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Mount Shishapangma is the youngest mountain among the 8000m high Himalayas in the World. It was first climbed by three British climbers Doug Scott, Alex Macintyre and Roger and Baxter Jones 20 years ago. Many climbers are following the same routes as yet while climbing on this mountain however, they also use their own different route.
From Kathmandu, you can reach the Nepal-Tibet boarder by minibus. After completing all of your visa procedure, on the same day you can reach Zhangmu for the night stay.
On the second day you can get to Nyalam. The next day you should take rest for acclimatization. Our staff will prepare the required gears for your further journey there.
After walking for 2 days from Nyalam now you can reach Shishapangma South Base camp. Again one day you should take some rest here for further acclimatization. Then after walking for two days from Base camp, you reach Advance Base Camp and this camp remains there until you finish your whole expedition.
Camp 1: 6400m. After the hard climbing you can reach Punngpa Ri which can be said the Camp 1. The surface is 55- 60 % vertical ice slope here. Sometimes it becomes very a hard situation here because of heavy snowfall with rocks for which you have to use helmet for the protection. From Base Camp, we should start to climb at about 2a.m.before the sunrise to ensure a safe passage through the snowfall accompanied by rocks.
Camp 2. 7000m. After many hours of steady climbing, you reach behind the second narrow rocky tower, which can be called camp 2 for your rest. This camp is situated in a bit dangerous place because it is under a serac. So it is up to you whether or not you fix your camp or choose to go further ahead.
Camp 03 –7500m. From Camp 2 it is very easy to climb to reach camp 3 which is approximately at the height of 7500m. If the day is clear and sunny, you can feel very warm there in spite of the fact that you are midst of a snowy mountain.
Summit day of South Face of Shishapangma
From here in the middle of the night, you should start the climbing and by the morning you can reach the summit. This day is little bit difficult than the previous two days however you will ha an exotic experience. There are many glaciers on your way. After reaching the TOP, you also feel very romantic and happy by looking down the enchanted and enthralling scenes around the places.
Shishapangma is centrally located in the Himalayan range as the best place of the world. The Annapurna & Manaslu are located on its west, The Juggle, Langtang, Ganesh Himal on the South, Cho Oyu, Everest and Makalu on the East and the vast Tibetan plateau. The holy Mount Kailash is situated parallelly on its North. Shishapangma climbing is really a magnificent and wonderful experience whose reminiscences will remain ever indelible in your mind. On your way back, you are suggested to descend via your own previous climbing routes.
11 April 2017 Day 01: Arrival Kathmandu and transfer to hotel
12 April 2017 Day 02: Preparing Expedition & apply Tibet visa
13 April 2017 Day 03: Preparation expedition and briefing-hotel
14 April 2017 Day 04: Drive to Kodari Border & Zhangmu-hotel
15 April 2017 Day 05: Drive Zhangmu to Nyalam 3750m.-hotel
16 April 2017 Day 06: Nyalam rest day for acclimatization-hotel
17 April 2017 Day 07: Trek from Nyalam to Jungle - fully camp
18 April 2017 Day 08: Trek from Jungle - base camp-fully camp
19 April 2017 Day 09: Shishapangma base camp to ABC-camp
20 April - 15 May 2017 Day 10-35: Climb Shishapangama 8027m.
16 May 2017 Day 36: ABC to Shishapangma base camp - camp
17 May 2017 Day 37: Shishapangma base camp to Nyalam-hotel
18 May 2017 Day 38: Drive Zhangmu and Kathmandu - hotel
19 May 2017 Day 39: Free day in Kathmandu, Nepal - hotel
20 May 2017 Day 40: Transfer to airport for final departure
06 persons or more per person USD 11500
Climbing guide USD 5500 (If required)
Extra services if required:
Russian oxygen 4 litters: USD 350 (re-fill)
Mask and Regulator: USD 500 (re-use)
Satellite phone permit: USD 1500 per set