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.