Lobuche lies close to the Khumbu Glacier and has two main peaks, Lobuche Far East and Lobuche East. At 6,145 meters, Lobuche East is 26 meters higher. Although the Lobuche East climb is a bit more challenging than Island Peak climb, it is equally rewarding. From the peak you get amazing views of Everest alongside Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam and Pumori. The 19-day Lobuche East Peak Climbing with Everest Base Camp Trek combines Lobuche East Peak climbing with the classic Everest Trek. The trip will also take you to some of the most popular places in the Everest region like Kala Pathar, which provides an excellent view of Everest along with other high mountains with the 360 degree view. Indulge yourself into the lap of snow clad mountains in this trek.
Lobuche Peak with Everest Base Camp
Day 1: Arrival Kathmandu (1400m)
Upon your arrival at the Tribhuwan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, a representative from Asian Heritage will pick you up and take you to your confirmed hotel. Once you check into your room you can have rest as you might be having Jet Lag. Later on you can stroll around the local streets of Thamel and to its nearby places. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 2: Trek preparation
After breakfast you can visit the Asian Heritage office and there you will have a short meeting which will familiarize you with the entire trip. Today, you also get to know your climbing leader as well as fellow climbers. The climbing leader will check your equipments to make sure for one last time to get you ready for adventure. This step will also ensure that if any equipment is found faulty you have the rest of the day to fix it or find equipment that works. You can spend the rest of the day in leisure. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla (2800m) then trek to Phakding (2652m)
Flight duration: 40 mins, Hike duration: 3/4 hours
After breakfast, you will be taken to the domestic terminal of TIA for an early morning flight to Lukla. Make sure to get the seat on the right side of your plane as from this side you will be able to get the best view of the high snow clad mountains ranging from north to far east. After flying above the breathtaking green and white mountains, you reach Tenzing-Hillary Airport at Lukla. This is one of the most beautiful air routes in the world culminating in a landing on a hillside surrounded by high mountains. Upon your arrival at Lukla, you meet your other crew members and after some packing and arrangements, you start your trek through the prosperous village of Lukla until you reach Phakding. To assist in acclimatization, you only have a short hike today. However, if interested in additional activities, you can take a side trip to a nearby monastery. Overnight in Phakding.
Day 4: Phakding to Namche Bazaar (3440m)
Hike duration: 5/6 hours
After breakfast, you walk through beautiful pine forests and then along Dudh Koshi River ending your nature-filled journey at Namche Bazaar. After walking for almost over an hour, you come across the glistening Mt. Thamserku (6,608m) on your right and also experience the serenity of pine, fir and juniper forests throughout your journey. If the weather is clear, you may even catch a glimpse of Mt. Everest peering over the Lhotse-Nuptse ridge. Continue walking until you reach the entrance to Sagarmatha National Park, Namche Bazaar, the gateway to Mt. Everest and main trading centre of this region. On that day you cross five suspension bridges, the last one also known as the Hillary Bridge being the highest. It is an uphill walk from Hillary Bridge to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar.
Day 5: Acclimatization day
This is the day set aside for acclimatization. Health experts recommend that you stay active and move around even during the rest day instead of being idle. There are a few options set aside for this day. You can either stroll around Namche
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