Cho Oyu Expedition
Cho-Oyu Expedition Spring 2018/2019/2020 Itinerary
08 April: Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel (1350m).
09-10 April: Day 02-03: Rest, preparation, visa collection, assignment & briefing.
11 April: Day 04: Fly to Lhasa; overnight hotel (BB Plan)
12 April: Day 05: Lhasa rest and City tour; overnight hotel (BB Plan)
13 April: Day 06: Drive from Lhasa to Shigatse; overnight hotel (BB Plan)
14 April: Day 07: Drive to Tingri; overnight hotel (BB Plan)
15 April: Day 08: Drive from Tingri to Chinese Base Camp (5200m) six hours; Camp.
16-17April: Day 09-10: Rest and acclimatization at Chinese Base Camp; Provision of Yaks and preparation for Advance Base Camp (ABC) trek.
18 April: Day 11: Trek from Chinese Base Camp to Middle Camp (5300m) along the 4x4 track, camp.
19 April: Day 12: Trek from Middle Camp to the ABC (5700m) of Cho-Oyu, camp.
20 April-18 May: Day 13-41: Climbing Period – Summit Cho-Oyu (8201m).
19 May: Day 42: Dismantling ABC; drive to Chinese BC; drive to Shigatse via Tingri (4200m); Hotel.
20 May: Day 43: Drive to Lhasa; overnight hotel (BB Plan).
21 May: Day 44: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu; overnight hotel (BB Plan)
22 May: Day 45: Rest and leisure day and shopping in Kathmandu.
23 May: Day 46: Final departure to your port of destination.
Elevation: 8,201m (26,906ft)
Location: Nepal/Tibet border, 30km west of Everest
Coordinates: 28°06′00″ N 86°39′00″ E
First Ascent: Joseph Joechler, Herbert Tichy (Italy), Pasang Dawa Lama (Nepal), October 19, 1954
Climbing Season: Late spring and autumn
Duration: 45 days (typically)
Climb duration: 27 days (typically)
Group Size: 02-15 person per Group