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Mount Shishapangma 8,013m. South West Face

Trip Fact

Trip Duration 40 Days
Destination Tibet
Trip Grade Mountaineering
Activity Expedition
Max. Altitude 8,013m.
Accomodation Lodge + Camping
Transportation By Bus
Meals Breakfast + Lunch + Dinner
Best Season Spring & Autumn
Minimum Pax 05
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Mt. Shishapangma South West Face is the fourteen highest mountains on the planet. It is called Gosainthan in Nepali. It is located in central Himalaya and lies totally in Tibet.  Mt Shishapangma 8,013 meter was first climbed by H. Ching and Nine Climbers in 1664. Mainly our expedition start from Kathmandu to Kyirong at Tibet. After arrival in Kathmandu we will spend three days in Kathmandu for expedition preparation and Tibet visa procedure. After completing these procedures we will drive to Syabrubesi village and next day drive to Kyirong Bazar after complete work of visa formality.

Camp 01-6400m.- After hard climbing you can reach to Pungpa Ri, which can be said the camp 1. The surface is 55- 60 % vertical ice slop elevation here. Some times it becomes very hard situation here because of heavy snows-rock fall for which you have to use helmet for the protection. It’s starting to climb about 2 AM in night for secure rock and snow falling. The rock and snow falling part is from Base camp to Camp 1.

Camp 02-7000m.- After many hours continuous climbing you reach in the behind the second narrow rocky tower, which can be call camp two for your rest. This camp situated little bit in a dangerous place because it is under a serac. So is up to you where the fix your camp or further ahead.

Camp 03–7500m.- Camp 2 it is easier climbing to reach camp 3 which is approximately at altitude of 7500m. And if the day is clear and sunny you can feel very warm though you are on the snowy mountain at Shishapangma

Day of Mt. Shishapangma South West Face Summit
From Camp 3 in the mid night you should start the climbing by the morning you can reach on the summit of Shishapangma. This day is little bit difficult then the previous two days but you will feel the experience of unknown from where you are coming. There are many glaciers on your way to up as well as down. After reaching on the summit, you feel very romantic and will have exciting itself by looking down the enchanted sceneries around the places. It really awful and assume.

Mt. Shishapangma south west face is certainly located in the Himalayan range like the best place of the World. The Annapurna and Manaslu is located on its west, The Jugal, Langtang, Ganesh Himal in the South, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Everest and Makalu in the East and vast Tibetan plateau with the holy Mt. Kailash is situated directly on its North. Shishapangma climbing is really a magnificent and wonderful which reminiscences will last you forever. On your way back you are suggested to descend via your own previous climbing routes as well.

Climbing Sherpa for Shishapangma:
We will serve highly professional, well trained and qualified expert climbing Sherpas for the your expeditions. Many climbers avoid Sherpa guides for the climbing and would like to climb Alpine style but they have been found to facing many hindrances on their way. If you take Sherpas along with you on the expedition, they are very useful in your each and every step of support, which makes your climbing easier to restore your strained energy and it gives you vigorous strength for your next day’s climbing and make it successful trip. Most of the groups, who have gone with the Sherpa guides on the expedition, are found to be succeeding as per our past experiences. So we suggest you to operate your expeditions along with the climbing guides (Sherpa).

  • 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 12 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff, transfer to Hotel.
    April 13 Day 02: Free in Kathmandu.
    April 14 Day 03: Preparation for expedition officially trip briefing.
    April 15 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,462m.) and O/N at Hotel.
    April 16 Day 05: Drive to Timure, visa formality drive to Kyiorng Bazar (2,700m.) O/N at Hotel.
    April 17 Day 06: Drive from Kyirong Bazar - Nyalam (3,750m.) O/N at Hotel.
    April 18 Day 07: Nyalam rest for acclimatization.
    April 19 Day 08: Trekking to Shishapangma Base Camp. O/N at tented camp.
    April 20 Day 09: Arrive to Shishapangma South West face Advance Base Camp and set up the tents.
    April 21 Day 10: Preparation day for climbing Shishapangma.
    April 22-May 14 Day 11-34: Climbing Period for Shishapangma South West Face (8,013m.) Summit.
    May 15 Day 35: Reserve day at Base Camp.
    May 16 Day 36: Drive from Nyalam - Kyirong Bazar. O/N at Hotel.
    May 17 Day 37: Drive to Nepal border Timure, Visa formality and drive to Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel.
    May 18 Day 38: Kathmandu free.
    May 19 Day 39: Kathmandu free.
    May 20 Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Detail Itinerary

Departure Detail

Departure Detail
Spring Season:
Kathmandu Arrival Date: April 12, 2020
Expedition Fixed Departure Date: April 15, 2020

Autumn Season:
Kathmandu Arrival Date: August 30, 2019
Expedition Fixed Departure Date: September 04, 2019

High Altitude Sherpa (Climbing Guide): USD 5,200 (If required)
Cost for Trekker those who want to join with Expedition Team
Chinese Base Camp and Advance BC - USD 3,999 Per Person.
Maximum 15 Days in Tibet - USD 2,700 Per Person.

Summit Bonus for climbing Sherpa must pay by Climber: Per Sherpa-USD 500 for over 8000m,+USD 500 USD for up to Summit = 1000 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 and fuel, tents, climbing gears and summit bonus above advance base camp. (Up to Advance BC Service)
Start Date End Date Price Season Status Booking
02 September, 2019 08 October, 2019 US$ 11,500 ( Upto Basecamp )
US$ 18,500 ( Upto Summit )
Autumn Available Book Now
15 April, 2020 20 May, 2020 US$ 11,500 ( Upto Basecamp )
US$ 18,500 ( 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 6 nights at bed and breakfast basis.
  • Tibet visa fee.
  • Road permit and travel permit.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Shishapangma south west face.
  • 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 Advance BC.
  • Entry fee of Kitchen staffs.
  • Equipment allowances, 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 Advance BC.
  • Single sleeping tent and mattress at BC and Advance BC.
  • 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 Advance BC.
  • 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 & 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 6 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 & Mask and regulator (available on request).
  • Personal local transportation in Kathmandu and Tibet except above mentioned programs.
  • Personal insurance such as travel, accident, medical, emergency evacuation and lost luggage.
  • Applicable permit fees and customs charges, etc. for personal 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 6 nights at bed and breakfast basis.
  • Tibet visa fee.
  • Expedition Permit fee of Mt. Shishapangma south west face.
  • Road permit and travel permit
  • Accommodation in Tibet on full board basis (breakfast, lunch and 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, daily salary of Climbing Sherpa, kitchen staffs, Liaison officer and interpreter.
  • Insurance of Climbing Sherpa, 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.
  • Transfer of all expedition goods and equipment’s to BC and back.
  • 2 Expedition duffel bag or, barrel for each member.
  • 2 Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (Optional)- If no oxygen needed than less USD 800 in total package.
  • 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 at advance base camp (for medical use).
  • Medical Kit Box for crew’s and 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 6 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 and customs charges, etc. for personal 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.

Spring Itinerary

Via Kyirong Border
Height:
8,013m.
Latitude: 28° 21″N
Longitude: 85° 47″E
Trip Duration: 40 Days
Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
Normal Ascent Route: Normal
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Kathmandu-Kyirong Border, Nyalam, Shishapangma Base Camp- Advance BC

April 12 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff, transfer to Hotel.
April 13 Day 02: Free in Kathmandu.
April 14 Day 03: Preparation for expedition officially trip briefing.
April 15 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,462m.) and O/N at Hotel.
April 16 Day 05: Drive to Timure, visa formality drive to Kyiorng Bazar (2,700m.) O/N at Hotel.
April 17 Day 06: Drive from Kyirong Bazar - Nyalam (3,750m.) O/N at Hotel.
April 18 Day 07: Nyalam rest for acclimatization.
April 19 Day 08: Trekking to Shishapangma Base Camp. O/N at tented camp.
April 20 Day 09: Arrive to Shishapangma South West face Advance Base Camp and set up the tents.
April 21 Day 10: Preparation day for climbing Shishapangma.
April 22-May 14 Day 11-34: Climbing Period for Shishapangma South West Face (8,013m.) Summit.
May 15 Day 35: Reserve day at Base Camp.
May 16 Day 36: Drive from Nyalam - Kyirong Bazar. O/N at Hotel.
May 17 Day 37: Drive to Nepal border Timure, Visa formality and drive to Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel.
May 18 Day 38: Kathmandu free.
May 19 Day 39: Kathmandu free.
May 20 Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Autumn Itinerary

Via Kyirong Border
Height:
8013m.
Latitude: 28° 21″N
Longitude: 85° 47″E
Trip Duration: 40 Days
Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
Normal Ascent Route: Normal
Grade: Mountaineering
Caravan Route: Kathmandu-Kyirong Border, Nyalam, Shishapangma Base Camp- Advance BC

Aug. 30 Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu airport (1,350m.), meet our staff, transfer to Hotel.
Aug. 31 Day 02: Free in Kathmandu.
Sep. 01 Day 03: Preparation for expedition officially trip briefing.
Sep. 02 Day 04: Drive to Syabrubesi (1,462m.) and O/N at Hotel.
Sep. 03 Day 05: Drive to Timure, visa formality drive to Kyiorng Bazar (2,700m.) O/N at Hotel.
Sep. 04 Day 06: Drive from Kyirong Bazar - Nyalam (3,750m.) O/N at Hotel.
Sep. 05 Day 07: Nyalam rest for acclimatization.
Sep. 06 Day 08: Trekking to Shishapangma Base Camp. O/N at tented camp.
Sep. 07 Day 09: Arrive to Shishapangma South West face Advance Base Camp and set up the tents.
Sep. 08 Day 10: Preparation day for climbing Shishapangma.
Sep. 09 - Oct. 02 Day 11-34: Climbing Period for Shishapangma South West Face (8,013m.) Summit.
Oct. 03 Day 35: Reserve day at Base Camp.
Oct. 04 Day 36: Drive from Nyalam - Kyirong Bazar. O/N at Hotel.
Oct. 05 Day 37: Drive to Nepal border Timure, Visa formality and drive to Kathmandu. O/N at Hotel.
Oct. 06 Day 38: Kathmandu free.
Oct. 07 Day 39: Kathmandu free.
Oct. 08 Day 40: Last minute, transfer to airport for onward journey.

Mountain Info

    Height: 8,013m.
    Latitude: 28° 21″N
    Longitude: 85° 47″E
    Trip Duration: 40 Days
    Entry/Exit: Kyirong Border
    Normal Ascent Route: Normal
    Grade: Mountaineering
    Caravan Route: Kathmandu-Kyirong Border, Nyalam, Shishapangma Base Camp- Advance BC

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