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Cholatse Peak Climbing (6440m) - 29 Days

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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 (Cholatse Peak)
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel
Day02: Kathmandu, equipment-permit preparation and Kathmandu valley sightseeing
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


Itinerary can be make increase or decrease according to yours holidays in Nepal.
After this challenging Cholatse peak if you are interested for other activities like Jungle Safari, Rafting, Hiking or more Peak climbing in other region’s we can organize based on your desires and requirements.


Note: We would like to inform and assure you that we always follow the itinerary program but we might have to compel to change the itinerary due to bad weather, route condition and in any other unexpected situation compel in the field. We seek to request maximum flexibility for your safety while you are travelling in the Himalaya. There are also many other optional routes and programs which can be customized based on your interest. The cost will vary for the customized program. Please feel free to contact us for customized program.

GROUP TRIPS

Start Date End Date Status Cost
Guaranteed From € 6500

Day 1
Day 01 : Meeting upon arrival at Kathmandu International airport by our representative, transfer to hotel

Day 2
Day02 : Kathmandu, equipment-permit preparation and Kathmandu valley sightseeing

Check you equipments, helping our guide and do sightseeing in Kathmandu. Kathmandu is the colorful of Nepal, a fascinating blend of rational architecture and symbols of the twentieth century. It’s artistic and cultural heritages is evident where ornately carried balconies mingle with beautiful shrines and temples. If you have time, we recommend that you check out Durbar square, home to the palace of Kumari Devi, considered to be a living goddess. It is also worth the climb to visit Swaymbhunath the monkey temple.

Day 3
Day 03 : Fly to Lukla, trek to Phakding 3.30 hours

Early morning, (35 minutes) flight from kathmandu to Lukla (2830m). Meet our trekking crews’. After finish breakfast, to proceed from Lukla to Khumbu, head north, past a Chorten with praying wheels and join the main tail at choplung (2696m) in less than one hour. The proceed from there head north crossing the Thado Koshi (2554m) with the awesome trekking peak Kusum Khanguru (6483m) at its head. To reach Phakding (2640m)

Day 4
Day 04 : Trek to Namche 5/6 hours

To cross the west bank (right) of the Dudh koshi river, Continue through blue pine and rhododendron forests, pass a settlement if Metal worker (Tok Tok), village of Banker (2905m) with small lodge, see view of mt. Thamserko (6856m) 1 hr. In the short while cross to the east (left) bank and climb up through Chumowa, cross the Khansar Khola to reach Mondzo (2835m). Enter sagarmatha national park here. 45 minutes from Banker. Descend in a cleft to the west (right) bank of Dudh Kosi on a suspension bridge to reach Jorsule (2774m) 30 minutes. This is last village before Namche. We take Lunch here & proceed to cross Dudh Kosi (Bhote Kosi) again to the left side & again to cross the main Dudh Kosi, climb up till to Namche Bazaar (3440m), proceed in pine forest. Can see, first view of Mt. Everest between Lhotse & Nuptse reach 2 and half hours from Jorsule.

Day 5
Day 05 : Rest day in Namche for Acclimatization

Today is rest day, however, we should do some activities such as to climb Syangboche airport, visit Sherpa home in khumjung-Khunde or view from Everest view point Hotel 2hr. Namche bazaar has many officials or offices, including army base camp and bank. Namche used to be trading center, where grain from the south was exchanged for salt from Tibet and it’s remains now a trading center. Every Saturday is market day. There is headquarter of Sagarmatha National park & Sagarmatha pollution controlled Project. Here is Sherpa Museum & monasteries too.

Day 6
Day 06 : Trek to Dole 6 hours

Trek to Dole (4260 meters) 6 hours. Today, the trail climbs steeply out of valley through rhododendron forest, juniper and large conifers start to appear as the elevation increases making the trekking beautiful in spring. The trail passes through Yak Kharkas and summer settlements. The views of Khumbi La and Tawache are magnificent throughout day.

Day 7
Day 07 : Trek to Machherma 5 hours

Trek to Machherma (4470 meters) 5 hours. The trail climbs a ridge for an excellent view both down the valley to Kengtega and up towards Cho Oyu and descend to a river and again climbs steep to the terminal moraine of the Ngozumpz glacier. We will reach at Machherma by early noon.

Day 8
Day 08 : Trek to Gokyo 4 hours

Today the trek takes us at one of our final destination, Gokyo (4790m). We will make this camp our base for 3 nights as we will have couple of sightseeing trips around Gokyo.

Day 9
Day 09 : Acclimatization day in Gokyo

Trek Gokyo Ri (5483 meters) and then Back to Gokyo 5 hours. Today, early in the morning we have steep climb up to the top of Gokyo Ri at elevation of 5483 meters, ample rewards to one attempts this trip. There are stunning views of the supper Gokyo valley, the massive Ngozumpa Glacier and an incredible panoramic view of the whole Khumbu Himalayas, such as giants as Everest, Lhotse, Nuptse, Makalu, Cho-Oyu and Gychung Kang can be seen. Those who explore the glacier and Gokyo peak are rewarded. This day we have for acclimatization and after noon back to the camp.

Day 10
Day 10 : Trek to Thangna 4 hours

Trek to Thangna (4500 meters) 3 hours. Trekking to the foot of Cho La pass for our overnight stay

Day 11
Day 11 : Trek to Cholatse Base Camp (5355m)

Day 12
Day 12 : Rest day in Base Camp

Day 13
Day 13 - 22 : Base Camp to Camp I. Camp I to Camp II

Day 14
Day 23 : Push Summit Cholatse and return to Camp I or Base Camp

Day 15
Day 24 : Spare day, incase of weather or any cause

Day 16
Day 25 : Trek to Photse 5/6 hours

After hot camp breakfast we walk down to photse 4/5 hours trekking, overnight at

Day 17
Day 26 : Trek to Namche Bazaar (3440m)

Trek down to Dudhkoshi river crossing steeply climb to Durbin Danda. Continues trek to Khumjung village, visit Hilarry school and trek down to Namche Bazar 4/5 hours.

Day 18
Day 27 : Trek to Lukla

Trek to Lukla (3440 meters) 6 hours. Finally we return to Lukla where the trek began, which seems a lifetime ago. Enjoying time to reflect on the trek as a group and the personal achievement of all those who took part.

Day 19
Day 28 : Fly back to Kathmandu

After flying for 30 minutes, we arrive in Kathmandu in the morning and transfer to the hotel. The rest of the day you can lighten up.

Day 21
Day 29 : Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination

SERVICES: PROVIDED BY COMPANY

  • Airport picks up, drops off, upon arrival and departure
  • Accommodation at Green Boutique Hotel with breakfast in Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu - Lukla - Kathmandu Flight (inclusive with airport tax)
  • Sightseeing at Kathmandu by private AC vehicles
  • All ground transportation by private Jeep
  • Fluent English speaking trekking and Expert Climbing guide
  • 1 tent per climber of North face or similar for Base Camp.
  • Government liaisons officer
  • Equipment allowance, wages, life, medical & life, medical & rescue insurance for all Nepali members
  • Immediate Rescue co-ordination (covered by your travel insurance)
  • Full boards Camping Service during whole trek
  • Staff food, accommodation, clothing, salary and insurance
  • Peak climbing, trekking permit and National park fees
  • Oxygen cylinder with mask and regulator for emergency use only
  • First Aid kits for the staffs and the groups
  • Farewell dinner during the last day of departure

SERVICES: NOT PROVIDED BY COMPANY (Personal)

  • International airfares and Nepal travel visa
  • Your personal entrance fees for Kathmandu sightseeing
  • Bar and beverage bills
  • Personal Trekking-Climbing Gears
  • Emergency Rescue evacuation by helicopter in case needed
  • Staff tips

Cholatse Peak Climbing (6440m): 29 Days

(All rates are in Euro)
PRICING FOR GROUP SIZE BASIS:
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 1 Person: Eur 6500
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 2-4 person basis : Eur 6000 per person
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for 5-7 person basis : Eur 5500 per person
All inclusive Peak Climbing Cost for +8 person basis : Eur 5000 per person

ADDITIONAL TRIP EXTENSION OPTION:

The trip can be extend based on your holiday duration in Nepal. Special Kathmandu Valley Sightseeing and Mountain Flight might be your best choice before or after the trip. As well as following programs also can be extend as additional trips from Kathmandu.

RECOMMENDED GEAR LISTS:
Main rope, Down Sleeping Bag
Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser
Climbing boots, Trekking boot
ICE-axe with Ice hammer
Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness
Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass
ICE Screws, snow Shavel
Carbine Lock & unlock
Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser
Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser
Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover
Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves
Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife


Notice: You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu. All Equipments are available.

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Trip Facts

  • 29 Days
  • Spring & Autumn
  • 6440 Meter
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Flight
  • Hotel/Lodge & Camping

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