Cho Oyu Expedition

Mt. Cho Oyu lies about 20km west of Mt. Everest on the Nepal-Tibet border. The mountain is also known as Mt. Qowowuyag and is situated in the middle section of the Himalayas. Cho Oyu lies about 20km west of Mt. Everest on the Nepal-Tibet border. The mountain is also known as Mt. Qowowuyag and is situated in the middle section of the Himalayas. An Austrian team first climbed Cho Oyu in 1954 followed by the Indian and German teams in 1958 and 1964 respectively. Cho Oyu consists mainly of five ridges - Northwest, Northeast, Southeast, Southwest, and West with the Jabula Glacier on the north, Lanba Glacier on the south, and Gecongba Glacier.Mt. Cho Oyu expedition is rated one of the difficult climbing expedition.

Duration: 40 DAYS

Primary activity: Mt. Cho Oyu Expediton

Group size: 1 to 15+ Person

Country: China

Arrival on: Kathamndu

Meals: BB in Kathmandu / AP in Tibet and during expedition

Trip Code: TH-TB-E102

Secondary activity: Kathmandu Sightseeing

Max-Altitude: 8201m

Departure from: Lhasa

Trip grade: Strenuous / Chalenging

Accomodation: 3* Hotel in Kathmandu, Lhasa, Gyantse, Shigatse and Camping during expedition.

Best Season

Spring and Autumn

Outlined Program

Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 02: Kathmandu Tibet Visa 
Day 03: Kathmandu free day
Day 04: Flight: Ktm-Lhasa 
Day 05: Lhasa : Visit 
Day 06: Lhasa : Visit 
Day 07: Drive to Gyantse
Day 08: Drive to Shigatse 
Day 09-10: Drive to Shegar
Day 11: Drive to Chinese Base Camp
Day 12: Rest day at Chinese Base Camp
Day 13: Trek towards Advance Base Camp - Mid camp
Day 14: Trek arrival At Advance Base Camp
Day 15/35: Climbing period of Cho Oyu
Day 36: Trek arrival At Advance Base Camp
Day 37: Drive to Nyalam 
Day 38: Drive to Zhangmu, cross border to Ktm
Day 39: Kathmandu free day
Day 40: Final Departure, tranfer to airport

Price Includes:

  • 4 Nights 3 star hotel in Kathmandu on BB Basis
  • Expedition staff: cook, kitchen boy & Tibetan kitchen boy  
  • Dining tent, table / chair, toilet tent & cooking equipments
  • Tibet visa, travel  permit  for Mount Cho Oyu  8201meters
  • Meals; Zhangmu, Nyalam, Tingri (breakfast-lunch-dinner)
  • All accommodation in Zhangmu, Nyalam and Tingri Tibet
  • ABC 1 tent for 1 person (north face brand/similar branded)
  • Per person 30 kg load carry by Yak from base camp- ABC
  • Per person 20 kg load carry by Yak ABC to the Base camp
  • Kathmandu-Nepal Tibet boarder-Kathmandu by tourist bus
  • Transfer Zhangmu -Cho Oyu base camp-Zhangmu by Jeep
  • Truck carrying for the equipment, expedition  food & staff
  • Solar panel for charging batteries- lights in ABC Cho Oyu
  • Climbing permit for Cho Oyu8201meters expedition Tibet
  • Liaison officer and  Interpreter for expedition from CTMA
  • Life, medical insurance for professional Nepali staff-Nepal
  • Advance base camp oxygen for emergency(if use & pay it)
  • Extra load of expedition -pay all climber cost sharing basis
  • Farewell dinner

Price Excludes:

  • Entry visa & re-entry visa for Nepal.
  • Bar, beverage bills, personal expenses
  • Tips for expedition Nepali ABC staff
  • Extra yak USD 200, carrying 40kg load  
  • Extra expenses for Cho Oyu expedition
  •  Medicine and first aid expense, rescue
  • Climbing food, gas, fuel for expedition
  • Fixed rope and charges for expedition

Extra Service Required

  1. Russian Poisk oxygen 4 litters: USD 350 (re-fill) 
  2. Mask and Regulator: USD 500 (re-used) 
  3. Satellite phone permit: USD 1500 (personal use) 
  4. Film Permit: USD 20,000 (small movie camera free)


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