Mt.Cholatse peak in group “A” category climbing peak. Cho-latse mean Tibetan ’cho’ is lake, ’la’ is pass, and ’tse’ is peak so Cholatse means literally "lake pass peak". Unlike many mountains, there is no easy way to reach or descend from its summit, so any climb of the mountain is a serious mountaineering undertaking Main attraction of Cholatse peak is panoramic views of Himalayan peaks like Everest (8850), Nuptse (7879m), Lhotse (9501m), Lhotse Shar (8383m), Makalu (8475m), Baruntse (7720m), and Ama Dablam (6856m) Thamserku, Cho-oyu etc. Cholatse peak is situated at Mahalangur Himalayan range in Everest region at Solukhumbu Nepal.
Cholatse was first climbed via the southwest ridge on April 22, 1982 by Vern Clevenger, Galen Rowell, John Rowell and Bill O’Connor. The north face was successfully scaled in 1984.
Comparatively Cholatse Peak is very hard to climb than other peak in Nepal. Mt Cholatse is the technically difficult peak and requires careful ascent. We Himalayan Ecstasy Nepal always recommended you that Climbers need mountaineering, Ice and rock climbing courses/skill in order to climb Cholatse peak. Only few climbers get success in cholatse peak climbing. Cholatse peak is connected to Taboche (6,501m) by a long ridge. The trekkers can be seen Spectaculars view of Mt.cholatse through the cho-la pass on the way to EBC.Cho-latse peak
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu airport- transfer hotel
Day 02: Preparation day for climbing or Half day sightseeing in KTM.
Day 03: flight to Lukla and trek to Phakding Lodge
Day 04: Phakding - Namche 3450m. Lodge
Day 05 : Namche acclimatize/ day hike to Everest view hotel O/N Namche Lodge
Day 06 : Namche - Phortse Tenga - Lodge
Day 07 : Phortse Tenga - Dole - Lodge
Day 08 : Dole - Machermo -Lodge
Day 09 : Machermo- Gokyo day hiking - Lodge
Day 10 : Gokyo - Cho La Phedi (Drangnag - Lodge
Day 11 : Cho La Phedi (Dragnag – yak kharkha south face Cholatse – O/N Camping
Day 12 : yak Kharkha – Chola tse south base camp . Camping
Day 13 -17: Cholatse peak climbing period from south face.
Day 18: BC – Dole - Lodge
Day 19: Dole - Namche - Lodge
Day 20: Namche - Lukla - Lodge
What is the best season for peak climbing?
March to May, September to November Is the best season for peak climbing.
How difficult is peak climbing?
It depends on the peak you choose to climb, there are easy peaks as well as difficult peaks, and we recommend peak climbing according to your need and your expertise.
What is the success rate of peak climbing?
It depend the peak you choose, climate, weather, health and the peak grade: roughly the success rate of peak climbing is above 95% from our company.
Do you provide equipment, or do we have to rent?
You can hire or buy personal equipment needed for peak climbing, apart from that the major climbing equipment will be provided by HEN.
What problems occur in high altitude?
Lack of oxygen in a body might occur in high altitude which may result in nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, hypothermia even death.
Can I charge my device while peak climbing?
Yes you can charge your device like mobile, camera and chargeable device.
Who will be my guide and what is their qualification and experience?
HEN provides veteran, qualified peak climbing and mountaineering guides.
What kind food and accommodation you provide?
We provide healthy food and comfortable accommodation as available in the region you trek such as tea house or lodge or camps.
Does your company give certificate after successful peak climbing?
Our company provides certificate which is provided by NMA. You have to fill up the form with your detail, summit photo, name of the team leader.
How you rescue if I become sick?
Depending on the seriousness of the accident we provide first aid if not then company can arrange the evacuation operation to the nearest medical facility and in case of any emergency, company could bring you to Kathmandu.
Do I get refund if I become sick before peak climbing?
All the trip cancellations are required to be done officially on our e-mail [email protected] or [email protected] For groups it should be done 45 days and prior while individuals can do at least 30days before. Payment refund will be made as per the foreign currency conversion rate in US$ dollar prevailing at the time of refund. The following cancellation charges will levy.
1. Before 45 days of arrival-5% of the total trekking/expedition/ tour cost
2. From 45 day to 30 days-10% of the Trekking/expedition/ tour cost
3. From 29 days to 15 days-15% of the trekking/expedition/ tour cost
4. From 14 days to 02 days (48 hrs)-20% of the total Trekking/expedition/ tour cost.
5. From 48 hrs to arrival-50% of the total trekking/expedition/ tour cost
6. Less than 48 hrs or no show-No refund
7. If trekking/Expedition/tour is stopped or early arrival due to nature accident likewise weather reasons this case H.E Nepal Treks will not refund.
What permit do I need for peak climbing?
Nepal Mountaineering Association: the authorized government body issue permits which is needed for peak climbing and our company will assist you on getting the permit.
How you manage food accommodation and safe drinking water?
Water here is drinkable but taking into consideration of our client's health and hygiene we provide mineral water which is purified and filtered. We provide standard and healthy foods. We provide best and comfortable lodging service available in trekking route.
Group Equipment H.E Nepal provides
Personal Hard ware Gears climber has to manage
March 09, 2017
I spent very memorable days in the Everest region in Nepal. I used to dream to see this highest peak of the world and now I arrested it in my camera. My guide arranged everything and helped me a lot.…
- HEN, Nepal