Mt. Shishapangma Expedition |44 Days

Trip Highlights

the lowest of 8000m peaks and it can be climbed along both s

Trip Overview

Rising at the elevation of 8013m, Mt. Shishapangma is the highest peak in the Langtang Himal and is the only 8000m peak located Tibet.The Nepalese name of the Shishapangma peak is Gosaitan meaning “The Holy Place”. The Tibetan name is Xixapangma and it means literally “The Mountain overlooking the grassy plains”. The first ascent is credited to Hsu Ching and his ten-man Chinese climbing team in 1964 and it was finally opened to foreigners in 1980. 

Mount Shishapangma is the lowest of 8000m peaks and it can be climbed along both south and north faces.

Detail Itinerary

Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & transfer tohotel (1350m)
Days 02 & 03 Rest and prepare day for assignment & briefing.
Day 04 Drive from Kathmandu to Kodari Border(720m) & drive to Naylam(3700m)
Day 05 Rest Day in Naylam for Acclimatization
Day 06 Drive to Chinese base camp (4,800m)
Days 07 & 08 Rest Day at Chinese Base Camp for acclimatization
Day 09 Trek  to middle Camp (5220m)
Day 10 Trek  to Advanced Base Camp of Shisapangma(5,400m)
Days 11-40 Climbing period
Day 41 Preparation to return (Clean Base Camp) and trek to Middlecamp (5200m) and then  drive to Naylam(3700m)
Day 42 Drive from Naylam to Zhanmu to Kodari Borderthen drive to Kathmandu
Day 43 Free day in Kathmandu
Day 44 Final departure

Equipment List

Footwear:

  • Climbing boots
  • Cold weather boots for base camp
  • Trainers
  • Comfortable sandals
  • Lightweight hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Booties
  • Light socks
  • Heavy socks

Clothing:

  • Lightweight long underwear top
  • Expedition weight long underwear tops
  • Lightweight long underwear bottoms
  • Expedition weight underwear bottoms
  • Briefs/Underwear
  • Short-sleeved shirts/T-shirts
  • Jacket synthetic or fleece
  • Synthetic insulated pants
  • Down suit
  • Down insulated jacket with hood
  • Down pants
  • Waterproof breathable jacket & pants
  • Wind shirts/light shell jacket
  • One piece climbing shell (optional)

Head & Hand Gear

  • Lightweight syntheticliner glove
  • Headlamp with spare bulb and extra alkaline batteries
  • Windstopper fleece gloves
  • Insulated climbing gloves
  • Mittens with liners
  • Sun hat
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Balaclava
  • Face mask
  • Mountain helmet

Accessories

  • UV Sunglasses
  • Glacier glasses
  • Ski goggles
  • Spare batteries

Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Carabiners
  • Webbing
  • Perlon cord
  • Ascenders
  • Rappel device
  • Camping Gear
  • Backpack
  • Day pack
  • Two Sleeping bags:-40C/-30F
  • Compression stuff sacks
  • THermal sleeping pad
  • Foam pad
  • 2 Water bottles
  • Lightweight steel thermal bottle
  • Pee bottle
  • Pee Funnel for Women.
  • Pack towel
  • Extendable 2 trekking poles
  • Swiss army knife
  • Large mug, plastic bowl, fork and spoon

Medical & Personal

  • Sunscreen
  • Lipscreen
  • Toiletry kit
  • Personal medication
  • Water purification tablets
  • Zip-loc bags
  • Baby wipes or wet towels
  • Ear plugs

Travel Items

  • 2 large expedition duffel bag
  • Small travel bag
  • Nylon stuff sacks
  • Lightweight cotton long sleeve shirt
  • Hiking pants and/or skirt/sarong
  • Lightweight pants

Cost Included

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport strictly as per itinerary.
  • B&B accommodation in Kathmandu at a 3 star hotel on a twin-share basis
  • Royalty (CTMA) as per Tibet rule
  • All staff during Expedition period
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew;
  • Surface transportation as per itinerary;
  • Necessary Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (if requested by client)
  • We provide Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing, and insurance, Ice falls charges
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member
  • All camping equipment in Base Camp;
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff;
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff;
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members;
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the Base Camp
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents etc.
  • Per person 60kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • Required Experienced, Trained guide during the climbing Period per person
  • One set of Walkie-Talkies to each member and climbing guide
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu

Cost not Include

  • Lunch and Dinner during in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner)
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars during trekking.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations,
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) re-entry visa fee.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep
  • Personal climbing gears
  • Filming permit (if special camera)
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs

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  • Trip Duration: 44 Days
  • Trip Grading: Strenuous
  • Max Altitude: 8013m
  • Best Time: April and May & October and November
  • Trip Mode: Expedition
  • Group Size: 2-10 People
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