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Lobuche Peak Climbing

Close to roaring Khumbu Glacier and situated just above to wonderful Lobuche village; Lobuche Peak is one of the famous climbing peaks in Nepal. Just a few miles away from Mount Everest; it has two peaks- Lobuche East Peak (6,119m.) and Lobuche West Peak (6,145m.) where both peaks offer equally mesmerising views of snowcapped mountains of Khumbu Region and we offer climbing of  Lobuche East Peak (6,119m.). Levelled as technical climbing peak; it was Laurence Neilson and Gyalzen Sherpa who successfully ascended Lobuche Peak  first in 1984. Shaped like the pyramid it is a relatively difficult climbing peak in compare to Island Peak, Mera peak and other climbing peaks of Nepal.  Ideally, suited for climbers having previous mountaineering experience and  with sound body and health. 

Starts with exploring the Sherpa Capital and visiting the Sherpa and Hilary Museum at Namche Bazar. It also advances to explore the traditional cultures and the years old living style of Sherpa people of Everest Region. Walking through Buddhist Monasteries in Tengboche; the superb mountains views  it offers from there is something which adds more fun and excitement to the climbing trip. Exploring the local cultures, a sweet hello from them and their warm hospitality makes a trip even better. Exploration of various flora and faunas of Sagarmatha National Park; astonishing mountain views from Kalapathar (5,545m.)- best sunrise view point in the world which advances to view sun waking up with  Mount Everest and neighbouring mountains are other ticks of the adventure. 

Best time to climb Lobuche Peak is April-May and October to November. Every year  Visit Heaven Treks Nepal offers Lobuche East Peak Climbing in peak climbing season. Our carefully designed Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary includes sufficient time for acclimatisation which advances climbers to take good rest and ease doing Himalayan adventure. We provide quality, experienced, knowledgeable and well-equipped climbing crews  to give you fantastic peak climbing experience. Our team is always dedicated to making you Nepal climbing trip amazing one which will last long in your memory.    

 

Day 1:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to Hotel. Rest Day.

Day 2: Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and preparation day. 

Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652m) (4 hrs trekking). Overnight at teahouse. 

Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazar (3,440m.). Overnight at teahouse.

Day 5: Acclimatization Day. Explore around including Hilary and Sherpa Museum. Overnight at teahouse. 

Day 6: Trek to Tengboche (3850m). (5 hrs trekking). Explore famous Tengboche Buddhist monastery. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 7:  Trek  Pheriche (4240m/ 5 hrs trekking). Walk with catching glimpses of Lhotse and Ama Dablam. Overnight at teahouse.

Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4910m/ 5 hrs trekking ). Overnight at teahouse. 

Day  9: Acclimatization day. (4 hrs trekking). Overnight at teahouse.

Day 10: Trek to Lobuche Base Camp (5200m/ 5 hrs trekking). Overnight at tented camp.

Day 11-12. Climb Lobuche East (6119m) summit and return to Base Camp. Our climbing crews will help climbing.

Day 13:Trek  to Dingboche (4410m/ 5 hrs trekking). Overnight at teahouse.

Day 14: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3440m/ 5hrs trekking). Overnight at teahouse.

Day 15: Trek back  to Lukla (2840m/ 7 hrs trekking). Farewell dinner with crews. Overnight at hotel.

Day 16: Fly back to Kathmandu. Last minute shopping.

Day 17: Final Departure.

Equipment

  • 1 pair strong hiking boots
  • 1 pair sports shoes 
  • 1 medium rucksack/backpack
  • 1 small day pack
  • 1 sleeping bag (according to seasons)
  • 1 inner sleeping sheet
  • 1 down jacket/all weather Anorak
  • 1 fleece/warm sweater
  • 1 water and windproof jacket
  • 2 pair lightweight trousers 
  • 1 pair shorts
  • 2 long sleeves cotton or polypro 
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 1 medium sized towel 
  • 1 water bottle-1 or 2 litre
  • 1 torch/flashlight and spare batteries 
  • 1 Swiss type knife
  • 2 pairs light socks 
  • 3 pairs heavy wool socks 
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Cotton headscarf/bandana 
  • Warm hat/gloves (waterproof)
  • Sunglasses and Sunhat 
  • Money Belt
  • Water purification tablets/solution
  • Sun block Cream(30-50) 
  • Swimming costumes/bathing suit 
  • Washing kit: include
  • Personal toiletries 
  • Talcum powder
  • Moleskin for blister
  • Toilet paper
  • Bio degradable soap/shampoo
  • Any personal medication
  • 3/4 plastic bags (for wrapping clothes)

 Note: Due to the different seasons in Nepal, clients are requested to inquire before preparing equipments.

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