Trekking in Nepal

Royal Orchid Treks & Expedition (P) Ltd.

891, Arubari, Boudha, Kathmandu, NEPAL
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Trip Facts

Country : Tibet
Region :
Activities : Expedition
Trekking/Tour Days : 55
Total Days : 65
Difficulty : Hard
Height (masl ): 8,013 m (26,289 ft)
Prominence: 2,897 (9,505  ft)
Position  : 14th  
Coordination : 28° 21'8" N  85° 46 ' 47" E
Region: Jugal/ Langtang Region
Range: Jugal/ Langtang  himal, Himalaya
Easy Route: Snow/Ice Climb
First Climbed:  2 may 1964

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Shishapangma 8,013 m Expedition

Mt. Shishapangma lies in Tibet near the high peaks of Langtang in Nepalese border. Among 14th peaks over 8000 m elevation, Mt. Sishamangma 8,013 m is on 14th position.Chinese authority opened this peak for the western mountaineers in 1978. Shishapangma is the last of 8000m to be climbed. Now the peak is considered one of the most straightforward 8000m. climbs via the North-West Ridge and the success of summiting the peak is quite high. The base camp is situated at 5000m. which offers the spectacular views of the mountain and the ridge. ABC is located at the glacier on the west side of the moraines at 5400m. After crossing snow pinnacles & headwall, Camp 1 is fixed at 6400m. on a broad plateau. After climbing snow slopes and the headwall to the Col., camp 2 is established at 7000m on a massive plateau.. Climbing a few stretches of steep and mostly easy snow leads to shoulder at 7400m. Where Camp 3 can be established at rock-crowned flat buttress. after camp three the expedition groups step to the summit.


Caravan Itinerary:

Day 01 : Arrive Kathmandu and Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02-04 : Official formalities & other preparation.
Day 05 : Drive to Zangmu.
Day 06 : Drive to Nyalam.
Day 07 : Rest at Nyalam.
Day 08 : Drive to Shishapangma Base Camp.
Day 09 : Walk to advance base camp.


Cost includes:

* Airport pick up and Drop.
* hotel in Kathmandu with Bed & Breakfast.
* Sightseeing in Kathmandu Valley.
*National Park Entrance fee.
* Expedition Permit and Climbing Guide charge.
* Local Transfer and domestic flight.
* Domestic airport fares.
* All camping Equipment, two men tents, Dining tent, Kitchen Tent, Toilet Tent.
* Table, chairs and mattresses during the trekking & at base camp for climbing.
* High altitude foods and fuel
* Three times meal during whole trip
* Guide, Cook, Sherpa, Kitchen staffs and porters
* Liaison officer allowance fee
*all expedition equipment transportation cost
* high altitude staffs ( cook, Sherpa and helpers)
* Insurance for trekking staff.
* High alttitude food and fuel.
* Gamow bag for Emergency use

Cost does not include:

* Personal equipment for Trekking and climbing
* Personal travel Insurance
* Oxygen and regulators
* Communication satellite set.
* Lunch & dinner in Kathmandu.
* Emergency Rescue evacuation.
* Personal expenses/Bar bills.
* Tipping / summit bonus for Expedition staff.
* High altitude tent above base camp.
* Garbage deposit US Dollar 3000.( Refundable, after clearance of garbage at base camp.)

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