Most of the climbers choose the Lhasa route to reach Cho-Oyu base camp because they want to avoid the cumbersome and arduous route from Kerung Height and have good acclimatization before reaching the Cho-Oyu base camp.Climbers want to feel refreshed by visiting Lhasa before starting climbing or reaching the Cho-Oyu base camp. Cho-Oyu the height of (8201M/26907ft) expedition is one of the best first 8000M expedition for climbers. the climbing route, durations of the expedition are perfect for climbers who have a limited time frame.
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
Day 01:Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (135M/4429ft)
Day 02: Rest and preparation day for assignment & briefing before departure from Kathmandu.
Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Gongkar Airport (3650m/11975ft)Lhasa.Overnight at Hotel
Day 04:Sightseeing around Lhasa with Tibetian English guide, Overnight at Hotel
Day 05: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12957ft, 05-06hrs)overnight in hotel.
Day 06:Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (Xigatse) in an altitude of(3,950m/12957ft, 4hrs) Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07:Drive from Shigatse to Tingri (4,350m/14269ft, 05hrs) Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08:Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization.The climbing Sirdar will take you up to a (5000m/16404ft) hill for acclimatization after breakfast.
Day 09:Drive from Tingri to Chinese Base Camp, Camping accommodation.
Day 10:Rest Day at Chinese Base Camp for acclimatization
Day 11:Trek from Chinese base camp to middle Camp (5220m/17125ft.)Camping accommodation.
Day 12:Trek from Middle camp to Cho-Oyu Advance base camp (5400m)Camping accommodation.
Day13-39:Climbing period to summit Cho-Oyu (8,201M/26,906ft) , Camp 1,Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit.
Day 40: Preparation to returning (Clean Base Camp) and trek to Middle camp (5200m17125ft.) and then drive to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft).
Day 41:Drive from Tingri to Shigatse (Xigatse) Overnight at hotel.
Day 42:Early in the morning drive from Sigatse to Lhasa, overnight at hotel
Day 43: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.Overnight at Hotel.
Day44:Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.
Day 45:Transfer to airport for final departure