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