Lobuche west peak climbing is as adventure trip in Everest region as it is located on 6119 m high behind Lobuche. It is governmental authorized peak and used to organize under mountaineering Association of nepal. It is A category climbing peak in Everest region of Nepal. it does not take long days to submit this peak only 2 extra night and days from Lobuche and once you are on top of Lobuche peak you get to see insane Whole Everest mountain region including world's highest peak Mt Everest and few other over 8000 m high mountains.
Lobuche east and west are two different peak but they are situated at almost same hight and next each other so Lobuche west peak is one of the majestic and popular climbing peak in Everest region of Nepal.
Lobuche west peak climbing adventure located at 6119 meter high from the sea level in Everest khumbu region it is separates itself into two parts Lobuche east peak and Lobuche west peak but they are intimacy and located at the same ridge. The southern edge is the most tired climbing route for peak climbing in Nepal.
Lobuche west peak climbing takes 16 days from Kathmandu to Kathmandu as we have spectacular flight in a small plane we prepare we will take only 30 minute flight to tensing Hillary airport lukla which is located at 2860 m from the sea level. After reaching at Lukla we will walk about 3 hours to get our first mountain night at Phakding than similarly Namche bazaar, Tyangbuche, Dingbuche and Lobuche day by day as per itinerary and acclimatization day. we need few days extra night at Lobuche to supply the foods, preparation, and need to know the weather situation which is really important before you submit the peak. After we climbed the peak we will be back to Lukla than we will have early flight back to Kathmandu.
Trekking Experts from ‘Nexus Travel Tours’ have formulated 16 days fascinating Lobuche Peak Climbing package which gets triggered with 35minute spectacular flight across mountains to Tenzing- Hillary Airport at Lukla whence the enthralling trekking initiates. Moving forth Phakding to Namche Bazaar clustered with lodges and hotels, we will advance through exotic dispersed settlements of Tengboche and Pheriche to make it to Lobuche. Fluttering the flags at the Lobuche summit, we will be back to Lukla whence a memorial flight back to Kathmandu concludes the hypnotic voyage.
The major attractions of Lobuche west peak climbing is Sagarmatha national park, passing oak and pine forest, many kinf of birds, wild animals including yaks, highland Sherpa villages and Gompas, Mani walls, prayer flags, Mt. Everest. Mt.Lotse, Ama Dablam, and many other peaks over 5500 m, so mountains are the major parts of this peak climbing trip in Everest region.
DAY 1: Arrival Kathmandu.
Our team member of safe holiday will be in Kathmandu airport with your name to pick up you and transfer to your hotel. if you are staying round Thamel Paknajol area of Kathmandu it takes only 25 minute drive. we safe holiday will give your some trip briefing when you are free after you checked in to your Hotel.
DAY 2:Kathmandu city tour(Options are)
We will provides you a private comfortable transportation as per your group size and one experienced tour guide to explore these area where you will get to know about old Art, Culture, tradition and People of Nepal. Touring hour will be about 4 hrs time limit than our Guide and driver will drop to your hotel. Over night stay in Kathmandu hotel.
DAY 3: Fly to Lukla(2860 m) and trek to Phakding (2660 m).
We going to fly to Luka early morning before 12 because we can’t say punctual time because of unpredictable weather of Lukla area. it is lovely flight over mountain and through the valley takes 30 minute than we reach at Tenzing Hillary Airport.
We begin to walk from Lukla gradual down through soem small forest and sherpa house than we walk ina open area where easily we can see the sherpa farm, typical sherpa houses, natural beauty and majestic landscape as well as few Suspension bridge. it is easy walking day we follow mostly the zigzag and gradual down hill trail till Phakding. It is quite big area where we can find many tea house and lodges for over night stay.
# Highlights of the day: Lukla flight, Sherpa house and farm, School, river view, Mt. kogde view, Suspension Bridges, Mani walls, Prayer wheels,
DAY 4: Trek to Namche bazar (3450 m) via Monjo (2850 m).
It is quite long day to walk but we will enjoy every steps towards Namche bazar. the first 2 hours to 3 hours we will follow the similar trail we took day before than we reach at Jorsalle where we need to chcek in your permit and also we stop there for lunch break in the tea house. we might continue from Jorsalle but there is no tea house no thing between Namche Bazar and Jorsalle. After passing Jorsalle we have to go along the river passing few suspension bridges till the massif hill of Namche than we have to climb straight through pine forest till Namche bazar about 2 hours.
# Major attraction of this day: First view of Mt. everest,Lotse,Tawache,Thamserku, more than 6 suspension bridge,river view, moutain goat, Peacock , yaks so on.
DAY 5: Namche rest day for Acclimatization,
we can have late breakfast compare to other walking day because we are resting here but after breakfast we have to conquer museum and mountains from army camp or Everest view hotel it is all takes 2 to 3 hours sight walk than whole day you can spent your time with friend or books. Night stay in same lodge.
# Day Highlights: Sagarmatha national park museum, Sherpa museum, army camp view point,Everest and many other mountains view, Everest view hotel, Syagbuche airport, school, Namche monastery.
DAY 6: Trek to Tyangboche(3890m)- 5 hrs walking
We begin our walk in the morning again from Namche after we finish eat breakfast at the lodge. we will have to climb steeply on stone made steeps about 20 minute at the beginning than we follow easy wide flat rail for 2 hours with wonderful mountain views ahead and deep valley to the side. after this flat walking we will go steep down through the pine forest and some small residency area of local people till Funki Thaga where we will get your lunch than walk 2 hours straight up through the forest where we don’t get any tea house to buy bottle of water or any thing we want so we have to reserve water or food from Funki Thanga. Tyagbuche is a small area has massif monastery and spectacular views of Mt. Everest, Lotse, Ama dablam any many others.
# Day highlights: View of Ama dablam, Mt. Everest, Lotse, Nupse, Tawache, Thamserku, Kusum Khaggaru, Unbelievable deep gorge, river, suspension bridge, Tyagbuche Monsatry.
DAY 7: Trek to Dingbuche (4360m)- 4 to 5 hours
It is abit easy day than day before becasue we don’t have to climb so much just gentle climb and flat most of the time. a the begging we walk steep down through the forest to Debuche tha we flow flat trail till we get the river where we will have local base bridge to cross than steep climb and gentle walk to Pacgbuche(3900m), it is big sherpa village has many tea house and lodges, the rail will be still easy for another 40 minute from Pangbuche than we will have to go up 20 minute till Somare where we eat our lunch. after that we follow the trail in a open area and wonderful views around each steps towards Dingbuche. we have to walk gentle gradual climb about 2 more house from Somare to get Dingbuche, it is also big area and has many tea house to stay.
# Day Highlights: Stupa, mountain view, Himalayan Thar, Musk deer, Prayer flags, Sherpa villages, valley view, river so no…
DAY 8: Acclimatization day at Dingbuche- 2 hours walking
It is our easy day because we just make 2 hour sight day walk and rest of the day we will spent whole day at Dingbcuhe . It is big and wide range of sherpa village and also it is gate way of island peak climbing and Chukkung area trek. we just go to Nagarjun hill behind Dingbuche after we have breakfast.
# Day Highlights: Nagarjun Hill walk 2 hrs, View of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. island peak, Imja valley, A closest view of Ama Dablam so no…
DAY 9: Trek to Lobuche(4940m)- 5hours walking
We start to to walk to teh small hill at the begging for 20 minute to the ridge than we just follow a small trekking route on the ridge of Pheriche hill towards Dhukla. we walk about 2 hours easy walk till Dhukla than we will have to climb straight to the memorial hill where we can stop to see so many famous climbers memorials who died during climbing on big mountains. After some rest on the memorial ridge we will follow the trail towards Lobuche valley along the small stream fr an hour than we will reach at small Lobuche settlement. it is where we will stop for the night stay.
# Day Highlights: Wonderful valley view, Lobuche peak, Cholatse mountain, Pheriche village, Dhukla, Memorial Hill, Massief Pumori moutain and icy stearm near Lobuche.
DAY 10: Trek from Lobuche to Gorakshep to EBC and back to Gorak Shep (5180 m).
We will start our day very early at 5 am about because we have to attempt few best destination this day. Lobuche to Gorakshep walk going to be gradual up about 3 hours . when we reach at Gorakshep we will get our fresh lunch and be ready for another 4 hours walk to EBC and back to Gorakshep. this is one of the best day to step your feet at Everest base camp. The geographical features will be easy to walk but cause of altitude we should walk in a same pace to be pretend from mountain sickness. over night stay at Gorak shep.
# Day Highlights: Everest base camp(5364 m), Khumbu Glacier, all Everest mountain range, Khumbu Ice fall so on…
DAY 11: Hike to Kalapather than trek to Lobuche(4940m)- 5 hours walk
Early in the morning we start to climb to Kala Pather which is one of the best highest view point of nepal and it is only 1 and hal hours to 2 hours walk from Gorakshep. the trails goes straight of on the dusty hill and strong cold wind leads you to the top of kalapather. the view will be just insane especially Mt. Everest looks whole shape and many other peak pop up all around kalapather.
After spectacular mountain view from kalapatherwe will be back by same trail which we too way up to Gorakshep about 1 hour down hill than we will be ready to walk again to Lobuche taking a same trail again and we going to stay there for that night at Lobuche.
# Day highlights: Kalapather view point, Uncountable Mountain, View of massif khumbu Glacier so no…
Day 12: Lobuche to High Camp (5,400m/17,712ft) afternoon Pre-Climb Training: 3-4 hours
From Lobuche We trek to Lobuche west base camp when we walk some distance we will get flat trail and beautiful land scapes around than the path will be rocky and steep to the Lobuche west base camp. We move through lobuche glacier and many rocks around while we will have beautiful views of Ama dablam, Pokalte, Thamserku, Cholatse,Kantega and many other mountains of Everest region. From the Lobuche west base camp we continue on a rocky path walking up to High CAMP Where we will have our lunch after fixing our tents and we will have rest and climbing preparation. So for the climbing we will climb on the rock surface till about 5700 meter than we follow the experience climbing guide. Generally the using climbing equipment will be use at what season are you climbing depends on that when to use but those all ideas will be shown by your guide. Over nights stay at Lobuche west base camp.
Pre-training by your guide for climbing:
Our guide gives you some important tips about the climbing techniques and uses of climbing equipment. Our guide provides you each equipment uses and how than your confident will be boost which helps a lot to success of climbing this peak..
# Day Highlights: Langur Himlayan range, rocky wonderful trail, valley view.
Day 13: High camp to Lobuche west summit (6119 m/20,070 ft) than back to high camp again- 9 to 10 hours
This is our main day of this entire trip because we going to summit of Lobuche west, So we will have our breakfast very early and we start your adventure climb at 12 to 1 am at mid night because it is important to reach at summit before 12 noon to be safe from the strong wind and other natural effects. As we mention before till 5700 meters we climb on rock than we need proper gear cause as ace axe, rope, crampons etc…, after passing 5700 meters we need to follow every instruction from the guide. Some time crevasses and the length of rope will differ the climbing. Lobuche west peak offers you magnificent views of Langur Himalaya range, and other many beautiful panoramas of snow Cap Mountains. We will have some success picture on the top for a while then back to high camp again for the night.
#Day Highlights: Beautiful Glacier, Insane mountain view, Clear sky, Lobuche west summit and their wonderful experience, climbing fun and an adventure
DAY 14: High camp to Pangbuche. (3950m)- 6 hours
From high camp we will retrace our tired step to Dhugla via memorial hill and we will follow the Pheriche valley and river than continue down hill to Pangbuche, it is where we will celebrate the night after success of the peak summit and stay overnight there.
Day 15: Trek to Namache bazaar (3450m)- 5 to 6 hours
We start our trek again in the morning from Pangbuche. We will retrace our step again to Namche via same trail we took when we were up. We will have still mountain panorama from different prospective. Over night at Namche Lodge.
Day 16: Trek to Lukla (2860m)
We will have breakfast and we start to walk down hill through the forest at first and retrace our tired steps to Lukla via, Jrsalle, Monjo and Phakding. We will have a last party night at Laukla with all staff.
Day 17. Fly back to Kathmandu.
We will have early flight which is 30 minute scenic fling in a small plane than we arrive at Kathmandu airport than transfer to your respective hotel as per the deal we had. Over night stay in Kathmandu.
Day 18: Free day in Kathmandu.
We will let you explore Kathmandu yourself and enjoy some authentic Nepali cousin and drink after your long trip in Everest region also you may go for shopping to your relatives and family as a souvenir.
Day 19: Departure day
You will have comfortable private transport from your hotel to the airport on time.
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Can I get visa when I reach in Kathmandu TIA airport?
It is very easy to get visa when you arrive in Kathmandu international Airport. Beside few countries most of the people from all different countries can get visa. If you are staying in Nepal for 15 days you have to pay 25$ and a month stay cost 30$ and cost 100$ for 90 Days tourist visa. Don’t forget to get 2 passport size photograph with you for visa.
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Is your company provides pick up and drop service on arrival in Kathmandu airport?
As we have complimentary from our company we will give your private transpiration to pick up you and drop you. We have airport representative who will take care of you when you arrive and depart Nepal.
What season is the best or month to visit Nepal?
We have so many different area trekking and tour where still we trek in monsoon and winter but the best season is spring and Autumn.
Can a trek in Nepal?
Here we have so many different trekking route and tours, which is categorized in little option such as easy, moderate, adventure and challenging. So, if you are not that fir you can trek till 3000 m takes 5 days, similarly 3000 to 4000 m high altitude trekking can be good for simply fit visitors and more than high path trek you need some training and need to fit. On a request we can customize the trekking itinerary but in general we have to walk about 3 hours to 6 hours a day.
What kind of accommodation I will get in the mountain?
The accommodations in the mountain are very good than you are expecting now because now a days there so many new modern buildings if you are doing lower loop trek below 3000m, but if you trek over 3000m high are you will get clean and net private room which h is made by wood in general and also in a lower loop area trek you can get bathroom inside your private room but trekking over 3000m high you can’t get bathroom in your private room. Hardly may you find some places in this case.
What short of path we going to walk in the mountain?
It depends at what area you are trekking but in general Annapurna, Langtang has similar landscapes and trails which is stone made steeps and green around walking path but in the case of Everest and upper mustang area the trails are dusty, dry sand and very few trees around. If there is steps on trail that helps to you to walk better.
What kind of food can I have during the trek?
While you are in Kathmandu and Pokhara obviously you can have all kind of food on a choice but during your trek in the mountain you can get, Pasta, Momo (dumpling food), Rice, pancake, Apple pie, Nepali foods. But in general they every tea house have menu and they serve you western foods, nepali foods, continental and Indian food. Just to tell that only if you are trekking in newly opened area trek or really high area you might not get all kind of food so we should ask what they have some time in high season.
Does safe holiday adventure operate Air tickets domestic and international as well hotel reservation?
Yes for sure we organize indoor and outdoor both flight tickets as we are authorized agency we have been doing this job since many years. Besides ticketing things we organize, jungle safari tour, rafting tour, bungee jumping, paragliding, hotel booking, mountains and many more.
Is it compulsory to have guide in Nepal?
Actually to have a guide with you is not a compulsory till now as we go though the rules of Nepal tourism board but there are so many biodiversity , culture, traditions and localities so your trip will be meaningful if you have a guide and especially for the route where you going to walk you need guide and at risky area also you need guide beside that to gain about fact of Nepal, Rural life, culture, traditions and Himalaya you need guide otherwise you just walk and it is kind of your exercise , so hiring a guide or porter is not only your safety and information source there will be your contribution for local economy and helping local people.
Is trekking safe in Nepal?
Yes, Nepal is a safe to travel since 2006 especially because Nepal government and revels sighed for peace agreement than they are in parliaments together which means there is no obstacles either in city or mountains. Even after earthquake it was common questions from all different visitors but now everything is normal and recovered since last year so if you are dreaming to explore the high range Himalaya Please don’t hesitate just book your trip to Nepal.
Is there any Mobile signal or wifi service during the trekking the mountain?
Yes you can get phone signal and service most of the popular trekking such as Everest, Annapurna and Langtang. Since few years you can also use internet service (wifi) in some lodges but need to pay.
What are the essential things to carry during the trek?
Our porter will carry your big bags and your extra weights too what you have to carry is just your personal day bag with bottle of water, fleece jacket, warm hat, gloves, sun cream, some medicine and wind proof jacket and wind proof pant. Generally you have to reduce your extra weight of your bags that you can leave in Kathmandu hotel as you get one porter for two trekkers you are allow to have 12 kg each of it means porters nee to carry 24 kg in total.
What do I need to do if I get mountain sickness?
You suppose to have your insurance in general when you are travelling and especially in the case of high area trekking. We will have some first aid medicine with us and give you some tip too what is best to do when you have sickness but some time might not work so in that case we have to go down and still if you are same and nothing improved we arrange emergency chopper service through your insurance than you will transfer to the hospital where ever closer from the mountain than after an hour you will be fine. We have all well train guide and he knows what should be done when our clients get sick so he will give you useful information and help you you follow him.
What kind of medicine can I take with me?
Generally our guide will take mountain related medicine but beside that you can take with you too because when we have big group you might not be close by from your guide so each trekkers need to carry their first aid medicine with them. Diomax is a common medicine for altitude sickness.
List of trekking equipment:
B. Sun protection
Jacket, pair of vest, pair of Pants, Gloves, warm Hat or Cap (see Clothing, below)
E. First-aid box
G. Important Trekking gears