Nepal - Peak Climbing in Nepal - Lobuche East Peak (6119m.)

Lobuje peak has two summits, East and West with heights of 6119m and 6145m respectively. A continuous ridge connects them, but it is long and there is a considerable height loss and gain. The East Peak is recognized as a trekking peak, whereas the West is known as an Expedition Peak. Lobuje being an attractive mountain offers various existing routes and also the potential for new ones. The dark triangle of the rocky east face rises over the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to a spectacular skyline, forming the south ridge. Lobuje East is reached by descending a marked notch and then climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. On most occasions, the mountain is climbed on the summit ridge only as far as a subsidiary snow summit (or false peak), south–east of the true peak and before the notch.

Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa made the first ascent of Lobuje East on 25 April 1984 although it is possible that others had reached the summit before but did not record their climbs. To climb Lobuje we follow the Everest base camp route to Gorak Shep, continuing to Kala Pattar, at 5545m, because this offers great views of Everest and good acclimatization. It is also possible to follow the Gokyo valley and to cross the Chola pass, a route which is also good for acclimatisation. Whichever route we take us shall place a Base Camp at Dzongla and a high camp at 5300m either at a lake or a little higher near a pass. This higher camp has a better view of the peak as well as of Everest, Lhotse, Nupse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, khangtenga and Tawache.

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Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : pick up from the Int'L Airport, transfer to Hotel & well come diner.
Day 02 : Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Guide.
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2640m) Overnight in Lodge.
Day 04 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 05 : Acclimatization in Namche Bazaar (3446m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 06 : Trek to Tengboche (3800m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 07 : Tengboche to Dingboche (4347m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 08 : Trek to Labuche (4900m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 09 : Trek to Kalapther (5545m) O/N Gorakshep (5150m).
Day 10 : Trek to Lobuche Base Camp (4900m) overnight in Camp.
Day 11 : Trek to Labuche High Camp (5300m) overnight in Camp.
Day 12 : Lobuche summit (6119m) overnight in high camp.
Day 13 : Trek to Pheruche (4200m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 14 : Trek to Tengboche (3800m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 15 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3446m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 16 : Trek to Lukla (2800m) overnight in Lodge.
Day 17 : Lukla to kathmandu by flight and transfer to Hotel.
Day 18 : Sightseeing/free day in kathmandu.
Day 19 : Transfer to International Airport and fly home.

Cost Includes

Arrival in International Airport and Departure.
4 Night's hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley with Guide & Entrance fee.
Entrance fee in Sagarmatha National Park.
Peak Permit and Climbing Guide.
Local Transfer and domestic flight.
Domestic airport departure taxes.
All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent, Table, chairs and Mattresses during the trekking & Peak climbing.
Breakfast, lunch, dinner in trekking and climbing period.
Guide, Cook, sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters
Insurance for trekking staff and Equipments.

Cost Excludes

Personal equipment for Trekking & Peak climbing.
Personal travel Insurance.
Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
Emergency Rescue evacuation.
Personal expenses/Bar bills.
Tipping for trekking staff.

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