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Mount Shishapangma Expedition

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Mt. Shishapangma in Sanskrit is "Gosainthan". Reinhold Messner called it "an exquisite apparition". Indeed, it is emerging out of the earth-brown Tibetan plateau a solitary snow goddess rearing its not-so-ugly head out to be admired. Mt. Shishapangma Expedition was first completed by H. Ching and Nine Climbers in 1664. This Mt. Shishapangma Expedition is done in central Himalaya and lies totally within Tibet. To the east lies Mount Molamenchen to the west Mount Xifeng and Mount Nandengri and the northwest Mount Kangbochen.

Shisapangma, "the range above the grassy plain" 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 to Mt. Shishapangma Expedition 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 B/B

Day 02: Kathmandu free day, Hotel B/B

Day 03: Drive to Kodari, transfer to Zhangmu, hotel F/B

Day 04: Drive to Nylam, Guesthouse

Day 05: Acclimatization at Nylam, Guesthouse

Day 06: Drive to Chinese Base Camp

Day 07: Trek towards ABC

Day 08-10: Arrive at Advance Base Camp

Day 11-30: Climbing Period of Shisapangma.

Day 31: Trek from Advance Base Camp to Chinese Base Camp

Day 32: Drive to Nylam Guesthouse

Day 33: Drive to Zhangmu - Kathmandu, hotel B/B

Day 34: Free day in Kathmandu, hotel, B/B

Day 35: Leisure day in Ktm, hotel B/B

Day 36: Final departure


The total cost and further information will be provided on request. The package can be customized as per your requirements. The departure schedule can be changed on any unavoidable circumstances such as weather hazards, trail slides, and avalanches.



• All airport/hotel/airport transfers
• 5 nights hotel (5 star, Annapurna or similar) in Kathmandu, BB plan
• Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
• Expedition permit, conservation fee and all permit
• 50 Kg Expedition equipment luggage or barrel per climber is allowed till ABC
• Necessary yaks for carrying equipment & loads
• Food and fuels in the base camp for whole period
• 1 tent per climber of North face or similar for Base Camp
• Dining, Kitchen, Store tent, mattress and all camping facilities needed in BC
• Experienced and professional staff at BC : Base camp manager, cook, kitchen boy
• Liaisons officer and interpreter service
• Equipment allowance, wages, life, medical & life, medical & rescue insurance for all Nepali members.
• Emergency oxygen, mask & regulator at ABC (use and pay)
• Immediate Rescue co-ordination (covered by your travel insurance)
• Group climbing equipment such as fixed rope, snow bar, ice screw etc.
• Generator or solar panel for charging & lighting in Base camp
• Gamow bag (Life saving device in case of altitude sickness) provided
• Satellite phone on pay call basis (1min = $ 3)
• Garbage deposit fee
• Visa Extension fee
• Welcome and farewell dinner
• Agency service charge


• International flight ticket, taxes and visas
• Lunch & dinner, hotel after 5 nights in Kathmandu
• Personal trekking & climbing equipment
• All expenses of personal nature like bar bills, laundry, telephone etc.
• Insurance for travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation & lost baggage.
• Applicable permit fee & custom fee for SAT phone, filming camera, communications - equipment (if brought)
• Extra yak charge
• Climbing Bonus & summit bonus for climbing Sherpa (if you use Sherpa), Tips for Base Camp Staff
• Climbing Bonus & Summit bonus for climbing Sherpa
• All not mentioned in cost include part

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Ajaya Bajracharya

this is wonderful, experience trip

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