Cho Oyu Expedition in Nepal
Cho Oyu Expedition in Nepal is a very beautiful and challenging climbing in Nepal. For anyone who has ever dreamed of climbing one of the world’s 6th highest 8201-meter mountains. The Cho Oyu offers you create a lifetime experienced and challenging journey in Nepa. Despite being the 6th highest mountain on the planet, Cho Oyu has the highest success rate among the world’s fourteen 8,201meter Himalayan peaks. The ascent to the summit is short and direct with a few small technical sections which can be climbed safely using fixed lines.
The normal route may not be called a technically difficult and riskier climb. The access becomes easier also because of the fact that the mountain can be reached by four-wheel-drive vehicles and one can walk to Camp 1 in hiking boots. However, climbing Cho Oyu is still a demanding undertaking, the mountain being one of the highest on earth. Cho Oyu Expedition in Nepal is very interesting and hardest climbing in Nepal. It’s hard to climb but a thrilling adventure to explore high mountains, the world’s highest glacier, and the Himalayas.
Cho Oyu mountain lies around 61 km north part of Mount Everest in Nepal. The mountain is also known as Mount Chhowuyag and is situated in the middle section of the Himalayas. An Austrian team first climbed Cho Oyu in 1954 followed by the Indian and German teams in 1958 and 1964 respectively. Cho Oyu consists mainly of five ridges – Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and West with the Jabula Glacier on the north, Lanba Glacier on the south, and Georgia Glacier. Cho Oyu expedition is the third popular climbing after Kanchanjunga Expedition and Everest expedition in Nepal.
Day 1: Arrival KTM & transfer to hotel
Day 2-3: At leisure in Kathmandu
Early morning we will catch a bus to Hungdi. Our distance is very less. It is just less than 80 Km. to reach at Hungdi it will take about 4 to 5 hour. We will spend our leisure time just by exploring all around the places. Our night will at community-managed guest house.
Day 4: Fly to Lhasa
Day 5-6: At leisure in Lhasa
Day 7: Drive to Shigatse (6 hours)
Day 8: Drive to Xegar (8 hours)
Day 9: Acclimatization Day
Day 10: Arrive Chinese base camp
Day 11: Organisation at Chinese base camp
Day 12-15: Trek to Cho Oyu base camp
Day 16-40: Climbing the north-west face of Cho Oyu
Day 41: Return trek to road-head
Day 42: Drive into Nepal
Day 43: Arrive at Summit Hotel in Kathmandu
Day 44: At leisure in Kathmandu at the Summit Hotel
Day 45: Depart Kathmandu.
Detailed Expedition Itinerary
- Expedition permit fees
- Accommodations in Kathmandu/Lhasa
- All overnight accommodations while on the trek and climb
- Meals in Kathmandu/Lhasa and while trekking and climbing
- Group equipment for the climb
- Qualified and Experienced guides
- Experienced Climbing Sherpas
- High Altitude Climbing Sherpas
- Airport transfers
- Satellite phone service
- Oxygen (2 4-liter bottles)
Cost does not include on:
- International airfare and Nepal Visa
- Personal equipment and extra services
- Tips and Bonus for Staff and guide
- Insurance and Trip cancellation
- Airport departure tax