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Mount Shishapangma 8013m. and Mount Cho Oyu 8201m. Expedition

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 48 Days
Destination Tibet
Trip Grade Mountaineering
Activity Expedition
Max. Altitude 8,013m. 8,201m.
Accomodation Lodge + Camping
Transportation Private Vehicle / Aeroplane
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Best Season Spring & Autumn
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Mount Shishapangma is one of the beautiful 14th highest mountain in the planet which lies in its autonomous region, known by the Tibetans as “the big grassy field", it is an extremely beautiful and provides awe inspiring vistas along the Himalayan range. Only very few people in the world have an idea about the Shishapangma before Chinese opened Tibet to the western summiteers in 1978 A.D. The Tibetans regard it as the holy mountain. It is the youngest among fourteen mountains above 8000m that lies in high Himalayan ranges of Tibet and Nepal.

It is simultaneous the original route as followed by the first western expedition from the year 1978 despite missing larger technical difficulties stunning adventure can be taken, which lets mounting a 8000 meter expect nevertheless with the necessary weather luck and the support of some experienced Sherpas.

Mount Cho-Oyu (Mt. Qowowuyag) is the world’s sixth highest another most popular 8000m. Peak for climbing located between Nepal and Tibet. The mountain would be the best choice for the mountaineers who want to stand on the summit of 8000 meter peak due to its straight forward climbing with minimal objective danger and less technically demanding. We are operating a combining expedition logistic support to Advance BC and fully guided Shishapangma and Cho Oyu expedition since 2002.

Mount Shishapangma short information about climbing route:
Camp 01-6,730m. – After 6-7 hours walk we reach in camp 2 through crossing many snow slopes by fixing ropes in the places of crevassed.

Camp 02-7,045m. – After 5-6 hours we reach camp 3 through steep ascent leading to very gentle ground below the North West ridge.

Camp 03-7,400m. – From Camp 3, it takes 9-12 hours to reach on the summit. The situation of the groups/climbers’ progress and the condition of their physical fitness and also the favorable condition of the weather depends the climbing ahead.

The North West normal route to Shishapangma takes us up easy angled snow slopes up to 35 degrees with one steeper section. The necessary lines will be fixed and placed on the steeper or crevassed sections.

Mount Cho Oyu short information about climbing route:
Camp 01 is at altitude of 6400m.
To reach at Camp 1 we have to walk for about 4-6 hours from advance base camp via an initial walk up the Gyabrag Glacier, up steep screc to a broad snow shoulder.

Camp 02 is at altitude of 7150m.  We have to follow the snow ridge out of Camp 1 to a steep 50 meter ice wall, which provides most challenging climbing on this route. To make this ascent fixed ropes are necessary.

Camp 03 is located at altitude of 7500m. After 4/5 hours walk from Camp 2 we can reach camp 3. At this altitude there is a tremendous sense of effort to gain further height. The final summit push will be made from this camp and takes about 6-9 hours.

  • If you have your own private group or team, please e-mail us to know the price and details of expedition.
  • If you are alone and looking for a group to join then visit our fix-departure expedition information.

Itinerary:

    April 07 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport(1,350m.), meet our staff, transfer to Hotel
    April 08 Day 02: Preparing Expedition/visa for Tibet.
    April 09 Day 03: Preparing expedition and officially briefing.
    April 10 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1462m.). O/N Hotel.
    April 11 Day 05: Drive Kyirong (2,700m.) Overnight at Hotel.
    April 12 Day 06: Drive to Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    April 13 Day 07: Rest Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    April 14 Day 08: Acclimatization day in Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    April 15 Day 09: Prepare load for Advance Base Camp (5000m.) Tented Camp.
    April 16 Day 10: Trek to Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
    April 17 Day 11: Trek to Advance Base Camp (5400m.) Tented Camp.
    April 18-30 Day 12-24: Climbing Period for Mt. Shishapangma (8,013m.)
    May 01 Day 25: Trek back to Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    May 02 Day 26: Drive Base Camp – Tingri (4,340m.) – Hotel
    May 03 Day 27: Drive to Chinese Base Camp (,4700m.) Tented Camp.
    May 04 Day 28: Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    May 05 Day 29: Prepared load to Yak for ABC. Camping
    May 06 Day 30: Base Camp – Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
    May 07 Day 31: Middle Camp - Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp. Tented Camp.
    May 08 -18 Day 32-42: Climbing Period for Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m.)
    May 09 Day 43: Advance Base camp – Chinese Base camp. Tented Camp.
    May 10 Day 44: Chinese Base Camp – Drive to Tingri. Hotel.
    May 11 Day 45: Drive Tingri – Kyirong then transfer to Hotel.
    May 12 Day 46: Drive border, back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
    May 13 Day 47: Free day in Kathmandu.
    May 14 Day 48: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Detail Itinerary

Departure Detail

Spring Season:
Kathmandu Arrival Date: April 07, 2020
Expedition Fixed Departure Date: April 10, 2020

Autumn Season:
Kathmandu Arrival Date:  September 10, 2019
Expedition Fixed Departure Date: September 13, 2019
High Altitude Sherpa: USD 5,200x2 = 10,400 (If required)

Summit Bonus for climbing Sherpa must pay by Climber: Per Sherpa-USD 500x2 over 8000m. + 500x2 for up to Summit. = 2000 USD.

Note:
We will provide you the expedition cost as per your size of group or, as per your requirement for the expedition service. We request you to e-mail us or, use "Book Expedition" form for send us your message. Above given cost does not include the climbing Sherpa’s food & fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp. (Up to Advance BC Service)

Start Date End Date Price Season Status Booking
13 September, 2019 27 October, 2019 US$ 23,000 ( Upto Basecamp )
US$ 44,799 ( Upto Summit )
Autumn Available Book Now
10 April, 2020 14 May, 2020 US$ 23,000 ( Upto Basecamp )
US$ 44,799 ( Upto Summit )
Spring Available Book Now

Expedition Service up to Advance Base Camp Cost Includes:

  • All land transportation by Van, Land Cruiser, Jeep, Hiace or, Mini Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up and drop).
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu for 5 nights at bed and breakfast basis.
  • Tibet visa fee.
  • Road permit and travel permit.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Shishapangma and Cho Oyu.
  • Transportation as per program/itinerary.
  • Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
  • Service of Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Nepalese Sherpa cook and kitchen boy at BC and ABC.
  • Entry fee of Kitchen staffs.
  • Equipment allowances and daily salary of kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Insurance of kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Food and fuel at base camp and advance base camp.
  • Kitchen tent, dining tent, store tent, shower tent, toilet tents, chair, table at BC and ABC.
  • Single sleeping tent and mattress at BC and ABC.
  • Per Person 50 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or barrels allowed for expedition till Advance Base Camp.
  • Per Person 40 KG. Expedition equipment’s luggage or barrels is allowed for returned to Kathmandu.
  • Transfer of all expedition goods and equipment’s to BC and back.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Advance Base Camp for light and charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency Oxygen Mask and regulator at advance base camp (for medical use).
  • Garbage deposit fee.
  •  Medical Kit Box for crew’s and simple medical service for members till ABC.
  •  Agency Service charge.

Expedition Service up to Advance Base Camp Cost Doesn't Include:

  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • International airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry and Re-entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu.
  • All Drinks except tea and coffee.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Personal climbing gear and equipment above base camp.
  • Tents above advance base camp.
  • High altitude food and fuel above base camp.
  • Oxygen and Mask and regulator (available on request).
  • Personal local transportation in Kathmandu & Tibet except above mentioned programs.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkie communication equipment and commercial filming.
  • Porters and transportation in case of natural calamity.
  • Nepal custom duty charges for import of expedition goods.
  • Extra yaks if required.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses for staff.

Expedition Service up to Summit Cost Includes: (Full Board Basis)

  • All land transportation by Van, Land Cruiser, Jeep, Hiace or, Mini Bus (Airport/Hotel/Airport, expedition pick up and drop).
  • Accommodation in Kathmandu for 5 nights at bed and breakfast basis.
  • Tibet visa fee.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Shishapangma and Cho Oyu.
  • Road permit and travel permit
  • Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch & dinner).
  • 1 Climbing Sherpa per climbing member.
  • Service of Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Transportation as per program/itinerary.
  • All common climbing equipments such as fixed ropes, main ropes, snow bars, ice screws, pitons etc.
  • High altitude tents.
  • High altitude food and fuel.
  • Nepalese Sherpa cook and kitchen boy at BC and ABC.
  • Entry fee of Kitchen staffs.
  • Equipment allowances and daily salary of Climbing Sherpa, kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Insurance of Climbing Sherpa, kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Food & fuel at base camp and advance base camp.
  • Kitchen tent, dining tent, store tent, shower tent, toilet tents, chair, table at BC and ABC.
  • Single sleeping tent and mattress at BC and ABC.
  • Transfer of all expedition goods and equipment’s to BC and back.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • 4 Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (Optional)- If no oxygen needed than less USD 1600 in total package.
  • Generator or Solar panel at Advance Base Camp for light & charging.
  • Sat Phone available at Base Camp, but nominal charge for use.
  • Emergency Oxygen at advance base camp (for medical use).
  • Medical Kit Box for crew’s 7 simple medical service for members till ABC.
  • Garbage deposit fee.
  • Agency Service charge.

Expedition Service up to Summit Cost Doesn't Include:

  • Airfare: To & from your country.
  • International airport departure tax.
  • Nepal entry & Re-entry visa fee (can be obtained at the airport upon arrival).
  • Lunch and dinner during your stay in Kathmandu.
  • Hotel after 5 night stay in Kathmandu.
  • Oxygen bottles, mask and regulator for expedition use (Poisk Oxygen System).
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees & customs charges, etc. for SAT phone, Walkie-Talkie communication equipment & commercial filming.
  • Porters and transportation in case of natural calamity.
  • Nepal custom duty charges for import of expedition goods.
  • Extra yaks if required.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, laundry, postage, telephone etc.
  • Tips and bonuses for staff.

Spring Itinerary

Height: 8,013m. 8,201m.
Latitude: 28° 21″N  - Cho Oyu 28° 06′″N
Longitude: 85° 47″E - Cho Oyu 86° 39′″E
Trip Duration: 48 Days
Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
Normal Ascent Route: Normal
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Kathmandu -Syabrubesi- Kyirong-Shishapangma and Cho Oyu BC-ABC

April 07 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350), meet our staff, transfer to Hotel
April 08 Day 02: Preparing Expedition/visa for Tibet.
April 09 Day 03: Preparing expedition and officially briefing.
April 10 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,462m.). O/N Hotel.
April 11 Day 05: Drive Kyirong (2,700m.) Overnight at Hotel.
April 12 Day 06: Drive to Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
April 13 Day 07: Rest Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
April 14 Day 08: Acclimatization day in Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
April 15 Day 09: Prepare load for Advance Base Camp (5000m.) Tented Camp.
April 16 Day 10: Trek to Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
April 17 Day 11: Trek to Advance Base Camp (5,400m.) Tented Camp.
April 18-30 Day 12-24: Climbing Period for Mt. Shishapangma (8,013m.)
May 01 Day 25: Trek back to Base Camp. Tented Camp.
May 02 Day 26: Drive Base Camp – Tingri (4,340m.) – Hotel
May 03 Day 27: Drive to Chinese Base Camp (4,700m.) Tented Camp.
May 04 Day 28: Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
May 05 Day 29: Prepared load to Yak for ABC. Camping
May 06 Day 30: Base Camp – Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
May 07 Day 31: Middle Camp - Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp. Tented Camp.
May 08 -18 Day 32-42: Climbing Period for Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m.)
May 09 Day 43: Advance Base camp – Chinese Base camp. Tented Camp.
May 10 Day 44: Chinese Base Camp – Drive to Tingri. Hotel.
May 11 Day 45: Drive Tingri – Kyirong then transfer to Hotel.
May 12 Day 46: Drive border, back to Kathmandu and transfer to Hotel.
May 13 Day 47: Free day in Kathmandu.
May 14 Day 48: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Autumn Itinerary

Height: 8,013m. 8,201m.
Latitude: 28° 21″N  - Cho Oyu 28° 06′″N
Longitude: 85° 47″E - Cho Oyu 86° 39′″E
Trip Duration: 48 Days
Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
Normal Ascent Route: Normal
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Kathmandu -Syabrubesi- Kyirong-Shishapangma and Cho Oyu BC-ABC

Sep 10 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff then transfer to Hotel
Sep 11 Day 02: Preparing Expedition/visa for Tibet.
Sep 12 Day 03: Preparing expedition and officially briefing.
Sep 13 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,462m.). O/N Hotel.
Sep 14 Day 05: Drive to Kyirong (2,700m.) Overnight at Hotel.
Sep 15 Day 06: Rest for acclimatization. Hotel.
Sep 16 Day 07: Drive Nyalam – Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
Sep 17 Day 08: Acclimatization day in Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
Sep 18 Day 09: Prepare load for Advance Base Camp (5000m.) Tented Camp.
Sep 19 Day 10: Trek to Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
Sep 20 Day 11: Trek to Advance Base Camp (5,400m.) Tented Camp.
Sep 21-Oct 03 Day 12-24: Climbing Period for Mt. Shishapangma (8,013m.)
Oct 04 Day 25: Trek back to Base Camp. Tented Camp.
Oct 05 Day 26: Drive Base Camp – Tingri (4,340m.) – Hotel
Oct 06 Day 27: Drive to Chinese Base Camp (4,700m.) Tented Camp.
Oct 07 Day 28: Chinese Base Camp. Tented Camp.
Oct 08 Day 29: Prepared load to Yak for Advance BC. Camping
Oct 09 Day 30: Base Camp – Middle Camp. Tented Camp.
Oct 10 Day 31: Middle Camp - Cho Oyu Advance Base Camp. Tented Camp.
Oct 11 -21 Day 32-42: Climbing Period for Mt. Cho Oyu (8,201m.)
Oct 22 Day 43: Advance Base camp – Chinese Base camp. Tented Camp.
Oct 23 Day 44: Chinese Base Camp – Drive to Tingri. Hotel.
Oct 24 Day 45: Drive Tingri – Kyirong then transfer to Hotel.
Oct 25 Day 46: Drive Kyirong to Kathmandu then transfer to Hotel.
Oct 26 Day 47: Free day in Kathmandu.
Oct 27 Day 48: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Mountain Info

    Height: 8,013m. 8,201m.
    Latitude: 28° 21″N  - Cho Oyu 28° 06′″N
    Longitude: 85° 47″E - Cho Oyu 86° 39′″E
    Trip Duration: 48 Days
    Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
    Normal Ascent Route: Normal
    Grade: Mountaineering
    Caravan Route: Kathmandu -Syabrubesi- Kyirong-Shishapangma and Cho Oyu BC-ABC

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