Price & Schedule

Price

$26,000.00

Payments

  • $5,000.00 deposit, due with application
  • $21,000.00 payment due 120 days prior to departure
  • The balance can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%
  • We also offer an extra oxygen and Sherpa support package. Contact us for details.

Price Includes

  • Hotels in Kathmandu (two nights at beginning of expedition, one night at end.)
  • Transport from Kathmandu
  • Heli transport as noted in itinerary
  • All ground transport to Base Camp
  • All group camp supplies, such as tents, stoves, etc.
  • All group climbing gear including minimum of 2.5 bottles of oxygen per climber
  • All meals while trekking and climbing
  • Welcome and farewell dinner in Kathmandu
  • Climbing and trekking permits
  • Guides, Sherpa, yaks, porters, and support staff (approximately  4:1 climber-to-guide ratio)

Price Does Not Include

  • $25 wire transfer fee (if applicable)
  • International round-trip airfare USA-Kathmandu (one night lodging in Kathmandu after expedition)
  • Meals in Kathmandu, except for welcome and farewell dinner
  • Personal gear (see Gear List)
  • Excess baggage charges and airport taxes
  • Personal expenses (i.e., laundry, mail, telecommunications)
  • Trip cancellation insurance (highly recommended)
  • Charges incurred as a result of delays beyond the control of Alpine Ascents
  • Evacuation fee for early departure (approximately $1500.00)

2019 Schedule

9/1 – 10/15/19 – Register
Arrive Kathmandu 9/2. Depart Kathmandu 10/14.
Lead Guide: Lakpa Rita

  • All schedules account for round trip travel from home country.
  • Please contact our office for the most up to date availability for each departure.
  • All land prices listed below, round trip international airfare not included.
  • All land prices are per person, based on double occupancy. SRS available for an additional charge.
  • Dates & Prices are subject to change.
  • Please purchase trip cancellation insurance within 21 days of booking your trip.
  • Please contact us with any questions as we look to provide excellent customer service answering your climb and gear questions.

Cho Oyu Cancellation/Refund Policy

  • Each $5,000.00 deposit is nonrefundable.
  • All balances are due 120 days prior to departure date unless otherwise specified and can be paid by check, wire transfer, ACH or by credit card with a surcharge of 3%. Payment details will be in your billing statement.
  • Full refunds, less deposit, will be provided 120 days prior to departure date.
  • We will provide 50% refunds 90-119 days prior to departure date.
  • No refunds will be provided 89 days prior to departure date.
  • All refund requests must be made in writing and be received in our office within the deadlines stated above.
  • Participants whose balances are not received by the 120th day deadline as stated above risk forfeiture of their place on the expedition.
Note: Alpine Ascents reserves the right to waive any fees. As we offer personalized service, we will attempt to accommodate changes and cancellations when necessary, waiving certain fees when feasible.

Trip Cancellation Insurance

As there are many unforeseen circumstances that may occur during or leading up to the trip, we highly recommend trip cancellation insurance.

In many situations, this may be the only way to receive a refund for unused services.

In brief, trip cancellation insurance may allow you to get reimbursement if you need to cancel your expedition when you are not entitled to a refund from Alpine Ascents.

Alpine Ascents International offers a plan in conjunction with our travel insurance partner.

Great program. Great itinerary. Very enjoyable. Liked flying into Mexico City – made for things to see and easy to get around on the first day while waiting for our evening meeting. Our guide had excellent skills, had nice review of basics, very informative.

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