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Lobuche East Peak Climbing

Trip Introduction

Duration : 22 days
Difficulty Level : Alpine Climbing

Lobuche East peak is one of the popular and challenging trekking peaks in the Everest region will be followed by the classic Everest route,Gokyo lake, Cho-La pass, Everest Base Camp and then to Lobuche East Base camp. After everyone ready for the ascent we start as early as possible gaining the south ridge as angled rock leads onto the first snow, then we follow this arête as it snakes its way to join the summit ridge. Lobuche is ideal as a last big trekking peak challenge, as it offers a series of tops all along the ridge. The summit gives fantastic views over the whole of the Khumbu and in particular, of Everest itself. We descend by the route to Tyangboche and then to Lukla. Climbing this peak and an exhilarating trek through the Everest region ensures that this will be a memorable expedition of a lifetime.

Lobuche East Peak Climbing facts
Height:  6,119m/20,075ft
Category: Trekking and moderate climbing
Starting from: Lukla Ending at: Lukla
Grade: Strenuous/Alpine
Highest access of the trek / climb: Kalapathar (5545m), Lobuche East summit (6,119m)
Culture: Sherpa Buddhism
Himalayan sights: Mt. Everest, Cho-Oyu, Pumori, Kusum Kanguru, Lhotse flank, Kwangde, Island Peak etc.
Most attraction of the trek: Trek to Gokyo, Cho-La pass, EBC & ascent of Lobuche East.
Departures: March |April | May |September |October |November

1     Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
2     At leisure in Kathmandu, city sightseeing tour.
3     Fly Kathmandu/Lukla (2,880m) and trek to Phakding (2,610m).
4     Trek to Namche Bazaar (3,450m).
5     At rest and acclimatization.
6     Trek to Tyangboche (3,867m).
7     Dingboche (4400m)
8     Acclimatization day in Dingboche (4400m)
9     Trek to Lobuche (4910m).
10     Trek to Gorakshep (5140m), ascent of Kalapathar (5545m) and overnight stay at Gorakshep.
11     Retrace back towards Lobuche and then trek to Lobuche Base Camp
12     Move to Lobuche East High Camp
13     Ascent of Lobuche East peak (6,119m) & descent to Zhonglah side of Lobuche Base Camp.
14     Trek to above Zhonglah, below the pass.
15     Cross Chola pass (5420m) and then to Thangnag.
16     Trek to Machhermo (4460m).
17     Trek to Dole (4050m).
18     Trek to Jorsalle/Monju (2815m) via Namche.
19     Trek to Lukla (2880m).
20     Fly Lukla/Kathmandu, meet our representative and transfer to hotel.
21     Independent activities in Kathmandu.
22     Transfer to airport for international departure.

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  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on twin sharing bed & breakfast basis,
  • Internal flight tickets,
  • Climbing peak permit & other necessary permits,
  • Professional Sherpa Guide (Sirdar) & assistant Sherpas depending on number of member backed by full crew member of kitchen staffs,
  • Summit bonus for climbing sherpas,
  • Daily wages, insurance, cloth, food, shelter of staffs and porters,
  • Three meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) during entire trip,
  • Complete camping equipments & all common climbing equipments: snow-bar, ice-screw, ropes, snow shovel,
  • Transport of all food supply & equipments from the trip starting point to the ending point as per itinerary,
  • Airport-hotel-airport transfers,
  • First Aid Medical Kit (only for staffs),
  • O2 or hyperbaric chamber for emergency use,
  • Emergency helicopter rescue evacuation arrangements,

- Air travel to/from Nepal,
- Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu,
- Soft/hard drinks, laundry, postage, telephone bills, all items of personal nature,
- Personal clothing, insurance against accidental, medical and emergency rescue evacuations,
- Respective expenses if one returns earlier from the trip due to sickness or emergency purpose

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