destinationLobuhche East Peak Climb with EBC (Cholo Pass)
seasonMar to May / Sep to Nov
Lobuche East Peak climb 6,199 meters/20,075 feet is a climb that helps you to conquer the sumkit of the Lobuche East Peak with the exploration of EBC region with several high pass like Cholo Pass and Kala Patthar as well.
Lobuche East Peak Climb with EBC is a genuine mountaineering experience with rock and ice climbing techniques that requires special permission from Nepal Mountaineering Association. Lobuche East is the best climb as it gives an exceptional panoramic view from the top of the summit. Such exceptional panorama includes high mountains like Everest 8,848 meters /29,029 ft., Lhotse 8,516 metres/ 27,940 ft, Nuptse 7,861 meters/ 25,791 ft., Makalu 8,481 metres/ 27,825 ft. and Ama Dablam 6,812 meters/ 22,349, and Pumori 7,161 m /23,494 ft., Kusum Khangkaru (6367m), Kongde Ri (6168m), Thamserku (6608m), Chola Pass (5,330 m/17,487 ft.) and many alike mountains.
In addition, the trek to Lobuche East Peak has joyful trails and diverse forests with Sherpa settlements. The trail feels endless due to the presence of monasteries, Mani Walls and prayer flags, adjoin mountains, and serene trails. The overall pigment of the Lobuche East Peak appeals and captivates every climber.
Spring mid- March to May and autumn mid-September to November best season to climb the summit.
The temperature during autumn is moderate.
Mountain tends to be clear during these seasons and is the busiest climbing season of the year.
The height of monsoon months (mid-June-end of August) is unattainable.
Winter has a low temperature and very cold. However, it is a doable climb to an extreme adventure lover.
Summer invites a monsoon rain for several days resulting in landslides and avalanches.
Observe beautiful mountain Kala Patthar.
Observe centuries-old Tyangboche monastery and Pangboche Monastery.
Observe villages like Lukla, Phakding, Namche Bazaar, Tengboche, and others.
Close range view of the high mountains and Passes .
Explore the Khumbu region of natural beauties.
The top summit of Lobuche peak.
Day 1: Land at Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu.
We receive you at Tribhuvan International Airport and take you to the hotel. On the way, we shortly discuss the Island Peak climbing Overnight at the hotel.
Day 2: Kathmandu valley exploration and peak climbing preparation.
At first, after taking early breakfast, we prepare and provide necessary types of equipment’ and information that are essential for Island peak climb. After completion of preparation, we explore the Kathmandu valley UNESCO listed World Heritage sites like Pashupatinath Temple, Swayambhunath Temple, Darbur Square and alike. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 3: Take a domestic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla and Trek to Phakding (2,652 m/ 8,699 ft.). Duration: 3 hours.
We have an early scenic flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Flight to Lukla is a lifetime experience in itself as the airfield belongs at the high elevation and is one of the dangerous airports in the world. After landing at Lukla, we start our trek to Phakding in and out of an amazing, green landscape with Kusum Kangraru sightseeing. Overnight at the guest house.
Day 4: Hike from Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440 m/11,283 ft.).Duration: 6 hours.
We ascend across the Dudh Koshi River in and between Himalayan pine and cedar forests to reach the notable village of Namche Bazaar. Namche is an ancient trading post of Nepal and Tibet where they used to exchange salt, dried meat and textiles. Besides being a splendid traditional region, Namche as well remains a central trading post in the Khumbu. Namche bazaar hike helps to capture the first glimpse of Mt. Everest and adjoin peaks. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 5: Hike from Namche to Everest View hotel and return to Namche- Acclimatization day.
We hike around Namche for acclimatization. Saying that we hike to the Syangboche Airport (3700 m) and then continue our climb to Everest View Hotel for an eye-catching view of the Mountains like Everest, Ama Dablam, Lhotse, and Tawache among many others. On the way back, we visit the Sherpa Museum and the Everest Photo Gallery. Overnight at the guest house.
Day 6: Hike from Namche to Dole (4080m/12,385 ft.) Duration: 5-6 hours.
Our way from Namche to Dole offers a beautiful forest of rhododendron along with the snow-clad Himalayas in the background. The path is somehow steep but comparatively easy and comfortable. We walk through pastureland of yak. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 7: Hike from Dole to Machharmo(4,400 m/ 14,435 ft.) Duration: 4-5 hours.
We go through steep trails that ascend from Dole and lead us to Machhermo. We trek over the Dudh Koshi River gorge, juniper bushes and meadows to reach Machhermo. Our journey has a magnificent view of Mt. Cho Oyu (8188 m). Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 8: Hike from Machharmo to Gokyo (4800 m/15,744 ft.) Duration: 3-4 hours.
We pass the Chortens in Machhermo and hike uphill together with the Dudh Koshi gorge and reach Ngozumpa Glacier base. The Glacier is the largest in Nepal Himalayas. As we climb the bank of the glacier, it takes us to first Gokyo Lake and then the second one. The trail further leads uphill on the moraine and guides to the third Gokyo Lake, Dudh Pokhari. The appealing village of Gokyo beautifully rests beside Dudh Pokhari. Overnight at guesthouse.
Day 9: Acclimatization and exploration day at Gokyo.
We explore the Gokyo valley, tranquil lakes of the Gokyo. The team can also hike up to Gokyo Ri (5360 m) to have an astonishing sight of the Gokyo valley, Gokyo Lakes, high mountains like Cho Oyo, Everest, Lhotse, and alike mountains. Gokyo Ri is the fifth lake in the Gokyo region. This visual serves a mesmerizing moment. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 10: Hike to Thaknak (4,700 m/15,649 ft.).Duration: 3 hours.
Today hike descends on a steep and slippery trail following Ngozumpa Glacier. We reach to Dragnag as we proceed, and from here, we mount towards Thangnak. A panoramic view of Mahalangur Himalayan range, the great glaciers embraces us as we march towards Thaknak. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 11: Hike to Dzungla (4,750 m/ 15,583 ft.) via Chola pass (5363 m/17,596 ft.). Duration: 7-8 hours.
The trek today is tough with blowing wind and snow. We walk in and between difficult icy paths in order to reach the top of Cho La Pass. Cho La Pass is a remarkable vantage point that helps to witness impressive Everest together with other peaks of the Khumbu region. Later, we descend steeply to set foot on Dzongla. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 12: Hike from Dzongla to Gorekshep (5,160 m/16,929 ft.) Duration: 5-6 hours.
We descend to Dughla via the frozen lake, Chola Tsho from Dzongla. Then, we climb the line of tombstones built-in memory of Late Sherpas. Afterward, as we walk alongside Khumbu Glacier, we reach Gorekshep via Lobuche. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 13: Tour to Everest Base Camp and back to Gorekshep. Duration: 2-3 hours.
We mark our day to explore Everest Base Camp after taking breakfast. A beautiful massive glacier surrounds the trail to the base camp. From the camp, we can have mind-blowing views of Everest (8848 m), Nuptse (7861 m), Lhotse (8414), Khumbutse (6665 m), Lingtren (6479 m) and much others. Then, we descend to Gorekshep. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 14: Hike to Kala Patthar (5545 m/ 18187 ft.) to Lobuche (4910 m/ 16104 ft.) Duration: 5-6 hours.
We start our hike with a stunning sunrise view over the massive Everest (8848 m) and the adjoining peaks from Kala Patthar vantage point. This vantage point is the best viewpoint to observe the huge range of Mt. Everest. After a quality time in Kala Patthar, we descend to Gorekshep via the Lobuche trail. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 15: Hike from Lobuche to Lobuche East Base Camp (4865 m/15,957 ft.) Duration: 3-4 hours.
We mark our day from Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp. The trails have many ups and downs as we go through the moraine path. The hike gives us an unobstructed sight of Lobuche East (6119 m). After that, the trail ascends alongside Lobuche Glacier to s set foot on Lobuche East Base Camp. Overnight at tented camp.
Day 16: Hike from Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp (5600 m/ 18,368 ft.) Duration: 4-5 hours.
We start early to hike to Lobuche High Camp. The trail to Lobuche High Camp is quite challenging. We continue to climb alongside Lobuche glacier, rocky trail to reach Lobuche High Camp. It is also a great opportunity to practice using climbing gear to climb the high camp. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 17: Hike to the summit of Louchce East Peak (6119 m/ 20,070 ft.) Duration: 7-9 hours.
start before dawn and ascend via the ridges. The guide diligently instructs us to avoid any unfortunate as we hike. From the summit, we get to view the surreal Mahalangur Himalayan range. We take our time to have a quality moment in the summit and trace back to Lobuche East Base Camp. Overnight at the tented camp.
Day 18: Hike from base camp to Pangboche (3930 m/ 12900 ft.) Duration 5-6 hours.
After rejoice full summit of Lobuche peak, we trek to the village of Pangboche following Dunghla, Pheriche, Somare, and several other small Sherpa settlements. Pangboche is a small Sherpa settlement that has a distinct culture and lifestyle. In the evening, we observe whitewashed Pangboche Monastery and an appealing peak of Ama Dablam (6856 m) Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 19: Hike Pangboche to Namche (3440 m/ 11,283 ft.) Distance: 5-6 hours.
We descend to Namche Bazaar from Pangboche. The trail is easy and offers an eye-catching landscape, huge mountains as we march. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 20: Hike Namche to Phakding and Lukla.
The trail marks us back to Lukla via Phakding. We pass over a suspension bridge, various streams, and green hills. Overnight at the guesthouse.
Day 21: Fly from Lukla to Kathmandu.
We catch an early flight from Lukla to Kathmandu. The flight is going to be scenic as we fly above high mountains and hills. After a rest, we explore the remaining sites of Kathmandu valley. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 22: Fly back to native country.
We have a farewell program and escort you to the Tribhuvan International airport. We hope to meet soon for different excursions and exploration.
Inclusion / Exclusion
Airport Pick-up and drop-off
3 Nights’ accommodation in Kathmandu with B/B
KTM -Lukla/Luka-KTM- two-way flight
Peak royalty, National park, and VDC entry fee
Wages, equipment, Meal, Medical Insurances for staff
3 times Meals (breakfast, lunch, dinner) with Tea/Coffee and hot soup
All the necessary tents, table & chairs, kitchen gears, mattresses EPI Gas, burners, High meal, and general climbing equipment (such as rope, ice screw, snow bar etc.)
Sleeping bag and down jackets (if required) with certain charge