Mt. Cho Oyu 8,201
Duration: 35 Days
Region: China (Tibet)
Activity: Mountaineering Expedition
Max. Altitude: 8,201 m
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Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport Then transfer to Hotel
Day 02: In Kathmandu for Tibet visa procedure.
Day 03: Preparation for expedition and official trip briefing.
Day 04: Drive to Kodari & transfer to Zhangmu (2350m.)
Day 05: Drive to Nyalam
Day 06: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 07: Drive to Tingri
Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 09: Drive to Chineses Base Camp .
Day 10: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 11: Rest day for acclimatization.
Day 12: Trek to Gaplang Middle Base Camp (5400m.-17,280ft). Camping
Day 13: Trek to Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp (5600m.-17,920ft).
Day 14-30: Climbing Period for Cho Oyu (8201m.)
Day 31: Reserve day at Advance Base Camp.
Day 32: Trek to Gaplang and Drive to Zangmu (Overnight).
Day 33: Drive Zangmu To Kathmandu by then transfer to Hotel
Day 34: Free in Kathmandu.
Day 35: Back Home.Transfer to airport.
All transfers, trips by bus and jeep
Organisation of the entire expedition
Full-board during entire expedition
Hotel accommodation in double rooms
Good group tent, toilet tent, shower tent
1 tent per member at base camp
1 tent per 2 members on the walk-in and in the high camps
Light mats for the high camps
Fixed ropes, climbing ropes, ice screws, etc.
High mountain stoves (gas) and cutlery
Communication (radio) in base camp (12 volt)
Walkie talkies (9 volt), 1 per 2 participants
Satellite phone, (Member have to pay as per their usages)
Solar equipment with light in the group tent
Electricity in BC to charge electrical appliances (only limited!)
Yaks to BC and back
Oxygen for emergency
Extensive pharmacy at BC including a pulse oximeter
Pharmacies in the high camps
Kitchen: cook and kitchen assistants at BC
Local tourist guide
Professional Climbing Sherpa
Certified mountain guide
Personal porter for high camps (reservation recommended)
Extra costs arising due to changes in the programme
Summit Bonus, Tips