Cho Oyu Base Camp Trek

Cho Oyu Base Camp Trek

TripGrade: Easy
An Easy Grade Trip - as the name suggests if a trek not that difficulties to trek around. This trip reaches up to 3000 meters high in altitude. The trails will not be that rugged and are highly suitable for family trips. The trips are generally around of a week or little bit more.

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Duration:

16 Days

Country:
Max Altitude:

Pang La Pass (5250m)

Group Size

Any

Trial Access:

Flight and comfortable drive.

Best Season:

All over the year.

Imagine, the sunrays blend with the beauty of the snow-capped mountain, and you are there to capture this mesmerizing beauty…. Don't you be speechless??? Furthermore, do you not want to make it your dream destination?

If yes, then, we team of Himalayan trekkers, are here to make your dream come true. We will assist you in achieving your goal. Come and grab the exceptional opportunity and get the chance of being in two different countries, Nepal and Tibet, while exploring the Cho Oyo base camp.

NEED to add more about Cho Oyu base camp tour, not peak climbing.

Starting Price

USD 3749 per person

Group Discount : Available

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Itinerary

Arrival on: Kathmandu

Departure from: Kathmandu

Day 1

Arrival in city of temples; Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

After your arrival, you will be escorted for hotel check-in by one of our representative after the airport formalities.

 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 30 min private drive.

Day 2

Chinese Visa Apply &Trip preparation.

Meals included: BB

You may roam around the streets of Thamel and buy the equipment and checklist for your trip, till we visit the Chinese Embassy for Visa Application Process.

Later on, the representative of Himalayan trekkers will brief you about the trip.

Evening you are free on your own. Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3

Sightseeing in Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, you are taken for sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley. You will be taken mostly to the UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 4

Chinese Visa Collection, Guided trip on foot and Final Trip briefing.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, you will be taken for a trip around the Thamel at Kathe Swoyambhu, Ason, Indrachowk and other typical streets on the way.

After we collect Visa from the Chinese Embassy, we will do the final briefing to you about the trip.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 5

Scenic flight to Lhasa.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, you fly to Lhasa via Tribhuvan International Airport. You are transferred to Lhasa after airport procedure meeting representative of Himalayan trekkers.

Overnight at Lhasa.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: an hour plus flight

Day 6

Full day Sightseeing of Barkhor street, Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery

Meals included: BB

After Breakfast, you are taken for the sightseeing in Barkhor Street and popular monasteries like Drepung Monastery and Sera Monastery.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 7

Sightseeing Potala palace and Jokhang Temple.

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, we will visit the Potala Palace, the Palace of the Dalai Lama. This architectural masterpiece is the symbol of unity of the Tibetans. This palace was built by King Soongtsan Gampo, who was married to Princess Wen Cheng Tang in 641 A.D. It has got 999 houses built on Hongshan Hill with a red building on top. It is one of the grandest palaces in the world to date.

 we will drive towards the Jokhang Temple, the most sacred temple for Tibetan Buddhists. After spending some time at the Jokhang temple we will walk through Barkhor Street, a traditional old street in Lhasa. Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 8

Drive to Shigatse via Yamdrok Lake and Karola Glacier.

Meals included: BB

Today you will be driven to Shigatse. On the way, you will explore the amazingly beautiful glacial lake; Yamdrok Lake and other small glacial lakes and mountains.

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 9

Morning visit Tashilhunpo Monastery then drive to Shergar /New Tingri

Meals included: BB

After breakfast, you will explore the Tashihunpo Monastery and enjoy the scenic drive to Tingri. Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel/guest house/ local lodges Estimated Walking Distance: 6-7 hrs drive

Day 10

Drive to Everest base camp and Rongbuk monastery via Pang la pass (5250m).

Meals included: BB

After a delicious breakfast, we will further drive to Everest base camp (northern side) via Pang la pass (5250m) where we will be staying overnight.

On the way, to Everest base camp, we will explore Rongbuk Monastery too.  Overnight at base camp.

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 3-4 hrs drive

Day 11

Explore Everest base camp and continue drive to Cho Oyu base camp (5100m).

Meals included: BB

We will explore Everest base camp, take some photographs for memories and return back to our place where we spent our overnight.

After breakfast, we will further enjoy scenic drive towards Cho Oyu base camp. Overnight stay.   

Accommodation: Tea house/ lodges/ tented camp. Estimated Walking Distance: 5-6 hrs drive

Day 12

Explore base camp and free day at base camp.

Meals included: BB

you can explore around base camp, capture amazing photographs for memories and also interact with the expedition members who will be there on the major climbing season.

Overnight.  

Accommodation: Tented camp/ tea house.

Day 13

Scenic drive to Kayrong.

Meals included: BB

With a delicious breakfast, we will drive towards Kayrong where we will stay overnight. 

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 14

Drive to Kathmandu via Nepal-China (kayrong) border.

Meals included: BB

We ahead towards Kathmandu today which is 130 km from here. We will cross 3 high passes Tingri Lalung La passes at (5124 m), Shung La Pass at (5200 m/ 17056 ft), Nyalam Pass (3800m) along the high way that offers a majestic view of some of the highest mountains on earth.

Upon reaching the Nepal-China border (at Kayrong) representative from Himalayan trekkers will drive you to Kathmandu via the famous Langtang national park, Syabru Besi and will experience the highway by enjoying the scenic views of green hills, rivers, and smiling people. Free time for rest in the afternoon.

Accommodation: Hotel Estimated Walking Distance: 7-8 hrs drive.

Day 15

Spare/ free day in Kathmandu.

Meals included: BB

You can use this day by exploring landmarks of Kathmandu valley or you can enjoy the hike around Kathmandu valley too. 

In the evening, you will be joining the team of Himalayan trekkers for farewell dinner with a cultural show.  

Overnight.

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 16

Departure from the himalayan land.

A representative of Himalayan trekkers will be there at the hotel to assist and transfer you to the airport. You can provide your feedback and suggestion which could be very useful in the service industry. 

Have a safe journey and please do visit again on your next holidays!!

 

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Accommodation

Himalayan Trekkers promises to manage the best, most comfortable and preferable accommodation.

Generally, in cities like Kathmandu and Lhasa, we arrange basic three-star facilities. If available, you can opt for a more budget-friendly option or upgrade to a more luxurious hotel by paying a little extra. 

Although all the places might not have all the modern facilities, we will make sure to arrange safe and comfortable accommodation. In general, hygienic and safe tea houses/local lodges/ home-stays with all the basic facilities are arranged. But you can, if possible, personalize according to your preference. 

If your itinerary includes camping or you choose to experience camping during your travel, a proper camping-site will be pre-decided. If required, we also provide the basic equipment which is refundable. Please check the Gear-List and Requirement List for more information.

Meals

Breakfast is usually included with your B&B Accommodation within the cost that is evident.
For other meals in the city, you would have to pay separately. Often in the cities, you can choose from many different cuisines and varied food services. We can always help you find the right place to fit your taste.

In more remote areas, usually, there are not many options. But you can always find hygienic and well-prepared food. Moreover, almost all the meals during the trek are included in the cost. We can help you make changes according to your preference and budget, but only if choices are available!
On top of that, Himalayan Trekkers also organizes Welcome and Farewell Dinners as a symbol of warm greetings.

Please go through the detailed itinerary for more information. We are always there to help you travel to your heart’s content.


Inclusion

Whats Included

  • Entry Fees
  • Airport Pick-up and Drop
  • Transportation as per itinerary
  • Guide, Driver, and Porter
  • Accommodation and Meals as per itinerary
  • Welcome/Farewell Dinner
  • All Taxes

Whats Not Included

  • International airfares and airport tax
  • Nepal Entry Visa Fees (USD 25/40/100- 15/30/100 Days, Cash On Arrival)
  • Tibet/ China Visa Fee
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, liquor, room service, and others
  • Beverage expenses
  • Tips to Guide and Driver
  • Your Travel Insurance
  • Any cost occurs from any unfavorable conditions such as landslide, bad weather, flight cancellation, etc.


GearList

Gears required for the trek vary upon destination and season. Trekking shoes, down jacket, sleeping bag, hiking poles are the essential ones. Besides these – the following list is suggested:

Head

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Sun glasses
  • Sunscream
  • Lip Balm.

Feet

  • Thin & Warm Socks - 2 pairs
  • Sandals
  • Trekking Shoes on the trek
  • Comfortable Shoes in cities

Body

  • Warm gloves
  • T-shirts
  • Light jackets and pullovers
  • Wind – stopper jacket
  • Undergarments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Cotton/woolen pants or trousers

Accessories

  • Earplug
  • Electronics gadgets of your choice
  • Spare Battery
  • Notebook, pen, guidebook and map
  • Tour/Trekking Bag
  • Hiking Poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Down jacket
  • Toiletries (toilet paper, toothbrush/paste, nail cutter, anti-bacterial hand wash

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