Forming a part of Mahalangur Himalayan Range, Cholatse is visually stunning and technically complicated trekking peak that is fairly summated since its inaugural for climbing. The peak is reported to be climbed first in the year 1982 by Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell, John Rowell, and Bill O’Connor through the southwest ridge, probably the easiest itinerary to follow.
Cholatse offers adventurous and tough peak climbing experience making it among the best available to the adventure fanatics from around the world. Also nicknamed as Jobo Lhaptshan, Cholatse is elevated to the altitude of 6440 meters above the sea level. The peak is categorized as group “A” climbing peak by Nepal Mountaineering Association (NMA).
Besides being thrilling and adventurous, this peak climbing is also treasured with mesmeric views of peaks such as Everest, Nuptse, Lhotse, Baruntse, Makalu, Ama Dablam, Thamserku, and possibly others. Standing at the ridge separating Gokyo and Khumbu valleys, the peak proffers eye-popping vista of the valleys. Altogether, Cholatse peak climbing make up an enthralling climbing experience that is largely challenging and stimulating.
Attempting Cholatse peak without any climbing preparation and experience can result in serious mountaineering undertaking as the steep faces and narrow ice ridges of the peak appear rigorous to conquer. So, it is recommended to approach this peak climbing with proficient guides and well designed itinerary for proper climb and healthy acclimatization.
We have detailed the route and services of this package in the section below. You may please have look and for any necessary changes and customization on the package please feel free to mail us. We can arrange Cholatse peak climbing throughout the year.
Day 01: Arrive in Kathmandu.
Day 02: Kathmandu tours and preparation for Cholatse climbing.
Day 03: Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla Then trek to Phakding.
Day 04: Trek from Phadking to Namche Bazaar.
Day 05: Rest day at Namche Bazaar for Acclimatization.
Day 06: Trek from Namche Bazaar to Phortse Thanga
Day 07: Trek from Phortse Thanga to Dole.
Day 08: Trek from Dole to Machermo.
Day 09: Trek from Machermo to Gokyo.
Day 10: Trek from Gokyo to Thangna.
Day 11: Trek from Thangna to Dzongla.
Day 12: Trek from Dzongla to Cholatse Base camp.
Day 13: Trek from Cholatse Base Camp to High Camp I.
Day 14: Rest day at high camp I for acclimatization.
Day 15: Climb high camp I to High Camp II.
Day 20: Climbing period for Cholatse peak then back to camp I.
Day 21: Trek Back from Base Camp to Pangboche.
Day 22: Trek from Pangboche to Khumjung.
Day 23: Trek from Khumjung to Phakding.
Day 24: Trek from Phakding to Lukla.
Day 25: Flight from Lukla to Kathmandu, evening farewell dinner.
Day 26: Transfer to airport for onward destination.
Best season for Cholatse peak climbing in Nepal are autumn (September, October and November) and spring (March, April and May). Mountaineering is an adventure activity; reach remote and high mountain regions, sometime health condition of climber, natural disaster and weather condition changed unexpectedly. Your safety and satisfaction is our main concern, note that climbing guide has an authority to cancel any part of Cholatse summit itinerary due to safety, be prepared to be flexible if required. Beside that you would like to discuss about map, elevation, distance, difficulty, best time, gear list and cost for Cholatse climbing email us. We’d love to hear from you!