Departure from the hotel as early as possible by latest 5:30 a.m. or 6 a.m. Having breakfast, and leaving unwanted items for storing in the hotel. Our staff and guide will transfer you for the short drive to Kathmandu domestic airport. After checking in for security, and then proceed to an airfield to board in a small aircraft, either Dornier or Twin Otter. With a maximum of 15 to 18 seated planes, as the plane lifts off enjoy a panorama of Himalayan peaks, where the route leads North East with views of Mt. Everest as the plane makes landing at a small airfield in Lukla.
The airport is named Tenzing and Hillary, a tribute to the first legendry conqueror of Mt. Everest. At Lukla getting organized with the heavier baggage to be carried by porters and on pack animals known as Jhopkyo (a mixed breed of Yak and lower region cows or ox). The trail leads around many lovely Sherpa villages adorned with Buddhist prayer walls and monuments to reach Phakding for an overnight stay in a nice moderate lodge.
Yes, it is one of the toughest trekking peaks of Nepal but not that hard difficult to climb with proper equipment, fine weather, and an expert local guide who can make the climb possible and successful. Although much technical peak to climb requires patience and determination to conquer this tough peak of Lobuche East.
A group of a maximum of 12 climbers, can share the climbing permits as per the present rule of NMA (Nepal Mountaineering Association), the rules and norms can change from time to time, which we will update you on. If interested in the climb of Lobuche Peak with Hiker Himalaya.
In every adventure trip and climb we allocate expert and professional Sherpa guides or could be from other mountain tribes. With good knowledge of climbing skills and can tackle any technical obstacles.
Do need to spend overnight in a tented camp, as per the itinerary that we have set, from the settlement of Lobuche, Gorakshep there is no lodge at Lobuche peak base, the nearest lodge is either in Lobuche, Thugla, or Dzongla. Where tented camping will be set by our guide and field staff with expert cooks to prepare the meals during the climbing days.
As per the necessary requirement for the climb, the guide knows the best what type of equipment is mostly needed apart from the climber's personal gear. The company provides camping equipment and foods with all logistic support including main and fixed ropes as per the size of a group.