Shishapangma Expedition

Locations: Tibet.
Difficulty: 8
Next Trip: 09/04/2016
Trip Cost: 21,500.00

Our Shishapangma Expedition to the 14th tallest peak in the world, at 8,027 meters and is considered one of the easiest of the 8,000 meter peaks to summit.  Its trademark is a long, steep, craggy, southern face, rising over 2,000 meters, which makes an imposing site for most would be climbers.  The Napalese name for this mountain is Gosaitan, which means “The Holy Place”.  This mountain is also known as the mountain that overlooks the grassy plain, by the people of Tibet.  Shishapagnma was the last of the 8,000 meter peaks to be summited in 1964 by Chinese climber Joseph Hsu Ching.  Shishapagnma was not opened to foreign climbers until 1980.  Shishapangma is the third tallest peak in Tibet behind Mt. Everest and Cho Oyu.

Shishapangma Expedition:  Overview

Elevation: 8,027 meters (26,335 feet)

Location: Langtan Range of Tibet

Climbing Season:  Late spring and fall

Shishapangma Expedition duration: 44 days

Climbing duration: 27 days usually

Group size: 2 to 15 persons

Shishapangma Expedition Full Board Service Cost Includes:

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Snowy Horizon’s representative while arriving and departing.
  • Chinese Government Royalty (U$4950).
  • Six nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • All camping equipment in Base camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet: Zhangmu, Naylam (B/L/D).
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff.
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew.
  • Expedition Permit to climb Shisapangma along North ridge route.
  • All staff during Expedition period with experienced Guide (Base Camp Manager).
  • Surface transportation will be available as per itinerary
  • Cargo clearance & Duties Assistance Service free.
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff.
  • Gamow Bag will be available for expedition group.
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members.
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  • Emergency Oxygen Bottles with mask and regulators (if requested by client).
  • We provide Sherpa’s tents, food for climbing, and insurance.
  • Ice falls charges · All tent for camp 1, 2, 3.
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member.
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
  • Per person 50kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 40kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • Required Experienced, Trained and Government Licensed Climbing Guide(s) during Climbing Period per person.
  • All wages, equipment, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Appropriate food for high altitude and all climbing crew at base camp and above as required.
  • Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.

Shishapangma Expedition Full Board Service Cost Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations.
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) and re entry visa fee.
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
  • Wake talkies & Filming permit.
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep cost US$700.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES” Section.

Shishapangma Expedition Base Camp Only Support Includes:

  • All arrival and departure transfer services to and from Airport both Domestic and International with other necessary surface transport as per itinerary.
  • Assistance at the International airport by Snowy Horizon’s representative while arriving and departing.
  • Chinese Government Royalty (U$4950).
  • Six nights Hotel accommodations in Kathmandu on B/B basis.
  • All camping equipment in Base camp and Advance Base Camp.
  • Full Board hotel en route in Tibet: Zhangmu, Naylam (B/L/D).
  • Food during expedition period for expedition Members and Staff in Chinese Base camp and advance Base camp.
  • Tibet Visa and Travel Permit for expedition crew.
  • Expedition Permit to climb Cho Oyu along North ridge route
  • All staff during Expedition period with experienced Guide (Base Camp Manager).
  • Surface transportation will be available as per itinerary.
  • Cargo clearance & Duties Assistance Service free.
  • Daily wages, equipment allowance & Insurance for expedition Staff.
  • Gamow Bag will be available for expedition group.
  • Solar panel for light and batteries charger will be available for expedition members.
  • Each expedition member will have an individual tent available in the ABC.
  • All Necessary camping equipment like camp furniture, kitchenware, dining tents, guest tents, etc.
  • Per person 40kg baggage allowance during trekking-up carrying by porter or Yak and 30kg baggage allowance while returning from Base Camp after climbing the Mountain.
  • All wages, equipments, medical and accidental Insurances for all involved staffs.
  • First Aid medical kits for the Group and the staffs.
  • Satellite phone carrying by Guide for communication and available for members with the cost of US$ 4 per minute call.
  • Appropriate food for climbing crew at base camp and Chinese Base Camp.
  • All necessary paper works, office Service charge and Government Taxes levied in Nepal.
  • Complete departure information, flight ticket reconfirmation and visa extension procedure services (if necessary).
  • Farewell Dinner in a typical Nepali restaurant with domestic culture show in Kathmandu before departure.

Shishapangma Expedition Base Camp Only Support Excludes:

  • Lunch and Dinner during your stay in Kathmandu (except farewell dinner).
  • Any packed food/snacks, aerated drinks, energy drinks, mineral water, alcohol, cigarettes, chocolates, nutria-bars.
  • Items of personal nature, Laundry Expenses, Tips.
  • Expenses incurred towards usage of landlines, mobiles, walkie-talkies or satellite phones And Internet expenses.
  • Clothing, Packing Items or Bags, Personal Medical Kit, Personal Trekking Gears.
  • Any extra services or products or offers or activities which are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Any extra expenses arising out of various/unforeseen situations like natural calamities, landslides, political disturbances, strikes, changes in Government regulations
  • Any additional staff other than specified.
  • Rescue, Repatriation, Medicines, Medical Tests and Hospitalization expenses.
  • Medical Insurance and emergency rescue evacuation if required.
  • Travel Insurance and helicopter rescue.
  • Airfare of international flights.
  • Nepal entry visa fee (Visa issuance is easy at the arrival) and re entry visa fee.
  • Ice fall Garbage Deposit fees (Sharing with other member) if applicable.
  • Wake talkies & Filming permit.
  • Ice falls charges · All tent for camp 1, 2, 3.
  • Personal climbing gears.
  • Climbing Guide(s).
  • Emergency Oxygen and mask regulator.
  • Snowy Horizon Service will be “Zero” above Advance Base Camp.
  • High altitude food for Sherpa and member.
  • Nepal custom duty for import of expedition goods.
  • Emergency/Rescue Jeep cost US$700.
  • Tips, gifts, souvenirs.
  • Any other item not included in “THE PACKAGE COST INCLUDES”
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October 23, 2014