Shishapangma is the 14th highest peak of the world with the altitudes of 8027m (The Main summit) or 8013m (The Central summit). Mt. Shishapangma is considered as one of the easiest 8000er mountains to climb. Shishapangma is also the highest peak in the Langtang Himal area.
The trademark of Shishapangma Himalaya is a long, steep, craggy southern face rising over 2000m, makes an imposing sight to all world to climb. The Nepalese name of the peak is Gosaitan meaning "The Holy Place". The Tibetan name is Xixapangma and it means literally "The Mountain overlooking the grassy plains". Shishapangma is only the peak with the height over 8000m which is totally located in Tibet.
Shishapangma used to be called the last 8000er peak to be climbed. It is the closest 8000m Peak for possible Expedition from Kathmandu even though it lies totally in Tibet. Hsu Ching and his ten-man Chinese climbing team in 1964 had made first successful Shishapangma Expedition reaching to the summit via northwest face. The Shishapangma Expedition was finally opened to foreign teams since 1980.
|Starting From :||Kathmandu|
|End Point :||Kathmandu|
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu Airport & transfer to hotel
Day 02: Rest and preparing day
Day 04: Drive Kathmandu to kodari Border (720m) & Drive to Zhangmu(1600m) Hotel.
Day 05: Drive from Zhangmu to Naylam(3700m) Hotel.
Day 06: Rest Day in Naylam for Acclimatization
Day 07:Drive from Naylam to Chinese base camp (4,800m)
Day08-09: Rest Day at Chinese Base Camp for acclimatization
Day10: Trek from Chinese base camp to middle Camp(5220m)
Day11: Trek from Middle camp to Shisapangma Advance base camp(5400m)
Day12-40: Climbing period to summit Shishapangma(8012m)
Day 41: Drive Base Camp to Naylam(3700m)
Day 42: Drive from Naylam to Zhanmu(1600m)Hotel.
Day 43: Drive to Kathmandu Hotel.
Day 44: Final departure