Located at the Tibet–Nepal border, Cho Oyu is a serious undertaking and demands serious fitness and mountaineering skill from those willing to conquer it. Cho Oyu Expedition is the journey to the top of the sixth highest mountain in the world (8,201m/26899ft) and offers you the opportunity to explore the majesty of the Tibetan capital, Lhasa as well. This north-side expedition of Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m/26899ft.) involves both the cultural and natural treats. Although a physically demanding climb, this climb guarantees memory for a lifetime.
The 42-day expedition starts with your arrival in Kathmandu. From Kathmandu, you fly to the Lhasa and spend some time exploring the historical monuments and Tibetan-Buddhist culture. Here, you visit Potala Palace and Norbulingka Palace, the winter and summer residence of the Dalai Lama. From Lhasa, you drive to Shigatse and then to Xegar.After a day of acclimatization at Xegar, you head to the Chinese Base Camp. It is the place where you load up the yaks and trek to Cho Oyu Base Camp. The route to the summit takes you to the north-west side from the Tibetan side of the NangpaLa, the old trading route. The climb from the base camp takes you to Camp I (6,400m) and Camp II (7,200m) followed by High Camp (7,450m). From the high camp, you ascend the west face through a rock band and snow slopes. From the summit, you can enjoy the 360-degree views of the Himalayas including the Mt. Everest (8,848 m), Ama Dablam (6,856 m),Lhotse (8,516 m), and many other mountain peaks. Following the successful climb to the summit, you make way to the road-head. A drive via Zhangmu brings you back to Nepal. Autumn (September to November) is the best season for the Cho Oyu Expedition.
At Himalaya Summit Club, we are eager to assist you on every trip you choose. On the Cho Oyu Expedition, you will require expert guidance and leadership to successfully summit the peak. Our team of mountaineering experts and Sherpas will help you on every step of the journey complemented by the best available services of transportation, accommodation, and similar requirements.