Cho-Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world. Standing tall at an altitude of 8188m, this mountain falls under the Everest range. In Tibetan, ‘Cho-Oyu’ means ‘Turquoise Goddess’. Cho-Oyu, albeit one of the most noteworthy mountains on the planet, is thought to be the least demanding one to access out of the various mountains more than 8000m.
Experience the journey to Cho-Oyu from a unique travel perspective as you move through the ancient kingdom of Tibet. As this mountain lies on the Nepal-China border, you will scale the mountain from the Northern side which falls in China through Tibet. Travel to Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. This city is rich in Buddhist customs and traditions which till today, dictate the native people’s way of life. Explore the city through its heritages like Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery, and Sera Monastery. You will also be able to witness the grandeur of Buddhist architecture.
The journey to one of the highest points on Earth where serenity will grapple you. Fall in love with the high mountain air as you travel through cities like Shigatse and Xegar which lie on a high altitude region of 3900m and 4000m respectively. As you make your way through Tibet and towards Cho-Oyu, you will also be able to awaken the spiritual side of you, making this journey both adventurous and spiritual.
Asian Adventure Trips has worked on putting together this amazing journey with experienced team members and professional preparations. With special regards given to safety and health of the travelers, Asian Adventure Trips does not compromise on the quality of the trek and is dedicated to details in order to make this a travel worth recollecting all your life. We will be offering you proper advance theoretical and practical sessions on climbing so that you are fully equipped and learned to take this arduous but wonderful journey.
You will arrive at the capital city of Nepal, Kathmandu. This city is rich in the diversity of culture and religion existing together in harmony. Our representatives will aid your transfer to the hotel. Overnight in Kathmandu.
You will get a theoretical session on Nirvana climbing course taken by one of our experts. Through this session, you will receive the theoretical knowledge you will require in order to complete your further journey.
You will take a comfortable flight from Kathmandu to Lhasa. Lying on an altitude of 3700m, this city is the capital of Tibet. Here you can witness the grandeur of Tibetan culture, tradition and religion in its finest through the people and the city’s famed heritages. Overnight in Lhasa.
You will spend a day getting used to the climate of higher altitude regions. This process is called acclimatization and it is important to prevent probable cases of altitude sickness. In the meantime, you will be able to explore the city of Lhasa through its heritages like Potala Palace, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery, among some.
You will take a comfortable drive towards the city of Shigatse. Located at an altitude of 3900m, this city offers you a glorious view of mountains that surround it. Overnight in Shigatse.
Take a comfortable drive to the city of Xegar from Shigatse. Located at an altitude of 4000m, this city is famous for the Shelkar Chode Monastery which holds significant historical and cultural importance. Overnight in Xegar.
You will spend the day getting used to the weather in this area. In the meantime, you can explore the city of Xegar and even interact with the locals to get a glimpse of their daily life.
You will arrive at the Chinese Base Camp located on the foothills of the Everest range. The base camp on the Chinese side lies on an altitude of 5150m. The view from the base camp is impressive, with the surrounding mountains of the Everest range strewn out majestically in front of you. Overnight in Chinese Base Camp.
From the Chinese Base Camp, you will take a trail towards the Cho Oyu Base Camp. The Cho Oyu base camp lies at an altitude of 5600m. Here, you will make preparations for your journey to the peak of Cho-Oyu. Overnight in Cho-Oyu Base Camp.
You will receive a practical session on Nirvana climbing course taken by an expert. Through this session, not only will you be able to put your prior received theoretical knowledge into action, you will also be able to receive further practical knowledge to complete your journey.
We have set aside a total of 42 days for the ascent of Cho-Oyu peak. Days set aside for rest and acclimatization are also included in this time period. As you ascend towards the peak, battling the geographical terrain and the climate, you will be offered with a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains of the Everest range. You will likewise begin your plunge back to the Cho-Oyu base camp.
You will travel back towards the starting point of your journey.
You will take a ride back to Nepal.
You will return back to the capital city, Kathmandu. Our delegates will help you back towards your lodging. Overnight in Kathmandu.
Congratulations! Your journey has come to a successful end. We hope you have had an amazing time and will join us in future endeavors.