Shishapangma Expedition

Facts of the Trip

Duration: 42 Days

Highest access: 8013m

Group Size: Min 2 to Max 14

Location: Tibet

Grade: Strenuous/Adventure

Best season: Spring/Autumn

Culture: Cultural program with Special Dinner

Transportation: Tourist Bus/private vehicle

Accommodation: Hotel/Guest house/camping

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner + Tea or Coffee

  • Shishapangma Expedition
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Mt. Shishapangma(8,013m) expedition is a pastoral climbing for all those climbers who are seeking for  less crowded peak. Mt. Shishapangma is the 14th world’s highest mountain peak that located entirely in Tibet and which is only 5 km away from the border of Nepal in the South Central Tibet. It is the highest peak of the Jugal Himal range and borders bordering the Langtang Himal and which is called as the part of the Langtang Himal. It is located towards the drier North part of the Himalayan ridge on the dry North part of the Himalayan ridge at the Lower terrain of Nepal.

Mt. Shishapangma expedition begins after drive from Nylam town to the Base Camp at 5000m.From BC we ascend up to the Advanced Base Camp (5.400m) with help of Yak and we climb along straight forward path to reach at the Camp I from Camp I at (6,200m.). Then we ascend up to Camp II along straight forwards glacial path and from Camp II at (6,700m), we pass via step snowy path and rocky gullies leading you up to the Camp III at (7,400m) Camp III. From Camp III the path gets steeper up to 60 degree and ridge is narrow which directly takes you to the central summit (8,007m). This summit is quite demanding where you need to climb along the knife Edge sharp ridge that will lead you to the Main Summit (8013m).

Day 01
Arrival in Kathmandu 1,400m, Welcome by Himalayan Magic Treks member and direct transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 02
Sightseeing in Kathmandu valley overnight at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 03
Prepare Tibet visa & expedition over night at Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 04
We Drive to Zangmu 2,350m-7708ft O/N at Hotel.
Day 05
We Drive to Nyalam 3,750m-12,300ft O/N at Guest House.
Day 06Here we take day rest for acclimatization O/N at Guest House.
Day 07
We drive to Shishapangma Base Camp 4,950m-16,236ft overnight at tent.
Day 08
We take a day rest at the Base Camp to acclimatize and preparing loads to climbing overnight at tent.
Day 09
Continue the rest at Base Camp overnight at tent.
Day 10
Climb up to the advance base camp 5,540m-18,171ft overnight at tent.
Day 11- 37
Climbing Period.
Day 38
We Trek back to base camp overnight at tent.
Day 39
We drive to Nyalam. Overnight at Guest House.
Day 40
We drive to Kathmandu, transfer to Hotel with Bed & Breakfast plan.
Day 41
Free day in Kathmandu and evening farewell dinner in typical Nepali culture.
Day 42
Departure from Kathmandu to your onward destination.

The Trip cost will vary depending on the Group Size duration of days and Services required please contact us via our email with your Details to obtain a Quote.

Price Includes:    

  •  Arrival & Departure : Airport transfers-Airport/Hotel/Airport          
  •  Hotel In Kathmandu  : 4 nights in Katmandu 3 star Hotel on bed & breakfast Basis-Double Room
  • TMA Services : Hotel in Zangmu,Nyalam,Tingri and further  drive to Shisapagma  Base Camp. Going Up: 03 Yak from Base Camp(BC) to Advance Base Camp (ABC) per Member. Coming Down:  02 yak ABC to Base camp (BC) per member 01 yak for staff.
  • Transportation: Necessary all equipment Transportation  for all Member and Staffs  From Kathmandu - Kodari (by bus), Kodari to BC by jeep  –BC to ABC (by yak) ABC to BC  (by Yak) BC to Kodari by Jeep Kodari - Kathmandu(by bus).
  • Permit :  Mt. Shisapangma expedition permit (From TMA)
  •  Garbage Management :Stool Shipment Transfer & Garbage Deposit fees  
  • Lodging & Fooding : Food 3 meals a day in Trekking & Base camp for member & Staffs   Cargo Clearance : International Air cargo clearance of Member Personal Luggage & Payment of Government taxes  
  • Liaison Officer : 1 Government Liaison officer with full equipment, salary ,accommodation
  • Base Camp Staff : Base camp Cook & kitchen Helper 
  • Porter : Porters per member up to Base camp & Porters return from Base camp  
  • Staff Salary and allowance : All Nepali staffs & porters daily wages, equipment, food & clothing                      
  • Insurance : All Staffs Medical & Emergency rescue Insurance                   
  • Member Luggage :60 Kg per member for personal baggage                     
  • Base Tent : VE25 North face or Kailas  tents for base camp for per member                      
  • Base Base equipment : Base camp foam mattresses, dinning, Kitchen, Toilet & Store tents, hot shower, Tables & chairs & Cooking gears
  • Heater : Heater for base camp in each Dining and other necessary camp
  • Light : 1 Solar panel for battery charge and light at base camp for use. 
  • Dinner:  one Farewell Dinner in tourist standard restaurant in Kathmandu  with Nepalese Staff
  •  Tibet Visa : Tibet entry Visa Fees as per China Government (Through China Embassy in Nepal)
  • (01-20) Base camp service
  • Oxygen: (O2)-Poisk cylinder: 05 oxygen bottle  for each member and 03 oxygen bottle for each high altitude Sherpa
  • Mask & Regulator : 1 Set of top Out mask for each member and high altitude Sherpa
  • Permit : Satellite Phone /walkie talkie    Phone if necessary in basis of Member             
  • High Altitude Climbing Sherpa: 1 Climbing Sherpa per member  and Climbing Bonus U$1500 
  • High camp service  : Necessary cooking gas,  cooking pot  for member, high altitude Sherpa, high altitude  tent, high food  and fixing gear  (C1) (C2) (C3) (C4)
  • (01-25) Base camp service                                              

Price Excludes:                        

  •  Lunch & Dinner: Lunch & dinner in Katmandu Hotel stay and more the 4 nights in Kathmandu Hotel                     
  • Insurance : Travel and high altitude insurance ,accident, medical & emergency evacuation                     
  • Personal Expenses: Telephone, Internet,  Laundry, any Alcoholic beverages, personal equipment and shopping                      
  • Nepal's Visa: Nepali Visa fee US$ 40 per person for 30 days ( to be applied for 60 days (US D $ 100)                     
  • Sherpa summit Bonus & Tips : Sherpa Summit bonus US$1000 , please  calculate some tips                                            
  • Rescue Evacuation : Emergency rescue evacuation cost, if needed and all other personal nature expenses                      
Member Personal Equipment

S/No Particular Qty
1: Down suits (dangri) 1
2: Summit shoe 1
3: Walking shoe 1
4: Crampon 1
5: Summit Glove (Mitten) 1
6: Normal gloves 2
7: Summit Snow goggles 1
8: Glacier glasses 1
9: Ice axe 1
10: Harness 1
11 jumer 1
12: Carabiners (normal) 3
13: Sleeping bag (-40C) 1
14: Down filled Mattress 1
15: Summit socks 2
16: Normal socks 3
17: Climbing bag (40 ltr) 1
18: Helmet 1
19: Down jacket 1
20: Down trouser 1
21: 8 finger / descender 1
22: Headlamp (Icon or Spot) 1
23: Gore-tex jacket 1
24: Gore-tex trouser 1
25: Fleece jacket 1
26: Fleece trouser 1
27: Fleece liner gloves 3
28: Screw Gate Carabiner 1
29: Balaclava (windstopper) 1
30: Thermos bottle 1
31: Base layer (woolen) 2 (set)
32: Water bottle normal 1

Climbing Gears

S/No Particular

1: Ice crews
2: Fix rope
3: snow bars
4: EPI gas
5: Rock piton
6: Carabiners (normal)
7: High tent
8: Summit rope
9: Cooking pot
10: Snow shovel
12: Ice hammer / adge (set)
13 Member high foods
14: Oxygen
15: Mask & regulator
16: Quick Draws