Highest access: 8,201m (26,906ft)
First Ascent: Austrian Joseph Joechler, Herbert Tichy (Italy), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepal), October 19, 1954
Duration: 44 (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
08 April/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport and transfer to hotel(1350m)
9-10April/Day 2-3: Free day, Visa collection, Rest and prepare day for assignment and briefing.
11 April/Day 04: Drive from Kathmandu to Syprubeshi (1460m/4790ft) overnight at tea house accommodation.
12 April/Day 05: Drive from Syprubeshi to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft) hotel accommodation.
13 April/Day 06: Drive from Kerung height to Tingri (4,348m/14,268ft) hotel accommodation.
14 April/Day 08: Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization.The climbing Sirdar will take you up to a (5000m/16404ft) hill for acclimatization after breakfast.
15 April/Day 09: After breakfast drive from Tingri to the Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft.) which is about two hour drive. camping accommodation.
16 April/Day 10: Rest and acclimatization at Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft). To arrange yaks to go to advanced base camp via middle camp.
17 April/Day 11: Trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp(5300m/17388ft.) along the 4x4 track. camping accommodation.
18 April/Day 12: Trek from Middle Camp to the ABC (5700m/18700ft) of Cho Oyu camping accommodation.
19-17 May/13 -39: Climbing Period –Summit Cho-Oyu (8201m/26906ft)
18 May/Day 40: Dismantling ABC;trek to middle camp; drive to Tingri(4,348m/14,268 ft)-takes about 04 hours trekking and 06 hours driving; overnight in hotel
19 May/Day 41:Drive from Tingri to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft) overnight at tea house accommodation in B/B plan .
20 May/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.
21 May/Day 43: Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
22 May/Day 44: Transfer to airport for final departure