6 Days Songpan Qizanggou Valley Hiking Tour

Located at northern Chuanzhusi Town of Songpan, Qizanggou is an untouched fairyland with spectacular natural landscape on earth. Near Jiuzhaigou and Huanglong national park, Qizanggou is still one of the most ideal choices, especially for those enthusiastic hikers. There are prosperous grass and trees, huge mountains, gurgling streams, but few people. The best time for trekking is from July to October. It could be a challenge to climb over Qizanggou Ya Kou and Hongxing Ya Kou. While there are fabulous scenery on the other side.

Highlights:

  • View the untouched fairyland on earth near Huanglong and Jiuzhaigou.
  • 4 days’ trekking from Kakagou, Qizanggou Ya Kou, Hongxing Ya Kou, Kakagou Gou Kou to Awenggou Goukou.
  • 3 nights camping in the tents.

Brief Itinerary

  • Day 1: Chengdu – Songpan
  • Day 2: Kakagou – Changhai Campsite
  • Day 3: Changhai Campsite – Yuhaizi Campsite
  • Day 4: Yuhaizi Campsite – Yuhaizi Campsite
  • Day 5: Yuhaizi Campsite – Awenggou Goukou – Songpan
  • Day 6: Songpan – Chengdu

Full 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: Kakagou – Changhai Campsite

Sightseeing and Activities: Trekking
Accommodation: Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will trek about 7 hours for 18km from Kakagoukou to Changhai Lake. The elevation is from 2500m to 3400m. It is relatively easy with good path and gentle slope. Then we will arrive at the Changhai Campsite for overnight.

Day 3: Changhai Campsite – Yuhaizi Campsite

Sightseeing and Activities: Trekking
Accommodation: Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we will trek for 10km to Yuhaizi Campsite at the elevation of 3500m. Then climb over the Qizanggou Ya Kou to appreciate the farbulous landscape. Then go downhills to Yuhaizi Campsite for overnight.

Day 4: Yuhaizi Campsite – Hongxing Ya Kou – Yuhaizi Campsite

Sightseeing and Activities: Trekking
Accommodation: Tent
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will trek for 8km to Hongxing Ya Kou at the elevation of 4000m. Then climb over the Hongxing Ya Kou to appreciate the farbulous landscape of Hongxinghaizi Lake. After that, backtrack to Yuhaizi Lake Campsite.

Day 5: Yuhaizi Campsite – Awenggou Goukou – Songpan

Sightseeing and Activities: Trekking
Accommodation: guesthouse
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today we will trek about 8km for 4 hours back to Awenggou Valley. Then our car will transfer you to your guesthouse in Songpan for overnight.

Day 6: Songpan – Chengdu

Sightseeing and Activities:
Accommodation:
Meals: Breakfast

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;
  • Luggage transfers between airports and hotels.

Service Excluded:

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