4 Days Mount Siguniang Easy Hiking Tour
Mount Siguniang, in Chinese means Mountain of Four Girls, is composed of four neighboring snow peaks over 5,300 meters high arraying in a straight line within short 3.5km. Yaomei...
Code of Tour: CDT0000070348
Length of Travel: 4 Day
Destinations of Tour: Chengdu-Mount Siguniang-Chengdu
Departure City: Chengdu
Price of Tour: Request
Type of Tour: Private
Features of Tour: Hiking tours
Mount Siguniang, in Chinese means Mountain of Four Girls, is composed of four neighboring snow peaks over 5,300 meters high arraying in a straight line within short 3.5km. Yaomei Peak(6,250m) is the second highest mountain in Sichuan, and known as the Queen of All Sichuan Mountains. Western travelers who had visited Yaomei Peak praise it as the “Eastern Alps” for its breathtaking beauty.
- Visit the famous World Heritage Site Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Ying Xiu Town
- Walking in the valley .
- Haizi Valley Hiking.
- Day 1: Chengdu-Rilong
- Day 2: Rilong – Dajian Bao – Jipeng zi
- Day 3: Rilong
- Day 4: Rilong-Chengdu
Day 1 Chengdu-Rilong
Sightseeing and Activities: Dujiang Yan,Yingxiu Town, Bala Mountain, Yaomei Peak.
After breakfast, you will be picked in your hotel, and be driven to Mount Siguniang. With a distance of about 260km, Mount Siguniang is the closest snow mountain from metropolis in the world. To enrich your experience, you will visit the famous World Heritage Site Dujiangyan Irrigation System and Ying Xiu Town ruined by the terrible Wenchuan Earthquake in 2008. While driving cross the Bala Mountain(4532m), you are able to have the first exciting glimpse of Yaomei Peak(6,250) which is the highest peak on Mount Siguniang. The final destination of today is Rilong, a small Tibetan town at 3,100 meters above sea level. Take a good rest here.
Day 2 Rilong – Dajian Bao – Jipeng zi
Sightseeing and Activities: Changping Valley, Hiking.
Accommodation: Lam Temple
Walk several hundred meters from your hotel to the tourist center of Changping Valley, then take a sightseeing bus to Lama Temple (5km) which is starting point of today’s hiking. The rest roads are walking path only available for human and horse. Changping Valley, about 29km long, locates at the foot of Mount Siguniang. Walking in the valley is like an inconceivable trip to Shangri-La. What flying into your eyes first are the vast and prosperous wild forests formed by dense and tall ancient trees. At the end of the forests are many long stretches of green meadows connecting dominating snow mountains. Walking leisurely through the wild forests, follow the walking trains along the clear streams to chase some landscape you have never seen – ancient withered trees standing in lakes, red stones arrayed by nature, peaks like camel, mushrooms, pure plateau lakes reflecting the giant peaks, flocks and herds leisurely wandering… You will return back to Lam Temple after reaching Red Stone Array.
Day 3 Haizi Valley Hiking
Sightseeing and Activities: Haizi Valley Hiking
Today, you are going to take an adventure hiking to another valley nearby – Haizi Valley. Compared to Changping Valley, Haizi Valley is wider and mysterious. And so far there is no any road constructed for vehicle, which make it less crowding and protect the wild features here very well. Haizi, in Chinese means lakes and ponds. As its name applying, Haizi Valley has more than 10 beautiful plateau lakes and ponds scattering among wild forests, meadows, flowers, green mountains, giant snow peaks…
The first half of Haizi Valley hiking features in walking on plateau meadows and having the most magnificent views of Mount Siguniang – dominating snow peaks under clear blue sky, cloud sea, flag clouds, sunset… The second half of Haizi Hiking lets you revel in the best photographic works shot by best photographers in the world – lakes which mostly are wide and large, and surrounded by high mountains with diverse sceneries of different colors. The pure water reflects all the scenery clearly in the lake like mirrors … Your will stop at Dahaizi Lake and return back to Rilong town.
Day 4 Rilong-Chengdu
Sightseeing and Activities:
Wake up in the peaceful morning in Rilong Town. After breakfast, you will transfer back to Chengdu.
- Admission fees for all of the sightseeing spots listed in the itinerary;
- Meals as listed in the itinerary;
- Hotels as listed in the itinerary;
- Private English-speaking tour guide;
- Private vehicle for transfers & sightseeing with skilled driver;
- Service charge & government taxes;
- Luggage transfers between airports and hotels;
- Domestic train tickets of soft sleeper.
- Any arrival and departure international airfares or train tickets;
- Chinese visa fees;
- Excess baggage charged by Airlines;
- Single room supplement;
- Tips to guides and drivers;
- Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
- Personal travel accident insurance;
- All optional programs.