About Trip

Everest Base Camp, lying on an altitude of 5364m, is one of the most popular trekking routes people undertake in order to get closer to the vast expanse of the Himalayas and its many mountains. Mount Lobuche East is one the many mountains of the Everest Range. Lying on an elevation of 6145m, this considered to be a comparably easier mountain to climb.

This journey will take you through some of the most remote parts of Nepal. Starting at the picturesque town of Lukla, you will head towards Namche Bazaar, one of the largest settlements of Sherpa community. The villages of Tengboche and Dingboche offer you an insight into the lives of the Tibetan people living in the region. You will also be able to visit some of the highest settlements of the world, including villages of Lobuche and Gorak Shep. The constant background of rocky, barren hillsides and the snowy peaks, like Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, and Ama Dablam and so on will make this journey an incredible one.

Everest Base Camp with Lobuche Ease Peak Climbing is one of the unique paths you can undertake as a journey of a lifetime. You will also climb Kala Patthar, a peak nearby to the village of Lobuche, at an altitude of 5545m. This itinerary includes an experience of two different journeys- Everest Base Camp and Lobuche East Peak Climbing and combines it into one in order to provide you with a better and efficient traveling of different places in a limited amount of days.

Index Adventure brings you this incredible journey which will make you fall in love with the high mountains. The entire itinerary has been well planned with an intense eye to the detail, in order to not compromise with the quality in any step of the journey. With special regards given to safety, a guide with proper knowledge of the area and skills will be with you in every step of the way. Index Adventure strives to bring you an experience of a lifetime and has experience in dealing with treks and climbs around the Himalayan region.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu: Arrival Day.
  • Day 02: Easy & Preparation Day for Trip .
  • Day 03: Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek To Phakding.
  • Day 04: Phakding to Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 05: Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day.
  • Day 06: Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.
  • Day 07: Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 M/14,300 Ft): 5-6 Hours.
  • Day 08: Acclimatization at Dingboche.
  • Day 09: Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 M/16,207 Ft): 5-6 Hours.
  • Day 10: Lobuche to Kala Patthar (5180m) via Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar to Gorak Shep (5545 M).
  • Day 11: Gorak Shep to EBC (5380 m), EBC to Gorak Shep.
  • Day 12: Gorak Shep to Lobuche Base Camp (5600M).
  • Day 13: Summit Lobuche East (6119M), Return to Base Camp
  • Day 14: Lobuche Base Camp: Acclimatization Day
  • Day 15: Lobuche Base Camp to Namche
  • Day 16: Namche Bazaar to Lukla
  • Day 17: Lukla to Kathmandu
  • Day 18: Kathmandu: Departure Day

Cost Includes:

  • Tourists class transportation to and from the airport and hotel.
  • Both ways Flights tickets Kathmandu –Lukla-Kathmandu.
  • 3 Nights standards Hotel in Kathmandu with breakfast.
  • Trekking lodge /Teahouse accommodations during the trek &similar tented camp accommodation during the climbing period.
  • 3 meals a day (Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner) during the trek.
  • Government Licensed Holder trekking guide &High altitude climbing leader (Sherpa guide) licensed by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA)  with all the salary, food, drinks, accommodation, Flight, and insurance.
  • Group climbing equipment including ropes, ice screws, snow bars, harness, carbine, eight-figure etc.
  • Porter during the Trekking (1 Potter for 2 trekkers) with all his salary, food, drinks, accommodation, and insurance.
  • All necessary paperwork, Sagarmatha National Park Entry Permit, Lobuche East Peak climbing permit fee, local Tax, Government tax & official expenses.
  • Sleeping bag & Duffel Bag (if you do not have your own, to be returned after trip completion).
  • Supporter guide group size above 8+ people.
  • The arrangement of Emergency Helicopter service which will be paid by your Travel insurance company.
  • Exclusive Medical Kit Bag.
  • All organizational requirements.
  • Index Adventure T-shirt & Trekking Achievement Certificate.

 

Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner while you are in Kathmandu city.
  • Excess baggage more than 15kg for Lukla flight.
  • Extra night accommodation and meals if early departure from the mountain.
  • Nepal visa fee (You can apply for Online or you can easily issue the visa on arrival at International Airport Kathmandu.
  • Travel and rescue insurance (necessary).
  • International airfare.
  • Your personal expenses.
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic hot and cold drinks & all desserts sweet things.
  • Hot shower and battery charging in trekking Mountains.
  • Any others expenses which are not mentioned in including section.
  • Tips for the guide, porter, and driver (Tipping is voluntary).

Detail Itinerary

  • Day 01Kathmandu: Arrival Day.You will arrive at the capital city, Kathmandu where our representatives will help you towards your hotel. This city offers you an insight into the culture and traditions of the people living in the country. Several landmarks such as Swayambhunath, Pashupatinath, and Boudhanath are a must see when you visit Kathmandu. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 02Easy & Preparation Day for Trip .The day will be spent in order to prepare you for your further journey. You will sort your papers in order and make sure that you have all the required basic amenities to sustain you in your travel, Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 03Kathmandu to Lukla, Trek To Phakding.From Kathmandu, take a flight towards Lukla. Lukla is a small town that falls in the Sagarmatha Zone and is considered to be an important stop for travelers bound towards the Everest ranges. From Lukla, you will trek towards the village of Phakding which lies in the Dudh Koshi River Valley. The trail will take you through Chauri Kharka village with a beautiful backdrop of hills and rivers. Overnight in Phakding.
  • Day 04Phakding to Namche Bazaar.From Phakding, you will take a trail towards the famous Namche Bazaar. You will finally be entering the area of Sagarmatha National Park which gives you a brief but brilliant look at the biodiversity in the region that includes forests of pine and oak. The view of hills and especially snowy mountains from Namche Bazaar is exquisite, as here is where you will be able to witness a beautiful view of Everest and a few of its surrounding mountains. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 05Namche Bazaar: Acclimatization Day.You will spend the day getting used to the climate of the high mountains. This is called as acclimatization and is considered to be highly important while trekking to places at high altitudes. You can explore the lovely village of Namche Bazaar which is mostly inhabited by the Sherpa community. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
  • Day 06Namche Bazaar to Tengboche.You will trek from Namche Bazaar to Tengboche. The village of Tengboche is famous for housing one of the largest monasteries of the region, Tengboche Monastery. The trail is mostly uphill but leads to an incredible view of Ama Dablam that marks the skyline of the village which makes it worth it. Overnight in Tengboche.
  • Day 07Tengboche to Dingboche (4,360 M/14,300 Ft): 5-6 Hours.From Tengboche, trek towards the village of Dingboche. The trail takes you through forests of rhododendron, which is a sight to see when in full bloom. The village itself is picturesque, with a backdrop of barren hills with the view of the Everest ranges, especially Lhotse and Imja Tse. Overnight in Dingboche.
  • Day 08Acclimatization at Dingboche.You will spend the day exploring the village of Dingboche and the nearby valley of Imja, along with acclimatizing yourself to the climate at the altitude of 4400m, in order to prevent altitude sickness. The valley of Imja boasts small scattered stupas and kilometers of stone walls that covers almost the entire area.
  • Day 09Dingboche to Lobuche (4940 M/16,207 Ft): 5-6 Hours.You will trek towards the village of Lobuche. Lobuche is considered to be one of the highest settlements in the world at an altitude of 4940m. The village derives its name from the nearby mountain, Lobuche which can be viewed in all its glory along with Everest and Nuptse. Overnight in Lobuche.
  • Day 10Lobuche to Kala Patthar (5180m) via Gorak Shep, Kala Patthar to Gorak Shep (5545 M).From Lobuche, you will climb the nearest peak, known as Kala Patthar. Situated at a height of 5545m, the peak of Kala Patthar is known for its exquisite views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse and several other surrounding snowy peaks of the Everest range. From Kala Patthar, you will trek towards Gorak Shep, through a trail that gets slightly more difficult due to the presence of ice and slopes. Overnight in Gorak Shep.
  • Day 11Gorak Shep to EBC (5380 m), EBC to Gorak Shep.From Gorak Shep, you will finally trek towards the Everest Base Camp. The Everest Base Camp is known to be a place of rugged and raw beauty with the cold climate mixed with rocky, barren mountainous terrain and some of the closest views of the Everest ranges. You will trek back towards Gorak Shep after your visit to the Everest Base Camp. Overnight in Gorak Shep.
  • Day 12Gorak Shep to Lobuche Base Camp (5600M).You will trek towards the Lobuche Base Camp from Gorak Shep. This trail takes you through steep mountain paths along the Lobuche Glacier. At the Base Camp, you will make preparations for your journey towards the summit of Lobuche East. Overnight in Lobuche Base Camp.
  • Day 13Summit Lobuche East (6119M), Return to Base CampYou will climb the summit of Lobuche East that lies at an altitude of 6119m. This journey will require you to tackle the climate and the difficult terrain of the region that includes steep slopes with the presence of ice. The view from the top is sure to take your breath away, with panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache and so on. You will also start your descent back towards the Base Camp. Overnight in Lobuche Base Camp.
  • Day 14Lobuche Base Camp: Acclimatization DayYou will spend the day acclimatizing yourself to the climate of the region. Also, this will serve as your rest day to tackle the fatigue of the continuous treks and recent climb.
  • Day 15Lobuche Base Camp to Namche From Lobuche Base Camp, you will trek back to Namche Bazaar, where you will savor the recent journey you just had. Here, you will have the chance to explore the village, its markets and interact with the locals to gain perspective on life in this part of the world. Overnight in Namche.
  • Day 16Namche Bazaar to LuklaYou will trek back towards Lukla from Namche Bazaar. Once in Lukla, you can explore the town with its cobbled stones and invite cafes, with the backdrop of hills and mountains. Overnight in Lukla.
  • Day 17Lukla to KathmanduYou will take a flight back to Kathmandu from Lukla where you will be aided back towards the hotel. You can choose to spend the evening exploring the lifestyle of the city and what else it has to offer. Overnight in Kathmandu.
  • Day 18Kathmandu: Departure DayYour journey has finally come to an end. You will be aided back towards the airport with hopes that you will join us in any future endeavors.

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