Mt. Cho-Oyu (8,201 m/ 26,906 ft) is ranked sixth highest mountain in the world. It lies 20 kms the west from Mt. Everest, at the boarder between Nepal and China (Tibet). Cho Oyu means "Turquoise Goddess" in Tibetan.
On the west of Cho Oyu lies “Nangpo La Pass (5500m)” a glacier pass which is the major trade route between Sherpa in the Khumbu region and Tibet. It is claimed by climbers that it is easiest peak as there are no any technical section and objective dangers. It is easy climb and takes nearly a 6 weeks for round trip and it suitable for those who have limited time thus attracted many climbers. Due to low risk and good snow condition, Cho Oyu is becoming extremely popular recently among ski mountaineers and snowboarders especially during fall.
Cho Oyu Expedition trip highlights
Expedition Duration: 39 days proposal
Climbing Period: 20 days
Climbing Route: Normal, Tibet side
Location: Cho Oyu Nepal-Tibet boarder line
Range: Khumbu, Cho Oyu Himal, Nepal-Tibet
Latitude: 28° 06′″N
Longitude: 86° 39′″E
Expedition Season: Spring & Autumn
Mt. Annapurna I expedition trip itinerary
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport, meet our office repetitive and transfer to hotel
Day 02: Preparation for Expedition, official formalities work out- Tibet visa procedure stay hotel in BB Basis
Day 03: Official formalities work out for expedition and briefing and preparation
Day 04: Drive to Rasuwagadi, Tibet boarder & transfer to Kerung (2700m) O/N at hotel.
Day 05: Drive Kerung (2700m) to Tingri (4300m)/Lhatse (4,350m) O/N at hotel.
Day 06: Rest day at Tingri (4300m.-13760ft), acclimatization O/N at hotel.
Day 07: Drive to Cho Oyu Base Camp (4900m.-15680ft) and O/N at tented Camp
Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization and O/N at tented Camp
Day 09: Rest day for acclimatization and O/N at tented Camp
Day 10: Trek to Middle Base Camp (5400m.-17280ft) and O/N at tented Camp
Day 11: Trek to Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp (5600m.-17920ft) and O/N at tented Camp
Day 12-32: Climbing Period of Cho Oyu (8201m) and O/N at tented Camp
Day 33: Reserve day at Advance Base Camp and O/N at tented Camp
Day 34: Trek back to Normal Base Camp and O/N at tented Camp
Day 35: Drive back to Kerung and overnight at hotel
Day 36: Cross the boarder & drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
Day 37: Free in Kathmandu for personal activities
Day 38: Free in Kathmandu for personal activities
Day 39: Transfer to airport for International departure.