Trip Overview Labuche peak climbing 20 Days
This peak is most wonderful peak in Nepal.The Lobuche East (6121m) and the Lobuche West (6,146m) are two distinct summits of the Lobuche peak. Although the two summits are connected by a ridge there is a considerable gap between them. The rocky East face of Lobuche rises high above the moraines of the Khumbu glacier and can be astonishing seen from Pheriche.
Our trek will be starts from Lukla as we follow the Dudh Koshi river and make our way to the beautiful villages of Namche, Tengboche, Dingboche,Pheriche and Lobuche. From Lobuche we trek to Gorak Shep. Gorak Shep, is the Base Camp of the historical 1953. The kalapather is most prime view of Mt.Everest and more beautiful himalayas range and glaciers. Our ascension of the Kala Pathar (5,550m) in between our trek makes our journey even more fascinating and thrilling at the same time. A day’s stay at Gorak Shep around the base camp gives us ample photographic opportunities to capture the mesmerizing beauty of Mount Everest, the Khumbu Ice Fall and the Lhotse, Nuptse and Pumori peaks.
We make our return journey through Pheriche and Tengboche where the grand Tengboche monastery basks in the solitude of the beautifully scenic valley. Our trek leads us back to Lukla on the nineteenth day, where our flight to Kathmandu marks the end of the trek.
Day 1: Arrival at the Tribhuvan International Airport. Transfer to Hotel.
After your arrival in Kathmandu our representatives at the airport will transfer you to your hotel and help you in checking in.
Day 2: Flight to Lukla (2,840m) and Trek to Phakding. Overnight in Phakding (2,652m).
The flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 40 minutes of pure mountain experience until we reach the Tenzing-Hillary Airport. Our trek begins in Lukla as we descend towards the Dudh Kodhi River before following the trail leading to Namche Bazaar.
Day 3: Phakding to Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,440m).
The trek to Namche Bazar is a steep climb through forests of rhododendron around the Sagarmatha National Park. After crossing several suspension bridges and four hours of walking we reach the Sherpa market of Namche Bazaar.
Day 4: Rest day in Namche Bazaar. Overnight in Namche Bazaar (3,440m).
Two days of rest in Namche Bazaar helps us in acclimatisation and prepares us for our journey ahead. Namche, the trading capital of the Khumbu region was once the trading grounds of Tibetan Salt. Even today we can see Tibetans selling rugs, clothing, salt and dried meat in the region. Namche is believed to be one of the best places on earth to see the sun rise and set between the snow clad Himalayas.
Day 5: Trek to Tengboche (3900m).
From Namche, we follow the trail towards the national park headquarters. Soon the route to Tengboche becomes visible above Namche and we see the famous Tengboche monastery surrounded by the majestic Himalayan peaks.
Day 6: Trek to Dingboche. Overnight in Dingboche (4600m).
Day six gives us plenty of time to visit the Tengboche monastery. After spending some time observing the tranquility of the monastery we follow the Imja Khola through Pangboche until we reach Dingboche.
Day 7: Rest day in Dingboche (4,450m).
Today is a day of leisure where we take in all of Dingboche from Chukkung (4,970m). We stay for the night in Dingboche.
Day 8: Trek to Lobuche (4,970m).
Today we ascend to Lobuje passing through the terminal moraine of the Khumbu glacier. We camp at Lobuche for the night.
Day 9: Trek to Gorak Shep (5,165m). Optional Kala Pathar (5,545m) ascent 2 hours.
Gorak Shep, is the Base Camp of the historical 1953’ Everest Expedition and the site where Peace Nepal Treks had successfully organised the 2009’ Everest Cricket Match. We also have the option of climbing the famous Kala Pathar peak (5,545m) in the evening.
Day 10: Rest Day in Gorak Shep (5,165m).
Another day around the Everest Base Camp and the Kala Pathar.
Day 11: Trek back to Lobuche (4,970m).
Day 12: Lobuche Base Camp (4,200m).
Day 13: Acclimatization day at the Base Camp.
Day 14: Reach the High Camp (5,200m approximately). Our destination for today is the high camp in Labuche Peak.
Day 15: Summit to Lobuche Peak (6121m) & return to Lobuche. Over Night stay in Labuche.
Day 16: Trek back to Pheriche (4,240m)
From Gorak Shep we return to Lobuche and continue heading down the Khumbu valley until we reach Pheriche. Near the Khumbu glacier we come across memorials for climbers who died while attempting to conquer Mount Everest.
Day 17: Trek back to Tengboche (3,867m)
Once again we follow the Everest trail through Pengboche and reach the Tengboche monastery.
Day 18: Trek back to Namche Bazaar (3,440m)
The trail now descends to Namche Bazaar which offers superb views of Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Ama Dablam, Thamserku and Kwangde peaks. We stay overnight at Namche, a perfect place to celebrate the success of our two week trek.
Day 19: Trek back to Lukla (2,800m). Overnight in Lukla.
On our way back, we cross suspension bridges over the Dudh Koshi River, make our way through steep descends and walk past numerous tea houses before finally arriving at Lukla.
Day 20: Lukla-Kathmandu Again, 45 minutes of pure mountain experience on our flight to Kathmandu marks the end of our journey.