Everest base camp trek with lobuche peak in Nepal

Lobuche Peak Climbing

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Lobuche Peak Climbing Overview

  • Trip Code: CT-10014
  • Package: Lobuche Peak Climbing
  • Duration: 19 Day(s)
  • Max Alt.: 6,119 M/20,075 Ft. (Lobuche Peak)
  • Trip Level:
    Requires prior training and some experience in trekking and mountaineering
  • Start At: Kathmandu
  • Ends At: Kathmandu
  • Transportation: Domastic Flight & Private Vehicle
  • Accommodation: Hotel | Guest House | Tend camp
  • Best Season: March , April, May, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov
  • Trip Route: Lukla, Namche, Dingboche, Gorakshep , Everest Base camp, Kalapather , Lobuche High Camp , Lobuche Camp, Namche & Lukla

Lobuche Peak Climbing 2024 Highlights

  • Experience the exhilaration of a breathtaking flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, offering mesmerizing vistas of the majestic Himalayas.
  • Immerse yourself in the enchanting Sherpa villages nestled within the Everest region, each exuding its unique charm and cultural richness.
  • Visit the iconic Tengboche monastery, an awe-inspiring spiritual haven nestled amidst the Himalayan landscape.
  • Marvel at the awe-inspiring vistas of the Great Himalayan Ranges, including the legendary peaks of Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Makalu, and other towering summits.
  • Embark on an unforgettable journey to the Everest Base Camp, where you stand in awe of the mighty Everest and bask in the energy of this legendary site.
  • Challenge yourself with the ultimate adventure of Lobuche Peak Climbing, conquering this significant Himalayan peak and forging lifelong memories of your mountaineering achievement.

If you're eager to embark on your journey as a Himalayan mountaineer, Lobuche East is the ideal peak, to begin with.

At CoreTreks, we meticulously plan our expeditions, and the itinerary for this peak has been carefully crafted by our esteemed leaders. Spanning a total of 19 days from your arrival in Kathmandu until your departure, we provide ample time for acclimatization and immersing yourself in the awe-inspiring sights and sounds of the remarkable Khumbu region. During the trek, you will pass through notable locations such as Namche Bazaar, the serene monastery town of Tengboche, and Dingboche. Additionally, we offer a trip to Everest Base Camp, further enriching your experience.

The majority of our CoreTreks team members originate from the Himalayas, granting us an unparalleled knowledge of these mountains. This extensive experience uniquely positions us to introduce you to this range, and climbing Lobuche East serves as an excellent starting point.

Ascending Lobuche Peak demands a considerable level of cardiovascular fitness, but advanced mountaineering skills are not necessarily required. As long as you are comfortable operating in high alpine environments, adept at using crampons, and handling an ice axe, the climb should not present significant difficulties. Consequently, we often recommend Lobuche East as the initial step for individuals aspiring to tackle more challenging mountaineering endeavors in the future.

With our team's Nepalese heritage and their ability to bridge the gap between Western and Himalayan climbing cultures, we seamlessly manage every aspect of our operation, eliminating the risk of misunderstandings. We take pride in our comprehensive control over expedition planning, including food logistics and rope fixing, ensuring that we are never reliant on third parties.

Furthermore, our guides possess extensive mountaineering experience and are trained in the latest mountain rescue techniques, making them exceptionally qualified for any rescue and recovery operations. Their intimate knowledge of these mountains and established extraction routes enables us to respond swiftly in the event of unforeseen circumstances. We have robust evacuation plans in place and keep helicopters on standby for emergencies. When it comes to climbing in the Himalayas, you can rest assured that you are in the hands of highly experienced professionals dedicated to your safety.

Brief Itinerary

Day Highlights Altitude
Day 01 Arrival Day 1,350m / 4,428 ft.
Day 02 Trek Perpetration Day 1,350m / 4,428 ft.
Day 03 Kathmandu to Lukla flight & Trek to Phakding 2,840m/ 9,315 ft. (Lukla) 2,610/ 8,560 ft. (Phakding)
Day 04 Phakding to Namche Bazaar 3,410 m/ 11,184 ft (Namche Bazaar)
Day 05 Acclimatization & Rest day at Namche Bazzar
Day 06 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche 3,860 m/ 12,660 ft (Tengboche)
Day 07 Tengboche to Dingboche 4,400m/ 14,432ft. (Dingboche)
Day 08 Acclimatisation & Rest day at Dingboche 4,400m/ 14,432ft. (Dingboche)
Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche 4,910m / 16,104 ft. (Lobuche)
Day 10 Lobuche to Gorakshep and a trek towards Everest Base Camp 5,140m/ 16,859 ft. (Gorakshep) 5,364m/ 17,594 ft. (Everest Base Camp)
Day 11 Gorakshep to Kalapathar to Lobuche 5,545 m/ 18,192 ft. (Kalapathar) 4,910 m/ 16,104 ft. (Lobuche)
Day 12 Lobuche to High Camp & Climbing Training. 5,400m/ 17,712 ft.
Day 13 Acclimation Day/ Reserve Day 5,400m/ 17,712 ft
Day 14 Lobuche Peak Summit & Back to High Camp 5,400m/ 17,712 ft.
Day 15 Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche 3,930m/ 12,900 ft.
Day 16 Pangboche to Namche Bazaar 3,410m/ 11,184 ft.
Day 17 Namche Bazaar to Lukla 2,840m /9,315 ft.
Day 18 Morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu 1,350m/ 4,428 ft.
Day 19 Departure Day

Lobuche Peak Climbing Altitude Chart

Lobuche Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01

Arrival Day

After the guests arrive at the airport in Kathmandu, one of our staff members from Core Treks will be waiting to pick them up and transfer them to their hotel. Once the guests have dropped off their belongings and settled in at the hotel, there will be a brief session at the Core Treks office to provide them with important information about their upcoming trip.

Maximum Altitude: 1,350m / 4,428 ft.
Day 02

Trek Perpetration Day

Today, the team will gather for another briefing session to ensure that everyone has the appropriate and well-fitting climbing gear of the highest quality. During this session, we will also collect the necessary documentation for obtaining the permit. Once we have everything prepared, we will return to our hotel, as we have a significant day ahead of us.

Important Note: Lukla flights have been diverted to Ramechhap instead of Kathmandu according to the recent notice from the Aviation Authority. The drive from Kathmandu to Ramechhap is about 4h to 5h (140km) via B.P. Highway. We will be preparing very early in the morning for the drive to Ramechhap in order to catch early flights. Read more about Lukla's flight diversion here.

Maximum Altitude: 1,350m / 4,428 ft.
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 03

Kathmandu to Lukla flight & Trek to Phakding

In the early morning, we will embark on an awe-inspiring flight to Lukla, offering breathtaking views of the majestic Great Himalayas beneath us. This flight is renowned as one of the most thrilling experiences in the world, providing a lifetime memory in itself. Upon landing in Lukla, our trek begins with a scenic walk through Chaurikharka village, as we descend towards the captivating Dudhkoshi River. The trail follows the river's bank, leading us to the charming village of Phakding, where we will find our accommodations for the night.


Maximum Altitude: 2,840m/ 9,315 ft. (Lukla) 2,610/ 8,560 ft. (Phakding)
Flight Time: 30 min
Walk Approx.: 3 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 04

Phakding to Namche Bazaar

After enjoying a hearty breakfast, we will embark on our trek towards Namche Bazaar, the bustling trading post of the Everest Region. Our journey begins by traversing picturesque trails that take us over the Dudhkoshi River, where we'll have the opportunity to cross several impressive suspension bridges. As we venture forward, we'll be enchanted by the breathtaking beauty of the pine forests and occasional glimpses of vibrant Rhododendron forests.

Namche Bazar

After some time, we'll reach the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park, a significant milestone on our path. From there, we descend to the banks of the Dudhkoshi River before embarking on a steep uphill climb toward Namche. Along the way, we'll have the remarkable experience of crossing the renowned Hillary suspension bridge, a tribute to Sir Edmund Hillary, one of the first individuals to conquer Mount Everest.

Maximum Altitude: 3,410 m/ 11,184 ft (Namche Bazaar)
Walk Approx.: 6 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 05

Acclimatization & Rest day at Namche Bazzar

This day has been designated for acclimatization purposes, allowing our bodies to adapt to the high altitude of the Everest region. It is essential for our well-being and overall trekking experience. We will spend the day resting and taking it easy, giving our bodies time to adjust. As part of this process, we may opt to undertake a short hike towards Syangboche, where we can witness magnificent views and visit the hotel situated at one of the highest altitudes on Earth. This gentle excursion will further aid in acclimatization while providing us with an opportunity to appreciate the stunning surroundings.

Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 06

Namche Bazaar to Tengboche

Our journey towards Tengboche begins as we follow the trail along the glacial waters of the Dudh Koshi, treating us to mesmerizing views of the majestic Himalayas. The trek itself is a remarkable experience, with breathtaking vistas of the Himalayan peaks unfolding before our eyes. As we make our way, we'll encounter a mixture of gradual slopes and challenging uphill sections. The continuous ascent will eventually lead us to Tengboche village, a serene and captivating place nestled in the Nepalese landscape.


Here, we'll discover the renowned Tengboche Monastery, a significant religious site for the Sherpas in the Everest region. A unique and awe-inspiring experience awaits as we witness the daily chanting and prayers conducted by the Buddhist monks at the monastery. This spiritual atmosphere adds a special touch to our journey, creating lasting memories.

Maximum Altitude: 3,860 m/ 12,660 ft (Tengboche)
Walk Approx.: 6 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 07

Tengboche to Dingboche

Continuing our trek, the trail will lead us through Imja Khola, offering an exhilarating experience as we cross thrilling suspension bridges. As we advance, we will find ourselves surrounded by the enchanting Rhododendron forest, adding vibrant colors to our journey. Passing the valley wall, we will traverse the expansive plains that lead us to the Pangboche village. This village holds great significance as it is the largest settlement of Sherpas in the entire region. Here, we can immerse ourselves in the unique culture and warmth of the Sherpa community, gaining insights into their way of life amidst the stunning Himalayan backdrop.

Dingboche Village

Maximum Altitude: 4,400m/ 14,432ft. (Dingboche)
Walk Approx.: 6 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner
Day 08

Acclimatisation & Rest day at Dingboche

Dingboche serves as an ideal location for further acclimatization. After a satisfying breakfast, embarking on a hike to Nangkartshang Peak offers an incredible opportunity to acclimatize while enjoying breathtaking views. This peak boasts an excellent vantage point, and if weather permits, we may be treated to a stunning panoramic view of Ama Dablam, from its majestic summit to its graceful base. After a brief rest at the peak, we descend back to Dingboche, arriving in time for a well-deserved lunch.

As the afternoon progresses, the temperature in the region tends to drop with the setting of the sun behind the mountain peaks. This provides an excellent chance to leisurely explore the surrounding villages or simply relax and rejuvenate. Whether strolling through the quaint streets or taking some time to rest, Dingboche offers a serene atmosphere for trekkers to enjoy the beauty of the Everest region.

Maximum Altitude: 4,400m/ 14,432ft. (Dingboche)
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 09

Dingboche to Lobuche

Continuing our trek, we make our way towards Dhungla, where we'll encounter an aid post situated in Pheriche. This aid post serves as a valuable resource, providing necessary medical treatment for trekkers in need. Our journey carries on, navigating through challenging mountainous terrain, until we reach Lobuche village. Despite its small size, Lobuche offers remarkable vistas, with stunning views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumari, and the majestic Nuptse Himal. This picturesque settlement allows us to immerse ourselves in the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding peaks, creating unforgettable memories along the way.Partial view of Lobuche from the trail lead to Dughla (Thukla)

Maximum Altitude: 4,910m / 16,104 ft. (Lobuche)
Walk Approx.: 5 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 10

Lobuche to Gorakshep and a trek towards Everest Base Camp

This is the highly anticipated day when we will finally reach one of our primary destinations, the Everest Base Camp. The trail beyond Gorakshep village presents more challenges as we encounter rocky dunes and moraine strewn along the path. As we navigate this rugged terrain, we will also pass by the renowned Khumbu Glacier and its awe-inspiring icefall, situated on the slopes of Everest. This remarkable natural wonder showcases the grandeur and power of the world's highest mountain.

View of Gorak Shep and Khumbu Glacier

Arriving at the base camp, we will savor the moment, immersing ourselves in the remarkable accomplishment of reaching this iconic location. After taking in the incredible surroundings, we will make our way back to Gorakshep village, where we can reflect on our journey and celebrate our achievements.

Maximum Altitude: 5,140m/ 16,859 ft. (Gorakshep) 5,364m/ 17,594 ft. (Everest Base Camp)
Walk Approx.: 7 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 11

Gorakshep to Kalapathar to Lobuche

After a fulfilling breakfast in Gorakshep, we begin our descent back to Lobuche. The trail takes us downhill, offering a relatively easier trek compared to the previous day's challenging terrain. However, our journey is not yet complete, as we still have the daunting task of climbing the summit ahead of us. This final ascent is considered the most difficult challenge of the entire journey. It will require endurance, determination, and a strong will to conquer the summit. As we prepare ourselves mentally and physically for this demanding feat, we can reflect on the incredible experiences we've had thus far and draw inspiration from them to overcome this last hurdle.


Maximum Altitude: 5,545 m/ 18,192 ft. (Kalapathar) 4,910 m/ 16,104 ft. (Lobuche)
Walk Approx.: 7 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 12

Lobuche to High Camp & Climbing Training.

On this day, we embark on a trek towards Lobuche Base Camp, encountering a steeper and rockier path along the way. As we continue our journey, we are treated to magnificent views of the surrounding mountains, including Cholatse, Ama Dablam, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega, and others. Once we reach the base camp, we proceed further on a rocky trail toward the High Camp.

Lobuche East Peak.jpg

At the High Camp, we take a well-deserved rest and enjoy a nourishing lunch. Afterward, we begin the ascent, initially traversing the rocky surface. As we progress higher, the terrain may transition to icy sections, where we will utilize ropes as necessary. Our experienced mountaineering guides will assess the conditions and determine the appropriate use of ropes during the climb.

Climbing Training forms a crucial part of this stage. Our mountaineering guides will provide comprehensive training on climbing techniques and the proper use of equipment such as climbing boots, crampons, ice axes, ascenders, harnesses, and more. The training will also cover the correct utilization of ropes, both during ascent and descent, empowering you with the skills and confidence required to tackle the summit.

Through this training session, you will gain valuable knowledge, ensuring that you are adequately equipped and prepared to face the challenges ahead.

Maximum Altitude: 5,400m/ 17,712 ft.
Walk Approx.: 4 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 13

Acclimation Day/ Reserve Day

On this day, we dedicate approximately four hours to trekking around the area, allowing us to familiarize ourselves with the weather conditions and temperature variations. This additional day serves as a contingency plan, providing an extra buffer in case we encounter any setbacks during our journey. It ensures a higher chance of a successful summit, even if we experience a day's delay.

During this extra day, we will also review and reinforce some of the training sessions conducted the previous day, refreshing our knowledge of climbing techniques and equipment usage. This will help us build further confidence and competence for the upcoming summit attempt.

Moreover, we can take advantage of this day to simply soak in the stunning scenery surrounding us. Whether it's the breathtaking vistas of the mountains, the vast expanse of the landscape, or the tranquility of our surroundings, this day offers an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of the region.

In the evening, we will retire to our tented camp for a well-deserved overnight stay, resting and recharging for the challenges that lie ahead.

Maximum Altitude: 5,400m/ 17,712 ft
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 14

Lobuche Peak Summit & Back to High Camp

We commence our climb in the early hours of the morning, usually around 12 to 1 am, after having a nourishing breakfast. The reason for this early start is to avoid the strong winds that typically pick up later in the day, which could impede our progress and hinder a successful summit attempt. By beginning early, we increase our chances of reaching the summit under more favorable conditions.

Following the guidance of our experienced guide, we will utilize fixed ropes and man ropes to ascend the rock surface up to approximately 5,700m. This technique ensures a safer and more controlled climb. Throughout this challenging ascent, we will be rewarded with captivating views of the surrounding mountains, offering an awe-inspiring backdrop to our journey. Lobuche East, in particular, presents an incredible vantage point, boasting panoramic views of the majestic Himalayan range. From the summit, we will be treated to a breathtaking sight that includes Mount Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Cholatse, Ama Dablam, Pumori, and many other magnificent peaks.

The southwest pillar of Lobuche East (6,090m), showing (1) Hiding in Plain Sight (2017), probably similar to the 1995 Spanish route; (2) 2018 French route, Le Quatuor à Cordes. (3) 1991 American-Nepalese Route. (Credit:Steve Fortune)

Once we reach the summit, we will take the time to celebrate our achievements and capture unforgettable memories through photographs. After relishing this special moment, we will make our way back to the High Camp, where we will spend the night, reflecting on our accomplishments and preparing for the descent that awaits us.

Maximum Altitude: 5,400m/ 17,712 ft.
Walk Approx.: 10 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 15

Lobuche High Camp to Pangboche

On this day, after having our moring breakfast, we trek further downhill towards Everest Base Camp route at Lobuche from the high camp. After taking our lunch at Lobuche, we retrace our path to Pheriche where we get to enjoy a stunning view of Mt. Ama Dablam from a distance. Then we continue towards Pangboche. The beautiful Rhododentron and Juniper trees surrounds us as we move down the hillside. The flora comes to life even more during Spring season. After reaching at Pangboche, we might even visit the famous Pangboche Monastry considering the how much time we have left.

Maximum Altitude: 3,930m/ 12,900 ft.
Walk Approx.: 8 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 16

Pangboche to Namche Bazaar

We trek further down to Imja Khola and retrace our journey through the forest of Tengboche. We could even visit nuns at the Tengboche monastry depending upon your interest. Then we continue through the hillside after having lunch at Tenboche. 

After crossing the bridge over the beautiful Dudh Koshi River, we continue along the trials followed by Dudh Koshi gorge descending through the pine forests. Before reaching Sansa, we enjoy some of the wildlife such as snow leopards, mountain goats, colorful pheasants, and more, all while going through the forest. Then we will arrive at the army camp at Namche Bazaar where we will be spending the night.

Maximum Altitude: 3,410m/ 11,184 ft.
Walk Approx.: 7 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 17

Namche Bazaar to Lukla

The trail from Namche Bazzar to Lukla is the same trail we will be passing through while ascending towards Namche Bazzar. The trail will be much easier as it is going downhill and lesser altitude. As you reach to Lukla, you can then relax and celebrate accomplishment of your epic journey. Overnight stay at a guesthouse.

Maximum Altitude: 2,840m /9,315 ft.
Walk Approx.: 7 hours
Meal Included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 18

Morning flight from Lukla to Kathmandu

The flight usually is held during morning hours. The flight will be 30 to 45 minutes long to reach from Lukla to Kathmandu. After landing, you will be taken back to the hotel where you can stay overnight.

CoreTreks will host a dinner that night where you along with the fellow trekkers will be able to taste the traditional Nepali cuisine along with some cultural dance at the venue. Overnight stay at a hotel.

Maximum Altitude: 1,350m/ 4,428 ft.
Flight Time: 30min
Meal Included: Breakfast & Farewel Dinner
Day 19

Departure Day

The departure day has finally come and after bidding our goodbyes, a representative from CoreTreks will transport you to Tribhuvwan International Airport around 3 hours before your flight departure.

Meal Included: Breakfast
Not satisfied with this itinerary? CoreTreks offers a customized itinerary option that allows you to personalize your trek according to your preferences and requirements.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Cost Mentions

Trip Includes

  • Airport transfers by Private Vehicles.
  • Standard twin- sharing accommodation in a three-star hotel in Kathmandu, breakfast included. (3 Nights).
  • Twin sharing accommodation during trek. ( 12 Nights).
  • Tented Camp (3 Nights)
  •  Round trip flight Kathmandu – Lukla / Lukla – Kathmandu including departure taxes.
  • Three daily meals with tea/coffee (breakfast, lunch and dinner) during the trek.
  • Climbing permit for Iabuche Peak (6,119m./ 20,075 ft.)
  • TIMS Fee- Trekkers' Information Management System & Trekking permit (Please bring 2 passport size photos).
  • One highly experienced, helpful and friendly guide. Porters (1 porter for 2 people) and their food, accommodation, salary and equipment. Accident insurance for all staff.
  • Climbing Sherpa from Island base camp to the summit and back to base camp.
  • Group climbing equipment (Climbing Rope, Ice Hammer, Snow Bar, Ice Screw, Camping Tents,Group climbing equipment (Climbing Rope, Ice Hammer, Snow Bar, Ice Screw, Camping Tents, dining tents, toilet tents  and Kitchen equipment’s), 
  • Farewell dinner in a traditional Nepali restaurant with cultural performances.
  • Personal care & attention.
  • Local and government taxes.

Trip Excludes

  • All kind of beverage including mineral water, Phone calls, laundry, hot shower during Trek
  • Travel and Rescue Insurance
  • Tipping to crew.
  • Personal mountaineering gears
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended 
  • International airfare and airport departure tax
  • Visa fee, you obtain a visa easily upon your arrival at Tribhuwan International Airport Kathmandu
  • Do not mention the services apart from the services mentioned in "Cost Included services"

Marvel at the Himalayan Panorama and Climb Without Oxygen

Lobuche Peak, standing proudly at 6,119 meters above sea level, is a highly sought-after destination for climbers in Nepal. What sets it apart is the ability to climb this peak without the need for supplemental oxygen. Nestled in the renowned Everest Region, Lobuche Peak offers breathtaking 360-degree views of the Himalayas, including the majestic Mount Everest (8848m), Ama Dablam (6856m), Thamserku (6608m), Lhotse (8749m), Nuptse (7861m), and other peaks on the Tibetan side of the Rongbuk.

Trekking to Everest Base Camp and the Sherpa Cultural Experience

Embark on a thrilling journey to the Everest Base Camp, a main attraction in this region. At an elevation of 5,150 meters, it is the closest you can get to Mount Everest without a special permit. Our adventure follows in the footsteps of legendary figures Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa. Beginning with a scenic flight to Lukla, we traverse the enchanting trails of the Everest Region, passing through charming Sherpa villages such as Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche, and Lobuche.

Immerse yourself in the rich Sherpa culture, as you encounter welcoming Sherpa settlements and the resilient Sherpa people. This unique cultural experience adds depth to your journey. Moreover, the Everest Region boasts a diverse range of fauna, including Himalayan Thar, Yaks, Snow Leopards, and the vibrant Himalayan Monal. The incredible landscapes, mighty Himalayas, and stunning glaciers and icefalls bestow blessings upon your every arduous step.

Technical Challenges and Expert Guidance

While Lobuche Peak presents a thrilling adventure, it is important to note its technical difficulty. Climbing skills and prior experience are prerequisites for conquering this majestic peak. Fear not, as our experienced and highly skilled team of guides and Sherpas will accompany you throughout the entire journey, ensuring your success and safety.

With Lobuche Peak as your ultimate goal, this comprehensive travel package offers an extraordinary blend of adventure, cultural immersion, and natural beauty. Prepare for an unforgettable experience as you explore the Himalayas, conquer a formidable peak, and create memories to last a lifetime.


A Peak of Significance in the Khumbu Region

Lobuche East, soaring at an impressive altitude of 6,119 meters above sea level, reigns supreme amidst the majestic glaciers of Nepal's Khumbu region. This significant peak, known for its popularity, also holds the distinction of being one of the easiest peaks to conquer.

A Trekking Peak with a Pathway to Adventure

Categorized as a "trekking peak," Lobuche East demands physical fitness and mountain awareness, yet it does not require extensive technical climbing skills. As a result, it serves as an ideal choice for climbers embarking on their inaugural Himalayan peak expedition.

Success on Lobuche: A Gateway to Greater Heights

With an impressive track record of successful summits on Lobuche, our clients become captivated by the world of mountaineering, yearning to pursue loftier goals. Following the triumph of conquering Lobuche, we encourage our climbers to set their sights on the magnificent Manaslu, standing tall at 8,163 meters.

"Trek To the Clouds": Embracing the Call of Adventure

At our core, we believe in continuously reaching for new heights. The motto "Trek To the Clouds" embodies our spirit of relentless pursuit and exploration, propelling climbers to surpass their limits and embark on thrilling mountaineering adventures.

Embark on the remarkable journey to Lobuche East, an accessible Himalayan peak that offers a taste of the awe-inspiring world of mountaineering. As you stand atop Lobuche, gazing at the breathtaking vistas, let the call of adventure guide you to new summits and unforgettable experiences.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


At CoreTreks, our expeditions take place in extreme high-altitude environments, each with its unique demands and requirements. It is crucial for us to have a clear understanding of your skillset and fitness level to ensure your safety and success during the expedition.

To provide you with the best possible experience, we kindly request that you provide us with accurate and honest descriptions of your relevant experience and current fitness levels. This information will allow us to assess your preparedness for the expedition. If we identify any areas where you may have gaps in experience or fitness, we can work together to explore opportunities and develop a training support plan that will help you achieve your goals.

Our goal is to provide you with the necessary guidance and support to make your expedition a fulfilling and successful experience. By understanding your abilities and fitness level, we can tailor our approach to meet your specific needs and ensure your journey is both enjoyable and rewarding.


At CoreTreks, we prioritize providing our clients with accommodation of the highest quality, ensuring comfort and convenience throughout your expedition, even in remote areas with limited infrastructure.

For our regular accommodations, we select top-tier hotels known for their exceptional standards and amenities. Even when venturing into more secluded regions, we maintain our commitment to quality, ensuring that your stay is comfortable and enjoyable.

When it comes to base camp accommodations, we go above and beyond to meet the demands of modern global lifestyles. We offer a range of options that can be tailored to your specific needs, ensuring a comfortable and personalized experience. During the booking phase, we will discuss the available options and work together to determine the best accommodation solution for you.

Rest assured, no matter where your journey takes you, CoreTreks is dedicated to providing you with the finest accommodation available, guaranteeing a comfortable and memorable experience throughout your expedition.


At CoreTreks, we provide all the necessary communal equipment for your expedition. This includes high-quality ropes, stoves, tents, and other essential items needed for a successful journey. You can rely on us to ensure that the shared equipment meets the highest standards of quality and reliability.

However, it is important to note that you are responsible for bringing your personal gear and clothing. This includes items such as a harness, crampons, helmet, ice axes, and other personal equipment specific to your expedition. We will provide you with a comprehensive essentials list at the time of booking, which will outline the necessary personal gear you need to bring.

Rest assured, we understand the importance of proper equipment for a safe and enjoyable expedition. If you require any advice or guidance regarding personal gear, our team will be more than happy to assist you. We are committed to ensuring that you have all the necessary equipment to make your journey a success.

Additional Information


To fully embrace the spirit of adventure during your expedition with CoreTreks, it is important to be equipped with the necessary specialist gear. Rest assured, we will provide you with a comprehensive kit list for the specific expedition you have booked.

Upon making your reservation, you will receive a detailed overview of the expedition, including the required equipment. Alternatively, you can access this information by downloading the exped details overview now.

Having the appropriate gear will not only enhance your safety and comfort but also enable you to fully immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring experiences that await you. Prepare yourself for the expedition ahead by ensuring you have all the essential equipment recommended by CoreTreks.

To prepare for your trek in Nepal, it's essential to consider both the specific route and the time of year. Here is a Nepal trekking packing list to help you pack wisely. Here is our Equipment list for peak climbing in Nepal.


At CoreTreks, it is essential for all our clients to have appropriate insurance coverage for their chosen expedition. We strongly advise that your insurance policy includes provisions for helicopter and medical rescue, as well as repatriation costs.

To ensure the utmost safety and security of our clients. As the world's leading membership organization specializing in medical security, travel risk, and crisis response services, Global Rescue is renowned worldwide. Given our history of working closely with Global Rescue, we highly recommend that our clients register with them as their preferred service providers.

 Global Rescue offers memberships starting at just US$119, providing invaluable peace of mind. Without a Global Rescue membership, the cost of an emergency evacuation could exceed US$100,000.

Also read: Information About Travel Insurance for Trekking in Nepal


Our journey to Lobuche Peak follows the well-known and traditional route to the Everest region, starting from Lukla and gradually ascending towards Everest Base Camp. Throughout the trek, we carefully plan our itinerary to ensure proper acclimatization and maximize your chances of success.

After departing from Lukla, we will spend three nights in Namche at an elevation of 11,500 feet. This extended stay is crucial for acclimatizing to the higher altitudes we will encounter as we ascend above 20,000 feet. Namche serves as a strategic acclimatization point, allowing your body to adjust gradually to the increasing altitude.

Continuing on the trail, we will make our way to Tengbouche and Dingbouche, where we will spend an additional two nights for further acclimatization. These rest days are essential for allowing your body to adapt to the thinning air and prepare for the challenges ahead.

Once we reach Everest Base Camp, a major milestone of the journey, we will embark on a hike to Kala Patthar at 5,645m/18,520 feet. This ascent serves as an important acclimatization step before heading to climb Lobuche Peak. The breathtaking views from Kala Patthar will further inspire and prepare you for the upcoming climb.

After descending back to Lobuche, we will regroup and make final preparations for our ascent of Lobuche Peak. The climb itself will span three days, as we push towards the summit and put your mountaineering skills to the test. This is a challenging and rewarding endeavor that will showcase your abilities and determination.

Throughout the entire journey, our experienced guides will ensure your safety and provide the necessary support to maximize your chances of reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Reviews

Unforgettable Adventure to Lobuche Peak with CoreTreks

On: 01 May, 2022

I recently had the opportunity to embark on an unforgettable adventure to Lobuche Peak with CoreTreks, and it exceeded all of my expectations. From start to finish, the experience was filled with awe-inspiring landscapes, expert guidance, and a true sense of accomplishment.

The journey began with a thrilling flight from Kathmandu to Lukla, offering breathtaking views of the Himalayas. This set the tone for the adventure that lay ahead. The entire team at CoreTreks was professional, knowledgeable, and passionate about ensuring our safety and enjoyment throughout the expedition.

The route to Lobuche Peak took us through beautiful Sherpa villages, each with its unique charm and cultural richness. The opportunity to immerse myself in the local culture and interact with the friendly Sherpa people was a highlight of the trip. The accommodations provided by CoreTreks were of the highest quality, even in remote areas with limited infrastructure. I always felt comfortable and well taken care of, allowing me to fully appreciate the natural beauty surrounding me.

The acclimatization process was well-planned and crucial for our success. Spending three nights in Namche and additional nights in Tengbouche and Dingbouche allowed our bodies to adjust gradually to the higher altitudes. This strategic approach significantly reduced the risk of altitude-related issues and ensured that we were prepared for the challenges ahead.

Reaching Everest Base Camp was a remarkable milestone and a dream come true. The hike to Kala Patthar provided breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding peaks, further fueling our excitement and determination to conquer Lobuche Peak. The three-day climb to the summit was demanding but incredibly rewarding. CoreTreks' experienced guides were with us every step of the way, ensuring our safety, providing valuable mountaineering skills, and instilling confidence in our abilities.

The sense of achievement and fulfillment upon reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak is indescribable. The view from the top, with the Great Himalayan Ranges stretching before us, was nothing short of breathtaking. It was a true testament to the teamwork, perseverance, and support provided by CoreTreks.

I cannot recommend CoreTreks enough for their exceptional service and expertise. Their meticulous planning, attention to detail, and commitment to safety made this expedition an unforgettable experience. Whether you're a seasoned mountaineer or embarking on your first Himalayan peak, CoreTreks will provide you with the guidance, support, and adventure of a lifetime.

Thank you, CoreTreks, for an incredible journey to Lobuche Peak. I will cherish the memories and the sense of accomplishment for years to come.

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