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Lobuche East Peak Climbing [VALEPC16]


Lobuche Peak, lies close to Khumbu Glacier in Everest Region,offers an attractive climb summit. There are twodistinct peaks, Lobuche East and Lobuche West. Although they are associated by a continuous ridge, there is a sharp gap and a much distance between two peaks. The true East Peak is quite prominent and is reached by downward into a marked cut off and climbing step snow/ice slopes to the top

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Day 1

 

Today we fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding. Our trail goes through banks Dudh Kosi River and this is an easy trail, which passes through the village, overnight stay in Phakding.

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Day 2

 

Our trail continuously goes through the banks of Dudh Kosi River. From the Namche of Everest view Hotel we can see the fascinating view of Mt. Everest and Amadablam. Namche is the administrative center of Khumbu region and it is the market place for people, stay overnight in Namche.

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Day 3

 

We spend another day in Namche Bazzar and acclimatization, day in Syangboche, Khumjung and Khude from where you can see close view of Mt. Everest and you can also observe the culture of Sherpa people. 

 
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Day 4

 

By passing through forest we reach Tengboche Monastery the religious sites, which sit at 3870m. It is the best place of the world that provides the most magnificent view of the Himalayan giants, Kwangde (6187m.), Twachee (6542m.), Amadablam (6812m), Everest (8848m.), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (8501m.), Kangtega and Thamserku.

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Day 5

 

The trail descends down winding through the rhododendron forest to Deboche and crossing a bridge over the raging Imja Khol River. Hug the valley wall, and then traverse the plains to Pangboche Village (3985m/13070ft) which is probably the biggest settlement village of Sherpa peoples. Walking onward to Dingboche from here is mostly gradual uphill (another 2 to 3 hours), walking is mostly via the mountain ridge and the vegetation got changed thus we are now likely to see the dry and deserted mountains areas after now.Dingboche is on the bottom of the starting of Imja Valley and it along the side of the Chhukung Vilalge and main get way to the Island Peak (Imja Tse), to Amphu Laptse pass which connect this valley to Makalu Barun National park. O/N at Dingboche at Mt. Lodge.

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Day 6

 

 

Today is acclimatization day in Dingboche. We hike to Nangakarshang Gompa from where we can see the view of Mt. Makalu.

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Day 7

 

From this day onward, the trek is gradual up hill; due to the altitude it is harder and tough. However till reaching to the Dungla, the walking is mostly gradual and after here to the top of the hill to the memorial stupas of the climbers who lost their life’s while trekking and climbing over to the Khumbu Himalayas, the trail is steep incline thus it is a tough up hill.Another short walk from this hill top following a walking over rugged mountain route brings us to the small settlement of this hill top at Loboje for overnight. The best views of Mt. Lobuche, Mt. Pumari and the Nuptse are just incredible. The day and night expected to be pretty cold here. O/N at Lobuche.
 

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Day 8

 

Walk from Lobuche onward to Gorekshep is easier. Hiking from Gorekshep to Everest Base Camp is mostly straightforward; the trail wound in and out, rocky dunes and moraine, little ups and downs along the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier before eventually stepping out onto the glacier itself.Late afternoon, return back to Gorekshep and overnight.

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Day 9

 

Early wake up to climb Kalapathar (the back rock hill top) by the morning to see the most amazing sunrise panorama over to the Mt. Everest (8848m) and its entire surroundings Khumbu Himalayas. This is the tough hill up and takes about 2 and half hours to reach the top. The great view of Mt. Everest just in front of you is just incredible. The other great Himalayan panorama surrounding the Mt. Everest are, Pumari chantse, and Lingtiring & south col on the left and Nuptse, Lhotse sar etc on the right. It has a great panorama from the left to right, the most amazing views. After spending sometime here eturn back to Gorekshep, breakfast and pack up your bag and get ready to walk back to Lobuche.Here, you will meet your Lobuche expedition leader; he will check your entire climbing equipments and the final preparation for climbing to the trip. O/ N at Lobuche.

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Day 10

 

With breakfast at Lobuche, we will start our hiking towards to Lobuche Case Camp. The hiking is relatively easy for a while then the trail gets more stepper and rocky. Furthermore, we will move the Lobuche glacier, the views along the route is spectacular as you have a great views of Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pokalde, Thamserku, Kantega, etc. Upon reaching to the Lobuche Base Camp, our guide will set up the tented camp, then lunch. As we will still have few hours of afternoon, we mostly take a rest for a while then our guide will teach you some climbing techniques and discussion about the expedition preparation. O/N at Tented Camp

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Day 11

 

 

Today, hiking to Lobuche High Camp is through the rocky moraine entirely which would mostly take 4 hours at minimum. Our guide will set up the tented camp at high camp. Now you may just relax at high camp and continue the discussion over the preparation to the summit, final checks of the climbing equipments etc. O/ N at Tented Camp.

 
 
 
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Day 12

 

Today, we will have an early starts with some light breakfast by such early in the morning.We will use south East Ridge to summit, which is involves walking through the moderate steep snow and ice and we often required to fix rope to climb gradually. The final ascend is steadily to a plateau at around of 6000m, and then traverse to the exposed ridge which will follow the final summit slopes. Approx of 5 to 6 hours of steady climbing would bring us to the summit of Lobuche East (6119m/20,070 ft). You are excited to be here with such a hard work. The views from the summit are just amazing as it offers the great panorama of the entire Khumbu region Himalayas including with the greatest Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Cholatse, Pumori, Cho Oyu, and many more. 

 

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Day 13

 

With easy morning and breakfast, we will trek back to Lobuche village, then retrace down following the standard trail to Pheriche, lunch then continue to downhill walking to Pangboche for overnight. With the time remaining, you may just explore the Pangboche village as it has the biggest settlement of the Sherpa’s. You may also visit to the Pangboche Monastery which is near by the village at the hill. O/ N at Mt. Lodge.

 

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Day 14

 

With morning breakfast at Pangboche, then walk downs to the valley, across the river valley and with short walking at sub tropical forest; we will have a short ascend (30 minute) to Tyangboche Hill. From Tyangboche, we head down to river valley, lunch at tea house then across the river and required an hour climbing over hill to Kyanjuma. From here, the final walking to Namche is nice and pleasant. O/N at Namche.

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Day 15

 

After breakfast, we hike steeply descends to the Hillary Suspension Bridge and then continues walking over several local villages of Jorshale, Manjo & Phkding etc. and most of walking is at Dudh Kosi valley surroundings. It is the last day walking, but slightly long but mostly descent and walking through the villages, farming lands, river valley with crossing suspension bridges. Upon reaching to Lukla, refreshed up at your hotel and relax. Evening, you could have a party with your trekking crew as it is your celebration of Everest Base Camp Trek and the last night overnight at mountain. O/N at Lukla.

 
 
 
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Day 16

Early flight to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.

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HIGHLIGHTS

Country
Nepal
Type of trip
Peak Climbing
Trip Length
16 days
Maximum Elevation
0
Grade
StrenuousStrenuousStrenuous or Strenuous
Season
Apr – May / Oct – Nov
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