Residing as one of the Khumbu Glacier giants in Lobuche’s settlement, the peak has an elevation of 6119 m in the east and 6145 m. in the west. (Approximately). Belonging to the Everest massif, the Lobuche peak is one of Nepal’s most stunning climbing peaks. On this journey, we travel to the east side of the mountain. Sitting comfortably beside the route next to the Everest Base Camp (EBC), the Lobuche east raises the curiosity of many travelers. The best time to explore this famous climbing peak is September-November and March-May. The favorable months provide fantastic views of the monasteries and the scenic view of the Everest region. The delights of the good seasons are that it bestows us with the lush green hills in the lower part of the mountains and crystal clear Himalayas.
An 18-day journey, we grade this trip as one of the more strenuous ones in the Khumbu region as it includes more challenges than the Island Peak and requires more experience in climbing. It is one of the more demanding journeys in the area. It is exciting and introduces you to high-altitude mountaineering in the Everest region. We travel through the regular Everest route and leave Lukla as we summit to the Lobuche peak via the Khumbu valley. The Himalayan summit is a challenging but doable expedition for people in good health. It is an attainable peak with two great journeys; The EBC trek and Lobuche peak.
Highlights of the journey
- Take on the thrilling flight to Lukla as you travel to see the beauty of the majestic Everest and Lobuche East.
- Prepare for the exciting yet adventurous journey in Kathmandu and relax a day in the capital.
- Achieving the feat of being under the world’s highest base camp; The EBC, and climbing Lobuche Peak all within a short time frame.
- Grab the supreme views of the giants in the Khumbu valley, such as Ama Dablam, Lhotse, Makalu, and Mount Everest.
- Enjoy the feeling of spending mountain views, alpine landscapes, lush green forests and natural wildlife, locations, and spiritual monasteries of the Everest region.
- Be a part of the Sherpa culture and know about their unique culture and daily life.
- One of the most popular climbing peaks is often used to get acquainted with Himalayan climbing.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Difficulty
The Lobuche Peak Climbing is not an easy one. However, it is still a doable peak. It is quite a challenging peak and requires the participants to hike up to the Everest Base Camp and climb the mountain. However, the climbers need basic training with every ascends and descend, and prior knowledge of ropes, crampons, and ice axes are preferred. As you constantly travel at a higher altitude, we suggest you have good resistance to keep up with the harsh climate and weather. The trails are rugged, steep, and rocky; hence, proper knowledge of using the technical gears will come in handy in this challenging trek.
Is this expedition right for me?
Many ways can indicate if a journey is the right one for you. A few factors related to deciding the trip are personal experience and fitness, strength, and difficulty. In that regard, the Lobuche Peak Climbing and the EBC trek are pretty strenuous trek and enticing ones. The trail offers you nothing short of magic and the true essence of the prevalent culture in the region.
Hence, if you have a few collective experiences of climbing, mountaineering, and trekking, then we would say yes, this trip is suitable for you. Likewise, being physically active is a requirement for this journey. Therefore if you tick all these boxes, then Lobuche Peak climbing should be included in your list of following trips. Additionally, the Nepal Hiking Team offers a range of other incredible climbing peaks in Nepal that might suit your preferences better.