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Name: Greg Brick
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Name: Sunil Adhikari
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Cholatse Peak Climbing 22 Days

Activity Level

Trekking, Mountain Climbing ?

Group Size
Accommodation:
Hotel/Teahouse
Maximum Altitude:
6,440m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Destination:
Mt. Cholatse
Duration:
28 Days
Transportation:
Flight
Trip Attraction:

Everest Region, MT. Cholatse, Namche Bazaar, Cho-La Pass

Trip Highlights

–  Visit the lakes of Gokyo Ri Valley.

–  Panoramic views of the Everest mountain range, including Mt. Everest (8,848 m) and Mt. Lhotse (8,716 m). 

–  Trek through beautiful forests, valleys, and rivers.

–  Explore the diverse culture, geography, and heritage of Nepal.

–  Cross Cho-La Pass (5,420 m) to reach the Base Camp.

Cholatse Peak Climbing, like most of the Everest Region mountain climbing, is an exquisite trip to the Himalayas of Nepal.  You will also explore other high viewpoints in the Khumbu Region, such as Cho-La Pass. 

The mountaineering experience you gain from Cholatse Climbing will help you go on other adventurous journeys. Furthermore, the altitude ascension on this trip is above 6,400 meters. 

We have a 28-day package for the trek to Cholatse Peak. This package is economical and comes with accommodation facilities. Here, we have prepared detailed information about the whole trip. 

Cholatse Peak Climbing starts when you arrive in Kathmandu City. First, you can relax, explore the city’s famous cultural heritage sites, and prepare for the trek. Your journey starts with a scenic flight to Lukla.

Once you enter the mountain region, your trekking adventure begins. You will acclimatize once we get to the renowned Namche Bazaar. The trail then leads to Gokyo Ri through Gokyo Valley, where you will see many astounding lakes. Throughout the journey, you will experience the cultural influence of Nepal and its natural beauty. 

You can also see panoramic views of Mt.Lhotse (8,716 m) and Mt. Everest (8,848 m) when you reach Cho-La Pass and Dzongla to Cholatse Base Camp. Your journey will be successful when you ascend Cholatse Peak, and the returning trail begins. 

Itinerary

We will greet you at the Tribhuwan International Airport in Kathmandu on your first trip day. Our team heartily welcomes you to our beautiful country. After a short introduction with our team members, we will drop you at your comfy hotel, where you’ll spend the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The next day, we will take you sightseeing in the Kathmandu Valley. We will only be able to cover the major tourist attractions sights. You will be fascinated by the historical and religious heritage sites like Pashupatinath, Swayambhunath, Bauddhanath, Kathmandu Durbar Square, Patan Durbar Square, and many more. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The next day, after resting for the night, you’ll have an early flight to Lukla, which takes around 40 minutes to reach. Moreover, you’ll encounter a stunning sight of the mountain region of Nepal on your way. 

After the safe and adventurous flight, we’ll begin our trek to Phakding, coming across many local villages with spectacular views of the highest peaks. We’ll be staying for the night in Phakding, enjoying the mountain civilizations and the delicacy of delicious Nepali food. 

 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,800 m (Lukla) & 2,652 m (Phakding)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After a refreshing breakfast, we’ll begin our trek to the famous Namche Bazaar the following sunrise. Although we will start our walk on a flat surface, we will gradually trek the uphill valley, followed by a downhill. Then, we’ll walk along the path through lovely pine forests and the Dudh Koshi river to Monjo Village. 

Here, we’ll see Mt. Everest’s gorgeous, frosty scenery from a distance once we climb Namche Bazaar. We’ll spend the night and relax after a long tiring day.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,440 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This rest day will allow you to acclimate to the altitude of the capital of the Khumbu region, Namche Bazaar. Hence, hiking in the same area in a place like Khumjung or a two-hour climb to the Everest View Hotel (3880 m) would be an excellent beginning to adapt your body to a higher altitude.

Similarly, you’ll find many fellow tourists and can shop for unique souvenirs like pashmina, wool, and handmade accessories. You can even visit the Sherpa Culture Museum, where you can explore the cultural significance of people living in the region along with the famous Sherpa mountaineering history. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,440 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will start trekking toward Dole the following day after a refreshing breakfast. The trail starts from an easy walk to Sansa, leading up to Mang-La Pass. You will see Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt.Nuptse, Mt. Ama Dablam, and many more throughout the route taking you to Dole.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,200 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we will move further uphill toward Machherma from Dole. We will stop by tea shops and viewpoints to see beautiful landscapes. Once we reach our destination, we will stay for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,470 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The trail to Gokyo is an exciting journey. We will spend the day ascending paths leading there with stunning views alongside us. By the end of the day, you will be clicking pictures of the lovely lakes of Gokyo Valley. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,790 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After climbing over 4,700 meters, you need to rest and let your body adapt to the altitude and climate. We will stay in Gokyo for the day and explore the area. You can also connect with the nearby villagers and learn about their cultures.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,790 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will trek toward the other side of the mountain, early in the morning, after breakfast. Passing through the Ngazumpa Glacier, we will reach Thagnak. Today, our trek will be cut short, and we will have a whole afternoon to rest and acclimatize. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
4,700 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Our trek is going to get very challenging at this point. The trail is steeper, and difficulties come along with it. When we arrive at the top of Cho La pass, we can see many prayer flags and a frozen lake. We can see Mt. Ama Dablam towards the south range of mountains. 

Crossing through crevasses, we will reach Dzong Village, where we can see the astounding views of Mt. Cholatse, Ama Dablam, and Lobuche mountains, as well as Pheriche Village.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,370 m (Cho-La Pass), 4,830 m (Dzongla)
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We will climb to Cholatse Base Camp today. The adventure keeps getting more exciting as we get close to the destination. The views of beautiful mountains get better and more precise as we walk through rocky trails. Once we reach the Base Camp, we will set up our tent and rest for the night.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
5,000 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The climbing period needs many things to be considered for your safety and health. You could have altitude sickness if we rush into it. So, we will get familiar with the environment and stay in the base camp for a few days. When the Sherpas decide you are ready and the weather is clear, you will finally summit the peak.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
Above 5,000m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After your successful climb, the returning journey begins. We will move toward Pangboche from Cholatse Base Camp. The trail is descending, and we will reach Pangboche Village within 4 hours.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,900 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

As we climb to Namche Bazaar, our return journey will be full of ups and downs. On our way, we’ll have lunch at Tengboche and cross the rhododendron forest again before reaching Namche Bazaar, where we’ll stay overnight.

If you haven’t gotten the souvenirs yet, this night will be your opportunity to shop for yourself and your adored ones back home. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
3,440 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Next, the trail then descends to Lukla, where we will reach observing the Dudh Koshi river. Then, we will pass through a dense forest, experiencing more flora and fauna and crossing several villages. Finally, we’ll celebrate our successful climb to Pokalde Peak. This day marks your victorious mountain climb along with your trekking team members. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
2,800 m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After spending the victorious night the next day, you’ll return to Kathmandu on the 20th  day of your trek. Again, after around 40 minutes of a flight back to Kathmandu, you’ll arrive at your comfortable hotel, where you can relax for the day or take a quick nap.

Similarly, you can also take your time to explore the city on the last day. We’ll have a goodbye dinner at night with the whole trekking group. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After successful mountain climbing, you deserve a day to yourself. On this day, you will spend your time in Kathmandu city. Moreover, you can explore the culture and have fun. 

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Your 22-day trip to Cholatse Peak successfully ends today. So, you’ll be returning home after a long, exhausting, and excellent trek. Today, we’ll drive you to the Tribhuwan International Airport according to your scheduled flight.

Accommodation:
Hotel/Lodge
Maximum Altitude:
1,310m
Meals:
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Price & Dates

Did You Know?

~ The best time to climb Cholatse is during Spring (Late March-May) and Autumn (September – November.)

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Personal Details

Cholatse Peak Climbing 22 Days

Trip Duration 28 Days days
Total Person Person(s)
Total Price: $

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