Lobuche consists of two different summits, east and west with the height of 6119m and 6145m respectively. A continuous rim ties them but there is a sharp gap and a considerable distance between these two summits. The east is recognized as a trekking peak whereas the west is identified as an Expedition. The first scaled to the Lobuche east peak by Laurence Nielson and Ang Gyaljen Sherpa on 25th April 1984. The peak being an attractive offers various existing routes and also a probability of new ones. The dark triangle of its rocky east face rises down the moraines of Khumbu Glaciers to a pleasant skyline, forming the south face. Lobuche East is reached by descending a marked notch and climbing steep snowy slopes to the top. On most, occasions, the peak is climbed on the summit ridge only as far as a subsidiary snow summit, south-east of the true peak and before the notch. The peak is known as the false peak.
Highlights of Lobuche East Trekking Peak
Mt. Everest, Khumbu Glacier, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Thamserku, different community with majority of Sherpa and grand Himalayan landscapes and old monastery.
Facts of Lobuche East Trekking Peak
Trekking Peaks Destination: Lobuche East (6119m.)
Group Size: Min - 1
Minimum altitude: 2834m.
Maximum altitude: 6119m.
Season: Spring & Autumn
Duration: 22 Days
Itinerary In Detail
Day 01: Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure & sightseeing, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla (2,834 m) & start trek to Phakding (2,611), Overnight at Lodge.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 05: Rest at Namche Bazaar for acclimatization, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 06: Trek to Tyangboche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 07: Trek to Dingboche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 08: Rest at Dingboche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 09: Trek to Chhukung, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 10: Hike up to Chhukung Ri and back to Chhukung, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 11: Trek to Pheriche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 12: Trek to Lobuche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 13: Trek to Lobuche base camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 14: Stay at Lobuche base camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 15: Ascent to Lobuche high camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 16: Summit Lobuche East Peak-6119m and back to base camp, Overnight at Tented camp.
Day 17: Trek to Tyangboche, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 18: Trek to Namche Bazaar, Overnight at Lodge.
Day 19: Trek to Lukla, Overnight at Resort.
Day 20: Fly back to Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 21: Rest in Kathmandu, Overnight at Hotel.
Day 22: Transfer to airport, departure on your own destination
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