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Shey Shikhar Peak Climbing

Shey Shikhar (SHEY) is a climbing peak in the Kanjiroba mountain range of Jagdulla/ Shey Phoksundo municipality of Dolpa district in Nepal. The mountain peak has an elevation of 6139m and can be located at latitude 29.2869 longitude 82.7972. The summit of Shey Shikhar Peak offers stunning views of mount Swaksa Kang 6405m, Tripura Hiun Chuli 6553m, Tso Karpo 6518m, Tso Karpo Khang 6556m, Mariayang 6528m, and more. 

The Region

The region habitats vegetation of Pine and Hemlock forests, White Fir, Juniper, Birch and Rhododendron, scrub and alpine plant communities are common at the higher altitude.

The park is home to the Red Panda, Snow Leopard, Musk Deer, Himalayan Tahr, Marten, Himalayan Mouse Hare (Pika), and over 118 species of bird including the Impeyan Pheasant, Snow Cock, Blood Pheasant, and Red-billed Cough.

The Package

Shey Shikhar Peak climbing expedition is 40 days challenging adventure trip. The expedition starts from Kathmandu where you will make essential backpacking and preparation. Your guide will brief you with the necessary trip details.

Trails

There are three trails you can follow to summit Shey Shikhar Peak. The first trail passes from Juphal, Tripurakot, Bhutingra, Rawat Bada, Hurikot, Kagmara Bhanjyang, and to the base camp of Shey Shikhar Peak, this route is 70.6 Km and the climbing route is 3.2 Km.

The second trail passes from Juphal, Suligadgaun, Chhepka, Sanduwa, Kyaru to the base camp of Shey Shikhar Peak, this route is 41.6 Km and the climbing route is 9 Km.

The third trail passes from Juphal, Suligadgaun, Chhepka, Sanduwa, Rigmagaun, Phoksundo Tal to the base camp of Shey Shikhar Peak, this route is 58.6 Km and the climbing route is 9 Km.

Costs

Spring Season $8,000

Autumn $7,800

Winter/Summer $7,600

Package Includes

All ground transportation and flight tickets

Peak climbing royalty and required permits

Necessary climbing gears

Food during the expedition

Tea house and camping accommodation

Sleeping bags and mattresses

Package Excludes

Any personal expenses

Alcohol and drinking water

Health and travel insurance

Emergency helicopter evacuation

Help Centers Nearby

Police post: Juphal 39.6 Km through Kyaru and 60.1 Km through Rigma gaun

Army Post: Suligadgaun 35.5 Km, Suligadgaun 52.5 Km

Health Post: Bhutingra 57.8 Km, Rigmagaun 24.2 Km

Nearest Settlement: Hurikot 33.9 Km, Kyaru 4.9 Km, Rigmagaun 24.2 Km

Please contact us for customized trip details.

  • 20 Days +
  • 6001m - 6500m
  • Moderate
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