Highest access: 8,201m (26,906ft)
First Ascent: Austrian Joseph Joechler, Herbert Tichy (Italy), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepal), October 19, 1954
Duration: 45 (typically) Days
Group Size: 01-10person per Group
Location: Nepal/Tibet border, 30km west of Everest
Country: Tibet, China
Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)
Grade: Moderate Climb (PD++)
Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request
Meals’/B plan in Kathmandu & B, L, and D in during Driving and climbing period
Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus
Best season: Late spring and autumn
Major Activity: trekking/climbing
Include Activity: Zhangbu, Naylam and Tingri tour
Culture: Tibeten and Sherpa
Mode of Travel: Hotel/Guest house on route, camping during Climbing period
Climbing route: North-west Ridge
Himalayan sights: Friendship peak, Everest, Lhotse, Shishapangma
Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world having an altitude of 8,188 meters above sea level. It lies in the border between Nepal and China. Among all the highest 8 thousanders peaks of the word the Cho Oyu Mountain is the mountain having highest success rate and lowest death rate. This mountain is the second most climbed mountain after Everest. The mountain was first climbed on October 19, 1954 by Herbert Tichy and Pasang Dawa Lama via the north-west ridge. The first winter ascent was done by Maciej Berbeka and Maciej Pawlikowski on February 12, 1985.
Mount Cho Oyu Expedition is the best for anyone searching for a mountain with easy trials. Cho Oyu Expedition is also suitable for beginner mountaineers. Because of its easier trials Cho Oyu also marked as a ‘Trekking Peak’ available for climbers with low mountaineering experience. The death rate of the climbers during the summit of the mountain is only 1.4%. The mountain climbing will be even easier by the team of experienced guides and porters that we provide who will give their best to make your dream come true.
DAY 01: Arrival in Kathmandu.
DAY 02-03: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparations.
DAY 04: Fly to Lasha.
DAY 05-06: Lasha Accimilatization
DAY 07: Drive to Shigatse
DAY 08: Drive to Shegar
DAY 09: Acclimatization Day
DAY 10: Arrive to Chinese Base Camp.
DAY 11: Stay at Chinese Base Camp.
DAY 12 – 15: Trek to Cho Oyu Base Camp.
DAY 16-40: Climbing to north-west face of Cho Oyu
DAY 41: Return trek to road head
DAY 42: Drive into Nepal
DAY 43: Arrive in Kathmandu
DAY 44: Leisure day in Kathmandu.
DAY 45: Final Departure.
31 Aug/Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (135M/4429ft)
01 Sep/Day 02:Rest and preparation day for assignment & briefing before departure from Kathmandu.
02 Sep/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syprubeshi (1460m/4790ft)..Overnight at Hotel
03 Sep/Day 04:Drive from Syprubeshi to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft). Overnight at Hotel
04 Sep/Day 05:Drive from Kerung height to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft):Overnight at Hotel. overnight in hotel.
05 Sep/Day 06:Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization.The climbing Sirdar will take you up to a (5000m/16404ft) hill for acclimatization after breakfast.
06 Sep/Day 07:After breakfast drive from Tingri to the Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft.) which is about two hour drive.
07 Sep/Day 08:Rest and acclimatization at Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft). To prepare and arrange yaks to go to advanced base camp via middle camp.
08 Sep/Day 09:Trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp (5300m/17388ft.) along the 4x4 track
09 Sep/Day 10:Trek from Middle Camp to the ABC (5700m/18700ft) of Cho Oyu
10-08 Oct/Day11-39:Climbing Period –Summit Cho-Oyu (8201m/26906ft)
09 Oct/Day 41:Dismantling ABC;trek to middle camp; drive to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft)-takes about 03 hours trekking and 06 hours driving; overnight in hotel
10 Oct/Day 41:Drive from Tingri to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft) overnight at tea house accommodation in B/B plan
11 Oct/Day 42:Early in the morning drive from Kerung height to Kerung boarder, finish immigration formalities to cross the boarder and then drive to Kathmandu,transfer to hotel.
12 Oct/Day 43:Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
13 Oct/Day 44: Transfer to airport for final departure