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Climbing Cho Oyu

Scale the sublime summit of the world's sixth highest mountain

Conquer one of the rocky giants of the world. Piercing the Nepalese skies at 8,188 meters above sea level, Cho Oyu is a mammoth of a mountain and is the sixth highest in the entire world. Mountain climbing here is a cocktail of high altitude and high rewards. And despite strenuous climbing and great fitness levels, it requires less technical abilities than over summits beyond 8,000 meters. Visit in autumn between September and November and spring between March and April for ideal climbing conditions.

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There are many reasons for choosing Mountain Climbing in Cho Oyu

It takes skill and determination to conquer an 8,000-meter giant. And even then high levels of fitness are vital for successful ambitious climbs. Yet some summits are more difficult than others. Cho Oyu requires less technical skill and ability, and as such can be regarded as the ideal introduction to the mountains of the Himalayas, and can be considered the perfect practice ground for attempting Mount Everest.


Good to know:

Country code



Nepalese rupee

What's the weather like?

Spring is warm with rain showers, while autumn is cool with clear skies


Nepali, as well as a number of regional languages including Sherpa and Hindi

Best time to visit

Visit in autumn between September and November and spring between March and April for ideal climbing conditions

More info about Mountain Climbing in Cho Oyu:

The mountain of Cho Oyu, which is Tibetan for Turquoise Goddess, is part of the epic Himalayas mountain range, straddling the border between Nepal and China. It is located near important areas of Nepal. It stands only a couple of kilometres away from the mountain pass of Nangpa La, which serves as the number one trading route between Sherpas and Tibetans. And is approximately 20 kilometres away from Mount Everest

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