Shishapangma Expedition (8,012m.)
Shishapangma, "the range above the grassy plain” is located in central Himalaya and lies totally within Tibet. To the east lies Mount Molamenchen to the west Mount Xifeng and Mount Nandengri and to the northwest Mount Khambachen.
Sishapangma, was first climbed by the Chinese in 1964. There are three distinct climbing routes on the Southwest face with several other logical possibilities on the West Ridge and East face. Our route picks up from Nyalam, 33km from the Nepal / Tibet border, up to the Chinese base camp at an altitude of about 5000-5400m. The trek to BC takes about three to five days via the Nyanang Phu Chu valley.
Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Kathmandu. Briefing, visa procedures and shopping.
Day 03: Kathmandu. Last minute preparation
Day 04: Drive to Zangmu (2300m) / Naylan (3750 m ). Overnight in hotel.
Day 06: Nyalam, acclimatization day.
Day 06: Drive to Shisha Pangma Base Camp (4700m).
Day 07: Stay at Base Camp.
Day 08: Prepare loads for advance base camp.
Day 09: Trek to Advanced Base Camp (5600m).
Day 10: Preparation for climbing period.
Day 11-33: Climbing period.
Day 34: Reserve day.
Day 35: Trek back to Base Camp
Day 36: Drive to Nyalam. Overnight in gust house.
Day 37: Drive to Kathmandu. Transfer to your hotel.
Day 38: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 39: Transfer to the airport and departure.
- Airport - hotel - airport transfers
- Tibet visa fee and administrative fees
- 5 Nights accommodation in Kathmandu at a tourist class hotel, bed & breakfast, room sharing basis.
- Accommodation in Tibet hotels, full board, room sharing basis.
- Guides sightseeing by private vehicle.
- Service of English speaking guide during the sightseeing.
- Transportation: Lhasa - Base Camp - Kathmandu for climbing members.
- Transportation: Kathmandu - Base Camp - Kathmandu for kitchen staff.
- Service of kitchen staff.
- CTMA fee for kitchen staff.
- Equipment allowance kitchen staff.
- Daily wages of kitchen staff.
- Insurance kitchen staff.
- Liaison Officer, interpreter, travel permit and road permit.
- Camping equipments such as kitchen tent, dining tent, toilet tent, shower tent, tables & chairs at base camp and advance base camp.
- Kitchen equipment.
Sleeping tents and mattresses at base camp and advance base camp.
- Peak permit fee
- Baggage allowance for each climbing member is 60 Kg on the way up to base camp and 50 Kg on the way down.
Service does not include:
- Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
- Alcoholic beverages, personal drinks and tips.
- Personal equipments and insurance.
- Emergency rescue evacuation if required.
- Porters and transportation in case of natural calamity.
- Extra yaks, if required.
- Fee of satellite phone and walkie-talkies.
- Re entry visa for Nepal
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