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$ 4286

Cholo Expedition

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 4286
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Lukla, Kathmandu, Namche Bazar
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 4286
Duration: 21 days
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In a spectacular corner of the Everest region lies Cholo (6097m/20,003ft), one of the twin peaks of Abi Himal. A mecca for mountaineers, this is a dramatic region where several of the world's highest mountains, including Everest and Cho Oyu, dominate the skyline. Building on our success in 2016, World Expeditions have put together an exciting itinerary to climb Cholo, a rarely climbed peak due to its hidden but highly dramatic location just south of the giant south face of Cho Oyu, at the very northern end of the Gokyo valley. We will access the peak over the dramatically situated Renjo La, with the Gokyo valley stretching out before us and views into Tibet, to the wild upper Bhote Kosi. Cholo sees very few expeditions and it is incredibly unique to have such an off the beaten path experience close to some of the main trekking routes in the Khumbu region. For an experienced and motivated mountaineer, this expedition will push you to new heights in one of the world's premier climbing destinations. This mountain offers the total package in terms of mountaineering in the Nepal Himalaya, with at times technical climbing justly rewarded. The view from the summit is hands down the best mountain view in the Himalaya, with breathtaking vistas spanning 360 degrees to across the whole region. You can gaze upon both the North and South Col of Everest which is very rare, along with Lhotse, Makalu and Cho Oyu. The secret is out and Cholo is set to become one of the most sought after objectives for mountaineers looking to go to the next level. This is a trip which truly captures the spirit of adventure and will leave you with indelible memories of adventure among the highest mountains on earth.
A rare opportunity to climb Cholo
Spectacular mountain views deep in the Everest region
Hike up the Thame valley and cross the Renjo La (5340m)
Fully supported expedition with 3 meals per day supplied by our expert cooks
Sightseeing in Kathmandu - Pashupatinath (a major Hindu shrine) and the giant Buddhist stupa at Bodhnath
Day 1
Join Kathmandu
Day 2
In Kathmandu
Day 3
Fly to Lukla, trek to Ghat (2800m). Walk approx 2-3 hours.
Day 4
Trek to Namche Bazaar (3400m)
Day 5
In Namche Bazaar, rest and acclimatise
Day 6
Trek to Thame (3800m)
Day 7
Trek to Lungden (4400m)
Day 8
In Lungden, rest and acclimatise
Day 9
Trek to Yak Kharka (4900m)
Day 10
Cross the Renjo La (5340m) to Renjo High Camp (5100m)
Day 11
To Abi Himal Base Camp (5340m)
Day 12
Abi Himal Base Camp
Day 13
Cholo high camp (5650m)
Day 14-15
Climb Cholo (6097m)
Day 16
Contingency Day
Day 17
Trek to Phortse
Day 18
Trek to Monjo
Day 19
Return trek to Lukla
Day 20
Fly Lukla to Kathmandu
Day 21
In Kathmandu, trip concludes
What's not included
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Worldexpeditions
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