Lobuche East Peak Climbing Itinerary
Day 01 Arrival day in KathmanduWelcome to Nepal. Upon your arrival at Tribhuwan Int'l Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, you will be welcomed with greetings from Marvel Adventure by our representative. You will be then transferred to the hotel where you can take cozy rest.
Day 02 Sightseeing tour around Kathmandu valleyAfter taking breakfast in the hotel, you will be taken to a guided sightseeing tour of Kathmandu valley. A brief visit to Kathmandu Durbar Square, Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath and Bouddhanath marks the virtue of this city tour. After exploring these UNESCO World Heritage Sites, we will meet you at our office for pre-trip discussion. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 03 Fly to Lukla (2800m) and Trek to Phakding (2610m)We take a scenic flight to tiny airstrip of Lukla in the early morning. Once we reach there,we will have quick breakfast. Then we will proceed towards Phakding which is slightly downhill from Lukla, so it will be comparatively easier day in your trek. Overnight at lodge in Phakding.
Day 04 Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)We wil start the day walking along the banks of Dudhkoshi river crossing the suspension bridges. After walking for about 3 hours we will enter Sagarmatha National Park, the UNESCO listed natural heritage site where you can see various floras and faunas. A steep uphill walk from there takes us to Namche, the gateay to Everest. Overnight at lodge in Namche.
Day 05 Acclimatization Day at NamcheBefore ascending up to higher altitudes, we need to get acclimatized to the weather. And Namche is the perfect place for it. We will have a day hike to National Park Headquarter where there is perfect view point for several beautiful mountains including Mt.Everest and observe the museum as well. Then we will walk to Hotel Everest View (3880m). Then we will walk down to twin village, Khumjung and Khunde (3700m) and back to Namche by lunch time. Overnight at lodge in Namche.
Day 06 Trek to Tengboche (3874m)After a rest day in Namche, we will trek on our way to Tengboche. Its’ going to be around 5 hours walk. Tengboche is a small village with few hotels and the biggest monastery of the region. From here, you will also have a close view of Mt. Ama Dablam (6853m) which is one of the most beautiful mountains of this region. Overnight at lodge in Tengboche.
Day 07 Trek to Dingboche (4400m)Trek goes slightly downhill for about an hour till we cross a wooden bridge. Then we will have to walk uphill to Pangboche (A big Sherpa village) and head towards Somare just above 4000m which will be the lunch spot. As we walk above 4000m, there will be no more vegetation. Trek continues up to Dingboche. Overnight at lodge in Dingboche.
Day 08 Acclimatization Day at DingbocheFinal acclimatization rest is done at Dingboche. Today we will climb to Nagarjuna Hill (5100m), straight up from Dingboche which provides stunning view of mountains such as Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Makalu, Island Peak, Lhotse and many more. After enjoying the scenariowewill walk down to Dingboche, have lunch and spend some easy and free time till dinner. Overnight at lodge in Dingboche.
Day 09 Trek to Lobuche (4940m)Trail slightly begins with gentle walk till Thukla (4600m) where you can enjoy tea break or even lunch as there is no possibility in between Thukla and Lobuche. Then it will be a sharp climb to Thukla pass (4800m).It's a place of memorial of great climbers from around the globe who lost their life during Everest expedition. Overnight at lodge in Lobuche.
Day 10 Trek to Gorakshep (5180) and Everest Base Camp (5364m)We will climb Lobuche Pass and trek through moraines beside Khumbu Glacier until we reach Gorakshep. Walking on rocky rough terrain might be tiresome but heed instructions of trekking guide and walk meticulously. After brief stop at teahouse in Gorakshep we walk towards Everest Base Camp. Take as many pictures as possible in base camp. We will again return back to Gorakshep where we will stay overnight.
Day 11 Trek to Kalapatthar (5400m) and then to Lobuche Base Camp(4940m)Early morning we will start uphill climbing of Kalapathar. Majestic sun rising from casement of Himalayas and enlightening it with its rays is joy to watch. Whole body view of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Pumori, Amadablam and numerous other mountains will make you feel worthwhile after enduring tiresome walking. After such spectacular phenomena viewing we trek all the way down to Lobuche Base Camp. Overnight at tent in base camp.
Day 12 Base Camp to Lobuche High CampFrom the base camp, we continue on a rocky moraine path to reach the High Camp. It will take around four hours through the main trial. After reaching there, we set up our high camp, take lunch and rest. Overnight at tent in high camp.
Day 13 Summit Lobuche East Peak and back to Base CampToday is the main day of the whole trip as we set ourself on our way to summit the Lobuche East Peak. We usually will be climbing on rock surface for up to around 5700m. After that we will climb on ice and use ice axes, crampons and ropes as and when necessary. On reaching the summit, we will embrace all the hardwork and enjoy the splendour of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pumori, and many more. After spending some quality time in the summit, we will descent down to the base camp. Overnight at tent in base camp.
Day 14 Lobuche Base Camp to PangbocheLeaving behind the Lobuche at Peak, we will trek downhill from base camp through the main trail. On the way, we walk past Pheriche enjoying the glorious view of Mt. Amadablam from distance. Continuing the trail through rhododendron and juniper trees, we reach Pangboche. Overnight at lodge in Pangboche.
Day 15 Trek to Tengboche and then to NamcheWe continue our trek from Pangboche as we retrace our steps down to the Imja Khola and up through the forest to Tengboche. Then we will head back towards Namche, the vibrant Sherpa town. Here you can buy souvenirs, tokens and many more. You can relax and enjoy the views as it provides a lot of options for refreshment. Overnight at lodge in Namche.
Day 16 Trek down to LuklaIt’s joyous day of trekking. With an amazing memory of the trek and peak climbing on our head, we will travel towards Lukla cheerfully. We will enjoy together including porters and support crew members in the evening. Enjoy to the fullest with Nepali folk music, beverages and delicacies. Overnight at lodge in Lukla.
Day 17 Early morning flight back to KathmanduWe will formally leave Khumbu region today. 35 minutes of scenic flight will take us back to Kathmandu. You will be transferred to your hotel from airport. In the evening, Marvel Advenyure team will host a farewell dinner. We will exchange our memories and debrief about services offered. Overnight at hotel in Kathmandu.
Day 18 Final DepartureOn the last day of the trip, a representative from Marvel Adventure will drop you to the airport for your final departure back home. You will be returning with lots of joy and wonderful memories. Goodbye and farewell from the nation of Himalayas.