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47-day Mountaineering Expedition in Tibet

Join GuideSource's experienced mountain guide for this epic 47-day trek to the top of the world's fourteenth highest mountain.

Mountain RangeHimalaya
Duration47 days
Offer periodApr, May, Jun
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Visit Kathmandu's three UNESCO World Heritage sights.

  • Enjoy a scenic drive through the Himalayas and into China.

  • Climb one of the world's tallest mountains and enjoy the views from the top.

Description

Your once in a lifetime adventure begins as soon as you touchdown at Kathmandu’s international airport.

We will meet you there and shuttle you to your hotel. You will then have the rest of the day to explore this historic city. The next day we will embark on a sightseeing tour, visiting the sacred Hindu temple of Pashupati Nath, Swayambhu Nath (the famous Monkey Temple) and the Buddhist shrine of Bouddha Nath, all three of which are listed UNESCO World Heritage sights.

We will spend one more day in Kathmandu preparing for our trip before boarding our private shuttle the next morning and beginning the two day drive to Nyalam, where we will spend an additional two days acclimatizing. The drive will be far from uneventful as we will pass through the beautiful scenery that is the Himalayan foothills before crossing over the border into Tibet.

After another day of driving to base camp, we will spend a couple more days acclimatizing there before trekking our way to advanced base camp. After another brief period of acclimatizing, we will spend the next month mountaineering our way to the summit.

This will be one of the most intense months of your life, but every single second will be well worth the exertion. By the end of it, you will have climbed the fourteenth tallest mountain in the world and collected a plethora of unforgettable memories along the way. Not to mention, the views are spectacular and though you are not quite there, you will feel like you are on top of the world!

Afterward, we will make our way back down to advanced base camp and then to regular base camp before driving back to Kathmandu. There you will have two more free days to enjoy the city and reflect on the journey before we take you back to the airport and we bid you farewell.

So what are you waiting for? Book now for this adventure of a lifetime, trekking through the remote Tibetan wilderness and conquering one of the world’s tallest mountains!

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Accommodation

We will stay in hotels in Kathmandu, Zangmu, and Nyalam. We will camp in tents for the duration of our trek.

Meeting point

Kathmandu, Nepal

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Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Kathmandu

You will arrive at the Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport where one of our guides will take you to your hotel. You have the rest of the day free to explore the city.

Day 2: Sightseeing day

We will spend the day sightseeing, including visiting the three UNESCO World Heritage Sights located in the city.

Day 3: Preparation day

We will spend the day making sure everyone is prepared for our trek with all the proper equipment and visas.

Day 4 to 5: Kathmandu to Nyalam

We will spend two days driving to Nyalam, spending the first night in Zangmu. We will spend both nights in hotels.

Day 6 to 7: Acclimatization

We will spend two days in Nyalam acclimatizing to the altitude before continuing on.

Day 8: Nyalam to base camp

We will drive on to our base camp at the foot of Shishapangma.

Day 9 to 11: Base camp

We will spend these three days at base camp preparing for our climb.

Day 12 to 13: Advanced base camp

We will trek to our advanced base camp where we will then spend an additional day before starting our climb.

Day 14 to 39: Summiting Shishapangma

We will spend the first 38 days making our way up to the peak’s summit before making our way back to advanced base camp on the 39th day.

Day 40 to 42: Back to base camp

We will return from our advanced base camp to base camp and spend one day there then one day cleaning it up.

Day 43 to 44: Returning to Kathmandu

We will drive back to Kathmandu, spending one night in Zangmu.

Day 45 to 46: Kathmandu

You will have two free days in Kathmandu to do as you please. We will have a farewell dinner on your last night here.

Day 47: Departure

We will transfer you to the airport from which you arrived this morning and say goodbye.


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