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Cho Oyu Expedition (South)

Challenging ascent of Cho Oyu (South), 6th highest peak (8,188m).



40 Days


  • 39 BreakFast
  • 38 Lunch
  • 38 Dinner


  • Best lodge/Tea house /Camping


Starts at





Moderate to Adventurous

Group Size






Optimal Season

Spring and Autumn



Daily Activity

peak climbing

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Salbin Basnet

Kathmandu, Nepal +977 9851102825


The Cho Oyu Expedition (South) is a mountaineering endeavor to conquer Cho Oyu, the sixth-highest peak in the world, standing at 8,188 meters. Located in the Himalayas, it offers climbers a challenging and rewarding adventure.

History: Cho Oyu was first summited in 1954 by an Austrian expedition. Since then, it has attracted mountaineers seeking a less technically demanding 8,000-meter peak, making it a popular choice for those preparing for Everest.

Rules: Climbers must obtain permits from the Chinese government (Tibet side) or the Nepalese government (Nepal side) to attempt Cho Oyu. Ethical climbing practices and environmental stewardship are crucial.

Trip Highlights: Highlights of the Cho Oyu Expedition include breathtaking views of Everest, Lhotse, and other Himalayan giants. The climb involves crossing crevasses, navigating seracs, and acclimatizing at various camps.

Local Culture & Tradition: The expedition provides a unique opportunity to immerse in Tibetan culture. Sherpa and Tibetan communities along the route offer warm hospitality, and climbers can experience their customs, rituals, and Buddhist traditions.

(Note: As an 8,000-meter peak, Cho Oyu demands significant mountaineering experience and fitness. Climbers must be well-prepared and guided by experienced teams to ensure safety and success.)

Route Map

Route Map


  • Majestic Peak: Conquer Cho Oyu, the 6th highest peak in the world, standing at 8,188 meters.
  • Stunning Himalayan Views: Experience breathtaking panoramas of Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, and other iconic peaks.
  • Challenging Ascent: Embark on a demanding yet less technical climb, making it ideal for 8,000-meter peak aspirants.
  • Cultural Immersion: Interact with Sherpa and Tibetan communities, experiencing their warm hospitality and traditions.
  • Acclimatization: Progress through various high-altitude camps, acclimatizing to the thin air for a successful summit bid.
  • Technical Challenges: Navigate crevasses, seracs, and icefalls, gaining valuable mountaineering experience.
  • Pristine Wilderness: Trek through remote and beautiful landscapes, offering a sense of adventure and isolation.
  • Professional Guidance: Benefit from expert guides and support teams, ensuring safety and efficient logistics.
  • Personal Achievement: Attain a significant mountaineering milestone, building self-confidence and resilience.
  • Rewarding Summit: Stand triumphantly on Cho Oyu's summit, reveling in the sense of accomplishment and awe-inspiring views. (Note: The Cho Oyu Expedition demands excellent physical fitness, mountaineering skills, and prior high-altitude experience for a safe and successful climb.)


  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Snowy Dream representative while arriving and departing.
  • Six nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • All camping equipment in Base camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet: Zhangmu, Naylam, Tingri (B/L/D).
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew.
  • Expedition Permit to climb Cho Oyu along Northwest ridge route.
  • All staff during Expedition period with experienced Guide (Base Camp Manager).
  • Surface transportation will be available as per Itinerary.
  • Cargo clearance & Duties Assistance Service free.
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff.
  • Gamow Bag will be available for expedition group.
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members.
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  • 2 Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (if requested by client).
  • We provide Sherpa's tents, food for climbing, and insurance.
  • Ice falls charges
  • All tent for camp 1, 2, 3 ·
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member.
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
  • Special Gifts (T-shirt/Pashmina etc.).
  • Our service Charges.


  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) and re entry visa fee.
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
  • Wake talkies & Filming permit. Personal climbin
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” Section.

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