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Cho-Oyu Expedition (8,201M/26,906ft) - Via Kerung

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Facts of the Trip

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

Airport: Kathmandu

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

Itinerary Details of Cho-Oyu (8201M/ 26906ft) expedition via Kerung boarder

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 07: Drive from Shigatse to Tingri (4,350m/14269ft,05hrs) Overnight at Hotel.

15 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.

16 April/Day 09: After breakfast drive from Tingri to the Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft.) which is about two hour drive. camping accommodation.

17 April/Day 10: Rest and acclimatization at Chinese base camp (4800m/15750ft). To arrange yaks to go to advanced base camp via middle camp.

18 April/Day 11: Trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp(5300m/17388ft.) along the 4x4 track. camping accommodation.

19 April/Day 12: Trek from Middle Camp to the ABC (5700m/18700ft) of Cho Oyu camping accommodation.

20-17 May/13 -40: Climbing Period –Summit Cho-Oyu (8201m/26906ft)

18 May/Day 41: 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 42:Drive from Tingri to Kerung Height(3200m/10499ft) overnight at tea house accommodation in B/B plan .

20 May/Day 43: 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 44: Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

22 May/Day 45: Transfer to airport for final departure