Shishapangm is one of the lovely mountains of Tibet, which lies in its autonomous region, known by the Tibetans as “the big grassy field”. It is an extremely beautiful area and provides amazing and inspiring views along the Himalayan range. Only very few people in the world have an idea about the Shishapangma before the Chinese opened Tibet to the western summiteers in 1978 A.D. Shishapangma is the youngest among fourteen mountains above 8000m that lies in high Himalayan ranges and like all mountains is regarded holy by the Tibetans.
The following itinerary is the original route as by which the first western expedition from the year 1978 reached the summit. 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.
01Arrival Kathmandu (1350m.) and transfer to Hotel
02Preparing Expedition/visa for Tibet (Kathmandu)
03Preparing expedition (Kathmandu)
04Drive to Kodari Border & Zhangmu
05Drive Nylam 3750m. Over night at hotel
06Nyalam rest for Acclimatization
07Nyalam rest for Acclimatization
08Drive to Chinese Base camp 5000m.
10Prepare load for Advance Base Camp
11Trek to Middle Camp
12Trek to Advance Base Camp 5400m.
13-37Climbing Period Shishapangama 8035m.
38Trek to Base Camp
40Drive to Zhangmu & Kathmandu