Sishapangma is the 14th 8000m mountain lying in Tibet and was popularized after Chinese opened Tibet to the western summiteers in 1978 A.D. The Tibetans regard it as the holy mountain. The North West Ridge (normal route) to Sishapangma takes us up easy angled snow slopes up to 35 degrees with one steeper section. The supporter climber (SHERPA) will fix and placed necessary fixed rope on the steeper or crevassed sections. The climbers have to enter in Nepal then drive to BC via Zhangmu. And the Yaks transport our expedition gear from Base camp to ABC at 5,400m. Three further camps will be place on-route to the summit.


Altitude: 8027 m, 26,335 feet 
Position :14th highest mountain
First ascent: May 2, 1964 by ten climbers led by Hsu Ching
Expedition: China
Summits/Deaths: 302/25

Death Rate after summit:  8.28%
Facts: It is considered as one of the easiest and non-technical climb. Most of the climbers go to central summit (false summit). The final part to the main summit (true summit) is scary and sometimes dangerous because of walk on a knife edge ridge. So very few go to main summit.


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 Name:           Imagine Nepal Sishapangma Expedition 2021

 Mountain:      Mt. Sishapangma (8027m)

Country:         Tibet

Route:          Via Tibet/Normal Route

Grade:           + + + ++

Event:             High Altitude Mountaineering

Time:               1st April to 12th May 2021 (Predicted time)

Team size:       Max. 10 foreign climber only

Booking:           Till  31st January 2021

Leader: Mingma G

   He is certified UIAGM/IFMGA Guide. He has already climbed Everest-5 times, K2-2 times, Kanchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gasherbrum-I, Broad Peak and Gasherbrum-II. He as only Nepalese Solo climber soloed on Mt Chobuje-6686m via west face as first ascent in 2015. 


 Cost: 28,500/- USD  25,000/- USD

   > Mingma G plan to finish 14 peaks in year 2021 so Sishapangma will be only charged 25,000/- per person for 2021 Sishapangma Team


 Caravan Route: Ktm.-Kerung, Shishapangma BC- Advance Base Camp-the giant sishapangma

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Itinerary :-

Day 01:         Arrival at Kathmandu airport- transfer to Hotel

Day 2-3:        Tibet Visa Process and shopping

Day 04:           Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa, Tibet

Day 05:           Sightseeing in Lhasa

Day 06:           Drive to Shigatse.

Day 07:           Drive to Shegar/Thingri.
Day 08:         Drive to Shishapangma Base Camp
Day 09-10:     Rest day for acclimatization
Day 11:         Trek to Advance Base Camp(ABC)
Day 12:          Rest Day @at ABC
Day13:           Puja at ABC according to Sherpa/Tibetan culture
Day14-35:      Climbing period
Day36:           Reserve day
Day37:          Trek to B.C and drive to Thingri.

Day 38:          Drive to Shigatse.

Day 39:         Drive to Lhasa.

Day 40:          Flight toKathmandu, Nepal
Day42:           flight back to your own destination/country

Cost Includes

  1. Climbing permit fee for members of 7200/- USD per person
  2. Climbing permit for Nepalese staff cost 3500/- USD per person
  3. 1 member:1Sherpa with all bonus included except summit bonus
  4. Kathmandu-Lhasa-kathmandu flight tickets.
  5. 3 bottle oxygen to member and 2 for Sherpa
  6. Mask Regulator set to each member and sherpa
  7. Chinese visa fee for complete team members
  8. Chinese custom clearances at the Nepal/China border
  9. 04 nights 3 star hotel accommodation in KTM on twin sharing BB basis. Additional 250 USD per person for 5 stars hotel
  10. Private transport from Katmandu to Kodari and from Kodari border
  11. Land cruiser jeep transport from the China Border to and from BC (base camp)
  12. Chinese truck to carry expedition loads to and from BC  
  13. Full board accommodation en-route to/from BC
  14. Chinese Liaison officer& interpreter
  15. Experienced Cook & kitchen boys as per group size
  16. Meal and hot drinks as required by clients
  17. Best quality tent at BC and ABC either single or twin sharing
  18. All necessary kitchen equipments
  19. North Face Tents for higher camps
  20. Food and cooking sets for higher camps
  21. Dinning tent with gas heater at BC & ABC
  22. Comfortable toilet & shower tents at BC
  23. Yaks for BC-ABC-BC to carry loads
  24. Necessary climbing hardware gears with fixed ropes, snow bars etc
  25. EPI gas with burnersto use above ABC for cooking purpose
  26. Radio walkie-talkie set to each client with base station & necessary accessories items
  27. Satellite phone for emergency purpose (personal call $ 2 per minute)
  28. Generator/Solar panel with accessories for recharging & power supply purpose at BC
  29. Storage & communication tents 
  30. Insurance of all local team members
  31. All airport/hotel transfers. 



Cost Excludes

The cost Excludes 

  1. Personal travel Insurance
  2. Summit bonus to personal Sherpa of 1000/- USD
  3. Nepal visa/re-entry visa fees
  4. Personal climbing gears
  5. Personal natures expenses
  6. Cost of emergency evacuation
  7. International airfare
  8. Tips to staffs



Why expensive?



  1. Permit: 7200/- USD for Foreigners and 3500/-USD for Nepalese staffs
  2. Visa permit: 175/-USD for Americans and 85/-USD for other nationalist.
  3. The maximum total duration of expedition is 40 days, no refund is made for any unused services  
  4. All the emergency evacuation will be made by Jeep, there is no helicopter service in Tibet, In case of emergency evacuation by jeep from the base camp to the nearest hospital or to the border, clients is responsible to pay directly to Liaison officer at base camp for the service of jeep. Drop off or Pick up jeep cost $ 700.00
  5. The group must enter and exit from the border at same time, in case of early departure from base camp due to any reason; the cost of jeep must be paid by client himself or herself.
  6. Expedition member’s personal baggage allowed is maximum of 70 kg either from BC to ABC or ABC to BC; if the personal baggage is excess than 70 kg then extra amount is levied by CTMA. 
  7. If any expedition member needs to be early departure from base camp due any reason then he/she should pay Chinese currency 165 or US$25 at the Chinese immigration to cancel his/her name from the group visa list and US$ 150/- will be charged for transportation from border to Kathmandu.




1.    Sunglass Normal-1
2.    Casual Clothing for travel and Kathmandu-1set
3.    Polypropylene shirt or T-Shirt-4-5
4.    Warm fleece inner-2
5.    Fleece jacket    -1
6.     Wind Jacket-1
7.    Down suit-1
8.    Down Jacket-1
9.    Down pant-1
10.    Light weight trouser-1
11.    Heavy weight trousers
12.    Fleece trouser-1
13.    Wind pants-1
14.    Polypropylene long Jons-1
15.    Underwear-5
16.    Light weight-1
17.    Light weight gloves-1
18.    Down Mitts-1
19.    Heavy mitts-1
20.    Ski Gloves-1
21.    Sun Hat-1
22.    Warm Hat-1
23.    Headband/buff-1
24.    Light weight walking shocks-6
25.    Climbing shocks-4
26.    Rain coat or Umbrella for trekking-1

1.    Climbing Boots-1
2.   Plastic/leather boots-1
3.    Trekking boots-1
4.    Gaiter-1

1.     Sun and-1
2.     lip care -1
3.    Personal first aid kit-1
4.    Repair kit like (needle, threat) 
5.    Reading materials 
6.    Diary and Writing material
7.    Camera/video camera

8. Sanitary napkin or Tempons ( for woman) 

1.    Harness-1
2.    Unlock karabiners -3
3.    Screw/lock karabiners-3
4.    Descender/fig.8/-1
5.    Ascender/Jumor-1
6.    Tape slings-2
7.    Set prussic loops-2
8.    Ice Axe- 1
9.    Retractable poles- 1 set
10.    Crampons-1
11.    Helmet-1
12.    Head Lamp-2
13.    Batteries- 4sets/4times changeable 
14.    Sunglass with UV rays protection-1
15.    Googles-1
16.    Water bottle-1
17.    Pee Bottle-1
18.    Ruck sack- 45-55ltr -1

Sleeping Bag (30°c)-1or 2
Thermarest mat-1


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