Cholatse Peak lies in the Khumbu region and 6440 meters high. It establishes itself as a significant climbing peak. Cholatse Peak Climbing begins from Kathmandu and ends in Lukla as other peaks in the Everest region. A trek leads via Phakding to the Namche Bazaar. Following acclimatizing at Namche, the trekkers ascend into the Gokyo valley.
Before ascending to the Gokyo Ri, you will explore the Gokyo Valley and its beautiful lakes. You will observe a spectacular view from here, including Mt. Everest. After visiting the Gokyo Ri, you will continue to Chola Phedi via Gokyo Valley.
The delightful but arduous adventure takes hikers via the Cho-La pass into Dzongla. It offers spectacular panoramic views of Lhotse and Everest. The path leads to the Cholaste Base Camp, where the camp is put up. Acclimatization and technical training will conduct before attempting to the summit. The hypnotic mountain ranges fire up your adrenaline while you are at the summit. Climbing Cholatse Peak allows climbers to see the breathtaking natural beauty while also learning about the rich culture.
Cholatse provides an outstanding peak climbing experience. Proper acclimatization and good physical condition are essential for this tough climb. So the Cholaste Peak is recommended for a trekker with a superb physique and an enthusiasm for adventure and adrenaline.
Cholatse Peak Climbing: Highlights
Cholatse Peak Climbing Itinerary
|Days||Itinerary||Altitude in Meters||Distance|
|1.||Fly to Lukla then trek to Phakding||2650||3h00|
|2.||Phakding to Namche||3440||5h30|
|4.||Namche to Dole||4220||6h00|
|5.||Dole to Machhermo||4470||5h00|
|6.||Machhermo to Gokyo Lakes||4790||5h00|
|7.||Explore Gokyo Valley|
|8.||Trek to Dragnak||4700||4h00|
|9.||Trek to Dzonglha via Chola Pass (5370 m)||4830||7h00|
|10.||trek to Cholatse Base Camp||5000||6h00|
|11 – 20||Climbing Periods for Cholatse||6440|
It’s a climbing strategy that adapts to the climber’s current condition. So, we don’t plan a daily itinerary for the climbing duration because the Sherpa and members will decide. Before moving above the base camp, the crew will normally spend a few days arranging food, practicing rope skills, and acclimating. Normally, the summit pushes out at midnight so that, that team reached the summit in the early morning. After soaking in the spectacular sunrise and surrounding views, return to base camp before falling to the heat. Finally, we wish you the best of luck in reaching the top.
On 22 April 1982 Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell, John Roskelley, and Bill O’Connor conquered Cholatse for the first time via the southwest ridge. Ueli Steck made his first solo ascent via the north on 15 April 2005. Cholatse Peak is a really strenuous climb. Cholatse is the technically difficult peak that needs cautious climbing.
Day 1: Arrival day (1,300 m)
Day 2: Free day and trek preparation.
Day 3: Fly to Lukla and trek to Phakding (2652 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 4: Trek to Namche Bazaar. (3440 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 5: Acclimatize day!
Day 6: Trek to Dole. (4,200 m) 6h00 walk.
Day 7: Trek to Machherma. (4,470 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 8: Trek to Gokyo (4,790 m) 5h00 walk.
Day 9: Acclimatize day!
Day 10: Trek to Dragnak (4,700 m) 3h00 walk.
Day 11: Trek to Cho-la Pass (5370 m) – Dzonglha (4,830 m) 7h00 walk.
Day 12: Trek to Cholatse Base Camp
Day 13-22: Climbing Period for Cholatse 6440m.
Day 23: Cholatse Base camp to Pangboche (3900m) – 4h00 walk
Day 24: Trek to Namche Bazaar
Day 25:Trek to Lukla
Day 26: Fly Back to Kathmandu.
Day 27: Rest and shopping day.
Day 28: Final departure.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Kathmandu International Airport|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive at least 2 hours before the flight.|
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