The Shisha Pangma is the only completely 8000er stretch out on Tibetan soil. Up to lower, 5000 m the base camp lain highly can be images/shisa.jpgdriven as at the Cho Oyu with jeeps - afterwards however the distances from camp to camp are substantial, since the route moves first over little steep area.
It is simultaneous the original route as followed by the first western expedition from the year 1980 - despite missing larger technical difficulties stunning adventure can be taken, which lets mounting a 8000ers expect nevertheless with the necessary weather luck and the support of some experienced Sherpas.
Day 01-02: Depart your country / Arrive Kathmandu. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 03-04: Guided sightseeing in Kathmandu. Necessary preparations for the expedition.
DAY 05: KATHMANDU - ZHANGMU.
DAY 06: ZHANGMU - NYALAM.
DAY 07: NYALAM - TINGRI.
DAY 08: TINGRI - DOPZANG LA (5135 m).
DAY 09: ACCLIMATIZATION DAY.
DAY 10: BASE CAMP - ADVANCED BASE CAMP.
DAY 11: ACCLIMATIZATION (ADVANCED BASE CAMP).
DAY 12-37: CLIMBING PERIOD.
DAY 38: RETURN TO ADVANCED BASE CAMP.
DAY 39: RETURN TO BASE CAMP.
DAY 40: CONTINUE TO ZANGMU.
DAY 41: ZANGMU - KATHMANDU.
DAY 42-43: INSIDE KATHMANDU.
DAY 44: FINAL DEPARTURE.
DAY 45: ARRIVE YOUR COUNTRY.
In hotels, breakfast is provided. On expedition, all food and non-alcoholic beverages are provided.
Our policy is to match your needs rather than to state a particular flight or class of travel for each departure. We can provide very competitive prices for airfares to connect with our itineraries.
Medical and Personal Insurance is not included although it is compulsory.
Departures: 10th April 2013
4th Sep 2013
Post Monsoon: March/April/September/October