Mount Cho Oyu is the 6th tallest mountain on the planet. It’s only the mountain over an altitude of 8000, which has such a high success rate and is situated between Nepal and Tibet but requires a permit to climb this beautiful peak known commonly as the Goddess of Turquoise. Many rise to this beautiful peak due to its easy climb and low fatality rate. The best route adoption the Northern route via the North West Face for the Cho Oyu Expedition Tibet face, an altitude of 8201 m, and the climb up to the Cho Oyu. It can’t merely be considered demanding; apparently, acclimatization and proper physical condition are mandatory.
The Cho Oyu Expedition Tibet Face commences a flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. It lies at a height of 3600 meters since it is the base for the acclimatization of the Tibetan plateaus. From here, a drive to Tibet’s largest city, Singatse, and a further drive to Xegar, at an altitude of 4000 m, with its beautiful monasteries. Acclimatization is mandatory here to reduce the effects of altitude sickness.
Furthermore, a drive is up to the Chinese Base Camp, which leads to the Cho Oyu Base Camp. The elevation is 5200 m from sea level as well as acclimatization. The climb is processing which is needed frequently. Then up lays the Advanced Base Camp at 5700 m situated near the Nangpa – La.
The ascent to the 1st Camp is easy and requires simple walking. From 1st Camp (6400 m) to 2nd Camp (7000 m) require ropes for support. This part has a few problematic sections technically. 2nd Camp to 3rd Camp also is relatively easy and requires reaching a height of 7400 meters. Many others 7000 meters peaks are visible while reaching the summit from 3rd Camp via bands and steep snowy slopes. The actual summit will come after crossing the false summit. The exact path retraces down. Cho Oyu expedition Tibet Face is regarded as a practice for the Everest Expedition and is relatively popular among mountaineers. Climbing up the Cho Oyu is recommendable for trekkers who need to experience climbing 8000 peaks, but with less difficulty.
Cho Oyu Expedition: Highlights
Himalayan Exploration provides all camping equipment and gear, including the tents (dining, toilets, and kitchen tents). We will have a giant mess tent well equipped with all necessary kitchen utensils at the base camp while good quality and healthful foods will serve by our trained and experienced expedition cook. The cook will prepare the menu to maintain the recipe for calories. Besides, for the different tastes, the cook will serve various food.
Prices are quoted and payable only in (US dollars). All published cost on our website is set as low as possible. The Prices may vary at any time due to currency fluctuation, fuel prices, and unforeseen economic circumstances. However, we guarantee our prices which already signed up for your tour. Please consult us for a custom quote.
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2 - 3: Sightseeing and Preparation for Cho Oyu Expedition
Day 5: Fly to Lhasa 3,600m
Day 5 - 6: Acclimatizing and discovering Lhasa
Day 7: Drive to Shigatse 3,900m 6h00
Day 8: Drive to Xegar 4,000m 8h00
Day 9: Acclimatization Day!
Day 10: Arrive Chinese base camp
Day 11: Organization 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 Kathmandu
Day 44: At leisure in Kathmandu
Day 45: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN||Tribhuwan International Airport, Kathmandu|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 3 hours before the flight.|
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