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.
|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)|
|34||Trek back to Base Camp|
|35||Drive back to Nylam|
|36||Drive back to 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