Mt. Shishapangma ( 8,027m.) Expedition
Shishapangma or Shisha Pangma,is the fourteenth-highest mountain in the world and, at 8,013 m (26,289 ft), the lowest of the eight-thousanders. It was the last 8,000 metre peak to be climbed, due to its location entirely within Tibet and the restrictions on visits by foreigners to the region imposed by Tibetan and Chinese authorities.
lies in the South-central part of Tibet, 5 kilometres away from Nepal border. This mountain is the only peak above 8,000 metres in entire China. It is the highest peak in the Jugal Himalaya Range and is often confused to be a part of the Langtang Himalaya Range. The Langtang Himalaya Range separates the Tibetan territory with Nepal.
Shishapangma is the fourteenth highest mountain in the world. As this peak lies across the Nepali border, it was the last peak to be conquered among the eight-thousanders due to the Tibetan/Chinese authorities.
Shishapangma was first climbed by a Chinese expedition team through the Northern route on 2nd May, 1964. Until 2009, 24 people have died on attempts to climb this mountain peak. However, Shishapangma is among the easiest mountain to climb. There are many routes to the summit of this mountain. Among them, the northwest face and the northeast rigde are the standard ones. Base camp in Shishapangma can be built at an altitude of 5,000m/16,404ft.
This expedition route is also among the other adventurous and challenging one. But, if you are among the adventure lovers and challenge accepters, you are more likely to prefer this expedition route to other ones.
Mt. Shishapangma Expedition Itinerary:
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport [1,338m/4,389ft]. Our airport representative will meet you in the airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Stay overnight in hotel
Day 02/03: Official formalities and paperwork for Tibet visa processing
Day 04: Drive from hotel to Zhangmu [2350m/7708ft]. Stay overnight at hotel
Day 05: Drive from Zhangmu to Nylam [3750m/12,300ft]. Stay overnight at guest house
Day 06: Rest day for acclimatization
Day 07: Drive from Nylam to Shishapangma Base Camp [4950m/16,236ft]. Overnight at camp
Day 08/09: At the Base Camp to acclimatize and preparing loads to ABC
Day 10: Arrive at advance base camp [5540m/18,171ft]. Stay overnight at camp
Day 11-37: Climbing Period
Day 38: Trek back to Base Camp. Stay overnight at camp
Day 39: Drive from Base Camp to Nylam. Stay overnight at Base Camp
Day 40: Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at hotel
Day 41: Free day in Kathmandu valley. Back to hotel in the evening and stay overnight
Day 42: Final departure
Why trip price is different?
Following are the determinants for the price
- Accomodations in Kathmandu and other cities
- Mode of Transportation (car/van/bus/flights)
- Number of crews(Guides & porters, Sherpas, Cook(s))
- Travelling time(Season)
- Extra services
Note: . The itinerary can be customized according to your duration of holiday. Similarly hotel can be upgraded or downgraded depend on your budget.
You will get best price after your inquiry We know about value of money and world economy, so fell free to share your tentative budget for this trip so we can mention and compromise with price, this is standard price for trip if you have low budget we can run even cheap and if you wise to pay more and need extra deluxe service we will do that.
- All surface transfers as per itinerary
- Hotel accommodation in Kathmandu
- Fooding, lodging, insurance and other expenses of the staffs
- Fooding; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner [as per itinerary] and lodging of the clients
- Necessary National Park fees
- All necessary paper works and permits
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Camping equipments such as very high quality North Face or Mountain Hardware tents for camping
- Kitchen, dining, toilet tents, mattresses and other kitchen equipments
- Travel and rescue arrangements for our staffs
- All ground transportation by private vehicles as per the itinerary program
- All necessary staffs with experienced English speaking guide, cook, assistant leader [4 trekkers: 1 assistance] also a personal Sherpa on request
- Porter’s Charges [Porter can carry up to 20kg]
- Tea and coffee during Mountain Climbing
- Teahouse/Lodge and tented accommodation during trekking and climbing session
- Medical supplies [First Aid medical kit will be available]
- Trekking Information Management System [TIMS], New Trekking permit to keep record of tourist [This is for your safety]
- Seasonal fresh fruits such as orange, apple, banana, mango, grape and other Nepali local fruits
- Meals in Kathmandu
- Domestic / international airfares
- Nepal entry visa fee [Visa fees US$ 25 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 15 days, US$ 40 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 30 days & US$ 100 or equivalent foreign currency for Tourist Visa with Multiple Entry for 100 days.][ Visa can be easily issued upon the arrival of Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu which will require 2 passport size photos]
- Airport tax required for the Domestic / International flights
- Expenses such as laundry, phone calls, internet and others
- Personal trekking equipments
- Entrance fees for sightseeing
- Any extra transportation except in itinerary [we can arrange upon request]
- Any kind of personal expenses
- Helicopter rescue due to out of control
- Any other expenses which are not mentioned in the inclusive price
- Some extra assistance like if you cannot walk properly our guide will arrange you horse to came back [if applicable this you have to pay them directly]
- Tips to staffs. After working everyone expect some Tips. We don’t mention fixed amount, it’s is up to you and up to their service, but generally tourists provide 10% of the total cost
- International airfares to and from Kathmandu as per your destination
- Single supplement charges [if required]
- Departure tax from Kathmandu
- Your travel insurances
- Cold drinks and beverages