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Mount Shishapangma Expedition (8013m.) - 47 Days

Shishapangma (8,013 m) is a beautiful mountain, entirely located within Tibet. It is the 14th highest mountain in the world. It offers a splendid panorama of the Himalaya range. Among Hindus, it is known as Gosainthan (Abode of God Shiva). It was the last 8,000 meter peak to be climbed, due to the restrictions on visits by foreigners to the region imposed by Tibetan and Chinese authorities till 1978AD. The climatic condition of Shisapangma is somehow similar to that of the Mt. Everest.

Shishapangma is not a technically difficult to climb and a short trek has the access to Base Camp. During this trip you have a great chance to explore mysterious Tibetan plateau, cultural, natural heritage and panoramic views of high Himalayan peaks. During the treks and the ascent, you will enjoy incredible landscapes of the surrounding nature and also stunning views of other incredible peaks. Besides the mountaineering part, the expedition also allows you to discover the Tibetan culture trekking through some traditional small villages. April-May and October-November are the best climbing seasons to climb Shisapangama. AlpineTrav, Treks and Expeditions manages your trip as per your requirement.


Note:

All Trekking offers and plans given in the itinerary are for all interested visitors who prefer full package. We offer the itinerary of the destinations as per your choice. You are always free to choose any itinerary and the staff depending on your financial condition. As per your interest and requirement, we have options for any partial visit too.


(The Trip cost varies depending on the group size, total number of days and services you require. If you are interested, please feel free to contact Us.)

Day 1
Days 01: Arrival in Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

Day 2
Days 02- 04: Sightseeing in Kathmandu, apply and wait for visa procedure.

Day 3
Days 05: Drive Kathmandu to Zhangmu (2350m).

Day 4
Days 06: Drive Zhangmu to Nyalam (3750m).

Day 5
Days 07-08: Rest day at Nyalam for acclimatization.

Day 6
Days 09: Drive Nyalam to Shishapangma Base Camp (4700m).

Day 7
Days 10-12: Rest Day at Shishapangma Base Camp for acclimatization.

Day 8
Days 13: Shishapangma Base Camp to Advance Base Camp (5600m).

Day 9
Days 14: Advance Base Camp.

Day 10
Days 15-39: Climbing Period, overnight at tented camp.

Day 11
Days 40: At Advanced Base Camp (5600m).

Day 12
Days 41: Advanced Base Camp to Base Camp.

Day 13
Days 42: Sishapangma Base Camp.

Day 14
Days 43: Cleaning Base Camp.

Day 15
Days 44: Drive Base Camp to Zhangmu.

Day 16
Days 45: Drive Zhangmu to Kathmandu. Transfer to hotel.

Day 17
Days 46: Free day for personal activities or recreations at Kathmandu.

Day 18
Days 47: Transfer to airport, departure to your own destination.

Cost Includes

  • Kathmandu Airport-Hotel-Airport pick up and transfer by private vehicle as per group size.
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu with breakfast as per the programme.
  • Guided sightseeing around world heritage sites of Kathmandu.
  • Climbing Permit fee for Mt. Shisapangma.
  • Liaison Officer Fee (Including his all expenses, Airfares, foods, insurance and wages).
  • All Necessary Entrance fees/permits wherever necessary.
  • Experienced Climbing Sherpa with their equipments and allowance. (They will continue to the summit for your support).
  • Transportation in Tibet by Private Land Cruisers.
  • Transportation of all of your gears and our equipments, foods to the Shisapangma Higher Base Camp.
  • All the Camping & Kitchen Equipments (High Quality North face Tents), Toilet Tent, Dinning Tent, Mattresses, Tables, Chairs, Hot water bag, Pillows, Inner Sheet and etc.
  • 5/5 bottles of oxygen per member and guide.
  • Advance Base Camp - Emergency Oxygen, Mask & Regulator.
  • Yak Porter (40Kg per person's will be carried by Yak) from Base Camp to Advance Base Camp.
  • One Trekking guide, One High Altitude Cook, Two Kitchen Helpers, High altitude Porters and their daily wages. (Also including their insurance with all necessary lodging - fooding - clothing arrangements.)
  • Full meal a day Food will be prepared by our very professional kitchen crew. (Includes the fuel expenses).
  • Solar panel at the base camp.

Cost Excludes

  • International flights, airport taxes, excess baggage charges.
  • Nepal and China, visa Fees.
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • Garbage deposit (non-refundable if climbers don’t bring their wastage back from mountain)
  • Radio for climbers.
  • Extra yak (if required for climbers’ excess luggage)
  • Personal expenses like bar bill, laundry, telephone etc.
  • Personal medical and travel insurance.
  • Extra permits that may be required for activities like filming etc.
  • Summit bonus (only for successful climb), Tips etc.

Visa Information

Flying out to Tibet requires a Chinese visa and a Tibet Travel Permit which can both be acquired in Kathmandu with the help of a travel company (Tibet via Nepal). A valid visa for China isn’t the same as a Tibet Travel Permit. Those with a Chinese traveler visa will at present need to apply for a Tibet travel permit. The permit is still required for remote foreign traveler travelling to Tibet from territory China. To obtain the permit you have to book a guide for your whole trip and pre-organize private transport for trips outside Lhasa. The trip outside Lhasa likewise requires extra permits which are arranged by the travel agent you are going with.


Passport

All who intend to enter Tibet must hold at least 6 months valid passport.
Passport – valid for 6 months
Chinese Visa — you can apply for one from a Chinese Embassy or through China Highlights (who entry from China)
Group Visa — who entry from Nepal to Tibet after Tibet tour traveler can visit China mainland with valid group visa.
Individual Visa will be cancel when we apply for group visa (if visa is in the passport)
Tibet Entry Permit — it is issued by the Tibet Tourism Bureau and is an absolute necessity for outsiders entering Tibet.
A few people who wish to travel to specific areas in Tibet must also obtain:
Travel Permit — it is required when you are planning to movement to closed areas in Tibet. These are issued after you land in Tibet.
Military Permit — it is acquired to travel to some militarily sensitive regions.


Necessary Gears

Main rope, Down Sleeping, Bag, Down Jacket, Gore-Tex jacket, Trouser, Climbing boots, Trekking boot, ICE-Axe with Ice hammer, Rucksack, Crampon, Stick, Harness, Helmet,Get up (Boot clover), Snow Glass, ICE Screws, snow Shavel, Carbine Lock & unlock, Head Lights, Wind Proof Jacket & trouser, Down Trouser, Wind Proof Trouser, Water Bottle, Woolen Gloves, Bag Cover, Wind mask for climbing, Climbing gloves, Socks for climbing, Personal Medicine, Eight figure, Knife.


Note:

You can bring the necessary gears from your own country or can buy or hire from the stores at Kathmandu. All Equipments are available.

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Price From USD $ 27,950/person
27950
Total $ 27,950 USD

Trip Facts

  • 8013 m.
  • 47 Days
  • Spring
  • Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu
  • Private Jeep
  • Camping
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