Shishapangma is 14th highest mountain in the world. It is unique peak because of its formation. It somehow stands alone from other mountain range. It is located in south-central Tibetan Plateau and is 8027 meters high from sea level.
It is considered as Holy Mountain by Tibetan people. There is few theory regarding name of this mountain. One theory tell Shishapagma means a “Grassy Plain” (Pangma) above “range” (Shisha) in Tibetan language. It is told that it is a crest above the grassy plain”. Other theory says it is literal derived from the Standard Tibetan Language. In Tibetan language Shisha "meat of an animal that died of natural causes" and sbangma which means "malt dregs left over from brewing beer".
There are two route to climb this mountain, Northern route and southwest route. Northern route is considered as normal route. While southwest route is considered as technical and difficult to climb from. This mountain was first climbed by Chinese team via Northern route.
|Country: Tibet (China)||Max group members: 12|
|Duration: 42 days||Difficulty: Hard|
|Best time: Autumn and Spring||Maximum Altitude: 8027 meters|
|Major Attraction: Thrill of climbing 8000 meters peak, natural beauty of Tibetan Plain|
Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
Day 02: Documentation and paper work.
Day 03: Drive to Kodari Border & Zhangmu
Day 04: Drive Nylam
Day 05: Rest Day for acclimatization.
Day 06: Drive to Base camp
Day 07 -37: Climbing Period.
Day 38- 40: Drive back to
Day 41: Free day in Kathmandu.
Day 42: Transfer to International Airport for final Departure