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Shisha Pangma (8,035m.) Expedition

Shisha Pangma (8,035m.) Expedition
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Activity :
Expedition Tibet
Country :
Tibet
Duration :
42 day(s)
Trip Grading :
Streneous
Max-Elevation :
26, 289 ft/ 8,013 meters
Climate :
Great climates

Shisha Pangma (8,035m.) Expedition
 

Mount Shisha Pangma is the 14th highest peak of the world, and is considered by many as one of the easiest 8000m mountains to climb. Located almost due north of Kathmandu it is the highest mountain that sits entirely in Tibetan side of the Himalaya. It is the highest peak in the Jugal Himal, which is contiguous with, and often considered a part of, the Langtang Himal. The combined Jugal/Langtang Himal straddles the Tibet/Nepal border. Since it is on the dry north side of the Himalayan crest, and further away from the lower terrain of Nepal, it has somewhat less dramatic vertical relief than most other major Himalayan peaks. It is a massive peak with a long, steep, craggy southern face rising to an elevation of 8013m/26,289 feet and making it an imposing sight to all would be climbers. In Nepal the mountain is known by Gosainthan (place of the saint).) and in Tibetan the name Shishapangma means "The mountain overlooking the grassy plains".

Shisha Pangma had only recorded 201 successful ascents (to the main summit) and 19 fatalities. As of January of 2000, over 434 people have successfully made the climb to the Central Summit, but only 165 people have continued to the Main Summit, just over an hours climb away, separated by a knife edge ridge of sometimes very unstable snow.

 

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu (1350m.) airport, meet our staff then transfer to Hotel.
Day 02: Free in Kathmandu
Day 03: Preparation for expedition officially trip briefing.
Day 04: Drive to Kodari, cross Border and enter to Zhangmu. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Drive Zhangmu – Nyalam 3750m. Hotel.
Day 06: Nyalam rest for acclimatization. Hotel.
Day 07: Nyalam Hiking day for Acclimatization. Tented Camp
Day 08: Drive Zhangmu – Chinese Base Camp 5000m. Tented Camp
Day 09: Rest for acclimatization. Tented Camp
Day 10: Preparing load for Advance BC. Tented Camp
Day 11: Trek to Middle Base Camp. Tented Camp
Day 12: Trek to Advance Base Camp 5400m. Tented Camp
Day 13-36: Climbing Period Shisha Pangma 8,035m. Tented Camp
Day 37: Cleaning up, back pack preparation.
Day 38: Trek back to Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp
Day 39: Drive Chinese Base Camp – Nyalam. Hotel.
Day 40: Drive to Zhangmu & continue to Kathmandu. Hotel.
Day 41: Free in Kathmandu.
Day 42: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

• All land transportation by private vehicle, (Airport /Hotel/Airport & expedition pick up & drop).
• Welcome dinner with Nepali culture programs.
• 5 Nights Hotel Accommodation in Kathmandu with bed & breakfast basis at (3 Star Hotel) Hotel Manang.
• Lhasa, sightseeing as per programs with full board basis.
• Experience, professional Nepalese expedition crews; Advance Base Camp guide, Cook, Kitchen boys, and mountaineering gears till to the ABC.
• Crews equipment charge, daily wages, expedition insurance and other facility will provided by our agency itself.
• 3 Major meals B/L/D (Full board basis) and Hotel accommodation while on the way to back to Kathmandu.
• 3 Major meals B/L/D during your stay in Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
• Each person will get one North Face brand Tent and Mattress for Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
• We provide Dining Tent, Tables, Chairs, Toilet Tent, Mess Tent, Shower Tent and Kitchen Tent at Chinese Base Camp and Advance Base Camp.
• Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipments luggage or barrels allowed for expedition till to and from Base Camp and Advance Base Camp
• Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipments luggage or barrels is allowed on the way back to Advance Base Camp to Chinese Base Camp. (Expedition equipments luggage or barrels carried by Yak).
• Air Ticket: Kathmandu/ Lhasa and Kathmandu/ Zhangmu/ Chinese Base Camp/ Zhangmu/ Kathmandu by tourist Mini Bus/Jeep/ Land Cruiser for members, Nepalese crews and Truck for the whole expedition gears.
• Shisha Pangma Expedition permit, Tibet group Visa and Travel Permit.
• Tibet visa & Travel Permit for the expedition crews.
• Liaison Officer and Interpreter for expedition till Chinese Base Camp.
• Emergency Oxygen, Mask & regulator for Advance Base Camp.
• Satellite Phone (Pay call service till ABC).
• Gammo Bag for the life saving device, incase of altitude sickness for Member during the expedition.
• Expedition T-shirts for each member with expedition label.
• Medical Kit Box for Nepalese crews and simple medical service for members till ABC.

• Airfare: To & from your country.
• International airport departure tax.
• Nepal entry visa and Re-entry visa fees.
• Personal expedition climbing gears.
• Major meals: Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
• Personal local transportation in Kathmandu and Tibet except above mentioned programs.
• Personal travel medical and rescue insurance.
• Emergency evacuation: Rescue Jeep US $ 700 to Zhangmu/Nepal border.
• Personal medicines and First-Aid expenses.
• Personal nature expenses.
• All Drinks except tea and coffee.
• Postage letter, Laundry service, Telephone calls and all other items of personal nature.
• Walkie-Talkie.
• Extra Yak: Per Yak's US $ 100 will be charged for 40 KG. load and US $ 25 for per Tibetan Yak man.
• Garbage Deposit US $ 500 (sharing with all total of the expedition climbers) and Deposit fee will be not refunded if the climber don't take back their garbage to ABC.
• Tips for Nepalese crews, etc.

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