Shisapangma Expedition in Tibet

Shishapangma, "the range above the grassy plain” is located in central Himalaya and lies totally within Tibet. To the east lies Mount Molamenchen to the west Mount Xifeng and Mount Nandengri and to the northwest Mount Khambachen. Sishapangma, 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. Our route picks up from Nyalam, 33km from the Nepal / Tibet border, up to the Chinese base camp at an altitude of about 5000-5400m. The trek to BC takes about three to five days via the Nyanang Phu Chu valley.


Day 01  Arrival Kathmandu (1350m.) and transfer to Hotel
Day 02     Preparing Expedition/visa for Tibet ( Kathmandu )
Day 03     Preparing expedition ( Kathmandu )
Day 04     Drive to Kodari Border & Zhangmu
Day 05     Drive Nylam 3750m. Over night at [ Hotel. ]
Day 06     Nylam rest for acclimatization
Day 07     Drive to Chinese Base camp 5000m.
Day 08     Acclimatization
Day 09     Prepare load for Advance Base Camp
Day 10     Trek to Middle Camp.
Day 11     Trek to Advance Base Camp 5400m.
Day 12-37     Climbing Period Shishapangama 8012m.
Day 38     Trek to Base Camp
Day 39     Drive Nyalam
Day 40     Drive to Zhangmu & Kathmandu
Day 41     Kathmandu