CHO OYU EXPEDITION

  1. Cho Oyu stands high above the Tibetan plains on the Nepal / Tibet border, and is an ideal choice for mountaineers ready to test themselves on the eight thousanders. The world's sixth highest mountain, is to the locals a holy mountain. It was first climbed by S. Moechler, H. Tichy and p. Dawa Lama in 1954. On a good day the view from the summit plateau is breathtaking, in a sweep you take in the entire panorama of Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang, Ama Dablam and other peaks of the Khumbu.

    The Austrians were the first to step onto the snow-dome summit of Cho Oyu back in 1954. This massif is arguably the most technically straightforward, accessible and safe to climb. These days there are more than four different routes on Cho Oyu with the Tibetan north side offering several worthy first ascent possibilities.

    We enter Tibet via Zhangmu and then drive to Old Tingri, from where the trekking begins. Base Camp, Chinese, is situated at an altitude of 5000m with the Advanced base camp at 5700m and about three miles away from the mountain proper.

    Base camp is established at Rongbuk glacier at 5180m though the real climbing starts at camp 1 at an elevation of 7000m.

  2. ITINERARY

    Best Season: Aug 31 - Oct 7

  3. Day 1: Drive to Zhangmu from Kathmandu
    Day 2: Zhangmu to Nylam
    Day 3: Rest Day at Nylam (High Acclimatization Day)
    Day 4: Nylam to Thingri
    Day 5: Rest Day at Thingri (High Acclimatization Day)
    Day 6: Thingri to Base Camp
    Day 7: Rest Day at Base Camp (High Acclimatization Day)
    Day 8: Again Rest Day at Base Camp
    Day 9: Rest at Base Camp
    Day 10: Base Camp to Palaom
    Day 11: Rest at Palaom( High acclimatization)
    Day 12: Palaom to ABC
    Day 13: Rest at ABC
    Day 14: Rest at ABC
    Day 15: Rest at ABC
    Day 16: Rest at ABC
    Day 17: ABC to C1 and back ABC
    Day 18: ABC( rest)
    Day 19: ABC( rest)
    Day 20: ABC( rest)
    Day 21: ABC to C1
    Day 22: C1 to C2
    Day 23: C2 to C3
    Day 24: C3 to Summit and back C2
    Day 25: C2 to ABC
    Day 26: ABC to Nelam
    Day 27: Nelam to Kathmandu.
  4. The price offers following facilities:
    • peak permit
      liaison officer fees
      hotel charge at Katmandu
      arrival and departure( transport)
      transportation service from Kathmandu to Jangmu
      lodging and flooding from Jangmu to Base camp
      land cruiser (Jangmu to Base Camp and Base camp- Jangmu)
      base camp food
      transportation by yak from BC to ABC and ABC- BC
      base camp tent
      high camp tent
      kitchen tent and dining tent,
      kitchen equipment
      fixed rope and snow bar, ice crew, rock python
      Sherpa ( one for two members)
      3 oxygen bottles per each member and regulator mask one set too.
      cook and cook boy(helpers)
  5. CHO-OYO Expedition, Destination BC and ABC only
  6. The price offers following facilities:
    • peak permit
      liaison officer fees
      hotel charge at Katmandu
      arrival and departure( transport)
      transportation service from Katmandu to Jangmu
      lodging and fooding from Jangmu to Base camp
      land cruiser (Jangmu to Base Camp and Base camp- Jangmu)
      base camp food
      transportation by yak from BC to ABC and ABC- BC
      base camp tent
      high camp tent
      kitchen tent and dining tent,
      kitchen equipment
      cook and kitchen helpers
      emergency oxygen and regulator mask at BC & ABC
  7. Cost does not include:
    • Personal equipment & Insurance,
      Alcoholic beverages, Nepal visa fee
      Airport taxes for International
      Emergency rescue evacuation if required,
      Personal nature expenses.
      Extra night Hotel in Kathmandu