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Lobuche Peak Climb

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Highlights:

“a classic climb of magnificent Lobuche peak with visit of Everest base camp, In the high Khumbu valley with marvelous panorama of world highest mountains,  visit around traditional Sherpa villages and monasteries of old Tibetan Buddhist culture,
from lovely rhododendron, pine forested trail to high arid area of ice and glaciers”

Trip Outlook:

Mode of Trip:             On Tea House and Lodge basis with camping on climb.
Trek Grade:               Moderate & Adventurous.
Peak climb grade:    TD (taken from French / Swiss Alpine climbing system)
Trek & climb:             15 Nights & 16 Days (fly in and out of Lukla).
Total Trip:                  19 Nights & 20 Days (Kathmandu / Kathmandu)
Season:                      March to June and September to December.

Introduction:

White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition presents a fascinating journey a true adventure to Everest base camp with Lobuche Peak trek and climb at 6,189 meters high where you will be surrounded by world giant mountains with Mt. Everest.

Lobuche Peak Trek & Climb a tough peak with climbing grade rated as TD means Technical Difficile / a technical difficult in some sections with walk and climb on ice, rocks and glaciers, the grading used as per Swiss / French Alpine Climbing System.On this adventure with enough time to get acclimatized and climbing practice includes visit to Everest Base Camp & Kalapathar, which allows you to experience high altitude before the climb of Lobuche Peak.

On this Lobuche Peak Trek & Climb where you can enjoy the views of Mt. Everest or Sagarmatha in Nepali, and several other well-known peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Cho Oyo, Pumori, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, Kwangde, Kangtaiga and Gyachung Kang.Lobuche Peak Trek & Climb with Everest Base Camp starts with short flight to Lukla, this town start and end point of all adventure destinations around Khumbu and Everest region.

From Lukla trek through lovely farm villages of Sherpas visiting Ghat- Phakding – Monjo to reach at famous Namche Bazaar, and at Namche with rest day for acclimatization.
Our adventure continues leading into lovley rhododendron-pines and fir forest with views of
Mt. Everest-Amadablam-Tharmarsku-Kwangde and many other close peaks.Trek leads to another famous place at Thyangboche Monastery a beautiful place with mountain views and forest surrounding.From this area tree-lines declines as the walk leads to windswept dry country towards Everest base camp through several nice village of Pangboche-Dingboche and Lobuche settlements.

On reaching Everest base camp one of the highlight of the trip, enjoy views of mountains with Khumbu ice-falls and glaciers.

Our adventure continues with a climb to Kalapathar for outstanding views of mountains with Everest at mere distance and then heading for the climb of Lobuche with camping facilities.At Lobuche base with enough preparations then led by our expert guide to the summit of Lobuche and back with safe and sound and experiencing a life time adventure with glamorous views.Lobuche Peak Trek & Climb with Everest base camp completes in Lukla with a flight back to Kathmandu, after enjoyable moment around world highest peaks and great service of White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition.

Outline itinerary:       

Day 01:           Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 02:           In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
Day 03:           Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.
Day 04:           Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.
Day 05:           Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 06:           Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.
Day 07:           Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.
Day 08:           Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.
Day 09:           Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.
Day 10:           Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp
5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.

Day 11:          Hike to Kalapathar and trek to Lobuche Base Camp 4,865 m – 05 hrs.
Day 12:          Trek and climb to Lobuche High Camp 5,600 m – 04 hrs.
Day 13:           Climb Lobuche Peak 6,119 m / 20,070 ft and to base camp – 08 hrs.
Day 14:           Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather.
Day 15:           Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.
Day 16:           Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
Day 17:           Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.
Day 18:           Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
Day 19:           In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
Day 20:           International departure for home ward bound.

 

Trip detail:

Day 01:          Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching at Kathmandu international airport where White Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition staff will receive and then transfer you to respective hotels around Kathmandu city. After getting refreshed from the flight our guide briefs you with information of hotel, Kathmandu and Lobuche Peak climb with Everest Base Camp trek includes welcome dinner in a nice Nepali restaurant.

Day 02:          Sightseeing tour and trek preparation.
Morning our city guide will take you for sightseeing tour at places of interest as Kathmandu valley full of world heritage sites, temples, monasteries, old king’s palaces after an interesting tour back to hotel, preparation for Lobuche Peak climb with Everest base camp trekking.

Day 03:           Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m – 04 hrs.

Morning flight to Lukla with mountain views including Everest, on reaching Lukla with time for rest, then start first day trekking to Phakding village. Walk leads past farm villages with few short ups and down, beautiful views along the walk to Phakding for overnight stop.

 

Day 04:           Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 05 hrs.

After overnight at Phakding, morning trek leads over Dudh Kosi River and then past interesting villages of Toc-Toc, Bhenkar and Monjo to reach at Sagarmatha National Park entrance gate.

 

From here walk on riverbanks for few hours, on crossing last bridge with climb to famous Namche Bazaar where you can explore this small town with facilities of nice restaurant, pubs, cyber café, post office, and banks.

 

Day 05:           Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and excursion.
A right place for rest and acclimatization day before trek to higher country, here take a short hike to Everest View Hotel or walk to Namche view point above at Sagarmatha National Park museum for super views of Everest, Amadablam and adjoining peaks, and visit of museum.

 

Day 06:           Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

From Namche walk leads on scenic path with downhill to Phunge-Tenga for lunch, then climb into rhododendron and pine forest with views of peaks. On reaching Thyangboche visit into monastery with panorama of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Kangtenga, Thamasarku, Kwande and majestic Amadablam.

 

Day 07:           Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

Morning walk leads downhill for an hour and then cross over Imjatse River, after the bridge entering open exposed area where tree lines disappear for short juniper and rhododendron bushes. Trek uphill to Pangboche village at 3,900 meters.

Pangboche last permanent village to Dingboche and beyond, from here a short climb to Somara for lunch and continue with climb to Dingboche village for overnight stop, located in beautiful Imjatse valley with panorama of mountains.

 

Day 08:           Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.
Another rest day for good acclimatization, a short hike to Nakarjung hills offers views of Mt. Makalu and other adjoining mountains.

 

Day 09:           Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

After rest at Dingboche morning walk continues with steep climb for an hour with excellent views of the valley and mountains, and slowly walking on gentle path leading at Thugla for lunch, where Khumbu glacier melts turning into a torrential river.

Here trail from Pheriche joins, after rest and lunch a steep climb for an hour to Thugla ridge top, where you can see many stone memorials of unfortunate climbers who died climbing Mt. Everest, Lhotse and other high mountains.

From here an hour of nice pleasant walk to Lobuche for overnight stop.

 

Day 10:           Trek to Gorak Shep 5,170 m and Everest Base Camp
5,364 m and return to Gorakshep – 06 hrs.

Today our final adventure leads to Everest Base Camp, starting with moderate walk for few hour and then climb over glacier and moraine to Gorakshep located at the bottom of Mt. Pumori and Kalapathar hill and view point.

From here walk to Everest Base Camp following the path close to Khumbu glacier all the way to base camp. On reaching base camp marvel the views of Kuhmbu Ice Fall and glaciers. After enjoying views of ice falls and mountains, completing our aim and dreams, walk back to Goarkshep for overnight stop.

Day 11:          Hike to Kalapatthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft trek to Lobuche BC.
An early morning excursion for two hours to Kalapatthar view point at
5,545 meters, for awesome scenery of Mt.Everest in a close distance and panorama of high mountains peaks all over the north east range after a great return back to Gorakshep and continue walk to Lobuche then heading on the same trail for an hour then the route diverts towards Lobuche Base Camp, on steep and rocky trail along the Lobuche glacier. The trail offers amazing views of Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega, after a several hours of walk to Lobuche Base at 4,865 m / 15,957 ft, here our expert guide will inform you regarding climb.

Day 12:           Climb to Lobuche High Camp 5,600m / 18,368 ft – 04 hrs.

Morning starts with a gentle climb to reach the high camp, the climb takes almost four hours to reach overnight stop, after a climb through rocky moraine path to reach High Camp with final preparation for the climbing.

Day 13:          Climb the summit 6,119m / 20,070 ft and to Base Camp – 08 hrs.

The climb to the summit is steep is slightly technical; our guide will fix rope where necessary on this tough ascent to the summit at 6,119 m high, from the top breathtaking views of fascinating mountains and valleys, after a successful climb to the summit overlooking panorama that surrounds you with world’s highest mountains views Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Ama-Dablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance, after an experience of a life time descend safely on the same route to base camp.

Day 14:           Reserve day in case of unfavorable weather condition

We have reserved an extra day which will be as contingency day, in case of unfavorable weather conditions some times in this high Himalayan range, the weather can be unpredictable, so an extra day on this type of adventure is very necessary, if all goes well can be used on the way back to Lukla with short day walk enjoying the great scenery along the way.

Day 15:           Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.

Return journey an easy walk dropping heights every few hours with downhill with few short ups to Pangboche and then after the bridge two hours climb to Thyangboche for overnight stop.


Day 16:           Trek to Monjo 2,860m – 06 hrs.
After a great time on high mountains descend to Imjatse River with climb for an hour to Sanasa. From here walk with few short up and downs to Namche Bazaar, after a nice stop, downhill walk to Dudh Kosi river valley to Monjo for overnight stop.

 

Day 17:           Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs.

Morning walk leads back to Phakding and then back to Lukla with final climb of this adventure, and then on reaching Lukla celebrate our last day in Everest area with fellow trekkers and staff.
Day 18:           Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla an early morning flight to Kathmandu, at Kathmandu domestic airport our guide and staff transfer you back to your hotels with rest of the day free for individual activities.

 

Day 19:           In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
A reserve or spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay or cancellation due to bad weather which occurs sometimes, as Himalayan weather can be unpredictable if all goes well enjoy the extra day with tour around Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

 

Day 20:           International departure for home ward bound.
After a memorable time and great adventure around Khumbu area with Lobuche Peak Climb and Everest Base Camp trekking, as well an excellent services of White Hills Hill Adventure Treks & Expedition guides, as per the flight time our staff transfers you for the final departure homeward bound.

 

 

 

 

 

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