Chekigo Peak Climbing (6,257m)

Chekigo Peak ClimbingChekigo is located in the Mt. Gaurishankar Himal and trek in lies upon the Great Himalaya Trail. Interestingly, the location of the nearby peak of Gaurishankar(7,134m) sets the meridian for peculiar Nepal standard time, which is accurately 5 hrs and 45 min ahead of GMT.

The climbing permits were first issued for Mt. Chekigo in 2002.

This is a peak with great artistic appeal. Set in the wilds of the Rolwaling valley, the Chekigo climb, combined with a crossing of the Tashi Lapcha, makes for an excellent mountains climbing experience.

Trip day to day itinerary

Days 1 to 7: Drive to Charikot and trek into the Rolwaling valley. Reach the small farming village of Beding and rest for acclimatization.

Days 8 to 17: Climbing time.

Days 18 to 22: Trek down to Charikot. A very famous option is to cross the Tashi Lapcha to enter the Everest area and fly out from Lukla.