Three Peaks Climb Mera Island & Lobuche Peak Climbing is a combination of adventure, excitement and thrilling peak climbing experience in the Everest region of Nepal. The climb of Mera Island and Lobuche Peak Climbing peaks is physically demanding and technically challenging. Thus, previous climbing experience and a good physical condition is a must for the successful climb summit of Mera Peak, Island Peak, and Lobuche Peak. For adventure-seeking peak climbers, it is an excellent opportunity to gain lifetime experience of achieving three peak summits. While exploring the Everest region and the Sherpa culture, all being in the midst of the world’s towering mountains.
Mera Peak 6,461 meters is officially the highest trekking peak in Nepal. It is an attractive peak that rises to the south of Mt Everest and dominates the wild and uninhabited valleys of Hongu and Hinku. Mera Peak was first climbed in 1953 by J.O.M Roberts and Sen Tenzing. But, the proper ascent of Mera Peak was also made in 1975 by French climbers. Marcel Jolly, G. Baus and L. Honnis who climbed the North Peak following the same route as Roberts. But traversing along the connecting ridge to the further summit. The challenging and adventurous climb of Mera Peak summit is also rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding high peaks.
Island Peak or Imja Tse 6,189 meters is a popular trekking peak that is also located above the summer settlements of Chhukung in the Everest region of Nepal. The fascinating peak rises miraculously as an Island in a sea of ice surrounded by Lhotse and Lhotse Shar Glaciers. The name – Island Peak was also given by Eric Shipton’s party in 1952 while exploring around Barun Gorge. But, Island Peak was first ascended by Charles Evan, Alf Gregory, Charles Wylie, and Tenzing Norgay in 1953 as a part of a preparation climb for Everest Expedition.
Lobuche Peak 6,119 meters is an attractive peak comprising several small summits. The climb to the true summit is also reached by descending into a marked notch. And then climbing the steep snow and icy slopes to reach the Lobuche Peak summit. The first ascent of Lobuche Peak was also made by Laurence Nielson and Sherpa Ang Gyalzen on 24th April 1984. Mera Island & Lobuche Peak Climbing has Magnificent views of high alpine valleys and several snow-topped peaks within the Everest region.
Three Peaks Climb Mera Island & Lobuche Peak Climbing with Peak Climbing Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions start at Kathmandu. After spending a full day sightseeing around Kathmandu. We take an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to the airstrip of Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and the entire Everest Region. Our trek starts from Lukla, we will follow the trail that goes through untouched valleys and charming villages dominated by Sherpa people.
Similarly, We head towards Mera Peak Base Camp and then towards High Camp. Following the guidance and instructions of our experienced climbing Sherpa experts. We head towards the summit of Mera Peak. Once at the top we are also rewarded with breathtaking views of the world’s towering mountains. And it includes Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, and other surrounding high peaks. We will spend short quality time at the top before descending down back to reach the base camp.
After having achieved the Mera Peak summit. We head towards the crossing of the challenging Amphu Laptsa La Pass at 5,845 meters and continue our trek until we arrive at Island Peak Base Camp. The climb of Island Peak is challenging and relatively difficult with several technical sections. Following the instructions and guidance of our experienced climbing experts. We will overcome technical sections and head towards Island Peak summit. Our tiring, yet challenging climb is also rewarded with breathtaking views of Mt Lhotse, Mt Makalu. Likewise, Lhotse Middle Peak, Lhotse Shar, Mt Nuptse, Mt Baruntse, Ama Dablam and other surrounding high peaks. We will descend retracing our steps back to reach the base camp.
Furthermore, After achieving Island Peak summit. We trek towards Dingboche and from there follow the main EBC trail towards Lobuche and Gorakshep. Leaving Gorakshep we will trek towards Everest Base Camp which is also decorated with colourful prayer flags. After a short excursion at EBC, we head back to Gorakshep. We will make an early morning hike towards one of the best viewpoints on Earth. Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters for up-close views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Nuptse, Pumori, Lhotse, Makalu, and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kala Patthar, we descend back to Gorakshep and follow the main trail that heads towards Lobuche.
Our trek continues towards Lobuche Base Camp and then to High Camp. As the summit of Lobuche Peak is technically straightforward. Our trip to Three Peaks Climb Mera Island and Lobuche will follow the footsteps of our experienced climbing experts and head towards the main summit of Lobuche Peak. Once at the top we will have the magnificent view of the high valleys and chains of surrounding mountains in the Everest region. After spending short quality time at the Lobuche peak summit we will descend following the same route back to High Camp.
Having achieved the summits of Mera Island & Lobuche Peak Climbing. Our return trek passes through Pangboche and Namche Bazaar – The Sherpa capital to arrive back to Lukla. Our memorable and thrilling adventure of Three Peaks Climb Mera Island & Lobuche Peak Climbing with Peak Climbing Nepal Guide Treks and Expeditions ends with a sweeping flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu.
Equipment Needed During Climbing
30 min Drive Hotel/Resort
Our representative from Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition will meet you at Tribhuvan International Airport on your arrival schedule. You will be greeted and then transferred to the hotel in Kathmandu city. Our staff will help you until the check-in procedure ends at Hotel. You can either have a rest at the Hotel or visit NGT’s office for gathering additional information about the trip. In the evening, join our welcome dinner program organized by Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition.
Meals: BB Plan + Welcome Dinner
Click here for detailed information about World Heritage Sites of UNESCO in Kathmandu We will spend our day sightseeing around some of the attractive world heritage sites within Kathmandu valley. Also, today we will complete all the necessary paper works and other preparations required for Three Peaks Climb – Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche Peak. Note: It is not possible to visit all world heritage sites in Kathmandu within a day. So you can choose at least 3-4 places for day sightseeing. Meals: BB Plan
45 minutes flight & 4-5 hrs Trek Lodge
Today, we will take an early morning scenic flight from Kathmandu to the airstrip of Lukla. Lukla is the gateway to Khumbu and entire Everest region. From Lukla, we start our trek heading east into the thick forest on the hillside below the Kalo Himal Ridge. There are several trails that head away from the main trail on this section, so sticking to the group is the best option before arriving at Chhutang.
Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5-6 hrs Trek Accommodation: Tea House Lodge
From Chhutang our trail is a gradual ascent trekking for a while. Our climb steepens as we head towards the crossing of Zatrawala Pass at 4,600 meters. From the top of the pass, we can enjoy magnificent views of Numbur Himal, Kongdi Ri, Karyolang Peak and other surrounding peaks. Our trek goes along a levelled path for almost two hours before descending all the way to Tuli Kharka.
6-7 hrs Trek Lodge
After breakfast, we leave Tuli Kharka and follow the trail which is a mixture of both uphill and downhill trekking through dense forest filled with rhododendron, oak, pine and juniper trees. During our trek today we will have mind capturing views of Mera Peak and surrounding snow-capped peaks. Our trail descends down to the Hinku River and a final uphill climb will lead us to Kothe. Kothe lies to the west side of the Hinku valley and offers serene wilderness with lush vegetation to trekkers.
4-5 hrs Trek Lodge
Leaving Kothe we trek along the ridge of Hinku river towards Gondishung. After some time we will pass through Lungsumgba Gompa which was built 200 years ago. Here we can find Mera Peak along with its route scripted in a rock which is a fantastic piece of rock carving architecture. From here our trail is rather easy trekking that leads to the summer grazing area of Thangnak.
5-6 hrs Trek Lodge
From Thangnak our trail goes over the lateral moraine towards Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers. Our trek continues over harsh alpine vegetation with great views of mountain valleys and surrounding snow-capped peaks. We continue to follow the trail that is a steep climb all the way to Khare. Once we arrive at Khare, we will be greeted by a magnificent view of Northern Face of Mera Peak.
3-4 hrs Trek Tented Camp
After breakfast, we will leave Khare and start a relatively short but physically demanding trek towards Mera Peak Base Camp. Our trail is a gradual ascend journey over to Mera Glacier. We will climb steeply towards the top of the glacier before traversing along the glacier to reach Mera Peak Base Camp. Once at the base camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and make necessary preparations for setting up additional camp at the higher altitude.
Leaving the base camp we will follow the trail that climbs over through Mera La Pass and continue trekking along the rocky and often snow-covered trail towards Mera Peak High Camp. Once at the high camp our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camps and make necessary checks on our health conditions and climbing gears. From the high camp, we can enjoy amazing views of Everest, Makalu, Nuptse, Cho Oyu, Baruntse and Chamlang.
8-9 hrs Climbing Mera Peak Accommodation: Tented Camp
Properly equipped with all the climbing gears and fully acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. Strong winds after midday can create obstacles in reaching the summit. Following the footsteps and guidance of our experienced climbing expert, we climb up the glacier and onto a ridge. Tackling several technical climbing sections we head towards the summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Cho Oyu, Makalu, Kanchenjunga as well as Nuptse and Chamlang. We will spend short quality time at the Mera Peak summit and then retrace our steps back to reach Kongma Dingma following the same route Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
5-6 hrs Trek Tented Camp
Leaving Kongma Dingma we will follow the trail that leads higher into yak pasture grounds of the beautiful and remote valley. Our trail heads directly into the epicentre of the world’s towering mountains. We trek along with magnificent views of surrounding mountains and high alpine valleys. Our trek continues until we arrive at Seto Pokhari for our overnight camping. Seto Pokhari literally means ‘White Lake’ in Nepali language and is the first of a series of lakes in the upper Honku Basin.
Leaving Seto Pokhari, we continue our trekking passing through one of the most remote parts of the Himalayas. Our trail is a gradually ascend journey over the Honku valley which offers true mountain wilderness. We will continue to trek along the beautiful Honku valley and in short time we will arrive at Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (South) for our overnight camping.
6-7 hrs Trek Tented Camp
Today we start early for the crossing of the technically difficult and challenging alpine pass – Amphu Lapcha La Pass at 5,845 meters. The pass is often covered with snow and ice, so moving one step at a time – we head towards the top of the pass. Once at the top of the pass we are rewarded with magnificent views of surrounding high mountains. From the top, we will descend vigorously to reach Amphu Lapcha North Base Camp for our overnight camping.
From Amphu Lapcha Base Camp (North), our trail heads through great views of surrounding high mountains and the glaciers. After two hours of trekking, we will arrive at Chhukung. At Chhukung we will have our lunch. From there we continue to trek on the trail that gradual inclines all the way to Island Peak Base Camp. We will set up our camp at the foot of Island Peak’s south ridge beneath the giant wall of Nuptse and Lhotse. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
9-10 hrs climbing Island Peak Tented Camp
Fully equipped and properly acclimatized we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon. The strong winds, especially after midday, can create obstacles in reaching the summit. Following the guidance and instructions given by our Experienced Sherpa climbers, we will tackle several technical sections and head towards the summit. Once at the top we are rewarded with up-close views of Lhotse, Makalu, Lhotse Middle Peak, Lhotse Shar, Nuptse, Baruntse and other high peaks in Khumbu region. We will spend short and quality time at the top of Island Peak and then descend following the same route back to Base Camp. Meals: All meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After successfully achieving the summit of technically demanding Island Peak, we will retrace our steps on the same rocky trail that passes through Chhukung and then heads back all the way back to Dingboche for the overnight stay. Now, we will prepare for the climbing of Lobuche Peak summit. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Leaving Dingboche, our trail is a downhill trekking towards Pheriche village. After about two hours of trekking from Pheriche, we will arrive at Dugla at 4,595 meters with a small wooden bridge over the river of Khumbu glacier. We will stop at Dugla for lunch before continuing our uphill trekking for about an hour. During our trek, we will have magnificent views of Mt. Pumori and other high peaks west of Everest. We continue our trek until we arrive at Lobuche for the overnight stay. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
7-8 hrs Trek Lodge
From Lobuche, our trek continues following the rocky moraine path with good views of glacial ponds and icebergs down below the Khumbu Glacier. After ascending the last of the rocky moraine dunes, we will trek a short downhill to arrive at Gorakshep. Gorakshep is a flat field below Kala Patthar 5545m and is the last stop with comfy teahouses. From Gorakshep, we will follow the trail that winds through a rocky path and the Khumbu glacier towards Everest Base Camp. We will spend a short time at the Everest Base Camp and then retrace our steps back to Gorakshep for our overnight stay. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Today we will accomplish an early morning hike to Kala Patthar at 5,545 meters for enjoying the magnificent and up-close sunrise view over Mt Everest 8848 meters, Mt Lhotse 8516 meters, Mt Makalu 8481 meters, Mt Cho Oyu 8201 meters and other surrounding peaks. After spending quality time at Kala Patthar we will retrace our steps back to Gorakshep. After having lunch at Gorakshep, we will retrace our steps and follow the same trail that heads back to Lobuche. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
1-2 hrs Trek Tented Camp
Today is a rather short and easy day of trekking. We will spend some time in Lobuche before following an easy trail that leads to Lobuche Peak Base Camp. Once we arrive at the base camp our Sherpa crew will set up the camp and make necessary preparations for setting up additional camps at higher altitudes. Since it is a short day of trekking we will have enough time to rest, much needed for further climb to higher altitudes and for the main summit climb of Lobuche Peak. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
3-4 hrs Trek Accommodation: Tented Camp
Leaving the base camp we will follow a narrow trail that is often snow-covered and icy. We may have to make use of ropes and crampons during our climbing trek today. Our ascend journey can be very tiring, so resting every now and then helps in restoring energy. We will reach a good campsite at 5400 meters, our Sherpa crew will quickly set up the camp and make final checks on our climbing gears and our health conditions before the main summit climb of Lobuche Peak, the following day. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
8-9 hrs climbing Lobuche peak and back Tented Camp
Fully acclimatized and properly equipped with all the climbing gears, we start early with the aim to reach the summit before noon as the strong winds after midday can create obstacles in reaching the summit. Following the footsteps and instructions of our experienced climbing experts, we will climb up the south ridge overcoming several technical sections and head towards the summit. Our tiring climb to the summit is rewarded with magnificent views of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nuptse, Pumori, Ama Dablam and other surrounding high peaks. We will spend short quality time at the summit before descending down following the same route and head back to reach the base camp. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
After successfully achieving the Lobuche Peak summit, we will follow the trail that passes through cairns and memorials which were erected in the memory of climbers who lost their lives when climbing Mount Everest. Our trail is a gradually descend journey passing through Pheriche and then continue trekking until we arrive at Pangboche for our overnight stay. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
From Pangboche, our trail is mostly downhill trekking towards Deboche. From there we will gradually climb to reach Tyangboche. We trek on a levelled path for a while before descending down to Phungi Thanga. We will climb for a while passing through Kyangjuma and from there it is a pleasant walk all the way back to Namche Bazaar for our overnight stay. Feel free to roam around the souvenir shops, you might find something interesting for your loved ones back home. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
The last day of our trek leads from Namche Bazaar via Monjo to Lukla. We follow the trail that is a downhill descend trek passing through the dense forested area – a pleasant walk, except for few short uphill climbs and then down to the Bhote- Koshi River crossing it three times. After some time of trekking, a final uphill climb of approximately about 45 minutes will bring us back to Lukla. Meals: All Meals (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
35 minutes flight Hotel/Resort
Today we will take an early morning scenic mountain flight from Lukla back to Kathmandu. After landing at Kathmandu airport, you will be transferred to the hotel. You can either have rest at the hotel or visit sites (world heritage sites of UNESCO) that weren’t possible on the second day of the trip. Enjoy your leisure time while you are at Kathmandu. Meals: BB Plan
You would surely like to see as much of Kathmandu as possible. An early start is practical to visit the temples of Kathmandu. Also, walking around the market streets of Thamel is worth spending quality time at Kathmandu. In the evening we will have a final meal together and celebrate the completion of our Three Peaks Climbing Adventure: Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche Peak with NGT. Meals: BB Plan + Farewell Dinner
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As soon as you arrive at Tribhuvan International Airport, you will get a visa on arrival.
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The difficulties of Climb Mera Island & Lobuche Peak depends on these common factors:
Yes, Climbing Guide is very essential for Mera Island & Lobuche: Three Peak Climb because it is not just for being a bit technical, but also due to several reasons like:
Yes, there is a variety of communication facilities like internet, satellite phone etc.
For communication, we have satellite phone through which you can communicate with your friends or relatives for which you have to pay USD $3 per minute.
In case of an emergency, communication with our company will be free of cost.
Due to remote sections, the mobile network is not available but you can use the internet in Khare (5000 m).
If there is an emergency, our climbing guide will help you during difficult situations with safety care, medical treatment and communication services.
Communication is also available as the internet and satellite phone, so a guide would help you if something critical situation occurs.
Depending upon the steep hills, slopes and difficulties and high altitude of the trail one porter can carry 25 kilograms of weight.
Usually, we provide one porter for one client.
But, We will also provide porter according to the size of your group if needed.
During Mera Island & Lobuche: Three Peak Climb, good standards of organic and hygienic fruits and vegetables are served.
Mera, Island and Lobuche peak is located inside Everest Region. Mera peak is an easy and straightforward trekking peak suitable for a beginner climber. Mera, Island and Lobuche peak is trekking peak but Island and Lobuche peak are more technical and challenging than Mera peak due to the 2015 earthquake to make more technical section with a crevasse on the way to the summit of Island and Lobuche. From the top of the summit, magnificent views of Everest region and Khumbu region Himalaya including Mt. Everest, Nuptse and other mountains.
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We have just completed our adventurous and thrilling climb of Mera Peak, Island Peak and Lobuche Peak. Many thanks to our expert climbing guide, Ang-Dawa Sherpa – his motivation when we needed. All the Sherpa team members played a vital role in supporting and strengthening our climbing efforts. Best hospitality, the top level of service and committed staffs are what Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition all about.
We feel very proud to stand on top of Mera, Island and Lobuche Peak Climbing. Sure there were difficulties and technical climbing sections, But we are very glad that we made it to the top. Once again thanks to everyone in the NGT team for the priceless effort and support during our three peaks climbing adventure journey. When we get back, we will recommend you to our fellow members and others in our vicinity.
Nepal Guide Treks and Expedition !! Highly Recommended !!!!
Best of Luck !!?
Heinz, Mihar and Marcel
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