Lobuche Peak Climbing Itinerary

  • Day 01 Arrival at Kathmandu international Airport (1,350m/4,428ft)

    You will arrive at the Airport and welcomed by one of our team representatives at the terminal gate. He will take you to your hotel and brief you about the daily activities. In the evening, you will have a welcome dinner organized by the company. 

    • Meals: Welcome dinner
    • Accommodation: hotel
  • Day 02 Preparation day (1,350m/4,428ft)

    Today is your preparation day. You will spend half of the visiting a few landmarks and another half of day arranging your gears. You will wake up early and have your breakfast. After that, you will drive to Pashupatinath Temple, one of the holiest temples of Hindus. From here, you will visit Boudhanath Stupa. You will then head towards Kathmandu Durbar Square and return back to your hotel. In the late afternoon, you will arrange all trekking equipment, and your guide will also brief you about the trip.

    • Meals: Breakfast only
    • Accommodation: hotel
  • Day 03 Fly to Lukla ( 2,800m/9184ft) and trek to Phakding (2,652m/8,698ft)

    With an early morning flight, you will reach Lukla airport. The flight will be thrilling and offer you a glimpse of a Himalayan mountain. From here, you will trek towards Phakding village. Descending down on a forested trail, you will reach a lovely Phakding village where you will spend the night.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 04 Phakding to Namche Bazar (3,440m/11,283ft); 5-6 hrs

    After having breakfast, you will ascend towards Namche Bazar, the biggest Sherpa village of Khumbu region. Following Dudh Koshi river, you will cross a long suspension bridge and trek through dense pine forest. You will reach Monjo village, the entrance of Sagarmatha National Park. Further, the trail goes through the national park and take you to Namche Bazar from where superb views of snow-capped mountains can be seen everywhere.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 05 Acclimatization day at Namche Bazar

    It is your rest day. You will explore the village and its nearby areas. There are many things to do here. You can hike up to Syangboche airstrip for beautiful landscape view or Everest View Hotel to see stunning views of Himalayan mountains. Likewise, do visit the Sherpa museum where you will get to have deep insight into Sherpa culture and history. There are numerous shops all over the village where you can buy handmade goodies to take with yourself as a souvenir.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 06 Namche Bazaar to Tengboche (3,870m/12,684ft); 6 hrs

    After having breakfast, you will continue your journey towards Everest Base Camp. On the way, you will get to see striking views of Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, Mt. Thamserku, and numerous other mountains. From Namche Bazar, you will descend down to the riverside and cross the river. From here, you will ascend through forests and reach Tengboche village. One of the most picturesque villages of the Khumbu region. Here you will visit the oldest and the biggest monastery of the entire region, Tengboche monastery. Moreover, a fantastic view of the Himalayan mountains can be seen from here.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 07 Tengboche to Dingboche (4,400m/14,435ft); 5-6 hrs

    The trail today goes through lovely forests of rhododendron and take you to Deboche. Further, you will cross a bridge over the Imja Khola river and pass by the walled valley. The trail then traverses the plains of Pangboche village where you will take a short break to have lunch. After that, you will trek and reach Dingboche, the summer valley of Khumbu region.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 08 Rest day at Dingboche

    Today is your second rest day at Dingboche. You will explore the village and get some rest. You can also go on short excursions to nearby villages or viewpoint for gorgeous views. You will have ample time on your hand to look into the daily life of the locals and interact with them.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 09 Dingboche to Lobuche (4,900m/16,076ft); 6-7 hrs

    The trail today will take you to Lobuche, a small settlement area in the lap of Mt. Lobuche. You can see a wonderful view of Mt. Nuptse and Mt. Pumori from here. The trail will be relatively easy and goes through small villages as well as dense forests.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 10 Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5180m/16,994ft) to Everest Base Camp (5364m/17598); 7-8 hrs

    Today, you will begin your day early as the trail will take you to one of the most famous destinations of the world, Everest Base Camp. Following the Khumbu glacier, you will approach the EBC. The trail will be tough and includes glacial paths as well. Upon reach Everest Base Camp, you will have enough time to explore around and capture some unforgettable memories. After that, you will descend down to Gorak Shep for the night stay.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 11 Gorak Shep to Lobuche Base Camp; 5-6 hrs

    The trail today will take you to Lobuche Base Camp. Following the steep rocky moraine, you will ascend up to the base camp for the night stay.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: camp
  • Day 12 Lobuche Base Camp: acclimatization day

    Today is the acclimatization day for you before you push towards the summit. You will go on the short excursions, and your guide will teach you basic uses of gears like rope, ax, extra. You will spend the day adjusting to the altitude and learning more about these mountains.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: camp
  • Day 13 Summit Lobuche East and return to base camp; 8-9 hrs

    You will wake up early and begin ascending towards the summit after having a cup of tea/coffee. You will wake up around 2 am to avoid high winds and unstable weather during the afternoon. As you will move further with the rays of sunrise, you will be rewarded with a spectacular view of the region. Upon reaching the summit of Lobuche Peak, you will spend some time there and descend back to base camp for the night stay.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: camp
  • Day 14 Lobuche Base Camp to Dingboche- 5-6 hrs

    The trail will take you back to Dingboche. You will trek on the same trail, however, the views will be different from previous. Upon reaching Dingboche, you will rest and enjoy delicious food.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 15 Dingboche to Namche Bazar; 6-7 hrs

    Leaving Dingboche behind, you will descend down to Namche Bazar. Trekking through small villages and beautiful forests of juniper & rhododendron, you will reach Namche Bazar. You can explore the market and shopping today.

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 16 Namche Bazaar to Lukla via Phakding; 7-8 hrs

    After having breakfast, you will trek back to Lukla. Again, trekking through Sagarmatha National Park, you will reach Monjo and then Phakding. From here, you will ascend via forested trail and reach Lukla. 

    • Meals: Breakfast, lunch & dinner
    • Accommodation: guest house
  • Day 17 Lukla to Kathmandu

    After having your last breakfast with views of snow-capped mountains, you will fly back to Kathmandu. The flight will present you captivating views of Himalayas. Upon landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be taken to your hotel. Rest of the day is free for you to explore around on your own. In the evening, you will have a farewell dinner organized by the company.

    • Meals: Breakfast only
    • Accommodation: hotel
  • Day 18 Departure from Kathmandu

    Today, you will fly back to your home with lots of memories and a heavy heart. As per your flight time, one of the members from Snowland Treks & Expedition will assist you to the airport and bid you our last goodbye.