Mt. Cho Oyu is the sixth highest mountain in the world standing 8021m tall. It is located on the border of Tibet (China) and is about 20 km to the west of Mt. Everest. It is consider as the easiest mountain of all the 8000 m peaks. There is existence of technical sections are almost none. It relatively easy to access make this mountain attractive to lot of mountaineer.
Cho Oyu is named in Tibetan language. It is translated as “the Turquoise Goddess”. It is derived from Chomo which means goddess and Yu means turquoise. There are also other alternative theory for the mountain but this is common one.
First attempt to climb this mountain was made by British team as a preparation to climb Mt. Everest and failed. It was later successful climbed by Joseph Jochler and Pasang Dawa Lama.
|Country: Nepal||Max group members: 10|
|Duration: 36 days||Difficulty: Hard|
|Best time: Spring||Maximum Altitude: 8021 meters|
Day 02: Preparation for trip and documental work
Day 03-07: Drive to Tibetan Base Camp.
Day 08-09: Rest in Tibetan Base Camp and acclimatize
Day 10: Drive to Gablung camp which is known as middle camp
Day 11: Trek to advanced base camp commonly called ABC
Day 12-13: Rest Day
Day 14-29: Climbing Period
Day 30: Return to ABC
Day 31: Camp packing day
Day 32: Trek to Gablung
Day 33: Drive to zangmu
Day 34: Drive to Kathmandu
Day 35: Rest Day at Kathmandu
Day 36: Transfer to International Airport for final departure