Introduction: The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd offers an exclusive thrilling adventure of the world a climb of Loboche East at 6,119 with Gokyo Lake and Chola high pass Adventure starts with a short sweeping scenic flight to Lukla the gateway to Everest, trek starts from here, the route follows several farm villages offering awe-some views of the high snow capped peaks, leading to the highest point of trekking at Cho-la 5,430 m and excellent view point of Gokyo Ri 5,357 m with outstanding panoramic views of unparallel peaks and glacier including Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse and Mt Makalu at close distance worlds 4 highest mountain from one spot, and the tranquil pristine Gokyo lake.
The Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions (P) Ltd to Loboche East Peak is a marvelous journey offering grand sceneries and beauty of the surrounding landscapes, which combines all the highlights of the Everest National Park including Namche Bazaar, Khumbu’s Sherpa capital, glamorous view point of Gokyo-r.
Our journey continues for the climb of Loboche East Peak before making our way through lovely forests towards Pangboche and Thyangboche the many highlights of the adventure. Finally ending this amazing adventure in Lukla and then a short scenic flight back to Kathmandu after a remarkable trip with Great Adventure Treks & Expeditions
Note on climb to Loboche East:
The True East Peak is reached by descending into a marked notch and climbing steep snow and ice slopes to the top.
The Climbs East Face Couloir: First ascent was by Jeff Lowe and Henry Kendal inspiring 1986; The East Face is the dark pyramid of slabby rock overlooking the lodges of Loboche and the Khumbu Glacier. The face is best approached from near Loboche village then crossing the moraines west and climbing the scree filled hollow beneath the face and above the small lake south-west of Loboche. The route leads towards left-hand couloir. The couloir gives at least four big ice pitches before leaving on to the South Ridge. This can be followed all the way to the top of the summit.
The descent can be made down the South Ridge and then by scrambling down on the east side back to Loboche village. The climb is graded alpine TD, with section of Scottish 5.
Trip Highlights: “Worlds highest pass on the foot of world’s Mt. Everest, rich Buddhist culture, warm-friendly natives the highlanders of Nepal, traditional villages, world’s highest heritage Sagarmatha National Park, high alpine valley’s, old interesting monasteries, array of striking snow capped mountain scenery, sweeping scenic flight.”
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu 1,300m. via respective airlines.
Day 02: A day in Kathmandu with a day tour.
Day 03: Fly to Lukla & trek to Phakding 3 - 4 hrs.
Day 04: Trek to Namche Bazaar 3,440m. 5 - 6 hrs.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for acclimatisation.
Day 06: Trek to Khumjung 3,730m. 2 - 3 hrs.
Day 07: Trek to Phortse Tenga 3,900m. 4 hrs.
Day 08: Trek to Dole 4,200m. 3 - 4 hrs.
Day 09: Trek to Machermo 4,410m. 3 - 4 hrs.
Day 10: Trek to Gokyo 4,760m. Approx: 4 - 5hrs.
Day 11: At Gokyo for local hike.
Day 12: Trek to Dzongla 4,830m. 6 - 7 hrs.
Day 13: Trek to Loboche 4,930m. 5 hrs.
Day 14: Trek to Gorakshep 5,180m. and climb Kalapathar 5,545m. 4 - 5 hrs.
Day 15: Trek towards Loboche Base Camp 5,340m. 5 - 6 hrs.
Day 16: Spare day preparation for the climb or established high camp.
Day 17: Climb to the summit of Loboche and return back to Loboche.
Day 18: Trek to Thyangboche 3,867m. 5 - 6 hrs.
Day 19: Trek to Monjo 2,830m. 6 - 7 hrs.
Day 20: Trek to Lukla 4 - 5 hrs.
Day 21: Fly Lukla - Kathmandu.
Day 22: Free day at leisure.
Day 23: Transfer to Airport for the International departure.