5 Days Songpan Holy Mount Huashiyan Horseback Riding and Camping Tour

Songpan, on the way from Chengdu to Jiuzhaigou, offers more than you expected. Songpan is one of the popular destinations for horseback riding at the east edge of Tibetan Plataea in Sichuan Province. Horseback riding tour around Songpan is one of the good outdoor activities there. And also a camping tour is an unique experience.


  • Enjoy a horseback riding crossing the forest and grassland.
  • Experience camping in the beautiful nature.
  • Follow the locals Tibetans’ way to do the Kora around the Holy Mountain.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Chengdu – Songpan
  • Day 2: Songpan – Lianhuachi Campsite
  • Day 3: Lianhuachi Campsite – Mt.Huashiyan Campsite
  • Day 4: Mt.Huashiyan Campsite – Songpan
  • Day 5: Songpan – Chengdu

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Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Chengdu – Songpan

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation: Guesthouse
Meals: Lunch, Dinner

In the morning, your driver will pick you up from hotel and then drive to Songpan. Enjoy the stunning scenery along the road, such as turquoise lakes and big gorges. Upon arrival in Songpan, you will meet your local tour guide and then be transferred to your guesthouse in Songpan. Have a good rest for tomorrow’s hiking.

Day 2: Songpan – Lianhuachi (Lotus Pond) Campsite

Sightseeing and Activities: horse riding
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

After breakfast, ride a horse to the back yard of the holy mountain Huashiyan, namely Lianhuachi Campsite, get through the forest, woods, steams. Full enjoy the close contact with nature. Camp at the Lianhuachi Campsite.

Day 3: Lianhuachi Lake – Mt. Huashiyan Campsite

Sightseeing and Activities: horse riding
Accommodation: Camping
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Visit Lianhuachi Lake in the morning. Then start the horseback riding tour through the primary forest to the front of Huashiyan Mountain. Have a look at the Holy Mountain from a distance. Dress up the traditional Tibetan cloth and do the Kora for peace and healthy for you and your family. After that, enjoy the grassland dotted with wild flower. Camp at the Huashiyan Campsite for overnight.

Day 4: Back to Songpan

Sightseeing and Activities: trekking
Accommodation: Guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Get up early to see the sea of clouds. Trekking down the hill due to steep downhills. Riding a horse downhill is dangerous. Then be picked up to your guesthouse in Songpan and have a good rest.

Day 5: Songpan – Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities:
Meals: Breakfast

In the morning, drive back to Chengdu. Service ends.

Service Included:

  • 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.

Service Excluded:

  • Single room supplement;
  • Tips to guides and drivers;
  • Personal expenses and gratuities to service staff;
  • Personal travel accident insurance;
  • All optional programs.