On reaching at Kathmandu international airport via various airlines where our guide and staff receives you for transfer to your respective hotels, At the hotel check into your rooms for refreshing rest after a jet leg, then meet other members of the same group to Lobuche East Peak climb for briefing provided by our guide and staff.
Free day In Kathmandu where interested people can join in for sightseeing tour around Kathmandu at places of great interest with time for Lobuche Peak Climb preparation.
Depart from the hotel early morning at given time with short transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport where half hour scenic flight takes you at Lukla.
Enjoy panorama of Himalayan peaks with Mt. Everest, as the small aircraft makes landing at Tenzing & Hillary airport in Lukla.
From here trek starts with few hours walks heading downhill and on pleasant winding trail with few short ups walk past nice Sherpa farm villages with stunning views of snow peaks Kwangde and Kusum Khanguru, and then reach overnight stop at Phakding and check into a nice local lodge.
Morning after breakfast start second day walks on nice gradual path following Dudh Kosi River upstream and crossing bridges then enter Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo village.
Sagarmatha a name in Nepal for Everest, the Sherpa calls Chomolungma in both languages means 'Great Mother', from the park entrance cross over a bridge to reach the last village of Jorsalle before Namche Bazaar.
Walk takes you for few hours on nice path by the river with climb on winding wide trail facing views of peaks till Namche Bazaar is reached for two overnight stops
Enjoy free day at Namche for necessary rest and acclimatization, before heading higher destination a perfect spot at the height of 3,440 m high.
An ideal place for rest day spend the day with scenic walk to viewpoints located on top Namche Bazaar where you can overlook Mt. Everest-Amadablam and other adjoining peaks, with time in afternoon to explore around Namche Bazaar, where once a week on Saturday a busy colorful market held.
After Namche having hearty breakfast, morning walk starts with short steep climb on top Namche Bazaar then on nice pleasant scenic trail as walk descend to Imjatse River in a small place called Phunge-Tenga for lunch.
After lunch climb takes you through cool rhododendron, pines, and fir trees forest with super views of snow peaks.
After hours of strenuous climb with few stops reach Tengboche Monastery, a place to enjoy panorama of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Khangtiaga, Tharmasarku, Kwangde with magnificent close views of Amadablam, afternoon visit impressive colorful monastery and witness monks and priest on daily prayer routine.
Tengboche a beautiful spot a great place where once a year in October or November colorful religious festival takes place called Mani-Rimdu, a ceremony with monks clad in mask and dance to wade away the evil spirits.
Morning catching magnificent views and panorama of snow peaks that surrounds this lovely Tengboche and the monastery, enjoy view of Everest and majestic Amadablam.
From Tengboche down to Imjatse River with slow climb to last permanent village Pangboche, where other places on route are temporary settlements as walk continues on leaving tall trees and lush vegetation for dry and arid terrain with gradual ups to reach a wide Imjatse valley where Dingboche located.
Enjoy another leisure and rest day at Dingboche at perfect altitude for acclimatization before the real adventure to Everest base camp and climb of Lobuche Peak.
Interested people can hike to a close high hill at Nakarjung for best panorama of surrounding high mountain range with close views of Amadablam, Lhotse, Nuptse and Island Peak.
After a great morning view continue journey uphill and then on slow, gradual path to Thugla, a small settlement where massive Khumbu glacier melts into a raging stream that joins Imjatse and Dudh Kosi River.
From Thugla a steep haul and then on nice trail to Lobuche settlement a place with nice good lodges located close beneath of Lobuche peaks.
From Lobuche walk towards our first highlight of the adventure to world number one Mt. Everest base camp, a nice high altitude trekking within high mountains as path leads uphill and above Khumbu glacier to reach at isolated spot of Gorakshep, a place with few lodges located in between route to Everest base camp, and Kalapathar Hill top.
After a refreshing break at Gorakshep a place for overnight stop also, from here heed further east to reach at Everest base camp, where you will be enclosed by giant towering snow mountains.
During high season of mountaineering expedition this spot can be crowded and busy with climbers in full activities.
At base camp enjoy tremendous views of Nuptse, Lola and Pumori and other adjoining peaks with close views of Khumbu Ice Fall and glaciers, and return back to Gorakshep for overnight stop.
Another exciting adventure morning before sunrise climb to the top of Kalapathar hill or halfway, where you can catch lovely and close views of Mt. Everest with Mt. Pumori and range of peaks.
The climb to the top offers a good exercise before Lobuche Peak adventure, after a wonderful moment with glorious mountain scenery, having breakfast head down to Lobuche settlement and carry on to Lobuche East Peak base camp.
Located off from the main trail of Lobuche and Thugla quite hidden in the closed corner where tents are pitched for some days till the climb is over.
Late morning or early afternoon leave the base camp for advance or high camp to make the climb more accessible, where walk and climb follows a faint path over moraine of rocks and ice to reach a possible clear spot to establish the camp.
After finding a suitable space to pitch tents and enjoy the afternoon checking the route of climb and preparation for next early morning bid to the summit top.
Morning before start of dawn, follow our lead guide and start climb over snow and ice with rocky sections, as climb gets steep and technical with physical challenge for all including expert climbers.
A steep ascent over open and exposed areas covered in snow and ice with rise of 50° angle towards summit top of Lobuche East Peak and close to its adjoining West Peak.
At the top with mesmerizing moment facing mind-blowing views of rolling landscapes with snow mountains and zagged hills and valley within closest range of Mt. Everest, Lhotse and Nuptse facing far towards Mt. Makalu in the east horizon with Mt. Cho-Oyu towards North West with super wide panorama of peaks that includes majestic Amadablam.
After a glorious views and exciting tough experience facing fantastic views, and then head down towards base camp for last overnight in tented camp.
Reserved one more days to allow the climb for successful ascent, where this days can be used if the bad weather hinders the climb.
If not used can enjoy time on the way back to Lukla after a great climb to the summit of Lobuche East Peak.
Head slowly back on the main trail to Pangboche village, after clearing up the camps and carrying garbage to hand over at proper disposal sites and walk towards Thugla unto Pheriche valley.
From Pheriche with refreshing halt short hour walks brings you at Pangboche in the comfort of nice cozy lodge for overnight stop.
Enjoying morning views descend towards a bridge over Imjatse River with climb up to Tengboche and the Monastery walking back into green vegetation and lovely woods with time at Tengboche and continue walk back to Namche Bazaar with time for rest and stroll around.
Morning start walk this will be a long day from Namche but easier with long descent to Dudh Kosi River with few short climb toward Monjo village and getting out of Sagarmatha National Park to reach at Phakding.
From Phakding retrace the journey back to Lukla for last overnight stop in high Khumbu area where next early morning flight brings you to Kathmandu.
Having early breakfast with short walk to Lukla airport terminal the airport named after famous legendry mountaineers Tenzing and Hillary, as time for the flight board in a smaller aircraft.
Grand panorama of Himalayan peaks with last views of Mt. Everest as plane lands at Kathmandu airport, and then transfer to your respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu around Thamel.
A free and contingency day reserved in case of flight delay at Lukla or in the beginning, where weather conditions might not be favorable.
However enjoy the spare day relaxing with great memories of Lobuche East Peak climb, or one can join in for another exciting tour of Kathmandu, Patan and Bhaktapur.
Last and final day in Kathmandu depart from the hotel as per your flight time with long lasting memories of Lobuche East Peak climb.