Mt. Cho-Oyu

Cho-Oyu (Mt. Qowowuyag) is the world’s sixth highest mountain. The mountain is considered as one of the easiest to climb and comparatively safe, which enables climbers with determination but not necessarily a high degree of technical expertise to reach an 8,000 m summit. The mountain was first climbed by Hebert Tichy in 1954.

Mount Cho-Oyu expedition begins after your arrival in Kathmandu. Our team member will welcome you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Next day we will have a meeting at Extreme Adventure Trekking & Expedition office in Boudha. We will meet our expedition crews and discuss about the expedition and check required expedition equipments for safety purpose

As Extreme Adventure Trekking & Expedition team is working as sale agent of Tibet Mountaineering Association, we will have all expedition permits and required documents in our hand. We will just collect passport from all climbers and make Tibet visa on the same day

According to the expedition program team will drive to Rashuwa Ghadhi. Next day we will cross the Nepal Tibet boarder and will drive to Kyirong. We will rest in Kyirong (4114 M) for acclimatization. From Kyirong we will drive to Tingri. We will again rest one more day in Tingri for acclimatization.

From Tingri we will drive to Cho-Oyu Base camp. Chinese call it Chinese Base Camp. Cho-Oyu base camp is situated at altitude of 4900 m. We will set camp here for 2 days to acclimatize and check expedition equipments once more.

After, we will walk for 2 days to reach Cho-Oyu advance base camp. It is situated at altitude of (5600m). Mount Cho-Oyu Expedition climbing starts from this point.

Short note about climbing route:

Camp 1 is at altitude of 6400m. To reach at Camp 1 we have to walk for about 4-6 hours from advance base camp via an initial walk up the Gyabrag Glacier, up steep screed to a broad snow shoulder.

Camp 2 is at altitude of 7150 m. We have to follow the snow ridge out of Camp 1 to a steep 50 meter ice wall, which provides most challenging climbing on this route. To make this ascent fixed ropes are necessary.

Camp 3 is located at altitude of 7500m. After 4/5 hours walk from Camp 2 we can reach camp 3. At this altitude there is a tremendous sense of effort to gain further height. The final summit push will be made from this camp and takes about 6-9 hours.

Climbing Sherpa guide:

We facilitate highly professional, well trained and qualified climbing Sherpas for your expeditions. They are very useful in your each and every step of support, which makes your climbing easier to restore your strained energy and it gives you vigorous strength for your next day's climbing. Most of our Sherpa staffs know the mountain very well.

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Mt. Cho-Oyu
  • Duration43
  • Height8201
  • Latitude28°05'37
  • Longitude86°39'43
  • RouteKathmandu/Kyirong/Tingri/BC
  • FlightKathmandu/Kyirong
  • Caravan RouteSouth West

Itinerary

Trip for Spring Season:                  Starting date: 08 April

Trip for Autumn Season:              Starting date: 02 September

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Days

Itinerary

Height

Accommodation

1

Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to your hotel

1340 M

Hotel

2

Preparation for expedition. The expedition Sherpa guide or experience staff will first do a gear check at you’re hotel after your breakfast. In the same day we will obtain the visa for Tibet.

1340 M

Hotel

3

Last minute shopping and office formalities. Dinner with expedition staffs in the evening

1340 M

Hotel

4

Drive from Kathmandu to Rashuwa Ghadi

1804 M

Guest House

5

Cross Boarder and Drive to Kyirong

4114 M

Guest House

6

Rest day in Kyirong. Acclimatization day

4114 M

Guest House

7

Drive to Tingri

4350 M

Hotel

8

Rest day Tingri. Acclimatization day

4350 M

Hotel

9

Drive from Tingri to Cho-Oyu Base Camp

4900 M

Camping

10-11

At Cho-Oyu Base Camp for acclimatization and to prepare loads for Advance Base Camp

4900 M

Camping

12

Trek to Intermediate Camp

5400 M

Camping

13

Trek to Cho-Oyu Advance Base Camp

5600 M

Camping

14-38

Climbing Period- Mt. Cho-Oyu

8201 M

 

39

Trek back to Base Camp

4900 M

Camping

40

Drive back to Kyirong

4114 M

Guest House

41

Drive to Boarder and to Kathmandu

1340 M

Hotel

42

Free and relax day in Kathmandu. Farewell celebration dinner

1340 M

Hotel

43

Transfer to International airport for final departure to destinations

 

 

 

 

Cost Includes

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from KTM international airport with other necessary transportation as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at KTM international airport by our office representatives during your arrival and departure.
  • 5 night’s hotel accommodation in Kathmandu on Bed & Breakfast basis (3 Star category Hotel).
  • Tibet visa fee
  • Climbing Permit fee of Mt. Cho-Oyu
  • Road permit and travel permit
  • Service of Liaison officer and interpreter
  • Transportation as per program/itinerary
  • Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  • One High Altitude Sherpa with Nepal Mountaineering Association certification and has previously summited Mt. Cho-Oyu at least once. The Sherpa will assist the member during climb and summit attempt. They will also carry all food and gear to high camps
  • Oxygen cylinders (2 Bottle per member) with British Top out mask and regulator
  • Oxygen cylinders (1 Bottle per climbing Sherpa) with British Top out mask and regulator
  • Nepalese Sherpa cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp and Advance Base Camp
  • Entry fee climbing Sherpa and Kitchen staffs
  • Equipment allowances and daily salary of climbing Sherpa and kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter
  • Insurance of Climbing Sherpa, kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter
  • Required kitchen equipment such as kitchen tent, store tent, toilet tents, chair, table at BC and ABC
  • Single sleeping tent and mattress at BC and ABC
  • High Altitude Tents for all climbing members and climbing Sherpa staffs
  • Common climbing equipment (necessary rope, ice bars, ice screws, etc.
  • High altitude food and fuel for all climbing members and climbing Sherpas
  • Comfortable dining tent at BC/ABC with heater inside
  • Comfortable shower tent at BC/ABC with hot water inside
  • Hygienic food at base camp and advance base camp
  • Transfer of all expedition goods and equipment’s to BC and back
  • 2 expedition duffel bag for each member to pack up expedition equipment
  • Comprehensive Medical kit.
  • Required fixed and dynamic rope during the climbing period.
  • Heater will be provided at base camp for the dining tent.
  • Emergency oxygen mask and regulator provided upon request of client with requirement appropriate charge.
  • Solar panels or Generator at Base Camp for light and for charging electric devices.
  • Walkie –Talkies for communicating from Base Camp to Mountain and Mountain to Base Camp.
  • Free assistance service for cargo clearance and duties.
  • Complete pre-departure information.
  • Flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services.
  •  Mt. Everest climbing certificate issued by Tibet Mountaineering Association (after climbing Mt. Mt. Cho-Oyu successfully).
  • Farewell dinner in Nepali restaurant in Kathmandu before departure.
  • Emergency Oxygen at advance base camp (for medical use)
  • Garbage deposit fee
  • Agency Service charge

Cost Excludes

  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except for the farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, or any other food consumed beyond the prescribed breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies, satellite phones and internet.
  • Clothing, packing items or bags, personal medical kit, personal trekking gear.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in government regulations, etc.
  • Transportation services includes only what is listed on the itinerary. Any extra distance travelled will be appropriately charged.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, repatriation, medicines, medical tests and hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Personal climbing gear.
  • Summit bonus $500.00USD minimum for each climbing Sherpa guide. 
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition equipment.
  • Items of personal nature, laundry expenses, tips.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa's easy to acquire upon arrival).
  • Any extra services, products, offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” section.

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