Shishapangma base Camp Trekking

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Shishapangma base Camp Trekking

This amazing journey will take you to one of the least know, yet highest peaks in the world. Shishapangma, hidden from Nepal by the Himalayan range, is highly regarded as our most remote and most scenic trips in all of Tibet. The high altitude walk is a little easier as there are no major passes to ascend. However, the landscape and scenery along the way rivals any other Himalayan Trek. The lack of other tourist along the way also makes this journey even more rewarding. The beautiful weather during the day, yet rain at night, allows for a wondrous walk through lush meadows and blossoming wildflowers.

After our awe-inspiring trek we will visit the historic city of Lhasa. This wondrous city is generally regarded as the heart of Tibet and is filled with unparalleled history, culture, and beauty. The Potala Palace dominates the skyline with its powerful and ancient architecture. The numerous temples and monasteries surrounding the city, such as the Jokhang and Drepung, allow travelers to experience Tibetan Buddhism first hand. A visit to these ancient monasteries will leave you with a sense of astonishment for years to come! Stops will be made along the way in the small towns of Gyantse and Shigatse. Allow you to relax in these extraordinary towns and immerse yourself in the rich Buddhist culture. You can learn a lot from these Tibetan people. It will be even easier to enjoy Tibet as nothing but the best Tibetan hotels will be provided for you.

Day to Day Itinerary

Day 01 : Arrival in Kathmandu: Flying to Kathmandu along the northern border of Nepal on a clear day is in itself an exciting and memorable experience. As you fly, the panoramic view of snow-capped Annapurna mountain range greets your sight. After the completion o

Day 02 : Temple visit in Kathmandu: Breakfast at hotel & morning PashupatinathDarshan, you only have an hour here, lunch at hotel, afternoon clothing inspection and tour briefing, overnight stay at Kathmandu

Day 03 : Fly Kathmandu to Lhasa (3650 m) 1 hr. 30 minutes flight After breakfast, we will transfer the group to Tribhuvan International Airport to board Air China’s Flight No. CA 408 to Lhasa at 10:25 am. Upon arrival at GonggarAirport , the group shall meet our l

Day 04 : Lhasa - Visit PotalaPalace ,Jokhang Temple &Barkhor; Street: After breakfast, we visit Potala Palace - the winter palace of the Dalai Lama, which was originally built in the 7th century by the king SotsenGampo and rebuilt to the present size by the 5th Da

Day 05 : Lhasa - Visit Norbulingka - Shigatse (3900 m) After breakfast, we visit Norbulingka, the Jewel Park , Dalai Lama’s summer palace, it covers 100 acres with palaces, pavilions and a zoo. After lunch, we drive to Shigatse. Shigatse is the second biggest city

Day 06 : Drive from Shigatse to Lhatse (4350 m) After early breakfast, we go to Visit The famous Tashillunpo Monastery in Shigatse, seat of the Panchan Lama, one of the six important Gelupa Monasteries in China, which was built in 1447 by the first Dalailama. Then

Day 07 : Drive from Lhatse to Saga (4640 m) After early breakfast, we leave for Saga (300 km.) Packed lunch will be served en route. Dinner and overnight stay at Guest House/ camping.

Day 08 : Drive from Saga to Prayang (4520 m) After early breakfast, proceed for Prayang (200 km). Drive through the windswept territory passing many villages and camps of Yak herders. On this day, the road is quite flat; hence the drive will be comfortable compare

Day 09 : Drive from Prayang to Chui Gompa Via Hor Quo, Mansarovar (4560 m) After breakfast, we drive to Mayum River for 112 km and have lunch. Thereafter, we drive to Hor Quo (4560 m) 223 km. We continue driving crossing Mayum La pass (5200 m) and arrive at Hor Qu

Day 10 : Drive from Prayang to Chui GompaViaHor Quo, Mansarovar (4560 m) After breakfast, we drive to Mayum River for 112 km and have lunch. Thereafter, we drive to Hor Quo (4560 m) 223 km. We continue driving crossing Mayum La pass (5200 m) and arrive at Hor Quo.

Day 11 : Drive to Darchen (4620 m) After breakfast, it is a day for Puja & Holy bath in the holy lake. We will have a picnic lunch on the bank of Holy Lake Mansarovar. In the evening, we drive to Darchen, Located beneath the majestic holy Mount Kailash ,Darchen is

Day 12 : Darchen Drive to Serlung Monastery and trek to Asthapath for majestic view the Nandi &KailshParvat;. Dinner and Over night stay at / Hotel/ Guest House/ Camping.

Day 13 : Drive to Tarboche (13 km) and trek to Dirapuk (4860 m) After breakfast, we drive for. 13 Kms. to Tarboche, the trek starting point of KailashParikrama.Tarboche is also known as the outer

Day 14 : Trek to Zuthulphuk (4760 m) Today is the most holiest and Hardest day of your pilgrimage Yatra with Dolma-La (pass) of about 5680 mtrs. (18600 ft) between two valleys: Yama-sthal should be crossed to reach the Shiva-sthal while your steps go closer to the

Day 15 : Zuthulphuk to Darchen trek 10 km Drive to Paryang. The morning can be spent exploring the caves and visiting the temples and shrine that has been built around Milarepa's cave. A married elderly couple supervises the temple, which is usually an active resi

Day 16 : Drive Prayang to Saga (4600 m) After breakfast, drive to Saga. Overnight stay at Hotel/ local guest house/ Camping.

Day 17 : Drive Saga to Nyalam (3700 m) After breakfast, drive to Nyalam. Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Nyalam or similar. Overnight stay at Hotel/ local guest house/ Camping.

Day 18 : Drive Zhangmu to Kathmandu Drive downhill to Zhangmu& Friendship Bridge where transportation awaits for our final leg of journey to Kathmandu (150 Kms)/ 8 - 9 Hrs. After reaching Friendship Bridge , we'll be leaving our Tibet side vehicles on the other si

Day 19 : Fly back to your home with memories of Mount Kailash& Holy Lake Mansarovar After breakfast, free for souvenir shopping and other independent activities. In time transfer to International Airport to board your onward flight.

Cost Include

  • Tibetan English speaking guide during the tour
  • Sightseeing tour as per above programs
  • Land Transfer by TOYOTA Land cruiser
  • Tibet travel permit
  • Kathamndu Lhasa – Airfare US$ 369
  • Yaks and Yaks man for Kailashparikrama luggage and goods only
  • Daily wages, visa fee and insurance of staffs, guides, porters and Yak men.
  • Monasteries entrance fees
  • Three meals a day while camping (prepared by our kitchen crew) except Lhasa tour
  • All camping equipment such as Two men tent, Dinning Tent, Kitchen tent, tables, chairs, mattresses and etc.
  • Support Truck to carry your luggage for all groups, and a Land Cruiser for assistance for groups of 8 or more.
  • Available at all times (while in Tibet).
  • Pick up and drop services to / from Nepal / China border by Jeep / Tourist Bus

Cost Exclude

  • Cold drinks alcoholic beverages
  • Lunch& dinner in Kathmandu
  • Nepal visa, (when your arrive in Nepal)
  • Nepal Re- entry visa, (when you return from Tibet)
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips for guide, driver, Nepalese crew

Fact of Trip

Destiantion: Tibet

Duration: 19 Day(s)

Trip Grade: Strenous

Activities: Trekking in Shishapangma Base Camp/ Lhasa Tour

Best Season: Mar, Apr, June. July, Aug, Sep & Oct.

Max. Altitude : 5050m

Accommodation: Hotel Accommodation/ Camping

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