Lobuche West Climbing Peak- 21 Days is an adventure package that includes the trekking in Khumbu Region with climbing of Lobuche West, which is one of the highest climbing peaks in Nepal.Lobuche West Climbing Peak- 21 Days Cost differs agency to agency ranging between USD.....and USD......whereas Himalayan Wild Treks has set up USD......for the same. In addition, Himalayan Wild Treks also provides traveler-friendly stretchable Lobuche West Climbing Peak- 21 Days Itinerary and latest updated Lobuche West Climbing Peak - 21 Days Map.
Lobuche West Peak Climbing -21 Days regards two summits : Lobuche East (6110) and Lobuche West (6145m) and this package aims at climbing Lobuche West, which is techincally even more challenging that Mera Peak and Island Peak in the Everest Region. AS we ascend the summit via South Ridge, the view of Mt. Everest will become more apparent. The slope involves ascent of 46 to 50 degrees with rocky and snowy sections on the way to summit. Apparently, the South West face offers extreme adventure and challenges. The bladelike ridge of Southwest facet towards the summit requires basic skills of technical climbing skills. Crossing the false summit along the Northwest ridge, we climb the highest point of the ridge, Lobuche West. First climbed by the Swiss in 1952, Lobuche West is one of the extremely most challenging peaks existent in Khumbu Region. Since then adventure lovers the world over have made it successfully to the summit for several times.
Lobuche West Peak Climbing -21 Days starts with brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu (1200m) before taking scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla(2860m). Moving ahead, we shall take acclimatization at Namche (3440m) then hike ahead to Dole(4110m), Machhermo(4470m) arriving at Gokyo (4800m) where we take a day's acclimatization. Thereafter, we take a hike to Thangnak (4750m), Chola (5367m), and Lobuche (4940), from where we hike ahead to Gorak Sep (5160m). Moving further, we reach Everest Base Camp(5364m) and ascend Kala Patthar (5545m) traversing into Lobuche (4940m). Then we arrive at Lobuche Base Camp (4865m). From here, we move to Lobuche High Camp (5600m).Then we summit Lobuche West (6145m) and trace back down to Pheriche (4230m) en route to Tengboche (3870m) arriving at Lukla (2860m) to formally end the trekking.
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Itinerary for Lobuche West Peak Climbing
Day 01: Arrive Kathmandu airport (1,300m/4,264ft) and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Sightseeing and Trip Preparation in Kathmandu
Day 03: Fly Kathmandu to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2562m/ 8700ft)
Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazar (3400m/ 11,280ft)
Day 05: Acclimatize day at Namche bazar
Day 06: Namche Bazar to Dole (4,110m/ 13,152ft)
Day 07: Dole to Machhermo (4470m/ 14,663ft)
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo Valley: Acclimatization
Day 09: 10 Hike- Gokyo Ri (5,330m/ 17,483ft)- Thaknak (4750m/ 15,580 ft)
Day 11: Thaknak- Chola Pass (5367m/ 17,604ft)- Lobuche (4940m/ 16,207 ft)
Day 12: Lobuche to Gorak Shep (5160m/ 17,000ft)- Everest Base Camp (5364m/ 17,594 ft) and stay at Gorak Shep
Day 13: Gorak Shep to Kala Patthar (5545m/ 18,192 ft)- Lobuche
Day 14: Lobuche to Lobuche Base Camp (4865m/ 15957 ft)
Day 15: Lobuche Base Camp to Lobuche High Camp (5600m/ 18,368 ft)
Day 16: Summit Day- Lobuche Peak (6119m/ 20075 ft) Summit and back to Base Camp
Day 17: Reserve day contingency
Day 18: Lobuche Base Camp to Pheriche (4230m/ 14000 ft)
Day 19: Pheriche to Tengboche (38700m/ 12700 ft)
Day 20: Tengboche to Monjo (2800m/ 9200 ft)
Day 21: Manjo to Lukla (2780/ 9175 ft)
Day 22: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel
Day 23: Final departure, transfer to international airport
Highlights of Lobuche West Peak Climbing
Lobuche West Peak Climbing involves a scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla after major UNESCO World Heritage Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley. The flight offers a dramatic landscape view of hilly and mountainous regions of Nepal at once. As the trail leads us through famous Sherpa settlements like Lukla and Namche, this trekking offers us a beautiful opportunity to learn Sherpa culture and lifestyle and get carried away by their warm hospitality. Apparently, this trekking is full of adventure and thrill and the flora and fauna we come across will captivate your soul. Sagarmatha National Park gives a good insight into rarest of the flora and fauna.
Lobuche West Climbing Difficulty
Lobuche West Climbing is considered one of the most technical peaks located in the Everest Region. It is not a stroll in the park and the summit day requires the walking of approximately nine hours. There are rocky slopes during the ascent of Lobuche Village. Climbing rocky section above the base camp is considered hard. The stone slabs above five thousand meters are steep and risky as well. And below reaching out to the summit, there is almost 46 degree snowy wall where you will have to be extra active using your. Acclimatization on the way will help you better adapt to the increasing elevation. In addition, our mountain guides will coach you in a short rehearsal regarding peak climbing.
Best Season for Lobuche West Peak Climbing
For Lobuche Peak Climbing there is no rule or obligation to pick 'a particular season' which means it can be done throughout the year. If you want to avoid rainy and overcast days, you are not likely to pick Summer Season, the months of June, July and August. Besides, winter might be too cold for you. Most of the travelers' best seasons are Autumn and Spring so as to enjoy the mountain views and natural beauty through the crystal clear days. We would recommend you Autum and Spring provided that you don't bother much about traffic. If you want to avoid traffic, winter would be the best alternative.
#Lobuche_West Peak Climbing 21 Days Weather
Lobuche Peak lies in Khumbu Region, the mountain kingdom. The weather at Lobuche relys primarily on what season you are trekking at Lobuche. Summer days come with most rainfall causing intermittent obstacles but there are people who are found doing trekking even in such weathers. For the least clouds and rainfall, you may opt for the days with crystal clarity. Autumn and Spring days have the least of rainfall thereby leaving the days with sunshine and crystal clear weather. Winter days are almost rainless but for the obvious reason that colder days are not popular to explore this region, you might look for friendly weather.
#Lobuche West Peak Climbing -21 Days Physical Fitness
Physical fitness is important for any peak or mountain climbing. Travelers without physical fitness or obese are found easily prone to altitude sickness. Acclimatization will help you physically adjust to the newer and more challenging climatic zones but then again, to remain physically fit is equally important. If you are in physical state like obesity, you may consider shedding some weight. When it comes to fitness, you are not required to be super fit with all the abs and muscles. Remaining fit will help you with better ability to explore the region. Lobuche Peak is moderately a challenging peak which can be climbed as a training peak.
Permit fees for Lobuche West Peak Climbing-21 Days
1. Spring season (March, April, May)- USD 250
2. Autumn season (September, October, November)– USD 125
3. Winter season (December, January, February)- USD 70
4. Summer season (June, July, August)– USD 70
Nepal Mountaineering Association has brought into effect abovementioned price for every traveler to abide by. The price remains constant and is not for any consession or discount. Spring is comparatively more expensive because it is the best of all seasons.
How to reach Lobuche West Peak Climbing-21 Days
Lobuche West Peak Climbing - 21 Days commences with a brief sightseeing of the major UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu Valley. Thereafter we take a scenic flight to Tenzing Hillary Airport at Lukla. Moving further, we shall reach out to Namche ,where we take an acclimatization. Thereafter, we move forward to Dole, Machhermo, Gokyo, Thangnak, and Chola en route to Lobuche. We hike up ahead to Gorak Sep from there and reach Everest Base Camp, from where we proceed to Lobuche Base Camp en route to Lobuche High Camp. Continuing ahead, we reach Lobuche West. After the successful climb of the peak, we trace the same way back down.