The Sishapangma is the only completely 8000 m stretch out on Tibetan soil. Up to lower, 5000 m the base camp lain highly can be driven as at the Cho Oyu with jeeps - afterwards however the distances from camp to camp are substantial, since the route moves first over little steep area.
It is simultaneous the original route as followed by the first western expedition from the year 1980 - despite 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.
Day 01: Drive to Kodari Border/ about 5-6 hrs. Clear custom and drive to Zhangmu 2300 meters.
Day 02: Drive to Nyalam 3750 meters.
Day 03: Nyalam – Chinese Base Camp 5000 meters.
Day 04: Trek towards Advance Base Camp 5400 meters.
Day 05 - 06: SHISHAPANGMA Advance Base Camp 5400 meters.
Day 07 - 26: Climbing Period for SHISHAPANGMA 8046 meters.
Day 27: Return Journey from advance Base camp to Chinese Base Camp.
Day 28: Drive to Nyalam.
Day 29: Drive to Zhangmu- Kodari Boarder and Kathmandu .
Day 30: Kathmandu or onward Journey. Drive to Kodari Border/ about 5-6 hrs. Clear custom and drive to Zhangmu 2300 meters.