Shisahpangma Expedition

Trip Facts

Program Code: AHT-Shi0011 | Duration: 43 days | Program Type: Mourntaineering | Maximum Altitude: 8035 meters | Minimum pax: +2 | Mode of Travel: Land | Start Trip: KTM/Zhangmu | End Trip: KTM/Zhangmu | Program Grading: gradegradegradegradegrade

Trip Overview

Shishapangm is one of the very beautiful mountain of China, which lies in the autonomous region of China called the Tibet, Only a very few people in the world had idea about the mount Shishapangma before the Chinese opened Tibet to the western summiteers in 1978.

Shishapangm is one of the very beautiful mountain of China, which lies in the autonomous region of China called the Tibet, Only a very few people in the world had idea about the mount Shishapangma before the Chinese opened Tibet to the western summiteers in 1978. The Tibetans observe it as the very holy mountain. It is the youngest mountain among the peaks situated above the height of 8000m; and there are only fourteen mountains above the 8000m high Himalayan ranges. Till to date many climbers have succeeded to approach on its apex.

Camp : 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 physical fitness; and also the favorable condition of the weather depends the climbing ahead.

Outline Itinerary

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and Hotel transfer
Day 02/03: Preparation, Briefings, Last minute shopping and formalities
Day 04 to Day 11: Early morning departure from Kathmandu to Tibetan border and continues to Base camp, Overnight Hotel / Tented Camping
Day 12 - 38: Climbing period to summit Shishapangma(8012m), Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit
Day 39: Preparation to return to Kathmandu; Clean Base Camp and trek to Middle camp (5200m) and then drive to Naylam (3700m); overnight in hotel.
Day 40 / 41 : Return to kathmandu, overnight in hotel
Day 42: Leisure day in Kathmandu(Contingency day)
Day 43: Transfer to the airport for final departure or alternatively join other activities

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