★ 8000 m plus peak
★ Technically easy
★ Best place for skiing
The Shishapangma Expedition, through which you summit an 8027 m from the Tibet side, has a straightforward climbing route compared to the six courses with steep snow and rock band on the Nepal side. Three camps are set up to ascend the summit of Shishapangma successfully at the altitudes of
★ Camp I (6400 m)
★ Camp II (7000 m)
★ Camp III (7400 m)
Before you climb Shishapangma, you will see the spectacular view of the mountain and its ridges from the base camp. Since Shishapangma Expedition is an expedition over 8000 m, there are pinnacles, headwall, rock-crowned flat buttress, snow slopes, and rock ridge on its climbing route. In addition, there are 35 degrees of the snow slope, crevasses, and steep sections. Our climbing guides will place a fixed rope and ladders on these crevasses. Of all 8000 m peaks, Shishapangma is the youngest one on the list of adventurous climbers.
Day 01 Arrive at Tribhuwan International Airport (standard accommodation)
Arrive in Kathmandu on the date that you have planned for or at the most suitable time you have decided. Stay calm about the pick-up; we will wait for you outside the airport to take you to our office and the hotel. Our office remains open from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M. Kathmandu is known as the city of temples, and it is the most developed city in Nepal as we write these words in this itinerary. You will be staying in Thamel, the central tourist hub in Kathmandu. If you stay in a 5-star hotel, it will be outside Thamel.
Day 02 Sightseeing with breakfast and climbing preparations (standard accommodation)
Kathmandu is dotted with world heritage sites, and the most famous of them are mentioned below
★ Kathmandu Durbar Square
You will visit each of these with our city guide, and they will take you to the past. Those were the glorious days of Nepal. From your guide, hear the myths, the true story, and the significance of the historical monuments from the religious point of view. During the climbing preparation, we focus on your
★ As well as how you can overcome mountaineering challenges.
Day 03 From Kathmandu to Kerung (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
You take an early bus to Kerung on the Tibet-Nepal border. On the way, you will see beautiful villages. The scene is gorgeous, and the drive is pretty long. As you reach Kerung, you feel you are in the Tibetan atmosphere. Before entering Tibet, you have to complete certain formalities. Your guide will do these.
Day 04 From Kerung to the Chinese Base Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
You drive to the Chinese Base Camp at an altitude of 5000 m. You are on the Tibet-Chinese border, and there are places of interest nearby that you would like to visit. On the way, you enjoy the view of the Shishapangma and Cho Oyu mountains. You also cross the pass called the Lulang La.
Day 05-06 Acclimatization (4 meals provided, tented camp)
Since you are heading to a higher altitude, you should acclimatise for your health. This higher altitude is the Advance Base Camp. Our climbing guides will arrange yaks to transfer trekking equipment and food from the Chinese Base Camp to the Advance Base Camp.
Day 07 From the Chinese Base camp to the Advance Base Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
Before dawn, you start your trek and reach the Advance Base Camp. It is at an altitude of 5000 m plus. Our guides will set up camp here.
Day 08-32 Climbing of Shishapangma and descend to the base camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
The Sherpas will set up camps at higher altitudes and decide on the climbing route. They will also cook meals for you, and they will also tell you when to acclimatise. The Sherpas undertake to overcome technical difficulties while climbing Shishapangma and weather forecasting. When you reach the summit, you will spend a short time there. The summit offers the best view of Everest, Cho Oyu, and the world. From the summit, you will retrace the climbing route.
Day 33 From the base camp to the Chinese Base Camp (4 meals provided, tented camp)
The porters and the climbing guide will pack up the climbing equipment, and you will start your trek from the base camp. But, first, you retrace the trekking trail downhill to the Chinese Base Camp.
Day 34 From the Chinese Base Camp to Kerung (4 meals provided, standard accommodation)
You drive to Kerung following the same road by which you have come. On the way, you enjoy the view of Shishapangma and Cho Oyu once more. You also cross the pass called the Lulang La.
Day 35 From Kerung to Kathmandu (breakfast provided, tented camp)
Before leaving Kerung, you have to complete certain formalities. Your guide will do these. Then, you drive to Kathmandu following the same road you have come. Unfortunately, the way to Kathmandu is prone to a landslide. Therefore, your journey might be delayed.
Day 36 Leisure Day in Kathmandu (breakfast provided, standard accommodation)
Take a rest and explore Thamel. This place always has got something for a tourist like you. Every tourist loves this place.
Day 37 Departure (breakfast provided)
We will pick you up at the hotel three hours before your international flight and take you to Tribhuwan International Airport. So goodbye, and we wish you good luck for a safe journey.
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