Mt. Cho Oyu 8201m. is the 6th highest peak in the world (8201 meters) and is part of the Greater Himalaya, where the central Asia plateau meets the Indian subcontinent. Located on the Tibet and Nepal border, you will have a chance to experience the local Tibetan culture. The Tibetan folktale of Cho Oyu (meaning Turquoise God) is that he fell in love with the Goddess Chomolungma (Everest), who later married her closer neighbor to the southeast, Makalu. Cho Oyu never married and he now faces the opposite way of Chomolungma.
First summitted in 1954 by a small Austrian/Tibetan expedition, Cho Oyu is technically easier than most other “8000ers,” making it a great first 8000-meter peak for climbers with previous high altitude climbing experience.
Day 01-2: Arrival Kathmandu ( Expedition preparations)
Day 03: Drive to Kodari; cross border; drive to Nayalam
Day 04: In Nayalam (3400m), acclimatization
Day 05-6: Drive to Tingri, rest a day for acclimatization
Day 07-8: Drive to Chinese base camp (4,800m); rest and acclimatization
Day 9-11: Trek to Advanced Base Camp (5,700m
Day 12: spare day for fixed Advance camp
Day13-35: Climbing and Acclimatization period, and to summit Cho-Oyu ( Camp 1 , Camp 2, camp 3, Summit)
Day 36: Clean mountain
Day 37: Down to Chinese BC
Day 38: Drive to the border
Day 39: Cross to border and drive to kathmandu
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