Mt. Shishapangma

Shishapangma is the 14th highest mountain on the planet. It is called Gosainthan in Nepali. It is located in central himalaya and lies totally in Tibet. The route is straightforward climb and not technically demanding. It is the youngest mountain among 8000m peaks. Mt. Shishapangma 8013 m was first climbed by H. Ching and Nine Climbers in 1664.

Mount Shishapangma expedition begins after your arrival in Kathmandu. Our team staff will welcome you at Kathmandu airport and transfer you to the Hotel. Next day we will have a meeting at Adventure Extreme office in Thamel. We will meet our expedition crews and discuss about the expedition and check required expedition equipment's for safety purpose.

As Adventure Extreme Trekking and Expedition team is working as sale agent of Tibet Mountaineering Association, we will have all expedition permits and required documents in our hand. We will just collect passport from all climbers and make Tibet visa on the same day.

According to the expedition program team will drive to Zangmu via Aranico highway and Friendship Bridge. At the friendship bridge staff from Tibet Mountaineering Association will be waiting for our expedition group. Expedition team members will drive on 4WD land cruiser and expedition equipments will be carried by truck.
After driving 3 days (1 night in Zangmu and 2 Nights in Nylam) we will reach Mount Shishapangma Base camp. Chinese call it Chinese Base Camp. Shishapangma base camp is situated at altitude of 4600 m. We will set camp here for 2 days to acclimatize and check expedition equipments once more.
After, we will walk for long day to reach Shishapangma advance base camp. It is situated at altitude of (5400 m).

Mt. Shishapangma Expedition climbing starts from this point.

Short note about climbing route:

Camp 1 - 6,730m - After 6-7 hours walk we reach in camp 2 through crossing many snowy slopes by fixing ropes in the places of crevassed.
Camp 2 - 7,045m - After 5-6 hours we reach camp 3 via steep ascent leading to very gentle ground below the northwest ridge.
Camp 3 - 7,400m - From Camp 3, it takes 9-12 hours to reach on the summit. The situation of the groups/climbers' progress and the condition of the physical fitness; and also the favorable condition of the weather depends the climbing ahead.

Climbing Sherpa guide for Himalayan:

We facilitate highly professional, well trained and qualified climbing Sherpas for your expeditions. They are very useful in your each and every step of support, which makes your climbing easier to restore your strained energy and it gives you vigorous strength for your next day's climbing.


If you have your private group, please e-mail us to know the price and detail of expedition.
If you are alone and looking for a group to join, please e-mail us.

Mt. Shishapangma
  • Duration38 Days
  • Height8013 m
  • Latitude28° 21' 0
  • Longitude85° 46' 59.88
  • RouteNormal
  • Flight
  • Caravan RouteKathmandu/Kodari/Nylam/BC


Days Itinerary
1 Welcome at Kathmandu airport- transfer to Hotel
2 In Kathmandu for expedition arrangement
3 In Kathmandu for expedition arrangement
4 Drive to Tibet Border( Zangmu)
5 Drive to Nylam
6 Rest day for Acclimatization
7 Drive to Shishapangma Base Camp
8 At Rest day for Acclimaization
9 Trek to Shishapangma Advance Base Camp
10-32 Climbing Period- Mt. Shishapangma (8013 m)
33 Reserve day
34 Trek back to Base Camp
35 Drive back to Nylam
36 Drive back to Kathmandu
37 In Kathmandu
38 Depart Kathmandu

We will provide you the expedition cost as per your group size or expedition service requirement. If you are alone and looking for a group to join, please e-mail us OR use "Inquiry Form" to send us message. Expedition Cost: USD 2599 Per Person Extra: Climbing Royalty Fee of Mt. Everest North

Cost Includes

  1. Airport transfers in Kathmandu
  2. Accommodation in Kathmandu at 2 star hotel for 5 nights(BB plan)
  3. Tibet visa fee
  4. Permit fee of Mt. Shishapangma
  5. Tibet Road permit and travel permit
  6. Service of Liaison officer and interpreter
  7. Transportation as per program/itinerary
  8. Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner)
  9. Transfer of all expedition goods and equipment?s to BC and back
  10. Nepalese Sherpa cook and kitchen boy at Base Camp/Advance Base Camp
  11. Entry fee of Kitchen staffs
  12. Equipment allowances and daily salary of kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter
  13. Insurance of kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter
  14. Required kitchen equipment such as kitchen tent, store tent, toilet tents, chair, table at BC and ABC
  15. Comfortable frame dining tent at BC/ABC with heater inside
  16. Comfortable shower tent at BC/ABC with hot water
  17. Hygienic food at base camp and advance base camp
  18. Single sleeping tent and mattress at BC and ABC
  19. 2 expedition duffel bag for each member to pack up expedition equipment
  20. Solar panel for light
  21. Generator for charging electric devices
  22. Emergency Oxygen at advance base camp (for medical use)
  23. Garbage deposit fee
  24. Expedition cost for service up to Summit: US$ ........../Person (One climbing member:One Climbing Sherpa guide). We request you to send us e-mail or use "Inquiry Form" for further inquiry.

Cost Excludes

  1. International airfare from / to your country
  2. Nepal entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival)
  3. Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu
  4. Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  5. Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp
  6. Tents above base camp
  7. High altitude food and fuel above base camp
  8. Oxygen & Mask and regulator (available on request)
  9. Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage
  10. Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, communication equipment and commercial filming
  11. International airport departure tax at Kathmandu Airport.
  12. Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  13. Tips and bonuses

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