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Lobuche West Peak (6145 m) - 14 Days

Lobuche West Peak (6145 m)
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Lobuche Peak is known as Lhauche among the locals. This beautiful summit rises above the town of Lhauche, which is just a few kilometres from the Mt. Everest. There exist two distinct summits on this peak and your objective is to get on the 6,119m high eastern summit. The recorded first ascent on this peak was by Laurice Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Sherpa on 25 April 1984.

The peak offers various existing routes and also a probability for new ones. The rocky dark triangle of east face rises down the moraines of Khumbu Glaciers to a pleasant skyline, forming the south face. By descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top, you reach Lobuche East. From the summit, you get a great view of Mt. Everest and Himalayan panorama that include all important peaks in the Khumbu Valley.

Day 1
Day 1

Fly from Kathmandu towards Lukla (2886m.)

30 minutes

And then trek from Lukla to Phakding (2640 m.)

3 hours.

Day 2
Day 2

Trek from Phakding towards Namche Bazaar (3440 m.)

5 hours.

Day 3
Day 3

Day rest at Namche Bazaar (3440 m.) for acclimatization.

Day 4
Day 4

Trek from Namche Bazaar towards Tyangboche (3867 m.)

6 hours.

Day 5
Day 5

Trek from Thyangboche towards Pheriche (4240 m)

5 hours.

Day 6
Day 6

Trek from Pheriche towards Lobuche (4910 m)

5 hours.

Day 7
Day 7

Trek from Lobuche via Gorakshep (5140 m) to Everest Base Camp (5364 m) and same day trek back to Gorakshep (5140 m)

7 hours.

Day 8
Day 8

Trek from Gorakshep (5140 m). to Kala Patthar (5550 m).

4 hours

And then trek back to Lobuche West High Camp (5663 m).

4 hours.

Day 9
Day 9

Summit Lobuche West (6145 m) and back Lobuche West High Camp (5663 m).

14 hours.

Day 10
Day 10

Trek from Lobuche West High Camp (5663 m). to Dingboche (4410 m),

5 hours.

Day 11
Day 11

Trek from Dingboche (4410 m) to Thyangboche (3930 m)

5 hours.

Day 12
Day 12

Trek from Tyangboche (3930 m) towards Namche Bazaar (3440 m)

5 hours.

Day 13
Day 13

Trek from Namche Bazaar towards Lukla (2886 m.)

5 hours.

Day 14
Day 14

Fly from Lukla towards Kathmandu. You take an early morning flight back to Kathmandu.

Cost Includes

  • A climbing guide
  • Necessary porters, including a cook and a kitchen helper (one porter can carry the luggage up to 20 kilograms)
  • Sagarmatha (Mt. Everest) National Park Entry Permit.
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) card
  • All surface transportation from hotel to airport and from airport to hotel
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) only for our staff
  • Accommodation in lodges during the trek and in partly camp only for our staff
  • Necessary trekking equipment such as sleeping bag, down jacket, tent, mattresses, cooking utensils. etc.
  • Insurance, Medical Assistance and Equipment for Nepali staff.
  • Flight tickets from Kathmandu to Lukla and from Lukla to Kathmandu for you and the Nepali staff
  • Climbing peak permit for Island Peak
  • Equipment fee for 1 climbing sardar
  • Airport tax at Kathmandu domestic airport and Lukla airport
  • Airport pick-up and drop services

Cost Excludes

  • Emergency Mountain Medical Rescue Insurance (Provided by your insurance company. Please buy it in your country. You cannot buy it in Nepal.)
  • All meals three times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner) for you during the trekking and climbing
  • Accommodation in lodges during the trek and partly in camp for you during the trekking and climbing
  • Garbage disposal deposit. But this amount is refundable to you after your arrival from the trek.
  • Personal nature expenses such as drinks, hot shower, battery charges, beverages, etc.
  • Tips
  • Meals and hotel accommodation in Kathmandu (We can arrange your hotel accommodation in Kathmandu as per your interest and budget.)

Personal Trekking Equipment List

  • Lightweight walking boots, spare laces
  • Sleeping bag (You can rent from here)
  • Down Jacket (You can rent from here)
  • A rainproof jacket with hood or a Punchoo
  • 2 pairs of loose-fitting long shorts/skirts
  • 2 cotton T-shirts
  • Sun hat
  • One pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pairs of thick woollen socks
  • Personal medical supplies (first aid kits)
  • Flashlight
  • Toiletries with towels
  • Sunglasses
  • Suntan cream
  • Water bottle
  • Iodine for the purification of drinking water
  • Daypack
  • Rucksack
  • Things of personal interest
  • Lip guard

Note: You can either bring your own sleeping bag and down jacket or rent them here. The temperate drops to around - 10-degree Celsius.

Personal Climbing Equipment List

  • Seat Harness
  • Jumar
  • Helmet
  • Altimeter
  • Ice Axe
  • Crampons
  • Ice-screw
  • Gaiters
  • Locked and unlocked carabiner
  • Climbing boots
  • Pocket knife
  • Woollen gloves
  • Gloves(gore-tex fabrics)
  • Woollen hat
  • Woollen socks
  • Windproof jacket
  • Windproof pant
  • Snow bar
  • Snow goggles(UV factor)
  • Sun cream(UV protection)
  • Headlamp
  • Tent
  • Mattresses
  • Rope
  • Rain gear
  • Ice hammer

You can also hire(rent) all the above-mentioned climbing equipment from here in Kathmandu. Our climbing guide will help you go to one of the equipment stores and select the necessary equipment.

 

Price From USD$2,275/person
2,275
Total $ 2,275 USD

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  • 6145 m
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  • Nepal
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  • Sep - Nov and Mar - May

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