Shisha Pangma, rising 8,012m above sea level at 85.7 degree E and 28.3 degree N, is located in central Himalaya and lies totally inside the Tibet. It is the 14th highest peak in the world. A straight forward climb and not technically demanding, an excellent mountain for climbers wanting to scale their first 8,000m. Peak without taking much risk.
Mt Shishapangma (8012) “the range above the grassy plain” was first climbed by the Chinese in 1964.There are three distinct climbing routes on the Southwest face with several other logical possibilities on the West Ridge and East face.
Day 01-02 :Arrival Kathmandu; Necessary Expedition preparations
Day 03 :Drive to Kodari; cross border & continue drive to Nayalam
Day 04 :In Nayalam, acclimatization
Day 05-06 :Rest a day for acclimatization
Day 07-09 :Drive to Chinese base camp; rest and acclimatization
Day 10-12 :Trek to Advanced Base Camp
Day 13-35 :Climbing period to summit Shishapangma
Camp 1, Camp 2, Camp 3, Summit
Day 36 :Trek from ABC to Chinese BC
Day 37 :Drive to Nayalam
Day 38 :Cross border & drive back to Kathmandu
Day 39 :Free day & evening celebration meal
Day 40 :International departures to home
PLEASE NOTE: The above itinerary is flexible programme, but is intended to give an indication of the likely events during the expedition. It will be necessary to have a flexible plan in order to take the best advantage of situations as they present themselves during expeditions. Any changes to the itinerary will be made with a view to maximize the benefit to the team members and of ensuring their eventual success on the mountains.