Good to Know
Why go on Lobuche Peak Climbing with us?
We are a very reliable and trustworthy travel partner that will help you to complete the journey without having any issues. We are experienced trekkers and climbers traversing in the Himalayas for years. Our years of expertise made us offer high-quality service. We have already led many groups to the top of Lobuche Peak, and we are sure, we will also lead you.
Lobuche Peak Climbing route
With a scenic flight, you reach Lukla. From here, you descend through the forested path and then ascend through Sagarmatha National Park to reach Namche Bazar. The trail then passes by villages like Tengboche, Dingboche, and Thugla. You will reach Lobuche villages situated at the base of Lobuche Peak. You will hike up to the Everest Base Camp and Kala Patthar viewpoint. This will help you in acclimatization. Further, you gradually push towards Lobuche Base Camp, and then to the High Camp. Climbing on the snowy path, you reach the summit of Lobuche Peak from where you get to see a surreal landscape view.
Best time to go Lobuche Peak Climbing
Spring i.e. March to May and Autumn i.e. October to November is the best time to go on Lobuche Peak Climbing. These are the peak time of the year to do climbing in the Himalayas. The weather mostly remains stable with moderate climate and stunning views. Other seasons like winter and monsoon is not a good time to go on Lobuche Peak Climbing due to bad weather and unclear view.
Lobuche Peak Climbing difficulty
Climbing Lobuche Peak is a difficult journey as you have to walk in high altitude where there is no human existence. The route to the summit is a little tough. You need to have the strong support of your team leader to reach the summit of Lobuche Peak. Previous trekking experience is needed to go on Lobuche Peak Climbing with strong physical fitness and will-power.
Altitude Sickness Symptoms & Prevention
While high altitude journey, you might have to face altitude sickness, which is also known as Acute Mountain Sickness. It happens if the body did not properly acclimatize with the increased altitude. Therefore, it is very important to not gain elevation more than 500 meters a day. We have added ample rest days in our Lobuche Peak Climbing itinerary to give you enough time to adjust to the altitude.
Below you can read about symptoms and prevention of altitude sickness:
Symptoms of altitude sickness:-
- nausea and vomiting
- loss of appetite
- shortness of breath
Prevention of altitude sickness:-
- Include an adequate number of rest days during the trek/climbing
- Avoid climbing more than 300-500 meters a day
- Make sure you're drinking enough water
- Eat a light but high-calorie diet
- Avoid alcohol
- Avoid smoking
- Inform your guide immediately so that he can take proper action on time
- Drop down to lower altitude and rest for a few days until symptoms getaway
Food & Water during Lobuche Peak Climbing
Your meals will be served as per the menu of the lodge. You will find a wide range of variety in the lower elevation than to higher elevation. They offer a wide variety of dishes ranging from Nepali, Indian, Tibetan to Continental. You will find both the veg and non-veg option in it. Other dishes like sandwiches, pizza, pasta, momo, veggies, curries, chapati, porridge, pudding, bread, eggs, etc are also available.
While staying in camp, the meals will be cooked by our trained porters. We offer delicious and healthy meal options. Drinking water is available everywhere. Make sure to carry a water purification tablet to double purify water. During camping, we will provide you pure drinking water.
Accommodation during Lobuche Peak Climbing
The lodge will be the main accommodation while you stay overnight in the village. These lodges are operated by locals that help them earn a living. The facilities in the lodge are basic. You will get a twin sharing room with private/common washrooms. The rooms are not huge in size and are also not properly insulated, therefore we suggest you carry a nice sleeping bag. The dining area is more like a common space where you can have snacks and warm up yourself.
During climbing, you will stay overnight in tents. We offer very good quality tents for sleeping, dining, and washroom. All the members of the group will get individual tents for sleeping. We will carry the tents and other equipment with us.
Lobuche Peak Climbing cost
Lobuche Peak Climbing cost may differ from one company to another because of the itinerary and services you will be getting during the journey. The package cost usually includes accommodation, meals, ground transportation, permits, and expenses of guide & porter. For more information, you can check our cost includes & excludes section or get in touch with us.
We practice several measures to not damage the environment during our trips. We have planned our trip adopting the best sustainable equipment that we can use for the long term. While returning from the camps, we collect all the garbage and encourage our guests to not leave any waste on the base camps. Likewise, we also suggest our guests use reusable containers for water or any other things.
Lobuche Peak Climbing Packing List
We want you to know that you can rent or buy all the gears in Kathmandu. There are several options from medium range brands to high-end brands for all budget types.
- Sun hat/scarf
- Fleece jacket with wind-Stopper
- Waterproof shell jacket
- Down vest and/or jacket
- Lightweight gloves/Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Fleece/wool pants
- Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees Fahrenheit
- Trekking poles
- Trek bag-pack
- Basic First Aid Kit
- Thermo-rest sleeping pad
- Water bottles
- Climbing harness
- Ice ax
- Mountaineering boots
- AscenderDescender/Abseil device
- Snow bar
- Ice hammer
- Helmet (optional)
- Quick-drying towel/Small wash towel
- Soap (biodegradable)
- Toothbrush/paste biodegradable)
- Face and body moisturizer
- Nail clippers
- Small mirror
- Tissue paper/toilet roll
- Anti-bacterial Hand wash
- Trail Map/Guide book
- Reading book
- Journal & Pen
- Pencils and small notebooks
- Camera with extra batteries