Lobuche Peak Climbing

Trip Fact:
  • Duration 18 Days
  • Difficulty Level Challenging
  • DestinationNepal
  • Max Altitude6119 m/20075 ft (Lobuche Peak Summit)
  • AccommodationComfortable Hotels in Kathmandu, Tea Houses during the trek, and Tented Camps at high altitudes.
  • MealsNutritious and delicious meals provided throughout the trek.
  • Trip Start/EndLukla
  • Group Size1-30 pax
  • Best SeasonMarch to May and September to November are best months to climb

What to Expect:

  • Explore the vibrant city of Kathmandu, a cultural hub with ancient temples and UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
  • Trek through picturesque villages, lush forests, and high-altitude meadows, witnessing the unique Sherpa culture along the way.
  • Reach Namche Bazaar, the bustling Sherpa town and the gateway to Everest, while acclimatizing to the high altitude.
  • Stand in awe at the Everest Base Camp, surrounded by the towering peaks and the iconic Khumbu Icefall.
  • Summit Lobuche Peak (6119 meters), a thrilling accomplishment rewarding you with panoramic vistas of the Himalayas.
  • Revel in the spiritual ambiance of the Tengboche Monastery, a sacred place nestled amidst stunning mountain scenery.
  • Witness the sunrise over Everest from Kalapathar, a moment etched in your memory forever.
  • Enjoy cultural delights and leisure time in Kathmandu, shopping for souvenirs and savoring traditional Nepali cuisine.

Lobuche Peak climbing takes you on an unforgettable journey, offering the thrill of ascending one of Nepal's most celebrated summits.

Dive into an unforgettable Himalayan adventure as you scale the captivating Lobuche Peak. Revel in the majesty of the mountains, immerse yourself in the vibrant culture, and marvel at the unrivaled natural beauty surrounding you, all while tackling one of the globe's most challenging yet gratifying summits.

The Lobuche Peak climb, an experience every mountain enthusiast aspires to, invites you to traverse through snow-clad ranges and create lifelong memories.

Why is the Lobuche Peak Climb Your Next Adventure?

Nepal's Lobuche Peak, standing at an impressive 6,119 meters (20,075 feet), may not enjoy the same recognition as Everest, but it is among the most rewarding summits for climbers. The adventure offers a harmonious blend of trekking and mountaineering, pushing the boundaries for adrenaline junkies.

Your journey across glaciers, past cobalt blue alpine lakes, through culturally rich Sherpa villages, and ancient monasteries is more than a climb to the summit—it's an all-encompassing Himalayan experience.

Unveiling Our Comprehensive Lobuche Peak Climbing Package

We've curated a thorough Lobuche Peak climbing package to ensure a secure, successful, and unforgettable climbing experience:

Professional Guidance: Our certified climbing guides, rich in experience and trained to handle all situations, will be with you every step of the journey, prioritizing your safety and comfort.

Acclimatization: Our itinerary includes necessary acclimatization days to help your body adjust to the high altitudes and prevent altitude sickness.

All-Inclusive Logistics: We take care of everything, from airport pick-ups and drop-offs, accommodation, permits, to meals, ensuring a seamless journey for you.

Training and Gear: Our pre-climb training and necessary climbing gear will equip you perfectly to conquer Lobuche Peak.

Your Itinerary to Lobuche Peak

Our expedition for the Lobuche East Peak climb in the Spring/Autumn of 2023-2024 follows the popular path to Everest Base Camp until we reach Gorak Shep. We then descend to Lobuche and head to Lobuche Base Camp, preparing for our summit push.

The journey begins in Kathmandu with a pre-expedition briefing by our experienced expedition guide and tour manager. A short but breathtaking flight from Kathmandu to Lukla marks the real start of our adventure.

Our trek from Lukla, the gateway to Everest, leads us to Phakding for the first overnight rest, passing through enchanting Sherpa villages, lush farmlands, and the quick-flowing Dudh Koshi River.

The trail then winds up to Namche Bazar, where we acclimate, exploring local attractions including the famed Hotel Everest View at Syangboche, the mountain museum in Namche, and the delightful Khumjung village.

Post-Namche Bazar, we ascend to Tengboche, home to a peaceful Buddhist community and the serene Tengboche Monastery. Further climbs lead us through Dingboche, Pheriche, Lobuche, and Gorak Shep, each stride bringing us closer to Lobuche East Peak. Spectacular views of Ama Dablam, Tawoche, Nuptse, and Pumori peaks keep us invigorated.

Our base camp for Lobuche East Peak sits at an elevation of over 4,800 meters, providing comfortable tented camps. A day at base camp is dedicated to acclimatization and climbing preparations, facilitated by our expert Sherpa guide. We've included a buffer day for unexpected weather changes, health issues, or fatigue. The summit push is scheduled for a day with stable temperatures, promising a safe and enjoyable climb.

Are You Ready to Tackle this Exciting Challenge?

Climbing Lobuche Peak tests your limits, challenges your endurance, and rewards you with victory. It provides an unparalleled opportunity to witness the awe-inspiring beauty of the Himalayas, understand Sherpa culture, and connect with nature on a whole new level.

So, are you ready to tackle this once-in-a-lifetime journey? Reach out to us today to secure your spot on the Lobuche Peak climb or to learn more about this thrilling adventure.


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Upon your arrival at the Kathmandu Airport, you will be warmly welcomed by our dedicated staff. After exchanging warm greetings, you will be assisted with your luggage and transferred to your hotel in Kathmandu.

  • Hotel
  • 1400m

After a good night's rest, get ready to immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of Kathmandu. Begin your sightseeing tour by visiting the UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which include the ancient temples and palaces that are a testament to Nepal's rich history and architecture. Explore iconic sites like Kathmandu Durbar Square, Swayambhunath Stupa (the Monkey Temple), Boudhanath Stupa, and Pashupatinath Temple.

In the afternoon, we will gather for a pre-climbing briefing and preparations. Your experienced climbing guide will go through all the necessary details, safety protocols, and equipment required for the upcoming adventure. This is also an excellent opportunity to ask any questions and clarify any concerns you may have.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1400m

Rise early to catch an exhilarating morning flight to Lukla, a mountainous airstrip perched on a hillside. The short but thrilling flight offers breathtaking views of the Himalayan peaks, setting the tone for your trekking adventure.

Upon landing in Lukla, you will meet the rest of the trekking team and porters who will be assisting you throughout the journey. After some brief introductions, commence the trek to Phakding, a charming village situated at 2652 meters above sea level. The trail descends gently, following the Dudh Koshi River and passing through picturesque Sherpa settlements and lush forests.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2652m

Today's trek takes you deeper into the heart of the Himalayas, as you make your way to Namche Bazaar, the vibrant and bustling Sherpa town. As you gain altitude, you'll start to feel the crisp mountain air and witness a change in the scenery. Towering snow-capped peaks begin to emerge on the horizon, and the sense of adventure intensifies. Namche Bazaar welcomes you with a lively market, cozy tea houses, and a perfect blend of Sherpa culture and modern amenities.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m

Acclimatization is a crucial part of any high-altitude trek, and Namche Bazaar serves as an ideal place for it. Instead of continuing to higher elevations, take a well-deserved rest day to allow your body to adjust gradually to the thinning air.While in Namche Bazaar, there are several acclimatization activities to enjoy. You can take a short hike to the Everest View Hotel, which offers stunning panoramic views of Everest and other majestic peaks. Alternatively, you can explore the Sherpa Culture Museum or the nearby Khumjung Village, where you can visit the famous Khumjung Monastery and witness the Yeti Scalp.

Spend the day relaxing, exploring, and savoring the unique atmosphere of Namche Bazaar, while your body prepares itself for the exciting journey ahead.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3440m

Today's trek takes you to Tengboche, a serene and spiritually significant location. The trail winds through rhododendron forests and offers magnificent views of Everest, Ama Dablam, and other neighboring peaks. After a few hours of trekking, you will reach the iconic Tengboche Monastery, one of the most important monasteries in the region.

Upon reaching Tengboche, soak in the peaceful ambiance and enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas from the monastery's vantage point. You may also have the chance to witness a Buddhist ceremony and experience the spiritual essence of this sacred place.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3860m

After a warm breakfast at Tengboche, set off on a picturesque trail that leads to Dingboche. As you gain altitude, the landscapes change dramatically, with the tree line giving way to alpine meadows and rocky terrain.

The stunning views of Ama Dablam and other Himalayan giants will keep you inspired throughout the trek. Dingboche is a charming village nestled amidst the rugged mountains, and it offers a perfect resting spot for trekkers before ascending further towards Everest Base Camp.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner
  • 4410m

Today presents an optional adventure as you can choose to hike to Chhukung Ri, a spectacular viewpoint offering panoramic vistas of the Lhotse, Makalu, and Ama Dablam peaks. The hike is challenging but incredibly rewarding, and it provides an opportunity to explore more of the region's pristine beauty.

Alternatively, if you prefer a more relaxed day, you can spend the day in Dingboche, acclimatizing further and taking in the serene surroundings.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4410m

Embark on another scenic day of trekking as you head towards Lobuche. The trail takes you through the rugged landscapes of the Khumbu region, and you'll feel the anticipation building as you get closer to Everest Base Camp.

Lobuche is situated at an elevation of 4910 meters, and the weather and terrain become noticeably harsher. As you reach Lobuche, you'll find yourself surrounded by snow-capped peaks, creating a truly breathtaking atmosphere.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4910m

Today is the much-awaited day when you'll trek to the fabled Everest Base Camp (5357m). The trail leads you to Gorakshep, a remote settlement nestled amidst the Himalayan wilderness. After a short rest in Gorakshep, continue the trek towards the base camp of the world's highest mountain.

The journey to Everest Base Camp offers unparalleled mountain scenery and a unique sense of accomplishment. Arriving at the base camp, you'll be standing at an impressive altitude of 5364 meters, surrounded by the Khumbu Icefall and the towering peaks of the Everest region.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 5180m

The early morning presents an opportunity for a memorable hike to Kalapathar, the famous vantage point offering the best views of Everest and its neighboring peaks. The sunrise over Everest from Kalapathar is an awe-inspiring sight that you won't forget.

After breakfast in Gorakshep, begin your trek towards the base camp of Lobuche East, another exciting climbing destination in the Everest region. Lobuche East Base Camp welcomes you with a pristine and tranquil environment, allowing you to prepare mentally and physically for the upcoming climbing adventure.

  • Tented Camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4910m

Today is a momentous day as you embark on an exhilarating climb to the summit of Lobuche Peak, standing proudly at 6119 meters above sea level. After an early breakfast at the Lobuche Base Camp, your experienced climbing guide will provide final instructions and safety briefings for the ascent.

The climb begins with a gradual ascent over rocky terrain, gradually increasing in steepness as you gain altitude. Relying on your climbing skills and equipment, you'll navigate through challenging sections, including crevasses and icy slopes.

As you ascend, the panoramic views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks become increasingly awe-inspiring. The feeling of accomplishment grows with every step taken closer to the summit. Once you reach the top of Lobuche Peak, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking vistas of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, and many other snow-capped giants.

Take some time at the summit to soak in the grandeur of the Himalayas and capture memorable photographs with your team. The sense of triumph and elation will be palpable as you celebrate your successful summit of Lobuche Peak.

After savoring the unforgettable moment at the summit, begin your descent back to the Lobuche Base Camp. The return journey presents its own challenges, requiring focus and caution while descending steep sections. Your experienced climbing guide will ensure the safety and well-being of the team throughout the descent.

Upon reaching the Lobuche Base Camp, celebrate the achievement of climbing Lobuche Peak with your fellow trekkers and climbing team. The camaraderie among the team members will be strengthened by the shared accomplishment.

Stay Overnight in a Tented Camp at Lobuche Base Camp, cherishing the memories of an extraordinary summit day.

  • Tented camp
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4910m

After an unforgettable experience at the Summit and Base Camp, it's time to begin your descent towards lower altitudes. Today's trek takes you back to Pangboche, a charming village situated at an elevation of 4000 meters.

As you descend, you'll notice a change in the landscape, with the alpine terrain gradually giving way to lush greenery and rhododendron forests. Enjoy the pleasant downhill trek, taking in the serene surroundings and reflecting on the incredible journey you've undertaken.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 4000 meters

After a nourishing breakfast in Pangboche, bid farewell to the tranquil Himalayan village and embark on the trek back to Namche Bazaar. The familiar trail retraces your steps, offering different perspectives of the mountains and valleys you passed on the way up.

Reaching Namche Bazaar will feel like a reunion with friends, as you revisit the lively market and cozy tea houses. Take some time to explore the bustling town and interact with fellow trekkers who are on their way to Everest Base Camp.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 3441 meters

Today marks the final leg of your trek as you trek from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, where your journey began. The descending trail follows the Dudh Koshi River, passing through picturesque Sherpa settlements and lush forests.

Upon reaching Lukla, you'll have the opportunity to celebrate the successful completion of the Everest Base Camp and Lobuche Peak climbing with your trekking team and guides. Enjoy a hearty meal and reminisce about the incredible experiences you've shared during this epic adventure.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2800m

Rise early to catch the scenic flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. As the plane takes off, take one last look at the majestic Himalayan peaks, cherishing the unforgettable memories of your trek.

Upon landing in Kathmandu, you will be transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to rest, relax, or explore the vibrant streets of Kathmandu. Take the opportunity to shop for souvenirs and mementos to commemorate your incredible journey.

  • Tea House
  • Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • 2800m

After the exhilarating mountain adventure, enjoy a well-deserved leisure day in Kathmandu. This day is reserved for rest and relaxation, giving you time to recover from the trek and explore more of the city's cultural delights.

You can explore the bustling streets of Thamel, a vibrant tourist hub offering a plethora of shops, cafes, and restaurants. Visit local markets and art galleries to learn more about Nepali culture and craftsmanship. Alternatively, you may choose to visit historical sites, museums, or monasteries to gain deeper insights into Nepal's rich heritage.

In the evening, you may join a farewell dinner organized by the our company to celebrate your successful completion of the lobuche peak climbing.

  • Hotel
  • Breakfast
  • 1400m

After an unforgettable journey to the Lobuche peak climbing and experiencing the warm hospitality of Nepal, it's time to say goodbye. Enjoy a final breakfast at your hotel before you are transferred to the international airport for your departure flight. Depart with cherished memories, new friendships, and the satisfaction of conquering the Himalayas.

Hope to see you again for your next adventure in Nepal!

  • Breakfast

The itinerary is subject to changes based on weather conditions and trekker's preferences. Proper acclimatization and physical fitness are essential for a safe and enjoyable trek. Book your Lobuche peak climbing now and create memories that will last a lifetime!

Cost Details


  • All airport transfers
  • 4 nights in Kathmandu hotel ( including breakfast)
  • Full day Kathmandu sightseeing ( including professional tour guide and private tourist car)
  • All accommodations in the mountain ( 13 nights)
  • All meals ( Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) as per itinerary
  • Round trip Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu flight
  • Climbing and Trekking Guide, Cook, Assistant Climbing Leader, Sherpa
  • Necessary porters, and other helpers as per requirement
  • All necessary trekking and climbing permit.
  • Group climbing and camping equipment for climbing
  • Necessary equipment and all government and local taxes
  • Necessary ground transport


  • Lunch/dinner in Kathmandu
  • Travel insurance
  • All Personal expenses
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal climbing equipment
  • Tips for Climbing Staff
  • All kind of drinks
  • Any others kinf of expenses

Good to Know

Climbing Preparation and Summit Route

Dream Heaven Adventure offers an unforgettable opportunity to conquer Lobuche East Peak. Our well-organized tented camps at Lobuche East Peak Base Camp provide mesmerizing views of sunrise and sunset over the vast mountain ranges. During the expedition, our dedicated training and acclimatization sessions, guided by experienced climbing experts, will prepare you for the challenging summit push.

Before attempting the summit, you'll climb to Lobuche East High Camp, situated at an altitude of 5,600 meters. The route to High Camp leads through glacial moraines, offering stunning views of the majestic peaks in the Mahalangur range. Our expert Sherpa guides ensure your safety by fixing the necessary ropes throughout the Lobuche East expedition. As you ascend towards the summit, a fixed rope will assist you in navigating the technical South East route, featuring rocks and snow. Crampons are essential for tackling steeper icy sections as you progress.

For maximum safety, we recommend attaching your harness to the fixed rope from the summit to High Camp. This precautionary measure ensures added security during both the ascent and descent.

The Lobuche East summit push typically takes around ten hours. As you ascend, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking vistas of the entire Everest region, with four of the world's fourteen highest mountains visible from the peak.

After successfully reaching the summit, you'll descend to Lobuche Base Camp on the same day, completing an exhilarating and fulfilling journey.

Best Time for Lobuche Peak Climbing

The optimal seasons for climbing Lobuche East Peak are Autumn and Spring. During these times, the weather is stable and clear, providing excellent visibility and comfortable climbing conditions. The breathtaking sightseeing experience from the summit during Autumn and Spring is unparalleled.

Additionally, the classic Everest Base Camp trek route leading up to Gorakshep is particularly enchanting during Spring and Autumn. The trek showcases lush alpine vegetation, awe-inspiring mountains, and a vibrant atmosphere, enhancing the overall experience of the Lobuche East Peak climbing expedition.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty

Lobuche East Peak is an excellent mountain for acclimatization and training, often utilized by Everest summiteers. It's also a suitable starting point for aspiring mountaineers with adequate fitness levels. While considered a trekker's peak, it involves an extended trip to Everest Base Camp. However, our experienced climbing Sherpa guides provide thorough training at Lobuche East Base Camp to ensure a successful climb.

Some alpine skills, such as abseiling on snow, hiking with crampons, using ice axes, and climbing with fixed ropes, are necessary for a safe ascent.

Health and Fitness for Lobuche Peak Climbing

Climbing in high-altitude terrain and ascending a 6,000-meter peak requires excellent physical condition. Before joining the Lobuche East expedition, it is crucial to undergo medical checkups and ensure you are in good health.

Endurance is key for the demanding Lobuche summit push, and maintaining an adequate pace is vital for the overall performance of the team.

During the pre-expedition briefing, your climbing guide will provide essential information and advice regarding health, fitness, and the importance of a comprehensive physical examination before embarking on the Lobuche East climbing journey. Being well-prepared and in good health will significantly enhance your chances of a successful and enjoyable climb.


  • Q1. Can you tell me about Lobuche Peak and its location?

    Lobuche Peak is a renowned trekking destination located in the Everest region of Nepal. It features two main summits: Lobuche East, standing at 6,119 meters, and Lobuche West, slightly higher at 6,145 meters. This peak is situated near the Khumbu Glacier and the famous Everest Base Camp trekking route.

  • Indeed, climbing Lobuche Peak demands prior experience in mountaineering. Potential climbers should possess basic skills in both ice and rock climbing and be competent in handling climbing gear such as crampons, ice axes, and ropes. Furthermore, being physically robust and mentally ready for high-altitude conditions is essential.

  • Typically, an expedition to climb Lobuche Peak lasts about 18 to 20 days. This period includes the trek to Everest Base Camp, time for acclimatization, and the actual ascent. However, the schedule might change depending on the tour operator and prevailing weather conditions.

  • Climbing Lobuche Peak is usually done during pre-monsoon (spring) and post-monsoon (autumn) seasons. April to May and September to November are considered the most favorable periods for climbing, when the weather is generally stable and clear skies offer better visibility.

  • Climbing Lobuche Peak necessitates two permits: a climbing permit and an entry permit for Sagarmatha National Park. These can be acquired through a registered trekking agency in Nepal, which will manage the required documentation for you.

  • Climbers are required to have various specialized mountaineering equipment, including crampons, ice axes, harnesses, helmets, climbing boots, insulated jackets, and sleeping bags designed for extreme cold. It's usual for climbers to either rent some equipment in Kathmandu or participate in a guided expedition that provides the necessary gear.

  • Absolutely, there are inherent risks involved in climbing Lobuche Peak, like other high-altitude mountaineering endeavors. These risks include altitude sickness, harsh weather conditions, avalanches, and crevasses. However, these risks can be mitigated with proper acclimatization, guidance from experienced professionals, and adopting appropriate safety measures.

  • Climbing Lobuche Peak is categorized as strenuous, necessitating a high level of physical fitness. To prepare, climbers should undertake physical training before the trip to build strength, stamina, and endurance needed for long hikes and the ascent.

  • The expense of a Lobuche Peak climbing expedition can vary significantly based on factors like the tour itinerary, group size, included services (like gear rental, meals, accommodations), and the trekking agency. Generally, the cost could range between USD 2,000 and USD 3,000 per person.

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