Highest access: 8,201m (26,906ft)
First Ascent: Austrian Joseph Joechler, Herbert Tichy (Italy), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepal), October 19, 1954
Duration: 46 (typically) Days
Group Size: 01-10person per Group
Co-ordinates: 28°05'37''N, 86°39'43''E
Location: Nepal/Tibet border, 30km west of Everest
Country: Tibet, China
Departure From: Kathmandu (KTM)
Grade: Moderate Climb (PD++)
Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request
Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period
Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus
Best season: Late spring and autumn
Major Activity: trekking/climbing
Include Activity: Zhangbu, Naylam and Tingri tour
Culture: Tibeten and Sherpa
Mode of Travel: Hotel/Guest house on route, camping during Climbing period
Climbing route: North-west Ridge
Himalayan sights: Friendship peak, Everest, Lhotse, Shishapangma
31 Aug/Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (135M/4429ft)
01 Sep/Day 02: Rest and preparation day for assignment & briefing before departure from Kathmandu.
02 Sep/Day 03: Drive from Kathmandu to Syprubeshi (1460m/4790ft)..Overnight at Hotel
03 Sep/Day 04:Drive from Syprubeshi to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft). Overnight at Hotel
04 Sep/Day 05:Drive from Kerung height to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft):Overnight at Hotel. overnight in hotel.
05 Sep/Day 06: Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization.The climbing Sirdar will take you up to a (5000m/16404ft) hill for acclimatization after breakfast.
06 Sep/Day 07: After breakfast drive from Tingri to the Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft.) which is about two hour drive.
07 Sep/Day 08: Rest and acclimatization at Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft). To prepare and arrange yaks to go to advanced base camp via middle camp.
08 Sep/Day 09:Trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp (5300m/17388ft.) along the 4x4 track
09 Sep/Day 10: Trek from Middle Camp to the ABC (5700m/18700ft) of Cho Oyu
10-8Oct/Day11-39: Climbing Period –Summit Cho-Oyu (8201m/26906ft)
09 Oct/Day 41: Dismantling ABC;trek to middle camp; drive to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft)-takes about 03 hours trekking and 06 hours driving; overnight in hotel
10 Oct/Day 41:Drive from Tingri to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft) overnight at tea house accommodation in B/B plan
11 Oct/Day 42:Early in the morning drive from Kerung height to Kerung boarder, finish immigration formalities to cross the boarder and then drive to Kathmandu,transfer to hotel.
12 Oct/Day 43:Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
13 Oct/Day 44: Transfer to airport for final departure