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Shishapangma Expedition (8013m/26,289ft.) - Autumn 2018

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Notice: Government of China has closed Cho-Oyu and Shishapangma Mountains to climb for autumn 2017. We re-route these climbing to Mt. Manaslu

Facts of the Trip

Highest access: (8013m/26289ft.)

First Ascent: Joseph Hsu Ching (China). 2 May, 1964

Duration: 45 (typically) Days

Group Size: 02-10 People per group

Co-ordinates: 28°21'08''N, 85°46’47''E

Location: Jugal/Langtang Himal/Tibet

Country: Tibet, China

Airport: Kathmandu (KTM)

Departure From: Kathmandu Airport

Grade: Moderate/Strenuous snow climbs

Accommodation: Three star to five stars as request

Meals: B/B plan in Kathmandu & B,L,D in during Driving and climbing period

Transportation: Car, Jeep, Mini Bus

Best season: Spring (April, May) and autumn (October, November)

Major Activity: trekking/climbing

Include Activity: Zhangbu, Naylam and Tingri tour

Culture: Tibeten and Sherpa

Mode of Travel: Lodge/Camping

Climbing route: Northwest Ridge/Northeast ridge

Himalayan sights: Everest, Cho-Oyu, Makalu, Friendship peak

Itinerary

Itinerary Details of Shishapangma Expedition

01 Sep/Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport and transfer to hotel (135M/4429ft)

02 Sep/Day 02: Rest and preparation day for assignment & briefing before departure from Kathmandu.

03 Sep/Day 03: Fly from Kathmandu to Gongkar Airport (3650m/11975ft)Lhasa.Overnight at Hotel

04 Sep/Day 04: Sightseeing around Lhasa with Tibetian English guide, Overnight at Hotel

05 Sep/Day 05: Drive from Lhasa to Gyantse (3,950m/12957ft, 05-06hrs)overnight in hotel.

06 Sep/Day 06: Drive from Gyantse to Shigatse (Xigatse) in an altitude of(3,950m/12957ft, 4hrs) Overnight at Hotel.

07 Sep/Day 07: Drive from Shigatse to Tingri (4,350m/14269ft, 05hrs) Overnight at Hotel.

08 Sep/Day 08: Rest day at Tingri for acclimatization.The climbing Sirdar will take you up to a (5000m/16404ft) hill for acclimatization after breakfast.

09 Sep/Day 09: Drive from Tingri to Chinese Base Camp, Camping accommodation.

10 Sep/Day 10: Rest Day at Chinese Base Camp for acclimatization

11 Sep/Day 11: Trek from Chinese base camp to middle Camp (5220m/17125ft.)Camping accommodation.

12 Sep/Day 12: Trek from Middle camp to Shisapangma Advance base camp (5400m)Camping accommodation.

13-09 Oct/D 13-39: Climbing period to summit Shishapangma(8013m/26289), Camp 1,Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit.

10 Oct/Day 40: Preparation to returning (Clean Base Camp) and trek to Middle camp (5200m17125ft.) and then drive to Tingri (4,348m/14,268 ft).

11 Oct/Day 41: Drive from Tingri to Shigatse (Xigatse) Overnight at hotel.

12 Oct/Day 42: Early in the morning drive from Sigatse to Lhasa, overnight at hotel

13 Oct/Day 43: Fly from Lhasa to Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.Overnight at Hotel.

14 Oct/Day44: Free day in Kathmandu and Nepalese cultural program with farewell dinner in the evening.

15 Oct/Day 45:Transfer to airport for final departure