This adventure will leave you wanting more!
Minimum Age: 10 Year(s)
Mt. Siguniang is very famous for having a long trekking journey and ice climbing in Sichuan. The alpine trail of this tour is one of the China's top ten classic crossing route. The altitude of Mt. Siguniang is over 4000m averagely with the glorious nature scene, including meadows, snowy hills, glaciers, valleys and plateau wetlands. Therefore, it is a paradise for having any outdoor activities. In the Trekking Mt. Siguniang tour, you will be well-supported by professional mountaineering guides and logistic team to climb the snowy Siguniang Peak, which is above 5000m. Although the difficulty of this climbing is not high, however, it is still challenging enough and a good achievement with the beautiful scenes surrounding. You shouldn't miss this trekking tour if you are enthusiastic about outdoor activities. www.chinadventuretravel.com
The destination of our tour is in Mt. Siguniang, which is a plateau at altitude 4000m averagely, therefore, medicine should be prepared against the acute high altitude disease for your safety.
Day 1 Start from Chengdu - Rilongzhen (Airport Pickup)
(3 optional routes)
1. Chengdu - 137km - Yaan - 110km - erlangshan - 28km - luding - 114km - Danba - 58km - xiaojin - 48km - Rilongzhen
Passing across several rivers and streams via Chengya Highway and Yaan, you can explore the most beautiful village in China, Danba, and reach to the Rilongzhen Village under Siguniang Mont finally
2. Chengdu - 57km - Dujiangyan irrigation system - 30km - Yingxiu - 65km - Wolong - 94km - Rilongzhen
Crossing over the Balang Mountain after passing Yingxiu, you can explore the sea of clouds surrounding Balang Mountain under a good weather condition.
3. Chengdu - Yaan - Mount JiaJin - Rilongzhen (Totally 370km)
Crossing over the Mount Jiajin after passing across several rivers and streams via Chengya Highway and Yaan, you will reach to Rilongzhen finally.
Day 2 Rilongzhen -3km - Guozhuangping - 6km - Dajianbao - 9km - Base Camp
After entering the Haizigou, you can choose either trekking on foot or horse-riding for reaching to Base Camp. You can explore the meadows on the alpines, snowy mountains and the whole view of Siguniang Mountain.
Day 3 Base Camp - 7km - The Peak - 26km - Rilongzhen
Having an early wake-up at 5:00 am, the team will start the trip at 5:30 am after the breakfast. Team members will climb up the peak with the assistance of the adventure guides, and reach to the top by spending around 4-7 hours. After the celebration, you will have a 2-hour careful descent back to the Base Camp, then returning to Rilongzhen after a rest in the afternoon. Today is the most challenging day with at least 10 hours trekking, you should notice your adventure guides if you are discomfort or in poor physical conditions. They will make a fast response send you back to the Base Camp by horses. Altitude: Base Camp (4200m), The Peak (5276m), Danba (1800m)
Day 4 Rilongzhen - 10km - Lamasery - 5km - Kushutan - 7km - Muluozi
Departure from Rilongzhen by taking a private vehicle after the breakfast, you will move forwards to Zhangping Ravine. After the team arriving the Lamsery in Ravine, you will start the trekking journey to Bipeng Ravine. Zhangping Ravine is 29km long and 100 square kilometers in the area with tranquil trails, lamaseries, clean lakes and scenic waterfalls. On the way of trekking, you can view the snowy mountains (Yaomei Peak & Camel Peak), the scene of Zhangping Ravine, the meadows on the alpines and yak groups. The team will stay one night at the Muluozi Campsite located at the foot of Yaomei Peak of Siguniang Mountain. Altitude: Muluozi Campsite (3760m)
Day 5 Muluozi - 3km - Shuidaba - 11km - Chazi Ravine Campsite (Trekking 6 hrs)
The team will leave Muluozi after the breakfast, and hike towards the Chazi Ravine Campsite via Shuidaba, Turtle Rock, and Yangmantai. It is suggested to take a rest early after the arrival and prepare for the long journey on the next day. Altitude: Chazi Ravine Campsite (3900m)
Day 6 Chazi Ravine - Yakou(Mountain Pass) - Zhuomahu Lake - Li County
The distance between Chazi Ravine Campsite and Yakou is about 6 km, a steep slope in the beginning and a gentle slope at the back, the team members should be careful during the trekking. Start to climb over the Yakou after arriving a large flatland. You will reach to the Sankeshu Campsite (Three Trees Campsite) in Bipeng Ravine, and being busy to take photos on the stunning scene of the Bipeng Land behind the campsite, especially the White Dragon Waterfall and Zhuomahu Lake. Afterward, the team will be picked up at Shanghaizi Reception Area, and move to Li County by taking a private vechicle. Altitude: Yakou (4668m), Shanghaizi Reception Area (3570m), Li County (2241m)
Day 7 Li County - Dujiangyan - Chengdu (Airport Dropoff)
Leaving Li County after the breakfast, the team will travel along the 512 Earthquake Heritage Site and Min River by taking private vehicle, reaching to Dujiangyan where you can visit the huge and ancient irrigation system constructed in BC256, which is also a World Heritage of UNESCO. The visit of Dujiangyan is optional for you. Finally, the team will be back to Chengdu and have a small celebration occasion in the hotel at night. Altitude: Li County (2241m), Chengdu (500m)