Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak Climbing Information

Special train for beginners before fly to Lukla
Lobuche peak is not very difficult climbing but it is technical enough to climb and it is one of the most common trekking peak for adventure climbing experience so you could easily join us for this lifetime adventure. Basic technique and information of mountaineering (such as using crampons on boots, using climbing ropes, ice axe, harness, carabineers, Descender device etc ) is required to plan this trip. So you should have basic knowledge about this. Do not worry if you do not have basic knowledge we are here to train before you head for this adventure. We do train for beginners in Kathmandu before fly to Lukla to start this trip. You need to have an extra day for this as we do take you to the rocky cliff to train you the basic ideas about the climb as you will learn basic ideas to use climbing tools to ensure your successful climbing trip.

Important Trip Notes & Activities
Pleased acknowledge that you are joining us for the adventure climbing trip in the remote Himalayan region, where weather conditions, health and fitness of the member or unexpected natural disaster can compel us to change the itinerary and if so you have to understand it but we would try our best to keep the suggested itinerary as per the original schedule. Your safety and satisfaction of the trip is our prime concern while travelling with us and we ensure you our best team, logistics, professional services to make sure that you would have an amazing trip of a lifetime with us. Also note that our trip leader deserved the final decision if the trip has to amend, change the route or cancel due to the extreme conditions for the safety precaution. However, he will try his best to ensure that the trip runs as according to the stated plan but be prepared for flexibility if necessary.
Train Yourself
This trip requires walking on maximum altitude above 3500m – 6189m from sea level for the duration of 7 to 8 days. So it is very essential that you should be preparing for this trek before reaching to join us at our trek date at Kathmandu. The best preparation you can do is to hike, even if it is under gym conditions. Running will help your stamina but does not fully prepare your muscles for a strenuous hike. Go for walks. It is advisable to go for frequent walks which should include some uphill and downhill sections if possible in your surroundings. Take your daypack with you with at least a weight of three kilograms or more. This will simulate the conditions you will encounter while on your trekking with us. Join a gymnasium. Ask your gym instructor to work out a fitness program that consists of progressive resistance exercises. An experienced instructor will be able to tailor a safe exercise regime based on your age, condition and strength. Work with a schedule that progresses to higher resistance or weights as you develop your fitness.
Visit Your Medical Doctor:
Please do visit your medical doctor, consult him before heading to such altitude trekking destination. Those who have a problem of heart, lung, respiratory or blood should talk with their medical doctor and take his reference and report us before planning this trip with us.We deserve not to take those on our trip who are having such medical conditions.
Why to Trek with us!
We are passionate to deliver real adventure experience that allows you to visit places that unseen and cultures and traditions that untouched. Trip itineraries are optimized to the best of our knowledge to cover the most famous travel routes and interests of the discerning traveler. We have put our heart, soul and over 15 years of experience into an outstanding adventure trips.  We are committed to a high level of service so that all of our customers' expectations are met. Our local Sherpas and Leaders are very much dedicated to their services. It is our highest priority to provide you with the best services available through our company. We are here to fulfill your desire. We can tailor trips to your liking. We know how to cater to the needs of our valuable clients. Our specially trained staff understands the best destinations for people with varying interests, physical abilities, budgets, and ages. Customer care is our priority. We also pass your day to day trip update to your family if required. Our guide and Sherps will have cell phone which works most places on this route. Hence, you can tell us what to write to your family about your trip so that they should not worry about your adventure trip.
Our legal documents
We are a government authorized and certified company. We have special authorization from the government of Nepal to operate trekking tours, expeditions, Tibetan tours, Bhutan tours and many other tourism related services. Besides being registered with the government, we are proud to be members of different professional organizations such as the following:
Ministry of Finance, Department of Taxation PAN No. 304585539
Company Registration Office, Pvt. Ltd. No. 79438/067/068
Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation, Department of Tourism Industry License No. 1288/067
Central Bank of Nepal, Nepal Rasta Bank Foreign Exchange Department License No. 1159/1/068
Nepal Tourism Board
Trekking Agent Association of Nepal (TAAN)
Kathmandu Environment Education Project (KEEP)
Travel Insurance
You should have travel insurance to be adequately protected in terms of insurance. A travel insurance policy that should cover cancellation, injury, death, lost baggage, theft,liability, medical treatment and expenses is strongly recommended. Make sure the insurance covers all theactivities that you will be undertaking during your stay in Nepal. If a clientbecomes ill, all hospital expenses, doctors' fees and repatriation costs are the client's responsibility.If you are injured and unable to travel, you can ask for a rescue helicopter from a remote area only if you havedefinite proof you can pay for it. They pay a cash deposit to the helicopter operator and collect the money from youifyou have been rescued. Be sure your policy specifically covers those.
Health and Fitness for trekker
We strongly recommend you to consult the doctor before planning your holidays. You should obtain professional advice from a travel clinic or your local GP about which vaccinations to have before you arrive inNepal. Your doctor will advise current inoculation requirements. If a doctor has recommended against travel orindicated travel may be inconvenient then kindly inform us of the details. On all trekking and exploratory tripstechnical experience is not required, hiking/camping experience is an advantage, but by far the most importantthing is a positive attitude and a generous amount of determination. We run regular first aid courses for our all trekking guides and Sherpa helpers.
Meals and Accommodation
In Kathmandu we use tourist standard hotel to ensure a comfortable stay and relaxed environment before and after youradventure. All breakfasts are included at the hotel in Kathmandu. Rooms are generally twin share – dependingon group size and room availability, triple share may be offered up on your request. A single supplement room isavailable at an additional cost for accommodation and required expenses during the trek to provide good quality food and services. For breakfast you expect to haveporridge, toast or chapattis, omelet and local bread. We will provide all meals on full board(Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and tea & coffee) from the teahouse menu during the trekking period. Whilst trekkingon the Everest, the accommodation is in guesthouses or Lodges which are basic with shared facilities.Some lodgesoffers shower and mostly offers bucket hot water up on request. During the trip you can expect for 2 times hot shower.
While you are on a trek
While you are on a trek, there are not much communication facilities so that we would pass your message to your family and friends if required. Our guide will have cell phone and we often speak with you so that easy for us to deliver message. Our every effort will be made to keep to the proposed itinerary, however as this is adventure travel in a remote Himalayan region. The health of member, weather conditions can all contribute to changes the itinerary. The leader will try to ensure that the trip runs according to plan, but please be prepared to be flexible if necessary. If you are delayed longer than the itinerary date we can help reschedule your international flights but prepare to pay some extra charge if required.
Climbing Gears
Personal Climbing Gears:
-Ice axe
-Crampons
-Harness
-Tape Slings (2)
-Screwgate Karabiners (2 lock, 2 unlock)
-Descender/Abseil Device
-Plastic Mountaineering Boots
-Ascender
-Helmet (optional)
Group Climbing Gears:
-Snow bar
-Ice Hamer
-Rope
-Ice Screw
Clothing
Head:
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
Lower Body:
- Under Garments
- Hiking shorts
- Lightweight cotton long pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
Feet:
- Thin, lightweight inner socks
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals) Gaiters for hiking in winter to the base camp
-Gaiters
Upper Body:
- T-shirts
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece jacket or pullover
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket
Passport & Visa Information
Nepal visa is the easiest visa to obtain; you may buy your Nepal visa at your nearest Nepalese Embassy/ Consulate or Mission offices abroad or buy this upon on arrival to Kathmandu international airport as per your convenient. You have to have 2 passport size photographs, Visa fees in US cash & valid passport at least for 6 months valid at the starting of the trip. Nationals of SAARC countries and China do not need visa when visiting Nepal. As per this rule, Indian nationals do not require visa. Transit visa is provided for foreign nationality for 3 days. Visa must be obtained for staying over the initial period of three days. Currently, foreign national can obtain Nepalese visa from the following border.
Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu
Kakarvitta, Jhapa (Eastern Nepal)
Birganj, Parsa (Central Nepal)
Kodari, Sindhupalchowk (Northern Border)
Belhiya, Bhairahawa (Rupandehi, Western Nepal)
Jamuna, Nepalgunj (Banke, Mid Western Nepal)
 Mohana, Dhangadhi (Kailali, Far Western Nepal)
Gaddachauki, Mahendranagar (Kanchanpur, Far Western Nepal)
Tourist Visa Fees
3 days transit visa - Free of cost
Multiple entry 15 days - US$ 25 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 30 days - US$ 40 or equivalent convertible currency
Multiple entry 90 days - US$ 100 or equivalent convertible currency
(For further information, please, contact Department of Immigration, Kalikasthan, Dillibazar Kathmandu
Tel: 00977-1 4433934 / 4429660 / 4438862, 4438868 Download visa form-: www.immi.gov.np

 

Lobuche Peak Climbing Overview

Price:- $2455 
Difficulty:- Moderate to Difficult

Trip Length:- 16 Days 
Group Size : 2-10 Pax

Activities : Trekking, Sightseeing, Peak climbing

Best Month : March-May & October to December

Transportation : Private Car & Flight

Accommodation : Hotel, Lodge and Tent

Style : Tea house\Camping

Max Elevation : 6,119mt

Meal : Breakfast in Kathmandu and Full board meals during the trek

Trip Route : Kathmandu-Lukla-Namche-Lobuche-Summit-Namche-Lukla-Kathmandu

Lobuche peak (6119m) is located in Khumbu region. Lobuche East and Lobuche West were first climbed by Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyalzen Serpa on April 25, 1984. Lobuche peak is an attractive peak offers various existing routes and also a potential for new ones. The dark triangle of its rocky East face rises over the moraines of the Khumbu Glacier to a spectacular skyline, forming the south ridge. The peak of Lobuche is reached by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. It has nerve breaking view of the Khumbu valley and glacier.

 

 There exist two distinct summit to Lobuche peak: Lobuche east ( 6119m/ 20,075ft ) and Lobuche west ( 6145m/ 20161ft ). Although they are connected by a continuous ridge there is a sharp gap and a considerable distance between them. The trekking peak permit is for the east peak, whilst Lobuche west, well seen at the head of the Lobuche glacier, requires and expedition permit. Lobuche is also spelt Lobuche on some maps. Lobuche peak climbing is challenging trekking peaks in Everest region .The normal route for climbing is through South Ridge. Lobuche east peak consists of several small summits and the true summit requires climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top from the summit ridge. We follow Everest base camp Trekking route up to Pheriche and then trek to Dughla till Mount Everest Base camp for good acclimatization and same way return to Lobuche then Lobuche Peak Base Camp. 

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival day in Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 02: Rock climbing course in Kathmandu or Half day guided city tours of Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 03: Fly to Lukla and Trek to Phakding: 3-4 (2,652m/8,700ft)

Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar: 5-6 (3440m/11,283ft)

Day 05: Acclimatize day at Namche

Day 06: Namche to Tengboche: 5 hours. (3,867m/12684ft) .

Day 07: Tengboche to Pheriche: 5-6 hours (3,867m/12684ft) .

Day 08: Acclimatize day

Day 09: Pheriche to Lubuche: 5-6 hours(4,928m/16164 ft)

Day 10: Trek to Lobuche base camp: 5

Day 11: Base camp to Lobuche high camp: 5

Day 12: Summit Day & trek down to Lobuche: 9-10 (4,928m/16164 ft)

Day 13: Lobuche to Namche Bazaar: 8 (3440m/11,283ft)

Day 14: Namche Bazaar to Lukla: 6-7 hrs (2,652m/8,700ft)

Day 15: Lukla to Kathmandu (1,300m/4,264 ft)

Day 16: Final departure

 

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