Everest Base Camp & Lobuche East Peak

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  • Booking Type Instant Booking
  • duration 19 days
  • tour type Private
  • tour_type Private tour
  • age requirement 18+ years old
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  • Starts Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Ends Kathmandu, Nepal
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HIGHLIGHTS
  • Summit Lobuche East Peak. Enjoy a thrilling, technical peak climb
  • Reach Everest Base Camp. See amazing views from Kala Patthar
  • Come face to face with the massive Khumbu Glacier
  • Experience trekking in the Everest region
Join us on this 19-day, guided expedition that combines Everest Base Camp trek with Lobuche East Peak climb. While many travelers know about Everest Base Camp, few are aware of the hidden gem that is Lobuche East, a mountain close to the Khumbu Glacier that offers stunning views of Ama Dablam, Tawache and other peaks in the Himalayas.

Your journey starts from Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal, from where you will take the flight to Lukla followed by a hike through the trail that eventually leads to Everest Base Camp via Phakding, Namche, Tengboche and Dingboche.

Enjoy panoramic views of the Himalayas from Kala Patthar before making your way to Lobuche East High Camp. Summiting Lobuche East involves climbing steep, snowy slopes. Although it is not compulsory that you have an earlier climbing experience, a good level of physical fitness is a must.

You will get the chance to learn more about mountain climbing at Everest Base Camp, where experienced mountain guides will help you with the fundamentals of mountaineering and impart skills needed for a successful summit attempt.

Please note that climbing Lobuche East is meant for physically fit people. For more details, please scroll down.
CUSTOMER REVIEWS ABOUT NEPAL CLIMBING ADVENTURE PVT. LTD.
5 - Excellent
Based on 65 reviews
Samer's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Samer
  • From Jordan
  • On Sep 01 2018
“I climbed Mera Peak with Nepal Climbing Adventure on Mar 2018.
This was my 2nd time to attempt this beautiful mountain.
As usual, we started at Lukla. I consider myself very lucky about the offered price.
This trip involved 2 days of tenting in the high camp at 5800 meters. All other days were at lodges, which really helped me avoiding AMS, and also to enjoy the good food, and hospitable people.
For the climb, Nepal Climbing Adventure provided a Sherpa guide and 2 porters.
The trip involved taking 4 days of trekking to get to Kothe, 3500m, from Lukla. This allowed me plenty of time to acclimatize to the higher elevation; the highest pass we came over was around 4600m at Zatrala Pass. Along the way, we saw beautifully blooming rhododendrons and magnolias and different ethnic group villages. By the 7th day of trekking, we were camped on the high camp, 5800m, and ready for the final push to the summit.

There is very little technical climbing but I believe Mera is a hard ask for most people.
Additionally, Mera can be prone to receiving very bad weather. A big dump of snow can ruin everybody's chances of getting to the top. Crevasses can also be a problem.
We were up by 2:30 am; the weather was very windy (blisteringly cold wind), and all the way up we were trying to hide our faces from the tiny ice particles that hit with the wind. Deep snow was one of the toughest obstacles you may face after high c snow in this time would be fresh and virgin. Crevasses were everywhere, but we were twisted by a safety rope togetherso no problem!

Summit day is huge. We summitted Mera Peak at 09:30 am and got back to the high camp at 11:00. The view from the top is one of the best in Nepal with Everest, Makalu and Kanchenjunga all to be viewed.

Do not underestimate Mera.
I believe Nepal Climbing Adventure does an outstanding job in making the trip safe and comfortable. The guide is friendly and very knowledgeable. The itinerary allowed one to acclimatize and give the best chance to succeed on the summit day. I would highly recommend using Nepal Climbing Adventure.
For these reasons, I will for sure come back with this company again and again.
I hope my next trip will be next April to trek EBC.”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste!!
Thank you for your glowing review and for choosing us. Your review encompasses all that we aim to achieve in service to our valuable guests and we are thrilled to see these are the great memories you have taken away with you.

We passed your wonderful feedback onto the whole team, who are still glowing from your high praises.

We eagerly anticipate your next trip to EBC for more magical moments in Nepal.


Best regards,
NCA Team”
Gopal's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Gopal
  • On Oct 04 2018
“Mear peak is best and famous peak in nepal. I saw very nice views during the summit time.”
Chloe's review for another Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. tour
5 - Excellent
  • Chloe
  • From Australia
  • On Dec 01 2018
“This was an incredible experience to say the least, every day I was happy that I decided to book with a company and have a guide. This company was amazing and had everything arranged for me. The guide was knowledgeable and very helpful and friendly.
I felt as though I was in good hands and wouldnt hesitate to book again.”
Nepal Climbing Adventure Pvt. Ltd. responded to this review on : “Hello and Namaste from NCA Team!

Thank you very much for taking your time and writing such detailed review for your trek with us on BM. We are very delighted to know that you liked our services. Such reviews like yours will also benefit the travel community and help travelers plan their trip to Nepal. Thank you once again and we look forward to serving you again.

Regards
Nepal Climbing Adventure Team”
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1: Kathmandu arrival
  • Day 2: Kathmandu – Lukla flight & trek to Phakding
  • Day 3: Phakding – Namche Bazar
  • Day 4: Acclimatisation day in Namche
  • Day 5: Namche – Tengboche
  • Day 6: Tengboche – Dingboche
  • Day 7: Acclimatisation day in Dingboche
  • Day 8: Dingboche – Lobuche
  • Day 9: Lobuche – Everest Base Camp
  • Day 10: Climb Kalapatthar and return to Lobuche
  • Day 11: Trek to Lobuche East High Camp
  • Day 12: Summit Lobuche East & return to Lobuche town
  • Day 13: Reserve day
  • Day 14: Lobuche town – Pangboche
  • Day 15: Pangboche – Namche Bazaar
  • Day 16: Namche Bazaar – Lukla
  • Day 17: Lukla – Kathmandu (flight)
  • Day 18: Reserve day
  • Day 19: Kathmandu departure
WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • Airport pickup and drop off. Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu flight tickets
  • Meals as per the above itinerary
  • 3 night's tourist-standard hotel accommodation in Kathmandu. Guesthouse and tented camp accommodation during the trek
  • Lobuche East Peak climbing permits. Sagarmatha (Everest) National Park entrance fees & Khumbu Pasang Lhamu Rural Municipality fee
  • One high-altitude climbing leader (a Sherpa guide) licensed by the Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA) for the summit attempt
  • Group climbing equipment such as ropes, ice axe, ice screws, snow bars, and carbine. A satellite phone (for emergency contact)
  • A first aid medical kit & an oximeter
  • A sleeping bag, down jacket & a duffel bag (to be returned after the trek is over)
  • All taxes
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Nepal visa fees (USD 30 for 15 days and USD 50 for 30 days at the time of preparing this itinerary)
  • International flight tickets
  • Travel insurance that covers high-altitude climbing as well as accidents, emergencies and chopper evacuation
  • Personal climbing gear (crampons, climbing boots & mountaineering outfits)
  • Expenses that are personal in nature such as laundry, telephone, internet/e-mail, etc
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Additional nights in hotels in Kathmandu (early arrival, late departure as well as early return from the trek)
  • Meals except those mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips to your guide and porter
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GOOD TO KNOW
CANCELLATION

Free cancellation up to 60 days prior departure, after which the deposit becomes non-refundable.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • An average group size of maximum 8 people have been implemented on this tour to protect against COVID-19.
  • Wearing a mask, hand washing and sanitizing has been implemented per local government advice. Frequent disinfection of regularly touched surfaces is highly encouraged. Hygiene safety measures and distancing will be ensured in our accommodations and also during transportation.
  • Several COVID-19 distancing measures have been adopted on this package tour to keep travelers safe.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about this tour.
  • What is the weather going to be like when I travel to Everest Base Camp?

    The weather in Nepal varies by season. For example, November to January is the dry season with sunny days, clear skies and usually no rain. However, on Everest Base Camp, the temperatures at this altitude will be cold, particularly at night. February to May and September to October is the most popular time to travel to EBC, with usually fairly dry and stable weather, although there may be the occasional shower. June to August is monsoon season in Nepal, but once you pass 3,000 meters altitude there is less and less rain. Check out our guide on the best time to visit Nepal for more on specific monthly climate and seasons.

  • How much money do I need to bring with me?

    Your personal budget obviously depends on your spending habits and what is included in your trip cost. If accommodation is included, but meals are not, we would suggest that you bring around 30 USD per day per person for meals. Having a hot shower or charging your device sometimes costs extra. There are also sometimes small crafts/souvenirs to buy along the trekking route which you may want to bring extra money for. Also, consider whether you would be staying in Kathmandu or Pokhara before or after your trek.

  • Are there bag weight restrictions for the small aircraft flight from Kathmandu to Lukla?

    Yes. The baggage weight allowance on the flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is 10 kg for checked baggage plus 5kg for hand baggage for a total of 15 kg. Bags overweight will be charged approximately USD 1 per kg over the limit.

     

  • How much should my backpack weigh?

    A properly packed backpack (not including your day pack) should ideally not weigh more than 13 kg. It is also important to note that if you are taking a flight to the start of your trek, many smaller aircraft have weight restrictions. For example, if you are flying from Kathmandu to Lukla, you are only allowed 10kg of checked luggage, and 5 kg of hand baggage. Thus, in case of a small flight, you should ideally pack a 10 kg backpack for checked luggage, and then add 5 kg in your hand baggage. You can then re-shuffel the weigt once you start your trek at the trailhead.  

  • Do I need a porter?

    The decision to hire a porter is up to you and usually based on your fitness level and/or budget. One porter can be shared between two people and can carry up to 25 kg. Many trekkers hire a porter to have a more comfortable trek.

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