Cho Oyu (8188 m) the sixth highest peak in the world and located in Khumbu, sub-section of Mahalangur range, 20 km west of Mt. Everest. Cho Oyu expedition was first attempted in 1954, by Austrian team Herbert Ichy and Joseph Joechler. The location of Mt. Cho Oyu is 28˚ 51’ 39’’ N and 86˚ 39’ 39’’ E. The caravan route of this expedition is KTM-Lukla-Namche-Gokyo-Base Camp. The major view across the Cho Oyu summit plateau includes Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, and Amadablam.
Cho Oyu expedition needs experience in climbing and one must have technical knowledge of mountaineering. The sprinkling snow on every rock and shining in the sun is a radiant beauty of this Himalaya that touches you to the heart. Cho Oyu expedition also leads you to the wholeness of who you are through the inner journey of self. This expedition helps you in experiencing a wholeheartedness not easily achieved in everyday life.
Day 01: International Arrival in Kathmandu - (1300 m/4264 ft)
Day 02-03: Kathmandu Sightseeing and Preparation for Cho Oyu Expedition
Day 04: Fly to Lhasa 3,600m/12,000ft
Day 05-06: Acclimatizing and discovering Lhasa
Day 07: Drive to Shigatse 3,900m/12792 ft: 6 hrs(3,900m/12792 ft )
Day 08: Drive to Xegar 4,000m/13120 ft: 8 hrs(4,000m/13120)
Day 09: Acclimatization Day
Day 10: Arrive Chinese base camp
Day 11: Organization at Chinese base camp
Day 12-15: Trek to Cho Oyu base camp
Day 16-40: Climbing the north-west face of Cho Oyu