FAQs: About Lobuche Peak Climbing

After Island Peak, Lobuche East Peak is the second most conspicuous peak to pierce the Himalayan mountaineering experience. However, as it is a technically challenging trekking mountain, it demands good climbing skills and you must come prepared to climb. The Lobuche Climb is a difficult climb that should not be taken lightly. You should be familiar with the use of crampons and ropes in order to stay safe on the mountain.

Lobuche Peak Climbing Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu – Altitude: 1,350m/4,428ft.

Day 02: Fly to Lukla – Altitude: 2,800m/9,184ft | Trek to Phakding – Altitude: 2,652m/8,700ft | Flight: 30 min | Trek: 3-4 hrs
Meal: BLD

Day 03: Namche Bazaar – Altitude: 3,440m/11,283ft | Trek:5-6 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 04: Namche Bazaar – Acclimatization.
Meal: BLD

Day 05: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche – Altitude: 3,870m/12,694ft | Trek: 5- 6 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 06: Dingboche – Altitude: 4,360 m/14,300 ft | Trek: 5-6 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 07: Dingboche: Acclimatization.
Meal: BLD

Day 08: Lobuche – Altitude: 4940 m/16,207 ft | Trek: 5-6 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 09: Lobuche lower base camp 4865 m.
Meal: BLD

Day 10: Lobuche to High Camp – Altitude: 5,400m/17,712ft | Trek: 3-4 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 11: Summit Day – Altitude: 6119m/20,070 ft and back to High Camp | Trek: 8-10 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 12: Pangboche – Altitude: 3930m /12900 ft | Trek: 8-9 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 13: Namche Bazaar | Trek: 4-5 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 14: Lukla | Trek: 6-7 hours.
Meal: BLD

Day 15: Fly to Kathmandu.
Meal: B

Day 16: Final departure

Lobuche Peak Climbing FAQs

How hard is Lobuche Peak?

The trail from Lobuche village to the summit is extremely steep and rocky. As a result, the climb to Lobuche Base Camp is exhausting. However, you must trek for 8-10 hours on the day of the summit. Climbing the steep stone terraces and snowy slopes above base camp is difficult.

How tall is lobuche?

Lobuche Peal is 6,119 m above sea level.

Where is Lobuche?

Lobuche (also Lobuje) is a small village in Nepal’s Khumbu region near Mount Everest. When attempting an ascent of Everest via the traditional southeast route, it is one of the last overnight stops with lodging on the “path to base camp,” a journey that climbers make on their approach to Everest Base Camp (South).

What is the best month to climb Lobuche Peak?

The best time to climb Lobuche Peak is Spring (March-May) and Autumn (September- November).

Can you see Everest from Lobuche?

Lobuche Peak, at 6,119 meters (20,075 feet) above sea level, provides a breathtaking sight. The Everest Region can be seen from the peak of Lobuche, which offers amazing panoramic views.

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