Trip Details

  • Destination: Tibet
  • Trip Difficulty: Technical Challenging
  • Trip Style: Summit
  • Transport: Private Vehicle
  • Food: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge & Camping
  • Group Size: 16
  • Max Elevation: 8013m

Highlights

  • Guided sightseeing of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Kathmandu and Lhasa
  • Drive through the highlands of the Tibetan Plateau
  • Discovery of the Tibetan Buddhist culture
  • Fabulous high mountaineering experience by climbing an accessible 8000-meter peak: Mount Shishapangma (8013m), 14th highest summit in the World
  • Focus on high-quality services, experienced WILD YAK Team for a small group of 4 to 6 participants only. 

Description

The Shishapangma Expedition is the only completely 8000er stretch out on Tibetan soil. Up to lower, 5000 m the base camp lain highly can be driven as at the Cho Oyu with jeeps - afterwards, however, the distances from camp to camp are substantial since the route moves first over the 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.

Itinerary

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  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: Timure
  • Altitude: 1750m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: Kerung
  • Altitude: 1960m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: Kerung
  • Altitude: 1960m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: New Tingri
  • Altitude: 4,300m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: New Tingri
  • Altitude: 4,300m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Advanced Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5550m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Advanced Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5550m


  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Climbing period
  • Altitude: 8013m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: Base Camp
  • Altitude: 5000m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse
  • Place: Kerung
  • Altitude: 1960m
  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m
  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Place: Kathmandu
  • Altitude: 1320m

What to Expect

  • Airport Pickup or Drop
  • Private transportation to/from Tibet border
  • Tibet Travel Permit, Mt. Shishapangma Expedition Permits & other entrance fees
  • Transportation in Tibet by private land cruiser (1 for every 4 people)
  • Support Truck to transport luggage, equipment and expedition logistics
  • Liaison Officer and Interpreter
  • Accommodation on lodges/hotels as mentioned (twin sharing, breakfast)
  • Sightseeing tours, entrance fees at monuments, guide
  • World class camping equipment (HA tents, inner sheet, table, chairs, mattress etc) [Base Camp and above]
  • Kitchen and Dinning equipment, Eating utensils, Shower Tents, Toilet Tent, Store Tent, etc
  • 4 Yaks for each member on way up to Advance BC , 3 Yaks on way down from ABC to BC [1 'yak load' means 40kg in spring and 50kg in autumn]
  • Full staff support up to the Advanced BC and upto summit.
  • Daily meals (breakfast, lunch and Dinner and energy bars for members and staffs) while staying Base Camp, Advanced BC, Camp I, Camp, II and Camp III
  • Insurance of support staff
  • Basic First Aid Supply for support staff and climbers
  • Portable Altitude Chamber (PAC)
  • Satellite mobile telephone (pay call)
  • Petrol Generator
  • Solar Panel
  • High Altitude food above Advanced BC and till Summit
  • 1 member 1 Tent at Base Camp. Above Base camp twin sharing basis ABC, Camp I, Camp II and Camp III
  • Garbage deposit, Environment fee and Electricity
  • Radio for climbers
  • Oxygen. 4 litre 4 Bottle Oxygen for client. 4 litre 3 Bottle Oxygen for Climbing Sherpa.
  • Mask and Regulator and extra Mask and Regulator for emergency
  • EPI Gas and HA Stove
  • Pots and Pans
  • Fixed Line ropes and Snow Sticks
  • International flights, Kathmandu-Lhasa-Kathmandu flight, airport taxes, excess baggage charges
  • Visa Fees
  • Lunch and dinner in Kathmandu and Tibet while staying at Hotel
  • Personal climbing gears, ropes, carabiners, ice screw, etc
  • Extra Yak (if required for climbers’ excess luggage)
  • Personal expenses like bar bill, laundry, telephone, etc
  • Personal medical and travel insurance
  • Extra permits that may be required for activities like filming etc
  • Summit bonus (only for the successful climb), Tips, etc [Recommended: USD 700/per climbing Sherpa]
  • Tips for staffs and Sherpa [USD 300 by each climber]
  • All other cost not mentioned in cost includes section

Useful Information

Travel Documents

  • Valid Passport
  • Credit Cards
  • Pp Size Photo (4 Pieces)
  • Insurance Paper And Contact Address.
  • Family Members / Company’s Contact Address

Foot Wear

  • Kailas / Lasportiva / Millet (Summit Shoe)
  • Normal Socks (5-6 Pairs)
  • Summit Socks (2 Pairs)
  • Trekking Shoes (1 Pair)
  • Camp Booties (1 Pair)
  • Basecamp Slipper (1 Pair)

Upper Body

  • Light Weight Top / Thermo Coat (2-3 Layers)
  • Mid Weight Top (2-3 Layers)
  • Heavy Weight Top (2 Layers)
  • Fleece Jacket (1)
  • Gore Text Jacket (1)
  • Down Jacket (1)
  • Wind Proof Jacket
  • Cotton T-Shirt For Base Camp. (2-3)

Lower Body

  • Light Weight Long Under Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Under Wear (5-7 Pairs)
  • Mid Weight Long Under Pants (2-3 Pairs)
  • Heavy Weight Long Under Wear
  • Gore Text Pant. (1)
  • Down Pants. (1)
  • Water Proof Pant. (1)

Head

  • Sun Cap
  • Desert Cap
  • Balaclava
  • Fleece Hat
  • Neck Gaiter (2-3)

Hands

  • Thin Fleece Gloves (2 Pairs)
  • Wind Stopper Fleece Gloves
  • Heavy Gloves (Mitten)
  • Summit Gloves

Sleeping Bags

  • Sleeping Bag - 20 Degree Celsius (For Base Camp)
  • Down Sleeping Bag - 20 To -40 Degree Celsius (Extreme Comfort)
  • Thermarest Mattress (Cell Foam)
  • Thermarest Mattress (Inflatable)

Climbing Equipment

  • Climbing Helmet
  • Down Suit (Kailas / Marmot / Mountain
  • Hardware / North Face / Millet )
  • Crampons (Fit with Boot)
  • Ice Axe
  • Harness
  • Atc Guide
  • Jummer / Ascender
  • Lock Carabiner (3)
  • Unlock Carabiner (3)
  • Tape Slings (2)
  • Prusik Loops (1)
  • Snow Goggle
  • Head Light (4 Pairs Rechargeable Batteries Recommended)
  • Satellite Phone
  • Hand Warmer (If Possible)

Bag Packs

  • Rucksacks 45L - 55L
  • Duffle Bag 90 L -120 L (2 Pieces)
  • Water Proof Stuff Sacks Large (2 Pieces)
  • Water Proof Stuff Sacks Small (2 Pieces)

Sun Stuffs

  • Banana Boat/ Nivea Sun Cream -50 (Spf)
  • Lip Guard -20 / -50 (Spf)
  • Sun Glasses (UV Protection)
  • Glaciers Glasses (UV Protection)

Toiletries

  • Hand Disinfectant
  • Wet Tissue
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Garbage Bag

Eating & Drinking

  • Water Bottle (2)
  • Thermos
  • Mug
  • Spoon/ Fork
  • Bowl

Medical

  • Brufen / Ibuprofens
  • Antibiotic
  • Diamox
  • Paracetamol
  • Handy Plaster
  • Crack Bandage
  • Tincture Iodine

Miscellaneous

  • Walking Stick
  • Pocket Knife (Swiss)
  • Umbrella / Rain Coat