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Cho Oyu Expedition


Cho Oyu Expedition

Austrian first climbs Cho Oyu in 1954. The Indian and German team also climbed this peak 1964 & 1965 respectively. Till today many expedition teams have successfully reached on its 2004 was regarded as the Golden jubilee of this Mountain in the field of expedition jubilee ceremony which was organized by Nepal Mountaineering Association. There were about 400 climbers from all over the world during this golden jubilee ceremony the most of them made who made this summit.

Cho Oyu stands high above the Tibetan plains on the Nepal & Tibet border and is ideal choice for mountaineers ready to test themselves on the eight thousand peaks. The world's sixth highest mountain is to the locals a holy mountain. It was first climbed by S. Moechler, H. Tichy & P. Dawa Lama in 1954. On a good day the view from the summit plateau is breathtaking, in a sweep you take in the entire panorama of Everest, Lhoste, Ama Dablam Nuptse, Chamlang, and other peaks of the Khumbu as well in Tibet.

We enter Tibet via Zhangmu and then drive to Nyalam and Old Tingri, from where the trekking begins. Base Camp, Chinese basecamp is situated at an altitude of 5,000m, with the Advanced base camp at 5,700m.


Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu transfer to hotel.
Day 02 Rest day at Kathmandu preparing for Expedition.
Day 03 Preparing expedition (Kathmandu).
Day 04 Drive to Kodari Border & Zhangmu.
Day 05 Drive Nylam 3,750m. Over night at hotel.
Day 06 Nylam rest for acclimatization.
Day 07 Drive to Tingri 4,340m.
Day 08 Drive to Chinese Basecamp 5,000m.
Day 09 Prepare load for Advance Base Camp.
Day 10 Trek to Middle Camp.
Day 11 Trek to Advance Base Camp 5,700m.
Day 12-38 Climbing Period Cho Oyu 8,201m.
Day 39 Trek to Base Camp.
Day 40 Drive Nyalam.
Day 41 Drive to Zhangmu & Kathmandu.
Day 42 Kathmandu.
Day 43 Final Departure.

Cost includes:

  • 5 night's hotel in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast, 3 star category.
  • Expedition Nepalese crews: Professional Cook, Kitchen boy, at Base Camp (Camp Equipments) allowance, daily wages, lodging & food expedition en-route.
  • Tibet visa & Travel Permit for expedition crew.
  • Full board hotel in route Tibet side (Bed & Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
  • Chinese Base Camp – Advance Base camp 1 tent for 1 Person.
  • Dining tent, Table & chairs, toilet tent, mess tent, Kitchen tent & expedition crew
  • Per person (40 kg) Load Base Camp to Advanced Base camp by Yak.
  • Per person (30 kg) advanced base camp to Base Camp by Yak.
  • Kathmandu – Zhangmu – BC – Zhangmu – Kathmandu (Mini–Bus, Jeep & truck).
  • Peak permit for Cho Oyu 8,201m.
  • Nepalese crew's insurance.
  • Liaison officer & Interpreter.
  • Custom clearance in Kathmandu for expedition Cargo.
  • Gamow bag (Life saving device incase of altitude sickness)
  • Expedition T-shirt with Expedition name
  • ABC-Emergency oxygen, Mask & regulator. (Pay if used)
  • Satellite Phone (Pay call)
  • Farewell dinner party.

Cost does not include:

  • Air travel to & from Kathmandu
  • Entry visa and Re- entry visa for Nepal
  • Lunch & dinner at Kathmandu
  • High altitude food and Fuel.
  • Landry, postage, telephone calls & all other items of personal nature
  • International departure taxes
  • Personal expenses
  • Medical & rescue insurance
  • Personal climbing equipments.
  • Medicine & first aid for expedition
  • Bar bills & beverage
  • Rescue Jeep USD 600
  • Extra Yak, per Yak US $ 100 (carry 40kg).
  • Walkie – Talkie
  • Climbing Sherpa-summit bonus for climbing Sherpa then minimum USD 1000.00 provides by climber.

Tipping: It's appreciated and well practiced to tip the trekking and expedition's crew which includes guide, cook, kitchen staffs and porters as they also expect a generous tip though tipping is not compulsory.

The following Items are available in Kathmandu to Buy or Rent:

  • Fixed Ropes Korean quality – 8/9mm US$ 20 Cent per meter
  • Fixed Ropes European quality – 10/11mm US$ 2 per meter
  • Epi Gaz – 260 Gms US$ 5 each
  • High Cooking Stove US$ 22 each
  • Oxygen 4 liters bottle (Russian) US$ 425 each
  • Mask & Regulator US$ 350 each
  • Snow Bar US$ 2 each
  • Ice Crew US$ 8 each
  • Snow Shavel US$ 45 each
  • Mountain Shoes US$ 350 pair
  • Sunto Wash US$ 150 each
  • Satellite Phone on rent US$ 1000 each
  • Gammow Bag on rent US$ 350 each
  • Frerreno Tent on rent US$ 75 each
  • VE 25 North Face Tent on rent US$ 140 each



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