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It is quite tough trips than others; it goes up to 5000 meters with the side trip of higher. It includes the several nights above the 4000meters where is the level of oxygen is lower and atmospheric air pressure is low, so the traveler must have to fitness in mentally and physically.
Lobuche East is one of the most popular peaks of Khumbu Himalayan Range. This is a peak, which have various climbing route, normally climbers climb through the south ridge.
Lobuche East Peak (6,119m) is one of the most popular peaks of Nepal. Among of the peaks, Lobuche is a which as several routes to climb but generally, the climbers follow the southern ridge. Lobuche peak is the bit harder than Island Peak.
The 20-days Lobuche Peak and Everest Base Camp beings from the short flight to Lukla. Walking on the bank of Dhudhkosi and steep climb up to Namche with crossing the regions highest suspension bridge over the Dudhkosi is an interesting and tough day of beginning. The Top Dada which is just a before Namche, the first Everest viewpoint of the region. Exploring around Namche visiting the sherpa museum, Syanboche airstrip that claimed the worlds highest airport, and sipping the coffee with the wild view of Khumbu Himalaya including Mt. Everest is another highlight of the trek. Visit the Tengboche Monastery, Pisang village, Dingboche, and Pheriche valley, crossing the memorial pass along the trek heals the journeys toughness.
The professionally and practically designed itinerary take you to Everest base camp, Kalapathar, and Lobuche Peak. In the itinerary, there is plenty of acclimatization days in the thin air of Himalaya. Kalapathar (5,555m)and Everest Base (5,360m) will be finished before reach to Lobuche base camp so that already acclimatize in high altitude. The tented camp for the first night in Lobuche will set at the elevation of 4,950m from the sea level. The pleasant view of Himalayan peaks and high mountains gives pleasure to be at Lobuche East Peak summit. Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Nuptse, Mt.Amadablam, Mt.Cholatse, Mt. Thamserku, Mt.Kantega, Mt.Tawache, Mt. Baruntse can be seen in the closer.
Our airports representative welcome you at the airport and transfers to the hotel in a private tourist vehicle.
Your days activities begin after the breakfast. We arrange a short meeting in your hotel lobby before the city tour. Our representative introduces you with your tour and trekking leader, finalize trek with clearing due amount, sign in a participated form as well as the non-liability disclaimers.
The tour will begin around 8 AM, during the tour you will visit three main highlighted places of Kathmandu, Pashupatinath, Boudhanath Stupa and Bhaktapur Durbar Square.
Pashupatinath Temple is the world most popular Hindu temple, and also the place of cremation lies on the bank of a holy river called Bagmati where Hindu holy people; Sadhu meditating, pilgrims bathing. The process of cremation is burning the dead body with firewood and ghee.
Bouddhanath Stupa is one the biggest Buddhist shrine of the worlds, where you can see the monks are praying in monasteries surrounding the stupa.
And the next spot for the day is Bhaktapur Durbar Square, which is famous with the name of Fifty-Five Windows Durbar; its architect designs mesmerized the peoples. Main attractions of the durbar are The Lion Gate, Golden Gates, The statue of King BhupatindraMalla and the pottery where the potter makes the different kinds of pots.
After back to the hotel, you will have few hours for your last shopping for trek and exploration the Thamel city, one of the busiest touristic town of Kathmandu.
Early morning get up and prepare for trek. After having breakfast in hotel, the trek guide will meet you and take you to the airport to fly for Lukla. The 35 minutes scenic flight takes you the Tenzing-Hilary airport. Upon your arrival the guide will introduce the porters/staffs of your trekking and heads to Phakding(2610m), which takes three hours walking from Lukla.
The trails goes along the Dudh Koshi rive bank, where you need to cross the majestic river many times. There is a check post before you enter the Sagarmatha National Park, where guide will check in you all for your entire trek. To cross the highest suspension bridge of the Everest Region you need to climb up about half an hour, the bridge laden with prayer flags. The steeply climbing up to Namche via national park forest where high chances to see the National bird (Danhpe) and other endangered animals with Himalayan Thar and more. Finalizing the jungle you will enter in Namche, known as, ‘Getaway of Everest. Namche is a city with huge facilities and qualities café, hotels, lodges, Internet cafes and bakeries.
Today is a rest day to acclimatize to high altitude. The climax of the day is the hike up to the Syangeboche airport, the highest airport of the world and Khumjung Village. You will go on the short trek from hotel to visit the museum celebrating the traditional customs of Sherpa people. From the top of the hill, you see the stunning sunrise and sunset over the Khumbu Valley.
Today you will go to one of the oldest monasteries in Khumbu Region, called Tengboche monastery, which is the largest monastery of Everest Region. About five hours walking you will get Tengboche, the trail is down and up. The monastery lies at the altitude of 3860m. Ornate wall hanging, a twenty-foot long sculpture of Buddha, musical instruments and robes of the Lamas are the main attraction of the monastery. From the monastery, you can see the beautiful snowcapped mountain including Thamserku, Amadablam.
Today the trek will descend from Tengboche to Debuche and cross the Imja Kholas suspension bridge and climb up to the Pangboche. The uphill treks continue for 5:30hrs to get Dingboche, which is a charming Sherpa village lies at the altitude of 4350m. Entering the Dingboche village, you will be the encounter with the views of Lhotse, Island Peak, and Amadablam.
You will have the options to choose the day hike; Nagarsang Hill or Chhukung.
Nagarsang hill (5,090m) is the step up hike from Dingboche. It is good to acclimatize and also for the beautiful views of Himalaya.
From Dingboche to Chhukung is about four hours walking in slightly uphill at the altitude of 4,710m. Its quite important to adjust to high altitude in order to complete to Everest base camp as well as Lobuche East.
You will leave Dingboche after breakfast by catching the trail of Lobuche. The trail continues for five hours via the lateral moraine of the Khumbu Glacier and passes by stone memorials of the climbers who were perished. From the Thukla you will see the paradise view of Himalaya and Pheriche valley.
Today trail goes up to Everest Base Camp (5,365m) and back to Gorakshep. From here you will see After an early morning starts leaving Lobouche, you head up to Everest Base camp. From here youll see the passable view of giant mountains including Mt. Everest, Nuptse, Pumori and much more. Afterward exploring the Everest Base Camp back to Gorakshep for the overnight stay. The day will be completed within 7hrs.
Today you will climb up the second highest point Kalapathar (5555m) of the trek with comparing the summit of Lobuche Peak. The viewpoint "Kalapathar" offers striking views of mountains of Khumbu Himalayan Range. After half an hour in the top then back to Gorkashep and descend to Lobuche.
This is another target of the trek " Everest Base Camp and Lobuche East", first (Everest Base Camp) you successfully done so today you heading to Lobuche Base Camp, the first half of the expedition is over flat terrain, but the second half of the path begins ascent to the Lobuche base camp (4950m). Today and next two days you have to spend in tented accommodation and meal prepare by professional camping cook.
Today is your main adventure day; weather permitting, early in the morning youll begin the climb up Lobouche peak (6119m). The hike takes about ten hours. At the summit youll behold panoramic views of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Ama Dablam, Tawache, Cholatse, Pumori, Changri, and more. After a trip to the top, you safely make your way down then same day, returning to the Base Camp.
You have completed your adventure, today after breakfast you will descend to Pangboche via the memorial pass Thukla and a large valley of Pheriche. The lunch will eat at Pheriche. Crossing the Khumbu Khola and climb up Pheriche pass and again down to Orsho and get to Pangboche (3,995m) in 5 hrs.
Following the descending trail to get Namche, first, you will trek down to Dibuche, hike up through the rhododendron forest reach Tengboche. Take short rest, and resume to down cross the Dudh Koshi. Phunki Thanga is the lunch place. After lunch again follow the trail of Namche, until you get Sanasha the trail is quite steep up and almost flat up to Namche. Enjoy the evening at Namche.
After breakfast trek down to Lukla. You can enjoy the last view of Mt. Everest from Top Danda and cross the highest suspension bridge. Follow the Dudhkoshi river and get to Phakding for Lunch. And finally, reach Lukla. The evening is for the joy, share the experience that has gain on the trek between trekking staffs and trekkers.
Today you need to get up early because today you are leaving the mountains. From the short flight, you can enjoy the last glimpse of mountains that you have recently climbed up.
Today evening you will serve a farewell dinner in typical Nepali Restaurant with Nepali folk music and dance.you have a free day, If you like to use your day then you can do some activities like, a day white river rafting, bungee jump, a day cycling or visit world heritage sites. This is also safe day for Lukla in case of bad weather.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel for your final departure to drop Tribhuwan International Airport.
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If you need extra accommodation in Kathmandu including breakfast.The price is USD 60 per person per night for single room and USD 75 per night for the double (twin sharing) room.
Acute Mountain Sickness may happen when the travelers rapidly up to the height of 3000m. Our itineraries are designed with rest days. Once when you arrived in high altitude, your acclimatization line will rise your body to start to adjust. The commonly happened in altitude are shortness of breath, light headache, whereas the mountain sickness is quite different which involves a severe headache, vomiting etc.
The trained and expert guides will every day advise you about your health conditions, requirements, and altitude sickness while you are trekking, hiking and climbing. That’s why you should not be worry about the sickness. Also, we would like to recommend you to meet your doctor, advisor before you start your travel.
Given some information helps you to get rid of the Acute Mountain Sickness.
There are three stages of altitude sickness and symptoms.
Normal AMS Symptoms
The given altitude symptoms may every trekker will have experience but no worries these are common.
Minor AMS Symptoms
The trekkers when they entry on high Himalayan Valleys get mild AMS that you are having symptoms. The symptoms to be altitude sickness at least you have given one indication.
What to do when Minor Symptoms does not stop?
Serious AMS Symptoms
The given conditions are quite danger so descend immediately
Dangerous cases of AMS
High Altitude Cerebral Edema (HACE)
The brain swelling with the fluid is HACE. It involves disorientation, lethargy, and nausea. Before attacking the HACE, the patient will have the symptoms of fever, ataxia, photophobia, and rapid heartbeat. Unconsciousness and coma from HACE can be lead to death within 12-20hrs from the onsets of symptoms. In the initial phase of ataxia begin treatment with medication, oxygen, and dexamethasone.
Normally, 4 to 8mg of dexamethasone is given as a first dose, then 4mg every six hours, Diamox every 12 hours and 2-4 liters /minute oxygen. The patient must have to be descended.
High Altitude Pulmonary Edema (HAPE)
The condition, that builds up the fluid in the air sacs of lungs is HAPE. HAPE symptoms start progressively within 2-4 days in high altitude. Shortness of breath at rest, cough, weakness and chest tightness and at least two of; fast heartbeat rate, wheezing heard in lungs, the bluish appearance of the skin are the symptoms of HAPE. Descent to the lower altitude is needed if the patient does not get better with oxygen. The Gamow Bag may be used to the lower altitude if a person is in the backcountry unable to descend immediately because of weather.
Prevention of Acute Mountain Sickness (AMS)
First Aid Kit
First aid kit is a basic list of common medicines.
This is a section where you get the general idea equipment that you need in Everest Base Camp & Lobuche East. The important and serious part of equipment selection depends on the trekking season, trekking days, and maximum altitude.
Trekkers personal goods such as money purse, cameras, cell phones and the cosmetic items that you need in daytime, while you are hiking. Porter carries others your heavy equipment.
Lower Body – Legs
Medicine and First Aid
Your guides will have more extensive medical gear, but you should have the basics.
Miscellaneous, but Important
The above list guides for you to buy the goods. There are so many options for you, they different brand and version, so it would be better to buy as per your experience. Most of the things are easily available in Kathmandu as well in cheap price.
Please Note: The tight fighting clothing such as made with Lycra can often be offensive to locals. So if you find these items comfortable please kindly wear top of them.
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I have never thought of myself as a hiker or a trekker, but somehow, the idea of trekking through the Himalayas and venturing through Nepals and the worlds highest mountain seems exhilarating and almost out of reach. I did the trek to Mount Everest Base Camp in October 2013, and it was and still is one of the best experience in my life. We had Gyanu as our guide for the entire trip and not only has he been patient with a beginner trekker like myself, he explained and shared with us his cult