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Mt. Cho Oyu is the sixth highest peak in the world (8,201m) and it is located on the Tibet-Nepal border. It was first summited in 1954 by an Australian and Tibetan Expedition. Cho Oyu is technically easier than most other eight thousand meter peaks. We will climb Cho Oyu via the West Face. Advanced Base Camp will be established at 5,800m, Camp 1 at 6,500m, Camp 2 at 7,100m and Camp 3 at 7,400m. Cho Oyu is the most popular 8000 meter peak for climbing in Tibet . Mountaineers who want to achive the goal of standing on 8000m. peak, Cho Oyu would be the best choice for the due to its straight forward climbing with minimal objective danger. Cho Oyu climbing has the higher rate of success than any other 8000 meter peak climbing in Nepal & Tibet . From base camp, we trek to the advance base camp at 5,700m. We climb through steep moraines to a shoulder at 6,400m where cam I is set up. From here we climb up through the ridge and fixed rope to climb a 50m high serac barrier split by a ramp to set up the camp II at about 7,100m on an easy snow slope. The climbing becomes easier, we climb more gentle snow slopes and we place our camp III at 7,500m on the North West Face. The summit day cosists of climbing on the intermediate snow slopes crossing though rock bands to the summit ridge and then ultimately to the flat snow, the summit.


Trek Facts

Country: Nepal / China

Grade: Very Hard

Area: Tibet

Group Size: 1/ 20 pax

Activities: Expedition

Total Duration: 40 days

Season: April to Jun / Sept to Dec

Altitudes: 8201m


Day 01-02 Arrival Kathmandu (1,340m); Expedition preparations

Day 03 Drive to Kodari; cross border; drive to Nayalam

Day 04 In Nayalam (3400m), acclimatization

Day 05-06 Drive to Tingri, rest a day for acclimatization

Day 07- 09 Drive to Chinese base camp (4,800m); rest and acclimatization

Day 10-12 Trek to Advanced Base Camp (5,700m)

Day 13 - 35 Climbing period to summit Cho-Oyu

Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit

Day 36 Trek from ABC to Chinese BC

Day 37 Drive to Nayalam

Day 38 Cross border; Drive to Kathmandu

Day 39 Free day & Evening celebration meal

Day 40 International departures to home


Cost Include
  • Air port pick up & drop off by car.
  Cost Exclude
  • Air port pick up & drop off by car.


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