Cho Oyu

Overview

Mt Cho Oyu recognized as the world’s sixth tallest mountain is believed to be a sacred peak to the locals. It is located high over the Tibetan plain lands on the Nepal and Tibet border. It is a best choice for mountain climbing enthusiast having height of 8012m. The first climber of Mt. Cho Oyu was S. Moechler, P. Dawa Lama and H. Tichy in 1954. And till today the peak has been climbed by a lot of mountaineers.

Mt. Cho Oyu is most probably climbed from Tibet side because of the effortless technique of climbing way. The base camp is at Rombuk glacier lying at 5200m. Then we will depart for the real climb that starts at camp 1 at an altitude of 6400m. Likewise, camp 2 is put up on the edge of a big raised ground at 7125m. Then we will walk further and then establish a Camp 3 at the ridge located at an altitude of 7550m. After that from here, we will have two rocky steps, so we will fix another set of ropes before moving to the summit. We will actually have a long tow to the summit upland. Once we are on top, the scene is views are magnificent views including Everest (8848m), Nuptse (7855m), Lhotse (8501m), Chamlang (7319m), Ama Dablam (6856m) and other many peaks of the Khumbu area to the east as well as south. To the west, we will see the Melungtse and Gauri Sankar massifs.

Without doubt, Mt. Cho Oyu Expedition is intended to everyone from proficient climber to an inexpert but adventure enthusiast as anyone will be guided by an expert mountain guide. Spring and autumn are the best time of year to go for Cho Oyu Expedition.

 


Highlights of the Expedition

 Passing through terrace middle hills of Nepal, explore local custom, way of life, exploring Buddhists monastery, large numbers of panoramic Himalayan sights.

A. Itinerary in Detail (43 Days)

Day 01: Arrival at Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel
Day 02-03: Stay in Kathmandu for the official procedure
Day 04: Fly to Lukla, same day walk to Phakding
Day 05: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 06: Rest at Namche Bazaar for the acclimatization
Day 07: Trek to Dole
Day 08: Trek to Gokyo
Day 09: Acclimatization at Gokyo
Day 10: Trek to Cho Oyu Base camp
Day 11-12: Set up Base camp
Day 13: Expedition ceremony and rest
Day 14-18: Set Advance base camp and transport equipment to ABC
Day 18-22: Camp I route fix and set up camp
Day 22-26: Set up camp II
Day 26-30: Back to base camp for final summit plan and rest
Day 31: Camp I
Day 32: Camp II
Day 33: Summit and back to ABC
Day 34-35: Stay at base camp for cleaning and packing equipment
Day 36: Trek back to Gokyo
Day 37: Trek back to Dole
Day 38: Trek back to Namche
Day 39: Trek back to Phakding
Day 40: Trek back to Lukla
Day 41: Fly back to Kathmandu
Day 42: Stay at Kathmandu and rest
Day 43: Departure on your own destination

Cost: Please contact us for a quote

(The cost varies with the number of trekkers in the group. Please contact us with the number of trekkers for the exact quote)

Cost Includes

  • Mt. Cho Oyu climbing Permit/Government royalty
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu in 3 – 4 star Hotel as per the itinerary on BB basis
  • One day sightseeing in Kathmandu with guide and with all the entry fees included
  • Round Trip flight tickets (Kathmandu – Lukla –  Kathmandu) for clients and staffs
  • Everest National park entry permit
  • Government Liaison officer including his allowance, accommodation, meals, insurance and flights
  • Accommodation at tented camps during the trip up to base camp
  • Three meals (breakfast, Lunch and dinner) a day during the trip up to base camp
  • Qualified and experienced trekking guide, cook, sherpas & porters
  •  Accommodation, food, allowance, equipment, insurance for all trekking crews
  •  All the camping utensils member tents, kitchen tent, dinning tents, shower tent, toilet tent, table, chairs, sleeping mattress, pillow and all kitchen utensils
  •  Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu air cargo service
  •  All the official paper works and all applicable government taxes
  •  Sleeping bag, down jacket, rucksack if required up to base camp

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  • Climbing guide
  • Garbage deposit fee
  • Insurance of clients
  • Emergency rescue evacuation
  • Expenses of personal nature and all bar bills
  • Tips
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