Lobuche Peak and Island Peaks Climbing

Trip At Glance
  • Group Size2-15 Persons
  • Max Elevation6160 Meters
  • GradeModerate to Hard
  • DestinationNepal
  • TransportationDrive and Flight
  • AccommodationHotel/Lodge/Tent
  • CostContact Us
  • Trip Length22 Days
  • Best MonthMarch to May and September to November
  • WIFIAvailable
  • RegionEverest Region
  • Trip ModeTrekking & Climbing
  • MealB/L/D
  • Trekking StyleTrekking & Climbing
overview

Trip Overview

‘adventure on top striking Lobuche East peak within scenic Khumbu valley and ever trek to Everest base camp’

Lobuche East Peak Trek & Climb, an adventure at above 6,119 m and 20,192 ft high located close to its twin Lobuche West peak, where Lobuche East Peak is popular among climbers and adventure, although the climb leads to high technical effort but can reach its summit top with expert hand and support of Tramping Himalaya Adventures Guides.

Lobuche East Peak Climb, one of the most technical mountains of all trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya, where climber should be well prepared for the adventurous challenge, having done several basic course on climbing which makes its much easier for this long brave haul up to the summit top of this striking looking Lobuche East Peak.

Starting our adventure from the capital Kathmandu with scenic short flight to land at Lukla airstrip, where our walk begins heading towards Dudh Kosi River past several lovely Sherpa villages with well tended farms of terraces encountering many Mani Walls and rotating bells (Buddhist Prayer monuments).

Walking into enchanting forest covered with tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines and fir tree lines and the climbing high reaching at large village almost a town at Namche Bazaar where busy and colorful Saturday market takes place with grand views of Everest, Ama Dablam and surrounding peaks, here with rest day for acclimatization with time to soak within Sherpa culture of Buddhism religion and heritage.

‘trek and climb with an adventure of a lifetime experience on top stunning Island Peak within scenic Imjatse valley’

Imjatse -Island Peak Trek & Climb, where Tramping Himalaya offers a straightforward route to the top of most stunning trekking Island peak. Also called as Imjatse Himal listed in NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), as Island Peak situated in the middle of Imjatse valley, looking like an island so the derived according to its beautiful and unique location.

Imjatse-Island Peak stands at above 6,160 m / 20,328 ft high, where the climb grade listed as PD + (from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification Systems), means ‘Per Difficule’ where climb leads on snow-covered rocks and ice with glacier with some technical difficulty and much effort to reach its top summit.

HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights of Lobuche Peak and Island Peaks Climbing

Highlights of Lobuche East Peak Climbing

  • Scenic flights to and from Lukla with array of mountains and view of Everest
  • Trekking into world heritage Sagarmatha National park enriched with lovely alpine forest
  • Explore Sherpa traditional farm villages and monasteries of immense Buddhist cultures
  • Enchanting pristine forest filled with tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines-oaks and fir trees
  • Peaceful and serene walk to Lobuche East Peak base camp with mind-blowing panorama from the summit
  • Adventure around Everest base camp-Kalapatthar and climb of striking Lobuche East Peak

Highlights of Island Peak Trek & Climb

  • Scenic flights to and from Lukla with array of mountains and view of Everest
  • Trekking into world heritage Sagarmatha National park enriched with lovely alpine forest
  • Explore Sherpa traditional farm villages and monasteries of immense Buddhist cultures
  • Enchanting pristine forest filled with tall rhododendron-magnolia-pines-oaks and fir trees
  • Peaceful and serene walk to Gokyo lake within glacial valley with mind-blowing panorama from Gokyo-Ri
  • Adventure over high and scenic Tsho (Cho)-La pass to reach world highest Everest base camp
  • Adventure on top Island Peak within beautiful Imja-Tse valley in the shade of Everest
ITINERARY

Detailed Itinerary

On arrival at Kathmandu Tribhuwan International Airport received by our staff and guide with warm welcome and greetings and then transfer to your hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city. After checking into your rooms getting refreshed from Jet-Lag, a quiet environment after getting refreshed join at main hall or in lobby where our guide will provide briefing on treks-hotels with necessary information. Evening includes group dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with folk culture program with various dances of Nepal while having your authentic Nepalese dinner with local entertainment.

Food
Dinner
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1336

Early morning transfer to Kathmandu domestic airport for super short flight to land at Lukla, the gateway to many adventures around Khumbu region, where walk starts on gradual winding path past several Sherpa farm villages with views of Kongde and Kusum-Khanguru to reach overnight stop at Phakding, located by the glacial Dudh Kosi River.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2640

Today walk leads to Namche Bazaar gaining altitude as walk progress, morning walk starts following the river and crossing several times to reach at Monjo village near Sagarmatha National Park entrance, from here walking on river valley and gorge covered within nice woodland of tall rhododendron-pines and fir trees. After crossing a high last bridge with few hours climb to Namche Bazaar with stunning views of Everest-Lhotse and Kongde peaks. Namche Bazaar at 4,440 m high an ideal place for rest day to acclimatize, the main town / village of Khumbu where colorful and exciting Saturday market takes place once a week.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
3440

Rest day for acclimatization before heading higher terrain, morning after breakfast with options for hike to Everest View Hotel or walk on top of Namche, where you can catch super landscapes scenery with Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Ama Dablam with series of high peaks, here enjoy visiting National Park Museum provides you with much information of Khumbu region, Sherpa history-culture-flora and fauna including detail on mountaineering.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
3440

Morning walk starts on gradual path to reach above of main trail near Sanasa village then with steep climb for an hour to reach at Mong Danda (ridge) offering grandeur views of mountains with Everest and majestic Ama Dablam, from here on downhill to reach at Phortse Tenga by the Dudh Kosi River. Afternoon walk leads up into cool shade of forest of rhododendron-pines and oaks trees to reach at Dole for overnight stop, a nice small spot with few good lodges facing north side of Khumbila peak.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4110

As our adventure progress gaining high elevation, where walk leads to a slow start to reach at Machherma of 3-4 hours of good scenic walks, as morning starts with climb to a ridge and then walking on pleasant winding path for some hours facing views of Mt. Cho-Oyu (world’s 6th highest peak at 8,201 m / 26,906 ft). From the high ridge descend to a valley where Machherma a small settlement located with number of nice lodges to stay with time in the afternoon for short walks.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4470

Today walks leads to our main destination at Gokyo Lake as our route follows high with a climb leaving the tree lines behind with more views of mountains at close distance reaching at first lake and second then entering by the third lake of Gokyo our final destination. Gokyo Lake also known as Dudh kund considered as holy by Hindu and Buddhist, here after checking into a fine lodge with time to marvel the views of surrounding mountains with Mt. Cho-Oyu.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4800

Morning a climb of few hours to reach our highest point of the adventure on top scenic Gokyo Ri at 5,357 m high offering tremendous panorama from Mt. Cho-Oyu, Mt. Everest, Lhotse and of Mt. Makalu covering four world highest mountains at one glance with series of smaller peaks. Enjoying the views head down to Gokyo for lunch and take a rest overnight at Gokyo,

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4800

The day begins with breakfast and easy short walks to Thagnag a small settlement located beneath the massive Ngozumba Glacier and Tsho (Cho) - La Pass, our next morning high traverse towards Everest base camp.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4750

Starting early morning at the break of dawn heading for a long climb to reach on top of Tsho-la pass (pronounced as Cho-la) over rocky moraine, in snow condition this will be tough to find the right path in snow and ice, walking on rubble of moraine reaching at the top enclosed by Cholatse, Nirekha and Taboche peaks, after a tough and vigorous climb on top of Tsho-la, and then descend with care to a small valley at Dzong-la for overnight halt.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4830

Today trek to Labuche East Base Camp for Lunch after lunch technical training for few hours and take a rest for the summit, 

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tent/Camping
Elevation
4886

A tough mountain to tackle as the climb leads to a steep haul; our expert guides will fix ropes where necessary on some tough technical section to reach the eastern summit of Lobuche peak, after a final push reaching on top 6,119 m / 20,192 ft high offers mind blowing views and panorama of mountains around Khumbu valley, certainly makes you feel on top high spirit. Catch the views of Mt. Everest 8,848 m, Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Ama Dablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks in the far distance, after an adventure of a life time experience and then descend on same route to base camp.after that continue trek to Labuche, 

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4930

Today a great walk towards our next highlight and final destinations to reach Everest Base Camp, as morning walk leads on open wide valley with slow climb to reach above Khumbu glaciers, walking past moraine dunes reaching at Gorakshep, a place with few lodges on the junction of Everest base camp and Kalapatthar route. Gorakshep an earlier Everest base camp since 1950’s to late 1970’s before the route further about 4-6 k.m. From Gorakshep few hours walk over moraine and glacier to reach our ultimate destination at base camp with sweeping views of giant peaks of Nuptse-Lo la, Nuptse with notorious huge Khumbu Ice Falls and glaciers. In high mountaineering season this place will be active with climbers and crews with many camps set on top of moraine and glaciers. After a grand time then head back to Gorakshep for highest overnight stop of the adventure with fantastic memories of the day walks to Everest base camp.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
5180

Morning climb to the scenic hilltop at Kalapatthar above 5,545 m, the highest point of the trek offering an incredible panorama of mountains with Everest at stone throw distance. With an amazing time on top head back to Gorakshep for breakfast and continue the trek downhill to Lobuche

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4930

Today our day starts early in the morning into khumbu glacier zone of ice and moraines, walking on the rocky trail towards the base of Kongma-la pass and its peak Kongma, After a nice stop of rest within in this wild area between high peaks then cross the pass of Kongma-la pass at the height of 5535 M located between Nupse and Pokalde Peaks, Finally our route leads downhill towards Imjatse valley with amazing views of Island Peak and Amadablam, Continue downhill to Chukung for overnight, 

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4730

After last overnight in the comfort of nice cozy lodge at Chhukung, morning walk leads towards south of the valley from Chhukung towards our main highlight and aim of the adventure reaching at Island Peak base camp, located on a scenic spot called as Parshya Gyab, here pitching our first overnight nights camps. Afternoon with time for last and final briefing from our veteran and expert guides will inform you about the time to leave the camp for the final ascent, as well with safety measures and precaution required during the safe and successful climb.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tent/Camping
Elevation
5080

Our true and final adventure starts early morning at the break of dawn heading higher above 5,400 m climbing over moraine to reach an open gully, located between two well defined ridges to reach a possible high camp beneath a small hanging glacier at 5, 280 m high. The climb of Island peak at above 6,160 m / 20,328 ft high graded as PD + used from French and Swiss Alpine Climbing System, climb continues following snow-covered glacier, avoiding serac and crevasses climbing northwards over snow covered scree in the margin between a glaciers facing a top ridge. Adventure carries on across a gully with some stone and icefall dangers, a steep snow and ice ramp leads you above 100 meters (300ft) to the main summit, on reaching on top where adventure of a lifetime experience reaches you at the main summit with successful climb. From the summit enjoy panorama of Mt. Lhotse 8,501 m, Mt. Ama Dablam 6,856 m, Mt. Makalu 8, 463 m, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks, after a great climb feeling in high spirit descend on same route towards base camp. And continue trek to Chukung for overnight,  

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
4730

After completing an adventure of a lifetime on top Island and Imjatse peak, walk leads towards Chhukung and then on the trail to Pangboche and beyond past Dingboche, as walk leads on the same route with downhill to Imjatse River and then climb to Thyangboche Monastery back into green vegetation and tree lines, a beautiful surrounding offering grand panorama of mountains with Everest and Ama Dablam at close distance, here with time for tour into monastery and witness monks and priest on prayer. Thyangboche also holds a colorful festival ‘Mani-Rimdu’ monks with mask dancing wading evil spirits which falls in the month of October as per Buddhist lunar calendar. With time here with scenic views, head downhill to Phunki Tenga and climb for an hour to reach a small place at Kyanjinma for overnight stop, which is on route Namche, a pleasant spot facing views of Everest-Ama Dablam and Tharmasarku with other range of peaks. Here chances of spotting some wild-life like musk deer, herd of Himalayan Thar and pheasant Danfe (national bird of Nepal).

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
3600

After a lovely morning with superb views of Everest and adjoining peaks, a nice wonderful walk leads you at Namche Bazaar with time for a lunch break and browsing around its stores and shops, then downhill to Dudh Kosi River to reach at Monjo village for overnight,

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2835

Morning with last day trek of this marvelous adventure leads on same scenic trail to Phakding following Dudh Kosi River downstream, from here a pleasant walk with few short ups and downs to Choplung village, where an hour climb brings you back at Lukla for lunch and overnight stop. In Lukla celebrate last night's dinner among fellow trekkers, guides, and porters after a fantastic time on top of Labuche and  Island Peaks with Gokyo Lake and Everest base camp trekking.

Food
B/L/D
Accomodation
Tea House/Lodge
Elevation
2820

Morning transfer to Luka air terminal known as Tenzing-Hillary airport, tribute to late legendry mountaineers the first two to conquer on top Mt. Everest. As per the flight time board in small aircraft (Dornier or Twin Otter) a scenic 35 minutes flight brings you to hustle and bustle city life of Kathmandu. On reaching Kathmandu transfer to your respective hotels with afternoon free at leisure.

Food
Breakfast
Accomodation
Hotel
Elevation
1336

Last day in the country of high beautiful Himalayas as per your international flight transfer to Kathmandu international airport for homeward bound or to next port of call after a wonderful and mesmerizing adventure on Island Peak Climb including Gokyo Lake and Everest Base Camp trekking, with great service of Tramping Himalaya Adventures.

Food
Breakfast
Cost Included
 
  • Airport Pick up & Drop with private transport ( International & Domestic )
  • Hotel in Kathmandu 2 Nights  3-star standard with B/B ( Twin Sharing Basis )
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Flight Tickets 
  • Kathmandu-Lukla-Kathmandu Flight Tickets for Guide 
  • Teahouse accommodation during the trek ( Twin Sharing Basis Camping at the Labuche Peak Base Camp and  Island Peak Base Camp )
  • Meals, Breakfast, Lunch, and dinner during the trek 
  • Well English Speaking of government license holder guide 
  • Well English Speaking Climbing Sherpa Guide 
  • Climbing Guide wages including his Equipment 
  • Climbing Guide High Altitude Covered Insurance 
  • Porter service (2 trekkers: 1 porter)
  • Guide/Assistant guides and Porters their salary, Insurance, Equipment, and lodging & fooding
  • Tramping Himalaya Adventures Duffel bag & T-shirt
  • All the necessary paperwork, Trekking/permits/Climbing Permit for Labuche and Island Peaks 
  • Garbage deposit for Labuche Peak and  Island Peak Climbing 
  • Carried by your guide Medical Kit
  • All government taxes
  • Down Jacket If you need it ( To be returned after the trip )
  • Oxi-meter to check the pulse, Oxygen saturation, and heart rate
  • Unlimited Chlorine-treated safe drinking water 
Cost Excluded
  • Nepalese visa fee ( Bring the right cash in USD and 2 passport-size photographs )
  • 15 Days USD 30, 30 Days USD 50, 90 Days USD 125, 
  • Airfare International
  • Excess baggage charges (if you have more than 15 kg of luggage, the cargo charge is around $1.5 per kg)
  • Extra night accommodation in Kathmandu in case of early arrival, late departure, or early return from the mountain (due to any reason) than the scheduled itinerary
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu 
  • Travel and rescue insurance
  • Personal expenses (phone calls, internet, laundry, bar bills, battery recharge, extra porters, bottle or boiled water, shower, Internet, etc.)
  • Optional trips and sightseeing if extended
  • Expenses arising from unforeseen circumstances beyond the control of  Tramping Himalaya Adventures
  • Personal Climbing Equipments 
  • Tips and gratuities 
MAP

TREKKING MAP

Map of Lobuche Peak and Island Peaks Climbing
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