Trip Facts
  • Duration
    20 Days
  • Grade
    Moderate to Adventurous
  • Country
    Nepal
  • Arrival
    TIA, Kathmandu
  • Departure
    TIA, Kathmandu
  • Group Size
    2 - 15
  • Max Altitude
    6119m / 20,075ft
  • Meal
    Breakfast in Kathmandu / Full board in Trekking (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)

Lobuche Peak climbing

Unique Path great adventure to Lobuje Peak & Everest Base Camp trek, this is a trip for adventurous people who have good experience on ice, snows and use of ice axe and crampons and fixing ropes where necessary, however our veteran experienced Unique Path climbing guides will accompany and support the group to the top summit and during whole trip.

Lobuje Peak named after the Lobuje area and high valley where this majestic Lobuje peak stands, trek and climb to Lobuche East Peak adventure with Unique Path Treks and Expeditions leads you to awesome picturesque country in the heart of North of Khumbu within Everest region.

Lobuje Peak at 6,119 meters, located in the Khumbu Himal and towards south of Mt. Everest, one of the popular Nepal’s trekking peaks the altitude positioned as per NMA ( Nepal Mountaineering Association) and the climbing grade classification PD as per French / Swiss Alpine System which is widely used all over the world.

Lobuje Peak, requires some technical support in some section of the climb to the summit top, our expert climbing guides will take care and precaution for the group especially in snow conditions and new crevices.

Route to Lobuje Peak leads on the main popular and busy trail of Namche Bazaar and beyond to Everest base camp. From Lukla heading towards many traditional Sherpa villages and farm country with amazing scenery along the walk offering tremendous views of Kumsum Kanguru, Kwangde, Tharmarsarku and other adjoining peaks that lines around Khumbu Himal.

Unique Path Lobuje Peak & Everest Base Camp trek and climb reaches to famous Sherpa capital at Namche Bazaar with last modern facilities with stores, shops, cyber café, bakeries, banks and post office with many fine lodge, resorts and restaurants, we have rest day here for proper acclimatization and short hikes around this picturesque country.

After Namche heading towards the famous and scenic Thyangboche Monastery located on the top ridge encircled with high mountains including Mt. Everest and stunning Mt. Ama Dablam with time here visiting interesting monastery and perhaps getting blessing for the safe climb from the high lama (priest) from here onwards on windswept, dry and arid terrain on leaving the woodlands and vegetation behind.

Before reaching our main destination to Lobuje Peak & Everest Base Camp with proper acclimatization to maintain physical conditions of the groups trekking towards Everest base camp for more views of surrounding high peaks of Khumbu area and with a climb to the top of Kalapathar with breathtaking mountains panorama with Mt. Everest at mere distance.

Then our journey finally leads towards the beautiful Lobuje valley and at base of Lobuje Peak with acclimatization days before the climb to the summit of Lobuje Peak.

Before the climb with proper rest day and preparations where our expert guides will scout the area of climbing route to make it more accessible and safe for the groups.

The big day and highlight of the trip to the top of Lobuje Peak at 6,119 meters high with overwhelming panorama of mountains that surrounds the top with views of world highest peaks as far to Mt. Makalu 8,163 m and Mt. Cho Oyu 8,201 m with Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,516 m and Nuptse towards North.

After a successful climb to the summit of Lobuje Peak, heading back to Lukla in the comfort of cozy lodge after camping nights on climbing period and the flight back to Kathmandu after a triumph and enjoyable trek and climb to the top Lobuje Peak &Everest base camp trek with grand service of Unique Path and its cheerful team of staff and guides.

trip highlights

  • An adventurous trek and climb of magnificent Lobuje Peak
  • Sweeping scenic flight in and out of Lukla with parallel high mountains view
  • Walking through traditional Sherpa villages and visiting interesting monasteries
  • From alpine to arctic terrain with enchanting woodlands to moraine and glaciers
  • Visiting Mt. Everest base camp with stunning views from Kalapathar ridge top

Your Safety is our concern

The safety and the well being of our groups are of paramount importance to us. All of our trips are led by qualified professional guides, who are well trained by our Government. Our job is to ensure your comfort and safety as we take you where you want to go, because your holiday is ours. In this regards, we work honestly and effectively to provide you the Himalayan experience that suits your interest. We encourage you to question us freely and contribute in the planning stages of your adventure.

Lobuche Peak climbing glimpse

Itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter or longer we will follow accordingly.

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  • Day 01

    Arrival at Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

  • Day 02

    In Kathmandu preparation for the trek and climb

  • Day 03

    Fly to Lukla 2,800 m & trek to Phakding 2,640 m- 03 hrs.

  • Day 04

    Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m – 06 hrs.

  • Day 05

    Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and local hike.

  • Day 06

    Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05hrs.

  • Day 07

    Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m – 05hrs.

  • Day 08

    Rest day at Dingboche for acclimatization and excursion.

  • Day 09

    Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m – 05 hrs.

  • Day 10

    Trek to Gorakshep 5,170 m and to Everest Base Camp 5,364 m and return to Gorakshep -08 hrs.

  • Day 11

    Hike to Kalapatthar and trek to Lobuche Base Camp 4,865 m – 05 hrs.

  • Day 12

    Trek and climb to Lobuche High Camp 5,600 m – 04 hrs.

  • Day 13

    Climb Lobuche Peak 6,119 m / 20,070 ft and to base camp – 08 hrs.

  • Day 14

    Reserve or contingency day in case of unfavorable bad weather.

  • Day 15

    Trek to Thyangboche – 05 hrs.

  • Day 16

    Trek to Monjo 3,830 m – 06 hrs.

  • Day 17

    Trek to Lukla – 04 hrs with afternoon free.

  • Day 18

    Fly to Kathmandu & transfer to hotel.

  • Day 19

    In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour.

  • Day 20

    International departure for homeward bound.

  • 01 Day
    Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

     On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan international airport where you will be received by our Unique Path staff with hearty welcome and then transfer to respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu around Thamel area, after refreshing break up, our Unique Path guide will inform on the program regarding hotel, Kathmandu sightseeing and climb of Lobuje Peak & Everest Base Camp trek.

  • 02 Day
    In Kathmandu sightseeing and preparation for the trip.

    Morning, after breakfast our cultural, city guide will guide will lead you in and around Kathmandu at places of interest and importance, Kathmandu Valley is steeped in history, culture with World Heritage Sites of holy Pashupatinath temple, Bouddhanath (Little Tibet), Swayambhunath (Monkey Temple) & monasteries, including old Royal Palaces and courtyard; after an interesting sightseeing back to hotel, afternoon preparation for the trip to Lobuje Peak & Everest Base Camp trek.

  • 03 Day
    Fly to Lukla 2,886m & trek to Phakding 2,640m - 04 hrs.

    Morning transfer to domestic airport for a sweeping scenic flight of 30 minutes to Lukla, Lukla airport at present known as Tenzing –Hillary Airport. After a time here for a while then start the walk to Phakding for overnight stop, the trek passes several villages and farm lands with great scenery of hills and valleys then finally reaching at Phakding village located by the Dudh Kosi (river)

  • 04 Day
    Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440 m - 06 hrs.

     Today’s morning walk leads to the bank of Dudh Koshi, then crossing bridges to reach the entrance gate of Sagarmatha National Park at Monjo. After checking the Park & Trekking tickets and permits, further walk leads on the bank of the river, then after the last high bridge an uphill walk for few hours all the way to Namche Bazaar, here we will have two nights in this large prosperous trading town –village as well the main centre and capital of Khumbu area with facilities of ATMs, Cyber cafes, stores, shops, restaurants, banks and fresh bakery with a busy colorful saturday market.

  • 05 Day
    Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization and short hike.

    Namche an ideal place for acclimatization, this rest day one can relax or take a short hike up to the park museum which houses great range of information from mountaineering, flora – fauna and Sherpa culture and religions, from this spot offers grand panorama of high snow capped mountains including Mt. Everest and stunning peak Ama Dablam, with time here an optional walk up to Everest View Hotel for another beautiful views of the surrounding mountains.

  • 06 Day
    Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m – 05 hrs.

    After a good rest at Namche, morning walk starts along a gradual winding trail through conifer and rhododendron woodland, with the striking views of Ama Dablam, the walk further offers striking views of Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Thamserku and Kwangde peak, then the path descends towards Imjatse river at Phunge Tenga, after a rest here on the uphill path through a nice serene forest to reach at Thyangboche Monastery. A scenic spot with awesome views of Ama Dablam, Kangtenga, Thamserku, Kwangde and Mt. Everest, this place is also a holy spot as the head lama (Rinpoche) of the monastery resides here. In this monastery, mountaineers take blessing from the high lama priest for better success and safe expedition.

  • 07 Day
    Trek to Dingboche 4,260 m - 05 hrs.

    Morning walk descends to Debuche through beautiful birch-rhododendron and pines forest, from here a nice pleasant walk and then the path leads crossing a bridge over Imja Khola. From here a gentle climb to reach Pangboche a Sherpa village with several houses made of stones with an old monastery and this is the last permanent village before Everest Base Camp, from here leaving the tree lines behind for short rhododendron and juniper bushes. The trail leads slowly through exposed landscapes with superb views of Mt. Ama Dablam at close range after a good walk of the day, then reaching at Dingboche for overnight stay.

  • 08 Day
    Rest at Dingboche for acclimatization and short hike.

    Another rest day at Dingboche as the altitude gains having a day here helps you to acclimatize better before heading to higher terrain, Dingboche offers awesome views of North Face of Ama Dablam, Island or Imjatse Peak, Nuptse and Lhotse mountains, a little higher climb on the ridge offers views of world’s 5th highest Mt. Makalu over Amphu Labtsa peak.

  • 09 Day
    Trek to Lobuche 4,930 m - 05 hrs.

      Leaving Dingboche, following the path uphill for an hour then with a pleasant walk to place called Thugla ( Dugla) the midway spot, as the trail joins from Pheriche valley, Dingboche and Cholatse pass towards Everest Base Camp & Kalapthar, this place with stunning views of Taboche, Cholatse, Lobuche, Pumori, Ama Dablam and as far to Mt. Makalu towards east and tips of Mt. Cho Oyu in the west, the climb up to the terminal debris of Khumbu Glacier, and continues till Lobuche our overnight stop spot.

  • 10 Day
    Trek to Gorakshep 5,170 m / Everest Base Camp 5, 364 m-06 hrs.

     The trail today is quite hard due to altitude gain with tremendous views of Mt. Pumori, Lingtrin, Khumbutse and Mt. Everest world’s highest peak at 8,848 meters / 29,028 ft. After few hours of strenuous and scenic walk reaching at Gorakshep through moraine and icy path, Gorakshep houses 4 lodges, this place with the last lodge before Everest Base Camp, after a break here our journey continue to Everest Base Camp walking along then moraine with view of Khumbu Icefall and then reaching at Everest Base Camp our goal and destination of this adventurous memorable trek. After spending some time at the base camp, return journey back to Gorakshep for the overnight stop after fulfilling the high light of this trip.

  • 11 Day
    Hike to Kalapatthar 5,545 m /18,192 ft trek to Lobuche BC.

     An early morning excursion for two hours to Kalapatthar view point at 5,545 meters, for awesome scenery of Mt.Everest in a close distance and panorama of high mountains peaks all over the north east range after a great return back to Gorakshep and continue walk to Lobuche then heading on the same trail for an hour then the route diverts towards Lobuche Base Camp, on steep and rocky trail along the Lobuche glacier. The trail offers amazing views of Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega, after a several hours of walk to Lobuche Base at 4,865 m / 15,957 ft, here our expert guide will inform you regarding climb.

  • 12 Day
    Climb to Lobuche High Camp 5,600m / 18,368 ft - 04 hrs.

     Morning starts with a gentle climb to reach the high camp, the climb takes almost four hours to reach overnight stop, after a climb through rocky moraine path to reach High Camp with final preparation for the climbing.

  • 13 Day
    Climb the summit 6,119m / 20,070 ft and to Base Camp - 08 hrs.

     The climb to the summit is steep climbing which is slightly technical; our guide will fix rope around necessary section on this strenuous ascent to reach the summit, from the top breathtaking views of fascinating mountains and valleys,at the summit top where dream becomes a reality with an overwhelming success, from top of the summit overlooking striking panorama that surrounds you with world’s highest mountains lies before you with offering unmatched views of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Ama-Dablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance, after an experience of a life time descend on the same route towards base camp.

  • 14 Day
    Reserve day in case of unfavorable weather condition

    We have reserved an extra day which will be as contingency day, in case of unfavorable weather conditions some times in this high Himalayan range, the weather can be unpredictable, so an extra day on this type of adventure is very necessary, if all goes well can be used on the way back to Lukla with short day walk enjoying the great scenery along the way.

  • 15 Day
    Trek to Thyangboche 3,867 m - 05 hrs.

    Leaving Lobuche base camp with super views of Ama Dablam, Nuptse wall, Lhotse, then heading on the downhill path and back to lower altitude and tree lines, the walk leads past Pangboche and from the bridge an hour or more climb brings you back to the famed Tyangboche Monastery with amazing surrounding scenery.

  • 16 Day
    Trek to Monjo 2,880 m through Namche Bazaar - 06hrs.

     Morning walk begins with a descend to Imjatse River at Phunge tenga, here after crossing the bridge a steep uphill for an hour then with gentle winding walk all the way to Namche Bazaar, ( for energetic people can use the route to Namche visiting Everest View Hotel or Khumjung and Khunde village) from Namche on the downhill path to Dudh Kosi River bank, from here with short ups and downs to reach the Sagarmatha National Park entrance and then Monjo village for overnight stop in this quaint nice village.

  • 17 Day
    Trek to Lukla - 05 hrs.

      After a memorable trip to Everest base camp, today the last day walk of this fascinating journey, from here retrace the trail back to Lukla on the gradual winding trail passing Phakding and Ghat village then with the last uphill climb to Lukla for lunch and overnight stop, evening time enjoy the last meal with fellow trekkers, staffs and porters.

  • 18 Day
    Fly to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

     From Lukla the flight starts early morning to Kathmandu, sometime the flight time can get delayed due to bad weather, as per the flight time board in the small plane for a super, scenic flight back to Kathmandu, on reaching at Katmandu domestic terminal our guide and staff transfer you back to respective hotels in the hub of Kathmandu in and around Thamel area.

  • 19 Day
    Free day in Kathmandu for optional tours or individual activities.

    Unique Path reserve and free day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather, if all goes ok as per the trip schedule a full rest day for individual activities or another sightseeing tour at places of interest around Kathmandu valley on request.

  • 20 Day
    International departure for home ward bound.

      After an exciting and memorable time in Nepal Himalaya and as per your international flight time, Unique Path staff transfer you to airport for your final departure for homeward bound or to respective countries.

Note: BD Plan, BL Plan, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch content will appear here. Above itinerary can be designed along your preferences. Please let us know whether you would like to make a shorter.

Trip FAQ

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  • How can I enter in Nepal?

    Nepal is a popular tourist destination in south Asia. Several airlines have direct and non-stop flights from Middle East and Asia to Kathmandu, Capital of Nepal.

    There are direct flights from London, Paris, Frankfurt, Doha, Osaka, Shanghi, Mascow, Bangkok, Singapore, Hongkong, Karachi, Bombay, Delhi, Calcutta, Paro, Dhaka, Lhasa, and Varanasi.

  • Is someone going to meet me at the airport? Are transfers included?

    Yes, our Airport Representative will come to the airport to pick you up. We will be displaying a play card of Unique Path trekking company with your name on it. Airport transfer is included.

  • Do I have pre-departure meeting?

    Yes, at first, our staff will receive you at the airport and transfer to the hotel and our tour leader will brief regarding about the trip. The briefing will cover the itinerary and introduced your trek Leader.

    While briefing, please bring Passport, 3 copies of Passport size photos, travel Insurance, writing pen and notepad.

  • What is our daily routine while in trekking?

    We wake-up call at 7 am an early morning. After a breakfast, we repack our duffel bag and leave it with our Sherpas.

    We are normally on the trail before 8 a.m. Trek at your own pace; all you need carry is a daypack and camera. Sherpa guides hike along to point out interesting flora, fauna and sights. Along the trail are spots to relax, purchase a snack or soda, use toilet facilities and shop for souvenirs.

    We will have lunch between 11:30 am to 12:30 afternoons. A typical day’s hike usually ends in the early afternoon about 3:30 pm to 4 pm. Time to read or nap before dinner.

    After dinner there is time to play cards, reflect on all the wondrous moments of your day and talk about tomorrow plan.

  • Is there any communication while we are on trekking?

    There are telephones service in all trekking routes and internet service in Everest, Annapurna and Langtang areas.

  • Can I re-charge camera batteries along the trek?

    Yes, Most of the places, you can charge batteries along the trek (per hour USD 2-3 for charging).

client references

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fiona

Hi Babu, Thank you so much for arranging my EBC/Gokyo via Chola Pass trek. I had such an incredible time! From the first day of arriving at Kathmandu to the day I departed, I was well looked after by everyone at Unique Path. When we needed to make changes to my trek, there was never a problem and everything was done promptly. I would recommend Unique Path to anyone looking at travelling to Nepal. Thank you once again and I hope to travel to Nepal soon! Thanks again.

FionaNew Zealand

Seasons & deals

February to May and September to November are the high seasons in Nepal. In this regards, we need to book hotel, purchase domestic flight tickets and arrange good guide and porter in advance. So we kindly request to confirm your trip an early as possible for the best deal and good trip management.

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For the price of Lobuche Peak climbing on full board basis, please contact us.

Short Description Mode Of The Packages: What Are Included In The Packages

Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level, Meals 3 times a day (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking, all accommodations during the treks, Tented camp while climbing period, Domestic flight tickets, necessary permits, all the ground transportation by car, an experienced guide and porters and all the necessary permits, please find in details what is included and excluded in the cost as follows:

Service includes in details

  • All the ground transportation by car.
  • Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast at 3 to 4 stars level.
  • Meals on full board (Breakfast, lunch and dinner) in trekking and climbing period for you.
  • Seasonable Local fresh fruits.
  • Twin sharing comfortable private room in trekking part and tented camp in climbing part.
  • Trip map.
  • Domestic flight tickets from Kathmandu/ Lukla/ Kathmandu with  airport tax.
  • An experienced government licensed holder guide and porters to carry your luggage during the trek.
  • Food, drinks, accommodation, insurance, salary, equipment’s, transportation, local tax for Guide and porters.
  • All necessary camping gears like two men tent, kitchen tent, kitchen equipment, mattress while climbing period.
  • Group medical supplies (first aid kit will be available).
  • All necessary paper works and national park entry permits.
  • Pasang Lammu rural municipality entry fee.
  • Climbing permit.
  • Climbing equipment like ice axe, Ice crew, snow bar, climbing rope.
  • Emergency helicopter rescue arrangement which will be paid by your insurance company.
  • TIMS (Trekkers’ Information Management System).
  • All our government taxes, vat, local tax, tourist service charges.

service excludes in details

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All kind drinks (Alcoholic, hot and cold drinks) in mountain.
  • Personal equipment.
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance.
  • Extra personal expenses (phone calls, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, laundry, shower, excess baggage charges).
  • Personal climbing equipment’s ( Joomer, carabiner lock, carabiner unlock, Harnex belt, Eight finger, helmet, gaiters, Boots, crampons).
  • Tips for trekking staff and driver (Tipping is expected).
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned on ‘Price Includes’ section.

Want to customize above package?

Above package is based on standard full board. Beside standard full board package, we do offer budget package according by your desire. Price can be varied with a number of the participants, we kindly request to inquire for the latest pricing and up to date information.

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