work, planning and cost, and we will be there for you and your team/group when you need support and unlikely event of emergency. We arrange your accommodation, internal transportation (flight/road), and provided you with detailed information, route notes, and map so you and your team/group can travel your own pace from one place to next. We will organize porter/s as well to transport your luggage, and all you carry is what you need for the day trek/ride and enjoy on your own pace.

If our fixed departure dates are not convenient for you or your group, we can also arrange private departures on all of our small group tours. Private group departures will follow the same itineraries as our usual small group tours, or itineraries may be tailormade to suit your own convenient tour date/budgets.

Itineraries may be tailor-made to suit your dates. So if you can’t find a date to suit you or if you want to have your very own tour just with your friends or family then we can help you.

Customised Private Groups:

For most of our usual tours, or itineraries, where there is a group numbering 2 or more, we can customise and organise private group trip(s) where we design the itinerary and activities exclusively for you, according to your requirements and budgets, such as Honeymoon, Anniversary, Family, Scouts, School, College, Fundraising or Charity trips. Find out more about our private group tours.

Many of you may be confused or are totally unknown for what to pack while trekking. Here are some lists of equipment/gear that may be helped for you as gears are the key thing of every trekker.

Head:

  1. Hat
  2. Woolen hat
  3. Scarf
  4. Mask (to prevent yourself from dust)
  5. Sunglass

Clothing (Body)

  1. 3x T-short
  2. 2x thermals topsDown jacket
  3. 2x trekkers pants
  4. Waterproof pants & Jacked

Hands:

  1. Poly lines gloves
  2. Woolen gloves
  3. Heavy weight gloves

Feet:

  1. Trekking boots
  2. Flip flop
  3. 2x inner socks
  4. 3x woolen socks
  5. Sneakers

Accessories

  1. Head light with extra batteries
  2. sleeping bag (Above -10)
  3. Dry pack
  4. Water bottle
  5. Chemo bag
  6. Walking poles
  7. Alarm watch
  8. Day pack (No more then 15kg)
  9. Camera with extra batteries

Personal hygiene:

  1. Towel
  2. Shampoo & soap
  3. Toothpaste & toothbrush
  4. Sunscreen
  5. Lip guard
  6. Body wipes
  7. Female hygiene products (for female client)
  8. Deodorant

Medical:

  1. Personal first aid kit
  2. Dimox or acetylzolamide
  3. Headache pills
  4. Diarrhea pills
  5. Cough / cold medicine
  6. Water purification tablets
  7. Contact lens supplies

Note:

  1. Since of the above mentioned gear down jacket and sleeping bag can be rented.
  2. Our guide will carry a first aid kit but it’s better to have your own.
  3. Bring the entertaining materials as per need.

Cost includes

  1. Airport pickup and drop by private vehicle.
  2. A 3-star hotel in Kathmandu (4 nights or 3 nights as per holiday plan), welcome dinner
  3. Sightseeing at Kathmandu with city guide (Cultural and Traditional heritage sites)
  4. Duffle bag, Sleeping bag, Down jacket (Sleeping Bag and Down jacket must be returned after the trek is completed)
  5. Experienced Government license holder Trekking Guide, Porter (We provide 1 porter for two trekkers), climbing guide, assistant guide and other staffs as per the holiday plan.
  6. Entrance fee for various conservation areas, Trekkers Information Management System (TIMS) fee
  7. Flight or Bus fare as per the holiday plan
  8. Accommodation with breakfast, lunch and dinner at different places during trekking and in camping as per the holiday plan
  9. Farewell dinner
  10. Accommodation in star rated hotel in Kathmandu and Pokhara
  11. All government taxes

Cost Excludes

  1. Visa Charge to Nepal and International flight fare.
  2. Lunch and Dinner while staying at Kathmandu.
  3. Travel insurance which covers emergency Rescue and Evacuation.
  4. International airfare and airport departure tax
  5. Hot and cold drinks, alcoholic drinks
  6. Climbing gear (As per your request we can hire it for you)
  7. Additional charges for service added included in holiday plan.

FAQ

It is full of adventures and is completely different from the one that is in your country. Its trekking trails are rugged and rough and take you to minimum altitude of 3000 m and maximum to 5000 m plus.

If you are physically fit, who can walk minimum of 4 hours then it is definitely for you. The minimum trekking altitude ranges from 2000 m plus and can go up to the maximum altitude of 5000 m plus.

Yes, you will, because you will be trekking in the remotest himalayan region of the world, where you are not familar with its trail, villages, people, and their culture. There, the local people do not speak English much, so you need a trekking guide, who can speak their language and Nepali.

Children under age 18 should be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Above this will be accompanied by a guide.

They are because Access the Asia gives the topmost priority to their safety.

Climbing peak or trekking peak is an easy peak whose summit can be reached within 1 or 2 days. Its height ranges 6000 m plus. Some trekking peaks are Island Peak, Yala Peak, and Mera Peak.

It must include the terms and conditions that you need while trekking in the Himalayan Region in an altitude of 4000 m to 6000 m. Your travel insurance company must provide you Helicopter Evacuation Service. Normally, it will cost you up to US $5000 in Nepal. If you are coming to Nepal for climbing then you must do climbing insurance in your country as well. Carefully check the terms and conditions of your insurance company, especially what they cover during trekking and climbing.

US $ 20 a day is enough to buy a bottle of mineral water, tea, coffee and so on in the remote Himalayan Region.

Yes, you should. There is no fixed rates for tipping. Its up to you. But how much you tip should be reasonable.

The trekking guides of Access the Asia are well - trained in the first aid; they also carry the first aid box and do the necessary treatment for you.

You will be flown to Kathmandu in a helicopter for medical attention.

Lodge or guest house accommodation.

Lodge, where, you will have meal, provides you drinking water. A liter of mineral water at lower elevation costs US$ 1, but at higher elevation, it can cost up to US $4.

Lodges and guest houses.

No. But it will always be its responsibility to finish your trip on time and to follow the itinerary.

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