Lobuche Peak Climbing

Trip Difficulty: Easy

  • Destination Nepal

Overview of Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak lies in the Everest region standing at an altitude of 6119 meters. Lobuche Peak lies near to the Khumbu glacier and share common trail to Everest base camp. Lobuche peak is one of the alluring and most challenging peaks in the Everest region. Lobuche peak is a strenuous and technical peak climb which is highly rewarding once summated. This peak offers magnificent glimpse of the Himalayan ranges. The snowy white region of the Everest and the once in a lifetime climb to this peak makes this peak much more adventurous and lustful. The glimpse of the world renowned peaks such as Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Pumori can be witness from the summit. Similarly we will move past through Kalapathar from where the majestic Himalayan vista as Mt. Everest and other mountains can be seen such vividly.

Lobuche peak requires high level of physical fitness as the trek is much more strenuous. This peak climbing needs to be operated much smoothly and efficiently. There must be well coordination of the logistics, timely communications with the highly trained guide and staffs. The climbers are needed with great knowledge in use of tools and equipment. This summit is only possible on basis of coordination and well determination of the climber for the summit.

The Lobuche peak climbing starts all the way from Kathmandu from where you will fly in to Lukla then you will trek to the Everest base camp resting and acclimatizing. After that you will pass Kalapathar and finally be at Lobuche from there you will move to high camp and finally summit the Lobuc
Lobuche peak climbing is a classical trek to the Everest region which provide a magnificent views of the world renowned Himalayan peaks. This peak is hard painful yet a rewarding structure of beauty.

Best climate for Lobuche peak climbing

The climate in Nepal can sometime become notorious. The best valued of time and season must be taken care while visiting the harsh and wildest nature of Nepal. There are mainly two season famous for operating expedition in Nepal.


Spring is the best season for peak climbing in Nepal. This includes the month from late February to May month. The climate will be most vivid at this time with the lushly view of the massive mountain terrain. The wind is not harsh and the trail will be less difficult than other season where it is mostly covered with snows. This season has the highest record of expedition in Nepal. The region will be more crowded with people thus the cost efficient travel is most.


Autumn is another season for the best time to summit the peaks. This season include from the month of late September to early December. The nature is with lushly hills with the vivid sky. The weather will be with less heat haze which includes best spectacular views of the massive peak ranges around the world. this is the second most crowded season of the year. There will be fewer crowds as compared to the spring season.

Physical fitness required for Lobuche Peak climbing

Lobuche peak climbing needs strenuous level of physical fitness. This is a grade 5 level of peak climbing thus one must be supposed to be physically fit free from any disability. The climber is supposed to have a well knowledge to use the tools and equipment. The climbers must be in healthiest shape and must endure the harsh wilderness and nature so as to successfully complete this very peak climbing. The determination and will power to ascend must be high in order to make the summit possible.

Food and Accommodation for Lobuche peak climbing

Food and accommodation is all provided through the package. The stay in the Kathmandu will be of two days where you will stay at hotel based on your level of preference. From then after reaching the Khumbu region you will stay at the tea houses and lodges till to Lobuche. From there you will stay on the tent and camp so we will prepare our own food by guide or Sherpa till the final level of ascend and descend till to the Lobuche. The days on the camp will normally be 2 to 3 days decided on the basis of your level of fitness and health.

Lobuche Peak climbing permit cost

Lobuche Peak, situated in Nepal’s Everest Region, is renowned for its breathtaking beauty and thrilling adventures. As part of the majestic Everest Range, this region captivates both domestic and international tourists with its awe-inspiring Himalayan vistas and pristine natural surroundings. Offering a diverse range of trekking options, climbing Lobuche Peak stands out as a highly sought-after and cherished activity, attracting a wide array of adventure enthusiasts. With its lower altitude and picturesque landscapes adorned with natural wonders, Lobuche Peak has become a beloved destination for trekkers.

To ensure the preservation of the region’s natural splendor and protect its rare flora and fauna in their pristine habitats, the Nepalese government has implemented a permit system to effectively monitor all tourist activities in the area. This permit system has proven immensely beneficial, enabling the management of the growing number of climbers visiting Lobuche Peak while also facilitating the collection of crucial trekker data for emergency operations, including helicopter rescues, during unforeseen circumstances.

The issuance of Lobuche Peak climbing permits is the responsibility of the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA). The fees collected from these permits are utilized for various purposes, such as trail maintenance, environmental preservation, and the organization of rescue programs. The cost of a Lobuche Peak Climbing Permit varies based on the season. During the spring season, the permit is priced at $250 USD, while in the autumn season, it is set at $125 USD. For the summer and winter seasons, the permit can be obtained at a cost of $70 USD.

In addition, trekkers are required to obtain a Trekkers’ Information Management System Card (TIMS). These permits can be acquired from the Tourism Board of Nepal in Kathmandu, with each permit costing $30 USD per person. Obtaining these permits ensures responsible and sustainable tourism practices in the region, further enhancing the overall trekking experience.

Travel insurance for Lobuche Peak Climbing 

Peak climbing is an exhilarating adventure activity that offers excitement and challenges. However, it’s important to acknowledge that climbing comes with inherent risks. The unpredictable weather conditions, extreme cold temperatures, and high altitudes pose various dangers to climbers. These factors can lead to altitude sickness, frostbite, and other health issues, requiring prompt medical attention and even emergency evacuation.

To ensure the safety and well-being of climbers, it is strongly advised to have travel insurance. When obtaining a climbing permit from the Nepal Mountaineering Association, a valid Travel Insurance Policy is mandatory. This insurance should provide comprehensive coverage, including expenses related to rescue operations, emergency helicopter evacuations, medical treatment, and evacuation. Having the right insurance coverage acts as a safety net, providing climbers with the necessary assistance during unforeseen circumstances.

Please note that Graceful Adventure Travels does not offer travel insurance plans or engage in insurance-related activities when organizing peak climbing expeditions. It is crucial for climbers to conduct thorough research and choose reputable insurance providers that cater to their specific needs. Selecting an insurance plan that effectively addresses the risks associated with peak climbing and offers prompt emergency support is of utmost importance for a safe and worry-free climbing experience.

About company 

Graceful Adventure travel Pvt. Ltd. is a registered Adventure travel company from Nepal who organizes the peak climbing packages to the valued guest all around the globe to the massive Himalayas. Our commitment and our work success has made the guest fall into the love of our charm. Our ultimate motto of travelling the best and safe trail has become famous and selected guest with the best knowledge are involved with us. We are committed in providing best facilities available so as to make your trip go successful. We don’t leave any stone upturned until we have met the expectation and need of our valued guest.



FAQs - Lobuche Peak Climbing

Lobuche Peak is stanging at an altitude of 6119 meters in Everest Region.

The elevations of Lobuche Base Camp are 4800 meters.

The best time for Peak Climbing in Nepal is autumn and spring. During these seasons, the weather will be clear. There will be very less chance of heavy rainfall and snow falls. In Nepal many festivals fall during spring and autumn. During this time, nature will also in its best form of beauty. So, spring and Autumn are the best season for any types of adventurous activity either it is peak climbing or other.

Yes, Lobuche Peak is one of the peaks where one can summit it by taking permit from Government of Nepal.

According to our company data, it takes minimum 18 days to complete lobuche peak climbing. But we also allow our guest to customize the itinerary according to their preference.

Climbing Lobuche Peak is renowned for its formidable challenges, characterized by its towering height, unforgiving climate, and treacherous terrain. It demands exceptional stamina, strength, technical expertise, and the ability to acclimatize to extreme conditions. Undertaking this expedition requires meticulous planning, thorough preparation, expert guidance, and the use of suitable equipment to ensure both safety and success. Those who conquer this daunting peak are rewarded not only with a profound sense of achievement but also with awe-inspiring panoramic views, making the endeavor a testament to unwavering dedication, relentless perseverance, and exceptional physical endurance.

During Lobuche peak Climbing, there will be free electricity in hotels in cities and urban areas. The electricity is also available freely in homestays but in villages or rural areas, electricity is generated by Mini hydropower or solar panel. There can be lack of electricity. So, somewhere it may cost some charge to use electricity. While camping there will no any electricity available.

In urban areas we will provide you cozy 3 to 5-star hotels according to your preference or budget. In villages we will provide homestays or lodges as there will no available of any star hotels. In case of food, there will be all kind of food available in hotels in cities. But in village we will provide Indian, Tibetan and more especially Nepalese local food including dal, bhat and tarkari. While camping we will eat the food that we take with us. All the dietary requirement will be addressed properly in food.

Yes, we allow our guest to customized their itinerary as their preference.

Internet is freely available in hotels 24/7. But in rural area, using internet may cost some charges or there might not be available. While camping there will not any internet or electricity.

Yes, travel insurance is required for all treks and peak-climbing expeditions. Emergency helicopter rescue, medical attention, and rescue must all be covered by travel insurance. Travel insurance is also one of the mandatory documents to get permit for taking permit.

Each and every climber must get a permission for Lobuche Peak Climbing. The cost of the permit differs depending on the season. Each individual needs a permit, which costs USD 250 in the spring, USD 125 in the fall, and USD 70 in the summer.

Mainly, Peak climbing is one of the most adventurous activities, and also holds life threating risks. But Lobuche Peak Climbing is not so difficult than other famous peak climbing in Everest region. From our company side, we will provide you most experienced guide as technicians for peak climbing who will make Lobuche Peak Climbing safe and more comfortable for you.

No one is permitted to hike by themselves or without a guide during the Lobuche Peak Climb. Everyone who is climbing Lobuche summit or any other summit has to have the guide.

Embarking on a peak climbing expedition is an incredibly demanding endeavor, characterized by numerous challenges that require careful consideration. The importance of physical fitness cannot be emphasized enough when it comes to conquering these obstacles. Peak climbing, also known as mountaineering, calls for exceptional levels of both physical and mental fitness. It is an exhilarating and bold pursuit that necessitates unwavering strength in both physical and mental domains. Hence, individuals undertaking this expedition must exhibit exceptional physical resilience to surmount the formidable difficulties that await them.

Graceful adventure travel organize the full board service on trekking and climbing and Kathmandu on BB service including guide and porter cost $2985

Day 1: arrival day

One of our company’s representatives will be waiting for your arrival in Tribhuvan International Airport holding board with our company’s name. After your arrival, he or she will welcome you and safely takes you to your hotel. He or she will guide you to your hotel from airport. Today have rest and prepare yourself mentally and enjoy the night in Kathmandu.

Day 2: Kathmandu city tour and preparation day in Kathmandu

Today we will begin our day with Kathmandu city tour which is listed in UNESCO World Heritage site after delightful breakfast in hotel. Our Kathmandu valley tour includes visiting and exploring Pashupatinath temple, Bouddha, Swayambhu, Kathmandu Durbar Square, etc. After visiting you will get back to your hotel. Have lunch and some rest. Our guide will provide you some information about Peak climbing and provide some pre climbing training. We will buy some equipment used during peak climbing. Stay in hotel in Kathmandu, prepare yourself and have proper rest.

Day 3: fly from Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding

Today having breakfast in Kathmandu, take early flight from Kathmandu to Lukla. Flight from Kathmandu will be very adventurous flight as you will fly over green hills with picturesque view of snow-covered mountains. After flying for about 32 minutes. Today it will be first day of foot trek as you will trek from Lukla to Phakding. The trek will be ascending. Today you will stay in homestay in Phakding.

Day 4: trek from Phakding to Namche Bazar

Today the trek is ascending with spectacular view of green hills, mountains along with natural beauty. The trek goes through Sagarmatha national park which is also listed in UNESCO World Heritage Site. After crossing national park, you will reach Namche Bazar which is known as commercial center of Everest region. Today you will stay in homestay in Namche Bazar.

Day 5: acclimation day in Namche Bazar

During our expedition to higher altitudes above 3000 meters, it is crucial to be aware of the potential risks associated with altitude sickness. To ensure the safety and success of our Island Peak Climbing Program, we have incorporated a day of acclimatization in the enchanting town of Namche Bazaar.

Namche Bazaar is a picturesque destination nestled amidst majestic snow-covered mountains. This vibrant town offers a unique opportunity to immerse ourselves in the rich culture and traditions of the Sherpa people. We will take advantage of this acclimatization day to explore the nearby Sherpa villages, providing us with a deeper understanding of their way of life.

If we are fortunate, we might have the chance to witness captivating cultural programs that showcase the Sherpa heritage. Additionally, if you are interested, there is an opportunity to don traditional Sherpa attire and capture memorable photos. Please note that there may be nominal charges associated with this activity, as per the local customs and practices.

By dedicating a day to acclimatization in Namche Bazaar, we not only mitigate the risks of altitude sickness but also create a unique and enriching experience for our entire group. So, let’s embrace the beauty of this colorful town, surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains, and delve into the captivating world of the Sherpa people.

Day 6: trek from Namche Bazar to Tengboche

On the sixth day, we trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche, a challenging ascent of over 1200 meters. Despite the physical demands, the awe-inspiring mountain views and natural beauty rejuvenate us. Tengboche, nestled among towering peaks, offers a tranquil haven to recharge. Reflecting on our journey, we settle into accommodations surrounded by serene mountains. This arduous trek rewards us with unforgettable experiences and a peaceful atmosphere. Embrace the journey, immerse in nature’s splendor, and anticipate the tranquility of Tengboche.

Day 7: trek from Tengboche to Dingboche

After breakfast, we embark from Tengboche to Dingboche. The trek offers stunning natural beauty, crossing a glacier river with views of Ama Dablam. Each step reveals new enchantments, adding excitement to our journey. Arriving at Dingboche, we experience the warmth of a local homestay, immersing ourselves in the culture. Resting amidst the peaceful mountains, we reflect on the wonders encountered. The landscapes and homestay make this leg unforgettable. Embrace the trail’s beauty, immerse in surroundings, and anticipate Dingboche’s charm.

Day 8: acclimation day at Dingboche

Dingboche is one of the villages of sherpa’s. From Dingboche you will get the beautiful view of mountains like Island Peak and Ama Dablam. Dingboche is one of the famous cultural villages with stunning natural beauties. Before trekking in higher altitude or before any Peak climbing, we need proper acclimation to reduce different risk factors like altitude sickness etc. At higher altitude there is very lo air density as compared to lower region. So, we need proper acclimatation. You will do proper acclimation in Dingboche utilizing the day hiking around it and spending the time with local people and live local life. Today stay night in homestay in Dingboche.

Day 9: trek from Dingboche to Lobuche

Begin the trek after having delightful local breakfast in Dingboche to Lobuche. Initially trek down for two hours. Have break for some minutes in Thukla and starts again with step uup which will be harder. Then climb to Dugla Pass which is challenging due to low oxygen. Walk along side of Khumbu Glacier. Now Kala Pathar will be in 1st sight. From there you will get stunning view of mountains, landscape, valleys etc. After trekking for Half an hour, you will reach Lobuche village. To night stay in homestay. Lobuche is last settlement near Lobuche peak.

Day 10: trek from Lobuche to Gorekshep and trek to Everest Base Camp and trek back to Gorekshep

After breakfast, we traverse flat meadows and follow the Khumbu Glacier northward. Climbing onto the lateral moraine, we reach Gorak Shep. Along the way, we revel in panoramic views of snow-clad peaks and the glacier.

After a satisfying lunch, we continue our ascent towards Everest Base Camp, leaving our backpacks behind. Finally reaching our destination, we are overwhelmed by the breathtaking panorama of Mount Khumbuste, Mount Pumori, and Mount Nuptse, with Mount Everest majestically in the background. The dream has become a reality, evoking a mix of emotions.

Captivated by the mesmerizing Khumbu Icefall, we savor the surroundings and capture cherished memories. As the day winds down, we return to Gorak Shep, forever carrying the unforgettable experiences of our remarkable journey.

Day 11: trek from Gorekshep to Kala pathar and trek to Lobuche Base Camp

We embark on a remarkable day, heading towards Lobuche Peak. Our first stop is Kalapatthar, a breathtaking viewpoint at 5,555 meters. After a two-hour hike, we are rewarded with unparalleled views of Mount Everest, Lotse, and Nuptse.

Continuing our trek towards Lobuche Base Camp, the trail becomes steep and rugged. With our experienced guide leading the way, we navigate the challenging terrain, passing the glacier formed by Lobuche Peak. The surrounding mountain vistas leave us in awe.

After a demanding 5 to 6-hour journey from Gorakshep, we arrive at Lobuche Base Camp. With no teahouses available, our team sets up tents for an unforgettable night under a star-filled sky. Surrounded by nature’s splendor, we embrace the tranquility of the mountains.

Day 12: trek from Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp

Start the trek from Lobuche base Camp to lobuche high camp. The trek is ascending through steeps and rough path. After trekking for 5 hours, you will reach Lobuche High Camp. Explore high Camp and make tent near high Camp. Our guide will give you pre climbing training and proper instruction and information about the peak climbing. Today you will take early sleep at high Camp.

Day 13: Lobuche peak Summit and trek back to Phiriche

Today it is the main and special day for us as we will do Lobuche Peak Summit. Starting the climbing very early about 2 am is necessary after having early breakfast. This is because there is not any guarantee of weather. Weather may certainly change and can be crucial. At very higher altitude there will be strong wind current at day time. So, we have to start to early to overcome the risks. Our guide will help you to climbing as climbing technician by using tools properly. Today it will be riskier, challenging as well as exciting day.

When we reach Top of Lobuche peak, the view will be breath taking. You will get 3600 view of Everest region. Do some fun, make memories and capture them. It will by highly risky to spend long time in higher altitude so, we will get back in time. And further trek back to Phiriche following previous path. Today stay the night in Phiriche.

Day 14: contingency day

To ensure flexibility in your itinerary and account for unforeseen circumstances like unfavorable weather or flight disruptions, it is advisable to allocate an additional day as a precautionary measure. This extra day acts as a buffer, allowing you to adjust your plans in case of minor injuries or adverse weather conditions during the climb.

Should your journey progress smoothly and without any disruptions, this spare day presents a fantastic opportunity to delve into the rich cultural tapestry of a Sherpa village along your route. By venturing off the main path, you can immerse yourself in an authentic experience, gaining firsthand insight into the customs, traditions, and daily lives of the Sherpa community. Embrace this chance to foster connections and deepen your appreciation for their unique heritage.

Day 15: trek back to Namche Bazar from Phiriche

After retracing our steps and ascending through the picturesque landscapes, we find ourselves back in Jorsalle, Manjo, Benkar, Phakding, and ultimately, Lukla.

Throughout our expedition, we traversed enchanting suspension villages, challenging rocky trails, and encountered a variety of terrains. The journey was filled with remarkable experiences, which we eagerly share with each other as we finally arrive in Lukla.

Once we complete the check-in process at our hotel, we take a moment to unwind and rejuvenate ourselves with refreshing drinks. The cozy atmosphere of the hotel allows us to fully relax and cherish our last night in the breathtaking embrace of the Himalayas.

Day 16: trek from Namche Bazar to Lukla

On the 16th day, we descend from Namche Bazaar to Lukla, relishing the breathtaking Himalayan vistas and diverse forests. The beauty of the region captivates us at every step. Arriving in Lukla, we stay in a welcoming homestay, savoring local cuisine, drinks, and enjoying captivating traditional performances. It’s a night filled with reflection, gratitude, and cherished memories of our incredible trek. Stay in homestay in Lukla.

Day 17: fly back from Lukla to Kathmandu

Embarking on a scenic flight over the lush green hills, we are treated to breathtaking mountain views for approximately 32 minutes. After the flight, we find respite in a comfortable hotel located in Thamel, Kathmandu. This serves as our base as we prepare for our departure, making necessary arrangements and ensuring a smooth transition from this incredible adventure.

Day 18: departure day

On your departure day, which happens to be the 18th day, you are free to do some shopping in Thamel or any other location of your choice in Kathmandu, depending on your flight schedule. One of our company representatives will then provide transportation to the airport in accordance with your scheduled departure time. Please feel free to make any necessary changes to your itinerary or inquire about any additional information you may require.


Note: our itinerary is very flexible one can customize their own itinerary and can extend the trek for more few days and can also add some other tour or trek according to your time and interest. And the cost will be charged according to your luxurious service and customization.  

Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu Lukla Kathmandu flight ticket
  • Expert climbing Sherpa with porter
  • Transport to base camp to/from Kathmandu, including accommodation
  • Transport of all equipment to and from basecamp
  • Skillful base camp cooks on camping days
  • First Aid Kids
  • Three meals each day on trekking
  • Group emergency equipment and satellite phone
  • Private tents in basecamp (no sharing)
  • Full base camp with dinning tent, showers, bathroom, and solar charger
  • Double occupancy tents above base camp
  • All permit fees and liaison officers
  • Use of group gear and supplies
  • Two nights stay in a Kathmandu hotel on BB plan
  • small additional fee.
  • Airport transfer

Cost Excludes

  • Nepalese visa fee
  • International airfare to and from Kathmandu
  • Excess baggage charges if the baggage is extra
  • Mountain climbing rescue and travel insurance
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu because of early arrival, late departure, early return from mountain (due to any reason) than the
  • scheduled itinerary
  • Altitude chamber (PAC) or oxygen
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottled or boiled water, shower, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Tips for guides and porters

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