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Cholatse Peak Climbing (6440m) - 29 Days

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Trip Highlights

Activity: Expedition
Duration: 29 Days
Altitude: 6,440 meter
Best Season: Spring & Autumn


Cholatse (6440m), is a stunning peak with narrow snow and ice ridges and steep faces, technically difficult peak to climb, situated in the Mahalangur Himalaya between the Khumbu and Gokyo Valleys in the Everest region. Cholatse is connected to Taboche (6,501m) by a long ridge. The Chola glacier descends off the east face. The north and east faces of Cholatse can be visible from Dughla, on the trail to Mount Everest base camp. Some of the routes from the Khumbu side are extremely challenging. Cholatse Peak was first climbed via the southwest ridge on 22nd April 1982 by Bill O’Connor, Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell and John Roskelley. It is suitable for those climbers who are highly experience in ice and rock climbing. Hike up to Gokyo Ri to enjoy the breathtaking views around Everest region, March to May and September to December are the best seasons for climbing.


Outline Itinerary of  Cholatse Peak

Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day02 : Pre planning peak climbing day in Kathmandu
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding 3.30 hours
Day 04 : Trek to Namche 5/6 hours
Day 05 : Rest day in Namche for Acclimatization
Day 06 : Trek to Dole 6 hours
Day 07 : Trek to Machherma 5 hours
Day 08 : Trek to Gokyo 4 hours
Day 09 : Acclimatization day in Gokyo
Day 10 : Trek to Thangna 4 hours
Day 11 : Trek to Cholatse Base Camp (5355m)
Day 12 : Rest day in Base Camp
Day 13 – 22 : Base Camp to Camp I. Camp I to Camp II
Day 23 : Push Summit Cholatse and return
Day 24 : Spare day, incase of weather or any cause
Day 25 : Trek to Photse 5/6 hours
Day 26 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m
Day 27 : Trek to Lukla
Day 28 : Fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 29 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Customize your Trekking and peak Climbing: the trekking and peak climbing can be redesigned based on your requirements. This is just a general itinerary, which can always individually be tailored made. Trekking and peak climbing package can be redesigned or as per your desire. For more detailed. Information feel free to Email us a at ramalpinetrav@gmail.com


Note: Because of Road conditions, weather conditions, arbitrary authorities, difficulties with local means of transport and many other influencing factors, the specified itinerary cannot be guaranteed. However, mentioned above announcement only represents the planned itinerary without guaranteeing the exact sequence in detail.

Itinerary

Day 1

Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day02 : Pre planning peak climbing day in Kathmandu
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding 3.30 hours
Day 04 : Trek to Namche 5/6 hours
Day 05 : Rest day in Namche for Acclimatization
Day 06 : Trek to Dole 6 hours
Day 07 : Trek to Machherma 5 hours
Day 08 : Trek to Gokyo 4 hours
Day 09 : Acclimatization day in Gokyo
Day 10 : Trek to Thangna 4 hours
Day 11 : Trek to Cholatse Base Camp (5355m)
Day 12 : Rest day in Base Camp
Day 13 – 22 : Base Camp to Camp I. Camp I to Camp II
Day 23 : Push Summit Cholatse and return
Day 24 : Spare day, incase of weather or any cause
Day 25 : Trek to Photse 5/6 hours
Day 26 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m
Day 27 : Trek to Lukla
Day 28 : Fly back to Kathmandu, transfer to hotel
Day 29 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

Cholatse Trekking and Peak Climbing - 29 Days

All Inclusive Cost

USD 6,500 Per Person


Trekking and Peak Climbing Cost includes:

  • Pickup, drop off, upon arrival and departure by tourist bus/van/car (depending on group size)
  • Kathmandu – Lukla – Kathmandu Flight tickets and all airport taxes including of staff
  • Meals Full board Tea/Coffee/Hot & Cold filter water and seasonal fresh fruits).
  • Tea House / Lodge and Tented Camp accommodations with 2 person sharing basis during trekking and climbing
  • Experienced, English speaking guide, Climbing guide (Sherpa) and camping staff.
  • Experienced; helpful and friendly 1 Cook/kitchen staff and Necessary number of porter’s their meal, accommodation, equipment, salary and insurance
  • Peak Climber’s equipment charge, insurance and salary.
  • Climbing Equipment (Snow bars, Main/Fixed rope, ICE-Screw, Rock piton) etc..
  • Experience and professional expert Nepalese expedition crews; 1 Base Camp guide, 1 Cook, necessary Kitchen boys, Each person 1 Tent for sleeping, Dining Tent, Tables, Chairs, Mattress, Toilet Tent, Mess Tent, Shower Tent, Kitchen tent staff and Liaison officer tent and Kitchen utensil as well as provide hot hygienic continental 3 hot meals during the trip till Base Camp
  • Climbing Permits fee/National Park fee/ Trekkers’ Information Managenent System (TIMS) fee
  • Per Person 30 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or barrels is allowed on the way back to Lukla from Base Camp. (Expedition equipment’s luggage or barrels carried by Yak). (Transportation of all food and climbing equipments to base camp and back.)
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator for emergency use
  • In unfavorable condition, assist with all rescue and evacuation arrangements
  • Provides first aid kits to check pulse, heart rate and oxygen saturation at higher altitude
  • Garbage Deposit fees: Deposit by AlpineTrav
  • Welcome dinner and farewell dinner.

Trekking & Climbing Cost Excludes:

  • Hotel and meals in Kathmandu (We arrange Hotel you if required)
  • Your Travel Insurance.
  • International airfare / Airport Taxes.
  • For Nepal trip two passport size photographs.
  • Hard & Soft Drinks, WIFI possible charging fees.
  • Personal Trekking Equipment…
  • Items expenses of personal nature.
  • High altitude food, fuel Gas & stove
  • Walkie-Talkie Radio, Satellite phone permit
  • Any cost which arise due to a change of the itinerary because of natural calamities. Political disturbance.
  • Any other costs whatsoever, that is not mentioned in the cost included.
  • Emergency Evacuation (Helicopter rescue cost).
  • Summit bonus $300-350 for climbing guide (if required by climbers)
  • Tips for Nepalese crews etc..

General Information for peak climbing

Personal climbing Equipment:
(Climbing Boot, Crampons, Harness, ICE-Axe, Carabiners Lock/Unlock, Prusik loops/Rope, Tape slings, Climbing helmet, Ascender/Descender, Ice hammer, Snow Shovel, Eight figure, Knife).


Personal Clothing:
(Down Sleeping Bag, Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser, Trekking boot, Rucksack, Get up Boot clover, Snow Glass, Woolen Gloves, Down Trouser, Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves, Water Bottle, Water purification tables, Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine).

General Information

Passport & Visa:
You need to have a Visa to enter in Nepal while travelling. The arrival visa is available at Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu where you can simply get On Arrival Visa. You must enter Nepal within six months from the visa issued date. Your total stay is counted starting from the day you enter Nepal. You will be charged $ 25 USD for 15 days or $40 USD as visa application fees for 30 days tourist visa to the forefingers except for Chinese and India. For those tourists who have Indian and Chinese passports then you do not need a visa (Free Visa).


When do you summit Peak climbing:
The best time for Peak Climbing is during autumn and Spring Season. These seasons have very ideal climate and weather for peak climbing. During the months of September to November and March to May, the weather is mostly clear with no rainfall destroying your trekking and climbing routes. Enjoying in this period Also, with the clear weather, you get the best views and best and clear view. The temperature of the region during this time is also favorable for mountain climbing and trekking.


Travel insurance:
Travel insurance is mandatory for trekkers in participating in any trekking and Peak climbing programs in the Himalayas. Getting travel insurance, especially while traveling in the mountain areas is like security on which you can rely and enjoy your trip without any worries. We highly recommend getting good compressive travel insurance that covers things like emergency helicopter rescue, medical evacuation expenses it will be assisted protection tour to cover personal injury, injury, repatriation expenses, and any kind of other illness will be covered. Having good travel insurance will not only guarantee you peace of mind while you travel with us but also provide you with complete coverage for anything things that may go wrong.

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Cholatse Peak Climbing (6440m)