Cho Oyu Expedition

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Trip Details

Start/End: Kathmandu to Kathmandu

Duration: 45 days

Difficulty: Challenging

Maximum Elevation: 8,201 m (Cho Oyu Summit)

Best Time: March to May

Cho Oyu (8,201m), known as "Tibetan God Turquoise" is the sixth-highest mountain in the world. It lies in Everest Region in Nepal. The best choice is to summit via Tibet. Herbert Tichy, Joseph Jochler, and Pasang Dawa Sherpa summited this mountain from the Austrian expedition team for the first time. The Expedition of this mountain offers climbers spectacular views of Mt.Everest, Lhotse, and Makalu and mountain views of the Khumbu region and Tibetan Plateau.

Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu, pick up at the airport and transfer to hotel

Day 02 : Official procedure for the expedition

Day 03 : Preparation for Expedition and Briefing in Ministry of Tourism

Day 04 : Drive Kathmandu to Kodari and transfer Zhangmu, Tibet(2,300m)

Day 05 : Driv Zhangmu to Nylam(2,750m)

Day 06 : Rest and Acclimatization at Nylam

Day 07 : Drive Nylam to Tingri(4,340m)

Day 08 : Acclimatization day at Tingri

Day 09 :Drive Tingri to Chinese Base Camp(4,700m)

Day 10 : Chinese Base Camp

Day 11 : Prepared load to Yak for Base Camp

Day 12 : Trek Base Camp to Middle camp with Yaks

Day 13 : Trek Middle Camp to Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp

Day 14-38 : Climbing Period for Cho Oyu (8,201m)

Day 39 : Trek Advance Base camp to Chinese Base camp

Day 40 : Trek Base Camp and Drive to Tingri

Day 41 : Drive Tingri to Zhangmu

Day 42 : Drive Zhangmu to Kathmandu

Day 43 : Kathmandu

Day 44 : Kathmandu

Day 45 : Fly back to home

Trip Info

Highlights of the Cho Oyu Expedition

  • Ascend 6th highest of the fourteen 8000-meter peaks - Mt. Cho Oyu (8,188 meters)
  • Trek with Sherpa Climbing guides that allows maximum flexibility in Summit attempt
  • A well-managed and supportive team to summit Cho Oyu
  • Stunning mountain views of Mt. Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, and other surrounding peaks
  • Semi-technical climbing
  • Walk along the wilderness of Sagarmatha National Park

Fixed Departure


  1. 3 star rated Hotel in Kathmandu with twin share room (BB plan)
  2. Meals and accomodation on the trek (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners with hot drinks)
  3. Government licensed English and Hindi speaking local guide
  4. The required number of local staff and porters
  5. Ground transfers as appropriate for trekking itinerary
  6. Airfares as appropriate for internal flight transfer as part of trekking itinerary
  7. Appropriate trekking permits, fees and government taxes
  8. Medical kit (Necessary equipments for healthcare)
  9. Refundable Down jacket and Duffle bag for trekking


  1. International flight to/from Kathmandu
  2. Your own travel/trekking insurance
  3. Appropriate visa fees
  4. Soft and hard beverages on the trek
  5. Personal trekking equipment/gears
  6. Tip for trekking staff and driver
  7. Any other expenses which are not mentioned on the cost price included section.

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