The Shishapangma is the only completely eight-thousand-er stretch out on Tibetan soil. It is the 14th highest mountain in the world. Tibetans refer to Shishapangma as “the big grassy field”. The lowest of the world's fourteen 8,000 meter peas is located in Tibet near Everest. This mountain came to the exposure after Chinese open Tibet to the western world 1978 A.D., until then it was unknown to the western mountaineers. Shishapangma is an exquisite mountain that vaunts awe-striking vistas along with the Himalayan range. The mountain has two summits, the commonly climbed Central summit that the Chinese say is 8,013m (7,999m on old maps) and summit 8,027 m (26,335ft). Our Shishapangma Expedition commences with overland route drive from Tibet border Zhangmu and returns the same route from Zhangmu border (Tatopani) to Kathmandu.
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8013 m/ 26289.4ft
Sishapangma is the lowest of the world's fourteen highest mountains making it easier to climb than it's another family of 8,000 meters. The best part of climbing this mountain is the short approach to Base Camp and gentle nature of the ascent; making for one of the most rewarding climbs within a reasonable timeframe